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I’ve done a pretty good job over the past couple of years in keeping my hair from oxidizing from sun exposure – a real peril of long hair is looking like you have strange extensions at a certain point when the sun damages the shaft of your hair and the color (natural or processed) changes. At least the ends of my hair are pretty close to the color of my roots lately.
Unfortunately keeping color isn’t easy – a lot of updos and hats are involved if I’m going beachside. I’ve tried various hair SPF formulas – but most leave my hair with too much residue and far too dull. Next on my list to try is Fekkai’s SunShine Shield Spray, which sounds pretty good from the write-up.
To avoid the “too much product” factor, it sprays out in a micro-spray so you can control how much goes on. It contains an SPF to protect against sun damage, as well as lightweight silicone to keep moisture in your hair. It also contains Sunflower Seed Oil – which is an absolutely amazing hair conditioner. On top of all that, it adds shine to your hair (a welcome feature for me after all the dulling hair protector products I’ve tried over the years!).
You can find Frederic Fekkai Summer Hair Sunshine Shield Spray at Sephora for $22. I’m looking forward to trying it.
There are a few items around the $25 mark at Sephora that are worth picking up with the free shipping on $25 code:
*Frederic Fekkai Coiff Controle Ironless Straightening Balm – as I raved about before, this amazing stuff just won a CEW Beauty Award – with good reason. See what all the fuss is about for $25 at Sephora.
*Imju Fiberwig Fiberwig Mascara – I just started using this stuff and it is absolutely amazing! I’ll be reviewing it on Style Chicks soon – but it is the first fiber mascara I’ve tried that doesn’t budge, doesn’t clump, and gives me eyelashes that make me look like I’m a Super Hero whose main power is growing amazingly long eyelashes…
Become an Eyelash Super Hero yourself for $22 (add in a cheap filler to get free shipping on $25).
*Sephora Brand Sun Safety Kit ($87 Value) Sun Safety Kit – this $25 kit comes with 11 deluxe sample sized products to protect you from damaging sun exposure – it’s a great time to find a new favorite sunscreen!
* Too Faced Fantastic Plastic Set ($64.50 Value) – this is on the clearance for $29.50 – try out Lash Injection Mascara, Wrinkle Injection Cream, and Lip Injection Lip Plumper all for $29.50 with free shipping.
Just use code C2548F to get free shipping on $25 at Sephora!
The Style Chicks are thrilled to have Doctor Paul J. McAndrews as a guest columnist today. Doctor McAndrews is a renown dermatologist who specializes in hair restoration. His technique, The McAndrews Method, blends artistry and surgical skill to restore hairlines that are natural looking and have the highest rate of hair follicle survival and growth. Hair loss is a growing issue for women – even young women. This can result from genetic predisposition, emotional stress, and yes, the toll that styling, coloring, and even hair extensions take on our scalps. The McAndrews Method is an exciting option for those looking for permanent hair restoration.
Here’s what Doctor McAndrews has to say when we asked him what makes a woman a good candidate for The McAndrews Method:
“To put it simply, expectations. The art and science of Hair Transplantation has improved dramatically in the last ten years. But with all of the technological advances that make the procedure virtually undetectable, the one constant throughout this evolution is that there is a fixed and limited amount of donor hair available to transplant into the thinning areas.
Heredity hair loss – also called Androgenetic Alopecia or Female Patterned Hair Loss –affects 1 out of 4 women by the age of 50. While this is significantly less than men – sixty percent of men will have some level of hair loss by the age of 50 – it’s still a very troubling issue for those women affected. For some women, hair loss can become noticeable as early as their 20’s, but hair loss can start at any age and there is a wide range of hair loss patterns that can occur. Women may lose 50% or more of their hair density before it becomes visibly noticeable. Most women experience diffuse thinning across the top of the scalp, while others actually experience a receding hair line – similar to a man. Some women will have diffuse hair loss all over their entire scalp. I also work with women who have hair loss as a result of cosmetic surgery, such as facelifts and browlifts.
When I evaluate a woman for hair transplant, the first thing I must determine is her hair restoration goals and expectations of what can be achieved. Because there is a limited amount of donor hair available, I have to be sure I use this hair as wisely as possible and The McAndrews Method assures this. For some women, there is just not enough donor hair to return the thinning areas to a satisfactory density which means they may still have a “thinning” look. And since there is a limit to the amount of density I can achieve in a single transplant session, the patient may need more than one procedure to reach their desired density. If your expectations are realistic and you understand the limitations to hair restoration, then you will be a good candidate for the McAndrews Method.
It’s also important not to overlook the value of the medical therapies, in particular Rogaine®, in preventing hair loss and in some cases, regrowing hair. For more information, please visit www.McAndrewsMethod.com or call (877) 424-7362.”
We’d like to thank Doctor McAndrews for sharing his expertise! Be sure to visit his website for more information on The McAndrews Method!
The good folks at Fekkai just won a CEW Beauty Award for their fabulous Frederic Fekkai Coiff Controle Ironless Straightening Balm in the Hair Care and Coloring Product – Prestige catagory. I’ve talked about how much I love this product before – it is my go-to product for stick-straight locks, bouncy curls, and everything in between. In addition to be the first product that ever got my curly locks to stay straight, it conditions your hair beautifully – I love styling products that work to keep my hair in good condition!