Lush’s Jumping Juniper Shampoo Bar – A Hair Revelation.

Jumping Juniper

Hey there bow friends!

If you’ve been here for a while, you’ll know that I have oily skin as well as an oily scalp.  My hair becomes a gross grease ball really easily and I often times resort to washing it everyday or drowning it in dry shampoo.  So let’s rewind to a few weeks ago when I stepped into Lush.

I have been thinking of B’s sister a lot (She has started college this fall and I’m just really proud of her.) and being in Lush that day inspired me to try things she has used or talked about in the past. I have seen her look at the shampoo bars time and time again and I’m thinking maybe she’s onto something.  To be honest, the thought of a solid shampoo was just scary, but for some reason I stepped out of my comfort zone and went for it.  I have no regrets.

Jumping Juniper cuts through the oil and dirt in my hair and offers an incredibly deep clean.  Most clarifying shampoos strip my hair and make it feel straw like and stiff.  This shampoo bar actually makes my hair so soft and shiny.  I have colored hair and haven’t noticed any color in the tub or staining of towels after showers either.  I don’t notice any scent in my hair afterward (which is a shame because the bar smells heavenly), but it’s still lovely nonetheless.  Oh, and the best thing?  It helps my hair keep cleaner for longer and it feels much healthier.

“So Tara, how do you use the thing?”  Well, I use this bar every other day as to not do some clarifying overkill, but I use it in a very specific way. I find the best method is to wet the bar as well as my hair and then gently swipe the bar on my scalp, the crown of my head, and all along my hairline.  And yeah, one swipe is all you need.  The bar produces an incredible lather that thoroughly cleans my tresses.  Because of the one swipe method, I think this little bar is going to last me forever.  I think it’s worth a shot.

What do you all think?  Have you used a solid shampoo before?  It’s a little fiddly to store, but man is it awesome.  And fast.  Especially in the morning when I’m running late.  Speaking of, if I don’t get to bed, I won’t be able to wake up tomorrow.

-Tara Joy ❤

20 thoughts on “Lush’s Jumping Juniper Shampoo Bar – A Hair Revelation.

  1. okkasia

    I’ve only tried one bar shampoo, but it left my hair kinda dry. How does this manage with the oiliness? Do you find your hair stays fresh for longer?

    1. beausandbows

      It takes care of the oiliness great! My hair does stay fresher longer. I don’t use it everyday as it will dry out my scalp a bit, but every other day or every few days is great!

      -Tara Joy

  2. Cole

    I never knew solid shampoo existed! I also suffer from the oil slick of life and consider myself a shampoo aficionado, I’ll have to check this out ! : )

  3. maddestmegs

    Sorry, but can I just ask whether you’re American??? Coz you said Fall and that’s quite American. If so which state do you come from? I have always wanted to go to America!

    1. beausandbows

      Haha, yeah, I do live in the USA. We don’t say Autumn typically although it’s the term for the season. I’m from New York, but I live in Florida.

      -Tara Joy

      1. maddestmegs

        Awesome! I really want to go, I love the sound of New York! What was it ike to live there? And how’s the temperature in Florida, it sounds pretty hot all the time?

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