My hair is a big deal to me because it’s the one thing about me that I unreservedly love! Even though that sounds odd to say. I have recently gone though a colour transformation and gone a lot lighter through the ends, so I have been very careful about what products I have been using to care for it. For the last few weeks I have been testing out a range that’s new to the UK, Kenra Platinum. The range uses luxurious ingredients and innovative technology to care for and style hair. Here’s what you need to know.
Since my hair has been though quite a lot of carefully administered bleach over the last few months, I am very careful about the cleansing process because I know that hair is at its most vulnerable to damage when it is wet.
Kenra Platinum do an oil that’s perfect to use pre-wash, to protect hair during the cleansing process. You can also use it on damp hair before styling and dry hair as a finishing product. It’s an amazing multitasker.
The Revive Oil is gorgeously lightweight and it’s great to use liberally throughout the lengths and ends of my hair. I stick on a generous amount and gently comb it through before getting into the shower. Once my hair is towel dried I use the oil again before brushing. It detangles and minimises stress on the wet strands, making it really easy to brush whilst moisturising and strengthening. It also smells incredible.
As part of the trial, I have been religiously using the Revive Shampoo and Conditioner from the Kenra Platinum range. These are treatment products that not only cleanse and remove grease and impurities but also work to strengthen the cuticle from within by getting into the cortex to repair elasticity. It’s like anti-ageing for hair and promises up to 95% less breakage after the first use.
I absolutely love the conditioner. It instantly softens my hair and makes it feel like silk as it rinses away. It works to neutralise environmental irritation which is another interesting skincare style approach when it comes to hair.
The other product in the range I have been using religiously is the Complex Leave-in Fortifier which is like a lightweight moisturiser that hydrates, smooths and protects the hair from heat. I use it after the oil, and if I am in a rush I actually blend the fortifier and the oil together. I put about five pumps of each into my palm and mix it together before smoothing it through the lengths and ends and then brushing through.
What I love most about the leave-in fortifier is that it actually provides thermal protection up to 232°C. I am addicted to heat styling my hair so this is a key feature for me. I usually go ahead and dry and tong my hair but I always make sure my hair is 100% dry before I start to put my signature waves in it. I find this ensures the style lasts much longer and makes a real difference when styling super straight hair like mine.
If I have been in a rush and need my hair to dry faster, I have been spritzing it with the Kenra Platinum Blow-Dry Spray which also adds heat protection and speeds up drying time. It’s great when I need super smooth results fast.
My hero is the Leave-In Fortifier because it gives me everything I need from a care and styling perspective. It’s a real fave.
For more info on the Kenra Platinum product range, click HERE. To find stockists call 0845 659 0011.
You can check out my colour change story here.
*This product trial was sponsored by Salon Success.
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