It’s here, the product we have all been dying to get our hands on. The all new colour depositing hair masks by Moroccan Oil. Yes, you read it. So, obviously you want to know more. All the deets. So here we go.
What is a Color Depositing Mask?
These dual-benefit masks give you beautiful, temporary color, plus all the nourishing benefits of a deep conditioning treatment. Because they come in 7 shades—ranging from the tropical pink Hibiscus to the rich, velvety Cocoa—there’s something for just about everyone. Play with fun fashion shades (like Aquamarine, Hibiscus, Rose Gold, and Platinum), enhance your existing color with, say, golden-hued Champagne or crimson-brown Bordeaux, or apply as needed to maintain your salon color between visits.
How long will my color last, obviously we want to know this?
Color Depositing Masks add temporary color that’s designed to gradually fade out over time. How long your color lasts will depend on several factors—including your starting shade, how often you wash your hair, and your hair’s porosity. Which mask you choose also affects longevity. Hibiscus and Aquamarine are the most vibrant colors and may last longer than other shades.
Generally speaking, people with lighter or more porous hair will experience a brighter and longer-lasting result. That means that if you have dirty blonde hair that you’ve never colored, your best friend is a platinum blonde, and you both try Hibiscus, her hair will likely be to be a lot pinker for a lot longer than yours will be.
If I leave the mask on longer, will the color be more intense?
Yes, the longer the mask is left in the hair, the more intense your results will be. (Up to a point, at least—leaving the mask in for a few hours won’t yield results all that different from those achieved by leaving it in for, say, half an hour.)
However, you can play around with the amount of time you leave it in to achieve different color effects. For example, I am a bleach blonde and wanted a fairly pastel pink – I didn’t want INTENSE colour, so we mixed Hibiscus with a normal hydrating hair mask to ‘dilute’ the colour. We also only left it on for about 2 – 3 min, if that much.
Will the mask color my hair evenly?
Because some parts of your hair may be more porous than others, the shade and intensity of the color may vary. As a rule of thumb, assume the color will be more vibrant and longer-lasting on lighter strands of hair—or parts of your hair that have been previously colored. That means if you have highlights, ombre, or balayage, you can expect the color to show up most vividly on whichever strands have been pre-lightened. Makes sense?
Will these masks damage my hair?
No. In fact, they do the opposite. The masks are intensely nourishing treatments, and do not contain ammonia, peroxide, or bleach. They also contain a star-studded roster of ingredients, including our exclusive ArganID™ technology, which infuses argan oil deep into hair’s cortex and helps seal the cuticle. They also feature an amino acid blend to nourish, detangle, and boost shine, plus Apricot Kernel Oil to help soften hair and improve hydration with oleic acid, linoleic acid, and Vitamin E.
Will my hair go back to its original color?
Yes, the Color Depositing Masks add temporary color that’s only deposited on the outermost layer of the hair. With regular washing, the color will eventually fade out over time. To hit reset and speed up the color washout process, visit a Moroccanoil salon and consult with your stylist.
Will these masks stain my hands?
Minimal, temporary staining may occur and can easily be washed off with soap and water. But if you want to be extra careful (or have a brand-new manicure, for instance), you can also wear gloves while applying the mask for extra protection against staining.
The above info was all pulled directly from the Moroccan Oil site, and was also shared with us at the launch event yesterday. We were able to experiment with these masks at the event and have our hair coloured and treated with them, then and there. So here is some pointers from personal experience.
- It really does depend on the colour and the condition of your hair.
- Your hair feels NEW after the application of this product. Moroccan Oil truly is a DIVINE brand and well worth the investment
- I would recommend asking someone who has worked with these masks before to advise if you want a particular outcome.
You can purchase these in 30ml sachets too, which I think is great if you don’t want a whole 200ml tube in ONE colour.
200ml retails for R620
30ml retails for R175
You can purchase them on www.splush.co.za
And check out www.moroccanoil.com for some before and afters.
Have you been looking for that all-in-one magic supplement to just do the most for your hair, skin and nails without having to take 9 different vitamins and minerals? We have found the solutions for you. Beauty Gen has created a 5-in-1 beauty booster called Beauty Greens that makes it super easy for you to take ALL the necessary ingredients to promote beautiful skin, hair and nails all at once, without the fuss.
Here’s the lowdown. Beauty Greens consists of 5 key ingredients. These ingredients are natural and haven’t been damaged by heat. Here are more on each of the 5 ingredients in Beauty Greens.
It promotes plump, wrinkle-free, supple skin, supports healthy aging, it strengthens your nails and builds long, thick hair. It supports all the connective tissues, promoting healthy joints and strong bones along with supporting lean muscle mass, strength and enhances muscle regeneration.
Probiotics helps to balance out the good bacteria in your digestive system and alleviates digestive discomforts. It has antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory properties to help tackle skin issues and promoting a clearer complexion. Probiotics also hydrates the skin, builds collagen and strenghtens the skin’s barrier function. It supports the liver, help eliminate toxins and free radicals, contributing to a smoother, more youthful complexion. It supports the immune system, digestive system and general health, nourishing your body from within.
Omega-3’s are powerful anti-inflammatories that helps to tackle skin issues such as psoriasis, allergies and acne. It strenghtens the skin barrier function, helping to hold moisture in and keep irritants out. It combats dry, brittle hair follicles, promotes stronger and shinier hair too. In the same way, it promotes stronger nails too. It helps preventing heart disease and strokes, it also assists in lowering the blood pressure and supporting a healthy immune system.
4. Vitamin C
Vitamin C promotes collagen synthesis and speeds up the healing of wounds, brightens the skin and battles free radical damage with antioxidants. It figts bacteria on the scalp, thanks to it’s antiviral properties and may help to even combat hair loss and prevent premature greying. It also assists in supporting a healthy immune system.
This helps your body reach its quota, giving it the tools it needs to run at and look it’s best. High in vitamins and minerals, superfood improve all processes in the body. A rainbow of phytonutrients means a rich supply of antiioxidants – one of your best anti-aging weapons. Once again supports a healthy immune system, containing 50 organic superfoods ranging from Kale and Wheat Grass to Beetroot, Berries and even 10 medicinal mushrooms.
With Beauty Greens you won’t ever have to question if there is a lack of anything in your system or not.
You can miz this in with your morning porridge, smoothies, yogurt, smoothie bowls and even have it just as it is mixed with a bit of milk or water.
Today, more people are experiencing chronic stress and adult acne than ever before. Coincidence? Not according to the skin health experts at Dermalogica and The International Dermal Institute. Across the globe, the modern pace of life has increased dramatically, yet the body’s biochemistry has not changed much since the Stone Age. The resulting chronic stress and hormonal imbalances, combined with environmental shifts and our busy lifestyles, are causing more breakouts and accelerated signs of skin aging.
Adult acne is particularly prevalent in adult women, who face rising socio-economic pressures to work outside the home while growing and maintaining a functioning household. Is this an “epidemic”, as some dermatologists call it, or “the new normal”? At Dermalogica, we recognise that changing times call for changing skincare, which is why we redesigned the current mediBac range and also introduced NEW! AGE Bright Clearing Serum and AGE Bright Spot Fader.
AGE bright clearing serum This active, highly-concentrated brightening clearing serum exfoliates to help prevent premature breakouts and accelerates cell turnover to help reduce signs of skin aging.
• Salicylic Acid, a Beta Hydroxy Acid, helps reduce breakouts to clear skin.
• Phytoactives from Resurrection Plant, known for its ability to survive extreme dehydration, hydrate, and smooth skin.
• Niacinamide works together with White Shiitake Mushroom to promote brighter, more even skin tone.
• AGE Bright™ Complex works with the skin’s natural microbiome for clearer, brighter skin. how to use Apply a thin layer on cleansed skin and allow it to dry. Use all over the face and under recommended Moisturiser twice a day, as needed. availability & price AGE Bright Clearing Serum comes in a 30 ml bottle at authorised Dermalogica stockists, concept stores and at dermalogica.co.za
Price | R1 195 NEW! AGE bright clearing serum clears away breakouts while brightening skin to reduce signs of premature aging. AGE bright spot fader.
AGE bright spot fader This two-in-one brightening spot treatment helps reduce the appearance of active breakouts and the marks they leave behind.
• Salicylic Acid works to clear breakouts.
• Niacinamide and Resorcinol work synergistically to fade post-breakout marks, improving uneven skin tone.
• AGE Bright™ Complex reduces visible skin aging and helps prevent over-drying. how to use Apply directly upon first signs of breakouts. Reapply twice a day until spots fades. availability & price AGE Bright Spot Fader comes in a 15 ml tube at authorised Dermalogic stockists, concept stores and at dermalogica.co.za.
Price | R849
Dermalogica products are vegan-friendly, cruelty-free, gluten-free, and formulated without artificial fragrances or colours.
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