February 27, 2014

Hair Care | AVEDA Dry Remedy Range

There is something I continuously steer away from when it comes to hair care, it is the word ‘dry’ and ‘moisturising’. I have been one of those sceptical kind, due to the fact that my hair has its own personality. My hair is flat, volume-less, oil up fast in the roots and I’m just not too sure what shampoo to use all the time. And it has colour running through it.

Come along this reformulated range from Aveda.

Aveda Dry Remedy range - lifestyle

I’ve heard of Aveda hair care range but I have so far only walked passed it from the outside of Oscar Oscar hair salon. I have not tried it so I was keen to see how this range perform.

On a quest for super-hydrated hair, Aveda, The Art and Science of Pure Flower and Plant Essences, sought inspiration from the moisture-rich forests of Brazil, where a serious solution for parched, brittle strands exists, called buriti oil.

What it is – is a richly moisturising ingredient harvested from the fruit of the Moriche Palm – aka “Tree of Life” – which flourishes in Brazil’s wettest areas. Buriti oil is powerfully hydrating and the key ingredient in this range.

Buriti oil


What’s more:

The reformulated Dry Remedy range showcases a secret behind Dry Remedy, which is the patented Deep-Moisture Complex which features buriti oil, pomegranate and olive oils.

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The Daily Moisturizing Oil is 99.9 per cent naturally derived (with no silicones) and is made from certified organic buriti oil, which instantly hydrates hair by 41 per cent, leaving it soft, supple and shiny without any greasy residue.

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Buriti oil is sourced from a rural community in Piaui, Brazil – where Aveda not only provides revenue to the community but also supporting the funding of much needed clean water wells.

Aveda is also the first prestige beauty company to introduce an innovative new packaging material, containing plastic derived from plants in its Dry Remedy Moisturizing Conditioner and Masque tubes.


What I think of them

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Dry Remedy Moisturizing Shampoo

  • herbal nutty scent
  • gentle cleanser for your hair
  • rich and moisturising yet does not weigh your hair down
  • volumising in fact, gives my hair a healthy bounce and lift
  • less product needed in comparison to normal standard drugstore shampoo
  • not overly foamy
  • not greasy
  • does not strip the moisture or the natural oils in my scalp/hair
  • hair feels smooth and moisturised after wash
  • nice press top pump bottle; travel friendly
  • overall positive

RRP (250ml): $49

Dry Remedy Moisturizing Conditioner

  • creamy, moisturising conditioner
  • same herbal nutty scent as the shampoo
  • nourishing without feeling greasy or sticky
  • makes my hair soft without being heavy
  • overall positive

RRP (200ml): $49

Dry Remedy Daily Moisturizing Oil

  • quick few drops of oil on the palm all you need
  • leave in, no need to rinse
  • helps with frizzyness or flyaways
  • same nutty scent; I quite enjoy it
  • nourishing and softening
  • not greasy or sticky
  • absorbs instantly
  • definitely moisturising
  • love the packaging and the design of the spout
  • no leakage; travel friendly
  • overall positive

RRP (30ml): $40

Overall I am enjoying this range, the only hindrance would just be the price. It is almost like why do you buy a $50 face moisturiser but not a $50 shampoo/conditioner hair care, right? Ah, the dilemma. Although, when I do someday have the extra $$ at my own disposal I would not hesitate to repurchase when I run out. For now I would save these as treatments and alternatives. However if you are not concerned with the price and you just want a really nice, luxurious, softening and moisturising shampoo that not only nourishes but give your hair a lift without stripping it of moisture, with the benefits of natural Buriti oil, give this a try. I just can’t put my finger to it, something about this shampoo, conditioner and oil that I just fell in love with. The feel of my hair perhaps? The scent? The packaging? Just something…

Available now.




Disclaimer: The products were provided for review consideration.


Yoannita90 said...

i never tried this range before. $50 for a shampoo sounds too much but i guess it could work with me only shampooing my hair 2 to 3 times a week. im glad to know that thus shampoo doesnt stripping the moisture from the hair. thanks for the review!

Phoebe Limanta said...

Wow... As much as I do love my hair... $50 seems a little bit much just for a shampoo... I do have really long hair so I would go through this soooo quickly! The hydration sounds good though ;)

Phoebe | Eat. Live. Love. Repeat.

lisa said...

ohhh i need t try this!! my hair is soooooooooooo DRY right now because of stupid winter UGH! it's driving me nuts.. especially since i tend to curl it a lot lol (ok that might be my own fault lol!)

i loveee aveda products. i swear by their hair spray!


Karen Brill said...

i never attempted this extent. However I get it could work with me just shampooing my hair 2 to 3 times each week. I am happy to realize that consequently cleanser doesn't stripping the dampness from the hair. Much obliged for the audit!