12 Jan 2017

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Mantra Herbals Palma Christi and Olive Hair cleanser

Today's review is about Mantra Herbals Palma Christi and Olive Hair cleanser which I have been using for over one and half month. But before heading to the review let's see what Mantra brand is.

About Mantra
Mantra is an initiative of the Baidyanath Group, a name synonymous with Ayurveda since 1917. While still a personal care product, the Mantra range has a very high percentage of active Ayurvedic herbs which when formulated for specific purposes have shown great promise in addressing those concerns. Every product in the range is a unique experience – a journey towards true beauty.

Brand Claims - A rediscovered ancient blend. Palma Christi Oil is known for its shine-enhancing properties, while strengthening and nourishing hair. Intensive, restorative and moisturizing treatment for dry & damaged hair.

Ingredients - Aqua, Sodium Lauroyl Sarcosinate, Coco Amido Propyl Betaine, Decyl Glucoside ,Lauryl Glucoside ,Acrylates/Beheneth-25 Methacrylate Copolymer , Lauryl Olivate , Polyquaternium -7,Glycerin ,Polyethoxylene Sorbitan Monolaurate(Tween 20),Glycerol Mono Stearate, Ricinus Communis (Castor) Seed Oil, Tuberose Oil, Kathon CG, Citric Acid, Disodium EDTA , Potasium Sorbate.





My experience
The product is packed in a pump up bottle with a small plastic cap to close the pump up. The plastic cap is very loose and comes of easily. Also the pump up nozzle hole is very small and we need to relentlessly pump up the hair cleanser for the desired quantity for usage.

Now coming to the fragrance and results of the hair cleanser, the fragrance is a lot like an incense stick and consistency is a bit thick. The hair cleanser doesn't dispense easily in the bottle itself. The hair cleanser lather quite good even in Bangalore hard water. The hair cleanser doesn't dry out your hair ever. I used it for around 2 months and am about to finish it.

The hair cleanser doesn't wash it the oil from hair, natural oil or the one applies before night. It cleanses the scalp nicely without overtly drying it, and doesn't show any effect on dandruff. But I didn't have any problem with it not working on dandruff because it doesn't claim to reduce one. It makes the hair soft and smooth since it doesn't wash out the oil basically. If you oil your hair and wash, the hair will be left a bit oily but thoroughly cleaned. If you have dry hair, and don't like applying oil, then you will need a conditioner for sure.

Now the major concern of All, it highly reduces the amount of hair you lose in the shower. I am highly impressed by this quality of the shampoo and I would highly recommend the Mantra Herbals Hair cleanser for this sole reason. Some might find it bit pricey, but no amount is greater than the mane!!! Moreover it is free from parabens, SLES and other chemicals which harm the hair more than anything.

Price, Shelf life and Availability - 446 INR for 100 ml with a shelf life of 36 months. Available on Mantra Herbals website.





The In
  • Leaves hair soft and smooth
  • Smells amazingly like we have had abhyang snan
  • Cleanses the hair and scalp thoroughly
  • Doesn't dry out the hair at all
  • Reduces the amount of hair lost in shower
  • Foams sufficiently well so small quantity is needed
  • Contains no artificial fragrance or colours
  • Free from SLES, Silicones, parabens

The Out
  • Thick consistency makes it difficult to dispense from pump up

Recommendation
I would highly recommend the Mantra Herbals Palma Christi and Olive Hair cleanser for its efficiency of reducing the hair lost in the shower. It isn't drying for the hair and cleanses the scalp nicely. What all do we want in a shampoo?
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