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KMS and Nexxus make wonderful shampoos for gray hair to keep it from looking yellow and brassy. The trick is to lather up twice; once to clean your hair, and the second time, leave the shampoo in your hair for about five minutes. This allows the product to remove yellow tones. Next, before you style and dry your hair, apply about three cap fulls of Fanciful temporary color in White Minx. It has been a favorite for years due to its ability to bring out the brightness of gray hair. Remember, all these products will look PURPLE. They're supposed to; it's the chemical that brightens gray hair. Another great product is VO-5 smoother/conditioner for gray hair. Use only a dime-sized amount on dry hair to make your gray hair bright and manageable. If you smoke or swim in chlorinated pools, your gray hair will really be a challenge to keep bright.
The shampoos and conditioners that are PURPLE can sometimes leave your hair purple...and you don't want tht. I usually "cut" the PURPLE product this way : 2 parts PURPLE to 1 part regular shampoo. Workss for me instantly to brighten and whiten my silver stands.
I have dyed my hair a few times, and just decided Oct27,09 no more dye 4 me I am setting myself free! Thank you on your hair tips 4 grey hair. To all my sisters 40 and over you can still be sexy. Love yourself,just be who you need to be!
Ijust got a Pravana Keratin treatment retouch and a large part of the 'salt' in my salt and pepper hair is now yellow. Does anyone know of a product that can restore the white but not harm the keratin straightening effect on my hair. I was told to avoid product with sulfates, chloride or alcohol now that I have had the keratin treatment. The keratin shampoo and conditioner I have, does nothing for the discolored grey. Help!