Shea Moisture must-tries?

Hi gang,

I'm intrigued by Shea Moisture and am wondering what products you would consider a "must try".

I'm particularly curious about leave-in conditioners. But the PJ in my wants to know about everything!!
|| 3b; normal porosity; fine/normal texture || CG since Feb 2010 || SD/dandruff prone

Current Routine BAQ henna 1/month Leave-in OH Hair Dew Cheapie Conditioner Tresemme Naturals Moisturizing
Old Stand-bys extra-virgin coconut oil Protein AO GPB; Moisture AO HR Style AOMMJ Kept for troubleshooting.
Waiting to try extra-wide curlformers SD treatment H&S Clinical Strength

I liked the shine and moisture spray. It smells really good too

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I wud highly recommend the smoothie as well as the shine spray


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Hair type-3A/B fine ,dense,normal porosity..
LOW POO : SM Moisture Retention,TBS Rainforest Moisture shampoo
NO POO-DevaCurl No poo
COWASH-Suave coconut,Tressemme Naturals Nourishing Moisture,Vo5 kiwi Lime
RO -DevaCurl One Condish,Shea moisture condish,Matrix Biolage CB
LI- AO GVP protein balancing condish,SM thickening Yucca growth milk,SM Shea Butter Leave in
Stylers - SM smoothie,Aveda Flaxseed Aloe Gel,Eco Styler (Protein and Olive oil),Deva Arc Angel
I love the coconut and hibiscus line, the curl enhancing smoothie is my fave I also like to use the curling souffle under my gel to avoid all of the crunchiness. With the souffle a lot of people complain about the texture of it and say it's sticky, not taking into mind that it had agave nectar in it so that's where a little stickiness may comei n duhhhhh!!! lol.

I've started using the yucca and baobab line not long ago and I like the conditioner and the growth milk so far. With that line most people complain about the smell, but I actually like it.

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How is this line compared to Deva? I know price wise it is mid range compared to regular drugstore products and Deva.
I love both..Deva has more protein and glycerin in it.so if u are either protein or glycerin sensitive u won't b able to get gr8 results with them.The Shea moisture products are more moisturising n has tonnes of oils in it.. U can either use them as sealers , moisturisers or curl enhancers..they don't have enough hold to be used alone as a styler.. Hope dis helps!


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Hair type-3A/B fine ,dense,normal porosity..
LOW POO : SM Moisture Retention,TBS Rainforest Moisture shampoo
NO POO-DevaCurl No poo
COWASH-Suave coconut,Tressemme Naturals Nourishing Moisture,Vo5 kiwi Lime
RO -DevaCurl One Condish,Shea moisture condish,Matrix Biolage CB
LI- AO GVP protein balancing condish,SM thickening Yucca growth milk,SM Shea Butter Leave in
Stylers - SM smoothie,Aveda Flaxseed Aloe Gel,Eco Styler (Protein and Olive oil),Deva Arc Angel
Went to my corner CVS today and although they had a limited selection they were buy 1 get 1 half-price. I got the Coconut Hibiscus Styling Milk and the Smoothie.

I'm psyched to try this brand because it's organic and it's CG and NO propylene glycol in any of its products. The itch PG gave me two years ago has kept me farrrrr away from anything other than all-natural stuff, but I think I'm finally opening up to brands other than Aubrey Organics. Tresemme Naturals is also on my radar now...

Keep the recs coming!
|| 3b; normal porosity; fine/normal texture || CG since Feb 2010 || SD/dandruff prone

Current Routine BAQ henna 1/month Leave-in OH Hair Dew Cheapie Conditioner Tresemme Naturals Moisturizing
Old Stand-bys extra-virgin coconut oil Protein AO GPB; Moisture AO HR Style AOMMJ Kept for troubleshooting.
Waiting to try extra-wide curlformers SD treatment H&S Clinical Strength


Last edited by poemaXX; 09-29-2012 at 01:46 PM.
I've been using the SM Milk and Smoothie with a bit of my AO B5 Gel on top this week and my hair has never been so moisturized! Whoa. It's so shiny and soft. Unreal.

Thanks, folks!
|| 3b; normal porosity; fine/normal texture || CG since Feb 2010 || SD/dandruff prone

Current Routine BAQ henna 1/month Leave-in OH Hair Dew Cheapie Conditioner Tresemme Naturals Moisturizing
Old Stand-bys extra-virgin coconut oil Protein AO GPB; Moisture AO HR Style AOMMJ Kept for troubleshooting.
Waiting to try extra-wide curlformers SD treatment H&S Clinical Strength

The smoothie is really nice and the shampoos are fabulous! I personally like Shea Moisture waaaayyyy better than Deva, the prices and availability are better too, as well as the scents in my opinion.
2a/b
medium/thick
high porosity (from coloring)

Shampoo: Mop Top Gentle Shampoo
Co-wash: Chistophe Robin Lemon Cleansing Cream
RO: CJ strengthening, Kenra moisturizing
LI: Jessicurl Aloeba
DT: CJ rehab, Christophe Robin Prickly Pear Mask
PT: SS protein treatment, Ouidad 12 minute
Stylers: Jessicurl RR, SS Firm Hold Gel
Oils: caudalie, sweet almond
I've started using the yucca and baobab line not long ago and I like the conditioner and the growth milk so far. With that line most people complain about the smell, but I actually like it.
Originally Posted by fefe912
+1 ... I alternate this line with my AG and TN. The scent reminds ne of gardenia: very pretty, but could be overwhelming if you're sensitive to smells.
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2c/3a, BSL, medium, low porosity
Low-poo: Bobeam and CV poo bars; Acure Argan Oil & Stem Cell
Conditioner: Acure Argan Oil & Stem Cell; Desert Essence Shea
Stylers: Sweet Curls Elixir Curl Cream; SM CES
PT: BASK Whiskey Soak

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