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the only pantene I like....
Once a year I usually buy Pantene products even though they are not good for my hair...sure it leaves it shiny but I don't have a lot of hair and pantene just makes it flat and it seems a lot of my hair falls out. Regardless if they come out with a new product sometime I try it. I think it's lame that the New Beautiful Lengths line used to be there Resoratives line....gotta love marketing! Anyway I've been using the Breakage Defense shampoo and conditioner and both are pretty good. What's weird is that in the first week alone I have gotten three compliments from people that my hair is getting long. I'm definitely not saying that this product has someone how magically made my hair longer over the past week but something about it causes people to notice. Maybe it's smoother causing it so look longer...who knows. I like the product for now....smells great...no significant hairloss.....
December 4, 2010
I didn't want to buy into Proactiv's aggressive advertising campaign.....
I'm 34 and have been dealing with adult acne for 2 years. I've always used products geared toward acne control all my life to control the occasion flare up. When I entered my 30's my skin went crazy. All the things that made my skin look good stopped working. Even though I (and everyone else) was bombarded with Proactiv commercials I refused to try the products. I tried them in my early 20's and wasn't impressed. I went to the dermatologist and after two years I really wasn't seeing much improvement. The prescription products were very drying and I didn't like the way my skin looked. I've been using the Proactiv system for about 2 months with significant improvement. I use step 1 in the evening (Clinique liquid cleanser in the morning), I rarely use step 2, and I use step 3,the repairing lotion in the AM and PM before my Clinique moisturizer or serum. I may have the occasional pimple come to the surface but it's not as severe and the proactiv products help tremendously. I know it doesn't work for everyone and a lot of reviews on this site had deterred me from making the purchase. I'm so happy I did, The only downside is that to be a member and get better pricing you have to agree to their automatic shipping. You can opt out but their customer service team gives you a hard time which sucks.
November 27, 2010
My skin feel so good!
I love this serum. I can't say that my fine lines have been eliminated but I don't believe that any skincare product can really repair aging skin. I've also been hit with adult acne so I'm very particular about what I can use on my skin. I love this product for the following reasons: 1) My skin feels soft and smooth 2) my complexion overall has improved 3) my skin isn't breaking out. I'm amazed I can use this serum all over my face with no breakouts. A little goes a long way too.
November 27, 2010
doesn't live up to the hype
After reading so many good things about Perfect 10 I decided to give it a try. I liked the representation of the color on the box, making it easy to choose the dark chocolately color I wanted. The application process was terrible. The formula wasn't thick enough to keep it from dripping. It was very messy. The color was supposed to mute any reddish tones to my hair but it ended up with reddish tones at the root. The color didn't last at all. I don't have any greys yet and I don't like coloring my hair too often to avoid damaging it. I was pretty bummed to have to go through all that with negative results. It amazes me that this product has won so many awards for best haircolor. It really is terrible.....
April 28, 2010
the best in non-permanent haircolor!
I tried Clairol's Natural Instincts Rich Color Creme in darkest brown. I have used Natural Instincts before but this was the first time I tried their new Color Creme 10 minute product. I have to say that it was probably the best experience coloring my hair that I have ever had. The application process was easy and not at all messy. It smelled better than any other hair color I've tried and didn't reek of chemicals. When I washed it out of my hair I noticed how much better by hair felt, not dry or brittle. My hair actually does look better than before I colored it...shiny & healthy. I cannot testify on how well it works on greys because I don't have any yet. Also the product states that darker shades may not wash out in 28 shampoos which is perfect for me but I wonder how long it would last with someone with lighter hair. This is a great product.
April 28, 2010
I swore I would never use Preference again. That was nearly 10 years ago. I was very put off my the strong chemical smell and it made my eyes burn. I can't even tell you if I liked the end result. Anyway I color my hair maybe 3-4 times year, with Clairol Natural Instinct, L'Oreal Natural Match or Excellence Creme, all of which don't wreck my hair too much. I decided to try Preference because I was looking for a dark brown color and while box representations aren't always accurate, I really liked Preferences Dark Brown (which apparently is Penelope Cruz's Signature Color according to the box). It may be too soon to tell how long this color will last but I totally love it! Again the chemical smell was too strong as before but the overall result was spectacular. There was minimal hair fall out after rinsing out the dye. I don't have any greys yet so I can't comment on grey coverage. The color looks very natural.
December 13, 2009
It was by coincidence that I have found Simply Organic products. I've tried about 5 products and I absolutely love all of them. About the sealer, I spray it on my damp hair and style. It's lightweight, it creates incredible shine and it rids my hair of the frizzies. I've been spending so much money lately trying to find something that would work with my hair and am so happy with the Simply Organic line.
September 6, 2009
I love this conditioner. I can work it in all the way to the scalp and it doesn't cause my hair to be flat or weighed down. Follow with the Rejuvenating Sealer for beautiful, manageable hair.
September 6, 2009
Simply Organic Everyday Shampoo works with any type of hair. It doesn't contain any sulfates. The only negative side is that my hair feels a little too squeaky clean after washing. I follow with the Everyday Rinse and my hair has body, it doesn't feel weighed down, and it looks healthy and not dry.
September 6, 2009
Having just used up all of my Matrix Color Smart Shine Creme I searched several salons to replace it. It was nowhere to be found which made me think that the company was discontinuing the product. I liked it, it made my hair shiny, less frizzy and I hoped it was protecting my hair and extended the life of my haircolor. Having come up empty handed I needed to find a replacement. Redken's Satinwear caught my eye at the last minute. According to the bottle this product should protect my hair during blow drying, control frizz and protect my color. This stuff is awesome!!! My hair is incredibly shiny and soft. I'm not sure if it does anything as far as protect my color from fading but my hair looks remarkably health. A little goes a long way. I suggest 1/2-1 pump for hair that is about shoulder length. Satinwear is better than Matrix, better than Sebastian's Potion No. 9.
December 7, 2008
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