I am always on the look out for new cruelty free and natural shampoos to try, so when I spotted a brand I hadn’t yet tried or heard of whilst procrastashopping I decided to try it out. Urterkram is a Scandinavian wholesale company that sells organic, vegetarian and health foods and have branched out into the beauty market over the last decade. The newest beauty products to join the range are the shampoos and conditioners, however you will also find a range of body creams, hand creams and shower gels available from them.
The aloe-vera range for normal hair claims to add moisture and gently care for your hair whilst removing build up and leaving a healthy light feel and fresh orange scent.
The smell of the product is very subtle and does not linger in your hair, it’s a clean fresh scent- not super luxurious but very pleasant and clean all the same. An average sized 250ml bottle of both the shampoo and conditioner sells at a very reasonable £5.96 each. The shampoo lathers up beautifully with only a small dollop of product needed; it washes out completely, removing all trace of build up and leaving my hair really clean and fresh but not stripped; it was kind to my scalp too. After squeezing out the excess water I smoothed on the conditioner. Now, I am the type that will go through a good three bottles of conditioner to one bottle of shampoo and this product wasn’t an exception-I used about a 1/4 of the bottle in my first use. However, it was really lovely, light and nourishing and left no residue – I would need to opt for a slightly more hydrating alternative from their line to suit my textured, crazy, frizzy barnet-but that’s my problem!. Upon drying, my hair was light and easily styled, as expected there was no real scent that stayed in my hair however that doesn’t take away from the fact it left my hair clean, soft and fresh feeling.
I like these products because they are natural & subtle. I would use more products from the Urtekram line; they are reasonably priced effective and simple products. They are cruelty free and have kinder ingredients than those you find in products more commonly available. If you’re in the market for a new cruelty free shampoo its defo worth a go!