Mad about Monat! Rejuveniqe Oil, Rejuvabeads, and Color Enhance review

We’ve been told that once you start using MONAT hair products that it’s difficult to move on to another brand. We’ve found that to be true since both of the BIZ ladies are mad about our Monat products. Like all brands though there are hits and misses. We’re lucky that most of what we’ve tried has knocked it out of the park but there could be some that don’t work as well as others. Today we have new products that we were lucky enough to be sent by Lisa Eisensmith, an independent seller for Monat. She’s a pleasure to work with and we hope that you’ll work with her for your Monat needs. You won’t be sorry!

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MARCIA’S CURRENT MONAT ROUTINE

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In February I wrote about the three products that I had been using and totally loving from Monat: Monat Blow Out Cream, Revive Shampoo and Smoothing Deep Conditioner. I’m still using them and loving what they do to my hair. I had sampled Rejuveniqe Oil Intensive Treatment and was so thrilled with it and couldn’t wait to have more than just some samples. Luckily I now have a small bottle along with REJUVABEADSTM .

Monat Rejuveniqe Oil Intensive

Get ready for some raves!  A quick review of why I love Rejuveniqe Oil Intensive Treatment  and highly recommend it. It’s very important to me that my hair looks good, I really have had lousy days when my hair is acting lousy too. I don’t consider myself that moody (though I used to be) but for some reason a bad hair day can make the whole day bad. Rejuveniqe Oil Intensive Treatment makes sure that doesn’t happen though. I’ve never tried anything on my hair that smoothed it out and made it shine so perfectly. Even when I’ve had a Brazilian Blowout Keratin Treatment my hair doesn’t look as good.

You can use Rejuveniqe Oil Intensive Treatment with any haircare you choose but the combination of it with the other MONAT hair products is killer. Not only does Rejuveniqe Oil Intensive Treatment work magic on my hair but it’s a multi-wonder! Use it in so many ways.

Pre-shampoo treatment
Apply oil to your fingertips and massage into scalp. Leave in overnight. Wash with a MONAT shampoo and conditioner the next morning.
Intensive hydrating treatment
Apply 3-4 drops to damp hair and scalp. Place a warm, moist towel around the head and leave on for 30 minutes. Rinse thoroughly; shampoo and condition (optional).
Leave-in finishing treatment
Apply 1-2 drops to hair, concentrating on the ends. Style as usual. REJUVENIQE™ Oil Intensive is so pure and versatile that it can be used in multiple ways to improve skin and hair.
Anti-frizz treatment
Rub one drop between hands and apply to hair,concentrating on the ends. Style as usual.
Facial moisturizer
Apply one drop morning and evening to face, neck and décolleté prior to moisturizer, concentrating on problem areas such as fine lines and wrinkles for instant hydration, protection, and improved texture and tone.

Monat Rejuveniqe Oil Intensive

LOVE LOVE LOVE this!! And you need so little that you just won’t believe how long the bottle will last!

Knowing that I was crazy about Oil Intensive I was thrilled when Monat’s LisaE wanted me to experience REJUVABEADSTM for my straightish hair. I’ve seen before and after pictures of people using Rejuvabeads and the results are amazing. If you have split ends then this is the solution for you. It tackles them head on and heals split ends and other damaged areas. I don’t see frizz or breakage when using this.

before and after from Haircare by Marley on pinterest

This may not be me (my hands don’t fit behind my head to take photos) but it’s what my hair looked like not long ago before I had Rejuveniqe in my possession again. Even my hairdresser was amazed when she saw the difference from my June appointment to my July appointment. Rejuvabeads had taken away the breakage and ugly frizz.

Rejuvabeads by Monat

Monat Rejuvabeads

I don’t need a straightening iron to get the smooth results. My hair falls into place and lasts. What I love too about these two products is that they are great for color-treated hair as well as chemically treated hair like a keratin treatment.

LISA’S LATEST TRY FROM MONAT

Last January I wrote about the Monat Renew Shampoo and Smoothing Deep Conditioner, two products that got major raves from me. My hair never looked so good – soft, pillowy waves that were healthy and happy! I was very sad when I got to the end of my product but I was happy to try something new – the Monat Colour Enhance Beautiful Brunette Shampoo and Conditioner ($72).

Monat Colour Enhance Beautiful Brunette Shampoo and Conditioner

Monat says, “Enhances brown and honey hues. Specially formulated with a complex blend of botanical actives and natural phytopigments derived from Horse Chestnut Seeds, Indian Walnut Leaves and exotic Peruvian Rhatany Root to boost lustrous brown highlights and beautifully enhance color. Perfect for daily use.”

Monat Colour Enhance Beautiful Brunette Shampoo

Monat Colour Enhance Beautiful Brunette Shampoo

Monat Colour Enhance Beautiful Brunette Conditioner

Monat Colour Enhance Beautiful Brunette Conditioner

Normally shampoos and conditioners are clear or white so it was a shock for these to be brown! I was hoping that they would help cover my gray roots as they grew in, but that wasn’t the purpose of this system. Instead what it does is enhance the brown that is already there, giving it a richness and really bringing out the highlights.

I can’t say that I was as wowed by the Color Enhance shampoo and conditioner as I was by the Renew Shampoo and Smoothing Deep Conditioner. The Color Enhance products did a great job of making my color look fantastic, but I didn’t think it was nearly as good at improving the overall health of my hair as the Renew Shampoo and Smoothing Deep Conditioner were. I had a noticeable improvement in volume and softness with those, while with the Color Enhance I only saw improvement in my color. Bottom line – if you are happy with your hair but want more oomph in the color department, go for the Color Enhance products. If you are looking for an overall improvement in your hair, try some of the other great products that Monat has to offer.

You can find all of Monat’s products through Lisa Eisensmith, an independent seller for Monat – she will take excellent care of you and help you find exactly which Monat product is perfect for your hair!

Doux you want to enter this hair product giveaway? Of course you Doux

There’s a new kid in town – Target town that is. Starting on Christmas Eve this hot new hair line will be the star at the top of Target’s tree.

The Doux® (pronounced The Do) is a “new school” modern hair care system with an “old school edge.” With packaging that is bold and bright and product titles inspired by 90’s hip hop, The Doux is poised to kill it with those seeking a way to smoothing curly, kinky, and wavy hair into both, curly or straight styles.

Created by Maya Smith, a 25-year celebrity stylist and International Curl Master, The Doux was first launched in Europe in 2011 in response to her passion for helping people master the hair they were born with. STRAIGHT, NATURAL, CURLY, or RELAXED, according to The Doux, if you grew it, it’s ALL GOOD. “I was living in Germany at the time, had my own salon there and my specialty was helping clients to transition to a relaxer-free lifestyle. I’m obsessed with people maximizing the potential of the hair they were born with. Mastering curls is my passion and purpose,” explains Smith.

The people felt her passion through her products. The Doux blew up overseas so much so that it caught the attention of media in the USA. “Once we started getting press in the states the demand for The Doux was incredible. I had to return to the states and see this vision through,” Maya Smith explains. In 2014, Maya opened The DOUX Salon™ in Macon Georgia’s historic Downtown district and started selling her professional grade products at her salons and on-line.

Fast-forward three years and a lot of work and dedication, The Doux will arrive in Target stores, on Christmas Eve; no easy feat for an indie brand. “We are so excited to bring The Doux to the masses. It’s 20 years in the making. We listened to 20 years of feedback from actual clients from Minneapolis to Morocco. We listened to what people wanted, a salon grade, high quality product that delivered on its promises. Helping people to manage and maintain their natural hair and celebrate their own bold, unique style is what the last 25 years of my professional life has been about,” Maya Smith shares.

The Doux also redesigned its packaging, with the intention to disrupt the category. It’s bold with bright colors, which is the opposite of the more subdued look you see on the shelves currently. “I’m a fan of 90’s rap so I wanted to incorporate lyrics and titles in the packaging,” adds Smith. With titles such as Bonita Afro Balm, Mousse Def, Sucka Free, Fresh Rinse, and The Light, The Doux will most definitely catch the eyes of Millennials and Gen X’ers alike.

Doesn’t this sound fun? And you can be a winner of 3 Doux products if you are a Beauty Info Zone US subscriber. The company has offered a giveaway for three of these hotties.

Shampoo and Conditioner

*SUCKA FREE™ Moisturizing Shampoo,  *FRESH RINSE™ Conditioner

Sulphate & Paraben-free Shampoo and Conditioning Duo with Shea Butter & Sea Silk. A gentle cleansing system for thick, dry, or color-treated hair. Ultra-hydrating conditioner has amazing slip for easy detangling. Sea silk smooths the cuticle, leaving hair frizz-free and full of body. MSRP: $12.99 each.

*MOUSSE DEF™  Texture Foam Non-flaking mousse gives definition to curly styles without stiffness, cloudiness, or crunch. Soy proteins and natural humectants make this humidity-resistant styling aid ideal for thermal styling as well. MSRP: $14.99

Two more products will be available at Target for this well priced line:

THE LIGHT™ Shine Mist Preserves color and protects hair from heat styling. Reduces drying time and delivers weightless shine to finished looks. Adds natural luster to natural styles. Infused with Black Cacao, Passion Fruit, and Palm Oil. MSRP: $14.99.

BONITA AFRO BALM™ Shine Enhancing Texture Cream Delivers shine and manageability for pixies, Afro’s, tapered cuts, and twist/braid/coil sets. Certified organic botanicals, alcohol & paraben free. MSRP: $15.99.

GIVEAWAY INFORMATION: One US subscriber will win the shampoo and conditioner as well as the Mousse Def. The giveaway is open through 12/28/17 at 11:59 p.m. EST. The winners prize will be sent by the PR company.

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Calling all blondes – a ColorProof and Splat giveaway for you

Our friends at ColorProof and Splat have offered a giveaway to our Beauty Info Zone readers and we’re happy to be able to share their kindness with you. The 3 US BIZ subscribers who win this giveaway will receive three items. Read on to find out more!

Splat Hair Color, one of the top brands in at-home hair color, offers several products in alluring shades. With 2017 coming to a close, many of us look towards the new year with the hope to change our lives, habits, and for some of us our hair! The Splat Lightening Bleach Kit is the perfect way to switch it up just in time for your big New Year’s Eve plans and ring in 2018 with a fresh new look.

This vegan and cruelty free semi-permanent hair dye is easy to apply and conditions your locks while it bleaches, preventing damage and nourishing your hair for a flawless finish. Whether you have brunette, blonde, black, or red hair, the Splat Lightening Bleach Kit will provide lightening results in 45 minutes with a unique micro-pigment formula that can last up to 30 washes. Splat also provides step by step directions and a video tutorial on their website, Splathaircolor.com, giving you instant access to stylists tips and ensuring you look like a blonde bombshell!

ColorProof Signature Blonde Violet Shampoo

Now that you have that blonde hair you need special treatment to keep it looking its best and there’s no better brand for it than ColorProof. ColorProof has a special line just for blondes (besides all their other wonderful products) called Signature Blonde.

Illuminate, brighten and replenish blonde, bleached or silver color-treated hair. This next generation, sulfate-free revitalizing shampoo featuring pure violet pigment instantly cancels brassy and yellow tones while providing exceptionally gentle cleansing to brighten, maintain and protect your signature blonde shade.

This $44 bottle of ColorProof Signature Blonde Violet Shampoo is going to last you for months and keep your hair looking bright and soft. In addition you’ll receive their Signature Blonde Violet Condition.

ColorProof Signature Blonde Violet Condition

“Restore your signature shade while nourishing hair from the inside out. This ultra-rich violet conditioner instantly neutralizes brassy and yellow tones while brightening your blonde. Optimum levels of protein-rich Keravis™ and soy protein propelled by Nanotechnology to penetrate deep within, restore diminished tensile strength and lost elasticity caused by coloring and bleaching. Revitalize, illuminate and radically repair your locks to brilliant blonde.”

While this giveaway seems limited it’s a little broader than it appears. The SPLAT Lightening Kit is a one time use but with proper care will last through 30 washings. And the proper care is courtesy of the two full size ColorProof Signature Blonde items. Total value of the giveaway is $98. If you have blonde hair, gray hair or white hair then you’ll receive full advantage of these products. And if you have a brave one in your life then they’ll receive full advantage.

The giveaway is for 3 US Beauty Info Zone subscribers. You can see that we have a new email sign up so it’s easier than ever to subscribe. If you haven’t won a giveaway here then take the time to resubscribe. We promise not to scam you. Giveaway ends 12/5/17 at 11:59 pm ET. Thanks for entering.  —  Marcia

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CUVÉE, the champagne of haircare

CUVÉE is an invitation to a world of modern luxury. Where the champagne is forever flowing and your hair is forever flawless.

CUVÉE Protective Treatment

CUVÉE Protective Treatment

I’ve been introduced to the champagne of haircare with CUVÉE. I was sent 3 packets of this luxury line along with a full size of their Styling Treatment so that I could experience the glamour of the line. This is not your mother’s haircare and it certainly isn’t my mother’s but it’s uniqueness makes it worth trying. I did find this to be a very fragrant line. It’s a combination of champagne and fig and is scented this way to develop a seductive experience.

CUVÉE Shampoo, Styling Balm and Conditioner packets

CUVÉE Shampoo, Styling Balm and Conditioner packets

Each product contains our proprietary Cuvée Complex™ that utilizes small, best-of-the-batch ingredients for products that create real results. Champagne, White Truffle, Platinum along with other Botanicals are carefully blended to repair and strengthen for lush, shiny hair.

CUVÉE Shampoo

CUVÉE Shampoo

CUVÉE SHAMPOO ($35) is for all hair types. This lathers up beautifully, I almost felt like I was in a shampoo commercial. It left my hair very soft and easy to manage.  Even though I only got 4 washes from it my color stayed true. It also doesn’t leave a residue behind so that meant no flakes on my scalp.

CUVÉE Conditioner

CUVÉE Conditioner

CUVÉE Conditioner ($38) is the perfect product to use after using their shampoo. It doesn’t take a lot to condition yet it left my hair very manageable. I felt like it was hydrating yet it washed out easily. All CUVÉE products are Sulfate Free, Paraben Free,  Phthalate Free, and Cruelty Free.

CUVÉE Styling Balm

CUVÉE Styling Balm

CUVÉE Styling Balm ($45) is the product I had trouble with the first time I used it. I always need a balm or serum to smooth out my hair or I can’t even get my brush through it. I didn’t realize how little I needed of this balm and overdid it my first time. My hair felt heavy and weighed down. Even though the cost of this Styling Balm is higher than the shampoo and conditioner, it takes just a small amount to work so you’ll get many more uses from it. This is especially nice for hair that needs taming especially with frizz weather here. You can use this on both wet or dry hair but it’s too thick for me on dry hair. It’s a very lush feeling balm but a little goes a long way.

CUVÉE Protective Treatment

CUVÉE Protective Treatment

CUVÉE Protective Treatment ($45) is a spray serum that you can easily use on wet or dry hair. I used it on second/third day hair prior to using a heating tool. It’s very lightweight and doesn’t weigh my hair down at all. This treatment has UV Protection & Antioxidant properties to protect your hair from the sun and elements. CUVÉE Protective Treatment is the product that I definitely noticed the champagne feel. I felt enveloped in it. While the ingredients don’t mention champagne the CUVÉE Complex contains it.

Combining only top-of-the-line ingredients, the CUVEE COMPLEX™ was born. It is a carefully crafted blend of: Champagne Extracts for soft, shiny hair that provides antioxidant properties to guard against damage from pollution. White Truffle Extracts add moisture. Platinum Extracts detoxifies the hair and scalp. Plant proteins nourish and protect from UV Rays. Resveratrol slows down the process of hair loss. Ceramides help repair hair fibers resulting in stronger, thicker, more resilient hair.

If you are ready for luxury in your life then you are probably ready for CUVÉE in your life too. — Marcia

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éprouvage proves hair can look its best in any season

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There’s only one thing that I can think of that makes éprouvage a difficult brand to use – I don’t know how to pronounce its name! Other than that I like everything about it. As a woman with hopefully straight hair I’m looking for a haircare line that is smoothing, helps with color treated hair, fights the frizz, and is working to prevent breakage. éprouvage Smoothing Shampoo and Smoothing Conditioner has fulfilled those promises.

éprouvage smoothing shampoo and conditioner

éprouvage smoothing shampoo and conditioner

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éprouvage is an anti-aging haircare line with different categories of hair products. You can buy their Fortifying line, their Gentle Volume line, their Reparative line, and more at Ulta. Products are reasonably priced at about $15 and $16 for 8.45 fl oz of shampoo and conditioner.

Newly released is the Smoothing line which is right up my alley. éprouvage uses “Progressive Plant Cells” in their formulas.

Healthy hair and scalp start at the cellular level. The powerful actives in our products work at the scalp to create the ideal environment to produce stronger, healthier hair. Highly concentrated antioxidant molecules neutralize free radicals and reduce the harmful effects of oxidative stress involved in aging. A proprietary peptide blend helps create thicker, fuller-looking hair.

éprouvage Smoothing Shampoo is subtitled For Moisturizing & Taming. It’s a color safe formula that is free of sulfates, parabens, and gluten. It’s a gentle cream that lathers lightly. The shampoo itself almost looks luminous.

éprouvage Smoothing Shampoo

éprouvage Smoothing Shampoo

One thing that attracted me to éprouvage Smoothing products is that are good for the scalp. This winter often left me with a flaky scalp that was extremely annoying. When I’m using the éprouvage Smoothing Shampoo and Conditioner, I massage them into my scalp. I’ve seen results from that since I’m not noticing flakes. My scalp is benefiting as much as my hair.

éprouvage Smoothing Conditioner is the companion piece that is especially good for nourishing hydration.

Benefits

  • Restores hydration and nourishes dry, unruly hair.
  • Gently detangles without weighing hair down.
  • Replenishes moisture and improves manageability.
éprouvage Smoothing Conditioner

éprouvage Smoothing Conditioner

These have a light floral fragrance which I find soothing. It’s not a strong fragrance and I don’t notice it after my hair is dry. They make my hair more manageable and keep it straighter longer.

éprouvage Smoothing Shampoo and Conditioner

éprouvage Smoothing Shampoo and Conditioner

With April showers your hair isn’t always giving you a good hair day but you can help it along with these smoothing products from éprouvage.  — Marcia

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Go for natural beauty with Good Earth Beauty’s Beauty Box

I read complaints all the time about beauty boxes for several reasons: there aren’t any boxes for natural beauty lovers; I don’t need a new box every month; there are so many products that would come that I wouldn’t use. Forget all that because there’s a beauty box in town that has shot these all down. That box is from Good Earth Beauty. I’m very impressed with the way they run the box program. You pick exactly which box/es you want. You pick when they should come. You pick the variety you like best. And there are often new boxes that will tempt you.                                               *pr sample

Good Earth Beauty Beginner's Beauty Box

Good Earth Beauty Beginner’s Beauty Box

The Good Earth Beauty Beginner’s Beauty Box is a no-nonsense box. The box isn’t fancy but the products within are a perfect way to learn about Good Earth Beauty’s products. What you’ll find in this $23 non-subscription box is:

*soap – unscented full sized bar by Good Earth Beauty

*shampoo & conditioner – by good earth beauty – 1 oz sample bottles

*Cleanser  –  By Good Earth Beauty – 1 oz sample bottle

*perfume – mini roller bottle – vanilla

*chocolate lip scrub – full sized

Good Earth Beauty Japanese Cherry Blossom Shampoo and Conditioner

Good Earth Beauty Japanese Cherry Blossom Shampoo and Conditioner

Good Earth Beauty has created 8 different scents in their shampoo and conditioner line. You can purchase any of these 8 fragrances for $2.50 each in sample sizes (Mint Mojito, Pumpkin Chai, Bamboo Flower, Coconut, Coconut Lime, Cranberry Citrus, Kiwi Lemon Basil and Japanese Cherry Blossom). While I’ve only used the Japanese Cherry Blossom that was in my set I can tell you that not only does it smell delicious but the shampoo and conditioner left my hair soft and well-cleansed without stripping it of natural oils. This fragrance is considered their moisturizing one and my hair appreciated it. (Value in box $5)

Good Earth Beauty Vitamin C Normal Skin Facial Cleanser

Good Earth Beauty Vitamin C Normal Skin Facial Cleanser

The Good Earth Beauty cleanser in my box is the Vitamin C Facial Cleanser for normal skin. There are 3 cleansers that Good Earth creates: Vitamin C for normal, Sugar Cleanser for oily skin, and Aloe & Honey for dry skin. “this Botanical Gel Wash is exactly what you have been looking for. Plant actives enrich this inspired formula with healing components. Plant lipids sooth and protect the upper dermal layers for a desirable washing experience….every day! Aloe Vera heals all that ails you skin wise…and coconut and sugar derived surfactants gently wash away the grime and goop of daily living for a fresh new start..” As someone with normal to dry skin this is a great cleanser for me. The fragrance is a light lemon one, a favorite of mine. (You can buy the samples for $2.50)

Good Earth Beauty Mint Mojito hair and body wash

Good Earth Beauty Mint Mojito hair and body wash

The delicious smelling Hair and Body Wash in my box is Mint Mojito. This minty lime smells so much like the drink. Good Earth Beauty says it’s enough for 3 uses but I’ve already gotten 4 uses out of it and will get at least one more. There are 7 flavors of this: Mint Mojito, Chocolate Amour, coconut, cranberry citrus, Honey Almond, Strawberry Margarita and Warm Vanilla. (Hungry or thirsty yet??). If I was willing to share then my husband would love this as a hair and body wash but I haven’t told him even though I’ve been using it as a body wash. (Samples sold for $2.50)

Like all Good Earth Beauty products these are all free of parabens, pesticides, petroleum, propylene glycol, phthalates, sulfates, and artificial colors.

Good Earth Beauty No Nonsense Non-Scents Soap

Good Earth Beauty No Nonsense Non-Scents Soap

No Nonsense Non-Scents soap is one of 7 that Good Earth Beauty creates. This fragrance free soap contains Saponified Organic Oils of olive, coconut, and palm plus shea butter. I always have a a bar of soap at each of my sinks as well as a liquid soap and this is a great choice. It keeps my hands from drying out with its moisturizing ingredients. ($8)

Good Earth Beauty Chocolate Lip Scrub

Good Earth Beauty Chocolate Lip Scrub

If I didn’t convince you in my previous Good Earth Beauty Lip Scrub review then this is the perfect opportunity to drill this into your head. OMG Chocolate! I love the other flavors but you know a chocoholic is going to go nuts for this one. This is a sugar scrub that you really want to just lick off your lips but wait until it’s done its job first. Scoop out a little and rub your lips with it. It feels a tiny bit oily at first but that’s just the way it moisturizes. After exfoliating you’re allowed to lick your lips but you’re going to want to go back again and again to do this! Total yum and available separately in 7 flavors. ($8.25) Ingredients: sugar, organic sunflower oil, organic coconut oil, organic almond oil, organic shea butter, organic jojoba oil, and flavor.

Good Earth Beauty Warm Vanilla Candy Perfume

Good Earth Beauty Warm Vanilla Candy Perfume

This tiny roll on bottle brings delicious concentrated fragrance. This beauty box seems to only have this scent available but in total Good Earth Beauty has 16 samples available for $3.99 each. These are made by Mod Fragrance exclusively for Good Earth Beauty. Ingredients include Olive Oil, Squalene, Organic Jojoba Oil, Organic Grapeseed Oil, Natural Orchid Extract, Pure Essential Oils and/or Natural Fragrance Oils.

Good Earth Beauty Beginner's Beauty Box

Good Earth Beauty Beginner’s Beauty Box

While you can always put together your own sampler box with Good Earth Beauty you will save money by purchasing this for $23 and free shipping. It’s a $30.25 value so it’s like getting the soap for free. Good Earth Beauty also has a variety of boxes like a Chocolate Lovers box, a Coffee Lovers box and a Pumpkin box. There’s no end to the wonders of these boxes and you aren’t bound to a subscription. Buy what you want, when you want. —  Marcia

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Color Care by StriVectin HAIR – Ageless Beauty

Leave it to StriVectin to not only come out with a new terrific haircare line but to add in a product I’ve never used before even after having color treated hair for dozens of years. I received the opportunity to try out StriVectinHAIR Color Care Starter Trio and was eager to have the experience. Now that I’m using it, I’m thrilled.

StriVectin HAIR Color Care Starter Trio

StriVectin HAIR Color Care Starter Trio

This travel size set is the perfect way to know if StriVectin HAIR is for you. There’s a 2 fl oz bottle of Color Care Shampoo, a 2 fl oz bottle of Color Care Conditioner, and the product that makes this even more special – a 1 oz tube of Color Care Vibrancy Booster. The Color Care Trio has lasted me for several weeks and I’m not finished with the 3 products.

StriVectin Color Care Trio

StriVectin Color Care Trio

I haven’t enjoyed washing my hair this much in months. I love how my hair looks and feels after using this. Why do you want this? I’m sure it’s for the same reasons I do. If you color treat your hair you want to use products that are very gentle yet effective. Products that help you retain color and keep it from fading. What makes StriVectin different is that it’s formulated with “NIA-114™ and Chromalast Protein Complex™ to offer UV protection, lock in color, and reduce damage due to coloring treatments. ”

While the shampoo and conditioner are excellent and I feel like they do their job perfectly, it’s the Color Care Instant Vibrancy Booster that has made me excited about StrivectinHAIR. As a matter of fact it’s sitting in my Beauty Brands cart waiting for me to order it.

StriVection HAIR Color Care Instant Vibrancy Booster

StriVection HAIR Color Care Instant Vibrancy Booster

Color Care Instant Vibrancy Booster has a texture that’s between a serum and a conditioner, it’s slightly thicker than a hair serum would be while at the same time it’s thin enough to massage it into your hair easily. Wash, condition, and then vibrancy boost. The way to use the booster is to massage it onto your scalp and then work your way down. Leave it in for 2-3 minutes. It’s recommended to use this 2 to 3 times a week which works great for my personal timing. The Instant Vibrancy Booster targets signs of damage but it also helps strengthen your hair for improved conditioning and luster. When I use it I feel that my hair is shinier than ever.

The products have a luscious smell. I had to stick my nose into the bottles to figure out what it was since it’s not overwhelming. I notice a melon fragrance to them. I can smell it on my hair when I move my head and it makes me smile. Some scented products keep me up at night but these soothe me.

StriVectin HAIR

StriVectin HAIR

StriVectin explain all the benefits on their box to show why these contribute to ageless hair. You hair will be strong, radiant, full, hydrated, nourished, smooth, soft, bodified, vibrant, and manageable. I’m going to have to agree with all 10 points. I love running my fingers through my StriVection HAIR head!

StriVectin HAIR Color Care products

StriVectin HAIR Color Care products

This set is one of 3 that StriVectin has and they also have a full line of their products. If you need extra volume try the Max Volume Starter Trio, the secret product in that collection is the Max Volume Bodifying Radiance Serum. If you feel you need to restore and revitalize damaged hair then the Ultimate Restore Starter Trio is the answer to your needs. That too has a special product, the Ultimate Restore Deep Repair Mask. Each trio is $30 or $32 while individual products cost between $10 and $45. Almost every product can be bought in the travel size too if there’s just one you want to test out. That alone is unique.

Beauty Brands carries the StriVectin Hair line along with other online retailers. StriVectin has come so far from their beginning and the direction they are going in with their hair line is making me so happy. Color Care products are just what the (hair) doctor ordered for me.  — Marcia

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