How to Choose the Best Shampoo for Your Hair

Do you feel anxious that you are the only one losing hair? You’re definitely not! Recent statistics revealed that nearly 60% women and men are experiencing hair loss. Worldwide, over 800,000 suffers are seeking professional help with 60% stating they would rather have more hair than money or friends.

Usually the hair care routine starts and ends as follows: Combing, applying oil, washing, shampooing, rinsing and conditioning. Do you think all these are enough to take care of your hair? Think again!

Let me ask a question, “You find lots of hair sticking to your comb, and you start thinking that you might go bald. What would you think to do at first?” Yes, generally the first step which will strike your mind is “Changing the Shampoo”.

The right shampoo helps in restoring or changing the texture of our hair and also helps in nourishing the hair. Thinking how to choose the right shampoo for your hair? Continue reading….

Walking into a departmental store to choose a shampoo can be overwhelming as you find ample of products available. Do not let the label design, product logo and the tempting smell make you choose a shampoo. To make an informed choice you need to know your scalp type, hair type etc.

Types of Hair and Scalp

The first and foremost thing you need to consider when choosing a shampoo is to know what type of hair and scalp you have. If you have dry scalp, go for shampoo that is specifically made for such hair, instead of shampoos that are suitable for oily hair. You will get varieties of shampoos which are suitable for oily hair, dry hair, and normal hair and so on. If you can’t decide the nature of your scalp, you can take the advice of a hairdresser and then choose the right shampoo.

Choose a Shampoo with a Good Amount of Moisture and Nourishment:

Always make sure to keep your hair well-nourished and moisturised. By doing this, you can prevent dryness, frizziness and breakage of hair and split ends. Well-moisturised hair will grow properly and look healthy and lustrous. So while choosing an organic hair shampoo looks for ingredients including: Shea butter, egg protein, soy milk, and glycerine and so on.

Now let us Discuss Which Types of Shampoo for Your Hair

Shampoo for Curly Hair: The shampoo that you choose for curly hair should be rich in protein to keep the hair well nourished

Shampoo for Coloured Hair: For coloured hair you should not use the same shampoos that you use on other types of hair. Buy shampoos that are specially made for coloured hair and use them. This will keep your hair strong and reduce hair loss.

Shampoo for Dry Hair: Dry hair is more susceptible to split ends and hair loss. A sulphate free shampoo with low pH is ideal for dry hair.

Choosing the right shampoo is important for everyone but what is even more important is to find out what works best for your hair. Choose organic hair shampoo and have a thick strong hair!

With over 5 years as a licensed cosmetologist, the author offers guidance on choosing organic beauty products. In this article, she speaks more on choosing organic hair shampoo. Visit



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