7 Best-Smelling Shampoos for Under $10 (PHOTOS)

shampooing hairAnyone remember that shampoo from the 1980s, Gee Your Hair Smells Terrific? It had deer musk, you see, so it made you very attractive to, um, male deer? And human males, too, I'm assuming. Anyway, ever since then we have been obsessed with deliciously-scented shampoo. Who doesn't want to flick their long mane in slow motion and have their luscious locks release an enchanting fragrance that mesmerizes everyone around her? Or is that just me?

At any rate, there is no shortage of exquisitely-scented shampoos that cost an arm and a leg. So we went hunting for the best-smelling shampoos that cost under ten bucks -- well under ten bucks, in some cases. Here's our favorites.


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  • Nature's Gate Herbal Daily Shampoo


    This is my daily shampoo and I use it purely for the smell -- that's all. It's like strolling through an herb garden with lavender, thyme, sage, and rosemary. ($7.79)

  • Suave Everlasting Sunshine Shampoo


    With its warm vanilla embrace this shampoo smells like "a little bit of heaven" according to one Stir staffer. You guys: It only costs two dollars. ($1.89)

  • Jason Pure Natural Shampoo Super Shine Apricot


    This shampoo's biggest fan says, "I want to eat it every time I wash my hair." ($8.06)

  • Garnier Fructis Shampoo


    Any of the Garnier Fructis shampoos smell wonderful, but since it's summer I recommend the Sleek & Shine. ($3.99)

  • Herbal Essences Smooth & Shine Shampoo


    I hear Herbal Essences Smooth & Shine shampoo smells like freakin' ROSES and that's good enough for me! ($4.99)

  • Pantene Advanced Keratin Repair Shampoo


    What is it about Pantene's Keratin Repair shampoo -- is it the keratin? Whatever it is, it has that salon-y, hair-healing smell we love. ($8.99)

  • John Frieda Full Repair Strengthen & Restore Shampoo


    What the heck is "Inca Inchi Oil"?? Whatever it is, it smells good in John Frieda shampoo. ($6.59)