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Gray Magic Color Additive

OZ |  Item ARDELL18
$0.99  -  $5.99
What is it?
Ardell Gray Magic is a unique way to cover resistant gray hair, and bring vibrancy and intensity to ALL hair color.


Gray Magic Color Additive can be added to ANY color formula to achieve vibrant color and exceptional gray coverage. Formulated to help hair color penetrate deeper into cortex. Is also great for toning down ash (green) tones. Adds "punch" to red hair color formulations and helps to alleviate chlorine discolorations.


Gray Magic work works because gray hair is the result of the loss of red and yellow color pigment. Gray Magic adds concentrate red and yellow with wetting agents to replace the lost color pigment and moisture, to 'lock-in' hair color. When added to shampoos or conditioners, will prevent fading and oxidtation for tinted red or warm colors (10 drops per ounce of shampoo or conditioner).
What makes it special?
  • Colors and increases coverage even the most resistant gray hair
  • Compatible with any brand of hair color and all additives
  • Extends the life of hair color, decreases fading
Water (Aqua, Eau), Isopropyl Alcohol, Propylene Glycol, Polysorbate 80, Ammonium Hydroxide, Tetrasodium EDTA, 2-Nitro-p-Phenylenediamine, Yellow 6 (CI 15985), Blue 1 (CI 42090).
Use ten drops for every ounce of hair color.
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Don’t use if you don’t want red highlights Trying to stop the red highlights and the employee gives me this crap!
Date published: 2021-01-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love it! Definitely adds power to my color to hide those pesky grays!
Date published: 2020-12-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Gray Magic color additive This product really works to help color stubborn grays
Date published: 2020-12-07
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Works great but be careful it spills easily! Someone at Sally's suggested I try this to help with my very resistant gray hair, so I purchased it. I put my color in a bottle not a bowl therefore when I snipped the packet of Gray Magic and started to pour it into the bottle, half of it spilled all over my counter turning it bright orange! Not only did I loose half of the product but it took a lot of effort to clean up the mess! It seemed to work so-so, later I purchased the bottle of it which worked so much better. However the instructions instructions state to "stain" around the hairline before applying full color which I did and it didn't make much difference from the rest of the colored hair other than really staining my face! Overall it is a great product and I'm glad it is available.
Date published: 2020-11-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works great. Hair dye that previously would not process grey, now does with this product. Satisfied!
Date published: 2020-10-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Must get for grays Works like a charm!! Must try , just add to your hair dye and it really helps with the grays
Date published: 2020-10-17
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Date published: 2020-09-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Gray magic works Works to cover up gray hair. No foul odor, although I think it adds a reddish tint to hair color.
Date published: 2020-09-14
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What is the difference between .25 oz of grey magic and .68 grey magic

Asked by: Gerry1532
You're grey is held back from coming up sooner using " Grey Magic. " than NOT using it. And you're color stays a lot LONGER, YES. And I use GREY MAGIC in my dye before doing my color. Follow directions from Grey Magic and drop's into your hair color and depending how many bottle's of dye you use than according to each bottle of color dye
Answered by: EMorales
Date published: 2020-11-12

Can I use this to dye hair purple? How many drops are in the packets?

Asked by: Katie0017
I am not sure about the purple but there are 10 drops I believe in each packet. Be careful when adding because it comes out of packet fast. It covers my greys better.
Answered by: Locablue
Date published: 2020-12-11

I have always purchased this in a small 0.25 oz. plastic bottle. Is that not available anymore?

Asked by: Nancy 071
i just did the math...the pouches are more cost pay $6for a bottle but only get 4 dye jobs from it.i poch at 99 cents is one dye job,so you get 6 dye jobs for the same amount of money.
Answered by: maynardman
Date published: 2020-12-11

Can you use this packet with any other color brand(Clairol, Revlon) or does have to be a Sally's brand of hair color??

Asked by: Smiley59
I think you can use it with any hair color product. i use the grey magic drops and have tried it with a lot of different brands and it works well
Answered by: Adrienne7
Date published: 2020-12-11

Does it come in a bottle?

Asked by: AliceKat
Yes it comes both in packets and in a bottle I found using the bottle is economically better and I have better control of the product
Answered by: JoVenture
Date published: 2020-12-11

What is formula t use gray majic as a filler/pre tx on gray ..all i remember is t mx w th darker shade & do u rub it in bfore regular mx

Asked by: Beanie04
Mix gray magic into the color you are using with the developer and mix all together, then apply the color to your hair. All of it needs to be mixed together when applied to your hair.
Answered by: Catkrazy
Date published: 2020-12-11

I mixed one tube of Ion Brilliance in medium intense brown 4NN with about the same amount of 20 developer. I added pretty much the whole gray additive packet (smallest size). My dark brown hair now is pretty black. Any idea why?  

Asked by: guccimama
Yes it does go darker with what ever you're hair color you use for you. You did do the right thing adding everything as directed preparing for your hair color. And when you do add the gray magic packet you're hair will tend to go darker all because the gray magic will help by alot to cover your gray of your roots and prevent your hair color to stay longer as well. And as you wash your hair in time your hair will lighten up to the color as expected. I know this because I dye my hair light golden brown and also my 20 developer along with the packet of gray magic and it does tend to get my hair looking darker after the rinsing and wash. And like I said here with in time your hair will get lighter to the color you wanted. Hope this helps you out here. Good luck!
Answered by: EMorales
Date published: 2020-12-11

Is this for women? Does it automatically match your hair color...56 and only a few gray strands... Holly Schwab

Asked by: HollySchwab
Yes. It darkens gray. 
Answered by: JoVenture
Date published: 2020-02-15
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