Removing Silicone Buildup in Hair
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The Best Products for Removing Silicone Buildup in Hair

Silicone buildup is actually a very simple problem to solve. Many hair products contain both silicones and quaternary ammonium compounds, which bond with hair to create a protective layer. Unfortunately, as we know, these ingredients can also create buildup in hair. For some people, products with these ingredients don’t give them buildup problems, but for those […]

Living Proof Full Thickening Hair Care
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Why I Love Living Proof Full Thickening Hair Care

I often see pictures of Asian supermodels like Lily Zhi (shown above), or gorgeous women like Jane Seymour, and I’m envious.  Though I’m Asian and have waist-length hair, my hair is lifeless and limp when straight, and flat at the crown when curled – not the kind of hair that is going to launch any […]

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John Frieda Luxurious Volume Touchable Full Shampoo and Conditioner Review

I’ve made no secret of my struggles with unbearably thin hair reviewing products. I fake thick locks with tons of products and I’ve mastered a teasing comb. So, when John Frieda sent a sample of John Frieda Luxurious Volume line, including John Frieda Luxurious Volume Touchably Full Shampoo ($9.99, amazon.com) and John Frieda Luxurious Volume […]

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Nexxus Frizz Defy Frizz Protection Conditioner Review

Spring often means rain. For us curly haired girl this can mean a lot of frizz and days of ponytails and buns. Nexxus Frizz Defy Frizz Protection Conditioner ($11.34) claims to reduce frizz by over 80% all day long, promising us stylish hair without the hassle. All the Rage: Argan Oil Argan oil seems to […]

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Dolce Mia Luxe Conditioner Review: A Natural Shampoo that Can Weigh Hair Down

I have always been a fan of natural and organic ingredients, especially since my hair starting thinning and falling out after I switched to a vegetarian diet, “Natural” doesn’t always mean “beneficial,” so it’s important to know what natural products work and what don’t. Dolce Mia, an internationally-renowned beauty company based in Sonoma, California, is […]

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Product Review: New York Streets Shampoo and Conditioner Review

Lately, I’ve been considering my tresses quite a bit. Soon the weather will turn colder and with the warmth, the moisture will be sapped from the air, leaving my tendrils thirsty. So it’s occurred to me that it’s time to reconsider whether I should be using a sulfate-containing shampoo or something a little gentler. So […]

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TRESemme Color Revitalize Shampoo and Conditioner Review

The all-new TRESemme Color Revitalize Shampoo and Conditioner claim to preserve your color for up to 40 washes with “Advanced Color Lock Technology.” TRESemme Color Revitalize Shampoo Unfortunately, even if this product is only $5.99 retail for 32 ounces, I’m not a fan.  Color-preserving shampoos typically work in one of two ways:  One, preserving hair […]

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Daily Question #006: Does Your Shampoo or Conditioner Really Make a Difference?

Jessica’s Beautiful Hair, originally uploaded by neomation2001. Dear Nicki, I’ve been spending $50 or more every other month for the shampoo and conditioner my hairstylist recommends.  Does it really make a difference?  I’ve heard drugstore brands can have the same effect. -Caught by the hair Dear Caught by the Hair, In a word, yes.  Although […]