There was an earlier article covering Ceramides in Natural Oils for Moisturised & Healthy Hair followed by the top 15 Products with Ceramides That Help Achieve Moisturised & Healthy Hair – Part 1. This article is a continuation of Part 1 and the last in the ceramides and natural oils series. To get a better understanding of ceramides, start with the first article HERE.
ORS Hair Mayonnaise is another brand that has been around for some time. They upgraded the branding as well as the formula from the original some time ago and the current product contains safflower oil, sunflower oil, soybeans and wheat germ oil, all excellent ceramides. The product is a deep moisturising conditioner for weak and damaged hair and helps stop breakage. It’s a medium strong protein treatment for over processed hair. The product consistency is thick and creamy with a strong scent. It’s a product better suited for type 3 – 4 ladies.
Tip: If it doesn’t work for you as a deep conditioning treatment, use it as a pre-poo instead or mix it in with another deep conditioning treatment, which doesn’t contain protein. You can read reviews about ORS Hair Mayonnaise HERE.
This product contains a synthetic ceramide, which is more concentrated than the ceramides that occur naturally in oils. They are both as effective and it all boils down to your hair type and how you use it. Redken Extreme Anti-Snap Leave In is a treatment for damaged hair with split ends and other types of distress, working to fortify your hair overtime. While it cannot cure split ends, it can lessen the progressive damage while you trim off as you are comfortable with. It has a delicious cotton candy scent and is one of Redken’s best products. This is an excellent product for all hair types but especially for fine and limp hair. It can also be your hair’s best companion after a chemical treatment. You can read reviews about Redeken Extreme Anti-Snap Leave-In HERE.
This is the second Ouidad product to make the list. The Ouidad Omega-3 Replenishing Hair Treatment contains sunflower oil and rice bran oil. It also contains an exclusive amino acid formula, which includes flax seed oil, passion fruit seed oil and acai pulp oil. It’s a deeply rehydrating treatment designed to restore and replenish lost moisture from hair. It can be used as a pre-poo treatment or in between a shampoo and a deep conditioning treatment. It is ideal for dry and dull hair of all types. Ouidad recommends using it 3 times a week but with a steep price for a 6 oz tube, it wont go very far if you have longer hair and might be better to restrict use to once or twice a week. You can read reviews about Ouidad Omega-3 Replenishing Hair Treatment HERE.
This product contains L’Oreal’s own brand of ceramides known as Ceramide R, listed as 2 oleamido 1,3 octadecanediol on their products. The Total Repair 5 Damage Erasing Balm is a rinse-out reconstructor, which is supposed to repair the 5 signs of damage – split ends, weakness, roughness, dullness, and dehydration. You should see results after the first treatment and noticeable results by the third treatment. The balm is thick and creamy and comes in a tub that can last for quite some time. It is effective for all hair types especially hair damaged from colouring. By the way, the 5 Damage has a line of other products which you can check out at L’Oreal Ceramide Products.
Tip: Wash with a mild shampoo, apply this and leave in for 20 minutes then rinse out and apply a little bit of argan or avocado oil to hair and style as usual. You can read more reviews about L’Oreal Total Repair 5 Damage Erasing Balm HERE.
Tigi S Factor Serious Conditioner contains sunflower oil. It also contains hydrolysed silk protein and amino acids. The consistency is thick and acts as a mask for mildly dry or thin hair. Use as a deep conditioner after shampooing for smoothened and soft hair. It comes in a pricey tube or a jar. The tube is handy for travelling but the jar will last much longer. You can read more reviews about Tigi S Factor Serious Conditioner HERE.
Taliah Waajid Enhancing Herbal Conditioner contains walnut oil. It is thick and heavy and acts as a moisturising conditioner, which leaves hair easy to detangle and enhances manageability. For a more effective treatment, make sure is damp and not soaking wet before you apply it and let it sit for up to 15 minutes before rinsing out. This conditioner is too heavy for finer hair types and is best for type 4 hair. You can read more reviews about Taliah Waajid Enhancing Herbal Conditioner HERE.
If your hair is extremely dry and damaged, Salerm Wheat Germ Conditioner is an ideal treatment to recover your tresses. The product has a medium creamy consistency with an interesting citrusy smell, which you may or may not like. As the product name indicates, it contains wheat germ oil as well as Vitamin E oil. It conditions hair from root to tip, leaving hair soft, moisturised, glossy and silky. It is suitable for all hair types.
Tip : Apply to clean hair, work through like you would a shampoo, cover with a shower cap and leave in for up to 2 hours then rinse out with warm water and style as usual. You can read more reviews about Salerm Wheat Germ Conditioner HERE.
Ion Moisturizing Treatment contains wheat germ oil, sesame seed oil and corn oil and is a powerful treatment for hydrating and strengthening dry hair. It’s a lightweight conditioner that can be used daily and is ideal for all hair types especially chemically treated hair. You can read more reviews about Ion Moisturizing Treatment HERE.
Tip: If you have fine type 3 hair, apply a little as a leave in and layer with gel lightly to eliminate frizz
Jane Carter Nutrient Replenishing Conditioner contains soybean oil in addition to olive oil and hydrolysed wheat protein, which provide strength, sheen and elasticity to dry hair. Activate with heat after shampooing and leave in for up to an hour for a great conditioning treatment. It can be used with all hair types but is best for is best for type 3 – 4 hair. You can read more reviews about Jane Carter Nutrient Replenishing Conditioner HERE.
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