Review: Acure Lemongrass and Argan Oil Shampoo

5 Mar

Acure Lemongrass and Argan Oil Shampoo

We have tried all different types of organic ‘healthy’ shampoos: from the brand names (Alba, Avalon Organics, Burt’s Bees, California Baby, Giovanni, Jason, Kiss My Face, Weleda) to the DIY methods (Castille Soap Shampoo and No Poo).  I have not been extremely happy with any of them.  They all just do the job.  Because I exercise 5 times a week, I prefer to wash my hair almost everyday.  Most of the organic healthy shampoos are very drying to my hair.  What I don’t like is that they leave my hair feeling heavy, stringy and dull.  The lather almost always tangles my very fine hair.  When it is dry, the hair doesn’t feel as smooth as when I used to use non-organic commercial products and my hair tangles even when it is dry.

So I jumped at the chance of Acure Organics sending us their Lemongrass and Argan Stem Cell Shampoo to review.  Argan Oil, as I mentioned earlier, is known for its amazing benefits for the hair, nails and skin.  For the hair, it supposedly revives the dullness, promotes growth and prevents split ends.

Needless to say, I couldn’t wait to try this product!  When I opened the cap to smell the product, I thought it was too strong and overwhelming.  But when I used it in the shower, the smell was more subtle.  The feel was light, mild and it lathered up foam very easily.  My long hair did not tangle so much as I washed it.  This shampoo also didn’t leave my hair feeling heavy, dry or dull.  In fact, I only used apple cider vinegar as a conditioner (1/4 cup apple cider vinegar to 2 cups water in a bottle) and my hair was easy to comb through and felt soft as it dried.  My hair doesn’t tangle now when dry and I have used this product for about 2 weeks.  It is the best of the organic ‘healthy’ shampoos I have tried so far.

We thought we would try it on our son too, but we forgot about shampoos and eye sensitivities (son uses No Poo or California Baby).  This product will sting little eyes, so I wouldn’t recommend using it for young children.

Did it pass my cosmetics criteria?

1. smell – not subtle but not overpowering either, refreshing is a good word for lemongrass

2. sensitivities – it will sting eyes, it won’t tangle long hair

3. taste – didn’t taste it!

4. moisturize – not as drying as other ‘healthy’ hair products I have tried

5. everyday comfort – definitely, I could use this everyday!

6. lasting effect – yes, it works

7. eco-friendly – Acure Organics prides themselves in a triple bottom line: green packaging, green products and social consciousness.

Yes, I will use and buy this product again.

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