MONAT has raised the bar in hair nutrition with the supreme proprietary blend of S3. Each of the clinically proven ingredients work together synergistically to replenish the system of possible nutrient deficiencies that could be contributing to hair loss.
Dr. Brent Agin, MONAT Scientific Board Member, reiterates this information, saying, “These days, with soil depletion and water depletion, you can no longer rely on getting all of your nutrients from food.” Dr. Agin recommends S3 Supplement Support System as a great supplement that promotes healthy hair as well as skin and nails.
S3 is a precisely formulated daily nutritional. This exclusive proprietary daily nutritional includes clinically proven ingredients, including:
A rich source of sulfur and a key component of collagen and keratin that supports the structural integrity of the hair and skin.
Improves the elasticity of both the hair and skin. Helps to improve the appearance of aging skin and hair.
May promote hair growth and increase the amount of hair in individuals experiencing hair loss.
(as beta-carotene) – Counteracts Vitamin A deficiency which is common in people who are experiencing hair loss.
Provides structural support to the hair shaft and follicle.
Contains anti-aging properties which are beneficial to hair health.
“When it comes to supplements, the biggest difference is attention to safe natural ingredients,”Dr. Agin continues.“There are so many products for hair and nails that it is very hard for consumers to figure out which ones are reputable with safe ingredients. Without any governing body that weeds out the bad companies and products it is up to the consumers to figure this out. MONAT removes the guesswork for the consumer.”
It’s getting to be that time of year. With so many events and parties to go to during the upcoming season there’s always the question of how to do your hair! So we thought we’d take a look at the biggest social media app there is – Instagram – to see what’s trending. Here are a few bombshell looks that will take your breath away…and everyone else’s in the room too!
Now look at this, will you? @straight_ahead_beauty shows us an awesome #triplebun that is really simple to do. Make three ponytails, twist each into a bun and then pin each bun to your head. How easy was that? And what an unusual style to show for it.
This one takes the cake! Conceptually it’s so easy to do but the end result is wowsa! Made by @hairbysaretta at Blue Water Salon, all you need are some satin or flower scrunchies (yes, scrunchies, they are back!) and you’ve got it made!
Check out our Instagram for more inspiration. You’ll have more than you ever dreamed of to help you get through this holiday season in super style!
MONAT also has many holiday looks for you to try. Check out our new looks in #MONATstyle Hair Tutorials. Each tutorial tells you exactly how to style your hair in easy-to-follow steps. Try one!
For example, here’s #ChicTopKnot for the holidays. This is one look that never goes out of style and it’s really simple to do!
Halloween costumes come in themes, depending on what’s going on in pop culture or even politics that year. This year you can expect to see a lot of Meghan Markle, and anyone (or thing) from a platinum Xtina to the iconic Lady Gaga to the always popular witches even to Game of Thrones players. But as anyone knows, the most important thing in a costume is the HAIR! We’ve got a few styles for you that go with any outfit and are fun, fun, fun!
This is one totally wicked witch! Will you look at what this hair looks like, with all the bands and jewellery? It’s easy to style too! Just go to a party store or even a flea market, scoop up some spooky necklaces, and use a lot of black and white makeup. Be sure to use some Restyle Instant Sculpting Taffy to keep everything firmly in place.
No matter what year it is, an 80s costume never goes out of style! Whether you’re rocking Tina Turner, Olivia Newton John or just an 80s look, you definitely need the right do! Put on some red lipstick, do some massive teasing with Refinish Control Hairspray (try a side tease this year for something different) and throw on a pair of oversized earrings or Spandex and you’ve got your look!
Zombies are always popular Halloween looks, especially because the makeup can be so wild. Check out this braided and crimped mane! It might take some time to weave the tiny braids on the top of the scalp and then use a crimping iron on the rest of your hair, but oh, the end result is so worth it! Here’s where some Reshape Root Lifter can really give you a boost. And don’t forget to paint some fake blood on your neck and décolletage!
Dressing up in red, white and blue like Harley Quinn of DC Comics is a perennial favourite for Halloween! You can take it to the limit like this girl did and even use one of those “1 day only” hair colour sprays to turn your hair red and blue! Use Tousled Texturizing Mist to give your hair…however you do it!…some super texture!
Summer is a blast but it can be brutal on your beautiful hair with its intense heat, the sun’s harmful rays, pool chemicals, saltwater, sweat and going a little heavy on the highlights! All this leads to end-of-the-season tresses looking totally washed out, lacking body, bounce and brilliance.
Like transitioning your wardrobe from summer to fall – packing away the strappy, light and airy pieces and pulling out rich knits and luxurious layers – your haircare should follow suit, changing with the season and flowing seamlessly into autumn’s cooler temps. Here are some tips to ensure your hair is in sync with the chillier season.
1. Deep clean with a clarifying wash.
One of the most important tips for transitioning hair to fall weather is to start with a clean slate. Summer can be a particularly hard time on hair so try Clarifying Shampoo to do a deep clean to remove environmental toxins and stubborn build-up, revealing a clean, happy scalp.
2. Hydrate! Hydrate! Hydrate!
Hydration is critical to reversing summer damage and getting hair lustrous and healthy-looking for fall. The Advanced Hydrating Hair Care Collection cleanses, conditions, deeply treats and locks in essential moisture that lasts up to 72 hours! Each unique, intensely hydrating product formula is infused with two of the most technologically advanced ingredients designed to defend against and revive even the most seriously thirsty hair—REJUVENIQE S™ and PATCH20™.
3. Do a hair treatment masque.
Fix summer damage and move into fall with lustrous healthy-looking hair. A masque brings immediate penetrating nutrition and moisture back to dull, lifeless hair depleted by summer extremes. Try Heavenly Hydrating Masque with Rejuveniqe S™. It’s like a cloud of hydration that supplies a surge of moisture from root to tip, delivering soft, silky hair full of bounce, body and shine.
4. Play with colour!
Fall is a great time to experiment with a new hair colour. Rock a rich red in tones from copper to auburn to burgundy. Or go soft and chic in brown with caramel highlights. Or rock on bold with shocking pink, ultra violet or cobalt blue. Then surround yourself in full-on fall colour, take some selfies and set your Instagram feed on fire!
5. Get a trim.
Parting with even just a couple inches of your precious hair can be tough but getting a good trim and freshening up the ends can do wonders. Fall is the perfect time to cut away the damage and split ends of summer-ravaged hair. A trim gives shape, adds a bit of bounce and basically just cleans up your hairstyle. Or if you’re feeling like really switching it up for fall, go for a dramatic new cut and step into fall with a totally new look.
These days there are so many hair masques available, it gets really hard to choose. Well, it really all depends on what your hair needs! MONAT has made it simple for you. Here’s a chart you can use to figure out in a snap what’s best for you!
Who needs it? Hair with product build-up or to reboot your hair care routine Benefits: Provides a deep cleanse, absorbs impurities, gently conditions Formulated with: Activated Charcoal Blend, Coconut Oil Usage: Once or twice a week
Who needs it? Dull, lifeless, parched, thirsty hair Benefits: Delivers body, bounce and shine, intense hydration clinically proven to last up to 72 hours Formulated with: REJUVENIQE S™, PatcH20 Usage: Once or twice a week
Who needs it? Severely damaged, over-processed hair Benefits: Fixes breakage, strengthens, softens Formulated with: FIBER RESCUE™, REJUVENIQE S™ Usage: Once or twice a week or every day if hair shampooed daily and extremely damaged
See how easy that was? Now all you have to do is look at your hair…and choose the masque that matches it best!
Our hair is a BIG topic. After all, every woman always talks about her hair. Think of one time you sat with your girlfriends and hair and what you use didn’t come up? They constantly do! Well, this is not just a big topic for you. All woman are obsessed with hair products. How do we know? We looked at internet search rankings for hair products and saw how many times some kind of hair care topic came up. Let’s take a look!
So many women want to know what kind of dry shampoo to get. It’s a maze after all. There are so many on the market, of every conceivable kind. How to choose? We’ve got a good one for you…THE CHAMP™ Conditioning Dry Shampoo. Great for those mornings you wake up with a little too much oil around your forehead or for after the gym or a good run, this waterless dry shampoo absorbs oils, dirt and impurities between washes. It leaves hair looking and feeling fresh and clean. And, unlike so many others, it leaves no dulling residue or powdery build-up. It really helps extend styles two and three days! It’s also cruelty-free and vegan.
Deep Conditioner for Natural Hair
Now this was a key search topic. We all know women with some sort of chemically treated hair. And there are plenty of conditioners for coloured, dyed, straightened or permed hair. But what about a conditioner for woman with truly natural hair? They need conditioners too! Well, we’ve got two choices for you—Super Moisture Masque and Heavenly Hydrating Masque. Super Moisture Masque is good for slightly dry hair and provides a light, nourishing moisture treatment. It is formulated with REJUVENIQETM Oil Intensive and an amino acid complex. Heavenly Hydrating Masque, for all hair types, is specially formulated for dull, lifeless, parched and/or thirsty hair that needs intense hydration from roots to tips.
This easy-to-use product was a fave topic. After all, who can really live without one with our busy lifestyles? Just spray on, comb through and go…or style, if that’s your gig. This topic came up because the market is flooded with them though. It can be nearly impossible to choose a good, all-around leave-in. But we’ve got one for you. Restore Leave-In Conditioner is lightweight and designed to hydrate each hair strand. It conditions and detangles and leaves hair touchably soft and shiny without weighing hair down. This too is cruelty-free and vegan. Too good to be true!
Shampoo for Oily Hair
This was also a big topic. After all, who wants to go around looking like they’ve got an oily, grungy mess at their roots or even worse, down their hair strands? Clarifying Shampoo is an ideal deep cleansing shampoo that works wonders, leaving hair shiny and perfectly healthy-looking. It is specifically formulated to instantly lift away surface impurities, wash away styling product build-up and help rebalance surface oils, bringing freshness and a deep sense of clean to your locks, without stripping or drying out the hair.
It seems everyone has damaged hair in some way, doesn’t it? Those women with long, flowing, bouncy, shiny locks who you see in magazines? Believe us, they weren’t born that way! It takes product to give you truly healthy hair…and usually it’s a serum that will provide the ultimate fix, which is why this was such a popular search topic. A truly great serum is Inner Force Restructuring Serum, a true ground-breaker in the serum category. It reconstructs hair at its core, reversing visible damage from styling, colouring, harsh chemicals and over-processing. It literally rebuilds the hair architecture from the inside out to correct and actually prevent damage. Best of all, it’s allergy-tested, dermatology-tested and hypoallergenic.
It seems that every woman wants fuller, stronger, lush eyelashes. Don’t you? But there are so many products on the shelves today, it’s hard to pick the truly right one.
Most over-the-counter eyelash serums contain biotin (a B vitamin), peptides, or lipids. But, according to Debra Jaliman, M.D., a dermatologist based in New York City, for some people, these formulas may cause sensitivity or an adverse reaction – itchiness along the eyelash line is one common side effect.1
EYE WONDER is a high-performance serum with proprietary and proven ingredients, including Capixyl™. This clinically proven active helps to increase the length and density of lashes and brows.
While conditioning precious lashes and brows, the serum also protects from brittleness and breakage. Applied along the lash line and brows, the serum is easily absorbed and quickly delivers ingredients while helping to hydrate the delicate skin at the lash line and the skin around the brows. Both lashes and brows look great!
Just look at these “before and after” untouched pictures, taken from the MONAT Hair Testimonials closed Facebook group.
Jasmin Da Silva Thompson.“My result with Eye Wonder in 5 weeks I MONAT! I started with little stubbies and now my lashes are so much longer and fuller.“
Brittany Washington.“My results using eye wonder. After 3 weeks of use!! My eyebrows have been falling out for years. I can’t believe I have eye brows again!! Thank you MONAT!! ”
Alexis Hazel.“I use Eye Wonder 2x a day and coat the base and use like mascara to coat them well also no mascara is on my eye lashes! so pleased with my results Free to use!! ”
MONAT has teamed up with Celebrity Hairstylist Alex Brown and she has created some really great hair styles just for MONAT followers. Scroll on down!
Are you pro-braids? Do you wish you knew how to do them differently? Check out this video for a super sleek ponytail with braids. You’ll be amazed at how gorgeous the style is. Click here to watch this great tutorial!
Need a smashing new do for that night out next week? Going to a major event and want something different for your hair? Watch now to learn how to create Glamourous Waves you always see on all the broadcast awards shows. You’ll really knock’em dead!
We all wear ponytails, right? But don’t you wish you could do something edgy with it at times? Try this Bubble Ponytail that is so in right now it’s smokin’! It’s easy to do and creates a totally different effect. Try it! You…and everyone else…will love it!
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Have you just had it with your hair? Is it very damaged, over-processed and over-stressed? Does your hair actually snap and break? Do split ends develop constantly? Does your hair feel dry and brittle, like it’s lost its elasticity and resilience?
Not to fear! A new collection of products by MONAT takes a 360-degree approach to damage repair by renewing hair’s strength from the inside out! MONAT’s Restructuring Hair Care Collection products are specifically designed to target damage at the microscopic level. The secret is two of the most technologically advanced ingredients to rebuild, re-strengthen, restructure and resurface hair for hair that looks reborn. Flip your shower routine on its head with a new approach to hair care!
The two revolutionary, state-of-the-art restructuring ingredients are FIBER RESCUETM, which has a breakthrough hydrolyzed plant lipoprotein technology that reconstructs every strand of hair from root to tip, and REJUVENIQE STM, an activated oil which imparts unmatched hydration and luminosity.
The Restructuring Hair Care Routine & Reverse Care Method
The Routine is the Restructuring Pre-Wash Conditioner and Restructuring Shampoo. This amazing duo works together to gently clean, condition and hydrate your hair. What’s so unusual about this Routine is the Reverse Condition Method, which sets the stage for healthier hair. First, you start with the Restructuring Pre-Wash Conditioner, designed to be used prior to the Restructuring Shampoo as the first step in this revolutionary regimen. FIBER RESCUETM and REJUVENIQE STM activated oil power up each strand, rescuing and hydrating each one from root to tip, while marine botanicals, such as red algae, act as a figurative hair “net” and shield strands from the friction caused by massaging and rubbing the hair. The conditioner, a lightweight formula, instantly moisturizes dehydrated hair while leaving it feeling and looking healthier. Then you shampoo to gently cleanse your hair while instantly hydrating and improving manageability, bounce and shine.
The Hair Transformation Masque is the 3rd Step within your regimen. Intensive and ultra-rich, it features a highly concentrated dose of amino acids that repair and thicken each strand. Hair Transformation Masque, an ultra-rich and creamy rinse-out treatment that rebuilds hair’s architecture, while sealing and smoothing each and every strand, is designed for use once or twice a week but is gentle enough to enjoy each day.
Lastly, before you style, apply Inner Force Restructuring Serum, a leave-in that will boost your hair with beneficial ceramides and is rich in nourishing lipids to repair old damage and prevent future “bad hair days” before they even begin. Inner Force Restructuring Serum is a state-of-the-art, dual treatment formula that reverses the visible damage left behind by hot tools, harsh chemicals and that color change you just had to make twice this season. It contains MONAT’s highest concentration of ultra-potent transformational ingredients and includes a “fixer” lotion serum to work deep within the hair cortex repairing existing damage and a “protective” gel serum designed to sooth and safeguard against future harm.
The 3-Step Restructuring Regimen
MONATs Restructuring Pre-Wash Conditioner and Restructuring Shampoo set the stage for smoother, shinier, and stronger hair. Both contain FIBER RESCUETM and REJUVENIQE STM activated oil – MONAT’s newest innovative and reparative ingredients. Looking to give lackluster locks a little more “love?” This Regimen does just that with the addition of the Hair Transformation Masque, the ultra-rich and creamy rinse-out treatment that rebuilds hair’s architecture, while sealing and smoothing each and every strand.
The Restructuring Collection
The Restructuring Collection is the 360-degree approach to build inner hair strength and includes all four products… Restructuring Pre-Wash Conditioner, Restructuring Shampoo, Hair Transformation Masque and Inner Force Restructuring Serum…to give you top of the line care. Now your hair will have come full circle, with a science-backed hair care line designed to take a 360-degree approach, addressing (and reversing) the ten major signs of hair damage. Whether it’s damage caused by chemicals (bleach, hair dye, perms and straighteners), extremely harsh styling methods (daily flat irons, for example), pollution, weather and extreme amounts of direct sun exposure this comprehensive collection can reverse it. Other reparative treatments merely mask damage – like a veneer would on a tooth; however, this regimen targets the cause at its core, regenerating each strand.
If you’re a woman and you’ve got hair, it’s quite likely you’ve experienced your hair coming out, called shedding, at some point in your life. It’s not a big deal but sometimes it can shed so much it might scare you. Not to worry. There are reasons your hair sheds and solutions for dealing with it. Read on!
Did you know you’re totally normal?
Most people have about 100,000 hairs on their heads and lose around 100 to 125 hairs per day. Each hair follicle undergoes a growth stage that lasts two to eight years, followed by a two-month resting stage where no growth occurs. Then, the hair strand falls out and a new one begins to grow in its place. For a healthy person, this means between 80 and 90 percent of hair follicles are growing hair at one time, while the rest of the follicles are resting or shedding.1
If you’re shedding more than that over an extended period of time, then you should talk to your doctor about reasons it might be happening and how to fix it. But in most cases, hair shedding is normal so you can put a smile back on your pretty face.
Are you stressed?
The American Academy of Dermatology says that stress2 is a big reason for why someone sheds hair. Stress takes a tremendous toll on your body and can cause you to lose your hair. Really! Even things like not enough sleep and appetite changes, which can be part of stress, are linked to hair shedding.
If you’re feeling really stressed, take over! Do what you have to do to reduce your stress as much as possible…get enough sleep; exercise, which is a real stress reducer; try yoga; distract yourself by reading a good book; talk it out with your friends…even see someone if it’s necessary. You’ll feel better and notice improvements in your hair health.
Did you lose a lot of weight?
If you did, that could well be a reason for a lot of hair shedding.3 The physical stress your body is going through will lead to hair shedding but it won’t last. Once your body adjusts to your new way of eating and exercise routine, your hair will return to normal.
Are you eating right?
Did your diet suddenly go off the wheels?4 If you’re eating improperly, your hair’s not getting the “food” it needs. You need a balanced diet, with plenty of vegetables, lean meat, and seafood. These foods contain all the essential nutrients for hair to grow properly.
Did you just have a baby?
Giving birth puts a tremendous amount of stress on the body. It’s completely normal during this time for your hair to shed. It’s likely you won’t notice this until about two months after the baby is born5 but just know this is perfectly normal! Your body will readjust in about six to nine months and your lovely locks will return to their beautiful self!
Do you pull your hair up a lot?
Wearing your hair tightly pulled back in a ponytail or bun6 every day can causes it to shed. If this is happening to you, try wearing a more casual, looser ponytail or even let your locks fall down for a while. Your scalp will love you for it.
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