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The Cellophane and Clear Rinse Thread

Discussion in 'Hair Care Tips & Product Review Discussion' started by Lady Esquire, Apr 29, 2008.

  1. MrsHdrLe

    MrsHdrLe Well-Known Member

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    Forgive me if this question has already been answered but this is a pretty long thread. So these clear rinses and clear cellophanes will NOT adversely affect my hair if it has already been color treated (several months ago)????? By adversely affect I mean tint my existing color or damage my hair by overprocessing it. I am seriously considering trying something like this for my transitioning hair.
     
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    I just did the sebastians cellophane in red brunette yesterday and it was pretty annoying to do:ohwell: I have yet to see how it came out....hope I like it!

    I think I'll go with Wella or Colorshowers in the future though.
     
  4. candigyrl0830

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    bumping for responses...
     
  5. MrsHdrLe

    MrsHdrLe Well-Known Member

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    Also bumping for responses (Does the "coating" affect moisture retention?)
     
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    bumping again... come on guys help me out.. PLEEEEEASE!
     
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    nope...I clarify regularly though..
     
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    bumping and subscribing - want a somewhat healthy alternative to henna
     
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    L'oreal Healthy Look Semi-Perm & Sebastian Cello's (Long)

    This is my first post on LHCF after stalking the site since discovering Macherieamour's helpful tips back in the day! I wanted to add my 2cents about my experience with semi-perms & cello's.

    Having used cello's for about a decade, I loved em'! They colored my gray strands (started graying at 21), didn't harm my hair & added a nice color & shine as he would custom-blend it for me. Switched to a new stylist after a decade of loyal visits (another story for another time) but she wasn't familiar with cello's & convinced me demi was the same thing & didn't harm the hair. Initially, I liked the results but I started to question it's "gentleness" after experiencing breakage & dryness over time. Back fact - I was diagnosed with PCOS in 06 & lost a ton of hair in 07 & it hasn't been the same since so I wasn't sure if the issues with my hair were due to the demi or a flare-up of PCOS. Either way, her protein treatments were not helping & after a time mix-up caused me to miss an appointment, I came across an AMAZING stylist near me & feel as though I finally found the one! : ) I'm back to cello's now & she educated me on the real difference & harm that can come from demi's. So cello's it is for me - she uses Sebastian btw (red brunette).

    Side note - Prior to finding my current stylist, I had my hair done only for relaxer touch-ups (every 6-8 weeks) or special occasions. Once I started to question the demi color, I decided to try an at-home process & opted for L'oreal's Healthy Look Creme Gloss Color in 4G - Dark Golden Brown. The fact that it says "10MIN" on the box peaked my interest. I write reviews for publication so here's my take on it:

    I haven't colored my hair at home for over a decade after my stylist said my use of Clairol's Natural Instincts resulted in a streaky, red mess. I'd have to agree, it was not pretty. So, I've gotten cellophane's or demi-permanent color every since but I'm stretching out my time between relaxers to give my hair a break, which means I'm going longer without my normal color touch-ups as well. As anyone with 'silver highlights' can tell you, those buggers wait for no one much less my choice to delay my next touch-up. I started to grow weary of people staring at my hair pretending not to notice the grey strands peeking out. I'm only 35 & still somewhat vain, so I had to do something. Came across an ad for Healthy Look while reading "In Style", checked the reviews before taking the plunge & decided 'why not'. I purchased 4G - Dark Golden Brown/ Golden Chocolate & couldn't wait to try it! 10 minutes? I was sold!

    It was easy to apply, much easier than Natural Instincts from what I remember. I followed the instructions tho based around my hairline w/ vaseline, yes, vaseline. I left the color on longer than 10 minutes, because it took longer to separate each section & apply the color. I used a color applicator brush from Sally's to rub it into the roots & my hands (glove covered of course) to pull it through to my ends. Rinsed, conditioned & styled as normal. LOVE the results, covered all my gray flawlessly! The conditioner smells DIVINE, best I've ever used & my hair had shine & was less dry once I finished.

    I will definitely buy it again, it darkened my hair from a med brown to a chocolate shade & I couldn't be happier with this cost efficient result.

    ** I do wish they sold the conditioner solo. Why not? I'll never understand! I kept the left over though the instructions state to toss it or could explode. It hasn't, but I'm sure that's more of a marketing ploy to get you to buy more sooner than necessary. I have a lot of hair & used a lot of the dye but still had some left so I'm happy with that too!
     
  10. Lady Esquire

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    Good post. I haven't done a cellophane in a while. I stretch my relaxer too and about 6-8 weeks post, I start to have greys around the hairline. I might try the Natural Instincts.
     
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    Great Post Izley!

    I tried Ion Brilliance my last wash and I really prefer Color Showers so much more.

    I found the IB to be runny, and it did not give me as much shine as Color Showers, plus it made my hair hard and dryer and seemed like it activated my shedding.
     
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    doing zee bump.....
     
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    Has anyone tried L'oreal Healthy Look Creme Gloss ? I was searching google for reviews and found this old thread :lol:
     
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    :bump: Lots of good info in this thread.
     
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    Bumping

    When using clear rinses do I deep condition before or after the rinse. Since they coat the strands will it keep the dc from taking??
     
  16. outspokenwallflower

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    Do it before. The moisturizing molecules from conditioners will make it harder for the rinse to take.

    Sent from my SPH-M820-BST using SPH-M820-BST
     
  17. halee_J

    halee_J Don't worry be happy

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    I've been using clear rinses for more than a year and I love them :yep: My fave brands are John Freida and Adore.
     
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    Thanks ladies!
     
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    Bought John Freida Clear Shine Glaze yesterday, this thread has me so pumped to use it :lick: I'll try the pre-wash treatment method tomorrow.
     
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    Rasperry, where did you purchase. The only thing I can find near me is the John Freida foam.
     
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    browneyes09 I got it at a Wegman's but I bet you can find it at Target, Walgreen's or RiteAid too.
     
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    Oh no I'm getting sucked in! :nono:

    Naturals who use cellophanes, does it reduce tangling and ssks?
     
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    Buump.....
     
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    For me it makes my hair feel thicker stronger and softer. And I get a lot less breakage an easier detangling. I'm about to do a clear cellophane now
     
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    halee_J Don't worry be happy

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    Haven't done one of these for a few months now, gotta get back to this. I had good results mixing Adore clear rinse with my DC weekly. Softer, sleeker, easier to detangle hair.
     
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    halee_J - Can you give an approx ratio of rinse to DC? TIA

    Been meaning to try this.
     
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    halee_J Don't worry be happy

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    Golden75 its really an approximation because I am an eyeballer :lol::

    For every handful of conditioner:
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    I add this much rinse (about a silver dollar sized):
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    ETA: I mix them together and apply to hair.

    HTH
     
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    Golden75 #NOMOREHAIRPRODUCTS

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    halee_J - I'm an eyeballer too - that's why I didn't ask for exact measurements - So thank you, that helps alot.

    I read this thread awhile back and forgot most it- do you apply DC, then rinse on top or mix them to together, apply all at once. TIA
     

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