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Hopes Relief


Suitable for Vegetarians


Hope's Relief itchy scalp shampoo is a gentle, unscented, pH balanced, hypoallergenic, and sulphate-free shampoo for itchy flaky scalps and those prone to eczema, psoriasis, dermatitis, seborrheic dermatitis and dandruff.

The active ingredients in the highly successful Hope's Relief shampoo are used in the formulation and contain organic herbal extracts such as aloe vera, calendula, and Manuka honey are combined with the gentlest cleansers to relieve an itchy scalp and/or flaky scalp while also giving your hair a healthy shine and bounce.

Hope's Relief Dry Itchy Flaky Scalp Shampoo is free of harsh solvents and detergents that can strip the hair's natural oils, and unlike many other products, it does not contain chemicals that can damage the hair and irritate the scalp.  The shampoo has been carefully formulated to protect the scalp's natural oils while also not interfering with any colours or rinses you may be using in your hair.

Key Benefits of Hope's Relief scalp shampoo:

  • Cleans and conditions the hair without irritating the scalp.
  • Soothes dryness and eliminate related itch at the source, your scalp.
  • Targets your scalp’s barrier with soothing moisturising ingredients that deeply penetrate your dermal layers.
  • Strengthens your scalp’s natural resistance to help your scalp barrier.
  • Pure and natural and gentle enough for daily use.
  • Suitable for: infants, babies, children and adults.
  • Free from Sodium Laurel Sulphate, coal tar, artificial colours or perfumes, petrochemicals and mineral oils.
  • Not tested on animals.

Hope's Relief Shampoo tackles itchy flaky scalps head-on with natural active ingredients:

  • Manuka Honey NPA 10+ - has antibacterial properties.
  • Aloe Vera - conditions and moisturises the dry scalp environment.
  • Licorice Root & Gotu Kola­ - soothe the inflammation and the itch due to dry skin.
  • Calendula - is an antiseptic and restores health to the scalp by encouraging collagen growth in the dermal layer, resulting in newer development of stronger and tougher scalp cells.

How to use: Wet hair and massage shampoo gently into your scalp. It works up a lower-foaming lather as it's free of the synthetic foaming agent used in commercial shampoos. Leave on for two to three minutes. Rinse well, and repeat if desired.

For external use only.

Aqua (Purified Water), Sodium Cocoyl Sarcosinate*, Coco Betaine*, Cocoglucoside*, Leptospermum Scoparium Mel (Manuka Honey), Aloe Barbadensis (Aloe Vera), Guar Gum*, Calendula Officinalis (Calendula Ext), Centella Asiatica (Gotu Kola), Glycyrrhiza Glabra (Licorice), Citric Acid (Vit C), Panthenol (Pro-Vit B5), Phenoxyethanol, Benzyl Alcohol. * Plant Derived.

How is Hope's Relief itchy scalp shampoo different from other shampoos?
It is specifically formulated to treat eczema, dermatitis, flaky, dry scalp and dandruff. The formula does not contain toxic or harsh ingredients or sodium lauryl sulphate and is pH balanced, hypoallergenic and biodegradable.

What are the main ingredients of Hope's Relief itchy scalp shampoo?
Based on same active ingredients as in Hope’s Relief cream, Manuka honey, Calendula, Aloe Vera, Licorice extract, Gotu Kola.

Are they all natural / organic?
Yes, they are completely natural and certified organic where possible.

Do they contain any animal products?
No, but Manuka honey is insect-derived.

Is Hope's Relief itchy scalp shampoo scented?
No artificial fragrance but you may be able to smell the natural ingredients such as licorice.

Is Hope's Relief itchy scalp shampoo​​​​​​​ safe for pregnant women / newborn babies / young children?
Yes, in fact they are perfect for them and anyone with sensitive skin.

What about for sensitive eyes?
Suitable for people with sensitive eyes though do close your eyes while rinsing.

Are the ingredients high quality?
The ingredients are of premium quality – only the best available are used and these cost much more than using cheaper detergents. As they are very rich and concentrated only a small amount is needed. 

I don't have any particular scalp problems – is Hope's Relief itchy scalp shampoo​​​​​​​ good for me to use?
Yes, they make great natural hair care products with no irritants. It leaves the hair clean, soft and with shine and bounce.

Will Hope's Relief itchy scalp shampoo​​​​​​​ strip the oils from my hair?
The formula will not strip the hair's natural oils or damage follicles. It does not contain any toxic chemicals which would be absorbed through the skin.

How often should I use Hope's Relief itchy scalp shampoo​​​​​​​?
For maximum results when the scalp is affected by eczema, psoriasis or dandruff both the Shampoo and Conditioner are recommended and should ideally be used on a daily basis for a minimum 2 weeks. After initial treatment, they can be used as and when required. The formulas are very safe and gentle to use and also suitable for daily if required.

Is Hope's Relief itchy scalp shampoo​​​​​​​ suitable for use on coloured hair?
Yes the products do not contain harsh chemicals that would strip hair colour.

Does Hope's Relief itchy scalp shampoo​​​​​​​ lather up?
Yes; though you may find that it doesn't lather quite as much as a cosmetic shampoo, as we don't use the harsh detergents that the cosmetic shampoo's use to produce a lather. These chemicals are known to irritate the scalp so Hope's Relief avoids all harsh additives. 

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Product Code: HRE0005