My hair loves to frizz as much as I love wine. (For those of you who don’t know me; that’s a LOT).
I had a Brazilian type treatment once, years ago, and I vowed never to put myself, my hair or a stylist through that ever again. I know technology has probably moved on, but I honestly just don’t care enough to investigate.
Also, I don’t have to now that TRESemmé has launched their Expert Selection Keratin Smooth range. Unlike other smoothing ranges, this one allows the hair to keep it’s natural movement, but in a smooth way. So my curls and waves stay intact, but the frizz is gone. Yay for that, especially because it generally rears its head (ahem, sorry) during the colder months.
The formula, as the name suggests, is rich in keratin (the protein that makes up most of your hair’s composition), as well as Marula oil to nourish, smooth and give some antioxidant protection (yep, your hair needs protecting from free radical, too). It tackles 5 hair issues in one go: frizz, tangles, dullness, roughness and flyaways are all banished.
The range is made up of four products: a shampoo, conditioner, mask and oil.
The Expert Selection Keratin Smooth Shampoo and Conditioner (R79.99 each) don’t feel any different to other TRESemmé ones, but my hair is definitely smoother and more manageable after using them.
The Expert Selection Keratin Smooth Hair Masque Treatment (R84.99) is a triumph on days when my hair will just not behave. Applied to clean, wet hair, the mask works in just 3 minutes, and the hair is left super soft and smooth.
The Expert Selection Keratin Smooth Hair Shine Oil (R84.99) can be applied to wet hair as a conditioning treatment before styling, on dry hair as a finishing product, or as a nourishing booster on dry hair before cleansing. I’ve tried it all three ways, and a tiny amount applied to dry hair is my favourite. My hair is prone to fluffy flyaway and no amount of heat styling seems to tame them. This keeps them in place without weighing down the hair or making it look greasy.
The Expert Selection Keratin Smooth range is available at Dis-Chem, Pick n Pay, Checkers and Clicks stores nationwide.