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Change of color = change in brows?
i currently have brown hair with balayage highlights and use the Medium Brown Anastasia Brow Wiz for my ashy brown hair. However, tomorrow i am dying my hair to a warm reddish brown color. I am wondering if you girls think I should change up my brow routine and start using the Auburn brow wiz in conjunction with my medium brown color? I'm nit picky about brows totally not matching hair color, and am just wanting additional opinions. The color is by no means fiery red!
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Living Proof Style Lab Hair Model Experience
Just wanted to share with you all my experience as a hair model at Living Proof's style lab. It was from 11:30 to 4:30 but we were done by 3:15. They provided lunch and gave us "$150 worth of Living Proof Products," even though when I calculated it was like $142.   There were a bunch of Living Proof educators from around the country who work in different salons who came here for the class. They would learn a style, and then do it on us. It was really fun. My stylist was Lacey who was on Real World 2005 in Austin.  The extensions that she put in my hair. This was my favorite look! I wanted to whip my hair back and forth lol. I'm assuming they practiced this look more for editorial purposes...couldn't walk out like that.    This look was supposed to hide the braid and have a sleeked back look but I like braids so much that I asked her to pull it back so I could wear it out.       
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HALL OF FAMER annypoo / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
It looks like a fun experience! I love the braid she did!  see post
Best anti-humidity spray for hair
During the hot, humid months, my hair gets pouffy. I am looking for an anti-humidity spray for my hair. Hold isn't a big concern for me. I have fine, wavy, color treated hair. Doesn't matter if it's a salon/high end brand or drugstore brand.
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NikaBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi shyvicki,   If you want to use something to help prevent frizzy hair after your hair is already dry and styled, I'd suggest Living Proof's No Frizz Humidity Shiel... see post
orange tones in hair
Ok so a few months ago I decided to go blonde with sets of highlights over my dark red hair. I've done 4 sets so far but there is still a lot of orange tones in the bottom 1/3 of my hair or so, because before the red I dyed my hair black a few times. I do use a purple shampoo but that works only for the yellowish tones in my hair, not so much for the orange. I know I can purchase a toner but I'd really rather leave everything to my hair dresser. If she goes over the orange sections again with another set of highlights, will the orange lift on it's own? Looks fine when it's down but I like doing my hair in a high bun and it's all a nice blonde except for the bun part that's an ugly orange lol.
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HALL OF FAMER lylysa / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Bring in photos of the shade you're trying to actually accomplish and let your hairdresser know that what you tried for last time wasn't what you wanted (especially if i... see post
Need a good dry shampoo!
Any recommendations on a really good dry shampoo that could get me at least 1 day between washing?
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BEAUTY WHIZ Buddygirl13 / BEAUTY WHIZ BEAUTY WHIZ / replied
Look- I'll be honest... I've got brunette hair, I am extremely oily, epecially given our recent temperatures and humidity.  I have tried every dry shampoo out there: dru... see post
best thermal protection spray
Hello there! I used to be a flat iron abuser, then i stopped for about 2 years. My hair is just so thick and puffy and I cannot do a blow out on myself, so I would like to start using a straightener again, just with a spray and not on level 30! What's the BEST spray- one that won't make my hair oily or greasy and is ok for high lighted hair.
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BEAUTY MAVEN xojlg / BEAUTY MAVEN BEAUTY MAVEN / replied
The Tresemme one is my favorite, I've been using it for years. It's affordable, light-weight, smells good, and does the job. This is the only one I've tried that I reall... see post
best products for curls
I have long, thick, dry, curly/wavy, color treated hair. I have been blow drying it for quite sometime bc i cannot find any products that will reshape the curls/waves and hold. I have tried so many products. My hair winds up frizzy and looking crazy lol . Any recommendations? Thank you.
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HALL OF FAMER jozkid / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Thanks so much for the kind words! Out of all the things I've tried, Deva works the best for me. see post
Show me your curls!
So the older I get, the more I embrace my curls. Or maybe it's laziness, lol. In any case, I have found that there is one unique situation that helps me have what I call a good hair day. Rain. But only about 20 seconds of drizzle - such as the amount of time it takes to run to one's car. More than that and it's a frizzy mess. So yeah, about twice a year it works out.    What products and techniques help you get your "best" curls?   Besides today's rain, I used Wen as a leave in, along with some of the Wen replenishing spray. My main styling product is Curls Rock. Once I apply the product, I grab tiny sections of my wet hair and swirl/wrap around my finger, mostly  around my face. I then use my Chi hair dryer and an inexpensive no-name diffuser from Sally's Beauty Supply to somewhat dry my hair. Once the curls are mostly formed, I flip my head upside down and basically massage my scalp to give some body to my roots. I can't mess with it too much or I'll end up frizzy with tons of fly-aways, but if I don't do some manipulating, I'll end up with "crunchy" curls.   
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HALL OF FAMER hadtotryit / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Living Proof Curl Leave In Conditioner New Holy Grail Hair Product
  I just spoke with a client who was wondering about this product. I didnt catch her name *sorry* but i promised i would post pictures of my first time using this product and why its my new holy grail for us curl hair girls   😍😍😍😍 all I have in my hair is #livingproof #curlleaveinconditioner these beautiful defined curls that lasted all day with #nofriz the top left is right after a shower on the way to work around 730 am the next set is around 430 pm and the last two on the bottom right are around 630pm 🙏🏽🙏🏽🙏🏽🙏🏽 God heard my prayer for a miracle product!! 🙌🏽🙌🏽🙌🏽🙌🏽👌🏽👌🏽👌🏽👌🏽 I will recommend this to every curly girl I know because if it can work with my hair it can work on anyone!!  I never knew I could do this with curly hair 😜😜😃😃
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BEAUTY WHIZ fantasiabliss / BEAUTY WHIZ BEAUTY WHIZ / replied
 I will definitely try it out, thanks for letting us know! see post
New shampoo for fine hair?
Hey all you hair-savvy Beauties,   I'm looking to revamp my hair care routine. I've resolved to grow my hair longer, so I'm looking for products that strengthen and prevent damage, yet won't make my head look like an oil slick. (For reference, I have really fine/thin/straight hair that looks greasy on day 2. I also rarely heat-style it or use any product). I'd been trying to go the volumizing route with Alterna's Bamboo Abundant Volume products, but they ended up making my hair feel straw-like :/ So, I'm embracing the fine/shiny hair situation I'm working with, but I do feel like I should up my game if I want to grow it long.    I'd love to hear some advice and product recommendations!   p.s. Reeeally curious about the new selection of Klorane products, but they're so new that they barely have any reviews! Any guinea pigs out there?
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BEAUTY MASTER studz / BEAUTY MASTER BEAUTY MASTER / replied
I also have fine hair, mine is straight. I've been testing out Living Proof's Full Line for the past month and I've been really liking it. I blow dry my hair every time ... see post
so my hair is green
I had full head hi lights that were about 3-4 inches grown out. The blonde started to turn orange so i had the hair dresser dye my hair back to its natural color (6N). He used an 8 and said it would "fade". Then he gave me all over hi lights again. Well, the roots look black and the ends look green. WHAT AM I GOING TO DO?! I'm an office manager, and I look super unprofessional right now!
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BEAUTY GURU nycmle / BEAUTY GURU BEAUTY GURU / replied
I work at a hair salon and our policy is that if a client is unhappy with their service, for any reason, we will fix it for free. I've found that most reputable salons h... see post
B&B Leave-in conditioner worked like a mousse/voluminizer to hold my waves.
I used B&B leave-in but now it's gone. I have fine, wavy hair that has enough volume now that it's 50% gray, but the leave-in styled my hair into waves and left it thick, full and better than ever. I am exhausted looking for something similar (a leave-in conditioner seemed to work better for me than a mousse; not so greasy). Does anyone have a suggestion?   Many thanks.
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Deesse's Elujuda Emulsion
I purchased this Japanese hair product from my salon the other day. $35, but I have seen it on Amazon for around $25. It's an AMAZING leave-in that makes your hair silky soft (and look at the bottle!). It also comes in a "light" version. If you really want to go nuts, they also make a hair oil (orange bottle) and a light version hair oil (yellow bottle). You can also get them shipped directly from their website from Japan, but it will take about 30-45 days for delivery. The description online says that it smells like apples, however, it smells like fresh laundry to me...kinda like a laundromat! Purchase it, you won't regret it ;-)
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Curly hair blues.
I have naturally curly hair. I try not to wash my hair more than twice a week in order to keep my color looking good. But after the first day of curly hair i have to straighten it for the rest of the days because my curly hair gets to frizzy and there is no going back to how it looks the first day. Are there any products that can make my curls look great even after the first day so i dont have to damage it by straightening it?
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BEAUTY MASTER kelloua / BEAUTY MASTER BEAUTY MASTER / replied
What is your curl routine right now?  What kind of shampoo, conditioner, styling products, etc are you using?   I've never found anything that makes my curls look as g... see post
Canopy?
I have thin, shoulder-blade length hair that is anywhere between wavy and curly depending on the day, but the top layer is weirdly straight and frizzy and nearly impossible to tame, even with a flat iron (which I don't use often). I've been using a deep conditioner once a week and Briogeo Rosarco Milk Leave In Conditioning Spray which works well, but the humidity this summer is really giving it a tough time. Any suggestions?
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HALL OF FAMER calcutta / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Yeah, I have the Curly Girl book, but I haven't followed any of the recipes in there. I'm not fond of sugar in any of my beauty regiments because, sugar attracts bacteri... see post
Looking for Hair Improvement
Nothing just testing 
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The Great Hairbrush Hunt
Alright ladies and gents,   I need a new hairbrush, the one I have currently is not cutting it. I want a boar bristle/nylon quill combo brush, this is the only thing that I can use that works without inflicting pain. No pins! (If there is a little plastic bead at the end keep it away from me.)   As much as I'd love to be able to buy myself a Mason Pearson I just don't have the stomach to drop that much on a hairbrush. Maybe someday, but today is not that day. (Especially as I have a lot of hair and a "pocket" size brush isn't gonna hack it.)   Right now I'm leaning toward the Denman Large Porcupine brush... It's pretty affordable at about $25 (give or take a few factoring in shipping) and gets good reviews. I also want the cleaning brush which will push the overall purchase closer to $40   So before I make a commitment any recommendations for this type of brush for $50 or less? That 50 would also include a cleaning brush/tool preferably. I need to have this brush for at least 3-5 years to get my money out of it, but I have yet to own a brush that held up for more than a year so I am taking a big risk.
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BEAUTY GURU Libellules / BEAUTY GURU BEAUTY GURU / replied
I second this! Was coming to recommend this brush.  I inherited a cheapy 1980s goody brush from my sister when I was a child in the early 90s. It was all nylon (I think... see post
Sun, Sand, Hair Tools...NOT enough Hair Love!
Hello Beauties!      I have recently realized that I haven't been giving my hair enough love. Any suggestions for rejuvenating treatments?   XOXO  Sarah
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HALL OF FAMER vegchililover78 / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
I recently tried Hair Doctor from Lush. It's a fresh mask and is only available in store. If you have a Lush nearby definitely give it a try. My hair felt brand new. Shi... see post
my hair is oily!
Everyday i have to wash my hair because when i wake up its always an oily! I don't put any products because I'm afraid it will make my greasy hair worse. Ive tried multiple shampoos and nothing works all i want is to go a day without having to wash my hair!
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HALL OF FAMER TrysBeautyItems / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Use a pre treatment like phtyo scalp treatment, 2x week. It will help balance the scalp with natural oils (no it won't make your head oilier) and made for all conditions... see post
Looking for a salon in Ottawa, Toronto or Montreal to go blonde?
I'm looking for a colourist/stylist anywhere from Montreal, Ottawa or Toronto to go lighter. I want to treat myself for my birthday with a bold blonde bob, but don't want to risk my hair in the hands of someone I don't know. Recommendations and reviews are appreciated!
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BEAUTY BUFF Sanabelle / BEAUTY BUFF BEAUTY BUFF / replied
Hey! I'm from Montreal and I've tried quite a few of the higher end hair salons; always struggled to find a hairdresser I like. So now my favorite by far is Helmet hair ... see post
Product for making bangs behave
Good morning.   This last weekend I went through the "bangs or botox" conundrum.   I'm a big weenie about the thought of cosmetic procedures, so I'm now sporting medium thickness, choppy bangs that hang to just beneath my eyebrows.   The look works for me . . . and bye bye forehead wrinkles and "elevenses."   The solution has, of course, brought about another issue (as solutions so often do).   I have fine, thin hair with a very loose wave. I also have a widows peak, which results in all sorts of ridiculousness: caused by the cowlicks that accompany my widows peak.   I'm "wash and wear" when it comes to my hair. I wash my hair every day (a virtual requirement of having fine, thin hair), and a blow-dryer and flat iron are too much trouble on a daily basis. The 1980s consumed virtually all of the time I'm willing to dedicate to my hair. Water and hairspray isn't working.   Does anyone have a product recommendation? Something I can put in my wet bangs, give 'em a comb, and run out the door with: without making my bangs crunchy or causing an acne breakout?   Thanks muchly.
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BEAUTY MAVEN mstish / BEAUTY MAVEN BEAUTY MAVEN / replied
Hi,   I know your question was posted a while ago, so if you are still looking for an AWESOME solution, try Aveda "Potion."  It is a tiny bottle, sells for maybe $24, ... see post
Need a safe Shampoo/Conditioner for my hair
I have very thin, fine hair that I have to wash everyday, or it gets greasy. Is there any Shampoo and Conditioner out there that would be safe to use everyday? My hair damages very easily, so I'm hoping someone out there would be able to help me!
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BEAUTY GURU Askenjuri / BEAUTY GURU BEAUTY GURU / replied
Organix Coconut Water Shampoo and Conditioner.  Lightweight, SLS-free, and best of all inexpensive! see post
Taming puffy, frizzy, thick hair after heat?
I have naturally long, thick, uncolored curly hair. I let my hair air dry after washing it. The next day I decide to straighten it. I use the tresemme heat protectant before i straighten my hair. But everytime i straighten or blow dry my hair, the ends of my hair is very poofy, and thick and frizzy. I don't have damaged hair bc i cut my hair recently and i use heat on my hair once a week. I don't know how to tame it. Any products to work?! Thank you  
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BEAUTY MASTER Sprytely / BEAUTY MASTER BEAUTY MASTER / replied
Marrakesh Endz. It's supposedly for fixing split ends but that's not my problem, my hair is just crazy frizzy poofy at the bottom. So I was going to pass it on but I lik... see post
Best shampoo and conditioner for sun and salt water exposure
BEAUTY RESIDENT simran28 / BEAUTY RESIDENT BEAUTY RESIDENT / replied
@caroline75 - use Phytoplage After - Sun rehydrating hair & body shampoo, it best for sun and salt exposure. After-Sun Rehydrating Hair & Body Shampoo is an after-sun wa... see post
Hair Grease
Would hair conditioner or coconut oil hair conditioner work for heat protectant?
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1rubyd / FRESH FACE / replied
For years I have used grape seed oil.  I have think curly hair. I does the trick for me with no heat damage. Just do not use a lot to weigh the hair down. see post
Hair/Frizz
So I have VERY thick hair, and I feel like I have tried so many different things to make it less frizzy/poofy and straighter. Nothing seems to work for me. What would you recommend trying?
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HALL OF FAMER TrysBeautyItems / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Microfiber towel to blot only. Wash hair without disturbing it's natural pattern, the more movement/touching will cause the hair cuticle to rough up causing frizz - ditt... see post
Tips for keeping platinum blonde hair looking more natural than ever!
BEAUTY BUFF 40thpony / BEAUTY BUFF BEAUTY BUFF / replied
I love the Oribe Bright Blonde shampoo and conditioner!  Works wonderfully for me. I wash my hair every day but I only use this once or twice a week. see post
my hair is so damaged
i have been putting heat on my hair since the 4th grade every day i know that is not good for it anyway i am in the 10 grade now and i now have split ends and it is so damaged no matter what i do to help it nothing works. i have gone from drug store to high end and nothing works for more than like 3-4 months what should i do.
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NikaBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi marj18,   Get a haircut to start fresh and remove split ends - and going forward, make sure to use a heat protector when you use heat on your hair. There are lots... see post
Help a clueless person go from black/purple to dark blonde/light brown
I've been dyeing my hair for years now... and every now and then, I get trigger happy and throw some Vidal Sassoon purple dye on. And I'm thrilled for a couple weeks and then with a sigh, I use color oops, go to brassy, and then dye it dark brown again.   But I'm tired of that. I need a new era. And this new territory leaves me clueless... I want to go all the way up to blonde/light brown somehow. I figure this will require salon work and some professional bleach. So how do I approach this and what do I ask for? I want an all-over solid color, no streaks, no ombre..   I'd rather have some legit advice before trying something new, because my hair can't be crazy due to work restraints. Thanks!
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BEAUTY MASTER kelloua / BEAUTY MASTER BEAUTY MASTER / replied
This is all smart advice.  You reiterated a lot of the points I was join to make, especially #3.  I have had friends who have made far less drastic changes and it's take... see post
I took the purple hair plunge!
Hi BT! I took the plunge today and went from my platinum pixie to a bright purple/violet all-over color. I know this will fade quickly... Does anyone have any recommendations for shampoos/conditioner to extend the life of purple hair? My stylist recommended that I use a sulfate-free shampoo with toner. Right now I only have Clairol's Shimmer Lights, and that worked fine for the platinum, but I'm not sure if it'll keep my purple. Any advice helps! Thanks!
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HALL OF FAMER veronika23 / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Revelon makes colored conditioners. Not sure if they'd have your shade but I know they have 1 or 2 purples, reds and oranges.  You just use it every time you wash your h... see post