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LehMary
Best shampoo and conditioner for thick hair that is only washed once or twice a week?
I only wash my hair once or twice a week and am looking for the best shampoo and conditioner for that. I have really thick, dark hair.  It usually feels very dry the day I wash it.  By day two or three it starts to feel soft, is more manageable, and looks shiny. I use very little product, mostly because I want to prevent buildup and looking greasy and I don't dye my hair.  I do use dry shampoo between washes when necessary.
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laurabt
laurabt BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi LehMary, Clarifying shampoos can make your hair feel dry or stiff because they remove all buildup.  I suggest using a hydrating shampoo and conditioner to keep it ... see post
Mary092
Shampoo/Conditioner without metals
Hi all! I am creating a spa kit basket for my good friend's birthday this week, and a couple of the products included will be hair products (shampoo and conditioner). Normally, this would be super easy but my friend is allergic to metals. I was browsing a few products on the Sephora site and I noticed some of them contain metals. I am not an expert on ingredients when it comes to hair and makeup products so it has been strenuous going through every single ingredient and googling if they are metals/toxic/etc. Are there any high end or low end shampoos and conditioners that don't contain any metals? Especially those with zinc and nickel in them? I prefer getting products from Sephora because they are more high end and tend to work better. Thanks for any help/advice/etc. as always!
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TheSocialQuota
BEAUTY BUFF TheSocialQuota / BEAUTY BUFF BEAUTY BUFF / replied
Look into the Everyday and Deep Steep brands. You can also try Desert Essence, their almond scent is lovely. There is another good brand out there, and if I can recall t... see post
momontour
What stores in Virginia carry Rita Hazzan Root Concealer; Tysons Corner does NOT my zip is 22030
What stores in Virginia carry Rita Hazzan Root Concealer; Tysons Corner does NOT my zip is 22030
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lylysa
HALL OF FAMER lylysa / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
What shade in particular are you searching for?   Have you tried utilizing the "Find in Store" feature on the product page?   I just plugged in the 22030 zip code fo... see post
kats858
Rita Hazan Root Concealer - does anyone use it?
So after trying to color my hair with a demi permanent that did not work    yesterday I picked up the Rita Hazan Root concealer at Sephora (I was there for the Wen shampoo, that I want to try, but that's another story).   The sales girl said wonders about the root concealer but, after trying it on a tiny section, I'm under the impression that it will completely ruin any shine I might still have left...   Do any of you use this? What are your feelings about it?
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crewfan
BEAUTY PRO crewfan / BEAUTY PRO BEAUTY PRO / replied
I just ordered it the other day.  I use WOW which is a powder (at ULTA).  It works great but the light brown seems a little dark to me.  I've seen great reviews on Rita ... see post
kats858
Kerastase for hair growth?
So my mom is visiting and she wants to buy some Kerastase vials that are supposed to help new hair grow (he has lost some hair in the last years and she used to love the super full head before...)   I'm looking it up and it looks like what she needs are the Densifique vials. Do you guys know them? Do you know if they word? Any other ideas for avoiding hair loss and helping new hair grow?   Thanks!!!
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ballerinagrl
BEAUTY WHIZ ballerinagrl / BEAUTY WHIZ BEAUTY WHIZ / replied
Hi, I used the vials for three months continually (every day) at the end of last year, as stress was making me lose a lot of hair. I didn't really notice any impact unti... see post
alphadeltapi9
extremely dry hair with split ends....hair cut did not help
My hair is super dry, damaged, and extremely prone to tangles. I have used so many different shampoos, conditioners and different types of brushes. I get my hair cut regularly. I have struggled with extremely tangly hair since I can remember. I was wondering if anyone else had the same problem and can suggest some products to use that can breathe some life back into my hair and ease the tangles!
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irenet
BEAUTY MASTER irenet / BEAUTY MASTER BEAUTY MASTER / replied
I have two products that I love for my hair. Josie Maran Light Argan Oil and Ojon Rare Blend Oil Total Hair Therapy. The Josie Maran oil I use when I'm done styling and ... see post
Shares01
Hair Damage
Hello. So my hair seems like it has completely stopped growing and I don't know what to do. I've bought masks and shampoos to help but it doesn't seem to work.
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Shares01
Shares01 / FRESH FACE / replied
Thank you so much for your help. see post
friesnfashion
hair chalk
does the hair chalk work on brunettes
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lylysa
HALL OF FAMER lylysa / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Depending on the specific shade of your hair and even the quality of the hair chalk itself can be factors of whether or not color will be visible and to what degree (for... see post
Chocolatte08
Hello, how do I order if I am from Romania?
Hello, how do I order if I am from Romania?
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melissabt
melissabt BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi Chocolatte08,   We currently do not ship to Romania however, please visit http://www.sephora.com/international/international.jsp for our international store locat... see post
kelly516
Q. Holding a Curl from a Round Brush
Hi All,   Within the past 6 months or so, I have noticed that when I round brush my hair, it doesn't hold the curl as well as it used to. I use a 2 inch round brush and have long hair, but I want bouncy curls like I used to get from round brushing.    I'm not sure if maybe since my hair has gotten longer, it's too heavy to hold a curl from a round brush? I use a blow-dry spray, but if anyone else could recommend a product or a technique for getting my hair to hold a curl from a round brush blowout, I'd really appreciate it!
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H216
BEAUTY GURU H216 / BEAUTY GURU BEAUTY GURU / answered
A. My hair stylist used to create bouncy soft curls with a round brush on my hair - to make it last longer he'd start with a texturizing gel (not much either- just a little... see post
debbpookie
Any suggestions for products for thinning hair? Thanks
kats858
BEAUTY BUFF kats858 / BEAUTY BUFF BEAUTY BUFF / replied
UPDATE: I just asked my husband and he explained a bit better: the oil that's produced by your roots and runs down your hair contains two types of testosterone. The for... see post
debbpookie
I'm looking for a shampoo & conditoner that works for fine,thin hair. Any suggestions? Thanks
debbpookie
SPECIAL GUEST debbpookie / SPECIAL GUEST SPECIAL GUEST / replied
Great, thank you for the suggestions. see post
StephaniLynn
Ulta Jumbo Sale. Suggestions Please!
As yall may know Ulta is having a sale on jumbo shampoo and conditioners. I want to take advantage of this. Does anyone have any suggestions on which ones I should try?   I'm looking for a good moisturizing shampoo and conditioner since I do dye my hair(I've striped twice and bleached it once in the last 4 months & in the next couple of days I'm dying it to go back natural) and use hot tools on it.   Thanks in advance!
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jwilk241
BEAUTY BOSS jwilk241 / BEAUTY BOSS BEAUTY BOSS / replied
My favorite "professional" shampoo will always be Paul Mitchell. I love the Tea Tree line. However, I still love the original 'The One' line. I just stopped by there yes... see post
kats858
Fool proof hair color?
I'd like to color my hair at home to cover up white hairs (never did it, as my hairdresser is great, but I won't be able to see him for a couple of months so I need a solution for the meantime). Any hints or fool-proof products? One of those that are like coloring shampoos, maybe? I have no clue! I have dark brown hair. Thanks a lot
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kats858
BEAUTY BUFF kats858 / BEAUTY BUFF BEAUTY BUFF / replied
Ok, so I got the Clairol Natural Instincts in Light Brown (to make sure it would not go darker), used it as instructed (for 15 minutes) and my whites are still here... :... see post
ehn23
Q. Tips for dead straight hair?
  Hi,   I was born with dead soft hair with no strength at all. I tried to tease my hair, hairspray, blow dry, perm and all sorts of crazy things in the past to put some volume in my hair and they never worked out. So I'm trying to look for a product that would help me. I look so weird with straight hair just sticking to my head/face because it's really unflattering. Any products/ideas?? :/
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DiVWA
BEAUTY MASTER DiVWA / BEAUTY MASTER BEAUTY MASTER / answered
A. I also used to have stick straight hair. The whole key is to get a good haircut. My stylist puts a bunch of layers on the bottom and side of my bob and it makes my strai... see post
onomotopoeia9
t3 vs ghd vs buttercup blowdryers...which one should i get?
So I am ready to bite the bullet and purchase a high end blowdryer since I blow my hair for work and school almost every day. I've been pretty overwhelmed by all the  options and reviews, any suggestions? I was thinking of purchasing from sephora but I am open to other suggestions...  Thanks <3  
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onomotopoeia9
HALL OF FAMER onomotopoeia9 / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Thanks for the recommendations :) the folic website seems too good be be true! Is it legit? see post
Jessicaclara
Help! Curling Iron Sizes
Ladies! (and men!)   I'm the MOH in a wedding this Saturday and finally decided how I'm going to wear my hair. My question for you is how much of a difference does a 1/4 inch make in curling irons?   I have a 1 1/4 curling iron as well as a chi flat iron that I use to curl my hair. I'm going to buy another smaller curling iron so that I can have a little variety in the curls and so they last longer (my hair is super long). Would there be any point in buying a 1 inch iron, or should I go for the 3/4 inch to notice a difference in curl size?  
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BellaKroll2
BEAUTY BUFF BellaKroll2 / BEAUTY BUFF BEAUTY BUFF / replied
I would go with a 3/4inch for the curls to hold the whole wedding on long hair. A 1inch iron is going to give you soft waves or just a flip on the end depending on how w... see post
makeupforkathy
B&B Invisible Oil Primer or Alterna Bamboo Kendi Dry Oil Mist?
I currently use the Alterna which I do love, but I'm always looking to try new products. Would love some opinions!  My hair is thick, course, highlighted and can be dry if I don't use product. 
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BellaKroll2
BEAUTY BUFF BellaKroll2 / BEAUTY BUFF BEAUTY BUFF / replied
I would suggest the Bumble and Bumble Hairdressers Invisible Oil Primer for your hair. I have the same hair type as you and did not care for the Alterna Bamboo Kendi Oil... see post
1Emily
What do I do with my hair?!
Hi guys!  For starters, I don't really do much of anything to my hair. I'm not good at it, and I am lazy. I love doing my makeup but spending a lot of time on my hair is just so tedious in my mind.  I have really, really oily hair (or, let's say oily scalp). I also have very oily skin, which is all due to genetics. Diet may play a role, but no matter what, I will always have to deal with more oil than most people. So because of that, I use a clarifying shampoo daily. This may sound like too much to a lot of you but I assure you that it is completely necessary to not look like a greaseball. I use random conditioners because I haven't found one I really like. I use that from just below my skull and down. If I do use it any higher, it only makes the situation worse. In any case, my hair usually looks like crap. It gets like poofy,or when it's less humid, almost kind of stringy? It's just not soft and smooth. I have fairly straight hair but if I air dry (which I always do) and don't touch it too much I can keep decent waves. But I just want something to keep it smooth but not greasy. Just soft and not frizzy or poofy or like I've been standing in Florida heat all day. Please help!
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BellaKroll2
BEAUTY BUFF BellaKroll2 / BEAUTY BUFF BEAUTY BUFF / replied
If you're hair is truly overproducing oil due to a medical reason you should talk to your dermatologist about shampoos that balance the oil better. However, I truly bel... see post
blackunicorn
Your best curling iron/wand for loose beach waves?
I'm not sure I should trust those pesky bloggers, they seem to be biased about curling irons   So I am asking you, which one is your favorite for loose beach waves? I have a Hot Tools that works really well, but it's not a wand.
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irenet
BEAUTY MASTER irenet / BEAUTY MASTER BEAUTY MASTER / replied
I love the beach wave look but I don't use a curling wand. I just use my 1 inch flat iron. I take it and instead of going straight down I move it up and down to make wav... see post
kellyzollo
Thick, coarse, dry hair recommendation for shampoo and conditioner?
Hi ladies I am looking to switch up my hair from drugstore brands that I have tried in the past and was looking for some advice. I currently have medium length hair that I am growing out over the summer.   My hair is constantly dry no matter what I am using to clean it and lately has felt always greasy too. Recently I have been switching between different brands once they start to leave my hair so greasy and lacking in moisture. I also itch a lot on my scalp which seems really weird. I have gone between Paul Mitchell, Garnier to the Loreal line and at this point I am ready to get something better. I have tried everything so I am thinking it is time to have a salon quality routine now. I have thick, coarse, dry hair that I do color twice a year at most. I would really love shiny, healthy hair that doesn't look so dry and damaged all the time.
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H216
BEAUTY GURU H216 / BEAUTY GURU BEAUTY GURU / replied
Living Proof, Bumble and Bumble and Alterna all have restoring options that are available in a value kit you could try out before committing and/or spending too much mon... see post
heartsmyface
What's my face shape?
I know this may sound silly but I can't figure out what my face shape is:/. I wanna get my hair cut and want a haircut that will flatter my face but regardless of all the sites that tell you how to figure out your face shape I'm kinda lost.  I guess I'm not good at shapes?  
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MK89
HALL OF FAMER MK89 / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
I remember having a very sharp looking jawline back when I was a skinny little thing :D see post
ry22
Top Flat Irons
My friend has thick, wavy, coarse hair. Her sister stole her Chi straightener to take to college and she was asking me if I knew of any better straighteners to cut down on the time it takes her to straighten her hair.   Features she likes: -heat control -gentle-ness on hair (not too much damage, but she does use heat protectant) -lower than $150 in price   She also likes to curl her hair with it.   I'm kinda out of my league here, so thanks in advance!
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kats858
BEAUTY BUFF kats858 / BEAUTY BUFF BEAUTY BUFF / replied
I love my T3. Really love it. I also have a Chi (that I bought when I forgot the T3 at my mom's) and I love the T3 much more! see post
CatherineNicole
I'm looking for a good curling iron. I'm in between the sultra and t3. Any advice?
lovelykatya
BEAUTY GURU lovelykatya / BEAUTY GURU BEAUTY GURU / replied
I have Sultra 1" inch curling wand and I LOVE it! At first I was sooo not sure about it because it was a splurge, but I am glad I got it because it became an investment!... see post
lipstick101
Hair Removal Suggestions for Extremely Sensitive Skin and PCOS
Hey Everyone, I've been diagnosed with PCOS about 8 years ago. Hirsuitism has always been  major problem for me. I have thick, coarse facial hair with a fair skin tone whack makes it worse as its extremely visible. I am so sick of trying various methods in vain whether its waxing, shaving, or threading.I have extremely sensitive skin, and whenever I try any of the above stated methods it always results in a rash that refuses to go away for at least a few weeks! Laser would not work for me as my  hormones are out of balance which would not provide me with decreased  hair growth let alone permanent hair loss.I'm at my wits end and have only one option left which is epilation..has anyone in a similar situation tried it without resulting in breakouts or redness? I'm not too sure as to whether I should purchase one as I'm not sure whether it would suit my skin. Any advice is welcome let me know if there are any other methods I can try
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sace021
BEAUTY PRO sace021 / BEAUTY PRO BEAUTY PRO / replied
It's awesome that you are trying to exercise and work on a healthy diet!  The better your blood sugar is over time the better the testosterone levels should get as they ... see post
MarciaBrady
Any product advice for thin hair with limp curls?
A friend of mine (no, seriously) underwent chemo a couple of years ago and her hair has been growing back, as she describes it, thin and with limp curls that just fall and stick to her head. She's at a loss for what to use to give more lift at the roots and more body and manageability to the rest. Any thoughts?
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MarciaBrady
BEAUTY PRO MarciaBrady / BEAUTY PRO BEAUTY PRO / replied
If it works, it's worth it! Thanks so much! see post
BellaKroll2
Safe to purchase from Amazon?
I want to purchase some hair care on Amazon since it is almost half the retail price on the company's website ($70 vs $150). However, I've heard before to not buy any hair or skin care from amazon because the sellers replace the real product with things like Suave or Dawn and sell that to you. What do you think, do you purchase from Amazon?
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MegEm
BEAUTY PRO MegEm / BEAUTY PRO BEAUTY PRO / replied
Glad it worked out! Maybe you could take a sniff at the shampoo and conditioner the next time your in Sephora or somewhere that carries it to compare, but it sounds like... see post
myll56
Will the T3 Soft Touch 2 Diffuser fit on my T3 Featherweight Journey hair dryer?
laurabt
laurabt BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi myll56, The product page says that this diffuser fits the T3 Featherweight 2 and Featherweight Luxe 2i Dryers. I would take that to mean that it won't fit the Feat... see post
socriiispy
Rough ends, dry, and often knots/tangles, help?
It's been a year since my last cut. My hair is a virgin, and its long. I do not dye, blow dry, or use many products on my hair, except this dry hairspray which is only spray where my bangs are (like bumble and bumble drysprun.) I rarely get split ends.And lately I noticed that my hair is now really rough at the ends and knots are formed quite often. I love my darn hair, but now I have know idea what to do. I use the brand alterna- bamboo abundant volume, both shampoo and condition. I always/usually tie my hair in a bun. Is there any suggestions of a good hair product that I could use that'll resolve it or should I go ahead and get it cut? Any good bumble and bumble products?
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beauty4ashes
HALL OF FAMER beauty4ashes / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Trim...then all the other tips everyone already gave to take care of the ends. see post
friedrice
Heavy hair problem
Does anybody have the same problem like me? I have been growing out my hair, it is by my waist now. It feels so heavy and I am having headaches. When I put in a bun, it gives me a headache too. I really like to have a long hair style so I can play with it and curl it. I have a very thick hair And I have never experienced  this much headaches like before  
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friedrice
BEAUTY GURU friedrice / BEAUTY GURU BEAUTY GURU / replied
Thank you so much for all your advice! I really appreciate it! I will definitely get some layers :) I will try the braiding too. Advil and I have been BFF lately. lol C... see post