The 9 Best Hair Products to Keep Blond Hair Bright

They say that blonds have more fun, but is that really true if we have to jump through hoops in order to keep up color? Don't fret: these nine products make it easy to extend the life of blond hair.  

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Briogeo Don't Despair, Repair! Deep Conditioning Mask ($36)

It's not too off-base to say that fading color might actually cause us very real distress. Briogeo—our knight in non-brassy armor—really delivers with this mega-mask formulated with B-vitamins, rosehip oil and biotin.

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Kristin Ess The One Purple Shampoo ($12) 

We're not saying that we have commitment issues, but it can be really hard sometimes to find a hair product that really maintains color like it says it does. We're happy to report that this sulfate-free purple shampoo from Kristin Ess truly is The One when it comes to banishing brassiness.

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IGK Hair Mixed Feelings Leave In Blonde Toning Drops ($29)

Make no mistake, we know exactly how we feel about this toning treatment that transforms all of our regular hair products—think shampoo, conditioner and styling sprays—into color-protecting ones. Just add a few drops (depending on your desired color) into your routine application.  

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Oribe Bright Blonde Radiance and Repair Treatment ($58)

Like a first aid kit for bright strands, Oribe's Radiance and Repair Treatment with restorative proteins, plant extracts and purple pigment not only gets the color just right, it also repairs damage and defends against free radicals for smooth-as-silk strands.


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OGX Lavender Luminescent Platinum Shampoo ($9)

Go with us for a second: how about a formulation that tones and hydrates to keep hair shining (and healthy)? This shampoo from OGX does just that thanks to a blend of lavender and chamomile, brightening without significantly drying or entering the dreaded overly-yellow zone.

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It's a 10 Miracle Leave-In for Blondes ($20)

What's in a name (except for a super accurate description of this conditioner—a true ten)? Actually, we'd rate this spray with silk protein and acai higher if we could because aside from preventing color from fading, it just generally keeps hair healthy by boosting moisture and strengthening strands.

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Batiste Hint of Color Dry Shampoo in Brilliant Blonde ($9)

Who says blond moments have to be bad? Batiste's dry shampoo formulated specifically for those with lighter color builds volume while minimizing any grease or metallic tonality. Even better, the dry shampoo is supposed to blend right into blonde hair, avoiding any white residue! 

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Olaplex Hair Perfector No. 3 ($28)

We could literally sing the praises of this Olaplex treatment forever, but we'll spare your ears (you're welcome) and instead hit you with the highlights: the vegan formula—without parabens, sulfates and phthalates, mind you—is like a deep conditioning mask for hair. Apply before you shower to deeply restore strands and protect color.



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Pureology Strength Cure Best Blonde Miracle Filler ($27)

No dumb blonds here—only the ones with brilliant color thanks to stylers like the Miracle Filler from Pureology. It's made to fill in porous hair to strengthen and protect against heat damage and violet toning busts brassiness.