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Alterna Bamboo Smooth Kendi Oil

Alterna

Bamboo Smooth Kendi Oil

Item #: 2228630 Size: 1.7 oz

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Instantly absorbing Bamboo Smooth Pure Kendi Treatment Oil made with strengthening organic bamboo extract and smoothing organic kendi oil can be used as a treatment or style primer to banish frizz and imparts intense shine while providing vital nutrients. With Color Hold for maximum color retention. Best for use on medium to thick hair types.

As a Treatment:
  • Deeply nourishes and restores hair to a healthy state
  • Seals split ends and frays damaged by environmental factors and chemical processing
    As a Style-Primer:
    • Color protecting pre-styler with built-in humidity resistance
    • Banishes frizz for sleek, glossy hair with staying power
    • Eco-Certified, Fair-trade compliant & Certified Organic Ingredients

    Free of sulfates, sodium chloride, parabens, phthalates, synthetic color, mineral oil, petrolatum and PABA

    Key ingredients:
    • Organic bamboo extract: Immediately boosts hair's intrinsic strength, flexibility & sustainability for stronger, healthier, better-performing hair
    • Organic kendi oil: Works to repair and maintain the hair's lipid layer. Protects hair from future damage by infusing it with multiple essential fatty acids (omegas 3,6,9) & anti-oxidant powerhouse Tocopherol.
To use as a styling aid, apply a small amount throughout damp hair and style as usual. To use as an oil treatment 1-2 time per week, apply liberally to dry hair & leave on for 10 minutes. Wash hair as usual.
Bambusa Vulgaris (Bamboo) Extract, Bambusa Vulgaris Extract, Bambusa Vulgaris Water, Foeniculum Vulgare (Fennel) Seed Extract, Saccharomyces Lysate Extract, Algae Extract, Daucus Carota Sativa (Carrot) Root Extract, Wasabia Japonica Root Extract, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil, Mauritia Flexuosa Fruit Oil, Triticum Vulgare (Wheat) Germ Oil, Aleurites Moluccana Seed Oil, Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Oil, Olea Europaea,(Olive) Fruit Oil, Persea Gratissima (Avocado) Oil, Passiflora Edulis Seed Oil, Ethylhexyl Methoxycinnamate, Butyl Methoxydibenzoylmethane, Phenyl Trimethicone, Tocopherol, Glycerin, Superoxide Dismutase, Saccharomyces/Zinc Ferment, Saccharomyces/Copper Ferment, Lactoferrin, Phospholipids, Phytosphingosine, Corn Oligosaccharides, Ganoderma Lucidum (Mushroom) Tyrosinase, Lentinus Edodes Tyrosinase, Retinyl Palmitate, Copper Lysl Oxidase, Acetyl Methionine, Acetyl Serine, Amino Acyl tRNA Synthetase, Glycine Soja (Soybean) Seed Peroxidase, Silanetriol Melaninate, Polyquaternium-10, Superoxide Dismutase, Bromelain, Papain, Water (Aqua), Phenoxyethanol, Fragrance (Parfum), Citronellol, Butylphenyl Methylpropional, Limonene and Linalool.

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AlternaBamboo Smooth Kendi Oil
 
4.6

(based on 68 reviews)

94%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (51)
  • Softens hair (51)
  • Smells great (42)
  • Protects against heat damage (36)
  • Versatile (21)

Cons

  • Not effective (4)

Best Uses

  • Dry hair (45)
  • Frizzy hair (42)
  • Damaged hair (36)
  • Normal hair (25)
  • Very curly hair (12)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Beauty conscious (23), Product junkie (19), Survivalist / minimalist (16)
    • Hair Type:
    • Wavy hair (4), Straight hair (3)

Reviewed by 68 customers

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5.0

Fantastic for thick hair!!!

By Tracy

from Ann Arbor, MI

Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Effective

Cons

    Best Uses

    • thick hair

    Comments about Alterna Bamboo Smooth Kendi Oil:

    This stuff....I never want to live without it again. If your hair stylist always uses the razor to thin your hair and tells you that you have enough hair on your head for 4 people....this stuff is for you! I use this everywhere but my roots and it keeps my hair de-frizzed, tangle free, and accepting to styling for days after using (I only wash my hair 2x a week). You NEED this in your life.

    • Hair Type:
    • Wavy Hair
     
    5.0

    The non-oily hair oil

    By Mom in a hurry

    from Western NY

    About Me Minimalist

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Effective
    • Smells great

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Color-treated Hair
      • Dry/Damaged Hair
      • Frizziness/Flyaways
      • Normal Hair

      Comments about Alterna Bamboo Smooth Kendi Oil:

      I've used this for years and would never be without it.

      • Hair Type:
      • Straight Hair
       
      5.0

      Smooths hair

      By Genevieve

      from Portland, ME

      About Me Minimalist

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Effective
      • Gentle
      • Good Value
      • Smells great

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Dry/Damaged Hair
        • Frizziness/Flyaways
        • Limpness/Lifelessness

        Comments about Alterna Bamboo Smooth Kendi Oil:

        I LOVE this oil! I just started using it and notice a huge difference--my ends feel much more hydrated and silky, and overall my hair is much smoother. I use a tiny bit (mostly just use whats on the outside of the dropper) and apply it when my hair is wet to damp, concentrating on the ends and use what's left everywhere else. I also think it's great the day after you wash applied to ends to give them some added silkiness.

        • Hair Type:
        • Straight Hair
         
        5.0

        Best Smoothing Serum EVER

        By Cam

        from TX

        About Me Beauty Conscious

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Effective

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Color-treated Hair
          • Dry/Damaged Hair
          • Frizziness/Flyaways

          Comments about Alterna Bamboo Smooth Kendi Oil:

          I apply a couple of drops of this after styling. It does the best job of smoothing and adding shine!

          • Hair Type:
          • Straight Hair
           
          5.0

          It really tames my hair!

          By Happy Grandma

          from Silver Spring

          About Me Minimalist

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Effective

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Dry/Damaged Hair
            • Frizziness/Flyaways

            Comments about Alterna Bamboo Smooth Kendi Oil:

            I am old and so is my hair, thus it needs gentle and effective products. This really has been the most effective so far, though it only lasts like 12 hours.

            • Hair Type:
            • Wavy Hair
             
            5.0

            I love this product!

            By Vonda

            from Wilmington, NC

            About Me Minimalist

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Effective
            • Gentle
            • Good Value
            • Smells great

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Color-treated Hair
              • Dry/Damaged Hair
              • Frizziness/Flyaways

              Comments about Alterna Bamboo Smooth Kendi Oil:

              I love using this product when my hair is wet. I blow dry my hair and the straighten my hair. It makes my very coarse hair feel like silk!

              • Hair Type:
              • Wavy Hair
               
              4.0

              Shiney

              By Kaps

              from Palm Harbor, FL

              About Me Product Junkie

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Smells great

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Color-treated Hair
                • Dry/Damaged Hair
                • Frizziness/Flyaways

                Comments about Alterna Bamboo Smooth Kendi Oil:

                Softens my hair wonderully

                • Hair Type:
                • Wavy Hair

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Buy again!!!

                By Muriel

                from Boston

                Verified Buyer

                Comments about Alterna Bamboo Smooth Kendi Oil:

                This oil has made a huge difference!!

                (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Holy Grail

                By AtomicDarling

                from Boston, MA

                Comments about Alterna Bamboo Smooth Kendi Oil:

                I used to think all hair oils were created equal.
                Kendi oil raises the bar. Best hair oil on the market from a hairdresser with dry coarse curls.

                (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Love it!

                By aquadolly130

                from New York

                Comments about Alterna Bamboo Smooth Kendi Oil:

                I have thick, course hair that is long and live in a humid climate. Fighting the frizzies and dryness is a constant battle. Think I have tried every product out there from drug store to high end. Nothing ever worked or the results were only temporary as soon as I stepped outdoors. Kept seeing rave reviews about this line and when I read the description about this product I knew I had t give it a try. It is the only thing that has ever worked on my hair. It somehow does not make your hair look greasy or oily, just looks naturally healthy. Also bought a 3 minute shine treatment from this brand which I also love. Although expensive, I am excited to try the shampoo and conditioners from this line next. Don't mind paying more for products that actually work.

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                • Q:

                  Can this product be applied to the scalp after washing hair?
                  Asked on 5/22/2016 by Sanaa

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    It can however we recommend that the product be applied to damp or dry hair to eliminate frizz or to smooth and finish a style.

                    Answered on 5/23/2016 by Brand Expert from Alterna
                • Q:

                  How much product comes in the bottle?
                  Asked on 4/17/2016 by Jenna from Geneseo,NY

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    BAMBOO Smooth Kendi Oil is 1.7 ounces of product.

                    Answered on 4/18/2016 by Brand Expert from Alterna
                • Q:

                  does this product contain silicones
                  Asked on 3/11/2016 by andie from US

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Yes. We use a combination of oils and silicones in order to provide the perfect balance of smoothness, conditioning and shine with a heavy, coating feeling to the hair.

                    Answered on 4/13/2016 by Brand Expert from Alterna
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