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Cantu Shea Butter Grow Strong Strengthening Treatment 6.1 oz (173 g)

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Cantu Shea Butter Grow Strong Strengthening Treatment, 6.1 oz
 
4.2

(based on 64 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (40)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (10)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (6)

86%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Smooths & softens (34)
  • Improves hair health (30)
  • Improves texture (24)
  • Adds shine (20)
  • Gentle (19)

Cons

  • Doesn't work (4)
  • Greasy (3)

Best Uses

  • Curly hair (22)
  • Thick hair (21)
  • Daily use (19)
  • Deep conditioning (18)
  • Dry hair (18)
    • Hair Type:
    • Very curly hair (25), Straight hair (7), Wavy hair (7)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Product junkie (15), Beauty conscious (14), Survivalist / minimalist (12)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

The BEST!

White chick with scottish/irish fro from hell. I have fought my hair all my life and finally found the help I needed when I moved away from the "white section"...Read complete review

White chick with scottish/irish fro from hell. I have fought my hair all my life and finally found the help I needed when I moved away from the "white section" and moved to the "black section" of hair care products. I just need more moisture than my pale faced peers, it's that simple. Curly/wavy hair is difficult to tame when you have as much volume as I do. Cantu products weigh my curls down just enough to where they're moisturized but not greasy. I love it!

I use this Strengthening Treatment right after I step out of the shower when I shampoo. I finger comb it lightly through my hair and then let it air dry. Voila! Beautiful hair. It's not crunchy or crispy or anything nasty like that. Just soft and healthy. It only takes a small dab to do my whole head of hair.

I've read some reviews here about how it leaves a white residue and I completely disagree. I think you're just using way too much of it. I have not had any problems with strange residues gumming up my hair at all.

Also, for as big as this jar is you are getting a great deal!! I think this jar will last me a year or more and I use it every other day.

VS

Most Liked Negative Review

 

Great for your 'kitchen'

I started to get very bad breakage around my edges, when I started wrapping my hair at night. After reading the reviews on this product, I decided to try it for my relaxed...Read complete review

I started to get very bad breakage around my edges, when I started wrapping my hair at night. After reading the reviews on this product, I decided to try it for my relaxed hair. After two weeks I saw a decrease in shedding and my edges started to slowly regain thickness and wasn't as sparse looking anymore. I use it to grease my scalp the night before my relaxer and I don't get burned at all, and I've notice that my relaxer comes out much better. I've turned both my sisters and my mom on to this product and they're all happy with the results. Even my stylist has started using it as a base before a relaxer. It is a little heavy, so you want to use it sparingly.

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5.0

Will definitely purchase again.

By 

from Jamaica

describe yourself Beauty Conscious

See all my reviews

Verified Reviewer

Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Protects Against Heat Damage
  • Relaxes Curls
  • Smells Great
  • Softens Hair
  • Versatile

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Frizzy Hair
    • Normal Hair
    • Very Curly Hair

    Comments about Cantu Shea Butter Grow Strong Strengthening Treatment, 6.1 oz:

    I mostly use this whenever I wash or co-wash. It smells great, leaves my hair manageable and soft.

    (7 of 9 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    This stuff is amazing!

    By 

    from New York, New York

    describe yourself Product Junkie

    Pros

    • Effective
    • Good Value
    • Light
    • Smells great

    Cons

    • Strong smell

    Best Uses

    • Dry/Damaged Hair
    • Frizziness/Flyaways
    • Hair Loss

    Comments about Cantu Shea Butter Grow Strong Strengthening Treatment, 6.1 oz:

    I am a 18 year old black girl and I've been transitioning for about 6 months and as you can imagine, it's been tough! My edges were so damaged, thinning and pretty much gone until I got this about 3 weeks ago!! I was skeptical at first.. I just put some in my hair (mostly edges) after I wash/condition every week and also in the morning and before I go to bed. NOW, my edges are completely grown in, no bald spot! Not only that, but my hair has become so much stronger and there is hardly any breakage when I comb through it. It's literally a miracle, I've been looking around for a good product for so long and this is it, would really recommend to those with thinning/damaged edges.

    • Hair Type:
    • Wavy Hair

    (3 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Did the job!

    By 

    from Erie pa

    describe yourself Product Junkie

    See all my reviews

    Pros

    • Gentle
    • Great Smell
    • Improves Hair Health
    • Improves Texture
    • Smooths & Softens

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Thick Hair

      Comments about Cantu Shea Butter Grow Strong Strengthening Treatment, 6.1 oz:

      My hair wont hold a curl anymore so i went looking and saw great reviews for this product,it did replace vital oil to my scalp and hair leaving it stronger and healthier with a natural shine. and it worked for me! thank you.

      • Hair Type:
      • Very Curly Hair

      (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

       
      1.0

      Different product no longer great!

      By 

      from Hamilton Bermuda

      describe yourself Beauty Conscious

      Pros

        Cons

        • Ineffective
        • Makes hair unmanageable

        Best Uses

        • Before flat pressing
        • Deep Conditioning

        Comments about Cantu Shea Butter Grow Strong Strengthening Treatment, 6.1 oz:

        The first 2 bottles I purchased did wonders for my hair and the colour differed. The product seems to have been altered in a bad way. It is now white and reeks havov on my hair making it unmanageable and I can no longer use it before I flat press my hair and it no longer gives a sheen.

        • Hair Type:
        • Very Curly Hair

        (3 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

         
        1.0

        My Hair HATES This Stuff!

        By 

        from Sunnyvale, CA

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        Comments about Cantu Shea Butter Grow Strong Strengthening Treatment, 6.1 oz:

        My hair HATES this stuff! I tried it, put it away, tried it again. My hair just does not get along with this stuff. And to top it off, when I use it, the sweet smell ends up making me want to barf. I think I'm going to buy Profectiv again.
        I'm a type 4 natural.

         
        4.0

        Will use again

        By 

        from Afghanistan

        describe yourself Minimalist

        See all my reviews

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Adds Shine
        • Detangles
        • Improves Hair Health
        • Smooths & Softens

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Curly Hair
          • Deep Conditioning
          • Dry Hair
          • Thick Hair

          Comments about Cantu Shea Butter Grow Strong Strengthening Treatment, 6.1 oz:

          I have very thick curly hair that I have to condition daily in order to keep my hair strong and moisturized. This product adds a nice shine to your hair. I think the smell is nice but a little over powering once it's applied for the first couple of hours. Of course this leaves a type of film in your hair, nothing that will flake out or is overly greasy or oily. If I run my fingers through my hair I don't feel the need to wash them or dry them off. It feels more like a light moisturizer.

          • Hair Type:
          • Very Curly Hair

          (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Yes it Cantu

          By 

          from Chicago,IL

          describe yourself Minimalist

          See all my reviews

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Adds Shine
          • Detangles
          • Gentle
          • Great Smell
          • Improves Hair Health
          • Improves Texture
          • Smooths & Softens

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Curly Hair
            • Daily Use
            • Deep Conditioning
            • Dry Hair
            • Fine Hair
            • Thick Hair

            Comments about Cantu Shea Butter Grow Strong Strengthening Treatment, 6.1 oz:

            Yes it Can too promote hair growth. My hair was thin and short. Since using this product. I have noticed a lot of changes in my hair texture. It thicker, fuller and longer. I now use it on my kids hair it also noticed a big change. It's light and not greasy.

            • Hair Type:
            • Very Curly Hair
             
            2.0

            A little goes a long way.

            By 

            from Denver, CO

            describe yourself Beauty Conscious

            See all my reviews

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Improves Hair Health
            • Improves Texture
            • Smooths & Softens

            Cons

            • Greasy

            Best Uses

            • Curly Hair
            • Deep Conditioning

            Comments about Cantu Shea Butter Grow Strong Strengthening Treatment, 6.1 oz:

            Product is very smooth but only use a little at a time. To much use will cause your hair to become very greasy and dull.

            • Hair Type:
            • Very Curly Hair

            (7 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

             
            1.0

            WARNING: Formula has changed.

            By 

            from Washington, DC

            describe yourself Minimalist

            See all my reviews

            Pros

              Cons

              • Ineffective
              • Leaves hair dry

              Best Uses

              • Waste Money

              Comments about Cantu Shea Butter Grow Strong Strengthening Treatment, 6.1 oz:

              I've been purchasing this product (and loving it) for four years and I can definitely say something has changed. Even the consistency has changed. I almost thought I ordered the break cure strengthening treatment. Where the old formula left my hair soft and moisturized, the new formula leaves my hair dry and brittle. And I applied this product to my freshly washed and conditioned hair!

              What is more troubling is that even after I added another moisturizer to my hair, it was still dry; almost as if I poured super glue in my hair. Perhaps they added more silicone? Whatever the case, it's enough to warrant Cantu to rename this product. The change was so drastic I don't trust Cantu anymore, which is sad because I loved their products. Now I have to go through the trial and error process of finding replacements.

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              2.0

              not great

              By 

              from Harlem, NY

              describe yourself Beauty Conscious

              See all my reviews

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Great Smell
              • Smooths & Softens

              Cons

              • Too Light

              Best Uses

              • Deep Conditioning
              • Dry Hair
              • Thick Hair

              Comments about Cantu Shea Butter Grow Strong Strengthening Treatment, 6.1 oz:

              i used as a pre conditioning treatment before shampooing. added other oils and creams to get the job complete. wasnt as effective as i thought it would be.

              • Hair Type:
              • Straight Hair

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