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Curl Recovery Ultra Nourishing Cleansing Oil

Ouidad

Curl Recovery Ultra Nourishing Cleansing Oil

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Ultra Nourishing Cleansing Oil is a foaming, water-activated cleanser with an advanced oil base that gently removes dirt and build-up while restoring essential moisture. Ouidad's proprietary CR-4 Repair Complex - including nutrient-rich Mafura Butter and Kalahari Melon Seed Oil - envelopes the hair shaft with a cushion-like coating of concentrated fatty acids that are vital to rebuilding, nourishing and protecting hair in need of repair. Silk proteins and coconut oils bind to the cuticle to sustain hydration and resist damage while enhancing body and shine.
Using your fingertips, gently massage through wet hair and scalp. Rinse with warm water and follow with Curl Recovery Whipped Curls Daily Conditioner & Styling Primer.
Water (Aqua), Sodium C14-16 Olefin Sulfonate , Sodium Cocoamphoacetate, Cocamidopropyl Hydroxysultaine, Propanediol, Panthenol, Glycerin ,Trichilia Emetica Seed Butter , Citrullus Lanatus (Watermelon) Seed Oil, Polyquaternium-10, Raphanus Sativus (Radish) Seed Oil, Panthenol, Glycerin , Starch Hydroxypropyltrimonium Chloride, Limnanthes Alba (Meadowfoam) Seed Oil, Polysorbate 20, Passiflora Edulis (Passion Fruit) Seed Oil, Sodium Chloride, Oriza Sativa (Rice Bran) Oil, Silicone Quaternium-8, Euterpe Oleracea (Acai) Pulp Oil, Cetrimonium Chloride, Cocodimonium Hydroxypropyl Hydrolyzed Silk Protein, Citric Acid, PEG-12 Dimethicone, Disodium EDTA, PEG-150 Pentaerythrityl Tetrastearate, PEG-6 Caprylic/Capric Glycerides, Ethylhexylglycerin, Phenoxyethanol, Fragrance (Parfum).

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OuidadCurl Recovery Ultra Nourishing Cleansing Oil
 
4.7

(based on 70 reviews)

95%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Gentle (42)
  • Cleans thoroughly (41)
  • Improves hair health (31)
  • Great smell (29)
  • Lathers well (29)

Cons

  • Pricey / poor value (4)
  • Price (3)

Best Uses

  • Curly hair (38)
  • Daily use (24)
  • Thick hair (11)
  • Oily hair (6)
  • Weekly use (6)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 30 minutes (10), 1+ hour (5)
    • Hair Type:
    • Very curly hair (29), Wavy hair (14)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Product junkie (16), Beauty conscious (15), Survivalist / minimalist (14), Budget shopper (9), Brand buyer (8)

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4.0

Good but not Great

By Britt

from Lafayette, LA

Comments about Ouidad Curl Recovery Ultra Nourishing Cleansing Oil:

I gave this 4 stars because I liked the smell, you only need a few pumps to cleanse your whole head of hair, and it lathers like a shampoo. The liter of this I purchased should last quite a while. I can't give this five stars because it's not as moisturizing as I thought a cleansing oil would be. I figured I could just follow it up with the climate control gel, but I needed a leave-in conditioner instead to add moisture back to my hair. I have a feeling this issue would be resolved if they made a low lather or no lather version like they did with the co-wash.

 
4.0

Good but..

By Rchaney

from LA

Comments about Ouidad Curl Recovery Ultra Nourishing Cleansing Oil:

I used this and I felt like it nourished my hair. However it did nothing to combat frizz but it doesn't claim to do that so I'm still giving it 4 stars because Emmy hair did feel soft and nourished

(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Didn't know what to expect...pleasantly surprised!

By lilmarauder

from Tampa, FL

About Me Minimalist

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Cleans Thoroughly
  • Gentle
  • Great Smell
  • Lathers Well

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Curly Hair

    Comments about Ouidad Curl Recovery Ultra Nourishing Cleansing Oil:

    I purchased this after realizing that my curls had just fallen flat...I knew they needed more moisture and I've always enjoyed how well Ouidad products worked to do that.

    I didn't expect as much lather as I got from this cleanser, followed it up with Ouidad's melt down repair mask (which didn't set as long as it's supposed to - company was in town and distraction ruled the day). I styled with Heat and Humidity products (the featherweight cream and the detangling spray) and clipped my hair up in sections to air dry most of the way (with long curly hair, this is the only way I can maintain volume at the roots). I was very pleasantly surprised with how well my hair looked, then how it continued to look after being slept on (revived with spritzes of water and detangling spray).

    I'm on day three - my hair looks good and I'm only just starting to feel greasy at the roots. I previously avoided using/layering lots of product because I don't like the stiff feel that makes "second day hair" look so gnarly and covered in buildup...I may just have a new routine and this cleanser is a good foundation.

    • Hair Type:
    • Very Curly Hair

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    I love this cleansing

    By Yul

    from Spring, Tx

    About Me Beauty Conscious

    Pros

    • Adds Shine
    • Cleans Thoroughly
    • Gentle
    • Great Smell
    • Improves Hair Health

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Curly Hair

      Comments about Ouidad Curl Recovery Ultra Nourishing Cleansing Oil:

      My hair is super soft after using this product .Is super difficult because my hair is dry and I try many other products and this is the only make my hair shine and soft.

      • Hair Type:
      • Very Curly Hair

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      No product on the planet like it!

      By Devan

      from Kingsport, TN

      About Me Minimalist

      Pros

      • Adds Shine
      • Cleans Thoroughly
      • Gentle
      • Great Smell
      • Improves Hair Health
      • It's an enigma, healthiest hair results...ever!!
      • Lathers Well

      Cons

      • Price

      Best Uses

      • Curly Hair
      • Frizzy hair
      • Thicker Hair

      Comments about Ouidad Curl Recovery Ultra Nourishing Cleansing Oil:

      Curly hair journey....trying, crying and spending a fortune looking for an alternate less $$ product with same results for my hair. This product is actually worth more than it's price...it's amazing, a very small amount does an amazing job. My curls have never had more spring, less frizz!!!

      • Hair Type:
      • Wavy Hair

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Definitely buy again.worth the money

      By Tara buttercup

      from Bradenton

      About Me Product Junkie

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Adds Shine
      • Adds Volume
      • Cleans Thoroughly
      • Gentle
      • Great Smell

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Curly Hair

        Comments about Ouidad Curl Recovery Ultra Nourishing Cleansing Oil:

        Love the smell.works great.doesnt over dry my hair.

        • Hair Type:
        • Wavy Hair

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Love ouidad products!

        By Psugirl

        from VA

        About Me Minimalist

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Cleans Thoroughly
        • Gentle

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Curly Hair
          • Daily Use

          Comments about Ouidad Curl Recovery Ultra Nourishing Cleansing Oil:

          Love this product! Doesn't dry out my hair.

          • Hair Type:
          • Very Curly Hair

          (2 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          A winner for curly hair people. Definite 2 thumbs up!

          By Alipere

          from Uniondale, New York

          About Me Beauty Conscious

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Cleans Thoroughly
          • Gentle
          • Great Smell
          • Improves Hair Health
          • Lathers Well

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Curly Hair
            • Thicker Hair

            Comments about Ouidad Curl Recovery Ultra Nourishing Cleansing Oil:

            Wet hair, wash and rinse

            • Hair Type:
            • Very Curly Hair

            (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Great product

            By Jess

            from Santa Rosa, Ca

            About Me Beauty Conscious

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Adds Shine
            • Adds Volume
            • Cleans Thoroughly
            • Gentle
            • Great Smell
            • Improves Hair Health
            • Lathers Well

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Curly Hair

              Comments about Ouidad Curl Recovery Ultra Nourishing Cleansing Oil:

              I use this product about one a week to make my curls regain their bounce. It's an awesome product and so many people have been complimenting my hair lately and have noticed that my curl "came back". Absolutely love this product.

              • Hair Type:
              • Wavy Hair

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              4.0

              Great shampoo

              By Lisa

              from Baltimore, MD

              About Me Minimalist

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Cleans Thoroughly
              • Gentle
              • Great Smell
              • Lathers Well

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Curly Hair

                Comments about Ouidad Curl Recovery Ultra Nourishing Cleansing Oil:

                I'm over 50 and my hair has gone thru some changes; I also use haircolor every 4-5 weeks. This shampoo gives my hair the moisture it needs and allows my hair to curl without weighing it down

                • Hair Type:
                • Wavy Hair

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                • Q:

                  Does this product lather?
                  Asked on 1/2/2018 by all_inclusive_beauty from San Antonio, TX

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Yes, it does!

                    Answered on 1/9/2018 by Brand Expert from Ouidad
                • Q:

                  I am looking for a shampoo that is good for scalp conditions while also not drying out the curls. Is this the best shampoo for that purpose?
                  Asked on 10/7/2017 by Curls from CA

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Yes, this shampoo is great for that. Just like hair's natural oils, Ultra-Nourishing Cleansing Oil hydrates even the most dry, fragile, damaged curls without any heaviness or greasiness. An advanced oil base gently removes dirt and build-up, while nutrient-rich CR-4 Repair™ complex injects healing moisture into curls. It will not way the hair down with unwanted oiliness.

                    Answered on 10/18/2017 by Brand Expert from Ouidad
                • Q:

                  is this product color safe?
                  Asked on 6/25/2017 by Harika from NJ

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Yes, this product is color safe!

                    Answered on 6/26/2017 by Brand Expert from Ouidad
                • Q:

                  is this procct silicone sulfatee and paraben free
                  Asked on 2/23/2017 by mandy from ca

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    The Curl Recovery Ultra Nourishing Cleansing Oil is silicone free but it does have parabens and gentle sulfates that effectively remove build up!

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

                  I have an oily scalp at times, but dry ends. Will this weigh down my roots and make me look greesy?
                  Asked on 9/9/2016 by Heather from Nashville

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Expert

                    A:

                    Just like hair's natural oils, Ultra-Nourishing Cleansing Oil hydrates even the most dry, fragile, damaged curls without any heaviness or greasiness. An advanced oil base gently removes dirt and build-up, while nutrient-rich CR-4 Repair™ complex injects healing moisture into curls. It will not way the hair down with unwanted oiliness.

                    Answered on 9/13/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                • Q:

                  My hair is very flexible- wavy but can easily be styled curlier- meaning when I put moose in it and twist it my hair holds the curl, so if I'm trying to bring out the curls in my hair would this be useful?
                  Asked on 9/2/2016 by Curious Curls from USA

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Expert

                    A:

                    Ultra Nourishing Cleansing oil is one of our most luxurious shampoos and works for all curl types. It's an advanced oil base gently removes dirt and build-up while restoring essential moisture. The proprietary and nutrient-rich CR-4 Repair™ complex injects healing moisture into curls. Fatty acids help nourish, rebuild and protect curls. Silk Proteins and Coconut Oils bind to the cuticle for lasting hydration.

                    Answered on 9/13/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                • Q:

                  is it safe for color treated hair?
                  Asked on 7/7/2015 by product junkie

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Expert

                    A:

                    Yes, this shampoo is sulfate-free and color-safe.

                    Answered on 7/8/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA Beauty
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