Three Great Summer ‘All in One’ Washes

 su hair and body wash

I have been testing out ‘all in one’ hair and body cleansers and these are the three I shall be taking away with me to Greece. (Did I mention I was going to Greece? No? Oh! I’M GOING TO GREECE!)

For me, a good ‘all in one’ needs to be a great shampoo yet also feel moisturising on the skin. It’s actually quite hard (probably) to get that  balance right, because too much moisture and hair will feel greasy, too much ‘squeaky cleanness’ and it’s not pleasurable to use. Ones I like:

1) Davines Su Replenishing Hair and Body After Sun Wash: perfect for after the beach when you’re in a rush and just want to get back outside, cocktail in hand. Smells lovely, feels lovely and is moisturising without being greasy. There’s also something slightly cooling and refreshing in the formula (menthol perhaps?) that adds an extra little zing. £12.50 from SalonSkincare:

aveda sun hair and body

2) Aveda’s Sun Care Hair and Body Cleanser: smells VERY fruity-fruity and gives a good clean. Slightly thicker and creamier in consistency than the Davines, this one helps to remove excess product build-up, chlorine and salt. Quite vital if you’re a blondie! RRP is £14 but good old LookFantastic have it here for £11.90 delivered:

3) Weleda Baby Calendula Shampoo & Body Wash: smells gorgeous, feels gorgeous and just is gorgeous. As a shampoo it’s very gentle (you probably wouldn’t use it to remove masses of product build-up) but the formula is amazing on stressed-out skin. As an after-beach wash it’s just perfect because it has been formulated for very delicate skin – just what you need after a day of being wind-blasted and wave-bashed! £6.95 with free delivery from FeelUnique:

weleda calendula wash

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  1. b
    July 24, 2011 / 3:48 pm

    Which part of Greece are you headed for? I was in Athens & Mykonos a couple of weeks back!! HEAVEN ON EARTH x 1000000!!!


    • admin
      July 25, 2011 / 8:44 am

      @b Santorini! xx

  2. July 24, 2011 / 8:30 pm

    Oh I love the smell of the Weleda baby wash ! The children’s parents whom I look after use it and when I wash the kids it is such a lovely scent and it always leaves my hands so soft ! Really really nice ! I love Weleda in general especially the wild rose smoothing face moisturizer it smells soooo gooood !

  3. July 25, 2011 / 12:37 pm

    How bizarre, I picked up the Weleda one and was smelling it in John Lewis Bluewater yesterday before seeing this post. It seemed lovely!

  4. July 26, 2011 / 12:22 am

    You would LOVE the Philip B range. He has an all in one shampoo and body wash…using the best ingredients…its very expensive but totally worth it!! The rejuvenating oil is also fabulous!! You must try!! He is also famous for creating the most expensive shampoo ever…russian amber at 168 euros…wow!!xx

    • admin
      July 26, 2011 / 9:57 pm

      @Erica WOW! I need to try this shampoo! I would be scared to drop any! x

  5. jenny
    July 19, 2012 / 5:33 pm

    francesco picardi ( uses the entire Davines range in his boutique salon in shoreditch, london! experience there amazing and natural effects on your hair

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