For the uninitiated, color depositing shampoo and color depositing conditioner are part of specially formulated care systems that use added pigment to help neutralize brassiness and ensure your hair color looks vibrant between appointments. If you’re someone who loves to bathe in the sun and take extra hot showers, color depositing products can be a godsend.
Keep reading to learn more about our favorite colorful care products for 2019 whether you have dark brown hair or ash blonde. The best color depositing shampoos and conditioners are straight ahead.
The Best Color Depositing Shampoos To Try
Pureology Strength Cure Best Blonde Shampoo
You went through the consultation and the hair coloring appointment, but now it’s time to keep that platinum looking fresh. What better to use than Pureology’s Strength Cure Best Blonde Shampoo, which utilizes violet pigments and the brand’s exclusive AntiFadeComplex to help keep blonde hair toned and neutralize brassiness. We’d call that an all-around win!
Pureology Strength Cure Best Blonde Shampoo, $29.50 MSRP
Redken Color Extend Color Depositing Graydiant Shampoo
Whether you’re going gray as a result of age or trying the silver hair color trend out for fun, you’ll need color support to ensure your hair doesn’t edge into yellowish territory. That’s where a color depositing shampoo can help!
Redken Color Extend Gradient Shampoo is formulated with violet and silver pigments for a gorgeous silver finish along with the brand’s signature salon quality. When used in combination with the conditioner, it can help ensure gray hair maintains the metallic sheen that makes it so unique.
Redken Color Extend Color Depositing Graydiant Shampoo, $22.00 MSRP
L'Oréal Professionnel Serie Expert Silver Shampoo
Whether your hair is white, blonde, or something in between, L'Oréal Professionnel’s Serie Expert Silver Shampoo can help keep it looking sleek.
L'Oréal Professionnel Serie Expert Silver Shampoo, available in salon
Brite Organix Make Me Pastel Pink Shampoo
Bring a little festival goddess to your daily look with Brite's Make Me Pastel Pink Shampoo, which is designed like a longterm tanning lotion to gradually build. For the brightest results, you'll want to use this one on pre-lightened or naturally blonde hair and pair it with the complementary conditioner.
Brite Organix Make Me Pastel Pink Shampoo, $16.00 MSRP
Matrix Total Results Brass Off Shampoo
If you’re a total color addict, Matrix is your new best friend. Even the brightest of blondes is safe in the hands of the brand’s Total Results Brass Off Shampoo. It’s even good to help keep balayage, ombre, and highlights looking salon fresh between appointments.
Matrix Total Results Brass Off Shampoo, $14.00 MSRP
Redken Color Extend Blondage Color Depositing Shampoo
If you’ve invested the time and energy in going salon blonde, you’ll want to invest in care for it. We’re big fans of Redken’s Color Extend Blondage system, which is formulated with ultraviolet pigment and Triple Acid Protein complex to tone, strengthen and brighten all in one for a brighter, stronger blonde after using the system twice a week for two weeks. The ultraviolet pigments help to preserve blonde hair color between appointments by keeping undertones at bay.
Redken Color Extend Blondage Color Depositing Shampoo, $22.00 MSRP
The Best Color Depositing Conditioners To Try
Shu Uemura Art Of Hair Color Lustre Cool Shades Reviving Hair Balm
If you've ever gone super cool, you'll already know that brass is an uphill battle but a color depositing product like Color Lustre can help you through it! The salon-beloved formula revives and recaptures the subtlety of shades on colored hair. Enriched with linseed oil, it provides a harmonious veil of color, lavish touch, and an overall lustered finish.
Shu Uemura Art Of Hair Color Lustre Cool Shades Reviving Hair Balm, $58.00 MSRP
DP Hue Gloss+ Black
DP Hue's Gloss+ formula goes beyond your standard hair conditioner to help you get a black so pigmented you'll never go back to standard brunette. The Gloss+ formula is a semi permanent hair color in a deep conditioning base that works to darken existing colors and add shine.
DP Hue Gloss+ Black, $35.00 MSRP
Overtone Original Rose Gold Daily Conditioner
Indie brand Overtone is something of a social media darling because of its photo-friendly packaging and timely play on the rose gold hair color trend. If you have a naturally dark base, you likely won’t see much of an impact from the color depositing formula. If you’ve recently gone blonde and are just biding your time between appointments, Overtone’s formula is a fun way to mix up your hair routine. Isn’t that what the new year is all about?
Notably, Overtone recommends this conditioner formula as a way to maintain hair that’s already been tinted rose gold. If you’re starting from scratch, salon color or the Original Rose Gold Deep Treatment are the best way to go. In just under five minutes, the brand promises you’ll see a whole new tint.
Overtone Original Rose Gold Daily Conditioner, $17.00 MSRP
Redken Color Extend Color Depositing Graydiant Conditioner
Violet and silver aren’t even to keep gray and silver hair cool and brass-free—you need blue pigment, too, which is what Redken Color Extend Color Depositing Graydient Conditioner offers. The brightening and nourishing system for gray hair keeps your hair feeling healthy and your color looking right. What more can you ask for?
Redken Color Extend Color Depositing Graydiant Conditioner, $22.00 MSRP
Pureology Strength Cure Best Blonde Condition
The only thing better than a color depositing shampoo is one that works in tandem with a conditioner. Try Pureology's Strength Cure Best Blonde for everything from ash to platinum.
Pureology Strength Cure Best Blonde Condition, $31.50 MSRP
Redken Color Extend Blondage Color Depositing Conditioner
As every salon expert will tell you, a shampoo is nothing without its complementary conditioner. Take color depositing formulas seriously by using the full set.
Redken Color Extend Blondage Color Depositing Conditioner, $22.00 MSRP
Overtone Extreme Purple Daily Conditioner
Been itching to go pastel but not sure which way to go? Overtone's Extreme Purple Daily Conditioner is the way to go. When paired with the brand's Extreme Purple Coloring Conditioner, you'll be amazed at how otherworldly your hair can look.
Overtone Extreme Purple Daily Conditioner, $18.00 MSRP
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