I bought this shampoo because I absolutely LOVE the conditioner. Unfortunately, it doesnt have the same effect on my hair. I've shampooed with this about 6 times now, and every time, it has a drying effect on my hair. It smells like cherry cola, and lathers great, but it almost feels like it has a 'stripping' effect. Using it pretty much insures a bad-hair day. I wont buy again, and do not recommend it at all.
I have been using the shampoo and conditioner for about a month now and my brown hair is glowing. I would not even consider coloring it now because it is so naturally rich brown and highlighted. I love the way this smells and it doesn't weigh my hair down. People have asked me who colors my hair but I haven't put a drop of dye in my hair in over 9 months, nor do I have any desire to. The only thing that is kind of a drag with this is the fact that the conditioner only comes in a small tube and it is not your typical conditioner. It is moisturizing but you need to really work it through your hair. I usually just spread this over my roots and the top of my head and then use Herbal Essences Long Term Relationship on my ends. I have found that this is a good way to get the color deposit benefits but also have strong healthy hair that I can grow longer without frequent trims.
I'm such a fan of the Clove Conditionner and will use nothing else. I really wanted to love this. But I don't like it one bit. (I also hate to be the only negative review here). I couldn't even get it to lather!! It rinsed out really badly and irritated my scalp. I threw it away as far as I could. What a shame.
i like this shampoo, it is good, but not the best, but the reason
why i like it is because i have to color my hair or otherwise my hair
will be all white, but, it does seem to brighten my brown hair and
not dull like other shampoos promise, i suggest this one as a
nice pick me up for your hair.
Had gotten sick of having bright red hair and had a temporary Aveda colour put in to go mid-brown. In fact ended up much darker than that but anyway... I was encouraged to try this by my stylist to try and prolong the new colour. While I love the scent, and REALLY wanted to love the shampoo, this did NOTHING for me at all. Colour still faded really fast plus it dried my hair out SO much :( I won't repurchase (anyway I want to go red again LOL!)
The first I sniffed this product I was salivating like a Paulovian dog. I couldn't remember what it was bringing all these amazing sensations so I bought a bottle of this ipso facto. It was after almost a week using it and inhaling its sweets vapours when it just pop into my head: a very popular cherry lollipop in Spain that I grew up with. So that was it uh.
But there is more. Not long ago I felt in love with the cult famous POTL perfume and guess what. Yes. It smells quite similar to this. Cherries and marzipan. B E A U T I F U L. I am in love with this smell and I cannot do anything about it. As a shampoo is like any average aveda stuff, little bit drying because of the sulfoccinate but at least they use the real essential oils to fragrance the stuff. The conditioner doesnít smell as nice and it is a total mess. BEWARE it does stain the skin if you donít take it of quickly and is full of synthetic colours.
I have used this as my everyday shampoo for more than a year. I started using it when I started growing out my highlights. It adds just a little color. It does help to even out my color. I have fine straight hair. It seems gentle and doesn't dry out my hair or cause any build up.
Love! I have lots of long straight brown hair, unfortunately the ends of my hair are lighter than the roots. I cycle this conditioner with the Black Malva conditioner (a black-ish color) to even things up. Yes I hate how it gets all over the tub, but since no one is wondering about my tub when they're gazing at my super shiny dark brown hair, I really couldn't care less. ;-) So moisturizing! Makes my hair color rich looking, soft, and shiny always. (P.S. The shampoo doesn't seem to add any color, and it smells like cough syrup which I sometimes like, it is an okay shampoo... the conditioner works just fine all by itself, besides I choose to only add the conditioning color to the ends, because my roots are dark enough).
The Clove shampoo is actually relatively mild compared to Shampure, and doesn't do much to color hair (unlike the Chamomile and Madder Root shampoos). It smells wonderful, though. The Clove conditioner is like dark brown paint, and is best mixed 50/50 with Shampure (or another) conditioner, because it's more for coloring hair than conditioning it.
Oh. My. Gosh!!!! As a former drugstore shampoo buyer, I must say I am struck mute and dumb at what wonders salon products really are. Who knew what awesome brands like Aveda actually worked like this? AMAZING! My hair is soft, detangled, and (not surprisingly), shiny and lustrous! This is HG material, people. I always thought that drugstore and salon brands were the same, but I will never, ever go back to buying shampoo at the grocery store from now on. Smells good and the price is really not that bad compared to how glorious this works. Definitely a "Buy and Keep Buying Until Death" product.