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Post workout hair
Looking for something to freshen up my hair after hard workouts so I don't have to wash my hair everyday (I usually wash it every 2-3 days but workout more frequently that that). I use dry shampoo but I still think my hair smells and looks greasy. Wasn't sure what my options are as far as a no-poo or some other method. I'm not opposed to getting it wet and restyling it, I just was to keep shampoos and cleansers to a minimum. My hair is long and thick with no artificial coloring. Some natural curls but the weight/length of my hair keeps it just wavy. Any recommendations would be appreciated!
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BEAUTY WHIZ Nykole / BEAUTY WHIZ BEAUTY WHIZ / replied
Oh how I love the Batiste dry shampoo!!! My hair is so soft and clean feeling after using this! I love the clean, original, and cherry scents.  Well worth the (small) pr... see post
hair dryer
I have fine hair, and I would love advice on the best blow dryer to buy. 
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melissabt BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
So true and they are so easy to find if I shove them in a drawer somewhere!  see post
Flat Iron Recommendations
Does anyone have any advice, or know enough to compare different types of flat irons? I'm wondering if all of the tourmaline/ceramic irons with adjustable heat settings are created equal.   After about 8 years of faithful service, my trusted Chi straightener appears to be on the fritz. I did a little research on flat irons, thinking that I was going to get a T3 (I bought the T3 Whirl Trio curling wand recently and it is amazing). After consideration, I ended up buying the Rusk Heat Freak Str8 iron, thinking it's also tourmaline/ceramic, and it should work the same. Plus, my sister got it for Christmas and loves it. After using it for the first time this morning, I'm underwhelmed. It took me a long time and a lot of passes to get my hair straight. I don't have that kind of time in the mornings (my makeup application suffered greatly at the expense of my hair, haha). I'm just a little afraid to spend the money on the T3 if it is going to basically be the same as the Rusk.
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BEAUTY PRO SportyGirly125 / BEAUTY PRO BEAUTY PRO / replied
You can go on folica and read reviews on different flat irons that they have as well as other hair products.  They have a top ten and tons of reviews. Plus they always h... see post
First Time Hair Product: Drybar Southern Belle Mousse?
I'm considering buying my first proper styling product as I want to curl my hair more often without damaging it. I was considering Drybar's Southern Belle Mousse, does anyone have experience with using it on fine hair? It's sort of pricey (for a beginner) at 25 dollars, and I'm wondering if I'd be better off going for a cheaper grocery-store brand until I have more styling experience... Thoughts?   PS   I've heard drybar products has a strong musk scent, that tends to linger in the hair. Is that true?
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HALL OF FAMER beauty2sample / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
I like Drybar's Southern Belle Mousse, but I don't love it.  I have naturally curly hair, and unfortunately, I need a little more hold than this product provides to keep... see post
Help me fight frizz!
I live in Florida with almost constant humidity. My hair is a tight curl frizzy mess around my face and then different types of curls and waves throughout the rest of my head. The textures also range from thick and coarse to smooth and medium thickness. My blonde hairs are pretty fine, and vary with their wavy/curliness. I have never dyed or bleached my hair. 
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BEAUTY GURU scharrison / BEAUTY GURU BEAUTY GURU / replied
I'll check that out, thank you! :) see post
Is BUMBLE & BUMBLE's All style blow dry balm color safe?
BEAUTY BUFF totaldebmove / BEAUTY BUFF BEAUTY BUFF / replied
Normally styling products don't pose a huge issue--it's the shampoos you have to be really careful about when you color your hair. For B&B, their shampoos are normally f... see post
What's actually the cleaning agent in Wen?
I just started using Wen and have mixed feelings...My hair is definitely softer, but kind of heavy. Not sure how to explain.   While I give it some time before deciding if I love or hate it, I'm wondering what's the actual cleaning agent in the product... There's alcohol in the formulation - is that it? Or the cleansing part is done just by the water? Any thoughts?
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BEAUTY BOSS roseps135 / BEAUTY BOSS BEAUTY BOSS / replied
Yes, essentially you can do this with any conditioner  that does not contain  any form of silicones.  I use Acure Pure Mint and Echinacea volumizing conditioner and it w... see post
How can i get hair like this?
Hi   With what hair dye I can get hair like this?    I have now medium brown hair with a little bit of redness.
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BEAUTY BUFF kelloua / BEAUTY BUFF BEAUTY BUFF / replied
I'd second this!  If you have a very specific color you're going for it's always worth it to go to a salon since everyone's hair takes color differently. see post
I lost my plastic applicators for the Phytocyane Revitalizing Serum
I recently lost both of the little plastic applicators that come with the Phytocyane Revitalizing Serum and I need to find somehow to still be able to use the product. Unfortunaly I can't use it with out the little plastic pieces because you have to break the glass tip off the vial to use. The applicators that came with the vials kind of scratched my head so if anyone has any suggestions on what to use I would greatly appreciate it. Thanks in advance
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HALL OF FAMER StephaniLynn / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
I didn't even think to go directly to them! I just sent them an email. Thank you:).  see post
I cut my hair off!
Good morning dolls!  I cut my hair off last night in my room, since I was just frustrated and wanted a change. Do y'all like it? It was inspired by karlie kloss
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HALL OF FAMER DTalksAll / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Looks great Sky! Have you gotten it trimmed since you cut it last year?  see post
rash from kerastase?
I have used the Oleo Relax product three times and I have a rash on my neck. Anyone else experience the same thing?
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HALL OF FAMER Mochapj / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
My past 2 hairdressers have always recommended it but I had to ask them both to stop using it on me because it kept giving me rashes.   it wasn't only one product eith... see post
Need rec for hair spray-on gel
I came across a can of Nick Chavez Amazon Hair, which is a spray gel - I loved it! There was no strong scent or sticky build up, but I think it's going to be hard to find so what other prods can you recommend? My hair is straight & fine. TYIA
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NikaBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi over60andfab,   It's a bit different from the Nick Chavez product - but I would suggest the Phytovolume Actif Volumizing Spray. This is a heat-activated spray so ... see post
Hair Growth and Frizz
Any know any products or home remedies on how to grow my hair out faster and heather. I currently use biotin and heard about fish oil. But I want to know more options to know which is best. Also I need advice for frizzy hair.
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BEAUTY SAVANT GennX / BEAUTY SAVANT BEAUTY SAVANT / replied
My hair seems to take forever to grow when I've had it cut to shorter lengths and regrowth at the roots tends to be less than the 1/2 inch normal average, but once it ge... see post
Oily and flat hair
My hair is SUPER thin. I will shower in the morning and in about 6 hours it will become oily and lose all volume. Dry shampoo seems to do nothing for the oil control. I use Organix Biotin and Collagen volume shampoo and conditioner for the volume but it doesn't seem to have a big effect. What should I be using to help fix the oil and volume problems? 
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kevinbt BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi Katie0528! I would look into the Bumble and Bumble Pret-a-Powder! It's a texturizing/volumizing/oil absorbing powder that you sprinkle onto your scalp, let sit, and t... see post
Which oil is best for dry, damaged, frizzy hair?
I want to try using an oil on my damaged hair but am not sure which one to try first. I just used Moroccan Oil but overall was disappointed. It did make my hair really shiny and improved on softness, but took away a lot of the natural wave my hair has and only helped a minimal amount with frizz.  I'm looking for an oil that will really cut frizz, enhance wave, and soften.  Thanks in advance!
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NancyR32 / FRESH FACE / replied
Definitely Pro Naturals see post
Breaking hair
Hello,    I have always had fine, thin, straight hair however after my son was born my hair became very think and curly. An obvious result of prenatal vitamins and pregnancy hormones.    Since I stopped the prenatal vitamins I have noticed a big difference in my hair.  It's getting thinner again, and now more brittle.  Not that it matters but could - we moved east from Ca a year and a half ago.  Going from dry to very humid I noticed a lot of change with my hair.  Add in new stylist, the weather, different vitamins and heat/air conditioning all year round my hair is worked!    Currently I wash with a sulfur free shampoo, use Unite 7 seconds to help with tangles post shower. I used to use DermOrganics oil on my ends but ran out - I didn't like how quickly it would dry my hair. I tried Angel nourishing cream but that seemed like it did the opposite, made it more dry on the ends and frizzy.  One of the first ingredients - alcohol.     My roots get oily within a day or so - I'm washing every 2 days. My hair dryer is old and could be the issue.  Either way, I feel as though I may have to cut off inches in order to get my hair back to a healthy state unless there is a product that can help rebuild the hair from the bottom up.   Is there anything I can add to my regimen that will help with strengthen the hair shaft?   Thanks in advance for any advice or recommendations.
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NikaBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hello jchristysb,   That sounds like a lot of changes for your hair! I agree that at this point it sounds beneficial to get a haircut. I would also recommend taking ... see post
Which flat iron/straightener is best?
Hey ladies,   I'm looking to buy a new flat iron/straightener. My hair is thick, wavy, and frizzy. I straighten my hair every day (I use a heat protector, no worries!) and I've previously only used a Chi, but all the ones I've had have broken or don't help me get the silky straightness I get when I go to the salon. Suggestions?   Thanks!
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BEAUTY SAVANT GennX / BEAUTY SAVANT BEAUTY SAVANT / replied
I got my Chi for maybe $50 including the shipping, probably due to it being the previous year model and a "breast cancer awareness pink" edition. It's light weight and h... see post
GHD Air vs Dry Bar buttercup...
im kind of torn between which one to get..I have a GHD flat iron that i've had for 7 or 8 years.. the quality and durability is fantastic. but I hear Dry Bar is really good as well.. which would you recommend?
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SIGHTSEER Blondie90 / SIGHTSEER SIGHTSEER / replied
I absolutely love buttercup! I've got medium to long blonde hair that normally takes forever to dry, but buttercup makes my drying time much shorter! see post
Has anyone used the Aveda Invati system?
I've searched through the BT threads and saw a few recommendations for this system, but no actual results or review of the system. I'm trying to address some hair concerns and have a few sample packs to try which I'm hoping will last 30 days. Does anyone have experience using this system? How did you like it? What results did you see and did it meet your expectations? Any information is appreciated.   Thanks!
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HALL OF FAMER jcmb / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
You're very welcome. I was happy to see a question I actually had some helpful info to report. Lol! Good luck with it. I wash several times a week but rotate my shampoo ... see post
Hair Color Recommendations
I need some help, I have always had black hair.  And I always color it black too at home with Wal-Mart brands (L'Oreal etc usually whats on sale).  I have never had any other color except black as my hair color.   I was recently doing some research and came across a hair color I got interested in, which is this Dark Cherry Black.   I was wondering what colors and brand to use to get that color?   I still want my hair color to originally look black, but with like some dark cherry black where you can see in the sunlight.  So I don't want to go full-on just Dark Cherry Black lol if that makes sense.   I definitely am not going to spend so much $$ to get it done at a salon.  It has to be reasonably priced like Walmart type brands.  I live in Canada so typically I get it from Walmart.   I also read online that people use Developers, but I have no idea what those are for and if I should look into that as well for a dark cherry black.   Any suggestions?  Please help!   If your a hairstylist, that would help even more!
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BEAUTY GURU ntailor / BEAUTY GURU BEAUTY GURU / replied
Hi @sammiebaby, Hi Ok, so I found some box colors.  I found it on the John Frieda site.  One is the John Frieda 3VR Radiant Red Deep Cherry Brown and then my regular 2... see post
Looking to buy a new hair dryer, help please!
Looking to get a new hair dryer. The one I currently have is a decent one. I think I got it like 5 years ago at a salon for $65 or something. My main concern with mine now is drying time. Along with it being heavy and has no attachments (or maybe I just lost them). I would really like it to have different heat settings, a cooling button I don't have to hold onto, just turn on. And a long cord. Non damaging too!  Let me know if any of you have a hair dryer that you just love.  Thanks  
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HALL OF FAMER heartsmyface / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
I have a little bottle of that which I've used maybe twice.  I found it kinda sticky.  I'll try it out again now that my hair is different. see post
Urgent Hair Nourishment/Growth Help Needed!
My oven just went up and flames and burnt all of my front hairs to a crisp. Thankfully, I'm fine, but my hair is not. The front hairs are basically all now an inch or less. Does anyone have any secret tips or products they know of to help hair grow back nourished and hopefully quick? I'm not looking to get romaine or anything like that but hopefully something extremely nourishing and moisturizing.    Any help/ advice will be greatly appreciated.   😰  
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Hair volumnizer
My hair is thin and flat. I blow dry it upside down, have tried several thickening sprays (Bumble and Bumble, John Frieda to name a few).  Everytime I try them it seems as though my roots just look greasier and I see no volume advantage.  Other than teasing the roots (which I end up doing often)- does anyone swear by a product that helps?
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BEAUTY PRO 4Ali4 / BEAUTY PRO BEAUTY PRO / replied
I've had good luck with ColorProof LiftIt Foam Mousse. I have been using the Bumble and Bumble Thickening Spray in conjunction with this, trying to spray away from the r... see post
At-Home Laser Hair Removal
Hey guys!    I'm wondering if any of you have tried laser hair removal at home using any of the devices and how successful it's been for you.   I personally have dealt with hair EVERYWHERE and since a very young age. It sort of sucks when your name rhymes with hairy ("Hairy Sherry") because it made elementary school very traumatizing. So I never believed that there could be an affordable option to reducing my hair. I researched quite a bit into home systems and finally purchased the me smooth about three months ago. I'm not kidding when the results amaze me; I've been brought close to tears at how much of a difference it's made in my daily life. Prior to that, I'd tried everything (shaving, waxing, tweezing, epilating). The only thing is I have yet to try it on my face (not only do I have large pores but I have very small hairs from most of the pores all over my face). Have any of you had experience with using any of the devices on the face? Any tips?   Thanks for reading!
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HALL OF FAMER kariyava / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
I have used the Tria on my face.  I don't know about the device that you have, but be very careful (or avoid completely) using it near your eyes because it could cause d... see post
How to get salon hair - silky AND bouncy?
I seem to be able to get one or the other but not both. When my stylist does my hair it's so silky yet full of bounce and body. I watch what she does and I use the same products but I can't get the same result, aarrgghhh!!!!!!!!!!!!! The only product she uses is Morrocan Oil's Root Boost and then blow dries it with a big round brush.   If I straighten my hair I get the soft silky texture that I love, but not the volume. If I dry it with a round brush, I get the volume, but the hair shaft isn't as silky.   Clearly this has something to do with her professional technique. I've been working at this for years and years without results.   Any ideas? 
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BEAUTY MASTER sammiebaby / BEAUTY MASTER BEAUTY MASTER / replied
Hi!  I've gotten this question a lot in my salon.  A round brush and a good blow dryer with the right products are the best way to get a salon quality blow out.  But asi... see post
Advice for transitioners?
I am in no way shape or form comfortable with the "BIG CHOP" I do not want to cut off my hair although I'll trim the relaxed ends off. However I am transitioning out of relaxers. Its only been three months and its not easy with the thickness and the tangled edges. But can anyone give any advice on how to maintain it, and even some good products would be greatly appreciated.
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HALL OF FAMER irenet / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
So you're going from chemically relaxed hair to natural, good for you! I have the perfect product for you. I love Carol's Daughter hair products and I've been using the ... see post
Q. Help my hair is fried
hi I dyed my hair pink I don't know what I was thinking. It's patchy and does not look good. Should I crop it all off into a pixie so it grows back nicely or try to dye it a different color. I'm embarrassed to go out in public
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dianabt BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / answered
A. Get it fixed!! :) I agree with everyone below and I've been in the same situation however, imagine GREEN hair that was supposed to be blue. It took me a few hours in the... see post
Hair Mask vs. Deep Conditioner
This might be a stupid question... But I've read online that deep conditioning every few days can seriously help dry hair but I'm wondering if a product that's labeled a "hair mask" can be used as a deep conditioner, or if they are the same thing???
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SPECIAL GUEST surewould22 / SPECIAL GUEST SPECIAL GUEST / replied
Thanks, Laura! Do you think hair masks are too heavy for thin hair? see post