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The Best 10 Shampoos for Naturally Gray Hair

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The Best 10 Shampoos for Naturally Gray Hair

As we get older, many people choose to accept their gray hair as part of the aging process. However, it can be quite a challenge to ensure that it looks well-maintained and vibrant. Dryness, dullness, and brassiness can often crush your hopes of having beautiful gray locks. Choosing the right shampoo and creating a good hair routine can make a difference in the hair’s overall look and feel. Here are the best 10 shampoos for naturally gray hair. Keep in mind that you may need to test a few before finding one that suits you best. It is also advised to use a nourishing conditioner to compliment your hair. Additionally, if you have oily hair you might be interested in the following shampoos for oily hair.

10. OGX Renewing: Argan Oil of Morocco Shampoo

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  • Cost: $12.99
  • Size: 19.5 fl oz
  • Hair type: All
  • Rating: 4.3

Renewing Argan Oil of Morocco Shampoo is specially formulated to strengthen damaged, dry hair. This shampoo contains a powerful blend of cold-pressed Moroccan argan oil that helps improve the hair’s elasticity and strength. Additionally, it locks in hydration and repairs dry, damaged hair and split ends. It also has a wonderful woody, floral citrus scent that lasts, making the hair feel and smell fresh. Furthermore, it will provide the hair with a natural boost and is sulfate and paraben-free. Using argon oil is also said to promote hair growth and slow down graying hair. Noticeable improvement after the first use. According to tariead on Walmart’s review, “Great Product. I love this brand; using this makes my hair, so shiny, & the oil restores the softness, giving it that full, healthy look. It’s a good product to use for your hair.”

9. Just Nutritive: Gray Hair Shampoo

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  • Cost: $29.99
  • Size: 16 fl oz
  • Hair type: all
  • Rating: 4.4

Just Nutritive Gray Hair Shampoo is specially developed with herbal extracts for shades of white, gray, and silver. It gets rid of the brassy, yellow tones while nourishing the hair and boosting its shine. Furthermore, it is gentle on the scalp and hair as it is made without fragrances, parabens, or sulfates, so it is naturally plant-based. According to Rosanneon Just Nutritive’s review, “I have found this shampoo to leave my fine, curly gray hair soft and shiny. As my hair is very fine, it does not weigh it down. Nor is it at all frizzy. Would definitely recommend!!!”

8. Jhirmack: Silver-Brightening Ageless Shampoo

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  • Cost: $4.98
  • Size: 12 fl oz
  • Hair type: all shades of silver, gray, white, and blonde
  • Rating: 4.5

Jhirmack Silver Brightening Ageless Shampoo has a unique formula that eliminates the buildup of dull hair and unwanted hair tones. It is enriched with strengthening collagen that increases hair elasticity, macadamia nut oil that softens and moisturizes, and antioxidant-rich vitamin E that helps protect the hair from environmental factors that can damage it. According to Twila on Walmart’s review, “It’s shampoo that not only cleans but brightens your gray hair.

7. Pantene: Silver Expressions

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  • Cost: $9.99
  • Size: 17.9 fl oz
  • Hair type: color-treated and natural gray hair
  • Rating: 4.5

Pantene Silver Expressions is silicone and paraben-free, with a magnificent lotus flower scent. It removes brassy tones while reducing dullness and brightening up white hair. Gray hair will have a beautiful silver look. Leave it on the hair for 3–5 minutes before rinsing. According to Sheila Kelly on Amazon’s review, “Love it. My hair is so soft and light now that I use this shampoo. Both my husband and I have gray hair, and makes our hair smell so good, shiny, and removes the yellow tint that other shampoos have left behind.”

6. L’Oreal Paris: EverPure Silver Care

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  • Cost: $8.97
  • Size: 8.5 fl oz
  • Hair type: all, natural, and color-treated gray or silver
  • Rating: 4.6

L’Oreal Paris EverPure Silver Care is free from gluten, DMDM hydantoin, gluten sulfate, and parabens. It gently cleans the hair without stripping it of moisture, leaving it healthier, stronger, and brighter. Furthermore, it is gentle enough to use daily to keep yellowing tones at bay and has a delightful scent of magnolia and bergamot. According to Loryne on Walmart’s review, “Great product. Bought this last week, and I love it! Great for gray hair, color-treated hair leaves it soft and shiny and offers frizz control! Great price point! Highly recommend! Tried and true brand! I will be buying this again.”

5. Better Not Younger: Silver Lining Shampoo

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  • Cost: $24.65
  • Size: 8.4 fl oz
  • Hair type: all, grey, and white
  • Rating: 4.7

Better Not Younger Silver Lining Shampoo is sulfate-free, adding volume while strengthening, and hydrating aging hair. It removes the brass tones and brightens the hair. Furthermore, it contains a signature blend of hops, bamboo, argan oil, biotin, and burdock, which supports thicker-looking hair. According to Doris L. on Better Not Younger’s review, “My favorite shampoo. I no longer color my hair, and I am totally gray… I’m lucky to have white hair, and I think that my “gray shampoo” from Better Not Younger keeps my hair white. I have received many compliments about my hair, and I think that the shampoo has a lot to do with that!!”

4. Paul Mitchell: Tea Tree Care Special Shampoo

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  • Cost: $50
  • Size: 33.8 fl oz
  • Hair types: all, including colored, especially suitable for oily hair
  • Rating: 4.7

Paul Mitchell Tea Tree Care Special Shampoo is one of the most popular shampoos sold and is suitable for all hair types. It has a refreshing lavender scent, while the tea tree and peppermint wake up the scalp and softly cleanse the hair. Furthermore, the benefits of tea tree oil prevent dandruff and have natural antibacterial and antifungal properties, which can treat the scalp for any issues. Additionally, tea tree oil can also slow down the process of graying hair. This is a great shampoo for everyday use. According to D. on Amazon’s review, “Cooling cleanse for oily hair. I’ve been using this shampoo for 6 months now, and I plan to continue with it. I have oily hair (without dandruff), and with my previous shampoo, I would notice greasiness by the evening. However, this one allows me to wash my hair every other day.”

3. Aveda: Blue Malva Shampoo

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  • Cost: $84.99
  • Size: 33.8 fl oz
  • Hair type: Normal
  • Rating: 4.7

Avena Blue Malva Shampoo adds a lovely silver brightness to gray hair while balancing out brassy tones. Furthermore, it has a pleasant aroma of plant essences such as ylang-ylang, eucalyptus, and lemon. According to Georgia Peach on Avena’s review, “Great Shampoo! I’ve used this shampoo for years on my naturally gray hair and have gotten numerous compliments on the color of my hair. I use it once a week, and it keeps my hair from looking brassy.”

2. Hair Biology: Silver and Glowing Shampoo

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  • Cost: $9.99
  • Size: 12.8 fl oz
  • Hair type: All
  • Rating: 4.7

Hair Biology Silver and Glowing Shampoo leaves your hair with a radiant shine while removing dull residue and replacing your hair with beautiful silver tones. Specially formulated for gray hair, this formula corrects yellow tones and brassiness. Furthermore, this shampoo is infused with biotin and free of parabens, leaving your hair looking strong and healthy. According to Kath on Hair Biology’s review, “The best! I’ve had white hair since my 20s. This is the best shampoo I’ve ever used, and now I’m pressing 77.”

1. Infina Essentials: Purple Shampoo

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  • Cost: $16.00
  • Size: 16 fl oz
  • Hair type: all color-treated blonde, silver, and gray
  • Rating: 4.8

Infina Essentials Purple Shampoo is combined with ingredients such as green tea extract and targets the brassy yellowing tones in gray and blonde hair. This shampoo deeply cleanses and removes frizz and buildup from the scalp while strengthening the hair. According to JS435 on Amazon’s review, “Good for silver hair. My mom has almost all white hair. She tried out this shampoo and conditioner set. It helps to prevent brassy tones and left her hair feeling soft. You can also see slight purple tones in her hair.”

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