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RapidHair Hair Volumising Formula feedback thread: testers share your opinion! NOW CLOSED

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AnnMumsnet (MNHQ) Tue 04-Mar-14 12:16:51

This is the feedback for the 50 MNers who were selected to try the new RapidHair Hair Volumising Formula over the course of 60 days. Selected testers have received one bottle of RapidHair™ to be tested over the course of 60 days (to be applied every night before bed).

RapidHair say "this is the must-have product of 2014! - It's a scientific breakthrough in the hair care category for women - a safe and effective treatment that targets hair at the root of the concern!

RapidHair™ delivers a balanced mix of moisturising and conditioning elements to properly benefit the hair and scalp. The proprietary exclusive Hexatein® 4 Complex comprises of six amazingly effective ingredients that help revive the appearance of hair.

RapidHair™ (RRP £69.99) is designed to bring revitalising nourishment to hair weakened by stress, diet, ageing or everyday hair care regimen – styling, colouring, straightening and other treatments that strip hair of its essential moisture".

Testers - please be prepared to add feedback at least three times over the course of the next 60 days or so.

We'd like to know your first impressions and hair history, then we will post questions mid-way through the 60 days to see how you're getting on and then we'll post some questions at the end of the period to see how you've got on.

so, first impressions - please answer the following questions now.

~ What is your hair type? (thin, fine, course, wavy, straight etc.)
~ What is your hair style? (short, medium, long, coloured, highlighted etc.)
~ Does your hair appear to have got thinner in the last 5-10 years? What life events have affected your hair and how?
~ Do you regularly use heat styling products (e.g. dryers, curling tongs, straighteners etc.)
~ Have you previously tried any other Rapid products? (RapidLash, RapidBrow, RapidShield)
~ What was your overall first impression of the RapidHair product?

Now you have been using RapidHair for a few weeks - please let us know...

~ How easy are you finding RapidHair to use? (eg ease of following the instructions, how it is to actually apply)
~ Have you started seeing results from using RapidHair?

Last lot of questions - testers please share your thoughts on the below:

~ What are the key improvements you have seen from using RapidHair?
~ Were the results as you’d expected?
~ If it came up in conversation, do you think you'd recommend RapidHair to a friend?
~ Has anyone noticed any change in your hair?

Everyone who adds feedback as required will be entered into a prize draw where one MNer will win a a beauty hamper containing RapidLash®, RapidBrow® and RapidShield™ products - worth £150!

thanks

MNHQ

AnnMumsnet (MNHQ) Fri 23-May-14 11:17:18

Hi - thanks for all the feedback - am pleased to say jonicomelately is the winning tester - she wins a beauty hamper containing RapidLash®, RapidBrow® and RapidShield™ products - worth £150. Well done.

What are the key improvements you have see

n from using RapidHair?

My hair is much more shiny

~ Were the results as you’d expected?

No sadly, I was hoping that the hair loss would be significantly reduce, but it seems that it has got worst.

~ If it came up in conversation, do you think you'd recommend RapidHair to a friend?

I am sorry, but I don't think I would, because although my hair is much more shiny, the fact that I am still loosing a lot of hair is disappointing, and considering the price, I would expect much better results if paying for it.

~ Has anyone noticed any change in your hair?

I haven't had any remarks on my hair.

Deckmyballs Thu 15-May-14 22:30:03

Key improvements - I've found my hair is in better condition, a lot shinier for sure.

Results as expected - no unfortunately not. But perhaps my expectations were too high and unrealistic?

Recommend a friend - If the friend had issues similar to myself I would mention it to them and be honest about the expectations. I do think it helped with my hairs condition, it just didn't give me biiiig hair like I thought it might naive

Noticed change - my husband has but no one else has mentioned it.

Thank you for choosing me! It's been fun smile

magentastardust Thu 15-May-14 16:18:22

No major improvements I am afraid, Although I think it is a bit shinier looking.

I was expecting quite a lot because of the price tag , I'm not sure it lived up to my expectations.

Possibly would recommend it , I think its one of those products you have to give a go to see if it works for you and makes a difference. I would be slightly hesitant of recommending it because of the price though. I have heard people recommend Rapidlash so I would still be tempted to try that.

Not really , no major comments or compliments on it , so I don't think there has been a big enough improvement for others to notice. Was good to try it out though!

waitingforgodot Thu 15-May-14 10:12:36

What are the key improvements you have seen from using RapidHair?
None sorry. It made my hair look a bit strange if I applied it to dry hair-hair looked a bit shiny and greasy on the top

Were the results as you’d expected?
I had really high expectations of this product as rapidlash is good but it didnt live up to my expectations.

If it came up in conversation, do you think you'd recommend RapidHair to a friend?
No I dont think I would

Has anyone noticed any change in your hair?
As posted previously on here, when I first started using it, my friend commented on my hair looking lovely and different. Noone has commented since.
Thank you for letting me try the product. I think it maybe depends on the individual's hair as I believe it makes a difference to some people.

crazykat Wed 14-May-14 22:10:17

What were the key improvements:
My hair is a bit more glossy and feels softer similar to when I've used an intensive conditioning treatment.

Did it live up to your expectations:
I didn't know what to expect exactly. I was hoping to see a bit of re growth / less hair falling out but it seems the same to me, looks like a little more volume but not much different than when I use a volumising shampoo.

Would you recommend it:
Not at the rrp with the minimal results I've had, especially as I've had pretty much the same results with shampoo and conditioner treatments which cost a lot less.

Has anyone noticed a difference:
I've had a few comments about how shiny/glossy my hair is but no comments on volume or thickness.

telsa Tue 13-May-14 11:10:31

~ What are the key improvements you have seen from using RapidHair?
My hair is softer, glossier and a little bit more scupltural, with slightly better defined curls. It has some more volume and feels 'bigger'.

~ Were the results as you’d expected?
I am not sure what I expected. I thought very glossy, silky and big could be the result, like those swishing models on the catwalk. It did not quite fulfill that but went a little in that direction.

~ If it came up in conversation, do you think you'd recommend RapidHair to a friend?
I might mention it, but it does not do miracles. I am not someone who takes a great deal of care with my hair.....but for someone who is used to products and does a lot of styling, I would mention it.

~ Has anyone noticed any change in your hair?
One colleague complemented me on my hair, saying that it looked shiny and lush. My children think it looks more voluminous too.

EduardoBarcelona Sun 11-May-14 22:27:44

WILL THIS THREAD NEVER END

jonicomelately Sun 11-May-14 21:23:34

Key improvements.
Slightly thicker hair.

Were the results as your expected?
No. To be honest, I didn't expect any difference.

Would you recommend RapidHair to a friend?
If they were suffering from very thin hair I'd probably say it's worth trying. Otherwise, no.

Has anyone noticed a change in your hair?
I've recently had it cut shorter which lots of people have noticed and commented upon but nobody has said it looks thicker. This may however be because of the change of style.

FunnyFoot Sun 11-May-14 14:20:28

What are the key improvements you have seen from using RapidHair?
I have some thickness at the roots but no new growth.

Were the results as you’d expected?
I didn't know what to expect so I was open minded.

If it came up in conversation, do you think you'd recommend RapidHair to a friend?
If they noticed/asked then yes I would.

Has anyone noticed any change in your hair?
Work colleagues have said my hair looks different but they couldn't say why.

Koe44 Sun 11-May-14 11:17:53

~ What are the key improvements you have seen from using RapidHair?
None unfortunately
~ Were the results as you’d expected
Due to the cost I was expecting to notice some difference but I really didn't.
~ If it came up in conversation, do you think you'd recommend RapidHair to a friend?
It's very expensive and I noticed no change to my hair, so no I wouldn't
~ Has anyone noticed any change in your hair?
No nobody has said anything, I asked my hairdresser if there was a change and she couldn't see one

aswadmt Sat 10-May-14 09:11:04

~ What are the key improvements you have seen from using RapidHair?
None at all, regrettably. Am gutted!

~ Were the results as you’d expected?
I was hoping, rather than expecting, for an improvement in the condition of my hair - so I guess the fact that it's failed to do anything, while disappointing, was probably in line with my expectations.

~ If it came up in conversation, do you think you'd recommend RapidHair to a friend?
Definitely not. It's an awful lot of money for something which does absolutely nothing!

~ Has anyone noticed any change in your hair?
Nope. I feel like I've seen more hair loss when showering etc whilst using this, but this could just be coincidence so I won't necessarily attribute it to RapidHair.

majjsu Fri 09-May-14 21:34:49

Key improvements - shinier, thicker hair, more manageable.

Results as expected - not quite, based on the price, I was expecting more from this product.

Recommend to a friend - no

Anyone noticed a change - my husband, he asked if I had changed my shampoo as my hair looked glossy, bless him. For him to notice is mega!

KateOxford Fri 09-May-14 19:09:25

~ What are the key improvements you have seen from using RapidHair?
My hair feels shinier and thicker, I don't lose hair at all now and I lost lots before (this could be a natural change in hormones too)
~ Were the results as you’d expected?
No, I didn't expect to see a result and I am pleased to day that I did!
~ If it came up in conversation, do you think you'd recommend RapidHair to a friend?
Yes, to use as a one off product after childbirth for example, it's pretty expensive to use on a regular basis but the product has lasted me longer than the 60 day trial, there still seems to be a lot left so I might be able to judge this better when I know how long it lasts.
~ Has anyone noticed any change in your hair?
I had my hair cut this week and my hairdresser commented on it and also pointed out all of the new hair that is growing.
Good luck with the prize draw.

StormsAndLightning Fri 09-May-14 15:55:44

~What are the key improvements you have seen from using RapidHair?

After a few weeks the areas where I applied it to the front of my scalp felt a bit softer (wasn't nearly enough to cover my whole scalp). Not long after I ran out it seems to be back to normal. So either it was only softer whilst product itself still on the hair or it's because I took more care than usual when brushing and blowdrying my hair. I also noticed more hair loss than usual directly after I stopped, which seemed to have returned to normal now. Again, could just be summer, but something I did wonder about.

~ Were the results as you’d expected?
Not as hoped, no. I wasn't actually sure or convinced how it could make such a bit difference in hair growth, so in that sense I guess expected. However, due to the excellent reviews on Rapidlash I hoped to be surprised.

~ If it came up in conversation, do you think you'd recommend RapidHair to a friend?
No. If it cost less than £10 I might have recommended it as a leave in treatment kind of product, but no, no for the price or intended purpose.

~ Has anyone noticed any change in your hair?
No

I feel like apologising for such a negative review of a product that some people clearly like, but it's not for me. Thank you anyway for the chance to try it out.

rupert23 Fri 09-May-14 13:18:11

What are the key improvements you have seen from using RapidHair?
my hair felt more silky but not sure if it looks it nobody has noticed or commented on it
Were the results as you’d expected?
disappointed really expected it to have good results my hair is still thin and fine does not feel any thicker
If it came up in conversation, do you think you'd recommend RapidHair to a friend?
i would not recommend it as it is expensive and did not seem to work on my hair
Has anyone noticed any change in your hair?
nobody has noticed any change or mentioned it at all
i really wanted it to work but sadly for me there was no improvement in my thin fine hair. thank you for letting me trial it.

Whyisitsodifficult Thu 08-May-14 21:31:17

~ What are the key improvements you have seen from using RapidHair?
I do have some regrowth which I can't necessarily attribute to this product. I have a baby so you normally get some regrowth.

~ Were the results as you’d expected?
No I expected more.

~ If it came up in conversation, do you think you'd recommend RapidHair to a friend?
If they were desperate and willing to spend the money then I'd mention it not necessarily recommend it though.

~ Has anyone noticed any change in your hair?
No

Everyone who adds feedback as required will be entered into a prize draw where one MNer will win a a beauty hamper containing RapidLash®, RapidBrow® and RapidShield™ products - worth £150!

Ohwhatfuckeryisthis Wed 07-May-14 21:15:59

My hair hasn't either improved or degenerated after use.
I was expecting my hair to look thicker, or even new growth being stimulated. Neither happened.
Would I recommend it? No, far far too expensive and did nothing exciting.
No one noticed any change.

sharond101 Wed 07-May-14 21:07:06

I didn't notice any difference sadly.

Not as expected no. Initially I thought it looked better but no such joy.

No too expensive with no difference.

No one noticed, not even my hairdresser.

LindseyandMatthew Wed 07-May-14 21:06:37

~What are the key improvements you have seen from using RapidHair?
My hair has been alot shinier and easier to manage.

~ Were the results as you’d expected?
I don't really know what I was expecting, I thought it would make my hair appear healthier so in that way I think it did meet my expectations.

~ If it came up in conversation, do you think you'd recommend RapidHair to a friend?
I don't think so but only because I think it is very expensive for what it is.

~ Has anyone noticed any change in your hair?
Just my husband really he said my hair was very shiny, apart from that no one really commented.

What are the key improvements you have seen from using RapidHair?
My hair felt a bit thicker, more manageable and smoother.

Were the results as you’d expected?
No - given the price of the product, and the positive reviews of Rapidlash, I'd expected something a bit more dramatic.

If it came up in conversation, do you think you'd recommend RapidHair to a friend?
No - there was a difference, but at £35 a month the difference was just too subtle. My hair definitely looked in better condition to other people, but no one really noticed any difference in volume.

Has anyone noticed any change in your hair?
As I posted up thread, people did notice there was something different about my hair but not what. I asked my husband and my best friend specifically if they noticed any difference in how think my hair looked and both said no...

Overall, I would say that my fine flyaway hair looked better, more manageable and more groomed with minimal effort, but unfortunately, for me, the outlay was too much for these results.

lankyesme Wed 07-May-14 19:37:39

What are the key improvements you have seen from using RapidHair?
No change
~ Were the results as you’d expected?
No, sadly very disappointed
~ If it came up in conversation, do you think you'd recommend RapidHair to a friend?
No definitely not.
~ Has anyone noticed any change in your hair?
No, am very disapointed.

fitflopqueen Wed 07-May-14 17:57:33

~ What are the key improvements you have seen from using RapidHair?
No noticeable change

~ Were the results as you’d expected?
No, didn't meet expectations, no change in overall thickness or condition.

~ If it came up in conversation, do you think you'd recommend RapidHair to a friend?
It may have better results on someone else with thinner hair but would advise I hadn't noticed any difference

~ Has anyone noticed any change in your hair?
Not at all.

plum100 Wed 07-May-14 17:44:04

What are the key improvements you have seen from using RapidHair?
None I'm afraid, I really do try and see the difference but my hair is still just as fine and wild as before.
Maybe I was expecting too much

~ Were the results as you’d expected?

NO

~ If it came up in conversation, do you think you'd recommend RapidHair to a friend?

No - I don't think I would , even if it was cheaper - I hate to say it but it seems a bit of a pointless product - I hate to think how much has been spent on producing it.

~ Has anyone noticed any change in your hair?

no - hubby says its still as bad as ever.

500internalerror Wed 07-May-14 17:29:11

I didn't use it as recommended - not every day - br aide I bottled out after hearing about hair loss. I'd say I used it 70% of what I should. I haven't seen any results at all. For this reason I wouldn't suggest my friends try it - it's also very expensive!

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