How to Choose the Best Shampoo for Your Hair
Hydrating shampoo and conditioner. On the ingredients list, look for fatty alcohols like cetyl and stearyl alcohol, which protect and moisturize, and silicones to add shine and softness, says Pantene senior scientist Rolanda Johnson Wilkerson, PhD. For extremely dry hair, use a deep conditioner weekly.
• Redken Frizz Dismiss Shampoo and Conditioner, $19 and $20; Redken.com for salons.
• John Frieda Frizz Ease Miraculous Recovery Deep Conditioner, $10; drugstores.
• Herbal Essences Wild Naturals Rejuvenating Shampoo and Conditioner, $6 each; drugstores.
Clarifying shampoo. It's designed to remove stubborn product buildup and can increase dryness, Wilkerson says.