Let’s see, a new product that promises big body? Yep, I’ll try that, thank-you-so-so-much.
Bumble & Bumble has come out with a hair powder that they are calling it “equal parts dry shampoo, volume extender, and volume in a pinch.” Pret-A-Powder retails for $26 for 2 oz.
Ok, just to get this out of the way here is the one thing that is my only drawbacks with it. Otherwise I absolutely love the powder.
I purchased this powder intending to use it as a dry shampoo. I had just finished a bottle of Khlorane dry shampoo, and it has a squeeze-and-poof application.
I assumed that B&B’s Pret-A-Powder would be just as easy to apply. Any time I tried to apply it directly to my head, so much product came out of the tiny hole on the top of the bottle. It was just way too much product for one spot. Update | I learned the best way to apply this shampoo is to shake to bottle over your hair, don’t squeeze. I got it to apply lightly and easily this way. Honestly, now I do believe this is the perfect product!
NOW HERE’S WHY IT’S RAD
I love it for |
1 | Giving braids grip. Swirl a bit of this powder in the palm of your hands and then start to work through a braid. Your hair and braid will hold like never before.
2 | Adding volume to the front of your hair. I tend to touch the front of my hair a lot (tucking it behind my ears, playing with the front pieces, etc.) so it gets greasier and can fall flat more quickly than the rest of my hair.
I put a dab of powder in my palm, touch the powder with my pointer and middle finger from my other hand, then work that small amount of powder into the roots at the front of my hair. It gives the best, best, best volume at the front of your hair and bangs.
3 | Adding volume at the crown of my head. For major volume at the crown of my head, I apply the powder in the same way as I do to the front of my hair, I just go over the same area several times for really big volume. When I use this powder, I can skip hair spray at my roots.
I use this product only once or twice in between shampoos. The volume seems to stay for me, so I try to conserve the product and also not have a ton of build-up in my hair. It absorbs nicely, but even still, has some build up as all products do.
Overall, I love this product for adding body and texture in my hair. It adds instant volume and hold where ever you touch it into your hair. Watch this powder in action below!
Shop | Pret-a-Powder
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