8 Delicious Hair Products We Buy Just for the Smell
A good hair product takes your strands from flat and damaged to voluminous and near-blindingly shiny. But a great hair product does all of that while making your strands smell amazing. That’s why we rounded up the best smelling shampoos and hair products.
There have been a few choice hair products over the years that have gone down in history for their addictive, one-of-a-kind scents. You know, that distinctively fruity shampoo or musky hair oil you reached for just to catch another whiff?
Life’s too short not to surround yourself with hair products that work well and smell ridiculously delicious. Leave your perfume in the medicine cabinet — these eight intoxicating dry shampoos, texture sprays and more are the best smelling shampoos and hair products on the market right now.
R+Co Bleu De Luxe Reparative Masque, $73 at R+Co Bleu
This must-have treatment restores texture, strength and shine. Its Light Waves scent, comprised of cardamom, pineapple, tangerine, lavender, bamboo and blonde woods, will have you looking forward to your masking sessions.
OUAI Heat Protection Spray, $28 at Sephora
While this spray is busy protecting your locks, it leaves a great-smelling scent behind. It’s all thanks to the brand’s lovely Rue St. Honoré fragrance boasting notes of violet, gardenia, ylang-ylang and white musk.
Herbal Essences Shine Collection Shampoo, $5.99 at Target
Herbal Essences has earned icon status ever since its heyday in the 90s. (Remember those saucy commercials?) This shampoo's floral scent — which combines chamomile, aloe and passion flower — is a blast from the past in the best way possible.
Oribe Dry Texturizing Spray, $48 at Oribe
Oribe's sexy hair-inducing spray is legendary and a lot has to do with its smell. It combines watermelon, lychee and edelweiss flower extracts to create a signature scent that's inspired perfumes, candles and many splurges. It's the type of smell that you can't stop thinking about, even when you're not wearing it.
Elizabeth and James Nirvana Black Dry Shampoo, $29.26 at Amazon
The brand started out with its Nirvana Black perfume — an edgy amalgam of sandalwood, violet and vanilla. Then came this dry shampoo and it makes you smell just as divine while refreshing your unwashed hair at the same time.
Serge Normant Dream Big Instant Volumizing Shampoo, $11 at Serge Normant
When you flick open a bottle of this gorgeously packaged shampoo, you're overcome with the unexpected — yet entrancing — smell of almonds. Matched with the conditioner, this best smelling shampoo leaves your hair smelling subtly luxe all day long.
John Frieda Beach Blonde Sea Waves Sea Salt Spray, $9.45 at Walmart
Every teen girl of the 90s lived for this tropical-smelling salt spray so it was a happy day when the brand brought it back. This scent is piña coladas and pool parties and colorful hair wraps, all in a cute blue bottle you can toss in your tote.
Aveda Shampure Dry Shampoo, $32 at Aveda
Aveda is known for its lovely scents and this dry shampoo is no exception. The product revives second-day (or third, or fourth) hair with its oil-soaking powder formula and hypnotic lavender fragrance.