These Zero-Waste Shampoo Bars Are Perfect for Oily Hair

Written by Ashley Locke

In need of some shampoo bars for oily hair? We’ve got you covered. You may be starting your zero-waste journey or years into the sustainable practice. Still, you can never have too many shampoo bars, especially when you’re trying to treat your oily hair.

We found eight shampoo bars that will help make your slick strands a lot less oily. But which one is perfect for you? Get to know them all to find out!

Ethique St Clements Shampoo Bar for Oily Hair: $15

Created with lime and orange oils, this bar will help balance oil production on your scalp. Without silicone and foaming agents, this zero-waste shampoo won’t create any more oil, like a normal shampoo would.

Ethique St Clements Solid Shampoo for Oily Hair
(via Ethique)

Chamomile & Citrus Shampoo Bar: $9.50

Made with a combination of cold-pressed apple juice, organic chamomile flowers, and kaolin clay, this shampoo bar will tame the oiliest of scalps without over-drying it.

Chamomile & Citrus Shampoo Bar
(via Chagrin Valley Soap & Salve Co.)

Jumping Juniper Shampoo Bar: $13.50

We’re big fans of Lush and their shampoo bars, so we had to include this favorite on the list. Jumping Juniper contains juniper berry oil, rosemary infusion, and lemon and lime oil, all of which clarify a congested scalp to leave you with silky strands.

Jumping Juniper Shampoo Bar
(via Lush)

Coconut Milk Shampoo Bar: $9.50

Coconut milk is an overlooked ingredient for healthy hair. It really gives hair the moisture and shine frizzy strands have been missing. This particular bar also works to calm an oily scalp, so you’re sure to have Disney princess-like locks in no time.

Coconut Milk Shampoo Bar
(via Chagrin Valley Soap & Salve Co.)

SheaMoisture Jamaican Black Castor Oil Shampoo Bar: $9.99

If you aren’t already using Jamaican black castor oil to treat a number of hair issues, dip your toe into its magical properties with this shampoo bar. Any excess oil will be absorbed by this mineral-rich bar, ridding your scalp of any impurities.

SheaMoisture Jamaican Black Castor Oil Shampoo Bar
(via Vons)

Rosemary Mint Charcoal Shampoo Bar: $9.50

Balance out your hair’s natural oils with this shampoo bar. The bamboo charcoal, organic coconut milk, and rosemary essential oil all stimulate the hair follicles to refresh your tresses.

Rosemary Mint Charcoal Shampoo Bar
(via Chagrin Valley Soap & Salve Co.)

Apple Cider Vinegar Shampoo Bar: $10.70

Apple cider vinegar works wonders to clarify all sorts of hair problems, especially oily strands. With its ability to unblock your hair follicles, oil doesn’t stand a chance against this shampoo bar.

Apple Cider Vinegar Shampoo Bar
(via Amazon)

Neem & Tea Tree Shampoo Bar: $9.95

The blend of neem oil and tea tree oil work together to balance oil production by deeply cleaning your scalp. Not only can you use this bar on your strands, you can also use it on your body. Talk about a win-win!

Neem & Tea Tree Shampoo Bar
(via Chagrin Valley Soap & Salve Co.)

Want to make the full switch to a zero-waste haircare routine? HERE’S how to do just that!