A protein shampoo is a type of shampoo product that contains protein in it. And, it is designed to gently cleanse and strengthen damaged hair, by helping restore its lost proteins.
Your hair is made up of 90% protein, and anything from excessive heat use to colouring can weaken the protein bonds within your strands. This can eventually result in you having to deal with dry and damaged hair. But, there’s no need to fret: a shampoo with protein is all you need to improve your mane game.
So, If you’re experiencing dryness, frizz and breakage, consult with our edit on the best protein shampoos and get ready for better hair days.
The Top 5 Protein Shampoos
1. Dry Hair: Nexxus Therappe Shampoo
Dry hair? The Nexxus Therappe Shampoo is all you need to improve your parched tresses. Yep, this restorative shampoo with protein will help gently cleanse your tresses, while also leave them feeling touchably soft and nourished.
To make the most out of this shampoo, we suggest using it alongside the Nexxus Humectress Conditioner. And if you really want to give your strands a treat, follow up with the Encapsulate Serum, which replenishes up to 14 days of lost proteins in just one use!
2. Damaged hair: Nexxus Emergencée Shampoo
This impressive shampoo helps to rebuild broken protein structures, strengthening your strands and also fortifies them against future damage. Now, doesn’t that sound like the stuff hair dreams are made of?
Psst… Don’t forget to follow up with the Nexxus Emergencée Conditioner to help restore the hair’s protective barrier and improve manageability.
3. Frizzy Hair: Nexxus Frizz Defy Shampoo
Enriched with a fusion of Elastin Protein and Argan oil (known for its nourishing and frizz-fighting properties), this luxe shampoo with protein works to refresh, detangle and hydrate strands, and should be used in conjunction with the Nexxus Frizz Defy Conditioner.
4. Dyed Hair: Nexxus Colour Assure Shampoo
Tempted to try a new hair colour? If so, you’re going want to include the Nexxus Colour Assure Shampoo in your hair routine. This sulphate-free shampoo will help replenish any lost nutrients that occur during the colouring process while also boosting your colour’s vibrancy.
To really get the most of out this protein shampoo, don’t forget to use the Nexxus Colour Assure Conditioner.
5. Blonde or Silver Hair: Nexxus Blonde Assure Purple Shampoo
Blondies, rejoice! Whether you’re a faux blonde or dealing with grey hair, you can keep your locks looking their best with the Nexxus Blonde Assure Purple Shampoo.
This purple toning shampoo contains Keratin protein and violet pigment, which helps tones down brassiness and helps your hair look cooler and brighter.