Hair shampoos are important in keeping natural hair clean but a moisturizing shampoo almost never gets any attention and that’s a huge oversight! Our hair care is important and not just on how well we can create hairstyles. We must be concerned with the basics like shampooing, conditioning, moisturizing and protecting and imparting moisture in all sections is vital. Finding the right natural hair shampoo takes some understanding on what our hair needs.
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Looking for not only the best shampoo but one that won’t strip your hair of it’s much needed hydration? Check out our list of the 10 best moisturizing shampoos that clean, moisturize and revive dry natural hair and should be in your bathroom today!
Beautiful Textures Tangle Taming Moisturizing Shampoo
An impressive and popular brand, Beautiful Textures moisturizing shampoo was created for curly, coily and kinky textures. It helps to detangle, restore shine and body, improve manageability, and soften and stretch natural curl pattern. This is a great starter shampoo for new naturals that’s easy to find and quite reasonable.
Design Essentials Natural Honey Creme Moisture Retention Shampoo
Definitely my favorite moisturizing shampoo, Design Essentials Moisture Retention Shampoo has a gentle non-stripping formula. It lathers quickly to detangle and smooth the cuticles while the honey conditions and restores moisture balance in your strands. Gain shine, softness and tons of moisture.
Elucence Moisture Benefits Shampoo
This is a super moisturizing and popular shampoo. Elucence created this massively hydrating cleanser using a special combination of lipids, vitamins and polysaccharides that provide hydration to correct moisture-depleted hair. A great shampoo to clean and moisturize your strands to a healthy status.
Kinky Curly Come Clean Shampoo
One of the first shampoos I tried when going natural, Kinky Curly’s moisturizing shampoo will do just that…get your hair clean without stripping away all its much-needed moisture. Specially designed with Phytic acid to cleanse your hair of hard-water minerals, mandarin orange extract cleanses your hair and scalp while the Sea kelp preserves the moisture balance.
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Ouidad Curl Quencher Moisturizing Shampoo
A favorite of curly girls, this superior shampoo cleanses and nourishes dry, thirsty curls with ease. Chamomile and corn oil deeply hydrate and watch over-processed curls become manageable and softer with this specially formulated must-have.
Macadamia Professional Ultra Rich Moisture Shampoo
The smell alone draws me into this rich moisturizing shampoo. Perfect for coarser hair, it provides superior hydration, frizz control and helps to support the natural curl pattern and/or texture. It’s got Macadamia and argan oil blend; Mongongo Oil – Rich in linoleic acid which provides superior hydration and Collagen & Vitamins A, C & E which promote tensile strength.
Mielle Organics Babassu Oil Conditioning Shampoo
A fairly new brand but making big waves, Mielle Organics has come strong with this ultra-conditioning shampoo. A shampoo that contains gentle botanically derived surfactants and rich moisturizing agents to soften, moisturize and strengthen the hair. Babassu oil is derived from an amazonian palm fruit that is high sterols and tocopherols.
SheaMoisture Coconut & Hibiscus Curl & Shine Shampoo
Love this line and my sister LOVES this shampoo! Shampoo designed for thick, curly hair, and formulated with a special blend of nourishing Silk Protein, hydrating Coconut and Neem Oils. These ingredients help to restore moisture, body and shine for bouncy, healthy curls.
Shea Moisture Raw Shea Butter Moisture Retention Shampoo
Sharing this great line again, and one of my prior favorite shampoos that cleanses, hydrates and repairs dry, damaged or over-processed hair. Sea Kelp provides mineral-rich nutrition which seals and smooths the hair cuticle. The Argan Oil restores shine while helping promote hair elasticity and Shea Butter deeply moisturizes while conditioning hair and scalp.
TGIN Moisture Rich Sulfate Free Shampoo
Haven’t tried this particular line but they are really on the rise. Their Sulfate-free shampoo smooths the cuticle surface, leaves hair feeling soft and smooth. They have infused the formula with Pro Vitamin B5 for reduced breakage and increased moisture.
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Do you have a moisturizing shampoo that you are madly in love with? Share below!