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Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Product Review: CHI Silk Infusion Silk Reconstructing Complex

I don't normally flat iron my hair. So best believe I took the time out to do lots of research for the best heat protectants, especially for my fine-natural hair. So I came across this to use after blow-drying and after styling. Let's see how it pans out!

Product Name:

CHI Silk Infusion Silk Reconstructing Complex (Silk Infusion*)

Price and Size:

 

Product Description:

CHI Silk Infusion Silk Reconstructing Complex is a rich leave-in treatment enriched with silk along with wheat and soy proteins that will penetrate and help strengthen the hair, while providing incredible softness, manageability and shine without build up. Used on skin it can provide a soft, smooth feel.

Benefits:
Ionic and cationic hydration interlink technology

CHI 44 Ceramic thermal styling helps strengthen and protect the hair from daily use of thermal tools

Positively charged silk molecules interlock into hair's natural structure to build strength and resilience and to improve moisture and shine

Leave-in alcohol free reconstructing treatment

Enriched with pure natural silk, wheat and soy proteins

Protects the hair against thermal styling and the environment

Suitable for all hair types
 

Package Instructions:

Apply a small amount into palm of hand and work evenly throughout the hair. Leave in and proceed with styling.


Ingredients:

Cyclopentasiloxane, Cyclotetrasiloxane, Dimethiconol, C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate, Phenoxyethanol, Hydrolyzed Silk, Hydrolyzed Corn Protein, Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein, Hydrolyzed Soy Protein, Fragrance (Parfum), Benzyl Benzoate, Butylphenyl Methylpropional, Hydroxyisohexyl 3-Cyclohexene Carboxaldehyde, Hexyl Cinnamal, Citronellol, Coumarin, Linalool, Geraniol



Cyclopentasiloxane - silicone, conditioner and lots of slip
Cyclotetrasiloxane - silicone, hair conditioning
Dimethiconol - silicone, provides slip, emollient
C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate emollient, lubricant, humectant and thickener
Phenoxyethanol  - doesn't dissolve easily in water, moisturizing
(From Tightly Curly) 


My Experience:

When my hair was completely washed and completed dried, I added a small amount (dime size) to my hair. I did "praying hands" to make sure the Chi was infused in my hair.

After my hair was flat ironed, I added a tiny bit of Chi on my hair doing "praying hands" again.
Flat Ironed Fine, Natural Hair



My Thoughts:

Other than the ingredients that really took 5+ websites to research them, I will say that this is an excellent product to use when straighten your hair. This will make your hair very silky without it weighing down your hair.

I absolutely love it, even though it was about $14! However, it does not take much with this product for use. Also, I don't flat iron my hair often so this product will definitely last a long time.


I will say that after you are done with your flat ironed hair to use a really good clarifying shampoo or natural cleanser to really clean the silicones out of your hair for future styling. Could take more than one shampoo to do so.

Flat Ironed Fine, Natural Hair


I RECOMMEND THIS PRODUCT!
  
 
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.
 
 
Always Desire Your Natural, 
 
Christina J
 
 
*This is a product review for CHI Silk Infusion Silk Reconstructing Complex, which was purchased with my own money and is my honest opinion.

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