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Dark and Lovely Triple Nourished Silkening Relaxer

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$7.49 when purchased online

About this item

Highlights

  • Shea Moisture No-Lye Relaxer: The next generation in healthy relaxing, this Relaxer kit helps preserve the 5 signs of healthy hair: Moisture, Shine, Strength, Softness and Body; For fine to regular hair
  • Straight, Sleek and Shiny Hair: Now featuring 3 new components including Healthy-Gloss 5 Moisture Conditioner, Healthy-Gloss 5 Moisture Hair Crème and our exclusive Silk Keratin Serum for softness and body
  • Styling Products: Softsheen Carson makes an array of products for all types of curly hair, including moisture-sealing gels and leave-in sprays, rejuvenating oils, pomades, creams, butters and protective edge savers
  • Unique Looks: Wehelp people of color celebrate Unique Looks and styles with an array of treatments, colors and styling products for all hair types: curly, wavy, natural, relaxed, transitioning and more
  • Softsheen-Carson: For over 110 years we have provided beauty to all consumers of African descent with our innovative, tailor-made, superior products and services specially designed for their needs

Description

Experience our next generation in relaxing with Triple Nourished No-Lye Relaxer System with Shea Butter. Our components are exclusively formulated to preserve the 5 signs of healthy hair and more while you relax. For moisture, shine, strength, softness, and body. Healthy Gloss 5 gives you Straight, Sleek and Shiny hair. I am Dark and Lovely.

Always read all product labeling and instructions completely prior to use.
Hair Type: All Hair Types, Textured
Health Facts: Aluminum-Free
Product Form: Cream
Beauty Purpose: Smoothing
Net weight: 1 Ounces
Battery: No Battery Used
TCIN: 12914097
UPC: 072790004209
Item Number (DPCI): 063-05-0557
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported
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Ingredients:

shea butter silkening cream: 42610 ss8 aqua / water, petrolatum, paraffinum liquidum / mineral oil, cetearyl alcohol, guanidine carbonate, peg-75 lanolin, behentrimonium methosulfate, polyquaternium-6, cocamidopropyl betaine, fragrance, propylene glycol, butyrospermum parkii butter / shea butter, sodium chloride, ci 15510 / orange 4, f.i.l. d234732/1, smoothing elixir crème activator: 42311 ss2 propylene glycol, calcium hydroxide, silica, ci 77891 / titanium dioxide, f.i.l. d43759/2, fiber strength post treatment: 43278 ss5 aqua / water, cetearyl alcohol, propylene glycol, maleic acid, ethanolamine, behentrimonium methosulfate, phenoxyethanol, stearamidopropyl dimethylamine, glycerin, hydroxyethylcellulose, fragrance, quaternium-91, polyquaternium-37, benzoic acid, paraffinum liquidium / mineral oil, chloride, cetrimonium methosulfate, limonene, ppg-1 trideceth-6, linalool, hydrolyzed vegetable protein pg-propyl silanetriol, acrylates copolymer, lactic acid, sorbitan oleate, glycerin linoleate, glyceryl oleate, potassium sorbate, glyceryl linolenate, f.i.l. d236547/1, rebalancing neutralizing shampoo: 42261 ss10 aqua / water, cocamidopropyl betaine, sodium laureth sulfate, sodium chloride, polysorbate 20, cocamide mea, phenoxyethanol, citric acid, fragrance, sodium hydroxide, potassium sorbate, polyquaternium-7, sodium benzonate, honey, sodium pca, disodium edta, hexyl cinnamal, limonene, benzyl salicylate, linalool, phenolsulfonphthalein, f.i.l. d214741/3, recharge moisture mask: 42268 ss14 aqua / water, cetearyl alcohol, paraffinum liquidum / mineral oil, peg-40 hydrogenated castor oil, dicetyldimonium chloride, polyquaternium-37, propylene glycol dicaprylate/dicaprate hydrogenated starch hydrolysate, fragrance, sodium benzonate, isopropyl alcohol, ppg-1 trideceth-6, peg/ppg/polybutylene glycol-8/5/3 glycerin, tocopheryl acetate, butyrospermum parkii butter / shea butter, citric acid, sodium pca, sorbitan oleate, hexyl cinnamal, chlorhexidine dihydrochloride, linalool, olea europaea fruit 5, ci 14700 / red 4, sodium sulfate, ci 17200 / red 33, f.i.l. d21464/2, recovery shine cream: 42774 ss8 aqua / water, paraffinum liquidum / mineral oil, petrolatum, glycerin, cetearyl alcohol, peg-100 stearate, glyceryl stearate, polysorbate 20, dimethicone, paraffin, ceteth-10 phosphate, fragrance, methylparaben, triethanolamine, ethylparaben, peg/ppg/polybutylene glycol-8/5/3 glycerin, cocos nucifera oil / coconut oil, panthenol, aloe barbadensis leaf juice, disodium edta, laureth-23, laureth-4, hexyl cinnamal, chlorhexidine dihydrochloride, linalool, salicylic acid, limonene, geraniol, citronellol, alpha-isomethyl ionone, benzyl alcohol, 2-oleamido-1,3-octadecanediol, citric acid, potassium sorbate, bht, sodium benzoate, f.i.l. d175729/3

Shipping details

Estimated ship dimensions: 6.62 inches length x 4.69 inches width x 4.41 inches height
Estimated ship weight: 1.05 pounds

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4.2 out of 5 stars with 77 reviews
100% would recommend
15 recommendations
value: 4.43 out of 5
quality: 4.7 out of 5
effectiveness: 4.45 out of 5

Not the Same Great Product it Once Was

3 out of 5 stars
Georgie - 24 days ago
originally posted on softsheen-carson.com
Something is no longer right about this product. My hair isn't doing so good. It feels different, it is acting different which is not a good sign. I'm moving on to a different product. I thought it was maybe just a bad jar of relaxer, so I purchased another one when it was time to re-perm my hair. Nope, the same thing happened again. I am not used to having to touch my hair up more than 3-times per year, this is ridiculous.
1 reply from Consumer Care Center team - 20 days ago
Hi Georgie, We are sorry to hear that you have to relax your hair more frequent than you normally do with Soft Sheen Carson Dark & Lovely Relaxer in Regular Strength. It is suggested that you can use the product and touch up only every 3 months if you have new growth.
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The traditional perm kit was awesome !

2 out of 5 stars
Hair7 - 1 year ago
originally posted on softsheen-carson.com
I used dark n lovely regular relaxer for 20 years snd it was awesome. I used to get a lot of compliments when I used dark n lovely’s relaxer. It appears they changed the formula in the new relaxer and it is not a good change. It left my hair dry , no shine and no elasticity, so I switched to another company’s perm!
1 reply from LeCare team - 1 year ago
Hi Hair7! Thank you for sharing how you feel about Dark & Lovely Relaxer. The opinions of our customers are important to us when making decisions about our products and services. We appreciate your comments, and will be sharing them with others in our company.
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Excellent to Above Average .

5 out of 5 stars
Grandma Shirley - 1 year ago
originally posted on softsheen-carson.com
I always avoid using stronger or too many chemicals on my hair. That is why I use the Dark and Lovely normal or mild. My hair is very easy to straighten within the shortest amount of time and the perm last 2 to 3 months after and because I avoid washing too often and always use the best or better shampoos and conditioners and mosturizers and also protect my hair from all and any bad weather, no excessive heat or cold, strong winds, dust, sand, too much sun, rain, hail, sleet, snow etc. and I protect my hair at night with a silk bonnet and never ever use electric blow dryers or curlers on high or with hot temperatures. I am a 66 years old African American woman and my hair is medium long and very healthy.
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Still works Great

5 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
LynetteG - 1 year ago, Verified purchaser
I’ve using this relaxer for more years than I can remember and it always works great. It leaves my hair looking as good as it looks when I go to the salon.
value: 5 out of 5
quality: 5 out of 5
effectiveness: 5 out of 5
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outdated

1 out of 5 stars
Sugabee - 2 years ago, Verified purchaser
when received the product was clearly old. The creme was yellow in color and the shampoo and conditioner didn't move in the bottle. I trashed it!
1 reply from Soft Sheen Team team - 2 years ago
Hello Sugabee! Thank you for sharing a review regarding the Dark and Lovely Triple Nourished Silkening Relaxer. We are sorry to hear this and would like to speak to you directly about it. Please call us @ 800-442-4643 M-F, 9am-5pm EST and give the reference number 22904107. We look forward to hearing from you!
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Disappointing

3 out of 5 stars
Disappointing - 2 years ago
originally posted on softsheen-carson.com
I’ve been using Dark and Lovely for as long as I can remember. The product isn’t what it used to be. The relaxer is not as effective and the new treatments do not measure up to the 5 gloss satin oil treatments and products. The company keeps reiterating that the formula has not changed just the packing. I do not see how that can be true when different oils etc have been added. A tried and true relaxer system has been ruined. And are mild kits no longer available?
1 reply from Consumer Care Center team - 2 years ago
Hi there, We are sorry you are disappointed in the new packaging of our Dark & Lovely Relaxer. The formula has not changed but unfortunately we have discontinued the formula for color treated hair. If you have any additional questions or concerns feel free to call us @800-442-4643 M-F 9am to 5pm EST.
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Dark and Lovely Shea Moisture Relaxer - Horrible

1 out of 5 stars
Healthygloss5satinoilgurl - 2 years ago
originally posted on softsheen-carson.com
This new product does nothing but dry your hair out! When I brush my hair it comes out in clumps! My hair was on my shoulders and after using this shea moisture relaxer, my hair us at my ears! My hair will NOT stay moisturized! Not with the products that are supposed to be used as aftercare or just plain hair cream..My hair looks dinghy and dull! The only product that grew my hair and maintained the healthy look and shine, was the healthy gloss 5 product line. So if it wasn't broken, why did you try to fix it. I say bring back the healthy gloss 5 with satin oil product line and you will really have some grateful customers. The healthy gloss 5 with satin oil moisture hair cream,shampoo and conditioner was EVERYTHING!
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Great product

4 out of 5 stars
Calp - 3 years ago
originally posted on softsheen-carson.com
The product is good. My concern is, I am unable to get the moisture hair creme with satin oil on the market. Will you be making this product available as a single item for every day use? Will you recommend one that we can get to use daily? We are badly in need of a moisturizer.
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Great result! But, what about post-relaxing care?

4 out of 5 stars
Vick - 3 years ago
originally posted on softsheen-carson.com
I've used the Dark & Lovely relaxer for years. I detest going to the hair dresser/hair salon, so I learned to relax my hair at home. I used this new formula for the first time one week ago. I immediately noticed a difference in the "feel" of my hair. This new 6-step process is easy on my hair. My only objection... WHERE are the after-relaxer products? How do you sell a relaxer and not the products needed to compliment the process, i.e., the Recovery Shine Cream? Much to my chagrin after much searching, it was disappointing to find out that the Dark and Lovely Healthy-Gloss 5 w/Satin Oil Moisture Hair Creme has been discontinued. And apparently, the newer Recovery Shine Cream 6 w/Coconut Oil is only available in the relaxer kit? Does that make sense? Such oversight will cost this company customers.
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My Head Itches Terribly

1 out of 5 stars
Frightened - 3 years ago
Please don't let my hair fall out. It's itching terribly. I've noticed that they have made a few changes to their kits. I was skeptical. I am allergic to formaldehyde and formaldehyde-releasing agents so I never had a problem with this brand. I hope my hair doesn't fall out!
1 reply from Soft Sheen Team team - 3 years ago
Hi Frightened! We are sorry to hear about the experience you had with Dark and Lovely Silkening Relaxer. We would like to speak with you directly about it. Please give us a call at 1-800-442-4643, M-F, 9-5, ET. Please provide reference #15715856. Looking forward to speaking with you. It would be helpful if you could have the product box available when you call.
effectiveness: 1 out of 5
quality: 2 out of 5
value: 1 out of 5
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Don’t

1 out of 5 stars
Body6758 - 3 years ago
originally posted on softsheen-carson.com
Don’t use this product it will make ur hair fall out in clumps
1 reply from CCC team - 3 years ago
Hi Body6758! thank you for your comment on using Dark and lovely Moisturizing Relaxer With Shea Butter - Regular. The opinions of our consumers are important to us when making decisions about our products. We are always looking for ways to improve and expand our line of products to fit the needs of our consumers, so we appreciate the time you have taken to share your comments with us. When choosing to use a relaxer, it is recommended to strand test your hair prior to using. Not all hair types will respond favorable to any relaxer. So by strand testing, you'll be able to know if your hair is in good enough condition to be relaxed.
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One week only

3 out of 5 stars
Geusse - 3 years ago
originally posted on softsheen-carson.com
I used the product a week ago. Every body was surprised about my hair and change but the next shower about a week later my hear went back to normal. So, not even a week??4
1 reply from CCC team - 3 years ago
Hi Geusse! We are sorry to hear of the situation you experienced after using Dark and Lovely Relaxer. Your feedback is valuable and appreciated. We do not understand how your hair reverted back to normal after relaxing. Feedback from our customers are important to us when making decisions about our products. Again, we appreciate your feedback and will be sharing it with others in our company for consideration.
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Not Great

2 out of 5 stars
Mamoo - 4 years ago
originally posted on softsheen-carson.com
I bought this 2weeks ago and also I used 3months ago, it’s too hot and I got bruises on in my face and head compare to the Old product which was Superb. Whatever ingredients you guys added to this new one is Zero, been using Dark and lovely for over 15years and this hurts real bad
1 reply from Soft Sheen Carson team - 4 years ago
Hey there, We are so sorry to hear about your personal experience with our Dark & Lovely Moisturizing Relaxer with Shea Butter. This is never the result we want our consumers to have when using our products. The safety of our consumers comes first and this does not meet our standards. We understand that everyone is an individual and we want to help in the best way we can. In order for us to do so, we need you to call us at 1-800-442-4643 M-F 9am-5:30pm EST and provide the reference number 13609051. We look forward to hearing from you soon!
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Not the same formula

1 out of 5 stars
Tsanders - 4 years ago
originally posted on softsheen-carson.com
I have used Dark and Lovely for over 10 years. The last relaxer with the new step 3 and 5 is not what I’m use to and my hair is not well. My hair is not happy with the new product. Please go back to the old way. A customer that was loyal will be changing to another company. I look forward to hearing form the company
1 reply from CCC team - 4 years ago
Hi Tsanders! Thank you for letting us know how you feel about Dark and Lovely Relaxer. The feedback from our customers are important to us when making decisions about our products and services. We appreciate your feedback and will be sharing them with others in our company. Please don't hesitate to reach out to us again if you ever need assistance or have more feedback to share. 1-800-442-4643, M-F, 9-5, ET Reference #13516377.
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Relaxer to straighten course hair.

5 out of 5 stars
Regina - 4 years ago
Works perfectly awesome. The best relaxer I ever bought
effectiveness: 5 out of 5
quality: 5 out of 5
value: 5 out of 5
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Very Impressed

5 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
HoneysMom - 4 years ago
I have tried many relaxers over the years. It left my hair shiny and straight with some body. I have very dry hair & after this relaxer it felt amazing. My only recommendation is this kit does not come with a petroleum packet so you can put on your skin as a barrier to protect it in the event any of the cream gets on it.
value: 5 out of 5
quality: 5 out of 5
effectiveness: 5 out of 5
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Worth it

5 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
Mrs Jordan - 4 years ago
I thought all hair relaxers were alike; not this one. There were lots of moisturizers included and even a hair mask prior to leave in conditioner. Great experience!
quality: 5 out of 5
effectiveness: 5 out of 5
value: 5 out of 5
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Perm

3 out of 5 stars
Perm - 4 years ago
It’s as good as the other brand that I use
1 reply from Soft Sheen Team team - 4 years ago
Hi there! Thank you for using Dark & Lovely Relaxer. We appreciate knowing that it is as good as others you have used. The opinions of our customers are important to us when making decisions about our products.. We appreciate your feedback, and will be sharing them with others in our company. Thanks again!
effectiveness: 3 out of 5
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Awesome relaxer!

5 out of 5 stars
Paa98 - 4 years ago
originally posted on softsheen-carson.com
I have used dark and lovely relaxer (regular) for the last 25 years! It works wonders on my hair. It leaves my hair healthy, full, and shiny. The box has a new look but I am so happy to know the ingredients have not changed! I always get compliments on my hair and asked what perm do I use! Friends tell me I should do hair commercials for Dark and Lovely!
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This made my hair fall out. I was terrified !

1 out of 5 stars
Tammy - 4 years ago
originally posted on softsheen-carson.com
Please keep making the original product (Dark and Lovely Healthy Gloss 5 Shea moisture Relaxer) This made my hair looks healthy and shiny.This new stuff is going make me look for a new brand. Make sure both are available on the market for who they suits best.Maybe go for a new packaging look but pleaseeeeeeeeeeeee stick with the original ingredients.
1 reply from CCC team - 4 years ago
Hi Tammy! Thank you for taking the time to reach out and share your experience with our Dark & Lovely Relaxer. We are so happy to hear it made your hair look healthy and shiny. The formula has not been changed. The box has been updated for a new look! We love hearing from you! Please don't hesitate to reach out to us again if you ever need assistance or have more feedback to share. This made my hair looks healthy and shiny.
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