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on 8/21/2016 6:20:00 PM
More reviews by Katherine2
Skin: Dry, Fair-Medium, Neutral
Hair: Blond, Wavy, Fine
Tried this based on good reviews...but it is nowhere near as good as Elnett. Elnett is the gold standard hairspray in my opinion. Holds well and is easily buildable, but most importantly, gives a dry hold that never weighs my hair down or looks like helmet head, regardless of how I spray it on or how much I use. The Kenra also holds well, but is a heavier and wetter spray that weighs my hair down. My hair always looks separated, frozen, and kind of flat and grungy on the days I've used this. Expensive and overrated.
on 5/16/2016 5:55:00 PM
More reviews by athenasius
Age: 56 & Over
Skin: Sensitive, Fair, Warm
Hair: Red, Curly, Fine
I saw this on Dominique Sachse's you tube tutorials on hair. She uses this, and I wanted volume and hold but the ability to comb it out. This does all that and more.I bought a travel size can of it, for 8$ Canadian at Chatters Beauty supply and salons which is a western Canadian chain and the full size is about 29$. I used up the travel size, and I am happy to say this stuff is worth it.I've been using Dove hairspray, and Elnett original and unscented. I've not been as happy till this.It adds a light bit of shine as well, and used as Dominique shows in light puffs while holding the hair the way you want, isn't going to be a helmet of stiff rigid hairdo from the past. I also picked up a tip Dominique showed where she sprays upward from below the hair you want to set into some volume. From above (yes I tried it out to compare and she is right) the hair will deflate and get a harder hold that won't move but looks stiff.So to get the most out of this, light single puffs from BELOW up INTO the hair as you push it into place.Now the scent. To me it's a pleasant floral in the tuberose/jasmine/orange blossom family and I quite like it. It blends nicely with the Chanel #5 that I like, ditto the Bulgari Pour Femme. But it may fight with light citrusy scents or sharp green perfumes where floral might clash a bit so be forewarned.Actually I really suggest buying this in the travel size to try it first. I ripped thru that can and was on a long trip so I had to fall back on Elnett which made me realize how much nicer the Kenra is, and oddly enough how much gentler on my hair which started to really dry out again with the Elnett.
on 8/11/2015 12:43:00 PM
More reviews by flairgirl8
Skin: Combination, Fair, Cool
Hair: Other, Straight, Fine
An expensive hair spray that did not work for me at all. Has a strong scent that I did not like. This hair spray is supposed to be super hold. My hair went completely flat in less than an hour. I have never had a hair spray do that before. I get better results from drugstore hair sprays such as Aqua Net maximum hold and Pantene Anti humidity hair spray. Effective higher end hair sprays such as Matrix Style Fixer and Matrix Biolage Freeze Fix work well also.
on 5/13/2015 12:07:00 PM
More reviews by Nancygia
I initially bought this in a travel size. The thing I liked about it most at that time is now what I like least--the smell. It is a VERY potent floral (orchids, maybe?) I also don't like the unnatural, frozen look it gives my hair. Forget brushing this out if you decide you don't like the way it looks, unless you don't mind losing some hair.
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on 1/22/2015 7:02:00 AM
More reviews by 1017
Skin: Sensitive, Fair-Medium, Neutral
Hair: Brunette, Wavy, Fine
I prefer the Kenra Platinum 26 hairspray for strong hold & volume over the helmet head this 25 hairspray gives.
2 of 2 people found this helpful.
on 1/21/2015 10:36:00 AM
More reviews by juliawilson22
Skin: Combination, Medium, Not Sure
Hair: Blond, Other, Other
It's the best hairspray I've used. It's not a freezing spray or something super light but for something in the middle of the road, this is it
on 1/3/2015 6:56:00 PM
More reviews by pinknika
Skin: Acne-prone, Fair-Medium, Neutral
Hair: Blond, Straight, Fine
I'm definitely in the minority here. I initially liked this hairspray because of the hold it gave, nothing will move if you spray this baby on, even lightly. But I think that's the problem, it holds so well that your hair is frozen in place, and even if you try to brush it out, it gets stuck and tangles up with other hair. I hate to say Aquanet but if you want frozen stiff hair, by all means. I think it would be great for prom or an updo, but for regular hair, pass. I want a beautiful touchable hold, where I can pass my fingers through and not get stuck. Does that exist? Who knows, I've got my eye on the TIGI massive shine hairspray, hopefully that will do the trick.
on 9/25/2014 10:09:00 AM
More reviews by elmiwalk
Skin: Sensitive, Fair-Medium, Not Sure
Hair: Brunette, Other, Other
I was finding that drugstore hairspray was leaving too much buildup, so I've been using salon spray for about a year now. Hairspray is my hair product of choice, maybe it's a remnant of big 80's hair in high school, but it's all I use, I love it, I've tried them all. I went to the salon to get another can of the ISO spray I was using, but they were temporarily out, so they suggested this Kenra one. When I first used it, I thought the smell was overpowering and gross, but it held pretty well. Now, a month later, I love the smell and love the product. My favorite thing to do, it's to lightly spray my hair and scrunch it. Totally 80's, right? But with previous products, my hair still looked crunchy and stringy like after scrunching, but the Kenra spray leaves my hair actually looking like I properly curled it or something. Hard to explain, but I absolutely love it and will continue buying it for that reason. I have very fine hair and this makes it look so much fuller! Thanks Kenra!
on 5/17/2014 4:28:00 PM
More reviews by WheatBread
Skin: Acne-prone, Fair-Medium, Cool
Hair: Brunette, Wavy, Medium
This is "eh". The spray nozzle is constantly clogged and I get hairspray everywhere (and this stuff is STICKY). It has a decent hold but makes my hair look like a helmet if I am wearing it down. It is good if you are going for a full ponytail and want to back comb and get some volume at the roots.
on 12/24/2013 1:06:00 PM
More reviews by roxycat
DUPE ALERT: L'Oréal Boost It High Lift Creation SprayGreat volume, scent, and texture. I am knocking a point off because it's overpriced. $12 would be a reasonable price point.If I spray this at the roots it creates a tangle, like teasing it. If I spray it after my hair is styled, it sets it.
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