Cantu Creamy Lotion is one of my absolute favourite HG leave in curl creams. But in the insta-curl world, I’ve seen more people raving about the Cantu Curl Activator Cream so I purchased this a while ago.
Description by Cantu: Smoothes and enhances natural curl pattern revealing frizz-free volume. Made with pure shea butter and formulated without harsh ingredients.
- Activates curls revealing frizz-free, bouncy curls
- Delivers volume & shine
- Great for a quick Wash n’ Go
Price: 2000 INR (You only need a really small quantity so this would last you a long time!). You can buy it here.
Water (Aqua, Eau), Glycerin – humectant, Propanediol – emollient, improves moisture binding, Fragrance (Parfum), Polyquaternium-10 – provides light hold, Stearalkonium Chloride – smoothens the cuticles , Stearyl Alcohol – emollient, softens hair, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter, Aloe Barbadensis (Aloe Vera) Leaf Juice, Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis (Sweet Almond) Oil, Persea Gratissima (Avocado) Oil, Olea Europaea (Olive) Fruit Oil, Mangifera Indica (Mango) Seed Butter, Argania Spinosa (Argan) Kernel Oil, Melia Azadirachta (Neem) Seed Oil, Daucus Carota Sativa (Carrot) Seed Oil, Lonicera Japonica (Honeysuckle) Flower Extract, Laminaria Cloustoni (Sea Kelp) Extract, Salvia Officinalis (Sage) Leaf Extract, Macadamia Ternifolia (Macadamia) Seed Oil, Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Extract, Urtica Dioica (Nettle) Extract, Silk Amino Acids, Cetyl Alcohol, Cetearyl Alcohol, Polysorbate-60, Phenoxyethanol, Ethylhexylglycerin.
I love the ingredients list. No alarming ingredients. Great conditioning ingredients.
Texture: Velvety-creamy texture. It’s softer than the Cantu Creamy Hair lotion.
Smell: I love almost all shea butter products. They smell soooo good. This lotion is a mix of shea butter and some tropical fruity smell. Love it.
Packaging: A sturdy really tall plastic bottle with a press button opening.
+ It is the ultimate ringlet former! Just look at those ringlets.
+ Provides great shine and moisture
+ Imparts curl definition and coiling
+ A little goes a long way
– It’s quite heavy for my curl type. My curls get easily weighed down with this. See the crown part above the ringlets?
In short: Cantu Moisturizing Curl Activator Cream is a great curl defining and moisturizing cream for hair types that don’t get weighed down easily. I almost always recommend this to my readers over the Creamy Hair Lotion because I think it would work better for their hair type. (I also did gift 2 bottles of this on my Instagram Giveaway :D)