What is the best shampoo for colored hair?

Six out of ten women resort to coloring to change the tone of their hair, but it is of little use to achieve the ideal tone at the hairdresser if it is not properly cared for at home. Choosing a specific shampoo for colored hair is one of the most repeated tips by professionals.

After many years using shampoos for colored hair, I can consider myself an expert in this division, although it is true that each type of hair has specific needs. In fact, hairdressers advise changing the product as we notice our drier, oilier, duller hair.

Although there is a premise from which we should start: that the composition does not include sulfates, especially if your hair is blonde. Sulfates -salts that are added to shampoos to generate foam- clean the hair in such an aggressive way that they drag the color, in addition to altering the PH of the scalp. That is why I recommends always avoiding them, but especially on colored hair. From that starting point, I have selected 7 shampoos from very different brands and prices, each one with an added benefit in addition to the fundamental one: keeping your hair color beautiful.

Although it is clear that you need some time to check whether or not these shampoos take care of your coloration, what is appreciated from the first use is the aroma, the density or the immediate effect it has on your hair (shine, volume, etc.), factors that have also been taken into account in this test. And, of course, its composition, the real key that these shampoos take care of the coloration.

OLAPLEX Nº4 Bond Maintenance Shampoo

OLAPLEX no4 shampoo

‘Are Olaplex products really that good?’ Many will ask themselves when they see them over and over again on the networks, or when they read how celebrities of all kinds, from Kim Kardashian to Blanca Suárez, recommend them. The answer is yes, at least with regard to the No. 4 in the range, the shampoo. Although it is designed to be used as part of the complete treatment, intended to repair dyed hair or subjected to aggressive straightening, using only the shampoo, you will see how the quality of your hair improves.

KÉRASTASE Blond Absolu Bain Ultra-Violet

KERASTASE Blond Absolu Bain Ultra-Violet

While it is true that a shampoo for colored hair will help keep all colors beautiful, those who wear blonde hair or very light highlights know that they should complete their wash with toning products that prevent their hair from turning orange. Purple pigments are recommended in most cases, and should be applied at least once a week, although it will always depend on each particular case.

Apivita Color Sellador Shampoo

Apivita Color Sellador

More and more women trust their pharmacist when buying cosmetics, and also when looking for new products to care for their hair. And it is in your pharmacy where you will find the latest launch of Apivita, the Color Seal range, specifically created for colored hair based on the expertise gained by four decades of research and working with the natural ingredients.

L’Oréal Professionnel Serie Expert Shampoo Vitamino Color

L'Oreal Professionnel Serie Expert

Professional (and good) formulas don’t have to be super expensive, and the L’Oréal Professionel range is a good example. Among its best-selling products, along with the oil treatment, the redensifier and the restructuring shampoo, there are two products from the same range, Vitamino Color, focused on caring for colored hair.

Maria Nila compatible – Luminous Colour Shampoo

Maria Nila compatible Luminous Colour Shampoo

Nordic María Nila, wants to take care of the planet. Her products have the most prominent certificates (Peta, Leaping Bunny, Vegan Society) that show that they are 100% vegan, also the shampoo that we recommend today if you have dyed or highlighted hair.

MOROCCANOIL Color Continue Shampoo

MOROCCANOIL Color Continue Shampoo

It was one of the pioneering firms in exploiting (and making fashionable) the benefits of argan oil for hair in Europe and, as such, its Moroccanoil Treatment is part of the hair care ritual of thousands of women. However, this brand’s catalog includes many other products, formulated, of course, based on this ultra-moisturizing and nourishing oil. It has a line for curly hair, to give volume, to repair and also for colored hair.

Living Proof Color Care Shampoo

Living Proof Color Care Shampoo

The sun’s rays are one of the factors that spoil the coloration, so it is very important to use specific protectors when we go to the beach or the pool. But also in our day to day we can avoid this risk in a way as simple as using a shampoo that includes sunscreen, for example, Color Care Shampoo from Living Proof.