As talked about in my last post on the Blogger’s Ball, there were quite a free freebies and samples given out by all of the brands showcasing their products on the day, one of which was Vatika; a hair and skincare brand.
I’ll be the first to admit that I hadn’t heard of Vatika prior to the ball, but the reps at the event were lovely and gave me products based on my individual hair needs which I thought was really nice. (A few quick questions led to the sad conclusion that I suffer from greasy roots fairly quickly up top, yet permanently dry ends due to excess heat on the hair).
Seeing as my campaign finished with Garnier well over a month ago and I’ve used up pretty much all of the Ultimate Blends range I’d been asked to sponsor, I thought it was time to trial some new hair care, which is exactly what I’ve done for the best part of a month now.
First up is the Naturals Moroccan Argan Oil Shampoo (£2.99). I feel as though the argan oil trend has been around for forever but with good reason, as it is super nourishing and a fantastic natural way to add moisture to anything parched, be it skin or hair. This comes in a 200ml bottle and smells gorgeous. A little goes a long way as it’s a very thick consistency and really requires just a tiny amount as it lathers up brilliantly.
Next is the Egg Protein Hair Mask with egg and honey extracts (£5.99). It comes in a giant 500 ml tub and my first concern was that it would stink of eggs, but trust me, it doesn’t at all! It has a very subtle honey scent and the consistency of this is very thick so again, go easy on it.
Like with most hair masks I don’t like to put it right onto my roots as I’m always worried that it will make them greasy. Instead I just put it through mid-way and focus on the ends the most, as that’s where my hair tends to get the driest.
The mask claims to help strengthen and repair hair by making it stronger, shinier and healthier and I have definitely noticed an improvement in the condition of mine when I use this on a weekly basis.
The final product in my little goody bag was a moisturiser. This is from a sub-brand of Vatika called Dermoviva and is their Moisture Boost Honey Body Lotion. It is also infused with Aloe Vera and Almond oil, two ingredients which are well known for their skin-boosting properties.
I love this as it isn’t greasy at all yet feels nice and moisturising on the skin. It comes in a 200 ml bottle and is light enough to sink into the skin quickly (I can’t stand really rich body lotions). Definitely one which I like to use after showering as it locks in even more moisture.
The Vatika range is available to buy at various stockists including Tesco, Superdrug, Wilkinson, Asda and Amazon.
These products were kindly gifted to me to trial and review. All opinions are my own and I have provided honest feedback for this post.