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HALL OF FAMER Titian06 / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Hi, @brie1579!  @lylysa gives you great recommendations!  I've got a couple of products I really like too.   IGK Rich Kid Coconut Oil Gel   I have a very dry, itchy ... see post
Living Proof vs Moroccan Oil
Hi,   I switched from Kerastase to Living Proof about 2 years ago.  At this time I was dying my hair red.  Living Proof has been great for my hair.  No split ends, etc.  Last year I started going really gray so you guessed it - I'm dying my hair blonde.  I know going blonde is harsher on my hair and I'm having flyaway and frizz issues.  My hair is naturally wavy.  I've been reading on Moroccan oil and it seems to be a miracle product.  Would Moroccan oil work for me? I really need something to cut down on my frizz - what would you recommend.  Preferably sulfate free.   Thanks,
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BEAUTY BUFF Nickelliebear1 / BEAUTY BUFF BEAUTY BUFF / replied
Hello, MelanieDC!     I know you're going to hear this a ton in your journey to being a blonde but I'm going to just briefly mention Olaplex.  I've been lightening my ... see post
fine breaking hair
I had two balayage treatments 4 months apart and my hair has been breaking at the mid shaft since then.  My hair is fine and straight and my hair was lightened with bleach. I rarely use heat styling and use a UV protectant spray and Marrakesh oil after showering. I shampoo/condition every 2-3 days with Joico's KPak Colour Therapy shampoo and conditioner.  I need advice on a leave in conditioner or other treatment to help my hair stop breaking!    Thanks!
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BEAUTY BUFF Nickelliebear1 / BEAUTY BUFF BEAUTY BUFF / replied
Hello!  I'm a little late coming to the party but I also have fine, thick hair and have been lightening it for the past eight months or so and have only had minimal dama... see post
Hairstyles
I like to wear my hair down with half upbraids but they barely ever work out. Are there any suggested hairstyles that I could do in 10 minutes or less?    P.S. 1 or 2 braids will not work because I have layered hair.
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BEAUTY BOSS missjeanie / BEAUTY BOSS BEAUTY BOSS / replied
I'll give the spin pins a fourth vote!  I too keep them in my car, desk, purse... lol they're quick, and I find leave less 'kinks'  in my hair than elastics do! see post
Invisibobble leaves dents in my hair!!
Do the Invisibobble hair ties leave dents in anyone else's hair?  I bought them to try them but they seem to leave dents in my hair!  I don't know if it's just the way my hair is or if I'm not using them right, but they leave dents in my hair.
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HALL OF FAMER Tamara76 / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Same! see post
Hair straightening at home - what to consider?
One of my friends is considering straightening her long hair. She prefers DIY methods. I have researched in google and saw Matrix Opti.care helps to keep hair smooth and straight. Is there anything she should consider before getting straight hair?
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HALL OF FAMER Insomniacmuffin / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Hi @edzflynz what did you friend end up using?   I have the Loreal SteamPod and I LOVE it. Straightens your hair with steam and so your hair stays straight for days, e... see post
Seriously Heat Damaged Natural Hair
I've been natural forever but up until a few years ago struggled with excessive straightening. Now I usually only straighten my hair November- April. After my previous flat iron my hair will not curl. I've tried DIY masks and deep conditioners. Nothing is working. I refuse to big chop has anyone else ever experienced this after just one flat iron? I was using a new flat iron the NUME I can't remember which one I gave it away after this experience.
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BEAUTY PRO bharvey / BEAUTY PRO BEAUTY PRO / replied
If you reeeeally don't want to chop you could go to the salon, get a single process colour close to your natural, no lightening, and have an olaplex treatment. Your styl... see post
DevaCurl Issues!
I started using DevaCurl No Poo and One Condition in early January and used it until about a week ago. My hair was gorgeous but I wasn't able to get my hair really clean and developed some crazy dandruff which I've NEVER had a problem with before. I also noticed that I was shedding more hair than I was used to and that my hair seemed to be thinning a little. The shedding seem to get worse and that is the main reason that I stopped using it. When I switched back to Ogx coconut curls I was no longer shedding like crazy. Has anyone else had either of these issues while on these products? 
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dirtfunk / FRESH FACE / replied
I have been using this for a few months and I have lost TONS of hair, I even went to get my hormones checked, they were on point!! I have lost so much it's noticeable an... see post
Bumble and bumble Surf Foam Spray Blow Dry -Thermal Protection?
For some reason I can't ask a question on the product page. Does anyone know if the Bumble & Bumble Surf Foam has thermal protectant for my hair? It seems like it would since it is a blow drying product, but the page doesn't explicitly say so. Thanks.
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BEAUTY WHIZ polarbabe / BEAUTY WHIZ BEAUTY WHIZ / replied
That's okay. I can only use it on my roots anyway or my hair freaks out. lol see post
Dry Bar Buttercup Blowdryer
I recently purchased the Drybar "big blowout bundle." From what I can see from the pictures on the Sephora website, Bio Ionic makes, the Drybar blow dryers, as their names is printed on the side. However when I received mine, I don't see the name "Bio Ionic," on it. Do they no longer make Drybar's blow dryers?    
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HALL OF FAMER Insomniacmuffin / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
HI @skk012 that is an interesting question! Were you able to find an answer? please share if so :) see post
help for fine wavy hair
HI all, I have wavy hair that is also fine (not coarse at all) and there is a lot of it total. My issue is that it gets frizzy and out of control but all the curl or wavy hair products I have used make it look and feel dirty.  So far I have tried curl diva- dirty feeling, and big sexy hair- frizzy from Sephora.  Do people have any other options?  I would like for it to feel and look clean but not like I just rolled out of bed.  I currently don't blow dry, just finger comb and go.  I also wash every three days.    Thanks!
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BEAUTY RESIDENT toastedbread87 / BEAUTY RESIDENT BEAUTY RESIDENT / replied
I have frizzy hair that can get crazy. I currently use Redken's Frizz Dismiss shampoo and conditioner. I love it, while it's not incredibly humid right now, I have notic... see post
Natural Hair Growth After Chemo
hey guys, so i was talking to my dad and he's been trying to get more hair regrowth. he always had a full head of hair (he's why my mane is so lustrous lmao) even after chemo a while back, but he still wanted to try to get more regrowth if he could. the only thing is that he's the opposite of me and wants to keep things natural with no "chemicals". are there any products anyone could recommend that won't scare him off by sounding too sciencey? lol. even stuff like hairbrushes would be great.  i've never needed to delve into the world of hair growth because i've always had too much of it tbh .
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HALL OF FAMER sarahshter / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
They do have those red light threrapy devices.  That is what my mom used to help her   It is a proven stimulant. I would just google red hair light therapy.  These laser... see post
In need of new shampoo for thick, dry, curly hair that I normally wear straight
Hi,    I have extremely thick, dry and naturally curly hair that literally looks like Hagrid from Harry Potter if I don't style it correctly.  I have been trying to grow out my hair so I have been using the Mane n Tail shampoo for about a year and  I think I have developed an allergy and have been getting a really bad rash on my neck.  I am looking for a hair product that is hydrating for curly, damaged hair.  I usually wear it straight because it is extremely hard to manage when it is curly and it hates any kinds of blow dryers so in the winter it is almost never straight.  Does anyone have any recommendations 
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HALL OF FAMER EvangelineDamon / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
@Bennett19 Mane n Tail can be a bit harsh, especially their shampoo, on all hair. I have thick, curly hair and I used Mane n Tail for awhile and didn't notice the dama... see post
What is the best curl refresher for naturally curly hair?
HALL OF FAMER EvangelineDamon / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
@rose80 DevaCurl has a good one called Mist-er Right that works well and smells like lovely lavender http://www.sephora.com/mist-er-right-P378323   Carol's Daughter ... see post
How can I get my naturally curly hair to hold the curl?
  I have wavy, curly hair.  The sides of my hair seem to hold curl much better than the back of my hair.  Does anyone have any suggestions on how I could get the back of my hair to stay curly?
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HALL OF FAMER Insomniacmuffin / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
I have the opposite problem, I have a patch in the back of my head that curls up like a brick of ramen noodle.. whereas everywhere else wants to do a wave. Jerk-hair.  ... see post
curly hair
I want to be able to style my hair in updos and braids and things like that, but I it's so hard for me. I have layered hair so I don't want pieces sticking out every which way if I do normal braids. I also struggle with my curly frizz. I don't know what to wash it with or what to put in it to help it not curl so badly and to keep the frizz to a minimum. If anyone has any ideas please let me know, thank you!
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NikkoBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi @Taylorjessica!   If you're looking for a product for frizz control, I suggest checking out the Madame C.J. Walker Coconut & Moringa Oils Flyaway Curl Control Ser... see post
Keeping hair straight and frizz-free overnight
I have naturally wavy/slightly curly and very frizzy hair that tends to get oily at the roots. My usual routine at night is to shower right before bed and blow dry my hair straight (I shower my hair every other day and blow out my hair only on those days). Once I’m done, my hair feels fully dried, and looks frizz-free, but as of the last few months, I wake up to a very wavy frizzy mess and then I have to straighten it again which defeats the purpose of straightening it at night (to save time and not wake up others in the morning).   I don’t feel like I sweat much in my sleep, but I’m guessing that could possibly be a reason why this happens or maybe my hair isn’t fully dried even though it feels as it is. I almost always leave my hair down when I sleep and avoid putting it in an elastic because my roots tends to feel oily when I put it in a ponytail and I don’t want to leave an indention in my hair from the elastic. Sometimes I sleep with a clip in my hair, but that’s not always comfortable.   Any idea what I’m doing wrong, or what I can do to keep my hair straight and frizz-free overnight? Any tips or product suggestions would greatly be appreciated!  
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BEAUTY BUFF ContouringinTX / BEAUTY BUFF BEAUTY BUFF / replied
That's awesome, Amanda! I hope you like yours as much as I like mine. You'll have to post on the thread and let us all know! see post
Synthetic Tape-Ins
Is there synthetic tape-in hair extensions available? I have some ethical issue with the regular extensions and am even more so grossed out by the wearing some poor person's hair aspect :/
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SPECIAL GUEST XShedenX / SPECIAL GUEST SPECIAL GUEST / replied
Yes im currently in canada but also frequently in the US... see post
My hair is long & heavy; how do I get it to hold curl?
My hair goes down to the top of my hips, and it's fairly thick as well. I don't color it either, so it's pretty soft and tends to fall pin straight. I am having the worst time getting the curls to hold the longer my hair gets. No amount of hairspray of any kind has proved to maintain hardly any style. I need something that will give me texture and prime my hair so it will hold better. I've found that anything that smooths it is a complete disaster for my curls. Any suggestions??
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BEAUTY BUFF ContouringinTX / BEAUTY BUFF BEAUTY BUFF / replied
Hi @creatureb,   My hair is long, thick, and heavy, so I also have to get creative about finding ways to keep the curl in.    Last year I bought a T3 Curling Iron (a... see post
Styling Products for Fine Hair?
Hi everyone, Would love to get loopy hair looks out of my fine hair. it is shoulder length, naturally curly/holds a curl.   I feel pretty good about the products I put on and in  my hair for straight and curly looks but what about styling tools?    Is anyone with fine hair using this tool or something like it? For long loops, should I be using a brush type product or more of a curling iron?   http://www.sephora.com/blowout-babe-thermal-brush- P396012?skuId=1703560&icid2=products grid 396012#pdp-reviews Would love any and all advice. Thanks!  
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BEAUTY MAVEN TiffanySierra / BEAUTY MAVEN BEAUTY MAVEN / replied
My hair is naturally straight, but it's also really fine like yours. Last fall I bought the T3 Whirl Convertible Styling Wand; while yes, it's a little pricey, it's wort... see post
Help! I'm a 30 Year Old Virgin...to hair colour.
For a full 30 years I was totally satisfied with my long, easy to manage brown hair. It was fine. I cut it myself, I watched you tube videos, I played with layers, bangs, etc. But then...I had a baby, and I just don't feel like I have a fun look anymore. So now I'd like to try hair colour.   My dream is to go from warm brown to ash blonde ombré. How realistic is this? Can any beauty expert tell me before I make the leap to a salon consult? (I'm in the boonies, this is a commitment.) Is ombré still a thing? Are there any new trends in natural hair colour? 
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BEAUTY PRO bharvey / BEAUTY PRO BEAUTY PRO / replied
Very helpful, thank you! see post
Hairbrush for fine and thinning hair?
I have the double whammy of hair genetics. Very fine and not a ton of it, so I really need a hairbrush that detangles without breakage (as my hair easily gets tangled) and gives the illusion of volume or maybe a good shine! Thank you!
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RunSwimRide / FRESH FACE / replied
Hi Layce!  I also have thin hair (lots of it, but each strand is thinnnnnn!) and had terrible breakage until I invested in a Mason Pearson boar bristle brush.  It's been... see post
Beauty waves/loose curls: Need recommendations for a new curling iron/wand
So, most posts I've seen on BT are a little older, and I wanted to get updated opinions/recommendations from everyone. I'm in search of a curling wand or iron that is a 32mm barrel or 1.25 inches. I have a NumeTitanium wand (which is a piece of junk). My Nume does awesome curls, but they die down and just give my hair a slight bend by the end of the day. I want to maintain the beach waves for at least two days. I have long thick hair. Most curling iron's I have tried just don't cut it- my beach waves/curls are gone by the end of the day. I don't want to spend more than $150 (unless it's from Ulta because I have 2000 points I want to redeem which equal to $125). Thanks in advance!   EDIT: I also live in Miami where humidity is 100% year-round.
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SPECIAL GUEST caliwag / SPECIAL GUEST SPECIAL GUEST / replied
Hi @sabrinas,    I have the same issue! Let us know how this works for you!! see post
I need a hair care routine for summer please! i will be going to Dominican Republic and the sun is very dangerous there!
HALL OF FAMER TrysBeautyItems / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Aveda and phyto both have hair sun lines for both during and after sun. see post
Oily Hair Itchy Scalp
I've noticed basically every time winter comes around my hair starts to get super oily and my scalp starts to get itchy in spots. I always think it has something to do with dandruff but I haven't had dandruff problems for years. Then again I'm still using dandruff controlling shampoo but its not helping with my winter hair problems. For the rest of the year my hair is perfect after I wash it and I only wash my hair every other day. Is there any shampoo products that I can use to help control my oily hair and itchy scalp during the winter months?
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HALL OF FAMER lylysa / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Just wanted to chime in, this stuff has been a life savior this winter for me as I've stated my experience in the below! Love it! see post
Oily Hair
As of the last month or so my hair gets oily very fast. I have always only washed my hair every 3 or 4 days and have had no problems. Now it seems my hair is oily 1-2 days after washing it. I have not changed anything in my routine. Any suggestions? 
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ChristopheRobin BRAND STAFF / BRAND STAFF BRAND STAFF / replied
Hi @Cassiejh,    You should definitely try our Cleansing Purifying Scrub with Sea Salt! It will rebalance and soothe your scalp and help reduce excess oils. It's a goo... see post
What does sephora have for oily hair? I can't even go a day without washing it.
ChristopheRobin BRAND STAFF / BRAND STAFF BRAND STAFF / replied
Hi @allison1808,    If you are looking for a long term solution, the new Purifying shampoo with Jujube bark extract will definitely help rebalance your scalp.  A good... see post
Best product to straighten cury hair
Is the bumble and bumble hairdressers invisible oil primer a good product to help straighten hair?  Can it be used with a straightening iron?  or is there something else to use to help curly hair be straight with out going to a hair dresser?
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HALL OF FAMER Tamara76 / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Ohhhhh I have never tried Hair Custard -- I'll have to check it out next time I am at Lush.   My favorite hair treatment from Lush is H' Suan Wen Hua, but, unfortunate... see post
What is included in the AMIKA #TheWiseOne Switch Kit Customizable Set?
I bought this last week, and was so excited to try out the new curler and especially to use the 3 Amika minis that are supposed to come with the kit. To my surprise, I never received the 3 hair minis and called customer service to they said that it is actually NOT included in the set?! But it's shown in the picture and they are listed in the "what comes with this set" in the description. I am seriously shocked with Sephoras deceitful advertising. I am just wondering if anyone else purchased this product and if so, did you receive the Amika 3 minis? Thanks!
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keelybt BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi Sofi, I'm so sorry for the confusion! Those products should have been included in the set. I will send you a message to help.  see post
my hair is very thin and dry and breaking
MaliBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi @olvia,    Sorry for the delay! I think you might like the Keranique line. This is great system. I use the Intensive Overnight Hair Repair Serum and I'll do the ... see post