OTC Products That Really Help When Your Hair Is Falling Out

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Rapunzel had a good thing going: luscious volume, strong AF locks and, of course, length for days. If your hair is feeling thin and lacking a bit of lustre, know this: shedding is totally normal (the average person loses approximately 30 to 50 strands a day), but excessive hair loss could be caused by a variety of factors, including age and diet.

If you think you’re losing more hair than usual, make an appointment with a dermatologist. But get this – you can fortify what you’re working with. There are over-the-counter products that can help restore some of your lost hair and strengthen it. Take a look at our selects.

Balmain Volume Shampoo

This lightweight shampoo gives volume and body to all hair types. Result: shiny, perfectly styled hair. Paraben- and sulfate-free. Available at Glamit.

Balmain Volume Shampoo

Dr. Hauschka Revitalising Hair & Scalp Tonic

Enjoy strong shiny locks and a healthy scalp the easy way, with this natural leave-in hair lotion. This formula strengthens the keratin in your hair, which means less breakage and faster growth. Yes please! Available at Faithful To Nature.

Dr. Hauschka Revitalising Hair & Scalp Tonic

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Kérastase Resistance Soin Premier Therapiste Conditioner

This conditioner is backed by science: it’s fortified with patented Fibra-Kap and Soin de Resurrection, which, together, regenerate the inner structure of hair fibres, making it perfect for damaged hair. Available at Clicks.

Kérastase Resistance Soin Premier Therapiste Conditioner

Raw Moisture Jamaican Black Caster Oil Shampoo

Naturally restore chemically processed or heat stressed hair with a blend of Jamaican black castor oil, shea butter, peppermint and keratin. Its active ingredients encourage hair growth and help to rebuild hair structure to reverse brittleness and hair fall. Available at Clicks.

Raw Moisture Jamaican Black Caster Oil Shampoo

Bee Pure Whipped Hair Butter

This hydrating hair treatment replenishes and repairs dull tresses, and encourage stronger, faster hair growth. Natural mafura and avocado butters provide rich, deep nourishment from roots to ends. Available at Faithful To Nature.

Bee Pure Whipped Hair Butter
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Carol’s Daughter Hydrating Conditioner Black Vanilla

A rich hydrating conditioner that detangles hair, making it easier to style. The blend of pro-vitamin B5 and biotin strengthens and softens hair when it’s wet so there are fewer snags, snaps and tugs. And… it’s light enough to use daily and perfect as a co-wash. Available at Clicks.

Carol's Daughter Hydrating Conditioner Black Vanilla

Kiehl’s Sunflower Colour Preserving Conditioner

Do you colour your hair? Extend colour vibrancy – and deeply moisturise and detangle – with this silicone- and paraben-free conditioner. It’ll leave hair stronger, silky-smooth and shiny. Available at Edgars.

Kiehl’s Sunflower Colour Preserving Conditioner

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