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Alterna Bamboo Smooth Kendi Oil

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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 64 reviews)

93%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Softens hair (51)
  • Easy to use (47)
  • Smells great (40)
  • Protects against heat damage (36)
  • Versatile (21)

Cons

  • Not effective (4)

Best Uses

  • Dry hair (45)
  • Frizzy hair (42)
  • Damaged hair (36)
  • Normal hair (24)
  • Very curly hair (12)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Beauty conscious (22), Product junkie (19), Survivalist / minimalist (14)
    • Hair Type:
    • Wavy hair (3)

Reviewed by 64 customers

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5.0

It really tames my hair!

By Frizzy grandma

from Silver Spring, Maryland

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 Kimberlee

      from East Lake, Florida

      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
         
        5.0

        Buy again!!!

        By Muriel

        from Boston

        Verified Buyer

        Comments about Alterna Bamboo Smooth Kendi Oil:

        This oil has made a huge difference!!

        (1 of 1 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.

        (1 of 1 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.

        (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Finally the perfect Fizz Control

        By cat028

        from Houston, TX

        Comments about Alterna Bamboo Smooth Kendi Oil:

        I have long very curly (aka frizzy) hair that I hate (of course) so my future will always have a Chi in it. I have tried every cheap drug store brand of frizz control and have worked up from there. This product was recommended to me by a friend after I complicated have health, frizz free, and shiny her hair looked. I immediately went to my Ulta and purchased (aft closing my mouth at the price). Since then I have tried other expensive brands recommended and still none compare to this product.
        Let me explain in my detail. My hair loves humidity and living in Houston, TX is like breathing water. Without proper humidity control products my hair becomes like Shirley Temples not cute for an adult single woman). It is very long and fine and becoming more fine everyday. It will not tolerate frequent hair washing. So i can NOT wear/use any product that will resemble buildup or my it like look like I havent washed my hair in weeks, when in fact its only been 1 or 2 days. This product is great. It has great frizz control w/o looking like a oily mess.

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Reduces frizz and protects hair from heat damage

        By Kate

        from Cincinnati

        About Me Beauty Conscious

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Protects Against Heat Damage
        • Smells Great
        • Versatile

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Flat Ironing
          • Frizzy Hair
          • Wavy hair

          Comments about Alterna Bamboo Smooth Kendi Oil:

          You can use this product two ways - either apply to your hair when it is damp or when it is dry. I have very thick wavy hair and I flat iron regularly. I apply Kendi Oil to the lower half of my dry hair right before I iron it and it protects it from damage. On days when it is extremely humid, I will run the product through the full length of my dry hair to reduce frizz. My hair looks shiny without appearing greasy.

           
          5.0

          No More Static!

          By SimplySally

          from Idaho

          About Me Minimalist

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Leaves Hair Manageable
          • No greasy residue
          • Takes Only A Small Amount

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Dry Static Prone Hair

            Comments about Alterna Bamboo Smooth Kendi Oil:

            I like to apply a small amount and distribute it throughout my hair. Removes dryness and static.

             
            5.0

            SAMPLE SOLD ME HOOK LINE & SINKER!!

            By KAYAK

            from Midland, MI

            About Me Beauty Conscious

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • My Hair Felt 20 Years Yo
            • Protects Against Heat Damage
            • Smells Great
            • Softens Hair
            • Versatile

            Cons

            • A bit pricey

            Best Uses

            • Damaged Hair
            • Dry Hair
            • Frizzy Hair
            • Normal Hair
            • Thin hair

            Comments about Alterna Bamboo Smooth Kendi Oil:

            MY HAIR HAD SO MUCH BODY, WHAT A SUPRISE!

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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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