Are You Using the Right Shampoo for Your Hair Type?

You're probably reading this because you're on mission: find shampoo that suits my complicated hair needs and doesn't leave my wallet high and dry. Allow Agent OUAI to be your personal shampoo matchmaker and formulate haircare just for you. Here, we narrow down the best shampoo for different hair types, including combination hair problems. Stop jumping through hoops, and use our comprehensive guide to (finally) find your shampoo soulmate—no bad blind dates required.

Frizzy and Dry

All fights against frizz should first be fought in the shower, and the same goes for mending dry, brittle strands. Tame frizz and add mega shine by lathering with award-winning OUAI Smooth Shampoo. The sulfate-free formula is gentle enough to cleanse while also softening over-styled strands. Follow up with OUAI Repair Conditioner on ends to lock in the moisture before hopping out.

Frizzy and Curly

Curls just want to have fun—and act a frizzy fool sometimes too *SMH*. What's a girl to do? Reach for OUAI Curl Shampoo, a light hydrating cleanser that leaves curls bouncy and frizz-free. When you're in the mood to take your curl definition a step further, run OUAI Curl Jelly on damp hair and let your perfectly coiled curls do the talking.

Thin and Straight

If your volume is constantly deflating like an undercooked soufflé, first thing's first: OUAI Thinning Supplements. In second place for taking hair from flat to fierce is OUAI Volume Shampoo. Infused with our Smart Technology Complex, the body-building hydrator lifts lifeless locks while nourishing. Expect va-va-volume and a lingering of OUAI N°1, which containts notes of Italian Lemon, Turkish Rose, and Jasmine Sambac.

Thin and Oily

Combination hair can be tricky to treat but when you target the problems areas accordingly, it's smooth sailing. Show a greasy scalp who's boss with OUAI Clean Shampoo. The equivalent of a detox for hair, the gentle cleanser eliminates buildup and repairs simultaneously. Before blowdrying or styling hair, spritz OUAI Volume Spray on roots in sections to make Brigitte Bardot proud.

Color-Damaged and Fine

In case you forgot, all our shampoos are not only safe for color-treated hair, but also protect color. If you get bored easily and switch colors often at the expense of breakage and fallout, repent your sins with OUAI Repair Shampoo to repair damage from chemicals, your kajillion color jobs and heat styling. Infused with an Amino Acid Blend, Repair strengthens hair structure and fortifies the hair cuticle. 

Color-Damaged and Greasy

SOS, split ends are snowing from your hair while your crown is oozing oil. Wash with Clean Shampoo to rid grease then pay your color-damaged ends some much needed attention via Repair Conditioner. When that's not enough, call in the big guns—OUAI Hair Oil. Do as Huda Beauty and apply a few pumps on wet hair while in the shower. Allow the multitasking oil to absorb the steam and yield a double dose of moisture. 

Curly and Dry

Curls need moisture to put their best bounce forward—it's a fact of life. If your curls are thirsty, serve them some Curl Shampoo. Rinse then apply one OUAI Treatment Masque (each box contains 8 packettes) evenly from mid-shaft to ends, and leave on for at least five minutes. Your curls will absorb the healing mask's repairing ingredients and reap benefits even after you wash out the mask. Why? Because the formula's Smart Keratin increases resistance to future damage.

Curly and Coarse

Coarse curls are merciless. That is, until Smooth Shampoo smooths things over. Our replenishing formula didn't win Allure's Best of Beauty: Frizzy Hair award for no reason—curly girls from all over the globe swear by its frizz-fighting brawn. Tamarind Seed Extract promotes hydration while providing a velvety moisture barrier to keep hair hydrated. If you're dealing with coarse curl-induced comb breaks like in The Princess Diaries, add OUAI Smooth Conditioner or Curl Conditioner into the messy mix. 

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