If there is one small positive I’m taking from 2020, it’s that my hair is in the best condition it’s been in for a while. Prior to March, I was blow drying it and straightening it basically daily, and no matter how many conditioners, masques, serums or oils I slapped on it, it was dry and seriously prone to frizz. Obvious heat is pretty much the enemy of healthy hair, and honestly, I was really overdoing it. Since lockdown though, I’ve been able to give my poor ends a bit of a holiday – I can count the number of times I’ve straightened my hair on one hand, and even though I wash and blow dry my hair daily, the difference is seriously noticeable. Now that my ends have somewhat recovered, I thought it was time to turn attention to my scalp, which is were Omorovicza and their gorgeous new Scalp Reviver comes in.
I’ve been in all sorts of love with Omorovicza for years now – I fell for them when they released their black cleansing balm a few years ago (review here), and I’ve always thought of them as a purely skincare brand, but when they sent over their new Scalp Reviver, the timing couldn’t have been better. Designed to refresh and revive the scalp between washes, the formula works to absorb excess oils whilst also exfoliating the scalp and preventing product build up thanks to the inclusion of salicylic acid. The tonic also protects the scalp from environmental aggressors, and moisturises it too – meaning that even in the depths of winter, when the heating is cranked all the way up, you won’t suffer from any sort of flakiness.
Using the Scalp Reviver couldn’t be easier. So that it’s as effective as possible, shake the bottle prior to use, then simply use the pipette to distribute a few drops all over your scalp. I like to brush my hair out in sections so I know it’s really getting used as effectively as possible. The Reviver has a fresh, almost minty scent, and you get a blast of coolness when you apply it thanks to the menthol in the formula. I like to apply it in the evenings, prior to going to bed, as it means I can skip the shampoo if I’m off to the gym or coffee shop in the morning.
Omorovicza Scalp Reviver is priced at £69 and is available here (UK) and here (US)