PURA D’OR Anti-Hair Loss Premium Organic Argan Oil Shampoo Review

Product: PURA D’OR Anti-Hair Loss Premium Organic Argan Oil Shampoo
Price: $31.77 for 16oz, on Amazon.com
Guarantee: None
Rating: 7/10



PURA D’OR Argan Oil Shampoo is a very popular product for hair loss, coming in at 4.1 overall rating out of nearly 9,000 user reviews (at the time of this post) on Amazon.

This shampoo markets itself as “The Gold Standard in Hair Loss Due to Breakage“…which is a pretty dramatic claim. Let’s find out if it’s true.

What’s in it?

PURA D’OR ingredients include 17 natural, all-organic compounds known to help with hair loss.

The shampoo base contains no industrial chemicals known to cause allergic reactions.

Notably, it has no sulfates and no parabens (the two big bad wolves of beauty products).

As you can see on the right, it includes some of the natural ingredients we’ve previously identified as helpful for hair loss prevention.

Two of these, Saw Palmetto and Nettle Root Extract, are known DHT inhibitors. DHT is a derivative of the hormone testosterone, which is thought to shrink hair follicles in both men and women.

Does it work? – My experience

Thousands of happy online reviewers on Amazon and elsewhere seem to think so.

I used this shampoo exclusively for two months.

I didn’t expect significant regrowth, since the intention of this shampoo is to prevent loss from breakage. However, I did feel that my hair was stronger, but that could also have been attributed to my other treatments, including biotin supplementation.  Also, my usage period didn’t quite meet the minimum recommended to see the full effects.

My main complaint about this shampoo is that it has a thick and slightly oily consistency, and my hair always got greasy in just one day (vs. the normal 2-3). This lead to more shampoo cycles than I wanted. However, my experience is inconsistent with what most happy reviewers reported, which is a lack of greasy residue from PURA D’OR

What I like the most from my experience using Pura D’Or was the absence of any harmful chemical ingredients like sulfites and parabens. These ingredients can damage our scalp and block our efforts to regrow hair.

I also liked the pump bottle design quite a bit, and personally think all shampoo should be delivered this way. I also liked the smell, which is a big plus – it was herbal and complex and a bit citrusy, too.

Economy: in spite of my frequent shampoos (and my hair is long, well past my shoulders) the bottle lasted for over two months. Depending on your normal price point for shampoo, this could be somewhat more expensive than your usual. However, most women dealing with hair loss would probably agree that protecting the hair that we have left is priceless.

Pura Premium Organic Hair Loss Prevention Shampoo – Worth a try

You may be one of the thousands who love this shampoo and have a strongly positive response to it. Because this is such a popular product, and because it contains so many of the natural compounds that help with hair loss protection, I recommend it.

Give it a shot!

Have you used Pura D’or shampoo? If so, how did it work out for you? Please share your experiences, comments and questions, thank you!


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10 thoughts on “PURA D’OR Anti-Hair Loss Premium Organic Argan Oil Shampoo Review”

  • 18
    SaM on March 2, 2017 Reply

    Thanks for bringing another anti hair loss product. I have not heard of pure d’or oil shampoo but I have tried a lot of products of this kind. My main question is does it have a good or any positive effect on heavily bald men? Do you know of such cases of people that have tried it and have a “wow” effect after that? Thank you.

    • 19
      Penelope on March 2, 2017 Reply

      Thanks for the feedback! There are several verified reviews on Amazon from men, and most of them are quite positive. DHT, the byproduct of testosterone (which is more predominant in men than women) plays a role in hair loss, and the DHT blocking compounds in this solution are thought to play a role in specifically helping men. Unfortunately I think we’re all still looking for the magic bullet for regrowing hair that is heavily or mostly balded, my dad included! He lost his hair at age 16.

  • 20
    Sam on March 15, 2017 Reply

    ARGAN OIL, I can tell you now that I have started using this argan oil shampoo for 6 months now and have noticed my hair health increase.
    Awesome seeing a product that is more natural and not much money compared to hair loss programs.
    That for sharing this with me.

    • 21
      Penelope on March 15, 2017 Reply

      Thanks for the comment, I’m glad that this product has worked for you! Argan oil is powerful stuff 😉

  • 22
    A Habil on March 22, 2017 Reply

    Hi there, thank you for this review,
    Argan Oil without a doubt has gaining substantial amount of popularity over the past few years.

    May I know though, do they have international delivery to Malaysia, I know it may sound silly to buy a shampoo from abroad, but if the price is right, why not?


    • 23
      Penelope on April 4, 2017 Reply

      You can get international shipping on just about any product on the planet these days, so it’s worth checking out!

  • 24
    Marley Dawkins on April 4, 2017 Reply

    This will be very helpful for my mum, its her birthday soon, and due to her disabilities, she has to deal with hair loss a lot in recent years, so anything i can direct her to try is always good, so im liking the sound of this Pura Dor shampoo, because i noticed that a lot of the natural ingredients like Argan Oil, Lemon Grass Oil, Cedar Oil are all things i have seen her using, and i use those things for keeping my beard in good shape too lol.

    Thanks for sharing this great product review, im going to be buying this for my mum without question!

    • 25
      Penelope on April 4, 2017 Reply

      I’m glad that you found a good match for you mom, and I hope this shampoo gives her some relief from hair loss! thanks for the comment!

  • 26
    Anika on June 22, 2017 Reply

    Thanks for your review. I swear by argon oil after I have washed and towel tried my hair – it gives it great strength and shine. I haven’t tried an argon oil shampoo but it sounds great. I know what you mean about the greasy texture though – I have super thick hair, and I only use a wee bit of the argon oil on it because of that greasy look and feel if it is over-applied.

    • 27
      Penelope on June 22, 2017 Reply

      Yeah, right? I’m contemplating trying other argon oil shampoos just to see if they have a different effect. one major issue is that any shampoo that doesn’t contain sodium laurel sulfate doesn’t lather like we expect from our years of using cheap and poisonous shampoo, and this can be extra problematic if the shampoo contains actual oil. Thanks for the comment!

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