VLCC Natural Sciences Rosemary Anti-Dandruff Shampoo Review
Product Being Reviewed:
VLCC Natural Sciences Rosemary Anti-Dandruff Shampoo (with Rosemary and Margosa extract).
Rs. 160 for 200 ml.
A little info about the product:
An ‘Ayurvedic Formulation’ which ‘fights dandruff and cleanses hair and scalp’. It is an Ayurvedic product meant for external use only.
What Does it Claim?
An effective combination of herbal ingredients like Extracts and Margosa, Fenugreek and other natural Aroma oils, especially formulated to control premature greying, dryness. Tea tree Oil and Rosemary Oil are useful for chronic or acute Dandruff and scalp infection. Reetha, Shikakai and Henna naturally cleanse and condition the hair from within. Helps promotes luxurious hair growth and gives shine and lusture. Regular use makes the hair thick, healthy and dandruff free.
Directions For Use:
Take appropriate amount and give a fingertip massage on the scalp, leave for 2-3 minutes. Rinse off and towel dry.
List of Key Ingredients:
Tea tree (Thea Assamica) Oil 0.20%, Rosemary (Rosemarinus Officinalis) Oil 0.30% Indian Gooseberry (Embellica Officinalis) Extract 1%, Hibiscus Flower (Hibiscus Rosa Sinensis) Extract 1%, Margosa (Melia Azadirachta) Extract 1%, Aloevera (Aloe Indica) Juice 3.00% Fenugreek (Trigonella Foenum Graecum) Extract 1%, Soap Nut (Sapindus Mukorossi) Extract 3%, Soap Pods (Acacia Concinna) Extract 2%, Cleanser Base Q.S.
My Experience with VLCC Natural Sciences Rosemary Anti-Dandruff Shampoo:
I bought this shampoo because I was impressed with the list of ingredients it has. With all the goodness of Tea tree oil, Rosemary oil, Indian Gooseberry, Hibiscus Flower, Margosa, Aloe vera and Fenugreek Extracts, this product seemed to be a good option. It comes in a white bottle with a blue flip-open cap. The color as well as the feel of the shampoo resembles that of honey; it is yellowish-brown in color. It is transparent and the consistency is thick but runny. It smells like a medicine, somewhat like a cough syrup; the smell is however, not unbearable.
When taken in the right quantity, it lathers well. After shampooing, I towel dry my hair and soon I find, dandruff flakes scattered all over my hair like tiny white dots. On the first day, it was scary, but later I found that once the hair is totally dry, the dandruff flakes disappear (I think they shed off).
I have normal-type hair with an excessively oily scalp. Though nothing is specified regarding the hair or scalp type it is suitable for, I find it quite satisfactory for my hair. It controls the excess oil secretion and keeps the scalp fresh. It is also helpful in combating dandruff (though it tends to re-appear after a couple of days). Mine is a chronic and severe dandruff problem; I think that someone whose dandruff problem is not so severe would find it useful. I have only finished the first bottle, and I am not sure if it would help in eliminating dandruff when used regularly for a long period of time. I would surely continue with this brand for sometime now.
I must however mention that I am using this shampoo along with a daily dose of Lotus Herbals Keda Veda Hair Roots Active Herbal Tonic (you can read the herbal tonic review by Shivani here). I also apply lemon juice on my scalp once every week and eat one amla everyday.
Pros of VLCC Natural Sciences Rosemary Anti-Dandruff Shampoo:
- It comes at an affordable price.
- The packaging is good.
- The list of ingredients is wonderful if one likes to use herbal and natural ingredients.
- It lathers well.
- It controls excessive oil secretion from the scalp.
- Hair does not tangle under normal circumstances when this shampoo is used.
- It surely lessens the intensity of dandruff problem.
Cons of VLCC Natural Sciences Rosemary Anti Dandruff Shampoo:
- Only the list of key ingredients is mentioned.
- It smells like medicine.
- It does not eliminate dandruff totally.
- Though I am not sure, it may not be suitable for excessively dry hair and scalp.
Would I Repurchase or Recommend?
Yes; I am quite satisfied with it, and I would surely like to buy another bottle or two and continue using it for a few days to see if it can eliminate dandruff completely or limit its recurrence.
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