9 Products Every Blonde Needs To Own

by Emily McClure

If you're a not-so-natural blonde, then you know how hard it is to keep your hair color looking fresh and vibrant in between salon visits. Amp up your color by using products formulated for blonde hair — products formulated specifically with your color hair in mind. These products work to enhance color, elasticity, and shine. As any blonde knows, there are plenty of ways that your hair color could be bringing you down. From dingy roots to lackluster strands, you need to take action in order to prevent some serious bad hair days. Revive your blonde strands by taking care your hair. Look for products that offer to restore your hair's natural softness and sheen, while brightening and lightening your hair.

Being a blonde shouldn't have to be a struggle, even though it takes time to control over your hair color. Prevent fading, dullness, and limpness by using hair care products that pack a punch. Who needs brassy roots, when you can have perfect golden hair? Kick bad hair days to the curb by using specialty blonde hair care products. It's sure to keep your hair looking bright and fabulous. Here are a few of my favorite hair care products that every blonde needs to own.

1. Aveda 'Blue Malva' Shampoo

Aveda Blue Malva Shampoo, $40, Nordstrom

Brighten platinum locks with this Aveda shampoo. It works to neutralize brassiness in all color-treated hair, while balancing the scalp, and intensifying hair color.

2. It's A 10 Miracle Leave-In For Blondes

It's A 10 Miracle Leave-In For Blondes, $12, Amazon

Calling all blondes! This needs to be your go-to leave-in conditioner. It promises to tone color, enhance highlights, moisturize your strands, detangle, add shine, enhance brilliance, protect against heat styling, fight off UV rays, and add manageability.

3. LUSH Marilyn Hair Treatment

LUSH Marilyn Hair Treatment, $24, LUSH

Enhance softness and shine with this brightening hair treatment. Formulated with chamomile, saffron, and lemon, this pre-wash treatment will help to amp up your golden locks.

4. Biosilk Color Therapy Cool Blonde Shampoo

Biosilk Color Therapy Cool Blonde Shampoo, $19, Amazon

If you're looking to tone, cleanse, and soften your blonde hair, this is the shampoo for you. This Biosilk shampoo contains violet pigments to banish brassiness, while softening the hair with silk proteins.

5. Redken Blonde Idol Custom Tone Violet Conditioner

Redken Blonde Idol Custom Tone Violet Conditioner, $27, Amazon

My hairstylist swears by this for his blonde clients. This adjustable color-depositing conditioner has two dual chambers that deposit amounts of color-correcting and conditioning formulas. It's amazing for keeping your hair bright and fabulous between salon visits.

6. Batiste Hint of Color Dry Shampoo

Batiste Hint Of Color Dry Shampoo, $11, Amazon

Mask faded, oily roots with the colored dry shampoo. It works to soak up excess oils, and blended your root color.

7. Bumble And B umble Sunday Shampoo

Bumble and Bumble Sunday Shampoo, $29, Amazon

Remove product buildup by using a clarifying shampoo once a week. This shampoo works to remove stubborn product residue that has built up in your roots over time. This buildup can leave your hair looking a bit lackluster.

8. Redken Blonde Idol Mask

Redken Blonde Idol Mask, $20, Amazon

Revitalize dry, damaged hair with a hydrating hair mask. This mask in particular is great for blondes as it contains kerabond, violet leaf extract and lactic acid, which work to strengthen blonde hair.

9. Drybar Blonde Ale Brightening Cream

Drybar Blonde Ale Brightening Cream, $36, Amazon

Punch up your blonde locks with this brightening styling cream. The cream works to fill in the gaps in the cuticle layer to increase light reflection aka to make your hair look healthier, shinier, and more full looking.

Having blonde hair doesn't have to be a struggle. Brighten your hair in between salon visits by using products that restore your hair's color and shine. It's an easy way to ensure that everyday is a great hair day.

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