Monday, February 27, 2012

My Top Hair Care Products

As  mentioned in a previous post my hair is about 1 inch below my shoulders.  It's a combination of wavy and straight.  My hair is thick and fine.  I mainly wear it curly like in my profile picture.  I use the curling iron I showed in my previous post to curl my hair.  I thought I would add the list of hair products I use on my hair.  Ulta is having a special on Matrix products.  Buy 2 get 1 free :)

In the shower:
The products mentioned below were the ones that were recommended by Good Housekeeping for aging hair care products.  That is how I stumbled across them. 

Shampoo: Matrix Biolage Age Rejuvinating Shampoo (18.00)

Love this stuff.  My hair is much healthier and my hair color lasts much longer now that I have been using this.

I actually combine 2 for my hair.  When my second child was still getting up for night feedings, the only thing on TV was infomercials.  I would get sucked into these everytime.  Thank goodness I couldn't get to the phone or I would have a whole lot of stuff at my house.  I watched the WEN haircare one several times.  I went online and searched for dupes for it and found that Sally's beauty carries one and have been using it for about 9 months now. 

Matrix Biolage: Age Rejuinvating Conditioner (18.00)
Sallys Beauty:  Hair One (12.00): 
I tried this on it's own, but was not wild about how my hair felt.  It makes my hair color very shiny.  I add a pump of this to the conditioner above.

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I also use a weekly treatment from Sallys
AGEbeautiful Intense Strengthening Treatment (10.00).  I use this once per week, usually on Sundays.  I tend to not fix my hair at all that day. 

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After the Shower:
It's a Ten: (18.00)
I have used this going on 2 1/2 years now and can really tell a difference in my hair when I don't spray it on after my shower.  I use about 6 sprays all over my head before I comb my hair out.

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Alterna Thickening Compoud: 15.00
This really helps my hair get some lift due to it being so fine. 

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Rusk: Deep Shine Protective Oil:  (16.00)
I use this only on my ends.  Due to my hair being longer and the amount of heat I used on it, I really try to protect my ends so my hair can continue to grow.

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Hair Spray:
I love the Kenra hairspray.  I have been wanting to try the L'Oreal Elnett Satin Hairspray, Strong Hold (15.00): let me know if you have an opinion on it.

Kenra Volume Spray (17.00)
Kenra Volume Super Hold Finishing Spray

Heat Treaments:
Use with straightener: I have been sold on this product for about 2 years now. It keeps my hair static free :)
TRESemme Thermal Creations Heat Tamer Protective Spray (5.00)

TRESemme Thermal Creations Heat Tamer Protective Spray

Use with the curling iron:  I can only order this from amazon and don't know how much longer that will be availble :(.  Let me know if you know any similar products.

Got2b Guardian Angel Heat Protect 'N Curl Spray (around 10.00)

Got2b Guardian Angel Heat Protect 'N Curl Spray, 6.80 Ounce

I know that's a lot of products, but it's what works for my hair.  The one I cannot and won't live without is the It's a 10.  That stuff is a miracle worker in my mind.  What do you use and can't live without???  Share below.


  1. I have been dying to try it's a 10 products..I am getting that spray! And I use the Tresemme so I really hope it's not dis-continued. I love RUSK smoothers line shampoo & conditioners, Rusk Smoother leave in conditioner is nice too. I am a HUGE fan of Kerastase products which are crazy expensive..but if you can afford them I'd highly recommend especially the Reconstructor milk (green container) and the hair masks. I could go on & on..I'm slightly addicted to hair products. Have you tried any of the John Frieda Brilliant brunette/blonde, etc series ?

  2. Tracy I have truly loved the 10 spray. I did try the shampoo and conditioner and didn't care for them at all. OMG is the tresemme being discontinued??? I love the stuff. I haven't tried the Frieda stuff but heard good stuff. I will head out with your tips for other must trys as well. Thanks for the comment

  3. I've tried the TRESemme Thermal Creations Heat Tamer Protective Spray and I can say without a doubt, that it did miracles for me. This is a great list you have here! Have a lovely weekend x

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