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Avon Advance Techniques Dry End Serum

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Brand: Avon / Subcategory: Treatment / Type: Hair Serum / Hair type: damaged hair / What it does: moisturizes, Nourishes / Suitable for: dry hair / Product line: Avon Advance Techniques

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      04.02.2013 22:28
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      Get your technique right and your hair will look fab!

      I've always had really dry ends of my hair, ever since I was a child - and even worse when I started dying my hair, my hairdresser at the time got really grumpy with having to cut inches off my hair every time I visited. She knew how much I wanted to grow my hair as well, so I knew I had to try and do something about it, at the time I literally just bought every kind of dry ends serum, and hydrating shampoo I could get my hands on to make a difference to my hair. This item though, seems to be the only thing that has been consistent in keeping my hair ends moisturised.

      ~*~ Avon ~*~

      Well without going into a deep history, Avon are a company that began in 1889, with a gentleman trying to sell his books with the enticement of perfume - but the perfume was more popular so he changed his tack slightly! So in the end he ended up forming a company by another name that has ended up with the book and products we know now... Nowadays, there are many ways you can get hold of Avon products, from the old fashioned Avon lady or person (lol) which is normally, friend, neighbour or colleague... You can now also order online and get it delivered to your door. Or there is also the old fail-safe of eBay if you can't get any of the old items, they are more than likely on there! Either way you get it, you are bound to enjoy your purchase. However with the Avon representative or online option, you can always try it and send it back in you don't like the product for any reason!

      ~*~ Dry Ends Serum ~*~

      Dry hair, who would have it. Definitely not me! I've always had it, had such dry ends of my hair and it's driven me mad ever since I noticed at about 10 or 11 - took me ages to find something that really got rid of them. No amount of hydrating conditioner and shampoo seemed to touch it, and having to go the hairdressers once a month and have the majority of what had grown chopped off was really annoying me, especially since it was stopping me growing my hair. At the time I first started using this was a couple of years ago actually and I had just enough money to start buying things out of the Avon catalogue; and this was a new item I think at the time, and on offer so I had to try it, something giving me a bit of hope that I could have hair that wasn't going to split.

      Now I'm not going to pretend to know anything fancy about how this works, or what part of your hair it attacks, all I know if my experience with the product over the past few years and well that's enough for me to talk about in itself. Stupidly, the first time I tried this way back when, I distinctly remember trying it on dry hair because I was far too eager to try it. I pumped too much out of the glass pump bottle and it was all over my hands, I got a few clumps of hair together and rubbed it all over the ends and immediately regretted it. My hair looked ridiculously sticky and greasy on the ends, and it all stuck together and just looked like I'd not washed my hair for a couple of weeks. So that was lesson one learnt, so the next few times I did it I thought well I've got 30ml and it goes a long way so I tried to use a little bit less on dry ends of my dry hair, and yes it looked shiny but it didn't look greasy so did that a few times. Eventually I got the guts to try it on wet hair, put a five pence size amount on my fingers and ran it through wet strands of hair at the bottom and just hoped it would be a little bit better. Happily, I took my hair dryer to my hair, and blow dried it - for some reason the top of my hair always looked shiny, just the bottom that looked a bit dull, after applying this it made the bottom of my hair look subtly shiny - which I was quite happy about. Only problem was using straighteners after it did make them fizzle a little because the serum didn't quite absorb fast enough between drying and straightening.

      So now I just use a five pence amount for the entire of my hair it doesn't need much to have a good effect on your hair, most of the time I leave my hair to dry over night anyway - so by the time I straighten my hair it's all absorbed and the hair looks and feels really nourished. Since I've been using this I've not had anywhere near as many split ends, and from using it regularly rather than sporadically even on my very dyed hair in the past few months especially, not sure if Avon have changed the way it's made or ingredients but my hair has grown a lot! So I will continue to use this serum for as long as Avon stock it, the bottle although glass doesn't break easily as it's been dropped copious amounts of times, the pump action has never seized up on me yet, and the bottle even though it's only 30ml has lasted me months, so even if full price it seems expensive it's not! I've now got minimal split ends, my hairdresser doesn't chop anywhere near as many off, and the hair doesn't break anywhere near as much. It's been a miracle my hair has needed!

      I just need to remember to use it every time I wash my hair!

      ~*~ Price and Availability ~*~

      Avon catalogue or online, at the time of writing it is only £3.29, it's normally £5.50 even for that it's a bargain because it lasts ages!

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        22.10.2012 14:07

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        Excellent value hair serum giving shine to dry ends

        I've used Avon Dry End Serum for some years now as it is guaranteed to give results to my frizzy, naturally curly, but daily straightened hair. I do find having naturally curly hair that the ends are the first to frizz up and a drop of this serum spread through the hair in the morning can prevent any unwanted frizz.
        The little bottle is deceiving because despite being small it does last quite a long time and is an ideal size for popping in your handbag for taking to work, or out and about with you for a bit of instant shine whenever you want it. The scent is fresh and the serum gives a lovely shine to your hair. Use sparingly at the roots though because like with all serums this can make your roots look like you've got greasy hair. It's best pumped into the palms of your hands and wiped through the ends of your hair first, then whatever is left on your hands apply to the roots of your hair.
        It is often on offer in the Avon catalogues and I regular purchase this as it is a staple item constantly on my dressing table!

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        16.07.2012 14:22
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        I've been using this product for around the last 2 years. I have greasy Hair but my ends are a bit dry. I probably don't do my Hair any favours as I am reaching for the Hair Dryer more these days and I do straighten my Hair a few times a week. Apparently according to my Hairdresser my Hair is in good condition though but I do use this a couple of times a well.

        This comes in a 30ml bottle and the price of this is £5.50. This being Avon though it is on offer every now and again - pretty much every other book and I tend to get this when it is half price as £2.75 is certainly better to pay.

        This comes in a simple glass bottle. This is a pump action bottle and with just 1 Pump of this it will disperse a small amount of this out. You don't want to use too much of this so even just try this with 1 squirt and it may be enough for you. It is enough for my Hair anway. Since you only use a small amount of this then my bottle lasts a good lenght of time so it works out pretty economical.

        All you do with this is Pump some of this onto your palm, rub both of your palms together and then rubs your palms through your Hair. This will distribute this through your Hair quite evenly and hopefully tackle the dry bits.

        There is a light scent to this and I find that the scent lingers and I can smell the clean scent on my hair for ages afterwards - even well into the next day. Although this seems to be really greasy when this has been pumped out your Hair isn't left greasy and this does seem to work well on my Dry ends.

        A great product to use to help your Dry ends and for a great price usually as well.

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        09.07.2012 09:55
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        would recommend

        I got this product in a swap a few months back. I dye my hair and like to keep it in good shape as dye damages it and found this product to be really helpful .

        I have fine hair and I find a lot of products make my hair look greasy. I was impressed with this as when i applied it to my dry ends my hair didnt feel greasy or horrible but instead smelled nice and clean, was a healthy shine and didnt feel greasy at all.

        I decided to experiment with this and use it on all my hair then give it a bit of heat to style and I was really impressed. My full head of hair looked really healthy! I find the serum also smoothes the hair down which is really good if you prefer it straight. Usually when i dry my hair it goes really frizzy and like a birds nest thats been turned orange which is really not attractive , so to find a product that removes the frizz as well as work on the dry ends and produce a shine is great. It even made my hands soft after applying with my fingers when I couldnt find my brush at the time.

        The great thing is you dont even need to use much on the hair, so the product will last a long time. Another good point is it is not a expensive product like a lot of hair products nowadays like bedhead stuff etc.

        Although I dont think you can get it with avon anymore as I noticed they had the daily shine one instead but I've seen a few people list them on ebay under £5. I'm not sure how many advanced techique dry end serums there are but the one I use is the daily result dry end serum.

        I would recommend!

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        26.02.2012 20:37
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        A really good product

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        This serum is designed for dry hair and comes in a 30 ml bottle that has a pump action application at the top of the bottle. The serum itself is transparent and has a slight sweet scent to it which all though is not over bearing is definitely noticeable and adds a nice extra to your hair by keeping it smelling nice throughout the day.

        Application
        All you need is a small amount even with rather long hair mine is down past my shoulders and I only need a pea sized amount of my hand and then run it through my hair. I find the product is not sticky but not too watery that it just runs away from your fingers perfect consistency for running through your hair to leave it looking and feeling healthy without grease or stickiness.

        If I apply this is the morning I find it last all day long no matter how much heat my hair is exposed to which is fantastic as normally on hot summer days I end up looking like I have a bush sitting on top or my head rather than hair.

        I do not need to use this everyday maybe a few times a week for when I am having really bad hair days or want to wear my hair down but each and every time I use it you can notice the difference even after years of use.

        Advantages of this product
        I find this product works in two ways one for my fly away ends, as I use a lot of heat on my hair and it is naturally frizzy my top layer of hair has a lot of fly away ends. I have tried many products that promise to help with these but most either do not work or only work for a small time so I was surprised to find that this serum does exactly what I need it too. When I add this to my hair it helps flatten all the damaged hair and make them run smoothly with the rest of it.

        Secondly it adds a great shine to my hair and really makes it look healthy this happens instantly as soon as the product is added to your hair and again the results last all day. My hair is thick wavy and damaged and so can take a lot to tame it and make it look half decent but this really does help make a difference if my hair needs a little boost of life this is definitely the way to go.

        It does not interfere with other styling products and even when using hair spray or moose this product still shines through from beneath them rather than getting lost under products although I do find best results occur when be used by itself.

        Downsides
        I feel no matter how lightly I press down on the button the pump puts too much product on to my hand for the first few times of use this made my hair greasy looking rather than shining. As time went on it gets easier to judge how hard to press the button but I still find 8 times out of 10 I have to remove some of the product before I run my fingers through my hair.

        There is a really fine line between nice shiny healthy looking hair and hair that looks and feels heavy and greasy and it is a matter of trial and error at first but you soon learn just how much of the product you need and what effect it will have on your hair.

        Summary
        I have used this for 3 years now and it that time I have had short hair, long hair natural hair with n colouring and recently I had my hair coloured for my wedding and it has worked well in all of these situations. It really is an all round product and one of my favourites that I use the most often.

        It retails at around £5 but as always with Avon wait a campaign or two and it is normally always reduced I brought mind for £3 and have a spare sitting in the bathroom cabinet. Although this is only a 30ml bottle it does last a long time I have to replace it once every 6 months or so and I use it a few times a week so it is great value for money.

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          14.10.2010 12:23
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          A quick fix for dry ends

          Avons dry ends serum is an excellent way to give your hair the care it needs at a fraction of the cost of the bigger names that are on the market.

          For a 30ml bottle of the serum Avon usually charge £4.80, however, I find that it is generally on one offer or another whether it be hair care 3 for 2, buy one get one half price or the most recent bottle I purchased was half price at £2.40.

          At £4.80 this works out at a mere £1.60 per 10ml, which I think is a complete bargain especially when you think L'Oreal offer a similar product at an average price of £5.86 for a 30ml bottle.

          A 30ml bottle may seem small but my last bottle lasted around 6 months since you only need to use a few drops. I tend to use 3/4 drops as I've found that if you use too much your hair can feel greasy otherwise. Using just the right amount leaves your hair feeling soft and smooth and makes your hair look refreshed. Dry ends feel completely nourished and hydrated.
          The product does make your hands feel greasy after but giving them a wipe on a towel or a quick wash quickly cleans them up.

          The serum also smells nice. Some products you can get have a medicinal smell but the Avon serum just has a clean sort of floral scent.

          The product comes in a plastic bottle with a pump to release the serum, this helps as excess product is not used and wasted as you can just pump out exactly how much you need.

          I don't tend to use this product every time I wash my hair but this is just personal preference, the product is called daily results dry ends serum so it can be used every day.

          Using 3/4 drops of the serum massages easily and is absorbed quickly into your hair without leaving excess.

          All in all I think this is a great product and a complete bargain!


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            03.09.2010 22:08
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            Recommended!

            I bought Avon Daily Results Dry Ends Serum a few months ago.
            I am prone to dry ends but find that a lot of these types of products leave my hair greasy; at £3, I thought that Daily Results was definitely worth a shot.

            Avon products can vary in price from one catalogue to the next as they tend to have quite a lot of offers on. Daily Shine tends to vary from £2-£4.

            It comes in a 30 ml pump top bottle and lasts for 12 after opening.
            I find that the pump is perfectly sized and gives a small amount of serum each time so it is very difficult to pump too much out and waste it; you will need a good few squirts to get enough.

            The formula is a clear oily substance; it is lighter than oil, although just as rich. It spreads easily over your hands and coats the hair quickly.

            You should apply to damp hair after washing, you can then style as usual. I tend to do my hair in sections; add a little serum, and work through the ends of my hair, then add a little more and move on to the next section.
            My hair is quite long, well past shoulder length, so I tend to use this on the last 3-4 inches, any more and my hair can look greasy.

            It's quite a precise product in that there is a fine line between glossy and greasy.
            I find that the best way to apply it is to add small amounts at a time, as it is easy to add more but difficult to remove without washing.

            The end result is shiny hair that feels soft and protected.
            Using it on the drier parts of my hair, I find that it brings the dry areas in line with the rest of my hair and makes the ends a lot more manageable. It tames any flyaway hairs and just makes my hair easier to style.

            As is tames flyaway ends, I will also sometimes use it to finish off a style; I'll just spray a couple of squirts onto my hand, rub them together and run over the hair.
            It's quite important that it is only one or two squirts as you only need the smallest amount - it's powerful stuff!

            I don't use Daily Results that often, but I do like to have a bottle handy as it really does give the hair a sleek and glossy look, it's also a quick and easy fix for bad hair days!

            For the price, it is definitely worth a try and I would highly recommend that you give it a go... just go easy on it - less is more, people!

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              21.06.2010 18:07
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              Ok for the price

              My Nanna is an Avon lady so for Christmases and birthdays I usually end up with a load of random products that I would never normally buy myself. Sometimes they are fabulous and sometimes awful. Always a bit hit and miss with my Nanna. This is one of the better things I have gotten as a gift from her.

              Due to abusing my hair by colouring a lot, blow drying and straightening, it is quite damages at the ends and to me, the split ends are quite visible. I was extremely pleased when I got this product as I thought it would solve all of my problems when I wear my hair down.

              The serum itself comes in a clear glass bottle (30ml)with a green pump. The whole bottle is just a little bit smaller than the size of my hand. One full use of the pump will give you quite a large amount of serum so I would advise to only use half a pump to begin with so you don't end up with too much and waste any. You can always use more if needed.

              The dry ends serum claims to mend and nourish hair but there are no instructions on the bottle for how to use. As my hair is quite fine and long, I pump a very small amount of the serum into the palm of my hands, rub together then smooth through the ends of my hair. I did use this product on more of my hair to begin with but I soon realised that it made my hair look greasy and lifeless after a couple of hours. Only using on the ends of my hair doesn't seem to make it look bad at all though.

              While the serum didn't do anything totally amazing to my hair, it did make the ends look a little smoother and less damaged. This may be due to how damaged my hair is in the first place and if it was in slightly better condition then maybe I would see better results. I'm still pleased with what this product does for my hair but I wouldn't use it every day. I like to use this on nights out/ special occasions which is why the bottle has lasted so long. I would be more than happy to pay the price of roughly £5 (depending on special offers etc) when I eventually run out.

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                18.10.2009 00:15
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                A great product with a weird smell!!

                I purchased this serum from Avon a few months ago and only just got around to using it! I'm not really a big person for using hair products, I never use anything past shampoo/conditioner and heat protectors! After finding that my hair was a bit dry at the ends though I thought it wouldn't hurt to try something to help at which point I stumbled across this. It costs £4.50 for 30ml of product although Avon often has offers on so look out for them you may find it cheaper!

                The serum comes in a glass bottle with a green pump top, I find that when using it I need less then one pump although those with longer hair may need more. My advice is to try a little and if you need more then add it, don't start with lots as too much can cause hair to look and feel oily. Once I have the serum in my palm I rub my palms together to spread the product out and then apply it to the ends of my hair first and then to the rest (excluding the roots/scalp) trying to evenly distribute the serum. I think this can be done whilst wet or dry, I personally towel dry my hair then apply it before blowdrying my hair. I find that as well as moiturising the ends it also helps my hair to lose any static and generally stay in it's place!

                One disadvantage to this product is that there are no usage instructions printed on the bottle, so to be honest I suggest giving it a go and seeing how it best works for you. It would be helpful if there were some guides on the bottle but I think as long as it is used in moderation and not on the roots you can't go too wrong (I hope).

                Another point to note is that the smell isn't great. It isn't a bad smell it's just not overly pleasant, luckily you can't smell it in your hair but you can on your hands so be sure to wash afterwards!

                Overall I think this product is good value for money, you only need a small amount so it will last and it does the job it is supposed to. I am giving it a 4/5 for this however it doesn't score full marks due to the smell issue.

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                  09.10.2009 10:55
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                  The Results Don't Last Long Enough For The Money

                  I brought a bottle of Dry Ends Serum from Avon after I got my hair bleached in August because my hair went very dry as soon as I'd had it coloured and the ends looked a bit like straw. It's a small glass bottle that has got a pump on the top of the bottle to get the serum out.

                  To use it you pump a bit out and work it through your hair, this will help to smooth and nourish your hair and get rid of any frizz that happens on the end of your hair and makes it look smoother and shinier.

                  It's got like a wet gel consistency and a little bit of the serum goes a long way, I only use mine on the very ends of my hair because I get greasy hair near my roots and I didn't want to make this problem worse. I think it's dead easy to smooth the serum through my hair and it doesn't make my hair madly wet like some of these products do and dries after a few minutes. When it dries it doesn't go sticky or hard and you can't tell I've got a hair product in at all.

                  I don't think it works that good. It does condition the ends of my hair a bit but it's not as good at smoothing as Frizz Ease and after a couple of hours my hair looks the same as usual, my problem isn't too bad but I reckon if your hair is in worse condition than mine then you'll need something a bit more effective than this. I've got a few split ends and it smoothed those down nice and the effect of that lasted longer than I expected and this did tidy the look of my hair up.

                  When I wash my hair after using this serum I was pleased to see that it comes out ok with a normal shampoo and doesn't build up on my hair if I go a day or 2 without washing, not that I skip a day very often but sometimes the time means I haven't time to wash my hair before going out and have to do it when I get home.

                  I used the serum every day for a week to give it a proper test and I don't think it really does enough to make me spend £4.80 on this small 30ml bottle when Frizz Ease is cheaper. I got mine when it was on half price offer and for that money it was worth a go but the results aren't long lasting enough and I don't think it really did a lot in the first place.

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                  16.09.2009 12:39
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                  Lasts ages, great product, great price

                  Avon Advance Techniques Dry End Serum is a serum for hair. I'm never sure how people use serums, as I often see people using it on dry hair, which when I've tried, it smooths the hair for a little while only to pop back up. I've used this product faithfully for about 8-10 years now.

                  I wash my hair, don't use conditioner, and then put the teeniest bit of this on my hair - you don't need a full squeeze or hair will be too greasy. I started using it because I have got very knotty hair and find it hard to comb through without conditioner, but I dont like using conditioner all the time as I find I have to wash my hair more often. Anyway, using a tiny speck of this, rub it all over my hands and smooth it onto my hair - mainly focusing on the ends as putting it near the roots makes hair greasy. Comb slides through my hair magically.

                  I always use it on wet hair, have used it once on dry after seeing someone do that, and it just made my hair look awful - so ALWAYS wet! When I run out of this, my hair always looks flat, not as shiny and much more frizzy than if I do use it. As for its 'split end' properties, well I do use straighteners every day and have very few split ends but not sure if thats anything to do with the serum or not as I have always used this!

                  You get 30ml which lasts me about a year or more washing my hair 2-3 times a week. It costs £4.50 at full price, but Avon always have offers on so you can sometimes pick it up at a bargain £2. Literally I don't think you'll find anything better. I've tried John Frieda in the past which was a load of rubbish. Another friend of mine has used this for years as well on my reccomendation, and won't use anything else now which I think is testament to how good it is.

                  Give it a go! :) Nice shiny, healthy looking hair, no knots!!!

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                    18.07.2009 19:13

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                    Great product to help protect hair

                    The first time I bought the advance techniques dry ends serum it was on offer for any 3 haircare products for £5. I bought it as a friend had recommended it and as I straighten my hair every day the ends to go dry and I get split ends alot.
                    When this product arrived the first thing I noticed was how heavy it was as it is a glass bottle so not ideal if you want to keep it in your handbag.the pump dispenser is locked in place at first to avoid it being knocked and leaking, to unlock it you simply press the lid at the same time as turning it around. It is quite difficult to lock once again as you have to press down and twist which means of course it squirts in your hands as you press it so I did get in the habit of not locking it until it fell off my shelf one day and landed upside down leaking all over my carpet oops!
                    To use this product you simply put a small amount on your hands and rub them together then run it through your hair, as its a serum it can be used all through your hair but I tend to run it through the mid-lengths and ends as it leaves my hair quite greasy at the roots.
                    The downfall of this product is that it is quite runny.
                    It does contain sunscreen to help protect your hair through the summer and does last a long time as you only need a very small amount for it to work. The bottle is 30ml. It is now on the offer price of £2 which is fantastic.

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                    13.04.2009 10:47
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                    I really do like this serum, it gives a lovely healthy look to hair

                    With the summer months coming I am trying everything to keep my hair looking lovely and shiny. A serum or a straightening cream is a must for me. Although straightening creams provide a good blow drying base, serums finish off and smooth a style. After looking through a recent Avon brochure I noticed that the advanced techniques dry ends serum was on offer at £2.40 for a 30ml bottle. I decided at this price I might aswell give it a go.

                    The description:

                    One of the most disappointing things about Avon products is that there is barely any information of usage. The bottle basically tells you what the item is and also advises that you can use it on wet and dry hair by applying a few drops. Obviously this will vary depending on the length of the hair. The packaging also advises that the serum will dramatically smooth and nourish dry/damaged hair. It also contains UV- filters for sun protection. The serum comes in a clear glass bottle with some varied information in black or green. The bottle comes in a stylish looking white box.

                    The serum:

                    I decided to apply the serum firstly to wet hair. After washing I towel dried and rubbed a few drops of serum into the ends of my hair. I noticed that the serum had a mild coconut smell coming through. The serum was quite thin and appeared very greasy on my hands even after I had wiped them. After I was sure my hair was coated I began drying. I did notice that my hair was drying very smooth and shiny. The serum provided an excellent result before straightening too. The straighteners glided through easily and the end result looked sealed and very healthy.

                    I then decided to use the serum on dry hair. After blow drying my hair and straightening it I finished off my look with some serum. I used a few drops as I did on wet hair, but this time my hair appeared a little flat. After a few hours my blow dry was practically stuck to my head. It appeared that the serum was too heavy for my fine hair type. I assume that using on wet hair dilutes the serum a little meaning it isn't to heavy and creates a lovely look.

                    I would definitely use this serum again on wet hair as it does make a huge difference on split ends, even the rest of the healthy hair looks nourished and shiny. I think I will be sticking to wet hair from now on as I didn't like the dry results that much at all.


                    The good thing about Avon is that there are a lot of offers each campaign and you are able to stock up on products when the offers are available. If you don't manage to grab this serum on offer it will cost around £4.80.

                    Overall:

                    On wet hair I am very impressed with this serum but on my fine hair using it dry is no good. I do believe that on thicker hair, the serum would work just as good on dry hair. Although before use the serum is greasy, the after effects don't show this at all.

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                    30.11.2008 19:00
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                    Avon Advance Techniques Dry End Serum

                    Once upon a time I was an Avon representative, I liked their products and following reading an add in the local paper for representatives I applied. It helped me to make friends as we had just moved and also helped me to feel independant and provide for our extending family as I had just given birth to twins.

                    As a representative I was often called upon for advice and my opinion on make-up and skin care products. Avon have their own hair care range but strangely enough this was something I was never asked about.

                    Avon Advance Techniques Dry End Serum is one of a range of hair treatment products designed to stomp out split ends and nourish the hair whilst promoting healthy looking shiny hair. The product also contains sun screen so you can be confident whilst wearing the product it really is looking after your hair. The serum complements their other Advance Techniques products, which include shampoo, conditioner, styling products and other more intense hair treatments.

                    The packaging;

                    It comes in a small clear glass bottle which allows you to see how much product you have with pump dispenser, currently an attractive lime green colour, with the brand name and product definition to the front. The pump dispenser itself is simple enough to use and never seems to clog either which can often occur with pump dispensers. It disperses very easily and requires little effort.

                    The product;

                    The product is clear and lightly fragranced which I found inaffensive and is of a thickish consistency as you would imagine. It works on wet and dry hair and my own personal experience has proved it works better on wet hair. I find a few generous pumps after brushing through my wet hair works wonders on taming any possible frizz I might acquire through the drying process. It also adds real shine to your hair promoting a more polished look.

                    If you apply too much product it can over volumise your hair which in my case is a disaster as I already have thick curly hair. I don't use this product on a daily basis, I tend to use it as and when I feel my hair really needs it. If for example I have used too much shampoo on my hair, as that can promote excessive frizz and make my hair extremely uncontrollable.

                    On dry hair I find I need to use less product, but once again if I accidentally use too much product it can make your hair feel sticky to the touch and promote excessive volume. Clearly this is a product that works but requires a certain amount of practice to acquire the best results.

                    Overall I think this is a good product, but, on the downside it requires a little practice to achieve the best results. It's costly at £4.50 for 30ml and is on par with some of the other branded hair care treatments. It's best to buy when on offer and is currrently available to buy for £4.50 with an additional bottle for just £1.00

                    Like with all hair care products over time they become less effective and your hair becomes dull and lifeless, a change of products can work wonders and Avon Advance Techniques Dry End Serum is definately a product to try.

                    Thanks for reading.

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                      29.10.2008 11:49
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                      One of my favourites from this range.

                      The Advance Techniques Dry Ends Serum is an excellent product to use when your hair is lacking vitality and shine. I am normally okay but I've had times when I've been ill or have used a harsh hair dye and my hair needed a boost.

                      This spray is easy to use as it dispenses over a good broad area of your hair with every spritz. The smell is very mild and inoffensive, it reminds me a little bit of a hairdressers actually. The shine and the silky feel this leave me with is really very impressive for such a small product.

                      At £4.50 a bottle this is a little bit expensive to use regularly as a 30ml bottle will not last you overly long. If you pick it up on offer it is much better value, for instance it is offered at 2 for £4 in brochure 17.

                      I recommend this for using when you want an occasional boost. If you have a need to use it on a daily basis then really you should be looking at using a hair mask as well and thinking about your diet to deal with the underlying problem.

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                  • Product Details

                    Dry end serum nourishes hair, provides first aid for damaged ends / Restores your hair's natural balance / Breakthrough balancing B2 complex restores your hair's proper moisture balance /