Vol.2, No.9

Herbal essences hair product reviews

A review on various Herbal Essences products, their prices, and their ingredients.

Hair products
Photo Credit: Kemie Guaida
If you have ever seen the commercial where the woman is washing her hair and having an "organic experience" then you are familiar with Herbal Essences Shampoo and Conditioner. Here is a review of various Herbal Essences products including their prices and ingredients. Since Herbal

Essences is widely known for their shampoo and conditioners, I will begin by reviewing their other products.

Herbal Essences Gel, Humidity Defying, Intense Hold 8.5 oz cost is about $4.00. This gel is maximum hold and reduces frizziness. It contains Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein, Hydrolyzed Wheat Starch, Kaki Fruit Extract, Litchi Chinensis Fruit Extract, Ginger Root Oil, Cinnamomum Cassia Leaf Oil, Banana Fruit Extract, Mandarin Orange Fruit Extract, Averrhoa Carambola Fruit Extract,

and Carica Papaya Fruit Extract.

Herbal Essences Spray Gel, Frizz Defying 8.4 fl oz costs about $4.00. This spray gel provides maximum lift, reduces frizziness, and resists high humidity. Ingredients include: Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein, Hydrolyzed Wheat Starch, Passiflora Incarnata Flower Extract, Pogostemon Cablin Oil, Vetiveria Zizanoides Root Oil, Avocado Fruit Extract, Blackberry Fruit Extract, Mango Fruit Extract,

Mandarin Orange Fruit Extract, Averrhoa Carambola Fruit Extract, Carica Papaya Fruit Extract, and Lactic Acid.

Herbal Essences Style Refreshing Mist 4.2 fl oz cost is about $4.00. To use, spray on hair and you can recreate or restyle your hair without shampooing it first. Ingredients include: Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein, Hydrolyzed Wheat Starch, Aloe Barbadensis Flower Extract, Jojoba Oil, Carica Papaya Fruit Extract, Mandarin Orange Fruit Extract, Chamomilla Recutita Flower Extract, and Gardenia Florida Extract.

Herbal Essences Smoothing Creme 4 oz costs about $4.00. You can use this creme for revitalizing curls or for smoothing hair for straightening. Ingredients include: Glycerin, Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein, Hydrolyzed Wheat Starch, Jojoba Seed Extract, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Extract, Carica Papaya Fruit Extract, Averrhoa Carambola Fruit Extract, and Mandarin Orange Peel Extract.

Herbal Essences Texturizing Pomade 1.7 oz costs about $4.00. This pomade has maximum hold and keeps in humid climates. Ingredients include: Hydrogenated Castor Oil, Calendula Officinalis Flower Extract, Angelica Archangelica Root Extract, and Thyme extract.

Herbal Essences Botanicals, Moisturizing Body Wash, Normal Skin Formula 24 fl oz costs roughly $8.00. This body wash is formulated with mountain spring water and organically grown extracts. You may use it for shaving as well. Ingredients include: Glycerin, Nymphaea Alba Root Extract and Anthemis Nobilis Flower Extract.

Herbal Essences Hairspray, Extra Hold 8.5 fl oz costs about $4.00. This hairspray provides long lasting hold while it has been formulated with organically grown herbs such as: Cornflower Extract, Thyme Extract, Angelica Archangelica Root Extract and Panthenol.

Herbal Essences Fruit Fusions Moisturizing Body Wash, Mango, Fig & Golden Plum 24 fl oz costs about $7.00. This body wash is formulated with mountains spring water and organically grown extracts. It may also be used as a shaving lotion. Ingredients include: Fig Extract, Mango Fruit Extract, and Prunus Domestica Fruit Extract.

Shampoos

Herbal Essences Shampoo, Clarifying for Normal to Oily Hair 12 fl oz costs about $4.00. This shampoo will remove residue and product build up from the hair shaft. Ingredients include: Citric Acid, Rosemary Leaf Extract, Jasmine Extract, and Orange Flower Extract.

Herbal Essences Shampoo, Moisture-Balancing for Normal Hair 12 fl oz cost roughly $4.00. This shampoo will restore moisture to normal hair. Ingredients include: Citric Acid, Aloe Barbadensis Flower Extract, Passiflora Incarnata Flower Extract, and Anthemis Nobilis Flower Extract.

Herbal Essences Intensive Blends Shampoo, Replenishing for Dry/Damaged Hair 12 fl oz costs about $4.00. This shampoo restores moisture to dry hair and has been proven to soften hair after one use, when compared to a non-conditioning shampoo. Ingredients include: Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Safflower Oil, and Clover Extract.

Herbal Essences Fruit Fusions Shampoo, Moisture-Balancing for Normal Hair 12 fl oz costs about $4.00. This shampoo will restore moisture to normal hair. Ingredients in the "fruit fusion" include: Punica Granatum Extract, Diospyros Kaki Fruit Extract, Litchi Chinensis Fruit Extract, or in other words, Pomegranate, Lychee, and Persimmon Extracts.

Conditioners

Herbal Essences Intensive Blends Conditioner, Replenishing for Dry/Damaged Hair 12 fl oz costs about $4.00. This conditioner will replenish moisture down to the cuticle of dry and damaged hair. It will help to reduce frizziness, breakage, and split ends. Ingredients include: Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Safflower Oil, Hydrolyzed Vegetable Protein, Panthenol, Camellia Sinensis Extract, and Clover Extract.

Herbal Essences Conditioner, Protecting for Color/Permed, Dry/Damaged Hair 12 oz costs about $4.00. This conditioner will restore moisture, shine, and vitality for permed, colored, dry, or damaged hair. Ingredients include: Thyme Extract, Wheat Germ Oil, Hydrolyzed Wheat Starch, Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein, and Citric acid.

Herbal Essences Conditioner, Clean-Rinsing for Normal to Oily Hair 12 oz costs about $4.00. This conditioner was formulated to restore balance to normal and oily hair. Ingredients include: Rosemary Extract, Orange Flower Extract, Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein, Hydrolyzed Wheat Starch, Citric Acid, and Jasmine Extract.

As you can see from this review, Herbal Essences is committed to using quality organic herbs, plants, and flower extracts in their products. So go ahead, try a product and have a truly organic experience.