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It’s hot out there, so the last thing you need is to blast yourself with more heat, right? And even if you do manage to blowdry your hair without breaking a sweat, the humidity will basically undo your efforts within minutes of stepping out the door. We reached out to celebrity hairstylist Nikki Providence (who’s gotten Tori Kelly, Rose McIver and Kacy Hill red-carpet ready and worked on ad campaigns for Proenza Schouler, Nordstrom and Topshop) who says, “Just thinking about turning on a blowdryer makes me melt. With the right products and techniques, you can be all set for air-dry success!”
The first step: “Get as much water out of your hair as you can—an extra-absorbent micr
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Jojoba oil or beads seem to be in just about every skincare, body and hair care products these days. The jojoba plant, which is native to the southern USA and northern Mexico, produces seeds that are turned into a prized golden oil. Widely used in beauty products, the oil is cherished for its ability to smooth and soften the skin and hair. Other parts of the plant are used too as moisturizers and exfoliators. Rich in vitamin E, jojoba is a natural antioxidant that greatly helps in the battle against wrinkles. It is even a natural antibacterial agent, which explains its long shelf life – also a boost for beauty products. Here are a few of BITB’s favorite items featuring this versatile pla
L’OREAL EVERPURE SMOOTH FRIZZ-FREE SERUM – I have to admit I put less stock in a product being all natural than whether it works or it doesn’t. I haven’t yet bought into the trend, and I admit to being a sucker for sumptuous, modern packaging that green-frindly brands sometimes lack. That being said, this is one product that has appeal for both the vixen and the vegan. I’d expect no less from L’Oreal, which is once again on trend and on brand with a top notch product. I rarely use styling products in my hair unless the weather is excessively humid, or I am blow-drying, or getting my hair into an updo for a formal event. I have tested so many anti-frizz products that didn’t feel *right* that I sort of gave up the search. Enter EverPure, exit frizz. I applied two small pumps of this serum into damp hair, threw on a headband, and was good to go. The formula is not too thick, not too slick, but just right. It also has a light scent, and lacks the overly fruity or chemical scent of many formulas on the market.
FINAL VERDICT – GGI (GOTTA GET IT) – The small size bottle is an excellent solution for weekend travel kits, and the color-protecting technology gives it major street cred for the highlighted among us.
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