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Greetings, Everyone!

As I mentioned earlier this week, I’ve been test-driving a few haircare products from Pantene.  And the curly ‘do you see above is the finished look.  Below is a step-by-step breakdown of how I achieved this style.  Enjoy!

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Tools of the Trade:

  • Pantene Natural Co-Wash Cleansing Conditioner
  • Pantene Natural Deep Conditioner
  • Pantene Ultimate 10 BB Creme
  • Pantene Advanced+ Keratin Repair KeraGloss Mist
  • Pantene Pro-V Stylers Maximum Hold Mousse
  • Curlformers
  • Seamless Detangling Comb
  • Hair clips

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I’m usually too busy (and impatient) to properly deep condition, but this winter has left my hair feeling DRY! So after washing my hair in sections to minimize tangling, I applied my conditioner and sat under the dryer for 15 minutes.

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Starting on freshly washed and conditioned hair, I ran a bit of the Ultimate 10 BB Creme through my entire head before setting my hair using Curlformers. My hair was surprisingly easy to detangle after the deep-condition, so I just worked a teensy bit of mousse and KeraGloss mist into each section before rolling. I’m an old pro at using Curlformers (and I promise to do a video tutorial soon), so it only takes me 30 minutes or so to do my entire head. I used short wide rollers in the back and long skinny rollers in the front to give a bobbed look to the finished style. Once I was all done, I hopped backed under the dryer for ~25 minutes.

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I look absolutely ridiculous here, but I was pretty pleased with how smooth and frizz free my curls came out. The mousse gave a nice hold, but my hair was definitely soft to the touch and bouncy (and yes, I did whip it back and forth to check).

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After a bit of separating, fluffing, and another once over with the KeraGloss mist, this was my finished result. Not too shabby, right? This style lasted for about 3 days. After that, I just pulled it back into a curly ponytail for the rest of the week.

All in all, I’m pretty pleased with the Pantene products I received.  The KeraGloss mist and Mousse were my two favorites, and I’ll definitely be restocking when I run out.

And because this is the season for giving, Pantene has offered to do a special giveaway for you guys as well.  One lucky reader will receive a gift package chock full of Pantene hair goodies (valued at $50).  Just leave a comment on this post sharing your holiday hairstyle plans to enter.  The contest closes Thursday, December 26th @ 9pm EST, and a randomly selected winner will be announced that Friday.

Good luck!

I was selected for this opportunity as a member of Clever Girls Collective and the content and opinions expressed here are all my own.