The best clarifying shampoo for oily hair should contain ingredients such as zinc pyrithione, Nettle Leaf extract, tea tree oil, salicylic acid, sodium sulfacetamide, and Stinging Nettle root. Most shampoos contain detergents such as sodium laureth sulphate or sodium lauryl sulfate. Sodium lauryl sulphate is known to cause dry scalp. The alternative to this is a shampoo containing tea tree oil and dandruff preventing the enzymes that cause your hair to become dry from working.
The best clarifying shampoo for oily hair will also contain Nettle Leaf extract. I have noticed that many products claim to contain Nettle Leaf Extract, but when I have looked at the ingredient label, I have not seen this ingredient anywhere. When looking at ingredients labels, always look for plant-based ingredients. This is what your scalp needs in order to be healthy.
There are some products on the market that contain ingredients that are not suited for people that have oily hair. One such example is the Burt,s Bees Sally,s Miracle anti- aging cleanser. I read several reviews of users that claimed that this was the best cleaner they have ever used. I was very interested to try it and had incredible results when I did. My scalp is quite oily, so I decided to give it a go. What I found was that the cleanser did a pretty good job of cleaning my scalp, however, after using it a few times, it seemed to strip my scalp of all of its natural oils. Which was the hope.
Another product that seems to be geared more towards oily hair is the Sally,s Supersizing styling gel. I have seen several different brand names for this product, but they all seemed to do the same thing. It seems that it was designed to get rid of any dead skin cells and clogging that may be on your scalp and help to make your hair look and feel its best.
It is important to remember that oily hair is usually caused by too much sebum. Too much sebum can create the appearance of a Poodle nose or a head that is more firm than it really is. The idea is to find a balance between too much oil and not enough. The best way to get a good idea of what your sebum production is like is to simply start keeping a journal of how much you shampoo and style your hair each day. A month or two of records should give you a decent picture of what your sebum production is like.
Some of the absolute best products for oily hair are those that contain silicone. These products usually leave your scalp and hair feeling very clean and fresh. They help to open up your pores, allowing dirt to slip through easier so that you don't build up as much oil in your scalp and it lets your greasy conditioner evaporate faster. It is also a good idea to use a gentle surfacing agent while you are washing your hair.