I can’t count the number of times I have dyed or bleached my hair. It started in my early teens and has continued since. When I started dying my hair I didn’t realize there would be consequences like split ends and damaged hair. At one point you could squeeze my hair and hear a loud crunch like you were squeezing a handful of hay. That’s so not sexy.
That’s so not sexy.
I still dye my hair, just not as often and I’m super selective about what types of dye I use. Thanks to some tricks I’ve picked up along the way, my hair has regained most of its healthy attributes.
If you are looking for help repairing your damaged hair then read on. I’m going to share what has worked best for me. If you have a suggestion please leave a comment below.
In 1955 Culver City, creator Alberto, developed VO5 hair conditioning treatment to keep Hollywood starlets’ hair looking healthy and beautiful under the bright Hollywood lights, as depicted here in this vintage TV commercial.
To commemorate 60 years of innovation, the brand announced its petition to get the brand a star on Hollywood Boulevard. In order to get Alberto VO5 the much deserved star on Hollywood Boulevard, VO5 is calling fans to sign a virtual petition on its Facebook page.
*When you sign the petition you are also able to select to be sent coupons, promotions, and more!
All signatures via the drive will be compiled throughout 2015 and will be presented to the Walk of Fame organizers. You’re encouraged to show your support and spread the word about the drive by using #VO5is60.
V05 has been a brand my family has used as long as I can remember. My grandmother and mom swear by it so of course I was ecstatic at the chance to try out these yummy products (products were provided by V05). I love that they have kept up with their quality over the years. I’m even happier that they have come out with the new Beauty Oil; I just can’t get enough of this stuff!
Don’t get me wrong, I’m happy with the shampoo and conditioner (although the smell could be a little more prominent). I love the Hot Oil Therapy – it does amazing things for my hair. But the Beauty Oil – that is something I’ve been waiting for! It is usable on skin and hair which makes it a multi-purpose product. You all know how much I love those!
The oil leaves my hair shiny but not greasy and my skin absorbs it and is touchably soft all day. I’ve used the beauty oil on my face a couple times and there were no breakout but I’m still cautious about what I use on my face. It’s perfect for after shower moisturizing, which is what I use it for mainly.
You can find V05 nearly everywhere hair care products are sold. I’m also giving away the following products to one lucky (US) winner:
Do you ever wish you could go back in time, to before you did everything imaginable to your hair? That’s a wish I make everyday but my fairy godmother has yet to grant it. Luckily there are other options besides shaving it all off and starting fresh (I don’t have that much courage.) Alberto V05 has come out with their Salon Series designed to nourish, repair and revive overprocessed hair.
I’ve been dying my hair since I was 14 years old; I’m now 32. If you don’t want to do the math that’s 18 years. 18 years of perms, semi and permanent hair dyes and lots of heat and products. Needless to say my hair has seen better days. When I squeeze it it sounds like I’m squeezing straw. Crispy, crunchy straw. That’s not at all what I want my hair to look, feel or sound like.
I wanted to take the V05 challenge to see if there was any hope for my hair. I had never really used the brand outside of childhood. I do remember using it when I was younger and it was a pretty orange color. Boy have they come a long way since then!
Recently I’ve switched all of my hair care products to V05 and just after a few times my hair feels softer and is starting to look healthier. It’s also so much more manageable. I’m definitely loving this new line.
I think my favorite item in the series has to be the Hot Oil Therapy. With my fried hair I was in definite need of some hair therapy. The V05 Hot Oil Therapy left my hair feeling so soft and healthy I couldn’t believe it. There’s no crazy directions either – simply warm it up, apply to your hair and rinse after a minute then shampoo as usual.
The combination of V05 products is bringing my hair back to life. Even the frizziness has gone down significantly. What’s even more is how affordable V05 products are. I can get salon quality hair on a shoestring budget. Can you say win?!