8 Must Have Hair Products For Flat HairLooking for the best flat hair care products to add more volume and thickness to your hair? Here are the best hair care solutions for your flat hair.
Cherie is an online community of beauty lovers sharing their stories; whether that's their favorite products, makeup tutorials, or skincare routines. Download the app today to be a part of #BeautyWithoutBarriers and show the world what beauty means to you!Most ladies who are tired of detangling and combing through thick hair envy flat-haired women. After all, all they have to do is blow-dry a little to make a low-slung bun or ponytail. But teens and women with thin flat hair will tell you how difficult it is to add natural-looking volume and curls to their hair. If you happen to be one of them, you must be looking for a miraculous hair-care solution to breathe new life into your limp and droopy hair. Numerous brands create effective hair care products for those of us who are not blessed with thick hair. Let’s take a look at some of the best flat hair care products you can buy.Best Flat Hair Care ProductsWe present a mix of different products featuring shampoos, conditioners, masks, and sprays for you to choose the best one for your hair care needs. Arabica Coffee Fruit Shampoo & Conditioner from Herbal EssencesYour everyday hair care routine must include a good quality shampoo and conditioner. This particular duo works like a charm as both products add plenty of volume to all lengths of hair. Use this combination and air-dry your hair to witness super-soft and bouncy hair all day long.
Herbal EssencesARABICA COFFEE FRUIT SHAMPOOExxpand Plus Volumizing Whip from NexxusIf you want a creamy solution to add volume and fullness without making your hair greasy, this product is perfect for everyday styling. Thanks to its creamy consistency, you get soft and easy-to-style hair in no time. Spray No. 2 Le Volume from David MallettThe spray is a luxurious way to add some oomph to your fine hair. If you want to add a premium quality flat hair product to your beauty regiment, get your hands on this one. You are sure to fall in love with the Japanese nori extract that keeps your hair bouncy. Use a bit before blow-drying, and you will have no trouble styling your hair.
DAVID MALLETTSpray No.2: Le Volume, 150mlMuroto Volume Pure Lightness Shampoo from Shu UemuraLooking for an easy way to add some last-minute volumizing touches to your flat hair? If you don’t have time to go to the salon, this shampoo offers a quick fix. The product is popular among several well-reputed stylists for adding natural fullness to fine hair. The weightless formula guarantees gentle but thorough cleansing and makes your fine hair look and feel bouncier than ever. Fresh Start Volumizing Dry Shampoo from TresemméGive a fresh start to your day with the Tresemmé dry shampoo, especially when you don’t have time for a shower. Unlike other dry shampoo products, this hair care solution takes care of greasy fine hair within minutes. Let it sit for a second after you spray it and rough it up using your hands. The best part is that it is very gentle on damaged hair. Badlands Dry Shampoo Paste from R+CoAdding great texture to short flat hair is a nightmare for most women. Turn to this cool, dry shampoo to make you look like a model straight out of a fashion magazine. Being among the most popular flat hair care products, the R+Co shampoo is one part styling paste and one part dry shampoo but 100% effective. You get a perfect hairstyle minus the buildup. Volumizing Paste With Pure Rassoul Clay and Rose Extracts from Christophe RobinTaking care of oily roots and fine hair has never been easier. Turn to this amazing flat hair care product to suck up grease, and add refreshing volume. The amazing ingredients of this brown paste are powerful enough to give unimaginable fullness to your hair. You will love using it since the paste won’t leave your hair feeling dry.
Christophe RobinVolume Shampoo Paste with Rassoul Clay and Rose ExtractsPlump For Joy Thickening Conditioner from Not Your Mother'sThis conditioner for flat hair is an affordable, thickening solution to get the volume you desire. The formula features a sophisticated blend of safe ingredients to make your hair look thicker and fuller. The weightless conditioner is the perfect way to add shine and softness to fine hair and makes styling super-easy. The conditioner does not contain any dye, paraben, or sulfate, which makes it great for dry and damaged hair.
NOT YOUR MOTHER'SPlump For Joy Thickening ConditionerTips for Using Flat Hair Care ProductsDon’t skip blow-drying as it is an important part of your hair care routine. Most products don’t work without the use of a blow-dryer after application, especially since you need to blow-dry your hair for the ingredients to activate. Before applying any cream, paste, or shampoo to your scalp or roots, remember to put it in your hand first. Even if you are using a spray product, spray it into your palm and dab fingers in it before working it into your hair. If you have a busy schedule, it’s not possible to follow a regular shampoo-schedule. It’s always a great idea to keep a premium quality dry shampoo in your bag. Thanks to a wide array of solutions, you can find the best flat hair care products, according to your needs. Choose a few products from our guide to know which ones work best for you. If you want to know more about how to take care of your fine and thin hair, you can find plenty of info on Cherie.
$103 vs $29: Can this vintage gem be duped?
ESTĒE LAUDER - Advanced Night Repair Synchronized Recovery Complex II VS MISSHA - Time Revolution Night Repair Borabit Ampoule HONEST FEMME FINDS: Estée Lauder’s night serum was the first thing I ever took from my mom’s vanity (apparently similar to how others discovered it) and immediately grew a liking to the formula. The amber bottle never told me what was so great about it but I knew it was something special. After eagerly using up the 30ml in a month, I was excited to repurchase but horrified to find that a 1.7ml bottle would cost $100+. I came to terms with the fact that I just did not have the means to use it daily. At airports, I was that person who waded through the duty free section to use a sample of this serum, leaving my face supple for a red eye flight. I also noticed the patented ingredient, bífida ferment lysate. When I saw recent videos of the many dupes that have come out since Estée Lauder patented the formulation in 2008, I immediately felt compelled to try it. Here are my first impressions. MISSHA - Time Revolution Night Repair Borabit Ampoule IMPRESSIONS: Wow, it’s way larger of a bottle than I expected, looks super luxurious too! The color looks the same (peachy), consistency upon eye-balling looks identical, and even the smell reminds me of the OG. Wow. On the face, it feels slightly oilier/tackier than I remembered Estée Lauder’s to be but overall it feels similar. Softened my skin immediately. The next morning, after using it as my last step, my skin still felt soft and definitely looks brighter in the mirror. I can’t say for long term effects but so far so good! INGREDIENTS: Second ingredient is bífida ferment lysate (a probiotic that has anti-UV damage properties, helps w/ skin barrier), but also in addition Niacinamide, fermented and fruit extracts with anti-aging properties that the original doesn’t have. PRICE: $29 on Amazon prime vs $103 for the original. Imma stop there. REFLECTIONS: When I was wowed by Estée Lauder’s vintage gem, it was years ago, before I truly started my skincare journey. My skin has improved drastically since I incorporated Vit C, HA, AHA and retinol (even SPF!) into my life and I’m wondering if I’ll feel as in awe by bífida ferment lysate as I once did. I guess I will find out if I really NEED this ingredient in my routine. Updates to come! Cheers to ingredients sounding like congenital conditions🥂
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I’m always one to be open to trying new products to see how they can benefit my skin. If it doesn’t work, I simply move onto the next product. If I ever come across something that works extremely well, I’ll add it to my list of must haves and will usually not steer away from that product unless I happen to stumble across a better working product. ESTĒE LAUDER - Advanced Night Repair Limited Edition ESTĒE LAUDER - Revitalizing Supreme Global Anti-Aging Crème For my skin care routine to keep my skin hydrated, I’ve consistently been using Estee Lauder’s Advanced Night repair and their Revitalizing Supreme+. These two have worked great in keeping my skin hydrated which helps keep my dry skin away and whenever my skin is more hydrated, I look younger. These two also have great anti-aging affects on your skin, and you can really see the difference after a few applications. Your lines and wrinkles start to disappear after a few application, that along with the more hydrated skin really makes your skin feel amazing. The Revitalizing Supreme+ creme is non-acnegenic, so it doesn’t clog my pores and helps me reduce my acne. This works great with the advanced night repair because that serum is oil free. I’ve always had acne prone skin, so using these two has helped my acne and even helped reduce breakouts. I highly recommend these two products if you have acne prone skin, dry skin, or have dehydration. These two products go hand in hand and will work wonders for anyone with similar skin issues as me. Results may not show right away, but constant application will show great results!
Mascara for Allergenic and Eczema Prone Skin
I recently started having some health problems and started developing allergic reactions to most mascaras and eye makeup. Basically my eyes would get itchy, eczema breakouts, flake, and my eyelashes would fall out in clumps (I lead a glamorous life, I know). The only mascara I found I could use without issue was Lush’s mascara and I just stuck to that baby until (whomp-whomp) they discontinued it. I think I’ll do a post on my favorite discontinued products later (RIP). I heard some good things about friends about Physician’s Formula and that it’s formulated with sensitive and allergenic skin in mind. I tried this mascara yesterday and wore it a full day full of errands and sweating and it stays on and no allergic reaction!!! Like all more plant-derived mascaras, the formula is more runny and can be quite wet upon application but their brush really helps keep the lashes from sticking together. If you’re going to compare this to some other mascaras on the market (like They’re Real!, Better Than Sex, etc.) you’ll probably not be happy with these aspects of the formula BUT if you’re like me and haven’t even wore mascara for over six months due to severe allergic reactions and eczema flares this is a damn lifesaver. I have very blonde body hair and have missed having visible curled lashes! Love this product! PHYSICIANS FORMULA - Organic Wear Natural Origin Mascara In Black
5 Reasons Why I Love TO’s Niacinamide Serum
I first heard about The Ordinary’s Niacinamide 10% + Zinc 1% serum when I was searching for brightening serums last year. While my combination skin rarely ever breaks out, I do have some dark marks left over from the occasional pimples that I would like to disappear, or at least, improve in appearance. So I ordered TO’s Niacinamide Serum, crossing my fingers and hoping that it’s actually effective. It’s been almost a whole year later and I’m already on my third bottle of this serum. I have to say, I love it more and more as time goes by! Here are the 5 reasons why. 1. It lightens up my dark spots. It’s not a very dramatic change, mind you, but it does lighten my dark spots quite noticeably. I guess I’ll have to use a few more bottles of this serum if I want to completely lighten them. 2. It smoothens my skin’s texture. I can't believe just how nice it is to glide your fingers over your skin and not feel any bumps! 3. It provides much-needed moisture. My skin never feels dry when I have this serum on. I think it’s successful in locking in the moisture from my essence, too. 4. It doesn’t make my skin oily. Even though it moisturizes my skin, it doesn’t make my face look oily or greasy. This is very important to me because I really like keeping my face matte. 5. It makes me look fresh in the morning. Who doesn’t like seeing that healthy glow on their face when they wake up in the morning? Definitely not me! Can you guess what my overall rating is? 💋💋💋💋💋 5 out of 5 kisses! I really enjoy using this product and I think I’ll keep using it for the future, at least until I find a worthy replacement. Hopefully not, though! If you have some dark spots and you’re having a hard time reducing their appearance, you may want to try out The Ordinary’s Niacinamide 10% + Zinc 1% serum! You can get it for only $5.90 on the Cherie website! The Ordinary - Niacinamide 10% + Zinc 1% Have you tried this product before? Loved it, hated it? Let me know in the comments!
My Acne Journey (Long Story)
Hi there! My name is Chelle, and like I’m sure many of you have dealt with, I have been in a battle with acne since I was a teenager. It’s been the bane of my existence and a constant thwart to my self-confidence. About 4 years ago, I started using Curology - Curology formula which, at first, worked absolute wonders! They prescribed to me a formula with azelaic acid, and for about 3 years, I felt like I had conquered and controlled my acne issues. Of course, I still had the scars and enlarged pores, but no new breakouts or cysts. I was incredibly satisfied and for once in my life, I had gained some the self-confidence that I never had growing up. I even enjoyed not having to wear as much makeup. However, a couple months before my wedding last year, I started noticing some acne beginning to consistently form in my chin area. I at first attributed to pre-wedding stress (which honestly didn’t make much sense because I actually didn’t do all my wedding planning). But even after the wedding, the breakouts continued to worsen. I reached out to Curology and they switched my prescription to the more aggressive tretinoin. It helped to control it somewhat, but unlike before, new breakouts would surface every week. So with that being said, I’m going back to square one with my acne journey. I’ll using Cherie as a journal to document my successes and failures as I try to, again, get the zits under control. I happily welcome recommendations and feedback! I am by no means a skin or beauty expert, but my hope is that my journey will somewhat encourage another individual that they’re not alone in this battle! Here are the list of products that I am currently using. I’ll do reviews of them as I go! AM Routine: ￼Neutrogena - Oil-Free Acne Wash Cream Cleanser ￼medicube - Zero Pore Pads ￼#Beautycounter - Countermatch Eye Rescue Cream[products]#[FiveStars] ￼ Neutrogena - Neutrogena Hydroboost Water Gel Moisturizer 50ml PM Routine ￼Neutrogena - Oil-Free Acne Wash Cream Cleanser ￼Curology - Curology formula God bless! Chelle
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