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LUSH Soak and Float Solid Shampoo

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LUSH Soak and Float Solid Shampoo
 
3.6

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5.0

Another win for lush

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from USA

Comments about LUSH Soak and Float Solid Shampoo:

I'll start by saying that I'm a big lush fan, I've been shopping there since I was finally converted over a decade ago and their solid shampoo bars remain a staple in my life. I love how environmentally friendly they are - less packaging means less transport costs and why pay to transport water? - and how long they last. I've had bars that have lasted well over 6 months with washing my hair twice a week.

I suffer occasionally from psoriasis - always brought on by stress. When it comes on, my poor scalp itches and weeps and crusts and is generally not a happy bit of my body. This is the only shampoo that I'll use when I get an outbreak. It cleans my hair, important in a shampoo, but it's got cade oil in it which helps massively to control the stress psoriasis and the effects of that. Sure, it's got a distinctive smell, all woody and slightly burnt, but it's no more offensive to my nose than coal tar soaps are and it only lasts for as long as you're washing your hair anyway.

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5.0

LOVE the solid shampoos

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from Undisclosed

Comments about LUSH Soak and Float Solid Shampoo:

Never did I think that I would be as obsessed with the LUSH solid shampoos as I am today. I also never thought that a solid shampoo was even a thing until I went into LUSH one day. I picked one of these bad boys up on the recommendation of my favorite LUSH employee, and I gave her a hug on my next visit. The LUSH solid shampoos changed my life.

The thing that solid shampoos do well is they do not dry out my psoriasis-prone scalp. In fact, they add extra moisture to my scalp. Usually I need to use a therapeutic shampoo to take care of the flakiness I usually have on my scalp, but the LUSH solid shampoos work just as well… sometimes even better.

What is amazing to me about the solid shampoos is that they lather an insane amount. One tiny chunk of one of the solid shampoos could wash my hair 5 times. You only need the smallest amount for big results.

The scent of the Soak and Float is delicious. I really enjoy using it because it's not too sweet, but it's a fresh scent that's pleasant to use.

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3.0

Dandruff Shampoo with a Powerful Smell

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from USA

Comments about LUSH Soak and Float Solid Shampoo:

The idea of bar shampoos are great. They are easy to use, last a really long time, and each of the Lush bars are made from mostly organic products. The Soak and Float bar in particular is helpful if you have dandruff. If it were not for the smell, I would have probably given this shampoo a 10, because it made my scalp feel wonderful, and greatly helped my dandruff. This was my first bar shampoo, and when the lady at lush told me it was great for dandruff and smelled like a campfire, I was really excited. Then I actually used it. The smell is extremely over powering. The smoke smell made my entire bathroom smell like there had recently been a fire, and the smell also faintly stuck to my hair. I would only recommend this product if you have really bad dandruff, and do not care about the smell.

Effectiveness
Amazing for dandruff or itchy scalp.

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Very strong smoke smell. Will permeate the entire room the shampoo bar is in.

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4.0

Mostly helpful, unusual smell

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from Gulfport, MS

Comments about LUSH Soak and Float Solid Shampoo:

I was using another shampoo bar when I stumbled across Lush's Soak and Float shampoo bar. The reviews from Lush seemed pretty positive, with most negative comments hinging on the unusual campfire type smell. I decided to try it out for a small psoriasis spot. It does indeed have a most unusual smell, particularly for shampoo, but it lathers easily, lasts a while, and seems to have provided a modest improvement to the scalp. It is a little expensive in my opinion, but have no plans to discontinue using it at this time. I like that it is so portable, so easy to travel with, and so light (no paying for all that water like with conventional shampoos)! I also like that the ingredients list is so straight forward and doesn't contain line after line of unpronounceable ingredients. I have also found Lush employees to be eager to help, so if you have any questions about any of their products, there's someone available to help!

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5.0

Lush Soak and Float - Good anti-dandruff shampoo

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from San Mateo, CA

Comments about LUSH Soak and Float Solid Shampoo:

Lush's Soak and Float solid shampoo has a different scent. A lot of people get turned off by its smell. It has a smoky scent or something along that line. However, the more I use it, the more I love the smell. The smell isn't too bad after a month of use. I guess it grows on you.

Anyhow, this shampoo works wonders. I've used it a couple of times and it works immediately after first use. It controls flaking and dandruff. The shampoo lasts about a month or two, if you alternate with another shampoo. This is a great product. I would recommend it to people looking for an anti-dandruff shampoo. The only problem I have with this is storage. I suggest buying the shampoo container, as the product may melt in the shower.

 
1.0

Not my favorite Lush product

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from Thoreau, NM

Comments about LUSH Soak and Float Solid Shampoo:

I've been a card-carrying Lushie for about 2 1/2 years now and have been a dandruff sufferer since I was 10 (about 13 years).  I've tried several of Lush's solid shampoos and so when I went into the Lush store I thought I'd try this one and see if it did anything for my dandruff.

I actually don't mind the smell of it, which is something almost everyone complains about.  I find the smoky campfire smell to be relaxing and it brings up good memories for me.  Plus, with all Lush's solid shampoos, once you condition all you can smell is the conditioner in your hair, anyway, so it wasn't like I had to go around smelling like a campfire.

The problem for me was that it actually seemed to make my dandruff worse.  I was going from Lush's New! shampoo bar, which I've used as my primary shampoo for the past 2 years.  The New! shampoo bar is very good for my dandruff and I had very few flakes using it and so I thought the Soak and Float would get rid of it completely.  Boy was I wrong.  Not only did my hair not feel clean after using it, my dandruff actually got worse.  I used the bar for about a week and a half just to see if perhaps my scalp needed to get used to it, but in that time my dandruff just got worse and worse and my hair seemed to get greasier and so I ended up throwing the rest of the puck away, something I HATE doing with my expensive Lush products.

Overall I just didn't find this a very good shampoo for it.  I'll stick with New.

(2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

 
2.0

LUSH Soak and Float Solid Shampoo isn't for me.

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from New Jersey, NJ

Comments about LUSH Soak and Float Solid Shampoo:

On my most recent trip to the Atlantic City LUSH shop, the sales associate asked me if I had ever tried their solid shampoos before.  I assured her that I had and that I didn't really like them all that much, but she was determined to convert me and gave me a sample of their *Soak and Float Shampoo*.  I had never tried it before and was willing to give it a shot... unfortunately, it didn't change my mind about the company's solid shampoos.

 As it turns out, *LUSH Soak and Float Solid Shampoo* is designed to be an anti-dandruff shampoo.  I don't have a dry, itchy scalp or an issue with dandruff flakes, so I'm not sure why the sales associate was so eager to push this particular product on me.  This stuff only contains a handful of ingredients: sodium lauryl sulfate, water, cade oil, lavender oil, marigold petals, rose petals, limonene, linalool, and perfume.  The LUSH description comes right out and admits that *Soak and Float *smells like a campfire due to the cade oil which comes from a tree in the juniper family. 

As with all of the LUSH solid shampoos, it is very easy to use.  You just rub the bar across wet hair a couple of times and then work the product in to produce lots of cleansing lather.  I had no issue with using this shampoo or the performance.  I can't discuss how well it does or doesn't work on dandruff, but it did leave my hair clean and soft.  What I didn't like about *Soak and Float* was the disgusting smoke smell while I was using it and lingering in my hair throughout the day.  This may be an excellent shampoo for those who have dandruff issues, but I don't require that kind of performance and I find the "campfire smoke" fragrance offensive.  Not recommended.

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