Proganix Smooth Shampoo Smoothing + Hydration Review

Hello all,

Today again, I have a shampoo for you all. 🙂 I haven’t finished the Herbal Essences Naked Volume Shampoo; that is a huge bottle any way. But when I saw this on the aisle in my local store, I couldn’t resist picking it up especially with the intriguing packing. So, let us move onto the review. 🙂

Proganix Smooth Shampoo Smoothing + Hydration

Product Description:

  • Nature + Science = Performance.
    Promotes Smoothing and Hydration.
  • With Acai Berry and HydraKeratin.
  • Performance Naturals.

Proganix Smooth Shampoo Smoothing + Hydration

High performance extracts up to 200x more potent than their raw natural state. Antioxidant (Acai Berry) + Moisture (HydraKeratin Protein) = Promotes Smooth, Frizz Free Perfection.  A high performance blend of antioxidant rich acai berry extract combined with moisture enriched kertain perfected in the salon to help smooth strands into flawless, frizz-free, silky perfection.  Not tested on animals.


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USD 9.99 fr 8.5 fl oz/250 ml

How To Use:

Apply shampoo generously to wet hair, massage into a lather through to ends, then rinse the hair thoroughly. After shampooing, follow with conditioner. For best results use in conjunction with other Smooth products.


Proganix Smooth Shampoo Smoothing + Hydration

My Experience with Proganix Smooth Shampoo Smoothing + Hydration:

The Proganix Smooth Smoothing+Hydration shampoo comes in a huge bright colored tube which has all the details printed in equation which definitely gives an interesting look to the tube. The packing was the reason that I picked up this shampoo. Also the smoothing and hydrating claims attracted my dry and dull hair. The tube is huge and cap shuts tightly.  Keratin is naturally found in our hair, so I thought adding a bit more of keratin is definitely good for hair.

Proganix Smooth Shampoo Smoothing + Hydration

Though it is free from SLS/SLES, the shampoo lathers very well which is due to the presence of Ammonium Lauryl Sulfate (ALS) which is also a foaming agent. This is very deceiving and I do feel that the company is cheating the customers by advertising it as a SLS-free shampoo since they have added ALS which is similar to SLS.

The shampoo is very thick and creamy and smells wonderful. I totally love the sweet berry fragrance. The scent is not very fruity though. But the fragrance doesn’t stay after shower. But yes, you can still smell a little bit of it when you grab your hair and take a sniff.

Proganix Smooth Shampoo Smoothing + Hydration

Now coming to the claims, Proganix is this new line from OGX (formerly Organix) and we know that OGX shampoos are raved and loved by many. This shampoo too makes claims of making hair smooth and hydrated, but I do not feel any difference in my hair. 🙁 In fact my hair looks and feels more dry and parched. So much so that even conditioner and serum doesn’t seem to be of much help. Also, dandruff has come back and I lose so much hair while washing them that I feel that I’ll turn bald in some time. 🙁 It takes two washes for clearing oil but a single wash is enough if your hair are not oiled.  And, it makes my scalp so oily that I need to use dry shampoo, on the second day, without fail. Also, my hair has lost the little bit of shine it had 🙁 Initially, I thought that I might be using more quantity than needed, but when I reduced the quantity, it didn’t clean my hair properly.

Proganix Smooth Shampoo Smoothing + Hydration

Pros of Proganix Smooth Shampoo Smoothing + Hydration:

  • Smells great.
  • Lathers well.
  • Comes with  Acai berry and hydra keratin.
  • SLS/SLES free.

Cons of Proganix Smooth Shampoo Smoothing + Hydration:

  • Made my hair drier than usual.
  • My hair has lost all the sheen.
  • Dandruff has come back.
  • Contains Ammonium Lauryl Sulphate.
  • I lose too much hair while washing.
  • Makes my scalp oily just next day.

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Would I Repurchase/Recommend Proganix Smooth Shampoo Smoothing + Hydration?

I purchased this after reading awesome reviews about the shampoo online, but this didn’t work at all for me. 🙁 But it depends on an individual’s hair and scalp type, so you may try it out.

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