Hair products don’t need to be expensive. Many of the problems that people have with their hair are created by washing too often with water that’s too hot. Using a drugstore shampoo can be all you need. I’ve used the final product listed for some time with my color treated hair. My color holds. My hair’s in good condition. Life is good.
The best of the best drugstore shampoos for every hair type—and not one is more than $10
Tehrene Firman, December 14, 2019
There’s really no need to spend a fortune on expensive shampoos when you have a drugstore right around the corner. Yep, the place that carries some of your favorite affordable makeup products also has an impressive hair product selection, including stellar shampoo options for every hair type.
Whether you have curls for days, fine hair that could use some volume, or oiliness you can’t seem to get rid of, these are some of the best drugstore shampoos.
The best drugstore shampoos for every hair type
1. Fine, straight hair
If you have fine, flat hair that’s lacking volume, this shampoo will help. Instead of weighing your hair down, it boosts it up.
2. Kinky, curly hair
If you rock natural curls or waves, this shampoo is loaded with quality ingredients—including Jamaican black castor oil—that protects your strands and restores moisture and shine.
3. Thick hair
Especially great for thick to course hair, this coconut oil-based option moisturizes, repairs, and softens your strands.
4. Dry hair
Product: Head & Shoulders Itchy Scalp Care Dandruff Shampoo, $7
If you’re always dealing with a dry hair (especially during the cold winter months!), grab this shampoo that moisturizes your scalp and strands to remove oil and flakes and calm itchiness. Extra bonus: It’s infused with eucalyptus, so it smells amazing.
5. Curly, frizzy hair
If you have curly hair that tends to get frizzy, try this option that keeps your spirals smooth and tamed.
6. Oily hair
Apple cider vinegar is especially great for those with oily hair, and this sulfate- and paraben-free option will keep your hair healthy from root to tip.
7. Damaged hair
If you’re dealing with hair damage, this shampoo is extra moisturizing to help nourish and prevent breakage.
8. Color-treated hair
It doesn’t matter what color you dye your hair. This shampoo helps keep it moisturized, vibrant, and fade-free for up to 60 days.