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Babyliss Big Hair > can anyone give me any feedback?
I bought it the other day - full price at boots so gutted to hear it's £16 in tk maxx!! However, I'm SO glad I did... got the hang of it straight away and love the results. Wait until my hair is almost dry, plop on some mousese and whizz it around - hair looks shiny and like I've had it blowdried at hairdresser.
TKMaxx one is earlier, non-rotating version, so not the one MNers have been going mental for. Saw it today. I'm considering going back for it tomorrow, as my hair reaches the small of my back, so I think a rotating brush might get all tangled in it. Amazon reviews for this one are positive.
I love the style it gives my hair - as good as a salon blow dry... BUT... I don't find that it holds the style for very long at all. And if I need to go outside (which is pretty much inevitable!) then forget it.
I style it with Moroccan oil, which is maybe not the best thing to use. Is mousse better? What do other people use?
Tilly, Moroccan oil won't do anything for longevity- the silicon makes your hair feel smooth but doesn't help the style last.
Mousse is one option though it might make the hair harder to get the brush through. You could try just putting it in at the roots or using a root lift spray. Or use good ole elnett. Sali Hughes did a tutorial on this on the guardian website. I would link bit I'm on IPhone. Maybe see what she said.
Would a volume mousse work?? the rotating brush doesn't get tangled at all as it has the 2 buttons on the side so you just need to work out which 1 to press to rotate the brush. Its fiddly the first few times but does get easier with practice. My hair is past my shoulders and really thick and the volume does fall out quickly but i have stupid hair that is poker straight and i cant do anything else with it, but even though the volume drops it still looks like ive had a blow dry from a hairdresser all day long.