It’s not me, it’s you: Review of Living Proof No Frizz

Living Proof is a hair care line that promises to offer something different than the silicone and oil-reliant products currently flooding the hair care market. In that department, they deliver. The products contain a unique molecule that is supposed to nourish hair without building up or weighing hair down.

After my first experience with the line, I wasn’t pleased, but thought maybe the product wasn’t right for my hair type. I ordered up the trial pack of frizz (pronounced “no frizz”) and waited by my mailbox for three days, dreaming of soft, bouncy, frizz-free curls.

When the package arrived, I immediately tried the no frizz shampoo, conditioner, leave-in, and nourishing style cream. I carefully diffused, while imagining the glorious crown of ringlets that would be framing my noggin.

I flipped my hair upright and discovered, to my horror, that I was in middle school all over again. My hair fluffed up like cotton candy and lost almost all the curl. Not quite ready to give up, I ran a little more of the styling cream through, which took out a bit of the frizz. It was still pretty bad by my standards, but I did leave it down for the rest of the day.

I tried the line once more and added gel for definition and ended up with frizzy, yet curly, dull locks. I ended up running more gel through my dry hair (something I only do when putting it up in a bun) which took down some frizz, only to poof back up later in the day. Living proof may not rely on silicones, but there is absolutely a discernible feeling of product on my hair. A product which weighs my hair down, reduces curl, and increases frizz.

Eff you, living proof. It’s not me, it’s definitely you.

One Comment Add yours

  1. Lmao,I love this blog!you’re so funny!


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