Re-reviewing Function of Beauty

This post is not sponsored or affiliated with Function of Beauty. Products purchased by me and all opinions are my own.

In February I shared my experience with shampoo and conditioner I purchased from Function of Beauty back in 2020. I’d been using the products for a few months by that time and felt I was well informed to talk about them. In that post I mentioned the products were middle of the road, not the best I’d used but certainly not bad either. After writing that post I realised I had been towel drying my hair more often using my previous formula and went back to letting my hair air dry (which is what I normally do) and saw an improvement. I mentioned in my previous Function of Beauty post I noticed more split ends which could have been due to the increase in towel drying my hair.

I decided to give the brand the benefit of the doubt and thought I would make a second order and see if my experience was more positive. Spoiler alert, my revamped formula was really enjoyable from first use and I’m glad I gave the brand another chance! Again, I got the 8oz (236ml) shampoo and conditioner as this lasts me a decent amount of time and stuck with the Strike a (r)ose scent with light intensity. I was also more decisive with the colours this time and knew I wanted a girly, pink set!

I updated my hair type and hair goals this time around which is what I think has made a difference. I said I have wavy hair that’s medium thickness (rather than coarse which I selected last time) and my scalp doesn’t get oily or dry, it’s normal.

One hair goal I kept the same and others I changed. I will list the hair goals I chose first time around that I changed and then list the five I chose for my second formula.

First formula hair goals that were changed:

  • Deep condition
  • Fix split ends
  • Anti-frizz
  • Replenish hair

Second formula hair goals:

1. Straighten – Relax and style unruly hair with a biolipid complex that leaves a sheathing film which naturally disciplines hair even in humid conditions.
2. Nourish roots – Stimulate your hair roots and facilitate the transport of key nutrients to hair bulbs and shafts for healthier, fuller hair.
3. Hydrate –
Restore your hair’s moisture balance, prevent future moisture loss and treat your hair with long-lasting hydration.
4. Shine –
Enhance your hair’s natural shine, luster and reflection while improving your overall hair health without weighing hair down.
5. Strengthen –
Increase your hair’s resilience and elasticity, stimulate healthy hair growth and protect your hair from breakage.

Delivery was super speedy! The products only took about a week to arrive from Amercia from the time my order was shipped. The products sat in my cupboard for a month while I finished my first set and I started using the second set straight after they were finished. I could instantly tell the difference and how much better these hair goals are suited to my hair. This time around I signed up for the subscription service so I will automatically receive another set of shampoo and conditioner in September. I’m extra excited for that as I will be trying one of the subscriber only scents Milk(shea)ke which is described as a rich and creamy shea butter and warm vanilla fragrance. I love vanilla scents so I can’t wait to smell this one. I’m also going choose the medium scent intensity to see how long the scent sticks around. Everything is customisable up until September so if I change my mind about colours, the size or the scent I can edit the formula as much as I like.

Function of Beauty shampoo and conditioner feels like a luxury treat that I’ve really been enjoying the past few months. My hair feels soft and looks shiny and healthy (partly due to a haircut in April as well). It does show it pays to pick the right hair goals as that can affect how the products perform.


It has been over two months since my last blog post, say hello in the comments and let me know how you’ve been! I didn’t mean to disappear for so long but I’ve had some stuff to deal with and in all honesty I’ve been enjoying taking a bit of a back seat from the online world and laying low. I’ve been meaning to get this post finished for a while but the weather wasn’t great for photos (blaming you winter) – I’m glad it’s finally up!

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15 thoughts on “Re-reviewing Function of Beauty

    • Chanelle says:

      They may have changed slightly in the past few years ago, I can’t say for sure… I think it does pay to pick the right hair goals as that can make a difference too. I’m so excited for the colour combo of my next set! x

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    • Chanelle says:

      Hello, how have you been? Blogging feels a little alien right now haha. Picking the appropriate beauty goals does help, sometimes you might think you know what your hair needs but a little experimentation can be useful too. I’ll pretty much be keeping the same hair goals for the third set arriving in September as they’ve been working well 🙂

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  1. chloeburford says:

    I’ve heard so many good things about this brand and I really want to try it but always get so scared of the idea of wasting money if these products aren’t worth the hype! So I really enjoyed reading this post, thank you for sharing. I think I’d opt for the pink shades too! Xxx

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    • Chanelle says:

      It defintely pays to choose the right hair goals and hair type. I thought my hair was course because it’s thick but went with medium for this set and it’s works better – I think I just have lots of strands of hair. I’m really excited about the colour combo for my next set! The price can be a factor but there are discount codes for first time orders that give 20% off I think x

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    • Chanelle says:

      If you pick the right hair goals it is enjoyable to use and my hair looks and feels healthy! I don’t know that it’s the best shampoo and conditioner EVER but I enjoy using it and my hair isn’t damaged or in worse condition than before I used it. If you’re curious and find a good discount code, I’d urge giving it a go to at least satsify your curiousity 🙂

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