Product Type: Garnier hair care products
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Fruity Conditioner For Dry Hair..
Garnier Fructis Repair & Shine Conditioner
Member Name: angelboouk
Garnier Fructis Repair & Shine Conditioner
Advantages: quality, price, effects, scent, packaging
Disadvantages: may be too rich for some
This conditioner is part of the Fructis hair care range offered by Garnier. A matching shampoo is available. Garnier aim this conditioner at those who have dry or damaged hair. The conditioner is enriched with three oils which each play a different role :
*Avocado oil - acts as a conditioner to leave hair feeling soft
*Shea oil (check for allergies) - to leave hair feeling silky
*Olive oil - for nourishment and shine
Garnier state that this conditioner will help to nourish and replenish your hair whilst leaving it soft, smooth and easy to manage. It is recommended that you use this conditioner alongside the matching shampoo and you should apply it from root to tip and leave for a few minutes before rinsing it off.
The Garnier website shows a deep green bottle but at the moment, I can only locate this conditioner in a yellow/orange coloured bottle. The bottle is made from squeezy plastic and there is a flip cap at the base so you can identify this as a conditioner. The bottle can be recycled and this conditioner has a 12month shelf life.
~Where To Buy~
You can purchase this conditioner from bargain stores including Home Bargains and Poundland priced from 89p-£1.00 for a 250ml bottle.
I bought this alongside the matching conditioner whilst on holiday a few weeks ago. We decided to buy our main toiletries when we arrived and I was more than happy to pay 89p for my bottle from Home Bargains. Now that this conditioner has been used alongside the shampoo for the past few weeks by both my fiancé and I, I would like to air my views on it.
I tend to wash my hair three times a week but normally only use a proper conditioner once or twice per week. it really depends on how short I am on time as I have a spray in conditioner for when I am in a rush. I have long, thick and dry hair which is coloured and becomes frizzy and out of control very easily. My hair is often desperate for a moisturise boost so I like to apply a conditioner after shampooing to ensure my hair is left soft and hydrated.
This conditioner is lovely to use. It is very thick but easy to dispense. I find the soft, thick liquid to resemble a hair mask which for me, is a positive thing. I dispense a reasonable sized blob of the creamy, yellow coloured conditioner onto my palm and work it through the length of my hair. It spreads beautifully and a little goes a long way as it is so creamy and smooth in consistency. The scent of this conditioner is gorgeous. It smells just like the shampoo but a little stronger and has a fruity, sweet aroma which to me, seems quite exotic. I'm not sure of the exact scent information but it smells like a lovely fruity cocktail with a delicate soapy undertone giving it a burst of freshness.
Whilst applying this conditioner, I do find that my hair feels instantly soft and I can run my fingers through it without encountering any tangles. I have been using this alongside the shampoo. The shampoo itself is quite conditioning but I still favour using the conditioner too for the best results. I find that this conditioner gets to work very quickly and I only need to leave it on my hair for 2minutes maximum. It rinses well but I find that it takes me a little longer than with other conditioners due to how rich it is hence why I only use it when I have enough time to spend on my hair. Once rinsed thoroughly, no residue is left on my hair.
The results of this conditioner are immediately evident once I have squeezed the excess water from my hair. My hair feels perfectly soft and my comb simply glides through the length of my hair with no hassle at all. It eliminates any tangles and my hair just feels really moisturised and conditioned. I often leave my hair to dry naturally especially if I wash it at night but regardless if I've dried it with a hair dryer or left it to dry itself, the results are still really good. My hair is easy to manage and brush through. I find that my hair is also left looking healthy and with a noticeable shine and no ill effects on my coloured hair. This conditioner is also kind to my sensitive scalp.
I do find that using the shampoo and conditioner together provides the best results. The shampoo leaves my hair clean and soft but the conditioner gives my hair a much needed boost of moisture and both products used together is enough to leave my hair feeling and looking great for 2-3days. I find that whilst this conditioner is quite rich, it doesn't leave my hair feeling greasy or too heavy. I actually find my hair is left feeling lightweight and silky smooth. The fruity scent lingers well and my hair smells very clean too.
My hair has definitely benefited from using this shampoo and conditioner range. I have found that whilst any existing damage to my hair is still there (it will be there until I get my hair cut), my hair has become stronger and is less prone to further damage - it isn't a miracle worker though. I would recommend this conditioner to those who have dry hair as it does work effectively and is an excellent price. I change my hair care products on a regular basis to avoid my hair becoming reliant on any one set of products but I would go back to this one again in the future. My fiancé likes using it too on his short hair but only needs to use it once per week as the shampoo is conditioning enough for him normally. I have been incredibly impressed by the quality and the results offered by this conditioner. It definitely rivals premium brands and our bottle is still going strong! Recommended!
Thanks for reading :)
Summary: a fruity scented conditioner for dry hair