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Here is the review of the top OGX Shampoos which includes the best OGX shampoo for hair loss, Asian hair, blonde hair, dry scalp, oily hair, dandruff and other hair concerns.

When it comes to hair products, OGX has made a niche for itself. So today, we’re going to look at some of the best OGX shampoo in the market!

If you wanted us to name one hair care item that is indispensable, we would say shampoo. But sadly, it’s often the most ignored one too.

Lots of people have the impression that shampoo merely exists to clean your scalp and hair, but it’s so much more than that.

Related: OGX Nourishing Coconut Milk Shampoo Review

You can use all the hair styling products you want, but if your shampoo is not up to the mark, you can forget about having those healthy, lush tresses.

Which brings us back to the question, “What shampoo brand do I use?”

While there are quite a few… Oh, who are we kidding! There is a mind-boggling number of shampoos stacked on the aisles of any supermarket.

But one drugstore brand stands out – OGX. What’s so special about it? Well, for one thing, even the best OGX shampoo is very pocket friendly.

And for another, the natural and gentle ingredient list keeps your hair happy.

There are so many chemicals and harsh components in some shampoos that can do more harm than good.

Here’s how I checked if the OGX shampoos are good for you:

Don’t know what OGX shampoo to pick? Here’s a easy guide!

How I tested the best OGX shampoos?

There are simply so many OGX shampoos in the market so I tested a few top ones (they’re all very affordable thank goodness!) and rated them on a scale of 1-5 according to the following criteria.

Gentleness of Formula – No matter what kind of OGX shampoo it is, it should have harsh surfactants like SLS or SLES in it.

Suitability for Hair Type – Now every shampoo is tailored to a different hair issue and type, I just checked if it’s actually worth using this product for that texture. I also took help from our guest editors to check this bit.

Effectiveness – You wouldn’t want a hair loss shampoo that does nothing for hair loss, or a anti-dandruff shampoo that is not good at removing dandruff. So I checked these shampoos effectiveness.

Best Smelling Ogx Shampoo

An active life can take a toll on hair health – all that sweat and grime after doing yoga or heading to the gym.

And sometimes, I’ve noticed that dry shampoo just doesn’t do the needful in cleaning my hair. So I tried the OGX Active Beauty Green Tea Fitness shampoo to see how it goes!

It’s mild enough to be used frequently and left my tresses looking and feeling fresh. I liked that there are no sulfates here.

So I could use it 3-4 times a week without worrying about stripping my hair dye.

I also liked the antioxidant-rich, green tea formula as it seemed to soothe my scalp after use. Oh and my favorite bit? I adored the natural, fresh scent it leaves behind.

My one gripe is that the shampoo can be too drying if used frequently. If you’re using it often I suggest pairing it with a very nourishing conditioner.



My Ratings:

Who It’s For – Sweaty, post-workout hair

Best Ogx Shampoo For Oily Hair

All those hair care products like masks, sprays, gels, etc. tend to leave behind product residue on my hair that builds up over time.

Pair this with an oily scalp (like mine!), and you have a recipe for disaster. This is where the OGX Purifying + Charcoal Detox shampoo steps in.

I felt that it’s one of the best OGX shampoo if you’re looking for something that deeply cleanses hair.

And it doesn’t use harsh surfactants to do so! It contains charcoal and kaolin clay instead.

If you feel you feel like your hair is getting too oily or too weighed down by all that product build-up, try this OGX charcoal shampoo.

But I wouldn’t recommend it for the dry scalp folks out there.

The shampoo left my hair soft, shiny, and bouncy. And it did this without stripping hair of color. So yay me!

But I do not use it more than 2-3 times a week. And it can have a different effect on your hair if it has a curly texture as it’s more prone to dryness.



My Ratings:

Who It’s For – Scalp build-up and oily hair

Best Ogx Shampoo For Hair Fall

After I had bleached and colored my hair, I noticed I’ve got a few damaged hair strands your main. I got the OGX Restoring + Bonding Plex as it promised to repair chemically-processed hair.

It’s saw the ingredients and noticed that it’s blended with cysteine and vegetable protein. So that was a bonus!

I was also glad to know that there weren’t any sulfates in the formula.

The shampoo is specially formulated for hair that’s been damaged from too much heat, styling, and color treatments.

So it’s not the best choice if you want to increase the vibrancy of hair dye.

But it does leave hair protected, improves the textures of the strands, and increases their moisture retention.

I suggest using this shampoo with the bonding conditioner and hair cream. I often use it on weekends to give my hair a salon-style deep conditioning treatment at home.



My Ratings:

Who It’s For – Overly-processed, damaged hair

Best Ogx Shampoo For Scalp Build-up

I used the OGX Green Tea fitness shampoo for several weeks and noticed that while it removes sweat and grease from hair, it doesn’t clarify product build-up.

And I didn’t want to use the Charcoal shampoo too regularly so I tried the OGX Detoxifying + Pomegranate & Ginger shampoo.

I found it clarifying enough to use on my oily hair and it even helped control my (mild) dandruff.

This shampoo is enriched with pomegranate and ginger extracts that help remove even the most stubborn residue from hair. And the scent of the shampoo is really pleasant and fruity too.

I think I liked it better than the Green Tea Fitness shampoo!

While it’s sulfate-free, the formula is very strong and I don’t recommend using it on dry scalps as it can exacerbate the problem.



My Ratings:

Who It’s For – Mild dandruff, scalp build-up

Best Ogx Shampoo For Thin Hair

I got this OGX Thick & Full + Biotin & Collagen shampoo as it promised to make hair thicker and fuller. And boy did it deliver!

I was mostly impressed with the ingredient list that included biotin, hydrolyzed wheat protein, collagen, and vitamin B7.

If I’m being honest I didn’t notice any changes on the first wash, but after 3-4 weeks of use, I could definitely see my hair looking fuller.

The shampoo also claims to repair any damage to your hair. And it did reduce split ends to some extent, it’s not a damage-repair product.

You’ll have to use the Bonding Plex Shampoo for that!

I also loved that the sulfate-free formula let me use the shampoo regularly. So if you’re looking for a daily use product this is it!

If your hair’s too fine, you can use this product before styling with texturizing sprays or mousses. That’s what I do!



My Ratings:

Who It’s For – Thinning hair

Best Ogx Shampoo For Dandruff

Sensitive scalp gang, assemble! This product is just the thing for you if your main hair concerns are dandruff, itchiness, redness, or a mild form of eczema or psoriasis, then the OGX Extra Strength Refreshing Scalp + Tea Tree Mint is your savior.

What I liked most about this shampoo is that it contains ingredients like peppermint oil and tea tree oil, which are known for their anti-inflammatory, antifungal, and antibacterial properties.

It’s also enriched with witch hazel, a natural astringent. So if an oily scalp bothers you, this shampoo takes care of that too.

I love how the peppermint formulation also leaves behind a cooling feeling and a pleasant fragrance.

The down side? Well, it isn’t really a great pick for dry scalps. If you have very dry scalp then I suggest getting another OGX shampoo like the Argan Oil or Coconut Milk one.



My Ratings:

Who It’s For – Oily, dandruff-prone hair

Best Ogx Shampoo For Dry Hair

I had noticed that due to frequent styling, bleaching, sun exposure, lead to very dry and lifeless hair.

And this exactly where the OGX Renewing + Argan Oil Of Morocco shampoo scores. Its hero ingredient is argan oil, a substance packed with nourishing antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals.

I noted that shampoo improves hair elasticity, repairs damage, strengthens the shaft, and reduces dryness and all this with just a few weeks of me using this shampoo.

It contains silk extracts that lock moisture in. But wait there’s more. The shampoo is perfectly safe to use on color-treated hair.

Also, it protects your hair from further damage due to UV rays and heat.



My Ratings:

Who It’s For – Dry hair/color-treated hair

Best Ogx Shampoo For Colored Hair

When we say there is an OGX shampoo for everything, we mean everything.

If you’ve decided to go with a fun blonde hair color, the OGX Hydrate & Color Reviving + Sunflower Shimmering shampoo helps bring out the golden tones on your hair.

The shampoo contains sunflower extracts and honey that nourish hair, protect the vibrancy of hair color, and protect it from fading due to UV ray exposure.

Its natural formula is free of any peroxide or hair dye.

All it does is infuse moisture into hair strands and forms a shield over them, so the sunny tones in your blonde hair look brilliant and shiny.



My Ratings:

Who It’s For – Toning blonde hair

Best Ogx Shampoo For Frizzy Hair

Rain and humidity can play spoilsport to well-made plans, but they’re often the culprits behind frizzy hair as well.

If constant frizz is your main hair concern, the OGX Hydrate + Defrizz Kukui Oil is made for you.

It contains nourishing kukui nut oil that infuses moisture into hair strands and smoothes them down. Result? Silky, soft hair that isn’t at the mercy of the weather.

The shampoo shields hair against humidity and increases shine, leaving it looking its glamorous best, every day.

My Ratings:

Who It’s For – Frizzy hair

Best Ogx Shampoo For Keratin Treated Hair

Is having silky, straight hair your goal? Then you need to check out the OGX Ever-Straightening + Brazilian Keratin Therapy shampoo.

It is enriched with keratin protein, coconut oil, avocado oil, and cocoa butter that nourish the scalp and infuse moisture into the hair strands.

They reduce frizz, strengthen the hair cuticle, and add shine.

The best thing about this shampoo is that it leaves your hair straight and silky. As if you’d just got keratin or Brazilian treatment at a salon.

We love how it’s work doesn’t stop there. This OGX shampoo also forms a protective coating on your hair, shielding it from pollution and UV rays.

My Ratings:

Who It’s For – Keratin-treated hair/Frizzy hair

Best Ogx Shampoo For Oily Scalp And Dry Ends

While a nourishing shampoo is often recommended for dry scalps, sometimes, it can leave your hair feeling greasy.

But not the OGX Weightless Hydration + Coconut Water shampoo. It adds hydration to your hair strands without leaving them limp.

Guess that’s why the name says ‘weightless’, huh?

It is formulated with coconut water that contains loads of electrolytes that rejuvenate the hair strands and coconut oil that conditions.

The shampoo leaves hair soft, silky, and hydrated without weighing them down. If you’ve got fine hair, this product is your best bet.

My Ratings:

Who It’s For – Oily hair with dry ends

Best Ogx Shampoo For Curly Hair

Hair feeling extra dry? This OGX Nourishing + Coconut Milk shampoo should do the trick.

It’s formulated with coconut milk, coconut oil, and ultra-whipped egg white proteins. Whew! Talk about a protein shake.

The creamy shampoo softens the texture, adds moisture, and increases the elasticity of your hair.

And if you’re worried about hair fall, the egg white proteins help strengthen the roots and promote hair growth.

As it’s super-hydrating, this shampoo is a good choice for dry scalps too.

My Ratings:

Who It’s For – Dry, damaged hair

Best Ogx Shampoo For Hair Loss

Most damage-repair shampoos also deeply condition the hair. But the catch is, these might not suit oily scalps.

This is where the OGX Healing + Vitamin E steps in. It nourishes dry, damaged hair without leaving it greasy. Its name reveals its magic formula – vitamin E!

This vitamin E shampoo repairs split ends, controls frizz, and undoes the damage caused by heat.

The best thing about this product is that it increases the elasticity of hair, protecting it from further damage.

My Ratings:

Who It’s For – Damaged, frizzy hair

The company OGX was started by Todd Christopher way back in 2003. At that time, this hair care brand was called “Organix”.

However, Christopher began to face litigation over this name. There were concerns that the name Organix was misleading and would lead customers to believe the products were organic, when in fact, they were not!

So in 2013, the name of the brand was changed to OGX.

OGX shampoos have made a name for themselves for their wide range of products which contain exotic ingredients.

There are no sulfates or parabens found in OGX shampoos.

Some shampoos, like the Weightless Hydration + Coconut Water Shampoo do contain Ammonium Lauryl Sulfate, a milder form of surfactants.

But this ingredient is nowhere as harsh as Sodium Laureth Sulfate or Sodim Lauryl Sulfate.

OGX has made a name for itself as an affordable, drugstore shampoo. They even have easily distinguishable bottles that have a short, round shape. Most OGX shampoos don’t cost more than $10.

It’s time to show your hair some love and cut out all the chemicals! So many brands, including OGX, have come up with natural, organic products, just because it’s the need of the hour.

If you’re looking to buy shampoo there are certain ingredients you need to steer clear off. These include:

Sulfates: Who hasn’t heard of sulfates yet? If your hair was a movie, sulfates would be the main villain.

But are sulfates really that bad? Well, some are. Mainly Sodium Laureth Sulfate and Sodium Lauryl Sulfate (SLES).

These chemicals are called surfactants and are added to cleanse your hair of dirt and oil.

But the catch is that they can be too harsh on the scalp and remove natural oils, along with any debris on your hair. Plus, if you’ve got colored hair, sulfates can strip off hair dye with continued use.

Fragrances: That shampoo you love because of its lush aroma? Yeah, it’s terrible for your hair.

No, this doesn’t mean your shampoo has to smell bad. It means any fragrances in it have to come from natural sources.

If the shampoo is scented from ingredients like flowers, fruit extracts, or essential oils, then that’s a-okay.

The problem arises with artificial scents. These usually contain alcohol that dries out your scalp. So it’s best to avoid them.

Parabens: Parabens are usually added as preservatives to increase the lifespan of your shampoo.

The only problem is that they are quite similar in structure to the natural hormones found in your body.

This could create loads of trouble. And although there isn’t too much data available to back the claims up, you are better off without parabens in your shampoo.

Boy, picking out a shampoo can sure get tricky! And the terminology on the packaging doesn’t help.

Smoothening, hydrating, volumizing, strengthening? Like what is that supposed to mean?

And even if you figure that one out, there’s the question of picking a shampoo that matches your scalp.

Don’t worry there’s an easy way to figure this out. Just remember two things: your scalp type and hair needs.

If your scalp is oily, it’s best to avoid anything labeled moisturizing, nourishing, rich, or “good for curly hair”.

These shampoos are formulated to add moisture to the scalp, which is not such a good idea if it’s already greasy.

Instead, choose shampoos marked volumizing, cleansing, clarifying, or balancing as these usually work to reduce excess oil.

On the flip side, if your scalp is dry, flaky, and itchy, choose the moisturizing and nourishing ones.

Pro tip: If you find your scalp to be sensitive and irritated, try using shampoos with menthol, aloe vera, and tea tree oil.

Another thing to consider before buying a shampoo is what exactly you want it to do. Do you want the shampoo to reduce hair loss? Clean dandruff? Do you want your shampoo to control frizz?

If your top concern is limp or dull hair, then a shampoo labeled volumizing would be right for you.

For brittle, damaged hair, choose ones with keratin or marked as strengthening or damage-repair.

Smoothening shampoos help reduce frizz and are useful if you want silky, straight hair.

And balancing shampoos are made for sensitive scalps and clean without drying hair out.

FAQs – Best OGX Shampoo


And there you have it, the best OGX shampoo list. Take care to pick a product that suits your scalp type, hair concern, and fits into your budget.

OGX also has the matching conditioner for each range. If you want the best results for your tresses, don’t forget to use one.

They’ve got hair masks, serums, and hair sprays and toners to help style your tresses too.

But we’re getting ahead of ourselves. A shampoo is perhaps one of the most important parts of your beauty routine, so don’t take it lightly.

After all, hair care starts in the shower!

Also Read:

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Best Vegan Anti-Dandruff Shampoos

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Best shampoo for tangled hair

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