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Dabur Vatika Ultra Shine and Smooth Shampoo Review

Hello gorgeous ladies! I am back with another review – Dabur Vatika Ultra Shine and Smooth Shampoo Review. Don’t we all vie for those enviable glossy, lustrous and shiny locks that catch everyone’s eyes around? Shiny tresses are an indication of proper care and timely nourishment. While there are myriad home remedies when it comes to pampering our crowning glory such as- Curd (yogurt), fenugreek seeds/leaves, herbal hair care powders, but shampooing is also indispensable. Sometimes, a few herbal ingredients get stuck in our tresses removing which is a Herculean task. So, to facilitate the removal of those tidbits of the hair pack and to effectively cleanse our scalp, shampoos are pivotal.

Dabur Vatika Ultra Shine and Smooth Shampoo Review

Today, I will share my experience of using Dabur Vatika Ultra Shine and Smooth Shampoo. The following write -up is my personal experience, so it may very well be the case that the product may have worked for you in the past or could work for you. It may also turn out to be simply disastrous so please do not base your decision solely on my personal experience. Everyone has different experiences and unless you come across a sizable number of people sharing the same view about a product, kindly do not generalize 🙂 Anyway, now let us formally commence with the Dabur Vatika Ultra Shine and Smooth Shampoo Review 🙂

Price of Dabur Vatika Ultra Shine and Smooth Shampoo : Rs.10/- for 25 ml. It is available in other sizes too. The one which I have purchased is the smallest.

Directions for use : Take required amount and gently massage on your hair. Wash off with water.

Ingredients : Aqua containing extracts of Henna, yogurt and honey, sodium laureth sulphate, cocamidopropyl betaine, silicone conditioners, cationic guar, M-JK/01/COS/55

Dabur Vatika Ultra Shine and Smooth Shampoo pack

Shelf life : 1 year

Color : light green

Smell : Strong and irritating but fortunately does not last long.

What Dabur Vatika Ultra Shine and Smooth Shampoo claims

Naturally enhances the shine of rough and dull hair.

Dabur Vatika Ultra Shine and Smooth Shampoo claims

Dabur Vatika Ultra Shine and Smooth Shampoo swatch

My experience with Dabur Vatika Ultra Shine and Smooth Shampoo

Dabur Vatika Ultra Shine and Smooth Shampoo?comes in different sized bottles and the design of the cap varies accordingly. I have purchased the smallest vraiant and the cap is pathetic. It may be sturdy hence, travel-friendly but opening the cap to draw out the shampoo is a tedious affair. Sometimes, you really have to exert a lot of force to open the cap and this will become all the more strenuous while having a bath!

So, all in all, the product’s packaging is disappointing. And for those who look for fancy outer packagings/illustrations, this one is anything but eye-catching!

The texture of Dabur Vatika Ultra Shine and Smooth Shampoo is light green but the smell is irritating. It is highly artificial and might not find takers among those who have a sensitive nose. At best, I can compare the smell to that of the watter in a gutter! Thankfully, it doesn’t stay long. I had oiled my hair like I always do the night before my hair washing session, applied a thick layer of curd mixed with fenugreek powder in the morning lavishly on my hair, kept it for an hour and then washed it off using this shampoo. One wash was sufficient to remove all the oil and residues of the curd and fenugreek hair pack but it didn’t impart any shine or smoothness to my tresses which it claimed.

I know it is unfair to gauge the effectiveness of any shampoo within the first attempt but I tried Dabur Vatika Ultra Shine and Smooth Shampoo four times and still, could not notice anything remotely praiseworthy. While it cleansed my scalp and removed all the oil/residues, it didn’t deliver on its claims. My hair type is dry and I needed to condition it post washing. So those with extremely dry hair necessarily have to follow-up with a conditioner in my opinion. Somewhere, I think that for oily hair, it is way too mild and one wash won’t be sufficient to remove the oil. Normal hair may find it okay. And yes, the ‘gutter wali smell’ vanishes within an hour or two of washing given you haven’t soaked your hair in the shampoo.

Dabur Vatika Ultra Shine and Smooth Shampoo didn’t work on my dry hair at all. It isn’t the case that it ruined my hair but it didn’t do anything substantial that would have caught my eye and compelled me to re-purhcase it. I don’t find it suitable for dry /extremely dry hair as they’d have to necessarily follow-up with a conditioner and for oily hair, I think it is too mild to remove all the oil. Normal hair can use it but I doubt its claim to elicit any noticeable results. All in all, as per my experience, it is a dud and I won’t recommend it to anyone. Dabur Vatika Henna and olive shampoo is a better bet anyday in comparison to this dud.

Also read

Dabur Vatika Lemon & Tea Tree Oil Shampoo Review

Natures Essence Neem & Aloe Vera Shampoo Review

Dabur Vatika Henna & Olive Shampoo Review

Ayur Herbal Amla Shikakai with Reetha Shampoo Review

Good about Dabur Vatika Ultra Shine and Smooth Shampoo

  • Cheap
  • Easily available

Bad about Dabur Vatika Ultra Shine and Smooth Shampoo

  • Sturdy bottle but a pathetic cap that’d force you to unleash your inner Hulk 😉
  • Does not impart any noticeable shine/lustre
  • Did not soften air
  • Has a nauseating smell which I relate to a gutter
  • May not work on oily hair. I doubt its ability to remove the oil when it comes to oily hair.
  • Those with dry hair shall have to use a conditioner
  • Is loaded with SLS and silicone which are detrimental to hair

Availability : Easy

Fashion and Beauty Rating : 0.5/5

About Nidhal Sinha

She is a true-blue Delhi-ite by nature. In spite of having lived in this city which is called "The melting pot" of different cultures, religions, cuisines, and colors, She believe there's always something to be discovered in this city which happens to be a heady cocktail of new and vintage. While she is no fanatic when it comes to skin and hair care, holistic living is more her mantra. Minimalism, she believe has an inexplicable charm and magnetism. By the virtue of having an 'over-the-top' imagination, She love contemplating possibly the most impossible scenarios in her mind. Perhaps, when they say "An idle brain is devil's workshop", they were pinpointing me! When it comes to preening one's appearance, She rely and advocate herbal remedies over quick-fix solutions because that's what She think keeps one BEAUTIFUL HAMESHA :)

One comment

  1. The traditional vatika shampoos do not work for my hair 🙂

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