Strand & Lock

Which Aveda Shampoo Is Right For Your Hair?

Since 1978 Aveda has been championing cruelty-free, 100% vegan hair and body care. With product formulas that are, on average, 90% naturally derived, they have become the go-to choice for anyone who wants to experience luxurious products that don’t negatively impact upon our earth. 

But if you’re new to Aveda, you might be wondering which Aveda shampoo is best for your hair type. At Strand & Lock, we exclusively use Aveda products so we think we’re in a pretty good position to be able to help you out with your question!

Let’s break it down.

Which Aveda Shampoo is Right for My Hair Type?  

1. Fine and Thin Hair 

When your hair is crying out for some volume, nothing can beat Aveda’s Pure Abundance™ Volumizing Shampoo. Created with kaolin clay and acacia gum to fill out fine locks, soon every day will feel like a salon day.

We also love the Invati Advanced range which reduces hair loss due to breakage, making hair look fuller and healthier. Try the Exfoliating Shampoo Light which helps fine hair look and feel thicker and more nourished.

2. Damaged Hair

If your hair is damaged and in need of some urgent TLC, we love Aveda’s Botanical Repair™ Strengthening Shampoo. This silicone-free, hair strengthening shampoo gently cleanses stressed out hair while removing product build-up, excess sebum and even pollution. 

The whole Botanical Repair range is just what the doctor ordered for damaged hair so we highly recommend complimenting the shampoo with the accompanying conditioner, serum and masques.

3. Coloured Hair

If your locks are dyed, you will want to use a shampoo that’s especially formulated to give coloured hair that extra attention it so often needs. Whether you’re bleached blonde, pastel pink or midnight black, if you’re wondering which Aveda shampoo is best for coloured hair, the good news is you have a choice.

Aveda’s Color Control Shampoo is precisely formulated to cleanse the hair whilst avoiding stripping the colour to actively control fading. It’s also infused with Aveda’s own gorgeously-scented Pure-Fume™ aroma. 

For a  slightly more subtle scent, the Color Conserve Shampoo smells beautifully organic and has also been created to prevent color fade. 

4. Curly Hair

Curly and wavy hair is different to straight hair in that its structure makes it harder for the essential oils produced by the scalp to travel down the strands. Regular shampoos don’t really cut it, so which Aveda shampoo is right for curls? 

We love the Be Curly Shampoo and recommend this to all of our curly clients. The wheat protein and organic aloe blend defines curls and also expands when hair is wet and retracts when it’s dry to increase shine and tame frizz. Magic? It’s not far off! 

Explore the rest of the Be Curly range and say hello to head-turning curls all day long.

5. Dry Hair

We’ve found that Strand & Lock clients with dry hair can’t get enough of the Aveda Nutriplenish™ Shampoo Light Moisture – or rather, their thirsty hair can’t! The creamy lightweight formula and a vegan superfood blend cleanses the hair while replenishing dry and sad locks with a burst of nutrient-powered goodness.

For hair that’s really crying out for some much-needed hydration, the Deep Moisture version of the shampoo contains 50% more butters than the light version and is an Aveda best seller.

6. Grey Hair

To give your gorgeous grey hair a vibrant silvery brightness, try Aveda’s best selling Blue Malva Shampoo which is blended with colour-intensifying coneflower and sustainable blue malva that has been gathered by hand in its natural habitat.

The Blue Malva shampoo is somewhat of a multitasker as it also enhances blonde hair and neutralizes brassy tones in chemically-treated locks.

7. Frizzy Hair

If your hair’s looking frazzled, you’ve tried every shampoo going and you’re wondering if Aveda shampoos are any good at taming the frizz, we wholeheartedly recommend the Smooth Infusion™ Anti-frizz Shampoo which gently cleanses your hair whilst also protecting it against humidity.

The  plant polymer shield and botanical smoothing oil blend ensures that hair looks and feels smoother and sleeker than ever before.

8. Coarse Hair

If you step out of the salon wishing that your coarse hair always looked that soft and bouncy and wonder what the secret is, the shampoo your stylist used has a lot to do with it.  At Strand & Lock we not only love the scent of Aveda’s Cherry Almond Softening Shampoo, we love its softening properties too.

The babassu and coconut-derived ingredients combined with naturally-derived cherry blossom and sweet almond oil cleanse hair leaving it soft and full of weightless, salonesque bounce.

How Good are Aveda Shampoos?

Hopefully now you have a better idea of which Aveda shampoo is best for your type of hair, but you might still be wondering “Are Aveda shampoos good?” 

As professional hairdressers, Strand & Lock are proud to be an Aveda salon and we stand firmly behind their products – and so do our customers, with many of them purchasing Aveda shampoos, conditioners and other treatments and styling products to take home.

We love that Aveda is vegan, we love their anti-cruelty and anti-animal testing stance – and we love that their products do what they promise!

There’s a reason that many of Aveda’s products are best sellers and that’s because they make salon-fresh hair achievable in between your visits to the professionals. 

Book Your Aveda Experience at Strand & Lock

Whether you’re already an avid Aveda fan or you’re looking to experience the difference for the first time, we know you’ll love our full complement of Aveda services

Sit back and let us pamper you while we cut, style or colour your hair or indulge your locks (and your senses) with one of our botanical treatments – all using Aveda products, naturally.

Book your appointment today and we look forward to seeing you soon.