Paul Labrecque Hair Care / Review and Giveaway- Closed

22 Jul

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The folks over at Paul Labrecque had contacted me a while back to review some of their products. I didn’t feel right trying any products that weren’t vegan, but after a few emails back and forth confirming their curly hair care products were in fact vegan (they are) we were good to go. A few days later I received a package in the mail containing their curly shampoo, conditioner, styling cream gel and finishing spray (not pictured).

I have to be honest. I totally put off trying these products out for a while. Main reason being I was really happy with the products I was currently using on my hair. Everything I use is normally vegan, organic and chemical free. So I was slightly terrified to put something else in my hair. Why would I? I liked my current stuff.

Well long story short I’m really sorry I waited so long to try them out. Immediately after rinsing out the shampoo, I my hair felt softer. The conditioning cream is rich and thick, and really moisturized my parched locks. The cream gel was also a surprise, it gives fantastic hold with no “crunch” (if you’re a curly girl I know you know what I mean). The finishing spray makes my locks shiny and not greasy, and keeps them frizz free. I’ve also found the spray has helped perk up my curls the following day, so I can now go a day or two between washes.

The absolute nicest surprise has been that my curls have been 100% frizz free in the humid, NYC summer weather. I didn’t think that was possible!

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Better yet, Paul Labrecque is giving Brooklyn Bliss readers an opportunity to win the same, four piece curly hair care kit I received valued at $92.00!

To enter to win, you need to…

  1. Be located in the Continental United States
  2. Leave a comment below about how you currently fight frizz.

Follow me on Twitter and leave your twitter handle in the comments, and you’ll receive a bonus entry.

It’s that easy! The giveaway will be open until 11:59 pm on Friday, July 29th, after which a winner will be chosen randomly.

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73 Responses to “Paul Labrecque Hair Care / Review and Giveaway- Closed”

  1. Jaime McHugh July 22, 2011 at 10:53 AM #

    I blowdry my hair with a flat brush after i put frizzease and nexxus leave in conditioner. I curl the ends under with a big round brush. then when its dry i blast it with a shot of cold air to lock in the style then run some bedhead afterparty smoothing creme through it.

  2. Mariel Dumas July 22, 2011 at 11:20 AM #

    I put baby powder on my scalp before going to sleep to absorb oil.

  3. Veronica July 22, 2011 at 4:03 PM #

    Right now I’m using Super Skinny by Paul Mitchell, but it’s really heavy on my hair sometimes…would like to try something else.

  4. meave July 22, 2011 at 5:56 PM #

    I use Ouidad gel and some sea salt texturizing spray, it’s almost great but then, it’s not.

  5. susan July 22, 2011 at 8:01 PM #

    i use aveda leave in conditioner and only run my fingers through it…no combs or brushes

  6. Lissan July 22, 2011 at 8:26 PM #

    I use leave in conditioner on soaking wet hair. Then I scrunch in gel ( La Looks Curl Gel or Got 2 Be Spiked) followed by Loreal Out of Bed. I let my hair air dry.

  7. Stephanie V. July 22, 2011 at 8:50 PM #

    with good conditioner, oil after towel drying and product — still not totally successful though

  8. mixtisch July 22, 2011 at 9:43 PM #

    I have use an anti-frizz serum blow-dry and flat iron

  9. Lydia G. July 22, 2011 at 11:40 PM #

    Moisture! Conditioning in the shower and right after I get out. I comb it through my hair both times to make sure it is evenly distributed.

  10. Angela July 23, 2011 at 7:20 AM #

    Every other day I skip the shampoo and just use conditioner. And always use cold water. Brrrr.

  11. Sara P. July 23, 2011 at 11:40 AM #

    Right now I am not fighting the frizz very well… When I want to spend the time I use a flat iron.

  12. Mary July 23, 2011 at 12:00 PM #

    I use Frizzease to “attempt” to fight frizz but living at the beach in SC I’m not sure anything really works!

  13. Alex P. July 23, 2011 at 2:01 PM #

    I rub a dollop of olive oil in my hands and then massage it through the rest of my hair. I’ve found that it also helps to use sulfate-free shampoo and conditioner!

  14. Sam July 23, 2011 at 2:25 PM #

    I wash it every other day but condition it daily, never brush it, and use Lush R&B moisturizing cream.

  15. Rachel July 23, 2011 at 2:46 PM #

    I use an anti-frizz serum and air dry. I also regularly contemplate just cutting it all off.

    @TheRxT

  16. Susan C July 23, 2011 at 4:16 PM #

    I use an anti frizz conditioner, but it doesn’t work that well in this humidity.
    smchester at gmail dot com

  17. Adriana July 23, 2011 at 4:29 PM #

    I use FrizzEase but when it’s really humid, there is nothing much that I tried that works any better.

  18. Adriana July 23, 2011 at 4:30 PM #

    Following @CorrieFeld Brooklyn, NY on Twitter
    username @Adriana1954

  19. Adriana July 23, 2011 at 4:32 PM #

    tweet – http://twitter.com/#!/Adriana1954/status/94867452898447360

  20. tracy davis July 23, 2011 at 4:40 PM #

    I fight frizz my sleeping in conditioner

  21. judee July 23, 2011 at 5:54 PM #

    I used hair straightening shampoo and gel before styling.

  22. kristi blackstone July 23, 2011 at 8:33 PM #

    I currently use hair silk in my hair after I shower. This helps fight frizz for me!

  23. kristi blackstone July 23, 2011 at 8:33 PM #

    I follow you on Twitter now @missblissfulbee

  24. Vicky Boackle July 23, 2011 at 9:24 PM #

    i use a leave-in conditioner,does not work too well though.

  25. Lily July 23, 2011 at 11:51 PM #

    I use my own mixed each morning all over my hair consisting of hair thickener cream, leave in conditioner, and frizz serum.

  26. Kristen July 24, 2011 at 12:02 AM #

    I change my haircare products fairly often because I haven’t found something that I love. I’m currently using Neutrogena Triple Moisture shampoo and deep recovery hair mask. I always air dry and the one product I do love is Frizz Ease Dream Curls spray- no crunchy curls!

  27. miryfaye July 24, 2011 at 7:00 PM #

    I currently fight frizz with herbal essences curl mousse. It’s not the best, so I would love to try this!

  28. miryfaye July 24, 2011 at 7:01 PM #

    I follow you on Twitter – @letswinblog

  29. whollysimple July 25, 2011 at 11:22 AM #

    Oh man..how I would really be blessed by this hair care! My hair is so curly, fuzzy, and dry!! I don’t style it much, just throw it up in a bun most days~I just use a natural argan oil to fight the frizz-but would love to try out this brand to be a life time customer if it’s awesome!!!

    shineonchild@hotmail.com
    Abigail

  30. tnttauna July 25, 2011 at 11:52 AM #

    I was my hair 2-3 times a week only blow drying my bangs, the rest I let air dry. I use the Brazilian Blow out conditioner only, I’ve never gotten the full treatment because I like my curl, just not the frizz. It does a pretty good job of de-frizzing the hair but if I have to use additional products I use a thermal protector or leave-in conditioner. I’m always open to trying new things, always in search of that miracle product!

    Following you on twitter – @tnt_tauna

  31. Sammi July 25, 2011 at 5:55 PM #

    I just use a lot of hairspray – but I’m looking for other anti-frizz tricks

  32. Kim D. July 26, 2011 at 4:08 AM #

    I use leave in conditioner and FrizzEase to help with my frizzy hair.

  33. deana c July 26, 2011 at 11:20 AM #

    I currently fight frizz by straightening my hair every day to hide the frizz!

  34. Caryn S July 27, 2011 at 3:32 PM #

    I fight frizz by never using a blow dryer and twisting my curls instead of scrunching

    caryn9802 at yahoo dot com

  35. Heather McDonough July 27, 2011 at 3:44 PM #

    I feel like I’ve tried everything! I’m currently using Carol’s Daughter Hair Milk.

  36. Georgina July 27, 2011 at 5:11 PM #

    I use frizzease

  37. Jill Myrick July 27, 2011 at 6:37 PM #

    I currently use Frizz Ease to fight frizz and fly aways. But also have to find a not so humid place to be on very hot days as it still doesn’t control the frizz when it’s really humid out.

    jweezie43[at]gmail[dot]com

  38. Tonya Dean July 28, 2011 at 6:31 AM #

    I like to put lotion on my hands and then run them over my hair. Really helps get rid of those flyaways.

    tdlsfm(at)gmail(dot)com

  39. charline July 28, 2011 at 12:10 PM #

    Live in the usa
    I try to control frizz with frizz ease but sometimes it just doesn’t work.
    stanleybilly(at)bellsouth(dot)net

  40. april bever July 28, 2011 at 12:37 PM #

    I don’t currently have a way, my hair gets way out of control sometimes because of this.

  41. Jodi July 28, 2011 at 12:40 PM #

    I buy special brushes and use a flat iron

  42. Angela July 28, 2011 at 1:58 PM #

    I use hana serum and flat iron my hair straight, thanks!

  43. Angela July 28, 2011 at 1:59 PM #

    Following you via Twitter (@Hotsnotty2), Thanks!

  44. Diane Baum July 28, 2011 at 6:01 PM #

    Help, I daily fight the fritzi fight and I’m losing badly-no matter what I do

  45. Aliya Abdul July 28, 2011 at 9:22 PM #

    I fight the frizz by wearing my hair pulled back or flat ironing it (which works until it becomes to humid)

  46. Aliya Abdul July 28, 2011 at 9:23 PM #

    I’m following you on twitter (Raliya6)

  47. Heather K. Hyde-Herndon July 28, 2011 at 10:44 PM #

    I yell at my frizz a lot, but that doesn’t get me very far in Houston. Blech. :(

    @feathermaye on Twitter

  48. shawna July 28, 2011 at 11:01 PM #

    I use serum and flat iron.

  49. Chris N July 28, 2011 at 11:50 PM #

    I use Eco Awesome shampoo and conditioner and Let it Be leave in conditioner by Toni and Guy. Then I follow that up with Noodlehead curl spray. I love Rusk Curlsilk, but can’t find it anywhere around here.

    ezmerelda at mail dot com

  50. wendy wallach July 29, 2011 at 12:46 AM #

    I fight frizz by using dryer sheets! No really! I rub them on my head and it seems to help in the muggy, icky weather!

  51. wendy wallach July 29, 2011 at 12:46 AM #

    I follow you on twitter as @madamerkf

  52. Pauline M July 29, 2011 at 1:57 AM #

    I use some frizz-ease which helps, but I usually just put my hair in a ponytail in the afternoon!

  53. Pauline M July 29, 2011 at 1:58 AM #

    I follow on twitter (pauline15)

  54. Autumn B. July 29, 2011 at 3:18 AM #

    i currently wear big hats to hide my unruly hair!

    autumn398 @ yahoo.com

  55. Kirsten July 29, 2011 at 6:48 AM #

    Honestly, I am on a quest. Nothing is working. My hair is unruly and frizzy. That’s why I am entering this, hoping to find something that will work. Thank you.

  56. Rosey July 29, 2011 at 12:12 PM #

    I use the diffuser instead of the blowdryer right now, during these warm months, to fight frizz.

  57. kathy pease July 29, 2011 at 12:35 PM #

    i fight it by throwing on a hat or put my hair in a ponytail

  58. susan smoaks July 29, 2011 at 12:58 PM #

    i currently fight frizz by putting mousse in my hair and making it curly

  59. Susan Smith July 29, 2011 at 1:52 PM #

    I use a leave in conditioner and gel and let my hair dry on it’s own

  60. Susan Smith July 29, 2011 at 1:53 PM #

    follow via twitter susan1215

  61. Lisa G. July 29, 2011 at 4:29 PM #

    I’m trying to fight frizz by using smoothing cream but it’s not working really well in this heat wave.
    lisalmg25 at gmail dot com

  62. Lisa G. July 29, 2011 at 4:30 PM #

    I’m following you on Twitter @lisalmg.
    lisalmg25 at gmail dot com

  63. ashley July 29, 2011 at 4:53 PM #

    Honestly I’m not very good at fighting frizz. Right now I just try to use a good conditioner.

  64. ashley LEMIEUX July 29, 2011 at 5:29 PM #

    i need this! my hair is so frizzy… i use a product right now that I dont really like!

  65. lilybiscuit7 July 29, 2011 at 7:30 PM #

    I’ve been using Frederick Fekkai Glossing Cream and Josie Maran’s Argan Oil. I’d love to try these products. I follow you on Twitter @dragonfly777.
    Thanks!

  66. sarah July 29, 2011 at 7:46 PM #

    I use an inexpensive smoothing milk. Works okay unless it’s really humid out.

  67. carolpie July 29, 2011 at 9:36 PM #

    I have to use a curling iron or I put palm oil on it and hope for the best.Ugh!
    spcale at yahoo dot com.

  68. carolpie July 29, 2011 at 9:37 PM #

    I follow on Twitter dresdenrain
    spcale at yahoo dot com.

  69. Christine July 29, 2011 at 9:42 PM #

    use leave in conditioner

  70. Erin COok July 29, 2011 at 10:41 PM #

    I don’t use the hair dryer, I towel dry or air dry my hair and use hair spray to fight frizz
    cookster77@aol.com

  71. Erin COok July 29, 2011 at 10:43 PM #

    follow you on twitter @cooks1978
    cookster77@aol.com

  72. Erin T July 29, 2011 at 11:58 PM #

    I use frizzease.

  73. monte July 30, 2011 at 12:30 AM #

    love Paul Mitchell products

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