2nd ChanceClassic CurlsColor-TreatedFebruary 13, 2018At first I found this product made my hair look too greasy. 2nd chance I sprayed only once into my hand and worked through my hair. It gave it great shine, but made my hair dry. This product was too much for my hair type.
LIQUID GOLD FOR MY SENIOR LOCKS!Loose CurlsDehydration & DamageFebruary 10, 2018Now that the silver is threading its way through my formerly golden locks, their condition requires added the additional moisture which Mongongo Oil provides. I apply it to my freshly washed curls using several pumps which I rub together in my palms and then smooth thru my hair prior to styling. Then I proceed to apply the lightweight Ouidad Playcurl Curl Amplifying foam for styling the defines but doesn't weigh down my curls.
Great for fine hair!Classic CurlsDehydration & DamageFebruary 8, 2018I use this oil every day on my fine, colored hair and love it! First, I have never sprayed it directly on my hair and can see how people wouldn’t get good results that way (way too much in one spot). On wash days, I spray one pump into my hand atop my leave-in as a heat protectant. After diffusing, I spray 2-3 pumps in my hands, rub them together, then go over my hair (esp the ends!) for finishing shine and frizz control. On second and third day hair, I use the same spray-in-hands-and-rub method to go over my thirsty and lackluster looking curls - it adds instant shine and the look of health to buy me one more day til I wash. Really, it’s the best and my hair never ever looks even a bit greasy applying like this. It does have a strong tropical kind of smell, which I don’t mind. It dissipates completely in a moment.
1st Product Out of the ShowerClassic CurlsFrizzFebruary 8, 2018Mongongo Oil is the 1st product I put on my hair out of the shower. It helps my hair dry faster and avoid frizz. I don't spray it directly on my hair; 2 pumps in my hair that I pull through my ends and another 2 pumps that I smooth over the crown and down the length of my hair. Very light application, but I notice the difference when I skip this step. I love the Mongongo Oil even though I don't use it on dry hair!
Smells Amazing!!! Use lightly.Classic CurlsDehydration & DamageFebruary 5, 2018Smells soooo yummy! I spray it in my hand, find it's too heavy if I spray it directly on my hair.
Didn't Do It For MeClassic CurlsDehydration & DamageJanuary 22, 2018I wanted to like this product, but it didn't provide any shine when I sprayed it on my dried hair. It actually made it look duller. It did make my hair feel softer. Conditioner is better for that. It was nice as a scalp massage, but the smell is too flowery for me. I'm probably going to return this one.
I do not feel this product is for meClassic CurlsFrizzJanuary 17, 2018For starters, the smell is very strong and perfumy. It left my hair very gunky and knotted and coated feeling by the end of the day. Took forever to get through it the next day in the shower even with using the detangler spray.
Mixed thoughtsLoose CurlsDehydration & DamageJanuary 14, 2018I love the way this oil smells, and I love the impact it has on my curls. But, I'm not entirely sure if it's drying out my hair a bit. It's not particularly moisturizing, but it does give hair great hold and shine I'm just not sure if it's drying because at times it seems to be.
TerrificKinky CurlsNormal/HealthyJanuary 5, 2018Just received this oil and I it is amazing! It smells great and is so light. I gave it 4 stars bc it is pricey and I could see how it can easily run out quickly bc of the size. However, a little does go along way. It sprays easily and spreads well so I hope to make I stretch. I will be using this on my kinky curly and my daughter’s tight curly hair!
Not Sure How I Feel About This ProductKinky CurlsNormal/HealthyJanuary 1, 2018I've used this product on dry hair and didn't see any difference in the moisture of my curls. The product is really light and not like the traditional oils I've used in the past (i.e. Jamaican black castor oil). However, I started putting a couple sprays in my water bottle and I've been happy with the way my curls come out. Not sure if I would purchase this product again since I can't determine if its use is making a visible difference to my curls.
- Forms a protective barrier on hair's surface to lock in moisture
- Helps prevent damage from heat styling and UV rays
- Adds brilliant shine to curls from root to tip
Whether wavy, coily, spiraled, or kinky, when it comes to curls, no two are the same. That's why we designed our Mongongo Oil Multi-Use Curl Treatment to work for each curl type's individual needs.
Made with oil from the Mongongo Nut and blended with Coconut, American Palm Seed Oil, and Broccoli Seed Oil, this lightweight formula helps seal split ends and protect against heat without leaving loose curls limp or greasy. On classic curls, Mongongo Oil is brilliant for smoothing frizz and flyaways, while tight curls will love the way it adds illuminating shine and smooths the cuticle to perfect each individual coil. It leaves kinky curl types silky soft, strong, and protected by locking in the moisture and nourishment curls crave.
Speaking of nourishment, there's a reason the oil from this nutritious nut is known as "hair food" in its native Zambia: It packs a potent dose of Vitamin E and Linoleic Acid, an essential, unsaturated omega-6 fatty acid that promotes hair health-for your best, most beautiful curls.
- How To Use
How To Use
A true multitasker, Mongongo Oil can be used in the shower, on dry hair as a finisher or second-day refresher, or even as a spray-on UV protectant at the beach or pool.
As a conditioner: Cleanse curls with your favorite Ouidad shampoo or co-wash. Pour a quarter-size amount of Mongongo Oil into hand and add a drop of water. Work into wet hair and leave on for 3-5 minutes. Rinse and style as usual.
As a Leave-in: Use fingertips to moisturize scalp and hydrate wet or dry hair.
As a Heat Protectant: Apply before heat styling to protect and help speed drying time without weighing curls down.
As a Finisher: Warm a few drops between palms and apply, concentrating on ends, for frizz control and shine. Perfect for separating tight and kinky curls.
IngredientsPPG-3 Benzyl Ether Myristate Coconut Alkanes Coco-Caprylate/Caprate Brassica Oleracea Italica (Broccoli) Seed Oil Carthamus Tinctorius (Safflower) Seed Oil Elaeis Guineensis (Palm) Oil Hydrogenated Castor Oil/Sebacic Acid Copolymer Schinziophyton Rautanenii Kernel Oil Tocopheryl Acetate Fragrance (Parfum) Red 17 (CI 26100)
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“Mongongo Oil stands out among other oils because of its versatility. It can be used as a conditioner, leave- in, heat protectant, or finisher.”
— Lauren Moser, Curl Advisory Board