Frizz Is Not An Unavoidable Evil of the Humid Summer Months
The summer months will be here before you know it and that means one thing to those of us who suffer from frizzy hair — it’s time to go on frizz patrol. Unless you’ve actually experienced the tragedy of your hair looking good one minute and then frizzing up, out and all over the next, you have no idea how horrific it can be. Well, I’ve tamed my frizz (and if I can do it, anyone can do it — trust me). It’s not cheap and it takes time, but you can tame the frizziest of hair using these products…
Aveda Is Your New Best Friend
First and foremost, buy Aveda’s Smooth Infusion kit. It’s a whopping $87 plus tax, but it’s worth every penny. The kit consists of shampoo, conditioner and two products that you put in your hair after you shampoo it. Aveda claims that using this stuff can protect you from humidity for up to 12 hours. I used it in Florida (where my hair never fails to frizz) and trust me, it works.
This Ain’t Your Momma’s Straightening Iron
Back in the day, when the “flower power” movement was strong, women would flip their hair over onto an ironing board and actually try to iron it straight (yes, with a clothes iron) to get rid of the frizz. We’ve come a long way baby. In fact, the straightening irons of today are even better than the ones sold just a few years ago – put you’re going to pay a premium for the good ones. The best on the market? Either the GHB or the Farouk CHI ceramic straightening irons. In my honest opinion, the CHI is just as good as the GHB and it’s a bit cheaper.
Frizz Free for Life
So, you go out and spend about $90 on your Aveda product and about $90 on a CHI straightening iron and for less than $200 you’re frizz free. Of course, the product will have to be replaced at some point, but if you use it properly, your hair will look great. That being said, if you’re not sure how to use a CHI or how to use the product, make an appointment at a local Aveda salon and have one of the stylists show you. It’ll cost you for the appointment, but if you’re serious about getting rid of your frizz the investment is well worth it.