Today I have a review of the Kristin Ess Instant Exfoliating Scalp Scrub – it was one of the things that I picked up last month from well.ca. [info in italics taken from the Kristin Ess website]
Why is it that we go the extra mile for our skin but not our scalp? This non-drying scrub removes flakes, product build-up, excess sebum, and hard water deposits from the scalp, giving you a cleaner canvas through gentle exfoliation. I formulated this with a sugar complex to keep natural moisture intact.
This is an interesting product – it is a little hard to apply, but once I figured it out, it went on a lot easier. You are supposed to apply it on wet hair, using the nozzle tip – but I found it easier to apply to my scalp with my fingers (but whatever works for you). Next you give yourself a scalp massage, rinse it out and then shampoo and condition as usual. According to the instructions, you can use it once a week – but I’ve been using it every second week.
It makes my scalp slightly tingle when applied – the good tingle, not the allergic reaction tingle. And wow, it soothes and moisturizes the scalp, leaving it feeling super clean.
Have you tried this scalp scrub? Or any other scalp scrub?
Thanks for reading
Disclosure: I purchased this!
Today I have a review of the Sea Salt Air Dry Spray from Kristen Ess Hair that I purchased in my most recent mini-haul from well.ca. This is my first time trying anything from Kristen Ess Hair. [info in italics taken from well.ca]
Where do we even start with this one? This is a brand new kind of sea salt spray. First of all, can we talk about the spray? SO OBSESSED! It has a super-fine, constant mist which ensures a more even application than your average pump applicator. Second, the feeling! No salty, crunchy, chalky texture, just satin-grit that stays touchable and soft. BTW, the difference between this one and Kristin Ess’ Soft Shine Beach Wave Spray is that this one goes on wet/damp hair and the other one is for finishing so it goes on dry hair.
Contains Zip-Up Technology:
Kristin Ess’ proprietary strengthening complex designed to “zip-up” split ends while targeting weak areas of the hair, smoothing the appearance of damaged cuticles and helping to protect hair from environmental stressors and color fade.
The Sea Salt Air Dry Spray is targeted for straight to wavy hair types. As you probably know, my hair is thick and wavy. I mostly use products like this to enhance and tame my waves, since my hair is very much prone to frizz!
The packaging is on the plain side, but really, as long as a product works for me, I don’t mind plain packaging! The spray comes out as a super fine mist, and makes it easier and faster to use than the standard pump bottle.
This spray is used on wet or damp hair with air drying – which is great because I try to limit my heat styling to the winter months. It helps give my hair a beachy wave look without feeling crunchy or gross. And as an added plus, it isn’t highly scented!
Cost-wise it is $12.99 CAD for 7 oz / 200 ml.
What is your fave sea salt / beachy waves spray?
Disclosure: I purchased this!
I placed a small online order at well.ca last week and it just arrived – so I thought I would show you what I got:
Sudsatorium Lip Scrub in Great Gatsby (mint julep)
Hurraw Lip Balms in Earl Grey (bergamot) and Moon (blue chammomile and vanilla)
Alba Botanica Hawaiian Body Oil (kukui nut)
Kristin Ess Sea Salt Air Dry Spray
Reviews to follow as soon as I’ve managed to test everything out!
Thanks for reading and have a beautiful day!
Disclosure: I purchased these things.