Silk Elements MegaSilk Olive Conditioner

Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Promises:  Silk Elements MegaSilk Olive Conditioner is formulated with naturally derived Olive Oil & Silk Protein to provide lustrous shine. Moisturizes and infuses nourishment to dry/damaged hair while leaving hair soft, silky, smooth, and healthy-looking.

Directions: Apply Silk Elements MegaSilk Olive Oil Conditioner evenly through hair and scalp. Rinse thoroughly and style as desired.

Ingredients: Water, Cetearyl Alcohol, Dicetyldimonium Chloride, Stearamidopropyl Dimethylamine, Isohexadecane, Isododecane, Glycerin, Ethyl Ester of Hydrolyzed Silk, Hydrolyzed Jojoba Protein, Hydrolyzed Sweet Almond Protein, Glycine Soja (Soybean) Protein, Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Extract, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Extract, Cyclopentasiloxane, Quaternium-91, Centrimonium Methosulfate, Panthenol, Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein, Polyquaternium-59, Dimethicone, Olea Europaea (Olive) Fruit Oil, Quaternium-80, Fragrance, Methoxy PEG/PPG-7/3 Aminopropyl Dimethicone, Butylene Glycol, Benzophenone-4, Citric Acid, Diazolidinyl Urea, Iodopropynl Butylcarbamate, Benzyl Salicylate, Benzyl Benzoate, Butylphenyl Methylpropional, Hexy Cinnamal, Linalool, Blue 1 (CI 42090), Yellow 5 (CI 19140).

Truth: I'm very disappointed with this conditioner. It was part of my Sally Beauty Supply Haul earlier this month. I've always eyed this conditioner, but since it was on sale I decided to try it. I've been using it as a co-wash every week this month and unfortunately it does nothing for my hair. It has a nice mild fresh scent that lingers in the hair for approximately two days. It rinses out easily due to it's thin consistency. However, I experienced very little slip while rinsing the conditioner out; therefore, it was hard to detangle. It's moisturizing capabilities are very low as my hair constantly felt dry (after my hair was completely air dried) as opposed to hydrated. I think the dryness was due to the amount of proteins (4) in the conditioner. Once my hair was dry, it did not shine as promised on the label; however, I did notice a subtle smoothness to my hair. I love smooth hair! For my thick 4b/c textured/relaxed hair, this conditioner was not sufficient in delivering my moisture/detangling needs. I think this conditioner is best suited for those who have fine relaxed or natural hair.

  • Fresh scent lingers in hair
  • Smooth hair
  • No detangling properties
  • Very little slip
  • Not very moisturizing
  • Thin consistency
Price:  $6.99 33.8 fl oz. 1L

Hairlicious Rating:  (2/5) Bad

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  1. Was it supposed to be a co Wash conditioner or a conditioner that was supposed to be used after a shampoo?

  2. A few months back I purchased a sample packet of the conditioner and got similar results :/. We have a similar hair texture so I'd imagine that's why!

  3. I thought I was doing something wrong because I had the same experience with it but I purchased the single packet.