December 2013 Best Beauty finds for haircare, styling

December 2013 best bets for new hair products was a tight and bright little group of stars this year.

We love these new products listed below, after living with them for a few weeks to see how they performed. Outstanding results and gorgeous hair is yours to be had.

Please take us shopping with you for these excellent "winter hair" blah banishers:

Pureology Pure Volume Extra-Care Shampoo
Made in the USA

Size: 8.5 oz
Available: November 2013

We tested and lived with Pureology Pure Volume Extra-Care Shampoo for fine, color-treated hair that needs increased detangling and extra volume. With lightly balanced cationic polymers, this excellent shampoo gently cleanses to remove product build up and excess oil. Pureology Pure Volume Extra-Care Shampoo has a wonderful herbal clean scent. It has a generous lather even with just a quarter sized amount, and adds serious volume. It does has a complementary conditioner that was not submitted for review with the review of this particular shampoo.

Joico K-Pak Shampoo and Conditioner To Repair Damage
Made in the USA

A dynamic duo of hair repair love. Clean scent, and perfectly matched with hair loving ingredients. K-PAK’s multi-action formulas feature megadoses of our revolutionary Bio-Advanced Peptide™ and Quadramine® complexes—the most powerful reconstructive technologies known to hair—to repair and strengthen hair precisely where it needs it.


A gentle, rich cleansing shampoo that restores lackluster and depleted hair to its optimal strength and condition. This heaven scented reconstructing shampoo replenishes amino acids and fills in damaged areas of the cuticle while hydrating and protecting with aloe and antioxidant Vitamin E. Results? Your hair is left noticeably shinier, stronger and responsive to styling.


This complementary daily conditioner delivers the precise amount of daily conditioning that damaged, chemically treated hair needs. No limp noodle business after you use it!
Reconstructs and smooths hair with K-PAK’s Bio-Advanced Peptide and Keratin Silicone complexes.
Your hair will be moisturized and stronger with increased silkiness, shine, and static free.

Split End Mender

A light gel-like serum mends split ends caused by chemical or styling damage and heat.
Use on towl dried hair. Creates an ultra-durable bond to seal and polish your ends. Do not overuse, a dab will do you!

Redken for Men 'High Up' spiking Cream Wax
Made in the USA


A unique clean scented soft gel-wax hybrid that holds a spike without the crunch factor. Use a small amount in the center of your head and apply to the roots for lasting separation. Knead into lengths of hair for a "messy" look. Repeat as needed. Less is more, do not overuse, and reapply as needed. An excellent modern pommade for those hairstyles that defy gravity.

Mixed Chicks Dent and Tangle Free Bands


Mixed Chicks was a happy surprise. The company has launched a brand new product you are going to love! Their Dent and Tangle Free Spring bands are perfect for tying your hair back for a casual on-the-go look. Mixed Chicks also wont leave a dent in your hair.  Whether you have straight, wavy, or mega curly locks, the hair ties will slip out easily without damaging or breaking your hair. The Spring Bands come in five colors and retail at $3.00 for a set of five. Look for them in your local Target store or purchase them on the website.

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