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African Pride

African Pride and Suave Overview

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Suave was first mentioned on PissedConsumer on Feb 10, 2012 and since then this brand received 382 reviews. It is 281 reviews more than African Pride received since Nov 30, 2010.

African Pride and Suave Consumer Ratings

160 out of 1214 in Cosmetics and Personal Care category
98 out of 1214 in Cosmetics and Personal Care category
Product or Service Quality
188 in category
178 in category
Price Affordability
94 in category
40 in category
Value for money
132 in category
100 in category

According to consumer ratings and reviews, Suave ranks 62 points higher in the Cosmetics and Personal Care category than African Pride. People gave African Pride 1.4 stars for Product or Service Quality criterion in Cosmetics and Personal Care category and it is 190 points higher than the worst rated brand in this category. At the same time, Suave was rated 1.5 stars for Product or Service Quality criterion in this category and it is 200 points higher than the worst rated brand in this category. If we look at Price Affordability criterion, than we see that Suave has a higher rating than African Pride. Regarding Value for money criterion, consumers gave African Pride 1.8 stars and it is 65% greater than other in category. Suave however was rated 2.1 stars and it is 74% greater than other in category.

African Pride and Suave Rating Details

Product or Service Quality
1.4 (36 reviews)
1.5 (131 reviews)
Reviewer's quote

...There is a misconception that it is an all natural product, it is definitely not. Read the ingredients please! That was the first red flag that I ignored. While I was putting it on my hair as per the instructions, I noticed immediately that my coil curls disappeared and it became bone straight...


It blew me away that this product was, IS, still being sold. I had large bald spots on my head and my scalp would burn. I have been on raditaion now for nearly 2 months to treat my cancer and have experienced no hair loss (and i shouldn't have hair loss at all) which also proves that it is not...

Andrea d
Price Affordability
2.6 (34 reviews)
3.3 (126 reviews)
Reviewer's quote

I permed my hair washed it out it dod real good but as time went on it kept breaking. I currently have a lot of breakage every day.l afro and need treatment to get it back healthy.

Diane E

...The original Deep Clean Peppermint was a very good product for the price. My husband, daughter, and I all use it. I have been buying it for almost 10 years...

Value for money
1.8 (29 reviews)
2.1 (122 reviews)
Reviewer's quote

I used the anti-breakage 2- in-1 shampoo@ conditioner, and Shea butter conditioner leave- in conditioner, and a lot of my hair came out I was so disappointed, and I want my money back because this product damaged my hair Aline with my Granddaughter hair!..


I am a consumer who suffer with extremely oily air that is so bad that I've had to resort to using dawn dish soap everyday just to keep my hair clean. I am irate that the shampoo companies removed shampoos that were meant for oily hair only. I can not repeat can not afford the high priced items...

Donetta R

African Pride and Suave Pros and Cons

  • Cons loss of hair
  • Before this incident great
  • Affordable
  • Product
  • Price
  • It made my hair soft
  • False advertisement that states all natural and safe
  • Hair came out on both sides of my head
  • Hair came out in the back of my head
  • Losing my hair
  • Hair loss
  • Hair loss and fear

African Pride and Suave Most Positive Reviews

Top rated reviews

They removed it from the market with NO replacement product AT ALL. I have tried many and NONE compares. The olive oil p...


I have fine thin hair and have to comment on this Product. In the past years I have tried numerous products from...

African Pride and Suave Most Critical Reviews

Lowest rated reviews

I bought this product 2 days ago, for my edges, The product is much softer than the products I usually use, When I used...


I got a sample for sauve natural. As much as I like how my hair stayed wonderful for days it did nothing for my...

African Pride and Suave Latest Reviews

Recent published reviews

Hi you guys never got back in touch with me and I am looking a lawyer the lease you could have done was get in touch...

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My husband and I was using the Suave Professionals.I started to notice lots of my really thick hair was falling out by...

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African Pride and Suave Products and Services

Most reviewed product and services
  • African Pride Olive Miracle Relaxer Conditioner (21 reviews)
  • African Pride Hair Care (11 reviews)
  • African Pride Conditioner (7 reviews)
  • Suave Shampoo (152 reviews)
  • Suave Hair Care (34 reviews)
  • Suave Professionals Almond And Shea Butter Shampoo (31 reviews)