Wednesday, 4 December 2013

Product Review : Philip Kingsley Elasticizer Extreme

I wish I could for the life of me remember my first PK encounter but I can't, all I know is that it has been a serious love story since then and this has to be one of my longest running staples! I couldn't believe I had yet to officially review this here on the blog, so let's just say this is exactly that - an official review! 

Philip Kingsley Elasticizer Extreme

150ml £27.50

Product Claims
 Elasticizer Extreme is targeted at a very specific hair type: extremely dry, porous and very thirsty! Specifically formulated for African-Caribbean or Caucasian hair that is exceptionally processed and damaged, this product provides instant replenishment, hydration and nourishment.
Elasticizer Extreme has all the moisturizing ingredients of Elasticizer, with higher active doses of the components that can really make a difference to very dry, porous and thirsty hair.

Ingredients: Aqua, Ricinus Communis (Castor oil) , Glycerine, Propylene Glycol, Cetearyl Alcohol, Ethyl Hexyl Dimethyl PABA, Olea Europea (Olive Oil), Cetearyl Alcohol, Cetylpryidinium Chloride, Hydrolysed Elastin, Amodiethicone, Trideceth-12, Cetrimonium Chloride, Propylene Glycol, Diazolidinyl Urea, Methyl Paraben, Propyl Paraben.

My Thoughts
Could it be any more obvious, I absolutely adore this product solely based on the effects it has on my hair as the price tag most certainly isn't appealing! This product does four main things for my hair, well at least from what I notice, it softens, detangles, protects and increases elasticity. I use this product at least twice a month and upon application it instantly smooths out my hair and any tangles or knots that linger on from a long worn twist out. It literally emulates clay and conforms your hair to any shape you mold it. I've become so used to using this product that I find no shampoo I use after it has managed to dry out my hair to the point of worry and all in all, well, it's a pretty great product!

[Transitioners this was one of my absolutely must haves during my transition FYI!]

For those wondering how far the £27.50 goes well I've thus far used my 150ml on 4 wash days and there is still half of the tub left, mind you I use this fortnightly as opposed to weekly as advised on the PK website!

Avec amour...

Fi x



  1. I see I'm going to have to bite the bullet and get this. I went to the Darren Scott salon (thanks for that review btw, I loved it!) and he used the Elasticizer....heaven!

    1. aww that's great I'm glad they took care of you :) Isn't it just! I don't see myself ever not using it!

  2. I love this stuff. I need to order more x

    1. I'll definitely have this on my Christmas gift list! x


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