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Hair Favorites

I am sharing a few of my favorite hair care products and brands that I’ve been using for some time now, all from Sephora. Over the last year, I’ve become particular about what I use on my hair just because it was so damaged from over-processing with color and heated tools. In addition, the hair loss struggle is real over here, and I wanted to do everything to repair my strands and promote hair growth.

Olaplex No.4 Bond Maintenance Shampoo

I’ve talked about this shampoo, conditioner and treatment system for over a year and I love rotating this with Living Proof’s shampoo and conditioner.  It’s a highly moisturizing, reparative shampoo that leaves hair easy to manage, shiny, and healthier with each use. This shampoo repairs and protects hair from everyday stresses—including damaged hair, split ends, and frizz—by re-linking broken bonds. No.4 is color-safe and proven to reduce breakage and strengthen all types of hair.

Living Proof Perfect Hair Day Triple Detox Shampoo

This is a t’s a non-stripping shampoo that gently removes buildup from product, pollution, and hard water and I use this once a week. Great for straight, wavy, curly, and coils hair.  This Detox Shampoo uses a chelating agent that helps remove hard water mineral buildup, an anionic polymer that helps remove product buildup, and a gentle surfactant that helps remove pollution particle buildup. Activated charcoal absorbs oil from scalp and hair, while the scalp moisturizing and soothing complex with witch hazel helps moisturize the scalp.

Olaplex No.5 Bond Maintenance Conditioner

A highly-moisturizing, reparative conditioner that protects and repairs damaged hair, split ends, and frizz by re-linking broken bonds. Repairs hair and maintains bonds within the hair, adds shine and strengthens. It’s for all hair types and leaves hair easy to manage, shiny, and healthier with each use. It is color-safe, leaves hair stronger than ever, and benefits all hair types and textures.

Quai Leave In Conditioner

*leave in conditioner – I apply this before I brush out my hair

Are you sick of me talking about this product yet!  It’s the best leave in conditioner I’ve ever used and trust me when I say a little bit goes a long way!  The smell is like no other! OMG it smells SO GOOD!  It’s a multitasking leave in hair mist with thermal protection to reduce frizz and flyaways for perfectly smooth, silky hair. Great for straight, wavy, curly, coiled and tightly coiled hair. 

Olaplex No. 6 Bond Smoother Reparative Styling Creme

*styling cream – I apply after I brush out my hair and before blowdrying

This is a leave-in reparative styling cream that eliminates frizz, hydrates, and protects all hair types. You’ll apply this cream to damp/ towel-dried hair, and it helps to control frizz and protects your color. IT’s a concentrated leave-in smoothing cream, and it’s great for all hair types. It will strengthen, hydrate, moisturize, and speed up the blow-dry time all while smoothing and eliminating frizz for 72 hours.

Olaplex No. 7 Bonding Oil

*reparative styling oil – apply once hair is dry and before curling and styling

I’ve always used a hair oil, but this is much different than what I’ve used in the past. It’s highly concentrated, lightweight, reparative styling oil, and it’s not sticky (it will not weigh your hair down!)

This oil tames any flyaways, frizz, protects color-treated hair, and provides heat protection (heat protection up to 450°F/ 230°C). It does not leave behind a residue, and it instantly restores the shine and softness. It works beautifully on baby hair and coarse, color-treated hair. Olaplex No. 7 will increase hydration in all hair types without weighing the hair down or leaving it oily.

Here’s a little about how this product works:

Bis-aminopropyl Diglycol Dimaleate: Works by finding single sulfur hydrogen bonds and crosslinking them back together to form disulfide bonds; disulfide bonds are broken via chemical, thermal, and mechanical processes including brushing and combing the hair; gives hair superior strength by repairing broken disulfide bonds; and anti-breakage properties.

Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Oil: Rich in anti-aging compounds including beta-carotene, vitamins D, C, E, essential fatty acids, and polyphenols to protect and nourish hair.

Fermented Green Tea Oil: Nutrition for hair; Korean skincare uses fermented oils due to their superior absorption and performance benefits; improves feel, absorption, and compatibility.

T3 Bodywaver

This is what I use 99.9% of the time on my hair.  It just gives you the best, big, beach waves. It creates volume and gives you a smoothed, blowout look

Living Proof Perfect hair Day Dry Shampoo

Another favorite that I’ve been using for some time now too. I love this dry shampoo as it does not dry out my hair (roots or ends). Fast-absorbing powder and triple-action cleaning technology soak up oil and sweat and leave your hair and roots clean.


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