If this is happening to you, we recommend that you check our article on “How to control oily hair?”. As for this article, we will only focus on shampoos. Usually, one of the inconveniences of having oily hair and scalp is feeling the need to wash the hair every single day. So, one way of controlling your oily hair is to choose the right shampoo. Therefore the wrong shampoo can make the hair look even heavier and the right one can make you forget that you have oily hair!

What is oily hair?

Oily hair is a type of hair where there is excessive production of sebum on the scalp. Consequently, the hair experiences oiliness, looking heavy and greasy. This can have several causes for example medication, the change of season, using the wrong hair products, stress, or inappropriate hair treatment.

What should I look for in a shampoo for oily hair?

If you have oily hair, you will instinctively look for a feeling of freshness and purity when washing the hair. So, at the store, when you are looking for a shampoo you should look for the “OIly hair” indication on the label. These products are usually lighter on the hair, with fewer conditioning agents. In addition, to get the sensation of freshness you can look for a product with mint or nettle, for example. Regarding the number of times you should wash your hair, well as many as you want or need. Let’s check some of our suggestions below:

Our Suggestions

J.F. Lazartigue Rebalance Shampoo for Oily Roots and Dry Ends is a shampoo that gently washes while balancing excessive oil production at the root and moisturizes the length and ends. Consequently, it is specially indicated for oily hair with dry ends. With a mild Mediterranean scent and fresh notes of mint and orange and floral touches, it provides a sense of balance and freshness, from the roots to the tips.

Phyto Phytopanama Balancing Shampoo is a shampoo for daily use on oily hair. The shampoo was designed to gently wash hair with excess sebum, as often as necessary. It regulates excess sebum, thus reducing oiliness on the hair. Furthermore, castor oil protects hair from external aggressions, while juniper berries extract regulates sebum production. Moreover, the hair is lighter, fresher, and revitalized.

Klorane Oil Control Shampoo with Nettle is an oil control shampoo specially indicated for oily hair, that helps increase the time between washes. It reduces the excess sebum so that the hair does not look greasy, thanks to the nettle extract in its composition. The gentle cleansing base smoothly cleans the scalp and hair, keeping the scalp purified and fresh. Plus, it cleans the scalp and leaves the hair light and loose for longer.

Vichy Dercos Sebo Control Oily Hair Shampoo is a shampoo specially indicated for hair with an oily tendency, for frequent use. This shampoo slows the appearance of oiliness, leaving the scalp purified and hair easy to comb. Formulated with four specific surfactants, it limits the migration of sebum from the pores to the hair fiber. That is to say, the hair remains light and with more volume for a longer time.

Ducray Argeal Sebum-Absorbing Treatment Shampoo is a daily use shampoo specially formulated to complement the treatment of oily hair. A daily use shampoo for oily hair that removes the excess of oiliness, thanks to the kaolin in its composition. Consequently, the hair is lighter and softer. It can also be used as a complement, after completing the treatment with Ducray Sabal Shampoo.

It’s time to make a decision and go after the light and fresh hair you have been dreaming about!