20 Best Shampoos And Conditioners For Color-Treated Hair Of 2020

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Fresh hair color is the absolute best feeling. We look and feel gorgeous and confident, but, unfortunately, that feeling doesn’t last. That new hair coloring is going to require some extra care.

In an effort to put off the inevitable color fading, that means using the proper shampoo and conditioner combo. While choosing the best shampoo for color-treated hair may seem simple, there are plenty of options out there. And finding the best conditioner for color-treated hair in a duo makes things even more complicated.


So, when switching out regular shampoo and conditioner for ones that are specially formulated for color-treated hair, consider trying these wonderful options.

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1. Keracare Hydrating Shampoo and Humecto Creme Conditioner


"Nothing compares to the Humecto conditioner by Keracare. It's the best conditioner I have ever used in my 20 years as a professional. It is ideal for those with color because it helps to restore moisture color-treated hair, especially blondes. It is the ultimate conditioner for locking in moisture. Great for detangling hair, deep conditioning treatments, and you can use a small amount for a leave-in,” says Darrius Peace of Hayah Beauty.

2. Philip Kingsley Pure Blonde Booster Shampoo and Mask

The Pure Blonde Booster Shampoo clarifies and hydrates brassy blonde hair, instantly neutralizing brassiness and cooling warm tones leave hair looking radiant and clarified. Pure Blonde Booster Colour-Correcting Weekly Mask clarifies and nourishes, and instantly neutralizes brassy tones to leave hair feeling restored.


3. Keune Tinta Color Shampoo and Conditioner

“When it comes to caring for your colored hair between salon visits, I love Keune Care Tinta Color Care Shampoo and Conditioner,” recommends celebrity hair colorist, George Alderete. “They’re fortified with Essential Mineral Complex, which soothes the hair’s cuticle (the outer layer) to protect each strand and improve its condition, while adding shine and strength.”

4. Crazy Color's Ultraviolet No Yellow Shampoo and Rainbow Care Conditioner


"Crazy Color's Ultraviolet No Yellow Shampoo is the simplest and easiest way for you to maintain your color at home,” explains Brandon Wagner, owner of Tribeca ColorSalons in Tampa. "Replace your regular shampoo with Ultraviolet once a week. Lather it up and let it sit for about 5 minutes in the shower, and it will tone down any brass developing in your hair. This is great for keeping blondes nice and cool, and keeping your redheads deeper and richer."

5. CHI Ionic Color Illuminate Shampoo and Conditioner

CHI Ionic Color Illuminate Color enhancing shampoo and conditioner provides balanced color replenishment between salon services. Color Illuminate directly deposits color dyes or tones in one easy step. It features Silk Amino Complex, which contains ceramic, amino acids, and silk that deeply penetrate the hair cuticle for ultimate color deposit and moisture delivery.


6. BioSilk Color Therapy Shampoo and Conditioner

This shampoo cleanses with gentle surfactants and rids hair of impurities without stripping color. The line is infused with rooibos, bamboo extract and silk protein for use on all hair types and all hair colors. Pair it with the matching conditioner which replenishes moisture while protecting color-treated hair.

7. evo Ritual Salvation Repairing Shampoo and Conditioner


“I always send my highlighted blondes home with Ritual Salvation shampoo and conditioner by evo. This reparative combo cleanses, repairs and strengthens the hair, helping to protect color. Ritual Salvation is a cruelty-free, vegan, sulfate and paraben-free duo that helps reduce breakage while improving compatibility and manageability,” says John Blue, master hair colorist and owner of Boss Hair Group.

8. Davines Minu Illuminating Shampoo and Conditioner

A color-protecting shampoo for dyed hair, it protect the life of the style. The conditioner then extends and protects colored hair, while adding moisture and shine.


9. TIGI Bed Head Urban Antidotes Recovery Shampoo and Conditioner

Drench moisture-deprived hair with a rush of hydration that gets stressed-out tresses back in action and on the road to recovery. You’ll be addicted to how stunning your hair looks.

10. WELLA Brilliance Shampoo and Conditioner For Coarse Colored Hair


Formulated with luxurious ingredients such as diamond dust, this cleanser enhances colour radiance and leaves hair full of shine. Coarse hair is smoothed, softened and hydrated for a gorgeous finish.

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11. Nexxus for Color Treated Hair Shampoo and Conditioner


Nexxus Color Assure Shampoo is a salon crafted for color treated hair that nourishes while helping to protect color vibrancy. It gently cleanses and reawakens colored hair to give you vibrant hair that moves beautifully. Enriched with White Orchid Extract, the conditioner prevents color fade and seals in nourishment for longer-lasting color vibrancy.

12. Herbal Essences Argan Oil Shampoo and Conditioner

Herbal Essences Argan Oil Shampoo is a specifically crafted shampoo for damaged hair, with naturally inspired ingredients to repair. This color-safe shampoo is pH-balanced, and gently cleanses while infusing notes of fizzy citrus. The Conditioner has scents of exotic spices and creamy vanilla.


13. Keratin Complex Color Care Shampoo and Conditioner

A mild cleanser that is specially formulated to give lasting smoothness to keratin-treated and color-treated hair. The hydrating conditioner is formulated to smooth, soften and protect.

14. L'Oreal Color Vibrancy Intensive Shampoo and Conditioner


L'Oreal Paris Color Vibrancy Intensive Shampoo and Conditioner instantly repairs dry, damaged hair for nourished, protected hair and vibrant, lasting color with beautiful shine. Each protects hair color while nourishing.

15. Shu Uemura Art of Hair Hydro-Nourishing Shampoo and Conditioner

A moisturizing shampoo that nurtures dry hair and supports moisture levels, leaving a silky-smooth and lightweight finish. The Urban Moisture Hydro-Nourishing Conditioner combats dry hair by providing it with an intense dose of hydration, purifying the strands for hair that’s tamed and detangled.


16. Christophe Robin Volumizing Shampoo and Conditioner

A daily cleansing and color protecting shampoo for fine, color-treated or natural hair, and a detangling and protective conditioner for fine, color-treated, or natural hair.


17. Amika Velveteen Dream Shampoo and Conditioner

Both this shampoo and conditioner lock out frizz and keep hair smooth, silky, and soft all day long.

18. Sachajuan Colour Save Shampoo and Conditioner


A shampoo that adds bounce and leaves hair with shine, and a gentle conditioner with UV protection to preserve color and leave hair silky.

19. Biolage R.A.W. Color Care Shampoo and Conditioner

Both this shampoo and conditioner are sulfate-free, and are enriched with nourishing coconut milk and antioxidant-rich meadow foam.


20. Kevin Murphy Blonde Angel Wash and Colour Enhancing Treatment

Color enhancers refresh and repair brassy and yellowed blonde tones. Restores shine and maintains cooler tones. Refresh blonde tones with this lavender infused color enhancing shampoo and conditioner.

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Aly Walansky is a NY-based lifestyles writer who focuses on health, wellness, and relationships. Her work appears in dozens of digital and print publications regularly. Visit her on Twitter or email her.

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