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Is your hair and scalp screaming out for moisture? You’ll know it if your scalp feels dry and itchy and the ends of your hair are dry within minutes of getting out of the shower. If you need to quench your parched hair and scalp, stick with one of the best moisturizing shampoos to make your strands sing.
Best for a Budget
John Frieda Root Awakening Nourishing Moisture Shampoo stimulates the scalp while moisturizing parched strands all for less than $7 as of press time. “Allure” named it one of the best morning energizers because of the invigorating scent and hydrating effects.
Shu Uemura Art of Hair Moisture Velvet Nourishing Shampoo for Dry Hair just sounds ultra luxurious. But it’s the secret ingredient of camellia oil that drenches your hair and scalp in the moisture it has been craving. It’s so luxurious, in fact, that it won a Best of Beauty Award from “Allure” in 2009.
For those of you who want to stick with your stylist’s advice and purchase a professional brand, Redken All Soft Shampoo is for you. This shampoo won a number of 2008 awards, including the “Self” Healthy Beauty Award for Best Shampoo and "Allure's" Best of Beauty Readers Choice for shampoo. You can find it online or in your local salon.
Even the young ones can get dry hair and scalp. It happens more than you would imagine, which is why many brands have made shampoos to tackle it. Aveeno Baby Essential Moisture Shampoo is your best bet, according to “Allure,” which featured it as an Editors’ Favorite in 2010 because of its gentle formulation, light scent and moisturizing effects. Keep in mind that even though it is marketed for babies and children, it works wonders for adults too.