8 Ways to Make Hair Color Last Longer on Gray Hair

Side profile of model with vanilla blonde hair styled in soft waves.

How you approach your gray hair is entirely up to you. You might choose to celebrate its natural beauty, to enhance it with fresh, glowing color, or to transition to a full head of silver tones. But if you do color gray strands, you probably don’t want to see the shade turning dull or the coverage fading – which is why we’ve pulled together eight tips to make hair color last longer on gray hair. 

Here, we reveal the steps to take to ensure your dream salon shade goes the distance, all while keeping hair glossy and hydrated in between appointments…

Close-up of Wella hair color being applied to gray roots.
Model holds a box of Koleston Perfect Color in front of her long, wavy, vanilla blonde hair.
Hand holds up a bottle of ColorMotion+ Color Protection Shampoo.
Close-up of long, vanilla blonde hair.
Model holds a tube of the Color Fresh Mask in Pearl Blonde in front of her long, blonde hair.
A bottle of Oil Reflections Luminous Smoothing Oil stands on a mirrored surface.