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Shampoo, conditioner and the occasional mask have been the haircare protocol for as long as we can remember, but it might be time to rethink these three basics. With an increased focus on the scalp and the role it plays in healthy hair growth, a pre-shampoo product movement is upon us. From scrubs to protein-rich treatments, what you do before you shampoo may just be the key to strong, shiny strands.
Madam C.J. Walker Beauty Culture Dream Come True Wonderful Pre-Wash Protein Treatment ($32)
This fortifying and strengthening mask may seem similar to the products you’ve been using for deep conditioning after washing your hair, but, alas, it’s not. Packed with protein that penetrates th
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ABOUT THE BRAND
Marc Anthony products began because they wanted to ensure that all of their clients kept their salon-fresh look wherever they went. Our products are ultimately tailored to their clients’ needs. From curly hair products to create curly hairstyles and frizz control, to hair thickening products to create high volume and hold, they have the right product for Your Hair, Your Way.
Balance the daily negatives that your hair deals with and return it to a place of moisture, shine, health and manageability. make this transition possible with Marc Anthony’s Hydrating Coconut Oil & Shea butter Collection.
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Though no one would ever classify my skin or hair as oily, I do notice that clay-based beauty products always find a place in my bathroom, especially in the dog days of summer. It’s important to note though, that all clay used beauty products are not created equal. Though most of these products do absorb excess oil, many are also mixed with ingredients that will keep your skin from feeling dry, and depending on the type of clay used they have many other beautifying benefits besides eliminating excess oil. For example Bentonite Clay detoxes, Kaolin Clay gently exfoliates and brightens, French Green Clay tightens pores, Fuller’s Earth’s Clay minimizes hyperpigmentation, and mineral-rich Rhasso
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What did we do before dry shampoo? We definitely washed our hair a lot more. But these oil-absorbing, odor-eliminating, style-refreshing powders and sprays do more than save us time—they also lend sexy texture to squeaky-clean strands and extra grip that helps certain styles stay in place. But a new era has dawned, as dry shampoos and texturizing products now come in unique formulations that we once never imagined.
R+Co Badlands Dry Shampoo Paste ($28)
Offering oil-absorption plus tousled texture and a touch of hold, this paste is a must-try for any dry shampoo devotee. Great for short or layered styles that require a piece-y look, it leaves hair with a matte finish—and no heavy buil