The clarifying & cleansing shampoos that will give you the silkiest hair of your life
Aura Botanica Micellar Shampoo, £22.10, Kérastase
Calling upon micellar technology, this deep cleaning shampoo works like a magnet, attracting dirt and product residue from the hair and scalp. It also contains luxurious natural oils to leave hair super glossy.
Clean Shampoo £22 Ouai
Our obsession with Jen Aitken – badass entrepreneur and hair stylist to our fave Chrissy Teigen – is next level and her clarifying shampoo is the cleansing superstar of the Ouai range. A little goes a long way and you only need a tiny amount of this creamy product to work up a good lather.
Klorane Citrus Pulp Shampoo, £6, Escentual
Super fresh, this shampoo will revitalise your hair from the first wash. Giving locks a healthy-looking radiance and brightening your colour.
Paul Mitchell Clarifying Shampoo Three, £11.95, Feel Unique
A swimmer’s dream, this shampoo is great for getting rid of chlorine and keeping it healthy no matter how many times a week you’re in the pool. Rotate between this and another nourishing shampoo and your hair will thank you!
Alba Botanica Hawaiian Mango Shampoo, £6.29, iHerb
A natural shampoo that you can use every day and treat yourself to a little hula hula dance in the shower.
Pureology Purify Shampoo, £16.50, Asos
A perfect reboot for dull-looking coloured hair. Cleanse and brighten your hair colour with this cult product from Pureology.
Christophe Robin Clarifying Shampoo, £25, Look Fantastic
A chemical-free solution for dry scalps – packed with natural goodies from essential oils lavender and rosemary to botanical extracts of white willow and aloe vera.
Vichy Dercos Oil Control Advanced Action Shampoo, £9, Vichy
This soothing shampoo helps purify the scalp. Effectively cleanses oily hair without damaging colour – a combo hard to get.
Oribe Cleanse Clarifying Shampoo, £40, Space NK
A deep cleanse that clarifies hair by banishing build-up, with the help of skincare exfoliants (yep, you read that right). A luxe shampoo that feels more like a mousse, and leaves hair looking A-list-worthy.
Packed with herb oils, lemons, vitamins and plants this natural shampoo will clear away build-up and those lemons will leave your hair super silky.
Shu Uemura Art of Hair Cleansing Oil Shampoo, £32, Feel Unique
Restores the natural balance of your hair, making the colour vividly brighter – and giving locks an airy touch and look (great bonus, huh?).
Davines Melu Shampoo for Fine Hair, £14.70, Cult Beauty
This clarifying formula and super soft foam makes for the perfect shampoo for thin hair or damaged hair.
Joico K-Pak Intense Hydrator, £13.15, Feel Unique
Clarifying shampoos are often known to suck the life out of your hair – especially if it’s thin and delicate. But this offering surprisingly managed to remove the excess oil while keeping both my hair and scalp moisturised – definitely worth a try.
Moroccanoil Clarifying Shampoo, £18.95, Allbeauty
This shampoo is intented to be used every two weeks to clear up build-up. After the first wash, my hair felt a little knotty but as soon as it had been conditioned, it felt super soft, light and shiny. I literally haven’t stopped touching my hair all morning.
Bb Sunday Shampoo, £17, Bumble and Bumble
The deep but natural treatment is perfect for lazy-girl washers; you can use it once a week and it’ll see you through.