Summer Hair 2017- Volume Shine and Texture

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Summer Hair can be easy if you have the right products and hair tools. I’ve been loving my short hair and it is fun to play around with and style but I miss my long hair too.  I’m growing it back but until then I love playing and having fun with it. I’ve discovered a few lovely products that work really amazing with my short hair and I’m excited to share them with you.

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I will start by saying that I wash my hair once or two times a week. In-between washes I use *Batiste dry shampoo Plus Heavenly Volume. Batiste is super fast and easy to use. Gives my hair volume and freshness. I love it because I don’t have time to wash my hair everyday so Batiste dry shampoo really helps with keeping my hair looking nice, fresh and it keeps the grease away.

Transforming hair since the ’70s, the award-winning Batiste Dry Shampoo is proudly made in the UK and is rooted in London Fashion styling. As the beauty insider’s secret weapon, Batiste Dry Shampoo works to instantly revive oily hair, leaving it looking and smelling clean and fresh. -Batiste

This dry shampoo formula plus volume (silica) refreshes hair and adds more volume than normal dry shampoo. Medium strength volumizer with no stiffness or stickiness. It is innovative starch-based ‘no water required’ formulation contains rice starch powder. Small particles allow for better absorption of excess oil, helping to eliminate it at the roots. Available in a 200ml can. The scent has top notes of bergamot, mandarine and lemon. The middle notes are white peach, freesia and jasmine. The bottom notes are tonka bean, vanilla bean, musk and cedar.

It is super easy to use. I shake it vigorously before using it. I keep the nozzle about 30 cm from my head, section my hair and pray it into the roots working all over my head for maximum effect. I then Massage thoroughly with fingertips to ensure roots are fully covered and colour blends. I gently brush through hair from roots to ends to remove excess residue.

TOP TIP: Turn hair upside down and pray into the root for even bigger volume. -Batiste

Batiste is paraben and sulphate free, vegan friendly and not tested on animals. It is available at retailers across Canada and is SRP: $9.99 http://www.batistehair.ca

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Next I have my favourite hair mask followed by favourite shampoo & conditioner. I love using the hair mask Marilyn by Lush. Super amazing and really makes my hair feel soft and look so nice and shinny.

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Lately I’ve been using and loving my Garnier Fructis GROW STRONG 2 in 1 fortifying shampoo and conditioner. It has apple extract and ceramide and it is also Paraben-Free. I love the way it cleans my hair and it makes my hair feel stronger, smooth and silky. 2

After the shower I like to spray L’OREAL Professionel Paris VOLUMETRY Intra-Cylane + Slicylic Acid. This gives a lot of volume to my hair and I love it. I apply this while my hair is wet at the roots.

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I proceed by using a light spray of heat protector before blow drying. I love using TRESemme Thermal Creations Heat Protection. I spray the Heat protection all over my hair.  I then use my favourite hair dryer the *infinity pro CONAIR 3Q. It is quick, quiet and amazing quality! The *infinity pro CONAIR hair dryer is fantastic! My prior blow dryer was a CONAIR also but the features were outdated so I’m SO happy to receive a new one with amazing new features that makes drying my hair fast and easy.

 

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It is light and quiet. It has a brushless motor that lasts 10x longer. It has ionic technology, titanium ceramic technology, patent pending noise reduction technology, removable filter, locking true cold shot button, 3 heat/2 speed settings for custom styling, heavy gauge, professional quality line cord for extra durability and concentrator attachment for pinpointing styling also a diffuser attachment and a filter cleaning brush.

*Infinity PRO by CONAIR

SRP: $99.99 – $199.99

Available now

Facts and benefits:

70% more air pressure for faster drying with lower temperature to minimize heat damage

40% less noise with patent-pending technology

10x longer life – up t0 10,000 hours of life

 

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I’m very pleased with the *Brushless Conair infiniti Pro. A fantastic hair dryer and I highly recommend it.


*ISA Professional Digital Titanium Flat Iron Hair Straightener

I love to use a flat iron and my old one has been replaced wit the new *isa professional. So Exciting! I’m very impressed and love it so much. It is very light weight and love the way my hair glides on it. I really love that there is a temperature control and it also it comes with a heat protective glove. Super easy to use and I love it!

This ISA Professional flat iron hair straightener is a breakthrough in hair straightening. Its extra long titanium plates will allow you to straighten larger sections of hair with each pass, and cut your styling time in half. You won’t believe how silky smooth your hair will be after using our revolutionary titanium flat iron. This titanium hair straightener offers fast and safe hair straightening, curls, and waves. It features a professional 265 to 450 Fahrenheit temperature range, neon background LCD display, 1 hour auto shut off, 360 degree no tangle cord, and 2 year warranty. -ISA

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Key Features

MIRROR Titanium hair straightener
Neon background LCD display
265 to 450 Fahrenheit (130 to 230 Celsius)
Fast and safe straightening, curls, waves
1 hour Auto Shutoff
360 degree no tangle cord
2 year warranty

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With the ISA Professional I use *Garnier Fructis Sleek & Shine Flat Iron Perfector.  

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My hair comes out looking very nice, smooth and silky. The spray really helps because it has argan oil which helps protect the hair and make it shine. It also keeps frizz and fly away hair under control. The Garnier Fructis Sleek and Shine really helps straighten the hair and give a sleek look that is long lasting.

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When I’m going for a more edgy textured look, I love using *Garnier Fructis Syle Wax.

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This shine wax is my fave for giving some texture to my hair without weighing it down. It really defines the hair and makes my hair nice and shiny.

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Thank you so much for visiting my blog! I hope you enjoyed my hair routine my favourite tools and products.

Have a beautiful day!


Anything marked with a * has been given to me for review purposes. All opinions expressed are all honest and true. This is not a sponsored post.

Thank you so much to Brill Communications, Garnier Canada ,  Veritas Communications and ISA PROFESSIONAL for the incredible products and tools.

I appreciate it and love everything!

Thank you for visitingsummer blue

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Hello my name is Maria and I'm very passionate about blogging and photography. I'm a full time blogger and really enjoy blogging about things that I love. I'm passionate about the Arts and I love to showcase my artistic flare through my writing, photography and written articles.

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