In the interest of full disclosure, I’ll tell you right off that I have really bad hair. My hair is fine and limp, but has just enough curl to frizz and stick out in any which direction. I wash it every morning and often wash it at night. The reason I wash it every morning is because however my hair gets mashed while I’m sleeping, that’s the way it’s going to stay til it gets washed. No amount of wetting or coaxing or curling or flat ironing makes a difference.
When I’m outside so much on these hot Texas days, a good hair washing before bed time is sometimes necessary.
Between the frequent washing and the sun and the wind, my hair needs a lot of conditioning. Summer is rough on our hair. Swimming, chlorine, sun, wind, hot, humid temps and some of us want to look our best in the summer and do a bit of extra coloring during this time of the year.
Since I already use and love Dove products, including their shampoo and conditioner, I was happy for the chance to try out the new Advanced Conditioner. There are two formulas for the Daily Conditioner and the one I received is the Intensive Repair Daily Conditioner. I love it! I’ve used it every morning for about two weeks now and my hair feels so clean, never feeling like there’s any conditioner residue. I don’t like one bit of oily or greasy feel in my hair and this conditioner leaves no greasy feeling at all. My hair seems smooth and maybe there’s less frizz. Actually, since there’s so little humidity here, I can’t say for sure about the frizz. When I’m back in Louisiana, that will be when I can do the “frizz test”.
According to Dove’s website, the Intensive Repair Daily Conditioner is a thick, rich formula which provides a luxurious treatment to restore softness and smoothness. That’s exactly what it does. Just as using a good, quality body lotion does great improvement for our skin, using a good, quality conditioner can make a big improvement in dry and rough hair.
Because I like the conditioner so much, I bought the other formula too. It’s the Nourishing Oil Care Daily Conditioner and the website says it’s a dual phase treatment. The gold stripe contains weightless nutri-oils to deeply nourish without a greasy feel and the white stripe contains conditioners that seal the cuticles and smooth frizz. The “frizz” is what got me. I haven’t tried this formula yet but I have it and I’m ready to use it as soon as I finish the other one. It sounds interesting but I want to finish the first tube before starting the second tube.
I have tried much more expensive conditioners and I’m actually happier with the Dove Intensive Care Daily Conditioner.
More info on the product can be found at Dove’s website.
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