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Timotei Pure Shampoo is very versatile, leaving many different hair types feeling silky smooth afterwards. The shampoo is unscented, which may be viewed as a negative or a positive, based on preference.

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      10.07.2014 21:50
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      Pure but makes my hair frizzy

      I am working my way through my bathroom cabinet and reviewing all of my shampoos i Have in there at the moment. One of them is a rather large bottle of Timotei Pure Shampoo which I bought from Home Bargains a little while back. there is still a lot of this left as I have found that I am unable to use it for more than three days in a row because my hair starts to react to it by going slightly dry and frizzy, especially at the ends. My husband on the other hand, loves this stuff and he can use it every time he washes his hair in the shower. Its a clear shampoo and comes in a clear plastic bottle which gets quite slippery in the shower and usually ends up falling out of my hands. I have been using this shampoo for a while now and trying to use different conditioners with it to see if it makes any difference though unfortunately it doesn''t. My hair always starts to get unmanageable by about day three, which is a shame as my little girl loves this shampoo too. I think it is supposed to have less chemicals and artificial ingredients in it than most other shampoos on the market, hence the claim of purity, i suppose and though it''s quite nice, I personally cannot recommend it for longer term use.

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      05.02.2014 19:28
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      a nice shampoo

      I don't tend to stick to the same shampoos; I tend to buy whatever is on offer when I am doing the weekly shop. I didn't actually choose this shampoo myself but found it in the bathroom and discovered to give it a go.

      The shampoo comes in a clear, see through bottle; this is good as it means that you can see how much shampoo is left in the bottle. I have to say that the design is kind of unique in terms that it doesn't look like other shampoos; to me it looks more like a 'hand wash' bottle.

      The shampoo is clear in colour; it reminds me of hand wash gel. It has quite a thick consistency. I find that I only need around a 10p sized blob of shampoo and this is enough for my shoulder length hair. The shampoo is easy to use and no different to other shampoos; simply wet your hair and apply the shampoo to your hair. I find that the shampoo doesn't really have a strong scent; more like a light 'clean' smell. It lathers very well and does a good job of washing my hair.

      I have normal hair which gets greasy quite quickly and that's what this shampoo is aimed at. After use, I find that my hair feels and smells clean. It doesn't feel that soft however. It doesn't seem to add that much shine to my hair which is a shame. My hair didn't seem as tangled as it normally does after washing and I found that my hair was easier to style compared to usual where my frizzy hair likes to do it's own thing. This shampoo seemed to tame my frizzy hair too which is another advantage.

      One thing which I like about the shampoo is the fact that it advertises itself as not having that many chemicals, which is good. However, I am not entirely convinced that the shampoo is chemical free as I am sure that even though they haven't used the chemicals other shampoos use, I am sure they have probably used some other chemicals instead.

      I would recommend this shampoo.

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      February 2014
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      01.02.2014 23:55
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      A reasonably priced, effective shampoo for greasy hair.

      As anyone who sees my dry shampoo collection can attest to, I have unfortunately been cursed with fairly greasy hair so when I see shampoo specifically made for my hair type I jump at the chance to try it. I live in constant hope of the eureka shampoo that will give me great, clean hair everyday. Timotei Pure Shampoo is not the eureka I'm praying for but it's still pretty good.

      It comes in a 400ml clear bottle that normally retails for £2.99 (Sainsbury's currently has it half price). I normally buy the refill packs which give you 500ml for the same price and use that to refill my old bottle (I find the screw tops of the refill packs are bit too fiddly to use in the shower). I think it's a fair price considering how good the product is.

      The shampoo itself is quite clear and thick. It lathers nicely and I don't need much to properly wash my waist length hair. It's not detangling but it doesn't knot up your hair when you're massaging it through. It's also never given me the "squeaky" clean sound after using it but I find that level of cleansing too harsh for my hair so that's a good thing for me, your own opinions may vary. It has a light, clean fragrance when you're using it but that doesn't remain on your hair after you rinse it out.

      After I dried my hair, I found it clean, light and shiny and this lasted throughout the day. However my hair normally looks fine the day I wash it, the test is the day after. It acquitted itself well, for the first time I didn't feel the need to use dry shampoo (although I have since returned to doing so) and I have on occasion while using this shampoo gone a second day without washing it. That doesn't sound like much but it's a big deal for my hair.

      There is a downside to this shampoo. It proudly boasts that it's silicone and paraben free which is one of the things that attracted me to it. It's also probably one of the reasons why not everyone loves it- silicones coat the hair making it look healthier and shiner and it can take some time for hair to get used to not having them. However the shampoo is not sulfate free, once you remove cones you might as well get rid of sulfates as well because they're too stripping if you don't need to remove old silicone. I think a shampoo that advertises itself as pure could do with removing it final, unnecessary, artificial ingredient.

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      21.11.2013 17:35
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      Won't buy again

      When it comes to shampoo I tend to stick to one or two particular brands as I've found that some can irritate my scalp. However when I bought Timotei Pure it was on offer for £1 and the word "pure" jumped out at me from the label so I thought I would try it.

      It states that it is suitable for normal to greasy hair and is infused with organic green tea leaf, it also says it contains 0% Silicones, Parabens & Colourants. The latter is obvious as through the clear plastic of the bottle you can see that the shampoo is colourless.

      The shampoo itself is quite runny, where as I prefer a more gloppy consistency as it is easier to control the amount used. It has a slight scent but it doesn't smell of anything in particular to me - it's not lovely but it isn't offensive either.

      When used it lathers quite well, but not so much that it was difficult to rinse my hair.
      However after use I found that my scalp felt quite itchy, I tried the shampoo a couple more times to see if it was a coincidence but the itchiness continued so I had to stop using it.

      Other than the itchiness I was disappointed when I checked the ingredients list of the shampoo which included Sodium Laureth Sulfate this is produced synthetically and is a foaming agent.
      I think by calling a product "pure" it implies that the ingredients are natural so to find chemicals in it is a little bit misleading.

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      17.07.2013 12:09
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      It just doesn't work for me

      Timotei Pure Shampoo

      On a recent shopping trip to ASDA, I was on the look out for a shampoo and conditioner, as my previous bottles were definitely on the lighter side of empty. This is where this comes in...

      I purchased a 250ml bottle of the shampoo and a 200ml bottle of the conditioner for £1 each. Now the bottle is clear, and states that the product contains 0% silicones, parabans, and colourants. The product is infused with organic green tea extract, and is made with 100% natural extracts. I find the bottle sizing to be a little confusing, as I personally use more conditioner, than shampoo so find it a bit strange that they gave me less of the conditioner - maybe they feel that exactly two bottles of conditioner will finish off one of shampoo?

      The product does smell fantastic (think Elizabeth Arden's Green tea perfume) - being a fan of the green tea scent I do think that this encouraged me to buy it. The scent doesn't linger on my hair too long, although t does smell wonderful while I am using it. After wetting my hair I use a small 'blob' which is about the size of a 20 pence piece -this is for thick, and relatively long hair. Personally I often to choose to wash my hair through twice, as I have been told this gets it even cleaner, (and find the second wash requires less shampoo).

      After using this product for the first time, (with the matching conditioner) it left my hair looking greasy - at first I put this down to the possibility that I may not have rinsed it all out properly... As such I used it again, with no joy. I have tried it with no conditioner, and with a different brand of conditioner, which I know I have no issues with. Unfortunately this product just doesn't suit my hair.

      I find this product leaves my hair looking - well like it hasn't been washed. I can't in all fairness recommend it, even though it does smell great.

      A measly one star from me.

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      16.07.2013 14:04
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      This isn't a shampoo I would choose to buy more of as it really hates my hair, I'd only use this in

      I know that Timotei shampoo is meant to have been around for a long time but I honestly hadn't tried this range until about 6 months ago. I only bought this bottle of Timotei Pure Shampoo because it had been on offer for only 99p. I like a bargain.

      I haven't been too impressed with this shampoo and the first time I used it I did notice that my hair felt slightly more dry and brittle than t usually does. Shampoo doesn't usually have this effect on my hair, even the cheapest bog-standard shampoo.

      The shampoo is said to have been infused with natural organic extracts - of what, I wonder. It also contains extract of green leaf and has no parabens or colours. Maybe my hair just likes additives, I'm not sure, but this shampoo doesn't agree with my hair at all and I have tried to use this shampoo about 8 times now in succession, and each time my hair feels unmanageable and lacks any volume.

      My hair lacks shine when I use this shampoo and I know that some people really rave about he fact that this shampoo is supposed to be better for the hair due to its lack of any additives, but it does nothing for me, personally. The smell is light, almost to the point of being undetectable and it lathers well. On both fronts I cannot really find fault and it rinses off fine.

      I just don't personally like the way this shampoo makes my hair feel after I have used it, and no matter which conditioner I also sue, it makes little difference to the overall effect.

      I won't buy another bottle but please don't take just my word for it. There are plenty of people out there who state that this shampoo does wonders for their hair and it's been around for years, so some people must like it, it's just not for me.

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      04.06.2013 00:19
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      Does exactly what it says on the bottle.

      Timotei - Pure

      I think many of us have seen lots of things in the press about parabens and products like laureth sulfate, informing us that they are not always good for people with sensitive skin. As such I have been paying a little bit more attention to the ingredients of the products I have been buying. I was in the £1 shop the other day and I spotted a bottle of Timotei on the shelf, at the top it stated "NEW 0% silicones, parabens and colourants." So I decided to give it a try.

      PACKING ....

      The bottle is pretty much the same as the image above, a clear plastic bottle with a striking gold cap. The cap oddly is green on the top, I think this is to match in with the Timotei colour scheme, however to be honest it looks more like they have pieced two lids aside! To use you simply press down on the small indent on the lid and the opposite side of the lid raises to reveal a small rectangular hole. The label to the bottle is white with a mix of gold and green logo and letterings which adds to the pure look of the product. It informs me that this particular shampoo is for normal to greasy hair and that it contains organic green tea leaf.

      The bottle is advertised as being eco friendly and it says that it is entirely recyclable.

      PRODUCT ....

      The shampoo is a clear gel and has a really nice fresh scent that reminds me of a very faint tea tree smell, although I can see non on the ingredients so it must be from the green tea. The gel is of a really nice consistency, it is thick enough that it does not run straight off my hand when squeezed into my palm but then not too thick so that it was difficult to remove from the bottle.

      The shampoo lathered up really nicely onto my hair, I really did not need much. My hair is ¾ of the way down my back so I normally need a very generous amount of product, however with this I only needed a small bit around a 10p piece in size.

      The product rinsed off really easily and left my hair with a lovely squeak to it, there was no residue left and it smelt really nice. The only issue I did find was that my hair did get a little tangled after rinsing, however once I had used a conditioner it was fine.

      INGREDIENTS ....

      Aqua,Sodium Laureth Sulfate ,Cocamidopropyl Betaine ,Sodium Chloride ,Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract ,Cucumis Sativus Fruit Extract ,Glycerin ,Guar Hydroxypropyltrimonium Chloride ,Parfum ,Maltodextrin ,Disodium EDTA ,Propanediol ,PPG-12 ,Citric Acid ,Sodium Hydroxide ,Sodium Benzoate ,Butylphenyl Methylpropional ,Geraniol ,Hexyl Cinnamal ,Limonene ,Linalool

      SIZE & PRICE ....

      The bottle I purchased was a 250ml bottle, however a quick search on the internet shows that it is also available in 400ml. Price for my purchase was obviously a £1 from the £1 store, however it appears to retail around £2.99 - £3.99 for the larger bottle.

      SUMMARY ....

      I am around half way through the bottle now and I am really liking this shampoo, it's not as natural as it could be but it certainly has not caused me any issues, my hair has come up squeaky clean when I used it and continues to smell very nice the following day. I do not want to sound like a bottle snob, if there is even such a thing but I really liked the bottle on this product, I find sometimes with a lot of different products in the bathroom and so many different colours going on the bottles can just look awful in certain bathroom colour schemes. I think with the clear bottle with a white label, this will look lovely in any bathroom setting.

      Overall I have really liked this product, I will definitely be purchasing it in the future. It has not improved the greasy roots, but it has certainly got rid of any build up I had at my roots.

      I would happily give this product 4 out of 5 star's, I only taking one star away because my hair does need a large amount of conditioner to remove the tangles.

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        02.06.2013 23:12
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        A great shampoo for my hair

        I recently wrote a review about a Herbal Essence shampoo that did not seem to go well with my hair, however another shampoo that I bought a while ago, this Timotei Pure Shampoo is the exact opposite! I actually picked up this Timotei shampoo in Poundland but I have seen it elsewhere for just under £3.

        Timotei have completed changed their shampoo packaging and they now produce shampoos in eco friendly packaging, that is recyclable and uses less plastic. This pure shampoo is supposedly 'infused with 100% natural organic extracts'. THis particular shampoo has been designed for use on normal/greasy hair, and my hair would get naturally greasy very quickly, hence I have to wash it everyday. This shampoo should revitalise the hair without using parabens, silicones or colourants. It contains green tea leaf extracts to make hair 'fresh, clean and beautiful'.

        This shampoo lathered up really well and when I brushed through my hair when it was wet the comb ran easily through it, and this is always a good sign of a shampoo that has worked well on my hair. When I had dried my hair, it was left looking shiny and smooth, as well as clean and healthy looking. There was no impact on the volume of my hair, but then I wasn't expecting that.

        In terms of fragrance, there is no overpowering scent with this hair, but I didn't really like the light fragrance that you can smell when you lather up the shampoo but it doesn't seem to linger on the hair, so it isn't a big issue with the shampoo.

        I was quite a fan of the old packaged Timotei shampoos and always felt that they worked well with my hair, and this new range of Timotei products is no exception. It is reassuring to know that it doesn't contain these damaging items that other shampoos contain, and that it is a very natural product, but to be honest, I simply want a shampoo that is good value, that keeps my hair clean and healthy, and leaves it feeling silky and smooth, and this shampoo has done everything I would require, and even better when you pick it up for a £1.

        All in all, I would recommend this shampoo. It certainly works on my naturally greasy hair leaving it clean, shiny, smooth and healthy.

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        02.06.2013 13:00
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        Average

        My hair tends to respond best to more expensive shampoo if I want to use the same one frequently. I decided to try and cut back on the expensive shampoos though some time ago and try and alternate various shampoos each time that I wash my hair. When I was in asda a few weeks ago I noticed a new to me range of Timotei shampoos on the shelf and my friend told me she had tried, and recommended, the Timotei pure shampoo and as it was on offer for just a pound I decided to try it.

        The Timotei pure shampoo looks pure based solely on the packaging as far as I am concerned. It comes in a clear plastic bottle which you can recycle once it is empty. There is a white label on the bottle which has the product and brand name and we are informed that this new product contains 0% silicones, parabens and colourants. Through the bottle you can see the clear shampoo and like I say it just gives the whole illusion of a simple and pure product. There is information on the back of the bottle that tells me that there are refills available for this product that use 70% less plastic and so it does seem as though Timotei are trying to be more environmentally concious as well as trying to use less non essential things in their products to boot.

        We are also told on the bottle that the shampoo is infused with a 100% natural extract of organic green tea but when I use this shampoo I don't really smell anything but quite a clean, fresh and dare I say it pure smelling scent. There is nothing offensive about the smell but there is also nothing that makes me think "I love using this product because it smells great" either. The product is dispensed through a small hole in the lid which is accessed by pushing down on the lid. I find the shampoo comes out pretty easily and is of a good consistency and if anything it is slightly thicker than some of my other normal shampoos such as herbal essences I think.

        The shampoo lathers well on my hair and I find for my long hair I perhaps use an amount around the size of a two pound coin each time that I shampoo my hair with this product. It does create plenty of lather on my hair and as I rub it in I find the scent is a bit more noticable. When I wash this off my hair though the scent is then gone to be honest and my hair just feels ok. After I have dried and straightened my hair after shampooing with this I find that the results are ok. My hair doesnt feel particularly soft or look particularly shiny but as I said I do tend to have better results on the whole with more expensive shampoos. This product hasn't been detrimental to my hair in any way nor has it improved it either.

        The bottle states that this shampoo is best for normal to greasy hair and I would describe my hair as that to be honest but I can't say that this has had any real impact on my hair. Whilst my hair feels clean after use it doesn't feel wonderfully soft like it does with some others and so for that reason I won't be purchasing this one again. If you see it on offer though it may be worth a go because as I said my friend thinks it is brilliant and not everything works for everyone! As I said this 250ml bottle cost just £1 at asda and at that price I do think it is worth a punt. An average product though for me.

        Thank you for reading my review!

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        28.04.2013 18:53
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        A surprisingly good shampoo from a older brand.

        I tend to change my shampoo and conditioner on a regular basis as my hair gets used to it after a while and becomes unruly. Timotei is a brand that I can remember my mum purchasing when I was younger but not one that I even knew was still around. It was actually my husband who purchased this shampoo and matching conditioner for the first time a few months ago and not being one not to give something a try I opted to use it too and have been very pleasantly surprised by the results.

        I tend to have quite dry hair but this Timotei Pure is designed for normal to greasy hair. The shampoo comes in 400ml bottles and is currently priced at £2.99 in Superdrug but if you keep your eyes open you can often find it on special offer. You can also purchase refills for this shampoo which not only work out cheaper but the packaging contains 67% less plastic than a normal bottle.

        The shampoo comes in a tall clear plastic bottle with a gold and green press open cap. There are white stick on labels on the front and back of the bottle which contain all the detailed information about the shampoo. On the front label it states that the shampoo is infused with green tea leaf which is a 100% natural extract and contains no silicones, parables or colourants. On the back label you can find more detailed information about the shampoo including directions for use, ingredients listings and that the bottle is made from 35% less plastic.

        The shampoo itself is clear and quite thick in consistency and has a light pleasant fragrance and reminds me a little of iced tea. You only need to use a small amount, I have shoulder length hair and use a blob around about the size of a 50 pence piece which gives a good lather. It rinses out quite easily and leaves my hair feeling fresh and clean. I use this shampoo with the matching conditioner afterwards and once my hair is dried and styled it is left looking glossy, smooth and soft feeling. I have found that my hair looks much healthier when I use this shampoo and find that the results last a couple of days rather than me having to wash my hair daily.

        Overall I have been very impressed with this shampoo and would certainly recommend anyone with slightly dry, hard to manage hair to give it a try. Certainly one that I will be purchasing again.

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        04.03.2013 22:40
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        A lovely natural shampoo that will leave you hair clean, fresh and healthy looking

        When it comes to buying shampoo I do not really stick to a particular brand, I usually tend to go for whatever is on offer at the time, I do have a few favourites that I will buy if there is nothing suitable on offer but I recently saw that Timotei Pure Shampoo was on offer, this was not a product that I had tried before, I have used the Timotei brand before but not this particular one so I was keen to see what it was like.

        Packaging
        The Timotei Pure Shampoo comes in a totally clear plastic bottle allowing you to see the product inside, it has a clear label stuck on the front of it, this has the name Timotei Pure written in large letters in the middle of it in different shades of green with facts about the shampoo written beneath this, again in various shades of green writing, when I bought this shampoo it was quite new out so the word new also appears on the bottle that I have. There is a green and gold swirly pattern going down the label with a leaf at the bottom of it. The back of the bottle has a white and green label on it, this contains all of the product information including facts about the shampoo, directions for use, warnings and the ingredients, this is all clearly set out and very easy to read. The bottle has a gold and green lid on the top of it, you press one side of the lid so that it tilts revealing a small hole that the shampoo can be squeezed out of allowing you to easily control the amount of shampoo you use at a time. The packaging is quite plain and simple but it does contain all of the information that you need to know. The information on the back of the bottle states that it is a new eco friendly bottle which is fully recyclable and is also made from 35% less plastic.

        The Shampoo
        Timotei Pure Shampoo is totally clear, it is of a reasonable thickness for shampoo, thick enough for it to stay in your hands without running off but but not so thick that it is difficult to lather up. The shampoo is infused with organic green tea extract which personally I think is exactly what this shampoo smells of, the fragrance is light and fresh, it is not too strong and overpowering but strong enough to leave your hair smelling both clean and fresh. After using the shampoo, once my hair is dry the light green tea fragrance can still be detected just enough, my hair feels extremely clean and soft and has a lovely shine, although this is not something specific that the shampoo promises. This shampoo is designed to be natural and contains 0% parabens, 0% silicones and 0% colourants it does contain 100% natural extracts (of green tea) which is what gives it its lovely fragrance. I personally find the shampoo economical as although I have long thick hair I find that just a small amount of the shampoo is plenty, I do not have to apply loads of the product inorder to get a decent lather to wash my hair with.

        Directions for Use
        When it comes to using the shampoo the directions are just the same as any other shampoo, you simply apply the shampoo to wet hair (the amount depends on your hair length and thickness) lather it up and then rinse thoroughly, there really are no special instructions. The directions for use do state that for the best results you should use this product with Timotei Pure Conditioner.

        Warnings
        Again the warnings for Timotei Pure Shampoo are pretty standard for this type of product and state that you should avoid contact with your eyes, however if this should occur you should rinse them straight away with clean water.

        Price and Availability
        Timotei Pure Shampoo is available from most supermarkets aswell as shops such as Boots and Superdrug that sell hair care products. I purchased my bottle of shampoo from my local Tesco, the 400ml bottle is sold for £2.99, however when I purchased mine it was on offer at half price. Personally I think this is a fair price for this product and within keeping of similar products.

        My Opinion
        I have used all of my Timotei Pure Shampoo now and have been extremely pleased with it, I really like the light green tea fragrance that left my hair smelling fresh and the fact that the shampoo also left my hair looking clean and healthy. The shampoo is extremely light and natural so it did not weigh my hair down and give it a greasy appearance. This product is fairly priced and if there was nothing on offer that I fancied I would definilty go for this product again espically as it was so economical and long lasting. This shampoo is ideal for the whole family, it does not have what I would call a particularly feminine or masculine fragrance at all and would be ideal for anyone to use. This is a product that I would recommend to anyone and would certainly buy it again.

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        31.01.2013 19:32

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        I had heard about this shampoo and when i saw it on the shelf with 0% i just bought it.I washed my hair with it and i was surprised when as soon as i used it my scalp started itching, couldn't wait to get it off!! When i read the ingredients i was shocked to see Sodium Laureth Sulfate. I had trusted the brand my fault should have known better. I have to be honest my hair looked nice after using it but my scalp was red and it took a day to stop itching. Its true what i have read about Sodium Laureth Sulfate don't wash your hair in it, wash you car instead!!

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        Natural and environmental aspect good, but the way it left my hair was bad

        I get bored with using the same shampoos all the time, and so if I see something on offer, I will happily try it just to see if it's any good.

        This Timotei Pure Shampoo is something that I had never seen or heard of, but it caught my eye in Sainsbury's hiding on the bottom shelf, as it was on offer for half-price. My mum used to wash my hair with Timotei when I was younger as I was naturally white-blonde back then (whereas nowadays I need a little help!)

        PACKAGING
        This is a great product for those who wish to be environmentally conscious, as the bottle is made with 35% less plastic, according to Timotei, and can be fully recycled. It also contains 0% silicones, parabens or colourants, which is great if you are concerned about what you may be using on your hair/skin.

        It comes in a 400ml clear plastic bottle with very basic writing on the front, all yellows and greens. As the name would suggest, it looks very 'pure'. The packaging was another reason I was attracted to buying the product, as it seemed very natural. It says that the shampoo contains green tea to leave your hair fresh and light.

        PRICE
        This normally costs £2.99 but I got it for £1.49. I think £2.99 is cheap for a shampoo as it is, so I was very happy to only spend £1.49!

        SMELL AND APPEARANCE
        This shampoo is a clear gel which is fairly thick, which means it won't dribble off your hand or hair when applied.

        The scent was very strongly floral - I was disappointed that it didn't smell like the normal Timotei that I used to have my hair washed with.

        USAGE
        I had high hopes for this shampoo as it lathered up really well, and as I massaged it into my scalp, it really felt like it was cleaning my hair down into the roots. It rinsed out easily and my hair definitely felt free from any product build-up after rinsing.

        AFTER WASHING AND DRYING
        Unfortunately while my hair felt reasonably clean after washing it, I did not think it felt fresh or light like the bottle had promised. After drying it, it seemed a bit dry at the ends, and the next morning my hair felt straggly and straw-like. I don't mind if shampoo leaves my hair a little on the dry side if it feels squeaky clean, but it just didn't.

        WOULD I BUY THIS AGAIN?
        Sorry Timotei, but I don't think I would. It's fine to use if I am not leaving the house, but I am just not impressed enough with the way my hair is left after using this to pay the full price of £2.99. If I saw it for half-price again, was feeling really poor, and there was no other option, then I would - but only under those circumstances.

        I would give this 2 stars under normal circumstances if I was rating it purely down to its effectiveness as a shampoo, but because of the natural and environmentally friendly aspect, I will be generous and give it 3 stars.

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        23.10.2012 21:25
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        A good buy for sensitive scalps and the likes!

        When it comes to shampoo I am not really all that fussy what what I buy to be honest and usually buy something on offer. However I did not buy this one personally. My mate did for when she takes a bath at my place as she only has a shower at hers and this I found and I have been using (Sorry Lexicrazy aka Liz lol) on the side of my bath begging to be used. I know that she paid a pound for this bottle in our local Asda store as I was with her at the time she bought it and it was on offer from its usual price of about £2.99 a bottle.

        The Packaging:

        The bottle holds 250ml of the clear shampoo and it is in a clear plastic bottle with a gold coloured and dark green flip top style lid to the top of it and on the front of it in dark and light green writing we are told that it is indeed Timotei Pure 'Normal To Greasy Hair' Shampoo and that it is a 'New' product and contains 0% Silicones, Parabens or Colourants and is infused with Organic Green Tea Leaf, then on the back of the bottle other information listed includes being told a bit about the product and how to use it, the ingredients and the size is given (as I have listed already) and contact details for the manufacturer are also stated.

        The Shampoo Itself:

        Well as I have already stated this is a clear and colourless gel like liquid shampoo that does squeeze out of the bottle with real ease. It has a very light plant fragrance to it and you don't need very much at all to get a lather going on, on wet/damp hair.

        You can use this to wash, rinse and repeat and follow on with a conditioner if you want to and I have to admit that I really do like this sensitive and caring shampoo very much indeed.

        This leaves my hair feeling really clean, soft and shiny, easy to style and doesn't upset my sensitive scalp at all and I'm also impressed I don't need to use loads of it per application either. This also leaves my hair smelling fresh and clean for a good few hours and I do like the fact it is just a really plain and good shampoo leaving my hair with no feeling of any residue on it at all.

        I do like this one, would buy it again even at full price and give it the thumbs up.

        Available in all good supermarkets and chemists.

        This review is also posted on Ciao under this same username.

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        21.10.2012 20:57
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        A good shampoo

        This is a review of Timotei Pure Shampoo which I have been using on and off for a couple of months. I liked the look of this bottle as it was totally clear (the product) and promised 0% silicones, parabens and colourants. I think I was on a mother earth trip having found out I was pregnant and wanting to put nothing bad on or in my body which is pretty ironic as I am a long-term hair dyer as well!

        Packaging
        The packaging states that this is a 'new' product, and the front of the bottle is totally clear so it is a bit hard to see how much of the clear product is left in the bottle. The bottle is sized 250ml and is for normal to greasy hair. The shampoo is infused with organic green tea leaf and promises 100% beauty. The top is a click down lip which allows you to squeeze out the shampoo in to your hand. It is good when clicked closed as it is pretty impossible to leak from so safe for travel and transportation.

        In use
        I find a small amount of this product achieves a great lather. Once rubbed in, it leaves your hair nice and clean and smelling fresh but not of any fragrance. I couldn't really detect the green tea in it which is probably a good thing! I used this with a rinse out conditioner and sometimes a spray in (leave in) conditioner and found good results for both. I could last 2-3 days between washes with this Timotei which is good performance for me.

        Price
        I picked up my bottle of Timotei Pure from Poundland so I think it was quite a bargain although I think that whilst it is labelled a 'new' product it may be quite hard to find in the shops and Poundland's stock can fluctuate, being on the shelf one week and not there the next.

        My thoughts
        I like to use different shampoos all the time as I find my hair can get a bit used to using the same ones all the time. This has worked well for me and I think the price was excellent. I wish I had bought more of it now as I have enjoyed using it and have reached the end of my 250ml bottle. A little bit goes a long way which makes the shampoo more economical to use than other larger bottles I have got through a lot quicker.

        Final word
        For me this will definitely result in a repeat purchase, provided I can actually find it in the shops! I would be happy to use it on my daughter as it is free from parabens and colourants. I think the claim that it is for normal to greasy hair is true as it lasts me around three days between washes and I am happy with this performance.

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