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October 7, 2019

Top Hair Care Loves Oribe, Olaplex and Christophe Robin

I’ve been trying some new things in haircare the past few months and have a roundup of my top picks right now. I really love trying new things and am always in the market for good hair masks or anti-frizz products to restore moisture and add shine. It’s been nearly a year since I’ve had color-treated hair and I’m currently in the process of trying to grow out my natural color. My haircare routine has changed since getting highlights and I’ve partnered with Nordstrom to share some of my top go-to picks right now. They carry most of the brands and products I use on a regular basis.

Anti Frizz and Heat Protectant Favorites

I also love shopping there because they have good Beauty Gift With Purchases year round. In my most recent haul I restocked on some of my favorite hair care items for the Nordstrom x SPACE.NK.apothecary gift (available while supplies last) which includes:

A cosmetics bag and deluxe samples of PHILIP B® Weightless Conditioning Water (2.5 oz.), R+Co Balloon Dry Volume Spray (1 oz.), Oribe Gold Lust Dry Shampoo (0.9 oz.), Verso Hydration Serum (0.35 oz.), 111SKIN Space Defence Bright Eye Lift Gel (0.25 oz.), By Terry Blackstar Eyeshadow in Purpulyn Gem (0.04 oz.), Sunday Riley Good Genes Treatment (0.17 oz.), REN Clean Screen Mineral SPF 30 Sunscreen (0.34 oz.), Kevyn Aucoin Beauty The Etherealist Skin Illuminating Foundation in Medium (0.18 oz.), Kat Burki Vitamin C Intensive Face Cream (0.23 oz.), Clark’s Botanicals Deep Moisture Mask (0.03 oz.), ILIA Soft Focus Finishing Powder (0.05 oz.), Rodial Pink Diamond Magic Gel Day Cream (0.3 oz.) and Derm Institute Antioxidant Hydration Gel Masque (2 sachets, 0.1 oz. each) with your $175 SPACE.NK.apothecary purchase. A $278 value. Online and in selected U.S. stores.*

Nordstrom Space NK October Beauty GWP

There are a lot more Beauty Gifts going on right now online. There’s a cute one from Lancome right now, also some good options for minis from Dior, Hourglass, Diptyque, Fresh and more. I always love the Fresh skincare minis.

My Go-To Shampoo and Conditioner

Oribe Gold Lust Shampoo and Conditioner

I’ve been on the hunt for a good shampoo and conditioner combination for what seems like AGES now. My hair is more prone to breakage with each highlight treatment and Florida water isn’t the best for all formulas. Many formulas are hard to rinse out so finding something that is hydrating but doesn’t weigh the hair down has been tricky. I’ve really loved Olaplex for some time but wanted to try something new. Some Oribe formulas have been hit or miss but I decided to re-try the Oribe Gold Lust Repair and Restore Shampoo and Conditioner and my hair loves them! I’m on my third bottle of both and think I need to buy the supersized versions. They both hydrate, add shine and make the hair soft. The formula rinses out nicely and doesn’t weigh my hair down.

Heat Protectant and Texturizer

Oribe Royal Blowout Heat Styling Spray

I blow dry my hair on a regular basis to smooth it and prevent frizz. Most of the time air drying isn’t the best for me. I’ve tried dozens of heat styling sprays and creams. There are a lot of great options out there but the one I keep going back to is the Oribe Royal Blowout Heat Styling Spray. It doubles as a detangler for me and smooths out the hair. This is also lightweight and helps minimize frizz. I spray it on towel dried hair.

Even though I want to smooth out the hair, I also sometimes want more volume at the roots. The Oribe Dry Texturizing Spray is my favorite and a nice alternative to dry shampoo because it’s not white or powdery like dry shampoo formulas are.

Oribe Dry Texturizing Spray

Smooth Blowout

Olaplex Styling Products

Olaplex No 6 Bond Smoother and No 7 Bonding Oil

I’ve been so eager to try everything that Olaplex launches. I bought the No. 6 Bond Smoother and No. 7 Bonding Oil the second they both launched. A little goes a long way for both.

The Bond Smoother is a white cream that is a leave-in styling cream that strengthens and moisturizes the hair to prepare for blow drying. I found it lightweight and it did work to fight frizz. It’s nice on my brittle hair and does protect from heat. For me I like this on damp hair.

The Bonding Oil is an even more lightweight product that’s ultra concentrated. It offers heat protection up to 450 degrees. Since I have thicker hair I found my damp hair soaked it up super fast. I prefer applying this on my blow-dried hair  to add shine and add more protection if I’m straightening it with a flat iron. It’s super tiny but a little drop goes a long way. The dispenser is designed so that only a tiny bit of product comes out with each drop.

Hydrating and Frizz Treatments

Christophe Robin Aloe Melting Mask and Anti-Frizz Milk

Last, my two latest discoveries from Christophe Robin are his new Anti-Frizz Rescue Milk with Shea Butter and the Hydrating Melting Mask with Aloe Vera. Both are 100% worth the splurge. For a no-frizz product his Anti-Frizz Rescue Milk is a nice effective product that glides through damp hair easily for a nice blow out. I’m normally not a fan of milky hair products because they can feel too thick or sticky. This one absorbs into the hair nicely without any sticky feel and for me it’s like the cream/milk version of the Oribe spray. I also love that it’s fragrance free.

The Hydrating Melting Mask is also quite phenomenal to add moisture to my ends in a lightweight way. I’m a fan of all of his aloe vera products – they have a really nice lightweight scent that’s calming and soothing. Color treatments for my hair have made it more tangle-prone after it’s wet. This one makes the tangles go away and allows a comb or brush to glide through more easily after I rinse it out.

Hair Care loves Oribe, Olaplex and Christophe

Hair Care Favorites from Nordstrom

I’m really happy to have rediscovered the Oribe Gold Lust Shampoo and Conditioner. My next purchase will be the large pump sizes of both. For a good hair mask I’ve been so pleased with the Christophe Robin Hydrating Melting Mask. I think the Oribe Royal Blowout Spray will forever be a go-to for me, but I almost like the Christophe Anti-Frizz Rescue Milk a little better right now.

If you’ve been in the market for some new hair care I hope this roundup helped you! I’d love to hear about your hair care loves right now. Does your routine stay the same year round or now that we’ve transitioned to fall do you switch things up?

You can find all my haul picks at Nordstrom. If you’re shopping online don’t forget to check out the Beauty Gift With Purchase page, it’s updated on a regular basis!



Many thanks to Nordstrom for sponsoring this post. As always all opinions are my own.


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  • Laurence October 7, 2019 at 3:46 pm

    Nice selection! Oribe is such a luxurious brand.

  • Neha Kaul October 7, 2019 at 3:55 pm

    Sabrina, your face and hair look glorious! What eyeshadow and blush are you wearing if I may ask?

    • BeautyLookBook October 7, 2019 at 5:14 pm

      Hi Neha, Thank you so much! Eyeshadow is the Urban Decay Naked Reloaded, Blush is the Kosas Powder Duo in Longitude Zero.

  • Beautylymin October 8, 2019 at 2:58 am

    My wish list has just grown! That Oribe blow out spray has been on my wishlist for a while. Do you use this and the Olaplex bond smoother alternately or at the same time? x


    • BeautyLookBook October 9, 2019 at 9:29 pm

      I usually use one at a time, but I think you can definitely layer!

  • Suzanna October 8, 2019 at 10:12 am

    Ah, the Florida water problem. I have a terrible time with shampoo/conditioner. Something that works wonderfully elsewhere makes my hair a dry mess in Florida. I like the Oribe Gold Lust hair oil, when I use hair oil, which is not always because the water seems to change. I’ve been using Kerastase Bain Lumiere shampoo and Cicaflash conditioner for faux blonde hair and this worked well…for a while. Taking a break now. R & Co. Gemstone is another staple. I spend a few minutes each morning wondering which magic concoction might make for a decent hair day (note: not good, that’s nearly impossible here). I will get the Oribe blowout spray. I have the Olaplex oil and it didn’t work for me.

    On a secondary note–the water in Gainesville smells dreadful. And we drink this?

    • BeautyLookBook October 9, 2019 at 9:29 pm

      I really loved the Kerastase Blond Absolu Hydrating Illuminating (clear purple bottle) too – but I too wanted to switch things up. Especially now that my hair is going dark again! I’m going to check out the R&CO you mentioned, I tried a few things from them when I lived in California but never revisited!

      • Suzanna October 9, 2019 at 9:29 pm

        I have a lot from R & CO, and also IGK (another of their brands, sold at ULTA). I have been very happy with the R & CO and I cycle through Gemstone, Oblivion, Dallas and Atlantis depending on hair needs. WIth IGK I get Bad & Bougie (LOL!!).

  • nic October 8, 2019 at 11:49 am

    The Christope Robin Aloe Conditioner was sent to me to review in February and I’ve not used any conditioner since. Maybe once or twice and it was disappointment city. Now if I could find a shampoo. The Georgia water is awful too. Yet to replace my Sprite shower filter and I feel like I rinse my hair the entire time.

    • BeautyLookBook October 9, 2019 at 9:28 pm

      Aww, sorry to hear you did not like it!

      • nic October 28, 2019 at 1:20 pm

        I just saw your reply. I guesd I made no sense. This is my favorite conditioner of ALL time!

  • Ana Céline October 8, 2019 at 2:27 pm

    Your hair looks so smooth and beautiful xx

  • Michela Amp October 9, 2019 at 4:38 am

    I have never heard of these two olaplaex products. I love olaplaex mask and I should really try these two. Does the leave in bond mask works as a heat protectant?
    Miki x

    • BeautyLookBook October 9, 2019 at 9:28 pm

      I’m not sure if I would use it as a heat protectant for an iron (curling or flat), I’ve used it just before I blow dry and it works for me, but I usually dry on a low or medium setting.

  • Amy Bierling October 9, 2019 at 8:23 pm

    I love Olaplex products! I recently picked up No.7 and I’ve used No.3 for years. I am going to grab No. 6 next time I’m out! I definitely understand needing moisture but also not wanting to weigh down my hair.

    • BeautyLookBook October 9, 2019 at 9:20 pm

      I adore the No. 3! I use it up so quickly though, I haven’t repurchased in a while.

  • lawler October 11, 2019 at 2:42 pm

    I am digging the Oribe Anti Humidity Spray. I can walk the dog without coming home with spiral curls now! lol

  • roxymisha October 20, 2019 at 6:41 pm

    So delighted that you created this post as I am always on the look out for new hair products especially ones that deal with frizz and hydrate.

  • Suzanne_Gabrielle October 26, 2019 at 6:03 am

    I constantly switch up my hair care especially since I swim almost daily (with a cap) in chlorine and then shower here in the not-so-lovely SW Florida water. I have several sample packets of the Oribe shampoos and conditioners, but have not tried them yet. I like the Oribe spray products so I need to get on this bandwagon.

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