PUREOLOGY® Strength Cure – serious colour care!

Woking in a salon I’m lucky to get the odd freebie from time to time. Last week we were all treated to a Pureology gift bag set for our efforts in selling retail. If I’m honest the gift bag itself isn’t really my thing, but the actual product inside…well let’s just say I’m in LOVE!

IMG_2937.JPGThe smell is gorgeous the colour is a bright pinkish colour. The smallest amount foams up a treat
(I know shampoo doesn’t have to foam to clean the hair but it’s oh so satisfying when it does) it contains antifade complex and treats micro scarred or damaged colour treated hair (my hair is all of the above, so I may of found my match)

IMG_7360.JPGHere’s a clever idea, the lid for the shampoo is at the top of the bottle and the lid for the conditioner is at the bottom of the bottle. So although the bottles are the same shape/colour they are easy to work out while your in the shower and not quite awake yet!

IMG_7359.JPGImpressively these products are 100% vegan and sulphate free. Here’s the science bit…

The shampoo; Gives your hair strength, reduces breakage and brings softness to every hair on your head. It will strengthen the fibre in your hair and remove dull residue.
Featuring Pureology’s Antifadecomplex and Asta-Repair, the Strength Cure rich foam cleanser controls the look of frizz, whilst helping to repair and strengthen micro damaged zones.

The conditioner; Working to detangle, strengthen, and condition it is the ideal product to look after your hair. With its opulent Pureology Antifadecomplex and Asta-repair formula, the conditioning product helps to improve hair’s shine and softness, whilst protecting colour radiance between every wash.
Aiming to improve body, smoothness, and suppleness the conditioner helps repair the micro damaged zones by enveloping strands in a smooth coating of Strength Cure conditioner.

The Verdict
I’m totally sold and would definitely purchase these products, though they are rich and seem like they will last forever they do not weigh down my fine straight over processed blonde hair. They do the opposite and give my hair fullness and bounce with a shine.

My Conclusion
I’ve been using these for one week and yes ok I’ve had a few inches cut off my hair which helps, but I can definitely feel and see an improvement with the condition of my hair which is often ironed flat each morning to remove my crash helmet kinks before I start work.

Anyone else tried any products from the fabulous pureology range?

Supershine, yes please Mr Oribe!

I’ve just discovered a new love in the hair world after being given a tester of a fabulous hair product from Oribe called “Supershine Light Moisturizing Cream” a hair cream I hear you say, I too never thought hair creams were any good for my fine fluffy locks until I tried this.

20140326-173351.jpgIt’s a super light weightless leave-in conditioning cream which softens, adds shine and also doubles up as a heat protector and doesn’t weigh your hair down. Applying a small amount to towel dryed hair, combing through mid lengths to ends evenly then styling in your normal way.

It’s a white cream that smells kinda floral/citrus and feels silky to the touch. As all Oribe products it looks/feels/gives luxurious results. I like it as it’s light enough for fine hair but still delivers noticeable shine reforming dull over processed (fried) hair!

The science Bit:
Contains Soy Protein Biopolymer (anti frizz it you and I)
Edelweiss Flower ( helps prevent damage)
Keratin and Amber Extracts (strength and condition)

All in all it’s a thumbs and and could quite possibly be my new hair care best friend! Oribe products are height end luxury so expect the prices to reflect that quality, trust me you will not be disappointed and their packaging is so lush it will look super chic on your dressing table or bathroom shelf!

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Smooth Operator…

No, not the smoochy classic from Sade!
(now you’re probably humming it in your head if you’re anything like me)
A small handy natural bristle brush to smooth hair until it shines!

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This little pocket size trusty Denman is a small cushion brush with natural bristle and single nylon quill. This ‘porcupine effect’ as they call it is brilliant for grooming and conditioning the hair.

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THE Mason Pearson is of course the ‘Dom Perignon’ of these of grooming tools, but this brush is perfect for creating smooth looks on a budget, and it will last you forever.

I use mine for smoothing my hair back into a sleek pony!

20130603-005633.jpgThe lightweight, perfectly balanced handle provides good grip and control.
A bargain at £8.09 have a look at the full range here

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