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Frequently Asked Questions


Look here for the answers to most of your concerns. We will be adding more questions and answers as we receive them. This is a good place to start to find out more about our philosophies, our products, and their ingredients!

 

    * Do/can your products alter my natural hair pattern?

    * Are your products "all-natural"?

    * Are samples of your products available?

    * Do you use preservatives in your products?

    * Do you use sulfates in your shampoos?

    * Do you use fragrances in your products?

    * Do you use silicones or heavy waxes in your products?

    * My hair is straight; can I use your products?

    * Can I use your products on relaxed hair?

    * Do you use any animal products?

    * Do you have protein-free items?

    * Do you have glycerin-free items?

    * Can I use these products on my child's hair?

    * Do you take appointments to do hair?

    * I have an allergy to one or more of the ingredients (shea butter, essential oils) you use, is there enough in the products to cause a reaction? Should I use the products?

    * My hair is very frizzy & dry, can the products help me?

    * I'm growing out a relaxer from my hair and have two textures, what products should I use?

    * My hair is very thick, dry, frizzy and unmanageable, will your products help?

    * Do your products work on Jheri curls/Wave Nouveaus?

    * Do you have a printed catalog available?

    * Where can I buy your products other than this site?




Do/can your products alter my natural hair pattern?


No, these products to not contain any "caustic" ingredients which would be necessary to change your hair pattern. What the products can do is help you reach your hair's potential by providing gentle cleansing, moisture and styling definition.


Are your products "all-natural"?


Our products are not made from pre-made bases, so we have more control over what we put in them. Our products are also "Cruelty-free" and not tested on animals. While we strive to use as many "natural" ingredients as possible, we do use "artificial" ingredients when necessary. When an artificial ingredient is used, it is gentle and as non-irritating as possible, is usually vegetable derived, and is used to help the product achieve its potential. Ingredients such as Carbomer (a thickener in gels) and Phenoxyethanol and Caprylyl Glycol (our main paraben free preservative system-to help products pass testing so bacterial/fungal baddies can be assured to be kept to a minimum! Our products are tested to be good at least 12 months after opening.) are examples of these ingredients. Very few "all-natural" products are 100% natural and unprocessed...even things like emulsifying wax and vegetable wax can have emulsifying agents incorporated in them that are not "natural" although they may be very gentle.


Are you working on new products?


All the time! It is an addiction and I love to provide my customers with the best products I can. I am always at work coming up with new products mostly due to customer suggestions. So know that I do listen to customer input (many of the current new products were due to that) and I do my best to create fabulous products for your curls that also keep them healthy! I do keep the concerns of my customer base in mind and take them very seriously. That can make new product creation a real challenge, but it can be fun!


Are samples of your products available?


Yes! We have small, single-use, .5oz sample sets available for purchase. Check out our sale items/sample sets page!


Do you use preservatives in your products?


Yes, we have found that this is a necessary ingredient in order to help ensure that your products will have a decent shelf life and pass necessary testing to ensure that the bacterial/fungal nasties are kept to a minimum. We do not use parabens as preservatives. Products should be used within a 12-month period although some products may last longer. To help prolong the life you're your products, try to keep products in a cool place, sealed when not in use, and free of excess water. Try not to add anything to the products as it may upset the preservative balance and encourage bacterial growth.


Do you use sulfates in your shampoos?


No, absolutely not. We've found them to be a bit harsh on the hair and yet certain types of sulfate-free cleansers have been known to strip color. So while sulfate-free doesn't necessarily mean that it's gentler, we've come up with a shampoo that seems to work beautifully. I've searched for the gentlest surfactants that are still effective enough to get the job done for most people and provide a clean base for your other products. You could even use it every day if you wanted (although most people would do best with once every 2-3 days or once per week depending on your routine).


Do you use fragrances in your products?


Yes, however they are kept to a minimum and should not be overpowering.


Do you use silicones or heavy waxes in your products?


Our Curls in a Bottle!, CoffeeCoco Curl Creme, Honey Butta contain a silicone (Dimethicone PEG-8 Benzoate-helps provide excellent sheen and slip) however it is minimal (less than 1%) and it is a water-soluble form of Dimethicone and should therefore not pose any problems if you are on a conditioner wash only routine. Our products do not contain any fillers, lanolin, paraffin, petroleum, mineral oil, animal products or artificial colors.


My hair is straight; can I use your products?


Absolutely! Just note that the conditioners are probably more moisturizing than you may be used to, so you should either use less or use products recommended for fine hair.


Can I use your products on relaxed hair?


Sure, especially the Hibiscus and Banana Deep Fix(tm), the Curl Assurance(tm) Smoothing Daily Hair Conditioner, BeautiCurls(tm) Leave-in Conditioner and Curl Assurance Gentle Cleansing Shampoo.


Do you use any animal products?


Outside of Honey and Silk, the majority of our ingredients are not from animal sources and are naturally derived. As far as finished products, the Curl Fix(tm), CoffeeCoco Curl Creme (& Lite),  BeautiCurls(tm) Daily Conditioner, Hibiscus & Banana Deep Fix (& Honey Butta), Gentle Cleansing Shampoo would NOT be considered, therefore, Vegan.


Do you have protein-free items?


Yes, Pattern Pusha(tm), Curl Assurance(tm) Smoothing Daily Hair Conditioner, Curl Assurance (tm) Smoothing Lotion, Curls in a Bottle!(tm), Aloe Fix(tm), Aloe Fix Lite(tm), Curl Rehab(tm), and BeautiCurls(tm) Leave-in are protein-free.


Do you have glycerin-free items?


Yes, Pattern Pusha (tm), Curls in a Bottle!(tm), Curl Queen(tm), Curl Fix(tm) and BeautiCurls(tm) Leave-in are glycerin-free. The Hibiscus & Banana Deep Fix(tm) conditioner and Curl Assurance(tm) Smoothing Daily Hair Conditioner only have a minimal amount of glycerin and would also be fine.


Can I use these products on my child's hair?


Yes, but since a child's scalp is more sensitive, we recommend you use the products with the least amount of essential oils (since some people do have sensitivities to these oils) added. Also we suggest that you do not use the products on very young children (ages 5 and up is best) and you conduct a patch test just to be safe. You should probably avoid the Curl Fuel(tm) Spray since it does contain a fair amount of essential oils.


Do you take appointments to do hair?


Sorry, but due to the time I dedicate to the site/product development and the daily time needed to run this business, I am not able to take on new clients.


I have an allergy to one or more of the ingredients (shea butter, essential oils) you use, is there enough in the products to cause a reaction? Should I use the products?


It's best that you do not use the products since the amount of an ingredient that can cause a reaction varies per person and there's no way to tell in advance, and there are no returns on opened/used products or if you still want to try a product, be sure to conduct a patch test first.


My hair is very frizzy & dry, can the products help me?


It's really a matter of managing expectations. The products can help to cut down some frizz (mainly through moisturization), but we cannot promise that it will get rid of all the frizz, as sometimes, this is part of your hair's natural texture.


I'm growing out a relaxer from my hair and have two textures, what products should I use?


You should probably wait until you have enough new growth to see what your natural pattern is. From there, select the products which best fit your hair pattern knowing that the products cannot create a curl/coil pattern in the part of your hair that is straightened by the relaxer.


My hair is very thick, dry, frizzy and unmanageable, will your products help?


Yes, the products can help (by adding moisture and a bit of control), but it really depends on the state of your hair. Make sure that you get regular cuts/trims, that you deep condition regularly and if necessary, consider getting a haircut that can help to reduce the bulk in your hair. Sometimes products alone are not sufficient.


Do your products work on Jheri curls/Wave Nouveaus?


We recommend that you use the products (from other lines) that are made for this type of chemically treated hair. Our products were not formulated to be used with these hair types. Those with texturized hair can use the products.


Do you have a printed catalog available?


All of the information on our products is available online.


Where to shop


You can purchase our products here at curljunkie.com or at:


1)Naturallycurly, Inc. - (ships from Texas)

2)Mariposa Import - (ships from the Netherlands throughout Europe. Currently we only ship within the US and Canada.)

3)Aveyou.com


This is not a complete list so please also check out our where to shop page that has the most current list of online and on-the-ground stores!