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If no-frills skin- and bodycare is what you thirst for, then Desert Essence's new organic fragrance-free line is the oasis you seek for your head, shoulders, knees, and toes, especially if you have chemical sensitivities, allergies, or asthma.
Pumped full of get-gorgeous ingredients like antioxidant-rich green tea, Shea butter, and jojoba and sunflower oils, the aroma-impaired quartet—shampoo, conditioner, body wash, body lotion—only smell stripped down, without sacrificing the hair- and skin-mollifying virtues of their redolent counterparts.Although devoid of sodium lauryl sulfate, the oft-pilloried foaming agent that grants suds-lovers that satisfying froth, Desert Essence's Fragrance Free Organics Shampoo gives surprisingly good lather, courtesy of the coconut-derived pinch hitter sodium coco sulfate. Pair the follicle cleanser with the Fragrance Free Organics Conditioner, a creamy concoction that recharges your locks with a power boost of moisture.
To round off your toilette, the Fragrance Free Organics Body Wash blasts your epidermis with alpha hydroxy acids (from fruit) to slough away dead skin, while the equally rich Fragrance Free Organics Body Lotion leaves pores looking tighter and skin more aglow, even if smelling like nothing feels slightly awry and—let's be honest—less than luxurious; some days you just want to get down to brass tacks.
Other things you won't find in these babies: parabens, phthalates, dyes, EDTA, PEG, silicones or petroleum-based ingredients.
And that's no mirage.
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