Have you ever tried to track down some cruelty free, sulphate free shampoo on the high street? I have. It's bloody hard. The local Boots next to mine had none, what's that all about?! And my local Superdrug was shut down a while ago (still not come to terms with this). In a last dash attempt, I went to Sally's and asked the girl for some help. In their whole store only 3, yes 3, shampoos were sulphate free. And only 1 of those were cruelty free. Which led me to this - Palmers Cocoa Butter shampoo & conditioner, and Coconut Oil shampoo. I picked up a bottle of each and hoped that they would do the job.
Cocoa Butter with added Vitamin E Shampoo
My first impressions of this shampoo was 'omg how amazing does this smell'. It's like rubbing a liquid form of chocolate on your hair... what a time to be alive! Considering it's a shampoo, the cocoa butter smelt delicious. That's the first time I've ever used 'delicious' when describing a shampoo.
It left my hair smelling beautiful and feeling squeaky clean. The cocoa butter shampoo is exceptionally rich and leaves hair extremely moisturised, which is exactly what my hair needs. As far as I'm concerned, the more moisturising the better! I liked that the chocolate scent lingered in my locks for a while too. Also, if you suffer from a dry scalp this is definitely one to try as it is infused with peppermint oil to soothe the skin.
Coconut Oil Conditioning Shampoo
The coconut shampoo did not disappoint. The smell is beautiful, yet not as strong as the cocoa butter shampoo. It is targeted at dry, damaged hair so it has a thick and creamy consistency that nourishes the hair while adding moisture and shine. My hair felt thoroughly clean but without feeling 'stripped', the way harsher shampoos can do. I don't think the scent stayed in my hair as strongly as the cocoa butter but I didn't mind, I liked it all the same.
I loved both of these shampoos and I can see myself re-buying them for a while. The smells won me over and they are both cruelty and sulphate free, its a win win!
This was another hit for me. Again, I loved the smell of this. Whoever is responsible for the scent side of things at Palmers deserves a standing ovation! It felt lovely and moisturising on my hair; left it feeling soft, tangle free and shiny. I can't fault it! This is aimed at dry hair so it is extra mourishing, something all blondies like me need. You need this in your life. Don't argue.
Have you guys tried any of these? What is your favourite?