Dudes Do’s: The 10 Best Shampoos for Men

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* Men have different hair needs than women.
* Men’s shampoos now offer effective cleaning and manly scents.
* Options for all hair types.

Men’s hair is finally getting the attention it deserves. Instead of simply rebranding women’s products, companies are creating shampoos specifically for men’s hair. These new shampoos solve problems like thinning and damage from workout sweat. Their manly scents boost confidence and attractiveness. Committing to a new shampoo can be a daunting task that most men don’t have time for, so we rounded up ten great options for all hair types and scent preferences.

1. Nizoral Dandruff & DHT Blocking Shampoo

It may look as if this shampoo is just for combating dandruff, but it also great for ridding your scalp of DHT that causes thinning hair. This shampoo contains Ketoconazle, which is the active ingredient that helps your scalp get rid of stubborn DHT particles. This shampoo is highly-rated on Amazon with almost 3,000 reviews, one of which comes from one of our own editors, who can attest to its effectiveness after 10 years of use.

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2. Every Man Jack 2-in-1 Thickening Shampoo & Conditioner

This Every Man Jack shampoo is straightforward, fuss-free and very well priced at just under $8. It keeps hair clean with coconut surfactants, moisturized with glycerin, and smelling good with lavendar essential oil.

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3. American Crew Classic 3-in-1 Shampoo

As a shampoo, conditioner and body wash, American Crew’s Classic formula does it all, and does it well. It cleanses and invigorates the scalp, restores and detangles the hair, and adds a shine that lasts until your next shower.

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4. Woody’s Daily Shampoo

Launched by the design house of Woody’s, this no nonsense men’s shampoo should be used everyday. It works for all hair types.

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5. K + S Salon Shampoo

Krieger + Söhne utilizes the power of the tea tree in this salon quality shampoo that boast over 1,400 positive reviews on Amazon. It eliminates dandruff, moisturizes and soothes the scalp, and can prevent hair loss.

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6. Dove Men + Care Shampoo and Conditioner

Dove, one of the bigger brands on our list, has become a leader in men’s hair care largely thanks to this Men + Care 2-in-1 shampoo and conditioner. The product effectively removes grease and grime, leaving hair revitalized and smelling great.

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7. Baxter of California Daily Shampoo

Baxter of California’s nutrient-rich daily shampoo delivers fuller, more healthy hair by removing grease and toxins that build up throughout the day. Along with a healthy shine, this shampoo provides a fresh, mild scent of mint.

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8. Head & Shoulders Old Spice Shampoo

Head & Shoulders (the leading anti-dandruff shampoo) has collaborated with the men’s scent masters at Old Spice, and come up with this 2-in-1 Pure Sport shampoo. Along with eliminating dandruff, this shampoo leaves you with a manly scent engineered by Old Spice.

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9. John Allan’s Sport Shampoo

Made with botanical extracts, John Allan’s conditioning shampoo provides a thoroughly clean, healthy feel. It’s also very effective for hair that’s taken a beating from sweat.

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10. 18.21 Man Made Wash

Your wife or girlfriend might think you’re keeping a bottle of whisky in the shower, but really it’s a high-quality 3-in-1 shampoo, conditioner, and body wash. 18.21’s Man Made shampoo also features a unique, handsome scent of “Sweet Tobacco”.

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