Lush Seanik Shampoo Bar Review

by Akansha on July 14, 2011 · 36 comments

Lush Seanik Shampoo Bar
Hi to all. today I have a review of yet another shampoo bar from lush range called the seanik shampoo bar. I was supposed to review it last week only but was too lazy because of other work in hand. So finally wrote the review! Well I had bought jumping juniper shampoo bar and the seanik together. I have already reviewed jumping juniper. Coming to seanik shampoo bar:

LUSH seanik

What the company claims-
Softening sea salt shampoo with jasmine, mimosa and orange blossom. Many of our planet’s most potent nutrients come from the deep blue sea. Lush has them brought ashore to create an ocean blue Shampoo Bar with protein-rich, softening Irish moss seaweed, Japanese nori seaweed and sea salt to leave your hair soft, nourished and full of body. We could have left it at that, but that’s just not our way. We added lemon oil for extra shine, and the exotic far eastern fragrance of mimosa and jasmine to bathe you in the heady scent of tropical flora. Some say that lush claims that it goes up to 60 washes, however I did not find such claim written on their website so can’t say anything about that.

lush seanik

Ingredients
Sodium Lauryl Sulfate, Irish Moss Gel (Chondrus crispus), Perfume, Nori Seaweed (Algae), Fine Sea Salt, Lemon Oil (Citrus limonum), Mimosa Absolute (Acacia decurrens), Orange Flower Absolute (Citrus Aurantium dulcis), Jasmine Absolute (Jasminum grandiflorum), Cocamide DEA, *Limonene, Colour 42045 * Occurs naturally in essential oils Vegan

Price and pack 560/- for one solid seanik shampoo bar approx 55g.

I bought the seanik shampoo because I now days hear a lot about sea salt and how it’s awesome for hair, to get volume and shine so I bought seanik. Lush also has another sea salt shampoo called the BIG shampoo but as with lush offer, if you buy two shampoo bars they give you a tin free with that. If you want to buy it separately it would cost you 75/- for the tin.
I wanted to buy another solid shampoo bar so that I could get the free tin!!! ;)

Directions for use- Wet your hair, use the bar and just rub it in the scalp as required. Or alternatively use it you just rub it in your hands like soap and then massage into your hair.

Pros of Lush Seanik Shampoo Bar:
• It’s a solid shampoo, hence takes less space for storage. its equal to I guess 250gms of shampoo.
• Its easy to travel with , even with international flights wherein , u can carry specific amount of liquid cosmetics, with this there’s no such probs.
• The smell is like salt mixed with lots of essential oils. Its does not smell exact like one thing of ingredients mentioned above. its a mix of all that but has a pleasant smell.
• Its lathers well.
• It’s a complete vegan product!
• It did not give me rashes as some drugstore shampoos do… Plus I have sensitive scalp, some other shampoos (I do not want to name ahemm.) causes itchiness on my scalp. but thank god it did not turn out like that.
• If you’re in a hurry and forget to condition it’s alright with this shampoo… I think the seaweed gel kinds of softens the hair to some extent.

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After 25 washes…Bechara patla hogaya hehehe.

Cons of Lush Seanik Shampoo Bar:
• Well I was waiting to get nice volume for my hair but it didn’t do any wonders like what it claims!!
• It lathers well but not as much as jumping juniper bar.
• U end up using more product. This shampoo bar didn’t even complete its 25 washes, compared to 34 washes with the jumping juniper!! the amount left will give me max 2 more washes.
• It’s no different from a drugstore shampoo in terms of result; instead they give you more shine! This shampoo has additional essential oils that it… that too didn’t find any thing they did to my hair!
• I don’t know why they have put the seaweed leaves inside… I mean it doesn’t get in your way but they don’t do anything except the visual effect!
• Well now comes the storage thing… well u need to be very careful after you have used the shampoo bar, u need to let it dry on a china clay saucer( apna chai ki pyali) before keeping it in the tin.

Would I take it or toss it?

Toss it girls seriously! Its not value for money…I soooo wanted to love this shampoo with all that sea salt ,lemon oil for that extra shine, that pretty blue clour and stuff but seriously we have much better drugstore shampoos which give lot better shine and volume! Even if we do look at some natural alternatives lush it has better shampoos which I have already tried.
Compared to seanik shampoo bar, jumping juniper shampoo bar is way way way better!
It’s the first time that lush has disappointed me! But still I am not disappointed in my search for a nice sea salt shampoo, I have read rave reviews about lush’s BIG SHAMPOO and H20 plus spa sea salt replenishing shampoo
Will get my hands on one of them pretty soon hehhee.

Until then
Love and light.

Also Read:
Lush I Love Juicy Shampoo
Lush NEW! Shampoo Bar and American Cream Conditioner
Lush Angel’s Delight Soap
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Lush Sympathy For Skin Body Lotion
Lush Jumping Juniper Shampoo Bar

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{ 34 comments… read them below or add one }

Riz July 14, 2011 at 8:41 pm

I was thinking of buying these solid shampoos the other day…. Are you saying they aren’t worth it??? :pompom: :-?

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akansha July 15, 2011 at 10:39 am

well tthis one one not.. but i swear by jumping juniper shampoo bar..its better than i love juicy from lush.. both are shampoos for oily scalp..

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Riz July 14, 2011 at 8:42 pm

oops….the pompom smiley got sent by mistake….ruining my whole ‘? aura’…. :D

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Riz July 14, 2011 at 8:42 pm

by the way….that’s a great review!!! :waytogo:

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jomol July 14, 2011 at 8:50 pm

After 25 washes…its still there……wow……. :woot: :woot: :woot: :woot: :woot: :woot: I am checking the Lush website for this Akansha….good review :waytogo: :waytogo: :waytogo: :waytogo: :waytogo: :waytogo:

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Radhika July 14, 2011 at 10:01 pm

It looks so pretty…but I agree – Lush products are a little confusing..someting will work for someone and not for others kinds. I tried Godiva – no good. Trichomania I like a lot but if I oil my hair it’s so mild I have to wash and wash forever to take out the oil from my hair..but I still like it :D

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jomol July 14, 2011 at 10:09 pm

radssssssssssssssssss :hunterwali: :lol: :hunterwali: :hunterwali: :hunterwali:

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Taps July 14, 2011 at 10:00 pm

Can anyone suggest few lush products which are must buy and one wont be disappointed with it at all!

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Radhika July 14, 2011 at 10:03 pm

Taps..you should tell your skin type/hair type, etc. I don’t know if they have any product that will work for everyone without fail kinds…:)

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Taps July 14, 2011 at 10:08 pm

I have very dry hair and dry skin too!

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Radhika July 14, 2011 at 10:18 pm

Oh then tho masti for you…I don’t like you at all….I hate dry skinned girls…absolutely hate…you and Rati can sit together…so I can spank spank together…hmmmmmmmmmmmph…you all never get pimples :(

Try Trichomania for hair – is solid shampoo meant for dry hair. They say no need for conditioner, but I would definitely recommend using one after the wash…you could try Jungle conditinoer – again good for dry hair. The thing is, though, Lush haircare doesn’t have silicones so you willl never get that slippery soft feel you get with products like dove or pantene. Try maybe the shampoo bar first and if you like it then you buy other things.

For skin – I would suggest you try their fresh face masks – there is one named Sacred Truth – full of vitamin E and antiaging oils – dry skin loves that na? And Priya (she comments here on IMBB – guess you might know her) she likes Brazened Honey mask. You can ask for a sample to try out first.

I recommended less expensive of the products because I feel with Lush it’s so costly it’s better to try one or two cheaper products and then go crazy buying stuff. Oh and try their soap bars if you like…most of them are good for dry skin :)

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Radhika July 14, 2011 at 10:19 pm

My goodness I wrote one mini Ramayan there :|

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Taps July 14, 2011 at 10:30 pm

Thanks a lot Radhika, this is really helpful!

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Rati July 14, 2011 at 11:22 pm

radhika she has dry skin. :D :D

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Radhika July 14, 2011 at 11:34 pm

I know…I spanked spanked her..hmmmmmmmmmmmmph.

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Rati July 15, 2011 at 12:22 am

:shock: it was her happy buddy .. haww radhikaa :P :P

tapas, dont forgive her okay :snicker:

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Radhika July 15, 2011 at 12:23 am

is happpy budddaaaayyy spank :angel:

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Rati July 15, 2011 at 12:28 am

tapas dnt forgive her okay :tongue: :tongue:

Taps July 15, 2011 at 12:13 pm

Radhika all the time you are on a spanking spree kya???? :D Your profile also shows you are ready to spank someone with a lathi ! :P

Rati July 15, 2011 at 12:18 pm

lathii…. radhika will kill you tapas.. you better run now. it’s her aldo sling bag :lol2: :lol2:

Taps July 15, 2011 at 12:05 am

The soap looks superawesome !! I love it !

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akansha July 15, 2011 at 10:40 am

btw belated happy baday!!! :)

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Bee July 15, 2011 at 12:11 am

LUsh mein jaake I toh get full on lost- when I come out I have alll powder on my clothes and face.. hheheheh
I got the cosmetic warrior again :D that was the only thing good for me :((

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Radhika July 15, 2011 at 12:23 am

Is my favorite too, Bee…I am beginnign to think you are very reliable person for me to check reviews with :D :D Seee…even you have problem with eye makeup :D :D Me likeeeeee…me found my confooosed-skin twin :drunk:

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Rati July 15, 2011 at 12:30 am

:| :| :| :headbang:

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Bee July 15, 2011 at 12:42 am

Rads :jai ho:
hugggsssssssss now we both will do dry skin bashing… heheheheh

@Ratidoo – :P :P :P
soyi nahi???

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Rati July 15, 2011 at 11:06 am

so gayi thi uske badd :yawn: :yawn: :yawn:

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akansha July 15, 2011 at 10:48 am

has anyone used lemony flutter.. they say its a holy grail for soooo many bloggers..youtube is full of reviews too.. :wilt:

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Rati July 15, 2011 at 11:06 am

haan i want to try that. :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo:

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akansha July 15, 2011 at 11:11 am

its very thick in consistency good for winters :yes:
…winters are coming rati.. n delhi winters are to die for
:waytogo: :waytogo:
..buy lemony flutter and review it for us :happydance:

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akansha July 15, 2011 at 10:41 am

i ordered my h20 plus sea salt shampoo!!! :yahoo: :yahoo:
its in transit :woot: :woot:

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Bee July 15, 2011 at 11:05 am

I used 3-4 of their bath bombs. Lavender and others.

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akansha July 15, 2011 at 11:09 am

wow!! i dnt have bathtub!! :smug: :waaa: :waaa:

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Shai July 15, 2011 at 5:36 pm

Oh this sounded so lovely…pity it wasnt good enough!!

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