I bought the solid Jungle conditioner as a part of a haul I did a little over a month ago. I have been using the conditioner for about a month now so I think I'm ready to give you my honest opinion on it.
Price: $ 5,59 or £ 2,75 here.
Packaging: None. However it does come wrapped, so it does not mess up the rest of your order if it melts or rubs off during transit.
I bought the solid conditioner after trying the solid shampoo called "new" I love that shampoo. So I thought that I would like the conditioner as well. I did my research before buying it, and learned that most regular conditioner leaves behind a film of silicone that makes your hair feel smooth and conditioned. Lush conditioner does not have that. So I knew from the start that it would feel different from regular conditioners.
Initially I did not like the smell of this conditioner, to me it smells very earthy and grassy and also has a slight hint of henna scent to it. I don't like strong earthy smells so I initially hated the scent of it. However I have gotten used to the scent and now it's rather pleasant, not my favorite but it's nice. The scent also lingers in my hair for days. I have never tried a product where the scent would stay in your hair until you washed it again.
I just can't seem to get used to the feeling of this conditioner, I miss that silky and smooth feeling I got from my regular conditioner. And it really bothers me every single time I use it. When I rinse it out it just does not leave my hair soft and easy to manage. My hair gets really tangled with this conditioner and I just can't get used to it at all.
I can't let my hair air dry when using this conditioner, it makes it curl and frizz like crazy, and it just feels dry and kinda heavy. The only way I can get it to work is if I blowdry my hair and add a bit og serum to it. And I don't want to do that every time I wash my hair.
So yeah, this conditioner may be very healthy for my hair, but the things I have to do to make it look good afterwards are not, and I can't see the point of using a conditioner without silicone if I'm just going to use silicone based serum in my hair afterwards. So this product is not right for me.
However I will say that over time it has improved my hair a bit, So I know that it's doing a good job at conditioning my hair, I just can't get used to not having the silky feel of a regular conditioner.
The way I use it is to melt a bit of it in some hot water and stir it until it gets a little thick, and then I use it as a liquid conditioner. I just found it too difficult to work with in bar form.
So yeah... Mixed feelings about this, it's certainly not a bad product, and it does condition the hair. I just can't seem to get used to it and I need something that detangles my hair a bit better. So will I repurchase? Who knows... But for now I will use it up and hurry out and buy the thickes most moisturizing conditioner I can find.
Have you tried it? what do you think of it?