When I got my hair coloured, I also found myself in the uneviable position of having to buy shampoo for coloured hair. I don’t need more bottles of shampoo clogging up my shower stall! But for the sake of maintaining my hair colour for longer, I decided to.
I opted to try something new by Kiehl’s – their Sunflower Colour Preserving Shampoo and Conditioner. I popped into the store at Pavilion to pick up a sample but they were out, so I bit the bullet and bought a set for about RM145 – yeouch!
Ok it wasn’t so much as biting the bullet as finding haircare products that smell of peaches. I love peaches – fruit, colour and scent – so it was easy to sell me the shampoo and conditioner just by opening up the bottle and letting me take a healthy sniff :P
The Kiehl’s Sunflower Colour Preserving Shampoo line is paraben, silicone and sulfate free. Knowing that, I did not expect the shampoo to lather up and truly, it does not. Its a weird feeling because I find myself using a little more than I usually do to get some sort of lather going. When I rinse out the shampoo, my scalp feels clean, and my hair does not feel dry. But it does not feel quite as clean as I expect it to.
The Kiehl’s Sunflower Colour Preserving Conditioner however is something I like very much. Contrary to the shampoo, I find myself using less conditioner compared to other brands. My hair feels soft, tangle free and smells wonderfully like a peach garden… mmm… :D
There’s one fly in the ointment. After about 2 weeks of using this line of hair care, I’m wondering if my hair is not feeling heavier than usual. My sister commented that my hair was looking a little flatter than usual which is not a compliment. I tried stopping this shampoo and conditioner for a few days and my hair does feel a little lighter so, I’m looking twice at the Kiehl’s Sunflower Color Preserving line the next time I step into the shower.
I’ll still use it up – peaches are too good to resist! :D But I would likely not repurchase. Kiehl’s Sunflower Shampoo is RM75 and the Conditioner is RM70.
Pros: Lovely scent of peaches, Sulfate paraben and silicone free, Conditioner works very well for my hair
Cons: Weighs my hair down with constant use, Shampoo does not feel clean
Have you tried this line from Kiehl’s? Do you have shampoo and conditioner to recommend for coloured hair?