The Best Volumizing Shampoo for Color Treated Hair

Your shampoo must be kind to your colored tresses.

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Using the right shampoo can be uber important. The wrong shampoo can prevent you from having that fabulously vibrant color that you paid big bucks for. That’s exactly why there are so many effective shampoos, recommended by the experts, that give your hair luscious volume all while holding onto that brilliant color.


The best of the best, according to Orlando’s Mosaic Hair Studio salon owner Mike van den Abbeel, is the Sea Extend line by Aquage. He says that this line is his favorite because the volumizing shampoo doesn’t weigh the hair down. It's effective for the ladies wanting bigger and fuller-looking hair. Abbeel says that the volumizing shampoo is also excellent because it helps the color in your tresses last longer than any shampoo his salon has ever used.

Shampoo Use

The number of times you wash your hair each week may be a touchy subject, but ladies, it’s essential to how your hair acts when you’re trying to style it. Abbeel tells all of his clients that they should only shampoo their precious locks about twice a week. This is key for keeping your hair color as vibrant as possible. But you don’t have to walk around with dirty hair, gals. Abbeel says that between shampoos, clients can always use a dry shampoo.

Flat Hair Solution

There are loads of shampoos that are effectove for volumizing color treated hair. Mizu New York salon stylist Miguel Angarita says that traditionally, volume shampoos were not recommended for color-treated hair. This was because their formulations would strip the color out of the hair. The industry has come a long way, creating shampoos that are safe for color-treated hair. Angarita’s favorites include Sojourn Volume Line, Thickening Line by Bumble and Bumble, Volumista Spray by Oribe and Volume Active Mousse by Kerastase. Take your pick, ladies, these are all recommended.

Ingredient to Avoid

No one wants to spend a load of money at the salon getting that perfect hue, then have it all washed down the drain by your shampoo. Abbeel says that an ingredient you always want to stay away from when it comes to shampoos is sodium laureth sulfate. He says that this bad boy tends to remove hair color faster than needed.

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