Fragrance Free Shampoo
Using too much shampoo is not better
This an excellent shampoo. A quarter-sized amount in the palm of your hand goes a long way. Although I bought it on another site, Swanson has the BEST price. Lesson learned. To those who complain that it leaves their hair dry and fly away: YOU ARE USING TOO MUCH PRODUCT! Less is better, it allows the shampoo to work with your help without it overwhelming your hair. You have to message it into your hair and scalp gently.
September 14, 2013
Cleans without breakouts!
Love this shampoo. My scalp breaks out with painful little bumps, like pimples, when using most hair products. It is fine with this shampoo, plus my hair gets squeeky clean and shiny.
March 23, 2013
GREAT product for those with allergies
I am allergic to dyes and perfumes and this shampoo works great for me and I don't have to worry about allergic reactions to the ingredients in it.
March 13, 2013
Harsh cleansing agent
This shampoo used to be fantastic, but Desert Essence completely reformulated it and made it harsh. It now contains sodium coco-sulfate as the main cleanser, and that is a harsh cleanser. This product completely stripped my naturally curly hair of all its natural oils and left it squeaking while I rinsed (and left it badly frizzed and feeling like straw later on when it was dry), and then the corresponding conditioner (also reformulated and changed for the worse) left a greasy-feeling residue or coating on my hair that wouldn't allow any moisturization to take place, so my hair ended up feeling dirty when dry (and my styling products wouldn't work right, either, because of the coating left on the hair). I tried these products a few times, and that was it! I had to give up on them.
September 25, 2012
Good Organic Shampoo
I have fine thin hair and also hair loss. I am very selective in what I use for my hair. For this shampoo, I need only a small amount every time I use and it lathers very well. It leaves my hair feeling very clean but quite frizzy so I had to use a conditioner sometimes. I try not to use conditioner because it causes more hair loss. I will buy again.
June 28, 2012
This is a nice product. I have tried other varieties in this line. It lathers well. My hair is nice and full after washing with this shampoo.
It seems to be more gentle than baby shampoo for me. The formaldehyde free baby shampoos I have used, leave my hair feeling dry and stripped.
I love the fact that it is FREE of harsh chemicals and is gluten free also.
You may want to give this one a try.
May 18, 2012
Very Nice Shampoo
I was looking for something fragrance-free with my sensitivities and allergies and I was so happy to have found this shampoo! My hair hasn't always been very healthy, and it seemed like this really nourished and softened it up. It had a great lather and my hair felt very clean unlike some other natural shampoos I have tried.
Unfortunately I've developed allergies to some of the ingredients now, but for this price I still buy it for my significant other. He's been very satisfied with how the shampoo performs, and I'm happy that he won't be using a product with funky scents in it. It's still a win-win for the both of us.
April 12, 2012
A safer clean
This is the best shampoo that I have found! I was concerned that it may not work as well, since all of the more harmful chemicals have been removed, but I am happy to report that this is by far the best, safest and easy to use products that I have ever used! I am sensitive to gluten, so I thought that I would give this product a try - and it is so nice to be able to wash my hair and NOT spend the remainder of the day itching my head! I like that you can open and close the lid with just one hand, and no lids to keep track of in the shower. I will be using this product on all of my 5 kids and my husband - we are thrilled to find a product that really works - without all of the nasty things that are in so many other brands. The lather is just like a traditional shampoo, not skimpy either. It rinses out easily and leaves no residue on my hair. I have very thick hair and found that it only took about a quarter sized amount to really clean my entire head. It did not dry out my hair, in fact my hair looks shiny and healthy. If you are on the fence, please give this a try - one bottle will last for a good month (or more) for a family of our sisze (7), so there is real value in this product. BTW, I did not feel a need to wash twice (you know lather, rinse, repeat), I felt completely clean with one go around - so it can save you some time as well. There is no fragrance, and I mean NO fragrance - NO odd smell, NO chemical smell, NOTHING - it will be great for those who are outdoors - less fragrance (I am told) means less bugs around you. I hope that you enjoy this product as much as we do.
March 29, 2012
I have tried several kinds of organic shampoos and so far this is my favorite. Only need to use a little, lathers well. Leaves hair soft and manageable. I use it as a body wash as well. No harmful ingredients. My husband likes it too.
March 18, 2012
fragrange free a big success!
My 12 year old son has been sensitive to a variety odors, smells and textures etc., since he was a toddler. We literally had to force him to use shampoo(and toothpaste), now a big deal since he is at that age where little boys get smelly fast! I have purchased fragrance free products before, but everything still had some type of smell to it. I purchased the Dessert Essence Fragrance free shampoo figuring I'd end up using it myself. Much to my surprise my son said he loved it!!! Glad I decided to buy 2 tubes :). Thank you Swanson for having such an amazing array of products to choose from!
January 20, 2012
Very nice Shampoo!
We both use this wonderful fragrance free shampoo
and we love the fact that it lathers well and leaves
your hair clean and soft. It is great for those of
us that prefer fragrance free products and organic
August 8, 2011
My mom and I both have multiple chemical sensitivities and I am excited to say after trying many, many fragrance free and/or hypoallergenic shampoos, this one doesn't make her scalp turn red and itch. I liked the mildness too but it did seem to weigh down my fine hair a bit too much. It makes her hair smooth and shiny though, so we will definitely keep buying this one.
August 9, 2010
Very strong smell
Although it may be perfume free it certainly has a strong fragrance. I hated the smell, and gave it away rather than go through the attempt to get my money back.
May 12, 2014
Great for customizing
I love all of Desert Essence's fragrance free stuff because I can leave it unscented or if I want to have a light, girly scent I can add some rose oil to them. You could pretty much add whatever essential oils you want. . . its a great basic product to work with!
December 19, 2013
My Search is Over!
I have been searching for a truly unscented shampoo and conditioner for 3 years. Desert Essence Fragrance Free Shampoo and Conditioner leaves my hair free from perfumes, as well as SOFT. As I have severe allergies to fragrances, I'm delighted to have found such a gem!
February 10, 2013
Fantastic to calm allergies!
I had no idea my shampoo and conditioner was the root of my problem. This saved me! No more red eyelids and red eyes.
May 12, 2011
Excellent product for breastfeeding moms
I bought this product on a lark 2 weeks before having my first child. I wanted a scent free and organic shampoo and conditioner because I am breastfeeding and did not want any scent to linger on my skin since the baby would be in contact with it. Not only is this organic, truly scent free, it has no nasty chemicals. It is nearly impossible to find good SLS and paraben free products. I was concerned it would not clean my hair as well and leave it limp after time. I have been using this product regularly for 3 months now and my hair looks and feels incredible. Better than it did during my pregnancy I think (when one's hair is supposed to be at its best!). Thank you. Now if only you made products for children!
April 17, 2011
My silky hair, no Parfume solution.
i have really long hair, i mean long all the way down my back long. this shampoo helps me keep it soft and silky feeling. being sensative to parfume this is the best i have found yet. thank you Desert essence keep working on getting all the chemicals out of it too.
February 13, 2011
My search is over!
For years I've searched for a truly unscented shampoo. I'm the girl of a million and one allergies and even mild floral scents set off my migraines. Then a few months ago I discovered Desert Essence Organics Fragrance Free Shampoo and it's like I can hear the angels singing as a golden beam of light shines down upon me. No nasty chemicals, no wheat (did I mention I have Celiac disease AND a wheat allergy?) and vegan to boot. I thought it had to be to good to be true. A reasonably priced shampoo that's unscented and healthy couldn't possibly be expected to work well but it did! And when I say unscented I don't mean it has a light floral scent or a medicinal smell I mean unscented as in literally no scent. My hair looks nice, I feel better (goodbye itchy scalp!) and I didn't have to pay an arm and a leg. I can't say enough nice things about this shampoo.
November 15, 2010
Gluten free awesome shampoo
Being celiac, I am also extremely reactive to cosmetics containing gluten. When I used this shampoo for the first time, it was amazing !! I instantly felt my skin and scalp feel "calm" , it has basically saved my life and I also use the body wash and lotion also...thank you Desert Essence !! I feel like a new human, no more cortisone cremes to calm all the itching I have had to live with for years !!
October 6, 2010
My Signature Fume-Free Shampoo
I used to not particularly care whether a shampoo was fragrance-free, but if you have long hair like me and tend to take lengthy showers, the fumes of your shampoo might start getting to your head. They really did for me. I would get horrible headaches and feel sick of smelling the same strong fruity scent for however long I'd be in the shower. Luckily, I decided to give this shampoo a whirl. While it is not completely void of smelling like anything (kind of reminds me of pool cleaner, but hey, nothing can really smell like, well...nothing), it is definitely MUCH more tolerable than any scented shampoo I've used. My showers are easier on my head now! I also love the texture, as well as the ingredients, of this hair cleanser. I am VERY picky about my hair products and do not use anything with sulfates, silicones, and tons of other cheap chemical ingredients. There is a sulfate in this shampoo, but it is coconut-derived and not harsh like the typical Sodium Lauryl/Laureth Sulfates found in much of the hair care world. Now for product texture: it seems like the sulfate-free shampoos I've used in the past did not have the creamy, spreadable feeling that is the signature of the formulas in the Desert Essence shampoos. Whereas before I felt like I ran out of shampoo in my hands quickly and had to squeeze the bottle over and over to spread the cleanser around my scalp, I don't have to use nearly as much of the DE Fragrance-Free shampoo. It spreads easily on my scalp, making the process much less painful. So, if you're looking for a shampoo that will end the headaches in your shower, be gentle yet effective on your hair, and last a good while, this is the product that should end that search.
October 4, 2010
Soft and sily hair
If you are looking for a great fragrance free shampoo this is the ticket. i have very very long hair and hate the Starw feeling some shampoos leave, this is Not one of them. Its great to have a good shampoo to use no staw only silk.
October 4, 2010
Cleand and fresh
It's so hard to find gluten-free shampoos, so to find one that's actually labeled as so is amazing in itself. The shampoo doesn't weigh my hair down and leaves it clean and so shiny. My hair looks healthy and there's no perfume-y smell that overwhelms the room. All you get is fresh, clean, shiny hair.
October 3, 2010
I started using Desert Essence's Fragrance Free Shampoo when my friend started having sensitivity to scents. It was a true blessing as we were able to continue our friendship and I started to feel better just by using it! I like the way it makes my hair feel and it works great with the Fragrance Free Conditioner. Now that I've been using this product for over a year, I have seen a huge difference in the way I feel. I can't use other scented products anymore on my hair, it makes me feel sick. Thank you Desert Essence for this awesome product, it's the BEST!!!
October 3, 2010