Afrocenchix | Review (UkBlackOwned)

After sampling Afrocenchix Soothe oil, I was intrigued to try out some of their other hair care products. I was generously sent three of their products to try out and review.

Queen print in the background is from Fizzstah’s Unapologetic Pack

Afrocenchix is a Uk black-owned business that combines science with natural ingredients to create their fresh scented hair products. Huge congratulations to Rachael and Joycelyn the founders of Afrocenchix for getting their range of natural hair products stocked in Wholefoods allowing you to purchase their natural goodies in a store near you.

I have kindly been given; ‘Swish‘ Sulphate Free Shampoo, ‘Smooth‘ Natural Moisturising Cream & ‘Seal‘ Natural Hair Oil.

Afrocenchix products are; 97% – 100% natural, free from sulphates, free from parabens, free from mineral oil, free from artificial fragrances, vegan friendly and are never tested on animals.

To get the best results and a fair review I have used all three products in the space of a month.

First Impressions

Swish ~ When I first used the Shampoo I was a little weary as I was left with a squeaky clean feeling when I rinsed it out. I am aware that the squeaky clean feeling  you get after using some shampoos could be due to the shampoo stripping your hair of it’s natural oils. However I did take into consideration that my hair didn’t feel dry, in fact my hair felt really soft and I was left with that nice healthy fresh shine.

Smooth ~ I love the fresh scent that runs through all of the products. This moisturiser is thin in consistency which makes it really easy to detangle with and it didn’t leave a load of white residue when styling. I have tried this moisturiser on wet and dry hair, both gave me great results.

Seal ~ Fell in love with this oil mix the first time I used it. Describing the consistency of this oil is difficult because it doesn’t feel heavy in my hands, however when I apply it to my hair It literally feels like it’s locking in all the moisture. This is definitely my favourite product. A little goes a long way.

Final Thoughts

Initially I wasn’t too sure about the Swish shampoo, then I started to pre-poo. I used a pre-wash mask one wash day and then let some oil sit in my hair another time before using the shampoo and I noticed that my hair still felt squeaky clean, but I was left with extra softness and moisture.

I have also noticed a reduced amount of itching. After using the Swish shampoo for some time now I have noticed that the itchy feeling only comes when I’m a day or two away from my wash day.  I think the combination of all three products has played a big part in the reduced itching.

Sexy fluffy twist out using Afrocenchix Smooth & Seal. Slicked my edges down with Curls Blueberry Bliss Curl Control Paste.

I have enjoyed playing around with the Smooth moisturiser. I used it along with the Seal oil to create my best twist out yet. I was presently surprised by the results, as twist outs don’t normally work for me. My hair tends to shrink up anytime I combine water and twists, this time I did a few single twists and flat twists to create the look above.

The Smooth moisturiser was moisturising and hydrating, it always left my hair feeling really soft. I liked the fact that it held my curls well without leaving me with a crunchy feeling, my curls were soft and defined, honestly can’t fault it. I mentioned that I’ve used this moisturiser on wet and dry hair. I actually prefer it on dry hair, but if you want to do twist outs and braid outs I would recommend using it on wet hair for extra definition and popping coils.

I know it looks like I’m sleeping but this is actually my happy hair face lol.

As you know I am definitely a fan of the Seal oil, ain’t no doubt about that! I just love how easy it is to use and it feels great in my hair. It especially seals my ends really well. This is going to be one of my holy grail products, I don’t think I’m going to need another oil after this one👐

Rating Out of 5

I would rate all three products a 4/5, but the Swish Shampoo and Seal Oil get a solid 5 from me! I liked them so much I’ve already ordered my next bottles of citrus scented goodness😍. Feeling a great sense of relief, I think I’ve actually found two products that will be my all time favourites.

Huge thank you to the Afrocenchix team for creating some awesome products and an extra Thank you for sending them out to me. 

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