Those with oily hair know that not just any shampoo will do when it comes to properly cleansing strands. Instead of tackling excess oil, the wrong formula can strip the scalp of its natural oils and lead to even more grease, flakes, irritation and redness.
If your hair needs some help in the cleansing department, don’t fret. These clarifying shampoos help keep your scalp balanced and hair feeling healthy and soft.
Created specifically for oily, flaky scalps, this soothing shampoo helps balance a finicky environment with help from natural extracts and an easy-rinse gel texture.
KEVIN.MURPHY Maxi.Wash ($35)
Tea tree, thyme and rosemary essential oils combine in this detoxifying shampoo—it’s also free of parabens and sulfates—meant to bring equilibrium to an oily, product-coated scalp.
Not only does this purifying shampoo de-grease the scalp and nourish dry ends, it also adds serious volume to limp strands, too.
An Ulta best-seller, pyrithione zinc helps slough off flakes and irritation from a sensitive scalp in this effective yet ultra-gentle shampoo.
Those with oily hair tend to reach for the dry shampoo more than most. This treatment hits the reset button on the scalp for a deep—but never-stripping—clean you’ll keep coming back to.
Activated charcoal acts as a magnet to pull oil and debris out of the hair while leaving it soft, smooth and shiny after each wash.
This once-a-week clarifying shampoo clears the scalp of excess oil and product and leaves hair feeling straight-from-the-salon smooth.
Fans of the brand’s nettle-infused dry shampoo know the power of the oil-absorbing ingredient. This gentle shampoo also features nettle, working to decrease excess oil with each lather.