Product Review: American Cream Conditioner by Lush


Yes, I know. I have written about my love for all things Lush before, haven't I? I can't help it. Their products are almost completely across the board fantastic, and they are certainly socially conscious, making sure to use eco-friendly ingredients, keep their products mostly vegetarian, and use free trade practices almost exclusively. I have not run into many items from Lush that I wouldn't purchase again, and I love to feature such a fantastic company.

American Cream Conditioner by LUSHis described as a sweet honey milkshake for the hair. Like all Lush products, it smells heavenly, and you'll find yourself catching a whiff of it every now and again, which is a good thing. Praised for it's softening abilities, it claims to help even frizzy hair calm itself.

If I was a person who wanted to use only natural products, American Cream Conditioner would be my conditioner of choice. I'd buy it by the gallon and use it every day. However, because my hair is so frizzy and wild, I prefer modern silicones in my hair products - as many as I can get. Because American Cream Conditioner is silicone free, I don't find it works quite as well as my other conditioners, although I can appreciate that it is due to it's mostly natural formulation. So for the type of product it is, it's excellent.

And, just for fun, here are a few of my favorite Lush products. Have you tried Lush? What do you think?

4 comments:

Jen Hill said...

I have yet to try a Lush product (I am so deprived), and this seems like a great conditioner to try.

I am curious what everyone else likes and would recommend as well.

June 13, 2008 at 2:28 PM
lovelylissie said...

You mentioned curly hair in your post - I am a curly headed as well and have found a website, www.naturallycurly.com. It's all about curly hair and the girls there are great! Thought you might want to check it out!

June 13, 2008 at 11:20 PM
Meredith said...

I definitely will! Thanks for passing it on!

And Jen, you simply must try something Lush. I guarantee that you will not be disappointed! Even going to the store is quite an experience.

June 14, 2008 at 9:34 AM
Jen Hill said...

I just came back from LV and bought my first LUSH products!!!

I purchased the Bland Cleanser, Tea Tree Toner, and a body butter. You are so right,and the cream conditioner will be my next purchase.

Thanks Meredith!

July 17, 2008 at 1:16 AM

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