Product Review| Pantene Truly Natural

by West Parsons on March 12, 2013 · 9 comments

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pantene truly natural


Price: $4.49
Where to Buy: Any Drugstore
Ingredients: Water, Sodium Lauryl Sulfate, Sodium Laureth Sulfate…
Product Claims: Pantene’s Truly Natural Clarifying Shampoo gently cleans, removing build-up and oily residue leaving hair shiny, clean and refreshed.

Price: $4.49
Where to Buy: Any Drugstore
Ingredients: Water, Stearyl Alcohol, Behentrimonium Methosulfate…
Product Claims: Pantene’s oil-enriched Truly Natural Conditioner moisturizes and detangles natural hair.  The Pro-V formula leaves hair soft, shiny, and protected from damage.

Price: $4.49
Where to Buy: Any Drugstore
Ingredients: Cyclopentasiloxane, Dimethicone, Fragrance…
Product Claims: Pantene’s Shine Serum provides intense moisturization and a long-lasting brilliant shine.  Lightweight shine & frizz control for Natural Hair.


These products were sent to me from Glam via Pantene. In all honestly didn’t have much expectations, but another drug store brand has thrown me for a loop!

Yes there is SLS. Actually two kinds of SLS, afterall this is a clarifying shampoo. My hair was riddled with stuff since I hadn’t clarified for a few weeks. I only needed to lather once and rinsed. Undesired squeaky clean feel? No. Tangles? No.  Pleased?Yes!

Deep Conditioner
As usual, an overnight DC with my therapy wrap[+] was in order. I rinsed the next morning after detangling in only 4 sections and found my hair to be super soft hair.  So soft I suspected a culprit ingredient. DUN DUN DUN! Yes, a cone, bis aminopropyl dimethicone to be exact. Concerned about how this chemical affects your hair? CurlChemist Tanya shares in this article[+], though this chemical is difficult to remove, it works to improve the health and feel of your hair. Not a biggie for me.

Shine Serum
Looking for shine?  Shine is what you get with this product.



All in all, I think this line is a great drug store find, especially for those who use heat appliances (like myself). The combination of each product and the ingredients contained really are those which help to prevent heat damage (read about that here[+]).

Truly Relaxed and Truly Natural – Two collections From Pantene for healthier hair* no matter what your style. *Vs. non-conditioning shampoo

Disclosure: Compensation was provided by Pantene via Glam Media.  The opinions expressed herein are those of the author and are not indicative of the opinions or positions of Pantene.

Have you tried any of the Pantene Natural products?


Dijah A March 14, 2013 at 10:22 pm

Love your results.

AmeeraNakisha March 18, 2013 at 6:36 pm

I like some Pantene products for the most part. Think I’ll give them a try!

Thanks for the review

westNDNbeauty March 18, 2013 at 10:21 pm

They are so inexpensive, it can’t hurt.

Valerie March 27, 2013 at 7:02 am

Yes, Pantene Daily oil cream moiarurizer and it was okay.

LaToya April 3, 2013 at 6:34 pm

I have not used them, but I would love to give them a try when they’re available in my area. Pantene’s conditioners usually are really good.

ms.mekaF April 3, 2013 at 9:23 pm

I tried the new line and I was not impressed. It left my hair feeling dry and unconditioned. I like Pantene when I had a relaxer but for my natural hair it just didn’t do.

TiffDizzle April 7, 2013 at 6:19 pm

I used them when they had the “relaxed and natural” line for “women of color” when it was in the brown bottle with purple hues but I had a relaxer. It was my staple until I got my hands on Organic Root Stimulator products. I ve been natural for 7 months now and I dont use any heat so IDK if they would be a good fit for me right now.

BColeman November 5, 2013 at 3:47 pm

I got these in one of my boxes and they have been sitting there for months. I guess I’ll give them a try on my next wash day, just to see.

westNDNbeauty November 5, 2013 at 8:20 pm

No sense in letting it sit 🙂