I fel in love with Kevin Murphy's products after my hair dresser used "hydrate me" conditioner. I ended up coming back to the salon to buy the hydrate me shampoo and conditioner and loved them both ... the smell, packaging, softness of my hair, everything. I bought the angel shampoo and conditioner next. I have fine, color treated hair. To begin with, I love how angel wash smells. It is light, clean, and natural. The scent lasts throughout the day. It does not weight down my fine hair, and conditions my hair just enough. I love this shampoo/conditioner and would buy again!
I am an avid user of Kevin Murphy hair products and was keen to use this shampoo after visiting my salon. As much as I love the smell and texture of the product, it left me with a nasty allergic reaction feeling itchy all over my scalp and resulted in dandruff. I thought surely this couldn't be happening and after the dandruff went away thanks to some trusty anti-dandruff shampoo, I decided to try it again and I had the exact same reaction AGAIN! So those with very sensitive skin like mine, be warned! I have very fine hair and find it hard to get the right shampoo, disappointed that Angel range wasn't for me :(
This is probably the best shampoo for my fine/thin/frizzy hair. It's sulphate-free and it makes my hair appear soft, smooth, and shiny. I have removed one lippie because one wash just doesn't appear to be enough; I have to wash my hair twice to get that "clean" feeling. I find that is the case with many sulphate-free shampoos. But, because of the way it's packaged (large opening), I often accidentally squeeze out too much shampoo which is annoying when you have to wash your hair twice and this stuff is expensive. To combat this, I transfer the shampoo to a travel bottle with a much smaller opening.
Regardless of the extra effort, this shampoo is gold. And when I follow with a leave-in serum, I don't even need to use the accompanying conditioner, Angel.Rinse.
I bought this and the matching conditioner/rinse at a recommendation from my hairdresser. After spending a fortune on it and a couple of uses I found it to dry out my already dry hair (which is also coloured) even further.
Not a fan of the smell of it either, but have since tried the "Luxury" range which a friend purchased and it works better on my hair and the fragrance is OK too ( though not great). I like their 'Born Again' treatment that my hairdresser uses on my hair after a colour, but not sure of I would purchase their shampoo and conditioners due to the high price and not so fabulous result.
I am on my fourth bottle of this stuff, along with the conditioner. Why the serial repurchasing if only a one star rating, you ask? This was recommended to me by my stylist, and the first few bottles worked wonders on my hair. It was soft, shiny, easy to tame, etc. It seems that continuous use of the Angel products has had an adverse affect on my hair. Lately, it has been flat, dull, and extremely difficult to straighten (and my hair is only slightly wavy, with no curl). I got a free sample of a new brand of drug store shampoo and conditioner in the mail, and the cheap stuff actually made my hair look and feel about a hundred times BETTER than it did that morning, after using the Angel line. I contemplated ditching the rest of my current bottles, but it is so expensive that I may force myself ( and my hair ) to suffer through it until it's gone. I am officially going back to drugstore hair products.
Really love this shampoo. It has a nice lather and clean rinse without stripping my fine yet thick hair, has a heavenly and unique smell and a little goes a long way. Although my hair doesn't exactly need the volume this shampoo gives, my hair can get oily so I like a cleaner feeling in my hair. When I get the chance, I'll definitely be purchasing a liter of this.
By Kevin Murphy
A nice shampoo which leaves my long flat and fine hair with natural volume when air dryed and gives that little extra oomph when blow dryed with a volumizing product. The smell is a bit funny but not strong so it doesn't bother. Doesn't dry my hair like many other volumizing shampoos.
I definitely recommend to all fine haired ladies who want to give their hair that nice natural bounce.
This is my regular shampoo, and I have repurchased many times. I absolutely adore the smell, and I like that it is packed with natural ingredients. I have very fine, coloured hair, and the shampoo should thus suit me well. It does not build a lot of volume, but it cleans well and smells divine, while protecting my colour.
I have a very sensitive scalp that is super-reactive: itchy and inflamed after using hair products and also in the spring (along with allergic itchy eyes and runny nose). This is the only shampoo that is completely non-irritating and actually calms my scalp. Repeated use also seems to have balanced things out so that I can actually go longer without a wash with no greasy roots. I follow up this shampoo with KM Born Again conditioner. (I became hooked on the conditioner after noticing that whenever my hair stylist used it after highlights or coloring, I wouldn't get that "crunchy hair" situation that often followed color treatments for me). My hair type is somewhat fine. (I gave a 5 for packaging quality as I buy the big salon-size pump bottles and they work great in the shower).
Might be the best shampoo I have ever used. Pricey yes, but worth every penny. Extraordinary in every way. My hair is fantastically happy and healthy, HG!!