Friday, August 31, 2018
Young Living Lavender Mint Shampoo and Conditioner Review
Back Story: I have medium length curly/wavy hair and with the wrong shampoo/conditioner my hair gets greasy fast.When I used toxin-filled shampoo/conditioner I would fly through the bottles. It was hard for me to find something that cleansed my hair and kept it clean. I felt like even though I would wash my hair it still felt dirty!
Review: I love using plant-based products that are toxin free! The best part is they leave my hair feeling clean and looking fresh! Have you seen the video floating around the internet of the hair stylist combing nasty wax out of peoples hair??! That used to be me!!!! Just because Target sells it doesn't mean it's good for you.
Last winter I received sample sizes of the Young Living Lavender Shampoo and Conditioner. This was my first experience with plant-based hair products. Plot twist- I fell in love with the Lavender Shampoo and Conditioner AND I couldn't get enough of the yummy smell!
When I ran out of the lavender shampoo and conditioner I decided to branch out and try the Lavender Mint Shampoo and Conditioner.
I started using these products on March 10. They lasted me over 150 days. That's pretty good for a 10oz bottle! My old toxin-filled products wouldn't have ever lasted me that long. I was buying big 32oz bottles and flying through them.
In June, my world was shook with the revolutionary idea of doubling the life of my shampoo bottle. Leslie Burris wrote all about that here. Leslie is super savvy! A little over half of my bottle of shampoo was left so I followed Leslie's instructions. Drumroll.....I loved the results! I felt like using the shampoo in its original form was almost too cleansing and weighing down my hair.
These products smell minty with a hint of lavender. They smell very clean but aren't too overpowering.
Once my hair dries I can smell a little bit of mint but no lavender. It's nothing noticeable to anyone else... only to myself when I shove my hair literally up my nose to smell it for the purpose of this blog post.
I use a quarter sized amount of shampoo and a half dollar (does anyone even know what those are anymore) sized amount of conditioner. My hair feels so clean after I shampoo and conditioner! Oddly enough, I feel like my hair looks just as clean even as the days go by.
These products are advertised as a "daily shampoo" and a "daily conditioner. I typically wash my hair twice a week... only more if something tragic happens. I do use a tiny bit of dry shampoo on my non-wash days but much less than I used to use when I was using toxin-filled products.
My only complaint is that my hair doesn't feel as soft as it feels when I use the lavender shampoo and conditioner. These products don't leave my hair feeling straw-like, but it's just doesn't feel as nice as I know it could feel. I feel like the mint lavender is really cleansing and not as moisturizing. I prefer the lavender shampoo and conditioner over the lavender mint... but if I could only get my hands on this one I would survive.
Young Living also has a Vanilla Copaiba Shampoo/Conditioner... have you tried it? I'll be trying it next! I have a feeling this stuff is amazing because it's always sold out... seriously, it's been sold out for months!! I can't wait to try it.