Wednesday, 9 April 2014

L'Occitane Volumizing Shampoo Review

Hello everyone,

Few days back, when I posted my Updated Haircare Routine I mentioned I had shifted from my regular and favourite Sunsilk to L'occitane Volumizing Shampoo. There were also few requests for my review on the shampoo. 

I have been using this shampoo along with my sister, and we both have quite similar views on it. 
To begin with I would like to mention that i have long thick hair with an oily scalp and dry ends. 

price- Rs 1390 for 300ml ( i have been using the 75ml for review purpose)

L'occitane volumizing shampoo is free from silicones.  The texture of the shampoo is transparent gel like. It has a nice scent, which i assume is of the 5 essential oils it contains-Artemisia, petit grain, sweet orange, rosemary and palmarosa. The fragrance stays on my hair for quite some time after hair wash.

The shampoo definately does not lather up as easily as other shampoos. If I oil my hair, then i need to apply the shampoo atleast twice to cleanse it thoroughly. After washing, my hair feels light. I have never wanted too much volume in my hair, and this shampoo gives me exactly the amount of volume i need. However i do recommend using a conditioner after using this shampoo as it does not help in taming wavy hair. As far as reduction in hairfall goes, it did not do any miracles for me. I did not notice any marked reduction in my regular amount of hairfall. 

My overall experience with the L'Occitane Volumizing Shampoo was fine. I neither love it too much nor do i hate it. 


silicone free
makes hair feel light
contains the benefits of 5 essential oils
gives me the right amount of volume
does not dry my hair
fragrance is long lasting


did not help in reducing hairfall
does not lather up well

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In the world of shampoos, there are only a few that i like. I usually have high expectations from hair products and so I do not get impressed that easily. Also, I believe that everybody's hairtype and hair needs are different, what might work for one, might not work for everyone else! Even so, I think this shampoo is a good one and can be given a shot if one needs volume. 
I recommend this to those who need the kind of shampoo which gives them the right amount of volume ( because It does not give any extra 'volume' which makes hair look unmanageable!)

Have you ever tried volumizing shampoos? Which ones do u prefer? Do share in the comments below!


  1. I used the hydration version of shampoo from this brand and liked a lot
    good review

  2. I have trie dthe sample version and quite liked this but its too pricey!! :P

  3. Seems okayish.. nice review dear :)

  4. very few shampoos work for me too.. and the ones that do always seem to get discontinued - i guess they dont work for anyone else! i need a voluminizing shampoo.. this seems nice, maybe i'll give it a shot :) nice review!

  5. Nice review dear :)

  6. looks like a great shampoo ... need something like this ! brilliantly reviewed dear

    1. you are so sweet shreya, thnk you for the lovely comment :)


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