Silicone-free drugstore conditioners are like pop stars who write their own songs — few and far between.
That’s why my eyes lit up when I read the ingredients on this bottle of Garnier Fructis Body Boost Conditioner ($5 for 25 oz.) at Tar-ghay.
I’ve been searching for a new product to condition wash my hair with, and I wanted something silicon free (for an explanation of condition washing from an old 2007 MBB post).
Why no silicone?
Because I’ve been hearing good things about silicone-free condition washing. From a hair performance point of view, silicones are said to add smoothness, slip and shine (from my experience, I agree), but many women refuse to use them, believing that they build up and weigh hair down over time.
Condition washing with Garnier Fructis Body Boost
Silicone or no silicone, I think Body Boost rocks.
For starters, there’s the easily digestible (read: faint) green apple scent, so crisp and clean that I can’t get enough of it!
The light texture and weight of the product make it feel good in my hair. It’s light, but still moisturizing, and rinses fast, not leaving behind a greasy or heavy layer of goo.
I’ve only used it to condition wash, but I don’t see why it wouldn’t also work well to add volume and moisture to fine hair without adding excess weight.
On top of it all, the huge 25-fl oz bottle costs just five buckaroos! I mean, it costs more to cross the frickin’ Golden Gate Bridge (that’s $6). Good deals are hard to come by these days, and I love finding cheap stuff that really works. Makeup and Beauty Blog Rating: A+
Your friendly neighborhood beauty addict,
P.S. TGIF, ladies! Looks like we made it through another workweek. Whatever you have on your plate today, I hope it’s delicious!