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Desert Essence 100% Pure Jojoba Oil for Hair, Skin & Scalp 4 fl oz (118 ml)

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Desert Essence 100% Pure Jojoba Oil for Hair, Skin & Scalp, 4 fl oz
 
4.4

(based on 158 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (112)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (19)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (10)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (6)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (11)

89%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Smooths & softens (48)
  • Gentle (42)
  • Moisturizes well (35)
  • Adds shine (33)
  • Goes on smoothly (32)

Cons

  • Greasy (11)
  • Smells bad (8)
  • Leaves residue (4)
  • Doesn't work (3)

Best Uses

  • Dry hair (29)
  • Daily use (26)
  • Deep moisturization (26)
  • Winter dryness (24)
  • After shower/bath (23)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Beauty conscious (26), Survivalist / minimalist (22), Budget shopper (20), Brand buyer (18), Product junkie (15)
    • Hair Type:
    • Wavy hair (21), Straight hair (19), Very curly hair (10)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Amazing product!

This is a wonderful product. I used to suffer from severe acne. I was on accutane twice, once when I was 19, and again at age 26. Until just a couple of...Read complete review

This is a wonderful product. I used to suffer from severe acne. I was on accutane twice, once when I was 19, and again at age 26. Until just a couple of years ago, I constantly had to treat with a dermatologist to keep me face from erupting. But I've found some natural products that have given me beautiful skin for the first time in my life. This is a wonderful product. I've used it for a couple of years. It has great anti-aging properties as well as keeps your skin clear. I used to suffer from severe acne. I was on accutane twice, once when I was 19, and again at age 26. Until just a couple of years ago, I constantly had to treat with aner. I do this morning and night. Second I use a witchhazel/tree tea oil toner. I buy a bottle of witch hazel and then add a 1/2 oz. or so of tea tree oil. Third I use benzoyl peroxide. You won't need this if you are not acne prone.Fourth I use a face cream with glycolic acid. Aqua Glycolic and [@] have good products. The glycolic acid encourages rapid skin growth and helps keep your skin clear. Supposedly it is a good anti-aging product. In the morning I then apply sunscreen, at least 50 SPF.If my skin still needs it, I apply moisturizer. At night I mix a couple drops of jojoba oil in my moisturizer. I don't add the oil in the morning because it's a little greasy. And my makeup won't stay on if I have jojoba oil on my skin. But the JO is an amazing make-up remover! This is the best regimen I have found - when I tell people who haven't known me for years that I used to have cystic acne, they can't believe it.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Smells Funny

I love Jojoba Oil! To me it's a miracle oil that is great for EVERYTHING! Skin problems, hair, cuticles, wrinkles, moisturizing, ANYTHING! This specific brand has a different smell than all...Read complete review

I love Jojoba Oil! To me it's a miracle oil that is great for EVERYTHING! Skin problems, hair, cuticles, wrinkles, moisturizing, ANYTHING! This specific brand has a different smell than all the other brands I have purchased. It smells like dry coffee beans or toasted nuts. Very strange when it's supposed to be 100% natural. Not sure. The uses are still great but the only thing that turned me off was that smell. I will finish it but I doubt I will buy this brand again.

Reviewed by 158 customers

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5.0

Great moisturizer!

By Spyral

from Phoenix, AZ

describe yourself Minimalist

Pros

  • Adds Shine
  • Gentle
  • Smooths & Softens

Cons

  • Smells Bad

Best Uses

  • Curly Hair
  • Dry Hair
  • Fine Hair

Comments about Desert Essence 100% Pure Jojoba Oil for Hair, Skin & Scalp, 4 fl oz:

I use this for skin and hair. I combine it with a moisturizer and sunscreen. On my hair I put it on at night and wash normally in the morning. Use lightly on thin hair as a little goes a long way.

  • Hair Type:
  • Wavy Hair

(11 of 11 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

So Many Uses in Just One Bottle!

By Michelle

from Currently stationed in Kabul,Afghanistan

describe yourself Beauty Conscious

See all my reviews

Pros

  • Adds Shine
  • Improves Hair Health
  • Improves Texture
  • MOISTURIZING
  • Smooths & Softens

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Body
    • Deep Conditioning
    • Dry Hair
    • Face

    Comments about Desert Essence 100% Pure Jojoba Oil for Hair, Skin & Scalp, 4 fl oz:

    This is a great, light-weight oil that quickly absorbs into your skin. It doesn't have much of a fragrance at all, and the best part is it has so many uses! Where do I begin?

    Hair:
    It works great as a deep conditioning treatment for your hair. I apply it before washing, leaving it for at least 20 minutes, or sometimes overnight wrapped up in a bun or braid and covered. It washes out clean, does not leave any residue behind, and makes your hair soft, shiny, and healthy. Sometimes, I also add a little to my ends before putting my hair up in a bun (I am in the military) and I feel it keeps it moisturized and protected from the damage caused by scrunchies. I have drastically reduced the amount of split ends I have since using this.

    Skin:
    It is an amazing body moisturizer. Use this after the shower, at night, if you want amazingly soft skin. It absorbs fast so you don't have to worry about making a mess. Sometimes I add a drop or two to my normal body lotion when I want extra moisturization.

    Face:
    I alternate between this and 100% Organic Argan oil on my face, after washing, at night. I wouldn't recommend using it in the morning since it is oil and doesn't have SPF, but as a nighttime moisturizer it is awesome. It doesn't clog my pores or cause break outs and it makes skin super soft.

    The only downside to me is the bottle. I wish it had a pump of some sort that dispenses smaller amounts and that didn't require you to turn it upside down to get it out. I mean, it is oil, so it can get a little messy at times, but that isn't enough of a downside to not use this great product. I already have a second bottle on hand so I don't run out!

    • Hair Type:
    • Wavy Hair

    (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Saved my hair!

    By Aloe Vera

    from Emerald City

    describe yourself Product Junkie

    See all my reviews

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

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

      Comments about Desert Essence 100% Pure Jojoba Oil for Hair, Skin & Scalp, 4 fl oz:

      I love jojoba oil! My hair is very damaged from too much coloring and styling. Its also very long. The only way I keep it from being a tangled frizzy mess is with this oil. I just rub about 3 drops between my palms and them smooth is through the ends of my hair. If I put it on while my hair is still damp, I may use a bit more. Beware of using too much though, it will just look like you didn't shower.

      I highly recomend this for people with sensitive skin or perfume senstitivities.

      Jojoba oil is superior to much more expensive products in terms of smoothing, detangling and adding shine.

      • Hair Type:
      • Wavy Hair

      (5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      love it!

      By xmas snow

      from los angeles, CA

      describe yourself Product Junkie

      See all my reviews

      Pros

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Desert Essence 100% Pure Jojoba Oil for Hair, Skin & Scalp, 4 fl oz:

            a friend of mine suggested i use this on my face in place of my daily moisturizer. i have oily acne prone skin and have tried everything under the sun to get my cystic acne under control. within 1 week of using this product my skin has almost completely clear and my acne scars are starting to fade! i am thrilled that i finally found something that has saved my skin. and you can't beat the price. if you are on the fence about this product...try it...you won't be disappointed.

            (0 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

             
            1.0

            No For oily Hair

            By M7

            from Los Angeles

            describe yourself Minimalist

            See all my reviews

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

              Cons

              • Do Not Use For Oily Hair

              Best Uses

                Comments about Desert Essence 100% Pure Jojoba Oil for Hair, Skin & Scalp, 4 fl oz:

                Not made for Oily hair

                • Hair Type:
                • Wavy Hair

                (0 of 9 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                1.0

                Dont know

                By M7

                from Los Angeles

                describe yourself Minimalist

                See all my reviews

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • None

                Cons

                • Allergic reaction

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Desert Essence 100% Pure Jojoba Oil for Hair, Skin & Scalp, 4 fl oz:

                  No reason to use it. rash on my forehead

                  • Hair Type:
                  • Wavy Hair

                  (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  I am happy with this one !

                  By mermaid

                  from NYC

                  describe yourself Beauty Conscious

                  See all my reviews

                  Pros

                  • Detangles
                  • Gentle
                  • Improves Hair Health

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Daily Use
                    • Dry Hair

                    Comments about Desert Essence 100% Pure Jojoba Oil for Hair, Skin & Scalp, 4 fl oz:

                    I am happy to find this one, it does everything it says on the product descriptions. And the reviews helped me to start to use for more, on lips, and others. 4oz bottle is small enough for bringing to gym, or traveling, to remove make up and condition hair, before and after shampoo, neck massage, etc.etc.. The price was excellent that it was on sale and I got extra 10% off. I bought 2 to begin with, but, I ordered 3 more while it is on sale. It is fantastic to find multitask product that is very cheep and good! Thank you !

                    • Hair Type:
                    • Wavy Hair

                    (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    Perfect for Skin and Hair

                    By Trail Blazer

                    from usa

                    describe yourself Minimalist

                    See all my reviews

                    Pros

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

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • For Hair And Face

                      Comments about Desert Essence 100% Pure Jojoba Oil for Hair, Skin & Scalp, 4 fl oz:

                      I use this jojoba oil for everything - once a week pre-conditioning hair treatment (I shampoo my hair every other day), face and as an additive to my body lotion. Though it is an oil based product it does not leave your skin feeling greasy because the jojoba oil absorbs quickly and leaves skin feeling soft. It goes a long way. Very versatile and healthy beauty product to add to any daily regimen.

                      • Hair Type:
                      • Straight Hair

                      (3 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      Love it and so many uses!

                      By TD

                      from DE

                      See all my reviews

                      Comments about Desert Essence 100% Pure Jojoba Oil for Hair, Skin & Scalp, 4 fl oz:

                      I use this product all the time on my skin and love it. Too oily for my hair though but good as a leave in treatment once in a while. I love that its all natural. Oddly I found that this stuff makes a superb lubricant. I put some on my genital and booty area and it works wonders and very long lasting without feeling sticky. Very smooth and never irritates even if it gets inside. It's my favorite product by far. Highly recommend!

                      (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      Great product!

                      By MC

                      from Montreal Canada

                      describe yourself Beauty Conscious

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Gentle

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about Desert Essence 100% Pure Jojoba Oil for Hair, Skin & Scalp, 4 fl oz:

                          Very moist! Perfect for the winter. I use it on the areas that get dry easily - hands, feet or legs. It absorbs well.

                          • Hair Type:
                          • Straight Hair

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