“ Brand: Moroccanoil / Type: Conditioner / Subcategory: Moisturiser / Hair type: limp, damaged hair, all types / What it does: Repairs, Cleanses, Nourishes, Restores, Moisturizes, Protects / Parabene free: yes / Gender: Unisex Haircare „
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I have been using this conditioner for a little while now, I'm probably on my fourth or fifth bottle.
The packaging is very simple, I wouldn't say it looks like a premium conditioner, but it does the job.
The product has a really nice smell which is hard to describe - it's quite distinctive but I really like it. It's a thick white conditioner, and feels luxurious. Once applied you need to leave it on for 1-2 minutes before rinsing. When you rinse is when you really start to feel how great this product is. As you rinse it off your hair feels beautifully silky smooth. When you then go on to dry your hair it makes it really soft, silky, shiny and healthy. As someone with highlighted hair who uses heat styling on an almost daily basis, this conditioner does keep my hair feeling nourished and prevents it from feeling dry. The product itself really is great.
Now for the negative. The price. This is the most expensive conditioner I have ever bought. At around £19 a bottle it really is very pricey. Although I love the product, I do think that when I finish my current bottle I'll move on to the Aussie brand, which I think gives a similar result for a fraction of the price.
As soon as I used this conditioner I knew I had to write a review about it.
My hair is long, dry and moisture thirsty, especially at the ends which have been bleached and heat damaged. As you can imagine I am always on the search to find a product which saves me from having to chop off the split ends which start to show through flyaways just 4 inches or so away from my roots.
I came across this conditioner at a friend of mines actually and borrowed it mindlessly. Personally, I didn't think much of the plain old packaging, and with my glasses off I slopped a whole load of it into my hair in the shower (obviously not realising just how expensive it is!!).
The bottle itself is rather on the plain side in my opinion, I can't decide if I think this looks a bit rubbish or adds to the whole expensive minimalistic design of it. The bottle has a cap that flips up when you press down on the other side and the product squeezes out quite easily of the plain cylindrical bottle.
While my hair was drying I couldn't help noticing just how soft and smooth it had become and asked my friend about the conditioner I had used and realised it was actually part of the Moroccan oil range.
The conditioner itself retails at around £15-£20 for a 250ml bottle, which in my opinion is just way too expensive for me considering my hair length and student status. It is such a shame and if this was reduced at some point to under the £10 mark it may just be a holy grail find for me.
Once again, I didn't really think much of the smell, a little masculine in my opinion but very subtle so not such a big deal really. The consistency is lovely, sort of like thick custard (in a good way!). It is a yellowy cream colour and goes onto the hair easily, so really only a small amount is needed. The instructions involve applying it to wet hair (excess water squeezed out) and waiting 1-2 minutes. This was ideal for me because I absolutely can't stand hair masks for clean wet hair that need to be left on for 10 minutes, who has the time to walk around with sloppy wet conditioner in their hair dripping all over the floor?
Instantly after rinsing my hair feels a lot more manageable and healthier. The conditioner is still very lightweight and leaves no feeling of residue on my hair. It has got to be one the best conditioners I have ever used.
It is described as containing a "highly concentrated formula rich in antioxidant argan oil, reconstructive keratin and fatty acids" so I would assume this conditioner is much better for damaged hair in need of protein due to chemical colouring etc.
Another great thing about the shampoo and conditioner in this range is that they are sulfate free which is great for people like me with a sensitive scalp and very obsessed with natural products! I hope to try the shampoo also, if I save up first of course!
Colour safe / Moroccanoil Extra Volume Conditioner has a lightweight and volumising formula infused with Tilicine and other ingredients designed to penetrate the hair and plump up the cuticle from the inside out / It provides shine, manageability and movement without weighing the hair down / Recommended for fine or limp hair / Safe for all hair types and colours / Enriched with Argan oil and other revitalising nutrients that protect and nourish / Helps restore moisture / Repairs damaged and chemically treated hair / Conditions hair back to its natural health / Sulfate, paraben and phosphate free / Detangles and hydrates fine/limp hair / Directions for use: After cleansing with Moroccanoil Extra Volume Shampoo, gently squeeze excess water from hair and apply conditioner from scalp to ends / Leave on 1-2 minutes / Rinse well / Avoid contact with eyes / Please note that Moroccanoil is available to customers in the UK only /