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Phyto PHYTOD%C3%89FRISANT Botanical Straightening Balm

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PHYTODÉFRISANT Botanical Straightening Balm

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PHYTODÉFRISANT Botanical Straightening Balm
 
4.5

(based on 158 reviews)

91%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Defrizzes (107)
  • Smooths (104)
  • Softens hair (81)
  • Adds shine (73)
  • Smells great (47)

Cons

  • Pricey / poor value (5)
  • Sticky (4)
  • Dries-out hair (3)

Best Uses

  • Wavy hair (71)
  • Course hair (59)
  • Very curly hair (52)
  • Fine hair (35)
  • Straight hair (22)
    • Hair Type:
    • Very curly hair (13), Wavy hair (13), Straight hair (5)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Beauty conscious (66), Product junkie (49), Survivalist / minimalist (33)

Reviewed by 158 customers

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5.0

Wow, straight, shiny hair in less time

By Annie

from Dallas, TX

About Me Product Junkie

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Controls Frizz
  • Easy To Use

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Curly Hair

    Comments about PHYTODÉFRISANT Botanical Straightening Balm:

    My hair is curly, fine and thinning, so I was skeptical on any straightening product, concerned it would flatten my hair. I use just a small amount of this Phyto balm and it helps tremendously with my blowouts. It maintains my straight or wavy style all day, without the frizz coming back, and does not weigh down my hair. Love this product. LOVE all the Phyto products, wished Ulta still carried Phytocyane shampoo...will have to buy it somewhere else.

    • Hair Type:
    • Very Curly Hair
     
    5.0

    Awesome

    By Mona

    from 61704

    About Me Minimalist

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Controls Frizz
    • Non-Greasy
    • Smells Great

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Daily Use
      • Straight Hair

      Comments about PHYTODÉFRISANT Botanical Straightening Balm:

      Need to offer larger shampoo. Liter

      • Hair Type:
      • Straight Hair
       
      3.0

      More Styling Gel Than Straightener

      By MishyMash

      from Bellevue, WA

      About Me Product Junkie

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Lightweight
      • Medium Hold
      • Non-Greasy
      • No Silicone
      • Smells Great

      Cons

      • Dries-Out Hair
      • No Straightening

      Best Uses

        Comments about PHYTODÉFRISANT Botanical Straightening Balm:

        Better than average performance as a medium-hold, styling gel with no visible signs of straightening for air-dried or heat-dried hair. A bit too crunchy and expensive for a gel -- returning.

        • Hair Type:
        • Wavy Hair
         
        5.0

        i will buy again & again

        By N/A

        from ca

        About Me Minimalist

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Controls Frizz
        • Easy To Use
        • Lightweight
        • Non-Greasy
        • Smells Great

        Cons

        • cost $$

        Best Uses

        • Daily Use
        • Straight Hair
        • Thicker Hair
        • Travel

        Comments about PHYTODÉFRISANT Botanical Straightening Balm:

        great stuff

        • Hair Type:
        • Wavy Hair
         
        5.0

        This is the best straightening balm!

        By Melanie

        from Philadelphia

        About Me Product Junkie

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Controls Frizz
        • Easy To Use
        • Lightweight
        • Non-Greasy

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Curly Hair
          • Thicker Hair
          • Thinner Hair

          Comments about PHYTODÉFRISANT Botanical Straightening Balm:

          This is the only straightening balm that actually works for me.

          • Hair Type:
          • Wavy Hair
           
          5.0

          Awesome!!!!

          By Cat

          from Bayport,NY

          About Me Beauty Conscious

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Controls Frizz
          • Easy To Use
          • Lightweight
          • Smells Great

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about PHYTODÉFRISANT Botanical Straightening Balm:

              I use this product throughout the year anytime humidity strikes. It really controls the frizz. I've been using this product for about 2 years and I love it!

              • Hair Type:
              • Wavy Hair
               
              5.0

              Great product

              By Jan

              from Sanger

              About Me Beauty Conscious

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Controls Frizz
              • Easy To Use
              • Lightweight
              • Non-Greasy
              • Smells Great
              • Strong Hold

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Curly Hair
                • Daily Use
                • Thicker Hair

                Comments about PHYTODÉFRISANT Botanical Straightening Balm:

                Great for curly hair

                • Hair Type:
                • Very Curly Hair

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Helps keep hair straight

                By Ashley

                from VA

                About Me Beauty Conscious

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Controls Frizz
                • Easy To Use
                • Lightweight
                • Non-Greasy

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Curly Hair
                  • Daily Use
                  • Thinner Hair

                  Comments about PHYTODÉFRISANT Botanical Straightening Balm:

                  I have light brown thin, frizzy and curly hair. I have always had trouble keeping my hair straight and non frizzy the second I go outside but this keeps my hair smooth. Even right after I blow dry my hair its nice. All I have to do is straighten the small front pieces and im good to go.

                  • Hair Type:
                  • Very Curly Hair
                   
                  5.0

                  Love this product

                  By Pball

                  from Denver

                  About Me Product Junkie

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Use
                  • Lightweight
                  • Non-Greasy
                  • Smells Great

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Daily Use
                    • Straight Hair
                    • Thinner Hair

                    Comments about PHYTODÉFRISANT Botanical Straightening Balm:

                    Love this produdt, not greasy or oily, so great for thinner hair.

                    • Hair Type:
                    • Straight Hair

                    (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    Really works, thrilled!

                    By cnail

                    from San Antonio, Texas

                    About Me Product Junkie

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Controls Frizz
                    • Easy To Use
                    • Lightweight
                    • Non-Greasy
                    • No scent, Yea!

                    Cons

                    • None

                    Best Uses

                    • For anyone with frizz or lives in high humidity!

                    Comments about PHYTODÉFRISANT Botanical Straightening Balm:

                    I have straight fine hair, but live in a high humidity area which caused my hair to frizz and lose its style. Phytodefrisant Botanical Straightening Balm really works. I add about a nickle size to my wet hair...from my ears down to the ends of my shoulder length hair...then whats left I will add to the top of my hair. Blow dry my hair and its the best I have found for my problem.

                    • Hair Type:
                    • Straight Hair

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                    • Q:

                      Is the BOTANICAL STRAIGHTENING BALM the same formula as the HAIR RELAXING BALM? In the blue and white package?
                      Asked on 11/13/2017 by Sara from Little Rock, AR

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Yes, the old packaging had slightly a slightly different name, however it should still say- "Phytodefrisant."
                        -PHYTO Paris

                        Answered on 11/16/2017 by Brand Expert from PHYTO
                    • Q:

                      Does this product have silicone?
                      Asked on 10/29/2017 by smurphy from Philadelphia

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        No, it does not. It is a beautiful, weightless, silicone free product!
                        -PHYTO Paris

                        Answered on 10/31/2017 by Brand Expert from PHYTO
                    • Q:

                      My hair has been always been wavy but easily blowdried straight. I have ridiculously thick hair too. My prob-Over the past couple of years the entire back of my hair has turned into kinky tight curls when wet. Not the front,just the backside. Ugh! Impossible to blow dry and even straightening it is nearly impossible. Will this help relax the curls at all, to get an easier 'straight' appearance? Is there any product available that helps extreme curls to be easier straightened? Thank you for the help!!
                      Asked on 10/19/2017 by HalfCurly from Ok

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Unruly hair can be tough to deal with. Fortunately, there is PHYTODEFRISANT! It will make the hair softer and more manageable so it will be easier to straighten. It does not technically relax the curls, but you will find them easier to style with this product. Apply to wet hair, comb through, and then blow-dry/ style as usual.
                        -PHYTO Paris

                        Answered on 10/23/2017 by Brand Expert from PHYTO
                    • Q:

                      I don't want to use heat on my hair aka blow dry it, will this still straighten my hair if it air dries?
                      Asked on 8/20/2017 by ash from nc

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Hello,
                        Unfortunately, It is heat activated.

                        We recommend using PHYTO SPECIFIC Curl Legend Curl Energizing Spray to create frizz free curls that are soft and bouncy!

                        Answered on 8/25/2017 by Brand Expert from Phyto Paris
                    • Q:

                      I have read different instructions for this product on different websites. Can it be applied after conditioner? Does hair need to be towel dried or sopping wet? Can it be applied after every wash or is it a hair treatment for once a week use?
                      Asked on 8/19/2017 by Uk from Uk

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Hello,
                        It can be applied to towel dried hair.
                        It can be applied after every wash and everyday before styling your hair. It is heat activated so best used with heat.

                        Answered on 8/25/2017 by Brand Expert from Phyto Paris
                    • Q:

                      Is this product semi-permanent or for regular use? If semi-permanent, how long does one use usually last?
                      Asked on 12/30/2016 by Natti from Salt Lake City

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Expert

                        A:

                        This is a daily use styling product. The results are temporary.

                        Answered on 12/30/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                    • Q:

                      Is this product safe for hair extensions? Will it help reduce the frizzy/puffiness?
                      Asked on 12/3/2016 by hg from Nevada

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Expert

                        A:

                        Please consult the manufacturer of your extensions or the professional stylist who performed your extension service prior to use. Phytodefrisant Botanical Straightening Balm is designed to soften and smooth frizzy, unruly hair.

                        Answered on 12/8/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                    • Q:

                      Does this product also act as a heat protectant?
                      Asked on 8/4/2016 by Shanna from USA

                      1 answer

                    • Q:

                      What is the difference between the new product (packaging?) and the old blue and white one? Does the new one have the same formula?
                      Asked on 4/13/2016 by cookie from red bank, new jersy

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Expert

                        A:

                        This is the exact same formula; Phytodefrisant is one of Phyto's iconic products that Mr. Ales created 5 decades ago. :-)

                        Answered on 4/28/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                    • Q:

                      Is this product good for oily hair?
                      Asked on 4/3/2016 by KG from Sacramento, CA

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Expert

                        A:

                        Yes, Phytodefrisant Botanical Straightening Balm is formulated for all hair types!

                        Answered on 4/22/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
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