Product review: Salon Selectives Smooth & Straight Conditioner

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hi people… I just want to do a quick review of one of my OLD favourite co-wash conditioners.

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Full name: Salon Selectives Daily Treatment Type S, Smooth & Straight

Product Ingredients

Water, Cetyl Alcohol, Cetrimonium Chloride, Fragrance, Polyquaternium 7, Dimethicone, Hydrolyzed Silk, Persea Gratissima (Avocado Oil), Vaccinum Myrtillus Fruit/Leaf Extract, Saccharum Officinarum (Sugar Cane) Extract (Sugar Cane), Acer Saccharum (Sugar Maple) Extract (Sugar Maple), Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Fruit Extract (Orange), Citrus Medica Limonum (Lemon) Fruit Extract (Lemon), Titanium Dioxide, Polyquaternium 28, Hydroxyethylcellulose, Methylchloroisothiazolinone, Methylisothiazolinone, Disodium EDTA

Product Details

Smooths & Tames Frizz for Super Straight Silky Hair

  • Smooth hair cuticle to help control frizzies
  • Silk protein and avocado oil leave hair silky, smooth and shiny
  • Perfect moisture balance for hydrated, smooth strands
  • Color Safe conditioner

My thoughts

  • It’s cheap.
  • It has avocado oil which is one of the oils absorbed by the hair. This is why I use it as a deep conditioner in addition to using it as a co-wash conditioner. I also sometimes use it very lightly as a leave-in.
  • It contains cetyl alcohol which is an ingredient that I love. Cetyl alcohol helps to moisturize hair and prevent frizziness,
  • It has great slip which improves with heat. When my hair is freshly clarified and I apply this conditioner, my hair turns to silk immediately.
  • It lasts a long time.

Things I don’t like

The bottle has a pump which becomes difficult to use when you get half way through the conditioner.

Conclusion

It’s a good cheapie co-wash conditioner that I love and even use on my daughters’ natural hair. NOT USING IT ANYMORE BECAUSE IT IS HARD TO FIND. (UPDATE 12TH MARCH 2015).

About the author
Dr Fomsky

Nigerian-born Dr Fomsky is a God-lover, a wife, a mom of three, a medical doctor by day. Plus she owns a Nigerian-based online hair product store called Sizzelle.
Dr Fomsky is very passionate about hair, skin and weight management. Since she's had her babies, she's been struggling to keep her weight and her tummy down!
At night, she likes to read books, write blog posts and leave comments on other blogs. She lives in Alberta, Canada and is also the author of Solving your relaxed hair breakage book .
DR FOMSKY'S HAIR TYPE: Relaxed hair, High porosity, Fine hair strands, low to moderate density
CURRENT HAIR LENGTH: Between shoulder and armpit length
FAVOURITE DEEP CONDITIONER: ??
LONG-TERM PLAN: Grow out the front and crown hair sections to match the length of the back and sides.

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7 Comments to Product review: Salon Selectives Smooth & Straight Conditioner

  1. lolade says:

    hmmmn…interesting! Sugar??? *grin*

    • Dr_fomsky says:

      I should find out the benefits of sugar for hair. I have read that caramel is good for hair though. Could sugar have similar benefits to caramel? Since caramel is derived from sugar? *thinking*.. hmm

  2. Tonkabelle says:

    Thanks for sharing Dr Fomsky never heard of it till now.

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