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Sunday, March 20, 2016

Product Review: Shea Moisture Deep Conditioner/Masque Comparison And Review


Hair Tips | Deep Conditioning Natural Hair Is A Must


Deep conditioning is definitely an important part in my regimen. I have used so many deep conditioners over the years and have either loved the products or hated the products. However, I have always found myself deep conditioning my hair weekly.



I decided to try more deep conditioners this year to see which one is befitting for my specific hair. What I know for a fact is that Shea Moisture Masques tend to be the best for my hair, depends on what my hair needs at the time. I decided to pick up a few more to compare them and to find out which my hair loves the best.

Let's find out!


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Shea Moisture Raw Shea Butter Deep Treatment Masque


Product Claim:
Heals dry/damaged hair
Deeply moisturizes
Grows and strengthens to healthy, natural hair



My Experience:
After my wash day, I would add Raw Shea Butter Masque and would sit under a hooded dryer for 30 minutes. Then I would rinse with cold water.

Pros: 
Lessens breakage and only a few shed hairs
Lots of protein and strengthens fine hair

Cons:
Did not fully moisture nor condition hair
Do not like the Shea butter smell

Suggestions:
Add a tablespoon of Olive oil for conditioning properties

Product Rating:
4/5


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Shea Moisture Manuka Honey and Mafura Oil Intensive Hydration Hair Masque 
Product Claim:
Intensely conditions with a powerful dose of nutrients
Restores and locks in moisture
Smoothes and strengthens for healthier hair
Antioxidant-rich 

My Experience:

Pros: 
Smells delicious and the aroma lingers
Leave hair shiny and curls defined
Moisturized and plump
Hair is very soft
Parts like butters with fingers
Very creamy and awesome slip

Cons:
Bit oily with coconut oil

Suggestions:
No need to add extra oils

Product Rating:
5/5
 Check out a full product review for Shea Moisture Community Commerce Manuka Honey and Mafura Oil Intensive Hydration Hair Masque for more information.


Shea Moisture Jamaican Black Castor Oil Strengthen, Grow, and Restore Treatment Masque 


Product Claim: 
Promotes growth
Reduces breakage and shedding
Stimulates the scalp
Leaves hair soft, manageable, and shiny

My Experience:
After my wash day, I would add JBCO Masque and would sit under a hooded dryer for 30 minutes. Then I would rinse with cold water.

Pros:
Cost-effective 

Cons:
"Play-dough" type of smell...I despise it
No kind of slip
Too runny to grasp onto
Hair did not feel moisturized, but stringy and tangled
Did not like the product ingredients line-up

Suggestions:
Add natural oils for moisturizing properties
Product swap OR take back to the store

Product Rating:
0/5
Check out a full product review for Shea Moisture Jamaican Black Castor Oil Strengthen, Grow, and Restore Treatment Masque for more information.




Shea Moisture Yucca and Plantain Anti-Breakage Masque

Product Claim:
Deeply penetrates to condition
Binds split ends
Improves overall appearance of hair
Strengthening formula to resist breakage
Refreshes and boost shine

My Experience:
After my wash day, I would add JBCO Masque and would sit under a hooded dryer for 30 minutes. Then I would rinse with cold water.

Pros: 
Very moisturized and shiny curls
Lots of curl definition and very soft
Strengthens

Cons:
Changed from Yucca and Baobab ingredient to Yucca and Plantain ingredients
Did not see "plantain" anywhere on the label


Suggestions:
Best for fine, natural hair

Product Rating:
4/5
Check out a full product review for Shea Moisture Yucca and Plantain Anti-Breakage Masque for more information.

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Shea Moisture Tahitian Noni and Monoi Smooth And Repair Nourishing Hair Masque
Product Claim:

Strengthens and repair frizz
Smoothes hair cuticle
Maintains straight styles
Intensely hydrates

My Experience:
After my wash day, I would add Tahitian Masque and would sit under a hooded dryer for 30 minutes. Then I would rinse with cold water.

Pros: 
Plump with protein and felt strong

Cons:
Not moisturizing

Suggestions:
Use a moisturizing oil to add conditioning properties to this masque

Product Rating:
3/5

All Have In Common:

Availability and Price:
The deep conditioners are readily available at Walgreens, CVS, Wal-Mart, Sally's, or any other beauty store. The price is usually $9 to $12.

Package Instructions:
The directions are simple and clear, "Section clean, wet hair. Apply generously. Use a wide tooth comb to distribute evenly from root to ends. Leave in for 5 minutes. Rinse thoroughly. For extra conditioning , cover hair with a plastic cap."

How Do They Differ:

Featured Ingredients For Different Uses:
There are different ingredients for different kinds of hair. Just depends on what your hair needs.

Smells And Textures:
Depending on what your hair needs, the smell and the textures will different from the next deep conditioner.

Which Is My Favorite:

Manuka Honey And Mafura Oil Intensive Hydration Masque

Which Is My Least Favorite:

Jamaican Black Castor Oil Strengthen, Grow And Restore Treatment Masque


Natural hair says: it is best to know your hair before purchasing products without researching it. Make sure you learn your hair, check the product label, and read on reviews to determine if the product is worth purchasing. Never purchase on a whim. Check out Hair Tips | Deep Conditioning Natural Hair Is A Must for more information.


Always Desire Your Natural,

 
Christina J

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