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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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