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shampoos for sensitive scalps

Sephora customers often prefer the following products when searching for shampoos for sensitive scalps.

If you have a sensitive scalp, you may be wondering what kind of shampoo will work best for your hair. While some people can use any type of shampoo and still have healthy-looking hair, others need to choose carefully. Here are some serum and shampoos for sensitive scalp.

$42.00

Not For All Scalps...But I been using it and it just wasn't happening with my scalp. Finished the whole jar and nothing. Definitely not for all scalps....This made my dry itchy flakey scalp even more dry itchy and flakey. It’s suuuper drying so I’m not sure why it’s advertised to help dry scalps?

What it is: An exfoliating, sulfate-free scrub that lifts away impurities and buildup while balancing and soothing an itchy, irritated scalp (whether oily or dry).

Hair Type: Straight, Wavy, Curly, and Coily

Hair Texture: Fine, Medium, and Thick

Hair Concerns:
- Dryness
- Oiliness
- Flaky, Dry Scalp

Key Benefits:
- Detoxifies and removes buildup, oil, and impurities
- Hydrates, balances, and soothes an itchy, irritated, and flaky scalp
- Clean and naturally derived, formulated 6-free™, and made with a proprietary NOVA Complex® that purifies, nourishes, and refreshes

Formulation: Scrub

$32.00

I wouldn’t recommend this to those with sensitive scalp or scabs because it has a cooling effect and certain ingredients like tea tree oil that can be irritating to sensitive scalps....Great for irritated scalps!...It helped sooth and control my oily itchy scalp this winter. It paired well with their exfoliating scalp wash as an after treatment!

What it is: A soothing treatment that balances hydration, removes surface impurities, and provides relief to an itchy, irritated, flaky scalp.

Hair Type: Straight, Wavy, Curly, and Coily

Hair Texture: Fine, Medium, and Thick

Hair Concerns:
- Dryness
- Oiliness
- Flaky or Dry Scalp

Key Benefits:
- Hydrates, balances, and soothes scalp
- Detoxifies and draws out impurities
- Clean and naturally derived, formulated 6-Free™

Formulation: Serum

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Binchotan Charcoal: Draws out and removes impurities that clog the hair follicle or cause buildup on the scalp.
- Peppermint and Tea Tree Oil Complex: Provides a cooling effect.

OlaplexNo. 3 Hair Repair Perfector

ITEM: 2033264

Size: 3.3 oz / 100 mL

3.8K Reviews

$28.00

If you leave it overnight, it might make your scalp sensitive, but your shining locks will thank you!...Sensitive skin, use with caution!...Maybe if you have sensitive skin like mine, don't put it directly on your scalp.

What it is: A pre-shampoo hair treatment that reduces breakage and split ends for visibly stronger hair.

Hair Type: Straight, Wavy, Curly, and Coily

Hair Texture: Fine, Medium, and Thick

Hair Concerns:
- Frizz
- Color Safe
- Damage, Split Ends, and Breakage

Key Benefits:
- Reduces breakage and split ends
- Visibly strengthens hair
- Restores healthy appearance and texture

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Bis-Aminopropyl Diglycol Dimaleate: Patented and proven technology to help repair broken bonds for stronger hair.

Ingredient Callouts: It is also vegan and cruelty-free. No.3 Hair Perfector is now formulated without Lilial.

$27.00

good for sensitive scalp...Great for dry/irritated and sensitive scalp. I was having such a weird scalp issue after using a shampoo that disagreed with my skin. ...It feels amazing on my scalp, giving a tingling, cooling sensation. I use it about once a week and immediately notice that my shampoo works much better afterwards.

Which hair type is it good for?
✔ Straight
✔ Wavy
✔ Curly
✔ Coiled
✔ Tightly Coiled

What it is:
A gentle cleansing, pre-shampoo scalp treatment that detoxifies scalp while absorbing toxins, dirt, and buildup.

Key benefits:
- Exfoliates and absorbs toxins, dirt, and buildup
- Invigorates and gently clarifies scalp
- Gives a silky feel and smooth look, allowing for easy detangling

If you want to know more…
Re-set your scalp with French pink clay, charcoal, and oxygen. Reset Pink Charcoal Scalp Cleansing Oil is a gentle cleansing, pre-shampoo scalp treatment that detoxifies and invigorates to encourage a balanced, healthy scalp.

$53.00

Good for irritated scalp...Good for irritated scalp and dandruff prone skin, not oily, great scent....Cured all my dry/flakey scalp issues and smells like a high end salon.

Which hair type is it good for?
✔ Straight
✔ Wavy
✔ Curly
✔ Coiled
✔ Tightly Coiled

What it is:
A strengthening scalp serum that creates visibly stronger hair from the roots.

Key benefits:
- Recovers damaged hair
- Seals cuticle from root to ends
- Ensures a healthy scalp environment

If you want to know more…
This leave-in treatment reinforces and promotes a healthy scalp. By helping hair at the root, this serum reduces the appearance of split ends as hair grows.

Christophe RobinTemporary Color Gel

Size: 3.4 oz/ 100 mL·ITEM: 2132389

Color: Light Chestnut

163 Reviews

$35.00

I cannot use usual chemical hair dye due to my sensitive scalp, so I had been using henna instead. ...We're both very picky on hair dye products because we don't want anything too strong to damage our scalps and the texture of our hair. The results were amazing and was wonderful to find a product that works for us!

Which hair type is it good for?
✔ Straight
✔ Wavy
✔ Curly
✔ Coiled
✔ Tightly Coiled

What it is:
A temporary color gel formulated with natural ingredients to cover grays the natural way—without irritating the scalp.

Key benefits:
- Immediate and natural gray coverage that respects hair and scalp
- Gentle, commitment-free hair color that washes out evenly over five to seven shampoos
- Great alternative to oxidation dyes

If you want to know more…
The ideal solution for those who want to cover their first grays without commitment, this innovative formula contains natural protective ingredients which cover grays by blending them into the base hair color.

$45.00

Great exfoliate for scalp!...My daughter and I both have dry scalps and this shampoo exfoliates and prevents dandruff! ...Fresh scalp without stripping my hair!...I really enjoyed this shampoo. I have a sensitive scalp and easily get dandruff and itchy scalp with almost any hair product.

What it is: A salt-enriched, whipped-mousse shampoo that removes product buildup, dirt, and oil and leaves hair looking healthy and shiny.

Hair Type: Straight, Wavy, Curly, and Coily

Hair Texture: Fine, Medium, and Thick

Key Benefits:
- Hydrates
- Adds Volume
- Addresses Dry Scalp

Formulation: Scrub

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Himalayan Pink Salt: Massages and exfoliates the scalp.
- Cold-pressed Moringa Oil: High in oleic acid (omega-9 fatty acid) and antioxidant vitamin E for nourishment and soft hair.
- Pure Unfiltered Rosehip Oil: Rich in all three key essential fatty acids (omega 3, 6, and 9) for nourishment and soft hair.

$8.00

What it is: A dual-benefit mask that deposits temporary color while thoroughly nurturing hair for a healthier look and feel.

Hair Type: Straight, Wavy, Curly, and Coily

Hair Texture: Fine, Medium, and Thick

Hair Concerns:
- Dryness
- Frizz
- Shine

Key Benefits:
-
Hydrates
- Fights frizz
- Adds shine

Highlighted Ingredients:
- ArganID™: Provides antioxidant benefits and helps support the natural hair repair processes.
- Amino Acid Blend: Hydrates and nurtures, providing detangling and shine benefits.
- Apricot Kernel Oil: Hydrates the hair and scalp.

Ingredient Callouts:
Free of parabens and sulfates SLS & SLES.

$53.00

No more itchy SCALP!!!...This product is a must if you have never ending itchy scalp due to dry weather and sensitive scalp! im so glad i tried it out!...I had bad problem with dandruff and sensitivity/itchy scalp, I've tried multiple oils, masks and none of them worked leaving me in pain.

What it is: A lightweight serum that hydrates and soothes the scalp while protecting the scalp barrier from external stressors.

Hair Type: Straight, Wavy, Curly, and Coily

Hair Texture: Fine, Medium, and Thick

Hair Concerns:
- Dryness
- Volumizing
- Flakey, Dry Scalp

Key Benefits:
- Fights scalp imbalances and preserves the protective barrier against external damages
- Soothes and calms the scalp
- Leaves the scalp feeling fresh, healthier, and stronger with lifted roots

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Bifidus Prebiotics Fractions: Protect and fortify the microbiome against daily external stressors.

$38.00

I prefer combs over brushes because I find them to be more gentle on my hair plus I can give myself a little scalp massage! This comb is stunning on my vanity and perfect for taming my locks!...It detangles my hair without hurting my scalp. It also is a gorgeous comb which I never leave home without it!

What it is: An in-shower, post-shower, and all-day detangler for your strands.

Hair Type: Straight, Wavy, and Curly

Hair Texture: Fine, Medium, and Thick

Hair Concerns:
- Frizz
- Straightening and Smoothing
- Damage, Split Ends, and Breakage

Key Benefits:
- Detangles wet and dry hair
- Massages and soothes the scalp
- Increases circulation to promote growth

What Else You Need to Know: Designed to promote strong, healthy hair, The Comb No. 002 is hand-carved with widely spaced teeth, rounded tips, and a sturdy handle for easy grip. Use it to gently work through tangles without causing breakage. The Comb No. 002 increases circulation to nourish your roots and support hair growth.

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