Drugstore Sulfate-Free Shampoo without a strong smell?

jctljctl Registered Users Posts: 7 Curl Neophyte
I'm looking for a recommendation for a reasonably priced ($10/bottle or less), gentle, sulfate-free shampoo for my fine, low-porosity hair that's available at drugstores, Sally, or Ulta. The main problem I've been having is that highly recommended shampoos in this price range tend to have strong smells that I can't tolerate. I tried Shea Moisture's Coconut and Hibiscus Shampoo, which was recommended to me as mild-smelling, and it gave me a migraine. Shampoos with lighter, more herbal scents, which I can stand, tend to be more expensive, like Jessicurl, DevaCurl, etc.

Any recommendations to help me out? Thanks!


  • sdkittysdkitty Registered Users Posts: 360 Curl Novice
    I've been using Garnier Curl Nourish. I'm not highly sensitive to scent but it doesn't seem strong smelling to me. It's sulfate free and doesn't dry my hair out. Very cheap - like $4 max - less with a sale or coupon.
  • JD.GameAccouJD.GameAccou Registered Users Posts: 46 Curl Neophyte
    I like Renpure, available at Target. I'm sensitive to strong smells as well and this one has almost none.

    Renpure® Bamboo Coconut Water Shampoo

    Target : Expect More. Pay Less.
    - Rose

    2B/C wavy, fine, high porosity hair

    Poo: Renpure Bamboo Coconut Water Shampoo
    Condish - SoCozy Boing Sweet Crème Curl Conditioner
    Leave in- KCKT, JM Organics Citrus/Neroli Detangler
    Curl Cream: CJ Coffee-Coco Curl Creme-Lite
    Gel: *searching*
    PT: CJ Repair Me, Gelatin
    Pre-Poo/Overnight: Aloe, Jojoba & Tea Tree Oil Mix
    Clarifying: Redken Cleansing Cream Shampoo

    *Allergic to Devacurl and Herbal Essences

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