IN and OUT – Shower gel #04


OUT – Born to Bio – Organic Black & White Energy Shower Gel (£3.39/300ml)

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What Born to Bio says:

Stimulating organic licorice extract has a deliciously scent, which makes this shower gel for men an invigorating and refreshingly unique experience!

  • with the natural, stimulating aroma of organic licorice
  • extra-mild formula
  • dermatologically tested
  • soft texture
  • ECOCERT-certified
  • COSMEBIO certified

What I say:

When I read licorice in the description of the product I was sold and indeed it has this sweet scent of licorice that I like. This shower gel is a decent one, it does it’s job, but even though I love licorice, I just didn’t love it. I think in a shower gel I just prefer something more herbal or citric to feel more refreshed. The Black & White Energy Shower Gel would probably be a good additional shower gel for use once a week or so when I just want something ‘different’. Other than that this is a great little product, very affordable and the Codecheck shows no harmful ingredients. Born to Bio is also certified by Ecocert and Cosmebio.

Ingredients [Codecheck]:

Aqua (Water), Pseudotsuga menziesii (Balsam Oregon) water*, Sodium cocoamphoacetate and glycerin and Lauryl glucoside and Sodium cocoyl glutamate and Sodium lauryl glucose carboxylate, Caprylyl capryl glucoside, Glycerin, Xanthan gum, Dehydroxyacetic acid and benzyl alcohol, Parfum (Fragrance), Sodium chloride, Potassium sorbate, Lactic acid, Water and Glycerin and Glycyrrhiza glabra (Licorice) root extract*.
* from organic farming



IN: Benecos – Natural Melissa Shower Gel (£2.99/200ml)

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What Benecos says:

The benecos Natural SHOWER GELS contain extracts of various herbs, witch hazel hydrolate, apple juice and a formula of rehydrating and moisturizing ingredients. Mild substances gently cleanse the skin. The shower gels are vegan, BDIH certified and contain the benecos organic blend of seven selected plant extracts from organic farming. With natural Alpine spring water.

The natural cleaning power of the benecos Natural Melissa Shower Gel is gentle on the skin. The refreshing lemon scent is the perfect pick-me in the morning!

What I say:

First impressions are good, I like the herbal scent of the Melissa and I feel it is more refreshing than the above Born to Bio shower gel. Again, it is a very affordable, yet natural product, so I am looking forward to review this in more depth.

Ingredients [Codecheck]:

Ingredients (INCI): Aqua, Sodium Coco-Sulfate, Coco-Glucoside, Lauryl Glucoside, Pyrus Malus Juice*, Polyglyceryl-3 Caprate, Sorbitan Caprylate, Glyceryl Oleate, Citric Acid, Glycerin, Parfum**, Dehydroacetic Acid°, Sodium Chloride, Hamamelis Virginiana Flower Water*, Glycerin*, Rosa Canina Fruit Extract*, Sambucus Nigra Fruit Extract*, Hypericum Perforatum Flower Extract*, Urtica Dioica Root Extract*, Calendula Officinalis Flower Extract*, Arctium Lappa Fruit Extract*, Tilia Cordata Flower Extract*, Melissa Officinalis Flower/Leaf/Stem Water*, Inulin, Tocopherol, Hydrogenated Palm Glycerides Citrate, Limonene**, Citral**, Linalool**

° preserved with
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** natural fragrance

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