Herbal Essences Touchably Smooth Shampoo Review

Herbal Essences Touchably Smooth Shampoo Review

Herbal Essences Touchably Smooth Shampoo Review

Product Description:

Excessive heat styling and exposure to the elements can make your hair feel coarse. Tame your rough hair and make it feel smooth to the touch with Herbal Essences Touchably Smooth Shampoo. Infused with pink lily and Asian silk extracts, this Herbal Essences Shampoo provides silky-softness to make your hair feel oh-so-amazing. Ideal for use on all hair types, this Touchably Smooth Shampoo can be used by both men and women. Use this smoothing shampoo on your hair regularly and get shiny, sleek hair that is completely protected from humidity.




Rs. 190/- for 300 ml (available at discounted rates online).

I have to admit that I wasn’t a very big fan of the Herbal Essences hair products until very recently. However, this shampoo has changed my opinion to a large extent. I have tried various smoothing shampoos, but I haven’t really been happy with the results that any of them have given me. Shampoos, I believe, don’t really transform the texture of your hair in the long run. At the most, the hair feels smooth and soft for a day or two after using a good and effective smoothing shampoo. The “Touchably Smooth” shampoo, however, is pretty good at its job.

I have long, thick and fine hair. It is more or less straight, but the hair and scalp tilt a little towards the dry side. I feel the need to use a smoothing shampoo because my hair becomes too dry and a little frizzy otherwise. Ideally, I prefer shampoos that are free of harsh chemicals. But, sadly, most of them are not.


The Herbal Essences Touchably Smooth Shampoo is, as the name suggests, a smoothing shampoo that is meant to tame and calm the tresses down to result in soft, smooth hair. It claims to contain “Pink Lily” and “Asian Silk,” which, I must admit, are beautiful sounding ingredients! The packaging is very cute and convenient to use. The shampoo is of a creamy, semi-thick consistency that lathers pretty well. The quantity of product in the bottle (300ml) lasts a fairly long time (3-4 months), even when used regularly.

As a cleanser, this is a really good product. The hair and the scalp are cleansed very efficiently. Of course, I find it indispensable to use it twice over every time I wash my hair.

It is also very good as a smoothing shampoo. I do find my hair to be considerably softer and smoother after every wash. However, a conditioner to follow up is essential. I usually pair this shampoo with the Herbal Essences Dangerously Straight conditioner. The two products when used together give me excellent results: very tame and smooth hair that stays that way for two to three days and then I wash my hair again.

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This shampoo does contain its fair share of chemicals, so I cannot really vouch for how good it is for the hair and scalp in the long run. But, as far as immediate results are concerned, it is a good product. It also happens to be quite reasonably priced.

Pros of Herbal Essences Touchably Smooth Shampoo:

  • Results in smooth, tame hair after every wash. Hair stays that way for at least two days.
  • It lathers well and cleans the hair and scalp effectively.
  • Reasonably priced and widely available.
  • Attractive and convenient to use packaging.

Cons of Herbal Essences Touchably Smooth Shampoo:

  • Contains a lot of chemicals. I’m not sure what effect they might have on the hair and scalp in the long run.


This shampoo is best used with Herbal Essences Dangerously Straight Conditioner. The combination works very well for me. However, I haven’t tried pairing this up with other conditioners, but perhaps it’ll work well even with those.

Verdict on Herbal Essences Touchably Smooth Shampoo:

Good smoothing shampoo. It definitely tames the hair and leaves it feeling soft and smooth for a couple of days. It is also a good cleanser for the hair and scalp. However, I recommend using a conditioner for best results.

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3 thoughts on “Herbal Essences Touchably Smooth Shampoo Review

  1. i have tried HE shampoos only during college days and then i kept shifting from one after the other . after a very long time i have finally found my hg shampoos and conditioners. this sounds pretty good as well. Do they have smaller bottles as well.. i am itching to try something different. lovely pics. and glad you found a decent shampoo for yourself. 🙂

    1. Thanks Rati 🙂 I still haven’t found my HG shampoo and conditioner. I use a bunch of products that give me fairly satisfactory results. But nothing yet that has transformed my hair! Perhaps shampoos and conditioners can’t really do that? What are your HG shampoos and conditioners?

      I don’t think these are available in smaller bottles. I don’t recall seeing smaller versions.

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