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Posted by on Feb 2, 2015 in Haircare | 2 comments

Benecos – Shampoo for Silky Hair

Benecos – Shampoo for Silky Hair

You may have read some of my reviews of SLS-free shampoos in the past, for example this Sensitive Shampoo from Lavera, and know that I suffer from a very sensitive and itchy scalp. I’ve narrowed the cause down to the ingredients in shampoo and conditioner and now I always choose haircare products that are free of sodium laureth sulphate (SLS) and that contain as many natural ingredients as possible. Benecos is a brand that I haven’t tried before, the name means literally means ‘good cosmetics’ – in Latin the word ‘bene’ means ‘good’. All of their products are free of parabens & silicones etc, contain 100% natural and organic ingredients and are certified vegan. I’ve been using their Shampoo for Silky Hair* for almost three weeks now, the ingredients include organic Apple Flower Extract. The shampoo is quite runny and an opaque golden colour, very much like runny honey. It has a gentle sweet scent too that I really like. The only problem is that as it’s quite runny you need...

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Posted by on Aug 31, 2013 in Bath & Body | 0 comments

Naturally European – Rose Petal Luxury Hand Wash

Naturally European – Rose Petal Luxury Hand Wash

I have recently purchased this Rose Petal Luxury Hand Wash from Naturally European to put by the sink in our downstairs toilet. I was searching for something fairly glamorous-looking with a pink label, not containing any parabens or SLS and not tested on animals – and this product fulfilled all my wishes! Naturally European’s products are all based on traditional fragrances, including rose petal, lavender, milk and verbena. I wanted a product that looked good by the sink and this doesn’t disappoint, I love the traditional style of the label. It’s a nice big 500ml bottle too so it will last for ages. A squirt of this hand wash is quite generous and it also gives a really good lather which can be quite rare with SLS-free products. I’m not usually a fan of rose fragrance as I feel it can seem quite dated and over-sweet, but this Rose Petal Luxury Hand Wash has a really nice delicate fragrance with an almost apple-y touch to it. If you prefer...

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