5 Reasons to Try Davines Shampoo Bars

Get all of the benefits of Essential Haircare  shampoo in a new solid format: these shampoo bars are compact like a soap bar, packaged in 100% paper, contain actives from Slow Food Presidia farms and last up to 40 washes!
Your favorite Essential Haircare shampoo formulas are now also available in a new solid version. Along with Davines, we are excited to introduce you to four different shampoo bars: VOLU to give volume to fine hair, MOMO for deep hydration, LOVE for frizzy hair and DEDE for a delicate cleansing.
Whether you are already a fan of Essential shampoo in the traditional version, or you currently use another brand of shampoo bar, we’re confident that these Essential Haircare shampoo bars will win you over. Here are five reasons to try them!

#1 - Professional quality guaranteed

Davines shampoo bar

You may have heard that traditional shampoo bars make it harder to cleanse your hair — we're happy to say that the Davines shampoo bars are different

  • By moistening and rubbing the solid shampoo between your hands, you will obtain a rich and creamy foam.
  • The perception on wet hair may be different compared to what you are used to, but when drying you will get the same results you would have obtained using traditional shampoo.
The shampoo bar leaves your hair clean, shiny, soft and full-bodied.

#2 - Packaging is 100% paper

The solid shampoo is wrapped in a sustainable packaging made of 100% completely recyclable paper.

VOLU Shampoo bar

Unwrap the shampoo bar carefully in order to avoid breaking the packaging. Inside you will find useful information about how to use the shampoo and how to preserve it. The emissions deriving from the lifecycle, excluding the phase of use, are offset. The packaging is made using FSC paper, fully recyclable.

#3 - Easy transport and preservation

The solid shampoo can be transported easily using less space compared to a traditional shampoos.  Thanks to the fact that it does not contain liquid, it can also be placed in the airplane cabin luggage. If you love camping, hiking and bike rides, the shampoo bar is perfect to optimize space in your backpack or camping supplies.

Within the Essential Haircare line, you will also find a convenient aluminum package, customized with Davines illustrations. The box is a versatile travel container for solid shampoo and has a perforated grid (removable and washable) that allows water to flow through. This allows the bar to dry and guarantees maximum hygiene.

MOMO Shampoo bar

#4 - Safeguarding biodiversity and the aquatic environment

These solid shampoos continue the Essential Haircare tradition of sustainability.

The formulas of each shampoo contain up to 97.4% of highly biodegradable ingredients: this means that after rinsing, most of them degrade within 28 days. If you want to know more, Davines  follows the OECD 301 method.

Each product also contains a Slow Food Presidia ingredient, in order to safeguard biodiversity in Italy! When you purchase the Essential shampoo bar, you contribute to protecting the work of a family of farmers, custodians of at risk plant species and artisanal knowledge.

VOLU for fine and thin hair  MOMO for dehydrated hair LOVE for frizzy hair DEDE for delicate washing
VOLU for fine and thin hair MOMO for dehydrated hair LOVE for frizzy hair
DEDE for delicate washing


Caprauna Turnip Root


Rich in minerals and vitamins, the Turnip root extract give full-body and volume to your hair.


Yellow Melon 


Rich in water, vitamins and mineral salts, the yellow melon extract helps provide long lasting hydration.


Minuta Olive 


Rich in fatty acids and vitamins, the Olive extract has elasticizing and softening powers.


Red Celery Extract 


Rich in mineral salts, the Red Celery extract carries out a mineralizing activity on hair.

#5 - It lasts up to 40 washes 

If preserved correctly, the shampoo bar lasts a long time. In general, a 100 gram shampoo bar makes it possible to wash between 30 and 40 times, more than a 250 ml bottle of liquid shampoo.
It's also important to keep in mind that the estimated number of washes for a shampoo package depends on a few different factors: hair length, thickness, or whether you double cleanse can all affect how long a bar lasts.

However, no shampoo bar is perfect

At this point you may be wondering: so is a solid shampoo better than the liquid one? There's no firm answer to this question, because no shampoo is perfect for all uses and under all sustainability profiles.

The solid shampoo does not need to replace the liquid one, since they can complement each other! Exactly in the same way that it happens due to the biodiversity in nature, if you want to obtain products that are always more and more effective and sustainable, you need to diversify your approach.

Packaging Formula Use Performance
Packaging Formula Use

The solid shampoo has an FSC paper packaging, the liquid one has a bio-based plastic one.

Both material come from renewable sources and are completely recyclable: at the end of their life they can be recovered and turned into a new raw material.

Both the solid and the liquid shampoo contain Slow Food actives and have a high level of biodegradability.

However, there is greater natural content in the liquid shampoo since the method used to obtain a solid formula requires ingredients whose molecular structure are partially synthetic.

The shampoo bar is perfect at home, since it is a product designed for at home and on-the-go use.

At this stage, not allEssential Haircare families have a corresponding solid shampoo. But Davines is working on this!

So, ready to try it?

Now that we've covered all of the basics, the next step is to try it in for yourself! Discover both the liquid and solid formula, and the best picks for your hair care needs.

Get them from HairMNL at a discounted price of P1,090 until December 31, 2021 only. Buy two shampoo bars and get the shampoo bar case for free! 

Free shampoo bar case

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