I was so excited when Mielle Organics sent over their Babassu Oil & Mint Deep Conditioner and Avocado Moisturizing Hair Milk. I was almost 100% sure that it would be bomb.com! Keep reading to see if I was right…
Babassu Oil & Mint Deep Conditioner:
Price and size: This product comes in an 8oz. that retails for $14.99.
Packaging: The packaging is a fairly small jar. When I first received it, I was kind of surprised by how small it looks in person. The jar is convenient because it allows you to scoop up the product with ease (just be careful to not get water in it!)
Texture: The slip with this deep conditioner is crazy! It’s straight up butter melting your knots away. It’s a perfect texture (not too thick and not too watery). You don’t need a lot at all, which justifies the price.
Smell: The smell was horrible the first time I used it. It smelled like fruit loops and mint to me. After using it a couple more times, it’s not as horrible because I got used to the smell.
Ingredients: water/aqua/eau, behentrimonium methosulfate, cetearyl alcohol, acetyl esters, Orbygnia speciosa *(babassu) nut oil, biosaccharide gum-1, Euterpe(acai)pulp oil, sodium PCA, sodium lactate, arginine, aspartic acid, PCA, glycine, alanine, serene, valine, proline, threonine, isoleucine, histidine, phenylalanine, Orbignya speciosa kernel oil, Astrocaryum murumuru butter, Pentaclethra macroloba (pracaxi) seed oil, *Rosmarinus officinalis (rosemary) leaf extract, *Helianthus annuus (sunflower) seed oil, dehydroacetic acid, Lavandula agustifolia (lavender) flower oil, Pelargonium graveolens (geranium) flower/leaf oil Salvia officials (sage) leaf oil, *Mentha piperita (peppermint) leaf oil, *citrus paradise(Pink Grapefruit) peel oil, *Litsea cubeba (litsea cubeba) fruit oil, *Mentha (spearmint) leaf oil, Benzyl alcohol
Overall: If you have any heat damage or even split ends, GET THIS! My hair felt stronger after using this due to the protein in it and it doesn’t cause further damage because it glides through your tangles. This brings life into those limp sad curls that just don’t curl. The protein/moisture balance concept works great before and after you plan on using heat on your hair. This isn’t a deep conditioner I would use every week because my low porosity hair doesn’t like protein but once or twice a month is definitely beneficial to my strands. I applied this to freshly shampooed hair and let it sit under my shower cap for 15 min. as the directions say. It was super tingling and refreshing to my scalp. Once I rinsed it, My scalp felt renewed and it wasn’t itchy.
Rating: 4.5/5 (The smell still kind of throws me off).
Avocado Moisturizing Hair Milk:
Price and Size: This product is an 8oz that retails for $15.99 (A little bit goes a very long way so the price is worth it. It will last a very long time).
Packaging: The packaging is a push top bottle which is great since this is a hair milk. It’s also slim, which means it’s great for traveling.
Texture: This product is thick and creamy. It glides through your hair and detangles easily right out of the shower.
Smell: This smells so good! It’s a citrus sweet smell but it’s not strong enough to give you a headache or to be bothersome.
Ingredients: Aqua (water), Aloe Barbadensis * (Organic Aloe Vera) Leaf Gel, Cetyl Alcohol Behentromonium Methosulfate, Glycerin, Cetearyl Alcohol, Persea Gratissima (Organic Avocado) oil, Cetyl Esters, Oryza Sativa Rice Oil, Simmondsia Chinensis *(Organic Jojoba) Seed oil, Hydroxpropyltrimonium Honey, Caprylic/Capric Triglycerides, Achiellea Millefolium(Yarrow) Extract, Salvia Officinalis (Sage) Extract, Equisetum Arvense (Horsetail) Extract, Urtica Dioica(Nettle) Leaf Extract, Lavandula Angustifolia( Lavendar) Leaf Extract, Panthenol, Hydroloyzed Wheat Protein, Polyquaternium-7, Phenoxyethanol, Anthomonas Campestris (Xanthan) Gum, Caprylyl Glycol, Sorbic Acid, Phthalate-Free Fragrance Citric acid.
Overall: This is super moisturizing! A little goes a very long way because if you use too much, it may weigh down your hair. I applied this to clean soaking wet hair and sectioned my hair into four. I only used a dime size amount each section and it moisturized my strands instantly. I tried using this by itself and it doesn’t have enough hold for my hair so it was a must to use gel. it doesn’t claim to have hold so I shouldn’t have assumed it would work as a leave in and gel. I decided to try a few gels with it but the one that worked great was the Shea Moisture Curling Gel Soufflé. I only dipped my fingers into the jar of the gel and used a little to hold my curls so they don’t frizz. My hair dried beautifully and my wash-n-go lasted 5 days. I also tried it on dry hair (I used literally a pea size amount) and it made my dry hair soft and shiny.
I’ve only tried these two products from this brand and I’m honestly impressed. It’s all natural and organic which is awesome because we should all be able to know exactly what is in our hair products. I definitely plan on purchasing the Mint Almond Oil and the Edge Gel. Mielle Organics just came to Sally’s Beauty Supply, which means I have to stalk my local Sally’s to get my hands on the rest of the line.
If you would like to try Mielle Organics, head over to MielleOrganics.com to order online or see if you’re local Sally’s has it.