Review: Lauat Herbal Hair Treatment Shampoo

Hello everyone! It’s been awhile since I made my last product review and I truly miss my bi-weekly blog posts. But my schedule has been really crazy lately; looking for things to fill the new apartment (tiring!), extra workload, doctor’s appointments (dermatologist and ob/gyne), daughter duties and tita duties (playing badminton with the boys, fixing their gadgets/internet connection problem, crocheting bracelet for them since they are not allowed to have loom bands, etc). When can I find time to blog? Maybe if I sacrifice my rest (aka time-off-the-computer), then this blog will surely be as active as before. But then, rest (and sleep!) is something I cannot trade over other worldly possessions so I made a painful choice of sacrificing my blogs. As what I have said on my previous post, this arrangement will have to linger until the next couple of months. Once I’m settled to my new place, everything will be back to normal... I hope!

Anyway for this post, I will be talking about the shampoo I recently tried in the hopes of treating my super annoying dandruff. After finishing a couple or so bottles of Nanny Rose’ Gugo Lawat Shampoo, I decided to try a similar product, the Lauat Herbal Hair Treatment Shampoo. This one is a bit cheaper than the latter but is the price justifiable? Find out...
Product Description:
Discover nature's gifts for healthy beautiful hair.
Enjoy the combined nourishing benefits of:
  • Lawat (Litsea glutinosa)
  • Gugo (Entada phaseoloides)
  • Virgin coconut oil (Cocos nucifera)


Packaging and Appeal: The packaging is nothing much. As you can see the picture, it’s just a simple bottle with white and green color scheme. The label doesn’t even have fancy text or design.

When it comes to the product itself, the color is similar to that of melted brown sugar. The shade is deeper than that of Nanny Rose’ but less concentrated. This lathers a bit too but I’m not sure if it’s good or bad for an organic shampoo.

Effectiveness: I bought this shampoo primarily for my dandruff though there is nowhere in the label that says it is effective in treating dandruff. But being an organic shampoo, I gave it a try hoping for the best. Unfortunately, this didn’t deliver. In fact, my dandruff became worse because after using this, flakes of dandruff fall off my hair. I can see them on my black blazer and my desk. My scalp became itchier too. And since it failed to treat my dandruff, it didn’t do good on my falling hair problem as well (my hair fall is caused by dandruff).

I feel sad though as this shampoo made my hair soft, shiny and manageable - very shampoo can do that to my hair. Maybe when I’m dandruff-free already, I’m open to using this again.

Scent: While the organic scent is apparent, it smells more like medicine. It doesn’t linger though.

Ingredients: Aqua + Entada phaseoloides + litsea glutinosa leaves + Sodium benzoate + Methyl chloroisothiazolinone + Methyl isothaiazolone (first six ingredients)

This shampoo also contains sodium lauryl ether sulphate and I'm sort of confused why given that this is supposed to be natural.

Price: The 60 ml bottle costs around Php 90 while the 240 ml costs Php 212 which for me are justifiable.

Availability: This product is available in Watsons and SM Department store so in case you want to stick to this product, it isn’t hard to get them at all.


Aspects Rating
Packaging & Appeal 3/5
Effectiveness 3/5
Scent 3/5
Ingredients 3/5
Price 4/5
Availability 5/5
Overall Rating 3.5/5

Will I buy this product again?
As of now, I don’t think I will buy this again as I have to find something else that is more aggressive in treating my dandruff. As what I have said, if I’m totally dandruff-free, I might go back to using this as I love how it makes my hair soft, shiny and manageable.

To those with falling hair problem (without the dandruff), this could be for you. Buy the smaller bottle first while you are not sure that it will work for you. This way, you can avoid wasting your money in case you will not find this effective.


  1. Honestly, i have dandruff issues too years na.. though sa one side lng ng scalp ko.. but it is pretty annoying kasi pg nlablack ka kitang kita agad...embarassing.. i tried Clear shampoo 8 yrs ago nwala dandruff ko pro numipis ung hair ko.. tpos Head and shoulders hndi pdin mwla.. And worst my hair on top is thinning..hndi ba mgpathicken din to hair?? thanks

  2. I'm on my 2nd battle of this.. Around P58 or P68 ata ung small bottle neto sa Mercury Drugstore. Hndi cia ganun nkkwala ng dandruff. Or maybe hndi pa ngeeffect cia.. in terms of hair thickening i cant tell din.. Sakto lng cguro.. Pro kc i've decided to stay away to cliche shampoos na nbbli ngaun gs2 ung organic na lng kea eto nlng shampoo ko muna..kc feeling ko nkkdmage lalo ung mga shampoos ngaun dhil mtapang..

  3. Hi Cris,

    Thank you for reading my blog and for the comments. I stopped using this na. I have been using All Organics/Milea Shampoos for around a year and so far they've been effective. I no longer have dandruff nor falling hair.

  4. What Milea shampoo can you recommend?

    1. Hi! Thank you for the comment.

      It depends on your needs. For dandruff, I used the tea tree variant. But I love the honey propolis for it makes my hair shinier and softer. I suggest you try the different variants to find out which one suits you best.

      Hope this helps!

  5. This is the best shampoo I tried not for dandruff but for my scalp dermatitis. Itching was gone and my hair - very shiny from the root to the tip. Been using this for three months now and I'm totally happy using this product!

  6. I don’t have dandruff but have excessive hairfall. Tried this product for my hairfall and guess what? I started getting dandruff my scalp got so itchy after 2 weeks of using. I was confused at first what causes my dandruff then realized it started when i used this. I never has dandruff before. So sad. Gusto ko pa naman yung smell.