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For a long time I had debated as to whether I should buy this or not seeing as I am a strong supporter of using Lush treatments however I occasionally use Aussie so I thought why not? As my hair can tend to split quite easily, in addition to this my hair is colored and so it can become quite damaged and difficult to manage. I decided to use this as at the time my hair was in a very bad and very unmanageable. As it said I left this on for about 3 minutes then followed the instructions as to what to do next. Once done I continued to wrap my hair up in a towel and continue to dry it. At first my hair felt relatively silky and soft. Although I noticed as my hair began to dry further and further no difference had been made. I summarized that I must consistently use it and so two nights later I reused and for the following two weeks I used it in a space of every 3 days. Regardless of this I failed to notice a difference. Now I am not sure as to whether it was the type of hair I have or whether I may of done something wrong. However I attempted all options in order to obtain a result and I have also given this to a friend to try and she has seen no difference either. On the other hand the scent of the lotion/solution in my opinion is nice to smell- almost like bubblegum. Also for the contents of the bottle, if this works for you then you are guaranteed a lot of uses. The price of this is almost similar to its other counterparts in the Aussie collection and so if your used to paying 3.50 or so then 4.50 won''t be too much of a stretch. Just bare in mind it may not work.
I do dye my hair a lot and recently, I had red hair - this is a massive mistake if you do not intend to stay red for very long! - and I wanted to go a chocolate brown colour so naturally I looked at the colour of the hair dyes and found the colour I wanted. Having dying experience I know that this chocolate spice colour I wanted would have gone near enough black ontop of my red hair so I knew what I had to do. So I picked up some bleach which I try to avoid by all means possible as I am also trying to grow my hair longer. As I was looking at the colour hair dyes I noticed 3 minute miracle which was quite cheap and thought to give it a go.
Now what it did for me. I knew I had to bleach my hair - it was inevitable. I put the bleach on and I could feel that my hair was already slightly damaged. After putting the hair colourant dye on my hair and noticing the colour that I wanted I washed the dye out then I put 3 Minute Miracle on. I left this on for 5 minutes (I had just put bleach on it to be fair) and then I washed it out. My hair felt moist and silky. I then got out and dryed my hair which I followed with my straighteners to get my hair straight afterwards. I noticed how soft my hair felt and how shiny it looked. It was as though I hadn't even put bleach on my hair in the first place! So this obviously helped my hair. I used it again two days later and I got the same results only my hair felt slightly softer than before.
This actually smells really nice and you can still smell it once you've washed your hair, although the next time you come to wash your hair the smell will have gone. Another thing I really liked about the smell is that it wasn't too strong so for those who don't want a strong scent but still want a nice smelling scent then this would work quite nicely and it would be nice for women who are going through the unfortunate times of morning sickness.
I paid £1.59 for a small bottle which worked for 2 washes which would seem pricey but you don't need to use this product very often so it's worth buying. I would say to use this product once a week or twice at a push for best results.
I would definitely recomend this to anybody who dyes or bleaches their hair as this will really help keep the hair in good condition. If you have already dyed your hair then this would be a good product to use in any case. You hair would really benefit from this product. It only takes 3 minutes to get your hair into a better condition to what it was previously. One other reason I bought this product was that it was reasonably cheap and my mother advised me to use it as I dye my hair a lot and so has my Auntie who happens to be a hairdresser. It's a must if you dye your hair.
When I was younger I used to straighten and blow dry my hair much more frequently than I do now. it wasn't until I realised the damage that it was doing to my hair that I limited my usage of heat products and became much more cautious when doing so. I recently bought a bottle of this 'Take the Heat' product that claims to remedy heat damaged hair when I purcahsed an ordinary 'Miracle Moist' bottle from the Aussie range.
For a 250ml bottle it cost me £4.48 although I have seen it in some places at £4.99. This may seem expensive for a bottle of shamoo/conditioner but if you're really looking for a quality product sometimes you have to pay a little more. I prefer the conditioner from this range and tend to use it with an entirely different shampoo product that isn't from the Aussie range as I feel this gives the best results. There is also a shampoo version of this product for about the same price but I found this left my hair feeling very thick and heavy and as though a residue had been left on my hair.
The product is described as a 3 minute miracle so I do tend to leave it on for at least that long and then rinse it off as I would any other conditioner. As I rinse I can usually feel that the ends of my hair in particular feel softer but as my hair is only mildly heat damaged there is no great difference for me while still wet. I tend to try and let my hair dry naturally now to prevent the heat damage I experienced when I was younger, and so while it does take a little longer I can still notice the change after using this product. It gives my hair quite a healthy glow, and in particular the parts that often look 'ratty', the ends and the wispy shorter hairs along my hairline (ones that never seem to grow as they are forever broken when I brush my hair no matter how carefully I do so) look softer and don't tend to be so brittle. It gives my hair some much needed strength which for someone with quite thin hair is very much required.
Application is very easy and I find that only a small sized blob goes a long way. The smell isn't all that lovely, but neither are many products from the Aussie range I find they are just there to get the job done. That said, the fragrance isn't necessarily bad its just not the fruity kind I have become accustom to with many hair care products I use. The bottle is rigid but not so much that I struggle to squeeze out the contents, and the shut down lid keeps all the contents locked in without any spillage. The bottle is opaque which means it can be difficult to estimate how much is left and I usually just have to hope there's enough when the bottle feels very light as I can't tell how much is left.
I only use this maybe twice a month, because the product is very thick and rich and so if used frequently could leave my hair feeling very heavy. Further, as I try not to heat my hair quite so much these days I just don't require it that often, but its always reassuring to have a fall back in case I decide to do something with it anyway.
I would only really recommend this product if you do straighten or blow dry your hair often as otherwise I think it is quite expensive for just any conditioner. The effects do come into place quite soon after using and I do notice my hair feels smooth and stronger, but this doesn't last very long and so I don't expect it to completely regenerate my hair. It is a very efficient product for someone like me who doesn't use heat products everyday but I think for those that do this could be disappointing as you may have to use it more frequently which could lead to heaviness as described before. For my usage however it is excellent and something I will continue to use from time to time.
I have used a few products now in the Aussie range and whilst I find the smell a little off putting, I do quite like the way they make my hair feel in better condition after I have used them. I have long hair which I colour myself at home now and as I also use hair straighteners every day, my hair has naturally suffered the consequences and has become dry and brittle at the ends. I have to use a good quality nourishing shampoo as well as a deeply hydrating conditioning treatment. I don't use Aussie products all the time because I think they are a little 'heavy' for my particular hair type, but as one-off treatments I think they really do my hair the world of good.
I particularly like Aussie Take the Heat 3 minute mask. I buy this is a plastic cylinder shaped bottle for £4.99 for 250ml of product. I actually started off by using the small sachets which are also available to buy for only 99p as I wasn't sure if I was going to like this product and didn't want to part with best part of a fiver.
I use this conditioning treatment just as I do any other conditioner. I wash my hair first (and I don't always use this product in conjunction with a shampoo from the same range). I leave it on for three minutes, as the bottle suggests and then I just rinse it off. The difference to my hair is immediate. I can feel that the hair is less brittle, more hydrated and in much better condition, even when my hair is still wet. It really is a miracle worker in terms of restoring some life and vitality back into my hair.
This isn't a conditioning treatment I use on a daily basis (or even a weekly one, come to that). I use it about once a fortnight, sometimes more. I use it whenever I feel my hair is suffering a bit from the effects of too many heated appliances and over colouring.
It's what I call my hair 'rescue remedy'. The trick is to use it sparingly and not to use too much at once as it really is a very thick conditioning treatment in terms of consistency. The only thing I don't like much about this product is its smell. However, once my hair has been dried and styled I don't find I really notice the smell much anyway and it soon wears off.
Overall, this is a product which I really like to use on my hair a a special deep conditioning treatment. It is a little on the expensive side but then again as I don't need to use much in order to achieve great results, then it does work out great value for money.
After recently stripping my hair of its colour and putting bleach on it, my hairdresser advised that I started to use the 'Aussie' products, as they would do my hair wonders. She assured me that in this instance, I'd definitely be paying for quality.
I went to my local Asda supermarket and was lucky in finding the 'Aussie' products on offer - 3 for £10. I got the shampoo and conditioner and decided to try the 'Take the Heat 3 Minute Miracle' hair mask. I applied this after I had washed off my shampoo and before applying conditioner. I kept in on for 3 minutes as instructed and carried on with using conditioner. As soon as I had washed all product out of my hair I could feel the difference immediately.
After drying my hair I couldn't believe how amazing I looked. My hair was in such great condition, and so shiny. I completely forgot what 'split-ends' were. I instantly fell in love with the 'Aussie' range!
I found that with the 3 Minute Miracle treatment, even if you just leave it on for 30 seconds, it still works so much better than average products that you're instructed to leave on for 5, 6, or even 7 minutes. I was so impressed!
I use heat on my hair daily, albeit hairdryer, straighteners, curlers, always at 230+ degrees. My hair has never been in better condition! There is always on offer on for these products, either at Asda, Tesco, Sainsburys or Morrisons, so you're never spending more than £10, which may seem expensive but so totally worth it. You can even get travel sized ones for £1 each at Poundland, which I have also found extremely good value for money.
I highly recommend this product, it will do wonders for your hair, even if you don't use it religiously. If you find that it is too expensive for you, just using it when you feel your hair is taking a down-turn and sticking to your regular haircare products for the rest of the time still works wonders!
WHAT IS IT?
A conditioning mask for your hair that you leave on for 3 minutes.
WHO SHOULD USE IT?
The mask is for people who use a lot of heat styling products like straighteners, curling tongs or hairdryers. It says that it will help protect the hair from heat damage and leaving it on for 3 minutes will help restore the health back into heat damaged hair.
HOW DO YOU USE IT?
Wash your hair as you normally would, Aussie do make a Take The Heat shampoo and I use this because I think the 2 products together will benefit my hair more than just using one out of the range. When you have rinsed out all of the shampoo apply the mask and leave it on your hair for at least 3 minutes to work. You do not need to use very much because it is smooth and will spread through the hair very easily. I think it is best to squeeze the water out of the hair before applying because then the mask is right on your hair and is not watered down at all. When you rinse it out of your hair it takes a bit longer than if you had used regular conditioner because of it being thick.
WHAT I THINK
I heat style my hair every day and think the Take The Heat 3 Minute Miracle is very good at making my hair feel moisturised again. It is rich so I do not use it every day but I like that also because when I do use it I can feel even stronger that it is making a difference to the texture and appear of my hair. I think it is a shame that it does not smell so nice as the original Aussie 3 Minute Miracle but I think they have changed the fragrance of that also, and this still smells nice but I miss very much the fruity smell that Aussie used to have.
I like the bottle and how it stands upside down without spilling any of the mask out while it is stored. The bottle is also quite fat and soft to squeeze so that the mask comes out easy even though it is quite thick.
After using it my hair feels smooth and softer without any brittle feeling that can happen when you heat style a lot like I do. It makes it look shiny and clean as well and that is good because using straighteners every day makes my hair dull and then I feel like I have wasted my time getting my style right. It is not heavy on my hair even though it is rich and does not make my hair oily even when I apply it close to the roots.
Aussie Take The Heat 3 Minute Miracle costs £4.99 for a 250ml bottle in Boots but it is very often on price promotion with other Aussie products so it is worth waiting and buying it then to save money.
4 Dooyoo Stars.
I bought three products from the Aussie Take The Heat range as they were on offer in Tescos, 3 for £10. They are usually around £4-£5 each, so with this offer you are nearly getting one free. I got the shampoo, conditioner and this 3 minute miracle treatment.
This range is not very attractive on the shelves, it is just a plain cream colour, with red and purple writing on the bottle. Nothing about the packaging really sells this product to me, except the 'Take The Heat' name, as I always like to try and protect my hair from the heat damage blow drying and straightening causes.
This 3 minute miracle is a deep treatment which you leave on your hair for 3 minutes to allow it to work. The actual product comes out of the bottle easily, the treatment is like a conditioner consistency, although a bit thicker than most conditioners. It is pure white in colour, and I put this in my shampoo and conditioner dispenser which is on the wall in my bathroom, and over the last few days I have noticed it turning slightly blue, I am not sure why! It has not happened with any other conditioner I have put in there before! However, I am still using it, it is not runny but really does glide on your hair so well. I don't need a lot of it as it seems to spread really far. It makes my head feel really cold for some reason when I have got it on!
I leave this on for at least 3 minutes, more often than not, it's left on for longer whilst I am shaving etc, and this does no harm to my hair. This does take a fair while to wash out. It feels a bit slimy and greasy when rinsing out and it just seems to take forever for my hair to feel like the product is fully rinsed out. My hair feels amazingly soft and squeaky clean when I use this! My brush just glides through my hair when I come out of the shower, and my hair dries lovely too.
When my hair is dry, it does feel lovely and soft. It looks shiny and in good condition too, but after a few hours it seems to start to go greasy and a bit lifeless. It feels like this conditioner is weighing it down a bit.
I only use this twice a week, as I love how soft my hair feels, but I think I will only use it from now on as a treatment to put on my hair at night to really condition it,but have a shower in the morning, as I don't think my hair would be nice enough the next day to go out! I am sure this is going to last me months and months, using it only twice a week, and as you don't need much due to it spreading really well. I wouldn't buy again, unless on offer, and only use at night, I do love how it smells, and how soft it makes my hair, but I just can't be doing with it going greasy!
I picked up this product a few months ago, whilst browsing in Asda. I saw it on offer, for £3 rather than its regular price of £4.99. I thought I'd give it a go, as I've used Aussie 3 minute miracle before (the regular one, not the take the heat one) and thought it fared quite well. So, I was quite thrilled to find that they have rolled with the times and have now created one for people who use heat styling implements!
I've been straightening my hair quite a bit now, as I've moved into the regular working world (bye bye chef whites, hello office attire! And straightened hair, naturally). My hair has been going quite dry at the ends. Although I'm happy with my previous shampoo and conditioner, I also gave this one a try because I've been lightening my hair with the John Frieda Go Blonder products, so figured that an extra bit of hair moisturising wasn't a bad thing. I started using this as normal conditioner, to attempt to counter act the drying effect of lightening products.
The bottle is one which stands on its end, so that you never have to balance it precariously on its lid to get the last bits out of the bottle. It comes in a squeezy bottle without a lid, but with one of those with a dispenser things at the end. Although they do have a bit of a downside, as the dispenser has some leakage! I wash my hair every other day, which means that for 2 days it will be upside down on the side of the shower, and there is often leakage of conditioner to clear up from round the edge of the shower!
Squeezing it out of the bottle, it comes out as a thick, white conditioner which has a lovely smell of fruit to it. Having long hair, I tend to use quite a bit and cover my hair, clip it up for a few minutes to let it do its conditioning thing! I don't stick strictly to the 3 minutes, as I do my hair first and let it condition while I finish my shower. I then take the clip out and rinse it out thoroughly under the shower. I missed some on one of the first few times I used it, meaning my hair felt claggy and looked really greasy at the top! I'm now very careful to make sure it all comes out!
By the time I've towel dried my hair and then set about it with the hair dryer, this conditioner leaves it feeling nice and soft. The good thing about this product is that it doesn't weigh your hair down and make it greasy faster, as some intensive conditioners tend to.
Overall, it's a good product. I would purchase again, but only when it's on offer. I thought £3 was reasonable; however, I wouldn't pay £4.99 for it. It does a good job of conditioning, leaving your hair lovely and soft. I'm also slightly sceptical about the heat protection element of it. I'm not disputing that it does soften hair which has been dried out by straighteners; but I would still use some other product for the actual prevention of hear damage.
I picked this up when I was looking for some new haircare products to try and spotted a 3 for £10 offer across the Aussie range. I'd already chosen 2 different shampoos and was unsure what to get for my 3rd product but in the end I decided I could do with a deep conditioner so I picked this up to try. The normal price us around £4.99 depending where you buy it.
It comes in a cream coloured bottle which is opaque so you can't see how much is left. I think this bottle is really clever because it doesn't have a lid as such, instead you simply squeeze the product straight out of the bottom of the bottle a bit like some shower gels, so there's no faffing about opening it before you can use it. It doesn't leak or let any product out when you're not using it but when you want it it's really easy to get at, I love it and I think more companies should adopt this packaging style for this type of product!
It is fairly thin in consistency for this type of product but it has a creamy feel to it. It smells lovely, with a kind of fresh fruity scent that reminds me of watermelon. I find this really easy to smooth through my hair and therefore I only need a relatively small amount. It's easy to rinse out after leaving it on for the required 3 minutes and doesn't leave a residue.
Once my hair is dry it feels really smooth and silky but without feeling heavy, in fact it feels the lightest it has in ages. I do like how smooth it leaves my hair but a side effect of this is that it lacks body and bounce which isn't great when your hair is as fine as mine anyway. I don't find the results from this last as long as most other products of this type, and after a few hours my hair is pretty much back to normal which is quite disappointing.
All in all although this did make my hair feel nice I don't think I'd buy it again just because the results don't last long enough.