I was recently contacted by Faith in Nature and offered the chance to review a shampoo & conditioner from their range. If you’re new to green beauty, Faith in Nature are a green cruelty-free, beauty brand who make haircare, bodycare, skincare, deodorant, home care & baby care at affordable prices. This duo are also vegan and have organic ingredients.
I have been using the Rosemary Shampoo* & Conditioner* for over a month now so I’m going to share my thoughts on the two. I chose Rosemary as this herb has astringent properties and is great for stimulating hair & scalp. My main issue with my hair is that it gets greasy at the roots pretty quickly so using rosemary de-clogs any build up from haircare products. I do like this shampoo as it keeps my scalp feeling fresh and clean, however it can make my hair feel knotty at the back where I massage it into my scalp. I do a double shampoo with all my shampoos to make sure my hair is super clean but have to try and keep my hair straight rather than massaging in circles with this one as it makes it hard to detangle afterwards. It doesn’t dry out my hair but it just makes it that little bit harder to brush if I don’t use the conditioner (which I don’t every time). There aren’t many ingredients in this shampoo which is great however the surfactant they use is ALS (Ammonium Laureth Sulfate) which rates a 2-3 on EWG so it isn’t really hazardous however if you’re sensitive to certain sulfates, I’d check on this before buying although I haven’t had any problems with it. My hair looks shiny after using this shampoo and feels really clean too. I can usually going about 2-3 days between washes which is great.
The conditioner is also rosemary infused as well as having tea tree oil like the shampoo so it isn’t overly moisturising but still has ingredients that are great for your scalp and hair. I don’t like to use conditioner every time I wash my hair because I simply don’t need it. My roots get greasier quicker if I use conditioner however I like to use it if my hair is feeling or looking a little parched. This conditioner is fairly light but still moisturises enough for my hair so I just tend to stick to the ends and a little bit at the back where it tends to get tangled from the shampoo.
Overall, for a budget green beauty brand this duo are pretty good. They’re both only £5.35 for 400ml bottles so they’re very budget friendly. They also have loads of other scents so there’s something for all hair types however do check the ingredients (below) if you’re particularly green.
*indicates PR sample
Shampoo Ingredients: Aqua, Ammonium laureth sulfate, Maris sal, Rosmarinus officinalis leaf extract, Rosmarinus officinalis leaf oil, Glycerin, Melaleuca alternifolia leaf oil, Potassium sorbate, Sodium benzoate, Citric acid, CI 75810, Limonene
Conditioner Ingredients: Aqua, Cetearyl alcohol, Brassica campestris seed oil, Rosmarinus officinalis leaf extract, Rosmarinus officinalis leaf oil, Glycerin, Melaleuca alternifolia leaf oil, Cetrimonium chloride, Tocopherol, Helianthus annuus seed oil, Sodium benzoate , Potassium Sorbate, Citric acid, CI 75810, Limonene