The Best Haircare Products Under $15

The Best Haircare Products Under $15

Hands up who’s spent more money than they’d care to admit on disappointingly average products? We’ve all been there. But the truth is, if you do your research (and you’re not scared of the inevitable sensory overload experience that is a Chemist Warehouse) you can actually get really great haircare products under $15. 

So, that’s just what we did. We scoured the depths of drugstore catalogues and supermarket shelves to bring you the best of the best in budget haircare.

Here’s what we found – category is:

2024’s TOP 3 Best Haircare products under $15

  1. Aveeno Apple Cider Vinegar Shampoo, $9.74, Chemist Warehouse
  2. Garnier Fructis Hair Food Nourishing Banana 3-in-1 Mask Treatment, $7, Amazon Australia
  3. Pantene Intense Miracle Treatment Shot Biotin, $5.99, Chemist Warehouse

The best haircare products under $15

Aveeno Apple Cider Vinegar Clarifying Shampoo for Dull Hair

from $9.74 at Chemist Warehouse

If the idea of stripping your hair with overzealous shampoo formulas sounds like your worst nightmare, then this oat and apple cider vinegar-enriched shampoo needs to be on your radar. Formulated to clarify and soothe your scalp and strands (and minimise dullness too) you’re set to see your shiniest hair yet with this sulfate, paraben and dye-free pick in your haircare routine. 

Key features:

  • Contains oat and apple cider vinegar
  • Enhances shine
  • Minimises dull hair
  • Soothes the scalp
  • Formulated without sulfates, dyes or parabens

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Garnier Fructis Hair Food Nourishing Banana 3-in-1 Mask Treatment

from $7 at Amazon Australia

We’re all about multi-purpose products, so naturally we’re all about this banana-infused offering from Garnier. The nourishing formula can be used as a rich conditioner, hair mask or leave-in treatment depending on your hair’s needs. Regardless of application technique, this stuff will help to hydrate, repair, and soften strands. 

Key features:

  • 3-in-1 mask, conditioner and leave-in conditioner
  • Infused with banana
  • Contains vitamins C, E and F
  • Formulated without silicones and artificial colourants
  • Cruelty free and vegan

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Pantene Intense Miracle Treatment Shot Biotin

from $5.99 at Chemist Warehouse

Short on time? This speedy one-minute rinse-off hair treatment contains biotin which helps to repair and strengthen dull and damaged hair. After those vital 60 seconds? You’ll notice your hair feels smoother, softer and looks shinier too. 

Key features:

  • Contains three 15ml hair treatment vials
  • Rinse off one minute treatment
  • Repairs damaged hair
  • Enhances shine and hair health
  • Infused with collagen and hair supplements

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Hask Curl Care 5-in-1 Leave-In Spray

from $7.64 at Amazon Australia

As far as hair goes, there’s nothing more temperamental than a curly head of it. You could curate a collection of multiple products or you could reach for this innovative 5-in-1 formula which boasts five major curl care benefits. It’s an expert detangler, provides up to 24-hours of frizz control, seals-in moisture, acts as thermal protection, and it softens and adds shine to strands. 

Key features:

  • 5-in-1 formula
  • Detangles to prevent breakage
  • 24-hour frizz control
  • Seals-in moisture
  • Thermal protection
  • Softens and adds shine

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Urbane Mess Pomade

from $7.20 at Big W

Add this product to your grocery list stat. It may be a men’s grooming staple, but the Urbane Mess Pomade is set to become a mane-stay (sorry we had to) in your daily styling sessions. This pomade is perfect for smoothing flyaways, nailing the slicked bun and even styling your brows, and will leave your strands looking sleek and lustrous without the crunchy finish.

Key features:

  • Contains orange, peppermint, spearmint and lime oils
  • Cools, refreshes and soothes
  • Medium hold
  • Low shine

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  1. My hair is a bit oily and therefore I will not be using the Garnier Fructis Hair Food Nourishing Banana 3-in-1 Mask Treatment but must say I like the container. So bright and nice