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I have gray hair and I love it but need a shampoo that makes it shine.. what do you suggest?

 

Try sulfate free.  However, if you do this method, you mi...

Try sulfate free.  However, if you do this method, you might want to cut out your silicones as well, which will cause product buildup if you don't.  Sulfate free is a lot gentler on hair and helps it produce that shine by not drying out the hair.  Make sure that if you do choose this method to do a final sulfate shampoo wash.

 

Carol's Daughter is one of the products that is recommended that is avaliable on Sephora.  As for products not avaliable, check out JessiCurl, DevaCurl, CurlJunkie, etc. Yes, there products might be for curly hair but they have given great results to straight hair people as well.

Re: I have gray hair and I love it but need a shampoo that makes it shine.. what do you suggest?

Lush" Daddy-O" is the best thing I used when I went gray 10 years ago and I still use it on occasion. It kept my white hair from yellowing and smells divine. I'm actually thinking of growing out the brown to go "full on Warhol" again...

Re: I have gray hair and I love it but need a shampoo that makes it shine.. what do you suggest?

Gray hair is a bit tough because it's missing the pigment of what strands use to have, changing up everything from it's texture to its look.

 

A shampoo may not be the best item you're looking for to solve the lack of shine dilemma as a shampoos first job is to cleanse.

 

Like Manda suggested, do try to use sulfate free products. Sulfates are salts and also act as detergents to provide that lathering sensation and visual, but it can also dry hair out. From there, look into a shine enhancing or inducing conditioner like Redken's Diamond Oil line, which combines rich botanical oils that not just condition to at least smooth the texture of coarse, gray hair, but also imparts shine.

 

You may also look into hair glazes. Hair glazes act as temporary shine shields, it's like what the phrase imparts, it's a glaze for your hair, the formula coats strands and gives incredible shine, luster, and improves the overall look of your hair. Glazes can range anywhere from 2-4 weeks depending on your hair type and how often you wash and come in clear to an assortment of colors. John Freida makes a simple, at home use glaze that works well and you can also check out your local salon to see a variety of colored glazes offered. I know Redken makes a variety!

Re: I have gray hair and I love it but need a shampoo that makes it shine.. what do you suggest?

John Frieda Color Glazes surprisingly work really well!  I used to use the blonde version (which I think has been discontinued) but have also used the clear version as well. First of all, it's really easy and quick to apply.  Secondly, it makes hair super super soft, silky, and shiney. Third, it actually smells pretty good.  Lastly, it lasts a pretty decent amount of time.

 

You can purchase this at pretty much any drugstore, grocery or beauty store (like ULTA). And they aren't too expensive either!

 

Hope this helps and best of luck!

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