Biotique Bio Kelp Fresh Growth Protein Shampoo Review

by Taps on June 9, 2011 · 47 comments

Biotique Bio Kelp Fresh Growth Protein Shampoo Review

Hello Sweeties! :))

The heading suggests I must have bought this shampoo for hair growth :D .No, I haven’t. No shampoo can ever do that, such claims are highly exaggerating and false. Some of the Biotique products have really worked well for me. So my Elder sister gifted me this shampoo along with its conditioner Bio Sea Kelp (will review soon) few months back. So sab kuch FREE mein mila! :D I know many of you have lost their faith in Biotique products. I swear by their face packs but I dislike their range of shampoos with same intensity. :D

biotique bio kelp

biotique bio kelp


Price- Rs 159 for 210 ml; Rs 99 for 120 ml.

Features:
• Intensive hair growth treatment
• High in vitamins, nutrients and minerals
• Has hair growth and strengthening properties
• Nourishes scalp and retards hair loss
Kelp is cold water seaweed high in vitamins, nutrients and minerals, coveted throughout the ages for its hair growth and strengthening properties. This nourishing shampoo is a blend of pure kelp, natural proteins, peppermint oil and mint leaf extract, to gently cleanse hair and invigorate the scalp for fresh growth and healthier shine.

Direction for use:
Apply liberally to wet hair and work lather through strands, from scalp to ends. Rinse well with water.
This is not a cosmetic product. It has therapeutic properties.

Ingredients:
• Neem (Melia azadirchta indica) 1.0%
• Tesu (Butea frondosa) 2.0%
• Daruhaldi (Berberis aristata) 0.25%
• Bhringraj (Eclipta alba) 2.0%
• Ritha (Sapindus mukorossi) 4.0%
• Sajjikshar (Kelp or sea salt) 1.2%
• Himalayan water, Q.S.

Organically Pure & Preservative Free. No Animal Testing.
Neem can relieve dry and itchy scalp, dandruff, the symptoms of scalp psoriasis, as well as giving you silky, shiny, stronger hair and encourage growth. It can even help with hair problems like hair loss and premature graying.

neem

neem

Tesu encourages Hair growth on scalp and hair root regains health and nourishment.

bio kelp

bio kelp

Daruhaldi prevents dandruff and cures inflammation on hair follicles.

bio

bio

Bhringraj is very useful to rejuvenate hair, hair loss, and baldness.

bhringraj

bhringraj

Reetha is also used for removing lice from the scalp, as it has gentle insecticidal properties. It is used as the main ingredient in soaps and shampoos for washing hair, as it is considered good for the health of hair.

reetha

reetha

Sea Kelp is rich in Vitamin B Complex, zinc, iodine, magnesium. Sea kelp contains a variety of nutrients that may contribute to the overall health of your hair.

sea kelp

sea kelp

My Experience:
After having disastrous experience with Biotique Heena shampoo, :shocked: (I had severe hairfall and horrible scalp bumps) I was quite apprehensive to use any other shampoos from this brand. But as I got this as a gift, so decided to give it a try after seeing the ingredients list. This is the only shampoo from Biotique that doesn’t contain SLS. When I first used this shampoo, I found its fragrance to be a bit odd. It smells of raw green mangoes :yelo: with a hint of menthol. It doesn’t lather pretty well too. However my hair was squeaky clean when I diluted the shampoo with water and then applied. It gives my hair a shiny appearance. It has cooling effect on scalp, which is the best part of the shampoo. :jiggy1:

bio kelp shampoo

bio kelp shampoo

Pros of Biotique Bio Kelp Fresh Growth Protein Shampoo
• It Contains herbal ingredients such as Kelp, bhringraj, tesu, neem, all of which are highly acclaimed for their hair growth properties.
• It Contains peppermint oil, which soothes nerves and is highly relaxing.
• It is the only shampoo of Biotique range devoid of SLS.
• It is organically pure and preservative free.
• It is Not tested on animals.
• It Does not cause hairfall.
• It Gives shiny appearance.
• It is Very reasonable price, Rs 99 for 120 ml. One can buy the small one to see if it works well.

Cons of Biotique Bio Kelp Fresh Growth Protein Shampoo
• It doesn’t lather much, so more quantity is required.
• Is it really preservative free? :) I don’t think so.
• After 2-3 hours my hair looks very limp. :(
• Am tired of hearing this claim of so called ‘Intensive hair growth treatment’ from popular shampoo brands. :yawn:
• Weird smell of raw mangoes, totally turn off for me.

Will I Repurchase?
Yes, only during summers for the cooling effect on my scalp. Otherwise, am happy with my HG Papaya Shampoo.
Rating: 3
Overall Recommendation: You can buy it for the refreshing and cooling effect of this shampoo during summers. But I am not sure on the hairfall part, didn’t cause hairfall in my case but can cause in your case.

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{ 46 comments… read them below or add one }

varshini June 9, 2011 at 12:20 pm

omg…i have this shampoo..i hate it :spank: :spank: :spank: ..had severe hairfall… :waaa: :waaa: :waaa:

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Tapaswini Swain June 9, 2011 at 1:36 pm

Ohhh thats bad dear !! :(

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Rati June 9, 2011 at 12:23 pm

I dont use biotique, doesn’t suit me. :(( bt it’s so pretty… the shampoo :toothygrin:

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Tapaswini Swain June 9, 2011 at 1:36 pm

I have stopped using too, the above shampoo was my last :lol: but it feels very cooling on scalp,except fragrance, god knows what they were thinking. :yuck:

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Riya June 9, 2011 at 12:24 pm

hey i hate this shampoo, though i love skin care creams of biotique. i have silky shiny hair and they turned coarse after using this.

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Tapaswini Swain June 9, 2011 at 1:34 pm

I just like facial packs from biotique and papaya scrub and watercress hair salad conditioner,except that,nothing is good.

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anks June 9, 2011 at 12:26 pm

good review girl…. :yes:

somehow biotique shampoos have never really worked for me… i have tried green apple, walnut bark and another one with reetha ( i don’t recllect the name) and all were terrible to my hair… my mum loved all of them though and they worked wonderfully well for her…

i hate it when shampoos don’t lather… feels like the scalp isn;t clean…

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Tapaswini Swain June 9, 2011 at 1:32 pm

I used heena shamoo from biotique and lost all my hair!It was mental harassment ! :yikes: But now alls good.

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anks June 9, 2011 at 2:41 pm

oh… and u still tried this???? brave girl!

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Sim June 9, 2011 at 12:27 pm

thanks for review :thanks:

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Tapaswini Swain June 9, 2011 at 1:29 pm

Always welcome ! :-*

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rids June 9, 2011 at 12:52 pm

Luvd d packagng … Nor goin to dare n use dis shampoo

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Tapaswini Swain June 9, 2011 at 1:29 pm

:lol: :tongue:

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Nupur June 9, 2011 at 12:56 pm

i hv used tapaswini..n liked it :)
nice review :waytogo: :waytogo: :waytogo:

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Tapaswini Swain June 9, 2011 at 1:27 pm

Me liked it but then I didnt like it ! I have mixed feelings ! :D

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Ankita June 9, 2011 at 1:05 pm

I used this once..didn’t like it at all :yuck:

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Tapaswini Swain June 9, 2011 at 1:27 pm

:tongue: I didnt like its fragrance at al ! :yikes:

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bhumika June 9, 2011 at 2:20 pm

ohh..nice review tapaswini..me stay away from this..

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Tapaswini Swain June 9, 2011 at 2:22 pm

:tongue: :D Good Choice

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Parita June 9, 2011 at 3:10 pm

Me too staying away from this :nababana: btw which papaya shampoo are you using?

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Tapaswini Swain June 9, 2011 at 6:58 pm

I am using Jiva ayurveda’s Ppaya shampoo

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Tapaswini Swain June 9, 2011 at 7:04 pm
Aruna June 9, 2011 at 3:18 pm

thanks for the review. certainly wont be buying it.. :woot:

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Tapaswini Swain June 9, 2011 at 7:05 pm
Fly Girl June 9, 2011 at 3:22 pm

no shampoo helps hair growth.only the diet and frequent moisture and nourishment by oiling does. :worship:

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Tapaswini Swain June 9, 2011 at 7:07 pm

Exactly! Very true,shampoo hardly stays 2 minutes on scalp, how can it promote growth? :spank:

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Kaps June 9, 2011 at 4:38 pm

I like theirs soaps. But I think I shd stay away from their shampoos :yikes: :yikes:

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Tapaswini Swain June 9, 2011 at 7:08 pm

Ya good decision, their orange soap is very good!

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Swati June 9, 2011 at 4:46 pm

I did like this shampoo but then I think its shampoos are not too great :( but their face packs are amazing!!!

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Tapaswini Swain June 9, 2011 at 7:10 pm

Yesss I have same opinion, esp,the pistachio pack is super duper awesome! :D

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pooja_g June 9, 2011 at 5:04 pm

nice review tapaswini….
i have read somewhere that kelp is a very nutritious sea-weed….dont know how it works in a shampoo though ?:) O:)

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Tapaswini Swain June 9, 2011 at 7:13 pm

Kelp indeed helps in hair growth, its pack when used regularly aides in hair growth, but shampoo form, it stays hardly 2 minutes on scalp,how can it promote growth? its only 2% or something,false claims!

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pooja_g June 9, 2011 at 7:37 pm

:handshake: right u r… :thumbsup:
but is kelp( raw edible one) available anywhere in India?? Any idea??

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ramya June 9, 2011 at 7:54 pm

i have this Tapaswini….. this is the only one that doesn’t cause me any hairfall…. so i’m sticking on to it till i find a better one….. to me it smells lilke clinic plus :) how is that papaya shampoo of yours….. review it some time :)

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Tapaswini Swain June 9, 2011 at 8:10 pm

Papaya shampoo is the best,so conditioning that i feel lazy to use conditioner after that ! :D

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AyeDee June 10, 2011 at 12:12 am

Used this some time ago and it doesn’t do anything. All the Biotique hair products that I have tried have been useless for me. They don’t work for me.

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Swati June 10, 2011 at 12:53 am

you can try the musk root hair pack…that’s quite good :) though I would agree with your opinion on shampoos!!!

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AyeDee June 10, 2011 at 8:52 am

Thanks… i have tried the hair pack.thats the only hair product that worked for me :)

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Tapaswini Swain June 11, 2011 at 12:45 am

I also like Biotique Water cress hair salad conditioner

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Swati June 11, 2011 at 8:01 pm

hey Tapaswini…I bought the watercress conditioner after reading your review only and I loved it :) its a lot watery and a little difficult to apply but the results are great…it makes the hair shiny and so soft!!! but it takes little time to get used to the conditioner…

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Tapaswini Swain June 11, 2011 at 11:57 pm

Am really glad Swati you liked it, and yes it takes a bit time to get used to the conditioner, I am liking them a lot, and cant think of any other conditioner except that ! :)) :cheers: :high5:

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calicoaster June 10, 2011 at 8:43 am

hmmm this looks nice….Good review Tapaswini!! :)

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Tapaswini Swain June 11, 2011 at 12:46 am

Thanks Cali !

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Nirmala June 10, 2011 at 11:07 am

Hey Tapaswini,

you had mentioned some tablets for hair growth in one of your posts.
will you pls. give the details? also, please tell me where it is
available.

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Tapaswini Swain June 11, 2011 at 12:47 am

Yess Sahul Hair nutrient capsules ,rs 300 for 60 capsules, you get these at Big bazar, pantaloons ,food bazar, spencers!

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Nirmala June 13, 2011 at 10:25 am

Thanks a lot Tapas. i shall try this before i go
bald completely :)
Thank you

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