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This is the second of three wetsuit shampoo / cleaner reviews I’ll be doing and this review is on Coco Loco wetsuit cleaner by Dirtbusters.
We’ll be going through the pro’s and con’s of this wetsuit cleaner, finishing off with whether I would recommend it. Like with the previous wetsuit cleaner review, these are just my views on the product in the hope it will help those looking for a new wetsuit shampoo / cleaner to use.
Coco Loco Wetsuit Cleaner Review Video
Good Things About The Product
So, let’s start with the good things about Coco Loco’s wetsuit cleaner…
- It’s a non-toxic wetsuit cleaner. The guys who make Coco Loco (Dirtbusters) have an ethos that they want to have as little an impact on the environment as possible.
- It completely removes any bad odours and gives your wetsuit a nice eucalyptus smell that remains even when the wetsuit is dry.
- It’s cheaper than some wetsuit cleaning alternatives.
- The design on the bottle looks cool.
Not So Good Things About The Product
- The instructions on the bottle are a bit vague, doesn’t give the amount of solution needed per litres of water for one wash.
- Not sure you can get five washes out the 250ml as the bottle looks on the small side.
Would I Recommend This Product?
So, the main question… would I recommend Coco Loco as a wetsuit cleaner to you guys? Well, my answer is yes but this does depend on what you’re after in a wetsuit cleaner…
If you’re after a wetsuit cleaner that will primarily remove any bad odours than this wetsuit cleaner is absolutely for you. Coco Loco’s solution is a deodouriser first and a cleaner second.
As I’m personally after a wetsuit cleaner that focuses on just the cleaning aspect I think there’re better solutions on the market. However, there is no harm in having a bottle spare so I can easily freshen up my wetsuit every few months.
Similar Wetsuit Shampoo Alternatives
So, what would I recommend as a good wetsuit shampoo that focuses on cleaning rather than deodourising? There are two that I think do a better job at cleaning…
O’Neill’s Wetsuit Cleaner + Conditioner
The first is by O’Neill who have their own wetsuit cleaner and conditioner. I would recommend this ahead of the Coco Loco’s cleaner based on the cleaning alone. It’s also the product I used as part of my ‘How to wash a wetsuit‘ post.
Rip Curl’s Piss Off Wetsuit Shampoo
The second wetsuit cleaning is by Rip Curl and again offers a better cleaning solution than Dirtbusters Coco Loco Wetsuit Cleaner and Deodoriser. Rip Curl’s Piss Off Wetsuit Shampoo is a good wetsuit cleaner and offers an additional shield like protectant onto the wetsuit material.
You can also check out my review of this wetsuit shampoo HERE.
Well I hope you guys have found this product review helpful, I’ll be aiming to do more surfing product reviews in the future. Let me know in the comments if theres any other wetsuit shampoo’s you’ve tried, I’d love to give them a go too!
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