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on 8/28/2016 12:04:00 AM
More reviews by SUGAJAY
Skin: Sensitive, Tan, Warm
Hair: Brown, Curly, Medium
I really wanted to like this product because I read a lot of great reviews but unfortunately it's not for me. I have type 4 hair and decided to use this to twist my dry hair. It smelled great and after applying it and brushing my hair, my curls quickly sprung to life. But after twisting my hair and going to sleep, I took down/out my twists and the smoothie left my hair feeling very heavy and greasy. By the end of the day it left my hair flakey and the following day the smell of the product was overwhelming. I tried it again two weeks later on my wet hair and although it did help to define my curls, again it felt greasy and once it dried it flaked causing me to wash my hair again the very next day. Definitely not for someone with my hair type
on 8/17/2016 4:39:00 AM
More reviews by Dewychewy
Age: 18 & Under
Skin: Combination, Medium Brown, Not Sure
Hair: Brown, Other, Other
I really love this product I've been using it for a while now. it does a great job at defining my curls and it's really thick which I like because it really packed in the moisture . the only thing is I have to take breaks from using this product because although the smell is wonderful (Like coconuts and pineapples) after a while it gets a little sickening because it's so strong. If it wasn't for that I would have given it 5 stars.
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on 8/3/2016 10:46:00 AM
More reviews by Katylob
Skin: Dry, Tan, Not Sure
Hair: Brunette, Other, Other
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on 7/5/2016 8:50:00 PM
More reviews by jmferrarese
Skin: Combination, Fair, Not Sure
Hair: Red, Other, Other
I am a redhead with 2c very coarse, extremely prone to frizz, but yet fine hair. It was months and months I wanted to try this smoothie but I was always intimidated by the fact it is mainly marketed towards ethnic hair. Well finally I did try it, and wow, amazing. I have to add that I live in South Florida and that it is July now and humidity is brutal. This smoothie is just fantastic in providing curl definition and frizz protection. I was afraid it could make my hair too greasy but it didn't. I paired it with kinky curly custard on wet hair to seal moisture and it worked beautifully. It works incredibly well to revive 2nd and 3rd day hair too. A winner.
on 6/19/2016 12:48:00 AM
More reviews by violetsky88
Skin: Dry, Medium Brown, Warm
Hair: Brown, Wavy, Medium
Love this product for reducing frizz and shaping curls, I've been using it for over 2 1/2 years now. The scent is very fruity and tropical, the texture is thick and creamy. It's best applied with a light hand and built up if necessary, otherwise it can be greasy. I avoid using it at the roots of my hair, instead I use the Shea Moisture JBCO leave-in for the flyaway hairs near the roots. The tub isn't the most convenient packaging as it's quite large and clunky, instead I buy it in the smaller tube so that I can with it for on-the-go touch ups. I have wavy/curly hair that tends to be dry and is currently hip length so I only use gentle products for it, all Shea Moisture products with the exception of using Neutrogena's Triple Moisture Mask every third wash. After shampooing + conditioning I apply the Shea Moisture JBCO leave-in to damp hair, add the Shea Moisture Raw Shea Butter Reconstructive Finishing Elixir after the leave-in absorbs and the finally the Curl Enhancing Smoothie. Sometimes I switch between using the smoothie second and the elixir third. I continue styling with all three until the next wash cycle.
on 6/15/2016 8:40:00 PM
More reviews by tealakes
Hair: Brown, Kinky, Medium
This doesn't really suit my 4c hair, i use very little otherwise it flakes with lots of residue without giving me the curling result. I still find it useful in my hair kit though; currently using it as the cream in my LOC method.
1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.
on 3/25/2016 5:17:00 PM
More reviews by missmanic
Skin: Acne-prone, Fair, Neutral
Hair: Black, Curly, Fine
I'm Caucasian, for the record. My 3a/b curls are baby fine, dense and need strong hold products to be all they can be. This is certainly not a product I use for hold. Mostly, I use this as a leave in conditioner on wash days when I'm just putting my hair up and want some slight hold and smoothing. This makes my hair soft but doesn't do anything in terms of holding my hair together like a gel would. As a leave in under a strong hold gel, it loosens the hold a bit (from the oils) so I need to be light handed. I wouldn't repurchase, as I can't use this a stand alone product and I'm not overly wowed by it even for how I use it. As far as the smell, it smells pretty great but has a "heaviness" to it that I associate with products made with lots of natural oils.*I have a sneaking suspicion my hair is low porosity which may explain the issues with oil.
on 3/6/2016 5:17:00 PM
More reviews by katherinejane76
Skin: Oily, Fair, Not Sure
Like several other reviewers here, I bought this product not realizing that it is intended primarily for type 3 or 4 ethnic hair. (I am a white woman with type 2a/2b wavy/slight curl hair.) I just saw "for thick and wavy hair" and put it in the cart. After realizing my goof at home, I decided to give it a try anyway. Best "mistake" I have made in a long time! It works wonderfully on my hair, defining and enhancing the curls and waves without the dreaded curl cream "crunch". My hair tends to be very frizzy and this product definitely eliminates most of the frizz. Smells great, too. I agree with other reviewers to use sparingly. I got the big tub, which looks like it is going to last me forever, but I would buy it again.
4 out of 4 people found this review helpful.
on 3/2/2016 7:00:00 PM
More reviews by xSaLYU
Skin: Combination, Dark, Neutral
Hair: Black, Kinky, Coarse
I haven't used this a moisturizer or leave in. I've only used it to aid in styling (read: twist outs) my hair so the review comes from this standpoint.I bought this when I first went natural and wasn't aware of what products to use on my hair yet. I have 4b/4c hair and used this to twist. However, it made my hair super oily (tbh, I think I used it in conjunction with olive oil...youtube told me too), it sometimes wouldn't be dry overnight, and worst of all, I have NO DEFINITION whatsoever. This is better for maybe 3 textures, but 4 textures need something a bit heavier. This would be better as maybe a leave in or detangler.
on 3/2/2016 1:58:00 PM
More reviews by ComforterAddict
Skin: Dry, Fair-Medium, Not Sure
I have 2c hair and this product leaves my hair dryyyy ,smells absolutely amazing and at first when I apply it its moisturising ,within a hour I get dull and dry hair . I blame the high glycerin content ,which my hair hates .
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