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Top 10 Best Headbands that Don’t Slip to Buy Online 2019

Top 10 Best Headbands that Don’t Slip to Buy Online 2019

We looked at products and pored over reviews to find out what makes for a great non-slip headband. We learned that the best headbands are snug (but not too tight) and thicker in width to hold back more hair. If you’re planning on wearing it to work out or go running, look for one that’s extra grippy and sweat-wicking–though fine hair calls for something gentler.

Keeping these factors in mind, we’ve picked out ten of the best headbands that don’t slip available online.

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Top 31 Best Japanese Cleansing Oils to Buy Online 2019 – Tried and True!

Top 31 Best Japanese Cleansing Oils to Buy Online 2019 - Tried and True!

Our editors searched Japanese e-commerce sites (such as @cosme, Amazon, and Rakuten) for the best cleansing oils. We then chose the 31 most popular products and tested them for the following:

  1. Cleansing Power
  2. Hydration (that is, how hydrated your skin is after cleansing)
  3. Ingredients

We also consulted a researcher about options for folks with sensitive skin and rounded out the article with tips on how to use and wash off cleansing oils. What we ended up with was a definitive list of and buying guide about the best Japanese cleansing oils available online (and in drugstores).

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Top 19 Best Japanese Face Washes for Acne to Buy Online 2019 – Tried and True!

Top 19 Best Japanese Face Washes for Acne to Buy Online 2019 - Tried and True!

Our editors searched Japanese e-commerce sites (such as @cosme, Amazon, and Rakuten) for face washes that work on acne-prone skin. We looked at products with salicylic acid; we looked at pore-clearing stuff; we looked at foams and clays and bars of soap.

After some hemming and hawing, we narrowed our list down to 19 options. We then tested them for the following:

  1. Cleansing Power
  2. Hydration (that is, how hydrated your skin is after cleansing)

This is how we hand-picked the best Japanese face washes for acne. For those interested, we also discuss face washing technique at the end of the article–just a quick heads-up so you don’t miss it.

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Top 10 Best Treatments for Bleached Hair to Buy Online 2019

Top 10 Best Treatments for Bleached Hair to Buy Online 2019

Bleaching your hair opens up a ton of opportunities in terms of color, but it can also leave your hair dry and damaged. So we scoured the internet for treatments to make having the hair color of your dreams a little easier.

After poring over reviews, we’ve come to the conclusion that the best products are both moisturizing and strengthening, color safe, and protective. When considering a product, you might want to look for one that includes oils, proteins, and maybe a purple dye. We kept all of this in mind when putting together a list of some of the best treatments for bleached hair available online.

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Top 10 Best Styling Products for Oily Hair to Buy Online 2019

Top 10 Best Styling Products for Oily Hair to Buy Online 2019

Oily hair can be a challenge to deal with, so we’ve scoured the internet to find good styling products that won’t leave you greasy. After combing through reviews, we’ve brushed the gimmicks out of the way and found that the best products are texturizing, free from oils and irritants, and suited to your hair type and texture, whether you be fine and thin or thick and curly.

We kept all this in mind as we picked out some of the best styling products for oily hair available online.

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Top 10 Best Bobby Pins for Thick Hair to Buy Online 2019

Top 10 Best Bobby Pins for Thick Hair to Buy Online 2019

Bobby pins are pretty flimsy, especially for those with thick hair, but some styles just require them. So we did our research to find ones that actually stay in place. These pins are longer, come in larger packs, and are either for pinning hair down or supporting updos–but not both. Some other factors that are important to keep in mind are your individual hair type and color.

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Top 10 Best Anti-Frizz Serums to Buy Online 2019

Top 10 Best Anti-Frizz Serums to Buy Online 2019

We researched materials and pored through Amazon reviews and came to the conclusion that the best anti-frizz hair serums are hydrating, protective, and restorative.

They often include smoothing silicones and moisturizing oils, but they don’t have to, and different formulas are better suited for different hair types. We kept all of this in mind as we hand-picked the best anti-frizz hair serums available.

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Top 10 Best Boxes of Japanese Hair Bleach to Buy Online 2019 – Tried and True!

Top 10 Best Boxes of Japanese Hair Bleach to Buy Online 2019 - Tried and True!

We can think of two reasons you’re looking for Japanese hair products. Number one, you’re hopelessly enamored with all things J-beauty (we don’t blame you). Or number two, you have Asian hair. And the thing about thick, black Asian hair is if you want to dye it anything other than fifty shades of brown, you’ve got to bleach it. And when it comes to Asian hair, you can’t beat Asian products.

But there’s a lot out there, and you have questions. (Will it work? Will it damage my hair?) So this time around, we ordered the 10 most popular boxes of hair bleach from Japan’s e-commerce giants (Amazon, Rakuten, and @cosme) and compared the following:

  1. Power (How Much Color It Removed)
  2. Gentleness (How Little It Damaged Hair)

This is how we tested and found the most exceptional Japanese hair bleach. At the very end of the article, we’ve also got a few smaller products lined up for those seeking only to bleach sections of their hair (to cover up roots and so on).

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Top 10 Best Hair Drying Towels to Buy Online 2019

Top 10 Best Hair Drying Towels to Buy Online 2019

For many people with longer hair, hair washing can be a bit of an ordeal. The actual shampoo and conditioning is normally all right, but it’s the drying process that’ll really get you. Depending on your hair length and texture, air drying can take several hours, and even blow drying can take long enough to tire out your arms.

Hair drying towels can help to cut drying time in more than half. Made from soft, absorbent, non-abrasive materials, a good hair drying towel can make all the difference. In this guide, we’ll go over the factors to consider when looking for the right hair drying towel for you. At the end, we also have a list of our 10 favorites to help you get started.

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Top 10 Best Japanese Hair Dyes to Buy Online 2019 – Tried and True!

Top 10 Best Japanese Hair Dyes to Buy Online 2019 - Tried and True!

Let’s get this straight–there’s no such thing as a “best” hair dye. Strictly speaking. Just like there’s no such thing as a “best” concealer or “best” mattress or “best” jacket because it all comes down to you. What kind of skin do you have? What kind of sleeping posture? Do you get cold easily?

This time around, we ordered the 10 most popular hair dyes found in Japanese drugstores and on Japan’s e-commerce sites and compared the following:

  1. How Vivid the Color was
  2. How Gentle on Hair the Dye was
  3. How Long the Color Lasted

However, we want you to keep in mind that the Japanese hair dyes we introduce were formulated with Japanese (naturally black, bleached Asian) hair in mind and are most effective on hair of a similar quality. If you’ve hair like that, great–you’ll probably find that it works better than your average box of CVS/Walgreens stuff. If not, though, results may be a bit unexpected.

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