How much of a difference can a shampoo make? Afterall, it's only supposed to clean your scalp and hair, right? Eh, incorrect. Because if your hair feels coarse after a wash or chunks of them bid you farewell when you brush or shampoo, that’s when you know your shampoo isn’t the one for you. But there are so many sulfate free shampoos out there—hydrating, nourishing, color safe, volumizing, thickening and so on—how do you match this lingo with your hair? Buckle up, because we’ll tell you how.

In This Article:

1. Dry And Frizzy Hair

2. Oily Hair

1. Dry And Frizzy Hair

If battling with brittle hair is the bane of your life, you my friend need something that is thick, creamy and ultra moisturizing. Your hair is in serious need of hydration, so you gotta pick a shampoo that is infused with a nourishing oil. This will help restore moisture into your hair shaft, improve texture and tame frizz. Our Natural Argan Oil & Lavender Sulfate Free Anti-Frizz Shampoo is hands-down the best shampoo for dry and frizzy hair. The pure and luxurious moroccan argan oil comes second-to-none to revive dryness and make your hair super soft.

2. Oily Hair

Does your hair get oily quickly, literally within a day? Does it generally lack volume and bounce? Is everyday a shampoo day for you? Then there’s good news and there’s some bad news. Bad news: shampooing everyday is causing your sebaceous glands to work overtime to make up for the loss of moisture. So you’re kind of stuck in a loop. Good news: the right sulfate free shampoo can fix this. Our Tea Tree & Vetiver Scalp Refresh Shampoo clarifies and soothes an oily scalp. This one can keep your scalp refreshed and oil-free for longer, and allows it to breathe. So no more shampooing everyday, yay! It’s also a great pick for people who have stubborn white flakes or build up.

3. Curly Hair

Curly hair is a party in itself - a springy, coily celebration! But the wrong shampoo can turn them into a total party pooper. Worry not, because we’re holding a secret to get juicy, defined, bouncy and soft curls every time! Our Rice Water & Angelica Seed Oil Silicone Free Shampoo For Curly & Wavy Hair is THE shampoo for curly hair. We’ll tell you why it stands out. Firstly, being a sulfate free shampoo, it doesn’t dry out your curls and gives them love. Second, it has curl-friendly ingredients that hydrate your naturally dry hair. Lastly, it helps tame frizz and define the shape of your curls.

How To Know If You Have Curly Hair?

Frizzy hair might be an indication that your hair is secretly curly or wavy. And the strand test will give you your curly confirmation. Take a small section of your hair and dampen it just a little. Wrap it around your finger. If it forms a coil or spiral, then you most likely have curly hair. Although, if it remains relatively straighter, you have wavy hair. Another way to find out is to let your hair air dry post washing. If you notice S-shaped patterns, you’ve got wavy hair. If there are ringlets or coils towards the ends, you’ve got ‘em curls.

4. Normal Hair

Congratulations on being the elusive unicorns of the hair world! If your hair is neutral in the battleground of oily vs. dry, then dear friend you are rocking normal hair. Since your hair type is the most cool, collected and tantrum-free, picking a shampoo is like a piece of cake. You just need a shampoo that speaks the same language, which is rightfully our Curry Leaves, Biotin & Mandarin Sulfate Free Shampoo For Long & Strong Hair. This sulfate free shampoo pampers your tresses, and promises balance, shine and strength. Not only that, it also promotes density and faster hair growth. Cha-ching! Sounds like you’ve hit the jackpot!

5. Fine Hair

Okay girl, it’s time to take your hair from fine to ‘fine.’ Because your quest of finding a plumping potion that gives your strands a pep talk, convincing them to stand all and proud, is finally over. Our Coconut Water & Mimosa Flower Sulfate Free Volume and Bounty Shampoo has volumizing superpowers that screams, “Rise and shine!” It’s a magical lifting elixir that has that power to fluff and leave your hair feeling fuller and buoyant. Watch your hair go from a whispered secret to a full-blown conversation starter with every wash! 

Frequently Asked Questions

Q1. What ingredients should I look for when choosing a shampoo?

A. The answer depends on your hair type. For example, if you have dry hair, you need a shampoo which has nourishing oils in it. Those with curly hair need to steer clear from sulfates and parabens and people who have oily hair can pick a shampoo with clarifying ingredients like tea tree or aloe.

Q2. Can the same shampoo work differently on different hair types?

A. Yes! It’s essential to pick a shampoo that suits your hair type. A person who has dry hair will not benefit from a volumizing shampoo, whereas it can be a game-changer for those with fine hair type. Same is the case for people with curly, oily or dry hair.

Q3. What effects can the wrong shampoo have on my hair?

A. Not choosing the right shampoo can steal your hair’s luster, softness and its overall health. You might also experience dryness leading to frizz and flyaways. While choosing a shampoo, always keep your hair and scalp type in mind and select a shampoo that caters to it.

 

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Written by Rhea Shah on Jan 18, 2024