It has been so cold and snowy this winter, all season I had “hat hair” But bouncy hair and hair with lots of texture was seen on every runway, and on on red carpets. Now that the weather is getting warmer, I want to look trendy, too. But to get those looks, you need the right products.
Let’s talk first about volume. Mostly I think of volumizers for people who have thin, limp hair. But I have tons of hair, and yet, it falls flat. I don’t really want or need an all over volumizer—I just want volume at the surface, where I need it. Wool Shake 08 Gel-Slush Texturizer by Redken gives me that volume, ordered up as I demand it. The product name got my attention and love, before I ever tried it (I mean, who doesn’t love wooly sheep)? And I liked that it arrives in a plastic, pump bottle. The “slush-like” gel needs to be shaken (not stirred) and when it leaves the pump top, it becomes a gel that adds extreme volume and texture, without being sticky or hard. It just launched in February, but will be your friend when beach weather comes, too. Instant, gratification! Wool shake is $17.00 for 3.4 oz.
Two other styling products brand new from Redken that are inspired by trendy, runway looks, and compliment professional cuts, include Matte Sponge O5, a smurf-blue tinted “sponge-like” product in a jar. It might be blue enough to satisfy “Braveheart” or a Druid, but it’s all business when it comes to adding separation with a roughed-up finish to make even “mom hair” look more edgy. All you need is a tiny bit of this product, smoothed throughout dry or damp hair from roots to ends. Matte Sponge 05 is $17.00 1.7 oz.
And for a better blow dry, and bouncy volume, there’s a new Redken product in a flip-top tube: Velvet Gelatine 07 Cushioning Blow-Dry Gel. $17.00 3.4 oz. Smooth it on damp hair and…blow dry for bouncier hair. The light gel will simply melt into your hair, giving you a much better blow dry with bouncy hair you might not believe is really yours!
All three of these products gave me results I couldn’t possibly hope to re-create without their help. These bring out the best in your haircut, and in your look! Visit your salon to purchase these products, or check out the Redken Web Site for authorized retailers.
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