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Another key ingredient in this cleanser: thermal water from the Salies-de-Béarn region of France, rich in naturally occurring calcium, magnesium, and other skin-friendly minerals.

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Studies have shown that just the smell of fresh coffee can make us feel more awake. Now, we may lack a degree in neuroscience, but we suspect there’s something similar going on whenever we smell this minty-fresh cleanser, a stateside exclusive in the Birchbox Shop from Spanish brand Keims. Loaded with invigorating peppermint and nourishing macadamia nut, the pick-me-up formula strengthens weak, dull strands from root to tip. What’s more, the energizing herb creates an instant up-and-at-’em feeling.

How it Works

This refreshing cleanser has peppermint leaf extract to boost circulation in the scalp, stimulating healthy hair growth. The formula causes a delightful cooling sensation on the scalp. Macadamia nut nourishes weak hair for touchable softness and shine, while silk protein works to strengthen strands and repair damage. Even better, this formula comes to you free of mineral oil, silicon, ethanolamine, and parabens. Note: Because this shampoo is made with natural ingredients, it may not suds up as much as others you're used to. Don't worry—upon rinsing, your hair will still be so (minty) fresh and so clean.

How to Use

Work a dime-sized amount into wet hair, inhale the minty-fresh scent, and say “ahhh.” Massage into scalp for one to two minutes before rinsing.

Aqua(thermal water), Sodium laureth sulfate, methylpropanediol, disodium, laureth, sulfosuccinate, cocamidopropyl betaine, cocamide dea, polyquaternium -7, peg-120 methyl glucose dioleate, sodium chloride, propylene glycol, mentha piperita (peppermint) leaf extract, hydrolyzed silk, gycerin, hydrolyzed caesalpinia spinosa gum, caesalpinia spinosa gum, macadamia ternifolia seed oil, aesculus hippocasranum (horse chestnut) seed extract, alcohol denat, peg-20 castor oil, calcium panthotenate, inositol, biotin, retinol, paba, tocopheryl, acetate, glyceryl, linoleate, glyceryl linolenate, glyceryl arachidonate, parfum (fragrance), glycerl undecylenate, hexyl cinnamal, linalool, limonene, CI 16035 (FD&C Red N. 40), CI 42090 (FD&C Blue N. 1).

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Smells good
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I have really liked this shampoo. It smells great and leaves my hair feeling soft and energized. I am considering buying this in the future.

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Love it
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I loved getting this sample of shampoo. The smell is wonderful and my hair looked great after using it. Will buy!

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My new go-to shampoo
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I used to switch back and forth between a few shampoos. This is now my favorite and I can't give it up! It doesn't lather great at first, but you just add a little water and voila! Love the scent, and how clean it makes my hair feel.

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Keims Cleanshine Energizing Shampoo

Love how soft and clean my hair feels after using this product. Doesn't weigh it down (short hair).
Highly recommended!

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Not sure about "energizing" but...
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This is a good shampoo. I usually stick to pharmacy brands for shampoo and conditioner (mostly Fructis), and I enjoyed using this brand, but I don't think it ended up making a difference in my hair after the shower...

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Decent
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Nice smell and seems like a decent shampoo. For my frizzy hair, it didn't necessarily tame it, but my hair did feel smoother after a few uses.

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Silky soft hair
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The scent is masculine, but not overwhelming and doesn't linger. Upon blow drying, my hair becomes soft and clean feeling unlike a lot of shampoos I've tried on the past. I got this in my birchbox a few months ago and used it as a travel size on vacation.

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loved it
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I loved this shampoo. I loved the sent. Pepperment and macadamia nut is really great together and not overwhelming. Lathers well.

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Squeaky clean hair!
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This shampoo left my hair feeling super clean. It really felt like the residue from everything that I've subjected my hair to washed right down the drain. It has a lovely scent that is a great pick me up. The greatest part was that it seemed like less of my hair went down the drain than usual. Will be picking this up for sure.

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Super Fresh & Cleansing
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I love the smell of this shampoo and the how clean it gets my hair. This is truly a clarifying shampoo in my opinion and I like to use it twice a week to detox my hair from all the other products.

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