I've been trying out some new products from L'Oreal's hair expertese range. *Ever Riche has now been added to the collection - it's designed for very dry hair - it has no sulphates and it's made with botanical oils.
I decided to go for the 'very dry and rebellious' version - there's also a choice for dry but fine hair. I have greasy roots but very dry and coarse ends to mid-lengths, so although I knew my roots might not like these products, I knew the rest of my hair might.
For a no sulphates product the shampoo lathers much better than I expected. It's not a massive amount of lather like a regular shampoo, but it's a lot more than some of the 'natural' shampoos I've tried that sometimes feel like they're not even cleaning my hair. I like to do the squeak test, and my hair squeaks after using the Ever Riche shampoo, so I know it's completely clean.
I've been using the shampoo and conditioner daily over the last two weeks and I love the smell of the conditioner - it's an almondy sort of fragrance and it smells really lovely. The shampoo smells the same, but the fragrance is stronger in the conditioner. I only put the conditioner on the ends and mid-lengths of my hair, as I would with any conditioner. I just leave it on for a minute or so before rinsing through and it leaves my hair easy to detangle and pretty soft by the time it's dry. I do find my roots get greasy by night time when I use these products, which I expected seeing as I have oily roots and I'm using a product for dry hair, but as I'm an every day washer anyway, it's not really a problem.
The nourishing intense mask is a conditioning treatment you can use once a week. I've only tried this once so far, and left it on my hair for a good while when I was having a bath. It has the same lovely fragrance and is a really thick and creamy conditioner - I'm really impressed with the quality of this considering its price. I can't tell a whole lot of difference between using the conditioner and the hair mask - they both leave my hair feeling softer and more hydrated. I've only used the mask once so far so that's probably why I've not noticed more of a difference between the two - using it every week I'd expect to see a my hair looking less damaged too.
You can buy L'Oreal Ever Riche at Boots and the whole hair expertese range is currently on 3 for 2.
Have you tried any of the L'Oreal Hair Expertese range?