Product review: Elvive shampoo Anti Dandruff Intense – For Men

If you caught my blog post yesterday about gender equality in the beauty industry, you won’t be surprised to see this product here today.  Although clearly designed and marketed for men, Elvive anti-dandruff shampoo was my first choice when I recently shopped for a new shampoo.  The reason?  Quite simply, the cost.  This product was (and still is) on offer at half price – £1.99 for 400ml at Tesco.  My frugality aside, I decided that there was no reason why I should not use this product if it a) cleaned my hair and b) sorted out my dandruff.  I shop […]

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A lighthearted look at gender specific health, beauty haircare and makeup

In the beginning I have to confess that I did not even know what the word gender meant until I was in my first year of senior school, and I was handed a questionnaire with the mind-bending field emblazoned on it.  Had it been accompanied by the handy little M and F tick boxes, I might have had a clue.  As it was, I quite meekly approached the person handing out said questionnaires, and muttered ‘erm…what is this gen-dray (pronounced as such) thing’.  It was actually an older pupil and not a teacher, so after giving me a withering look […]

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