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Welcome to a brand new blog post! The Body Shop have recently brought out a Shea Hair Mask, as a part of, their Spring Collection. As I love to try any and every beauty product, I thought that I would talk to you about my experiences with it.
One of the lovely members of staff at my local store gave me a sample pot of this to try. With all beauty products except for bath products I tried this over a two week period to ensure I could review it properly.
The formula of this product is a new one for me. It's quite creamy within the pot, and it still keeps that creaminess to an extent, but when it's in the hair, it turns into more of an oil. I did feel like I needed a tad bit more once I had applied it. I'm not sure if that was a cream to oil thing, or, just my hair being drier than the Sahara.
The hair mask is mainly made up of Shea Butter, so the product does have quite a clean but woody scent that's reminiscent of Shea Butter. Even though this is true, the product does then get a little bit floral when it's lathered up within the hair. I didn't mind the scent but I wish that it was a little bit sweeter for my liking.
How To Apply:
Massage a good scoopful of the product into damp, clean hair. Leave for 10 minutes (at least, you can also use it overnight if your hair needs it). Rinse thoroughly.
It lathered and creamed well. The product made my hair feel soft and nourished. Sadly though, as my hair is slightly irritated and quite dry, I noticed that after a while my haie just felt a bit coarser than normal? I did try this product a fair few times and 3/4 of the time, this happened. The other quarter showed that it was a very creamy product. I just think sadly, that my hair didn't agree with this mask.
List Of Ingredients:
Aqua/Water/Eau, Butyrospermum Parkii Butter/Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter, Cetearyl Alcohol, Cetyl Alcohol, Glycerin, Behentrimonium Chloride, Cocos Nucifera Oil/Coconut Oil, Olea Europaea Fruit Oil/Olive Fruit Oil, Theobroma Cacao Seed Butter/Cocoa Seed Butter, Panthenol, Benzyl Alcohol, Parfum/Fragrance, Phenoxyethanol, Cetearyl Olivate, Cetrimonium Chloride, Sorbitan Olivate, Isopropyl Alcohol, Citric Acid, Ethylhexylglycerin, Guar Hydroxypropyltrimonium Chloride, Tocopheryl Acetate, Trisodium Ethylenediamine Disuccinate, Linalool, Sodium Hydroxide, Coumarin, CI 19140/Yellow 5, CI 15985/Yellow 6.
Would I Buy It Again?:
If it came in a mini tub for me to travel with, then maybe. The pot is massive for the price, but I think you need to make sure that it works for your hair first. I'd love for it to be in a mini format so I could take it with me on the road, but, otherwise probably not, just from my hair not getting on that well with it.
Have you tried this product? Have you tried any of the Shea Range from The Body Shop? Let me know down below!
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This is not a sponsored post. A staff memeber at The Body Shop Briggate gave me this to try. I have created this review out of my own free will. All views, opinions and ramblings are my own.