15 Best Toners For Platinum Blonde Hair

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We all want to maintain that pale, blonde, silky hair for as long as possible. And if we can do so right from home, that’s even better.

There are lots of different shades of blonde, but if you are going for a natural-looking platinum blonde, you'll need a toner.

A toner is used to tone any unwanted color in your hair into a cooler shade. Therefore, if you have any brassy yellows, with a toner you can lighten those into a cool platinum color. 

The best toner for blonde hair is one that removes the yellow but also keeps it feeling and looking natural. If you are using bleach to get that color, you’ll also need a product that hydrates and cares for your hair.

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When you're using a toner, you want to let it sit for a bit depending on how brassy or yellow your hair is. If you want your hair to look really white and platinum blonde then the longer you leave the toner in your hair, the better. 

The reason why most toners or shampoos are purple is that, on the color wheel, purple's opposite color is yellow which means it counteracts any yellow to make it more platinum and brighter while neutralizing brassiness.

However, you should never leave a blonde purple shampoo or toner in your hair for too long or your hair could get damaged, dry out, or worst-case scenario, turn your hair light purple, which is what you don't want at all. 

Read on for the best toners for blonde hair on the market, depending on your exact needs.

Best Value Toners for Blonde Hair

1. IGK Mixed Feelings Leave-In Blonde Drops

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This purple toner is the best salon-quality toner out there, and it's super easy to use! All you need to do is add a few drops of this in your shampoo and your conditioner and voila. No need to buy a totally separate purple shampoo or conditioner.

What's nice about this brand is that it actually gives you instructions on how many drops you need for your desired color so you won't use too much or too little. 

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2. Kerastase Blond Absolu Cicaflash Conditioner

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This toner is salon-quality and the best thing about it is that it's so good for your hair you can use it every shower as it gives more subtle but effective toning power. It also includes hyaluronic acid which will help make your hair look so shiny and feel silky and soft. 

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3. BioSilk Color Therapy Cool Blonde Shampoo

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This purple shampoo provides color protection to highlighted and lightened hair, helping to balance brassy tones, keeping blondes cooler than ever. This dynamic sulfate-free formula also neutralizes and eliminates unwanted yellow tones from grey and white hair to maintain healthier, shinier, and more vibrant blonde color.

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4. Schwarzkopf Professional BlondMe Blonde Toning

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This hair toner can be used on pre-lightened or natural base shades of 9 or lighter, and can also be used to enhance and neutralize tones. The low-ammonia formula of BlondMe Blonde Toning allows for use directly after lightening or highlighting services.

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5. Fudge Clean Blonde Damage Rewind Shampoo

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This toner contains violet micro-pigments that instantly knock out brassy tones, while Opti-PLEX™ technology reconstructs bonds throughout the hair to give damaged hair a lifeline.

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6. Manic Panic Virgin Snow Semi-Permanent Hair Colour

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Manic Panic Semi-Permanent Color Cream Virgin Snow is a violet-based toner, not a semi-permanent dye. For the whitest tint of platinum blonde, or to tone the yellow out of your hair before dyeing, Virgin Snow is an absolute must-have. After applied to level 10 pre-lightened hair, the color will come out as white and unadulterated as freshly fallen snow.

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7. Wella Colour Charm T18

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Wella Color Charm Toners are ideal to create pure double-process blonde hair color results. These toners remove the remaining "brass" for perfect blondes every time.

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8. John Frieda Sheer Blonde Tone-Correcting Shampoo

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This product neutralizes brassiness and unnatural tones in as few as three shampoos. The Colour Correcting Technology and lavender extract revitalize and rebalance blonde tones and soften hair.

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9. Garnier Hair Care Nutrisse Ultra Color Blonde Anti-Brass Toner

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This is one of the best lowest-priced toners with effective results. It helps tone your hair into a cooler color and it asks as a hair mask at the same time from its botanical oils (black currant, olive, and avocado).

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10. SheaMoisture Strength + Color Care Treatment Masque with Purple Rice Water 

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Color-treated hair can get damaged easily, and when you're trying to maintain bleached hair, it can be hard to keep it bright without toning. That's why this purple hair mask is great because it effectively tones your brassy curls into bright platinum.

The bonus is that it makes it way easier to comb through your hair than any other purple shampoo or mask. 

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11. CHI Ionic Color Illuminate Conditioner in Platinum Blonde

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This color-enhancing conditioner provides balanced color replenishment in between salon services. Its color depositing cool technology helps you achieve platinum tones in one easy conditioning step and is used to neutralize brassiness in light blondes.

It features a Silk Amino Complex which contains ceramic, amino acids, and silk that deeply penetrates the hair cuticle for ultimate color deposit and moisture delivery.

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12. Brilliant Silver White Hair Toner

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This toner is great for platinum blondes to remove yellow brassy tones, but also adds softness and shine. Being a water-based product, it will not dry or damage hair and is easily removed in just 5-8 shampoos.

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13. N'Rage Bleach And Toner Kit

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This is an all-in-one kit with a 2-step system that takes bleaching to the next level. The off the scalp 10-minute formula is activated with 40 volume activator for fast lightening. The White Out Conditioning Toner helps to eliminate dullness, resulting in a brighter white.

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14. Alchemic Shampoo in Silver Fox

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For platinum and cool blonde hair, the Alchemic Silver Shampoo maintains the clarity and tone of these hair colors. It also protects against the yellowing effects of sun exposure.

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15. Bold Uniq Purple Hair Mask

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This hair mask is perfect if you want to keep an icy cool blonde and make it last and this mask is by far a favorite toner from women with brassy blonde hair.

What's great about it is that it's paraben- and sulfate-free and so it won't damage your hair and it repairs it at the same time. 

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Aly Walansky is a NY-based lifestyle, beauty, news, and relationships writer. Her work appears in dozens of digital and print publications regularly. Visit her on Twitter or email her.

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