Product Type: L'Oreal hair care products
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L'Oréal Elnett Satin Heat Protection Styling Spray Straight
Advantages: Keeps hair straight, does everything it advertises and more
Disadvantages: not a single one
L'Oreal Elnett Satin - 3 days straight
The Elnett Satin Heat Protection sprays are available in three different types, while the bottles almost look identical for all three they have slightly different protection properties. Each bottle has a small coloured square in the bottom right had side of the container that is used to identify the difference between the products.
The three sprays are as follows :-
Blue Square - 3 Days Straight - A heat protection spray designed to protect your hair while straightening and to help smooth hair and lock out fizz and humidity
Red Square - 3 Day Waves - A heat protection spray designed to protect your hair while curling that also helps gives definition and lock out flyaways and humidity.
Pink Square - 3 Day Volume - A heat protection spray designed to protect your hair while drying that helps create a voluptuous bouncy blow-dry and lock out flyaways and humidity.
All three of these sprays are designed to protect your hair from any heated device up to 230 degrees centigrade.
This review is about the 3 day straight spray.
I have always suffered with very thick frizzy hair, it refuses to curl naturally and although it is happy to straighten fairly easily it re fluffs and frizzes the moment it feels any humidity. I have lost track over the years how many serums and sprays I have tried so I was very sceptical when I saw an advert for this spray in one of my magazines. However as a user of their hairspray, which I adore, I thought I would have a look in boot's the next time I was in town. I may have tried 10001 other products that have not worked but that does not stop me buying the next one with that little bit of hope no matter how sceptical I have become over the years, I am that desperate to have lovely soft glossy straight hair, that I am willing to keep trying for that "perfect product"!
When I got to boots I was a little put off by the price, at £5.99 it is a lot of money for a protection spray, however I had a voucher to use up so thought I would treat myself. I admit I spent a good amount of time looking at it and placed it back on the shelf twice. It was actually the quality container that gave me hope that this product was not just something else to use once and throw into my make up box. The product is inside a soft plastic bottle that has been incased in a hard perspex case, this is topped by a really nice trigger spray, that is pump activated but the best part is the spray has a safety on and off button on it. This means it can safely be packed for travelling without worry that something is going to set the trigger off.
The spray directions say to apply to damp hair, spraying evenly around 15cm away from your hair. I am yet to find out how much is suggested to spray but with my thick long hair I am currently spraying around 15 sprays onto towel dried hair.
The spray is milky in colour and is non sticky, it has a really nice fruity scent which leaves a nice smell in my hair, with no residue. When applied I have found that the spray actually helps with the knots and tangles associated with curly hair, which is a real bonus!
One I have sprayed my hair I like to give it a good brush through with my Tangle Teezer, just to make sure that it has covered my hair evenly and that all the knots are out, then I blow dray and straighten with my GHD's.
I have found that even after simple blow drying this product is improving the straightness of my hair and by the time the GHD's have worked their magic I really am having a Good Hair Day!
The first test for this spray was around 2 weeks after I started using it, I got caught in town without a brolly and it started raining. Although I pulled my scarf up over my head, the dampness and humidity normally would have caused my hair to start curling and at worst frizzing. I headed to the nearest toilets to assess the damage and expected to have to resort to plat or bun to minimise the damage. I almost hit the floor!!! My hair was poker straight and looked perfect. I do not kidd, this has never ever happened before. I was sure it was a fluke! However, it has happened over and over, to the point a few weeks back I left a friend lost for words when I did not carry out my legendary run for cover at the slightest spot of rain.
Now I am not saying this product is life changing! However it has given me so much more freedom and confidence and it has also helped speeding up straightening time for my hair which anyone with wild long hair like mine knows is a godsend.
The spray comes in a 170 ML bottle
A hefty retail price of £5.99 but worth every penny. The product is available in most boot's and superdrug stores.
I adore this product, if I ever hear of this being discontinued I will be the mad woman grabbing them off the shelves snarling at anyone who got to close! This spray really does leave my hair poker straight, silky soft and really shiny. I no longer have bed head! Even after a night out, I wake up to a straight silky smooth hair do. All bow down to the Elnett gods! I would not be without this now and I would give it 10 stars out of 5 if I could. However since it's a maximum of 5 stars this will have to do however they are Gold Stars!!!!
Summary: Keeps hair straight, shiny and in brillaint condition - 5 Gold stars!!!
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