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7 Great shampoos for your hair type

BY READERS DIGEST

8th Nov 2023 Shopping

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7 Great shampoos for your hair type
Choosing a shampoo that is right for your hair can feel impossible, but we're here to help. Here are seven great shampoos for your hair type
The shampoo you use has a big impact on how your hair looks after you wash it. The right shampoo can give your hair volume and give it a shine, but the wrong shampoo can make it look greasy and flat. So how do we know which shampoo works with our hair?
First, remember that you are washing your scalp not your hair and consider whether you have a scalp that gets greasy quickly or a scalp that can be on the dry side. Also, consider whether you have straight hair, wavy hair or curly hair.
With this in mind, here are seven great shampoos for your hair.

1. Briogeo Don’t Despair, Repair Shampoo

Briogeo, Don't Despiar, Repair Shampoo
Winter can be tough on our hair, as the harsh weather can dry hair out and make it tangled and flat. There is hope, however, if the season is causing havoc with your hair, in the form of Briogeo Don’t Despair, Repair Shampoo.
"Winter can be tough on our hair, as the harsh weather can dry your hair out"
This shampoo has been formulated with the hope of saving your hair from dryness in mind. Without using harmful chemicals, it aims to cleanse your scalp of build-up while also being ultra-hydrating. If you are unhappy with the condition your hair is in, this is the shampoo for you.

2. Cantu Cleansing Clean Shampoo

Cantu Cleansing Clean Shampoo
If you have curly hair, you have probably heard of Cantu and that’s for a good reason. Cantu truly is one of the best shampoos that you can use, if you have curly hair. The shampoo cleanses your hair, but has shea butter added to it to keep your hair moisturised and healthy.
If you do not have curly hair, Cantu might not be for you; it is a very strong shampoo and might make your hair frizzy. However, if you do have curly hair, Cantu’s popularity speaks for itself. Other products in their range, alongside this shampoo, can help you keep your curls in great condition.

3. John Frieda PROfiller+ Thickening Shampoo

John Frieda PROfiller+ Thickening Shampoo
The idea that high street brands are not good for your hair is not exactly true. Some products, like John Frieda’s PROfiller+ Thickening Shampoo, can rival their more high-end competitors. This shampoo aims to give your hair a voluminous look, while also being much more budget friendly.
"The idea that high street brands are not good for your hair is not true"
It can plump up your hair’s thickness by 200 per cent and can make your hair feel stronger after just one use.

4. Grown Alchemist nourishing shampoo

Grown Alchemist nourishing shampoo
Grown Alchemist nourishing shampoo has been formulated with all hair types in mind. It’s vegan formula means that there are no harsh chemicals that can damage your hair and scalp.
It also works to maintain shine in your hair and prevent it from tangling, which can cause further breakage. It’s a great choice, if you don’t have a lengthy hair routine and just want something that will be gentle with your hair but do a good job at cleaning it.

5. Bleach London – Reincarnation Shampoo

BLEACH LONDON reincarnation shampoo
Dyeing or bleaching your hair can cause serious damage that can affect your hair for a very long time. However, Bleach London's Reincarnation Shampoo works to reconnect weakened bonds in your hair’s structure and contains creatine to build electrostatic bonds.
This shampoo is aimed at all hair types and for people with bleached, toned or dyed hair. If your hair is in need of rescuing, then Bleach London’s Reincarnation Shampoo is the product for the job.

6. Aveeno Skin Relief Soothing Shampoo

Aveeno Skin Relief Soothing Shampoo
A sensitive scalp can make it difficult to buy a shampoo, because so many shampoos contain chemicals that can be just too harsh. A harsh shampoo on a sensitive scalp can lead to dandruff and painful irritation, but Aveeno Skin Relief Soothing Shampoo is soft on your hair. This product gently cleanses your hair, while soothing irritations on your scalp.
"A sensitive scalp can make it difficult to buy a shampoo, because some chemicals are too harsh"
Aveeno is famed for its restorative products, from body washes to hand creams, that give your skin a silky, smooth feel. This shampoo works in the same way, allowing your scalp to feel healthier.

7. Redken Scalp Relief Shampoo

REDKEN Scalp Relief Shampoo
Greasy hair can ruin anyone’s day, as it can make your hair look flat and lifeless. If you are prone to greasy hair than picking the right shampoo is important, so your hair remains hydrated but also cleansed and clean. Redken Scalp Relief Shampoo is a great option, as it cleanses your hair, without irritating it or drying it out. It has been formulated with mint to balance the pH of your scalp and hair, to give it clean look.
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