Hair Products and Tools
Hair Product Brands: Shu Uemura, Kerastase, Aveda, Alterna, Pureology, Surface, Bumble & Bumble, Schwarzkopf, Goldwell, Surface and Redken. Choose products intended for color-treated hair as they contain the additional moisturizers needed to keep our hair from drying out as well as to help slow down environmental damage from UV radiation, wind and water types.
Shampoos and Conditioners with Toners to neutralize brassy tones in all hair shades: L’Oreal’s Colorist Collection White Violet Shampoo, Aveda’s Blue Malva shampoo & conditioner, Schwarzkopf’s Bonacure Color Save “Silver” shampoo, Shu Eumura’s Color Lustre Shades Reviving Balm in E-cool blonde among others. (Products are purple in color.)
Other Hair Styling Products: Aveda’s Smooth Infusion Style Prep (frizz protection in humidity), Kerastase + Shu Uemura Hair Oils, Kerastase’s L’incroyable Blowdry (thermal protector + long-wear hold) Bumble & Bumble’s Styling Lotion and Brilliantine (finishing crème), Surface’s Taffy (for pulling out a few defined curls)
Homemade Vacuum Hairpiece Cap Cleaner – Combine in a small spray bottle: 8 oz. Purified Water, 2 T. Shampoo or Liquid Soap that you know is non-irritating, ¾ teas. Baking Soda and 25 drops of Tea Tree Oil. Spray inside cap and clean well with washcloth or netted facial scrubber. Rinse thoroughly and pat dry with towel.
InStyler Ionic Styler Pro: Multi-purpose ceramic tool that yields salon-quality results thanks to ionically –charged ions embedding within the bristles. When tool is closed, it acts as a round-brush/curling iron; when open it transforms into a flat iron. There are two heat settings.
Long-wear eyeliners + brushes: MAC, Bobbi Brown, Shiseido, Laura Mercier, Ulta’s” Beautyfull” angled eyeliner brush
Eyelashes and adhesive: natural-looking and long-lasting from BeautyByCheryn.com and thrivecausmetics.com – their long-wear adhesive sticks to skin nicely!
Learn about my recommended makeup techniques here.