Wash, rinse, and repeat for your best locks yet.

By Hana Hong
Updated March 12, 2020
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Whether you’re a daily washer or you like to postpone the task for as long as you can bear, a good shampoo is the first—and one of the most important—steps in a quality haircare routine. It's easy to fall in a shampoo rut in the shower, and if you’ve been using the same bottle for years, it may be time for a refresh. From color-treated to frizz-fighting to volume-boosting, we compiled some of the best shampoos available on drugstore shelves. Even the laziest people will look forward to lathering up with these editor-approved choices.

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I think we can all agree that the bubbly lather is one of the best parts of the shampoo experience. TRESemmé's shampoo pumps out in a satisfying, lightweight foam that soaks into your hair for a deep clean, and leaves even the finest hair with that extra oomph. The clean formula (made without sulfates, parabens, or dyes) matches the feeling your hair will have post-shower.

To buy: $5, walgreens.com.

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With a cocktail of vitamins and fine castor oil, L'Oreal's formula strengthens hair’s length and helps seal split ends inch by inch so you can grow and maintain the long hair of your dreams.

To buy: $4, walgreens.com.

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Lock in your dye job with this eco-friendly option, made with plant based cleansers and spiked with organic coconut oil to cleanse your hair without stripping it. We can’t get enough of the juicy scent sourced from rose petals in the Rose Valley of Bulgaria.

To buy: $9, ulta.com.

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Matcha is good for more than just drinking. When blended into your shampoo, the finely milled powder is chock-full of antioxidants and vitamin B to strengthen hair against urban elements.

To buy: $9, ulta.com.

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When your hair simply requires a hearty cleansing, detox your scalp with this charcoal-infused formula. The powerhouse ingredient has a clarifying component to remove product buildup and bring your scalp back to its roots (pun intended).

To buy: $3, target.com.

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The Moroccan-sourced argan oil in this formula provides that silky, run-your-fingers-through-it feeling you want after a good shampoo. Plus, your nose will be extra pleased with the layered notes of fizzy citrus, exotic spices, and creamy vanilla.

To buy: $7, walgreens.com.

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If you’re plagued with a patchy scalp, this zinc-derived blend soothes flaky scales so you’re seeing less white after just one use.

To buy: $7, walgreens.com.

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For all the curly and coily types, Garnier’s line gives strands a much-needed dose of moisture with a side of strengthening vitamins B3 & B6. The hit of hydration will leave your curls less prone to frizz and breakage throughout the day.

To buy: $4, walgreens.com.

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Pracaxi oil may not be the most common ingredient in the hair world, but it’s quickly catching up to argan oil’s “liquid gold” status. The juice of these seeds—harvested from Amazonian pracaxi seeds—tames frizz and boosts shine. OGX uses it in a new shampoo that marries the oil with a brew of murumuru butter to hydrate and strengthen strands.

To buy: $9, ulta.com.

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Damaged hair needs loads of TLC, which this rich blend provides plenty of, courtesy of silky, smoothing argan oil. Think of it as a tall glass of water for your hair.

To buy: $7, walgreens.com.

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