The tag line for this new range of hair products is “The Cure For Overworked Hair”. I never seem to think that my hair is damaged. I try to take care of my hair myself as much as I can because I don’t like going to the hairdressers very often so I have lots of oils and conditioning sprays and treatments. My hair is dyed and so I tend to go for products that are specifically for “coloured hair”. Apart from dying my hair, I don’t use styling products and I rarely blow dry my hair or use straighteners or products like hairspray nor do I brush it very often (it flattens hair). I only blow dry the roots and leave the rest to dry naturally which gives it that volumnised scrunchy “tousled” style. As I don’t use heat on my hair as much as I used to, I don’t get as many split ends but my hair has weakened a lot over the past year due to the dye. This was particularly noticeable when I recently when I got my hair done and small sections of it started to snap off which I deemed my hair officially “damaged”. Thankfully it isn’t too bad but if I leave it any longer and I might end up with an unwanted mullet.
For the past two weeks, I have been trying John Frieda’s Full Repair
shampoo and conditioner which is also suitable for colour treated hair and although I don’t feel or see the physical effects of the repair, I will trust it’s word that it’s doing the job! I will try anything to stop my hair from breaking off! It made my hair feel soft and shiny, and the product smells nice, like a salon shampoo rather than a fruity one like Herbal Essences. The Full Repair range contains inca inchi, a light weight oil which is rich in Omega-3 that aims to improve the appearance of overworked hair whilst adding body for full, flowing styles. When I use this, it feels more difficult to lather than the previous shampoo I’ve been using but this can be sorted out by wetting your hair a little bit more. On the rare occasion that I use curling tongs or hair straighteners, usually on a night out, I would definitely use heat protective spray on my hair. I think it’s an essential as it keeps your hair healthy for longer. When I was younger, I would straighten my hair every day without heat protective spray and as I’m sure most of you have experienced, hair would dry out and split very quickly The new one from John Frieda is priced at £5.99 for 100ml. I love that these products are affordable and accessible, it’s a quick solution for damaged hair since it revives, protects and prevents. The shampoo and conditioner are available to purchase from Boots and Superdrug. It comes in two sizes, the 50ml retails at £1.99 and the 250ml cost £5.69.