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HELP! I'm in search of a shampoo that's good for oily hair/oil control. I can't get one day of my hair after washing .. TIA
BEAUTY PRO RGbrown / BEAUTY PRO BEAUTY PRO / replied
@SpoiledRabbit yay! I hope that works as well for you as it has for me. I read that tip a while back somewhere here on BT, and it has been life-altering. Such a simple i... see post
Can someone help me decide upon a haircut and how to style it?
I would like to do something with my hair. I have always had my hair pulled back (which may be the cause of my uneven hairline) and tied up all my life. I don't like my hair down because of how frizzy it becomes. I have tried many antifrizz products and am using shampoos and conditioners (Shea Moisture products) so that there are no sulfates to strip my hair of moisture but none of it seems to help the frizz. I live in the Caribbean and daily temperatures are normally around 33-34 degrees celsius A little bit about my hair: I have to apply oils as soon as I wash my hair or else the frizz is much worse when it is dry. When I sleep and wake the next day my hair is dry like I never applied anything. I don't really blow dry my hair. I let it air dry and I don't use heat tools on it at all. I like low maintenance. Hair is naturally wavy to curly and is flat at the top of my head and gets wider below ( like a triangle). Please consider I wear glasses all the time. It never feels greasy unless I put too much product on it. I am of Indian descent by the way. Here are some pics. I can't get the pics to rotate when I add them here. sorry If you look closely at the pic above you can see shorter hair sticking out of my head and looking wiry like. It is like this no matter how much hair product I use. (Shea Moisture style milk or moisturizer) What style do you suggest? How can I style it so I can maintain it? Really sorry about the photo orientation guys.
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BEAUTY MAVEN ShivaniM / BEAUTY MAVEN BEAUTY MAVEN / replied
Thank you so much for being so thorough with this. I like the first one most. see post
Let's Talk Curls!
Let's talk curls! Curly hair is bold, natural, beautiful, and it’s our mission to celebrate your unique curls. Curly hair is also complicated and we get it. We’re here to guide you in your journey to loving and embracing your curls.   For the last 20 years, our products have been born from the salon, through the conversations we were having with our curly clients. Our product lineup is designed to make all hair textures—wavy, curly and super curly—feel healthy and look gorgeous. The easiest thing you can do to get gorgeous waves and curls is to ditch your shampoo. Without the harsh chemicals found in most traditional formulas, your hair is transformed. Say bye to dryness and frizz! All that's left are beautiful curls that can rock any style.   No matter where you are on your curl journey, we have your perfect routine. Are you wavy, curly or super curly? What products work best for you? Not sure? No worries - we're here to help. We’ll be checking this thread frequently, so go ahead, ask us anything. We’d also love to hear your success stories! Do you have your curl routine locked down? Share your tips, tricks and favorite products to help inspire your fellow curly girls.
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devacurl BRAND STAFF / BRAND STAFF BRAND STAFF / replied
@username583   Definitely the wavy kit :-) I will tell you more tomorrow. Happy Sunday!  see post
Is Keronique Deluxe Regrowth Treatment D&G Deep Hydration Kit OK for colored hair?
Is Keronique Deluxe Regrowth Treatment D&G Deep Hydration Kit OK for colored hair?
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SianBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi Trish07,    This set is safe for use on color treated hair :)   Bisous,    Sian see post
Can someone please recommended a good shampoo and conditioner for bleached blonde hair
My hair isn't in the best shape. I like its a ten deep conditioning mask, best ive tried so far. Is there anything better? I want moisture and "damage repair" i just got alterna shampoo and conditioner and it left my hair super dry. i prefer luxury products but am open to anything which will make my hair soft 
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JaneanBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi @imababymuffin,   I have 2 sisters that are blonde and one is a hairdresser. She loves the Blonde Ale Brightening Shampoo and Conditioner by Drybar. It is gentle ... see post
Curly Hair
Hi,   I have blonde curly hair. I was wondering what a good shampoo/conditioner would be. Or any additional hair products would be.    I'd prefer nothing with coconut oil, as that just makes the outside of my hair feel greasy and waxy, but does not actually provide the moisturizing qualities needed. In addition, Argon oil tends to be more drying.   More on my hair: it gets knotty, and obviously can only be brushed when wet. I've tried most store brand conditioners, and most are too heavy and weigh down my curls. The only one that seemed to work was "Beach Blonde - detangling conditioner" by John Freida. However, like most hair products my hair "builds a tolerance" and that no longer works.   TLDR; Need hair product recommendations for curly hair.
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SianBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi MelSchn,    We just had a visit from Vernon Francois and I think you'd LOVE his Curl and Re-Vamp lines!   A great addition to your routine would be one of thi... see post
Best sulphate free shampoo and conditioner
Best sulphate free shampoo and conditioner. 
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MaliBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi @loveinmyeyes,    I recommend the IGK 30,000 Feet Volume Shampoo and Conditioner or the Living Proof Perfect Hair Day Shampoo and Conditioner. :)   Best, Ma... see post
hair products for oily hair
looking for some hair product recommendations: my hair gets oily at the top throughout the day and looks especially oily when it air dries- looking for a product to leave in hair without needing to blow dry, as well as one to use when blow drying--hope thats specific enough!
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StephanieBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi adaviscali,   I think you would really like the Dry Bar Triple Sec! It helps to absorb excess oil and hold your style, blow-dried or not, without adding weight. see post
Recommendations Please! Dry and Damaged Hair!
Can someone recommend either a conditioner or a hair mask for dry and damaged hair? must be color safe for I have blonde highlights.On a budget so no luxury items unless highly recommended please. Thank You!
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BEAUTY PRO Nickelliebear1 / BEAUTY PRO BEAUTY PRO / replied
The first mask that always comes to mind is the Macadiamia oil mask, which I've been using for probably about six years now.  A tub is generally a little pricy, about $3... see post
Matte/No-Shine Hairspray?
Does anyone know of any no-shine / matte hairspray that you'd recommend for men? Drugstore or high-end, don't care, just hate the shine! Thank you! x 
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ZannaBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi KrisSoileau6,   I recommend either the Drybar "The Warden" or "The Money Maker." Both are great shine-free hairsprays, just depends if you want maximum hold or li... see post
Damaged hair
Hello, I am in desperate need of some suggestions. My hair is naturally very dark, and past my shoulders. I get bored with it (like every girl does) and switch it up. I've had highlights, balayage, my hair bleached. You name it, I have done it. I recently got a wave perm.( I thought it was going to be a good idea for summer so I can just get up and go) It absolutely fried my hair. I am currently using Redken for my shampoo and conditioner. After the perm my hair needed some TLC so I purchased Mudslide by Drybar and it has helped some. Some parts of my hair are frizzy from the damage, and it just doesn't feel healthy anymore. The curls  from the perm aren't even there anymore, so I end up straightening or curing it everyday. I need a good everyday shampoo and conditioner to bring my dry damaged hair back to life. 
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BEAUTY SAVANT greeneyedgirl107 / BEAUTY SAVANT BEAUTY SAVANT / replied
@Aliyah13 I recommend a moisturizing shampoo.  I like the John Frieda line, and use the Beyond Smooth with coconut oil in it.  For conditioner, I like DevaCurl One Condi... see post
Looking for a hair product for hair worn up.
I have fine hair that I'm required to wear up for my job.  It's still semi-wet when I put it up because it takes forever to dry and I'm not going to blow dry it everyday just to put it up into a bun.  Yes, I try to make it loose but it can't be messy.  I'm also outdoors a lot so my hair sees the sun, wind, rain, etc.   I'm looking for a product that will protect my hair from the elements and the constant up do.     I'll admit, due to how fine it is, I even wear it up on my days off and especially to the gym.
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HALL OF FAMER lylysa / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Hi, Yarayan!   For hair that has to constantly be put up and faces the elements, consider utilizing a leave-in conditioning spray to help nourish strands while combati... see post
can thin hair go for hair smoothening process
hi my hair is thin and above shoulder length. can i go for Hair smoothening process. wil my hair look more thin after smoothening? please suggest.
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HALL OF FAMER lylysa / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Hi, mannumanasa!   I would recommend speaking to your licensed hair dresser on this matter to get a consultation in person before the actual service is performed. Desc... see post
THE HAIR THREAD
a thread to talk about your hair goals / experiments / fails / wins / products etc. consider this a RANDOM THOUGHTS: HAIR thread   when i joined BT years ago, i was at the beginning phases of growing out a shaved head, after a decade of cropped pixie cuts and avant garde styles as well as defying my natural texture. my hair is past my shoulders now, and am fully immersed in this world of hair care and styling that i had been absent from for so long.    this thread can be about anything. thoughts, questions, anecdotes that you feel like sharing but for whatever reason don't want to start an independent thread about. cheers !
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HALL OF FAMER greenchilli / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
I recently purchased some new hair products (perhaps I mentioned).  I have tried it now, so wanted to leave a review.   I got the Josh Rosebrook Shampoo and Conditione... see post
Heat Protection that can be applied on dry hair
I am looking for a good heat protectant to apply to my air dried hair before straightening or curling.  I have long, wavy, thick hair.  It is color treated.  I am currently using Living Proof spray but am not a super fan of the spray. 
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BEAUTY SAVANT greeneyedgirl107 / BEAUTY SAVANT BEAUTY SAVANT / replied
My favorites were all discontinued, but I am in love with a new one: Paul Mitchell Hot Off the Press.  It is an Allure award winner. see post
Need suggestion for shampoo and conditioner
Hi, Currently I am using Ouai Smooth Shampoo and Condition for my hair but so many times I feel my hair isn't clean well. Also, when I use oil before shampoo, my hair has oil after the wash. I feel my shampoo isn't mix well with my hair, but not sure about it. P reviously i was using Moroccanoil Shampoo and Conditioner.      Also, I feel after start using Ouai shampoo, I have more hair fall. I have tried to use pantene shampoo to see my hair reaction and I feel that shampoo mix well and clears my hair.But that one have sulfate in it. Could you please recommend me best shampoo for my hair?   My hair type: I have frizzy hair (Frizz sticks only for wash day) Little bit curly (Waves in hair) Lots of hair fall                    
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SPECIAL GUEST VShah2406 / SPECIAL GUEST SPECIAL GUEST / replied
Since store didn't have PHYTO Phytospecific Rich Hydration Shampoo, store person recommend me Briogeo Rosarco Repair Shampoo/Conditioner. I bought that and after 2nd u... see post
Looking for products to add texture to straight fine hair
I have such straight fine hair that never wants to do anything!  I'm looking for products to add volume/texture to my hair that makes it more lively, rather than so dull and boring!   Any suggestions would be wonderful!
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MariekeBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi @Klarkowskil,   If you're looking for something to add texture I would recommend Drybar Triple Sec 3-in-1, Bumble and bumble Surf Spray, or Living Proof Full Dry ... see post
Thinking about getting my hair cut. Does anyone know a good place in Birmingham?
Been thinking about getting my hair cut for a while now but don't know any good salons. Any suggestions??? Thinking about getting this hairstyle...!  
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BEAUTY MAVEN Butterfly505 / BEAUTY MAVEN BEAUTY MAVEN / replied
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Need hair coloring advice please
I initially requested ombre highlights with a "funky" color.  The salon I went to told me the only way to do this was to bleach the hair first, then to color.  I agreed accept the highlights came out looking more like two giant skunk stripes.  I also had to re-color my hair weekly because the color kept fading from a deep plum to a washed out pink/red.  It drove me nuts so I decided to do something natural and permanent. I went to a different salon and they assured me that my hair would not be further damaged.  I had more highlights put in with bleach to blend out the thick stripes and then color was applied over the lightened hair. That washed out after 2 shampoos and my hair is completely damaged.  I'm so confused because I thought permanent hair color would not wash out, let alone in just 2 washes!  Did I get ripped off?  Also, is there a way to color hair without bleaching first? Thank you!!!
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HALL OF FAMER lylysa / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
If you're looking to color the lighter/bleached portions of your hair a shade that's only 2-3 shades lighter than your own natural color versus opting for a more wild or... see post
Do you think professional/salon shampoos and conditioners are actually worth it?
Hello all!   I have been using drugstore shampoo/conditioners, nothing expensive or too fancy for pretty much my whole life. I have tried more expensive shampoos/conditioners but have never seen a significant change in my hair to fork over the extra money. It's funny because I spend a lot on styling products, but cringe for some reason over the high prices of salon shampoos! I think it's just because I want to make sure they actually do something for me. Do you all think that the higher end shampoo and conditioners are actually worth it? If so what do you like? Or what do you like from drugstores?   I have very thick, wavy, blonde hair that I wash 2-3 a week. Would love any recommendations!
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BEAUTY PRO Nickelliebear1 / BEAUTY PRO BEAUTY PRO / replied
Hey there!  I may be a little biased but I've (almost) always used salon shampoos/conditioners.  Back when I was younger, my mother would buy Aussie (when she first star... see post
curls won't hold
my curls will not hold for the life of me. I have the T3 whirl trio. I prep my hair with Bumble and bumble invisible oil primer and B+B  flexible hold hairspray, and I also add a bit more spray when I'm done and my curls still fall out by the end of the day. It's so frustrating! Any tips on what other products to use that won't make my hair crunchy from hairspray?
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BEAUTY MAVEN SusantheCeliac / BEAUTY MAVEN BEAUTY MAVEN / replied
usually day old. i normally let my hair air dry after applying B+B invisible oil primer, and it dries straight, with maybe a very slight wave.  see post
HELP! SENSITIVE SCALP!!
Hi, Everyone!  Does anyone have a recommendation for a shampoo/conditioner for sensitive scalp?  I've tried the "Jason" products and so far, they've worked well (and are affordable!), but feel that they're not the best for my hair.  I was also looking at the "Human+Kind" products, on the Sephora website...any feedback about these or any other products??  Thanks!!!
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HALL OF FAMER ChicDabbler / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Have you tried L'occitane shampoos? I tried Aromachologie repairing and it was super gentle and made my hair super silky/soft, but since I have oily scalp the  Aromachol... see post
color treated frizzy hair
Which is better for color treated frizzy hair...Living proof No Frizz or Living Proof Perfect Day shampoo and conditioner?
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SIGHTSEER tigrlady / SIGHTSEER SIGHTSEER / replied
Thanks, Marieke,your response has been very helpful. I will try Living Proof No frizz. see post
Dry shampoo for red colored hair
I have seen many threads about dry shampoos and which are best for different scalp and hair type, but haven't found anything regarding thin, color treated, especially red hair.  If anyone has a recommendation I would love to hear it, including pointing me to an earlier conversation a missed.  Thanks for your time. 
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BEAUTY SAVANT greeneyedgirl107 / BEAUTY SAVANT BEAUTY SAVANT / replied
So glad you had a chance to read my reply!  What you want to do is to use the dry shampoo the night before your hair will get greasy.  So, if you wash your hair on Sun a... see post
So, Violet or Grey?
I've just recently cut my hair for random reasons, and I've added a little touch of grey to it, which I really liked, I want to do the whole thing a greyish tone, or maybe a light lavender grey tone. Yes, or no?
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HALL OF FAMER lylysa / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Hi, ShawneeDawn!   Since more wild and unconventional hair colors tend to be semi-permanent, applying a touch of lavender to the existing grey you currently have would... see post
Curly hair salons available
Just an FYI for curly hair girlies. They have curl bars popping up in many places that specialize with curls and help you figure out the right hair cut, tools!  
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HALL OF FAMER Insomniacmuffin / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
that's pretty cool @curvygirly I feel like we have all been blown-out to death and it's time for the curl to rise again!! see post
How to get a high ponytail that STAYS
So I see tutorials on how to create gorgeous high ponytails with volume. I can not seem to master this.  When I pin the poof it always falls flat within seconds and the ponytail always sinks down and doesn't stay high.  Any advice?  I've seen stylist videos where they use this tool where it's like a hair band with bobby pins on the side. I'm so curious about this.    Thanks in advance
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BEAUTY SAVANT greeneyedgirl107 / BEAUTY SAVANT BEAUTY SAVANT / replied
I got the Invisibobble from Sephora and it works like a charm! see post
IGK Live Hair Consultation on 3/22
I am excited to announce our first ever Live Hair Consultation on BeautyTalk! Mark your calendars because this Wednesday, 3/22 from 10 am - 2 pm PST, the founders of IGK will be on BeautyTalk answering all of your hair questions.    This probably sounds similar to Live Chats and that's because it is. The difference is that Live Consultations are personalized to your hair and much longer than a Live Chat (FOUR hours). Because everyone's hair is different, we are encouraging participants to upload a photo of their hair along with their question. What we want is for you to feel like you're getting the (virtual) salon treatment so show them your hair and tell them about your hair type and hair goals for the best advice! The Founders of IGK are a group of four talented hairstylists who really know their stuff so they  can help you master your frizz, give tips on curling your hair or even give advice on the right cut for your face shape.      Be sure to follow the link below this Wednesday, 3/22! We'll be live from 10 am - 12 pm PST:  http://community.sephora.com/t5/Ask-The-Experts/Live-Hair-Consultation-with-IGK/m-p/2727916   See you there!  
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HALL OF FAMER lylysa / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Head's up the link to the chat thread is posted above. This thread is merely to announce there will be a chat.    The chat thread is currently closed but will be open ... see post
is lace wig safe for daily use?
am planning to get hair lace wig since i have light hair and i want long curly look, for daily use for long duration. what is your recommendation? is it safe? does it affect my real hair? also can i swim in it? which ones/sites you recommend?
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HALL OF FAMER lylysa / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Hi, sandrakaw!   A lace front wig when worn properly to its means will require adhesive, typically such as spirit gum, to be applied to keep the delicate lace material... see post
If anyone have tips/advice on how I can achieve this EXACT hair style I would appreciate it so so much!!! Products,Tools, Etc. Thank you :)
BEAUTY CONNOISSEUR GirlGetGlamorou / BEAUTY CONNOISSEUR BEAUTY CONNOISSEUR / replied
That is amazing info in the other reply!  If you are looking for a good brand of hair extensions, try  "girlgetglamorousHAIR" extensions.  They are super silky and thick... see post