Shampoo and conditioner are the foundation of any healthy hair care routine, but with so many options, it can be overwhelming to choose the right formula for your mane. It’s important to know that shampoo and conditioner are formulated to work together, so for best results it’s always a good idea to use two products from the same range.
Still not sure where to start? Lucky for you, we’ve done the hard work for you and broken down some of our favorite shampoo and conditioner duos for every hair type.
The Best Shampoos and Conditioners For Straight Hair
Kérastase Elixir Ultime Shampoo and Conditioner
If you have straight hair, chances are good that you’ve heard of the glass hair trend. Ensure your strands have that high-shine finish by beginning your hair care routine with a shampoo like Kérastase Ultime Le Bain Shampoo. This luxe shampoo uses a nourishing blend of camellia and argan oil to promote long-lasting shine and smoothness. Follow your shampoo with the Elixir Ultime Le Fondant Conditioner. Suitable for daily use, this lightweight conditioner combines camellia and argan oils to provide instant replenishment and shine.
Matrix Total Results Mega Sleek Frizz Control Shampoo and Conditioner
Beginning your routine with a frizz-fighting shampoo and conditioner ensures your strands remain sleek and straight all day long. The Matrix Total Results Mega Sleek Frizz Shampoo and Conditioner system is formulated with shea butter leaves hair smooth, shiny, and frizz-free, and helps control rebellious, unruly hair—even when it’s humid outside.
The Best Shampoos and Conditioners For Wavy Hair
Kérastase Curl Manifesto Shampoo and Conditioner
Coax the shape out of your wavy hair with the Kérastase Curl Manifesto Shampoo and Conditioner duo. Formulated with nourishing ingredients like Manuka honey and ceramides, this gentle, creamy shampoo cleanses the scalp and the conditioner deeply hydrates to restore softness while enhancing the shape of your curls.
Redken Frizz Dismiss Shampoo and Conditioner
There’s a fine line between bouncy waves and a frizzy mess. Ensure your naturally wavy hair doesn’t fall prey to frizz by using the Redken Frizz Dismiss Shampoo and Conditioner Duo. Featuring a gentle, sodium-chloride-free formula and sustainably sourced, frizz-taming babassu oil, Redken’s Frizz Dismiss Shampoo cleanses what the Conditioner moisturizes, detangles, smoothes and adds softness and shine.
The Best Shampoos and Conditioners For Curly Hair
Matrix A Curl Can Dream Shampoo and Rich Mask For Curly Hair
Your curls need to be deeply moisturized to look and feel their best. That’s why we love the Matrix A Curl Can Dream Shampoo and Rich Mask For Curly Hair, so much. Formulated with Manuka honey extract, a natural humectant, this shampoo and conditioner system provides deep hydration that helps preserve the pattern of coils and curls.
L’Oréal Professionnel Serie Expert Curl Expression Intense Moisturizing Shampoo and Intensive Moisturizer Mask
Curly hair has very specific needs, which is why L’Oréal Professionnel came up with a line to address all of them. There are so many products you can mix and match in the range, but we love the Serie Expert Curl Expression Intense Moisturizing Shampoo and Intensive Moisturizing Mask the most. Containing glycerin to help deliver lasting hydration, urea H to help protect weakened curls, and hibiscus seed to help add moisture, strength, and softness, the L’Oréal Professionnel Curl Expression line aims to supercharge curls and coils with exactly what they need to thrive: hydration and strength.
The Best Shampoos and Conditioners For Coily Hair
Mizani Moisture Fusion Clarifying Shampoo and Intense Moisture Mask
Girls with coily hair know just how important moisture is to the success of a hairstyle, which is why many naturalistas shy away from clarifying formulas for fear that their strands will look and feel dry. But it is important to have a clarifying shampoo in your arsenal to wash all any impurities and product buildup to give your strands a truly clean slate. We love Mizani Moisture Fusion Clarifying Shampoo because it deeply cleanses hair without stripping your mane of its natural moisture and shine. Follow with the Mizani Moisture Fusion Intense Moisture Mask to deeply hydrate and nourish your strands for touchable coils.
Biolage Professional Ultra Hydra Source Shampoo and Conditioner
Dry hair? We don’t know her. Because we can’t get enough of Biolage Professional Ultra Hydra Source Shampoo and Conditioner. Formulated with the moisture-retaining aloe plant that never seems to dry, this ultra-nourishing system gently helps to optimize moisture balance in parched strands, preventing future breakage, frizz, and flyaways.
The Best Shampoos and Conditioners For Fine Hair
Redken Volume Injection Shampoo and Conditioner For Fine Hair
Fine, limp strands can be frustrating to style, but the right shampoo and conditioner can lay the foundation for bouncy, voluminous strands. Redken Volume Inject Shampoo and Conditioner is formulated with Redken's Bodifying Complex with Filloxane helps to provide instant volume to fine, flat.
Pureology Hydrate Sheer Shampoo and Conditioner
If your fine hair is also dry you may worry that moisturizing shampoos and conditioners will weigh your mane down, but we’ve got just the system for you. Pureology Hydrate Sheer Shampoo and Conditioner have a silicone-free formula that is made to provide fine hair with the perfect level of nourishment—so that you’ll never have to deal with flat, lifeless hair ever again. Your strands will feel hydrated and light as a feather.
The Best Shampoos and Conditioners For Thick Hair
Redken All Soft Mega Moisturizing Shampoo and Conditioner For Severely Dry Hair
If you’re having a hard time getting your thick mane to feel touchably soft, consider adding the Redken All Soft Mega Shampoo and Conditioner for Severely Dry Hair to your routine. The shampoo and conditioner duo adds mega moisture and hydration, due to a nourishing mix of sacha inchi extract, aloe vera gel, cactus extract, and Redken’s exclusive RCT Protein Complex to treat hair from the root to the core to the tip.
Biolage Professional All-In-One Shampoo Scrub With Oat
If you have a crazy thick mane, you may have trouble getting to your scalp to give it the TLC it truly deserves. Make your job easier by using a two-in-one shampoo and scalp scrub like Biolage Professional All-In-One Shampoo Scrub With Oat.
Biolage Professional Hydra Source Conditioner
After cleansing and scrubbing your strands, complete your wash day routine with a conditioner that will moisturize without weighing your already heavy strands down like Biolage Professional Hydrasource Conditioner.
The Best Shampoos and Conditioners For Thinning Hair
Biolage Professional Full Density Shampoo and Conditioner
Searching for a way to make your thinning hair appear fuller? Swap out your regular shampoo and conditioner for Biolage Professional Full Density Shampoo and Conditioner. This shampoo for thin hair is infused with biotin and gently cleanses thinning hair to remove impurities while the conditioner helps to build hair resiliency from root to tip.
Kérastase Genesis Fortifying Shampoo and Conditioner For Weakened Hair
Hair that is prone to breakage can end up looking and feeling thinner over time. Help to keep fallen strands at bay with a strengthening shampoo and conditioner like Kérastase Genesis Fortifying Shampoo and Conditioner For Weakened Hair. When used as a system users experience 80% less hair fall due to breakage from brushing.*
*vs. non-conditioning shampoo
The Best Shampoos and Conditioners For Color-Treated Hair
Matrix Total Results Keep Me Vivid Shampoo and Conditioner
Fantasy hair colors like rainbow and hot pink are notoriously difficult to maintain, that’s why Matrix came up with a line designed to keep even the most finicky colors looking bright. Matrix Total Results Keep Me Vivid Shampoo is a sulfate-free formula that produces a milky, high-foam lather that gently cleanses, so your new hue remains vibrant and lasts for up to 65 days when used as part of the Keep Me Vivid system. Follow with Matrix Total Results Keep Me Vivid Conditioner for silky smooth, colorful strands.
Matrix Total Results Dark Envy Shampoo and Conditioner
There are tons of products on the market for ladies who have colored their hair blonde, but they’re not the only people who deal with unwanted undertones. If your dark brown hair is beginning to pull red, enlist the help of Matrix Total Results Dark Envy Shampoo and Conditioner. Matrix Total Results Dark Envy Green Toning Shampoo uses green pigment to help to counteract and neutralize the look of red undertones that pull through virgin or color-treated black to dark brown hair colors. Total Results Dark Envy Conditioner is a non-color depositing conditioner that helps to nourish virgin and color-treated dark brown to black hair, leaving you with manageable, enriched, radiant hair
Redken Blondage High Bright Shampoo and Conditioner
If you’re having a hard time keeping your blonde hair looking bright as ever, you need Redken Blondage High Bright Shampoo and Conditioner. This shampoo and conditioner duo keeps your blonde luminous by removing brightness-dulling impurities, pollution, and buildup as it restores blonde lightness and vibrancy instantly via Vitamin C, a natural brightener.
Kérsatase Chroma Shampoo and Conditioner
One of the best things about freshly colored hair is how much it shines. Keep your hair looking as shiny as the day you left the salon with Kérastase Chroma Shampoo and Conditioner. The system is formulated with lactic acid that gently exfoliates the surface of your strands for incredible shine.
The Best Shampoos and Conditioners For Damaged Hair
Redken Acidic Bonding Concentrate Sulfate-Free Shampoo and Conditioner For Damaged Hair
Whether from chemical services, heat styling, rough brushing, or environmental stressors, our strands encounter damage every single day. If your strands are starting to look and feel damaged, enlist the help of Redken Acidic Bonding Concentrate Sulfate-Free Shampoo and Conditioner for Damaged Hair. Formulated with citric acid and vitamin B, this ultra-rich, sulfate-free shampoo and conditioner features Redken’s most concentrated level of caring ingredients.
Biolage Professional Advanced Keratin Dose Shampoo and Conditioner
Keratin is one of the main building blocks of your hair strands. When your hair looks and feels damaged, give them an extra dose of keratin with Biolage Professional Advanced Keratin Dose Shampoo and Conditioner. Using the Biolage Advanced Keratin Dose line you can help transform damaged, overprocessed, and unconditioned hair that’s brittle, hard to manage, or dull, into luscious, nourished, moisturized, healthy hair.
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