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Review: Kao Essential Light Finish Volumizing & Deep Cleansing Shampoo and Conditioner

Having smooth and manageable hair can be easy as long as you have the right shampoo & conditioner to care for it. Everyone's hair problems are different, and in some cases, there might be two issues such as oily scalp yet dry & damaged ends and it can be so troublesome to use different products just to get the same results! 

This kind of hair type can be classified as combination hair where your hair exhibits two different problems: oily scalp with dry and damaged ends. I'm surprised to know that I'm not one of the rare few with such problems. It is especially common when you stay in countries with warm humid weather and people who does chemical treatments (hair colouring, rebonding, etc). I had existing condition of oily scalp and recent hair colouring episodes made my hair ends drier which results in combination hair, thankfully Essential came up with a range of shampoos and conditioners that targets such problems!
This new range that was released last year features Essential Light Finish Volumizing (yellow) and Deep Cleansing Care (blue) variants that comes with the combination of smart cuticle care and sebum cleansing technology. In other words, you can thoroughly cleanse your scalp and still repairs the damaged ends of your hair with moisture! Best of both worlds!
If you're unsure of which one to use, you can refer to the chart above to evaluate your hair condition and select the one that suits your hair type best. In my case, I have very oily scalp with dry damaged ends so I went for Deep Cleansing Care (blue).
Just like the previous Essential products I own, this comes with a very pleasant scent and lathers well to gently cleanse the excessive oils on my scalp and yet providing the right amount of moisture to the ends of my hair. I always wash my hair on alternate days with the massage shampoo brush provided because it feels so good and helps to clean my scalp really well!
The massage shampoo brush comes with moderately soft silicone bristles which is surprisingly gentle on scalp. It's my first time using this and now I'm hooked! Apparently these are common haircare tool in Japan and is used by majority of Japanese woman to help remove dirt and sebum more effectively from scalp. I'm so glad that Essential decide to bring this in and is providing it for free with every purchase of their bundle pack, it is super worth it!
These full-sized bottles of 750ml are available at all leading supermarkets for $19.60 and comes with free Massage Shampoo Brush in hot pink or mint green! The promotion is while stocks lasts so I would suggest you to grab it before it's gone. Plus, the brush is a good investment and perfect for those who spends lots on proper care of nails. With this, you would not have to worry about chipping those pretty nails while washing your hair :)

If you would like to try out this new range, you can hop over to Essential's facebook page to get free samples of Deep Cleansing Care (blue) and do follow them for constant updates!

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