I really do love these products! I have used them before and I am happy to have them in my routine again. They all work beautifully (and are all really affordable), but if I had to recommend just one, my favorite is the Touch Up Creme. It really works on dry, frizzy hair! Just apply a bit and disperse with a comb or fingers. I then brush it through. My hair looks very shiny and healthy after applying this!
You can purchase these products at Walmart and other great mass market retailers!
What do you like to use for frizzies and fly-aways?
It was so cold in Kansas City last week, one day it was -5! But it has warmed up and was in the 40’s today. It felt balmy!
This week I have been loving a French no-rinse cleanser and products to help my hair stay smooth in the cold winter air:
Collosol Eau de Lait ($18 USD) — A moisturizing milk/micellar water hybrid, this thorough but gentle cleanser can be applied with a cotton pad to remove makeup, moisturize and soothe stinging skin. No rinsing with water is required—a good thing since the limestone in tap water can be irritating to parched, wind-shipped skin. The universal formula is also suited to all skin types, from sensitive to dry to oily/acne-prone.
What I think: First, this is really fragrant. It’s floral like gardenias or jasmine, I can’t put my finger on the scent. It’s nice, though. It’s a milky liquid, and I apply with to a cotton pad. IT removes makeup very well and leaves my face so soft. You can also add it to bath water to soften skin. I haven’t tried it yet, but I might tomorrow after my workout.
A French skincare classic created in Paris in the 1950s, Collosol Eau de Lait can now be found in the U.S. at smallflower.com
John Frieda Hair Care Frizz Ease Collection($6.99 each) — Check out the newstatement making look for John Frieda Hair Care’s classic Frizz Ease collection. The iconic purple that has accented the products for years will now be the primary focus, making this collection of frizz-fighters bolder and brighter than ever. My favorites from the collection are:
Secret Weapon Touch-Up Crème (3rd from left in photo) — This versatile smoothing cream, applied to dry strands, instantly transforms puffy, parched style. Creates a supple, shiny finish and silky touch. For use on flyaways, static frizz, and split ends. This is perfect for the cold weather, my hair gets flyaways and this smooths them right out.
Air Dry Waves Styling Foam (4th from left) — Get defined curls without the need for heated styling tools. Infused with moringa oil and a unique blend of polymers, this featherweight curly hair styler helps control frizz for perfectly smooth waves and curls. Non-sticky foam dries quickly, creating a flexible film that cleverly stretches as curl bundles expand while drying, keeping the curl intact. My hair dries wavy, so I love to use this to define my curls while my hair dries.
Extra Strength 6 Effects+ Serum (2nd from right) — Expertly formulated with a unique blend of silicones. Protect each dehydrated strand against the onset of frizz. Boosts shine. With silk proteins and algae extract, this frizzy hair serum smoothes for more manageable and lustrous results, and provides heat protection. I apply this to soaking wet hair everywhere but my roots. When my hair dries, its soft and smooth.
Learn more at www.johnfrieda.com and purchase at mass market retailers near you.
PANTONE 18-3838 Ultra Violet has officially been named the Pantone Color of the Year.The color is described as being a “dramatically provocative and thoughtful purple shade that communicates originality, ingenuity, and visionary thinking that points us toward the future.”
Enigmatic purples have long been symbolic of artistic brilliance. Musical icons Prince, David Bowie, and Jimi Hendrix brought shades of Ultra Violet to the forefront of pop culture as personal expressions of individuality. My makeup picks below will make you look and feel bright and cool, and maybe give you inspiration for the new year!
Pixi Beauty Endless Silky Eye Pen in Velvet Violet ($6 USD) — Waterproof, super-long-wear, no-smudge, no-budge eye liners. They glide on like seamless silk, and in a single sweep motion create a flawless, solid jewel-toned line. No retouching required all day – or night! The shade is a light violet, but it looks really pretty with light or no shadows for a fun, day look.
Cargo Cosmetics Swimmables™ Eye Pencil in Karon Beach ($18 USD) – The ultra-creamy, richly pigmented formula glides on effortlessly for precise lining. Allows blending time before setting for a variety of looks. Once set, liner is waterproof and smudge proof! It won’t budge until you decide to take it off.
Sally Hansen Color Therapy in Plum Euphoria ($8.99) — The patented argan oil formula fuses intensive nourishment and instant moisture for healthy looking nails.Up to 10 days of fade-proof, chip-resistant wear.
The Pantone Color of the year for 2018 has been announced and the stunning shade of ultra violet is sure to be a stunner in all areas of beauty! The new Sally Hansen Color Therapy Shade Plum Euphoria will launch in January 2018.
Caption Polish in Enough Already ($9.99 USD) — Lock in your look with the Caption system. Caption Nail Polish with LacQ3 Technology wears tough as gel with a mirror-like shine. Air dries 3Xs faster than regular polish. Stay chip-free 2-3Xs longer. Non-UV. Soak-free instant removal.
Purchase at www.captionpolish.com
Ultra Violet represents originality, ingenuity and visionary thinking – which makes it the perfect new color and look for the iconic John Frieda Hair Care Frizz Ease collection.
John Frieda Frizz Ease has been on shelves for over a quarter of a century, keeping their innovative and revolutionary products the leader in fighting frizz. Whether it’s a cult classic that smooths hair for every look or a shampoo that moisturizes and hydrates, John Frieda Frizz Ease is there for you no matter what you need.
Are you picking up any Ultra Violet products to rock in 2018? Are you a fan of the color?
I don’t know about you, but I love to use styling products to bring the best out of my hairstyle and to keep my hair shiny and frizz-free!
There are amazing drugstore and higher end products that style hair beautifully. So many to try and to love! I was sent the below products for my honest review:
L’Oréal Paris Advanced Hairstyle Air Dry It Undone Style Cream ($4.99 USD) — L¿Oreal Paris introduces NEW Air Dry It from Advanced Hairstyle. Create and control your perfect hairstyle without the heat damage. Enhance your hair’s natural shape definition and texture. No residue left behind. This style cream adds softness, shine, and hold for an undone look without weighing hair down. Get beautiful, natural, effortless style.
What I think: This is the perfect collection for me, because I mostly air dry my hair. I have been loving the Undone Style Cream! I like using it on damp hair and I run my fingers through it. It dries wavy and so pretty, my daughter even commented on it! I have not tried the mousse, but I am going to give it to my other daughter who uses mousse every day. I will let you know what she thinks!
TIGI Bed Head Ego Boost Split End Mender ($18.99 USD) — This leave-In conditioner mends and protects dry, damaged hair from environmental elements, chemical treatments, shampoos and styling. Great for textured or damaged hair.
What I think: I love the bright packing of Bed Head products! Really fun! The After Party is so nice on dry hair to smooth it. I like to use the Ego Boost on my ends when my hair is wet, but it also can be used to keep flyaways at bay.
I think my favorite of the three is the Thickening Spray. I have fairly fine hair and it makes it look fuller and gives lots of fun volume! I love that it leaves my hair soft and not sticky!
John Frieda Frizz Ease Daily Nourishment Leave-In Conditioner ($5.99 USD) Fighting frizz starts right out of the shower! This leave-in conditioning spray that instantly adds shine and detangles hair. The formula contains a blend of vitamins A, E, C and green extract, and helps safeguard hair from heat styling and sun exposure- common culprits when it comes to frizzy hair.
John Frieda Frizz Ease Extra Strength Six Effects Serum ($9.99 USD)– Instantly transform your frizz to ultra-sleek, purely polished, super-shiny hair with this cult-classic serum. It will not only block your frizz and repel against the humidity, but will also leave your hair extremely supple, easy to manage and healthy-looking. Another advantage, it has sunscreen in it!
John Frieda Frizz Ease Moisture Barrier Firm Hold Hairspray ($6.99 USD) — Create an instant barrier that helps seal out humidity and combat frizz with this hairspray. No matter what style you’re going for, this firm-holding product holds even the hardest-to-handle styles, all day long. It has a fast-drying, shine-boosting formula.
What I think: I do get lots of frizz in the summer, and they products are an affordable and effective way to fight it. I love leave-in conditioner that also acts as a detangler. It leaves my hair so soft! The hairspray is great too, because it helps to keep the frizzies away! I do need more than one product to totally keep my hair soft and smooth, but this does help and holds my style.
I really love the serum, though. My hair is fine, so I just use a little bit on wet hair. When it dries, my hair is soft and shiny. As my hair ages, it’s hard to get manageable, youthful hair, but this really helps. It smells nice, too.
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