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Take good care of your hair by adding this Dudley Cream Protein moisturizing conditioner to your hair care regimen. Specially form...ulated to nourish, soften, and restore hair's natural vitality, this conditioner is enriched with emollients and... read more
Rich and creamy sulfate free cleanser guaranteed to soften the driest kink, hydrate the driest curl and encourage healthy scalp an...d hair growth. Formulated with certified organic Blueberry Extract, Aloe Leaf Juice, and Chamomile Extract clinically... read more
Phytotherapeutic first treatment, consisting in the use of natural plants, for hair growth. This innovative formula provides activ...e extracts and 100-percent natural needed for healthy hair, avoiding excessive scaling, adding Health, Beauty, Vitality,... read more
Pump up the volume with Nioxin System 1 scalp therapy conditioner. Designed specifically for fine or thin hair, this conditioner a...dds moisture to your locks and invigorates the scalp. This fine hair conditioner contains European botanicals and... read more
Vernon François' 'Curl' conditioner enhances and defines your hair's natural texture - whether that be waves or ringlets. Blended ...with Coconut Oil and a combination of seed extracts, this frizz-fighter repairs, smooths and strengthens. The brand's unique 'MiruStyle™ CP' ingredient restores bounce without the unwanted crunch. - Suitable for curly and wavy hair types - Free from parabens, sulfates and phthalates -Instructions for use: - Section your hair into four areas and evenly distribute the conditioner on wet or dry hair - Leave in for five minutes, then rinse - For best results, use with the 'Curl Shampoo' and the 'Curl Moisture Spray' - 200ml/ 6.7fl. oz. - Made in the UK Ingredients: Aqua (Water), Amodimethicone, PEG-40 Hydrogenated Castor Oil, Alcohol Denat. (SD Alcohol 40-B), Phenyl Trimethicone, Dimethicone, Cetrimonium Chloride, PEG-7 Glyceryl Cocoate, Trideceth-12, PEG-12 Dimethicone, Glycerin, Hydrogenated Castor Oil/Sebacic Acid Copolymer, PEG-12 Allyl Ether, Olive Oil PEG-7 Esters, Panthenol, PEG-12, Sodium Benzoate, Parfum (Fragrance), Potassium Sorbate, Citric Acid, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil, Butylene Glycol, Adansonia Digitata (Baobab) Seed Oil, Disodium EDTA, Phytantriol, Schinziophyton Rautanenii Kernel Oil, Polyquaternium-72, Xylitylglucoside, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Extract, Polyquaternium-10, Linalool, Anhydroxylitol, Limonene, Butylphenyl Methylpropional, Xylitol, Avena Strigosa Seed Extract, Lecithin, Citronellol, Phenoxyethanol, Coumarin, Geraniol read more
Which hair type is it good for? Wavy Curly Coiled An ultra-nourishing, detangling, wash-out conditioner with an innovative superfi...ne spray for even distribution. Key benefits:- Conditions coils, curls and waves- Improves gloss and protects hair- Enhances natural curl pattern. If you want to know more… This bespoke formula will reset everything you've ever expected from a wash-out conditioner. The spray application, allows easy targeting of the roots, mid-lengths, and ends of the hair. The more often it is used, the more your hair will benefit. The deeply moisturizing formula features ingredients that actively strengthen the hair. It is formulated Without: - Parabens- Sulfates- Phthalates read more
Which hair type is it good for? Wavy Curly Coiled What it is: A moisturizing detangling spray that hydrates, repairs, and promotes... healthy hair condition for bouncy, energized, frizz-free curls and waves. Key benefits: - Effectively and effortlessly... read more
Vernon François' 'Curl' shampoo is packed with nourishing organic ingredients like Ubuntu Mongongo, Coconut and Baobab Oils. This ...anti-frizz formula repairs and protects damaged strands without weighing them down. The brand's revolutionary 'MiruStyle™ CP' ingredient works to cleanse and create silky-smooth texture. - Suitable for curly and wavy hair types - Free from parabens, sulfates and phthalates -Instructions for use - Wet your hair and work the shampoo into your scalp - Rinse thoroughly and follow up with the 'Curl Conditioner' and the 'Curl Moisture Spray' - 250ml/ 8.4fl. oz. - Made in the UK Ingredients: Aqua (Water), Sodium Lauroyl Methyl Isethionate, PEG-12 Dimethicone, PEG-12 Allyl Ether, Coco-Glucoside, PEG-40 Hydrogenated Castor Oil, Polysorbate 20, Acrylates/Palmeth-25 Acrylate Copolymer, PEG-12, Lauryl Glucoside, Stearyl Citrate, Palmitamidopropyltrimonium Chloride, Benzyl Alcohol, Glycerin, Cocamidopropyl Betaine, Xylitylglucoside, Dicaprylyl Ether, Phenoxyethanol, Hydroxypropyl Guar Hydroxypropyltrimonium Chloride, Phytantriol, Polyquaternium-10, Lauryl Alcohol, Parfum (Fragrance), Adansonia Digitata (Baobab) Seed Oil, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil, Anhydroxylitol, Sodium Hydroxide, Polyquaternium-7, Polyquaternium-72, Butylene Glycol, Sodium Chloride, Xylitol, Citric Acid, Disodium EDTA, Schinziophyton Rautanenii Kernel Oil, Dehydroacetic Acid, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Extract, Coconut Acid, Avena Strigosa Seed Extract, Lecithin, Benzoic Acid, Limonene, Linalool, Sodium Benzoate, Potassium Sorbate read more
Vernon François' 'Curl' moisture spray is made with Aquarich®, Panthenol and a combination of natural ingredients. This anti-frizz... mist infuses your strands with shine, while the brand's 'MiruStyle™ CP' ingredient restores textured hair back to its natural pattern without the unwanted crunch. - Suitable for curly and wavy hair types - Free from parabens, sulfates and phthalates - User friendly application -Instructions for use: - Evenly distribute product on dry or damp hair to protect it from heat styling - For best results, use with the 'CURL~ Shampoo' and the 'CURL~ Conditioner' - 150ml/ 5.2fl. oz. - Made in the UK Ingredients: Aqua (Water), Alcohol Denat. (SD Alcohol 40-B), PEG-40 Hydrogenated Castor Oil, Amodimethicone, PEG-7 Glyceryl Cocoate, Trideceth-12, Panthenol, Glycerin, Parfum (Fragrance), Sodium Benzoate, Potassium Sorbate, Phenoxyethanol, Cetrimonium Chloride, Butylene Glycol, Adansonia Digitata (Baobab) Seed Oil, Disodium EDTA, Phytantriol, Polyquaternium-10, Xylitylglucoside, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Extract, Citric Acid, Anhydroxylitol, Limonene, Polyquaternium-72, Linalool, Xylitol, Avena Strigosa Seed Extract, Lecithin, Eugenol, Benzyl Benzoate, Geraniol, Coumarin read more
Which hair type is it good for? Wavy Curly Coiled A conditioning shampoo, packed with nourishing plant oils and potent active ingr...edients to replenish and maintain healthy hair. Key benefits:- Cleanses and nourishes curly hair- Controls frizz- Enhances natural curl patternIf you want to know more… This shampoo helps to shape bouncy, frizz-free coils and waves. The luxe formula is enriched with ubuntu mongongo, coconut, and baobab oils. It nourishes, repairs, and protects hair without weighing it down for visibly revitalized curls. It is formulated Without: - Parabens- Sulfates- Phthalates "This shampoo is an essential foundation for achieving soft, defined, frizz-free, long-lasting curls." Vernon Francois, Brand Creative Director and Founder read more
This product is a life changer for the tighter curl texture, says Vernon François of the 'Pure-Fro® Conditioner'. The lightweight ...spray detangles effortlessly and evenly, and is enriched with a blend of Panthenol and Phytantriol to strengthen, smooth and define coils and waves. - Suitable for all hair types especially dry, curly, coarse and textured - Cruelty-free - For best results use with Pure-Fro® Shampoo and follow with Pure-Fro® Moisture Spray -Instructions for use: - Shake before use - Spray throughout wet or dry hair, leave in for five minutes and rinse - 200ml/ 6.7fl. oz. - Made in the UK read more
Which hair type is it good for? Wavy Curly Coiled A moisturizing detangling spray that hydrates, repairs, and promotes healthy hai...r condition for bouncy, energized, frizz-free curls and waves. Key benefits:- Effectively and effortlessly detangles hair- Defines curl pattern to provide shape and vitality- Hydrates for manageability and shineIf you want to know more… The ultimate multitasker, this moisture spray shapes and defines the hair's texture, while delivering intense hydration. It can be applied as a targeted stream or a wider mist. The formula is enriched with repairing baobab oil and smoothing panthenol to ensure frizz-free, weather-proof coils, curls, and waves. It is formulated Without: - Parabens- Sulfates- Phthalates "Spray your way to killer curls with this breakthrough styling product. The formula is much lighter than a leave-in conditioner; and works with your hair for beautifully bouncy, silky smooth, long-lasting, non-crunchy weatherproof curls." Vernon Francois, Brand Creative Director and Founder read more
Vernon François uses natural oils of the highest quality that are ethically harvested by an organization of local farmers in Afric...a. Enriched with Amino Acids and nourishing ingredients, this lightweight leave-in conditioner defines kinks, curls, coils and waves, while helping to eliminate frizz. It softens and smooths without weighing your hair down, and has a lovely fresh fragrance to recreate that just-washed scent. - Suitable for all hair types, especially curly and textured - Amino Acids naturally derived from Sugar Beet Molasses help condition each strand - Tiare Flower extract and Tahitian Coconut Oil moisturize and repair -Instructions for use: - Divide your hair into two or four sections - Twist the end of the nozzle to select stream or mist and shake before use - Spritz onto sections using a downward motion, paying attention to the mid-lengths and ends - Use your fingers or a wide tooth comb to ensure product is evenly distributed - 200ml/ 6.8fl. oz. - Made in the UK read more
Reverse signs of processing and styling damage with Vernon François' 'Re-Vamp™' conditioner. Lightweight enough for everyday use, ...this nourishing spray is enriched with active ingredients and high-grade plant oils that deliver intense hydration without the greasy feel. It reveals strong, healthy-looking results. - Color and keratin-treatment safe - Free from sulfates - Vegan, cruelty-free - For best results use with Re-Vamp™ Shampoo and Re-Vamp™ Moisture Spray -Instructions for use: - Shake before use - Spray throughout clean, wet hair, leave in for five minutes and rinse - 200ml/ 6.7fl. oz. - Made in the UK read more
Vernon François' deep conditioner is a nourishing and lightweight 'Whipped' treatment you can use every day. This non-greasy formu...la works to strengthen and smooth each strand to achieve an ultra shiny, healthy-looking finish. - Suitable for all hair types -Instructions for use: - Lather into wet, washed hair from root to tip and let sit for 1-2 minutes - Rinse thoroughly - 200ml/6.8fl. oz. Ingredients: Aqua (Water), Ricinus Communis (Castor) Seed Oil, Glycerin, Propylene Glycol, Cetearyl Alcohol, Cyclopentasiloxane, Cetyl Alcohol, Quaternium-91, Brassicamidopropyl Dimethylamine, Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis (Sweet Almond) Oil, Cetrimonium Methosulfate, Amodimethicone, Cetrimonium Chloride, Stearamidopropyl Dimethylamine Lactate, Parfum (Fragrance), Citric Acid, Phytantriol, Quaternium-80, Dimethiconol, Xylitylglucoside, Butylene Glycol, Trideceth-12, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil, Polyquaternium-10, Phenoxyethanol, Sodium Benzoate, Keratin Amino Acids, Anhydroxylitol, Potassium Sorbate, Hydroxypropyl Guar Hydroxypropyltrimonium Chloride, Sodium Chloride, Xylitol, Disodium EDTA, Sclerocarya Birrea Seed Oil, Panax Ginseng Root Extract, Camellia Sinensis (Green Tea) Leaf Extract, Ethylhexylglycerin, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Extract, Alpha-isomethyl Ionone, Linalool, Citronellol, Limonene, Avena Strigosa Seed Extract, Lecithin, EDTA. read more
Which hair type is it good for? Straight Wavy Curly Coiled Tightly Coiled What it is: A moisturizing detangling spray to hydrate, ...repair, and promote healthy condition. Key benefits: - Treats damaged hair - Controls frizz - Refreshes style between... read more
Which hair type is it good for? Straight Wavy Curly Coiled Tightly Coiled An ultra-nourishing, detangling, wash-out conditioner wi...th an innovative superfine spray for even distribution. Key benefits:- Repairs and reverses damage- Supports strong, healthy-looking hair- Creates bouncy, glossy, smooth curls. If you want to know more… This conditioner works to reverse the signs of over-processing and styling damage. The bespoke formula is applied as a spray, and the more often it is used, the more benefits it imparts. The unique formula is enriched with active ingredients and natural plant oils to deliver intense hydration without any greasy feel. Exceptionally easy to use, the spray gives maximum control with minimum waste. It is lightweight enough to be used every day, if desired, and will reset your expectations about wash-out conditioners. It is formulated Without: - Parabens- Sulfates- Phthalates "Styling, sun, pollution or just life hair comes under stress every day. This no fuss formula powers way beyond traditional conditioners to fast track even the most fragile hair to healthy." Vernon Francois, Creative Director and Founder This product is safe for hair that has undergone color or keratin treatments. read more
Which hair type is it good for? Straight Wavy Curly Coiled Tightly Coiled A deeply moisturizing conditioning treatment that helps ...restore stressed and damaged hair. Key benefits: - Treats damaged hair - Softens, revitalizes, and restores nutrients - Locks in moisture from the roots to the ends If you want to know more… The very rich, intensely nourishing formula, is light weight; allowing it to be worked through the thickest of curls. It's formulated with a potent combination of keratin amino acids which strengthen hair, antioxidants green tea and ginseng, and hydrating jojoba and sweet almond oils, and a hydrating extract of black oats. It is formulated Without: - Parabens - Sulfates - Phthalates "Whip your hair back into shape. I created this deeply moisturizing treatment for stressed and damaged hair; insisting that it be as light as possible for working into the thickest of curls." Vernon Francois, Creative Director and Founder read more
Which hair type is it good for? Coiled Tightly Coiled Ultra-nourishing, detangling, wash-out conditioner with an innovative superf...ine spray for even distribution. Key benefits:- Makes hair easier to comb- Thickens hair- Improves luster and sheenIf you want to know more…This unique formula will reset everything you've ever expected from a wash-out conditioner. The spray bottle format allows for targeted and controlled application. The more often it is used, the more your hair will benefit. Applying wash-out conditioner as a spray means effective targeting for the roots, mid-lengths, and ends of the hair. The ingredients include extract of sunflower seeds, which protects the hair and reverses damage; and black oat extract, which improves gloss and prevents split ends. The formula is lightweight enough to be used every day, if desired. It is formulated Without: - Parabens- Sulfates- Phthalates "This product is a life-changer for kinky, coily and tighter curl textured hair." Vernon Francois, Brand Creative Director and Founder read more
Which hair type is it good for? Straight Wavy Curly Coiled Tightly Coiled A leave-in conditioner spray with ingredients to strengt...hen, soften, nourish, and hydrate all dry and damaged hair textures. Key benefits:- Fights dryness- Prevents breakage- Quickly absorbs into hair If you want to know more…This lightweight, non-greasy formula penetrates into hair without weighing it down, working to detangle, lock in moisture, and infuse dry hair with a super-dose of nourishment. It may be used on damp hair post-shower, in addition or in place of a rinse-out conditioner, or on dry hair for a hydration boost before priming or styling. It is formulated Without: - Parabens- Sulfates- Phthalates "My lightweight day-to-day Leave In Conditioner defines kinks and curls while helping to eliminating frizz. It conditions without weighing the hair down, thanks to active amino acids derived from molasses which penetrate strands for a vibrant and nourished finish." Vernon Francois This product is color and keratin treatment safe, vegan, and cruelty-free. It features scent notes of poplin. read more
Which hair type is it good for? Straight Wavy Curly Coiled Tightly Coiled What it is: A lightweight styling serum that effortlessl...y detangles, defines, and protects hair from heat damage. Key benefits: - Protects hair from heat damage - Gives gloss,... read more
SACHAJUAN Curl Conditioner enhances the natural beauty and bounce of curly or wavy hair. Ocean Silk Curl Complex refines each curl..., sealing out frizz and creating soft, defined tendrils that last.. Ocean Silk Technology strengthens, increases elasticity, adds moisture, and boosts shine. Creates soft, bouncy curls. Paraben and sulfate free. 8.4 fl oz. Use with SACHAJUAN Curl Shampoo. SAHR-WU50. 244. read more
Just a little enhancement to your natural curls. Infused with Smart Technology complex, the OUAI Curl Conditioner nourishes and ke...eps your hair looking healthy.. Free of parabens. Color safe. No animal testing. 8.45 oz. Best used with: Ouai Curl Shampoo. OUAR-WU7. 200. Founded by hair stylist to the stars Jen Atkin, OUAI originated #HAIRGOALS. The mane addicts at OUAI believe that life is hard and looking good should be easy. That's why their line of luxury shampoos, conditioners, and styling products was designed to nourish hair and bring out its natural beauty - no glam squad necessary. read more
Which hair type is it good for? Straight Wavy Curly Coiled Tightly Coiled A lightweight, leave-in moisturizing oil complex, delive...red in a fine spray to replenish hair nutrients overnight. Key benefits: - Helps protect from damage - Boosts luster and shine - Nourishes and conditions If you want to know more…This moisturizing oil replenishes hair's nutrients while you sleep. Presented in a set of four spray vials containing a blend of jojoba oil, sweet almond oil, argan oil, antioxidant vitamin E, and more, it brings all types of damaged hair back to a healthy state by helping repair the hair's internal structure. The formula is incredibly lightweight, non-greasy, and easily absorbed by the strands, with no need to rinse out in the morning. It is formulated Without: - Parabens- Sulfates- Phthalates "My Overnight Repair Treatment Oils are the effortless route to dramatically revitalized hair. The blend is perfectly balanced to help nourish, hydrate, and repair your locks while you sleep." Vernon Francois This product is color and keratin treatment safe, vegan, and cruelty-free. It features elegant, floral scent notes of black iris, violet, rose, and orchid brushed with a hint of decadent spice, dark woods, and a rich vanilla base. read more
Which hair type is it good for? Wavy Curly Coiled What it is: A conditioner designed to nourish, build strength, and add shine. Ke...y benefits: - Seals out frizz - Nourishes the curl cuticle - Defines curls If you want to know more & Curl Conditioner... read more
Vernon François' styling cream will keep intricate twists, knots and braids perfectly in place without leaving your locks sticky o...r stiff. Infused with vitamin-rich Mongongo oil, Shea Butter and Black Oat extract, this lightweight formula adds moisture to the hair, while improving structure and maintaining exceptional hold. - Suitable for all hair types - Free from parabens, sulfates, phthalates, gluten, DEA and dye - Cruelty-free -Instructions for use: - Squeeze a dime-sized amount of product into your palm and work it through from the roots to the ends of your hair - 250ml/ 8.5fl. oz. - Made in the UK read more