Sunday, August 2, 2015

8 Drugstore Haircare Picks to De-Frizz, Volumize, Thicken, Define Curls and Pamper Your Tresses

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Drugstore haircare products have evolved so much over the last few years, that it has become abundantly clear that one can find excellent well-priced products to address all of their haircare needs. With this in mind, I thought that it would be helpful to feature 8 wonderful products that treat common targeted concerns: de-frizzing, volumizing, thickening, and defining curls.

1) Thicker Fuller Hair Cell-U-Plex Weightless Volumizing Hairspray ($4.99-$8.19 for 8 oz. from Amazon, Drugstore.com and Walgreens): If you seeks flexible and touchable hair, but need a hairspray that volumes. lifts and thickens the hair, then look no further than Thicker Fuller Hair Cell-U-Plex Weightless Volumizing Hairspray. It has a light and pleasant herbal/floral scent, and it leaves hair unbelievably soft and shiny! 

Flexible, touchable, all-day hold. Leaves hair soft and shiny, while adding maximum volume and lift. Designed for both men and women to thicken, strengthen and improve hair’s overall appearance.

Ingredients: Alcohol Denat., Hydrofluorobarbon 152A, Octylacrylamide/Acrylates/Butylaminoethyl Methacrylate Copolymer, Aminomethyl Propanol, Phenyl Trimethicone, Caffeine, Panthenol, Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein, Hydrolyzed Wheat Starch, Cyclopentasiloxane, PEG/PPG-17/18 Dimethicone, Water, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Extract, Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Extract, Eucalyptus Globulus Leaf Extract, Salvia Sclarea (Clary) Extract, Sesamum Indicum (Sesame) Seed Oil, Anthemis Nobilis Flower Extract, Thymus Vulgaris (Thyme) Extract, Krameria Triandra Root Extract, Menthol, Parfum (Fragrance), Hexyl Cinnamal, Linalool, Benzyl Benzoate, Geraniol.

2) Thicker Fuller Hair Instantly Thick Serum ($5.99-$8.99 for 8 oz. from Amazon, Drugstore.com and Walgreens): Not only does this serum help combat frizz, but it actually thickens and volumizes the hair instantly. 

Maximize volume with Instantly Thick Serum. This essential formula enriches the hair shaft to build body and strength for incredible volume. Provides lasting style and ample texture, body and manageability in just one application. Recommended for daily use.

Ingredients: Aqua (Water), VP/VA Copolymer, PVP, PEG-8 Dimethicone, Carbomer, Aminomethyl Propanol, Sodium Polystyrene Sulfonate, Caffeine, Panthenol, Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein, Hydrolyzed Wheat Starch, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Extract, Anthemis Nobilis Flower Extract, Eucalyptus Globulus Leaf Extract, Krameria Triandra Root Extract, Rosmarinus Officinalis Leaf Extract (Rosemary), Salvia Sclarea Extract (Clary), Sesamium Indicum Seed Oil (Sesame), Thymus Vulgaris Extract (Thyme), Menthol, PEG-14M, Disodium EDTA, DMDM Hydantoin, Methylparaben, Parfum, Linalool, Benzyl Benzoate, Hexyl Cinnamal.
3) John Frieda Luxurious Volume Root Booster Blow Dry Lotion ($5.47- $7.49 for 6 oz. from Ulta, Amazon, Walgreens and Drugstore.com): If you blow dry your hair, then you have to try this heat protecting volumizing spray. It lifts from the roots, and it thickens each hair while offering increased volume. If you have fine hair, this was made with you in mid!

Root lifting complex combines triple polymer system that boosts hair from the roots and thickens strands, for natural-looking and natural-feeling volume that lasts. Contains heat protection polymer and Panthenol, known to protect and strengthen hair.

Ingredients: Water, Glycerin, Vp/Methacrylamide/Vinyl Imidazole Copolymer, Vp/Va Copolymer, Pvp, Polysorbate 20, Dmdm Hydantoin, Diazolidinyl Urea, Sodium Citrate, Panthenol, Citric Acid, Fragrance, Vp/Dmapa Acrylates Copolymer, Benzophenone-4, Sea Salt, Alcohol Denat., Amp-Isostearoyl Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein.

4) John Frieda Luxurious Volume  Fine to Full Blow-Out Spray ($5.99-$9.99 for oz. from Ulta, Amazon, Drugstore.com and Target): If you have fine, limp and lifeless hair, then this lightweight volumizing spray is a good product to have in your arsenal. It is the perfect choice for natural, rather than exaggerated, volume.

Transform fine, flat hair into salon-caliber, natural-looking volume. Create natural volume by plumping fine hair from root to tip for the body and shape of a salon-quality blow-out. For an even fuller blow-out, apply a few more sprays to almost dry hair. Continue to blow dry with a round brush, focusing the heat of dryer on the brush.

Ingredients: Water, Alcohol, Polysilicone-9, Alcohol Denat., Steartrimonium Chloride, Methylparaben, Sodium Citrate, Polysorbate 20, Fragrance, Propylparaben, Sea Salt, Amp-Isostearoyl Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein.
5) Zero Frizz Triple Butter Overnight Repair Treatment ($5.99- $9.57 for 5 oz. from Drugstore.com and Amazon): If the frizz fight is a constant for you, then this overnight treatment is a viable option for frizz-free tresses. You simply apply this ultra-moisturizing cream to your hair at night and rinse it out in the morning, and voilĂ  soft and supple frizz-free hair!

This lightweight overnight conditioner treatment formulated with Zero Frizz Science of Smooth technology to detect the cause of your hair's damaged condition and correct it.  The triple butter complex of shea, cupuacu and mango is combined with panthenol and quinoa protein to restore, seal hair and eliminate frizz so you can wake up to soft, more manageable, smoother and shinier hair.

Ingredients: Water, Glycerin, Cyclopentasiloxane, Panthenol, Butyrospermum Parkii Butter (Shea), Theobroma Grandiflorum Seed Butter (Cupaucu), Mangifera Indica Seed Butter (Mango), Hydrolyzed Quinoa, Sodium Polyacrylate, PEG-100 Stearate, Glyceryl Stearate, Hydrogenated Polydecene, Dimethiconol, Behentrimonium Chloride, Bis-Isopropylamino-PG-Propyl Dimethicone, Bis-Isobutyl PEG-14 Copolymer, Guar Hydroxypropyltrimonium Chloride, Trideceth-6, Polyquaternium-11, Hydrogenated Castor Oil, Sebacic Acid Copolymer, Butyloctanol, Polysorbate 20, Citric Acid, Phenoxyethanol, DMDM Hydantoin, Disodium EDTA, Methylparaben, Fragrance, Linalool, Citronellol, Limonene.

6) Zero Frizz Keratin Corrective Hair Serum ($6.95-$10.45 for 5 oz. from Drugstore.com and Amazon): This serum effectively fights frizz and fly-aways and leaves hair remarkably soft and shiny. 

Eliminates frizz and fly-aways for dramatically shinier, more manageable hair. Designed to treat thick, coarse or extremely dry, damaged hair. Protects color-treated hair for longer, lustrous color and shine.

Ingredients: Cyclomethicone, Dimethiconol, Dimethicone, Fragrance, Keratin Amino Acid, Tocopheryl Acetate, Ethylhexyl Methoxycinnamate.
7) John Frieda Frizz Ease Dream Curls Air-Dry Waves Styling Foam ($8.97-$9.99 for 5 oz. from Ulta, Amazon, Target and Drugstore.com): Curly and wavy hair is often known to be dry, and as a result blow dryers, flat irons and other heat-based tools can wreak havoc on dry tresses. Therefore, if you opt to air dry your hair, as do I– then this Frizz-Ease Dream Curls Air-Dry Waves Styling Foam is made with you in mind. It enhances and defines curls and waves without the assistance of a styling tool, and it leaves hair ultra soft and manageable! 

John Frieda Frizz Ease Dream Curls Air Dry Waves Styling Foam is a unique formula specially designed to be used when air drying hair protects from frizz, while it enhances waves for a soft, touchable look. Infused with an Amino Repair Comples, the powerful formulas help reconstruct the lipid structure of hair with vital nutrients for healthier looking and feeling hair.

Ingredients: Water, Cocamidopropyl Betaine, Silicone Quaternium-16/Glycidoxy Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Polysorbate 20, Sodium Laureth Sulfate, Vp/Methacrylamide/Vinyl Imidazole Copolymer, Undeceth-5, Undeceth-11, Propylene Glycol, Polyquaternium-72, Diazolidinyl Urea, Fragrance, Moringa Oleifera Seed Oil, Iodopropynyl Butylcarbamate.

8) Palmer's Olive Oil Formula Curl Extend Hair Pudding ($5.99-10.25 for 14 oz. from Amazon and Drugstore.com): I'm completely obsessed with this styling product! You just work it through damp hair and either air dry or blow dry with a diffuser, and then say hello to perfectly formed curls! Hair is left soft, shiny, and moisturized.

Palmer's Olive Oil Formula Curl Extend Hair Pudding moisturizes, shines and holds the hair into perfectly smooth curls. Ideal for styling natural hair, waves, curls, ponytails, twists and braids.  This frizz-eliminating emulsion contains no drying alcohols and maximizes curl definition, providing curly hair with the lost moisturie it needs for long lasting shine. Paraben and Alcohol Free.

Ingredients: Water, Glycerin, Hydrolyzed Keratin, Butylene Glycol, Glyceryl Stearate, PEG 12 Dimethicone, Cyclopentasiloxane, Cyclohexasiloxane, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil, Acrylates/C10 30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer, Cyclotetrasiloxane, Dimethiconol, Sodium Polyacrylate, Dimethicone, Triethanolamine, Sodium Lactate, Propylene Glycol, Glyceryl Acrylate/Acrylic Acid Copolymer, Persea Gratissima (Avacado) Oil, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Olea Europea (Olive) Fruit Oil, Tetrasodium EDTA, DMDM Hydantoin, Tocopheryl Acetate, Equisetum Arvenese Extract, Salvia Officinalis (Sage) Leaf Extract, Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Extract, Hyssopus Officinalis Extract, Urtica Dioca (Nettle) Extract, Fragrance, Blue 1 Lake (CI 42090), Yellow 5 (Cl 19140), Citral, Limonene, Linalool.

Overall Assessment: If you seek affordable haircare products to address de-frizz, thicken, volumize, or define curls– then these products are well worth your consideration!

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20 comments:

  1. Hair pudding? Hair pudding?? Hee hee hee :-) I want it just for the name alone, lol. In all seriousness though, I've been looking for a good hair-friendly heat protectant. So far everything I've looked at has too many bad ingredients in it :-(

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    1. I know, right?!!!!! It smells yummy too! Finding a good hair friendly heat protectant that isn't LOADED with chemicals is no small feat!

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  2. I went right to the Zero Frizz products! My usually trusty John Frieda 3 Days Straight has a tough time coping with summertime humidity. The Zero Frizz Hair Serum sounds like it's worth a try! Thank you, Helen, for the tip!

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    1. These may work for you during the humid weather. There is nothing like humidity to cause crazy frizz for me!

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  3. My issues is always frizzies! However, I can't wash my hair every day, so anything I put in it always makes my hair flat and greasy looking the next day :(

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    1. I, too, have an issue with frizzies! If anti-frizz products weigh down your hair the following day, and you can't wash daily– then I would probably pass. Do you have the same results is you only use a tiny amount of product?

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  4. I haven't heard of over half of these! I definitely need to try out that Palmer's though, because I *have* heard great things about it. :)

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    1. The Palmer's Hair Pudding is AWESOME for curly girls, like us!

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  5. Some great products, I am going to look into. I need a good drugstore hair routine!

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    1. It's definitely nice to have some great drugstore haircare products to give the wallet a little reprieve!

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  6. I'm all about that thick hair!

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    1. Then you might want to take a closer look at the thickening products here!

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  7. I agree, d/s haircare brands upped their game in recent years. I have to check Thicker Fuller line next time

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    1. They seriously have, and it's really about time! It's definitely worth checking out, but your hair doesn't look like it needs thickening! :-)

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  8. I surely have a lot of frizzies... but I always enjoy John Freida products, they have always helped my crazy hair :D

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    1. You and me both, girl! I agree, John Frieda products are fantastic!

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  9. I'm all about adding volume, but I want the pudding just because... pudding! More beauty items should be puddings :D

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  10. I haven't tried any of these goodies yet, so I enjoyed the reviews. Thanks!

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    1. My pleasure! They are definitely worth trying!

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