Samantha, you don't have to worry about bashing! I feel that way about the Deva line... I've never tried it but looking at the ingredients it really doesn't seem all that special. But it's soooooo much money! You can get similar or better products for so much cheaper! Not bashing the brand either, just sayin.

Yes, it absolutely does save your wallet to research products and ingredients and make purchases based on informed decisions.
fine - normal porosity*?- medium density - normal elasticity. Hard water. SoCal.
*Used to be low-porosity, but I lightened my hair 1-2 shades, so I may be normal-porosity now.

New climate! Current favorites:
Low-poo: CJ Gentle Cleansing Shampoo, Giovanni SaS
RO: V05 Kiwi Lime
Styler: UFD CM (old formula), FSG + CNPF
PT: CJ Repair Me, IAgirl's gelatine

Experimenting with: JC Confident Coils, JC Rockin Ringlets, CJ CIAB, gelatin gel

iherb discount code: CFN646