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The Best Shampoo For Gray Hair: 9 Picks For 2021

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Wearing gray strands, while unbelievably chic, requires upkeep to address any hassles or yellow tones that can very well be side effects of your silver fox mane. 

Whether you're sporting a stylist-created gray balayage or hard-earned silver strands, switching up your routine means it's time to take care of your specific hair concerns. Color-treated hair means paying special attention to your upkeep efforts and prioritizing color maintenance and preservation. 

Naturally graying hair can go hand-in-hand with dryness and loss of volume—but don't despair! These side effects don't mean you have to dread your tasteful transition. L'Oréal's product portfolio has just the right solutions and, to get you started, we pulled together ten of the best shampoos for gray hair

Our Best Shampoos For Gray Hair To Try Now

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Redken Nature + Science Color Extend Shampoo

It's surprisingly easy to notice when gray hair begins to look dull. Redken Nature + Science Color Extend Shampoo is sulfate-free and works to ensure that your hair stays just as vibrant as you are. 

Redken Nature + Science Color Extend Shampoo, $22.00 MSRP

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Biolage R.A.W. Color Care Shampoo

If you get your gray from a salon, Biolage R.A.W. Color Care Shampoo can help keep it cool-toned and gleaming. The formula is sulfate, silicone, and paraben-free, and contains coconut milk and meadowfoam to provide exceptional care while helping to minimize premature fading between salon appointments.

Biolage R.A.W. Color Care Shampoo, $25.00 MSRP.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Matrix Total Results High Amplify Shampoo

A lack of volume in naturally graying hair is often misinterpreted as an increase in fallout. Thankfully, there's no need to worry! With Matrix Total Results High Amplify Shampoo, you can reinvigorate your hair's volume and lift 

Matrix Total Results High Amplify Shampoo, $12.99 MSRP

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Mizani Moisture Fusion Clarifying Shampoo

Mizani's Moisture Fusion Clarifying Shampoo is a gentle cleansing shampoo ideal for all types of ringlets. It can help to retain moisture and make dry curls a thing of the past. The cleansing properties added by the charcoal-backed formula can rid your hair of product buildup without stripping your locks of much needed moisture. 

Mizani Moisture Fusion Clarifying Shampoo, $24.00 MSRP

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Biolage Scalpsync Anti-Dandruff Shampoo

Parched strands often begin at the root. For graying hair that’s brought a dry scalp along for company, a soothing and hydrating shampoo formula is the ideal solution. Biolage's Scalpsync Anti-Dandruff Shampoo helps control visible dandruff by targeting dryness at its root.

Biolage Scalpsync Anti-Dandruff Shampoo, $16.00 MSRP

Pureology Nanoworks Gold Shampoo

Pureology's award-winning Nanoworks Gold Shampoo can help renew tired hair or dryness due to frequent coloring, making it the ultimate solution for fragile strands

Pureology Nanoworks Gold Shampoo, $15.00 MSRP 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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L’Oréal Professional Serie Expert Silver Shampoo

L’Oréal Professional has the best of both worlds for natural and color-treated gray or white hair with the Serie Expert Silver Shampoo. The gentle purple formula helps counteract brassy tones and keeps your hue fresh and shining. 

L’Oréal Professional Serie Expert Silver Shampoo, available in salon

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Redken Color Extend Graydient Shampoo

If you’re one to fall hard for the alluring platinum tones of gray and silver hair, Redken’s Color Extend Graydient Shampoo is the anti-yellow product that can maintain your silver pigment with its brightening and nourishing qualities! 

Redken Color Extend Graydient Shampoo, $20.00 MSRP

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Matrix Total Results So Silver Shampoo

Color-treated hair runs a perpetual risk of untimely fading or losing its intended undertone. With gray hair, it’s even easier to lose sheen in a sudden onslaught of brassiness. To consistently maintain the cool character of your salon gray, Matrix Total Results So Silver Shampoo has the neutralizing formula you can count on! The formula can also extend to blonde hair naturally turning silver to help achieve a similar cool-toned effect as platinum blonde hair. 

Matrix Total Results So Silver Shampoo, $16.00 MSRP

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