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Product Review: Curly Kinks Curlycue ReNew

3 Oct

CurlycueReNew__91374_1349829114_220_220 Per CurlyKinks: Pamper your curls, coils, waves, & kinks with this hydrating & strengthening deep conditioner. Our protein-free deep conditioner strengthens each strand while wrapping them in rich moisture. Ayurvedic herbs add strength and shine while gently conditioning your hair and scalp.

Directions: Apply liberally to freshly washed, wet or damp hair. Cover with plastic cap and allow to sit for 30 minutes to 1 hour. For deeper conditioning, use with a steamer or hooded dryer.

Ingredients:   Distilled Water, Certified Organic Burdock Root (Arctium lappa), Certified Organic Amla (Emblica officianalis) , Certified Horsetail (Equisetum Arvense), Pro-Vitamin B5 (Panthenol), Behentrimonium Methosulfate, Cetearyl Alcohol, Cetyl Alcohol, Glycerin, Calendula Officinalis Flower Extract, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Extract, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Extract, Chondrus Crispus (Carrageenan) Extract, Ulmus Fulva (Slippery Elm), Althaea Officinalis (Marshmallow) Root, Guarsilk, Olive Oil, Avocado Oil, Meadowfoam Oil, Phenoxyethanol, Caprylyl Glycol, Fragrance                      

Scent: This product smells like cake mix.

Availability: Online at http://curlykinks.com/

 Price: $13.00 for 8 oz of product or $21.00 for 16 oz of product                                                                                       

 Don’t Believe the Hype? Believe it.

 Final Thoughts: I purchased a sample of this product along with a sample of the Test Whip (review here). So you guys already know that I had nothing but great things to say about the Test Whip and the CurlyCue Renew is another great product! The consistency of the product is creamy but not too thick. The smell is so yummy! It smells just like cake mix. I applied the product and sat under the hair dryer for 45 minutes. When I rinsed the product out I was left with super soft, incredibly moisturized hair. My hair felt so good that I was annoyed I hadn’t purchased the full size.

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Product Review: Shea Radiance Nourishing Hair Repair Cream

30 Jul

Per Shea Radiance: Our leave-in conditioning cream feeds and repairs your hair. Shea butter, avocado & coconut oils impart a luxurious feel and delivers shine. Suitable for daily use, natural proteins & humectants soften, strengthen and smooth the hair shaft.

Ingredients: De-ionized Water, Aloe Vera Juice, Butryospermum Parkii (Unrefined Shea Butter), Cetearyl Alcohol and Coco-Glucoside strong>(Vegetable-based Emulsifier) , Persea Gratissima (Avocado Seed) oil, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) oil, Vegetable Glycerin,  Stearamidopropyl Dimethylamine Lactate, Quaternium-79, Hydrolyzed Keratin, Hydrolyzed wheat Protein, Ricinus Communis (Castor Seed) oil, Cannabis Sativa (Hemp Seed) oil, Hydroxypropyl Starch Phosphate (Vegetable-based Conditioner) , Hydroxypropyl Starch (Vegetable-based Conditioner) , Guar Hydroxypropyltrimonium Chloride, Phenethyl Alcohol and Ethylhexylglycerin (Paraben Free Preservative), Essential Oils, Polyacrylate-15, Panthenol, Polyquaternium-10, Citric Acid, Chamomile, Nettle & Horsetail Extracts

Scent: Not sure of the exact scent (producty?) but I am not fond of it although it does dissipate quickly.
Availability: On the ground and online. This product is available at SheaRadiance.com, Whole Foods and Target (in select Target stores starting in August).

Price:  S16.00 for 8oz of product.

Don’t Believe the Hype?  Believe it!

Final Thoughts: I got a sample of this product in my July curlBOX and I have to say that I really like it; so much so that I have been using it sparingly to try to preserve the rest of the sample. I have used the product underneath a curl cream, a butter and a gel with great success each time  Lola felt moisturized and soft.  I am definitely going to buy the full size product and you should too.

Have you tried this or any other Shea Radiance hair products? What did you think?