Product Type: Johnsons baby products
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Johnson's Baby Shampoo with Natural Lavender
Member Name: angelboouk
Johnson's Baby Shampoo with Natural Lavender
Advantages: lasts well, lather, cleanses my sons hair and leaves it soft
Disadvantages: lavender is subtle, expensive
*Johnson's Baby Shampoo*
Johnson and Johnson is a well established company who mainly offer a range of toiletries designed for babies. They currently offer a few different bottles of shampoo for babies and young children and for the purpose of this review, I will be discussing our use of the Lavender Baby Shampoo.
This shampoo contains natural extracts of lavender and camomile known for their soothing and relaxing properties. Johnson's promote this shampoo as containing a 'no more tears' formula and state that it has been dermatologically tested and pH balanced. It is suitable for use on newborn babies and is gentle enough to be used on a daily basis.
Like the other variations of Johnson's shampoo, the lavender variety is presented in a tall, curvy plastic bottle. This particular bottle is a transparent purple colour and complete with a flip cap lid. A label on the back gives the important product information. This shampoo has a 12month shelf life and the bottle can be recycled once empty.
*Price and Availability*
Johnson's Lavender Shampoo is available in a 500ml sized bottle and can be purchased in many stores online and on the highstreet. Boots currently offer it at £3.35 whilst Asda offer it at £2.74.
My son is four and a half but I still like to use baby shampoo on his hair. He has beautiful, fine blond hair but it is a chore to get him to allow me or his Dad to wash it. A gentle on the scalp and eyes shampoo is a must to avoid any carnage during bath time! I like the Johnson's range of shampoo and our latest purchase was the relaxing variety which contains lavender. Previously we used the camomile variety.
Because my son has short hair we do not go through a great deal of shampoo though bigger families or those with little girls with long hair will go through a bottle much quicker. I bought my 500ml bottle from Boots around 2 months ago and at the time, it was part of a 'buy one get one free offer'. I like to stock up when things are on offer and this is a great deal which comes up occasionally in Boots stores.
The bottle is easy to handle but possibly a little chunky to deal with whilst holding a newborn in a bath of water. We don't have the issue as our son is able to sit or stand in the bath whilst I dispense the shampoo. The shampoo itself is clear and has a thick, gloopy consistency which is very substantial. A little blob is plentiful to full cleanse my sons short hair. The shampoo lathers up a treat on wet hair - a thick, foamy lather which feels soft to the touch and not too drippy.
The scent of this shampoo is nicer than the original Johnson's shampoo in my opinion. The lavender isn't overpowering and certainly doesn't have a strong, essential oil aroma which I associate with lavender scented products. It is a subtle, gentle scent. The lather rinses well leaving no residue and the no more tears criteria is fufilled. This shampoo is incredibly gentle on my sons delicate scalp and eye area. He has a sensitive scalp and skin so some products do not agree with him.
Once rinsed, my sons hair looks and feels incredibly clean and refreshed. I towel dry my sons hair and find that it is left feeling soft and looking lovely and shiny. Johnson's promote this shampoo as being perfect for using before bedtime as an aid to relax your child. Our son is generally a little more relaxed after a bedtime bath anyway but it certainly doesn't put him to sleep. The subtle lavender scent lingers on his beautiful hair for a short while and Mummy gets to benefit from this as I snuggle in to him and read a story!
We like this shampoo as it leaves my sons hair feeling great and without the need for conditioner. We use it 2-3times a week as my sons hair doesn't get dirty easily and this means out bottle will last for ages as only a little is needed per use. I have tried it on my own hair but it cannot cope with my dry, thick hair so it is really only my son that makes use of it.
This shampoo is a little more expensive than others but it is worth it when bought on offer as it lasts for ages.
Thanks for reading x
Summary: a nice shampoo for my son