So I bought this solely for heat protection when blowdrying my girls hair. So due to them having different textures and absorption levels, I noticed that less can be more. The whip is a good texture and the Shea is prominent and you can feel it. It seals the hair very well and doesn't leave a residue or white shine. I say less is more as my daughter with thicker hair didn't need as much as her hair responded well to absorption, and I wanted to avoid that heaviness that Shea can add to the hair. My other daughter has not as thick hair and needed less and the product did not sit on her hair and was absorbed well. So far I'm happy with product.