Forest Essentials Hair Cleanser Indian Rose Absolute Review

by Surjeet Kaur
6 minutes read

Have you guys experienced this- every time the season changes, the scalp tends to become itchy and flakey. I mean, no matter how much you take care of your hair, this demon does not leave you in peace! I have cultivated the habit of using an anti dandruff shampoo once a week. But, that one use and my hair becomes like straw!!On the recommendation of my friend , I tried this shampoo. She claimed that even though this shampoo is not sold as an anti dandruff shampoo; it cleared her flaky scalp.

The shampoo is the Indian Rose Absolute Shampoo of Forest Essentials. The moment I heard the name, I was intrigued .An all natural ayurvedic shampoo…that smells of roses? Sounds damn good! Let’s see if it has lived up to its claims!

Forest Essentials Rose Absolute Shampoo Review bottle full


What is it and who is it for?

An ayurvedic hair cleanser ,suitable for all hair types.


Rs 775 for 200 ml

Sensitive Skin Alert ?

No. Actually suitable for dry , itchy scalp.

Forest Essentials Rose Absolute Shampoo Review details



What the Brand Claims about Forest Essentials Hair Cleanser Indian Rose Absolute:

This clear shampoo contains Reetha, Soya Protein, Coconut Oil, Herbal Infusions and Rose Essential Oil. Gives natural shine, swing and fragrance. Our Hair Cleansers are specifically designed to cleanse your hair without any harmful after effects. Actives from herbs like Henna and Thyme along with Lecithin provide natural cleansing with moisture and smoothness to make your hair clean with shine and manageability. Natural soap of Reetha gently cleanses the dirt and excess oil from hair. Ingredients like Bay leaf oil and Bhringraj act as hair tonics to promote hair growth.

Forest Essentials Rose Absolute Shampoo Review bottle reverse

How to Use:

Dilute half a cap full of shampoo in half mug water. Mix well and apply twice, using this quantity itself.

Forest Essentials Rose Absolute Shampoo Review ingredients

My Experience with Forest Essentials Hair Cleanser Indian Rose Absolute:

I love the packaging of this shampoo. Forest Essentials sells its products with the tagline, luxurious Ayurveda. They are so right! The bottle looks very elegant and classy. Not only does the bottle look beautiful, it’s very sturdy too. Perfect for traveling!

orest Essentials Rose Absolute Shampoo Review hand swatch

I dilute half a cap of shampoo in 5 times water. This is enough to wash my long hair in two rounds. Despite being free of SLS ,the shampoo lathers reasonably well. Don’t expect it to lather as much as other chemical shampoos.

This shampoo cleans my scalp really well. It leaves my hair squeaky clean. I do not use a hair conditioner for my hair. For me hair conditioners cause build up. For normal hair like mine, I do not feel the need for any conditioners. If you have very dry hair, they a conditioner might be needed. One important point to note is, don’t use too much of this shampoo. If you use it undiluted or too much, your hair will become dry and straw like. One bottle of this shampoo lasts me 3-4 months , with alternate day use!

Forest Essentials Rose Absolute Shampoo Review cap open

The rose absolute shampoo suits my hair a lot. My hair feels light, bouncy and shiny. To my surprise, this shampoo ACTUALLY fights dandruff!! In fact, this has replaced my chemical dandruff shampoos!! A convert for life 🙂

Positives of Forest Essentials Hair Cleanser Indian Rose Absolute:

  • Ayurvedic
  • Free from harsh chemicals
  • Smells heavenly; scent stays in the hair all day long
  • Soothes the scalp
  • Removes dandruff
  • Lathers reasonably well

Negatives Forest Essentials Hair Cleanser Indian Rose Absolute:

  • Expensive
  • Will dry out hair if used in larger quantity

Would I repurchase and recommend?

On my 5th bottle! Love this stuff. It smells heavenly and leaves my hair looking shiny. For me it is the PERFECT anti dandruff shampoo 🙂 You can buy it HERE .

GlossyPolish Verdict

4.8 /5 Awesome Product

If any of you have used this shampoo, please leave a review down below!! What is it that you guys do for relieving irritated scalp?

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Sonal Kondal January 8, 2016 - 3:42 PM

Wow it’s an awesome product jst read abt it…is it really worthwhile if it’s den gonna buy it for sure as ma hairs hve become so rough I had tried so mny shampoos b4 bt failed in it so let’s c hw essential dis product wd be…hope I get a positive outcome after using it ☺?

Sone January 8, 2016 - 10:59 PM

Its a great product!! I only recommend that you use this alternating with some volumizing shampoo

Surjeet January 8, 2016 - 10:55 PM

Whether it is same like Jasmine except fragrance

Sone January 8, 2016 - 11:00 PM

Forest Essentials shampoos are all different 🙂