• Tropical Hair Guide With Marc Anthony & Wet Brush

    I have gotten so many questions about what I do to prevent my hair from damage on a tropical holiday. I am a very low maintenance kind of girl especially when on holiday. I don’t have time to sit for ages and detangle my hair or put on hair masks etc. That’s why I love having products that save time and keep my hair looking and feeling good!

    Marc Anthony hair

    My favorite products from the Marc Anthony hair collection must be from the refreshing coconut and coconut and shea butter ranges. Not only do they smell divine, especially for a tropical vacay. They also have some great products that work so well in tropical destinations

    I used three products on my recent trip to Mauritius:

    Dry conditioner

    I had actually never heard of dry conditioner before and it was an absolute delight to use! When my hair dries after swimming in the ocean it tends to be a bit on the frizzy side especially when I forgot to use leave in conditioner when its still wet. The dry conditioner made my hair feel softer to the touch, less frizzy and way more nourished without making it sticky or oily!

    Dry shampoo

    I do love dry shampoo especially after all the water restrictions in Cape Town. In this instance it really helped save time so I didn’t need to constantly wash my hair between swimming and gym! It instantly revived my hair for dinner time leaving it soft and fresh and smelling so good! It also doesn’t have white residue so I didn’t have to stress about looking like a ghost 😛

    Leave in conditioner

    Leave in conditioner is my best friend in tropical places. My hair gets frizzy and damaged from the salty water and the heat. If left I get awful split ends and no one wants that! Enter leave in conditioner! I pop it my bag when i go swimming and quickly give my hair spritz while its still wet. This one from Marc Anthony is also great because it’s free from Sulfates, SLS, Parabens, Phthalates.

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    Wet Brush

    Travel brush

    I actually use the kiddies detangler as a travel brush but they do also have the mini brushes you could use for that. It’s so convienient to pop that in my handbag or hand luggage while traveling and sorts out airplane seat head ( it’s a thing! ) easily.

    Shower detangler

    The shower detangler is such a life saver for me! My hair is very long and loves a good tangle 😛 I put this in my beach bag and then just gave my hair a good comb through if I got it wet or after rinsing off at the outside shower. This also helped me keep my hair beach waves looking good and not too crazy!

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    WIN A HAMPER WORTH R1500

    I loved the products so much I wanted to give one of you the opportunity to try some out as well! You can win a hamper worth R1500!

    Just comment below why you need some of these products in your life and include a social handle of your choice that I can contact you on.

    Competition will end on the 5th of December and is only open to South African citizens.

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    17 Comments

    1. Amber
      November 29, 2018 / 6:11 pm

      I’d love to have a chance at some of theses products.
      I’m pregnant and feeling kinda down lately.. just self imagine and a vacation just isn’t in the cards … but to be able to smell like coconut and beach’s sure would help 🙂

      @dontlookmeup7 twitter
      Lambchops_7@hotmail.com

    2. Nadia Williams
      November 29, 2018 / 8:34 pm

      I definetly need something special for my sun dried hair this summer. I’m sure this gift will do wonders. @nadiaw566

    3. Nadia Williams
      November 29, 2018 / 8:36 pm

      I definetly need something for my sun dried hair this summer. I believe this gift will do absolute wonders for my hair.

    4. Cath McCleland
      November 29, 2018 / 9:13 pm

      I need to win these products because as soon as I leave work for December shut down, I am lazy AF also, our holiday shack is off the grid with minimal amenities…so generally, my holiday-hair needs all the help it can get

    5. November 29, 2018 / 9:22 pm

      I’m constantly on the go traveling back and forth to the USA from Cape Town and when I’m not doing that I’m gyming it up! this will help save me extra time , so I can focus on work and creating my own biz. I can be at work earlier without having to constantly shampoo and touch up my hair! With traveling this helps you stay fresh and ready for any occasion without looking like you just stepped off a long plane ride! My insta handle is @cmhicks

    6. Ingrid
      November 29, 2018 / 10:25 pm

      It’s COCONUT, I mean?! Dry Shampoo is important but I am also so ready for my hair to smell like a summer holiday
      (Instagram – @iing.wentzzel)

    7. November 29, 2018 / 10:45 pm

      I would love to win this collection! I’m constantly traveling as much as I love traveling it’s not so good for my hair, so I would love to try the leave in conditioner so I can use it to protect my hair before swimming ‍♀️ ! You can contact me on instagram by the user name of @cristivr95

      Goodluck to everyone and all the best ! X

    8. Anisha Pillay
      November 29, 2018 / 11:50 pm

      I need these products in my life so that I don’t need to wash my thick mane as often as I have to currently! anisha_pillay

    9. Carla vanderwesthuizen
      November 30, 2018 / 6:27 am

      I would love to win this! I have been struggling with post pregnancy hair (2years on and it’s still breaking). And in December we are going to the beach for two weeks and I know the sun and salt will damage it further! Your hair always looks so great, serious hair envy over here. @carlavdwesty on Instagram

    10. Hannah
      November 30, 2018 / 7:11 am

      I would like these products to control and maintain my frizzy thick hair and gain the confidence to wear it down. @hannahmyburgh

    11. Cyndy Bennett
      November 30, 2018 / 7:36 am

      I have grown my hair and now at a point where it’s super long. It also happens to be quite thick and I colour it too and sometimes knots just get out of hand so the wet brush would absolutely save me! Dry shampoo is an everyday winner anyway especially living in Cape Town with the restrictions! (Insta handle @cyndybennett23)

    12. November 30, 2018 / 7:37 am

      Life isn’t perfect, but my hair can be ‍♀️
      I really need this, so that I can enjoy this summer in Cape Town, and swim in the ice cold water without having to worry about my hair.
      Instagram @michelle.venter

    13. November 30, 2018 / 8:28 am

      Would love to win these products to maintain my tangled hair and avoid the messy bun look 😉

    14. Charlene dos Ramos
      November 30, 2018 / 8:29 am

      I neeeed this in my life! My hair is naturally curly therefore you can imagine how wild things get at the beach, this hamper will save lives, not only for me- but the people that have to witness frizzness
      Instagram: @chardosramos

    15. November 30, 2018 / 10:03 am

      The dry shampoo! To make work mornings easier and getting to the beach in summer quicker! Also my hair gets oily in front much quicker than the back (in a day actually) so I have to wash it often which is drying my hair out, dry shampoo would definitely cut down on how much I wash my hair and I’d be saving water!
      Thank you for thinking of us when you find great products! ❤️

    16. Charlene Van Wyk
      November 30, 2018 / 1:48 pm

      I love the March Anthony products! I’ve recently started using some & my friends have already noticed a difference! I would love to try some of the products that you have mentioned here as we are always on the beach or in the pool & my very long, naturally curly hair tends to get damaged a lot.

    17. December 4, 2018 / 11:12 am

      I spent the year going blonde, and then on my last trip to the hairdresser the bleach just wrecked my hair, now I’ve had to go dark again and my hair is dry and sad, plus some free hair products before I move from Jozi to Cape Town in Jan will really help the budget! Oh! And there’s the fact that I’ll be living close to the BEACH soon! Yaaay! My insta handle is @lifeofcands <3

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