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Budget Beauty Tuesday Review—Hair: John Frieda Frizz-Ease Nourishing Oil Elixir

Budget Beauty Tuesday Review—Hair: John Frieda Frizz-Ease Nourishing Oil Elixir

Frizzy hair needs big time taming. Take it from me. Some products are too heavy, some are too light and some are just right. John Frieda Frizz-Ease Nourishing Oil Elixir is just right. And that’s why it’s worth of mention on Budget Beauty Tuesday.

Here are the deets about John Frieda Frizz-Ease Nourishing Oil Elixir $9.99:

John Frieda Nourishing Oil ElixirNourishes hair for exceptional salon-softness, smoothness & shine.
Lightweight formula infuses strands and blocks frizz for 50% smoother* healthier hair. Fast-drying formula leaves hair feeling soft and more manageable without a greasy residue.
Use alone or with your favorite styler to add an instant boost of softness and shine to any style.
With Argan Oil
*vs. non-conditioning shampoo
Available in:
3 fl. oz. size (88mL)



My results:

I have fine, curly and wavy hair which is prone to frizz when it is not properly moisturized. I used John Frieda Frizz-Ease Nourishing Oil Elixir on my hair both wet (after shampooing and conditioning) and dry and had great results with it. When using  the Nourishing Oil Elixir on my wet hair and letting it air dry my hair simply curls without an ounce of frizz in sight.

Used on dry hair, John Frieda Frizz-Ease Nourishing Oil Elixir dries without heavy residue. There is argan oil in this product, but it is primarily made up of silicone derivatives. While lots of natural hair advocates are anti-silicone, I’m not “hating.” Cyclopentasiloxane, the first ingredient in this hair oil  does the following:  “It provides a silky feel without weighing the hair down with greasy residue. Because of its water-thin consistency, it helps deliver heavier silicones also contained in a product; for this reason, is often used in conjunction with dimethicone. In fact, as a volatile silicone it quickly evaporates into the air after delivering nutrients to the skin and hair.” Truth in Aging I love that as soon as I apply this oil elixir to my hair, it sinks right in and there is no residue on my hands at all.

I think that’s pretty amazing science and it explains why I can load this product into my hair and just have pretty, frizz-free hair without the greasy results that I have with pure  hair oils.  With ordinary oils, I find that my hair is weighted down and greasy, not the case with nourishing hair elixir.  I also John Frieda Frizz-Ease Nourishing Oil Elixir for use as protection when using heated implements like blow dryers and curling irons.  My hair remains frizz free for days using John Frieda Frizz Ease products, particularly the Nourishing Elixir.

Editor’s Note: I accidentally erased my before and after photos, but will update this post after washing my hair again. Sorry!

Bling Factor:

Pro: Lightweight, eliminates frizz

Con: None

Price: $9.99

Buy Again: Yes

Packaging: 5 Blings — pump dispenses just right amount of product, not too much

Overall: 5 Blings

Hero Ingredient: Cyclopentasiloxane

Natural/Organic/Vegan: No

Cruelty Free: No


Disclosure of Material Connection: I received one or more of the products or services mentioned above for free in the hope that I would mention it on my blog. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will be good for my readers. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255: “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising.”

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