Remember a time when choosing a shampoo wasn't a complex task? You just grabbed whatever was on special off the supermarket shelf and it seemed to do the trick? Ahhh, those were the days.
Now, choosing a shampoo to keep your oily scalp contained for more than a day is one of life's many challenges, so naturally, you're trawling Adore Beauty trying to find the right oil-targeting shampoo for your hair type. Well, you're in luck.
What Causes An Overproduction Of Oil?
There are many reasons why our hair may become oilier, quicker. If you have a persistently oily scalp, hormonal fluctuations, scalp conditions like seborrheic dermatitis, using the wrong products, an omega-rich diet or not changing your pillowcase could be responsible, according to Bustle. So, what can you do to try and fight the oiliness and go longer between washes?
Change your pillowcase more regularly, or try switching to a silk pillowcase
Try the double shampoo method: you might use a scrub like Christophe Robin Cleansing Purifying Scrub and follow it up with one of the suggested shampoos below
See a dermatologist or trichologist if you're concerned about the state of your scalp: if you experience irritation, excessive flakiness or a noticeable overproduction of oil, it's a good idea to see a specialist
Avoid using conditioner on your scalp: keep your conditioner to your mid-lengths and ends