Forget the search for Mr. Right—finding the right shampoo is enough of a challenge. From thermal-infused cleansers to clarifying formulas, the options are overwhelming. We’re here to help you sort through the suds clutter so you can lather, rinse, and repeat with the shampoo that will make your hair look its best.
Hair Type: Oily
Look for a shampoo that will clear away any greasy residue like Keims Cleanshine Energizing Shampoo. It contains peppermint oil, which purifies strands and boosts circulation to stimulate healthy (non-oily) hair growth. Plus, the minty-fresh scent is the perfect morning pick-me-up.
Hair Type: Fine
Unlike traditional shampoos, volumizing varieties work to expand the diameter of each individual hair shaft. We suggest lathering with Number 4™ Volumizing Shampoo, which contains Liquid Complexes™, a patented ingredient that fortifies weak hair while regenerating the follicles.
Hair Type: Long
To keep your Rapunzel-esque locks in topnotch condition, rely on Kérastase Cristalliste Bain Cristal Thick – Cleanse shampoo. Conventional cleansers can zap volume, but this this lightweight and paraben-free alternative adds bounce and shine. Better yet, it’s made with a unique oil-solubilization system that removes impurities from the root, while conditioning agents smooth and polish.
Hair Type: Dry or Damaged
If years of relying on hair driers and flat irons have left your hair fried, you need a shampoo infused with nourishing, protein rich ingredients. Beauty Protector Protect & Shampoo is made with protein-packed pearl powder, a fortifying formula that guards against and repairs the effects of heat styling.
Hair Type: Curly or Frizz-Prone
Temperamental spirals require a fast-acting, detangling formula that removes product buildup while replenishing shine. Opt for a creamy, concentrated product like Miss Jessie's® Original Super Slip Sudsy Shampoo that moisturizes and gets rid of residue but is gentle enough to use every day.
Hair Type: Color-Treated
Steer clear of generic shampoos, which tend to contain high levels of harsh sulfates that can strip hair dye. Instead, look for a protective salon formula with anti-fade properties like Nexxus® Color Assure Vibrancy Retention Shampoo, which is made with plant-based color enhancers like white orchid extract and almond oil.
Hair Type: Normal
Sure, you might not have a specific hair issue to combat, but you still want to maintain healthy strands. Turn to Davines’ all around awesome OI / Shampoo. This ultra-hydrating formula is made with natural active ingredients like antioxidant-fueled roucou oil that adds a nice sheen and improves texture.
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