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Grease, be gone

Having hair that gets greasy easily can be a nightmare, so finding the best shampoo for greasy hair is nothing short of essential – it’s not just about how often you should wash your hair or not washing your hair before you go to bed. You need something that will get rid of heavy-duty grease, without stripping your hair of all its natural goodness. It’s no mean feat trying to manage greasy hair, we know, but it can be done.

If you have hair that’s prone to the oily look, you’re no doubt tempted to wash it every single day and do so. But this can really damage your locks and end up stripping them of their goodness, which can end up leaving you with the delightful combination of greasy roots and dry ends. Not what you want, right?

You therefore need something that’s going to cleanse away the grease and keep it away for a few days. Don’t panic – fortunately we’ve done the hard work for you and scoured the market for the best formulas out there to combat greasy hair.

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Best shampoo for greasy hair and itchy scalp

A greasy and oily scalp often goes hand in hand with itchiness (oh, the joys), so not only do your roots look a bit grim from time to time, they also itch like hell too. The key here is to look for a formula with soothing and calming properties, as well as something that’s going to control your scalp’s oil levels.

Not only does Sweden brand Sachajuan’s Normalizing Shampoo contain salicylic acid to regulate the scalp, but rosemary oil and menthol go hand in hand to comfort any soreness. It’s a winner at managing both of these hair ailments.

Best shampoo for greasy hair with dandruff

Sometimes greasy hair brings with it even more problems – namely, dandruff. There’s nothing worse than having a dry scalp that flakes all over the place, itchy or not. We get it: It’s unsightly and you want to get rid of it.

Enter Neutrogena’s T/Gel Shampoo for Greasy Hair, specifically designed to combat grease and dandruff. The thick lather will sort out your dandruff and wash excess oil down the plug hole. Plus, it’s got a very attractive bargain price tag to boot.

Scroll through our round up to discover the need to know shampoos for your hair type. You can thank us later.

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