Fiama Di Wills Polishing Drops Conditioner Review
My hair is the biggest concern in my life and just to tame it, I buy and experiment with many products, sometimes with happy and pleasing results, but many times with disastrous effects too. This nice and extremely alluring named product called “Polishing Drops Conditioner” was one of my experiments which miserably failed.
I have never been much satisfied with products from Fiama Wills, be it their body soaps or their anti-dandruff shampoo or this conditioner. This conditioner which claims to contain Avocado and Burdock for that “shiny, smooth finish” did nothing to improve the condition of my hair. It rather gave me rough, shine-free hair and flying hairs, which I did not have before. I just used it two or three times, after which I stopped using it right away.
About the Company and its Claims:
In September 2007, ITC launched Fiama Di Wills, a premium range of personal care products comprising shampoos, conditioner, shower gels and bathing bar. The Fiama Di Wills range combines the goodness of nature and science, providing gentle and effective care. The Fiama Di Wills product portfolio has been developed by scientists at the ITC R&D Centre, leveraging the expertise of International product formulation specialists. The fragrances, aesthetics and packaging have been developed in collaboration with European specialists. Fiama Di Wills products are targeted at the young, modern, aware customers who are confident of themselves and seek indulgences that make them feel alive and beautiful. The range combines exotic naturals like Sage, Watercress, Magnolia blossoms and the best of contemporary science like Hydro Restorative System and Cuticle Restore Technology to make the consumer feel beautiful, today, tomorrow. (http://www.itcportal.com/itc-business/fmcg/personal-care-products/fiama-di-wills.aspx)
About the Polishing Drops Conditioner, the Company Claims:
Each of these shampoos can be complemented with Fiama Di Wills Polishing Drops conditioner. This gentle conditioner enriched with Avocado Oil and Burdock extract promises to make hair shiny, soft and smooth. It also gives the additional benefits of UV protection as it contains Sunflower Seed extract, which is a natural UV absorber.
About the Product:
Cetearyl Alcohol, Cetrimonium Chloride, Fragrance, D-Panthenol, Avocado Oil, Burdock extract, Sunflower seed extract.
What the Product Claims:
Fiama di wills Polishing Drops conditioner, formulated in collaboration with Cosmetech laboratories Inc, USA, combines the goodness of gentle exotic naturals and power of effective science. Give your hair Gentle and Effective care. The conditioner has extract of Burdock and Avocado oil. Gently applying satin smooth Polishing Drops conditioner , after a wash of hair with Fiama Di Wills shampoo, conditions hair leaving it feeling hair soft and smooth.
Directions For Use:
• Apply generously over the length of your hair.
• This should be done after rinsing off the shampoo.
• Leave on for 2-3 minutes.
• Thoroughly rinse off thereafter.
My Take on the Product:
What interested me about the product when I bought it, besides the attractive name, is the presence of avocado, burdock and sunflower seeds. Now, let me explain the importance of these three things, as I searched from the net.
1. Avocado: Avocados are rich in Vitamin A, Vitamin K, fiber, folate, Vitamin B6, Vitamin C, copper and potassium and therefore they strengthen and fortify the hair roots like nothing else. The copious presence of rich fatty acids in avocadoes is essential in the diet as well for people who wish for healthy hair. It makes the hair smooth and shiny.
2. Burdock : Burdock is a traditional medicinal herb that is used for many ailments. Burdock root oil extract, also called Bur oil, is popular in Europe as a scalp treatment applied to improve hair strength, shine and body, help reverse scalp conditions such as dandruff, and combat hair loss. Modern studies indicate that burdock root oil extract is rich in phytosterols and essential fatty acids (including rare long-chain EFAs), the nutrients required to maintain a healthy scalp and promote natural hair growth. It combines an immediate relieving effect with nutritional support of normal functions of sebaceous glands and hair follicles According to some European herbalists, combining burdock root oil with nettle root oil and massaging these two oils into the scalp every day has a greater effect than Bur oil alone.
3. Sunflower seed extract: The importance of sunflower oil and the extract of its seed is known by most of us. Its complete and comprehensive details can be found in the article “The benefits of sunflower oil in hair” http://www.livestrong.com/article/90229-benefits-sunflower-oil-hair/
However, I do not think the percentage of avocado, burdock and sunflower seed extract is much, for if they were properly used, the conditioner would have been definitely better because these three ingredients are well known for their hair fortifying qualities.
Pros of the Polishing Drops Conditioner:
• It is cheap.
• The packaging is user friendly and good for travelling purpose..
• Though not known how much of Avocado, burdock and sunflower seeds they have used, nevertheless the presence of these is a positive factor.
• The smell is mild and pleasing.
• The consistency is good, not watery but not too thick as well.
Cons of the Polishing Drops Conditioner:
• It does not make the hair smooth and shiny and silky as claimed, at least, it didn’t work for my hair.
• It gave me frizzy hair, which I didn’t have before.
• It does not work even after applying generously.
• The key ingredients fail to make any impact, whatsoever, on the quality of the hair.
• This clearly fails to do its primary work, that of conditioning the hair properly and giving it softness and shine.
2.5/5 (This too just for the low price ).
Will I Buy it Agin?
NEVER. Even if it is cheap, spending even Rs. 70 on it is a waste.
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39 thoughts on “Fiama Di Wills Polishing Drops Conditioner Review”
nice review…this product is just sooo awefull :yuck: :yuck: . i had bought it a few years back,along with the shampoo(to have best effects,as the company claimed :waiting: ) but it turned out to be a nightmare :yikes: :yikes: … my hair started falling at an alrming rate,turned dry,rough and freezy :spank: :spank: . discarded the bottle after few washes.for the last few years am using dove conditioner for dry hair..n its pretty goos :haanji: :haanji: .. n really moisturised and tamed my pathetically frizzy and rough hair… since then i never dared to try another product :methinks: :methinks:
err typing mistake wrote goos.. for good :silly: :silly: he he
Thanks ya.. :thanks: Even I tired Dove after that…but while dove really softens my hair and stuff, I have a lot of flying hairs whenever I use dove shampoo and conditioner. Good that it suits you sukanya!!… U know sukanya is my best friend’s name as well 🙂
Nice review anveshi,
I too had bought this product and then ended up using this for washing clothes! Its an awful product! :sick: :yuck: :yuck: :yuck:
It made my hair frizzy, and coarse! One of the examples where good advertising/packaging the product alone is not enough.. Quality is a must! :scream: :scream:
totally agreed gayathri… i just had to throw out this stuff… as its presence made me feel silly and stupid buying it :(( :(( :scream: :scream: :scream:
Even i tried dove. Dove golden wala conditioner is very good.. and i like their yellow bottled shampoo too. 😐 😐 but, I hated fiama’s shampoo too. Imagine my plight when after this fiasco, i got two more bottles for free..!! :yuck: :yuck: :yuck:
So, I used them all to wash clothes :yahoo: :yahoo:
he he…. golden wala dove??? is that the one which is for hair fall??? i dont like dove shampoos much,like the conditioner only… once i tried the “for damaged hair shampoo”… n it damaged my hair .. total misnomer for me :pan: :pan:
OMG my namesake 😀
yeps.. :cheers: :cheers:
Thanks gayathri…. U wont beleive I got this product almost a year back and I still have it almost full!! Im planning to throw it, now that I have warned people in IMBB not to make the mistake we made
Wow! washing clothes is a nice option.. I can do the same to 2 bottles of shampoo that I have :0 Thankyou Gayathri :thanks:
My saasu maas idea.. 🙂 :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :love:
When Fiama di wills was launched, many of my hostel mates tried it and they were all dissapointed , except for the mild shampoo. So it never had a chance for me :toothygrin: :toothygrin: .. I too use shampoos for washing clothes, its the best way to wash ur expensive clothes.. :yahoo: :yahoo:
really?….I did not know that…I still have a few garniew shampoos which are unsued coz they bring disaster to my hair :)….Guess, will use them to wash my clothes.
Thank you for reviewing this! I’ve never used any Fiama product..n I dun think I’ll be using ne either after reading this review! Nycely written 😀
Okay,,two sukanya’s here!! Thankyou :thanks: and I am glad if I can save even one person’s money on this stupid useless product!!
nice review anveshi…. :thumbsup: somehow I was never even remotely attracted to the fiama range of shampoos & conditioners…. :-/
U should thank God…you are really saved. 🙂 :waytogo:
OMG! Using shampoos for washing clothes? ROTFL 😀 thanx for such a wonderful tip 🙂 i had never heard of it before 🙂 btw, nice review anveshi 🙂 and the info you gave about the ingredients, was awesome 🙂 thanx again 🙂
nissy….even i do the same thing….because shampoos remove the grease, oil dirt very effectively & the chances of the color of the garment fading is also very less…plus clothes smell also good…. 😀
Thanks Nissy! :thanks:
He he, i think i used the blue fiama shampoo when it came out. nice smell and good looks, but no effect. even my hair is the bane of my existence anveshi and ive been hot-oiling it and what not just to tame it. but if you want a hair care product that is really bad for you, try biotique’s hair fall shampoo. it helps hair dry out and fall :yuck: :yuck: :yuck: :yuck: :yuck:
Biotique’s products are also mostly danger territory for me…I haven’t used their hair care much, but their skin products are also pretty bad.
ohh.. bad product.. wud stay away 😐 😐 .. thanxxx for the review :thanks:
:thanks: for review Anveshi, and thanks everyone for the tip, now I will use my unwanted shampoo for washing clothes 😀
same here….I have quite a few unwanted shampoos…and :thanks: Vid
never tried fiama di wills products before. guess i’ll stick to pantene conditioner. it works for me. very good review 🙂
Thanks Tinkerbell…….I would suggest you the same.Stay away from Fiama Di wills !!
Oh my mom used a fiama di wills shampoo of some other variant n she was totally unhappy with it (she hardly ever goes/thinks against any product)… 🙄 🙄
Yes all products are bad..their soaps and their anti dandruff shampoo of which I had received a free sample totally sucks.
Fiama Di Wills :spank:
I used their shampoo once when it first came out, and my hair, which normally doesn’t really dry out with basic drugstore brands, dried out and frizzed up into a knotted mess! I hated the shampoo, and I threw the bottle away. If only I knew I could wash clothes with it! 😛
I totally agree Samantha…even basic drugstore brands do less damage to the hair than this conditioner and shampoos!!
I know krupa…and it is particularly true for fiama di wills products
Hey… your name is too similar to mine 🙂
your name is Anveshi?? wow my namesake!!