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Joico K-Pak Repair Damage Conditioner, Multicolor
Joico K-Pak Shampoo - 10.1oz
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on 2/27/2014 12:22:00 PM
More reviews by nanaknickers
Skin: Dry, Medium Brown, Not Sure
Hair: Brunette, Kinky, Coarse
This is a nice, protein rich shampoo that I've been using every other wash. It really strengthens my fine hair and makes my highlights look brighter. It has a great lather, a light coconut smell, and a creamy consistency. My dad's girlfriend gave this to me so I don't know if I will repurchase because it's kind of expensive but maybe I'll buy it again. It's a pretty big bottle and lasts a long time. What I don't like is how hard the bottle is; I try to always cut my tubes and bottles open to get all the product out. This bottle would need a heavy duty saw and I'm not doing all that. I'll probably just add water to get the last bit out. I have natural, afro-textured hair that is abundant and fine--this shampoo is great before a blow out.***Update***I just used this yesterday and felt like updating this review based on the more negative ones I've read. I love this shampoo because it makes my curls clump together which is something no other shampoo has done. It's like a protein treatment and you MUST deep condition after. I noticed some people experience hair loss after using this and just wanted to say that after using this shampoo you really shouldn't try to detangle. If you've ever used the aphogee 2 step protein treatment then you have an idea of how hard your hair will be after using this shampoo. DON'T comb or brush your hair because it'll just snap off. Add globs of conditioner (without protein--check the ingredients), put on a plastic cap (or trash bag lol), and either sit under a warm dryer for 15-20mins or take a nap/do housework for a few hours. The point is, after using this shampoo your hair will be in a fragile state and will need some TLC. If you just use some cheap conditioner on your ends and rake a comb/brush through it then you WILL lose a bunch of hair. Also, for the people talking about bulidup..don't use this shampoo everyday! I use it twice a month max--alternate it with a moisturizing shampoo especially if you wash your hair every day or every other day. Use a clarifying shampoo at least once a month to get rid of buildup--this is especially important if you use products that contain silicone (again, check the ingredients).I don't understand the "rotten bananas smell" thing. I hate bananas and I assure you this shampoo doesn't smell like that. It has a light coconut scent. It also lathers very well; I shampoo twice and the second shampoo has the best lather. I hope this update is helpful to someone who is considering trying this shampoo. I know that Joico doesn't give all this extra info on the bottle's directions but you have to look at the ingredients and learn what they are doing to your hair! :) good luck!!
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on 2/22/2010 6:14:00 PM
More reviews by Tscott8586
Skin: Dry, Dark, Not Sure
Hair: Brown, Kinky, Medium
Sort Simple And Straight To The Point....Best Shampoo Ever!
on 12/24/2008 2:43:00 PM
More reviews by artemis513
Skin: Normal, Olive, Neutral
Hair: Black, Kinky, Fine
If you chemically treat your hair on a regular basis, you need this shampoo in your stash. My hair is fine, naturally kinky 4a, relaxed and I permanently color twice a year and this has been such a great shampoo for my hair. Somehow while it leaves the hair soft and well-conditioned, it also puts strength back in too for a nice balance. Doesn't leave the hair stripped, nor weighed down. And the pH is perfect for the hair and scalp.For those of you who try it once and hate it, give it a try for longer than that. I must admit the first two times I tried it, I was on the fence about it, but the third time was the charm and my hair has benefited ever since. I love the whole K-pak line and would definitely re-purchase, as I have many times already.
on 6/6/2006 10:35:00 PM
More reviews by guil
Skin: Combination, Medium, Warm
This is a great shampoo. I would compare it to Matrix Biolage Ultra Hydrating shampoo. I have very thick, long and very curly hair. I have slight damage in the ends, just heat damage, but not too bad. My hair does get very dry. I had got a small bottle of this shampoo in a tote along with the daily conditioner, the treatment and the re-constructor. I finally used this,, I had been using Aveda damage remedy line, but I like this much more. It is very hydrating, and also has a lot of slip to prevent my hair from tangling while I shampoo. The smell is also very nice, but it is one of the lower lather shampoos, which is fine for me. Like I said before, I have very thick hair and I can't tolerate very frothy shampoos, they take forever to rinse out.All in all, I think this is a very nice shampoo. I only wash my hair about once a week, so I don't know how this would hold up to daily washing. I will most assuredly repurchase.
on 3/18/2006 8:03:00 PM
More reviews by kiaboo1980
Skin: Very Oily, Dark, Warm
Hair: Black, Kinky, Medium
This shampoo is okay. It didn't dry my hair out, which is the most important feature for me. My hair type according to Andre is 4A/B.
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