Not Your Mother's
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Not Your Mother's NATURALS ROYAL HONEY & KALAHARI MELON LEAVE-IN CONDITIONER helps reconstruct damaged hair to retain vibrancy and moisture.
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Rated 4.57 out of 5 stars
For over 10 years, I've bought almost every product on the market to help with frizz. I live in south Louisiana so insane humidity is a fact of life. I've resigned myself to ponytails and updos 99 percent of the time.
I originally bought this product due to the great reviews. I bought it for my 6 year old who has very fine and very long hair that gets dry. I have insanely curly hair, like Shirley Temple curly, and it's fine. I always straighten in, but it tends to look a little dry and frizz no matter what I do.
On a whim, I tried it on myself after a shower. I blew dry my hair as usual. Didn't use anything other than my heat protectant, and when I was done I was annoyed I forgot to use my aveda straightening balm when blow drying.
The next day, I got up, straightened my hair and was impressed at how glossy it looked. I always leave it down but take a ponytail holder for the inevitable 2 hours later when it starts getting big and crazy. It didn't happen. I took my daughter to the beach. THE BEACH. WITH WATER. My hair NEVER frizzed. As the day went on, I swore there was no way this product did a better job at protecting my hair from humidity than all the products that are sold specifically for this purpose.
Fast forward a week. 2 more shampoos and the same treatment, same results. I'm blown away. This is seriously a life changing product for me at about a third the price of what I'm used to paying for sub par performance.
I've literally never reviewed a product on Ulta before, but I was compelled to share the amazingness that is this product just like all those before me did.
I had a short cut with lots of color and I recently cut it off to grow my hair back out. And my natural hair is vwry thick and course (I out Afro-textured bc that was the easiest way to describe it). I received this in an influnster box and was really excited to try it out. It smells amazing and I love that it comes in a spray bottle form, that was very convenient. However, I didn't care for this product on myself. On my hair it just seemed like creamy water. It wet my hair, smelled nice and gave a preety good condition at first, but once it dries it didn't do much to it. I thought that maybe I didn't put enough, but once I out more on it just left my hair feeling producty (if that makes sense). Overall I was disappointed with this product. I thought since it said it was supposed to help damaged hair that it would be perfect for me since u just cut out my color but it sucked on my natural hair. It left my hadryer than I started and didn'tsoften it like normal conditioner would. I did try this product on some extensions I have and it worked out pretty well though. It left it nice and shiny and slightly softer, but it still had that water effect and made the hair a little puffier when it dried. I haven't read the ingredients yet, but I'm pretty sure that water is probably the first one. And that makes a big difference with the performance of the hair. I can't really use it on my hair with out another leave in conditioner, but I think it will be perfect for curly and kinky textured hair, so I'll use it for those extensions that I may use. But for people's hair who is naturally curly or kinky(and you don't mind the puffiness) after using it, it should be good for you. And I mentioned not minding the puffiness, because the bottle says you can use this daily- but I wouldn't if I have straightened my natural hair, because it would revert it back or puff it up which defeats the purpose for straightening.
Ashley from Chandler, AZ
I have very fine, curly hair. It's difficult to find a leave in conditioner that tames frizz without weighing down the curls too much. It provides some nice little ringlets that I love!
Marissa from Philadelphia, PA
This is a great product and works really well on my naturally wavy hair, but I hate the bottle it comes in. The first one I received the sprayer was completely broken. Took it back and got another, which worked for a few months before the sprayer again stopped working. I thought it may be clogged so I cleaned it out, but nope, the sprayer just doesn't work consistently anymore. NYM please reengineer the bottle!
lotti from us
I have 2c virgin hair. I spray this generously through my ends and use my wet brush while my hair is still quite damp. I've noticed my hair is really soft, hydrated, and the curls are more bouncy now. Would definitely recommend. I've been using this for almost a month now, every day or two.
Nita from Lexington NC
I've only used this once which was today but my hair feels so light and bouncy and shiny. Still need to figure out how much to use.
Jesser from New York City
I was recommended to try this and the smell is amazing but not great for fine to medium weight hair, I have 2b/2c curls and it just felt heavy on my hair while not getting rid of frizz. Unfortunately going to discard it
Lovinmythree from Co
I was so excited to try this product and purchased it based on all the positive reviews. I wish I hadn't. First off, the sprayer is broken. When I first tried to apply the product it oozed out of the sprayer bottom that attaches to the bottle. So I now have to apply the product like a lotion, placing a dollop in my palm and running it through my wet hair. However, applying the product this way leaves chunky white strips in my hair. This residue dries out my hair, and doesn't moisturizer at all! I also don't know why everyone says it smells amazing, mine has absolutely no smell. Definitely will not buy again, and if I had kept my receipt it would have been returned.
Lemme from Sacramento, Ca
My curl journey is one for the record books but this product here is one of a kind. I am mixed race and have 2B long curly hair with lots of breakage. Most products leave my hair dry, brittle and frizzy ending my day with a bun on top of my head. This is the first time I have tried Not Your Mothers and I have tried most lines for curly hair. I absolutely love how my hair lays down while drying. My hair does not feel product heavy and scrunching the cast out was easy and did not Poof my hair out to where it needs to be restyled. I did use the Mango Butter curl defining combing cream before adding the Leave-In Conditioner. I am very pleased with my results and have not been this pleased in years. I will buy this product again. I should mention that I am also trying new products and rotating the Not Your Mothers line with the CurlSmith Products. I am not mixing these products together. I wanted to try a more expensive brand with a more reasonably priced brand. Currently the reasonably priced brand is working better.
Megan from Louisville, Ky
This is by far the best leave in conditioner I've EVER used! Not only does it leave my hair silky soft, but it literally got rid of all the major static I always had in my hair!
amanda f from brooklyn
holy grail product! any product from this line is amazing but this leave in makes my curls feel so moisturized and bouncy. i recommend this product to everyone
sway63 from Oregon
I originally tried another leave-in conditioner that I didn't like nearly as well for the purpose. Very happy with this product, it reminds me of the old, original Paul Mitchell leave in conditioner.
tink from Maine
I use this product twice a week. It smells really nice, very gentle. It makes my hair really soft, which is why I use it. However, I have wavy hair and this relaxes it to the point of almost being straight.
Theresa from Washington, D.C.
I LOVE this! This is my new holy grail! I've been using this religiously for about a week and found it makes my hair softer without weighing it down, thus it doesn't hinder volume. I also recently had a blonde balayage done on natural dark brown hair that left my ends dry and brittle. After a few days of use in conjunction with no sulfates, parabens, or silicones in all products used, my curls have came back to life. Also, do NOT get me started on HOW GOOD THIS PRODUCT SMELLS! Some of the reviews I read said the scent was overpowering, but the scent softens as it dries. TRY THIS (if you have the same hair type)!
Em S from Bristol, VA
I have 2c/3a blonde hair that I usually wear straight. I have used this leave-in after every shower for months. Since my hair is pretty processed, a good leave-in is crucial so I'm always experimenting. This one does a great job of detangling my long hair before brushing and I personally find the smell to be really nice. After drifting away from this and trying a couple other ones in the fall, I actually ended up coming back to this one. It's definitely worth a try if you have a similar texture!
Brit from Louisville
Best leave in I ever used!!
Lizzie from Houma
I loved this leave in. Since my hair is wavy and not curly, a lot of leave ins that I seen recommended were wayyy to heavy but this one was perfect!
Minimal mama from Seattle
Did an OK job of detangling wavy Asian hair (mine and my son's), but it was easy to feel like it was going to leave a lot of build up with mine because it's so long and I had to spray so much. Did a good job on my son's (chin length). Would give it 4 stars, but the smell was too intense for me, as I don't prefer a lot of super strong or sweet smells. Son said it smells like candy. It lasted too long for me as well.
Kris from Lancaster, PA, USA
I tried this while searching for a CGM-approved leave-in. I like it, but don't love it. Pros: it smells good, it's easy to use, it's affordable, you can use a lot without making your hair sticky or greasy looking. Con: it could be more hydrating.
Lala from Bakersfield, Ca
Alyssa from Virginia
My favorite leave in conditioner for my frizzy wavy hair
Drunkjessicaisthebessica from Phoenix, AZ
I've had to switch shampoos because unfor
Sydney from New York
I have fine, wavy hair and I seriously love this entire line of products. Most leave-ins, creams, and gels I have tried were just too heavy for my hair, and left my wavies weighed down and stretched out. Although my hair isn't damaged, this provides a great amount of moisture and frizz reduction. And it smells great!
Meagan from USA
This line is really great. I like the smell and this stuff really makes my hair vibrant, soft, and easy to brush!!
Jae from NC
I am in love with this product! The smell is to die for! And to make it even better, it's lightweight and leaves a nice sheen.
Good price! from West Covina CA
I really do like this leave in conditioner! I like that it has a spray nozzle vs a squeeze tube.
I think this substitute my old leave in conditioner because this one has a lighter consistency :)
Mishy from Chicago
I've used it twice so far and I'm in love. I have curls from 2c to 4a, this is super hydrating, it smells amazing and has great slip. I'm definitely buying again and again!