From argan oil to wild rosella, feed your hair with these natural shampoos that contain plant, herb and flower extracts and little to no harsh chemicals such as sulfates, silicones and parabens. They’re gentle on the scalp and contain essential vitamins and antioxidants to fortify and repair strands, leaving you with brilliantly beautiful locks that last!
1. HASK Superfruit Healthy Hair Shampoo, $16.90 (355 ml).
For those with dull, dyed or chemically-damaged hair, this tropical cleanser contains a nutritive “superfruit” blend of dragon fruit, acai berry and mangosteen oil to help restore shine as well as strengthen locks from within. Available at Watsons and Guardians.
2. Kerastase Aura Botanica Bain Micellaire, $30 (250 ml).
This gentle shampoo replaces harmful sulfates with natural origin agents such as Samoan coconut oil and Moroccan argan oil that have been responsibly sourced. Teamed with fragrant sweet orange essential oils, it claims to provide a luxurious lathering experience that leaves hair feeling light and glossy without the feeling of being weighed down. Available at Kérastase Institute (J’s Salon) and all Kérastase salons.
3. Yves Rocher Super Soft Shampoo With Witch Hazel, $13 (300 ml).
Gentle on sensitive scalps, this mild cleanser contains witch hazel which is known for its ability to lock in moisture, amongst other benefits. It’s also free of parabens, silicones and colourants, making it safe for young ones too. Available at Sephora.
4. Rahua Shampoo, $54 (275 ml).
Fortify and nourish both hair and scalp and prevent colour fade with this organic cleanser that’s made with unique Amazonian ingredients, including Rahua oil, fragrant Palo Santo oil, quinoa, and coconut and shea butter. Available at Sephora.
5. PHS Hairscience ADV Argan Oil Shampoo, $39 (200 ml).
Nourish dry, damaged strands with a potent dose of argan oil that effectively softens and cleanses without stripping your hair of its natural oils. Available at PHS Hairscience E-store and outlets.
6. Aveda Rosemary Mint Shampoo, $32 (250 ml).
Feel re-energised with a refreshing formula of peppermint and organic rosemary which contains antioxidant properties. Ideal for those with fine to normal hair. Available at Zalora.
7. Kiehl's Smoothing Oil-Infused Shampoo, $41 (250 ml).
Tame frizz and flyaways with a smoothening blend of Brazilian argan and babassu oils that also work to leave hair softer and glossier. Features a strong woodsy scent. Available at Kiehl’s stores.
8. Botaneco Garden Argan & Virgin Olive Oil Hair Shampoo, $7.90 (290 ml).
Made with organic Moroccan argan oil and Spanish virgin olive oil, this daily shampoo works to replenish lost nutrients and give hair a healthy sheen, all at a wallet-friendly price. Available at Guardian stores.
9. Australian Native Botanicals Everyday Rejuvenating Shampoo, $22.90 (500 ml).
Nourish and cleanse with a bit of the Australian wilderness in your bathroom with this vitamin- and antioxidant-packed shampoo enriched with botanical extracts of wild rosella flower and desert lime as well as lime, lemongrass and patchouli essential oils. Available at Watsons.
10. Klorane Oat Milk Shampoo, $18.90 (400 ml).
Oat milk from France is the star ingredient in this delicate formula that works to soothe even the most sensitive scalps and preserve your hair and scalp’s natural pH balance. It also helps reduce tangles. Available at Watsons and Guardian.
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Text: Elizabeth Liew