I dunno where Carol’s Daughter 4-in-1 Combing Cremes have been all my hair life but thank god they are in my hair life now! This stuff is amazing! And you totally need it if you have soft water in your home or a pool that’s damaging your hair.
Ok, so story time. I’m a city girl and I’m used to hard water. It was a total game changer for me when I built a Summer house upstate and was presented with soft water. WTH…! Anyone dealing with soft water daily deserves a major award. It’s rather disgusting. It feels slick and slimy and just weird and wrong. After endless questions to my plumber about the filtering of the water, etc…I finally had to come to terms with the fact that soft water was the way of the world in the country.
Not only does it have an unusual texture but when you wash your hair, hands, body it always feels like you haven’t rinsed off the soap. It’s just the weirdest session ever. Soft water also seems to really like to play havoc with my hair as well causing dryness, frizz, etc….
This combined with the fact I’m in the pool a good deal over the Summer and my hair is like a bird’s nest after getting home on Sunday night after being upstate for the weekend.
That’s where Carol’s Daughter 4-in-1 Combing Cremes comes into play. Oh my god these do such good things for my hair. I should start by saying that I don’t really like leave-in conditioners but I’m ok with detangling mists. This made me a little skeptical when I purchased my first combing cream as I felt for sure it would be a leave-in conditioner formula that causes buildup, makes my hair look greasy, and just doesn’t play really nicely with my very long, wavy hair.
How wrong I was! I tried one and just fell in love. The formula is quite thick but it has a gel-like texture that breaks down as soon as you rub your hands together and smooths into hair very easily. The best part is the fact you can use this on wet, just out of the shower hair and it makes combing through tangles a breeze not to mention it makes your hair super smooth and soft while eliminating any dryness caused by soft water or chlorine from your pool! It really improved the manageability of my hair, eliminated a ton of frizz, and provided very intense moisture! I got the Black Vanilla formula but there are three different formulas and scents to choose from that address different issues. Black Vanilla is a moisturizing formula for drier, brittle hair but it worked a treat on my drier hair that I wouldn’t say is brittle but does have a good deal of frizz.
Overall, if you spend a good deal of time in the pool (or you have a soft water problem) over the Summer and your hair needs some extra moisture and TLC these combing cremes are awesome.
Love, love, love!