Shea Moisture Curling Souffle – Product Review

Product release date : Sunday August 28, 2011

Purchased from: Target

Price: $11.99

Size: 12 oz

From: Shea Moisture Coconut & Hibiscus line

Ingredients: Agave nectar, Sugar cane extract, vegetable glycerin, Baobab extract, Coconut oil, Shea butter, Pro-V, Aloe leaf extract, Vitamin E, Flax seed extract, Hibiscus and essential oil blend.

Coconut oil- Hydrates and protects hair from heat and chemical damage.

Agave Nectar- Natural sugar provides hold, body and shine without silicones, chemicals, plasticizers or alcohol

Flax Seed oil: Rich in Omega-3 essential fatty acids, promotes strength, shine and healthy hair growth

Consistency: Like jello that has not set yet

Feeling on fingers: It feels wet, not oily, but wet.

Smell: It smells awesome, like all of the other products from the Shea Moisture Coconut & Hibiscus line

Directions: Scoop gel into hands and distribute evenly through cleansed wet or damp hair, following conditioning. Comb through with a wide tooth comb or hands to shape curls. Style as desired, allowing some time to dry. Use on damp hair will result in loose wavy curls, on wet hair expect riotous curls. Use on dry hair to minimize fly aways and frizz. When using a blow dryer, choose a cool or warm setting.

My opinion:

OMG, I have been looking for something to  hold my hair in a style without the hard feeling, or an oily or greasy feeling, and will last all day. This is it, I am sooooo in love with this new Curling Souffle. I had less shrinkage than normal and I did not have to use a lot of it. This product right here is the bomb! I love it, it worked perfect for my kinky hair type. So I pre-pooed for an hour with my oils, Raw African Shea butter, Jamaican Black Castor oil, Coconut oil and extra virgin Olive oil.

Then I jumped in the shower, washed and conditioned. I used my home made conditioner.

I have noticed that when I use the Avocado in my hair, it really helps to bring out my natural curls. I conditioned for only 30 minutes and then applied the Shea Moisture Restorative conditioner and let it sit for 5 minutes, detangled and two strand twisted then rinsed. I always say this, but I love the Shea Moisture line, so it was great that I was already using all of the same line which really shows how this Curling Souffle worked in my hair.

Freshly washed hair.

Then I finger parted from ear to ear, to prepare for the pampering session and clipped the top into two sections. I finger parted the back into four and began to apply the She Moisture Restorative conditioner as my leave in. Now the directions say to apply directly after conditioning and that it actually seals in the moisture, so I skipped my sealing part of the session and went right into styling. I finger parted the back and applied just a little Curling Souffle onto one section and then combed with the wide tooth comb and twisted all the way down to the ends. I did this all over, which resulted in 30 twists.

I then put on a hair net to protect from frizz and covered with my satin bonnet and went to sleep.

When I woke up this morning, I noticed that my hair was not completely dry and that is because I did not finish this until 11:30 pm last night and had to get up at 6:15am for our morning routine, so I had to use the blow dryer on the lowest setting to dry the twists. But here is a preview before I blow driedOMG I was so excited when I saw how shiny it was and the curl definition. So here are the results after. I cannot wait to use this product for a wash n go and other styles.

I received so many compliments today on my hair and this is the best twist out that I have ever achieved with my hair type 4 kinky. So I have to give this product a

5 out of 5

Final thoughts:

I have no complaints about it. And my hair does not feel hard or oily, just moisturized  with a little hold as if it was still wet but it is not. I love the Shea Moisture Curling Souffle and hope that you do too. If you have purchased this product, please leave a comment on your thoughts. Have a great day!

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5 comments on “Shea Moisture Curling Souffle – Product Review

  1. Finally! I have read a positive review for this AMAZING product! I wholeheartedly agree with your comments, because the SM Curling Souffle is da stuff for me too!! I use many of the Shea Moisture products including the Anti breakage Hair Mask, Deep Cleansing Shampoo, Curl & Shine shampoo, Curl milk and Curl Enhancing Smoothie. I two strand twist my hair and when I do twist outs people can’t seem to stop touching my hair. My stuff has found the “it” product!!! I have been using it for over a month and I keep getting compliment after compliment. My most recent twist out got a comment that shocked me. My co-worker said did you do your hair yourself? I said yes. She said I am going to have to get you to do my hair too your hair is gorgeous.

  2. I too have great results with the Souffle! I get compliments and my hair is kinky, notty 4b/c hair. With the Souffle, I get defined, shiny, moisturized hair. I am so glad someone has finally made a good product for for 4b hair.

  3. I love it also. I had been seeing so many bad reviews on it, and whenever something does not work for a lot of other people, it usually works for me so I had to do a good review on it. It helps with the definition, moisture and shine. It is an awesome product.

  4. Hearyoume on said:

    You sound like you don’t really like your natural texture unless it’s shiny and defined. I feel that way sometimes but really want to just learn to appreciate my hair in all the different ways it can look. I think As long as it’s healthy that’s all that matters to me.

  5. admin on said:

    I totally agree with you. I was just trying something new and loved the shine that I got, because gels make my hair hard and dry. I have learned since this post to appreciate my hair and its natural texture even more. But sometimes I like to add a little to it just like when you are going to attend a special event. Thank you for visiting my page and leaving a comment. Have a blessed day and hope that you will learn to appreciate your hair in all different ways that it can look. Have a blessed day!

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