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Something worth mentioning is the fact that this line comes in jars instead of bottles (aside from the co-wash) or squeeze tubes, making it easier for me to use.

Curlsmith is a new line of products for curls that launched in the beginning of March 2017. The line was created with hair scientists, stylists, influencers, and consumers based off of home recipes with natural ingredients for curls.

 

I recently was able to try the line--I am quite impressed! I've been using them together, as well as mixed in with other brands and they are so good. 

All of the Curlsmith products contains no sulfates, parabens, silicones, mineral oils, phthalates, DEA, and are vegan and cruelty-free. With this product line, less is more and a little goes a long way, so the bottles and jars should last quite a while.

What Curlsmith says about their line:

"This line is high quality, hard-working curl-care formulas that are fresh, fragrant and deeply nourishing ‘food for curls.’ Curlsmith blends fresh curl-loving foods with kitchen cupboard staples and rare organic ingredients. One such rarity is Resurrection Flower, a dry shrub that survives for up to three years without water, transforming into a lush plant on contact with moisture. This property helps it revive dehydrated curls."

The scent of these products is out of this world. I can't quite pinpoint it, but it is delicious and unique. Fruity sweetness with a touch of herbal fragrance from basil would be my best way to describe it.

From the brand:

"Moisture, Nourish, Shine. Our rich leave-in conditioner is perfect for TWA’s, Wash & Go, L.O.C. Method, braids and twist outs. It can also be use as a curl primer in combination with other products. It doesn’t flake, is non-greasy and non-crunchy. Plus it’s blended with organic carrot, olive and aloe vera oils for extra Strength, Moisture and Shine."

Handpicked ingredients

  • resurrection flower
  • organic carrot oil
  • rare andiroba
  • organic olive oil
  • aloe and basil blend

My review

This has been a go-to product on second and third day hair for me (I've posted a couple of times about it on Instagram). A little goes a long way and when using the correct amount I am left with super moisturized, shiny, frizz free hair. It also makes a good leave-in for me on wet hair, prepping my hair for gel on top while enhancing my definition; although I really do prefer it for second or third day hair. Additionally, I can use this to smooth down my hair when I wear it tied back.

Curl Defining Styling Souffle

From the brand:

"Define, Anti-frizz, Bounce, Enhance. Our styling Souffle is all about bouncy definition. It is perfect for creating flexible wash & go styles, braids and twist outs. It leaves no residue, is non-greasy and non-crunchy. Plus, it’s blended with Irish Moss for elasticity, Babassu oil for moisture and Flax Seed for defined curls."

Handpicked ingredients

  • indigenous Irish moss
  • babassu oil
  • flax seed infusion
  • rare andiroba
  • wild rosemary & sage
  • organic avocado

My review

This is a jelly-like formula which had me concerned because my hair does not always like jellies. It was a bit difficult to scoop the product and apply onto my hair; it stayed kind of chunky. I admit that I am not crazy about the texture and mess, and also feel like I wasted too much. When my hair was wet, it felt a bit stiff.

All that being said, the results using this when my hair fully dried were absolutely great! The stiffness scrunched out and I was left with bouncy, frizz-free, defined curls underneath that did not feel hard or crunchy at all. It played well with leave-ins and creams underneath from several different brands which was another bonus. I notice when using this styling souffle I get an extra day or so of wearing my 'wash day hair' down. I did not try this on day 2 or 3 hair. A little went far so this jar is going to last me quite a while. 

 

From the brand:

"Ultra Hydrate, Elasticity, Damage Protect. Our hard-working and versatile serum brings back shine, strength, silky softness and manageability to even the most damaged curls. Perfect for lifeless, dull, brittle, frizzy or roughly handled hair. Our formula contains Oats to enhance elasticity, Macadamia to protect against damage and Apricot kernels for ultra hydration."

Handpicked ingredients

  • infused jojoba
  • organic avocado oil
  • silky oat oil
  • rare andiroba
  • macadamia oil
  • organic apricot oil

My review

At first I was not sure if this was a deep conditioner or a styler or what. Turns out, it can be used as either--even as a pre-poo on dry hair! I have been enjoying this oil serum. Like the rest of this line, too much will leave my hair a bit weighed down, but the right amount gives me excellent hair days. The consistency is similar to pure coconut oil, but when you warm a little bit between your hands, it easily turns into an oil. On wet hair I use it as my last step in the LCO Method on top of another styler to seal in moisture. This can also be used on dry hair to tame frizz that may have popped up. I have also been throwing this in my purse for touch-ups if needed during the day. 

 

From the brand:

"Moisture, Shine, Anti-Frizz, Detangle. Say goodbye to traditional foaming shampoos which contain chemicals and soaps that strip the natural oils from your curls. This gentle, lightweight yet hardworking formula removes build-up and dirt, leaving curly hair manageable, soft and shiny. Suitable for color-treated hair and perfect for detangling. Plus it’s blended with rare ingredients like Andiroba to restore shine and Resurrection Flower to help curls retain moisture."

Handpicked ingredients

  • mashed shea butter
  • resurrection flower
  • organic coconut
  • rare andiroba
  • organic avocado oil
  • torn sage and basil
  • black pepper oil

My review

This co-wash is lovely; it is super moisturizing and has incredible slip that allowed me to detangle at lightning speed. It has absolutely no lather at all, so massaging with the pads of my fingers was a must to properly cleanse my scalp. I felt like if I had to, I possibly could skip conditioner after this--it left my hair feeling that silky and soft! I also like some of the more uncommon extracts in here that I don't see all that often which helps promote follicle health and hair growth.

This is a wonderful co-wash. I can't think of one bad thing about this product!

To sum it up

Overall, I really like the new CurlSmith line. All four products gave me nice results when used together and also with other brands. A little goes so far with all the products which will make them last long.

Something else worth mentioning is the fact that the products are thicker consistencies and are in jars and not bottles--aside from the co-wash--or squeeze tubes, making it easier for me to use without struggle.

I like that the ingredients inside help treat and repair my hair, there is nothing bad inside and the smell is so delicious! Finally, when I use these products, and even combine them with other more natural products (such as Raw Curls, Inahsi Naturals, and Briogeo), my hair air dries significantly faster than usual.

Have you heard of Curlsmith?

If so, do you plan on trying it on your curls? I'd like to hear your thoughts. Like us on Facebook and let us know in the comment section below.

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Diane Mary

Just a girl passionate about beauty, a big hair product junkie who tries to keep her naturally curly wavy hair as healthy looking and nice as possible.

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