The Best Shampoo for Relaxed & Color-Treated Hair

Help restore your hair to a healthier condition.

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If you are suffering from a chemical addiction -- speaking about relaxers and hair color, of course -- you need to find the best shampoo you can get your hands on. Chemically treated hair tends to be damaged, dry and dull compared to its virgin -- again, talking about hair color and relaxers -- counterparts. Fight the frizz, drench your parched hair in moisture and restore shine and vitality with gentle and repairing ingredients.

Living Proof No Frizz Shampoo

This “Allure” Best of Beauty Award-winning shampoo is ideal for chemically treated hair because it is formulated to fight frizz on contact. The gentle ingredients help to remove dirt and oil like the best of them but without stripping hair. The sulfate-free formula won’t harm relaxed or color-treated hair and will leave hair looking smoother and sleeker.

James Brown Chemically Treated Hair Shampoo

“Marie Claire UK” recommends this shampoo for anyone who has color-treated hair or the frizzies from other chemical services such as relaxers. The shampoo works together with the conditioner to heal broken cuticles, reduce frizz and regain shine. How does it accomplish all this? With ingredients such as milk protein, Vitamin E, white tea and sunflower extract.

Garnier Fructis Color Shield Fortifying Shampoo

This budget-friendly pick by “Allure” helps to protect hair color and enhance shine. The gentle cleansing ingredients wipe away dirt, oil and product while the grape-seed oil and acai berry go to work to protect hair and add shine. Those with relaxed hair will like that it is fortifying -- which means strengthening.

Bumble and Bumble Gentle Shampoo

This shampoo is a top seller for retailers such as Sephora. What makes it so great is that it's very mild but ultra-moisturizing at the same time. Sephora says this one is a must-have for anyone who is chemically addicted. Your hair will slurp up the moisture like there is no tomorrow and thank you with healthy, shiny locks.

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