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Product Review: Upakarma Onion Hair Oil and Shampoo

Recently got a chance to use Upkarma Onion Hair Oil and Upkarma Onion Shampoo. After using it for a period of 20 days, Lovely Tiny Things is sharing its review on these products. Read this article to know more about the Upkarma brand and whether its onion hair oil and onion shampoo meet expectations or not.

Upakarma Ayurveda is quite a new brand founded in the year 2017 with the tagline of 'Balance Your Life'. Its main motto is to provide a balance between the struggles of daily life and quality that life deserves. And hence, it develops herbal and ayurvedic formulated products to ensure a healthy and fruitful life. Within this short span of time, Upakarma has been able to stand out in providing in customers the highest quality of products made up of natural and pure resources. With the experience of Ayurveda, Upakarma is helping its customers to lead a happier and balanced life.


Upakarma Onion Hair Oil is a blend of nourishing oils. It includes

  • Red Onion Seed Oil

  • Black Seed oil

  • Argan Oil

  • Amla extracts

  • Rosehip Oil

  • Macadamia Nut Oil

  • Castor Oil

  • Bhringraj extracts

  • Neem oil

  • Virgin Coconut oil

  • Hibiscus Oil

  • Peppermint oil

  • Lavender oil

  • Jojoba oil

  • and Sweet Almond Oil.

It comes in a pump-dispenser plastic bottle of 200ml quantity. It retails for INR 699.00, however, the net quantity provided goes for a long time. The fragrance of Upakarma Onion Hair oil feels like a blend of several essential oils, which the brand actually claims for. The brand states that it is free from mineral oil. Moreover, it has no silicon and no artificial fragrance as well. The texture of this onion hair oil feels to be a bit of sticky but in actual, it is not. The presence of Bhringraj makes this hair oil a great option for doing head massage. A proper head massage using Upkarma Onion Hair Oil will make you relaxed and let you sleep sound and peacefully.

After using it for every alternate day for the period of 20 days, Upakarma Onion Hair oil has reduced the hair-fall problem, and it has added some shine to the hair. Moreover, the brand claims that it nourishes the scalp, and minimizes the breakage and thinning of hair.

Pic courtesy - Upakarma Ayurveda official website

Upakarma Onion Hair Oil is cruelty-free, vegan, chemical-free, made up of pure ayurvedic resources, and it is GMP Certified too (the brand has mentioned its GMP certified unit mfg license number in its outer card box packaging). Additionally, Upakarma Ayurveda is an ISO Certified company too.

The directions to use Upakarma Onion Hair Oil are pretty same like any other hair oil. However, one should be cautious that this hair oil should not go inside the eyes, as it will irritate them badly. In such a situation, rinse your eyes thoroughly with fresh water. In fact, wash your hands with soap and water after applying this hair oil, because unknowingly you may rub your eyes with your fingers, which will result in irritation.

Overall rating: 4 out of 5 stars (I keep 1 star with me, as I feel the packaging is not travel-friendly).


Upakarma Onion Shampoo is one of the finest quality of shampoo, one can ever come across. The ingredients of Upakarma Onion Shampoo are free from harmful chemicals and includes

  • Red Onion Seed Oil

  • Argan Oil

  • Aqua

  • Lauryl Glucoside

  • Decyl Glucoside

  • PQ - 87

  • CAPB

  • Keratin, Biotin, Glycerin

  • Vitamin E

  • Vanilla Oil

  • Brahmi Oil

  • Amla Oil

  • Bhrigraj Oil.

The ingredients list was surprising as it is hardly ever seen that any shampoo is without any chemical, however, in case Upakarma onion Shampoo, the cleansers are itself the oils. Upakarma onion hair shampoo is Paraben-free, Sulfate-free, and organic. After using this shampoo, the softness in the hair texture can be felt. This effect stays for 3 to 4 days, which is exceptionally good. Furthermore, hair starts looking revived, rather than looking dull and frizzy.

The brand further claims that Upakarma onion shampoo repairs hair damage caused by heat and chemical treatment. But, thankfully my hair are not that highly damaged too. :)

Pic Courtesy: Upakarma Ayurveda Official Website.

Upakarma Onion Hair Shampoo is pH balanced and provides a complete nourishment to your hair, without being infused with silicon or any artificial colour. This shampoo is basically colourless and has a very herbal and ayurvedic fragrance in it, which re-energises the dry and dull looking hair.

Overall, the experience with Upakarma Onion Shampoo has been wonderful and Lovely Tiny Things recommend this shampoo to everyone, because it is suitable to all hair types. Upakarma Onion Shampoo retails for INR 799.00 wherein 300ml of quantity is provided. This also comes in a pump-dispenser plastic bottle which has all necessary information imrinted.

Ratings - 4.5 out of 5 stars.

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