Charmed, I'm sure.
We would never dream of stepping out without a shield of TRESemme Two Extra Hold, unless we’re going for that tousled look, in which case a healthy coat of Verb’s new Sea Texture Spray will likely be our suit of armor for the day. That’s not to mention the leave-in conditioner, heat protectant, frizz-taming serum, and maybe even a dry shampoo blast when we’ve hit a bad case of third-day hair. All this and our scalp is absolutely blanketed in enough product to render it completely unresponsive. It’s down for the count, ladies.
Before we were educated in the ways of proper hair care (i.e. last week), we were under the illusion that the more product you add, the better your chances for a good hair day. Boy-o, were we wrong. We were schooled after our first wash with Briogeo’s Scalp Revival Charcoal + Coconut Oil Micro-Exfoliating Shampoo.
The result was a euphoric combination of a literal squeaky-clean finish and finally understanding what our hair and scalp are supposed to feel like—think: strands lifted at the root and the sensation of actually touching your scalp as you run your fingertips through your hair, instead of a bunch-o-product build-up. Gross, we know.
We had a feeling we would love that super-clean feeling the treatment promised, but what we didn’t quite expect was the cool and soothing peppermint fragrance. We know what you’re thinking—peppermint seems like an unlikely choice for adding scent to your strands—but trust us on this one.
The shampoo comes in a tub, and once you experience the texture you’ll know why. The formula’s tiny little granules, even smaller than sand, act like micro scrubbers. They work away at even the most stubborn of product-laced manes as you massage the shampoo in with your fingertips.
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Even with such a thick (and gray) consistency, Briogeo Scalp Revival will wash away in an instant and leave you with fresh-as-a-daisy locks. Use it as often as you like, but mark our words: You will become addicted to this stuff so, buyer, beware.