Product Review

Product Review: Darcy’s Botanicals Daily Leave In Conditioner

Price: $12.00 for 8 fl. oz bottle / $20.00 for 16 fl. oz bottle

Purchased At: darcysbotanicals.com

Promises: Looking for something to help keep your lovely coils and curls in top notch condition? Darcy’s Botanicals NEW Daily Leave-In Conditioner will tame your frizzies, provide healthy conditioning, moisture, softness, and will make your hair easy to detangle! Can apply a generous amount to wet hair. Use on dry hair to moisturize and maintain your hair styles.

Directions: Apply a generous amount throughout wet or dry hair for healthy conditioning and moisture. Use to gently soften and detangle new growth while transitioning to natural hair. Use to soften and detangle your coils and curls. Use it as a daily or weekly leave-in to naturally condition dry curls and waves.
Use to add much needed moisture to parched curls.
Use to condition locs, twists and braids.

Ingredients: Distilled Water (Aqua) with Olea Europaea (Olive) Oil (and) Achillea Millefolium (Yarrow) Leaf Extract (and) Salvia Officinalis (Sage) Leaf Extract (and) Lavandula Angustfolia (Lavender) Flower Extract, Vegetable Glycerin, Behentrimonium Methosulfate, Cetearyl Alcohol, Sesamum Indicum (Sesame) Seed Oil, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower), Persea Gratissima (Avocado) Oil, MSM, Guar Hydroxypropyltrimonium Chloride (cationic guar gum), paraben-free preservative and Fragrance.

Product consistency: light and watery

My Assessment: I’ve been using this leave in for a few weeks, applying it before I roller set my hair and before I air dry my hair. I’ve come to prefer light leave ins and this conditioner is right up that alley. This leave in has a very light and watery consistency that absorbs easily into my hair. Both after roller setting and air drying, my hair is left soft and moisturized (yay!). I tend to be heavy handed with products, especially deep into my relaxer stretch where I apply my leave ins section by section to ensure my new growth is moisturized. With some other leave in conditioners I have tried, my heavy-handedness left my hair crunchy but I was pleasantly surprised when at 14 weeks post, this leave in didn’t leave my hair anywhere near crunchy. I also really like that it’s offered in multiple scents; I decided to go with Pina Colada and it love it. The scent is light and fresh, but unfortunately, the scent doesn’t really last in my hair. After a day, the scent is gone. I did not notice an increase of ease in detangling but I didn’t really care, itss moisturizing properties are more important. Overall, its lightweight forumla leaves my hair moisturized without feeling weighed down, making this leave-in a winner for me.

With smiles,

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