So, I owe you a slew of product reviews… I’ll start with one of my new favorite shampoos.
Product Description: This creamy, sulfate-free cleanser is gentle enough to use daily and is super moisturizing. Great cleanser for chemically altered and color-treated hair.
Gentle enough to use daily and moisturizing enough to use alone!
Curlicious Curls Cleansing Cream cleanser gently cleanses your curls and hydrates and conditions the hair all in one step. Infused with carrot seed oil, horse chestnut, sage leaf and Arnica montana flower extract.
Ingredients: Water, Sodium Cocyl Isethionate, Sodium Methyl Cocoyl Taurate, Cocamidopropyl Betaine, Steric Acid, Glycerin, Behentrimonium Methosulfate, Cetearyl Alcohol, Polyquaternium-7, Fragrance, Silk Amino Acids, Panthenol, Certified Organic Daucus Carota Sativa (carrot) seed oil, Certified Organic Arnica Montana Flower Extract, Certified Organic Aesculus Hipocastanum (Horse Chestnut) extract, Certified Organic Salvia Officinalis (sage) leaf extract, , Acrylates/C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer, Potassium Sorbate, Phenoxyethanol, Caprylyl Glycol, Caramel.
My Experience: I’ve tried many ‘cleansing’ creams and to say that I’ve been less than impressed is an understatement. They usually go on rough, suds too much or too little and sadly, I find that many leave me feeling gunky and oily or just the opposite, totally stripped. This was the first cleansing cream that actually did what the product label claims. First of all, it’s slippery (yeah forBehentrimonium Methosulfate) and any shampoo that helps to kick off the detangling process is a winner in my book. It removed build-up from my gel with a low-lather and upon rinsing, left my hair feeling clean, soft, moisturized and a bit detangled! I highly recommend this one. The price? A little steep for my taste, but the quality is obviously there. I received the poo from NaturallyCurly.com. While I’m absolutely over the moon, I can’t tell you that I’d purchase it. I’d love to find an equivalent product on the ground… and for much cheaper, lol. I wonder if the Curls for Target Curls Creamy Cleansing Cream performs similarly?
Bottom Line: If you’re in the market for an effective yet gentle cleanser that adds moisture and aids in detangling, then this one’s for you! Oh, and the vanilla fragrance is divine. Two thumbs up!
so tardy, but candace the owner of curls says the target line is a different formulation. she didn't get into specifics, though.
Hmmm, hadn't tried the target brand, but I bought the adult and child's version from the website years ago. I just started using on my daughter recently and it leaves her hair so soft and smooth! I stopped using the adult version for some reason (PJ), but will start back using it because it always worked good on my hair.
Have you tried the Jessicurl cleansing cream?
It works really good. I love it.
I use the Curls Ecstasy Hair Tea Conditioner as a DC and have gotten fabulous results. It is somewhat steep $21 for 14 oz. but so worth the price.
I bought the Curls shampoo at Target. I don't like it at all. My hair felt hard and dry. Maybe I will try it a second time.
I didn't realize that there was a difference in the Curls for Target and the Curls i would buy at a salon store! Are they different formulas? I'm looking this up. [BTW, I have tried both coconut conditioners (target and salon purchased) and the target one was as awesome as the salon purchase bottle. But at half the price. I paid 15.99 for the salon purchase and 8 for the target purchase.] I love this curling cleanser. I've been trying out different brands for cleansing (Herbal Essence HH, Aubrey Organics) and the curls was the best.
I like the Target Curls shampoo as well. I have used it 2 weeks in a row & had great results. (Full disclosure: I used Kimmaytube's buffer method & put conditioner in my hair before I washed the shampoo out.)
The irony is that I tried the Curls sample pack 2 years ago when I first BC'd & hated it. Not sure if the Target formulation is better for me or if the buffering really helps. Either way. I loves it (even though it costs 9.99)!
At this time, I am slightly impressed with the Target Curls Cleanser. Mostly impressed because it did not leave my 4a/4b hair tangled and hard. After this week or a few additional washes, I will probably know exactly how I feel about the Curls Target brand cleanser