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      10.07.2012 13:30
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      A nice smelling shampoo from Sunsilk.

      I have had brunette hair basically for my whole life. Sometimes I will go bold and change my colour completely but its always just a matter of weeks or months before I return back to my natural colour, or a slightly enhanced version. Because I dye my hair a more chocolate brown anyway I need to refresh my colour quite frequently or it just becomes quite dull and boring in appearance. I like to try and use shampoo and conditioner combinations together from the same company to ensure that they work as well as they can and I often switch brands as I find that after a few weeks or months using the same shampoo and conditioner that my hair can look a little lifeless and my scalp can become quite sensitive and sore. I like to try and mix things up and one of the shampoo and conditioner combinations that I have been trying recently is this Sunsilk set.

      I have actually had quite a few samples of this shampoo and conditioner in my home for about two years now. I actually got them for free when a friend was moving house and having a big clear out. I probably had around 40 sample sized sachets of this shampoo and the leave in cream was attached too with a perforated edge to separate the sachets before I use them.

      This shampoo is quite nice in smell and in appearance. This shampoo looks quite glossy when I remove it from the plastic sachet packet and it has quite a nice smell with a light chemical scent to it. This shampoo feels nice when I apply it to my hair and it definitely lathers up nicely too. The bubbles are quite thick and this coats my hair with ease. I always leave my shampoo for a few minutes to soak in and then I rinse it off using my shower while sitting in the bath. I found that my hair feels softer right after rinsing the bubbles away and it definitely doesn't feel greasy at all which it often does just before I shampoo it.

      This shampoo washes off easily and I'm very pleased with the results afterwards. I've been using this for a few weeks now thanks to all the samples that I have and find that the 10ml is the perfect amount to get my hair squeaky clean and shiny.

      As I said above I normally use shampoo and conditioner combinations together but in this case the sample sachets that I had were shampoo and leave in cream too. I did not have the Sunsilk conditioner to use with this and I did find that if I used a conditioner after using this that my hair cleanliness was improved and it was much easier to brush my hair too. I did find that my hair was a little knotted and tangled if I only used the shampoo before brushing my hair ready for drying. That is a bit of a shame and does actually put me off using this shampoo without a conditioner.

      In all I will give this shampoo 4/5. It has left my hair a little knotted and tangled if not used with a conditioner, however, my hair looks and feels shiny and clean after using this shampoo. I was disappointed that conditioner was not provided with my sachet and felt that the leave in cream was not the best alternative.

      I will say that this Sunsilk product is not so widely available now. I can only see it on Amazon (out of stock at present) and on eBay. The prices on eBay are very reasonable and should you be interested you can find the extra sachets that I have been using on there for quite a bargain price!

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      23.02.2011 10:50
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      Lovely smelling clean hair

      The Sunsilk collections are a regular in my bathroom, I like to rotate my shampoos and conditioners as I find otherwise my hair gets dull and this is one of my choices. Apparently this range was co-created by 7 of the worlds best hair experts and there are 7 different choices in the range. Each choice of the range is in a different vibrant tube, this one is in a really rich and shiny brown.

      Generally the Sunsilk range will be on offer in one of the supermarkets and I normally pick it up at £1 each for the shampoo and conditioner which is for 200ml of product so doesn't seem bad value to me. This one is for brunettes of all shades with natural, highlighted or coloured hair and contains natural chestnut extract. On the rear of the tube it gives you the list of ingredients, it's shelf life which is 12 months and that it is made by Unilever.

      There is a screw top lid on the tube which is at the bottom, when you open this the smell escapes, to me if smells quite like rich chocolate but not sickly at all, I really do love this smell and I could quite happily just stand smelling the tube. The shampoo itself is brown but shimmers really nicely, it is quite thick and I use a blob about the size of a 2p and I have hair below my shoulders. The shampoo lathers up really well and rinses out without leaving any residue, I never need to rewash my hair with this product.

      My hair is left silky soft and as my hair moves I can smell the fragrance until it is washed again but it is really subtle, I keep going back to this shampoo as it is one of the nicest I have found within my budget.

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      26.07.2010 21:52
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      Cheap But Effective!

      My hair goes from blonde to brunette on a pretty regular basis, at the moment it's dark so I've been using Sunsilk Deeply Brunette Shampoo. Only because it has been on offer in Morrisons at 2 tubes for £1.00 for aggggges and I've been buying this with the matching conditioner because they're good products and that is a major bargain for them..... I wash my hair every day so get through loads of shampoo, but it doesn't matter when you're getting a decent brand for 50p!

      The shampoo has got a nice fresh smell, it's got a bit of that plastic smell like you get quite often with these shampoos that come in tubes and not bottles. It's got a nice feel and lathers up well, you have to make sure your hair is very wet to get as many bubbles as possible but even if you're in a rush and can't be bothered with that the shampoo will still clean your hair brill.... bubbles or not!!!

      It's easy to rinse off and even though it's not particularly moisturising my hair always feels nice and sleek under the shower while the shampoo is rinsing off. If you use it on its own without conditioner it can make your hair a bit tangled up and it does actually make my hair feel quite dry, the Deeply Brunette Conditioner is brill though so I just use that as well every morning and my hair is not only squeaky clean but easy to brush and soft too! I think most people would HAVE to use a conditioner with it, and people with mega damaged or dry hair would probably have to use a stronger conditioner than Sunsilk anyway.

      My hair always looks lovely and shiny after I've used this shampoo, I'm not sure if it's helping keep my colour in or not but it's a nice enough shampoo anyway without worrying about that. I like the way my hair feels dead clean for HOURS after I've washed it, I'm kind of lucky that my hair is normal and doesn't really get greasy but sometimes when it needs washing I feel like my hair is limp.... even if other people can't notice I can feel that it's lying different on my head. This doesn't happen when I use the Deeply Brunette shampoo and even though I'm in the habit of washing my hair every single day, if I'm in a MAD rush in the morning I can shove it up in a ponytail and it will still look fresh from when I used the shampoo the following morning. A lot of the cheaper brands aren't that effective so worth telling you about!!!

      Recommended... brill shampoo that doesn't cost a fortune!!!

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      22.05.2010 21:50
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      Not one for me.

      Being a fan of John Frieda's Brilliant Brunette Range, I have became quite curious about other brands of shampoo for brunettes. However, having tried a couple, I have found they fall way short of the results I get when using John Frieda.
      Therefore I promised myself I would not bother trying any other differerent brands. However, as I am unable to resist a bargain and John Frieda is expensive compared to many other brands, I found myself succumbing to a 'Buy 1 Get 2 Free' offer on the Sunsilk Shampoo range in my local Morrisons a couple of weeks ago.

      It seemed too good an offer to pass by and I told myself that if it turned out to be not so good, then it wasn't an expensive mistake when paying less than £2 for three 200ml tubes of shampoo and/or conditioner.

      I don't recall ever using Sunsilk shampoo before, so wasn't sure what to expect, but the front of the tube promised shimmering, rich multi-tones for brunettes with natural, highlighted or colour-treated hair.
      I do like the results I achieve using my trusty John Frieda brunette range, so hoped that maybe this would turn out to be a decent (and cheaper!) alternative.
      The John Frieda range can be quite expensive when not on offer and as I have long hair which becomes oily at the roots and dry at the ends, I do like to wash my hair every day. So because of the expense, I tend to alternate it with Pantene which is cheaper but is also a brand I love which gives me good results.

      Sunsilk Deeply Brunette shampoo is designed to reveal the shimmering multi-tones of brunette hair. The formulation is enriched with chestnut natural extract, which is said to awaken your deep layers of brown for maximum radiance.
      It has been developed for daily use and does not add any colour to your hair, it is said to just simply maximise your brunette tones.

      It is advised that you also use the Deeply Brunette conditioner to achieve the best results.

      The shampoo comes in a tube with handy flip-top lid. The first thing I noticed was that I had to give the tube quite a hard squeeze to get a decent amount of shampoo to come out.
      I also found I needed to use twice as much shampoo as I normally would to achieve a decent lather on my hair. The shampoo has quite a thick creamy consistency which feels smooth on your hair when you are massaging it in. I wasn't very keen on the smell though. Whilst not unpleasant, I certainly wouldn't say it has a great fragrance and I don't really know how to describe it. It isn't floral, nor does it have any fragrance that I recognise.

      After using a generous amount of shampoo, I rinsed it out and applied the matching conditioner. Once again, I found myself using more than usual and the conditioner has the same fragrance as the shampoo.

      Normally, I find my fingers glide easily through my hair when using my usual shampoos and conditioners, but the results here were a little disappointing as my hair did not feel as smooth.

      The good points about this shampoo are it's cheap and it does a decent job of washing my hair, although from the first use I was not as pleased with the results as I am when using my usual brands. My hair did not feel as soft was the first thing I noticed. However, I was happy enough to keep using it, but after a couple of weeks I found my hair seemed to have a dry feel about it and did not look as shiny or glossy as usual. I certainly could not see any multi-tonal shimmering and I thought my hair was beginning to look quite dull.

      This was enough for me to stop using it and return to using my usual brands and after a couple of washes, I feel the condition of my hair has much improved, my hair now looks and feels much better than it has whilst using Sunsilk.

      Sunsilk Deeply Brunette cleaned my hair, but sadly was a let down overall, as the condition of my hair worsened after a few uses. The tones of my hair were not enhanced and there was definitely no shimmer. After using for nearly two weeks my hair became dull and felt dry.

      Of course everyone has different hair types and this shampoo maybe fine for others and give good results. My hair did feel clean, I was just not happy when the condition of my hair seemed to worsen with prolonged use.

      Sunsilk Deeply Brunette is certainly cheap enough to purchase at the moment, with Morrisons currently selling 200ml tubes at only 65p each. Therefore it's certainly cheap enough to try it yourself. I can't see myself wanting to use it again though and think from now on I will definitely stick to my promise not to try any other brunette shampoo, no matter how much of a bargain it may seem!

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        25.02.2010 14:04
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        Go for Loreal, because you're worth it!

        I am naturally brunette, so im always looking for shampoos to enhance the tones and lights of my hair, to ensure i get that full brunette look so i thought i'd give this Sunsilk Brunette Shampoo a go since usually its on offer in supermarkets such as Asda for around £1 - great value!

        The packaging is great, very large bottle giving great value for your money with an easy open, strong lid. I especially loved that its 'upside down' so you don't spend ages when it comes to the end of the tub trying to shake it like mad for any to come out! You just pick it up and squeeze it out without the tipping upside down and violent shake. The design on the bottle is again fantastic and comes with decent application instructions which is always a bonus!

        The first time i used this shampoo i must admit the smell was divine, you could really smell that chesnuty and spicy smell from the point of squeezing out in the bottle to rubbing it in your hair, leaving you with goregous smelling hair. The formula is a browny colour and rather thick which i love as i find thinner shampoos don't really rub into your hair and usually roll down your arm before you reach your head! Plus less is needed when its thicker, so this can save you money too. Onto applying it, it really lathered well and bubbled up excellently so i really felt my hair was getting a good wash. The shampoo on my hair felt very soft and smooth, right to the point of washing it out.

        After i had dried it, the only downside even after a few washes was the lack of 'shine or multi-tones' that my hair head, after Sunsilk states this is the effect i would get but instead my hair colour was exactly the same with no shine, just a normal wash. Misleading statements from Sunsilk here. Even after a whole bottle, there was no improvement to my natural hair, so if it doesn't work on natural girls it won't on dyed hair either! Another downside was occasionaly i would find the crown of my hair and towards my parting to become rather greasy and dull, with no volumising aspects to it at all! Dissapointing, as i have naturally straight hair so i wanted abit of oomph to it. Unlike other shampoos such as Loreal this really didn't do its job.

        Would reccomend this product for its price and bottle size for a decent wash but not for those wanting to enhance the tones of their hair or volumise it. Go for Loreal, because you're worth it!

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        09.01.2010 14:35
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        A good shampoo, but not specifically for brunettes

        I was born a blonde, then over the years went through a difficult mousy period to emerge the other side as a medium brunette. I've been on the hunt for a while now to find the perfect shampoo that will optimise my mid-brown (with a hint of red) curls, and so far have got through three different brunette shampoos which I will hopefully review in the next few days.

        The first of the bunch is this shiny brown tube from Sunsilk. It looked classy in the shop, and I was intrigued by the fact it came in a tube (revolutionary to my Luddite eyes). And at around £2.50 for 200ml, it seemed pretty good value.

        I took a risk by not smelling it in the shop, so I was surprised when I got it home and opened it up to suddenly be filled with thoughts of Christmas! It took me a while to figure out why, but in the end I put it down to its sweet, cinnamony scent. It's ever so slightly spicy, and unlike any other shampoo I've come across, but in a good way.

        The shampoo inside is quite thick, pale brown and a bit sparkly (another thing that made it seem Christmassy!). It was really easy to squeeze out and lather up on my hair. After using it, my hair felt nicely hydrated, a good thing as curly hair tends to be quite dry. And it smelled ever so slightly spicy, in a sweet kinda way. So good marks for it's shampooing qualities.

        The only disappointment was that even by the time I'd used the whole tube up, my hair looked exactly the same as before! None of the promised shimmering multi-tones, and no extra shine on it. So although this is a good overall shampoo, I can't say it targeted my brunette hair any more specifically than an ordinary shampoo.

        All in all, brunette trial number one resulted in finding a nice smelling, decent shampoo at a good price, but no noticeable results on the colour front.

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          05.01.2010 10:14
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          A great low priced shampoo

          If you are looking for a good shampoo at a low price which does as it says on the tube, then look no further. This is a great shampoo for a number of reasons.

          Firstly, It is easy to use whether you are just washing your hair or showering and washing your hair. The tube has an easy flip top cap which is easily operated one handed. A gentle squeeze will give you just the right amount of product for one wash.

          Secondly, it leaves your hair silky clean and when the sun shines (I know, we're all snowed in at the moment!) you really will see your natural highlights a little shinier. I have also found my hair is much easier to brush through when I use this product.

          Thirdly, it has a very nice aroma, not overpowering, not cheap and nasty, but subtle and fresh. I'm sure there's a hint of chocolate or cocoa in there, but that maybe just because the packaging looks so chocolatey!

          Fourthly, the price! I switch between shampoos depending on what's on offer. At the moment this one is a single quid for 200ml at Morrison's. And so is the conditioner. That makes it excellent value for money. I won't lie to you - when I had no kids and a good job twenty years ago, I thought nothing of sending eight or nine pounds on a bottle of shampoo, and they were excellent. But Sunsilk is a great budget all-rounder and people really will comment on how nice your hair looks.

          Finally, and most importantly to me, is that it is so gentle my eleven year old daughter can use it. She has severe eczema, and we have trouble with all products. There isn't a single commercial bath product we can buy for her (except for Lush!) and so to be able to use this is remarkable to me. I'm not recommending it for people with eczema as you'll all have different products which irritate, but this works for us.

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          27.11.2009 11:37
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          Great shampoo at a good price

          I have been colouring my hair since about the age of 15 as my natural colour resembles that of a field mouse, and now with the addition of a bit of gray in my thirties I'm probably not going to stop colouring it anytime soon. The thing about my coloured hair, though, is that I can never seem to get the shade exactly as I want it - it seems to hover somewhere between being too red and not red enough. It's when it's in the "too red" zone that I reach for the Sunsilk Deeply Brunette Shampoo.

          Sunsilk Deeply Brunette is an inexpensive brand of shampoo that you can get from the supermarket or the chemist. It costs around £2.50 for a 200ml bottle which is a great bargain in my opinion. The product comes in a brown tube that sits on a clear plastic cap. You flip the cap open to get at the product inside, squeeze a 50p sized bit out onto your hand and shampoo your hair with it as normal.

          The texture of this shampoo is very creamy and it lathers up extremely well, which helps me make sure that all of my hair is coated with the product. The smell is nice and spicy and warm which surprised me as the product isn't really advertised as being particularly nice-smelling, but I find it very pleasant and its scent reminds me of more expensive brands of shampoo.

          The shampoo rinses out easily and leaves my hair in very soft, manageable condition. As for the colour, which is the main point of using this shampoo, it does a very admirable job. After using this shampoo I find my hair is a richer shade of brown and the red in my hair has been toned down noticeably. The brown shades this gives are very warm which I feel suits my pale skin tone, as I definitely would look pale and washed out if it gave an ash tone to my hair.

          My hair is fine and dry, and I do struggle to find shampoos that aren't too strong and rob my hair of all its natural oils. This shampoo is very gentle in terms of its cleansing action and it doesn't dry my hair at all.

          In summary, this shampoo is much better than I expected it to be and does even more than it promises to do on the label. Not only does it give a good rinse of colour, it smells great and it leaves my hair soft and smooth. All for a very low price! Therefore I'm giving this shampoo all 5 dooyoo stars and will definitely be continuing to use it regularly.

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            09.11.2009 16:26
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            This product will bring out your natural highlights.

            I first bought this product because I needed to find a cheaper alternative to 'John Frieda Brilliant Brunette' because although I liked the shampoo I just couldn't justify paying £4.40 a tube. When I first saw Sunsilk Deeply Brunette shampoo I thought it was too good to be true, it looked very similar to the John Frerda alternative, but at 99p it was four times cheaper in price.

            I have been using Sunsilk for about a year now and although it isn't quite as good as the Freda alternative it is fantastic value for money. The shampoo has a nice smell, which reminds me of wood and nature and you get a lot in the tube.

            I have naturally dark brown hair and I've found that the shampoo has gradually brought out the natural highlights in my hair, this didn't happen overnight, but I began to see the difference after a few months of use. This means that my hair looks as if it's been in the sun all year around.
            The only slight disadvantage of using this shampoo is that it needs to be used alongside the conditioner, if you used it along you would find that your hair felt dry after use.

            Overall I thoroughly recommend this product - it's good value and makes you hair look and feel nice.

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            13.10.2009 15:28
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            Brings out tones in brunette hair amazingly - smells great - bargain price - get it!

            I have natural brown hair but it's very mousy and so I have it dyed into a darker warmer brown. So it was important for me to find a good shampoo that will not wash my colour out but at the same time make my hair nice and shiny without being greasy. I have tried so many different shampoos its untrue but I have to say that Sunsilk Brunette is by far the best I have ever used. I have tried their conditioner and I will make a comment and say it wasn't for me - it didn't condition my hair as deeply as I'd like. It does say on the bottle to use both the shampoo and conditioner together to achieve maximum results but I really didn't rate their conditioner and to be honest I think that's all a marketing ploy anyway.

            The smell of this shampoo is lovely - I can't really describe what it smells like - it's quite sweet and woody I suppose but also very different to most shampoos. Its brown in colour and quite glistening and goes onto your hair very easily and lathers up well. I always wash my hair twice as I'm sure most women do. I find that a bottle of this usually lasts me about a month which isn't bad really. The bottle is nice and simple and sturdy which is good as well - I hate these funky modern designed bottles that don't stand up anywhere and are too bulky to keep in your shower.

            As I said I have coloured hair and the bottle states that it has chestnut extracts in it and they will enrich the brunette colour of your hair - and that it works well for natural brunette hair or colour treated hair. A lot of shampoos which claim to hold your colour in make your hair greasy and lank for some reason - GHD are a good example - I didn't rate their shampoo or conditioner at all as they made my hair greasy but their straightening irons are great. Perhaps manufacturers have one brilliant product amongst all of theirs - if that's the case this shampoo is definitely Sunsilks best product in their range.

            I find afterwards that my hair is shiny and the colour holds in much longer than using other shampoos. I find it seems to bring the brown tones out in my hair more as well - which I know is what it's supposed to do but I was actually shocked that this one worked - I have heard that claim so many times and failed to see it materialise!

            All in all this is a great shampoo if you are a brunette - even if you are natural without coloured hair. It smells great, it's really cheap (£1.99 in most shops) and it really makes brunette hair look great. I discovered it a year ago and it's the only shampoo I will continue to use. I don't know what I'll do if they get rid of it!

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            17.08.2009 01:19
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            A good buy

            Why I chose this product
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            I only came across this shampoo when my mum bought it after it was on offer at our local supermarket. I'd seen the product around but had never really considered it as I hadn't liked some of the other Sunsilk Shampoos that I'd tried. For this reason, I was a bit sceptical before trying it, however I must admit that I was pleasantly surprised.

            The Product
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            Sunsilk Deeply Brunette comes as both a shampoo and conditioner and can be purchased either as 200ml or the slightly bigger 350ml size. The packaging is brown, to reinforce that it is meant for brown hair and is more of a tube than a bottle, making it easier to squeeze the shampoo out in the correct amount, without spilling any. I bought the 350ml size and although this is quite large, its compact shape makes it easier to store than some of the more obscure shaped bottles. Another advantage of the bigger size is that it lasts longer and one tube lasts me at least 2-3 months.

            The shampoo itself is quite runny so you don't need loads to ensure that your hair lathers up properly. The directions on the back of the tube don't suggest anything out of the ordinary and simply tell you to massage the shampoo into your wet hair and then rinse out. If you normally do two shampoos, I'd recommend only doing one, as I found that my hair lathered up really easily on the first shampoo, and I needed a lot more conditioner after two shampoos as it seemed to dry my hair out a bit. The instructions recommend that you use the deeply brunette conditioner at the same time as the shampoo, however I have never noticed a difference whether I use this conditioner or another one.

            One thing that I really liked about this shampoo was the smell, which is really fruity and reminds me of the products used in my local hair salon. This fragrance stays on your hair after drying and my friends often comment on how nice my hair smells after using this shampoo.

            The colour of the product wasn't so impressive as it is a dark brown that almost resembles hair dye! Most of the time I wash my hair in the shower, however the one time that I used this shampoo when washing in the sink I spent the next half an hour making sure that the brown stains from the product were out of the sink! Saying this however, the brown colour makes you feel as if the shampoo really is intended for brunette hair and who knows, maybe it has to be brown for the product to work on brunette hair.

            What it is meant to do
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            According to the back of the tube, Deeply Brunette will 'reveal the shimmering multi-tones of your hair' without 'adding or depositing colour'.

            My experience of this shampoo
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            Although I tried very hard to see the brunette tones that had been brought out in my hair, unfortunately this shampoo made no difference to the colour. What it did do, however, was make my hair really shiny and after the first use of this shampoo quite a few people at work commented on the good condition of my hair. Maybe it would have different resullts on other shades of brown as my colour is very dark so any changes may not be very noticeable, however I find it very hard to believe how something that you wash out straight after you put it onto your hair can affect the colour. On the other hand, I would recommend this shampoo for brunettes who simply want shiny and glossy hair.

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            I paid about £1.50 for this shampoo the last time I bought it, however as Sunsilk is a popular brand, there are frequently offers such as buy one get one free to benefit from in different stores. I definitely think that this product is good value for money as although it doesn't really help your colour, the shiny finish and gorgeous smell that it leaves your hair with is almost salon quality.

            Overall I would recommend this product to brunettes as long as you aren't expecting your colour to radically change. I have continued to use this product from the first time I tried it and have never found a shampoo that gives the same results for such a good price!

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            10.02.2009 23:17
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            Lasts forever. You will wish it didn't.

            I bought this shampoo some time ago, as part of a buy-one-get-one-free offer, and it's not my usual favourite brand. However, as a brunette myself I thought I would give it a go.

            I am always tempted by promises of my quite dull brown hair becoming more shiny and / or glossy, simply by using a certain product, and this product does make some claims to that effect, such as 'reveal the shimmering multi-tones of your brunette hair'. Unfortunately, I haven't noticed any significant difference in the shine levels on my head, and if anything, I found this shampoo quite drying: After using it, I need much more conditioner than usual.

            It's in a hefty 350ml tube with a flip-top lid, handy in the shower. However, I find that it's very difficult to actually get out of the container: I cannot for the life of me work out whether the hole in the lid is very small, or if the shampoo itself is extremely thick. Whatever, you need to really squeeze hard to get the slightest bit out.

            Depending on your point of view of course, you may find this to be a good thing: forcing you to use this product economically, no accidentally spilling half a bottle at a time. Or, like me, you might just find it intensely irritating and time-wasting when all you want to do is just wash your hair.

            The one star I'm going to give is because it does at least smell nice, pleasantly but subtly fragranced. Also, it's reasonably priced and widely available.

            This has become one of those white elephants in the bathroom: In my younger days when I had more spare cash to splurge, I would have thrown it away by now. These days, it sits on the shelf, just getting gradually used up as an 'alternate' shampoo. One of these days, I might try cleaning the tiles with it.

            Sorry Sunsilk, you just aren't for me.

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              11.01.2008 09:29
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              A shampoo for brunette hair from Sunsilk.

              Now when it comes to hair care you should know one thing about me, I'm the most disloyal person you'll ever find! Even if there's a brand or a product I particularly like I'm easily tempted away by just the smallest promise of fantastic shine or just the slightest price cut. That's why a couple of weeks ago I found myself piling 2 for 1 Sunsilk products into my trolley at an alarming rate!

              The Brand

              Sunsilk is produced by the Unilever brand which is a multinational company now operating within America, Canada and Europe although its products are outsourced around the globe. Sunsilk is just one of their personal care brands; others also include Dove, Lynx and Vaseline just name just a few.

              Sunsilk was introduced quite recently to the market and in the past year has undergone some major packaging changes. There are eight main ranges in the Sunsilk brand which include the Deeply Brunette range. There are three products in the Deeply Brunette range which includes the shampoo, conditioner and also a multi-tones enhancing cream.

              The Claim

              Before I discuss the shampoo itself I'll tell you what it claims to do... Firstly it is recommended that you use this shampoo in conjunction with the accompanying conditioner to achieve the best results. There are chestnut extracts contained in the shampoo which promise to enrich the colour of your hair. It also promises to give you shimmering hair, rich multi tones and maximum radiance. Lastly it promises to give you all these qualities without adding or depositing any colour. It can be used on a daily basis and is suitable for natural, highlighter or colour treated brunette hair.

              The Product

              The shampoo comes in an eye catching squeezy tube which is a deep and rich brown colour, presumably to stand out on the supermarket shelf and also give you some indication as to the condition your hair could be in if you were to use this shampoo. There's a clear, circular cap at the bottom of the tube which requires you to flip up the lid to dispense the product. It's also quite handy as it means it can stand upright on any surface as well as allowing you to dispense the product easily.

              The shampoo is a lighter brown in colour which has a sparkle type effect to it, the shampoo appears to shimmer in any light giving quite a high quality and intense look to the shampoo. The smell is really pleasant and quite light compared to some shampoos, there are salon hints here as well as a sweet type scent as well - there are hints of palm milk and gingko in all the products which add to the scent.

              To dispense the product simply click off the lid and squeeze it onto your hand before applying to your hair as you would with any shampoo. The Sunsilk shampoo lathers up quite well although there's not as much lather as there is with other shampoos I've tried, you tend to need quite a bit of shampoo to get a decent amount of lather. The scent is pleasant and quite weak when used in the shower.

              The Result

              I've used this shampoo on numerous occasions over the past couple of years in conjunction with the conditioner and have never had any problems with it. It leaves my hair feeling soft and does seem to add to the natural shine of my hair. With regard to it maintaining my brunette colour I'm not convinced really - I think there are probably better products out there for doing this so if you're looking for something to nourish your brunette colour I'd probably look elsewhere as my colour treated hair does seem to fade at a normal rate when using this shampoo. However if you're looking for a normal shampoo that won't dry your hair out or leave it greasy and might... just might... nourish your brunette colouring, then this could be right up your street!

              My Opinion

              I do like expensive shampoos, especially when I've got a special occasion, however I can't really afford to go through £20 of shampoo a month! I've been using Sunsilk for a couple of years now and always find myself going back to it when I'm just looking for an everyday shampoo.

              I'll definitely be using this shampoo again as well, largely due to the fact that it's only priced at £1.99 for 200ml and I frequently see it on 2 for 1 offers at supermarkets which makes it an absolute bargain. A tube of the shampoo lasts me about 3-4 weeks based on washing my very thick hair twice a week. Therefore it's an absolute bargain and I always stock up on this whenever I see it on offer.

              It's getting 4 out of 5 stars from me, it's a bargain and it treats my hair well but doesn't quite live up to the claims it makes!

              The shampoo's ingredients can be accessed here:

              http://www.unilever.com

              Thanks for reading!

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            • Product Details

              Sunsilks Deeply Brunette products are specially designed for Brunettes natural and colour to reveal the shimmering multi-tones your brunette hair / Sunsilk's formulations, enriched with chestnut natural extract will awaken deep layers of brown for maximum radiance /