Easy Styling With Herbal Essences

I used to love wearing my hair down. I’d wake up in the morning, stick curlers in it and twenty minutes later my thick hair would be picture perfect and full of volume. Sometime during senior year of high school though, I discovered curls right at the nape of my neck and with each child I had in my 20s more curls appeared. Now at 30 my hair is always up in a ponytail because it takes forever to do and as a busy mom I just don’t have time to do anything with it. Once washed, my hair (if left alone) turns into a crazy mess of frizzy curls in the back and straggly straight hair in the front so I was excited to be able to work with Herbal Essences to try out some of their new products and share my honest thoughts with you all.


I was anxious to try Herbal Essences’ new “Naked” collection from Walmart that promised everything I needed for “irresistible volume”. The kit contains four items: shampoo, conditioner, dry shampoo and Volumizing Souffle.

My first thought upon opening the shampoo was that it smelled amazing. The scent is a mix of grapefruit and mint which doesn’t sound like it would be a delicious smelling pair but it is. The shampoo gave me a nice lather and the conditioner made my hair feel soft.

Once I combed out my hair I worked the volumizing souffle through it. This mousse didn’t make my hair stiff and crunchy but instead kept my hair feeling soft to the touch. I also loved that instead of frizz I was left with soft curls.

The next day I tried the dry shampoo. I’ve never tried dry shampoo before but I was really interested in seeing how this worked to keep my style from one day to the next. It was really easy to use- just spray at the roots and comb through. My hair was super shiny after using this spray and I felt like the spray refreshed my hair.

Personally, I didn’t notice a change in the volume of my hair but my hair is so thick that it would take a lot for me to notice a change there. Overall, I would use this kit again. It made my hair smell great and gave me a frizz free curl along with confidence to wear my hair down again.

(Disclosure: As stated above, this post was written as part of a campaign for Herbal Essences and I received a gift card for my time.)

Herbal Essences Hair Care Kit {Walmart Gift Card Giveaway}

Moms, if you are like me and don’t always get to wash your hair every day, I have some new products to share with you! Herbal Essences recently contacted me about trying their new collection exclusively available at Walmart.com and they sent me a gift card to purchase it online. This collection features 4 products, including a dry shampoo for in between washes. I will be reviewing it next month and letting you all know what I think about it but here is some information about the new collection from Walmart’s website.

Bare your softest hair with the Herbal Essences Naked Collection Volume kit. The kit includes Naked Volume shampoo and conditioner with 0% heavy residues, dyes and parabens. Then finish your style with Volumizing Souffle to weightlessly boost hair. And to help keep that volume between washes use the volumizing Herbal Essences Naked Dry Shampoo with natural tapioca to instantly absorb excess oil. It’s everything you need for irresistible volume!

About the Shampoo and Conditioner

Restore hair’s natural body with our Volume Shampoo and Conditioner with zero heavy residues, dyes and parabens. Start with Volume shampoo and gently massage into wet hair until it lathers. Then rinse thoroughly, working from root to tip so your hair is left with a weightless clean. Next, work in the Volume conditioner to keep hair detangled, conditioned to nourish, and full of irresistible volume.

About the Dry Shampoo

Refresh your look and experience lightweight clean hair, even on days you don’t wash. The natural tapioca formula absorbs excess oil, transforming lifeless, oily hair into fresh hair with the crisp essence of citrus and mint. Gently spray on and work into roots, and brush out as desired.

About the Volumizing Souffle

This weightless, volumizing wonder gives you a lift for fullness that lasts, while you delight your senses with a boost of grapefruit and mint. Gently work in this mousse through wet hair for touchable, natural volume you can run your fingers through.


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