It’s wintertime. As you know, this period takes a toll on your hair, creating it dry and hard. It can spell main doom for anyone whose hair inclines to get dry. Smoothness, splits and breakage – all are joint symptoms caused by the dry weather. Dealing with them may need you to really up your hair care game. To assist your hair get through it all in one section, I have put composed a list of the top 20 shampoos available in India to treat dryness and damage. Changing your shampoo alone will not help restore hair health. Regular oiling, taming and the use of nutritious hair packs are key to ensure your hair stays healthy and damage-free.
- Pantene Pro-V Complete Damage Care Shampoo
Pantene has a reputation for being gentle on dried hair. And out of all their products, this one for damage care takes the cake. The Pro-V formula, which is the brand’s biggest breakthrough in 30 years, works at the core to strengthen your hair and provide it with the right kind of harm care. It guards and repairs 10 visible signs of damage. The shampoo provides your hair with expert protection from damage with its oil-enriched Pro-V formula that makes your hair softer and more manageable. The product, like other Pantene shampoos, lathers extremely well while removing dandruff, soothing the scalp, and keeping your hair conditioned. It is the perfect all-rounder that repairs your hair, protects it, and makes it slicker and softer.
- Dove Intense Repair Damage Therapy Shampoo
This product claims to repair damage at the cellular level with its keratin-active contents. It contains borage seed oil that nourish and moisturizes hair. The shampoo helps assuage splitting and damage and makes your hair smooth and glossy. To top it all, it does not weigh your hair down and is completely affordable.
- Garnier Ultra Blends Mythic Olive Shampoo
This shampoo is a part of the Garnier Ultra Blends range and is free of parabens. It contains virgin olive oil – a natural conditioner that helps keep your hair soft. The product controls frizz and dryness and is an extremely effective cleanser. It makes your hair smooth and glossy right from the first wash.
4.L’Oreal Paris Smooth Intense Shampoo
Argan oil is a gift from the gods for dry hair, and this product contains it along with silk protein that helps repair broken and unruly hair. The Smooth Intense Shampoo from L’Oreal Paris helps keep your hair nourished and controls curl, making your hair looks smooth and glossy. When used with its conditioner, it keeps your hair conditioned for extended times.
- Sunsilk Nutritious Soft & Smooth Shampoo
If you are looking for a way to make your hair glossy, soft, and smooth at a reasonable price, here it is. This nutritious soft and smooth shampoo by Sunsilk contains egg ceramide complex, which helps treat protein loss and dryness in your hair. It is also enriched with a light blend of five natural oils that work together to condition your hair and make it more manageable. Use this shampoo with its conditioner for best effects.
- Matrix Biolage Ultra Hydrasource Shampoo
This shampoo by Matrix is paraben-free and covers lemongrass, sage, and wheat germ lipids. These help control frizzy and repair the health of your hair. When used along with its conditioner, it makes your hair pulpy and moisturized. If your hair has been treated with chemicals recently, this hydrating shampoo by Matrix might be the right pick for you.
- Yves Rocher Lissage Smoothing Shampoo
The Lissage Smoothing Shampoo from Yves Rocher is free of parabens, colorants, and silicones and 98% of its makings are natural. If you were watching for a shampoo that will smooth frizz while keeping your hair nourished, this is it. It lathers well and is hence great for cleaning. While this shampoo is rated slightly higher than regular ones, it is totally worth the money.
- Tresemme Hair Spa Rejuvenation Shampoo
What’s well than a hair spa at home? This shampoo has hydrating marine materials that nourish and totally cleanse your hair and scalp. It has a pleasant fragrance, and when used in combination with its conditioner, you get the perfect shampoo-conditioner combo for dry hair. However, since this shampoo is made for all hair types, it might not work for damaged hair.
- Fabindia Silk Protein Shampoo
This product covers silk protein that helps strengthen the protein bonds in your hair as well as retain dryness. It helps repair protein damage while it softens and soothes the hair shaft. The shampoo is especially made for people with dry and damaged hair, and so, it helps controller frizz and softens unruly hair.
- Blossom Kochhar Aroma Magic Aloevera Cream Shampoo
This shampoo is the comprehensive package deal for dry and rough hair. If you have common hair or hair that is only slightly dry, it is likely that you won’t even feel the need to condition after washing your hair. The shampoo does not lather as well as most, and this is because it does not contain any sulfates. However, it effectively removes dirt and grime, and the aloe Vera extract in the shampoo leaves your scalp feeling cool and refreshed.
- Biotique Bio Soya Protein Fresh Nourishing Shampoo
Biotique is another brand that has amazing sulfate-free shampoos. This one with soya protein is complete for dry and damaged hair types. It also contains wild turmeric and barberry extracts that help clean your scalp and hair and maintain the pH balance. However, a mutual mistake people make while using this shampoo is to use too much of it. Since the shampoo is sulfate-free, it does not lather as well as others, but this does not mean that it isn’t working. For best effects, use this shampoo with its conditioner. This is the best shampoo and conditioner for dry hair.
- L’Oreal Paris Total Repair 5
This is one of the best popular shampoos out there for broken hair. This product claims to fight the five signs of hair damage – hair fall due to breakage, dry hair, rough hair, dull hair, and split ends. It lathers extremely well and is adept at removing oil and dirt. It will clean your scalp while repairing your hair and gets the job done in a single wash.
- Garnier Fructis Fortifying Shampoo + Oil 2 in 1
Only women with dry hair know the fights of oiling. Shampooing without having put oil in your hair first can spell doom for the little moisture present in it. The 2 in 1 Shampoo by Garnier Fructis solves that problem. It contains olive, avocado, and shea oil, all of which work together to nourish and condition your hair while the shampoo cleanses dirt and grime. It produces a generous amount of lather, which takes a while to rinse off. The shampoo leaves your hair smelling great for hours, sometimes even for days.
- Himalaya Herbals Protein Shampoo
This protein shampoo by Himalaya Herbals contains extracts from fenugreek, aloe, nettled melon, licorice, and sesame. The shampoo is mild and works successfully to promote hair health and fight damage. It smooth and moisturizes dry hair, making it a lot easier to manage.
- Tresemme Keratin Smooth Shampoo
If frizzy is your biggest problem, this is the shampoo for you. It makes your hair smooth and glossy by adding a protecting layer over your hair shaft. This keeps it safe from pollution and external moisture. It has a mild, keratin-infused formula that strengthens your hair and repairs protein harm. If your hair has been chemically treated, this shampoo should be one of your best options.
Now that you know what shampoos to keep an eye out for, you can breeze through winter with fabulous hair. Just remember, a shampoo alone does not hold the power to transform your hair. You also need to follow a bulletproof hair care routine if you want dazzling hair.
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