When it comes to my hair, I pretty much tend to limit the amount of products I introduce it to, sticking mainly to shampoo, conditioners, deep condition treatments and a shine product for when I want to blow dry.Â I avoid most other products such as hairspray, gels, styling creams, etc. because I have not had very good experiences with them.Â Maybe it’s because I have very textured hair, but most styling products haveÂ left my hair feeling dry and brittle.Â As great as my avoidance of most styling products have been on my hair as well as my wallet, sometimes I would like the amazing hairstyles that my very talented hairstylist boyfriend creates to last for more than an hour in the Miami heat…which is only possible with theÂ aid ofÂ styling products of course.
As a working model whose had my hair teased, curled, crimped and manipulated in every way possible, as well as living with a hairstylist, I’ve gained valuable knowledge about what products and brands of products work for my hair type and which I should avoid at all costs…the list of what I trust and what works is pretty short,Â hence I’m always hesitant about deviating from my “trusted list”.Â So it was with a bit of trepidation (yes trepidation…I know it’s just hair but unhealthy hair for me could mean I don’t work for a month or so) that I decided to try Sojourn’s Firm Hold Working Spray.
I decided I wouldÂ try the Firm Hold Working Spray on aÂ photo-shoot I already had scheduled because if it performed well under hot studio lights as well as on location on a windy day without causing my hair to feel and look dry, then I would definitely have a styling product to add to the “trusted” list.Â The hair for the day of the shoot wasÂ simple, pretty, healthy lookingÂ hair that needed to stay looking pretty andÂ simple for a few hours.Â Hairstylist Pearson Knight of PK Hair was the stylist on set the day of the shoot.Â HeÂ blew out my hair with aÂ round brushed, then set the random tousled curls with a large barreled curling iron and the Firm Hold Working Spray.Â The spray performed great.Â The hairstyle stayed in place for the duration of the photo-shoot (which included three different wardrobe changes and two location changes….one outside on a pretty windy day), but still had movementÂ as well as shine.Â Â After the shoot I did not immediately rush home to wash and condition my hair as I am normally prone to doing because my hair did not feel overly dry and as if it was going to break off if I ran my hands through it.Â Overall, I was really happy with how the spray performed and the hairstylist seemed excited about trying a product he had not used before and having it work so well. Sojourn’s Form Working Spray has officially been added to the “trusted” list.
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Gail is at times a model, most of the time a blogger, but always a beauty junkie.