Wednesday, September 7, 2011

How to know if your conditioner REALLY moisturizes as well as it claims....


So I found an unique way of figuring out if your conditioner really moisturizes as great as it claims to.  So I was in the shower one day and I had ran out of my normal shaving lotion (I normally use Veet Hair Remover and/or a similar product I found at the Dollar Tree with a razor and end up with silky smooth legs) and decided instead of getting out of the shower...dripping everywhere to hunt under the sink I would just use some conditioner.  I grabbed the Bed Head urban anti-dotes shown above and ta-da...my legs were silky smooth and nick free.  

So the next time I went to take a shower, I hunted under the sink for more of my shaving lotion and found this White Rain conditioner shown above which I was using when I went to the pool (click here to see the post) for my hair while in the pool.  I thought...why not use this.  It will work just as well and I'll have a nice coconut smell.  THE WORST IDEA EVER!!!!!!!!!!!  I felt like I had tried to shave with sandpaper.  It was horrible!  Nicks everywhere...no silky smooth skin.  Total nightmare. 

So I thought...this has to be a true testament to how good that Bed Head stuff is for your hair.  Granted I am comparing it to White Rain...the cheapest conditioner out there but that is all I had.  So what kind of conditioner do you use?  Have you tried to shave with it?  What were the results?  I am dying to know if Pantene can pass the test?  Anyone use Pantene?

18 comments:

  1. I love using Suave, Pantene strips the natural oil out. I even use Suave coconut conditioner and leave it in my hair no rinsing. love the smell and its great for shaving! As far as shaving cream I use suave coconut spa body wash works great its has those little granules in it that scrubs while you shave smooth as silk!

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  2. I use conditioner or baby oil/gel. Works great!

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  3. Hahaha too funny!! I LOVE Pureology or Redken :)

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  4. Claudia - Suave stuff is great & cheap!! I love their body scrubs!!

    Elle - does the baby oil/gel make the floor slippery in the shower?

    Lindsay - I love Redken All Soft! I alternate it with BedHead.

    Thank you all for your comments!!

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  5. nice tip.......very clever.following you now.please follow back if you like my blog. :)

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  6. That's an excellent experiment! I actually shave my legs with Aveeno body wash and it does a good job and then afterwards I exfoliate it with Body Shop's Mango body scrub (this leaves my legs moisturized and shiny).

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  7. Lita Kim - oooh I love Aveeno products...I used to use their shaving cream and I currently use their leave-in conditioner spray.

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  8. I barely use conditioner these days, but I have L'oreal and Bumble and Bumble in my bath. xoxo

    http://hellofridaybypaik.blogspot.com/

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  9. I've never tried conditioner on my legs but it definitely makes a lot of sense!

    xoxo,
    Chic 'n Cheap Living

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  10. Totally going to shave my legs with conditioner tomorrow... I'll let ya know how it goes!

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  11. OMG pantene totally works !!


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  12. I love baby oil!!! I've never shaved with conditioner but I'll have to try that next time =)

    xo
    Mily

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  13. haha how funny!

    i recently started shaving
    with conditioner too!

    i used to complaint all the time
    how i would hate to shave when
    i had short little hair .. because
    it would irritate my skin really
    bad ... but i also hated having
    to wait for full grown hair

    my sister recommended the conditioner

    and i use a left over conditioner
    and guess what ? ITS PANTENE! lol

    works perfectly!

    thanks for following ill do the same



    xoxo
    www.onlyaflightaway.blogspot.com

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  14. Melu - YAY Pantene! Glad to hear...I've been thinking about giving it a try since they have all those different "for hair types" now! Thanks for following me back!!

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  15. i like your blog!! and i love your writingsstyle!

    maybe we can fallow each other, let me know :)

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  16. all that glitters - thanks & following you back!

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