Korean beauty has taken the world by storm, showcasing expertise not only in achieving flawless skincare products and innovative makeup but also in mastering the art of great hair. If you’ve found yourself endlessly searching for the secret to perfect locks without much luck, it might be time to switch gears and explore the wonders of Korean hair care.

So, let’s embark on a journey into the buzz of Korean hair shampoos available right here in Malaysia. Among the myriad of K-beauty treasures, you might just uncover the hidden gem that holds the key to unlocking your hair’s full potential! Let’s explore some of the best ones out there.

Best Korean Shampoos Available in Malaysia

1. Daeng Gi Meo Ri Vitalizing Shampoo

Try out the best from the aisle and a beloved pick of ours: Daeng Gi Meo Ri’s Vitalizing Shampoo. This standout Korean shampoo is a must-have in your hair care arsenal, thanks to its enriching blend of herbal ingredients.

Picture your hair indulging in the goodness of Korean ginseng, known for stimulating hair growth, Acorus Calamus Rhizome Water that enhances scalp blood circulation, and Chrysanthemum Zawadskii, offering antibacterial properties for a healthier scalp environment. Say hello to nourished, revitalized locks with each wash!

Why We Love It:

  • Free from artificial coloring
  • Ensuring the scalp feels refreshed and revitalized
  • Stimulate hair growth


  • While some adore the herbal fragrance, others may find it less appealing.

Price: RM79.90

Where to buy: Sasa

2. Nature Republic Argan Essential Deep Care Shampoo

For those rocking dry, brittle, or dull locks, look no further than the Nature Republic’s Argan Essential Deep Care Shampoo.

This Korean sensation is a game-changer, infused with the goodness of Moroccan argan oil packing a vitamin E punch. Say goodbye to dryness and hello to luscious shine as this shampoo deeply hydrates your mane, leaving it feeling refreshed and rejuvenated.

Why we love it:

  • Deep hydration
  • Transform dry locks into a silky dream that’s touchably soft
  • Shine booster that lasts all day


  • Not ideal for oily scalps, but dry-haired beauties will adore the hydration boost!

Price: RM32

Where to buy: Althea

3. Pyunkang Yul Low pH Scalp Shampoo

Enter Pyunkang Yul, a renowned Korean brand celebrated for its outstanding essences and moisturizers. However, their Low pH Scalp Shampoo deserves a spotlight of its own. Picture a slightly-acidic shampoo tailored to soothe and nourish irritated and sensitive scalps. If you’ve been battling a flaky scalp or dandruff, consider this your new go-to. Enriched with ginger and tea tree leaf extracts, it’s a powerhouse that calms inflammation, redness, and itchiness, ensuring you step out with confidence every day!

Why We Love It:

  • Specially designed for sensitive, irritated scalps
  • Refreshing sensation after each use
  • Deeply cleanses both scalp and hair


  • May leave a residue on thick hair

Price: RM69.99

Where to buy: Pyunkang Yul’s Official Shopee Store

4. AROMATICA Rosemary Scalp Scaling Shampoo

Yes, AROMATICA hails from Korea, and you might have spotted its lineup at Sephora. Among its bestsellers stands the Rosemary Scalp Scaling Shampoo, a holy grail for oily scalps, product buildup, and dandruff woes. This powerhouse formulation goes the extra mile to eliminate stubborn dead cells and impurities from your scalp. With its all-natural ingredients, the star player, rosemary, steps in to improve nerve growth and circulation, strengthening hair roots and encouraging growth.

Why We Love It:

  • Revitalizes the scalp, promoting healthy hair growth
  • Prevents hair fall, leading to stronger strands
  • Features an invigorating scent


  • Not ideal for dry hair

Price: RM99

Where to buy: Sephora

5. Mise En Scène Perfect Serum Original Shampoo

An iconic player in the hair care realm, Mise En Scène’s Perfect Serum Original Shampoo is an excellent gateway into the world of K-beauty hair care. Considered one of the top Korean shampoos, this drugstore gem boasts a unique gel-to-foam formula that lathers luxuriously. Infused with seven natural oils, it leaves your hair looking and feeling incredibly healthy and glossy. Plus, the delightful fruity-floral scent featuring sweet citrus, orange blossom, lily of the valley, and hints of musk ensures you turn heads wherever you go!

Why We Love It:

  • Provides essential nutrients to nourish your hair
  • Leaves your hair soft and manageable
  • Removes excess oil from the scalp


  • Not recommended for dry hair types

Price: RM33.06

Where to buy: Guardian

6. Innisfree My Hair Recipe Strength Shampoo

In a tropical climate like ours, maintaining a refreshed scalp is crucial. That’s where Innisfree’s My Hair Recipe Strength Shampoo shines! Its cooling formula leaves your scalp feeling invigorated, while ginseng extract hydrates and nourishes weakened hair roots. Ideal for brittle and weak hair, this shampoo’s plant-derived surfactant reduces stress and irritation, delivering intensive nutrients directly to your scalp. Plus, it’s silicone-free, ensuring a clean and healthy scalp environment.

Why We Love It:

  • Provides a refreshing sensation to the scalp
  • Strengthens and fortifies the hair
  • Silicone-free formula


  • Scent may not appeal to everyone

Price: RM46

Where to buy: Innisfree’ official online store

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