Best shampoo for coloured hair and why you need it

Arianna | 30 April 2016

Want to maintain vibrant-looking colour? Read on…

Whether you’re an avid experimenter of colour, or are devoted to keeping your strayed greys covered, you’ll know how much of a chore it can be keeping up with regular touch-ups to keep your colour looking vibrant. So what if we told you that there was another way to help keep your hair colour looking brighter for longer, all without the need to reach for the hair dye bottle? Well, there is! And you can do it all from the comfort of your own home: just invest in the best shampoo for coloured hair, and your hue will be more protected.

But just what is the best shampoo for coloured hair, we hear you ask? Essentially, a great shampoo for coloured hair will help to protect your colour, which will result in it remaining more vibrant-looking. Plus, by refreshing and cleansing your hair, shampoo helps to remove any build-up of dirt, oil or styling products and, in turn, help optimise colour vibrancy. So, ready for our round-up? Just keep on reading below.

Editor’s pick of the best shampoo for coloured hair

 

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Best shampoo for coloured hair: Dove Colour Care Shampoo

Dove Colour Care Shampoo (400ml, £2.69*)

Rest assured that this Dove Colour Care Shampoo has been formulated with coloured tresses in mind: its special Vibrant Colour Lock technology can help keep your colour vibrant for up to eight weeks! Its gentle formula also means it’s suitable for daily use, while making your hair feel silky smooth and manageable. For best results, use in conjunction with Dove Colour Care Conditioner (350ml, £3.69*). 

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Best shampoo for coloured hair: TIGI Bed Head Dumb Blonde Shampoo

TIGI Bed Head Dumb Blonde Shampoo (£400ml, £17.95*)

A cult product that’s well known and loved by the beauty industry world-wide, TIGI Bed Head Dumb Blonde Shampoo is formulated with keratin and milk protein to help care for chemically-treated hair, helping blondes stay vibrant for longer, while also promoting shine. Its balanced cleansing system can also help remove build-up, without further drying hair out.

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Best shampoo for coloured hair: TRESemmé Colour Revitalise Colour Vibrance Protection Shampoo

TRESemmé Colour Revitalise Colour Vibrance Protection Shampoo (500 ml, £3.69*)

This clever-working TRESemmé Colour Revitalise Colour Vibrance Protection Shampoo has been made with an Advanced Colour Vibrancy technology that helps to keep colour looking more vibrant for up to 40 washes.** Formulated with extracts of green tea, rosemary and sunflower, this shampoo will gently cleanse and condition to help replenish vital moisture and keep your hair looking healthy. Plus, your overall hair colour will stay vibrant and shiny, while every strand is soft and manageable.

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Best shampoo for coloured hair: TIGI Bed Head Colour Goddess Oil Infused Shampoo

TIGI Bed Head Colour Goddess Oil Infused Shampoo (400ml, £17.95*)

Feed your colour addiction with TIGI‘s oil-infused formulation. Containing pro-vitamin B5 and vitamin E, this TIGI Bed Head Colour Goddess Oil Infused Shampoo will help care for your coloured hair. It’s infused with nourishing sweet almond oil, coconut oil and keratin (your hair’s key protein). Plus, the added ingredient of Cocamidopropyl Betaine will help to clean your tresses without stripping your colour.

Here’s an added bonus of using this shampoo: your hair will be more resistant to breaking during brushing, which is super important, as broken ends can make colour look dull.

*RRPs are Unilever suggested retail prices only, it is at the discretion of the individual retailers to set the actual price.

**TRESemmé Colour Revitalise Vibrance Protection Shampoo and Conditioner vs. non-conditioning shampoo.

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