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The 6 Best Anti-Brass Shampoos To Try In 2019

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It’s been proven that blondes definitely have more fun. But as the saying goes, work hard, play hard, and no one works harder for their beautifully colored strands than blondes do. From countless salon appointments to weekly deep conditioning treatments, maintaining bright, vibrant, brass-free blonde strands is serious work. Unfortunately, without the right hair products your dreamy platinum hair can go from bright to brassy in an instant.

Lucky for you, we’ve rounded up six shampoos to make your brass a thing of the past. Whether you have ash blonde hair or gray locks, these shampoos will help you achieve your best color ever. 

Pureology Strength Cure Best Blonde Shampoo

If you’ve been blonde for some time, then you’re no stranger to the damaging effects of bleach. If your bleached locks feel dry and brittle during the cold winter months, this is the shampoo for you. Created with violet toning properties, Pureology Strength Cure Best Blonde Shampoo is a sulfate-free purple shampoo that helps tone blonde hair and neutralizes and brightens ashy, brassy tones.

Formulated with the Strength Cure Asta Repair, this purple shampoo also strengthens and rebuilds damaged, brittle hair while preventing dryness and further breakage for shiny, moisturized hair. Plus, the exclusive AntiFade Complex protects against heat damage and keeps highlights bright and vibrant while refreshing brassy, yellow tones.

Pureology Strength Cure Best Blonde Shampoo, $28.50 MSRP

L’Oréal Professionnel Serie Expert Anti Brass Purple Shampoo

Whether you’re a bottle blonde or are embracing your naturally graying strands, this gentle shampoo is perfect for you. Infused with violet micropigments, L’Oréal Professionnel’s Serie Expert Anti Brass Purple Shampoo formula neutralizes unwanted yellow tones and returns hair color back to its natural and beautiful cool tone.

L’Oréal Professionnel Serie Expert Anti Brass Purple Shampoo, available in salon

Redken Color Extend Blondage Color Depositing Purple Shampoo

This color-depositing shampoo is perfect for bright white locks. The purple shampoo has ultraviolet pigment and Redken’s exclusive Triple Acid Protein complex to tone, strengthen, and brighten for a brighter, stronger blonde. The ultraviolet pigments help to preserve blonde hair color between appointments by keeping undertones at bay.

Redken Color Extend Blondage Color Depositing Purple Shampoo, $20.00 MSRP

Redken Color Extend Graydient Shampoo For Gray Hair

If your platinum hue is closer to gray than white, this shampoo will brighten your silver hues. Redken’s Color Extend Graydient Shampoo is formulated with violet and silver pigments, to help tone, strengthen, and nourish for a gorgeous silver finish! This dual-action system neutralizes yellow undertones and nourishes to rebalance texture and manageability

Redken Color Extend Graydient Shampoo For Gray Hair, $20.00 MSRP

Matrix Total Results Brass Off Blue Shampoo

You don’t have to be completely blonde to reap the benefits of anti-brass shampoo. If you’re recently jumped on the dirty brunette bandwagon, this shampoo is perfect for you. Matrix Total Results Brass Off Blue Shampoo is a clarifying shampoo that neutralizes brassy tones while refreshing your hair with cool tones. Best for brunettes who lighten their hair, this shampoo deposits balancing blue-violet pigments to reduce brassy tones.

Matrix Total Results Brass Off Blue Shampoo, $13.00 MSRP

Matrix Total Results Color Obsessed So Silver Purple Shampoo

If you’re looking for a clarifying shampoo that also fights against brass, we’ve got just the formula for you. Matrix Total Results Color Obsessed So Silver Purple Shampoo is a clarifying shampoo that cleanses and neutralizes unwanted brassy warmth while eliminating dull yellow tones. It illuminates highlights on blondes and adds shimmering brightness for color-treated and natural hair ranging from gray to white shades.

Matrix Total Results Color Obsessed So Silver Purple Shampoo, $13.00 MSRP

Interested in personalized advice about how to care for your platinum locks? Use our salon locator to book an appointment with a stylist near you.

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