Samourai Shampoo


Brand: L'Oréal Paris (website)

Origin: France

Size: 250 ml

Price: around 9 CHF each.

Availability: In most department stores in Switzerland.

Product description (shampoo): Hair Expertise EverRiche Nourishing & Taming Shampoo is a hair care product specifically designed for very dry and rebellious hair. Enriched with botanical oils and non-sulphate cleansing surfactants, the formula leaves hair feeling intensley nourished whilst helping to protect from dryness.

Product description (conditioner)Hair Expertise EverRiche Nourishing & Flowing Conditioner is a hair care product specifically designed for dry, fine hair. Enriched with botanical oils, the range provides a unique sensorial experience and leaves dry hair feeling nourished, protected and flowing.

Ingredients (shampoo): Aqua/Water, Sodium Cocoyl Isethionate, Sodium Lauryl Sulfoacetate, Disodium Laureth Sulfosuccinate, Sodium Lauroyl Sarcosinate, Glycol Distearate, Cocomidopropyl Betaine, Decyl Glucoside, Hydrogenated Coconut Acid, Sodium Chloride, Sodium Isethionate, Sodium Benzoate, Sodium Hydroxide, PPG-5-Ceteth-20, PEG-55 Propylene Glycol Oleate, Trideceth-6, Polyquaternium-7, Polyquaternium-10, Camelina Sativa Oil/Camelina Sativa Seed Oil, Benzoic Acid, Linalool, Amodimethicone, Propylene Glycol, Carbomer, Cetrimonium Chloride, Vitis Vinifera Seed Oil/Grapeseed Oil, Methylchloroisothiazolinone, Methylisothiazolinone, Citric Acid, Prunus Armeniaca Kernel Oil/Apricot Kernel Oil, Hexyl Cinnamal, Glycereth-26, Glycerin, Parfum/Fragrance F.I.L. C158169/2.

Ingredients (conditioner): Aqua/Water, Cetearyl Alcohol, Helianthus Annuus Seed Oil/Sunflower Seed Oil, Behentrimonium Chloride, Glycerin, Cetyl Esters, Stearamidopropyl Dimethylamine, CL 19140/yellow 5, Quaternium-87, Hydroxyethylcellulose, Triethanolamine, Camelina Sativa Oil/Camelina Sativa Seed Oil, Benzoic Acid, Linalool, Isopropyl Alcohol, Propylene Glycol, Caprylyl Glycol, Caramel, Citric Acid, Vitis Vinifera Seed Oil/Grapeseed Oil, Prunus Armeniaca Kernel Oil/Apricot Kernel Oil, Hexyl Cinnamal, Parfum/Fragrance F.I.L. C158142/2.

Scent: Fruity, smells like apricot.

Consistency: Both products are quite creamy.


Review: Let's me clarify one thing first: in Switzerland, the EverRiche line consists of 2 shampoos, 2 conditioners and a hair mask. On one hand, there are the Nourishing & Taming shampoo and conditioner (for thick, dry and "rebellious" hair) and on the other hand, the Nourishing & Flowing shampoo and conditioner (for dry and fine hair) that I tried. The nourishing intense mask can be used on both hair textures.

With that being said, let's dive into the review... I tried the Nourishing & Flowing shampoo and conditioner many times, first together and then with products from other brands (EverRiche shampoo followed by a conditioner from another brand, and vice versa). Both products are formulated without sulphates, and thus are said to be less harsh for our hair. Unfortunately, my strands were not impressed by this "new hair care system" from l'Oréal. The shampoo isn't bad, but my hair definitely feels drier than when I use my beloved Ultra Doux from Garnier. As for the conditioner, while it's a good detangler, it doesn't provide enough nourishment to counteract the dryness induced by the shampoo. Even when I used it after another shampoo, I didn't find the results to be that incredible.

Will I buy it again? Probably not. I was expecting more from hair products costing almost 10 CHF. Maybe I'll try (out of curiosity) the Nourishing & Taming line and the mask someday...

Rating: 3/5


What about you ladies? Have you ever tried these products? How did they work for you?



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