Less is more – that goes for both the price and the number of products when it comes to hair. If you’re on a mission to clear out the hoard of hair products that’s taking over your bathroom counter, here are some finds that have helped towards a major minimization of products for my fine, frizzy and flyaway follicles. While I haven’t been brave enough to give the whole “no ‘poo” movement a try, my own minimizing mission began with cutting out conditioner (and majorly cutting down on shower time/water usage as a bonus!) and only washing my hair with a light shampoo (Live Clean Healthy Balance Shampoo) which is SLS/sulfate free, Petroleum Free, Paraben Free, Dye Free, Phthalate Free, Phosphate Free and Vegan.
Besides that, there are only three products (all drugstore finds) that I am keeping around that all multitask to extend, volumize, condition and style. Dove Invigorating Dry Shampoo is great for us fine-haired girls who need a quick refresh with a bit of volume – without rocking a Marie Antoinette full-blown powdered ‘do. It’s not the only the cheapest, but by far the best dry shampoo I’ve found, although you can’t ignore the legendary Batiste version. L’Oréal Total Repair 5 Repairing Spray gives you all the benefits of a conditioner and detangler with just a few spritzes and is really handy for smoothing out fine, tangly hair without weighing it down at all. Finally, for those stubborn flyaways, especially around the hairline and part, Herbal Essences Set Me Up Hairspray helps things stay put sans the stickiness or stiffness.
Have you tried any of these products? Have they worked/not worked for you?