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Top 10 Best Shampoos for Hair Repair and Growth to Buy Online 2020

We’ve scoured the internet and pored over reviews to find the best shampoos for hair repair and growth. During our research, we discovered that the best shampoos contain DHT-blocking ingredients to combat hair loss and nourishing ingredients to encourage healthy strands.

They’re free from irritants like sulfates and parabens and are also suitable for your hair type. Keeping these things in mind, we’ve come up with a list of our favorite growth and repair shampoos available online.
  • Last updated: 10-24-2019
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Top 10 Best Shampoos for Hair Repair and Growth to Buy Online

When looking for a shampoo, keep your goals in mind. While many shampoos promise growth, volume, and repair, some will target hair loss while others will improve texture. Think about what you’re looking for.

1. Pura D’or Anti-Hair Thinning Shampoo (16 fl. oz.)

$37.99

Key IngredientsKetoconazole (.9%), coal tar, biotin, nettle extract, saw palmetto
Free fromSulfates, parabens, gluten
Best forAll hair types, color-safe

2. Nizoral A-D Anti-Dandruff Shampoo (7 fl. oz.)

$14.72

Key IngredientsKetoconazole (1%)
Free fromParabens, fragrances
Best forAll hair types, color-safe

3. ArtNaturals Argan Hair Growth Shampoo (16 fl. oz.)

$26.95

Key IngredientsArgan oil, caffeine, white willow bark, burdock root, grain proteins
Free fromSulfates, parabens
Best forAll hair types

4. OGX Thick & Full + Biotin & Collagen Shampoo (13 fl. oz.)

$11.10

Key IngredientsBiotin, collagen, hydrolyzed wheat protein
Free fromSulfates, parabens
Best forAll hair types, color-safe

5. Dr. Hempster Hair Loss and Biotin Shampoo (18 fl. oz.)

$23.97

Key IngredientsBiotin, saw palmetto, wheat protein, argan oil, hemp oil
Free fromParabens, GMOs
Best forAll hair types

6. ColorProof BioRepair-8 Anti-Thinning Shampoo (8.5 fl. oz.)

$44.00

Key IngredientsBiotin, soy protein, heliogenol
Free fromSulfates, parabens
Best forColored hair

7. L’Oréal Paris Elvive Extraordinary Clay Rebalancing Shampoo (12.6 fl. oz.)

$2.84

Key IngredientsClay
Free fromParabens
Best forOily roots, color-safe

8. Keranique Scalp Stimulating Keratin Shampoo (8 fl. oz.)

$19.00

Key IngredientsKeratin, ginseng, biotin
Free fromSulfates, parabens, dyes
Best forDry hair

9. Nioxin Cleanser Shampoo, System 1 (16.9 fl. oz.)

$27.08

Key IngredientsBiotin
Free from
Best forLightly thinning hair

10. Marc Anthony Strengthening Grow Long Super Fast Strength (8.4 fl. oz.)

$7.89

Key IngredientsCaffeine, ginseng, vitamin E
Free fromSulfates, parabens
Best forAll hair types, color-safe

How to Choose a Shampoo for Hair Repair and Growth – Buying Guide

Whether you’re looking to combat thinning hair, trying to grow your hair out, or just want to give your natural texture a little more to work with, there’s a shampoo for you–just be sure you pick the right one for your goals and hair type.

Look for Nourishing, Protective Ingredients

When it comes to hair growth, one of the most important things to do is look for the right protective ingredients.

If You’re Dealing with Hair Loss, Look for a Shampoo with Ketoconazole

If You’re Dealing with Hair Loss, Look for a Shampoo with Ketoconazole
Hair loss is largely due to two hormones—testosterone and dihydrotestosterone (DHT), which can shrink and damage follicles. So, to best combat hair loss, you want to look for a shampoo that works to block one or more of these hormones.
Ketoconazole is an ingredient that does exactly that. It works primarily as a DHT blocker and helps to strengthen hair follicles and control flaking–which is why you often find it as an ingredient in anti-dandruff shampoos.
However, if you’re looking for higher concentrations, you’ll probably need a prescription. But lower, 1% concentrations can easily be found online and are still effective.

For General Strengthening and Repair, Look for Antioxidants, Vitamins, and Proteins

For General Strengthening and Repair, Look for Antioxidants, Vitamins, and Proteins
For something a little less intense that’s more focused on keeping your current hair healthy and strong, look for ingredients that nourish your scalp and strengthen your locks. Antioxidants like vitamin E and ginseng help to revitalize follicles, proteins and amino acids strengthen your strands, and B vitamins can help to protect from environmental damage.
While these ingredients won’t make your hair grow more, they can help to prevent hairfall and breakage and give you the appearance of fuller hair.

To Prevent Irritation and Dryness, Learn Which Ingredients are Gentle and Which Aren’t

To Prevent Irritation and Dryness, Learn Which Ingredients are Gentle and Which Aren’t
When you already have weak strands and compromised follicles, the last thing you want to do is further exacerbate the problem. Make sure the main cleansing agent is gentleamino acid shampoos are often a good choice.
Parabens, sulfates, and artificial fragrances are often added to shampoos but are completely unnecessary and can actually be harmful, especially for those with sensitive scalps. So to prevent further damage, try to skip these ingredients. Luckily many shampoos without them will state on the label that they’re paraben/sulfate/fragrance-free, so you might not have to go through the entire ingredients list to figure it out.

Remember to Keep Your Hair Type in Mind

Remember to Keep Your Hair Type in Mind
People will all types of hair can experience strand weakness and hair loss, but that doesn’t mean that all types of hair should use the same products. If you know that your hair type requires a little extra care—if it’s dyed, extremely textured, oil-prone, etc.—be sure to look for a shampoo that takes that into account, too.

Tips to Encourage Hair Growth

Tips to Encourage Hair Growth
Aside from using the right shampoo, there are a few other things you can try to encourage new growth and prevent hair loss and breakage.
One of the best ways to encourage growth is by stimulating the scalp. One way to do this is by regularly massaging your scalp to gently activate the bloodstream. If you’re looking to avoid adding finger oils to your hair, you can also get a good massaging by brushing your hair. Just be sure to be gentle about it, and when detangling always start from the bottom.
It’s equally important to do your best to prevent and mitigate damage. Avoid heat tools when possible, trim split ends regularly, don’t tie your hair back too tightly, and use a good, restorative conditioner.

Summary

Your hair can play a large role in your self-confidence, and finding the right shampoo to promote growth and strength is a step in the right direction. Just be sure to keep your personal needs in mind when picking a shampoo, and you should be good to go.
By Jacqueline Oshiro

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