Thank you to ReviewCrew and A’kin for the opportunity to trial this product.
I was really looking forward to trying this shampoo and it didn’t disappoint. I really liked the lemongrass and juniper scent and found it fresh and not too overpowering like some shampoos can be. I found it left my hair clean and refreshed. It really did help to clarify my hair and leave it feeling lighter and healthier. My favourite times to use it was on a Monday morning to start the week with my hair being a clean slate and then used it again on Friday evenings to wash away the weeks worth of product build up. I found this was the best routine for my hair and it didn’t dry it out.
Overall, I’m really pleased with the results from this shampoo and will definitely be continuing to use it. I will also purchase in future.
First impressions of product, good bottle size and good addition of have the pumps of the bottles for ease of usage in the shower. The fragrance scent was really nice to smell and wasn't too overwhelming for me, reminded me of being in a spa retreat.
The shampoo was easy to lather, however I did find it really stripped my hair and felt a little to dry. After my hair dries, it did help with the oiliness for 1-2 days.
Overall I'm not 100% sure if I would recommend this product for anyone that is really prone to oily hair/scalp.
Thank you BEAUTYcrew for the providing the opportunity to trial "A’kin Purifying Shampoo".
I really enjoyed incorporating it as part of my haircare regime, especially since A'kin is naturally formulated to be free of silicones, parabens, sulfates, and other "nasties".
This shampoo definitely cleansed and hydrated my hair without weighing it down, and wasn't left feeling "stripped" of moisture (leading the skin/scalp compensating via production of more oil.)
Aromatically infused with lemongrass and juniper berries for their clarifying properties, my hair and I felt very refreshed. It was strongly scented (which I loved) and made me feel uplifted - day-spa vibes, but easily accessed in my shower! A sensory haven.
The packaging is a good size, aesthetically pleasing, as well as convenient; I found the hand-pump mechanism made it all the more pleasant to use.
I really enjoyed using this shampoo! I have dry hair and a dehydrated scalp and this product paired well with the purifying scrub and conditioner and left my hair super clean and soft. I love the nice scent and the fact that it is a natural product with great ingredients.
I felt it was a good finish, especially after the scrub to keep my hair from drying out and giving it that extra clean. Finishing it off with the conditioner also gave it that extra shine and smoothness. I would purchase this shampoo again myself and recommend it :)
Worth the money
Really in love with this shampoo. It's a very great pump bottle which makes getting the shampoo in hand very easy to use. My hair felt very clean and fresh after a long long time and instantly I could notice the softness and shine in my hair. I have normal to oily hair type and it's has remove all the dirt and oil from them making them perfect for all day to manage. Overall this shampoo has become a favourite in my family and why not when it's are so affordable. My scalp feels fresh and does not itch after washing and it gives a spa feeling after shower with nice smell....
Firstly, the smell is incredible! I dont really use “natural” shampoo, but this was so nice to use.
The pump made life easier in the times we dont want to wash our hair but need to quickly.
I have found that it did help my hair, but it did take a few uses for me to see the benefits on my hair - as stated on the package, it can take up to one month, so i cannot fault that.
However, upon using, I did feel as though my hair looked significantly better then prior to me using this.
I felt as though i only needed a few pumps as it also took abit of time to lather properly.
But overall, quite a good product that I would recommend to anybody with an oily scalp.
A’kin Purifying Shampoo helped cleanse and hydrate my hair beautifully. The smell with scents of lemongrass and removed the excess oil for my oily hair.
I paired this with the Akin conditioner that also had a similar scent which also left my hair feeling soft and refreshed.
Highly recommend this shampoo for those looking to having a cleansing shampoo that doesn’t weight your hair down.
If you are looking for a full cleanse I would also recommend using this with their scrub every few days especially if you are one they uses a lot of product in their hair.
Cleansed and refreshed!
Opening the bottle gave me a hint of clean citrus smell, which was really refreshing. I was really excited to try this shampoo. The formula of lemongrass and juniper berries was really interesting and so I was really curious as to how good this shampoo is. I felt that it didn’t lather as much as I was hoping for but it still made my scalp feels cleanse and my hair felt more hydrated without feeling oily or dry. It definitely helped removed excess oil and any build up on my hair and scalp. My hair and scalp felt cleansed and refreshed.
The best smelling shampoo of all time
I absolutely love the smell of this Shampoo, it smells like sitting beside a perfect Canadian lake in the cool of sunrise in September. I don't know that it actually had any of the benefits (cleaning my scalp) that it claims to, but I don't really care. I do get a lot of scalp build up and I wish it had done everything that it claimed, but I don't know that it did. That being said, I love that it has no nasties in it. I'd rather it be imperfect and healthy for me and the environment, than otherwise perfect. I love the smell that much I would definitely buy this.
Cleansing shampoo for flaky scalps.
I loved the cleansing power of this shampoo. Delightful smell while washing my hair and not overpowering.
I have shoulder length medium fine straight hair, that tends to get oily and flaky.
This shampoo with the scalp scrub was a partnership made to be. After the scrub was rinsed out and then I applied the shampoo and the consistency would be just what you expect in a shampoo. I didn't feel the need to shampoo two times, but I don't use a lot of products in my hair on a day to day basis. The pump on the bottle I got made it easy to dispense and use. My hair was feeling super clean before I started to dry it with a hair dryer.
My hair is shiny and non flaky afterwards and styled easily.
I will keep using this product now the review is over and will happily purchase.
Good natural shampoo
I received this shampoo to try as part of the beauty crew review crew. I found it had good cleaning power for a ‘natural’ shampoo and didn’t leave my scalp too dry. However, I would say it still isn’t as deep cleaning as many of the salon brands and ‘synthetic’ shampoos I have tried before. I really like the smell of this shampoo. It reminded me of a lemon lime and bitters but in a nice way. The big pump bottle was also so easy to use in the shower. If using natural products is important to you, I would recommend this product.
Great price and mini detox for your hair!
As someone who is pretty dedicated to their usual hair care products/routine, I was pleasantly surprised with using A’kin Purifying Shampoo.
It's not only a great price, the smell is really natural and not overpowering in any way. I suffer from psoriasis and have medium length, thin hair, so have to be really careful with what products I use to minimise irritation. I would definitely recommend this Shampoo overall as it felt like it gave my hair a much needed detox!
I also enjoyed that it comes in a pump-style bottle as this is convenient to use in the shower.
Great shampoo that works and smells good
Wow what can I say this shampoo was amazing to use and it smelt great. I used it after using the scalp scrub. I always seem to produce a lot of oil in my hair which results in having to wash my hair every second day which can take its toll on my hair. After using all 3 products I can easily only need to wash it 1-2 times a week now. It made my head and hair feel so great and it felt like it just washed the oil that had built up. I highly recommend it to others. I love that it’s Australian made and owned and is against animal testing. It was simple to use and I just used it twice a week after the scalp scrub and before the conditioner in my hair. It made my hair feel softer and look much nicer as well.
Gorgeous scent - deep clean!
I love this product. The scent is amazing - it definitely helped to wake me up in the morning but more importantly, it left my hair feeling very clean and refreshed. I have oily hair and I really struggle to stick to a brand because I always get build up over time. I think this product is different - especially when paired with the scrub. My hair lasted about 3 days which is longer than my usual 1.5-2 days.
I liked the packaging and I love that the bottle is a decent size, I think that’s good value for money. I recommend anytime to try this product.
Like it! Smells divine
Been using A’kin Purifying Shampoo for a few weeks now and I LOVE how it smells, I am
obsessed about lemongrass so that’s probably way. My hair always felt nice and refreshed after using it and it also makes my hair feel really soft. I’m super conscious of what shampoo I use as I lost a lot of hair post pregnancy but this one definitely deserves a thumbs up. Will be adding this to my shopping list moving forward. I also like the packaging and the pump which makes it easy to use during showers. My husband also tried it and likes it a lot and doesn’t get as much dandruff which is strange but whatever works! I like it how it’s not tested on any animals either and no parabens or anything!
Worth a try
I’m trying to make the switch to more natural shampoos and conditioners so it was great to try out this product. The smell is great but very strong and it hangs around for ages - so if you don’t like lemongrass/juniper smells I would avoid it. My hair is combination (oily scalp but drier ends) and I found this shampoo is leaving my hair a bit too dry and frizzy. I’m currently using it with the matching conditioner. This seems strange to me as the other natural shampoos I’ve used don’t tend to strip away moisture. I’ve only used it twice so it’s possible my hair is still adjusting to the new products.
I liked the A’kin Purifying Shampoo, which I was a little surprised about as I don’t usually have high expectations for hair products marketed as natural. They usually leave my hair feeling unwashed - but not this product.
It smells great - like essential oils. It did make my scalp tingle/itch a tiny bit (possibly a mild undiagnosed allergy). But, nothing too serious and it left my hair feeling quite nice after also using the conditioner.
Overall I think it’s a good product and I would recommend to anyone looking at a natural alternative to regular shampoo and conditioner.
Good but not great
I was really excited to try this shampoo but unfortunately, I don’t think I like it as much as I would love to. There are things that I like and dislike about this product.
The shampoo has a beautiful scent, kind of natural and botanical. It has a clear thin gel-like texture. It does deliver what it claims to do ie ‘cleanse and hydrate hair without weighing it down’. This is probably one of the best shampoos I’ve used that doesn’t weigh my hair down. However the effect lasted only a day and a half max for me, as I was needing to wash my hair everyday otherwise it gets too oily. I also didn’t like the immediate feel after using the shampoo, my hair felt like they were tangled and stuck together. Overall, there are pros and cons to this product but for the price range, I was expecting more. Personally, I would not repurchase but it might suit someone looking for an all-natural no nasties shampoo.
Squeaky clean hair
This is definitely a purifying shampoo. I got this in conjunction with the conditioner and it made my scalp feel squeaky clean. It has got a gorgeous herbal and fresh lemongrass smell that is not overpowering. The big bottle has a pump which makes it really easy to dispense. It also lathers up really nicely.
The shampoo itself has no nasties, making it really gentle for the hair. I usually shampoo my hair every 2-3 days and the shampoo helped keep the oil at bay between washes. I will definitely be buying again once I run out!
Surprising and good!
This was a very surprising shampoo, and surprising for the better.
My hair does not take to new shampoos very easily, and I can be left with an irritated scalp for a week or two while adjusting. The A’kin shampoo did not have that affect on my scalp, and made my hair super shiny and soft! The scent of the shampoo is lovely and delicate, and the texture of the shampoo liquid itself was not too liquid or too creamy.
The bottle size is just right to fit in my hand and use one handed, and fits in my shower recess, which is always a bonus!
I would definitely recommend this shampoo (and the conditioner)