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Fine hair holy grail and believe me i don't say that lightly

(89 Posts)
KnitFastDieWarm Sun 26-Feb-17 13:11:28

holy mother of god this stuff is brilliant! leaves my hair soft, thicker looking and shiny with plenty of grip - all the best qualities of a glosser, mousse and the metric shit ton of dry shampoo i usually use grin in one fab product. My fine, long, grease prone hair can go days without washing using this stuff. seriously, it's the best thing i have ever used on my hair - and i've used a lot.

FrancisCrawford Sun 26-Feb-17 13:12:45

How much is it?

And can you get it in Boots?

Glitterkitten24 Sun 26-Feb-17 13:13:18

Oh thanks for sharing! I have approx 184,567 half used bottles of products that were not the holy grail for my limp, fine hair so maybe 184,568th time is a charm! I'll check it out!

KnitFastDieWarm Sun 26-Feb-17 13:15:33

yep! i got it for £5.99 in boots. it is better than the £35 bottle of allegedly volumising shampoo that is currently languishing in my shower blush

RemusLupinsChristmasMovie Sun 26-Feb-17 14:17:39

I bought this after a recommendation from somebody. It's pretty good, but I wouldn't call it my holy grail (still looking for that!).

TupperwareTat Sun 26-Feb-17 14:22:09

Asda do it half price sometimes.

TheMasterNotMargarita Sun 26-Feb-17 14:25:41

Can I ask how you use it?
I have my holy grail shampoo and conditioner but am a bit rubbish with hair products so tend not to use them very much. If I do I normally end up with greasy limp hair and an itchy scalp.
I use their hairspray if I need hold on an up do but never know what to do with mousse!

DancingHouse Sun 26-Feb-17 14:31:50

Urban fudge mousse is a good one for my fine hair. Smells amazing just like raspberries and doesn't go crispy.

I always thought mousse was a product for curls until my hairdresser showed me how to use it. I immediately bought some and I've used it every day since.

NapoleonsNose Sun 26-Feb-17 14:38:20

I'm another one with eleventy million half opened bottles of miracle promising liquids so I might give this a go. My last purchase, some Fibrology liquid is utter shite and makes my hair look greasy.

KnitFastDieWarm Sun 26-Feb-17 15:47:38

i put about 1-2 egg size amounts through damp (not wet!) hair - one lot through the roots with my hair upside down and the same again through the top with my head the right way up, finger combed through. i try to comb it from the first inch of hair downwards rather than rubbing it into my scalp if that makes sense. then blow dry it or shove it in pin curls/a bun for a couple of days of waves with zero effort.

KnitFastDieWarm Sun 26-Feb-17 15:48:56

napoleon that fibrology stuff didn't agree with me either. the order finds shampoo and conditioner were ok but like you i found the styling products way too heavy and greasy

keeponkeepinon Sun 26-Feb-17 15:53:09

Interested in this! Does it help hold a curl? On another thread trying to look for a holy grail.
dancing how should you use mousse? Maybe I'm doing something wrong as I thought it always meant crunchy hair. I like urban fudge salt spray, I might try the mousse if you could explain?

Eminybob Sun 26-Feb-17 15:56:33

Thanks op, I'm always on the look out for something new to try.

I used to use the John Frieda thickening lotion religiously but they changed the formula I think a few years ago and it's not the same now (or my hair developed a resistance to it hmm) and I haven't found anything to replace it yet.

MovingOnUpMovingOnOut Sun 26-Feb-17 16:04:16

Ooh this looks interesting!

Being also blessed with fine hair that has a tendency to go limp and greasy at the roots without daily washing I accidentally discovered Vosene citrus refresh anti dandruff shampoo. I bought it for dh but grabbed it by accident once in the shower. It gives me an extra day before the greasiness kicks in.

I had previous tried the Elvive on that was hailed a miracle on this board hmm and fibrology and neither work.

I think I paid £1.99 for it, maybe a bit less with an Amazon subscription grin grin

Alice212 Sun 26-Feb-17 16:52:08

OP thanks!
Fibrology shampoo also made my hair look greasy, I can't fathom that.
I wash my hair daily as it is so flat without a wash, I feel I've tried everything barring really aggressive heat stuff, so I will give this a go. It's root lift I really need, I also tried 7 day volume, no good.

I'd like to be able to wash it every other day ideally.

MovingOnUpMovingOnOut Sun 26-Feb-17 17:02:07

Try the Vosene shampoo too Alice. At less than £2 it's worth a shot and if your hair's like mine you'll get the extra day.

PurpleNurple69 Sun 26-Feb-17 17:06:14

Oh hair products are the bane of my life! Why is there nothing out there for my fine, coloured, brunette, straight, short limp hair? I need about 6 different products and I'm sick of it. Greasy head by lunchtime.

I've given up and sticking with Tigi Bedhead Colour Goddess shampoo and conditioner - SLS free and the only shampoo/cond that is truly colour saving, and a little bit of Argan oil before drying. It feels really light and in great condition.

DancingHouse Sun 26-Feb-17 17:25:25

keepon my hair is poker straight so I don't have much experience with curls. My hairdresser did some curly magic with a straightner when I had it cut but I've never tried since.

I only use it on wet/damp hair and blow dry to style it. I've got a really deep side parting to give the illusion of volume and the mousse holds it like a hairspray without the dull sheen hairspray usually gives.

My hair was flying about all over the place the other day when I was walking to work during the Doris storm, a quick brush back to how I styled it when I got indoors and it was fine again.

DancingHouse Sun 26-Feb-17 17:26:38

* forgot to say - I use it on the roots only on wet/damp hair.

ReginaGeorgeinSheepsClothing Sun 26-Feb-17 17:31:56

I've been using the Trevor sorbie rejeunvenate stuff meant for my rubbish fine/limp/greasy/useless hair but is a fortune to buy all the different bits- will def try this!

OverthinkingSpartacus Sun 26-Feb-17 18:11:13

I love Fibrology air, but after a while need to switch for a few days as it seems to become dull again, almost like my hairs got used to it.

Aldi's Mighty Shampoo is what I usually alternate it with, it's very much like the Aussie ones but a lot cheaper.

Will keep eyes open for this and pick up if I see it on offer smile

rubybleu Sun 26-Feb-17 18:12:02

You've inspired me - picked it up for £5.50 in Waitrose tonight!

OverthinkingSpartacus Sun 26-Feb-17 18:14:25

And the most effective thing to add a bit of volume is still what worked in my teens.

Hair dried upside down, then once dry and still upside down a light spray of insette on the roots. smile

NextInLine Sun 26-Feb-17 18:20:25

Off to boots to get this tomorrow, seen it recommended a few times.
My hair is shockingly shit so anything is worth a try.

CJCreggsGoldfish Sun 26-Feb-17 18:20:30

Thank you for this! I'm currently using a Paul Mitchell thickening spray (can't remember the exact name) which I love, but this is much much cheaper! Will take a look at the Urban Fudge products too.

Just out of interest, I currently use fibrology shampoo and conditioner and find it ok, what would others recommend?

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