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10 Best Volumizing Shampoos For 2018

02 March 2018
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Jelani Addams Rosa

Jelani Addams Rosa

Associate Editor, Hair.com

As an employee of L'Oréal, Jelani brings her knowledge and passion for hair care to Hair.com. Before joining the Hair.com team, she spent time at Celebuzz, Seventeen, and Cosmo for Latinas.

When it comes to hair, we’re firm believers that the bigger it looks, the better it is. Many people believe that big hair requires painstaking backcombing., but we’re here to tell you there’s an easier way.

Volumizing shampoo preps your hair from the very beginning of the styling process to help ensure your style will end up bigger and better than ever. Not sure which volumizing shampoo is right for you? We’ve rounded up ten of the best volumizing shampoos for 2018 from the L’Oréal portfolio of brands.

Pureology Clean Volume Shampoo

When you’re shopping for hair care products, you want to look for formulas that address all of your hair concerns. If you’re looking for a shampoo that will help you build a style with major volume and protect your color, look no further than Pureology’s Clean Volume Shampoo.

The Clean Volume system will maximize volume and gently cleanse hair with its zero sulfate, silicone-free, and paraben-free formula. Formulated with aloe water and soy protein help nourish and leave hair shiny, airy and lightweight. The shampoo features Pureology’s exclusive Anti Fade Complex.

Pureology Clean Volume Shampoo, $28.50 MSRP

L'Oréal Professionnel Serie Expert Volumetry Shampoo

Salicylic acid is best known for its place on acne product packaging, but it turns out it is also great for your hair. L'Oréal Professionnel Serie Expert Volumetry Shampoo is an anti-gravity effect volume shampoo. The cleansing formula combines purifying salicylic acid and hydralight for a volume effect. Hair looks volumized, feeling cleansed, and lightly moisturized.

L'Oréal Professionnel Serie Expert Volumetry Shampoo, $25.00 MSRP

Kérastase Densifique Bain Densite Shampoo

If you’re experiencing a loss in hair density, it can sometimes feel as though it is nearly impossible to create voluminous hairstyles. Kérastase’s Densifique Bain Densite Shampoo is a bodifying shampoo for hair visibly lacking density. The formula provides additional body and thickness without weighing it down.

Kérastase Densifique Bain Densite Shampoo, $43.00 MSRP

Kérastase Specifique Bain Divalent Shampoo


It is notoriously difficult to create voluminous styles with fine hair. Notably, the thickness of your strands isn’t the only thing that can make your locks fall flat. If oily roots are preventing your hair from living its biggest and best life, pick up a shampoo like Kérastase’s Specifique Bain Divalent Shampoo which is formulated to balance oily hair and roots. 

Kérastase Specifique Bain Divalent Shampoo, $33.00 MSRP

Shu Uemura Muroto Volume Pure Lightness Shampoo

If you have fine hair you need a shampoo that not only gives your hair volume but is also gentle on your precious strands. Shu Uemura’s Muroto Volume Pure Lightness Shampoo is specifically formulated for fine hair. The shampoo formulated with Himalayan crystal minerals, gently purifies while respecting the balance of the scalp and providing lightweight conditioning. As a result, hair feels fuller, light, and airy.

Shu Uemura Muroto Volume Pure Lightness Shampoo, $48.00 MSRP

Matrix Biolage Volume Bloom Shampoo

Cotton doesn’t just create one of the softest fabrics on the planet—it can also help with your hair. Matrix Biolage’s Volume Bloom Shampoo is formulated with cotton flower to give fine strands volume.

Matrix Biolage Volume Bloom Shampoo, $18.00 MSRP

Matrix Biolage R.A.W. Uplift Shampoo

If wholesome products are important to you, we recommend Matrix Biolage R.A.W. Uplift Shampoo. Infused with black sesame and grapefruit, the shampoo is made up of 71 percent natural origin ingredients and is 99 percent biodegradable. This shampoo will purify flat, fine hair without stripping for lightweight body.
Matrix considers an ingredient to be of natural origin if it is unchanged from its natural state or has undergone processing yet still retains greater than 50% of its molecular structure from the original plant or mineral source.

Matrix Biolage R.A.W. Uplift Shampoo, $25.00 MSRP

Matrix Total Results High Amplify Shampoo

If you’re looking for a shampoo that will make sure your big, bad hair lasts all night long you need Redken’s High Amplify Shampoo. The lightweight silicone-free formula infused with protein, helps boost structure of fine, limp hair, for lasting volume. Hair is voluminous and full with lift that lasts.

Matrix Total Results High Amplify Shampoo, $23.00 MSRP

Redken High Rise Volume Lifting Shampoo

If it seems like your thin locks can’t ever hold a voluminous style for more than a few minutes, you need a heavy duty volumizing shampoo like Redken’s High Rise Volume Lifting Shampoo.

This volumizing shampoo for fine hair builds body and gives hair lift with a polished, silky finish. Full volumizing shampoo for fine or flat hair formulated with a body-boosting blend of filloxane, softening and silicone polymers for a polished, silky finish complete with lift and volume.

Redken High Rise Volume Lifting Shampoo, $19.00 MSRP

Redken Beach Envy Shampoo

If you love the look of beach waves but can never quite recreate the sky-high volume the actual ocean give your strands, you need this shampoo. Redken’s Beach Envy Shampoo is specifically formulated to prime your hair for out of this world beach waves. Infused with filloxane, minerals and polymers to create amplified, loose, beachy waves, the shampoo gently cleanses while also delivering a texture-boost and amazing body. The best part? It’s suitable for all hair types from fine to thick.

Redken Beach Envy Shampoo, $34.50 MSRP


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