APIVITA

Monday, May 28, 2012



Greece's first natural cosmetics company!

I received such a generous box from APIVITA back in February and have been using the products within my routine either it be in the daytime or the night it's been present. Finding that now is the perfect time to share these with you here's my APIVITA review.

BACKGROUND


Founded by Nikos and Niki Koutsianas who are both pharmacists with a shared passion for nature. Together they created their first natural cosmetics products using bee products [I have another brand who uses bee products - literally swearing by this] and Greek herbs.



1979, APIVITA was born and was the first natural cosmetics company in Greece.
Source of inspiration :

  • The society and the products of the bee
  • The rich Green nature and the holistic approach of Hippocrates

The name APIVITA means the life of the bee and it stems from the Latin words APIS (bee) and Vita (life)

PRODUCTS

1.Shine and Revitalizing Shampoo 2.Shine and Revitalizing Conditioner 3. 24H Moisturizing Cream Gel 4. 24H Moisturising & Revitalizing Eye Cream 5. Natural Serum Hydration 6. Intimate Cleansing Oil 7. Refreshing Body Milk 8. Refreshing Bath and Shower Gel 9. Lip Care 10. Green Clay Face Masks 11. Prickly Pear Clay Face Masks


These shampoos contain citrus and honey but the citrus is very predominant as soon as you use these products.Not an issue for me as I do love anything well most things that have a citrus note. I'm not the best person to talk about shampoo as I tend to stay away from it as much as possible just feels too drying for me and some of the ingredients aren't the best but  APIVITA Shine and Revitalizing shampoo is 88% natural ingredients it's main concerns for this shampoo are :

  • Fine hair
  • Hair loss
  • Shine and Revitalizing 
It claims to revitalize hair & leaving it shiny with grapefruit, orange and lemon essential oils while energizing and toning hair with ginseng, trace elements and vitamins. Protects from spilt ends with panthenol and phytanroil. It's ideal for weak, dull and toneless hair! I haven't used this on a regular basis just like I said as I hate the feel of the shampoo on my hair period! 

Free of: Parabens, Silicones, Mineral oil, Propylene glycol, Ethanolamines, Colorants, Phthalates, Polycyclic musks and Nitromusks.

£8.48 - 250ml // buy

The conditioner is something that's been used to the point it's in need of a repurchase. 92% natural ingredients, main concerns :
  • Fine hair
  • Oily hair and scalp
  • Shine and Revitalizing 
Moisturises hair making it easier to comb, offers vitality and shine. Protects against the damaging effects of environment and styling products. 

I used this conditioner and a little bit of Argan oil hair treatment and blowed out my hair using Babyliss Big Hair Styler :-

have to do my hair again....*sighs* the sun decided to tamper with my colour.

My hair was very light and manageable and didn't feel at all dry .... very fly away but that's my hair 85% of the time. Love this conditioner oh btw did I mention it smells divine :) 

Free of: Parabens, Silicones, Mineral oil, Propylene glycol, Ethanolamines, Colorants, Phthalates, Polycyclic musks and Nitromusks.

£8.96 - 150ml // buy 

This concludes part one, the next review will feature skincare.

Have you used APIVITA products?

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