NEW Shea Moisture Hair Care Products!

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I understand the frustration about Shea Moisture not having their website up and running, but to their credit, they are producing quality products and are communicating several times daily with their customers. That level of communication isn't done on a website.

Many times a manufacturer will tell you how to use a product and when it doesn't work that way for you, frustration sets in and it is thought the product isn't for you. As for how the products can be used, I like how they leave that up to the consumer. Everyone's hair is different. What may work well as a rinse out on your hair, may work better as a leave in on mine. Use the products as they work best for you.

texture - medium/fine, porosity - low/normal, elasticity - normal
co-wash - NaturelleGrow Coconut Water or Marshmallow Root, Slippery Elm Bark & Blue Malva Cleansing Conditioners
LI - KCKT mixed w/ SM C & H Curl & Style Milk
DC - NG Mango & Coconut H2O or Chamomile/Brdck Root
Gel - SM souffle (winter), KCCC (summer) or CR Naturals Aloe Whipped Butter Gel (year round)
Sealers - Virgin Coconut Oil, Avocado butter, Aloe butter
Ayurvedic treatments - Jamila Henna, Sukesh, Aloe Vera Powder, Hibiscus Powder
.




This thread is teasing me. A because I'm afraid to use most of these products (protein) and B because my Target doesn't even have them lol

I'm thinking that I might be able to use some of the stylers though especially if I stay in too of deep conditioning and get a rich leave-in.
For me, it's not so much that website is not up, but that they have given too much hope about when it will be. Since before December they have been telling us "the website will be up in a few weeks." Why the lie? If its gonna take months say that. If they don't know, they can say that too. It's huge pet peeve of mine.



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I find it most frustrating that these wonderful products do not give more specific information about their use, and that the company has a facebook page but not a website...seems kind of a poor choice of priorities. It IS confusing as to what their various styling/conditioning products are supposed to be used for.
Originally Posted by Myrna
I'm totally with you on that. I don't know if it's just me, but I HATE Facebook. I neglect mine entirely as it is, and it's one thing for a business to have a Facebook page as a side project, but Facebook is NOT a replacement for a professional website!! Not everybody wants to deal with the now downright impossible to navigate Facebook just to learn how to use a product. Ok, rant over.
Originally Posted by seamelody14
Impossible to navigate, really?
If they're aren't going to sell products on their website, than a fb page is all the same to me.
I find it most frustrating that these wonderful products do not give more specific information about their use, and that the company has a facebook page but not a website...seems kind of a poor choice of priorities. It IS confusing as to what their various styling/conditioning products are supposed to be used for.
Originally Posted by Myrna
I'm totally with you on that. I don't know if it's just me, but I HATE Facebook. I neglect mine entirely as it is, and it's one thing for a business to have a Facebook page as a side project, but Facebook is NOT a replacement for a professional website!! Not everybody wants to deal with the now downright impossible to navigate Facebook just to learn how to use a product. Ok, rant over.
Originally Posted by seamelody14
Impossible to navigate, really?
If they're aren't going to sell products on their website, than a fb page is all the same to me.
Originally Posted by Jessiebanana
It is, for people who don't use it

I'm totally with you on that. I don't know if it's just me, but I HATE Facebook. I neglect mine entirely as it is, and it's one thing for a business to have a Facebook page as a side project, but Facebook is NOT a replacement for a professional website!! Not everybody wants to deal with the now downright impossible to navigate Facebook just to learn how to use a product. Ok, rant over.
Originally Posted by seamelody14
Impossible to navigate, really?
If they're aren't going to sell products on their website, than a fb page is all the same to me.
Originally Posted by Jessiebanana
It is, for people who don't use it
Originally Posted by SpiralSpunk
Yup, the last time I actually actively used Facebook was 3+ years ago. It's confusing and I'm not going to create an account and learn how to use it just to check out a product line.
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
Join Date: May 2012
Posts: 939
Uh huh not wanting to create a profile is one thing, fair enough, but I don't see the difficulty in going to a link and reading a post. Click comment to comment or write something on their wall. That's it.
But it's not like a website, where you can simply browse through the products. Maybe I'm just Facebook inept (actually I know I am, lol) but I find it difficult to look for specific information. Just my opinion, not a Facebook fan. To each their own
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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 just washed my hair with the Curl and Shine Shampoo, smoothed the shea conditioner and curl smoothie into my hair, then scrunched in the souffle. My hair is still drying but I'll report back as to how it all works together!

UPDATE: My hair dried very curly and bouncy...my hair is shoulder-length and it somehow feels lighter than it usually does. My curls are defined but not crunchy, which is unheard of for me! The only negative is that I still get frizz in the canopy of my hair (99% of the case I get this). I used a little product to smooth the frizz near my roots, though, and it's fine.
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Last edited by joseybird; 01-29-2013 at 09:18 AM. Reason: Update
They are also releasing hair color. The packaging is so nice, love the art.

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I have spotted the new hair color here in Tallahassee, it's in the regular hair color aisle. But only the red color was there, so I guess the others sold out. I'm waiting for my $10 off Shea Moisture coupon to arrive before I buy the jet black hair color.



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Whoever sees the new hair color, please take a picture of the ingredients and post it. Thanks.
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texture - medium/fine, porosity - low/normal, elasticity - normal
co-wash - NaturelleGrow Coconut Water or Marshmallow Root, Slippery Elm Bark & Blue Malva Cleansing Conditioners
LI - KCKT mixed w/ SM C & H Curl & Style Milk
DC - NG Mango & Coconut H2O or Chamomile/Brdck Root
Gel - SM souffle (winter), KCCC (summer) or CR Naturals Aloe Whipped Butter Gel (year round)
Sealers - Virgin Coconut Oil, Avocado butter, Aloe butter
Ayurvedic treatments - Jamila Henna, Sukesh, Aloe Vera Powder, Hibiscus Powder
.




Whoever sees the new hair color, please take a picture of the ingredients and post it. Thanks.
Originally Posted by juanab
+1!
3a/3b/3c, thin/fine, low porosity

Shampoos: Oyin Honey Wash, Bobeam Rootz Shampoo Bar
Conditioner: SheaMoisture Restorative Conditioner
Deep Treatment: SheaMoisture Deep Treatment Masque
Leave-In: Kinky-Curly Knot Today
Styler: Kinky-Curly Curling Custard
Refresher: Kinky-Curly Spiral Spritz
Hair color ingredientsNEW Shea Moisture Hair Care Products!-imageuploadedbycurltalk1360019378.837860.jpg

texture - medium/fine, porosity - low/normal, elasticity - normal
co-wash - NaturelleGrow Coconut Water or Marshmallow Root, Slippery Elm Bark & Blue Malva Cleansing Conditioners
LI - KCKT mixed w/ SM C & H Curl & Style Milk
DC - NG Mango & Coconut H2O or Chamomile/Brdck Root
Gel - SM souffle (winter), KCCC (summer) or CR Naturals Aloe Whipped Butter Gel (year round)
Sealers - Virgin Coconut Oil, Avocado butter, Aloe butter
Ayurvedic treatments - Jamila Henna, Sukesh, Aloe Vera Powder, Hibiscus Powder
.




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3a/3b/3c, thin/fine, low porosity

Shampoos: Oyin Honey Wash, Bobeam Rootz Shampoo Bar
Conditioner: SheaMoisture Restorative Conditioner
Deep Treatment: SheaMoisture Deep Treatment Masque
Leave-In: Kinky-Curly Knot Today
Styler: Kinky-Curly Curling Custard
Refresher: Kinky-Curly Spiral Spritz
Can't really see
Originally Posted by lurvelieplum
Sorry, it is a copy of another picture.

texture - medium/fine, porosity - low/normal, elasticity - normal
co-wash - NaturelleGrow Coconut Water or Marshmallow Root, Slippery Elm Bark & Blue Malva Cleansing Conditioners
LI - KCKT mixed w/ SM C & H Curl & Style Milk
DC - NG Mango & Coconut H2O or Chamomile/Brdck Root
Gel - SM souffle (winter), KCCC (summer) or CR Naturals Aloe Whipped Butter Gel (year round)
Sealers - Virgin Coconut Oil, Avocado butter, Aloe butter
Ayurvedic treatments - Jamila Henna, Sukesh, Aloe Vera Powder, Hibiscus Powder
.




Radiant Color Creme Ingredients:
Water,cetearyl alcohol, ethanolamine, cetyl alcohol, glycerin, ceresin, ethoxydiglycol, oleic acid, crambe abysinnica seed oil, linseed oil, rice flour, xanthan gum, fragrance, shea butter, erythorbic acid, sodium sulfite, disodium edta, sodium hydroxide, tocopheryl acetate, rice extract, marticaria flower extract, comfrey extract, acai extract, algae extract, pomegranate extract, wild yam root extract, levithin, 1-hydroxyethyl-4,5-diaminopyrazole sulfate, 4-amino-2-hydroxytoluene,5-amino-6-chloro-0-cresol,m-aminophenol


Whew, might as well not be English. I was gonna try this product but I might wait to see how well it works for others. I've tried to color my hair before and it hasn't come out the way I'd like.
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Last edited by Tjanee; 02-06-2013 at 12:09 PM.
Radiant Developer Creme Ingredients:
Water, hydrogen peroxide, emulsifying wax, cetearyl glucoside, sorbitan olivate, panthenol, dimethicone, hydrogenated soy polyglycerides, c15-23 alkane, lecithin, tetrasodium edta, etidronic acid, acrylates/steareth-20 itaconate copolymer, tetrasodium pyrophosphate, phosphoric acid



Currently Using:
SM Organic Raw Shea Butter and Argan Oil Hair Repair and Transition Kit

Last edited by Tjanee; 02-06-2013 at 12:08 PM.
Radiant Color Creme Ingredients:
Water,cetearyl alcohol, ethanolamine, cetyl alcohol, glycerin, ceresin, ethoxydiglycol, oleic acid, crambe abysinnica seed oil, linseed oil, rice flour, xanthan gum, fragrance, shea butter, erythorbic acid, sodium sulfite, disodium edta, sodium hydroxide, tocopheryl acetate, rice extract, marticaria flower extract, comfrey extract, acai extract, algae extract, pomegranate extract, wild yam root extract, levithin, 1-hydroxyethyl-4,5-diaminopyrazole sulfate, 4-amino-2-hydroxytoluene,5-amino-6-chloro-0-cresol,m-aminophenol


Whew, might as well not be English. I was gonna try this product but I might wait to see how well it works for others. I've tried to color my hair before and it hasn't come out the way I'd like.
Originally Posted by Tjanee
One thing it doesn't appear to have is PPD, which is a good +1 to me. I'll double check the black one if I buy it. I did say I'd take a chemical hair color break.
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I just had to share this! My daughter used the new co-wash, conditioner and the mousse. This is her twist out.
NEW Shea Moisture Hair Care Products!-imageuploadedbycurltalk1360260133.309882.jpg
NEW Shea Moisture Hair Care Products!-imageuploadedbycurltalk1360260142.693611.jpg
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texture - medium/fine, porosity - low/normal, elasticity - normal
co-wash - NaturelleGrow Coconut Water or Marshmallow Root, Slippery Elm Bark & Blue Malva Cleansing Conditioners
LI - KCKT mixed w/ SM C & H Curl & Style Milk
DC - NG Mango & Coconut H2O or Chamomile/Brdck Root
Gel - SM souffle (winter), KCCC (summer) or CR Naturals Aloe Whipped Butter Gel (year round)
Sealers - Virgin Coconut Oil, Avocado butter, Aloe butter
Ayurvedic treatments - Jamila Henna, Sukesh, Aloe Vera Powder, Hibiscus Powder
.




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