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Phytodefrisant Botanical Hair Relaxing Balm To Go


Phytodefrisant Botanical Hair Relaxing Balm To Go

What it is:A non-chemical straightening treatment.What it does:Achieve the perfect blow-out with this award-winning, heat-activated, sleek-making complex. The exclusive plant-based formula, rich in ferula, horseradish, and sage hydrates, softens and protects unruly hair prepping it for a smooth look.What it is formulated WITHOUT:- Parabens- Sulfates- Synthetic Fragrances- Synthetic Dyes- Petrochemicals- PhthalatesWhat else you need to know:Straightening effect is cumulative with continued use.
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Question
Does this work without a hairdryer?
I have fine hair. It doesn't really "frizz" but it's really unruly and freakishly curly sometimes. As in- curls going anywhere and everywhere. I use a straightener but it is taking its tole... and even the straightener doesn't fully straighten all the kinks out sometimes. I really want to avoid chemical straightening in the salon. But I would LOVE a product that can relax those curls so that they're at LEAST wavy- but uniform. Not curls going in every degree on a compass. HELP! And if this product doesn't- does anyone know one that does?
asked 5 years, 11 months ago
maybemolotov
(Albuquerque, NM)
on Phytodefrisant Botanical Hair Relaxing Balm To Go
9 answers
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answer 1
A hair stylist taught my daughter how to use a blow dryer and hair straightener to control her curls so the strands lie flat and sleek, the way she likes them. My daughter uses this product to protect her hair from heat. When the Sephora sales associate let me test it on my skin, the balm felt like glue. I could perceive how it would help protect hair from heat, coating the cuticle. When my daughter uses it, she always follows up with her Chi straightening iron. She is delighted with how healthy her hair is feeling in spite of its exposure to the heat.
answered 3 years, 8 months ago
sandg
(Mexico, NY)
answer 2
I think this product will work for you, but it does make your hair straighter with each application.
answered 3 years, 8 months ago
carameld1
(Champaign, IL)
answer 3
Does it straighten curly hair without heat-styling? no. But it does cut your blowdrying/iron time down by a lot and makes the end result much prettier. Plus I dont even have to use extra shine/styling products on the dry hair after I use this stuff. I use it even when I'm not gonna straighten my dry, curly hair because it still seems to make the hair silkier, shinier, and tames all my broken hairs/flyaways. Yup- it's that good.
answered 3 years, 8 months ago
lawbarbie
(ATL)
answer 4
This won't work without heat.
answered 3 years, 8 months ago
mslolabear
(Atlanta, GA)
answer 5
i have very curlyhair and and so far it helps all the heat stuff i do. Blow dry strait, all the bad stuff. I keep mine in the shower. I turn off the shower and wring out my hair with my hands and then start at the top and work down. once I get it on I brush threw with a wide tooth comb. I make sure it get my hair good and coverd and wring out excess water. I love it.
answered 4 years ago
kittymow
(Zionsville,IN)
answer 6
i have fine hair that does not like to have a uniform shape... ive found that if i use this and heat style itll protect my hair and help it be super straight but more often i use it and let my hair air dry and im left with super soft waves that i can twist into curls with my fingers even when my hair is dry. no stickness, no crunchiness. i love it!
answered 4 years ago
bbbecky
(concord, NH)
answer 7
I think this product needs heat to be activated. I would try Living Proof instead. They have both curly hair and straight hair formulations. This stuff did not work for me.
answered 4 years, 2 months ago
jazzdiva
(San Francisco area, CA)
answer 8
The back of the tube says that this product is heat activated so I dont think it will work without a hair dryer. In my personal experience with the product, I have left it on my hair and air-dryed and ive noticed that it feels softer and less tangled than normal but does not look straighter than normal until i blow dry. To help minimize the heat damage you can let your hair air dry until its barely damp and then blow dry your hair on a lower setting. I use the product in this manner and I get a very straight and smooth result-- even on my thickest roots that are not relaxed yet. I guess it all depends on the texture of your hair but I hope this helps.
answered 4 years, 3 months ago
Adel123
(Gaithersburg, MD)
answer 9
This product is heat activated and says so on the packaging. It sounds like it would be good for your hair issues, but you would have to blow dry.
answered 5 years, 6 months ago
dutchgirl2
(oakland, ca)
Question
Will this make my hair straighter over time?
I have naturlly curly hair- big curls, pretty thick hair- & I want more softer waves buy not permanently so when I wash my hair I'd like it to go back to how it normally is. So will this product let my hair go back to it's normal state or will it start to change it's style?
asked 4 years, 10 months ago
Anonymous
(Los Angeles, CA)
on Phytodefrisant Botanical Hair Relaxing Balm To Go
8 answers
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answer 1
Since this product is a non-chemical straightening treatment it lasts until you wash your hair and then it is gone. It will not permanently change your hair because it just coats each strand to achieve a straight style, but it does not permeate the hair to change the structure.
answered 3 years, 3 months ago
sephoraholic67
(Princeton, NJ)
answer 2
i do not have curly hair but it's wavy. this product definitely straightened my hair and allowed it to return to it's original state after a few washes. the product instructions do say that with continued use your hair will get straighter so maybe don't use it every time.
answered 3 years, 4 months ago
picklemom
(Lloyd Harbor, NY)
answer 3
I have been using it 2-3x a week for the past 3 weeks and my hair still gets wavy and curly when I let it dry naturally.
answered 3 years, 6 months ago
mahzeljoy
(Los Angeles)
answer 4
My daughter has the curly, frizzy, thick hair. She usually likes it to be sleek, but she gets many compliments when she just washes it and tosses it on top of her head in a "messy bun" with curls overflowing. She loves this product because it protects her hair from the heat of her Chi straightening iron. She has been using it several weeks and hasn't noticed any permanent results; each time she washes her hair, it is a curly "mess" again.
answered 3 years, 8 months ago
sandg
(Mexico, NY)
answer 5
today was the first day I went to curly and it was just fine!
answered 4 years ago
kittymow
(Zionsville,IN)
answer 6
ive found that it wont actually change your hair from curly to straight, it just makes it much softer and more pliable so that you have the option to do what you want to. if you wash your hair and dont use the product im sure it will be normal. in fact if you apply the serum and just let it air dry it gives your hair softness and shine but doesnt make it straight without heat styling
answered 4 years ago
bbbecky
(concord, NH)
answer 7
This product doesn't make hair straight over time.
answered 4 years, 2 months ago
alitag
(Worcester, PA)
answer 8
This product will not permanently straighten your hair over time. Realistically, I don't think this will straighten your hair even temporarily unless you're using a flat iron, but it will smooth out any frizz and keep the curls smooth.
answered 4 years, 9 months ago
AngieFernandez
(Redmond, WA)
Question
Can this product be used without blow-drying?
I understand this product is heat-activated. I have thick curly hair that I usually let go wild; I don't even own a blow drier or flat iron. Will I see any smoothing benefit without blow-drying?
asked 3 years, 3 months ago
lmabley
(Minneapolis, MN)
on Phytodefrisant Botanical Hair Relaxing Balm To Go
5 answers
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answer 1
Even without using heat this product gives your hair a soft touchable feel and seals the cuticles of your hair, thus no frizz.
answered 2 years, 8 months ago
cassandre
(Atlanta)
answer 2
I have wavy hair and I've used it as a styling cream. It made my waves, shiny, defined, and frizz-free.
answered 2 years, 8 months ago
bellag2107
(Tampa, FL)
answer 3
Yes, I use it without any heat and it helps my hair not be unmanageable.
answered 2 years, 9 months ago
execellent
(Springfield, MO)
answer 4
Yes you do not have to use a blow dryer for it to do its magic! I put it on my hair before I go to bed, wrap it, and when I get up in the morning I just go - no frizz, soft subtle hair, bounce and moisturized.
answered 2 years, 10 months ago
sdennisem
(Phoenix, AZ)
answer 5
Although I have used it while I "air dryed" my hair, using a blow dryer will give you the ulimate results. My hair is naturally wavy and it did relax the waves a little, when I air dried it. But, I wouldn't leave the house looking like that. :) If you're serious about buying this product, get yourself a blowdryer as well. You're going to be surprised how easy it is to use and get the effect you want.
answered 2 years, 11 months ago
ANivia
(Jacksonville, NC)
Question
Can this product be used on hair that has been relaxed with the phytorelaxer but is still not quite straight?
asked 4 years, 11 months ago
Anonymous
(Boston,MA)
on Phytodefrisant Botanical Hair Relaxing Balm To Go
3 answers
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answer 1
Yes this product can be used with any relaxer, it relaxes your roots to extend your relaxer without any additional harsh chemicals.
answered 2 years, 8 months ago
cassandre
(Atlanta)
answer 2
This works temporarily to straighten the hair that is underprocessed after using the Phytorelaxer. My hair was extremely underprocessed after using Phytorelaxer Index 1 for the reccomended time so wont ever be using it again. The Phytodefrisant balm can straighten your roots after you wash but the effect won't last very long and depends on your exposure to humidity and moisture. You'll probably start to frizz up before your next wash. This balm is good as a temporary measure between relaxers but I would reccomend going to a stylist for your next relaxer to correct the underprocessed hair or you might end up with breakage.
answered 4 years, 3 months ago
Adel123
(Gaithersburg, MD)
answer 3
Works great with a relaxer.
answered 4 years, 11 months ago
tash7
(jacksonville, FL)
Question
can i use this on my hair?
i am indian and my hair is wavy but i want it to be straight
will this product damage my hair if i use it?
and am i supposed to use it after i take a shower?
asked 3 years, 4 months ago
Anonymous
on Phytodefrisant Botanical Hair Relaxing Balm To Go
2 answers
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answer 1
I don't see how you could damage your hair with this. it says to apply on damp hair, comb through, and then reapply so I guess you would need to at least have damp hair.
answered 2 years, 9 months ago
uklover
(Waldoboro, ME)
answer 2
Yes it will work. After shower, towel dry hair, dab balm on hair, blow dry, brush dry, or air dry. I live in Arizona, so air dry is still close to blow drying your hair. Balm keeps my hair from frizzing up and looking like tumble weed by high noon! You will love this product.
answered 2 years, 10 months ago
sdennisem
(Phoenix, AZ)
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