If you’re having issues with your hair, you need to get to the root of the matter. It may seem trite but that’s literally what you should do. Your scalp, where hair springs forth, needs to be a habitable environment for new and healthy growth. There are a litany of factors that can make it less than welcoming for your follicles, including environmental damage from the sun and pollution, a build-up of styling products, overproduction of oil, and excessive scratching. Using formulas that counteract the aforementioned issues and repair whatever harm has already been done, is the first step to setting things right and ensuring there will be better hair days ahead with a better, healthy scalp.
Sachajuan Scalp Shampoo $28
Lathering up with this balancing shampoo, packed with an eye-opening blend of rosemary oil, ginger extract, and menthol, will help you get your scalp to that sweet spot between parched and grease ball.
Davines NaturalTech Energizing Shampoo $30
Because healthy follicles equal a healthy head of hair (unless you have a genetic predisposition to baldness), this invigorating formula aims to invigorate them with a healthy dose of circulation-boosting caffeine.
Kiehl’s Grooming Solutions Nourishing Shampoo + Conditioner $20
Your styling products are secretly sabotaging your look. As you pile on waxes, gels and pastes, they accumulate on the scalp, which leads to breakage, blocked follicles and flakiness. This purifying two-in-one clears it all away while leaving hair and scalp hydrated with naturally conditioning essential oils.
Jack Black Nourishing Hair and Scalp Conditioner with Tea Tree Oil & Basil Leaf $20
You don’t want to wash away the gunk only to pile it back on. Which is why you need to pick a lightweight condition like this one that moisturizes hair without weighing heavily on it and treats scalp issues, like dryness and irritation.
V76 by Vaughn Tonic Hair & Scalp $20
For one day a week, try swapping out your follicle-clogging stylers for this eucalyptus and juniper oil infused hair (and scalp) refresher. Simply spray in and feel the rejuvenation.
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