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Saturday 19 October 2013

Current Hair Favourites #1

Hello My Lovelies,

Hope you are all doing well and are having a fabulous weekend so far. I worked this Saturday so i am looking forward to a lazy Sunday tomorrow! The response i had from my Current Winter Essentials #1 post was really lovely so i have decided to post something similar this evening - my Current Hair Favourites #1. This will cover some of the products i am really loving using on my hair and that are currently featured in my haircare routine. My haircare routine does fluctuate depending on how i am overall feeling (haha being lazy) or if my hair needs a little more TLC.

The John Freida Full Repair Full Body Shampoo and Conditioner just work so well together and i love how they leave my hair after a wash. In combination together they smooth and detangle your hair which reduced the risk of breakage and snagging when brushing - I can really feel the conditioner working on my hair as i can literally comb the conditioner out in minutes (even after a serious backcombing session) and in the past it can take me anything up to 15 or more minutes - goshh the prices we pay for long and luscious hair haha. I have a full review of these little beauties which you can see by clicking here.

This is a cult product in my haircare routine and it has been for the past few months since i received it. I have tweeted about this product like crazy and have had some hilarious tweets back from Mr Phil Smith himself haha. This texturising spay creates sexy tousled waves for instant beach babe status. You can get bounce, definition and texture with this softer rather than super salty spray. I can really tell when i have not used this on my hair as it is more limp, flat and lifeless, lets face it we don't want that, i loves me some volume and umphh to my hair! I like to spay it liberally over towel-dried hair, i then tousle my hair upside down with my fingers making sure the product is distributed everywhere and then blow dry with my head kept upside down for that extra va va volume haha. I am actually almost out of this little gem so will need to make another purchase soon. 

This is definitely a holy grail product of mine which i will use without fail on my hair. Not only do i use this product when my hair needs a little saving from an extra day wash but i use it on my clean hair to give my hair umphh! I can not tell you how many times i have repurchased this product but i can tell you that the XXL Volume is my ultimate favourite and works best for my personally. This is slightly different in comparison to other in the Batiste range as it has the benefits of a dry shampoo with ultimate volumising powder - a marriage made in heaven if you ask me!

I was first introduced to this product when my amazing hairdresser used it on me for my 18th Birthday party hair style and i literally have fallen in love with it ever since - bare in mind my 18th birthday was almost 3 years ago haha. I do switch up variations of this from intensity 4 which is the Ice Shine version and also intensity 5 which is the Volume and Body variation - to be perfectly honest there is not a big different between them so i grab which ever one i pick up first from my beauty cupboard. You can literally lock in your hairstyle with a radiance ice shine which lasts all day long with great hold power - I have tested this on many nights out and its fabulous. A few benefits is that it enhances shone for a healthy and radiant look, gives your style an extra strong and long lasting hold and brushed out incredibly easy. 

Another fabulous Phil smith product to add to the mix - this volumising mousse gives you the body you have always dreamed of. It has a light-as-air yet quite firm consistency tot he formula which glides onto the hair super easy and smoothly. It delivers a voluminous and glossy finish which i really do love. As i love volume i have to make sure i use a volumising mousse product to ensure my hair keeps the volume i put into it when styling and this in combination with the Phil Smith Sea Salt Spray are a perfect couple and work really well together. 

Hair oils and treatments are something that i have recently been introducing to my haircare routine as I am still cautious when using them but they really are a fabulous little product. As i am still testing them out i tend to fluctuate between two - the Moroccanoil Treatment (full review here) and the Macadamia Healing Oil. I use them a mixture of ways depending on how i am feeling and the overall condition of my hair - I will apply a heaver coating before washing my hair for a deep conditioning treatment, i apply it to my wet hair and also to my dry hair taking particular attention to my ends. 

I hope you all enjoyed this current hair favourites post and a few of my current favourite products i am currently really enjoying using on my hair. I would love to know your thoughts on any of the products and anything you really love to know what your favourite hair products are! Also, i have found a fabulous dupe for the Dior Creme de Rose Lip Balm so a post on that should be coming your way soon after the amazing response i received off Twitter (you lovely lot) :D Like always lovelies, if you have any questions, requests or if you just want a chat you can contact me on my social media or leave me a comment below. I love hearing from you and i make sure to read every single comment...they really make my day!

Lots of Love


  1. John frieda is really amaZIng

  2. Fab products I love Moroccan oil, I just bought some John frieda bits which I am loving also!
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  3. I want to try both of those oils... my hair is such a frizzy ball of flyaways at the moment :( x

  4. I've used Ice Shine Hairspray before and it's definitely one of my faves. It gives the right amount of hold and the right amount of shine.

  5. batiste is such an amazing dry shampoo! i've tried many and seem to go back to batiste often!

    -ariel* xoxo

  6. Great Post! I just found your blog and think its amazing :) I am a new follower.


  7. Natural Organic Care products are the best when it comes to the safety and nourishment of your skin, hair or body.


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