Vidal Sassoon Premium Base Care Shampoo Review

Vidal Sassoon Premium Base Care Shampoo Review

Vidal Sassoon Premium Base Care Shampoo Review

“Salon care products,” these words seem to be magical and instantly draw me towards them.  Salon products are believed to be very effective and I try to find out what type of products salon people use. On one such visit to a salon, I got to know that those people were using Vidal Sassoon’s products. I have come to know about this product through magazines and its a world-renowned brand today.  I checked its availability online and most of the online stores have stocked up on this brand.  I got the Vidal Sassoon Premium Base Care because the other available shampoo was for coloured hair.

Product Description (source online):

Makes hair shiny, increases the volume and makes them look healthy. This shampoo builds the foundation for beautiful hair. Base care treatment instills in you the salon-like experience. Its fragrance enhances luxurious feel while making hair perfect and easily manageable.

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Rs. 325 for 90 ml.

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How To Use:

Apply to hair and gently work up a lather without rubbing the hair against each other.

My Experience with Vidal Sassoon Premium Base Care Shampoo:

First, about the packaging, the shampoo comes in a very attractive dark red packaging.  It adds to the whole “feel-good” factor.  The fragrance is exactly the same as the Pantene shampoo.  I expected it to have an awesome fragrance, but this is “the Pantene” smell.  I used this shampoo on my heavily-oiled hair that I had applied just one hour before shampooing.  It cleared out every bit of oil and “dirt” out of my hair.  I would say it thoroughly cleansed the hair because I don’t get such a clean effect with Dove or other shampoos.  Pantene though does the same job.  Another feature is that I didn’t require a lot of the shampoo for rinsing.

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After air drying, I noticed that my hair was pretty much manageable and there was a bit of a shine that I loved, but but, I love the volume of my hair when its shampooed, but this shampoo killed it.

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I have wavy hair which looks fuller when shampooed, but after using this, the bounce was lost! The fragrance stayed in the hair for the whole day, which I liked, but wavy-haired people like me would know that its not easy to deal with a hair that “bounces no more.”

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I wouldn’t get this shampoo again because I wouldn’t trade the volume of my hair for shine and sheen.

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Pros of Vidal Sassoon Premium Base Care Shampoo:

  • Attractive packaging.
  • Lovely fragrance (similar to Pantene’s smell).
  • Only a small amount is required for one-time rinse.
  • Leaves hair manageable.
  • Adds a bit of shine to the hair.

Cons of Vidal Sassoon Premium Base Care Shampoo:

  • Don’t think its for wavy or curly hair, it would kill the bounce and waves.
  • There is nothing “oh wow” about this.
  • Price is a bit high for a shampoo that does average work. I can add a bit more and buy Body Shop’s Rainforest Shampoo.
  • Fragrance is not distinct, it is very Pantene.
  • Contains sulfates.

Would I Repurchase Vidal Sassoon Premium Base Care Shampoo?


Do I Suggest Vidal Sassoon Premium Base Care Shampoo?

I would recommend it to wavy/curly haired girls, though others can give a try.

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