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Pair with (MALIN+GOETZ) cilantro conditioner for healthy, balanced hair.

(MALIN+GOETZ)

Birchbox Breakdown

We like peppermint in just about anything so it’s no surprise that we’re fans of this tingly cool shampoo. (We’re not the only ones—it’s been a best seller for years.) The gentle formula combines natural peppermint extract with amino acid-based cleansing agents to balance, clean, and clarify all hair types. It’s gentle enough for daily use—a relief, since we’re addicted!

How it Works

This mild shampoo skips the harsh detergents in favor of natural peppermint, which purifies strands and stimulates the scalp. Olive oil, a beauty cure-all, moisturizes hair for impressive shine and softness.

How to Use

Squeeze a quarter-sized amount of shampoo into your palms and apply to wet hair and scalp. Massage into thoroughly and rinse clean with warm water. For a greater cooling effect, leave shampoo on scalp for 1-3 minutes before rinsing.

Purified Water (Aqua Purificata), Ammonium Lauryl Sulfate, Sodium Myreth Sulfate, Glycerin, Cocamide Mea, Peppermint (Mentha Piperita), Panthenol (Vitamin B5), Polyquaternium-7, Polyquaternium-10, Benzyl Benzoate, Citric Acid, Sodium Benzoate, Potassium Sorbate, Methoxy PEG/PPG-7/3 Aminopropyl Dimethicone, Disodium EDTA, Limonene, Methylchloroisothiazolinone, Methylisothiazolinone.

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Most Helpful Customer Reviews

What a treat!
Purchased

I ordered this shampoo for my husband and have ended up using it twice myself and love it. It has left my hair feeling so clean and smells nice. I will order this product again.

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Refreshing!
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A hotel I stayed at gave this shampoo along with it's rooms. I fell in love and searched all over for it! I was delighted to find it here at Birchbox, along with all their other products! This is a very gentle shampoo with a slight lather. The peppermint is a nice refreshing scent, as well as a slightly cooling feel on the scalp. A little goes a long way, so this bottle has had a long life! My boyfriend, whose scalp is always extremely dry, loves this as well. He said it made his head feel like a candy cane. I personally didn't feel like one, but to each their own I guess.

5
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Great shampoo!
Purchased

Like the shampoo a lot. I just started to grow my hair and this works great! I have thick wavy hair and when paired with the conditioner, it makes my hair very soft. Although, it leaves my hair a little dry.

4
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Nice Shampoo

Finally got around to trying this shampoo. I enjoy the peppermint smell. The Shampoo lathers up nicely. Don't know if I'll make it my primary shampoo though, but I've enjoyed the sample!

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Great Shampoo
Purchased

Excellent shampoo that cleans very well and leaves a nice smell. Only need to use a very small amount to get great effects.

5
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Peppermint Shampoo
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I LOVE THIS PRODUCT. The shampoo is great for multiple reasons. A lot goes a long way, so with short hair it has lasted a good 9 months. It works great it smells nice and makes my hair look and feel clean. And lastly it's nice because the peppermint makes your scalp tingle as it sits on your head. I put it on first and wash it off last to let the tingle work, and the peppermint scent helps to wake me up in the morning. Awesome product and it's got great ingredients.

5
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Minty Goodness
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This minty shampoo is just the thing I need every morning to wake me up! The minty, tingly feel is awesome. I really feel like it is working and cleaning my scalp. I wish there was a peppermint conditioner to go along with it instead of the cilantro one, which is why I have to give it only 4 stars.

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A little torn
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If there was a 4.5 star option, that would be my choice. This product leaves me extremely satisfied on some days and not so much on others. I'm not sure if it has to deal with the oil content on my scalp, but the suds and feel differ from day to day. The smell is very pleasant and subtle, which I find appealing. Some shampoos of the grocery store variety attempt to be a shampoo and cologne all in one, which can clash with your scent of choice. I'm a little over half way done with this bottle and will most likely purchase another unless something else catches my eye.

4
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Hands down, THE BEST
Purchased

There really isn't anything negative about this product. When I look for a shampoo I factors in two things. First, it needs to leave my hair with the feeling that it is actually doing something. The tingly, minty feel and scent is exactly what I want. Second, I sometimes deal with dandruff and this product pretty much eliminates any worries over that. This is the best shampoo I ever used and will continue to use it. It is a must have.

5
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Very Pleased
Purchased

So far, I am very happy with this shampoo. A little bit goes a long way, and my hair feels a lot cleaner and lighter than it did with harsher shampoos. Unfortunately, the delicious peppermint smell doesn't last all day, but all in all it's a great product that I will continue using.

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