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Finding a volumizer that won’t strip your hair color can be like finding a needle in a haystack. The ones that keep your color safe are typically overly moisturizing and heavy while the ones that volumize can wreak havoc on hair color. Any volumizer styling product you pick should be safe for your color; as for shampoos, however, you must ensure they are color-safe or run the risk of fading.
Best Budget Volumizer
Pantene Triple Action Volume Mousse works to plump up fine strands of hair, adding lift, volume and hold. It also protects hair from humidity so you won’t have to worry about frizz. This volumizer was awarded an “Allure” Best of Beauty award in 2011. Beware: If you apply too much, your hair will be flattened instead of fattened.
Best Volumizer Product Line
The Sebastian Volupt product line was chosen as a top hair-thickening pick by “Elle” magazine. The line consists of a shampoo, conditioner and spray gel. When you use all three together, “Elle” says the volume of your hair will be boosted by 75 percent – can you imagine what a difference that would make? As a bonus – the shampoo and conditioner are designed to keep your color safe.
Best Volumizer Shampoo
Pureology Pure Volume Shampoo is ideal for those with color-treated hair who need a boost in body. This shampoo was awarded as the best for color-treated hair by Shecky’s Beauty at its Best in 2007. This one has a special anti-fade complex so hair color won’t get dull from washing. Plus, it also leaves hair voluminous, bouncy and shiny afterward.
Best Multi-Purpose Volumizer
The Orlando Pita + T3 Elevate Heat Seeking Iron Volumizer does more than just give your hair great lift. It works with your heated styling tool – like a blow dryer – to create more body and volume plus it repairs damage at the same time. Repairing damage while you use heated styling tools – doesn’t that pretty much negate any damage you’d get anyway?