Top 10 Shampoo Brands in India

Shampoos are very essential part of hair care. In fact they are the very basic of hair care.

Every one of us uses a particular shampoo brand that they like the most.

Shampoos are used for preventing hair fall, treating dryness, split ends, scalp nourishment and dandruff.


A given shampoo cannot treat all kinds of problems therefore people have to use different kinds of shampoos to get desired results.

So in this article we mentioned 10 most popular shampoo brands that are being used by people in India.

Different people use them for different reasons. So here is the top 10 list.

  1. Sunsilk

Sunsilk is said to be one of largest Shampoo brand not just in India but in the world.

Sunsilk Shampoo is sold in over 90 countries around the world.

Sunsilk brand was launched in the year 1964 by the Hindustan Unilever Ltd. It dominates the Indian shampoo market with 32% of market share.

Right Now Sunsilk is offering six different shampoo products.

  • Hair Fall Solution for treating Hair loss
  • Nourishing Soft and Smooth for undernourished hair
  • Perfect Straight for treating dryness
  • Lusciously Thick and Long for volume giving
  • Stunning Black Shine and Radiant Shine for dryness
  • Natural Recharge for Scalp treatment

       2. L O’Real

The second best shampoo brand is L O’Real a French company.

Some of the most popular types of shampoo sold by L O’Real are Total Repair 5, 6 Oil nourishment, fall repair 3X, fall resist shampoo, color protect, Nutri gloss and many more.

All these variants can treat hair fall, scalp, making hair shinier, dryness etc.

You can buy a 180 ml pack for Rs 140/- from the market.

       3. Matrix Biolage

You will be surprised to know that the most of the salon in the country use shampoo from Matrix Biolage.

The shampoo was launched in the year 2006 and it treats hair problems like dandruff, dryness, frizzy hair, damaged hair etc.

You can buy a 100 ml pack for Rs 150. The shampoo is expensive compared to LO’Real shampoo.

        4. Dove

Although Dove soaps were present in the market for a while now but the Dove shampoo was launched only in the year 2007.

Dove shampoo offers solutions like Oil Care, Intense repair and spilt end repair.

It comes in bottle and sachets both.

A 90 ml bottle can cost you Rs 70 or more. Dove shampoo is way cheaper than Matrix Biolage.

         5. Clinic Plus

Clinic Plus shampoo is another Shampoo brand from the Hindustan Unilever.

The reason for popularity for Clinic Plus is it is very cheap compared other shampoo brands in the country. You can buy a 400 ml bottle for just Rs 165.

Clinic plus is famous for treatment of dandruff. It has got 3 variants like Health Shampoo, anti dandruff and natural shampoo.

It is the shampoo for the masses.

          6. TRESemme

You will be surprised to know that Tresemme was acquired by Hindustan Unilever in the year 2010.

Some of the most popular variants offered by Tresemme are Hair Fall Defense, Hair Spa Rejuvenation, split remedy, climate control, lonic strength etc.

Tresemme is best for scalp treatment. It is sold in not just Indian but around the world.

           7. Pantene

Pantene is owned by Procter and Gamble an American multinational company.

Pantene shampoo is famous for treatment of dandruff.

Some of its variants are Pro V, Anti Dandruff, Hair Fall Control, Daily Moisture repair etc.

The main reason for its success is the price and it is very affordable for the masses.

           8. Himalaya Herbal

Himalaya Pharmaceuticals launched its first shampoo product in the year 2009.

The shampoos offered by Himalaya are purely herbal and ayurvedic.

They use ingredients like Aloe Vera, Amla, grape seed, almond, rosemary etc in their shampoo.

It’s most of the shampoos are for hair cleansing.

            9. Biotique

Biotique is lesser know brand but is it still used by many people in the country.

Biotique is an ayurvedic shampoo for treating many hair problems. As the company claims it contains no chemicals.

Some of the products are Soya Protein, Margosa, Walnut Bark Shampoo etc.

          10. Schwarzkopf

Schwarzkopf is an international brand owned by Henkel.

Only few people in India use this shampoo for hair care. However it is very popular of different kinds of hair color and hair styling products.

There are many other shampoo brands that we have not mentioned in this article.

For example Revlon, Fiama Di Wills, head and shoulders, Chic etc.


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