1. Oribe Silverati Shampoo
BEST OVERALL SHAMPOO FOR GRAY HAIR
- Illuminates gray
- Softens hair
- High-end ingredients
This shampoo from Oribe is an all-time favorite of Sienree Du, a celebrity hairstylist for Mane Addicts in Los Angeles. It “brightens grays and leaves hair super soft, shiny and lush,” she says. The formula contains keratin and antioxidants to strengthen and protect strands from damage. Plus, “it smells absolutely stunning,” Du raves.
2. Clairol Professional Shimmer Lights Shampoo Blonde & Silver
BEST VALUE SHAMPOO FOR GRAY HAIR
- Immediate brightening effects
- Good value
- Adds shine
- Could be drying
This classic purple shampoo formula from Clairol was created specifically to boost silver strands. “Not only is this shampoo super affordable and easy to find, it instantly brightens and tones, as in right before your eyes,” Du says. She loves that it leaves hair shiny without any residue. “I even like using this on blondes when they need a quick icy tone.” Du recommends using it in rotation with a moisturizing shampoo or “when you feel like you need to enhance your color” to prevent drying out hair.