Blonde hair needs a special maintenance regime. A big part of that is using the right shampoo to keep your blonde vibrant and radiant.
If you're a cool or icy blonde, a purple shampoo will remove any brassy or yellow tones. Click here to read our blog on the best purple shampoos. For all other blondes, here's our pick of the best shampoos.
Best overall shampoo for blonde hair
Kérastase Blond Absolu Bain Lumiere Shampoo
£23.50 for 250ml - buy now
A gently hydrating shampoo that is packed with antioxidants, hyaluronic acid and edelweiss flower to ensure blonde hair is left soft and nourished.
Best sulphate-free shampoo for blonde hair
Shu Uemura Art of Hair Color Lustre Brilliant Glaze Shampoo
£30 for 300ml - buy now
Shu Uemura's Color Lustre Shampoo is incredibly gentle on blonde hair, and will remove product build-up and minerals without stripping the hair. It contains goji berry extract, a powerful antioxidant that shields the hair from harmful environmental aggressors, and rich musk rose oil to provide serious hydration.
Best gentle shampoo for blonde hair
Moroccanoil Moisture Repair Shampoo
£16.95 for 250ml - buy now
Moisture Repair Shampoo uses antioxidant-rich argan oil, keratin and fatty acids to repair and cleanse hair gently and is perfect for blondes who tend to shampoo frequently.
Best non-drying shampoo for blonde hair
Shu Uemura Ultimate Reset Shampoo
£30 for 300ml - buy now
Shu Uemura's Ultimate Reset Shampoo will gently cleanse your hair of impurities without weighing it down, and is suitable even for heavily bleached or processed hair. It will hydrate and replenish damaged hair, leaving it feeling and looking healthier.
Best softening shampoo for blonde hair
Oribe Gold Lust Repair & Restore Shampoo
£50 for 250ml - buy now
With key ingredients of cypress, argan and maracuja oils, Oribe's luxurious restorative shampoo will rebalance and hydrate your hair leaving it soft and supple. It is also gentle on the scalp and hair.
Everyday maintenance shampoo for blonde hair
Pureology Hydrate Shampoo
£21 for 266ml - buy now
Ideal for frequent shampooing for blondes, this sulphate-free shampoo will nourish your hair and protect your blonde tones. Its key ingredients of soy, wheat and oat proteins are combined to create an anti-fade formulation, while ylang-ylang, bergamot and patchouli add a lovely aroma.
Best reconstructive shampoo for damaged blonde hair
Olaplex No.4 Bond Maintenance Shampoo
£26 for 250ml - buy now
Olaplex's shampoo contains patented technology that relinks broken disulphide bonds in your hair to protect from damage caused during colouring, chemical treatments or heat styling. The magic ingredient is Aminopropyl Diglycol Dimaleate, which is contained across the entire Olaplex haircare range.
Best high street blonde shampoo
OGX Fade-Defying + Orchid Oil pH Balanced Shampoo
£3.49 for 385ml - buy now
The value for money shampoo will protect your blonde hair from fading, while locking in hydration and protects against UV rays.
Best UV protection shampoo for blonde hair
Aveda Color Conserve Shampoo
£21.50 for 250ml - buy now
Formulated to prevent blonde tones from fading, this gentle plant-infused shampoo leaves hair feeling soft and shiny while protecting against UV rays. Glycerin hydrates and moisturises, and its key antioxidant, green tea extract, reduces damage from environmental aggressors.
Best clarifying shampoo for blonde hair
Living Proof Triple Detox Shampoo
£24 for 160ml - buy now
SLS-free and safe on blonde hair, this clarifying shampoo will gently remove excess mineral deposits from hard water and pollution, and gently exfoliate the scalp.