No matter what time of year it is, the need for an outstanding hair cleansing routine is non-negotiable. I know what you are thinking, “It’s just shampooing, how much to it can there be?” A process like washing your hair should be simple but anyone who has had natural hair at any point will tell you that all is not fair in shampoo and washing.
I know that we talk a lot about using the right products on your hair on the blog, but that is because it is a big deal. In fact, healthy, strong, growing hair is a matter of what you put on it. So yes, it all comes down to what you do and you should put some thought and effort into what you use. This is, arguably, more important for naturals than anyone else. There is just so much at stake and there is so much “trying” that goes into find the right groove for your tresses.
So today, we are talking about using the best shampoos for your natural hair. And before I get into the list, know that sulfate free products are the way to go. Period. They are gentler and give the best results. Don’t be cheap here. With that, let’s get into some products for you to try.
Shea Moisture Organic African Black Soap Deep Cleansing Shampoo
Women swear by Shea Moisture and for good reason. They make awesome products that give even more awesome outcomes. From hair to face to body, this is a go-to tried and true brand. Shea Moisture Organic African Black Soap Deep Cleansing Shampoo is especially great for those who have scalp issues like eczema and dandruff. It clarifies your hair while soothing your scalp. With tea tree oil and salicylic acid to combat flaky conditions, the black soap and willow bark work to detoxify your hair. Try it! It will run you about $10.
Trader Joe’s Tea Tree Tingle Shampoo
Let us all rejoice for this little miracle product. Trader Joe’s has so many great offerings for everything from food to your pets. Their Tea Tree Tingle Shampoo is one of them. There are no sulfates at all in this coconut-derived formulation. It is specially created for their particular brand- healthier living. The thing about this particular shampoo is that is works to rid your hair of dirt and oil so it leaves it feeling, literally, squeaky-clean. It is going to cost you about $4.
Aubrey Organics GPB Balancing Protein Shampoo
If you need some protein in your life, Aubrey Organics GPB Balancing Protein Shampoo is a great tool to add to your regimen. This product hydrates and re-energizes your hair. It adds softness and manageability for superior cleaning. It doesn’t dry out your hair and smells pretty good too. It will run you about $12.
Design Essentials Natural Curl Cleanser Shampoo
If you are looking for vitality, this is a great product. Design Essentials Natural Curl Cleanser Shampoo is specifically made for curls and will add a lot of them to your hair. With high quality ingredients like arnica, rose hip and soybean, you get moisture, shine, softness and so much more. It’s an ideal item to add to your hair care arsenal. This shampoo will cost you around $12 to $16.
At the end of the day, your hair is the product of the products that you choose to use on it. Doing your research to ensure you’re giving it the best is paramount. Give your hair what it deserves and it will give you what you deserve.