Paul Mitchell Instant Moisture Shampoo and Conditioner

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Hello!  I’m going to forewarn you now, today’s post is going to be a little bit of a love-in.   Then again, you probably expected it when you saw Paul Mitchell in the title!  Today I am professing my love for the Paul Mitchell Instant Moisture Shampoo and Conditioner.

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Paul Mitchell Instant Moisture Shampoo and Conditioner

£16.50 – Hairtrade

They say:

Shampoo: This Paul Mitchell Instant Moisture Daily Shampoo cleanses and deeply hydrates thirsty hair, also repairs damage and helps plump up skinny strands. It is formulated with instant Moisture Complex provides superior conditioning and UV protection. Also the Panthenol it contains adds body and volume, and helps repair damage from the inside out. This product is also color safe for any color treated hair.

Conditioner: This Paul Mitchell Instant Moisture Daily Treatment hydrates and detangles moisture-starved strands, makes hair shiny and manageable. Formulated with soy proteins, shea butter and Instant Moisture® Complex team up to moisturize, strengthen and add elasticity. Also containing panthenol that builds body and repairs damage from the inside out.

I say:

It is no secret that I am a huge fan of Paul Mitchell.  I’ve tried a few products now, and each time I am impressed with the results.  I have reviewed the Super Skinny Serum, the Heat Seal and the Dry Wash Waterless Shampoo on my blog, as well as sharing my thoughts on the Super Strong Shampoo & Conditioner and Liquid Treatment on the Hairtrade blog.

I bought the Paul Mitchell Instant Moisture Shampoo and Conditioner as an early Christmas present to myself.   I decided to purchase the set from Hairtrade as they have been so lovely to me and incredibly supportive with my blog for a few years now; I couldn’t imagine buying it anywhere else.

I had been using a high street brand of shampoo and conditioner for a few months before I purchased this set, and in all honesty they had done more harm than good.   After washing my hair would still look and feel unclean, and the heaviness of the products made my hair feel flat and weighed down.  They also seemed to be contributing to my already damaged hair as I began to lose more hair than usual.   I remembered how much I had enjoyed using the Paul Mitchell Super Strong Shampoo and Conditioner, so I decided to purchase the Instant Moisture range this time and see how they compared.

From the first use, my hair improved dramatically.  It felt clean.  It had bounce.  It felt smooth and frizz after drying was reduced.  My hair didn’t need washing 24 hours after.  It was something of a hair miracle.   Use after use, my hair continued to improve.   I continued to see the results I had from the first wash.   The hair loss reduced, and my hair began to look like hair again.

The shampoo lathers up nicely, although I find you have to make sure your hair is fully wet for it to lather up.  If you have seriously greasy hair it’s best to wash with a build up remover shampoo first, and then wash with this shampoo for the best results.   After rinsing the shampoo off, my hair feels so clean and free from any greasy or heavy feeling.

The conditioner is light and milky, and you don’t need to use a large amount.   Usually a 50p size amount is enough for my hair.  I rub the conditioner between my palms and then comb my fingers through my hair to distribute it evenly.   In the past I made it a rule just to cover the ends of my hair from the ears down to avoid greasy roots, but with this conditioner I can use it all over my hair  without fear.

I honestly don’t think I will go back to using cheap high street hair care now.  Since I discovered Paul Mitchell products, my hair has improved so much.  I want to keep my hair in this amazing condition for as long as I can!   When it comes to repurchasing, I will probably alternate between the Instant Moisture range and the Super Strong range, depending on what my hair needs at that time.    These two lovely bottles of goodness are coming to an end, so I had better place an order for the Super Strong range pronto to avoid putting my hair through any more high street distress!

What are haircare are you currently using at the moment?

Dannie x

March 11, 2015
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  • Reply Worshipblues

    I love PM hair stuff too! Their styling products are unmatchable and such good value because they last ages!

    March 12, 2015 at 9:04 am
  • Reply Jessica Edmunds

    I always order off hairtrade I love them and this set sounds great for my dry hair, I definitely think you pay for what you get with haircare I usually use redken but want to give this a try now xxx

    March 12, 2015 at 11:41 am
  • Reply Hannah

    Vegan and cruelty free?! You’re making my bank account sad haha!

    March 6, 2016 at 6:58 pm
    • Reply Danniella Josephine

      But your hair will be so happy :) xx

      April 28, 2016 at 8:57 pm

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