As soon as one grey hair pops up, it’s only a matter of time before several more appear. Before you know it, you have a full head of silver strands.
If you choose to embrace your natural hue, then you know how dull and borderline-yellow grey hair can get.
Luckily, the right hair product can nourish and revive your hair back to its shiny, gorgeous grey state. And if you’re going to start with the basics, then opt for purple shampoo.
Professional hairstylists swear by violet-tinged formulas to eliminate brassiness and yellow tints for clients who dye their hair blonde.
But the same formula can cleanse away buildup to reveal shiny grey hair, too.
Much like blonde hair, grey hair can give off warm undertones resulting in brassiness — but purple shampoo can neutralise that.
And there’s a best-seller shoppers swear by for brightening up greys.
Fanola No Yellow Purple Shampoo, which is available from Hairhouse Warehouse for $29.99, gets rid of yellow tints and brassiness to keep your greys shiny and vibrant.
Even though it’s a shampoo, you should only implement it into your beauty routine once a week and leave it on for a few minutes before rinsing (some users advise using gloves for application to avoid purple-tinted skin).
“Best product to get yellow out of grey hair,” raved a happy customer on Amazon.
“I cannot believe how well it removed my yellow tones. I only have to leave it on for about 2 minutes to get really good results. My hair is very silvery grey now and not a yellow tone to be found. Absolute great product.”
One reviewer said they started greying in their 20s and now that they’re in their 60s, they’re 90 per cent white.
“ My hair has a strong tendency to yellow in spite of my using a colourless-base shampoo, Shimmer Lights, and an expensive Italian purple shampoo my hairdresser recommended,” the reviewer started.
“I left [Fanola] on for four minutes, which turned out to be enough to return my hair colour to a shimmering white with dark undertones. Amazing. Salon-worthy results! ... I'm so happy to have found this! If you're even considering it, give it a try!”
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