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PHYTODÉFRISANT Botanical Straightening Balm

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PHYTODÉFRISANT Botanical Straightening Balm

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Achieve the perfect blow-out with this award winning, non-chemical straightening balm. The exclusive plant-based formula hydates, softens and protects unruly hair prepping it for a smooth and sleek look. Heat activated.

Active Ingredients:

  • Plant mucilage moisturizes.
  • Ferula, horseradish and sage smooth and straighten the hair fiber.
  • Chamomile softens.


Vegan and cruelty-free. No: Parabens, silicones, gluten, phthalates, mineral oils, talc, or petrochemicals.

Before & After - Click here!
After Phyto Phytobrush shampoo, apply to damp hair. Comb through to distribute evenly. Do not rinse. Continue with heat-styling. Follow with Phyto Phytolisse serum for the sleekest sheen you've ever experienced.
Althaea Officinalis Root Extract (Mucilage Végétal), Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Extract(Matricaire), Salvia Officinalis (Sage) Leaf Extract (Sauge), Allium Sativum (Garlic) Bulb Extract, Cochlearia Armoracia (Horseradish) Root Extract (Raifort), Ferula Assa Foetida Root Extract (Férula), Propylene Glycol, Caprylyl Glycol, Methylisothiazolinone.

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PHYTODÉFRISANT Botanical Straightening Balm
 
4.5

(based on 168 reviews)

91%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Defrizzes (107)
  • Smooths (104)
  • Softens hair (81)
  • Adds shine (73)
  • Smells great (48)

Cons

  • Sticky (6)
  • Dries-out hair (5)
  • Pricey / poor value (5)
  • Doesn't work (3)

Best Uses

  • Wavy hair (71)
  • Course hair (59)
  • Very curly hair (52)
  • Fine hair (36)
  • Straight hair (22)
    • Hair Type:
    • Wavy hair (21), Very curly hair (14), Straight hair (6)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Beauty conscious (72), Product junkie (51), Survivalist / minimalist (34)

Reviewed by 168 customers

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5.0

This is a staple in my house.

By Allycat

from Virginia

About Me Beauty Conscious

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Controls Frizz
  • Easy To Use

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Curly Hair

    Comments about PHYTODÉFRISANT Botanical Straightening Balm:

    I have kinky hair and I use just a little of this gel to help stretch my curls. You do have to be mindful of how much you use because it leaves a residue if you use too much.

    • Hair Type:
    • Very Curly Hair
     
    5.0

    I have used tis product for years.

    By JellyBean

    from Phoenix, AZ

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Daily Use

      Comments about PHYTODÉFRISANT Botanical Straightening Balm:

      I have used this product for years. It helps with fizzy hair in humidity. I only use it on wet hair after shampooing.

      • Hair Type:
      • Wavy Hair
       
      5.0

      best

      By kel

      from hunting

      About Me Beauty Conscious

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Curly Hair

        Comments about PHYTODÉFRISANT Botanical Straightening Balm:

        works very well, have been using it for years. only need about a dime size for my hair

        • Hair Type:
        • Wavy Hair
         
        5.0

        The best

        By asherfin

        from WI

        About Me Minimalist

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Daily Use

          Comments about PHYTODÉFRISANT Botanical Straightening Balm:

          I love, love, love this product. It does not weigh my hair down and makes it silky smooth. It's worth the cost but even better if you can get it on sale. This is my second purchase, a little goes a long way but if you accidentally apply too much you won't be a greasy mess.

          • Hair Type:
          • Straight Hair
           
          5.0

          Best hair straightening product on the market.

          By Phyto

          from Orange County, CA

          About Me Beauty Conscious

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Curly Hair
            • Thicker Hair
            • Travel

            Comments about PHYTODÉFRISANT Botanical Straightening Balm:

            I always use before blow drying, it helps straighten, eliminate frizz and keeps my hair healthy.

            • Hair Type:
            • Wavy Hair

            (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            2.0

            Phyto Fail

            By The Cheshire Cat

            from Atlanta, GA

            About Me Product Junkie

            Pros

            • Strong Hold

            Cons

            • Doesn't Work
            • Dries-Out Hair
            • Sticky

            Best Uses

            • Curly Hair
            • Thicker Hair

            Comments about PHYTODÉFRISANT Botanical Straightening Balm:

            I bought this to help straighten wavy, thick hair. No. It doesn't straighten or heat protect on its own. It is very sticky to apply and comb through. However, at least it doesn't stink like some of the other Phyto stuff does, so it gets 2 stars. It really doesn't have a smell at all (see Phyto, you are capable of not making products reek!). But it didn't do anything either. Maybe it works better for processed hair or for holding curls.

            • Hair Type:
            • Wavy Hair
             
            5.0

            Love it! Doesn't weight your hair down

            By Linda

            from Chagrin Falls, Oh

            About Me Beauty Conscious

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

            • Dries-Out Hair

            Best Uses

            • Curly Hair

            Comments about PHYTODÉFRISANT Botanical Straightening Balm:

            Love it

            • Hair Type:
            • Wavy Hair
             
            4.0

            Very good Product!

            By Shelby

            from Orange County

            About Me Beauty Conscious

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Controls Frizz
            • Easy To Use
            • Lightweight

            Cons

            • Sticky

            Best Uses

            • Daily Use

            Comments about PHYTODÉFRISANT Botanical Straightening Balm:

            I use this product daily. It's easy to use and very lightweight. Just a small amount needs to be applied. It helps tame my frizzy wavy hair.

            • Hair Type:
            • Wavy Hair
             
            5.0

            I love it!

            By Maggie

            from Islip terrace ny

            About Me Beauty Conscious

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Controls Frizz
            • Easy To Use
            • Lightweight
            • Strong Hold

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Curly Hair
              • Thicker Hair
              • Thinner Hair

              Comments about PHYTODÉFRISANT Botanical Straightening Balm:

              Very easy to use, just rub through you hair and blow dry as usual!

              • Hair Type:
              • Wavy Hair
               
              5.0

              Love this product!

              By Tracy

              from Houston, Tx

              About Me Product Junkie

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Daily Use
                • Thicker Hair

                Comments about PHYTODÉFRISANT Botanical Straightening Balm:

                I love this product, it helps keep my hair fizz free and knocks the wave out. My blow out always looks great.

                • Hair Type:
                • Wavy Hair

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                • Q:

                  Is this product 100%vegan?
                  Asked on 5/21/2018 by Emily from Chicago

                  1 answer

                  • CUSTOMER CARE

                    A:

                    Hello! Please be advised that PHYTODEFRISANT Botanical Straightening Balm is 100% Vegan.
                    It is silicone- free, Gluten -Free, Sulfate- Free and also Cruelty- Free.

                    Answered on 5/22/2018 by Official Answer from Phyto from Brand Answer
                • Q:

                  Can this product be used on relaxed hair?
                  Asked on 3/26/2018 by Ang1000 from undisclosed

                  1 answer

                  • CUSTOMER CARE

                    A:

                    Hello,
                    Phytodefrisant Botanical Straightening Balm a heat-activated botanical balm that prepares the hair for a smooth and sleek blow dry who has unruly, frizzy and rebellious hair.
                    On a relaxed hair, you can use ULTRA-SMOOTHING MASK.

                    Answered on 3/28/2018 by Brand Expert from Phyto
                • 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

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