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Say Goodbye To Oily And Smelly Hair With These Products

Never worry about that malagkit feeling again.

The humid climate in our country brings out the worst hair problems. One of our biggest hair enemies? Sweat. It leads to:  1) Our hair smelling bad after a long commute or even a short walk under the sun and 2) Our locks falling flat on the roots and getting all oily and sticky.

Luckily, brands have heard all of our hair woes. They've created products that will leave Pinay tresses smelling good and feeling fresh, even after being exposed to sweat and dirt. Here, we rounded up your next shower mainstays: lightweight and purifying shampoos to leave your hair clean, bouncy, and never oily! 

Scroll down to see our culled scalp-loving hair care finds you'll want to try ASAP.

  1. Yves Rocher Low Shampoo Delicate Cleansing Cream 

    I can't count the times my friends and I have raved about the Yves Rocher Low Shampoo Delicate Cleansing Cream. This shampoo cleanses your hair and scalp without leaving any residue, and, it doesn't suck up your locks' natural moisture. It doesn't contain sulfates, parabens, and silicones, so it's safe for curly hair and chemically treated tresses.

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  2. L'Occitane Purifying Freshness Shampoo

    Made for oily hair, you'll be sure that the L'Occitane Purifying Freshness Shampoo will rid your scalp and tresses of greasy buildup and dirt. It also leaves a delicate scent that will boost your mood.

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  3. Beach Born Onya Nees Shampoo Bar

    For those who are transitioning to a more sustainable lifestyle, try Beach Born's Onya Nees Shampoo Bar. This gently exfoliates the scalp and regulates oil secretion, so you won't need to worry about flakes and the malagkit feeling. Seaweed and fresh nori extracts nourish the strands. Rosemary, chamomile, and grapefruit essential oils strengthen the locks.

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  4. Cream Silk Hydra Fresh Light Conditioner

    OMG, you guys. In my whole life as a beauty editor, I've learned that it's challenging to find a conditioner that won't weigh down locks. Imagine my awe when I first tried the Cream Silk Hydra Fresh Light Conditioner. It was easy to rinse and my tresses were tangle-free. The best part: My otherwise limp and flat hair looked bouncy and shiny after. Tip: Use a lightweight shampoo to complement this weightless conditioner.

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  5. The Body Shop Ginger Scalp Care Conditioner

    Its well-loved shampoo version has been around for quite a while, so fans were delighted when The Body Shop Ginger Scalp Care Conditioner was released here in the Philippines. Its star ingredients, ginger essential oil, birch, willow bark, and honey work together to clear loose dandruff flakes, soothe a sensitive scalp, and control excessive oil production.

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  6. Yves Rocher Detoxifying Rinsing Vinegar

    The original raspberry scented version was such a hit that Yves Rocher decided to make another formula of their popular Rinsing Vinegar. This time, it focuses on purging the scalp and hair of pollution-caused gunk while restoring the tresses' health and shine. Use this every time you wash your locks to see fantastic results.

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  7. Fresh Jeju Aloe Ice Hair Treatment

    We've always assumed that it's hard to look for a nourishing hair treatment that won't feel heavy on the locks. Good news: The Fresh Jeju Aloe Ice Hair Treatment changed this. It soothes the scalp and hydrates tresses with just one use.

  8. Naturals by Watsons Aloe Vera Hair Scalp Tonic

    Massage the Naturals by Watsons Aloe Vera Hair Scalp Tonic on your scalp to stimulate hair growth and improve blood circulation. It also has salicylic acid to get rid of dandruff and excess sebum production. Bonus: It's free from parabens, colorants, and isothiazolinone.

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  9. ZENUTRIENTS Tea Tree Scalp Relief

    Tea tree is the ingredient to go to when you want to soothe an itchy scalp and treat dandruff the natural way. After shampooing your locks, massage the ZENUTRIENTS Tea Tree Scalp Relief near the roots to activate the product.

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  10. Snoe Hair Heroes Super Fresh Ice Blast 

    Bring the Snoe Hair Heroes Super Fresh Ice Blast in your bag so you can easily refresh and reboot your locks everywhere you go. We especially like spritzing this after an intense habal-habal ride (LOL, tardiness is never cute, okay?) or an MRT commute.

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  11. Briogeo Scalp Revival™ Charcoal + Biotin Dry Shampoo

    Another hair and scalp refresher to try is the Briogeo Scalp Revival™ Charcoal + Biotin Dry Shampoo. It detoxifies the scalp and hair of impurities and buildup. Clay, tapioca, and rice starches absorb grease and refresh your tresses. You'll also never have to worry about oil production because witch hazel extract will take care of it.

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  12. Christophe Robin Cleansing Purifying Scrub with Sea Salt

    Deep cleaning ahead, you guys! Once a week, gently rub the Christophe Robin Cleansing Purifying Scrub with Sea Salt on your head to draw out product and dirt buildup accumulated from the week. Trust us, you need this extra step. Pollution and sweat don't exactly create a healthy environment on your scalp and hair.

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