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gloomgoddess8gloomgoddess8 Posts: 2Registered Users
I love Lush products for my curls. They have all kinds of fresh, handmade cosmetics that have not been tested on animals. They also use as many natural ingredients as possible to steer away from synthetic, man-made ingredients. Did I mention that they are fresh and hand-made? Because they are so fresh, their products do have shelf-lives, but if you love their products as much as I do, then you will use them all up before they go bad. I love Curly Wurly shampoo. It is so gentle and moisturizing. It smells amazing, but if you hate coconut, this product is not for you. It has actual ground coconut in it! Kinda messy, but it is moisturizing, and it does not strip the hair of its essential oils. If your curls are more fine, I would recommend Veganese conditioner because it will not weigh hair down, and yes, it is a vegan product! There are a lot of products that have SLS, but they do have several that do not, and it seems like they are trying to make more of them without. Hm, I will try to post a list of the products that are SLS-free later on.

Comments

  • xcptnlxcptnl Posts: 15,678Registered Users
    I bought a sample of the Lush Cynthia Sylvia Stout Shampoo. It was ok. I might try their conditioners but I don't get into their stores very often. Sometimes their fragrances are a bit much for me.
    Central Massachusetts

    One good reason to only maintain a small circle of friends is that three out of four murders are committed by people who know the victim. ~George Carlin~

    In regards to Vagazzling: They just want to get into the goods without worrying about getting scratched up by fake crystals. ~spring1onu~
  • msgibletmsgiblet Posts: 5,825Registered Users
    I wonder why they put sodium lauryl sulfate in so many of their conditioners?
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    Fine, Thick, Normal Porosity, Normal Elasticity

    Countess Balashi of Divi Beach in the Order of the Curly Crusaders :occasion5:

    If I'm Going To Have A Bad Hair Day, It Might As Well Be In Aruba!

    [SIGPIC][/SIGPIC]
  • izzytartizzytart Posts: 88Registered Users
    My hair lived very happily on Cynthia Sylvia Stout and American Cream for *years*. I gave them up only when I realized how troublesome SLS was for curly hair. I suspect they had little effect on my hair because my hair is so, sooo not porous, but that doesn't make it ok.

    If I were to care less about my ingredients, I'd go back to them in a heartbeat, though :D
    "when I sleep, my curls crush flat, like a slinky that's slopped sideways"
    Gone 'girly. Last 'poo 10/18/08
    Current experiment is Co-Wash and Condition: V05 kiwi lime clarifying conditioner
    Then KBB super silky, KCCC, then L'Oreal Melting Gel with a bit of GF Super Stiff mixed in.
    Pre-toweling, post-toweling, pre-plop and post-plop. The jury is not out on the plopping thing. I think my hair is too fine.
    fine / non-porous / thin aka 3"abba" / oh so Fine / just barely ii
  • sexyjacksparrowsexyjacksparrow Posts: 439Registered Users
    I love Lush products although not had too much joy with the haircare overall. Saying that, I do use I Love Juicy regularly as it's the only shampoo that really cleans my hair as well as I'd like. I basically use it every third wash with a (non-Lush) non-sulphate shampoo the other times.

    Not got on too well with the conditioners. I really want to try their gels though, which look like they are CG-suitable - King of the Mods or The Big Tease appeal. Anyone tried them?

    Kerry xx
    [FONT=&quot]UK curly - mostly 2c[/FONT]
    • [FONT=&quot]Going back to basics![/FONT]
    • [FONT=&quot]Happily using a mixture of sulphates, cones and CG products.
      [/FONT]
    • [FONT=&quot]Permanently undecided whether to cut or grow![/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]Currently loving:[/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]Lush I Love Juicy shampoo
    Charles Worthington frizz smoothing conditioner[/FONT]

    [FONT=&quot]Superdrug coconut & almond intensive conditioner[/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]Montagne Jeunesse avocado & cherry bark mask[/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]Umberto Giannini curl gel
    Boots 'pink' curl creme
    [/FONT]
  • kema1vkema1v Posts: 107Registered Users

    Not got on too well with the conditioners. I really want to try their gels though, which look like they are CG-suitable - King of the Mods or The Big Tease appeal. Anyone tried them?

    Kerry xx

    I've been playing with King of the Mods. I went through a phase recently of using Boots with KOM on top but that combination really built up on my hair. So now I'm trying it just over some leave-in conditioner. My hair is still drying so I'll update later! It smells good and it's useful for smoothing down frizz on dry hair. But I'm not convinced I'd buy it again.
    Hair type: 2c-M-ii with extra frizz
  • sexyjacksparrowsexyjacksparrow Posts: 439Registered Users
    kema1v wrote: »

    Not got on too well with the conditioners. I really want to try their gels though, which look like they are CG-suitable - King of the Mods or The Big Tease appeal. Anyone tried them?

    Kerry xx

    I've been playing with King of the Mods. I went through a phase recently of using Boots with KOM on top but that combination really built up on my hair. So now I'm trying it just over some leave-in conditioner. My hair is still drying so I'll update later! It smells good and it's useful for smoothing down frizz on dry hair. But I'm not convinced I'd buy it again.


    Let me know how you get on with it!

    Kerry xx
    [FONT=&quot]UK curly - mostly 2c[/FONT]
    • [FONT=&quot]Going back to basics![/FONT]
    • [FONT=&quot]Happily using a mixture of sulphates, cones and CG products.
      [/FONT]
    • [FONT=&quot]Permanently undecided whether to cut or grow![/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]Currently loving:[/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]Lush I Love Juicy shampoo
    Charles Worthington frizz smoothing conditioner[/FONT]

    [FONT=&quot]Superdrug coconut & almond intensive conditioner[/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]Montagne Jeunesse avocado & cherry bark mask[/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]Umberto Giannini curl gel
    Boots 'pink' curl creme
    [/FONT]
  • empressriempressri Posts: 4,812Registered Users
    msgiblet wrote: »
    I wonder why they put sodium lauryl sulfate in so many of their conditioners?

    yeah i saw that yesterday! i was like why?
    Lady Hasytal in the Land of Product in the Order of the Curly Crusaders
    "Trust is knowing your SO would do the right thing in the face of strange vagina." Nej
    [/B]
  • helloitsiohelloitsio Posts: 1,369Registered Users
    I've used the big tease and I think it's alright. The hold is good but in the course of the day, it tends to loosen a bit. Plus, it makes my hair feel a bit rough.

    I've used it as a finishing product on top of [buylink=http://www.curlmart.com/Kinky-Curly-Curling-Custard-p-778.html?utm_source=naturallycurly.com&utm_medium=text-link&utm_content=curltalk-post-text&utm_campaign=kinkycurly-curling-custard]KCCC[/buylink] and thought it was alright.

    The scent is to. die. for. but for the price/oz, I don't think it ranks high enough on my list.
  • kema1vkema1v Posts: 107Registered Users

    Let me know how you get on with it!

    Kerry xx

    Ok, so I'm having a really good hair day - only slight frizz (good for me) and wavier than usual. But I'm not sure if it's the gel or the fact that i'm staying in Scotland for a few days in a soft water area rather than the horrible hard water I'm used to or that I changed conditioners yesterday or that I had my hair cut a few days ago. Too many variables at once :confused2:

    I'd say give it a go! It's one of the few natural(ish), CG gels we can buy in the UK.
    Hair type: 2c-M-ii with extra frizz
  • jillipoojillipoo Posts: 3,795Registered Users Curl Neophyte
    I love Lush products for my curls. They have all kinds of fresh, handmade cosmetics that have not been tested on animals. They also use as many natural ingredients as possible to steer away from synthetic, man-made ingredients. Did I mention that they are fresh and hand-made? Because they are so fresh, their products do have shelf-lives, but if you love their products as much as I do, then you will use them all up before they go bad. I love Curly Wurly shampoo. It is so gentle and moisturizing. It smells amazing, but if you hate coconut, this product is not for you. It has actual ground coconut in it! Kinda messy, but it is moisturizing, and it does not strip the hair of its essential oils. If your curls are more fine, I would recommend Veganese conditioner because it will not weigh hair down, and yes, it is a vegan product! There are a lot of products that have SLS, but they do have several that do not, and it seems like they are trying to make more of them without. Hm, I will try to post a list of the products that are SLS-free later on.

    Am I the only one who feels like this post was made by a total shill for Lush?
    3a and strictly CG since August 2007. Porous and on the fine side. No to magnesium sulfate and glycerin. Yes to protein! Favorites:
    CO-WASHES: Suave Coconut
    CONDITIONERS and LEAVE-INS: Mop Top Daily Conditioner, KBB Nectar, Aubrey GPB or Island Naturals, Robert Craig, Any Jessicurl
    CURL ENHANCERS/CREMES/MOUSSES: KCCC, JoiWhip
    GELS: Fuzzy Duck, B5 Design, MGA Scultping, BRHG


    Fotki password: chuckle
    Blog: /home/leaving?target=http%3A%2F%2Fjillipoo.blogspot.com%2F" class="Popup
    Twitter: nopoojillipoo
  • xcptnlxcptnl Posts: 15,678Registered Users
    jillipoo wrote: »
    I love Lush products for my curls. They have all kinds of fresh, handmade cosmetics that have not been tested on animals. They also use as many natural ingredients as possible to steer away from synthetic, man-made ingredients. Did I mention that they are fresh and hand-made? Because they are so fresh, their products do have shelf-lives, but if you love their products as much as I do, then you will use them all up before they go bad. I love Curly Wurly shampoo. It is so gentle and moisturizing. It smells amazing, but if you hate coconut, this product is not for you. It has actual ground coconut in it! Kinda messy, but it is moisturizing, and it does not strip the hair of its essential oils. If your curls are more fine, I would recommend Veganese conditioner because it will not weigh hair down, and yes, it is a vegan product! There are a lot of products that have SLS, but they do have several that do not, and it seems like they are trying to make more of them without. Hm, I will try to post a list of the products that are SLS-free later on.

    Am I the only one who feels like this post was made by a total shill for Lush?

    Now what would make you think that???? :roll: (Considering the one other post was a Lush plug too.)
    Central Massachusetts

    One good reason to only maintain a small circle of friends is that three out of four murders are committed by people who know the victim. ~George Carlin~

    In regards to Vagazzling: They just want to get into the goods without worrying about getting scratched up by fake crystals. ~spring1onu~
  • jillipoojillipoo Posts: 3,795Registered Users Curl Neophyte
    LOL, xcptnl! People were responding like it was a valid post, and I just felt the need to let the OP know that we are not that stupid. Polite, yes, but certainly not stupid.
    3a and strictly CG since August 2007. Porous and on the fine side. No to magnesium sulfate and glycerin. Yes to protein! Favorites:
    CO-WASHES: Suave Coconut
    CONDITIONERS and LEAVE-INS: Mop Top Daily Conditioner, KBB Nectar, Aubrey GPB or Island Naturals, Robert Craig, Any Jessicurl
    CURL ENHANCERS/CREMES/MOUSSES: KCCC, JoiWhip
    GELS: Fuzzy Duck, B5 Design, MGA Scultping, BRHG


    Fotki password: chuckle
    Blog: /home/leaving?target=http%3A%2F%2Fjillipoo.blogspot.com%2F" class="Popup
    Twitter: nopoojillipoo
  • kema1vkema1v Posts: 107Registered Users
    Ah yes, I'd forgotten about the OP. icon8.gif Annoying that they harp on about how natural the products are and then you read the ingredient list and find PVP, ammonium acryloyldimethyltaurate/beheneth-25 methacrylate crosspolymer, propylene glycol and methylparaben.
    But it's so hard to find CG gels in the UK that are really natural...
    Hair type: 2c-M-ii with extra frizz
  • sexyjacksparrowsexyjacksparrow Posts: 439Registered Users
    Annoying if the OP was just plugging - I hate when people do that! And I agree that Lush aren't as natural as they promote themselves as being - a lot of companies are guilty of this so I pretty much take it with a pinch of salt until I've read the ingredients list.

    Kema, glad to hear that KOTM seems to have been good on your hair, even if you have other variables thrown in. I might give it a whirl when I'm in Lush next at some point. Your hair looks similar to mine - although mine is slightly longer and leans towards 3a at the bottom (but is mainly 2c).

    Kerry xx
    [FONT=&quot]UK curly - mostly 2c[/FONT]
    • [FONT=&quot]Going back to basics![/FONT]
    • [FONT=&quot]Happily using a mixture of sulphates, cones and CG products.
      [/FONT]
    • [FONT=&quot]Permanently undecided whether to cut or grow![/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]Currently loving:[/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]Lush I Love Juicy shampoo
    Charles Worthington frizz smoothing conditioner[/FONT]

    [FONT=&quot]Superdrug coconut & almond intensive conditioner[/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]Montagne Jeunesse avocado & cherry bark mask[/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]Umberto Giannini curl gel
    Boots 'pink' curl creme
    [/FONT]
  • msgibletmsgiblet Posts: 5,825Registered Users
    jillipoo wrote: »
    I love Lush products for my curls. They have all kinds of fresh, handmade cosmetics that have not been tested on animals. They also use as many natural ingredients as possible to steer away from synthetic, man-made ingredients. Did I mention that they are fresh and hand-made? Because they are so fresh, their products do have shelf-lives, but if you love their products as much as I do, then you will use them all up before they go bad. I love Curly Wurly shampoo. It is so gentle and moisturizing. It smells amazing, but if you hate coconut, this product is not for you. It has actual ground coconut in it! Kinda messy, but it is moisturizing, and it does not strip the hair of its essential oils. If your curls are more fine, I would recommend Veganese conditioner because it will not weigh hair down, and yes, it is a vegan product! There are a lot of products that have SLS, but they do have several that do not, and it seems like they are trying to make more of them without. Hm, I will try to post a list of the products that are SLS-free later on.

    Am I the only one who feels like this post was made by a total shill for Lush?

    No, you're not the only one and a big reason why I asked why so many of their conditioners contained sodium lauryl sufate? You'll notice I got no response to that one.
    /home/leaving?target=http%3A%2F%2Fpublic.fotki.com%2Fmsgiblet%2F" class="Popup - pw: gibber -- Pics Added 7/10/11
    Fine, Thick, Normal Porosity, Normal Elasticity

    Countess Balashi of Divi Beach in the Order of the Curly Crusaders :occasion5:

    If I'm Going To Have A Bad Hair Day, It Might As Well Be In Aruba!

    [SIGPIC][/SIGPIC]
  • LisaF1163LisaF1163 Posts: 1,079Registered Users
    msgiblet wrote: »
    jillipoo wrote: »
    I love Lush products for my curls. They have all kinds of fresh, handmade cosmetics that have not been tested on animals. They also use as many natural ingredients as possible to steer away from synthetic, man-made ingredients. Did I mention that they are fresh and hand-made? Because they are so fresh, their products do have shelf-lives, but if you love their products as much as I do, then you will use them all up before they go bad. I love Curly Wurly shampoo. It is so gentle and moisturizing. It smells amazing, but if you hate coconut, this product is not for you. It has actual ground coconut in it! Kinda messy, but it is moisturizing, and it does not strip the hair of its essential oils. If your curls are more fine, I would recommend Veganese conditioner because it will not weigh hair down, and yes, it is a vegan product! There are a lot of products that have SLS, but they do have several that do not, and it seems like they are trying to make more of them without. Hm, I will try to post a list of the products that are SLS-free later on.

    Am I the only one who feels like this post was made by a total shill for Lush?

    No, you're not the only one and a big reason why I asked why so many of their conditioners contained sodium lauryl sufate? You'll notice I got no response to that one.
    Oh, this is totally a post by a Lush employee, make no mistake.

    I used to work for Lush, the OP's sales pitch was taken almost word for word from our Lush training manual - this was pretty much the exact same pitch we'd be told to use on customers who were browsing our shampoo section. :-? Plus, Lush corporate always wanted us to hit other message boards, going on and on about how awesome their products are. And some of them are - I still use only their facial skin care, soup to nuts. But their hair care leaves a lot to be desired if you're going CG. They're some of the most CG unfriendly products around, loaded with SLS. Plus, they're incredibly expensive - with as much conditioner as you need to go CG, even if Lush's products were CG friendly, they're nowhere near cost-effective.
    CG since 1/09. Protein and Mag Sulfate sensitive.
    Hair Type - 3A.
    Co-wash - Jane Carter Solution Nutrient Replenishing Conditioner.
    Low-poo as needed - Beautiful Curls Curl Enhancing Shampoo.
    Cond./Leave-In - Beautiful Curls Curl Enhancing Shea Butter Leave-In Conditioner.
    Stylers - Jane Carter Solution Condition and Sculpt; Beautiful Curls Curl Defining Gel.
  • LisaF1163LisaF1163 Posts: 1,079Registered Users
    Oh, and for her whopping two posts, her only other post is a Lush sales pitch on the hair color board:
    I am not sure what state you live in, but if there is a Lush store where you live, I would recommend using their henna products. Their store associates are wonderful, at least in AZ, so they should be able to help you choose which would be best for you. If you don't have a store where you live, you can order online from lush.com. It's an amazing place, have a look around. I recommend all of their products (hair, face, body, bath, shower). Check it out!
    :tongue3:
    CG since 1/09. Protein and Mag Sulfate sensitive.
    Hair Type - 3A.
    Co-wash - Jane Carter Solution Nutrient Replenishing Conditioner.
    Low-poo as needed - Beautiful Curls Curl Enhancing Shampoo.
    Cond./Leave-In - Beautiful Curls Curl Enhancing Shea Butter Leave-In Conditioner.
    Stylers - Jane Carter Solution Condition and Sculpt; Beautiful Curls Curl Defining Gel.
  • brown_eyedgal20brown_eyedgal20 Posts: 412Registered Users
    Yea...I agree that was a total plug.

    I used their hair products when I wasn't CG and they were horrible. The conditioner for dry, unruly (or whatever) hair made it impossible to comb in the shower. I had huge, frizzy, dry (!) hair. Was a waste of my money.

    I will say that lots of their products smell heavenly though...
    2c/3aMiii

    Loving JC and CK products...:) Been loving them for 3 years...looking to branch out and try new things!!!
  • micol124micol124 Posts: 171Registered Users
    Uhm... but would their gels be considered CG friendly? I am running out of gel and Italy doesn't have that many CG friendly products...
    2c/3a - Miii - Coarse - Low porosity I think

    CG since 02/08

    low-poo, 20/80 honey and JC TS, ACV rinse, honey and TW

    /home/leaving?target=http%3A%2F%2Fpublic.fotki.com%2Fmicol124%2Fgoing-cg%2F" class="Popup
  • onethousandcurlsonethousandcurls Posts: 1,118Registered Users
    I read a shill post the other day for something...shoot, I can't remember. Anyway, I felt oddly...clever and detective-like.
    3b/c, CG 9/18/08
    Last process: 04/05/08 Big Chop: 08/08/09
    Currently: Herbal Essences Hello Hydration, Herbal Essences Set Me Up gel (summer only), Boots Curl Creme (winter only)
  • melissa.artemelissa.arte Posts: 2Registered Users
    lush hair products aren't that natural. the curly wurly has sulfates in it and so does a conditioner that i used (american cream) and other alcohols. read the ingredients. i should have done that b4 i bought the products they r really expensive.....
  • lyriqwriteslyriqwrites Posts: 1Registered Users
    So I've been to the store and talked with a SA,plus been doing research online and yes Lush products have SLS they have replaced it with SCS in some of the products. The SA explained to me that the sulfates are plant derived as opposed to being chemically made ... they don't have parabens or silicones and they smell great. Research wise Health Canada says they find SLS and SES to be safe when not used on hair alone and when added to shampoos and conditioning oils it is diluted even further and in some cases deemed inactive. I would like to try trichomania shampoo bar (apparently if you puree this you can alleviate the flaking issue), retread conditioner, and R & B treatment ( i tested this on a section of my hair and was really impressed with the results curl definition and the softness of my hair was superb even the next day) Anyways what do people think about that:?:
  • poemaXXpoemaXX Posts: 456Registered Users
    So I've been to the store and talked with a SA,plus been doing research online and yes Lush products have SLS they have replaced it with SCS in some of the products. The SA explained to me that the sulfates are plant derived as opposed to being chemically made ... they don't have parabens or silicones and they smell great. Research wise Health Canada says they find SLS and SES to be safe when not used on hair alone and when added to shampoos and conditioning oils it is diluted even further and in some cases deemed inactive. I would like to try trichomania shampoo bar (apparently if you puree this you can alleviate the flaking issue), retread conditioner, and R & B treatment ( i tested this on a section of my hair and was really impressed with the results curl definition and the softness of my hair was superb even the next day) Anyways what do people think about that:?:

    Frankly, I think you are a LUSH associate (like the OP of this thread). I don't appreciate this surreptitious peddling.

    If you are in fact a consumer, here is my honest opinion:

    Personally, I find LUSH hair products hair products ridiculously expensive. I much prefer Aubrey Organics (also made in small batches, very natural – mostly organic, in fact – and affordable). Oyin Handmade and Shea Moisture deserve a shout-out too IMHO. No sulfates, silicones or parabens in any of these brands. No propylene glycol** either, unlike some LUSH products.

    "Research wise Health Canada says they find SLS and SES to be safe when not used on hair alone and when added to shampoos and conditioning oils it is diluted even further and in some cases deemed inactive." – If it's inactive then why the heck is it in there? That's some nonsense talk. It probably helps cut potential build up of the oils, etc. on the hair, but it's certainly not "deemed inactive."

    Both SLS and SCS are derived from coconuts; the difference between them is a matter of purity (similar to distilled water vs hard water). That doesn't mean they aren't stripping. For info into the chemistry of it, see /home/leaving?target=http%3A%2F%2Flonghair.livejournal.com%2F2356788.html" class="Popup

    **Propylene glycol is a cheap and effective humectant, but many people are allergic to it. It took me years to realize that it was the culprit behind the mild rashes on my face and scalp. And it's in the $30 for 8.4oz Retread conditioner – which also has PARABENS?! I'm sure you can find a less irritating, truly natural humectant to put in there – honey, agave nectar, aloe?

    UGH – after doing my research to write this response, I'm done even considering LUSH. I am beyond irked at "natural" products that are not. What a green-washed load of crock.
    || 3b; normal porosity; fine/normal texture || CG since Feb 2010 || SD/dandruff prone

    Current Routine BAQ henna 1/month Leave-in OH Hair Dew Cheapie Conditioner Tresemme Naturals Moisturizing
    Old Stand-bys extra-virgin coconut oil Protein AO GPB; Moisture AO HR Style AOMMJ – Kept for troubleshooting.
    Waiting to try extra-wide curlformers SD treatment H&S Clinical Strength

  • opalinesqueopalinesque Posts: 10Registered Users
    I'll agree with you there. I like their Big Tease gel, and the R & B leave in looks pretty awesome (last I checked)-- but their prices are ridiculous, and the insistence that everything is natural omg!!! when it is clearly not is obnoxious. I like that they make the effort for good quality organic stuff when they're using non-chemical ingredients (various butters, extracts etc.), but for those of us who avoid things like propylene glycol or SLS or parabens or whatever, it doesn't matter. Kind of a pity, because some of their non hair-care stuff is pretty awesome sounding, but I'm pretty ehn about giving them my money for anything less than an HG I cannot live without what with all of the above. (Which is why I'm trying to find something I like better than Big Tease, argh.)

    I think it depends on how much you're willing to spend and what sort of chemicals you mind putting in your hair. If you're not sensitive to a ton of things and don't mind flinging money around, Lush is okay. Otherwise, you're better off spending your money elsewhere.
    2b/c, low porosity

    Low-Poo: Diluted L'oreal Eversleek shampoo
    Co-wash: Currently Trader Joe's Nourish Spa (old formula)
    Rinse-out: None! I just do gobs of leave in.
    Leave-in: KMF Big Hair (HG! aaaand a discontinued formula. If anyone else knows a proteiny aloe and BMTS based conditioner I can try to replace this with after my stash runs out, let me know!)
    Styling: FOTE AVG (HG!), Lush's The Big Tease gel (RIP...)
  • irociroc Posts: 7,890Registered Users Curl Neophyte
    From what I understand, LUSH markets itself as fresh, handmade cosmetics. Not natural.

    They do not use animal products, or test on animals, or get their ingredients from people who test on animals. Some of their products are vegan, and are advertised as such. Others contain eggs and honey.

    They are environmentally friendly, and use only fair trade products. They also do a lot of charity and environmental work.

    They have a lot of other products if you're not into their shampoos.


    Sent from my SAMSUNG-SGH-I997 using CurlTalk App
    [SIGPIC][/SIGPIC]
  • poemaXXpoemaXX Posts: 456Registered Users
    iroc wrote: »
    From what I understand, LUSH markets itself as fresh, handmade cosmetics. Not natural.

    They do not use animal products, or test on animals, or get their ingredients from people who test on animals. Some of their products are vegan, and are advertised as such. Others contain eggs and honey.

    They are environmentally friendly, and use only fair trade products. They also do a lot of charity and environmental work.

    They have a lot of other products if you're not into their shampoos.


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    You make a good point re: the fresh and handmade claim. However, I'm still disappointed about how that doesn't equate to high-quality across the board. It's not just their shampoos I have an issue with. As I mentioned, I avoid anything with Propylene Glycol for fear of another rash, so that rules out several of their conditioners and most of their soaps. I've used their face stuff before (Angels on Bare Skin - meh.) and their cuticle butter Lemon Flutter is nice, but so is Jane Carter Nourish and Shine. And I'm not enthused by their inclusion of parabens in some products.

    I'm trying to be reasonable. I know other curlies on this board aren't looking for the same things I am in my products. I came down so hard on this poster because I HATE IT when advertisers come on here and try to blend in. I'm just trying to set some things straight. Thanks for contributing your facts as well. I'm glad they are a cleaner brand than some.
    || 3b; normal porosity; fine/normal texture || CG since Feb 2010 || SD/dandruff prone

    Current Routine BAQ henna 1/month Leave-in OH Hair Dew Cheapie Conditioner Tresemme Naturals Moisturizing
    Old Stand-bys extra-virgin coconut oil Protein AO GPB; Moisture AO HR Style AOMMJ – Kept for troubleshooting.
    Waiting to try extra-wide curlformers SD treatment H&S Clinical Strength

  • Skye87Skye87 Posts: 7Registered Users
    I've tried the R'n'b cream and really love it :toothy4:
  • irociroc Posts: 7,890Registered Users Curl Neophyte
    I like Curly Wurly shampoo.

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