I very rarely switch up my skincare or haircare products but when this product came up I couldn’t miss out! To highlight just how great the L’Oreal Botanicals Sensitive Scalp products are, I’m going to have to tell you about my scalp problem!
For the last couple of months I have been suffering a really sore and dry scalp. Unfortunately, I mistook it as dandruff and mistreated it with heavy medicated shampoos. Turns out they dry your scalp out and offend it even more! It took me a good while to realise that I had a dry scalp. That’s a very different problem and needs to be treated very differently!
The pre-shampoo treatment is an oil based product that’s quite thick but runny. You massage it all over your scalp in the same way you apply hair dye, then work the oil through the lengths of your hair. The oil treatment lasts for 5 to 15 minutes before you can shower and shampoo and condition as normal. Frequent shampooing can dry out your scalp so the pre-shampoo oil soaks into your scalp and creates a protective barrier. It gives your scalp everything it needs to survive a wash. Then go ahead as normal with the shampoo and conditioner but don’t be afraid to apply the conditioner to your scalp. I know it goes against all we’ve been told but you need to nourish your scalp so it doesn’t stay dried out from a wash. The L’Oreal Botanicals range doesn’t leave your roots feeling greasy at all I promise!
The special ingredients? Less ingredients!
I didn’t realise before how much crap is in shampoo and conditioner. The L’Oreal Botanicals range is free of the usual crap such as parabens, sulphate and silicones. It’s really gentle and made of natural ingredients such as Soya and Coconut Oils and topped off with Lavender oils for that spa smell! I know the process sounds long but it’s actually quite nice and therapeutic to spend a bit of extra time on yourself!
It’s been a long winter of poor weather and central heating and it’s done a lot of damage. If you’ve been suffering with the same problem, I can’t vouch for these products more. Every penny is worth it! Spring clean your scalp!