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Water, Sodium Lauryl Sulfoacetate, Disodium Laureth Sulfosuccinate, Sodium Lauroyl Sarcosinate, Cocamidopropyl Hydroxysultaine, Sodium Cocoyl Isethionate, Cocamidopropylamine Oxide, Stearate Glycol, Simmendsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Extract, Equisetum Arvense Extract, Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Extract, Arnica Montana Flower Extract, Algae Extract, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Extract, Hair Keratin Amino Acids, Wheat Amino Acids, Silk Amino Acids, Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein
Apply a small amount, and distribute through wet hair. Rinse. Repeat if necessary. Follow with Hydrating Conditioner.
Cleanses, moisturizes, and repairs dry, troubled hair. Designed to instantly transform coarse, dry, or frizzy hair to a smoother, softer texture. PRAVANA’s exclusive Naturceutical Complex™ moisturizes and repairs dry, troubled hair.
I have used PRAVANA’s Sulfate-free Hydrating Shampoo for the last 13 to 14 months. I first started using it when I was transitioning. I waited quite a while to write this review because this is the first sulfate-free shampoo I ever used, and I wasn’t really sure what to expect. I knew from the get-go that there would be less lather but, other than that, I had no clue how well (or even if) this product would work on my hair.
My first impressions? Not so good! This Hydrating Shampoo has a very thin, almost watery consistency. I instantly wanted to hit my forehead in disgust as the product poured into my hand like a waterfall. Not a great surprise when you’re in the shower, holding a shampoo bottle in one hand while your other hand is cupped in anticipation of a thick ooze.
Despite the thin consistency, the shampoo has a very pleasant, fresh scent. It is super gentle on relaxed/transitioning hair as well as natural hair. This cleanses my scalp and nourishes my curly/coily hair in one rinse. Even when my hair is loaded with product and I have to do a second wash, my hair never feels dry or stripped. Ninety-nine percent of the time, though, a second wash is completely unnecessary.
The only downside is the price. This salon professional shampoo retails for a whopping $34.00! Thankfully, I purchased two bottles online for only $18.00 each. That’s almost half off! So, if you can get it on clearance, PRAVANA’s Sulfate-free Hydrating Shampoo is definitely worth a try. Just wish it was a little thicker …