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Ouidad Curl Recovery Melt-Down Extreme Repair Mask

Ouidad

Curl Recovery Melt-Down Extreme Repair Mask

Item #: 2258832 Size: 6.0 oz

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Ouidad's Curl Recovery Melt-down Extreme Repair Mask is a luxurious treatment with their proprietary CR-4 Repair Complex - including nutrient-rich Mafura Butter and Kalahari Melon Seed Oil - that envelopes the hair shaft with a cushion-like coating of concentrated fatty acids vital to rebuilding, nourishing and protecting hair. A blend of three clinically-proven actives instantly recreates hair's depleted lipid barrier, restoring the protective layer to promote health and prevent future damage. Unique melt-down, self heating, technology pampers hair with a subtle warming sensation as it replenishes moisture. Not tested on animals, paraben free.
On damp hair, apply from root to tips. Comb through and leave on for 10 to 15 minutes. Rinse. Use at least 2 times per week.
Water (Aqua), Cetearyl Alcohol, C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate, Stearamidopropyl Dimethylamine, Propanediol, Glycerin, Bis-Hydroxy/Methoxy Amodimethicone, Behentrimonium Chloride, Cetrimonium Chloride, Behentrimonium Methosulfate, Methyl Hydroxycellulose, Cetyl Esters, Cetyl Alcohol, Trichilia Emetica Seed Butter, Citrullus Lanatus (Watermelon) Seed Oil, Hydrogenated Castor Oil/Sebacic Acid Copolymer, Passiflora Edulis (Passion Fruit) Seed Oil, Euterpe Oleracea (Acai) Pulp Oil, Raphanus Sativus (Radish) Seed Oil, Tocopheryl Acetate, Oriza Sativa (Rice Bran) Oil, Disodium EDTA, Panthenol, Limnanthes Alba (Meadowfoam) Seed Oil, Quaternium-91, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil, Cetrimonium Methosulfate, Persea Gratissima (Avocado) Oil, Ethylhexylglycerin, C10-40 Isoalkylamidopropylethyldimonium Ethosulfate, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil, Dipropylene Glycol, Lactic Acid, Guar Hydroxypropyltrimonium Chloride, Butyene Glycol, Vanillyl Butyl Ether, Phenoxyethanol, Fragrance.

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OuidadCurl Recovery Melt-Down Extreme Repair Mask
 
4.3

(based on 44 reviews)

86%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Effective (23)
  • Easy to use (22)
  • Smells great (20)
  • Improves hair health (12)
  • Improves texture (9)

Cons

  • Pricey / poor value (7)
  • Pricey (3)

Best Uses

  • Curly hair (15)
  • Weekly use (15)
  • Deep conditioning (12)
  • Women (9)
  • Dry hair (5)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (15), Beauty conscious (9), Product junkie (5), Budget shopper (4), Survivalist / minimalist (4)
    • Hair Type:
    • Very curly hair (13), Wavy hair (5)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 30 minutes (11), 1+ hour (7), 10 minutes (3)

Reviewed by 44 customers

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5.0

Love it

By Sassy Sas

from Morganton

About Me Minimalist

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Adds Shine
  • Great Smell
  • Improves Hair Health

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Curly Hair
    • Deep Conditioning

    Comments about Ouidad Curl Recovery Melt-Down Extreme Repair Mask:

    I use it once a week and love it

    • Hair Type:
    • Very Curly Hair

    (1 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

     
    2.0

    Not what I expected

    By Healthy & Fit

    from CT

    About Me Beauty Conscious

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Detangles
    • Great Smell

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about Ouidad Curl Recovery Melt-Down Extreme Repair Mask:

        While it detangled my hair extremely well, it did not enhance my curls nor did it protect from frizz or what I call fuzzy hair. The claim is, and not for just this company, that you have to use all the products in the line to get your best result. I feel we shouldn't have to spend a fortune and use all the products to get results. Don't claim your shampoo and conditioner[s] prevent frizz when in fact they do NOT unless you use some type of serum. So it pretty much doesn't matter what shampoo and/or conditioner I use as long as I use a serum to smooth and control frizz. For the price, I was not happy with the end result.

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        4.0

        I loved the product! But it's so expensive :(

        By Leo

        from Clifton Nj

        About Me Product Junkie

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Gentle
        • Great Smell
        • Improves Hair Health
        • Improves Texture
        • Smooths & Softens

        Cons

        • Expensive

        Best Uses

        • Curly Hair
        • Deep Conditioning

        Comments about Ouidad Curl Recovery Melt-Down Extreme Repair Mask:

        I've been transitioning for five months and I was really looking for a deep conditioner that would help my damaged hair more and this did just that! I was pleased with the results but hate the fact that it's so pricey. I do feel like it's worth every penny though.

        • Hair Type:
        • Very Curly Hair

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Love it!

        By Christina J

        from New York

        About Me Product Junkie

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Adds Shine
        • Great Smell
        • Improves Hair Health
        • Improves Texture
        • Smooths & Softens

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Curly Hair
          • Deep Conditioning
          • Dry Hair
          • Fine Hair

          Comments about Ouidad Curl Recovery Melt-Down Extreme Repair Mask:

          After shampooing I let this baby sit for about 15 minutes. My hair is sooo smooth and full afterwards. Whether I straighten it or leave it natural My hair has great shine and volume. I highly recommend this product

          • Hair Type:
          • Wavy Hair
           
          3.0

          Great stuff!

          By Tiff

          from Columbia, MD

          About Me Product Junkie

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Great Smell
          • Improves Hair Health
          • Smooths & Softens

          Cons

          • Price point is bad for my wallet.

          Best Uses

          • Curly Hair
          • Deep Conditioning
          • Dry Hair
          • Thick Hair

          Comments about Ouidad Curl Recovery Melt-Down Extreme Repair Mask:

          First and foremost... this product has a "subtle" warming effect. If you don't catch that in the description (like I did) and feel like your scalp is catching flames (like I did), don't be concerned. Be sure to apply this to the hair only and to avoid getting too much on your scalp. It doesn't burn or hurt, I'm just not a huge fan of the sensation. Otherwise, this product is great for a weekly treatment. My hair feel better and is stronger after using this twice a week. The downside is the price. Not much comes in that little jar so I do try to use a little as possible (which is hard for us fluffy haired curly girls). But it does work great. I think this will be a regular purchase for me.

          • Hair Type:
          • Very Curly Hair

          (1 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

           
          1.0

          It burned and ruined my hair!

          By LSC

          from Huntsville

          Verified Reviewer

          Pros

            Cons

            • Burns
            • Dries hair shaft
            • Ineffective

            Best Uses

              Comments about Ouidad Curl Recovery Melt-Down Extreme Repair Mask:

              This mask burned my hair so badly immediately when I put it on. Not only did it burn my hair but it left my hair very stringy, hard, dry, and lifeless. I was very disappointed.

              (0 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Use all Ouidad products

              By Kathy

              from Staten Island, NY

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Detangles
              • Gentle
              • Improves Hair Health
              • Improves Texture

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Curly Hair
                • Deep Conditioning
                • Fine Hair

                Comments about Ouidad Curl Recovery Melt-Down Extreme Repair Mask:

                Use all Ouidad products for the past 15 years

                (5 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Amazing

                By Courtney1234

                from Maryland

                Verified Reviewer

                Pros

                • Adds Shine
                • Improves Hair Health
                • Improves Texture

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Curly Hair
                  • Deep Conditioning

                  Comments about Ouidad Curl Recovery Melt-Down Extreme Repair Mask:

                  This product is hands down the best thing that ever happened to my hair. It brought my dry brittle thirsy curls back to life honey. I have low porosity hair and it is protien sensitive but my God did this product work miracles. I have never seen my curls so frizz free like ever in the 6 years I have been natural. My curls are seperated and they are defined from the roots to the tip with minor manipulation. Also this product helps repair the damage as well like during one treatment. Beware.....i used this item in the shower and had no idea it had a heating effect and literally had a heart attack because I thought I was having an allergic reaction. Its a lingering heat too which is good for the hair but no good for your skin and hands. Do not use it in the shower please be fully clothed with gloves and a towel during application. Lol. Highly recommend!!!

                  • Hair Type:
                  • Very Curly Hair

                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  I would but this product again and again

                  By JJ the product junkie

                  from Eagan MN

                  About Me Product Junkie

                  Pros

                  • Gentle
                  • Gets your curls back fast
                  • Improves Hair Health
                  • Improves Texture
                  • Smooths & Softens

                  Cons

                  • Smell isn't that good or that bad

                  Best Uses

                  • Curly Hair
                  • Deep Conditioning

                  Comments about Ouidad Curl Recovery Melt-Down Extreme Repair Mask:

                  I use this product on freshly washed hair sometimes or I'll use it on dirty hair spritzed with water and put a shower cap on for about 30-45 minutes and it brought my curls back in the first use and I was soooooo happy!!! This right here is a staple, pricey but a staple. One thing about the product is the smell its not terrible but it smells like avocado and other food which is kinda off putting but this product works great and is worth every penny

                  • Hair Type:
                  • Wavy Hair

                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  OMG!!!

                  By TK

                  from San Francisco Bay Area, California

                  About Me Beauty Conscious

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Adds Shine
                  • Detangles
                  • Great Smell
                  • Improves Hair Health
                  • Improves Texture
                  • Smooths & Softens

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Curly Hair
                    • Deep Conditioning

                    Comments about Ouidad Curl Recovery Melt-Down Extreme Repair Mask:

                    I'm so glad I foun this product! I will be repurchasing!

                    • Hair Type:
                    • Very Curly Hair

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                    9 Questions | 9 Answers
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                    • Q:

                      is this suitable for african american 4c textured hair?
                      Asked on 5/17/2017 by Alamo City Naturalista from Alamo City

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Hi, all curl types can use this mask!

                        Answered on 6/6/2017 by Brand Expert from Ouidad
                    • Q:

                      What's the difference between this and the Curl Immersion Triple Treat Deep Conditioner? I have curly, classic "S" curls, but my hair is long, fine but thick and very porous. I use the Deva Curl Decadence line, Ouidad Curl Recovery Whipped Curls as a leave-in, Deva Ultra Defining gel & SuperCream. This has been a good combo, but My curls have areas that still get dry (usually mid-shaft areas and ends), especially in the dry, winter months. I'm searching for a good deep conditioner as the It's a 10 isn't working as well anymore. Suggestions appreciated! :)
                      Asked on 3/2/2017 by Courtney from Minnesota

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Hello, the melt down mask has warming technology that helps to restore the protective layer to promote health and prevent future damage. It should be left on for 10-15 minutes to replenish moisture. The triple treat conditioner is a little heavier as it contains various oils and mafura butter which makes it great for very dry hair. The conditioner hydrates, moisturizes, defrizzes, and softens, all in two minutes!

                        Answered on 3/3/2017 by Brand Expert from Ouidad
                    • Q:

                      is this product sultfate paraben and silicone free?
                      Asked on 2/16/2017 by mandy from CA

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Yes, the Curl Recovery Melt-Down Extreme Repair Mask is free of parabens and silicone!

                        Answered on 2/27/2017 by Brand Expert from Ouidad
                    • Q:

                      Is this product for all hair types, or is it specifically for curly hair types?
                      Asked on 2/16/2017 by Jen from Bullhead az

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Hi Jen, all curl types can use this mask!

                        Answered on 2/16/2017 by Brand Expert from Ouidad
                    • Q:

                      Due to heat damage my curls aren't how they use to be. Will this help my curls come back?
                      Asked on 1/17/2017 by Pettycurls from Clifton nj

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Hi,

                        Melt-Down Extreme Repair Mask will help restore the lipid barrier which is right below the cuticle so over time it can help heat damaged curls.

                        Answered on 1/19/2017 by Brand Expert from Ouidad
                    • Q:

                      My hair has a lot of body and wave when it is short but I lose it all when I grow my hair out because it is so heavy. Would this product be helpful to keep wave in my hair even when it is long? Or should I look at a different product?
                      Asked on 12/11/2016 by Amy from Ben wheeler, tx

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Hi Amy,

                        Our Melt-Down Extreme Repair Mask will help nourish, protect and smooth curls. We recommend trying our Deep Treatment Curl Restoration Therapy to help curls regain internal weight and strength for improved shape and definition.

                        Answered on 12/12/2016 by Brand Expert from Ouidad
                    • Q:

                      Can it be used on relaxed hair as a deep conditioner?
                      Asked on 6/4/2016 by Sunny from Dover,DE

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Expert

                        A:

                        Yes, it is sulfate-free as well as sodium chloride-free, so it is safe to use on relaxed hair. It works wonderfully as a deep conditioning reparative treatment used at least twice weekly.

                        Answered on 6/14/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                    • Q:

                      Can this product be used as a protein treatment?
                      Asked on 7/17/2015 by safi from Atlanta, Ga

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Expert

                        A:

                        Yes, Curl Recovery Melt-Down Extreme Repair Mask is an advanced formulation that features a protein-treating property. Ouidad's proprietary CR-4 Repair Complex™ – including nutrient-rich Mafura Butter and Kalahari Melon Seed Oil - envelops the hair shaft with the concentrated fatty acids vital to rebuilding, nourishing and protecting hair. A blend of three clinically-proven actives instantly recreates hair's depleted lipid barrier, restoring the protective layer to promote health and prevent future damage. Unique melt-down technology opens cuticles to maximize penetration, and pampers as it replenishes.

                        Answered on 8/4/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA Beauty
                    • Q:

                      i have over processed hair from coloring my hair. Is this a safe reconstructive treatment for color treated hair that won't do further damage to my very delicate hair.
                      Asked on 4/11/2014 by sandi from california

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Expert

                        A:

                        Yes, this treatment mask is especially beneficial to hair that has been previously colored, chemically-treated, heat-styled and over-processed! Its gentle, color-safe formula supplies loads of moisture and repair to dry, damaged hair.

                        Answered on 4/14/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
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