So Much For the Tea Tree Oil Shampoo

So I finally ran out of the Aloe Joba shampoo and started using the Paul Mitchell Tea Tree Special Shampoo.

At first, other than smelling like a large box of Junior Mints after I washed my hair, everything was great.

Then the itching started again.

And it was worse than anything I ever experienced with the Pantene Pro V or Garnier Fructis or Herbal Essences. Those three shampoos/conditioners, the itching would last for an hour tops.

With the Paul Mitchell Tea Tree Special Shampoo the itching lasts for literally hours if not days. I washed my hair yesterday (Wednesday) around 8:30 am, it is now 5:31 am on Thursday and my scalp is STILL itching although not as bad as it was yesterday.

In addition, the Paul Mitchell Tea Tree Special Shampoo either causes dandruff or it causes the skin on my scalp to peel off, because every time I used it when I started scratching there would be a lot of white ‘stuff’ under my fingernails for at least an hour after shampooing.

This dandruff or scalp peeling happened whether I used a tiny bit of shampoo or a lot of shampoo; yesterday I barely used enough to get my hair clean and the itching/peeling was worse than when I used a lot.

Yesterday was the absolute worst though because the itching was so severe and lasted for such a long time that it actually made me physically ill.

I finally gave up and took the almost full bottle of Paul Mitchell Tea Tree Special Shampoo back to Perfect Look late yesterday morning. It turns out that I am not the only person allergic to or sensitive to the tea tree oil.

Even though the bottle of shampoo was partially used and I didn’t have my receipt, they allowed me to exchange it for 1 large bottle of Aloe Joba shampoo, 1 small bottle of Aloe Joba shampoo, and 1 large bottle of Aloe Joba conditioner. I was impressed and pleased.

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