Happy Hair…AND a Fab Contest!

19 Feb

PARNEVU is a company that prides itself on making salon-quality hair products to help restore, condition, repair and prevent damaged hair. Their two lines are their T-Tree hair products and their Extra Dry hair products. Both of these lines are fabulous for those who, like many of us, like to over-process, over-style, or use a LOT of products on our locks that can damage them so much, it can stall the growth of new, healthy hair.

Parn2Tea Tree oil is THE perfect ingredient for hair care products if your hair is slow to grow, damaged, or if you have scalp issues. It helps remove product build up, stop itchy scalp, strengthens hair, prevents breakage and helps repair split ends. This is great to know if you process your hair by either chemically straightening or curling; bleaching or coloring; or over-style with excessive products and/or appliances. Tea Tree oil restores and prevents further damage to hair that has been over processed and over worked. The other ingredients in PARNEVU’s T-Tree product line also help to protect and condition your hair as well.

Parn3PARNEVU’s Extra Dry products are salon-quality products to help people with VERY dry hair, packed with ingredients to help extremely damaged hair and dry scalp. I think we know exactly what that type of hair that is. I remember it vividly: the days of perming, sitting in the sun with a pint of Sun In on it, blowing it completely dry and finishing it with a can of hair spray. THAT hair would be worthy of PARNEVU’s Extra Dry products. Ah, to know then what I know now….

Although my hair isn’t as bad as it was when I was in 20’s (mainly because I smartened up!), I still have to say I am guilty of dry hair due to coloring it every four weeks, blowing it dry often, flat ironing it occasionally, using too much styling products on a frequent basis, as well as dealing with environmental issues on a daily basis (pollution, weather, air quality, etc). Not to mention there are times I do a bun or an up-do which can really break or damage hair as well. I probably never pick up hair products with that much thought as to whether they would help the specific problems that I have with my tresses or prevent ones on a daily basis. But after reading how PARNEVU’s could help the problems I DO have, and prevent ones I DON’T, I thought it might be good to give them a try.

Parn4Since my hair and scalp can be exceptionally dry (especially in the colder months!), I decided to try their Extra Dry Salon Shampoo and After-Shampoo Conditioner. I’ve always said good hair starts right from step one, and that is with washing! I immediately liked the scent of the product which is always important to me. I also notice it wasn’t…. how do I say… heavy? It wasn’t loaded down with extra additives. It looked and smelled clean. The shampoo CLEANSED my hair and scalp. It didn’t coat it, leave it sticky, or left it feeling weighed down. It felt—and smelled—clean! The directions suggest you “lather, rinse and repeat” which I did. You don’t need a ton of shampoo to get the job done either. When washing it twice, a quarter-sized drop will do the job with great results. After shampooing, I used the conditioner. Again, I really liked the scent and even that wasn’t heavy and gooey. It was a lightweight cream that coated and conditioned my locks. I let it set a few minutes then rinsed out with luke-warm water. I don’t know how many different ways I can say it…my hair and scalp felt clean! REALLY clean! Not only did I feel like the products removed all the product build-up without leaving my hair stripped and dry, but I felt like it really condition and repaired my hair. It was a really good feeling! It was even a better feeling when I used it consistently for several months. Even if I “fussed” with my hair with styling or products, the PARNEVU Extra Dry line actually prevented damage from occurring. It was like giving my luscious auburn locks a suit of armour without feeling like they were loaded with unnecessary fragrances, oils, additives and bulk. It was a natural, squeaky clean that I really liked every day.

Parn5I think the frosting on the cake was PARNEVU’s Extra Dry Shining Gel. Because I always use something to help hold in my loose natural waves, I wanted a product that wouldn’t leave my hair feeling gummy but would let my natural curls shine though. OMG, this was better than I hoped! I have to say, the product felt really funny—almost like old school Dippity Do. (If you are too young to know what I am talking about, please keep me in your thoughts but refrain from sending me AARP membership applications, thank you.) You really need VERY little of this product. Although it looks and feels thick, it practically melts into your hands and smoothes into your hair without the stickiness or heaviness you might expect. The jar is large and since you use so little, it will last you a long time! I usually just scoop out a soda-cap sized dollop and let rub it with my hands till it “melts”. (I have pretty long hair.) Then I run my hands and fingers through my hair, paying special attention to the top layer (for shine) and the ends (for hold). Even if you decide to go two days without washing your hair, the Shining Gel does not make your hair tacky or knotted, which is nice to allow you to give your hair a styling break.

Although PARNEVU can be found in some retail outlets, I think it is just as easy to get it from their website. (And they are having a sale till March 13th when you use the coupon code FANCY25) Plus they often have other deals going on for their customers so it’s best to check out their website first. Even though their products are salon quality, they are not salon priced! The entire set that I have been using– Dry Extra Dry Salon Shampoo, After-Shampoo Conditioner, and Shining Gel—is only $15 ($5 each piece). To get your hair and scalp in healthy, happy condition, that is a fabulous price for these products. Drugstore products are almost the same price and we know that salon products are more than TWICE that much!

Kudos on your line, PARNEVU! It’s nice to see a great array of items to keep our tresses clean and healthy. I am sure my glamour-istas will be glad to know they can have happy hair too! Want to try PARNEVU products? They can be purchased at your local beauty supply store or online at http://www.parnevu.com. For current giveaways and coupon codes, connect with them on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/parnevu and Twitter http://www.twitter.com/parnevu.

As a perk for our fans, PARNEVU and I will be giving away a set of the products that I fell in love with–
PARNEVU’s Dry Extra Dry Salon Shampoo, After-Shampoo Conditioner, and Extra Dry Shining Gel. To enter, you must do ALL of the following:

1) Follow @PARNEVU on Twitter (http://www.twitter.com/parnevu)
2) Like PARNEVU on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/parnevu)
3) Follow @SassyAuburn on Twitter (http://www.twitter.com/sassyauburn) and
4) Leave a comment below on this blog post as to what you would like to change about your hair. Make sure you leave your Twitter ID in your response.

All four things must be done to be entered for the prize. Contest begins February 20th at 12:01pm est and will end at March 7th at 11:59pm est. Winner will be chosen at random from entries that have completed all requirements and will be notified via private message on Twitter. Good luck!!


16 Responses to “Happy Hair…AND a Fab Contest!”

  1. Tabatha R. February 19, 2013 at 6:22 pm #

    Twitter ID: Tabatha426. What would I do different with my hair..I have dry hair, I would change that!


    • Sassy Auburn March 1, 2013 at 5:09 pm #

      Dry hair is the worst, isn’t it? As a teen, my hair was constantly greasy. I don’t know if it was the years that passed or the endless perms and colors that fixed that as I got older. That’s why I like these products. Even the little bit of “maintenance” I do with it now doesn’t turn it into a fried mess. PARNEVU really helps with any dryness letting me get look I want without a ton of “products” to weigh it down. Just good, healthy clean hair!!


  2. Athena @RedQueen729 February 19, 2013 at 7:17 pm #

    I want my hair to be thicker & my scalp to be healthier thanks for this opportunity. My head needs it! Did all to qualify to win @RedQueen729


    • Sassy Auburn March 1, 2013 at 5:07 pm #

      Ah, you said the key word–SCALP! If your scalp isn’t healthy, your hair won’t grow at a good speed, and it will be damaged not keeping it looking or feeling healthy. PARNEVU is great for the scalp with natural ingredients to start the happy hair process right from the roots. And if your scalp is healthy, it will help your hair come in thicker too! You are on the right track!


  3. Marsha Gilbert February 20, 2013 at 8:57 pm #

    I want a hairstyle that is so easy to style without using anything other than a blow dryer. It needs to be a little funky, but still somewhat professional.


    • Sassy Auburn March 1, 2013 at 5:05 pm #

      Girl, you sound like me. Funky is my life! These products keep your hair clean and clear but not goop’ed up with all kinds of styling additives. I get a great look with just the shining gel, giving me as much or as little control as you want. Plus, you can go from pro-day to funk-evening with just a little bit of fussing. Sounds easy huh?


  4. Mommaof4girlies (@mommaof4girlies) February 25, 2013 at 9:03 pm #

    🙂 Hi!! 😀 I would love my hair to be softer and shinier!! Sounds like PARNEVU is exactly what I am looking for! Thanks for the chance to win!! 😀 @mommaof4girlies


    • Sassy Auburn March 1, 2013 at 5:01 pm #

      PARNEVU will do just that! I was very happy with the shine it gave me! Plus it makes it soft without a ton of heavy additives. And it’s gentle enough to use every day too. (Not a bad idea to give your hair a break from washing every other day or so, once in a while!


  5. Akkira Foster February 27, 2013 at 8:34 pm #

    I’d like my hair to be thicker and softer to the touch


    • Sassy Auburn March 1, 2013 at 4:59 pm #

      Oh, I think everyone would like thicker hair. That is except me! I have a TON of hair, and am always looking for products and styles to keep it from looking like a powder poof! I think you’d find these products will give you a nice full feeling without dragging it down with excess additives!


  6. SwiftReality.com (@Who_Is_Walter) March 3, 2013 at 1:28 pm #

    Lately I have been searching for a product that will keep my hair moisturized, soft, and feather light. I recently started to get small pimple like bumps because the products I am currently using are a little on the greasy side.


    • Sassy Auburn March 5, 2013 at 4:25 pm #

      That will happen! Usually those little pimples come from added oils which really aren’t needed to get your hair clean. A fresh, natural shampoo is exactly what your hair AND scalp need. (Don’t forget to rinse the edges well too!)


  7. Motherof1 March 3, 2013 at 1:54 pm #

    How do I enter the contest the fab contest


    • Sassy Auburn March 5, 2013 at 4:26 pm #

      Directions are above. “Follow” Parnevu & SassyAuburn on Twitter, “Like” Parnevu’s facebook page, and let me know what you would like to change about your hair here on the comments! Easy peasy!


  8. Beatrice Horton March 3, 2013 at 8:13 pm #

    Over the years, hair has become thin from medicines and perms, colors, etc. I’d like my hair to be a little thicker, and to not have this itchy scalp that is also making me lose my hair. At 71 years of age, still love my hair to look great. twitter-msbeah67


    • Sassy Auburn March 5, 2013 at 4:30 pm #

      Oh, I hear that one. Medicines do a nasty job on our hair. If you are taking drugs that do that, make sure you do as little as possible when tending to it. Try not to perm, color more than necessary, use appliances. Find a nice easy cut that you can just comb out after a shampoo/conditioner, use a very lightweight product for fullness (like Parnevu’s Gel) and keep the additives to a minimum. Do some research too… there are a lot of things in your kitchen that will help your hair grow healthy, like plain yogurt, honey, and coconut oil. Put on a home treatment, let it sit, then wash out like normal!


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