Tuesday, 24 May 2011

John Frieda 3 Day Straight & Klorane Gentle Dry Shampoo Review.

I bought this last week and I was excited to use it! It claims it's a semi-permanent spray with heat protection, which claims to block out frizz as you straighten. Each strand of hair is wrapped with keratin protein, which seals the hair, preventing frizzing.

                                                    RRP £6.99

Well I washed my hair on Saturday morning and spritzed my hair all over with the 3 day Straight, it says to spray between 8-15 times but I think I did around 20 as my hair is so thick.  My hair didn’t feel as nice as it does after applying Frizz-Ease so I didn’t have high hopes for this. However after blow drying and straightening , my hair did actually feel really nice.

I am actually quite impressed with this product, each day my hair kinked up slightly but not nearly as much as it would if I hadn’t used this.  I sleep with my hair up so by the morning I usually need to straighten quite a bit each day. I still feel like I would need to, but just a very small amount, I’d run the straighteners through a couple of times just to iron out the kinks. But for the sake of this experiment I didn’t, although I didn’t feel I really needed to too much. I wouldn’t agree that 3 days is ‘semi-permanent’ but I do actually think this is good.
                                                          Day 1

                                                          Day 2

                                                          Day 3

Three days for me is a little long as I do like to wash my hair every other day, so I used a dry shampoo. In the past I’ve used the  Charles Worthington Balancing Act Dry Shampoo which I didn’t get on with at all. It felt like I had talc in my hair, I couldn’t run my fingers through it after and it smelt quite strong, I think I bought it for the pretty pink packaging! However  I was lucky enough to be sent  the  Klorane Gentle Dry Shampoo in the week which is lovely, it’s actually just the opposite, it has a delicate fragrance, and I feel no build up in my hair.

It contains nettle extract which regulates the activity of sebaceous glands, micronised powders with avery powerful oil-absorbing capacity, and cyclodextrins. It claims to absorb excess sebum and allow you to wash your hair less often with liquid shampoo in the case of greasy and very greasyhair.

It’s apparently a favourite of  Chloё Sevigny, Mischa Barton ,  Kristin Cavillari and Gwyneth Paltrow says  “This stuff’s great when your hair needs a little spiffing up, especially when it’s starting to get a bit greasy. If you want to maintain a blow dry or don’t have time to do a full wash and blow out, this really does the trick. It gets right to the roots and brings back volume and makes your hair less oily.” So if it’s good enough for the A-Listers, it’s good enough for me!!  

The RRP is £7.50 and available from John Lewis.


  1. Gosh your hair is beautiful - on all 3 days! I actually like it with a slight wave as well as straight. Impressive product and love the sound of Klorane too.
    Thanks for the great review.

  2. I'm quite liking my 3 Day Straight spray too, though same as you I def needed to use more sprays than suggested! Klorane looks fab, may have to get some now when my Batiste runs out, thank you! :) xxx

  3. Thanks for the comments girls. Yes I think it is great! Pleasantly surprised!! x x

  4. I have now purchased and used the John Frieda 3 day straight and I m very impressed with this product. It takes all the nasty frizz out and after blow drying my hair is straighter than usual and doesn't take a s long to straighten with my GHD's. I picked up the straight ahead shampoo and conditioner at the same time and all three products work well together. I'm not sure about 3 days straight as I wash my hair every other day and can't leave it any longer than that.