The American Hair Loss Association recently found that more than 85 per cent of men face thinning hair by age 50. Which is to say: it’s a fact of life. Not ready to go full Jason Statham? There are still ways to take back some control. Your smartest move is to start using a shampoo with ingredients that strengthen hair and promote better growth. Here are the best we’ve found.
1. Nioxin 3 Part System No. 1
A three-step package that reduces hair loss due to breakage while also removing follicle-clogging sebum, fatty acids, and environmental residues.
2. Goop Body G.Tox Himalayan Salt Scrub Shampoo
Gwyneth Paltrow may actually be onto something. Used once a week, this detoxifying salt scrub removes any buildup of product, dirt, and oil.
3. American Crew Fortifying Scalp Treatment
This leave-in spray contains amino acids and vegetable proteins that improve hair flexibility and thickness.
4. Odjibik Root Rejuvenating Shampoo & Instant Fix and Protect Conditioner
Get to the root of the issue with ingredients like salicylic acid and peppermint oil, which promise to promote healthy strands.
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5. Wise Neem Wood Comb
Neem, an Indian wood with anti-inflammatory properties, massages your scalp in a way that your plastic dollar store comb never will.
6. Kérastase Paris Specifique Anti-Thinning Treatment
Apply this treatment daily to protect against oxidative stress, seasonal effects, and pollution. The anti–hair loss ingredient Aminexil inhibits hair and scalp degradation.