Bring back your summer shine with Pantene

Ah summer holidays. How do I love thee? I don’t necessarily love what you can do to my hair though. Sun, sea and wind can wreak havoc. Thankfully, the Pantene Pro-V Repair and Protect collection comes to the rescue.

Bring back your summer shine with Pantene


The Pro-V Repair and Protect collection is very hydrating. With regular use is prevents cuticle damage which aids in keeping hair’s moisture management barrier intact. This in turn reduces dryness and dullness and leaves hair smooth, soft and shiny. Pantene Pro-V also protects your hair against future damage keeping your hair looking and feeling great all summer long.

The Pantene Repair & Protect Shampoo and Conditioner has been a staple in our home for ages and both are top notch. My husband is also a huge fan. I reviewed the shampoo and conditioner last year over HERE. The shampoo and conditioner retails for R109.99 for 750ml and R69.99 for 400ml.

The Pantene Intensive Moisture Masque is a bargain at only R48.95 and I often use it as a leave-in conditioner when my hair is very dry and needs a little extra TLC.

My favourite product in the range is Pantene Gold Deep Moisturizing Soufflé. Oh my, this leave-in treatment is to die for. If you struggle with hair that is dry and damaged, this conditioner is worth its weight in gold. Think soft, smooth, shiny hair. It is only available while stock lasts though, so hurry. Before I beat you to it ;) R74.99

I tried the Pantene 24-hr Frizz Fighter on my gran’s hair a couple of days ago and it did wonders for her curls. My gran has very thick, course, naturally curly hair and the frizz fighter did an amazing job with her curls. Her curls were perfectly shaped and smooth. And not even a hint of frizz in sight. Full marks for this one. R74.99

All the products in this range get two thumbs up as it ticks all the boxes… great quality products that deliver great results at a great price.


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Show me your NYFW Twisted Punk Braid Selfie and you could win a TRESemmé hamper! (CLOSED)

The Twisted Punk Braid from Herve Leger New York Fashion Week AW/16 was a huge hit and I can see why.

Punk Braid TRESemme Challenge & Giveaway

Isn’t it gorgeous?!

You can get this runway look at home by following the steps below. Stick around as your punk braid selfie can win you a TRESemmé hamper!

Step 1:

Start with the TRESemmé 24 Hour Body Healthy Volume Shampoo and Conditioner as a base for perfect effortless waves.

Step 2:

Apply a small amount of TRESemmé 24 Hour Body  Volume and Lift Mousse to the roots and roughly dry the hair to enhance its natural texture.

Step 3:

Create an uneven deep side part and begin plaiting and twisting from the forehead to the nape of the neck.

Punk Braid TRESemme Challenge & Giveaway

Step 4:

Secure the twisted plait with a small elastic band and bobby pins, allowing small strands to fall out.

Step 5:

Run a straightener over the top of the hair at the part-line and shake hair over the shoulders to cover up the end of the braid.

Punk Braid TRESemme Challenge & Giveaway

Step 5:

Finish by spraying TRESemmé Firm Hold Hairspray for touchable hold.

What you will need: Blow dryer, straightener, round bristle brush, thin elastic band and bobby pins.

Win with TRESemmé

Here’s the fun part…

Create this look, send a selfie and stand a chance to win a TRESemmé product hamper containing:

24 Hour Body Healthy Volume shampoo and conditioner

24 Hour Body  Volume and Lift Mousse

Firm Hold Hairspray

Styling brush

Share your selfie on social media and keep your fingers crossed. You can enter via Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. Make sure to tag myself and TRESemmé using the following:

Twitter: @MsCharlieW & @TRESemme_SA

Instagram: @pretty_please_charlie & @tresemmesa

Facebook: @prettypleasecharlie & @TRESemme

If you’re a bit camera shy, you can send your selfie to charlene (at) prettypleasecharlie (dot) co (dot) za.

This challenge is about having fun and the winner will be chosen at random. The winner will be announced on 30 March 2016. SA residents only. 

I can’t wait to see your beautiful braids! Good luck.