Beauty Treatment. Beauty Olympics 2008 Part III: Hair, Supplements, Fragrance, Etc.

March 27, 2008 • Beauty


Natayle Henry

If you’re like me you’ve probably been on a quest to have luxurious,
healthy hair, yet seem to come up short. With many companies claiming
that their products give you "strong, long hair," or "healthy, shiny
hair" it’s no wonder the hair industry is a multi-billion dollar
industry. I can’t count how many times I’ve run to the store with great
hope and anticipation, only to be left disappointed at the end. Enough
was enough! For me and all you women out there the Second City Style staff found products that actually do what they say they’re going to do! We’ve taken all the guess-work out for you to buy with confidence!


Shampoos and Conditioners

Shampoo and conditioner (fine and limp): Fekkai MORE Scalp-Purifying Shampoo and Conditioner

Shampoo and conditioner (Coarse and/or Curly): Herbal Essence Totally Twisted
“My hair is actually silky, soft and smooth! And it smells great!” —Tonya Cohen, Journalist

Shampoo and conditioner (damaged hair): Alterna Caviar Anti-Aging Moisture Shampoo
“My hair is very manageable and gives it a lot of body. The
fragrance is clean and intoxicating. Since using it, my hair has become
extremely healthy. I don’t need any additional moisturizers even in the
winter months.”
—P. Henry

Shampoo and conditioner (dry scalp): Head & Shoulders
“Moisturizes and conditions without weighing my hair down.” —Bobbi Brooks, Chef

Fortifying Cream Conditioner: Aveda Damage Remedy Intensive Restructuring Treatment
“My hair is the softest its ever been. I will never use anything else!” —Natayle Henry, Beauty Editor

Styling Products

Styling Cream: Jonathan

Shine Enhancer: Alterna

Taming Serum: Aveda Light Elements (editor’s pick)
“I can’t stop running my fingers through my hair! It’s soft, smooth,
shiny and manageable. The movement is fantastic! I’d initially been
using three products to try and make my hair feel the way it does after
using this one product! I’m hooked!”
—Natayle Henry, Beauty Editor

Straightening: Mark Salon Straight Anti-Frizz Serum With Invigorating Orange
“It worked! It gave my hair a little shine as well!” —Carol Calacci, Managing Editor

Anti-Frizz: Fekkai COIFF Anti-Frizz Silkening Créme
“Frizz is no match for this miracle in a bottle!” —Helen A.

Volumizer: COIFF Lifting and Texturizing Spray Gel
“I was so excited about this…It styled and made my hair full and still swingy. I will never use hair spray again!” —Carol Calacci, Managing Editor

Hairspray: Fekkai Sheer Hold Hairspray
“Hair is kept in place without being sticky or heavy. I can still run my fingers and a brush through my hair.” —Kelly Franklin, Hairstylist

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