Tuesday, December 2, 2014

This or That #6 - Hairsprays

I am back today with the this or that series! Hairsprays are the topic! I always feel like there is room for improvement with hair sprays, but maybe that's just me and my fine thin hair. But I compared my tried and true that I've been using for months with a new kind that I just picked up.

Not Your Mother's Hairspray

Best Hairspray

Pros:
---> It's affordable, and comes in a big jar
---> It smells okay, not great, but okay
---> Holds well and for a while
---> Available at drugstores

Cons:
---> When not used for teasing, gives a stiff look

This brand has actually worked pretty well for me. It works great for teasing, and holds my fine hair pretty well and for a decent amount of time. It's also a huge plus that I can get this at CVS or Meijer and not have to go to a Sephora. I can't say I love all items from this brand, but the hairspray does a pretty decent job with teasing.



Pros: 
--->Smells amazing
---> Doesn't give a stiff apperance
---> Has many different formulas and holds
---> Doesn't take a lot to use

Cons:
---> Doesn't hold as well with teasing
---> More expensive 
---> Available at Ulta or Sephora

I was so impressed with the smell of this, I loved it! It worked great for keeping my styles in place, but didn't hold as well when I wanted to use it for teasing. It's also much more expensive - hence why I tried out the travel size first. 

Overall, I think I'll end up using a mixture of both. It really depends on what you want to do with your hair. To tease, I will definitely keep using Not Your Mother's. For holding styles in place I'll use the Kenra. I would like to try a stronger hold of the Kenra and see how I like it, so watch out for that! For now, I would recommend either one for you to try!

What is your favorite hair spray brand?

22 comments:

  1. I've actually never heard of the Kenra brand so thanks for sharing that review!! I don't normally tease my hair so not sure which I would pick LOL!!

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  2. I've been trying out the Not Your Mothers line and they have some good products! I've never tried their hairspray though!

    <3, Pamela
    sequinsandseabreezes.blogspot.com

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  3. Don't Kenra products smell amazing?! My hairdresser back in Iowa only used their products, so my hair would smell good for a couple days after. :) My favorite hairspray is the Tressemme extra firm - it comes in a huge black and green bottle and lasts FOREVER. It's dirt cheap, too.

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  4. I agree, you need multiple hairsprays for different things. The kenra volume 25 is a pretty good stronger hold, I also really like Chi Enviro Hairspray Natural Hold, it works good for the day to day and I can almost always find it at TJ Maxx!

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  5. I always look at that Not your mother's volumizing spray. I love to use their dry shampoo to add volume! xo

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  6. These are both some of my favorite products! Kenra smells so amazing!

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  7. Can't go wrong with Tresseme!!!!! Tres Two ultra fine mist is the shit and it's cheap!

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  8. I've never used any Kenra but I hear they are amazing. I've been a Tresemme hairspray user for years! I love the $3.50 price tag and it's just the right hold without being crunchy haha

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  9. Looove my Kenra! I get it at cost from my friend/hair stylist but try Amazon and ebay too!

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  10. I just love the Not Your Mothers line, haven't tried the hairspray yet, tho... Now I want to!

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  11. I am obsessed with Big Sexy Hair for hairspray--but sounds like Kenra might give it a run for its money :) I love anything with a good smell that works well!

    Tori
    FashionBlingGirlyThings

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  12. I love the Not Your Mother's hairspray for teasing - but totally agree with you on the smell. It's definitely not my favorite scent in the world, but I love the volume it gives!

    xo,
    Natalie | CincinNatalie
    cincin-natalie.com

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  13. I actually just use good old Suave hairspray. I don't use a ton of hairspray, but for when I do, it does a pretty good job without being too sticky!

    Brooke
    www.pumpsandpushups.com

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  14. Awesome review, I always hate that stiff look hairspray can give so that Kenra spray is right up my alley!
    -Alex
    www.monstermisa.blogspot.com

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  15. I've always used Tresseme, but now I want to give these a try!!

    <3 Shannon
    Upbeatsoles.blogspot.com

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  16. I need to tease my hair some, so these would be perfect!

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  17. You have a cute blog, i followed you via gfc <3

    http://kapege23.blogspot.com/

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  18. Hairsprays are so hit or miss! I am always trying new ones. I just bought the Big Sexy Hair brand in the red bottle (if that's really what it's called...) and I think it's sticky! Yuck! thanks for sharing these! :)
    xo Erin
    www.winkandatwirl.com

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  19. Good review. I have wanted to try the kenra brand.

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  20. Looks like some amazing Spay!
    Melanie @ meandmr.com

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  21. Great post!!! Love your blog <3

    xoxo,
    Ann at www.porcelanna.pl

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  22. This is an awesome post Becky! I love when you compare products- I don't ever use hair spray, but I should have some on hand just in case!

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