Wednesday, December 29, 2010

Aubrey Organics ; Egyptian Henna Shine-Enhancing Clean Rinse

  I am a huge fan of Aubrey Organics Conditioners, not only are they local friendly,  they are 9 times out of 10 100% natural or organic.  Being that you can walk into Whole Foods,  Health Food Stores , or order online  I think it is one of the best things a natural or relaxed or loc'd person can do is to try them out.  If you have a health food store in your area chances are they sell Aubrey Organics.  I purchase this Clean Rinse simply off the strength of Egyptian Henna.  I am a huge fan of Henna and if I could travel to India to purchase it I would. So awhile back I was on the Aubrey Organics website and saw this.  The price was $10.48. I was feeling cheap and wanted to see if I could find it locally.  It seemed no matter where I went I couldn't find it . I did have the option for the store to order it and then call me when it came in , but you know how impatient we are sometimes. Well ,  a friend of mine hipped me to Vitacost.  Sweet baby toes, I was in heaven. All the natural conditioners that I usually could find in my health food stores were there AND sometimes $2-4 cheaper, plus the shipping was inexpensive.  I was in hog heaven!  I ordered this rinse along with some other items. When it arrived I was less than pleased because instead of being creamy it was a watery product. , heck it looked like water.  I used it once and couldn't figure out what the heck I was supposed to do, again that patience monster was there. I put it in my stash and forgot about it.

Last night I saw the bottle and said let me use this stuff.  I cowashed my box braids, then used this in place of a leave in. The bottle actually doesn't say to rinse this out so I figured it was good . I have to say I was impressed.  My braids felt very lightweight. They weren't weighed down and after I just applied some Castor oil  and called it a night. Not bad at all . I will continue to play around and see how it plays out. The bottle says its for oily , fine or limp hair.  I have neither or these but depending on what I have used prior to washing I do wind up with a lot of oily build up. I would not use this more than once a month though because of the witch hazel which can be a little drying at times.


For Oily, Fine, Limp Hair
Limp, lifeless hair got you down? Pump up the volume and turn up the shine with this sheer, texturizing rinse that leaves hair bouncy and vibrant. Refreshing peppermint invigorates the scalp and neutral henna adds volume and lift for full, ultra-clean hair and total shine. Formulated with non-coloring henna—will not alter hair color.

Non-Coloring Henna Extract Seals cuticle to boost shine; adds body & bounce


Organic Peppermint Oil & Witch Hazel Refresh; help keep scalp free of buildup

B-Vitamins Add volume & lift

INGREDIENTS: Deionized Water, Witch Hazel (natural herbal extract), Henna Extract, Vegetable Glycerin, Carrageenan, Inositol, Calcium Pantothenate, Amino Acid Complex (Methionine, Cysteine), Organic Peppermint Oil.

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