Hair is one of the first things we see when we meet someone new. It doesn’t define us, but a good hair day can put a bounce in your step and set the tone for your day. While there are a plethora of brands available on the shelves of your local store, some are better than others.
People easily drop five bucks on a latte, so why wouldn’t they be willing to spend as much a day on a shampoo that’s made from the best ingredients and will leave them with shiny, glossy locks? Check out these 10 most expensive shampoos on the market that are worth every penny spent.
10 Kerastase Discipline Bain Fluidealiste Shampoo
Keratase, the first shampoo on our list is known for using ground-breaking antioxidants to nourish hair and give it the boost it has been lacking. This product keeps hair from drying out while infusing nutrients into your hair that you might be lacking.
Costing $96.99 for a 33.8 oz bottle, Keratase uses glucose proteins and an irisome complex to restore your hair from the root down. There is a conditioning polymer that helps strengthen fragile hair and a lipid agent to enhance shiane. This innovative product is a favorite of many hair care professionals and is definitely worth the price.
9 Acqua Di Parma
The next shampoo on our list is one of the most expensive, coming in at over $7 per ounce. That means that 33.8 ounces comes in at a whopping $243. Acqua Di Parma started as a modern and fresh fragrance with Italy close to its heart. Their shampoo boasts a formula that helps cleanse the hair and uses natural ingredients like coconut oil, making it ideal for everyday use.
The shampoo is made in Italy and holds the familiar and elegant notes of rose, citrus, verbena, and lavender. Acqua Di Parma is also available in some high-end hotels and resorts. Available for purchase for your home, you can feel like you’re on vacation each time you wash your hair.
8 Cleansing Volumizing Paste with Pure Rassoul Clay and Rose Extracts, Christophe Robin
Created with a woman’s natural beauty in mind, Christophe Robin cleansing volumizing paste is great for those who color their hair. With a nod to the scents of his garden, this shampoo uses protective rose extracts and other natural ingredients. This shampoo deep cleans but also provides texture and is best suited to oily hair.
Another unique trait of this shampoo is that a little goes a long way. It starts as a paste that quickly turns into a foam that volumizes and leaves hair clean and nourished. The cleansing paste with Rassoul Clay and Rose Extracts Paste is available in 2.5 oz jars. To get the equivalent ounces as the others on our list you are looking at a price of nearly $98.
7 Briogeo Be Gentle, Be Kind Matcha + Apple Replenishing Superfood Shampoo
Briogeo prides itself on creating a product that is not only good for your hair but contains good, clean ingredients that are also effective. One of Allure magazine's Best of Beauty award winners, the variety of shampoos for all types of hair ensures you always look great!
Briogeo products are free of parabens, silicones, sulfates, artificial dyes, and DEA. This shampoo is one of the more reasonably priced, as far as luxury shampoos go, at $58.00 for 33.8 ounces. This shampoo is safe to use everyday and with its blend of fatty acids, vitamins, and minerals, this shampoo will keep you hair strong and glossy.
6 Unite U Luxury Shampoo
The next product on our list is Unite U which can be purchased in 8.5 oz bottles, which will set you back $130 to get 33.8 ounces. This shampoo is packed with fantastic, high-end ingredients like argan oil, crushed pearl power, and Hawaiian white honey. This shampoo was created by a hairdresser who saw the effects of everyday life on the hair of his clients.
The Unite formula leaves hair healthy and clean without using chemicals or leaving residues. Unite is a favorite shampoo of many high-profile salons as well as celebrity stylists, who prefer to use it even staying in luxury hotels. With over forty different products formulated for all types of hair, you’ll have no problem finding the perfect shampoo for your hair.
5 Bvlgari Shampoo
The shampoo that tops the list in terms of priciness is Bvlgari shampoo. It’s part of the Italian luxury brand well known throughout the world. This product is available for purchase on their website in 200 ml bottles, ringing up at just around $240 for 33.8 ounces.
This product does double duty as it is both a shampoo and a shower gel. Bvlgari shampoo is scented with the signature scent of their first cologne, which has hints of green tea eau de parfum. Green tea is known for healing and relaxing properties and has notes of citrus as well. Bvlgari Shampoo is meant for both men and women, leaving one less bottle in the shower.
4 Alterna Ten
At the base of Alterna’s company story is helping customers get the best hair with natural and sustainable ingredients from around the world. Alterna Ten contains bamboo, which is a resilient and fast-growing resource. Alterna Ten also includes a world tour of high-hitting ingredients including Kendi oil from Indonesia, Maca Root from Peru, Kalahari Melon from Namibia, and Gooseberry from India.
These high-end ingredients are full of vitamins, amino acids, and minerals, are rich in Omega 3 and 6 and are considered a superfood. Alterna’s mission is to provide pure products free of sulfates, parabens, and synthetic colors. You can pick up your bottle of Alterna Ten for $95.66 here.
Oribe shampoo is an award-winning product created with the goal of having your hair not only look but feel better. Oribe shampoos are made to balance the oils in your scalp and are tested to ensure they blow away the competition. This shampoo is an outstanding choice when it comes to hair products.
The shampoo might be expensive at $154, but the price is worth it. All of the ingredients are formulated to repair the hair strand by strand, and leave it silky smooth. Oribe shampoos are safe for hair that has had keratin treatments, are gluten-free as well as cruelty-free. Not only that but Oribe partnered with a perfume house to create a signature scent. Calling to mind the fragrances of the French Riviera.
2 Frederic Fekkai
Next on our list is Frederik Fekkai shampoo. This shampoo can be purchased on Amazon in a 16 oz bottle. To get 33.8 ounces you’ll be spending close to $46. This shampoo was created by famous hairstylist Frederik Fekkai and used at all his salons. Fekkai formulated the shampoo to enhance shine in dull hair.
With sun-ripened olive oil and with the fragrance of floral bouquet, this is a shampoo that can be used daily to help bring back shine and keep your hair radiant every day. Treat each hair wash like it’s a trip to the salon by stocking up on this shampoo and walk out the door looking fabulous.
1 Philip B Russain Amber Imperial Shampoo
The last shampoo on our list blows away the prices of the other luxury shampoos on the market, being sold in 3 oz jars, which means you’ll be paying over $630 for 33.8 ounces. Russan Amber shampoo shows up on Vogue’s best of the best list.
This shampoo has eleven L-Amino acids and claims to repair hair where it counts, at the cellular level. The scents of rosemary, grape seed, nettle, sage, burdock, and chamomile, are an homage to Russia, and also leaves your hair silky and protects and repairs the damage of chemically treated hair. With the fragrant scent of amber oil in the formula, the luxury and decadence of the Romanov dynasty will be called to mind.