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Review : Dove Hair Fall Rescue Intensive Roots Treatment!

Hello friends!

I am so excited to review the Dove HFR Intensive Roots Treatment. I heard about this product pretty much a lot and thought. “Dove is a brand I absolutely love and I am all for hair care products. So well, why not?”..

What attracted me the most to it, is that it recognizes and tends to both kinds of hair falls: 1) Hair fall from the roots (when hair strands fall off directly from the roots) and 2) Hair breakage (when little hair strands break off from the middle). I suffer from both of it. It’s lesser than before (due to the vitamins I take/ hair care DIYs that I do) but it’s still there. The damage that I did to my hair by rebonding it twice, is gonna be there for a while!.

Here is the product packaging:

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It has seven root power shots in the box. Each of it is 7ml. I like that by separating it into 7 vials, we know exactly how much to use for each application.

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You are supposed to use it every other day for 2 weeks. So the first powershot for Day 1, second powershot for Day 3 and so on. Using it is very easy. The usage direction is listed on the box however, I will note them down here too:

1) Wash hair as usual and towel dry

2) Break open the nozzle cap of one powershot, with caution.

3) Make series of partings in your hair and apply the lotion evenly on clean scalp. Spread it well to the hair strands.

4) Use entire content of one vial at each application and leave it until next wash. Style as usual.

You might be wondering… 7 ml for one application. Isn’t that too less?. I had asked that question myself. But I was really surprised that 7 ml is more than enough. The long nozzle makes application easy. I applied them drop by drop in each hair parting. I then massaged it in and made sure my entire scalp as well as approx. 2 cms of each hair strands from the root, is saturated with it . After applying it to each hair parting, I still had some amount left in the vial. So I simply squeezed it out onto my palm, and massaged it into my scalp, ensuring I got complete coverage plus there is no wastage of the product.

The serum/lotion is a transparent liquid which is just slightly viscous. It’s not runny, like how a serum might be nor as thick as a lotion!. It’s just perfect enough to easily spread through your hair and get absorbed into your scalp. The serum/lotion is slightly cool, which I just loved!. Below is a shot of my hair immediately after application. It looks like you applied a gel. But within minutes, it gets absorbed and you are left with manageable and soft hair, which has a natural shine and which doesn’t look like you applied something to it.

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This targeted root action is meant to be a superior hairfall protection and for stronger hair. This product contains Trichazole with Ginseng & Soy Protein.

Trichazole strengthens our hair from the root, keeping it glued to it’s place.

Soy protein is a goldmine of nutrients which are essential for healthy hair, like B vitamins, potassium, iron, calcium, protein etc.

Ginseng is a herb long used in Chinese medicine. It helping the body adapt to stress, which is known to be a cause of hair loss.

These three powerhouses unite together in Dove HFR Intensive Roots Treatment to lock your hair in place and stimulate your scalp to build the optimum environment for hair growth.

The RESULT: I have indeed noticed a mighty reduction in my hair fall rate. In order to judge this product in the best way possible, in the 2 weeks that I did this treatment, I did not do any other oil treatments, hair care treatments or take my vitamins. So now I know that the reduction in hair fall is solely due to the usage of this product.

I highly recommend this to you. I am thinking of using a box every 4 months or so. I bought this from Lulu center, Mazyad Mall, Abu Dhabi. A box costs AED 33.45, which means each power shot vial is worth AED 4.77 which is really affordable. This is one drugstore product that I absolutely trust and love. Dove did a great job with this.

I just noticed by the way, that this is one of the products featured in Simone Heng’s curated Glambox. They have a competition going on right now where 20 lucky ones will get a chance to win a Simone Heng Glambox each. Click http://www.glambox.me/campaign/celebrity-box to read about it.

If you have ever tried this product, let me know what you felt, by commenting below. I love feedback 🙂

Love,

Naznin

2 eggs = 1 fabulous DIY hair mask + 1 face mask!

Hi my lovable friends!

When I tried this mask on believe me, I knew then and there that I had to share it with you guys 🙂

My last DIY haircare mask required 5 ingredients. The one I am going to share now, has only 2 ingredients and the result it gives is fantastic when compared to any other masks I have done so far!

You will need:

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2 egg yolks – Our hair is made of proteins and the protein content of the yolk adds strength to the hair follicles, thus making the hair roots stronger. The fatty acids in it brings a natural shine to your hair. It aids in controlling hair loss. I have long hair by the way. So I require 2 egg yolks. If you have shoulder length hair, I believe you will need only 1 egg yolk.

2 tbsp Extra Virgin Olive oil – Olive oil is helps hydrate and deep condition you hair. The amount of olive oil depends on the number of yolks you incorporate in the mask. 1 egg yolk ~ 1 tbsp olive oil and so on.

Step by step preparation :

1) Beat the two egg yolks together using either a fork or a whisk, until it becomes a bit frothy like in the photo below.

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2) Add two tbsp of extra virgin olive oil to it.

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3) Beat the mixture again.

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4) Beat it until you get a thick and creamy mixture like below.

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How to apply

1) First wash your hair with a mild shampoo.

2) Apply this mixture onto your wet hair gently (I say ‘gently’ because applying something to wet hair is much tougher than applying anything to dry hair. It tends to break faster when it’s wet. So just be gentle!)

3) First apply to the scalp and massage in. Then make sure your entire hair is saturated with this mixture.

4) Pull it up in a loose bun and cover with a shower cap.

5) Wait for 20 mins

6) Wash off with or without a shampoo. I washed really well and I felt the olive oil in it didn’t actually make my hair ‘oily’. So I preferred not to use a shampoo.

7) Do this mask once or twice a week 🙂

WARNING: This mask STINKS. Such a horrid smell. But the result it gives is fantastic and I don’t mind tolerating the smell for that!.

What is the result you ask?.. SOFT and GLOSSY hair!. You will love how your hair feels. I actually felt like life was injected into my hair. I am loving this mask !!.

Look guys, this is a super simple hair mask. The ingredients are easily available. You have NO EXCUSE whatsoever for not doing this. Show your hair some TLC. Come on. Do it!

So well, I was left with the egg white, which I beat into a frothy mixture.

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Initially I thought of making scrambled eggs and eating it. But then I felt like doing a facial with part of it as the batch of my daily anti-oxidant facial had got over.  So I simply took about 2 tbsp of the above mixture and applied it onto my face and neck. I kept it on for 10 mins until my skin felt real tight. This mask helps brings glow to your skin. Also it helps shrink the size of the pores on your skin. If you have large pore size, this mask is perfect for you. Gives instant results. Overall, you are left with smooth and soft skin. I suggest this mask once a week.

In the picture above, my mixture seems a bit yellow because I managed to get a few drops of the egg yolk in it!. Clumsy me 😛.

If you have acne prone skin, please make sure that you don’t get egg yolk into this mixture because it might break you out.

If you have oily skin, add a few drops of lemon juice to the egg white, beat it together and apply. This helps in controlling the oil in your skin. Also cleanses your skin 🙂

So that’s it for now. With the rest of the egg white, I made scrambled egg. Hehe.

I just now realized that this is my 50th post. How cool!!

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