By Sheila Arkee
Lately I’ve been testing a lot of hair care products. Having hard-to-handle curly locks, I’m always looking for products that will be kind to my tender head.
With that in mind, I was excited to try CHUDO New York hair products which are new on the market and formulated to not cause harm to humans, animals or nature. Their products are free from parabens, sodium lauryl/laureth sulfate, phtfalates, artificial colors, phosphates, and petroleum-based ingredients. Price wise, they’re a couple steps up from typical drugstore prices, but I’m willing to use anything that can keep my hair looking good and is also good for the environment.
The key ingredients in CHUDO products include Irish Moss, Sea Fennel Extract, Silk Amino Acids, Hydrolized Soy Protein and Aloe Vera Leaf Extract. I’ve tried other shampoos and conditioners marketed towards curly hair that are so packed with silicones that they make my hair a ridiculous, dragged-down mess. What makes manufacturers think that silicones are the answer for all curls? I’ll never know, but in my case the least of those additives the better.
I tried the Supreme Shampoo and Conditioner which are for thick hair that needs a bit of help. The texture of the shampoo and conditioner aren’t what I’m used to - they’re both on the thin/liquidy side, but to my surprise, they did what they said they would do. My hair felt great, and was really easy to comb through.
I used the leave-in spray conditioner underneath my own gel and to my delight and surprise my hair was shiny, manageable, and not at all frizzy. It gives my hair a different texture than with gel alone – I still have the structure I desire with my curls, but there’s a little somethin’ somethin’ extra that makes them look great.
I’m really happy with the way the CHUDO products performed on my curls, and I’ll definitely keep the shampoo/conditioner and leave-in conditioner in my regular product rotation. If you’re looking for paraben, sulfate-free products, take a look at CHUDO, for sure! They also donate 10% of their profits to charity, which is always a good thing in my book.
You can find more information about CHUDO New York products online at www.chudostyle.com.
*Products provided for consideration.