10 of the best shampoos for damaged hair

10 of the best shampoos for damaged hair

Whether it’s caused by colour-treatment, excessive heated styling or simply just the cold weather, all our hair can become damaged from time to time. With rough texture, noticable split ends and a frizzy finish, damaged hair looks far from the sleek, luminous locks we all dream of.

To help you reverse damage and treat your hair to a little TLC every time you wash, we have curated an edit of the best shampoos for damaged hair to nourish, smooth and repair lacklustre locks.

10 of the best shampoos for damaged hair

  1. Kérastase Resistance Bain Extentioniste
  2. Redken Extreme Shampoo
  3. Grow Gorgeous Rescue & Repair Shampoo
  4. Bumble & bumble Hairdresser’s Invisible Oil Shampoo
  5. System Professional Repair Shampoo
  6. Living Proof Restore Shampoo
  7. Phyto Phytokeratine Extreme Shampoo
  8. Leonor Greyl Shampooing Reviviscence
  9. Shu Uemura Art of Hair Ultimate Reset Shampoo
  10. BIOSILK Silk Therapy Shampoo

Kérastase Resistance Bain Extentioniste

Targeting weakened, brittle strands of hair, Kérastase Resistance Bain Extentioniste works to rebuild the internal structure of each strand of hair to prevent further damage and breakage. While lifting away impurities and oils to thoroughly cleanse your hair, the shampoo nourishes your locks with a blend of lipids which create a sleek and shiny finish.

Redken Extreme Shampoo

Developed with an exclusive RCT Protein Complex to strengthen and enrich your hair, Redken Extreme Shampoo penetrates deeply to cleanse, refresh and repair your hair. The lightweight formula rejuvenates weak, brittle hair to minimise breakages and smooth split ends for a perfected, revitalised finish.

Grow Gorgeous Rescue & Repair Shampoo

Infused with a cocktail of nourishing ingredients including Sea Satin and Bamboo Extract, Grow Gorgeous Rescue & Repair Shampoo works wonders on dry, damaged hair. Hydrating and refreshing your hair for a clean, luminous finish, the shampoo combats damaged caused by bleaching, colour-treatment and heated styling with a blend of Cupuassu Butter and Vitamin E.

Bumble and bumble Hairdresser’s Invisible Oil Shampoo

Free from sulphates, Bumble and bumble Hairdresser’s Invisible Oil Shampoo gently cleanses your hair while repairing damage and softening each strand for a sleek, more manageable finish. Enriched with an expert blend of six nourishing oils to transform the texture and appearance of your locks, Invisible Oil Shampoo protects against future breakage and damage caused by heat and environmental aggressors.

System Professional Repair Shampoo

Combining Hydrolised Keratin to smooth each stand of hair and Wheat Germ Oil to soften and nourish, System Professional Repair Shampoo works to restore over processed hair back to full health. The luxurious formula calms and smoothens the hair cuticle to minimise the appearance of split ends and promote a healthy hair and scalp pH balance.

Living Proof Restore Shampoo

With a patented Healthy Hair Molecule (OFPMA) which works with conditioning agents to repair damaged hair, Living Proof Restore Shampoo replenishes much needed moisture whilst effectively cleansing your locks. Nourishing but so lightweight, the wonderful formula strengthens and restructures broken fibres for a sleek, perfected finish.

Phyto Phytokeratin Extreme Shampoo

Boasting an advanced formula enriched with botanical Keratin, Phyto Phytokeratin Extreme Shampoo has been developed especially for ultra-damaged, dry and brittle hair. Hyaluronic Acid penetrates the hair fibre as your wash, rebuilding internal structure for hair that looks and feels healthy. The addition of Rice Bran Ceramides smooth the hair cuticle for a beautiful, high shine finish.

Leonor Greyl Shampooing Reviviscence

The epitome of luxurious haircare, Leonor Greyl Shampooing Reviviscence transforms dull, damaged hair to restore beautiful softeness and shine. With a blend of the finest natural ingredients including hydrating Sea Lavender and vitamin-rich Amaranth Extract, the feather-light formula cleanses your hair whilst reversing damage caused by heating styling and colour treatments.

Shu Uemura Art of Hair Ultimate Reset Shampoo

Enriched with hydrating Coconut Oil, Shu Uemura Art of Hair Ultimate Reset Shampoo envelops your hair in a veil of moisture to repair damage caused by bleaching, colour-treatment and heated styling. Strengthening each strand from root to tip, the delicate cleanser protects your locks against future damage.

BIOSILK Silk Therapy Shampoo

Blended with Silk Proteins to give your hair the lustre of silk, BIOSILK Silk Therapy Shampoo is enriched with botanical extracts and herbs to cleanse, soften and revive your locks. Expect smooth, manageable, healthy-looking hair after just once wash.



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