How to choose the right shampoo for hair?

In our article "How to choose the right shampoo for hair" we will tell you how you can choose the right shampoo. There are situations when the roots of the hair are greasy, and at the ends dry. In this case, the care of such hair requires nutrition and moistening of the tips, the roots of removing excess fat. A balancing shampoo has been created by the modern industry, it contains substances - midge and microspheres. The micro-jaws remove the fatty coating from the roots, the microspheres moisturize and nourish the dry part of the hair, while rinsing everything is easily removed. And then the hair along its entire length acquires a healthy and lush appearance.

Some people ask such a question if your own shampoo has ended, can you use baby shampoo, or take a shampoo of your husband, because all shampoos are the same for everyone? This is a common mistake, because the hair structure and pH - the reaction of the scalp in your household is different. At men hair naughty and rigid, at kids hair thin and soft. Shampoo for each of you needs matching, otherwise your hair will not look the best. You can experiment with hair shampoo and see for yourself. Because shampoo for dry hair is not suitable for oily hair and vice versa.

Even the most stylish haircut can not decorate you, if your hair is not well-groomed. And until you pick up the right shampoo, it will be impossible. It depends on the additives that are included in the shampoos, some created by cosmetologists specifically, other natural supplements that are produced by the body. All of them are listed on the labels.

Vitamin B is necessary for hair loss, normalize the activity of the sebaceous glands.

Vitamin C makes hair not so fragile, it activates metabolic processes.

Vitamin E protects the hair from ultraviolet rays.

Vitamin PP enhances nutrition of hair and skin roots, is responsible for carbohydrate metabolism.

Glucasil for hair nutrition and produced by the body. A shampoo with this substance strengthens the hair and deeply penetrates the roots of the hair.

Dimethicone makes the hair smooth and shiny.

The ceramide protects the hair from external adverse factors.

Keratin restores the structure of the hair and is a protein base.

Lipids are mineral and organic oils, they soften the hair.

Retinol, namely vitamin A prevents skin peeling, regulates the work of the sebaceous glands,
gives hair elasticity.

Panthenol retains the natural moisture of hair and skin.

It makes sense to pick up a mild shampoo, because the scalp requires gentle treatment. Baby shampoo is considered a mild shampoo. It is best to use a shampoo in which the pH level (degree of alkalinity / acidity) is close to 5 and corresponds to the natural acidity of the head.

Rules for washing hair
- It is best to wash your hair with soft water. The boiled water is considered to be softer, but if there is no time to boil the water, you can take water from the tap and dissolve a little bit of baking soda in this water.
- Do not wash your head with very hot water. The water temperature should be about 50 degrees. Water at this temperature promotes good circulation of the scalp, removes dirt, dissolves sebum.
- Do not overdry the hair with a hair dryer, from a jet of hot air, they become brittle and dry. Hair dryer from the head is kept at a distance of 20 to 30 centimeters.
- To wash your head, you will need a balm or conditioner for hair besides shampoo. Shampoo should match the type of hair.

Types of shampoo
Shampoo for oily hair can not often wash your hair, as this will lead to peeling and drying the skin. This shampoo cleanses the hair and skin from excess fat, contains a large number of detergents.
Shampoo for normal hair does not interfere with the natural allocation of oils, it cleanses the hair well, it contains less detergent than shampoo for oily hair.

In the shampoo for dry hair, a moisturizer is added, it prevents dryness of hair and skin, contains little detergent.

For frequent washing use a mild shampoo, it does not dry the hair, it does not irritate the skin, it is very weak.

Anti-dandruff shampoo removes dead skin particles, contains substances that slow the division of skin cells. This shampoo alternates with the usual shampoo, it can not be used often, which can lead to the fact that the hair becomes dry and dull.

As there are shampoos with the conditioner, restoring shampoos, with vegetative extracts, shampoos for volume of hair and so on. Before you wash your hair, you need to comb them well, thus removing dandruff and hair remnants. Shampoo put on the palm, adding a little water, to reduce the concentration, and then put on wet hair, massage your scalp. Then the hair will become strong, the hair roots will be better equipped with oxygen and nutrients, massage will improve the blood circulation of the head.

Carefully, it is necessary to wash off the foam from the scalp and hair and rinse your head several times with clean water. At the end of washing, rinse the hair with decoctions of mother-and-stepmother, nettle, chamomile, dandelion or lemon juice or vinegar (we dissolve one tablespoon of lemon juice or vinegar in a liter of water). This will give the hair a certain shade, from the nettle hair will acquire an ashy shade, from chamomile - a reddish hue and strengthen the hair.

It is useful to apply hair conditioner or balm to hair after washing hair. They are easy to comb and become obedient, balm on the hair has a curative effect, the conditioner protects the hair from the effects of the environment. On wet hair balm or conditioner, we usually hold one or two minutes, and then rinse well with water.

Hair needs to be soaped twice. When the first lathering is removed part of the dirt, and only after washing twice the hair can clean the hair from sebum and dust. Shampoos need to be washed off thoroughly and for longer.

Do not wash your hair with soap. It completely destroys the water-lipid film on the scalp and on the hair. In this case, the hair becomes brittle and dry. If you have picked up your shampoo, then they need, as long as possible to use.

When using shampoo, positive results will be:
- washed hair,
- they are fat free,
- after drying, a shine appears on the hair,
- strands of hair are docile and well combed,
- on the scalp there is no irritation.

To understand that this shampoo does not suit you, you need to regularly use this shampoo for several weeks. And when you have picked up shampoo, you should not change it to another shampoo.

How can I determine the quality of shampoo?
To do this, we make the following sample:
- we mix in a glass of water with shampoo and let's stand. If there is a cottage cheese on the bottom, this shampoo should not be used.
- Do not use shampoos that contain ammonium and sodium sulfate. This foam, which is formed by these blowing agents, does not have a cleansing effect.

Shampoo composition
The more foam, the hair is even better in the hardest water to be washed. The disadvantage is the fragility of hair and dry scalp. There are shampoos made from herbal extracts. They do not foam, but the dirt is washed off well, with such shampoos, and are more expensive than others.

When choosing a shampoo, you need to pay attention to the presence of an ingredient such as lauryl sulfate. That says that the formulation of this product is cheap, which will subsequently affect the condition of the hair.

Trace Elements
Microelements penetrate not into the hair itself, but into the scalp. If zinc is present, it helps to eliminate and improve the fight against dandruff.

As much as we do not want, vitamins do not affect the hair from the outside. In the structure of the hair, they can not be absorbed, and if you want to "charge your hair with energy of fruit", often buy fruit for dinner, breakfast and lunch, or buy a pharmacy vitamin complex in tablets. PH level should be in the range of 5 to 7 units, and be not lower, and not higher.


The more saturated and brighter the color of shampoo, the more it can do more harm. If the shampoo is transparent, then its transparency is achieved by the introduction of chemical ingredients.

Now we know how to choose the right shampoo for hair, choosing the right shampoo that suits your hair type, you can make your hair fluffy, silky, shiny and healthy.