Product bandwagons are just a fad
I know you love to be a trend setter amongst all your friends. You may be the one they turn to for all their hair advice and what product to try next.
Hair consultant to your friends is a very high title to hold and should be treasured dearly. However, you must let it be known that these product bandwagons are just a fad.
While the hype of a certain product may be the “must have” of the day, soon next week a new contender will take its place.
Remember how I previously mentioned the Tangle Teezer*? How many rave reviews did that brush receive? How many new reviews do you see being posted about it now? *crickets*. How about this, can you think of what replaced it? A couple new hot tickets come to my mind.
Listen to your hair
Although your eyes and wallet may say “YES”, your hair may say “HELL NO”! Most important thing you can do on your hair journey is listen to your hair.
Does it need moisture or protein? Then use a product that caters to that need. Sure natural products are awesome and everything but if your hair does not like juices and berries, don’t force that love/hate relationship.
Just because a product worked wonders for your favorite Youtuber does not mean it will do the same for you. Every head of hair is different. Therefore, products will not respond the same way to each individual.
Research is Key
A good way to decide whether a product is worth trying is to do plenty of research. Yes, a product may have several five star ratings, but dig deeper.
Check out those not so hot one star reviews and try and hear them out. They could be trying to warn you about something before taking that leap of faith to write a check. I
have referenced the Tangle Teezer* several times in this article. Many ladies, who raved about it being such a great product, came to find out it was damaging their hair more than it was helping.
Not at all bashing this brush or anything, I have tried it myself and it had both pros and cons. My point is, gather all the information that is out there before deciding to make a purchase. Impulse buying can leave you with many regrets.
Originally posted 2015-06-28 15:00:42.