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Pure Potions Shampoo and Conditioner


There has been a large growth in the popularity of natural based, cruelty free and environmentally friendly beauty products.  I was lucky to discover a company that creates these types of products earlier this Pure Potions when I reviewed some of their lovely products.

 This company produces products that use natural ingredients rather than the synthetic harsh products that some still insist on using within their formulas.  Pure potions hair and scalp products are suitable for people who have dry, itchy, flaky and sensitive scalps.  They can also be used by those prone to eczema, dermatitis and psoriasis on their scalp.  The products do not contain perfumes, parabens, SLS, SLES or petrochemicals.  Pure potions products are fully loaded with ingredients that are guaranteed to improve the look and condition of the hair.

The shampoo (200ml) has a mix of herbal tinctures including nettle (promotes healthy hair growth), calendula (anti-inflammatory, healing), chamomile (anti bacterial, anti-inflammatory) and chickweed (nutrient rich and helps soothe itching).  They use natural preservatives in the form of natural herbal extracts and essential oils honeysuckle, sweet basil, clove and lemongrass – these give the shampoo a fresh citrusy aroma.  The shampoo is made using plant-based biodegradable cleansers.  The cleansers that gently lift dirt and grease from the hair, without stripping the natural oils from the skin or irritating the scalp.  This means you avoid the resulting flakiness and dryness associated with synthetic detergents.  The surfactants (work as emulsifiers and foaming agents) they use are made from raw materials of natural origin (sugar, soy, castor oil, corn and coconut) which respect the Earth as much as they care for your hair and mean that their Natural Shampoo is a product that is 99.9% natural!  How many other companies can claim to do that?  I doubt there will be many.

The conditioner (200ml) is also of 99% natural origins and is specially formulated for those with dry, sensitive or allergy-prone scalps.  It is designed to nourish sensitive scalps with deeply hydrating and nutrient-rich organic hemp seed oil (rich in Omegas 3 & 6) and their special blend of biodynamic herbal tinctures: calendula, chamomile, nettle and chickweed.  It also contains growth-boosting argenine (an a-amino acid that is used in the biosynthesis of proteins) and oatmeal which left my hair feeling silky and also providing intense yet gentle nourishment.  My hair was easier to brush through after using this prior to styling.

I will add I used a cheap basic brand from a supermarket before trying out this product to help me judge the difference and improvement this product would give.

I like the packaging for the shampoo and conditioner.  The front of tubes front are not overloaded with information.  Turn the tube over and you will find everything you need to know.

The first time I used the shampoo I wasn’t sure how much to use.  That’s normal though as each product is different and you will find with some that you need to use more of the product than with others.  The shampoo doesn’t lather up as much on the first use as some other shampoos.  It doesn’t mean it hasn’t done the job required it’s just that many of us are used to shampoos that lather up a fair amount.  Want a heavy lather than wash twice although you will find this isn’t necessary.  The amount of conditioner you will need will also be less than normal.  As with all conditioners I applied it, rubbed it in to my hair and put my hair up for 5-6 minutes before washing it out.

The shampoo and conditioner are not just for those with dry irritated skin and skin conditions these work well on all hair types. After the first use my hair felt soft, looked shiny and was easy to style and looked good for a fair few days too.  It was even better after then next use.  I loved the aroma which wasn’t overpowering and smelt natural.  This is one of those products you are guaranteed to love and is going to get you compliments.  The first day I used these I was going out with friends for dinner and they were clearly impressed by the results as they wanted a photo of the products so they could get hold of some too!

Do you like to use natural beauty products on you skin and hair or are you not too fussed about what you use?

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Disclaimer: I was sent samples for my consideration. All opinions are my own!!!

This Post Has 55 Comments

  1. Oh this sounds great! I find some shampoos make my hair a bit greasy but I’m sure with it being more natural it’d be great xx

    1. I wash really pleased at how this left my hair feeling, love it!!!!

  2. These look and sound really nice. I like how natural ingredients are used. I would like to try this, but perhaps just one as £18 for 200ml is a little steep for me. Hopefully these ones will help my scalp as I’ve tried Head and Shoulders and it doesn’t seem to work for me

    1. Natural products can give great results. These are made with ingredients that will help you scalp and do it gently yet effectively.

  3. I have not heard of this range before, but do love the sound of it, I am going to have to try some, especially for my Daughter as prefer to try natural products for her x

    1. I agree where possible it’s best to use natural products for children.

  4. These sound like they would be right up my street, I do love natural products and I am always looking for new things to try on my hair so I will have to perhaps treat myself to some.

    1. You will love them Sarah 😉

  5. I don’t tend to use natural products, but these bits sound good x

    1. They do leave the hair looking lovely!

  6. I am so glad to hear that their shampoos and conditioners are cruelty free and organic as I have struggled to find a good cruelty free shampoo!

    1. I know it’s not always easy but these guys should have everything you will need.

  7. ive not heard of pure potions i am very interested in hearing more and will take a look

    1. There is a nice mix of products on their site all of which are lovely and natural.

  8. My OH would love these! She is all about natural products! 😀

    1. I am sure she will love them they will make her hair look and feel lovely.

  9. Wow, this is just what I’m looking for. I’ve been reading about these kind of products lately and I’m interested in shifting to using them permanently.

    1. I have to say everyone of their products has worked really well for me and having knowledge about the ingredients used i can say these guys have done their homework!!!!

  10. Oh I got the email about this too and was wondering when I’d see some reviews popping up. My concern was with the lathering, which I know you’ve commented on too. I find it a common trait of natural and low soap shampoos.

    1. I think it’s just that people are not used to products not lathering. They can always do a second wash although it isn’t actually necessary.

  11. Its lovely to find products that use natural ingredients! Some of the best hair products are the ones that don’t lather and use oils, so we wouldn’t be put off by it x

    1. It’s true not all products lather up, it’s doesn’t effect efficacy as far as I have seen.

  12. I love the idea that these products are so natural, it would mean I was comfortable with my daughter using them as well as me x

    1. They should be perfectly fine for children too so you don’t need to worry there.

  13. Pure Potions sound lovely. I do like products without SLS, but it is odd getting used to the less frothy feel of them. Certainly a brand to look out for.

    1. It does feel odd but it’s just mind over matter. It’s a case of unlearning and embracing new things.

  14. Wow 99.9% natural is amazing! Great to know these are good for eczema too 🙂

    1. I know they have really done a great job on their products.

  15. I’ve not tried this brand before but I love that they use natural ingredients x

    1. Ther is a great selection over on their site it’s worth checking them out.

  16. After struggling with a dry itchy scalp I also switched over to natural products and it works soooo soothing!

    1. Natural products can work wonders and are so much better for us and the environment.

  17. These sound great, my two eldest daughters suffer with psoriasis on their scalps, I am always trying to find suitable shampoo and conditioner for them, will definitely give this s try.

    1. I would say try this as it is gentle and should work well.

  18. I love the sound of your results. when I lasts for the next few days, its clearly a winner

    1. I know it really does help as washing and styling hair isn’t something I want to do daily.

  19. I haven’t heard of these before but these sound like great products!

    1. They are really good for everyone whether you have a skin condition or not. I love that they are natural.

  20. I’ve not heard of this brand before but they sound really nice!

    1. They have a great range of products and can be very effective for those with skin conditions.

  21. I’ve never heard of Pure Potions, but they sound lovely!

    1. They are really good and give great results.

  22. I love that there has been such a huge surge in cruelty free products. I haven’t heard of these, but I will look out for them.

    1. It’s great isn’t it they are so much more popular now.

  23. I prefer to use natural beauty products and this is a new company to me. It sounds like great stuff!

  24. I have psoriasis on my scalp and it’s flaringup at the moment. Need to try this

  25. Sounds like a super brand! I bet these products smell absolutely amazing too!

  26. I will have to look out for these, I want to use more natural products but haven’t found any that work for my hair type and I’ve been glued to a big brand for months now

  27. These sound great, I’m always looking for new hair products and it’s fab they are cruelty free! xo

  28. I’m much more aware these days and do prefer more natural products. I like the sound of this shampoo and conditioner.

  29. I love the fact the ingredients are all natural, so they can be kind to my hair.

    1. Me too it’s great that more companies are looking at using natural ingredients.

  30. Ooh, I do love some new hair products and these sound amazing – I must keep an eye out for them!

  31. I have been looking for a beauty company that sells nature based beauty products. I love the idea of the shampoo! Great review x

    1. Thanks, it’s natural and works well too!

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