Are you overwhelmed looking for the right shampoo for your hair? With so many  products out there, who can blame you? How do you know which shampoo is the best hair shampoo for you?

Well the first thing you need to know is that there is no one-size-fits-all. Everyone is  different and therefore has different kind of hair. To find out which hair product is right for you, you need to:

  • First, analyze your hair texture and condition.
  • Then pick the product made specifically for your hair type.

Now with those two things in mind, you can use our all-inclusive guide below to find the best hair shampoo for you.

Best Hair Shampoo Guide

PictureShampooHair TypePriceRating
PicturesProductHair TypePriceRating
Pura d'or Hair Loss Prevention Premium Organic ShampooAll$$$4.3
Degrease Shampoo for Oily, Itchy & Greasy Hair - 100% Natural Treatment
Oily$$4.3
PHYTO PHYTONECTAR Ultra-Nourishing Brilliance ShampooDry$$$4.5
Neova Tricomin Revitalizing Shampoo for Hair LossThin / Damaged$$4.3
Curl Conscious Smoothing Shampoo For All Curls
Curly$$$4.2
Shea Moisture Raw Shea Retention ShampooDry / Damaged$4.0
Hair Care - Philip B - Peppermint & Avocado Volumizing & Clarifying ShampooFine / Damaged / Colored$$$4.6
Redken Fresh Curls ShampooCurly$$4.8
Head and Shoulders - Itchy Scalp Care with Eucalyptus Dandruff Shampoo
Dandruff (Itchy Scalp)$4.2
Fekkai Advanced Ageless Rejuvenating ShampooDamaged$$$$4.5
Biolage by Matrix Normalizing ShampooNormal$$$4.5
Pureology Nano Works Shampoo for UnisexColored / Damaged / Dry$$$$4.8
Kerastase Bain Oleo RelaxDry$$$4.2
Paul Mitchell ShampooThin$$4.6
Beessential Natural Honey and Botanical Sulfate Free ShampooColored / Normal$4.2

Know your Hair Type

Being able to figure out your hair type can be a confusing process. To help you determine your hair type we defined each below and hopefully after reading this you will be able to figure out which hair shampoo is best for you.

Normal hair looks naturally healthy and shiny even in between washes. It contains a balanced amount of natural oil that smooths the scalp and gives the hair shaft strength and protection. Normal hair can be shampooed every day or every other day.

Dry hair does not receive enough natural oils and usually looks lifeless, dull and fragile. Dry hair is a sign of hair damage and can cause breakage of hair strands. Daily shampooing robs the hair from its natural oils and cause dryness. Try washing your hair once or twice a week to retain moisture.

Oily hair feels heavy on the head and feels sticky/moist to the touch. The cause of oily hair can be overproduction of sebum (natural oil), not washing the hair enough, and stress or overproduction of hormones. It is recommended to wash greasy hair every day. If you notice your hair is still oily even when washed daily, you might have to change your shampoo.

Don’t forget that you can also have combination hair. Which means your hair is oily at the roots and dry at the ends, or visa versa.

Reviews of the 5 Best Hair Shampoos

Pura d’or Hair Loss Prevention Premium Organic Shampoo

Pura d’or Premium Shampoo is one of the best shampoos on the market. In fact we personally think it’s the best hair shampoo. Not only is it free of harsh chemical that are the leading cause of many chronic hair conditions but it also helps prevent hair loss. It comes as no surprise that this shampoo has been the #1 Best Seller on Amazon since 2012.

Additionally, the Shampoo is safe for daily use and for all hair types. So if you are still unsure about your hair type this is the shampoo for you.

Degrease Shampoo for Oily Hair

Another #1 Best Seller on Amazon is the all-natural shampoo from Maple Holistics. It was specifically designed for people with oily, itchy and greasy hair and is definitely one of the best in its class. The shampoo maintains moisture control by utilizing natural componets which cleanse the hair of excess moisture, balance sebum (natural oil in hair), stimulate the cell renewal of hair follicles and replenish natural oils to the hair in moderation.

It is also sulfate free and safe for color treated hair. But the best of all is their refund policy. If you are unsatisfied for any reason, they will issue you a full refund, no questions asked. So why wait, go ahead and buy it, what do you have to loose?

Pureology Nano Works Shampoo

Although this shampoo from Pureology is a little more pricy than the competition, we can assure you that it’s worth the price. A small amount goes a long way and only a pea-sized amount should be enough to get your hair looking good again. The shampoo is very moisturizing and color-protecting so if you hair is colored and/or dry we highly recommend this product.

Nano Works is a unisex shampoo and can be share with your partner (but we understand if you don’t ;)). Oh and did we mention that the smell is simply incredible? No? Well now you know.

Paul Mitchelle Shampoo One

Though this shampoo is pretty basic, it is one of our favorites, as it cleans well without stripping and it doesn’t build up on fine hair. It contains a moisturizing blend of Hawaiian awaphu, chamomile, henna, rosemary, aloe vera and jojoba which gives it its pleasant scent.

Shampoo One is a good quality shampoo for shiny and manageable hair and is suitable for daily use.

Phillip B Peppermint & Avocado Shampoo

As you might have noticed already we at The Hair Essentials are shampoo junkies and Phillip B Peppermint & Avocado Shampoo is a true favorite. Not only do we love the tingling sensation on our head from the peppermint oil, we also love the minty fragrance it has. If only more shampoo’s smelt this good.

As far as the performance goes it does a good job in restoring the hair’s natural shine and vitality by lifting away the product residue. It is very light and does not weigh down fine hair. Overall it is a good and luxurious shampoo experience.