Joico • K Pak Smoothing Balm • Hair

rated 3.7(29 reviews)

Average Rating.3.7
Would buy this product again.65%

rated 5 of 5 lbunz on 12/4/2014 2:27:00 AM more reviews by lbunz

Age: 19-24   Skin: Sensitive, Fair   Hair: Blond   Eyes: Green    

Fabulous product if you are trying to achieve a smooth, soft, straight look. I was in need of a product that would fight against humidity when I go clubbing but also keep my hair moisturized for walking in the cold winter months. I found this at Winners for $12.50 before taxes in BC, Canada. At salons you'll find this hair balm for 20+! ...insane! Worth the try ladies and absolutely worth the price - and there's no need to use those sticky, oily serums anymore!

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rated 2 of 5 *TOP REVIEWER* sprite26 on 8/10/2014 2:03:00 AM more reviews by sprite26

Age: 36-43   Skin: Combination, Olive   Hair: Brown   Eyes: Brown    

Didn't quite work out for me. It did make my hair extremely smooth and I also liked that it provided a nice amount of hold. But it left my hair too sticky and dry, and I just hated the way it felt.
For reference I have hair that is thick, dry, color-treated, and I heat-style it regularly. I always use some kind of leave-in product before blow drying. I had high hopes for this one because I really like Joico's products.
But this wasn't for me- wouldn't repurchase.

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rated 4 of 5 JessicaRabbitVB on 5/29/2013 5:51:00 PM more reviews by JessicaRabbitVB

Age: 19-24   Skin: Combination, Tan   Hair: Black   Eyes: Brown    

I found this smoothing balm at Winners for about $12 and because I was using the K-Pak treatment as well as shampoo and conditioner I thought I would give it a try. I use it on my wet wavy hair before I blow dry and I love it! Def helps with a smoother blow dry process and it really does keep my hair soft. If you can find it at a Winners I would say do that because at Drug Stores I found it to be rather expensive

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rated 5 of 5 loveisreal on 1/14/2013 4:14:00 AM more reviews by loveisreal

Age: 19-24   Skin: Other   Hair: Other   Eyes: Other    

I'm that girl at the salon with hair so big so frizzy and so dry that everyone stairs at after a blow dry. I naturally have horrible hair always have but this product does wonders to it. I use this before i blow dry my hair and it looks like i used a flat iron to straighten my it. I love it, the only thing i hate about it is that I didn't find it any sooner.

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rated 4 of 5 *TOP REVIEWER* baby_grazi_x05 on 10/16/2012 11:05:00 AM more reviews by baby_grazi_x05

Age: 25-29   Skin: Combination   Hair: Red   Eyes: Green    

I'm picked this up at TJ Maxx for about $10. I'm rather impressed by it! It doesn't make my hair 100% silky, but I'm able to have more control over the cowlicks and little annoying nuances my hair has when it needs to be cut. It definitely makes things more manageable!

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rated 5 of 5 MAC96 on 10/2/2012 2:20:00 AM more reviews by MAC96

Age: 18 & Under   Skin: Combination, Tan   Hair: Black   Eyes: Blue    

I began using this and I absoloutely love it! It makes my hair feel and look like Kim Kardashians. My hair is naturally thin and straight/wavy, this products keeps it dtraight and smooth. AMAZING! I will be repurchasing!

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rated 2 of 5 lulubongo on 7/21/2011 8:03:00 PM more reviews by lulubongo

Age: 19-24   Skin: Very Dry, Fair-Medium   Hair: Blond   Eyes: Brown    

My hair are thin and not terribly frizzy or anything, so I thought that this product would banish the frizz completly. Well... it does nothing. Or close. I use it before brushing and my hair detangles slightly better,but not as good as after gliss kur. Frizz is maybe slighty smaller and if I use too much product I loose all the volume. Really, nothing special and for this money it should be at least ok.

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rated 3 of 5 tinnag on 3/8/2011 8:16:00 PM more reviews by tinnag

Age: 25-29   Skin: Combination, Medium, Warm   Hair: Brunette, Wavy, Coarse   Eyes: Other    

I'm not so sure about this product.. I hate the fact that it leaves my palms shimmery, almost "twilight" esque.. And no matter how little I use I always feel like it greases up my hair.. On that note, I still think it works.. in some way! Will not repurchase though

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rated 4 of 5 nelle4362 on 8/28/2010 6:50:00 AM more reviews by nelle4362

Age: 19-24   Skin: Dry, Fair, Neutral   Hair: Blond, Straight, Fine   Eyes: Blue    

I really like this product. I apply it when my hair is almost dry to probably the bottom 12-14 inches of hair. Be warned, a little goes a long way and too much will weigh down the hair and make it feel greasy. However, I do love how this smoothes my hair and leaves it looking much less unruly as I don't like to straighten it, but do like it smooth out any kinks. One down-side to this product is the packaging- the upside down bottle does not combine well with the runny liquid inside and can get quite messy. Nonetheless i would definitely repurchase.

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rated 4 of 5 DistortedDaytime on 6/19/2009 7:47:00 AM more reviews by DistortedDaytime

Age: 18 & Under   Skin: Combination, Tan, Warm   Hair: Blond, Straight, Fine   Eyes: Brown    

I use this product everytime I blow dry my hair and yes, using too much of the product could weigh your hair down.
It leaves my hair silky soft without any frizz at all~ The smell is incredible and I'd love to buy this product again :]

I'm only giving this 4 lippies because I haven't tried this will a flat iron. I'll review this again once I done that~

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