Impressive new product with minimal flaws
While I don't experience irritation from Kanekalon, I like to think of myself as an environmentally conscious person and I was interested to put my money where my mouth is when it comes to braiding hair. I'm not a hair professional by any means, but I often do my own feed-ins or box braids on myself.
1. Comparing to Kanekalon
Comparing the texture to Kanekalon, Rebundle is a lot smoother and softer. It doesn't totally feel like human hair, but a lot closer to it than Kanekalon. Additionally, it does not have that plastic-y shine that Kanekalon does (girls who try to take photos of their braids in natural lighting know what I'm talking about, lol). It's still shiny, but looks a lot more natural. The natural shine is a huge bonus for me.
I used 2 bundles for 4 feed in braids, which is a little more than I would use with Kanekalon, but the difference is negligible.
As for the color, "Natural" was said to be similar to #2. This is accurate, so no complaints there.
2. Comparing to previous Rebundle hair -
I had one bundle of pink Rebundle hair from when they did their soft-launch sometime last year. The texture of the new Rebundle hair is a significant improvement. The older hair feels a lot stiffer, and more like hay. To me, this update shows that Rebundle has took time and care to reformulate the product and the work certainly paid off.
3. Braiding -
Before braiding, I washed and detangled the hair. I did notice a lot of shedding and little flecks coming off of the…
Thank you, Victoria! We're so happy to hear that you're happy with the improvements to the product. Your feedback and support are so important to us!