4 Shampoos for Volume and Body - By Celine Leong
Big bouncy voluminous hair ala Victoria Secrets Models, who doesn’t want that? For someone with rather fine and thin hair like me, I’ve always find it hard to find a good volumising shampoo which isn’t too drying on my chemically-treated hair. Let’s have a look at these four that Sample Store got me to review!
PERCY & REED Bountifully Bouncy Volumising Shampoo
This volumizing shampoo has an amplifying formula with blackcurrant extract to deeply cleanse your hair and leave it with more body.
This one is my fav due to the following reasons; firstly, a moderate amount of it is enough to lather up well all of my long hair. Secondly, it was easy to rinse off and my scalp felt clean.
Thirdly, it wasn’t drying despite its powerful cleansing properties. Last but not least, my hair felt really lifted and volumised at the roots, with that airy bounce.
Overall Rating: 4/5 Stars | Retailing at $32 (250ml)
OUAI Volume Shampoo
A body-building cleanser infused with our unique Smart technology complex that replenishes moisture and lift strands – leaving hair fuller than ever.
This one was highly anticipated as OUAI seemed well known for its hair products. However, I was disappointed for these few reasons; firstly, the shampoo consistency was runny and needed a large amount of it to lather up. Perhaps it was not concentrated enough? Secondly, despite using a lot of product, my scalp did not feel clean enough after one wash and I had to repeat the step. Thirdly, it volumised my hair shafts and ends without volumising it at the roots, hence my hair still looked flat at the top despite it looking big at the bottom.
Overall Rating: 3/5 Stars | Retailing at $42 (300ml)
NaturVital Sensitive Revitalizing Ginseng Shampoo
Formulated with high skin tolerance (hypoallergenic), this shampoo provides the most natural care for your hair and permits frequent use, without damaging the scalp.
This one had the strongest refreshing smell. Those who like their hair to have a nice obvious smell will like this. Consistency is thick, didn’t need that much of it to lather up well and made my scalp feel clean in just one wash. And when my scalp feels clean, the hair always seems volumised at the roots. Unfortunately, I found this really drying on my hair, even though it says it’s for frequent use. Probably will not use this daily on my chemically treated hair!
Overall Rating: 3.2/5 Stars | Retailing at $23 (300ml)
Beijing 101 Nourishing Shampoo
Specially formulated with traditional Chinese herbs to cleanse the scalp gently and reinforce hair’s natural protection system and at the same time nourishes scalp with essential nutrients for healthy hair growth.
I liked the scent of this shampoo the most. Unique with a refreshing smell. I think it’s the combination of Chinese herbs used: Dang Gui, Long Dan Cao and He Shou Wu. I think this shampoo aims to volumise by promoting hair growth. That’s what Beijing 101 is about right, hair growth. As I only had about one week to try it out, it wasn’t a long enough time to evaluate its effect on my hair growth. Wasn’t exceptionally volumising and was also drying on my hair. But my hair did feel lighter and more manageable.
Overall Rating: 3.2/5 Stars (I would rate it higher if it really did aid in hair growth!) | Retailing at $32.24 (250ml)