Best Purple Shampoo (and it’s Super Cheap too!)

Best Purple Shampoo for Blondes


I love being a blonde but it is a high maintenance relationship.  I say this, and I’m not even a full-head platinum blonde.  One of the absolute staples any blonde (bottle or natural) will tell you is having an excellent colour-care shampoo and conditioner can make all the difference in the world.

I was super excited this weekend while I was shopping for some inexpensive bachelorette party accessories at Home Bargains when I discovered Creightons Sunshine Blonde with Argan Tone Correcting Shampoo & Conditioner.  It was £.99/bottle, so I thought even if it was absolute rubbish, what did I have to lose?  Right?

Best Violet Shampoo for Blondes

Picture via Beauty At Creightons

I currently use Clairol Shimmering Lights shampoo and Pro-Voke Touch of Silver Protein Conditioner and combined they are a great deal.  The Clairol shampoo I buy off Amazon because you cannot buy it anywhere in Glasgow and Pro-Voke is an excellent product and widely available in most grocery and drug stores.  By comparison, I have to say Creighton products make my hair feel softer and more manageable.  I have read many reviews for Shimmering Lights shampoo where people have complained about how the shampoo made their hair feel afterwards, and I have to agree that my hair feels parched after I wash with it.  The Shimmering Lights shampoo also has a very smack-down powerful scent to it.  I often go 2-3 days between shampoos and even through workouts and environmental elements, my hair still smells as strongly as the day of washing.

Now onto the Creightons products — which, I love.  Creightons Sunshine Blonde Tone Correcting Shampoo and Conditioner are also violet for combatting brassy tones and help brighten highlighted, bleached, and silver hair.  The smell is lovely and not as overpowering as the Shimmering Lights products, but I don’t love it as much as I love the scent of the Pro-Voke product line.  However, I’m not purchasing a blonde shampoo for the scent personally, but if a fragrance is important to you, the Creightons products smell great.

I applied a mixture of the shampoo and conditioner on my hair for 30 minutes before rinsing (something I do once a week with the Clairol and Pro-Voke products), and the difference in how my hair felt and looked was a total 180.  Also, I tend to freak, while using any purple shampoo product is that my hair will have patches of purple in it when I rinse, but it doesn’t.  However, if your hair is super platinum or white it probably will turn purple or silver!  Anyhoo, my blonde appeared to be much more of an ash tone, and I had no problem combing through it, and that’s rarely ever the case (the struggle of being blonde, am I right?).

For £2.00, I have to say my hair looked and felt better than it has in months.  I am not sure how often Home Bargains carries these products, but they are pretty affordable to buy online as well.  If you’re a blonde (and especially with Summer being around the corner), I highly recommend grabbing a few bottles of Creightons Sunshine Blonde Tone Correcting Shampoo and Conditioner to keep your locks bright, shiny, and gorgeous!

Best Purple Shampoo for Blondes (and it's Super Cheap too!) #blondes #beauty #beautyhacks Click To Tweet

Blondes, what’s your favourite brand of colour-care shampoo?  Have you tried any of the products mentioned in this post?

Let’s connect!



  1. Kristy @ Southern In Law March 23, 2016 / 3:51 am

    Totally sending this post to my best friend who is always looking for the best toners. I am always catching her with purple streaks from different ones she tries, haha!

    • Erin March 23, 2016 / 8:42 am

      Awesome, Kristy! I LOVE this brand. I definitely still love the Clairol shampoo but it is super drying. It’s such a job being blonde. I have tried to change but it never lasts haha!

  2. Kim February 1, 2017 / 7:24 am

    I too bought this shampoo and conditioner for super cheap at Marshalls. I have been using Paul Mitchells purple shampoo which is mediocre at best but smells good. Creightons leaves my hair looking and feeling fabulous. My blondes look so shimmery blonde it is like I just had my hair done. Not only that but people ask me “did you just get your hair done? It looks beautiful!”
    I am having a hard time finding it again for a good price, Amazon wants $25.00 a pierce. I got them for $5.99 a piece at Marshalls. I guess I will keep looking.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *