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C.O. Bigelow Lavender & Peppermint Shampoo

A wise woman once said that a great shampoo is the foundation of great hair. Take her sage advice seriously, and stock up on this apothecary line’s zesty formula. Originally a hotel exclusive, C.O. Bigelow released it to the public after countless fans called to sing its praises. Infused with refreshing lavender and peppermint scents, it leaves hair shiny and clean every time you lather up.

C.O. Bigelow Lavender & Peppermint Shampoo
3.5 out of 5 stars, based on 79 Reviews 79 Reviews
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Loved the scent and it worked well. Im still...
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Loved the scent and it worked well. Im still partcial to my previous hair products though. Might purchase down the road.

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I absolutely LOVE the smell of this shampoo, and...
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I absolutely LOVE the smell of this shampoo, and the bottle is so cute! It worked great on my hair, but the conditioner I would not recommend because it weighed down on my fine hair. Great product!

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It made my hair feel pretty and clean, the...
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It made my hair feel pretty and clean, the only thing I don't like is the lavender scent. Lavender has always been a scent that puts me off, I wish the peppermint scent had been much stronger.

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NOt sure if I like it or not. It...
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NOt sure if I like it or not. It doesn't lather up. I know that is very European and the suds don't really do anything, but I sitll love a good lather. I like the smell.

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It may work for other hair types, but the...
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It may work for other hair types, but the chemicals in this shampoo are not healthy for my curly hair.

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Like I said in my review of the counterpart...
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Like I said in my review of the counterpart conditioner, this duo is the worst thing I have ever received in my Birchbox. Here are just a few reasons I severely dislike this shampoo: Do NOT use if you have colored hair, as Sodium Laureth Sulfate (the dreaded SLS) is the second ingredient...that will strip your color faster than you can say "this stuff smells like vomit"...well actually, it smells like the stuff that they would put on vomit when you were in elementary school. Yes, you know EXACTLY what I'm talking about. Contrary to what the name of the product would lead you to believe, there is no lavender or peppermint essential oils listed in the ingredients. There is the dubious linalool...but there is also Wheat Gluten. ??? In any case, this dried out my normal-straight hair and the conditioner made it feel even worse. After blow-drying I had a frizz halo. Can't recommend.

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After receiving the C.O. Bigalow Lavender Shampoo and Conditioner...
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After receiving the C.O. Bigalow Lavender Shampoo and Conditioner in my January Birchbox, I waited a week to try them so that I could bring them with me on my birthday weekend getaway. Before I even comment on the effectiveness of the product, I must say that the smell hits your nose immediately and is extremely strong. I like the smell of lavender so this did not make me stray from using the shampoo, but even I had to get used to the potency of the scent. This is one of the major reasons I could not give the shampoo higher than a 7 on the rating scale. Scents are so personal and this can either be a hit or a miss with people. (For example, one of my other friends loved it while my boyfriend and another friend disliked it.) While washing my hair the shampoo did not lather up very well, but I expected that out of this shampoo. Despite the lack of suds, I could feel that my hair was squeaky clean after rinsing it out. I will not comment on the conditioner here since I plan on reviewing that separately, but after I got out of the shower my hair did not feel as tangled as it usually does. The drying time did not vary compared to when I use other shampoo and conditioner. My hair did feel soft and looked shiny (although I use argan oil after every wash) but did not have much volume. Overall, I would recommend this shampoo in terms of how well it works but I would suggest that one should smell it before they purchase it.

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I actually don't use regular shampoo/conditioner on my hair...
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I actually don't use regular shampoo/conditioner on my hair. I use only WEN by Chaz Dean cleansing conditioner. However, this stuff had a pleasant smell and I did give the samples to my sister. I'm sure this is a great product, and if I used regular shampoo it would have been a great sample.

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I love how soft my hair feels and the...
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I love how soft my hair feels and the scent is light and refreshing!

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Smells so good! Great travel size. And I washed...
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Smells so good! Great travel size. And I washed my hair 3 days ago and it's still so manageable and not at all greasy.

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