Thursday, September 25, 2008
Pantene's Beautiful Lengths Review: Can A Shampoo Make Your Hair Grow Longer?
Interesting question isn't it? The fact is that Pantene is trying to claim that their Beautiful Lengths Shampoo and Conditioner do help you grow your hair longer. In fact, they're marketing this shampoo and conditioner duo with information on donating to locks of love and they even have a collaboration with The Knot on growing out your hair for your wedding.
The truth is that things aren't so easy as saying that using certain products every morning can help your hair grow longer.
So, how are these products different than usual? They actually use the Aquacurrents technology that has been popping up in all sorts of skin care items. How a humectant helps your hair I'm not entirely certain. However, I think that most likely it helps to hold moisture to the hair shaft, preventing the cuticle from lifting up and creating frizzy hair that is prone to breakage. I don't know this for sure, but that's my assumption. Preventing breakage in this manner won't make your hair grow faster, but decreasing breakage will definitely help your hair grow longer and in a healthier condition than usual. Hence, Pantene is right.
So, how are the products? They're rich and creamy. They have a light perfume scent that is great. The lather is nice and everything rinses out nicely. My hair was shiny, though I do think that the products were perhaps a bit too hydrating for my hair, which isn't dry. My hair was a bit flat and just lost more volume as the day went on, I think someone with drier hair would have better luck with this combo than I did.
So, if you have long hair, are growing out your hair, and if your hair is a bit dry/damaged this might be a good choice for you!
Pantene Beautiful Lengths Collection