This product is a godsend. I have fairly fine hair - but lots of it. So, it's thick but not coarse. I heat style it about 4 times a week (blow dry at night, then hit it w/ my iron in the AM). With winter approaching this can be particularly abusive and cruel to my hair!
Every other week I'll apply a generous amount in the shower then use a clip to loosely pull it up. Then I go about a prolonged routine - while you're waiting for the Butter Treat to do its thing, it's a good time to exfoliate, shave, etc. Or use it while sitting in the bath! Another good trick is to put in the product then go over your hair w/ a blow dryer for a few minutes. This mimics what they do in the salon.
If my hair is particularly static-y I'll work a little Butter Treat through out the ends of my hair then style it (this might be too much if you've just done the in-shower regiment).
This stuff really helps calm down and hydrate my hair. Love it!
I love butter treat. I use it when my hair is feeling like it needs a moisture kick, maybe once every 3-4 weeks. I have color treated, somewhat fine hair that I blowdry every day. I put this on in the shower for about 5 min and rinse out (rinse well!). my hair is perfectly soft, it doesnt weigh it down and it seems hydrated. when my hair is moisturized I dont feel the need to use a shine serum and it always makes my hair color look better for some reason. i only buy the little travel sizes of this - and they last forever because you only need a little bit. I am on my 2nd tube in about 9 months & I will re-purchase. continued >>
This is my HG hair treatment. I usually switch between this and All Soft Heavy Cream and they both make my hair so soft. My hair is naturally wavy and very coarse due to excessive heat/dye damage, and this just makes my hair look really healthy. My favorite way to use this is to put a good sized handful onto dry hair and wrap my hair into a big, warm towel. If I'm not going anywhere for the night then I'll sleep on it, and if I'm going out then I'll leave it in for at least an hour. I noticed immediate results when I do this.
I received a dreadful scalp oil treatment which left my hair impossibly tangly for several weeks, until I found this hair treatment. This is the only thing I can use now if I want to comb my hair out in under an hour. If you have severely tangly hair this is a HG. I have a sensitive, oily scalp and dry, fine & thin, stick straight hair. It smells nice, and the texture is just like most deep conditioners, not buttery or frighteningly greasy as the name implies. continued >>
After i conditioned my hair i put the butter treat in my hair, didn't rinse it out, i just towel dried hair and then followed it with the heat glide, and i LOVE the butter treat and how it made my hair feel. i WILL use this again! Oh and i have black hair.
My hair - thick coarse asian hair. Currently not coloured or straightened.
Butter treat is a very rich thick treatment which I use as a conditioner. It seems very 'slippery' which I guess is due to silicone but I do like it nevertheless. I don't use the smmoth down shampoo as that is overkill and made my hair very heavy with buildup. I currently use Paul Mitchell shampoo 1 and alternate with redken cleansing cream which keeps the buildup at bay. I don't like the tub, a tube would be much better. You only need a tiny bit of this stuff so whilst expensive, it still lasted me over 2 months using it as a conditioner every 2nd day (and I must add that I am one of these ppl who slather products on as I have long thick hair)
good nourishing treatment. Made my hair soft and manageable. I just wish it was richer.
I have been straightening my hair for a few years now, I use Redken All Soft Shampoo and Conditioner, as well as Redken Extreme Treatment. Oh, and Anti Snap!
Recently I decided to pick this up to alternate with Extreme Treatment, and I'm glad I did.
I use this probably once a fortnight or whenever I feel my hair needs it. I leave it on for 15 minutes, under a shower cap (I get out of the shower though) and then rinse.
It doesn't give the soft, silky texture of all soft but it does make it feel smooth, moisturised and healthy.
It smells lovely and somehow gives me the best results when I straighten my hair after washing with this - poker straight hair that looks natural and lasts.
I don't like the packaging - comes in a large tub - I would rather squeeze it onto my hand than have to scoop it out, but otherwise I highly recommend!
*Edit* - I now use Kerastase Masintensique and find it much better for my hair. It leaves it silky, soft, not weighed down and just lovely!
I love to have my hair colored, highlighted, lowlighted, etc. I don't use any heat appliances on my hair, but having it processed constantly is really rough on my hair. I have tried just about all of the Salon Brands of "deep conditioners" and I consider myself a bit of an expert in this department.
I alternate this with Redkens' All Soft Heavy Cream and their Extreme Treatment. However; this is my FAVORITE for a few reasons. First off, it's the heaviest treatment, it's thick & very rich. I think it smells the best out of those three. Nothing foody either, it's a lovely floral scent. This one works wonders on my hair! It leaves it in fabulous shape! I do think it has to do with the way I use this product, so I'll share;)
I always use this after shampooing and putting a towel on my head (turban style) to soak up the excess water. I put a cheapie shower cap over my hair, after I apply it and leave it on for the rest of my shower. Yes, this takes extra time, but my hair is worth it and so is yours! The heat from my head seems to make the conditioner work much better, too. It detangles the hair and makes it smooth & soft. I can always tell when I've used this because I barely have to use any styling products after it! It works soooo good! Usually, I pile on a bit of their Anti-Snap, a little serum, a handful of mousse, etc. My hair gets frizzy, very easily and this just makes it smooth and calm. Another plus about the product, is if your hair is really dry & damaged or super frizzy, you can use a tiny bit of this as a leave-in conditioner. I wouldn't use it as a leave-in, on the same day I used it as a rinse out conditioner because it might weight your hair down too much. I just love this stuff!!
My hair guy used to give me deep conditioning treatments in the Salon. Since I've been rotating these three Redken treatments, he said my hair doesn't need it. How about that? I'll continue buying it and keeping it in rotation, until I find something better. I'm always looking for that:) You'll be the first to know if I discover anything else!
I bought this as a companion to my allsoft shampoo. I normally use allsoft heavy cream (which I love) but I saw this and it sounded like it would make my hair even smoother and softer so I grabbed it. The verdict: a total waste of money. It did nothing for frizz, and I feel nothing in the way of smoothness or softness. I am back to my allsoft. I won't buy this again.