Loving Zenutrients' Gugo Shampoo

Thursday, January 14, 2016

I never had hair problems - EVER.  I was always so proud that my hair was jet black, silky and full.  Would you believe that I've never had a single strand of white hair?  Yes, I was also very proud of that because we have a family history of having white hair early.  I was, you can say - happy with the crown of hair on my head.  I've tried long and short hair styles too!  I've colored it and styled it, used products everyday - but I never had it re-bonded.  I was too chicken to damage my hair.  That was my only limitation when it comes to my hair.  I had this No to re-bonding policy even if I was tempted sooooo many many many times.  Hahaha!!

But that fact (of having no hair problems) is long forgotten now.  Ever since becoming a mom, well - you can say - I suffered major hair loss.  When I was breastfeeding Kailee - it seemed that I was having quite heavy of a hair fall/loss.  I never noticed it until a friend of mine mentioned it.  I felt really embarrassed because - my hairline was receding and I am female.  At first, I refused to accept it.  I looked at pictures from weeks prior and months prior just to compare.  And I couldn't believe it.  I would stare at myself in the mirror inspecting my front hairline.  I am not a vain person, but I did this everyday, I was half expecting my hair to grow back soon.  I was very affected by the hair loss.  I didn't even want to go out with friends.  Then one day, I realized - you know what, just accept the hair loss.  It will eventually grow back anyway.

And it did.  Very awkwardly at that.  I tell you when you saw me then, my front hair looked really funny.  My hair is kind of wavy - so you can just imagine the mound of hair that I had in the front part - it was *wavy*.  Hahaha!!  I tried hair spray, and brushed it back - but it only emphasized the receging hairline.  I tried hairbands, headbands - but they weren't *bagay* to my face shape.  It took months to be honest, a LOT of awkward months - but my hair eventually grew back.  But this time - it grew back with strands of white hair.  

I would pull out the white hair and keep them.  I guess, I wanted to keep count.  But when I started to find white strands every so often - I stopped and threw them all away.  It was such an eye opener for me, it made me realize that I was age-ing.  So I decided to just color my hair - because the strands of white hair was depressing me.  

With colored hair - shampooing is not easy.  My hair has somehow dried out (because of age) and it has become very stiff after I shower.  I then became lazy in drying my hair too, so I would just air dry it.  I am thankful that I found a conditioner to use that would somehow tame my hair.  And I was contended.  

I've heard and seen Zenutrients' Gugo shampoo for years now.  I have friends who swear by it, they have repeatedly told me to try it.  But matigas ang ulo ko e, and I didn't listen.  I have this certain impression of a gugo shampoo being pungent.  People swear by it's effectivity but I just couldn't bring myself to buy and use it.  Once, someone gave me a full bottle of Gugo shampoo, and I just gave it away.  I don't know - I just can't bring myself to use it.



Last week, while we were in Greenhills we stopped by the toy store across of Zenutirents in Virra Mall.  For some strange reason, I picked up a bottle and saw that there was actual Gugo inside the shampoo bottle!  It was very surprising to see it to be honest.  But what surprised me more was when I declared to the staff that I was buying the smallest size to try!  Hahaha!  It costs P200 something, I forgot the exact amount.  To be honest, it was quite pricey since a big bottle of my favorite shampoos would cost the same and the size was triple of it.  But I bought it anyway. 

I tried it when I got home.  I loved the minty smell and I loved the minty feel it had on my scalp.  One thing I didn't like though was that after washing the shampoo off my hair - it became stiff!  I then used my trusty conditioner and it became softer again.

I was surprised that when I brushed my wet hair it was smooth!  I used to dread brushing because of the tangles and the stiffness of the hair.  I then used my hair dryer to dry it and I was surprised how FLAT & SMOOTH my hair was becoming.  After drying it - I felt it.  MY HEAD FELT LIGHTER!!  Hahaha.. I had the same feeling when I cut my hair last November.  IT WAS LIBERATING!  I loved that my hair was light, smooth and not heavy to my head.  I thought, ah - baka this was just a fluke.  I declared to use it everyday since using it first last Sunday.

4 nights have passed and I'm officially a believer.  What made me a believe?  Well, on Monday night, I was too lazy to use the hair dryer - so I just left my hair to dry by itself.  I just brushed it once after towel drying it and that was it.  I was very surprised that when I woke up - my hair felt light, it was smoother (like I hair dry-ed it the night before) and it was very manageable - no tangles!!  I loved the result, but the at the back of my head - maybe it was a fluke (I thought, I was still doubting it) - so I did the same thing for the next two nights.  

The result was still the same.  Hair felt lighter, no more tangles, hair was soft to the touch and smoother.  I was AMAZED with the result.  I guess it was only then that I realized why my friends loved this shampoo.  This was the reason.  I wish I listened to them sooner.  Sigh.

I guess, I needed to go through the process on my own to believe in the effect of Zenurtrients' Gugo Shampoo.  I am now officially a convert.  I will go buy the large pump shampoo when I got to the mall this weekend.  Hahaha!  I will purchase a small one for my mom to try too.  I still have an issue with the price, but then when I think about it - it makes my hair feel great thus making me feel good.  And when I feel good about myself - I am a happier person and happiness is infectious!  Hahaha... I guess, it will be worth it.

Thank you to my friends Kath, Maymay and Tin for always mentioning to try Zenutrients' Gugo Shampoo.  I finally tried it after a year of hearing good things (from you) about the shampoo.  So now, I am officially a convert.  Hahahaha!! :)

Make sure to buy the Gugo shampoo and the conditioner!  They go hand in hand.

14 comments :

  1. I love organic stuff. I use naman human nature. :) May be will try this one next time.

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  2. I have tried about this product and it has really good reviews. Hmm now where to get this in Dubai 🙄

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  3. I hear a lot of good things about Zenutrients! I should check out this one..

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  4. Wohoo! Another environment friendly option :)

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  5. This is another good organic product for girls like me na long hair. Hope to try this one of this days. Thanks for sharing sis :)

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  6. Uy I wanna try this one! I have no problems with my hair din.. kaso when I had coloring last year, medyo naging dry na ung ulo. I always end up with tangled hair (tamad magsuklay eh haha)

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  7. Uy, thanks for the recommendation. I'm on the lookout for a nice shampoo that will just leave my hair clean, yung hindi mabigat ang feeling. Added this to the list of things I have to try sa next uwi sa Pilipinas :)

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  8. I have a gugo shampoo too and currently using it now! I tandem it with it's conditioner and so far, less falling hair!

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  9. Sounds like another good natural option. I've also been using Human Nature for some time now. Will take note.

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  10. Hair loss is my biggest problem inside the house. Why? Because I could always see hair strands (sobrang dami) sa 1) bathroom after my bath or even if I pee lang; 2) sa bed; 3) and anywhere sa sahig. I would sweep the floor siguro every four hours and still, parang di sila nauubos. Even pala sa carpet, meron. I have thick hair and di ba masyadong kakapal hair ko if I use that Gugo shampoo? SUper thanks

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  11. oh my dad would love this! he's such a fan of organic products.. lalo na shampoo! there's this one shampoo he used before, may roots pa inside the bottle - just can't remember the name. :D

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  12. I want to try this, my hair fall problem is getting worse. :(

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  13. Smooth ba kahit walang conditioner???

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  14. I also have problems with hair loss, my all-natural hairfall defense shampoo is not helping. You can see strands of hair everywhere + I find it alarming + downright annoying, too!

    I have tried another Zen Nutrients product + I absolutely loved it. Will check this out the next time I go to the mall.

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