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I need the power of MN to help me find.............

(16 Posts)
bonkerz Mon 31-Aug-09 23:22:55


have been using Loreal Elvive INTENSIVE shampoo for over a year now,

about 4 months ago i looked in asda, morrissons, superdrug, boots, tesco....well you get the point, i have looked everywhere and cannot get it.

i found it online and bought 4 bottles which was great but i have run out.....the above link says its out of stock, will only let me have one bottle and its not worth it for the postage.
i have tried the other shampoos in this range.....including the other intensive but none have the same affect.
I have severe psoriosis on my scalp and this shampoo is THE ONLY one i can use to keep it at bay.
im getting desparate on my last few days supply.....i know when this runs out i will have about 3 days before my scalp starts getting sore again.

i have emailed loreal who suggested asking independant chemists if they will order it in......they said its still available and had no explanation as to why i could not get it anywhere, all of my local chemists within a 5 mile radius have refused to order for me even though i asked them to order in a box and i was prepared to buy a whole box!

i need MN help. TIA

BoysAreLikeDogs Mon 31-Aug-09 23:25:01

Well I have psoriasis (sp) and I use neutrogena t gel, might be worth trying that

bonkerz Mon 31-Aug-09 23:29:20

i found this loreal after 3 years of trying everything! nothing seems to help like this shampoo even the horrid coal tar stuff the docs prescribe! since using this i havent had to have any steroid lotion for my scalp! thanks for the suggestion BALD! much appreciated!

moodlumthehoodlum Mon 31-Aug-09 23:46:00

I use KMS gentle scalp stuff on my hair and it is pretty good. It comes in a blue and white bottle.

bonkerz Mon 31-Aug-09 23:53:34

thanks i will check that out. my scalp reacts even with baby shampoo! the intensive shampoo has an ingrediant in it thats really strong and medicates my scalp! the shampoo itself stains the bath orange and is very thick but it does the job!

moodlumthehoodlum Mon 31-Aug-09 23:55:22

You could also try a cash and carry like Costco? THey would certainly let you buy a box?

TheChewyToffeeMum Tue 01-Sep-09 07:12:26

I think the active ingredient in this is selenium sulphide - you can get a shampoo in chemists called Selsun which should do the same (slightly more expensive though)

bonkerz Tue 01-Sep-09 10:04:02

oooo chewy thanks for that will look it up! obviously long term i need to find this shampoo! loreal say they still make it and it should be available! where is it! LOL

PCPlumIsMyHomeboy Tue 01-Sep-09 10:17:27

D you have a Home Bargains near you? I use the orange L'Oreal Elvive, and they often have that one there-might be wortha try?

Fimbo Tue 01-Sep-09 10:22:16

Is this the same

Fimbo Tue 01-Sep-09 10:23:47

I have never used that site btw so have no idea how it works.

bonkerz Tue 01-Sep-09 10:50:28

PC plum, its the orange one i use but no home bargain here are they online?

Disenchanted3 Tue 01-Sep-09 10:54:34

bonkerz i am going to a homebargains today

if i see it shall i get a few bottles? the orange one?

squashedfrogs Tue 01-Sep-09 11:07:40

Bonkerz - is this it?

bonkerz Tue 01-Sep-09 11:23:24

OMG squashed frogs......i could not find it anywhere on the boots website when i looked a few days ago! it certainly isnt in my local 3 stores!! that fab thankyou i am going to place a bulk order now!
disenchanted thanks for the kind offer i shall order from boots!

squashedfrogs Tue 01-Sep-09 11:27:00

Ah the power of Google! grin Out of interest, after finding it via google I tried to find it on the Boots site on my own and had quite a bit of trouble.

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