You know what got me interested in Purely Perfect Cleansing Creme? This:
Yes, it’s a co-wash by another name, but how straightforward is that? I think getting right to the point is important and something that pretty much never happens in beauty world where usually there are as many words as anyone can possibly cram into a press release extolling the virtues of a product.
So, while I haven’t tried Purely Perfect Cleansing Creme yet, I do like co-washes (although I’ve been horribly side-tracked by Kerastase Discipline for now). This one uses aloe vera and essential oils to dissolve impurities that can stop your scalp being tricked into producing more oil (thus making more washing necessary). Co-washing is your best friend if you colour your hair – you’ll find that your colour stays way longer than with traditional detergent based shampoos so there are lots of reasons to give co-washing a go. And if not effing your hair up isn’t good enough reason, I’m not sure what is!
It’s £35 – out of stock at Beautymart.co.uk currently because it flew off the shelves but they’ve got a waitlist HERE if you want to join it – apparently Purely Perfect Cleansing Creme will be back in stock any day now.
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This sounds right up my street, i loooove hair products. Adding it to my wishlist!
This sounds really fab – I guess it is easy to fit into the daily routine if you switch shampoo for it?
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This sounds really interesting, but I can’t find the ingredients online anywhere! Would you be able to post them at all?
Looks good! Any chance of another review once you’ve tried it/ it’s back in stock?
Thanks it’s just let me order so think stick might literally just have landed.x
After 3 uses, I am still undecided on the Purely Perfect Cleansing Creme. I will say, my hair is less greasy since I started using it. I try to only wash my hair every other day, and with my old Pureology shampoo, I would look pretty greasy by the day after I washed. With Purely Perfect, I am much less greasy the days I do not wash my hair! So that is the good news,
BUT……I am not getting the awesome soft, shiny, no tangles hair everyone is talking about. Note, I have long, thin, fine hair.
1st try — I did NOT use conditioner just like the directions say….used about 3 pumps of the un-shampoo, massaged in, combed it thru and let it sit on my hair until I was done showering, then rinsed super well……and I could not even get a comb thru my tangles after my shower. I blew my hair out as normal and it was a hot mess all day, puffy, frizzy, fuzzy and dry looking. Very unimpressed!
2nd try — So then I tried it with conditioner and that helped. Hair was soft but no more soft than with my old Pureology shampoo — maybe even less so. I did have some natural wave come out a little more than with my Pureology tho, so that was nice. But overall, I was not super impressed, but it was an improvement over the day I did not use conditioner at all. Hair was still less greasy the next day than normal, so that was good.
3rd try — I added one tiny dime size pump of the Purely Perfect Smooth Finish lotion before I blowed dry, and I used conditioner again. Not great results. Hair was straighter for sure, no natural waves today. But almost a heavy looking straight, hair kind of clumps together in spots and looked extra fine and thin and lacked body. I don’t think my hair likes the Smooth Finish, maybe my hair is too fine for it. Waste of $34 unfortunately!
Any suggestions for better results with the Cleansing Creme on fine, thin hair????
I think sometimes it takes hair a long while to get used to co-washing – and ultimately, it doesn’t suit everyone. I think you’ve given it a fair go – I’m not sure what else you could do because you’ve tried as well as anyone could be expected to. My first time with co-washing was awful but that was a long time ago with less sophisticated formulas – newer formulas suit my hair better, but hair that’s used to silicones (if yours is) does feel very different with co-wash.
Thanks so much for your reply! I wonder if/how the fact that I have VERY soft water affects the co-washing? Anyone else have experience with co-washing in very soft water? We live in the country with naturally very hard water, but we have a softener that works extremely well. Maybe water is too soft to effectively co-wash? Thoughts?
That’s a good point, and yes, I think it could make a difference.