I ran out of conditioner and was on the look out for a new one. Since I have been having a good run with OGX I thought why not try one more from the same brand. I have been struggling with winter dryness and resultant limp hair. I wanted something that will add volume and help with the cold weather problems so I opted for the Strength & Body + Bamboo Fiber-Full Conditioner.
Do you folks know that feeling when you like something so you keep going back for more… something similar is happening to me in case of hair products from Organix. I recently used up the Argan Oil Shampoo which I loved; so no surprise I went back for more! Its the winters and girl needed help with her dry hair so chose the Quenching Sea Mineral Moisture Variant from the same brand.
I recently tried the Renewing Argan Oil of Morocco – Intense Moisturising Treatment and I was impressed. I was almost running out of shampoo and conditioner so I went ahead and purchased the Shampoo and Conditioner from the same range. I had heard so much hoopla about this that I was compelled to check it out.
All of us have those days where lack of sleep and exhaustion causes a panic situation when we have overslept and are running beyond just late! By the grace of Murphy’s Laws, on this particular day your hair will decide to rebel. Dry shampoos are a boon on such days.
I was in the market for a new conditioner and seeing Ms.Super Consumer finishing product after product from the Organix (OGX) brand with an unwavering loyalty, I thought I should also try something from their inventory so I decided to go for the Renewing Argan Oil of Morocco – Intense Moisturising Treatment.
I have never been a fan of oiling my hair. For a large part of my life I went without ever oiling my hair, which gradually had its repercussion and so began the quest of finding an oil that was more than just a colossal pain to wash off. I came across this one only by chance when the shopkeeper of a very busy wholesale beauty supply store pushed it on me. I almost didn’t buy it because of its price but my doting Ma bought it for me. Perhaps she thought maybe this will get her daughter to oil her hair, and it definitely did!
Today in the “OMG!”series I am taking a look at another one of those ingredients that is fast emerging as the mischief maker of the hair-care world, Silicones! Initially it was the wonder ingredient that made hair look spectacular but lately its being called into question due to its many negative effects.
Have you guys noticed the frequent use of the term “Sulfates” lately? Women in those pretentious parties insisting products they use are absolutely free of Sulfates…. Boutique brands claiming to be a healthier option because “Sulfate Free” is printed in bold type on their label….Hair stylist at the salon claiming that my hair is thinning because of Sulfates in the shampoo I am using and the one that they recommend will (miraculously) make the situation better!
So after a few such instances I had, had enough and I was compelled to research and understand if I am truly doomed because my shampoo has Sulfates! Here is a gist of what I have come to understand so far.
I am not the kind who buys stuff on a whim, I put in hours of research and read reviews, watch videos and yet I tend to find myself with products that absolutely suck! This is part of the reason why I set up this blog to provide an honest take on these downers.
I have already wasted money (and time) on these, so after you read this hopefully you wont have to !
As a pre-teen I was a part of a local children’s club called Twinkle Club! Twinkle Club organised movies and fairs for children which were super fun (not so much for the accompanying parents!) In one such event, sample size bottles of Ultra Doux shampoo was distributed to the kids. It was the Apricot version that claimed to have a “no tears” formula due to which it was liberally handed out to the kids. My curiosity levels were very (very) high at this age and I decided to test out if the “no tears” claim was any good! After returning home, I took a nice dollop of shampoo, worked it into a nice lather and stuck it into my eyes and guess what the claim was definitely not true!
Fast forward a decade or two, and I see Garnier has reintroduced Ultra Doux shampoo from the 1990s as Garnier Ultra Blends, a part of worldwide relaunch. India has seen a significant rise in the trend of using natural products and so I guess Ultra Doux was repackaged with words like ‘Natural Extracts’, ‘Oils’, ‘Herbs’, ‘Henna’, ‘Paraben Free’ to capitalize on this demand.