Beautiful Curls, Activating Cream, Babies & Sensitive Curls, 8 fl oz (235 ml)
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- With Certified Fair Trade Shea Butter
- No Mineral Oil
- Gluten Free
- Paraben Free
- Fair for Life
Alaffia balances science with tradition to holistically benefit your body, communities, and the environment. This rich creamy emulsion of Fair Trade shea butter, herbal extracts, and plant gels, hydrates & elongates growing curls for maximum definition. It provides residue-free soft hold for natural styles of all kinds; and is great for finger styling, twists, braid-outs, and coiling on all types of growing curls.
Apply a quarter-sized amount to wet or damp hair in sections, smoothing from roots to ends. Style as desired (twist, coil, braid, finger-style) and let dry naturally. Use diffuser for added volume.
Calendula officinalis (calendula) aqueous extract, azadirachta indica leaf (neem) aqueous extract, butyrospermum parkii (shea) butter*, aloe barbadensis, agave nectar, cetearyl alcohol, behentrimonium chloride, panthenol, mango fruit extract (&) vanilla extract, phenoxyethanol, potassium sorbate, xanthan gum, ascorbic acid.
*Certified fair for life-social & fair trade by IMO.
No animal testing.
For external use only.
iHerb Customer Reviews
This was my first time using Beautiful Curls curl activating cream. It was on super special, and I couldn’t resist. I have long, wavy, thick, coarse, colored hair. It is super frizzy in the summer humidity. I loved the delicious scent of real mango and vanilla, no synthetic fragrances here. I combed it liberally through my hair, concentrating on dry ends, and braided it to create waves. I worried that I overdid it on the amount that I used, and that I would end up with a head full of greasy lank hair. Instead I took out my braids later in the day to very shiny and soft mermaid waves. After sleeping with the product still in my hair I awoke to stiffer rather crunchy waves that regained much of their softness of the day before after brushing. My only hesitation is that I’m not sure if regular use could shorten the length of time my hair coloring lasts. Otherwise this is a great product, and I will definitely rotate it in my hair regimen. It’s hard for me to find something that makes my hair so shiny without ending up making it greasy. Beautiful Curls activating cream hit that sweet spot for me. My hair is shiny and soft and wavy and feels much nicer for my sweetheart to run fingers through. ;)
Love this cream! I use it with the beautiful curls shampoo and conditioner, and all 3 together are fantastic! It's light, doesn't weigh hair down, but it conditions and moisturizes, and gives my fine, wavy, frizzy hair definition with soft waves and curls. Mango cream fragrance is very mild and pleasant. Sometimes I put this cream in my hair before I go to bed just to give it some extra moisture.
Posted by 4707580905593570236 on May 15, 2016
didn't like the effect it had on my hair. suffered from more tangles than curls. hopefully it works better for you!
Posted by 4964812621813221990 on Apr 09, 2015
When applying the product to my hair, which is afro textured and fine, my hair felt slightly rough. Upon drying, my hair did not feel moisturised, but frizzed.
Posted by 5451102862816089774 on Sep 24, 2014
easy to use and very effective. Very nice curls and hair without residue
This is awesome!
Posted by Reviewer2342041 on Jul 09, 2014
This creme is almost like a shea butter mixed with a soft hold gel. It helps activate the curls by making them clump together and then the gel helps the curls stay. I have been using this on my hair after a deep condition. I don't need to use anything else to keep my style. You can use it on a wash-and-go by literally applying, separating some curls, and going. You can use it to keep your twist out or finger coils defined. I even use it on my daughters hair but I am careful to only use a little on her because her hair texture is in the 2-3 range. This cream is not sticky or tacky. It doesn't weigh the hair down either.
Posted by Reviewer2387094 on Jun 16, 2014
Makes my very curly hair wavy. If that is the look you are going for, this is the product. So, as not to waste, I use Teeny bit with my other stuff. I love the smell which dissipates quickly. I am very sensitive to smells, yet LOVE this smell. Also, be careful when dispensing as it is very liguidy and a lot will pour out.