JC Nourish and Shine

WOW do I love Jane Carter's N&S!!! Thanks to Kitarra who mentioned she uses this stuff. It's all natural which is a huge plus!! I've been searching for something to use when my hair is dry to scrunch out the crunch and give it some shine and hold and this stuff is exactly what I was looking for. I used it over BRHG when it was wet and dry and was able to have a pretty good 2nd day! I'm hoping to get 3 days we'll see, I'm putting this new experiment on my Fotki.

The other plus is it can be used on your body as well, so when I use it I don't have to rinse it out I just work the rest of it into my hands! Just be careful if you order it on-line and it's hot that you don't open it (like I did) cuz mine was melted I had to put it in the fridge for a couple hrs. to firm it up but now it's perfect
Discovered CG 2007

2C Fia BSL/Thick/Med-Coarse/Low(crown)-Normal Porosity Protein and Oil Sensitive

Link-Spritz & Condish Washing

I'm aCurlJunkieJunky

My hair LOVES Coconut DESPISES Soap Bars


CJRehab or H&B Fix, Deva NO POO, EO Rose & Cham POO & Condish, CJ CurlFix, CJ Pattern Pusha, CJ CIAB, SS FHG, KCCC, BRHG, AG Mousse Gel, ACV Rinses,Shikakai Conditioning Hair Rinse.
Glad you like it !! This is a favourite of many here. I also use it to scrunch out the crunch. It was also a big help to my unbelievably dry and cracked cuticles all winter!
Type: 3a fine & dense,with normal porosity, terrible product junkie
ROUTINE: LI, enhancer, gel, plop with Curlease towel, serum product (either CIAB or Gel-les'c), clip & diffuse.
Too many favourite products to list ... I finally have my routine that works and alot of products to choose from. My product stash is huge, but well loved !!!
I'm on my second tub of N&S. I began by using it sparingly on dry hair and still do that. But I also use it on wet hair.
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My FOTKI - http://whatsnew.fotki.com/suburbanbushbabe/


Playing with my hair is a hobby. Fluffy, fine natural 4a. Goal= Healthy, beautiful hair that retains its length.
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Hear that crash? It's me falling off the CG wagon.
I keep eyeing this at Whole Foods. I may have to give in to the PJ urge!! I have been SOTC with Set it Free, and I don't like it at all. I could use a little extra shine!
2c/3a (I think!), thick and dry

Currently loving AOHR and Pink Boots!
Oh I desperately wanted Set it Free to work for me on dry hair!! I loved the smell but that was about it!! I would use it on wet hoping that it would do something but never noticed a diff whether I used it or not. Finally I realized the combo of the Deva Arc Angel and set it free were giving me a real ITCHY scalp.
Discovered CG 2007

2C Fia BSL/Thick/Med-Coarse/Low(crown)-Normal Porosity Protein and Oil Sensitive

Link-Spritz & Condish Washing

I'm aCurlJunkieJunky

My hair LOVES Coconut DESPISES Soap Bars


CJRehab or H&B Fix, Deva NO POO, EO Rose & Cham POO & Condish, CJ CurlFix, CJ Pattern Pusha, CJ CIAB, SS FHG, KCCC, BRHG, AG Mousse Gel, ACV Rinses,Shikakai Conditioning Hair Rinse.
For the LOVE of everything holy... why didn't anyone tell me about the magic of Nourish & Shine sooner?!?!?!

My hair normally laughs at butters because it's fine but it gobbled this right up and left my curls SOFT to the touch, no more crunchy/dryness anymore. I'm a JS N&S head now!


Just make sure to not overdo it, otherwise it makes your hair look greasy and dirty.
I forget to use it...thanks for reminding me. My hair and hands could benefit from this right now.
I once put some in a smaller container to carry with me. I left it in my car. It was summer time in Texas...muy caliente. I opened it and ouch!!! It was almost boiling hot and it was in liquid form and got all over my pants! ack! So, just be extra careful with it.
That's right, I said it! I wear scrunchies!!

I am a sulfate washing, cone slabbing, curly lovin' s.o.b. The CG police haven't caught me yet.


3a/3b
I love it as well, it's especially great for SOTC.
Medium texture, normal-high porosity, wavy-curly 2c to 3a-ish hair that is MOISTURE HUNGRY!!!
Currently recovering from a protein hair crisis. My hair hates protein, apparently.

SOTC?

I love it as well, it's especially great for SOTC.
Originally Posted by finch
SOTC?

I love it as well, it's especially great for SOTC.
Originally Posted by finch
Originally Posted by DiscoveringMeAgain
Scrunching Out The Crunch
http://public.fotki.com/msgiblet/ - pw: gibber -- Pics Added 7/10/11
Fine, Thick, Normal Porosity, Normal Elasticity

Countess Balashi of Divi Beach in the Order of the Curly Crusaders

If I'm Going To Have A Bad Hair Day, It Might As Well Be In Aruba!

I put some on my feet today, can't for the life of me get it right in my hair!
3b in South Australia.
You only use a teeny tiny itsy bitsy bit, like the size of half a pea. Seriously.

I use more when I want to do a deep treatment, like I did last night. But be prepared, if you do a deep treatment with it, your hair will look really greasy, so don't plan on going out anywhere. LOL.
Medium texture, normal-high porosity, wavy-curly 2c to 3a-ish hair that is MOISTURE HUNGRY!!!
Currently recovering from a protein hair crisis. My hair hates protein, apparently.

I'm interested in trying this. I just tried KCCC, which is nice but leaves me with flyaways.

But I'm a little suspicious about using any hair butter on my fine, 3A hair. Recently, I tried DM cocoa hemp buttercream, but it was WAY too heavy for my hair, which turned oily and wilted.

Is JC N&S really diffferent from DM CHB? Also, has anyone tried JC HNC (hair nourishing cream)? I read it described as a "lighter, creamy" version of N&S.

The ingredient lists for all three products are as follows:

JC Nourish and Shine. Ingredients : Shea butter, Kokum butter, Illippe butter, Mango butter, Vitamins A, D, & E, pear and grapefruit essential oils.

JC Hair Nourishing Cream. Ingredients : Purified Water, Shea Butter, Kokum Butter, Illippe Butter, Mango Butter, Vtamins A, D, & E Orange, Grapefruit, Palmarosa, Cedarwood, Geranium, Ylang Ylang, Geranium, Bergamot, Rosemary Essential Oils, Jojoba, Glycerin, Polysorbate 80, Acrylates/C10-30 Alkyl acrylate Crosspolymer, Phenoxyethanol, Potassium Sorbate, Sorbic Acid.

Donna Marie Cocoa Hemp Hair Butter. Ingredients: Deionized water, Organic Aloe Barbadensis (aloe vera) Leaf Juice,Cannabis Sativa (Hemp Seed Oil), Elaeis guineensis(Palm Oil),Glycine soja (Soybean Oil), Gossypium (Cottonseed Oil) Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea Butter), Prunus dulcis (Almond) Oil, Emulsifying wax NF, glycerin, Palm stearic acid, Theobroma cacao (organic cocoa butter), Citric acid, Tocopherol (vitamin e), silver citrate, Hibiscus rosa sinensis linn (Hibiscus) flower extract, Equisetum arvense (horsetail extract), honey, Urtica dioica (nettle) extract potassium sorbate, silver citrate, citric acid and Fragrance
Just want to be sure before spending $22 on something new...
hair type: 2B/3A
low poo: Elucence moisture; Elucence clarifying (after swimming)
condish: CJ smoothing; CJ argan; CJ repair me; CJ curl rehab; CJ strengthening (summer only)
winter/spring styling: CJ Beauticurls leave-in + Curly Kinks coil jam + Ouidad mongongo oil; or CJ leave-in + SpiralSolutions CEJ & FHG
summer/fall styling: CJ CCCC lite + CJ Curl Queen
http://members.fotki.com/melaniesusan/ pw = 3ahair
I'm interested in trying this. I just tried KCCC, which is nice but leaves me with flyaways.

But I'm a little suspicious about using any hair butter on my fine, 3A hair. Recently, I tried DM cocoa hemp buttercream, but it was WAY too heavy for my hair, which turned oily and wilted.

Is JC N&S really diffferent from DM CHB? Also, has anyone tried JC HNC (hair nourishing cream)? I read it described as a "lighter, creamy" version of N&S.

The ingredient lists for all three products are as follows:

JC Nourish and Shine. Ingredients : Shea butter, Kokum butter, Illippe butter, Mango butter, Vitamins A, D, & E, pear and grapefruit essential oils.

JC Hair Nourishing Cream. Ingredients : Purified Water, Shea Butter, Kokum Butter, Illippe Butter, Mango Butter, Vtamins A, D, & E Orange, Grapefruit, Palmarosa, Cedarwood, Geranium, Ylang Ylang, Geranium, Bergamot, Rosemary Essential Oils, Jojoba, Glycerin, Polysorbate 80, Acrylates/C10-30 Alkyl acrylate Crosspolymer, Phenoxyethanol, Potassium Sorbate, Sorbic Acid.

Donna Marie Cocoa Hemp Hair Butter. Ingredients: Deionized water, Organic Aloe Barbadensis (aloe vera) Leaf Juice,Cannabis Sativa (Hemp Seed Oil), Elaeis guineensis(Palm Oil),Glycine soja (Soybean Oil), Gossypium (Cottonseed Oil) Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea Butter), Prunus dulcis (Almond) Oil, Emulsifying wax NF, glycerin, Palm stearic acid, Theobroma cacao (organic cocoa butter), Citric acid, Tocopherol (vitamin e), silver citrate, Hibiscus rosa sinensis linn (Hibiscus) flower extract, Equisetum arvense (horsetail extract), honey, Urtica dioica (nettle) extract potassium sorbate, silver citrate, citric acid and Fragrance
Just want to be sure before spending $22 on something new...
Originally Posted by melaniesusan
This probably won't help much, but I've been using a little BRHG on top of the KCCC (before drying) and I end up with no flyaways. Works for me because I don't always have good luck with butters or creams once my hair is dry.
http://public.fotki.com/msgiblet/ - pw: gibber -- Pics Added 7/10/11
Fine, Thick, Normal Porosity, Normal Elasticity

Countess Balashi of Divi Beach in the Order of the Curly Crusaders

If I'm Going To Have A Bad Hair Day, It Might As Well Be In Aruba!

I'm interested in trying this. I just tried KCCC, which is nice but leaves me with flyaways.

But I'm a little suspicious about using any hair butter on my fine, 3A hair. Recently, I tried DM cocoa hemp buttercream, but it was WAY too heavy for my hair, which turned oily and wilted.

Is JC N&S really diffferent from DM CHB? Also, has anyone tried JC HNC (hair nourishing cream)? I read it described as a "lighter, creamy" version of N&S.

The ingredient lists for all three products are as follows:

JC Nourish and Shine. Ingredients : Shea butter, Kokum butter, Illippe butter, Mango butter, Vitamins A, D, & E, pear and grapefruit essential oils.

JC Hair Nourishing Cream. Ingredients : Purified Water, Shea Butter, Kokum Butter, Illippe Butter, Mango Butter, Vtamins A, D, & E Orange, Grapefruit, Palmarosa, Cedarwood, Geranium, Ylang Ylang, Geranium, Bergamot, Rosemary Essential Oils, Jojoba, Glycerin, Polysorbate 80, Acrylates/C10-30 Alkyl acrylate Crosspolymer, Phenoxyethanol, Potassium Sorbate, Sorbic Acid.

Donna Marie Cocoa Hemp Hair Butter. Ingredients: Deionized water, Organic Aloe Barbadensis (aloe vera) Leaf Juice,Cannabis Sativa (Hemp Seed Oil), Elaeis guineensis(Palm Oil),Glycine soja (Soybean Oil), Gossypium (Cottonseed Oil) Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea Butter), Prunus dulcis (Almond) Oil, Emulsifying wax NF, glycerin, Palm stearic acid, Theobroma cacao (organic cocoa butter), Citric acid, Tocopherol (vitamin e), silver citrate, Hibiscus rosa sinensis linn (Hibiscus) flower extract, Equisetum arvense (horsetail extract), honey, Urtica dioica (nettle) extract potassium sorbate, silver citrate, citric acid and Fragrance
Just want to be sure before spending $22 on something new...
Originally Posted by melaniesusan
JC N & S is much greasier then the DM Coco Hemp Buttercreme. My hair loves the DM and a lot of the other heavy products, but got greasy from the N & S.

My hair actually started out as fine 3a curls in the summer and fine 2 something waves in the winter. After using a lot of the heavier products, I consistently get curls like the ones in my signature.
3a (Corkicelli), highlighted, fine, low porosity
modified CG, since April '07
CG since 3/11/08

SE PA

HGs: Anything Sevi; Curly Kinks Satin Roots, Curlycue ReNew and Coil Jam; homemade FSG and okra gel; soap bars; UFD Curly Magic (now Hello Curly Curl Stimulater); Botanical Spirits Jellies, CJ Repair Me, Marie Dean Leave Ins and Curl Creams
I still love JCN&S in the Winter and I love the DM CHB too. They are both very different IMO and the textures are not alike.

I don't find JC greasy I just emulsify a pea size and scrunch it in dry hair. If I need more moisture I reach for DM if I want shine or to SOTC I use JC. Love them both!
Discovered CG 2007

2C Fia BSL/Thick/Med-Coarse/Low(crown)-Normal Porosity Protein and Oil Sensitive

Link-Spritz & Condish Washing

I'm aCurlJunkieJunky

My hair LOVES Coconut DESPISES Soap Bars


CJRehab or H&B Fix, Deva NO POO, EO Rose & Cham POO & Condish, CJ CurlFix, CJ Pattern Pusha, CJ CIAB, SS FHG, KCCC, BRHG, AG Mousse Gel, ACV Rinses,Shikakai Conditioning Hair Rinse.
Today I tried a little DM L&T to smooth down the flyaways (on 2nd day hair with DM detangler + KCCC), and I think that worked better than the DM CCB did: my hair wasn't overwhelmed.

So maybe I'll just stick with that for now...
hair type: 2B/3A
low poo: Elucence moisture; Elucence clarifying (after swimming)
condish: CJ smoothing; CJ argan; CJ repair me; CJ curl rehab; CJ strengthening (summer only)
winter/spring styling: CJ Beauticurls leave-in + Curly Kinks coil jam + Ouidad mongongo oil; or CJ leave-in + SpiralSolutions CEJ & FHG
summer/fall styling: CJ CCCC lite + CJ Curl Queen
http://members.fotki.com/melaniesusan/ pw = 3ahair

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