The Best Shampoo for Every Hair Type
Of 65 formulas put to work, here are the ones testers showered with praise.
Loaded with nourishing argan oil, the fast-rinsing formula removes any dulling residue while imparting a glossy, luminous sheen throughout. “My hair felt squeaky clean but still surprisingly soft,” said a tester.
To buy: $10, drugstore.com.
No matter your level of eco-consciousness, this blend of organic argan and pumpkin-seed oils will turn skeptics into believers—and strawlike strands into spun silk. Testers liked the sweet, almondy scent, too.
To buy: $10, target.com.
Whether you're a baby blond or a seasoned salt-and-pepper, this violet-tinged rinse brightens your base by nixing any unflattering tones that have crept in. “I use this weekly to keep my highlights fresh,” said a tester.
To buy: $44, birchbox.com.
“I finally have those effortless, beachy waves without any crunch,” said a tester. Moisturizing sea minerals and salt deliver all-day lift at the crown, even to fine-haired users.
To buy: $4.50, drugstore.com.
Yes, it's sulfate-free (though the fluffy lather could have fooled us), but this protective pick also has antioxidants that prevent color from fading in the sun.
To buy: $48, birchbox.com.
Brimming with hydrating ingredients, like sodium hyaluronate, this pearly white cream smooths flyaways and softens brittle ends so hair is “less tangled” and “easier to manage,” said testers.
To buy: $5, drugstores.com.
Frizz, snarls, buildup. This velvety cleanser tackles the trifecta of curl offenders with the new “it” oil, buriti. “I had better control over my typically unruly hair,” said a tester.
To buy: $7.50, drugstore.com.
Salicylic acid cuts through buildup and oil (which clog follicles and hinder new growth), and the herbal scent cuts through the senses in a refreshing way.
To buy: $29, nordstrom.com.
This fuzz-busting formula eschews traditional smoothers, like silicone, in favor of pure coconut oil. The results are sleek—not slick—strands that stand up to humidity.
To buy: $10, ulta.com.