Grey Hair Friendly Shampoos 2019

I really enjoyed working on this article as it gave me an insight of various grey hair shampoos available in the market . Picking the best ones out of hundreds was so overwhelming but worth. My previous post was a thorough research of the chemicals that can be harmful for Grey hair (if used regularly). I have picked the best shampoos based on the ingredients, the reviews and the recommendation from my fellow silversisters. I tried to choose the composition best suitable for Natural Silver Hair.

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  • No SLS, Parabens, Alcohol, Artificial colours, Synthetic Fragrance, Silicones, Mineral Oils and Its a Cruelity Free Product
  • Contains Gentle Essential Oils, Fatty Acids & Plant Extracts
  • Perfect for Cleansing Without Stripping, Drying or Build-up
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  • No SLS, Parabens, Alcohol, Artificial colours, Synthetic Fragrance, Silicones, Mineral Oils.
  • Contains Vitamin E and Coconut Oil that hydrate and smooth every strand for luscious softness and shine.
  • 93.55% Natural
  • Purple pigments brighten and banish brassy blonde tones while adding shine and softness to silver shades.
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  • No Synthetic Fragrance or colors, SLS free, Parabens free, Alcohol free. Also free from Silicones and Mineral Oils.
  • For all hair types, from dry, oily, tinted and thinning hair.
  • Contains Aloe Vera for deep nourishment and intense moisture.
  • Peppermint oil clarifies and stimulates while adding a hint of natural scent.
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  • Sulfate and Parabens free, Gluten Free, No mineral oils, Artificial colours and have less than one percent Synthetic fragrances.
  • Contains Vitamin C, Vitamin E, Omega-7
  • Ultra-violet formula counteracts harsh brassy tones
  • A Cruelty-free product.
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  • Free from Silicones, Parabens, Sulfates, Phthalates and Synthetic fillers.
  • Cruelty free
  • Neutralizes Yellowing from Product Buildup and Environmental Damage.
  • Add Shine to the Silvers, Brighten Whites and Tone Down Brassiness
  • Contains Argan oil, Sunflower seed oil and Avocado oil.
  • Very lightly fragrant
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  • Free of Sulfates, Parabens, Phthalates, Dyes, Gluten, Nuts & Soy
  • Neutralizes and prevents brassiness Enhances shine
  • Hydrates and revitalizes, Soothes dry and damaged hair
  • Dark violet pigment to prevent brassiness
  • Contains Silicones
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  • Does not contain Synthetic colorants, free of Parabens, Phthalates, Mineral oil,
  • Neutralizing shampoo for gray, silver, and platinum blond hair that is prone to yellowing and brassiness.
  • For Straight, Wavy, Curly, and Coily hair types
  • Vegan, Cruelty-free, Gluten-free, and comes in Recyclable packaging.
  • Contains Sulfate
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  • Free of Sulfates, SLS and SLES and Parabens.
  • Also Cruelty-free and Gluten-free, and comes in Recyclable packaging.
  • Silk proteins and Hibiscus flower extract to support hair strength, improve luster, and increase brightness.
  • Contains Synthetic colour
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  • Neutralizes brassy and yellow tones for blondes and gray hair.
  • Antioxidant-rich Green Tea Extract along with UV protection.
  • Bio-Advanced Peptide Complex repairs, protects, fights frizz, and adds shine.
  • Contains SLS, Silicones and Synthetic colour.
  • Also available Joico Color Balance Blue Shampoo.
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  • Refreshes faded highlights, removes the dull yellow in gray hair and leaves hair shiny.
  • Specifically developed for Silver and Blonde hair, or Brunette and Red hair.
  • Protein-enriched conditioning formula.
  • Contains SLS, SLES, Silicones, Parabens, Synthetic colour.
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  • Toning purple shampoo that neutralizes brass & warm, yellow tones.
  • Vegan Formula
  • Paraben-free
  • Contains SLS, synthetic colour.
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  • Purple Toning Sulfate-Free Shampoo for blonde, silver or highlighted hair.
  • The Perfect Blonde gently cleanses, purifies and neutralizes unwanted yellow tones to reveal brighter, whiter strands.
  • Contains Keratin, Wheat and Silk Amino acids for shine and elasticity.
  • Contains Silicones, Artificial colour and Fragrance.
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  • Add silvery brightness to grey hair and neutralise brassiness.
  • For all shades of hair.
  • Cruelty Free product.
  • Contains Lemon, Eucalyptus and other pure flower and plant essences.
  • Contains SLS, Silicones and Synthetic colour and Fragrance.

Though the above mentioned products are highly rated, still some of the products contain SLS, Silicones, Parabens , Artificial colours and Fragrances. All of these chemicals have a tendency of coating hair and thats what gives the hair lusture and shine. But these chemicals must be clarified from hair time to time to ensure overall health of the silvers. Also deep conditioning or using hair masks once a week to cope from dryness.

Give a try to one of these shampoos for a few weeks to see the full results. If you don’t find the product suitable to your hair, move on to another until you find the right one. 

Some of the silversisters on Instagram sharing their experiences on the shampoos they use! I thank them all for sharing their thoughts.

 I have been a huge fan of Aveda for many years. It’s clean, good quality, and smells divine! So I started using the Aveda Blue Malva. It’s a subtle toning shampoo yet works great!

Amanda @flawsome_momma

The shampoo that I use  is Clairol color shimmer lights, I use it twice or three times  a week.  I let it stay for couple minutes and rinse it off, and following with a good conditioner. So far using it that way I use it works really well.

-Noris @canicienta_​

I just use the Clairol Shimmering Lights, and it seems to brighten my hair when its looking dull or fades or a little yellowish from using my flat iron. It gives me a shiny silver 🙂

-Jineen @jineenmariesilvery

The purple shampoo I use is the Not Your Mother’s Blonde Moment Shampoo. I only use it once or twice a month. I’ve never had it turn my hair outright purple but it definately brightens my silvers! And as someone who is sensitive to smells, the fragrance  is not overpowering.

-Amanda @greysfulcurls

If you find this post helpful do me a favour and please share it!!  Also I would love to know about your favorite shampoo. How have been your experience so far? 

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