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These Shampoos Have Been the Best Shampoos Since 2015

At least for my hair

The best shampoos in 2021 for long hair – so far! At least for my hair. As promised in the previous article about the worst shampoos I have ever tried, here are some really good shampoos I have been using on rotation for the last five years. Some even more. Yes, that long! And my hair still loves these shampoos. And what is more, these shampoos still give me the boost, shine, and softness just like they promise. Now scroll down to see the list of good shampoos you should be using instead of that shampoo that keeps costing you a good hair day. The best shampoos for long hair that never splits or tangles.

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THE BEST SHAMPOOS IN 2021

Wish to have a beautiful long hair like I? Then give a try to these shampoos that I have been using for the last 5 years.

To be noted, my hair still loves all these shampoos because these shampoos are really good. I wasn’t using any of the shampoos listed below with long breaks. My hair would easily get used to any of these shampoos if they weren’t as good as I claim.

But they didn’t. All these good shampoos still give my hair exactly what I wanted. And what my hair needs.

By the way, I wash my hair when it’s dirty. Which means 2 per week. Well, depending on the season and my activities. But my good hair days could go on for five days without washing. My hair doesn’t get greasy quickly.

Oh, and I don’t dye my hair. I brush my hair in the morning, during the day, and before sleep. Mentioning the sleep, I sleep on a silk pillowcase. That much about my hair now let’s head on the best shampoos.

THESE ARE THE BEST SHAMPOOS FOR LONG HAIR IN 2021

So what are the shampoos I have been using since 2015? Well, there are 7 different shampoos actually. I still use them all. But not all at the same time. I change the shampoo based on weather and season.

For when it’s cold, I use a shampoo that prevents my ends to split. In early spring, I use the best shampoo against dandruff – just to make sure I don’t get dandruff. In the middle of spring and in the middle of fall (during the hair fallout season) I use a shampoo with vitamins that prevents my hair from falling out.

Before the end of hair fallout season, I use shampoo for volume. At the end of spring, I start using a shampoo that makes my hair strong. In summer, when it’s hot, I use a shampoo that makes my hair soft and nourished. And another shampoo with UV-shields that protects my hair from the sun.

Regardless of the season, I always use a conditioner (that matches the shampoo) and some hair mask (I use 4 different hair masks). Anyway, more about the hair masks and hair conditioners that I use the next time. So, subscribe for the new post alert (click the little bell in the bottom right corner of your desktop).

Today we are talking about the best shampoos only. So here they are!

1 BALMAIN HAIR COUTURE MOISTURIZING SHAMPOO IS THE BEST SHAMPOO FOR DRY HAIR AND SPLIT ENDS

Balmain Moisturizing Shampoo (shop here) is genuinely the best shampoo for split ends and dry hair. I know that since my hair used to split a lot. Till 5 years ago, when I read that all the fashion brands use Balmain Hair Couture products on the models before the fashion shows.

Obviously, I had to give it a try right away. I tried the entire line. And the Balmain Moisturizing Shampoo truly stopped my hair from splitting.

We haven’t seen any more split ends after the trimming in 2015.

Since my hair doesn’t split anymore, I use Balmain Moisturizing Shampoo for other reasons now. This shampoo is also the best shampoo for dry hair. I use it to revitalize my long hair. Furthermore, to protect my hair from UV radiation in summer.

It’s made of some really good ingredients for long hair. Yes, Balmain Moisturizing Shampoo is that shampoo with vitamins I mentioned earlier. The formula includes a selection of vitamins B which thickens the hair and stimulates hair growth. Well, truth to be told, I don’t know if my hair would grow so fast just because of this shampoo since I eat a bunch of vitamins to boost hair growth. But it sure helps.

Whatsoever, the ingredients I like the most are the UV shields and organic Argan Oil, which make my hair easy to style. And safe for styling with irons. Ps. I need to mention I’m quite clumsy with those. I don’t even want to think how my hair would look if it weren’t for Balmain Couture products.

By the way, I also use Balmain Moisturizing Shampoo on my travels. Since you can buy it in travel size, Balmain Moisturizing Shampoo is the best travel luxury shampoo, too. You can shop Balmain Moisturizing Travel set over here US or here EU. Or here if you only need the travel size shampoo.

Ps. You only need a small drop of this shampoo to clean your hair. Three drops are more than enough to eliminate excess oil and impurities even if your hair tends to get very greasy.

2 KÉRASTASE ELIXIR ULTIME BAIN IS THE BEST SHAMPOO FOR SOFT NUTRISHED HAIR THAT CAN BRUSH EASILY

To make sure my hair is well nourished and super soft; I use Kérastase Elixir Ultime Bain Shampoo – the old formula (shop here). Kérastase Elixir Ultime Bain Shampoo is in my experience the best shampoo for soft hair and hair that likes to tangle. It should be noted that this is the shampoo I have been using on and on for the longest time. And my hair used to tangle horribly.

What I like the most about this shampoo, apart from how soft and nourished my hair feels every time I use it and how easy it is to brush my hair, is the fresh and clean feeling. You can find this shampoo in my golf bag too. It’s truly the best shampoo for very dirty hair.

Plus, it makes my hair easy to brush. Be sure to buy Kérastase Elixir Ultime Bain Shampoo in bulk if your hair likes to tangle too.

3 ORIBE SERENE SCALP ANTI-DANDRUFF IS THE BEST SHAMPOO AGAINST DANDRUFF

If you have dandruff – get Oribe Serene Scalp Anti-Dandruff Shampoo (shop here USshop here EU). It helped me get rid of dandruff, and I’m pretty sure it will help you too.

I don’t have dandruff anymore, but I still use this free from parabens, sulfates, and sodium chloride anti-dandruff shampoo at the end of winter just for precaution to prevent breakage and maintain the moisture balance.

4 ORIBE F0R BRILLIANCE & SHINE FOR SHINY HAIR

There is one more shampoo from Oribe that I consider as one of the best shampoos and love to use. The second Oribe shampoo that I use is Oribe Shampoo for Brilliance & Shine (shop here USshop here EU).

I love it because it makes my hair look shine like a diamond. Plus, it’s paraben-free and sodium chloride-free.

5 PAUL MITCHELL EXTRA BODY SHAMPOO IS THE BEST SHAMPOO FOR VOLUME

Yes, I use drugstore shampoos too. And this drugstore shampoo is one of the best shampoos I have ever tried.

I have been using Paul Mitchell Extra Body Shampoo for volume (shop here EUshop here USA) ever since my hair fall out so much that you could see my scalp.

Obviously, my hair doesn’t fell out anymore since I do exactly what my dermatologist prescribed me to do to prevent massive hair fallouts. Nor need a boost, since there is a lot of hair on my scalp. Yet, I still use Paul Mitchell Extra Body Shampoo in the middle of the hair fallout season.

Or when I think my hair might get greasy. This drugstore shampoo is the best for greasy hair too. So says my sister.

6 CHRISTOPHE ROBIN REGENERATING SHAMPOO IS THE BEST SHAMPOO FOR STRONG HEALTHY HAIR

Now the shampoo I use all year long, together with other shampoos on my list of the best shampoos – Christophe Robin Regenerating Shampoo with Prickly Pear Oil (shop here EUshop here USA). This shampoo makes my hair feel strong yet moisturized. After I dry my hair, my hair feels like it was covered with a cream but not greasy. It’s hard to explain actually. You would have to touch my hair to see the difference.

The colour of my hair is also richer, and my hair will look strong and really healthy when I wash my hair with Christophe Robin Regenerating Shampoo with Prickly Pear Oil.

Another thing that I like about Christophe Robin Regenerating Shampoo with Prickly Pear Oil is how little I need to use it to cleanse my hair from all impurities. One small drop is more than enough. Although it should be noted that I use this shampoo in the end – after I have used another shampoo 2x.

7 OUAI MEDIUM HAIR SHAMPOO IS THE BEST SHAMPOO FOR HAIR SALON HAIR

Finally, my No. 1 favourite shampoo. True, I have only been using this shampoo since the first lockdown – from March 2020, but I have been using it at least once a week since then. I just love Ouai Medium hair shampoo! I love how soft my hair is now; I love the movement of my hair, I love how easy it is to style my hair now; and I love the smell of my hair.

Actually, it was the smell that convinced me to start using this shampoo. Truth be told, I did not need to start using a new shampoo back in March 2020. My hair was healthy, and I was perfectly satisfied with my hair.

But then I got a sample of Ouai Medium hair shampoo with my order at Lookfatastic. Since I had been using Ouai hairspray already, I knew the brand. By the way, Ouai hairspray is the best hairspray for soft curls.

Anyway, knowing the brand, I opened that little sample bag and washed my hair with it. And I was hooked immediately!

Well, not immediately, but after I dried my hair. My hair looked just like from the hair salon. And the smell – omg the smell of my hair was phenomenal. Wait, that is not all! No, there is one more reason, well several reasons to be completely honest with you, why I love Ouai Medium hair shampoo so much.

The smell of my hair doesn’t fade immediately. No, it lasts for days – 3 days at least! I know, it’s hard to believe, but it’s true. I have never had any perfume that would be so long-lasting yet not overpowerful.

Another thing that I love about Ouai Medium hair shampoo (buy here EU/UKbuy here USA) is the way my hair looks after I wash my hair. My hair looks as from the hair salon. You have no idea how hard it is for me to convince my dad I haven’t been to the hairstylist again. He is always like, “Now I know where all the money goes.” Well, he is wrong. However, my home hair blowout does look worthy of $200. All thanks to Ouai Medium hair shampoo (buy here EU/UKbuy here USA).

Ps. I use Ouai Medium Conditioner too. And as said, I always do the third wash with Christophe Robin Regenerating Shampoo with Prickly Pear Oil.

So, to make it clear; I first wet my hair thoroughly, use a small amount of Ouai Medium hair shampoo (or other shampoo, but as said, I use Ouai Medium hair shampoo at least once a week), wash out the shampoo, apply the same shampoo again, rinse it off, apply a small amount of Christophe Robin Regenerating Shampoo with Prickly Pear Oil, and wash it out. After that, I dry my hair with a towel and apply a hair mask. I leave the mask on my hair for an hour or perhaps more – depending on how long I stay in my home spa. I use the hair conditioner afterward.

EVERY SHAMPOO IS GOOD SHAMPOO FOR A LITTLE WHILE SO GIVE IT A TRY TO MY FAVOURITE SHAMPOOS

As said, these are the best shampoos for long hair that like to tangle and fall out and are sensitive in all ways even though you don’t dye them or use hot tools every day. These are also the best shampoos for hair that gets used to a shampoo quickly. Just like mine.

Admittedly, I can’t guarantee to all of you that you will be as thrilled over all of my best shampoos as I am for the next 5 years or more. Some hair simply gets used to a new shampoo really fast. But for sure, you will be able to say that all these shampoos are good shampoos. And were the best shampoos for a while.

FAQ BEST SHAMPOO BRANDS FOR LONG HAIR IN 2021

Just to make clear the best shampoos for my hair meet your hair needs, too.

What is the best shampoo for dry hair and split ends?

The best shampoo for dry hair and split ends is Balmain Moisturizing Shampoo (shop here).

What is the best shampoo for hair that tangle?

Kérastase Elixir Ultime Bain Shampoo (buy here) is the best shampoo for tangled hair.

What is the best shampoo against dandruff?

Oribe Serene Scalp Anti-Dandruff Shampoo (shop here US – shop here EU) should help you get rid of dandruff. But make sure you wash your hair often. According to the dermatologists, the key to getting rid of dandruff is to keep your scalp and hair clean and moisturised.

What is the best shampoo against hair fallout?

While some shampoos can help a little against hair fallout, you should rather try a hair fallout remedy that truly works and helps your hair stop falling out fast.

What is the best shampoo for shiny hair?

If you wish your hair to shine bright as a diamond, use Oribe Shampoo for Brilliance & Shine (buy here US – buy here EU)

Which shampoo makes hair smell good?

Ouai Medium hair shampoo (buy here EU/UK – buy here USA) makes hair smell good for long time.

What is the best drugstore shampoo?

Paul Mitchell Extra Body Shampoo for volume (buy here EU – buy here USA) is the best drugstore shampoo in 2021.

What is the best luxury shampoo?

Balmain Moisturizing Shampoo (buy here) is the best luxury shampoo.

What is the best shampoo in 2021?

The best 2021 shampoo, so far, is Ouai Medium hair shampoo (buy here EU/UK – buy here USA).

What shampoo should I use for deeply moisturised hair?

Try Christophe Robin Regenerating Shampoo with Prickly Pear Oil (shop here EU – shop here USA).

What shampoo should I use for soft, nourished hair that can brush easily?

You should try Kérastase Elixir Ultime Bain Shampoo (buy here).

What shampoo should I use for healthy hair?

For strong and healthy hair use Christophe Robin Regenerating Shampoo with Prickly Pear Oil (shop here EU – shop here USA).

What shampoo helps hair grow fast?

Balmain Moisturizing Shampoo (shop here) includes a selection of vitamins B that stimulate hair growth, however, do not rely only on a shampoo. If you want your hair to grow fast, like really fast, you need to start taking biotin, B complex, and vitamin C. In the right amounts, of course. Be sure to consult with your dermatologist first.

What shampoo should I use to have hair smell good for days?

If you want your hair to smell nice for days, wash your hair with Ouai Medium hair shampoo (buy here EU/UK – buy here USA).

Ps. Check my list of the worst shampoos too. I wonder if any of my bad shampoos are your good shampoos. Up next: the latest hair accessory trends.