A wallet-friendly option; consumer testers loved how the “clean- and fresh-smelling” duo also helped boost smoothness and softness. It also got points for detangling and protecting wet strands from further damage, based on tests done by the Good Housekeeping Research Institute beauty lab.
In the Good Housekeeping Research Institute beauty lab, this combo produced up to a 10 percent increase in strand diameter, especially in gray swatches; consumer testers noted it made hair feel thicker.
A pricey pair (though the concentrated formulas last for about 80 shampoos) took first place for its “rich, thick lather.” The color-protecting formula made it popular among 7 Years Younger panelists with colored strands. Consumer testers also noted that it improved softness and combability. And it got top marks for detangling and protecting strands from further damage, according to tests done by the Good Housekeeping Research Institute beauty lab.