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Take a second to think about all of your favorite parts about getting your hair done at a salon. I bet the scent your hair permeates afterward makes the top five! Who doesn’t love a whiff of something sweet every time you shake your hair or flip it over your shoulder? Your man will love it too, read on for four ways to keep your locks scented without being overpowering.



One of my favorite tricks of all is to spritz a little perfume onto my ends, just a light mist from the ear down. Every time you flip or shake your hair a little bit of your scent will catch the air! Another great trick is to spray some on to your hair brush and comb through.


Scented hair products

It may seem obvious, but the most effective way to get your hair smelling fresh is to skip on unscented products. Dry shampoo is a great way to remedy this, especially on second day hair when you don’t wash it.

Hair sprays are another quintessential scented product. For a final touch, spray a little scented hair spray on the body of your hair to retain volume or on the crown to smooth fly away hairs. Finishing off with a hair spray will lock in scent for hours.


Scented shampoo and conditioner

For an all-day scent, you have to start at the root. Using a scented shampoo and conditioner, preferably the same scent, will really allow the scent to sink into your hair.

Moroccan Oil, Ojon, or Herbal Essences products are great – they smell fresh and delicious without being empowering, and the scent lasts all day!


Keep the heat to a minimum

One way to zap scent and moisture in one blow? Using products that will overheat or damage your hair. A great alternative is to add some heat protection product onto your locks before you style or blow dry. Heat activated products often come heavily scented, and the scent amplifies with heat and will have your hair smelling great all day.



What do you think?

What are your favorite scented hair products? What are your tips and tricks to give your hair an added boost of scent? Let us know in the comments section below!

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  1. Betty Lewis Betty Lewis says:

    I am an older women who found this website and it looks good to me. This idea along with your others are amazing. I think I am going to try this and see if me grandaughter will notice since she’s a collage girl. I remember when I was in collage and to all you girls that are in collage now here’s a tip, always be safe…if you know what I mean. Thanks for the great website. Take care,
    Betty Lewis

  2. Rebekah Rebekah says:

    There’s an easier, cheaper way. Just get your hands on some essential oils, cut them with 2/3 olive oil, and use a Q-tip to put some on your hairbrush–you don’t need much, so find an oil scent you like and the bottle will last forever for maybe six bucks (look for a brand called Faerie’s Finest on Amazon).

    And you’re not limited to vanilla and that sort of thing–there’s cinnamon oil, lemongrass, grapefruit, lavender, and my personal favorite: clove (it even naturally disinfects your hair!). It’s even better if you let it sit in a bottle that doesn’t let light through for a while… I use an old allergy medicine bottle, washed out.

    Not only that, but the olive oil you use is great for your hair. I have really long hair (it was down to my thighs a few weeks ago, before I trimmed a few inches off) and I don’t need leave-in conditioner or anything because of the oil I put in, which makes my hair shiny, soft, and tangle-free. That and the right shampoo/conditioner, and you don’t even get split ends.

  3. karli karli says:

    im going to try this

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