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Elizabeth and James Dry Shampoos
I received the upcoming Elizabeth and James dry shampoos in both Nirvana White and Nirvana Black today and thought I would post my thoughts for anyone interested in these items before they're released!     Item Description "The first ever fine fragrance dry shampoo combines hair-refreshing technology with the warm and sensual fragrance of Nirvana White/Black. This multitasking water-free micro powder is enriched with natural rice starch to instantly absorb oils while adding body and texture to all hair types, leaving hair feeling fresh and clean without any residue."   Some background on me My hair is super fine and oil prone so I need to wash it every day and most dry shampoos frankly do nothing or leave that strange white cast on the hair. I've resorted to using baby powder as well and although it will do the job in absorbing oil, I don't really feel...clean I guess you could say. I have purchased both fragrances in the past.   Initial thoughts The smells are phenomenal, they're not identical to the Nirvana fragrances but similar and still amazing. I've been that weirdo that keeps smelling her hair today.   Product Links   Nirvana White http://www.sephora.com/nirvana-white-dry-shampoo-P 400353?skuId=1735729   Nirvana Black http://www.sephora.com/nirvana-black-dry-shampoo-P 400351?skuId=1735711     I haven't had a chance to give it a proper run though will try to wash my hair a bit less in the next week to really see how they hold up and report back. If there any specific questions about the products and their use I can answer, please let me know. These items were a gift from both Sephora and Elizabeth and James.
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BEST PRODUCTS FOR BLEACHED HAIR
Hello Ladies & Gents!!   I am, for the first time in my life, transitioning to blonde! My hair did not become fried or damaged with my first session, but I do notice that it is a little on the drier side. Any good hair masks or products for bleached hair??   Oh and because i had so much red undertone in mair, my first session (even with the 40 volume) my hair got to a caramel. Someone recommended I use "the purple shampoo" to get the reds outta my hair. Ummm what are they talking about?? Anyone else have a clue?? Lol thanks!
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BEAUTY WHIZ jmw1 / BEAUTY WHIZ BEAUTY WHIZ / replied
Purple hair shampoo barely works. If you want a result right away, you should use an ash toner. I just bleached my hair last week, it turned to a yellowy caramel. I used... see post
Hair is breaking and falling
Before raising my ombre higher a month ago, I had bleached it maybe twice. It has always been strong and healthy until this recent mistake I made. I had to cut off a lot of my hair because it was falling a lot. And I mean a lot... i freaked out because it had never happened before. I'm using a treatment for my hair and it's helping a little. It falls less but I see it's still breaking and it's depressing seeing that happen. I don't even want to have my hair down because some strands are just hanging, especially when i shower. I've been told that dying your hair darker might help but I don't know what to do. Please help. What do you advice me to do?
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BEAUTY MASTER GennX / BEAUTY MASTER BEAUTY MASTER / replied
You should look at the label on the back of the bottle for ANY shampoo and conditioner you are considering, because even though they may have "Sulfate free" on the front... see post
Bumble and bumble Leave In/Rinse Out Conditioner canI
I can't believe Bb discontinued this!   I used it for well over 10 years and I'm having a real problem finding a replacement.  All other Bb conditioners are filled with silicone, and my hair does not do well with silicone.    Is there anyone who used this and has now found a good replacement product for it?    On the Bb page on FB there are some posters who are asking for Bb to bring it back, and I hope they do!
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scarlet3636 / NEWCOMER / replied
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Nirvana Dry Shampoo
I just received an email stating that the Elizabeth & James Nirvana White Dry Shampoo has been discontinued. It hasn't even launched yet (unless I completely missed that). Does anybody know why this happened? I was really looking forward to this product. I hope the same fate doesn't hold true for the Nirvana Black Dry Shampoo as well.
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BEAUTY MAVEN Agasantos / BEAUTY MAVEN BEAUTY MAVEN / replied
I messaged them a few days ago on Facebook and a rep confirmed with me they would be available mid august :/ wth see post
I need hair help asap
My hair is a little on the dry side; whether I air dry it or blow dry it. I have used many smoothing and leave in products and my hair is still dry and dull looking, esp towards the ends. They tend to be thick and sort of "stuck" if that makes any sense, The ends aren't pretty and bouncy like normal hair should be. Is there a good product I could use on the shaft & ends of my hair to make it "move" more and look/feel softer? I have been putting some polish and serums...shine sprays....dry oil...still looks like crap. I ordered some japanese hair oil on ebay that I read great reviews on but I haven't received it yet. I also can not blow my hair out with a round brush (I fail EVERY time) and I am trying to avoid heat, so the use of a flat iron is out. Thanks for any and al suggestions!
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HALL OF FAMER TrysBeautyItems / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
It could be the water used to wash, if it's hard try a shower filter or pour filtered water on as the last step. see post
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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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
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
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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BEAUTY MASTER GennX / BEAUTY MASTER BEAUTY MASTER / replied
To fix the orange issue temporarily, you need a blue toning shampoo/conditioner.     It sounds like your hairdresser isn't leaving the bleach on long enough, although... 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 BUFF xojlg / BEAUTY BUFF BEAUTY BUFF / 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
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
Q. Platinum Blonde Care
Just went from my natural dark brown to platinum blonde, any recommendations for a good shampoo and conditioner to keep it looking bright and healthy? 
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BEAUTY WHIZ puglover05 / BEAUTY WHIZ BEAUTY WHIZ / answered
A. I use the enchanted midnight color luxury line by designline that is sold at Regis salons. It is awesome! During their sale I got 2 liters, shampoo and conditioner for 2... 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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HALL OF FAMER jozkid / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
You can try DevaCurl's B'Leave-In. My Deva Stylist recommended this to me. It has properties that make it suitable to use as a leave-in conditioner for fine hair, but it... see post
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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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
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
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
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
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
Q. Dry shampoo?
What is your favorite dry shampoo? What are some pros and cons of your dry shampoo?
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HALL OF FAMER aviscardi / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / answered
A. i 2nd the batiste. I use the tinted for either medium brown brunette or the deep and dark . They work the same, if you apply some at night before you sleep and then a li... 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
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
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
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
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
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
Q. Hi! I have VERY curly/wavy hair with LOTS of volume and frizz and was wondering how i could tame it?
BEAUTY PRO ExquisiteGypsy / BEAUTY PRO BEAUTY PRO / answered
A. I have similar hair and love Earth's Nectar products - specifically Coconut Curls. It works great, is lightweight & tames the frizz without getting too much buildup, and... 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