Beauty, Hair Care, Life Style, Skin Care

OMG! Sulfates

Have you guys noticed the frequent use of the term “Sulfates” lately? Women in those pretentious parties insisting products they use are absolutely free of Sulfates…. Boutique brands claiming to be a healthier option because “Sulfate Free” is printed in bold type on their label….Hair stylist at the salon claiming that my hair is thinning because of Sulfates in the shampoo I am using and the one that they recommend will (miraculously) make the situation better!

So after a few such instances I had, had enough and I was compelled to research and understand if I am truly doomed because my shampoo has Sulfates! Here is a gist of what I have come to understand so far.

Sulphates - Is our shampoo making us sick!

Sulfates – Is our shampoo making us sick!

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Beauty, Hair Care, Product Review

Garnier Ultra Blends was a.k.a Ultra Doux in the 1990s!

As a pre-teen I was a part of a local children’s club called Twinkle Club! Twinkle Club organised movies and fairs for children which were super fun (not so much for the accompanying parents!) In one such event, sample size bottles of Ultra Doux shampoo was distributed to the kids. It was the Apricot version that claimed to have a “no tears” formula due to which it was liberally handed out to the kids. My curiosity levels were very (very) high at this age and I decided to test out if the “no tears” claim was any good! After returning home, I took a nice dollop of shampoo, worked it into a nice lather and stuck it into my eyes and guess what the claim was definitely not true!

Fast forward a decade or two, and I see Garnier has reintroduced Ultra Doux shampoo from the 1990s as Garnier Ultra Blends, a part of worldwide relaunch. India has seen a significant rise in the trend of using natural products and so I guess Ultra Doux was repackaged with words like  ‘Natural Extracts’, ‘Oils’, ‘Herbs’, ‘Henna’, ‘Paraben Free’  to capitalize on this demand.

Garnier Ultra Blends Shampoo Review

Garnier Ultra Blends Shampoo

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