I’ve been using Godiva shampoo from Lush, it was an impulse buy. Nowadays, I prefer shopping in local shops, or shops that are actively anti-plastic, or at least try their best to cut down.
There was a time however, when I loved all Lush’s products and would stock up ritually. These days, I am using an increasing number of homemade cleansing and beauty products, or sourcing really natural brands, most recently Zao. While I’ll write a review on the two products I’m trying out, I’ll give you the heads you that they’re just beautiful.
Sp, this Godiva solid shampoo bar was purchased before our trip to France in early July. Meaning I’ve been using it for over a month.
The smell is something else and filled the bathroom. Its that strong, I kept mistaking it for potpourri. Not a bad thing. Its overwhelmingly floral, which I like, but that might not be to everyone’s taste.
The shampoo bar contains lots of lovely ingredients: jasmine, cocoa butter, hibiscus and macadamia nut. Therefore, its really conditioning too. In many ways I like Godiva. My hair (at the front?!) always feels clean, looks shiny and thicker, after use. Yet, for some reason, it seems to leave a residue on the back part of my hair, despite, since noticing this, giving it an extra good rinse. So this is obviously a drawback. Of course I might be doing something wrong…Especially as since becoming a mum, brushing my hair is no longer high on the agenda, so much so that a birds nest does frequently form from lack of brushing.
Even though the sales adviser in Lush said this shampoo would be perfect for my hair type, I think my hair is too woolly in texture, and its always been unruly, that Godiva’s just simply unable to tame it!
The other thing I noticed is, while it might proclaim to be good at de-frizzing ones hair, in the process, it make ones hair that much oilier. If like me, you’ve got naturally oily hair and prefer to wash it less frequently than more, using Godiva you’ll probably find because of the oil build up, your hair become greasier quicker.
Overall, I think its a lovely shampoo, with a gorgeous jasmine smell and the perfect answer if you want shiny, soft hair (who doesn’t?) Lush are open about their synthetic ingredients, listing all of these on their website if you were searching for detailed . If you are OK with using these, this two-in-one shampoo could be , conditions your hair as well, so give it a try.
I’ve got three shampoos from Funky Soap, that I’ve been trialling, all serve different purposes. Coming soon!