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Damaged hair
So I have been growing my hair and dyed it twice in the last 2 years for highlights. I have also moved where I think the air circulation is poor and there is more humidity. So my hair is a hot mess. Before I could just let ie air dry and now it looks like straw- I just cut off an inch and I am prepared to cut off more- but I would like to try to save what I can. I changed my shampoo and conditioner to sulfate and paraben free- but haven't noticed a difference. Any masks or leave ins that may help?
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StephanieBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi liljess,   I really like the Ouai Treatment Masque! I know the dry, damaged feeling that you're describing, and when I used this mask, I noticed a huge difference... see post
High End vs "Drugstore" Styling Tools
Let me start out by saying that for the past 2-3 years, I have been a devote user of my Chi hair straightener. Knowing that it can't possibly last forever, I had had my mind set on purchasing a GHD once poor "Chi Chi" did it's last cha cha.   Well, I'm in the process of moving, which means a lot of drawers are being cleared out, and I'm having to explore several beauty graveyards, including the plot dedicated to styling tools. One particular product caught my eye: my old Remington T-Studio Pink Tourmaline Hair Straightener.   At first, I put it in in the "throw away" pile, as I'm trying to de-clutter while in the process of moving. I figured I haven't used it since I bought my Chi, so I must not need it. But, the inner hoarder in me said, "no, wait...try it out one more time just to be sure..."     And so I did...and I LOVED IT! Like seriously you guys, I don't know why I ever stopped using it!!!! Comparing the final results to what I would get from my Chi is night and day. I actually tried to use my Chi again, and by the time I was half way done, I broke out the Remington.   So this brought me to my question. How many of you use, and/or actually prefer some of the less expensive, "drugstore" styling tools? I know we compare designer and drugstore makeup all the time, but what about our styling tools?!   I for one am now super curious as to what other styling tools I may have been missing out on by confining myself to high end, not to mention pricey, alternatives.   Share share share <3
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BEAUTY BOSS RainbowRae / BEAUTY BOSS BEAUTY BOSS / replied
I will see if I'm able to post a pic. I have the Revlon 1875W compact/folding handle travel dryer. They just had the one I bought that was pink marked down to $9.97 at U... see post
Shampoo and Conditioner
I am using Oribe - Moisture & Control  shampoo and conditioner for my hair, but still I have dry and frizz in my hair. I loved my hair after using this shampoo and conditioner, but now I am planning tennis 4 times in a week and because of that I am losing my hair quality. Is any one recommend me any other shampoo and conditioner? 
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BEAUTY BOSS JoannaMC / BEAUTY BOSS BEAUTY BOSS / replied
I would suggest adding in a hair mask at least weekly (if not several times a week) - masks always help my hair feel soft, smooth and hydrated. I use the mask when I am ... see post
Q. Curly Hair
I am in need of a new routine for my naturally curly hair. I am using DevaCurl but my hair is fine, flat, limp and oily. I am looking for increased volume and hold without being left grimy or sticky. I have been looking at the new IGK products but am not sure what would work. Thanks in advance!
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BEAUTY BOSS JoannaMC / BEAUTY BOSS BEAUTY BOSS / answered
A. What Deva products are you using? Since you have fine hair I think you should choose the weightless Deva products (as opposed to those of us with more coarse, frizzy hai... see post
Best shampoo/tricks for hard water?
Hi everyone! I just moved to San Diego and while the weather is incredible, the water is awful. It's been coating my hair with this disgusting residue, to the point where I can't even run my fingers through it. Any thoughts? Any shampoo or treatments (or shower heads) you've found to work with hard water? I'm in an apartment and don't have access to my own water heater so I can't add a water softener. Any advice is appreciated. Thanks!!
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ZannaBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi Flonkerton,   I would recommend the T3 Source Showerhead Filter. By replacing your current showerhead with this, it's going to improve hair body, shine, color ret... see post
Fine, dry, frizzy, flat hair - help!
I have seen a lot of questions on this board for fine hair, but not about hair with all the issues I'm dealing with. My hair is naturally curly (although I wear it straight or curling wand waves - i air dry my hair and then heat style with flat iron or curling wand 2x/week). It is fine, very dry, gets very frizzy, especially in humidity, and is very flat (no volume!) I also have balayage highlights.  I need suggestions of shampoos + conditioners + styling products. I need things that are very lightweight and won't weigh my hair down, but that are also very moisturizing and will help tame frizz. Everything I've tried either leaves my hair dry and frizzy or weighs it down and coats it in silicones. Please help me find products that work! 
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HALL OF FAMER Titian06 / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Hi, @LesliexKnope!  My hair is similar to yours except I have a dry itchy scalp and no highlights.   I use Avalon Organics Shampoo.  The brand has several varieties f... see post
Best way to put short, fine hair up or back for working out exercising?
My hair is about shoulder length and is very straight and very fine (also experiencing some hair loss).  It does flip up at the ends if I don't blow dry it or flat iron it.  I like to wear it up/back every time I workout.  Ideally I would love to put it in a tight bun/knot, but I can't really get that to work (I'm pretty much hair-challenged).  Also, because it's so fine, I don't want to put increased tension on it, thus increasing hair loss.   The thing I've found to work the best are the Sephora snag-free hair elastics.  But I can't pull back every strand of hair with those because I do have some shorter layers in front (about chin length) that will come out of the elastic.   Any tips or accessories I should use??  I just want my hair completely back and out of my face in every capacity.  Want it tight, but not too tight as to cause damage and further hair loss.   Thank you!!
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SIGHTSEER summerflower / SIGHTSEER SIGHTSEER / replied
I agree with headbands!! I have straight hair that is fine textured and when it is just TOO hot or I need my hair out of my way I get those wide, stretchy knit headband... see post
Best Products for Fine Hair
I have very fine hair and need a light weight styling cream that won't weight it down .  Something to add when hair is wet to control flyaways.  Any suggestions? Thanks
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BEAUTY MAVEN TiffanySierra / BEAUTY MAVEN BEAUTY MAVEN / replied
I know Sephora doesn't carry TIGI but their brand BedHead has amazing products for fine hair. Try BedHead's "Superstar Blowdry Lotion", it won't weigh your hair down and... see post
Hair help!
I need advice! I am naturally a dark brunette but a few months ago I went blonde. I cannot decide whether to go back to dark brown or keep the blonde. I worry that maybe I can't pull the blonde off as well as I think I can. Please give me your opinions!!  
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HALL OF FAMER Cupcakecandy / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
the ashy blonde is gorgeous! I came in from the feed because you reminded me of lori loughlin from full house(aunt becky)! very beautiful see post
Product Rave: dpHUE ACV Hair Rinse
I had to post about a product that's made a tremendous difference to my hair recently. A couple of months ago I purchased the  Sephora Favorites Summer Hair Saviors and this unassuming hair rinse that was pretty low on the list of products I was excited to try. Having used it a few times now, I will definitely be purchasing the full size and never want to be without it. It gently removes any and all residue from hair, leaving it incredibly soft, manageable, and SHINY. My biggest hair concern for a long while now has been dullness and this product has given me back gorgeous, healthy hair. Hallelujah! I know you can use this in lieu of shampoo, but I've been shampooing, using the rinse, then following up with conditioner and that's been working wonderfully for me.   Does anyone have another favorite from this set? I haven't tried everything yet and am now looking forward to it even more.        
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HALL OF FAMER wheeeee / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
I need to try the scrub!   see post
good leave-in product for really frizzy hair??
BEAUTY BOSS JoannaMC / BEAUTY BOSS BEAUTY BOSS / replied
@Loretta55 Oh, that is a much harder discount to come by. :(   When I found out about the product discount, I was (for a brief moment) almost disappointed that I had ... see post
Leave-In Conditioner for long, thick, wavy/curly hair
Any recommendations for leave-in conditioners for wavy/curly hair? My hair is long and thick too! I currently use DevaCurl Products and some Brigeo but I am open to any other brands too! I was using the Brigeo Rosarco Milk Reparative Leave-In Conditioning Spray but it doesn't last me more than a few weeks maybe 2-3 weeks depending on how much I use it.
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BEAUTY MAVEN kgomez1206 / BEAUTY MAVEN BEAUTY MAVEN / replied
I was just looking into it! Most likely will try this one thank you :) see post
My hair is very short in the back due to braids pulling it out. How can make it grow at a steadily pace?
HALL OF FAMER Asche / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Hair growth is very "from the inside out", so to maximize growth you should focus on eating well, drinking lots of water, getting your vitamins and protein.Some people t... 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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Best Dry Shampoo?
Hey my Beauties, I'm looking for a new dry shampoo and wondered what your favorites are.  I really like to avoid ones with a strong fragrance, as I don't like my hair products to compete with my perfume.  I have fine, 3A curly brown hair for reference.  Reading reviews it seems like most of them have a strong scent.  Any recommendations?
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BEAUTY PRO LYNDEE1117 / BEAUTY PRO BEAUTY PRO / replied
I really like Batiste (original scent is pretty mild), Verb, Bumble & bumble pret-a-powder, and Lush No drought (this one smells of citrus but isn't super-strong).   I... see post
Q. Leave-In Conditioner/Hair Mask for Thick Hair
I am looking for a drugstore leave-in conditioner/hair mask to use once a week for long, thick hair. Because my hair is not particularly dry or damaged, I thought the average leave-in treatment would be fine, but I tried a sample of Briogeo Don't Despair, Repair! Deep Conditioning Mask and it had no effect. I haven't been able to find any recommendations online for products for my hair type, and I'd hate to buy something that I won't use. I just want my hair to be soft and shiny!
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ChristopheRobin BRAND STAFF / BRAND STAFF BRAND STAFF / answered
A. Hi !    You should try the Regenerating Mask with prickly pear seed oil. The texture is creamy and gets deep into the hair fiber for deep nourishment!  When applying ... see post
Hair Extensions
I would like to use clip in extensions for my wedding but do not know what to get.  Is there a good brand?  I have never used extensions before so I do not know anything about them!  I would like my hair to be slightly longer and look fuller
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BEAUTY MAVEN amanda667 / BEAUTY MAVEN BEAUTY MAVEN / replied
Ones i used to wear i really loved was the premium remy human hair extension they are around $150 and they are clip in. They are very silky and soft. Do not wash them of... 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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Best products for soft curled bowlouts?
BEAUTY PRO underwhelmed11 / BEAUTY PRO BEAUTY PRO / replied
A lightweight body building spray (I like Bumble & bumble's volume spray in the classic plastic bottle) - don't spray too much! too much of any product will weigh your h... see post
Best products for extreme hair loss?
I feel like I am losing a fraction of my hair daily! I think its a combination of the heat (shedding), prescriptions I am on, and diet. I don't blow dry my hair or straighten daily, just occasionally. My roots are weak, so I lose strands every time I flip my hair or run a hand through it. Would a scalp oil help? Recommendations please!     
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BEAUTY BRAINIAC dancingbeauty17 / BEAUTY BRAINIAC BEAUTY BRAINIAC / replied
I have struggled with hair loss twice; once due to weight loss and once due to vitamin deficiencies.  B12 and Iron deficiencies are common and can cause hair loss (like ... see post
Replacement for B&B Curl Conscious
I don't have curly hair, but the former B&B Curl Conscious foam made me look like I did. LOVED that stuff and bought as much as I could before they discontinued it. But I am running out and need a replacement. Something that will take my layered hair and give it more than just a wavy look, but something closer to curls. Any suggestions?
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BEAUTY GURU kristengvan / BEAUTY GURU BEAUTY GURU / replied
The new Bb Curl line is just a repackaged version of the Curl Conscious line, so this should work great for you:    http://www.sephora.com/bb-curl-style-conditioning-m... see post
Q. Product to make dry, thick hair curly?
My hair is very thick, medium length, and has been color treated many times. I live in Nevada, and as a result, if I let my hair air dry, it is dry as straw and fluffy, no matter what leave-in conditioner I use. But when I go to humid places like San Francisco or New Orleans, suddenly my hair has perfect curls like I used a waving wand. Is there a product I can use to get this effect at home?   This is my hair in Nevada, on a good day:                      And this is my San Francisco hair   I'm fairly young, if that helps anyone answer this question. Thank you!
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HALL OF FAMER TrysBeautyItems / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / answered
A. What exact products are you using now? They may be causing the dryness. Also NO hot water, it dries everything out.   I don't color my hair, but it's thick, curly and ... see post
Does hair removal cream cause your hair to grown back thicker and darker?
  Hello ladies! I am thinking about using hair removal cream on my arms and thighs, but I'm worried that it will cause the hair to grown back thicker and darker.   What has your experience been with hair removal cream?  Which ones would you suggest?  Thanks! 
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BEAUTY MAVEN Mina97 / BEAUTY MAVEN BEAUTY MAVEN / replied
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Overnight waves!
Looking for a product that will enhance waves!! I have fine/straight hair, but love to sleep in two braids with slightly damp hair to create soft waves. What product would anyone recommend to increase the hold and definition without the crunch?
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NikaBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi betsymichelle,   I have a different hair texture than you (thicker and wavier) but I use the overnight braid technique as well! I like to apply the Living Proof P... see post
New Hair Product
Looking for a new hair product. I loved Bumble and Bumble Color Minded Styling Balm, but B&B discontinued it last year. I have yet to find anything similar.  I don't like B&B styling creme.  
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Curling iron for really short hair?
Hi! I have short hair, a longish pixie ( a little shorter than how Victoria Beckham used to have it) and want to make it look wavy to give it more texture. I would love to use a curling iron but most of the barrels are too big. Do curling irons come in really small sizes? If so, what's the smallest?
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HALL OF FAMER HelloCoffee / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Ok, great! This was really helpful! Thanks, Stephanie-I will check this out! see post
Hair Help - Bumble and Bumble
I can't seem to get the bumble and bumble dont blow it to work on my hair.. my hair is thin and just in the middle of my **bleep**/middle of my shoulder blades... Is it not working because of my hair or am i doing something wrong?? My hair just seems limp using it, lifeless.. and OILY at the roots!!!
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HALL OF FAMER Asche / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
^ Seconding all of this! Adding products to your roots can weigh hair down and make it look oily.   I have very fine, thin, straight hair and it can quickly look limp ... see post
great smelling hair spray
I'm looking for a finishing spray for light to medium hold; I have other products for the heavy duty stuff   I'd love something that has a nice scent, to be part of the experience. I was using Ojon color sustain Gloss Finishing Hair Spray, but Sephora doesn't carry it, and I like the Ouidad Finishing Mist & Holding Spray  http://www.sephora.com/finishing-mist-setting-hold ing-spray-P242151?skuId=1200138&icid2=products%20g ...  but it is unscented.    Thank you for sharing your experiences. 
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StephanieBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi annabelleagain,   I love the way the Living Proof Hairspray smells! It's a nice hold too - not too stiff, flexible, but still does its job, and fights humidity.  see post
Q. hair previously dyed red
Hi! So I previously dyed my hair auburn for about 4 months, then burgundy for another 3, until it faded. I then cut my hair shorter (it had been long) and decided burgundy did not look as good anymore, and wanted to go back to brown/my natural color. The brown looked nice, however, the red was still present. Is there anyway to remove the red? 
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ChristopheRobin BRAND STAFF / BRAND STAFF BRAND STAFF / answered
A. Hi !   You should try our shade variation care mask (ash brown)! It will eliminate any brassiness/red tone and bring back a cool and pure brown. It's similar to a blu... see post
Best product for hair flyaways?
So I've noticed lately that my flyaways and "frizz" have become more bothersome in my opinion. For reference, I have super thick brunette hair (chest length), and actually very minimal volume at my roots. Rubbing lotion in my hands or shine serum or other drugstore products don't really work, and I don't like to use gel or anything in my hair because it's easily noticeable. Are there any holy grail products out there for frizz/flyaways? It doesn't help that I'm in the middle of a humid, hot, Michigan summer, but my hair has been bothering me for a while lately. Any advice would be appreciated! 
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HALL OF FAMER DaintyDiva / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
The Hairdresser's Invisible Oil works like a miracle.  Drybar's The Chaser Shine Cream is pretty decent too.   http://www.sephora.com/the-chaser-shine-pomade-P378172?... see post