Monday, March 09, 2009

Ojon Tunu Elastik Cleanser And Conditioner

Hair has been on my mind a lot lately, as you might have guessed last week. I've been testing the Ojon Tunu Elastik system lately, but it took me a while to post because it's not the stuff for everyday use. And if I'm saying a hair care product is a bit too heavy, you can imagine what it would be like for a person with a not insane hair.

The Ojon Tunu Elastik cleanser (you really can't call it a shampoo. It's more of a cleansing lotion) and conditioner would be a very effective restorative treatment for those of us who abuse their locks with heat and color. They are very rich and nourishing, excellent for detangling and I like using them when I'm planning to unleash the styling iron on my curls. But this also means that the Tunu system can considerably weigh down one's hair. The biggest issue I have with it is the lack of shine. No matter how soft it makes my hair, years of shampoo commercials have conditioned most of us to expect at least some shine, if not the full (impossible, I admit) digital effect. Tunu doesn't give that.

The scent, however, is a whole different story. It's a sweet vanillic thing, of the kind that causes certain men to want to bury their faces in your hair and inhale deeply. There's something to be said for that.

Ojon Tunu Elastik cleanser ($25) and conditioner ($27) are available from Sephora online and in store, as well as from QVC. I received both as a PR freebie.

Photo by Derek Cole from


  1. I can't believe you're saying it doesn't shine..i'm 54 years old with curly hair...i've tried every hair product out there...a real hair junky...this stuff makes my hair shine like glass...i can blow dry it gives great body with flexible hold...i love it...Des

  2. Yep, I have kinky-curly hair and it makes my hair soft and shiny. But I use the cleanser, conditioner, and restorative treatment prior to flat ironing....and I use Hana Shineshield to flat iron. But before I even put the Shineshield on, my roommate looked at it, touched it, and asked, "How'd you get your hair like that?" in a good way. I LOVE Ojon!


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