The Ultimate Hair Product Guide

Ok, first off I am not a hair stylist, I studied skin but not hair. However, being in the beauty industry and having a bestie who is a hair stylist I feel, has allowed me to kind of know what I am talking about haha.

So it all started last year when I was working at professional distributor for hair products and holy crap did I learn a lot about hair! I also experimented with mine, I am not really very adventerous but I dyed my natural dark brown/black locks a dark red. I got bored of that quick then cocktail shampooed the colour out, went back to dark brown, then added a balayage, and then more recently an all over level 3 before babylights. So my hair was totally A-ok well kind of! I am not going to lie the cocktail shampoo dried my locks out a bit, as that involved a de-colourizer, mixed with bleach and shampoo. Yes, I know, but that was the only way to strip the red out of my hair. The one thing I learned through all this was the importance on using good quality hair products. No drugstore short cuts for me.  I fell in love with a line called L’Anza they literally have some of the best ultra-hydrating shampoo and conditioners out there. Why do I love it? It doesn’t weigh my hair down. I tried Moroccan Oil, now the oil I love but the shampoo and conditioners are very heavy and leave your hair lifeless. Having tried a huge amount of product I have come to realize that  you really need to find the right product for your hair. Remember it isn’t a one size fits all, same with skin care. So here are some of my go to’s and friend favourites for different hair days.

Volume:Volume

Bumble & Bumble Pret a Powder   I   Living Proof Full Thickening Cream   I
Verb Volume Spray    I   Living Proof Instant Texture Volumizer   I
Show Beauty Lux Volume Lotion

Wavy:

Tex

Blowpro Textstyle Dry Texture Spray   I   Big Sexy Hair Powder Play   I   Drybar Triple Sec 3-in-1
I   Verb Sea Spray   I   Bumble and bumble Surf Foam Spray Blow Dry

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