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Superdrug Henna Wax Intensive Conditioner
Member Name: xjemloux
Superdrug Henna Wax Intensive Conditioner
Date: 11/02/09, updated on 11/02/09 (1953 review reads)
Advantages: conditioning treament which nourishes your hair and scalp.
When I studied hairdressing in college we were regularly treated to a deep conditioning treatment to our hair. This was mainly because their conditioning treatment product was so cheap to buy for them, and we used to colourand straighten our hair so much it was becoming damaged easily and quickly.
I mentioned in my last review (about Garnier Nutrisse Hairdye) the massage movements we learned when washing our hair. These are good as the movements really do massage and nourish both hair and scalp, but it's just not enough to repair those split ends and basically rough edges that keep appearing all over my head.
The deep conditioning treatment in college was just a conditioner that was spread all over my hair, massaged in thoroughly and left for 5 to 15 minutes, which left my hair feeling and looking healthy and shiny. I could have bought the same treatment in a hairdressing shop by me but it was quite pricey for me to buy myself so I decided to shop around.
I then found Beauty Formulas Henna Treatment Wax - Intensive Deep Conditioning in my local Savers. It costs me just 99p for a 480g tub. I thought this was brilliant, as I compare it to a 500g tub of Sudocrem which I usually buy from Boots. I know it's a completely different thing but that is the biggest pot of Sudocrem you can buy and it costs a staggering £7 plus! So when I found this tub of henna wax, just 50g less for the bargain price of 99p how could I not try it out?!
So like I said this tub is 480g tub, so quite big, it's all white apart from the deep purple label on the front. On the label it tells you it's Henna, and the brand is Beauty Formulas whom I have never heard of before and next to the label in bold pink writing are the words Treatment Wax, so really not hard to miss out on the shelves if you're not quite sure what you're looking for.
It says on the tub there is enough for approximately 10 applications, but I don't use much as my hair is prone to becoming greasy easily so mine tends to last alot more than 10, but a little does really go a long way.
You shampoo your hair as normal, without using normal conditioner, and towel dry. You then spread the required amount of conditioner through your hair with your fingers and massage it through your hair and scalp. Don't be scared to really put some pressure on your scalp when massaging it in as it really does release some stresses and pressure from your head when it's all rinsed off leaving your head and brain may I say feeling rather refreshed. Once massaged into your hair you can leave it on from 5minutes to 10 it says on the tub, but longer than this really doesn't hurt. It also says to wrap your hair in a warm damp towel but you really don't have to as it has the same affect just being left on your towel dried hair in the open air. Once left on for the time you like rinse it off the way you would any normal conditioner.
I've never actually known what Henna is, apparently though its from Henna Leaves which are ground into powder. I'm still none the wiser all I know is this treament really does a fantastic job!
It's perfect for anybody with damaged, permed, coloured, bleached hair, or for anybody who uses alot of hair aiding products and heat treatments such as straighteners, or just for anyone looking for added nourishment and shine to their hair. It does say on the tub it does not colour or discolour hair, I can say from experience though it actually doesn't and I'm one to colour my hair all the time.
The colour of the conditioner is a really pale purple, and the smell is quite floral but clean at the same time. Which is to be expected of a conditioner, not an overpowering smell though. It is quite thick, but not thick enough to find difficult to rinse out of your hair, it rinses out just as easy as your usual everyday conditioner.
After using the treatment not only will your hair feel and look healthy and strong, it also freshens up your scalp and leaves your whole body feeling refreshed and beautiful, it's surpising how a treament to your hair can make you feel. I mean come on ladies we all feel special after a session at our hairdressers, only this way we don't have to break the bank to feel special and have such beautiful locks.
It doesn't say whether it's meant just for women on the tub, and I never got informed in college either, but men have hair too so it's not only us ladies who can experience the feeling of having shiny and healthy hair on our heads.
This is a definite must from me, for 99p you really cannot go wrong. You can also buy this in Superdrug, but I'm not entirely sure of the price! It is definitely worth a try!
Summary: a cheap conditioning treament which really does it's job!