"A very strong violet shampoo will help neutralize more yellow tones in blond," Pecis says. "But, if the hair is too yellow, then the outcome will be flat and murky. You want to find the right tone for your hair." The tone in this drugstore cult classic is more pastel and less harsh, so it's good for daily use, or for buttery blondes who want to decrease brassiness.
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Color Shampoos Most blondes adopt purple shampoos, but this is typically only good if you're a) prone to brassiness (dark hair to start out with) or, b) you've gone a very pale, cool shade. Always ask your colorist which is best, but our oft-bleached beauty department favors the Davines Alchemic range. "Always go for sulfate-free," Cunningham says.Davines Alchemic Shampoo Silver, $24.50, available at Davines. #refinery29 http://www.refinery29.com/blonde-hair-tips#slide-16
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how to tone brassiness: from blonde to platinum using manic panic ultra violet and your favourite conditioner/deep conditioning treatment. mix small amount manic panic and conditioner until you get a lilac coloured mixture. leave on for 10-15min