Peter Anthony Product Review
Sojourn Shampoo Volume
Condition of Hair:
About the Company
This is the energy behind Sojourn—a professional product line based on positive chemistry, ecological integrity and some of the good business practices that may have been lost in recent years. Like so many of the hairstylists we meet on a daily basis our passion for the art and craft of hairstyling goes beyond the simple desire to earn a living. It is an extension of the love we have for beauty and fashion, architecture and design, people and nature. Sojourn, bringing beauty, health and wellness to all the people we serve.
What is it supposed to DO?
Sojourn Shampoo Volume is carefully formulated with a unique polymer to give hair maximum volume, body and shine without opening the cuticle or fading colour. Whisper light, plant derived emollients give added moisturizing protection to fine, dull, lifeless or colour-treated hair for a healthy shine and exceptional volume that lasts all day.
How important is scent?
Unlike many companies Sojourn's approach even in scent is understated, light, fresh, clean all come to mind when you place your nose to the bottle for initial experience. The scent opens up lightly as we shampooed some clients during the review. It was never distracting.
How does the product feel when you use it?
The feeling was thick, similar to honey in texture, it felt great and did not run off your hand as it was waiting to be applied. The shampoo lathered rather well but never over did it. If felt rich and a bit luxurious as you would expect from a fine luxury item.
How does the packaging look and hold up?
Packaging was cool and looked great wherever we placed it. Clean lines and understated color it never clashed with what we were doing or where it was placed. It feels great in your hands and is easy to use, the large caps are quite secure and you will not worry about leaking when traveling.
We put it through the paces!
This product performed much like a moisturizing shampoo when we were applying it. It never allowed the hair to get the dry feeling normally associated with many of the volume shampoos we have worked with. Your hair felt great through the entire experience.
We noticed the shine was great during drying and after repeated use it increased. The volume was not to pumped or contrived so do not expect "BIG" hair from Sojourn Shampoo Volume we do not believe it was designed around that idea or for that market.
What the shampoo shared with us was that it was going to allow your style to hold ALL day and into the night, it did just that. After a week our client reported that they loved the way their hair felt and we did as well on the return. Overall I think Sojourn did a very good job and balanced their volume and commitment to the integrity of the hair.
Peter Anthony and his friends share tricks of the trade!
We noticed this shampoo LOVED the cool rinse, we played with and without conditioner. We like both but felt a bit better with. Although when setting hair for styling and session work we dropped the conditioner. The hair still performed great and we felt it was just as shiny and responsive as we wanted.
We also never felt a reason to over use the product. It always found the right level of suds to make us know it was doing its job and we were doing ours.
Products you will need to complete the experience
The Sojourn Conditioner Volume is what the company recommends and as we tested the conditioner it is a great match.
Peter Anthony shares his last thoughts on the product
Overall I like the line and love the company. I think they are really well balanced between nature and science, as well they seem to be very committed to finding the "right people" that share the same values so using a Sojourn Salon will be congruent with the experience of the product.