18 Underrated Products For Oily Hair That Actually Work

    For when your scalp is greasier than pizza.

    We asked the BuzzFeed Community to tell us which products help them deal with oily hair. Here are the life-saving results.

    1. OGX Argan Oil Of Morocco

    It seems counterintuitive, but argan oil applied to your scalp every other night for a few weeks really helps balance your scalp.


    Get it here for $7.99.

    2. Bumble and bumble. Prêt-À-Powder

    It's a ~hair powder~, but it ISN'T JUST A DRY SHAMPOO! It's also a style extender and gives you a lot of volume. Yes pls.


    Get it here for $12.

    3. Lush Jumping Juniper Shampoo Bar

    Lush's website calls it "herbal hair magic to transform oily hair." Do you SEE THAT? IT'S MAGIC. I'm in.


    Get it here for $10.95.

    4. Batiste Dry Shampoo with a hint of color

    It's a dry shampoo (obv) that gets rid of the grease, and it comes in three different colors, so it works its dry shampoo magic WITHOUT MAKING YOUR HAIR WHITE.


    Get it here for $8.99.

    5. Etude House Silk Scarf Moist Hair Mist

    It's an oil that you spray in damp hair, it smells like heaven, and it’s clear, so it works with any colored hair. Korean beauty products are magic, folks.


    Get it here for $7.80.

    6. Arvazallia Hair Mask

    This deep conditioning mask will allow you to treat yo'self and give your uncooperative mane some TLC.


    Get it here for $12.30.

    7. Johnson's Baby Shampoo

    This shampoo leaves your hair with "extra softness," and it's pretty dang natural, as it's made for babies. Yay!

    —Sarah Evans, Facebook

    Get it here for $3.86.

    8. Biolage CleanReset Shampoo

    Well, it's a shampoo, but it's a badass shampoo — it actually lets you go two-to-three days without washing your hair, and your hair stays feelin' fresh, friends.


    Get it here for $24.

    9. Psssst! Dry Shampoo

    It not only works suuuuper well, but it keeps your hair from getting greasier. It also gives great volume and works better than most hair spray brands when using it to style!

    —Kristen Titus, Facebook

    Get it here for $6.99.

    10. Head & Shoulders Instant Oil Control Dandruff Shampoo

    A lot of shampoos leave your scalp itchy and flaky. Head & Shoulders controls flakes and keeps hair from getting oily by the end of the day. Win-win.

    —Kendall Allen, Facebook

    Get it for $4.99 here.

    11. Redken Hair Cleansing Cream

    Hair tends to get dull and heavy when it’s oily — if you use this once a week instead of shampoo, it gets rid of all the buildup and leaves your hair shiny and smooth.


    Get it for $29 here.

    12. Bumble and bumble. Spray de Mode Hairspray

    This hairspray rocks harder than the others because it holds your style in place without making your ends feel heavy or icky.

    —Mallory Amanda, Facebook

    Get it here for $29.

    13. Bragg Apple Cider Vinegar

    After shampoo and conditioner, use this on your roots, leave on for a minute, and rinse. It's a fabulous natural remedy. (PRO TIP: Try not to smell the vinegar... it smells ~not great~, but works wonders!)


    Get it here for $4.09.

    14. Tresemme Keratin Smooth Shampoo and Conditioner

    They're an affordable shampoo and conditioner combo that'll totally make your normally unmanageable hair, well, manageable.


    Get both the shampoo and conditioner for $4.94 each.

    15. Fish Oil

    Fish oil helps reduce the sliminess of your scalp, promotes thickness, and will even make your hairs grow. 👀


    Get some for $27.90 here.

    16. Johnson's Baby Powder

    If you have bangs and feel the need to wash them every single morning because they get greasy, use baby powder instead — they'll be less greasy, and it works better for bangs than dry shampoo.

    —Talia Gillette, Facebook

    Get it here for $5.60.

    17. Kevin Murphy Balancing Wash Shampoo

    It's a shampoo that balances your scalp's pH, and will make fine hair feel soft and fluffy.

    —Ashley Lindo, Facebook

    Get it here for $26.53.

    18. And Moroccanoil Oily Scalp Treatment

    Massage this into your scalp, leave it in for a few minutes, and then comb it out. The best part? As it improves your hair more and more, you can use it less and less.

    Get it for $44 here.

    —Mallory Amanda, Facebook

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