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Not a Basic Brunette (How I Brightened My Hair in 5 Minutes)

July 26, 2016

Tracking PixelI partnered with John Frieda® Hair Care to bring you this sponsored post.

I have a confession: I have not updated my hair color since October and that “ombre” effect I’ve been getting compliments on recently? That’s just a mixture of my natural hair and the reddish color was underneath the burgundy I had last fall that eventually left. I didn’t purposely refuse to go to the salon, I just couldn’t find the time. It’s not easy for me to sit in a chair motionless for hours, and since I’m new to the LA area, I haven’t been on the hunt for a salon quite yet.

Now that I’m almost entirely unpacked, I’ve been making more of an effort to pamper myself. It started with some eyelash extensions that I got done before a trip to save time getting ready in the mornings, then it turned into gel manicures with one of my girlfriends every now and again, which meant it was finally time to face that facts: my hair needed help, too.

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Yesterday, I had the opportunity to try products from John Frieda® Hair Care (you can pick yours up at your local Walmart store), more specifically the Brilliant Brunette® Visibly Brighter™ Collection. These products gave me the opportunity to dip my toe in the lighter brunette pool without taking a huge swan dive (think subtle!) or damaging my locks.

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Here’s my before and after so you can see the difference for yourself. It’s interesting to see the color change in all areas of my hair from darkest up top to the light ends. The John Frieda® Hair Care products really enhanced my sun-kissed hue!

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Honestly, these products are going to continue to be a game changer around these parts. I didn’t have to leave my house to receive these kinds of results. They happened right in my shower, which is so nice for a mama with a very active toddler. Keep in mind, these results are after using the trio of Brilliant Brunette® Visibly Brighter™ Shampoo, Conditioner and  In-Shower Lightening Treatment. The shampoo and conditioner duo usually take between 3-5 uses before the benefits start kicking in, whereas the treatment can move you one shade lighter in the 5 minutes it takes to use. I’m excited to see where multiple washes takes my hair color.

If you’re a brunette and thinking about taking it darker, John Frieda® Hair Care’s  Visibly Deeper™ Collection is more your speed.

Now excuse me while I hairflip.

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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of John Frieda® Hair Care. The experts at John Frieda® Hair Care challenge you to rethink everything you know about hair color with their latest innovative products that allow you to change your hair color right in the shower.

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  • Reply Dominique July 26, 2016 at 10:12 pm

    You could have fooled me! Your hair looks amazing! I had that same ombre effect a few months back. People always asked me what color I used because it looked so great. I should have used John Frieda for that awesome vibrancy!
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