Review: EverPro Back2Blonde + Giveaway!

Disclaimer: Back2Blonde sent me this product with no compensation other than the spray to test and review. This post consists of my honest thoughts & opinions about the product!

From lemon juice to Beach Blonde and Sun-In to getting my hair professionally highlighted, I’ve wanted to keep my hair a little blonder than its natural dirty blonde color for about as long as I can remember. (Except for that one year I decided to go with an auburn-y brown color. But that’s beside the point.) However…my hairstylist stopped working weekends shortly after I moved to the other side of the state, and the budget for highlights has been redistributed to health insurance, car payments, and little things like 200 pounds of mortar to tile a porch! Oh, adulthood.

Maybe someday I’ll find a salon here in Kalamazoo, but that day is not today! Or tomorrow, or probably the day after that. Plus I’m trying to grow my hair out again, so I don’t need to go in for a cut 🙂 Thankfully my hair does get a bit blonder in the summer, but that doesn’t keep my roots from coming in sort of dark.  Enter: Back2Blonde by EverPro.

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The spray comes in 3 shades; Dark Blonde, Medium Blonde and Light Blonde

Despite accidentally turning my scalp yellow the first time using it, the aerosol root-touch up was super easy to use…and I figured out how to avoid the yellow scalp issue after a couple of uses. I wouldn’t say that Back2Blonde is a miracle-worker, but there definitely was a noticeable difference after application.

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See?! Roots are still there, but look so much better! Maybe not quite as perfect as the models in the Back2Blonde how-to video, but that’s okay. I was sent the Medium color to try out, and I’d say it did a pretty good job. I’ve seen so many horror stories of root touch up products, so I was happy to see that the spray looked natural – especially since I was heading to work! 🙂

The only real downside to this product – other than a slight learning curve – is that it only lasts for one hair wash. Womp womp. It makes sense, since it isn’t a hair dye, but I’d appreciate a little more longevity! (And not have to worry about sweating it out/off during hot barre.)

The Verdict?

While I’m not one to worry about my roots showing, Back2Blonde does exactly what it should, and does it well! If you’re looking for a root concealer between hair appointments – I definitely think you’d be happy with this spray. Plus, $11 is much cheaper than an appointment at your salon 😉

Back2Blonde is hosting a giveaway – 25 people will win a full-size sample of the spray! Good luck!!

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It’s Haircut Time!

In the one episode of Amazing Race that I’ve ever seen, a couple was given the option to shave their heads to skip a challenge and win some large amount of money (I remember it being $250,000, Joe remembers $10,000.) ….and the wife flat out refused to do it. What?! I’ve never been that ‘attached’ to my hair and would have done that without a second of hesitation, but I guess I’m not like everyone else 😛

I decided in my sophomore or junior year of high school (so, going on 10 years) to get my hair chopped off, and while I’ve gone through the “grow it out a bit, chop it off again” cycle a few times since then, I stopped getting it cut a little over a year ago in preparation for wedding hair, and now it’s the longest I’ve let it grow…well, until this afternoon.

RIP Ponytail.
RIP Ponytail.

I was going to try to make it til Spring with long hair…and don’t get me wrong, I loved how easy it was to just throw it up into a semi-cute bun for work/going out in public if I didn’t feel like dealing with it. Buuuut after dreaming about my hair stylist a couple of times and tossing around the idea of just taking scissors to my ponytail, I finally got my hair cut today – and let me tell ya, I’m quite the happy camper.

What a difference a couple of hours makes, eh? (Being out of bed for more than 3 minutes helps too.) I feel like me again! #haircut #shorthair

I feel like me again! And mayyyybe (probably) once it gets a little warmer, I’ll be a little blonder again too! But now I have to re-learn how to deal with short hair, despite having just learned how to use the glorious bun donut 😛 I think I’ll survive.

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