Shampoos For Sensitive Scalps

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Having a sensitive scalp can be a difficult and uncomfortable experience. Many people with sensitive scalps struggle to find the right shampoo, as many products contain harsh ingredients that can cause further irritation. Here are some shampoos for sensitive scalps.


I also noticed a huge help on my dry scalp flaking and itchy scalp. I highly recommend this shampoo to anyone looking for a high-quality product that caters to sensitive scalps. ...yes, it has some ingredients that might irritate some sensitive scalps. the tea tree (or whatever it is) WILL definitely tingle on any/most parts of skin!

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


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 oily scalp!!...I struggle with an oily scalp and this has done wonders. My scalps feels clean and refreshed without feeling obscenely dry!

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.


Potentialiste Hydrating & Soothing Scalp Serum...Hydrates Hair Revitalizes my Aging Hair and Rebalances my Scalp and my relieves my itchy Scalp...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!

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

Hair Type: Fine, Medium, and Thick

Hair Texture: Straight, Wavy, Curly, and Coily

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


A little goes a long way, I use mine combined with my shampoo scrubber, and it feels so soothing on my scalp....Great exfoliate for scalp!...My daughter and I both have dry scalps and this shampoo exfoliates and prevents dandruff!

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.


the best for troubled scalps!...I have a lot of problems with my scalp: I believe it is eczema. This shampoo works wonders. ...I’ve tried many other products that have claimed to help dry itchy scalps n nothing has worked except this (and so quickly too) I only use the shampoo on my scalp itself, and use another shampoo for the rest of hair (mainly cuz this is so expensive).

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

What it is:
A gentle cleansing shampoo for itchy, sensitive scalp.

Key benefits:
- Cleanses and moisturizes scalp
- Calms irritation and soothes itching

If you want to know more…
This silicone-free, hypoallergenic shampoo cleanses and soothes the scalp to reduce itchiness while giving hair a light, airy feel.

OribeThe Cleanse Clarifying Shampoo

ITEM: 2436111

Size: 7.1 oz/ 200mL

5 Reviews


I have never came across a gentle yet effective clarifying shampoo as this one, a must have for sensitive skin/scalp people like me....This has become my only shampoo - my hair stays oil free all day. I used to have an average of five shampoos in the shower because I kept trying new ones, for years.

What it is: A clarifying shampoo powered by skincare exfoliants that purifies and deeply cleanses without stripping away hair’s natural oils.

Hair Type: Fine, Medium, and Thick

Hair Texture:Coily, Curly, Straight, and Wavy

Hair Concerns:
- Oily Scalp
- Color Safe
- Scalp Buildup

Key Benefits:
- Exfoliates hair and scalp
- Removes product and mineral buildup
- Clarifies without stripping


One of my fave shampoos...I love this shampoo. A little goes a long ways. Really cleans the scalp. ...Amazing for sensitive scalps!...Works great for my husband and really helps to remove buildup without over drying or irritating his scalp.

What it is: A gentle, moisturizing hydration shampoo that softly lathers to cleanse your hair and scalp, removing buildup and dirt without stripping away moisture.

Hair Type: Fine, Medium, and Thick

Hair Texture: Coily, Curly, and Wavy

Hair Concerns:
- Curl-Enhancing
- Color Safe
- Dryness


Kerastase shampoo...was surprised with how amazing this worked I have a sensitive scalp issues and dryness. This cleaned my scalp better than any other shampoos. ...Great for sensitive scalp....I have a sensitive scalp and it honestly makes it feel so nourished.

What it is: A sulfate-free shampoo that gently cleanses scalp and hair with intense hydration to remove buildup, boost radiance, and preserve natural oils for softer, more defined curls and coils.

Hair Type: Fine, Medium, and Thick

Hair Texture: Wavy, Curly, and Coily

Hair Concerns:
- Curl Enhancing
- Dryness
- Shine


THOROUGHLY CLEANS SCALP WHILE MOISTURIZING HAIR :)...Scalp shampoos are always too drying. And moisturizing shampoos just leave you hair dirty. ...My only suggestion would be to make a separate line without the essential oils, menthol, and fragrance that can be used my those of us with sensitive scalps or who develop contact dermatitis easily.

What it is: A gentle, moisturizing shampoo that deposits sebum mimicking natural and organic oils to nourish the scalp without stripping hair.

Hair Type: Medium and Thick

Hair Texture: Wavy, Curly, and Coily

Hair Concerns: Dryness, Flaky/Dry Scalp, and Thinning

VerbVolume Shampoo

ITEM: 1889856

Size: 32 oz / 946 mL

550 Reviews


Great light weight shampoo for fine hair. I also have really sensitive skin and this shampoo doesn’t irritate my scalp, neck or face....i was surprised to see all the negative reviews. this is my favorite shampoo and conditioner i have a very sensitive scalp and this is the only shampoo that doesn’t weigh my hair down and also doesn’t make my scalp break out in hives and itch. and it’s only $18!

What it is: A shampoo designed to gently cleanse hair while smoothing and providing weightless lift.

Hair Texture: Straight, Wavy, and Curly

Hair Type: Fine and Medium

Hair Concerns:
- Volumizing

Key Benefits:
- Gently cleanses
- Boosts body
- Provides weightless lift

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Green Tea Extract: Contains a high source of antioxidants which are known to protect hair.
- Pro-Vitamin B5: Retains moisture and gives hair a smoother appearance.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens and sulfates SLS & SLES. It is also cruelty-free.

What Else You Need to Know: Verb’s Volume Shampoo gently cleanses while smoothing and providing weightless

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