1. Christophe Robin Cleansing Purifying Scrub with Sea Salt, $79 (250 ml).
This scrub from French hair stylist and and celeb hair colorist Christophe Robin, is made with 100% plant active ingredients which cleanses, purifies, detoxifies, hydrates and soothes the scalp. Containing sea salt, a natural exfoliant, it scrubs away dirt and buildup while stimulating blood circulation on the scalp for healthier hair growth.
2. The Body Shop Fuji Green Tea Refreshingly Purifying Cleansing Hair Scrub, $29 (352 g).
Formulated without silicones, The Body Shop’s own scalp scrub is made with an invigorating blend of Japanese green tea, mint menthol, salt crystals and Community Trade honey from Ethiopia. What we like is how the menthol leaves a cooling sensation on the scalp—perfect for showers on those warm evenings, and that it contains honey to help nourish the hair.
3. L’oreal Paris Everfresh Micro-Exfoliating Scrub, $19.90 (250 ml).
Made with apricot seeds to remove scalp impurities, this scalp scrub from L’oreal Paris
is sulfate-free, paraben-free and colorant-free. Gently massage into wet hair and scalp before rinsing away thoroughly. Follow up with the shampoo and conditioner from the same series for optimal results.
4. IGK Low Key Cleansing Walnut Scalp Scrub, $47 (147 ml).
Derek Yuen, hairstylist to the Crazy Rich Asians star Contance Wu once shared in an interview that “scrubs are an amazing way to detox and purify the scalp leaving it in a better condition to promote healthier hair growth”.
Suitable for all straight, wavy, and curl hair, this IGK scalp scrub uses sugar instead of salt. Sugar works as a more gentle exfoliator to detoxify and soothe sensitive and over-worked scalps.
This scrub also contains apple cider vinegar to clarify and walnut oil to nourish hair for softer and shinier hair. We love that it has a delicious fragrance of guava, coconut water, pink lotus, midnight violet, and vanilla. For those with coloured hair, you’ll be glad to know that this product is color safe with UV protection as well.
5. OUAI Scalp & Body Scrub, $38 (250 g).
For those who prefer their hair products to foam up in the shower, this Ouai scrub does the – The sugar crystals work to give the scalp a thorough exfoliation without drying the hair out. Formulated without parabens, sulfates, phthalates, you’ll be glad to know that you can use the scalp scrub on your body as well. It also contains probiotics to balance your skin’s natural pH levels and coconut oil to moisturise the scalp and body.