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Clarifying Shampoo or Hair Scrub: Which Should You Use?

When it comes to your haircare routine, do you know your clarifying shampoo from your hair scrub and what each treatment offers your tresses? We’re taking a closer look at the best way to upgrade how you care for your locks with the right products, starting straight from your shower. Here’s how to ensure that your haircare routine is incorporating everything your hair needs to thrive while respecting your scalp.

What is a clarifying shampoo and when should I use it?

Simply put, a clarifying shampoo gives your locks a much deeper cleanse than a normal shampoo ever could. Designed to remove stubborn build up from your locks, a weekly wash with a clarifying shampoo is just what the stylist ordered. For those who use a lot of styling products, this is a must. It removes remnants of hairsprays, wax and other regular use styling products (looking at you dry shampoo), hair oils, and other things you may not even thought were in your hair, like mineral deposits from hard-water, and chlorine from the swimming pool. It’s a good idea to incorporate clarifying shampoo as the first step into your haircare routine, alternating out your normal shampoo once a week for best results.

What’s a hair scrub?

Just as your exfoliate your face and body to eliminate dead cells for clearer skin, you should be doing this on your scalp too. Enter: hair scrubs, the latest trend in haircare that has salons buzzing. With a hair scrub like Kérastase Fusio-Scrub, now it’s easy to purify your scalp to create the ideal conditions to unveil lustrous and healthy hair. Like clarifying shampoo, the key here is moderate use- no more than twice a week, applied in place of your regular shampoo. This will help offer you a much deeper cleanse than a normal shampoo and help to remove dirt, oil, dead cells and pollution which can all make your hair feel weighed down and dull.

What's the best hair scrub for me?

Enriched with gentle exfoliants like sea salt minerals the Kérastase Fusio-Scrub Scrub Energisant is designed to care for normal to oily scalp conditions to help exfoliate the deeply-ingrained impurities found within the hair and scalp. Made with Salicylic acid and Vitamin B5, the formula improves skin comfort whilst helping to nourish your locks and prevent dryness. It helps to instantly reinject up to 72% more volume & up to 6x more shine after one application.

For those with normal to sensitive scalps, try Kérastase Fusio-Scrub Scrub Apaisant, enriched with Jojoba Seeds and Sweet Orange Peel to gently cleanse your scalp to remove dead cells and dirt particles, therefore, helping improve skin comfort and prevent dryness. local Kérastase salon.