The 5 best shampoos for ultra-damaged hair


We all know how we *should* treat our hair—no hot tools, protection from the sun, limited exposure to chlorine, no brushing while wet...the list goes on. Unfortunately, we don't always remember to treat our tresses so well. The result? Dry, damaged or brittle hair, chock full of split and dead ends.

The good news, though, is that it doesn't have to stay that way. Obviously, the best way to reboot your hair is with a good chop, but sometimes that's not a possibility (especially if it's drastically damaged...and you know the pixie cut would not be the look for you).  Enter damage-control shampoos, products specifically designed to help heal your ailing hair. Check out our five favorites below.


How have you helped your damaged hair? What products work best for you? Share with us in the comments below!


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    1This ultra-moisturizing shampoo is part of a line fortified with multiple oils, like avocado and almond, to help mend and prevent damage.


    Garnier Fructis Damage Eraser Fortifying Shampoo, $5,

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    This ultra-gentle shampoo adds shine and moisturizes while giving your hair the cleanse it needs.

    Bumble and Bumble Gentle Shampoo; $25,

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    This all-natural, paraben-free shampoo is specifically formulated to combat damage from heat-based tools like straighteners and blow dryers.

    Bain de Terre Shea Butter & Wild Ginger Damage Repair Shampoo; $12,

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    The ceramide complex in this shampoo helps mend broken fibers, leaving hair smooth and silky.

    L’Oreal Paris Advanced Haircare Total Repair Shampoo; $8,

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    Formulated to fix color damage, this shampoo simultaneously strengthens hair and scalp to help prevent future issues.

    Clear Damage & Color Repair Shampoo, $4,



by Alexa Matthews | 2/1/2016