The Best Shampoos for Color-Treated Hair, Because You Paid Good Money for That Dye Job

Protect your investment.

Love and the pursuit of good hair both make us do crazy things, but only one will persuade you to go so long without shampooing your bangs stand up on their own. Here, 10 color-safe formulas that promote a healthy, non-smelly scalp *and* keep your time and money from literally going down the drain.

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Christophe Robin

Technically, when you shampoo, you're cleaning the scalp more than the lengths, which is why this cleansing scrub doesn't strip color.

$53, sephora.com.

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Clairol

A classic violet formula that keeps blondes from going brassy, silvers tinsel-y, and other colors sparkly and true. 

$6, bedbathandbeyond.com.

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David Mallett

This is how I kept my green mélange green and mélange-y between the spring and fall shows (yes, Fashion Weeks are how I measure time). It hardly foams, which means it's super gentle and contains less detergent to lift the color that took ages to apply.

$45, net-a-porter.com.

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Davines

This ultra-moisturizing one for keeping your ends crisp, not stringy. 

$26, birchbox.com.

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Garnier

Smells like Winnie the Pooh if you cut him open, is just as soft on the hair. 

$4, garnierusa.com.

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Joico

Taylor Tomasi Hill uses this guy on her famous flame-colored locks, which is enough information for me. (Someone get her an endorsement deal, stat.)

$12, loxabeauty.com.

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Obliphica

Whereas Dita von Teese washes her dyed-raven hair with this. (She's a natural blonde, for those not in the know.)

$24, amazon.com.

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Kérastase

Made for those who don't buy into the powdered, aerosol stuff—its micellar-water-like makeup allows for daily or almost-daily washes.

$24, kerastase-usa.com.

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L'Oréal

What keeps the blondest models crystalline and their ends from breaking off. 

$11, amazon.com.

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Pantene

Tried and true for vibrancy, shine, and being able to pick up a bottle just about anywhere.

$6, walgreens.com.

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