August 19, 2009

Kiss My Face Goody Bag & Critique

Bob “el Presidénte” of Kiss My Face sent me a goody bag of some great products that I have yet to go through, Thanks Bob! I did however get to try a few goodies and so far the products are great. I got a Big Body Shampoo and Conditioner, C's The Day Moisturizer, Tighten Up Moisturizer, Facial Creme and Sunscreen Obsessively Organic Cell Mate 15, Whitening Aloe Vera Toothpaste and Liquid Rock Peaceful Patchouli Deodorant. So far I've gotten around to trying the conditioner (new formulation) and the deodorant. The deodorant actually works and keeps me dry and fresh throughout the day. I don't perspire alot so I don't know if this would be as effective with someone who for example is using a Degree Clinical Protection and wants to try an all natural organic deodorant.
Something that I also noticed when I got my shampoo and conditioner set was the different packaging and ingredients. At first I thought this may be old packaging because it looked "dated" as appose to the regular Kiss My Face packaging that I use. Of course I visited their website to see what was going on and saw that the shampoo and conditioner I got was actually the new packaging with a new formulation, I was disappointed. The old packaging was simple and yet bold with the vibrant colour print on the top right of the bottle, the bold font and with the organic labelling at the back which I feel is fine since most people will turn a bottle over to see the ingredients, usage and benefits. In my opinion the new packaging is a bit too busy and the smaller font doesn't help.
*First pic is old packaging and second pic is new packaging

Concerning the old formulation to the new formulation this was also a bit disappointing.
Old Ingredients: Certified Organic Floral Waters of Lavender, Hibiscus, Lemongrass, Water, Infusion of Certified Organic Herbs of Horsetail, Rose Hips, Lemon, Red Raspberry, Thyme, Certified Organic Aloe Vera, Behentrimonium Methosulfate (Colza Oil), Glycerin, Stearalkonium Chloride, Certified Organic Jojoba Oil, Cetearyl Alcohol, Ceteareth 20, Lavender Oil, Certified Organic Sunflower Oil, Wheat Protein, Wheat Amino Acids, Tocopherol, Rice Protein, Lecithin, Panthenol, Chamomile Oil, Caprylic Acid, Glycine, Guar, Potassium Sorbate, Citric Acid

Amazingly, I was unable to find the new formulation online. Though I will give some details as to the new ingredients. The first ingredient is aloe, and a few ingredients have been slightly tweaked but for the most part they are the same. The new formulation is thinner than the old. I hope since I wasn't able to find the new formulation online that this was a one off and they decided to change the packaging but keep the ingredients as it is. I can get use to the packaging change but the ingredients would be difficult. Conditioners are personally, not every one works and when you find one that is multi purpose, doesn't build up, and makes your hair incredible manageable you never want it to change. Kiss My Face please stick to your old formulations it's what got me hooked on your products.


Nicky said...

Well I guess I'll have to stretch the two bottles of the old formulation that I have stashed away, I really love it.-The conditioner i.e.

Nu Kynk said...

The website still has the old formulation so I'm hoping its staying the same. Why change a good thing?