Are more expensive shampoos better for my hair?
Karyn Grossman, MD
Dermatologist, WebMD Medical Expert
St. John's Hospital
Not necessarily. A Consumer Reports study of 1,700 ponytail samples that had been washed with a range of products found that none of the expensive brands produced better results than drugstore options. Only trial and error can truly lead you to the right formula. "Whether it's $2 or $20, you just have to try it to see if a shampoo will work for you, says Ni'Kita Wilson, a cosmetic chemist for Cosmetech Laboratories in New Jersey.