Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Conquer the Cold Giveaway #PGMom


Are you dreaming about lazing on a tropical beach, listening to the waves crash on the shore? It's Winter in Canada, folks! Many of us love the outdoors and activities that Winter brings, right? Snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, downhill skiing, skating, hockey, sledding, snow fort building, snow angel making, and snow ball fights! Right?

As fun as all of the above are, we all know that unforgiving Winter conditions (Brrr! Freezing temperatures, windchill, and yikes...harshness on our hair with dryness of air from furnace or electric heaters!!!) all make our skin dry and itchy, and make our hair frizzy and uncooperative. Tell me you love the way you get static from removing your tuque?

To conquer the cold, P&G would like to share the following:


The Issue: Kinky, curly, wavy and unruly frizz

The Cause: Some hair types, like curly and coarse tresses, are just naturally prone to frizz, but more often than not, frizz is a sign of damaged hair. The combination of outdoor air and indoor heating can do a number on your strands, causing frizz, fly-aways and dryness.

The Solution: Moisture. Start by using a shampoo and conditioner designed to fight frizz.  Don’t be afraid to skip washing daily - it’s unnecessary and hard on hair.  Try to air-dry your hair when possible to help reduce split ends from heat damage.  And always use heat-protecting products before heat-styling to help protect your hair from high temperatures and unnecessary breakage.

Product to try: Herbal Essences None of your Frizzness Shampoo and Conditioner’s serum-infused formula moisturizes hair with the right amount of conditioning ingredients for lusciously soft and shiny hair.  $4.49* each


The Issue: Delicate hair

The Cause: Blow-drying and heat-styling tools can contribute to more breakage during the winter. Blistery snowy weather also tends to wet and freeze hair in the cold leading to additional breakage.

The Solution: To help avoid winter breakage, it’s important to get regular trims every eight weeks. Split ends split upwards, so the less one trims, the more breakage they will experience. It’s also important to practise a good at-home daily hair routine in between cuts to avoid breakage and keep hair moisturized. Protect hair against damage from the cold outdoors and styling heat by applying a moisturizing mist that’s designed for daily use.

Product to try: Pantene Pro-V Daily Moisture Renewal Moisture Mist strengthens dry fragile hair against damage and preps it for styling.  Try the Pantene Daily Moisture Renewal line (Shampoo, Conditioner and Silky Moisture Whip) for added damage control. $5.99* each

The Issue: Parched skin from battling ‘Old man winter.’  

The Cause: Dry furnace air, wind burn and warm clothing can lead to dry, flaky and itchy skin. 
  
The Solution: In the winter months you should moisturize at least once a day and more if you’re prone to dry, flaky skin. Look for moisturizers with petrolatum or mineral oil to prevent evaporation and water loss from the skin.  

Product to try: For an immediate burst of moisture, try Olay Ultra Moisture Lotion. This lotion contains petrolatum and replenishes and nourishes skin’s moisture barrier to break the cycle of dry skin. In one week, your skin will feel noticeably soft. Pay special attention to areas that are prone to dry out quickly, such as hands, elbows, knees, ankles and toes. Adults need about 20 ml - approximately a shot glass - of lotion to cover their entire body. $10.99*

My Thoughts:
I've been a fan of Herbal Essences since I was in high school. I love the one that adds volume to my hair. Plus, I love the way it smells! I'm excited to have these as part of my Winter arsenal!

I have also been a fan of Pantene because it always makes my hair feel smooth and silky. I switch between Herbal Essences and Pantene. I guess you can say I'm a loyal brand user, but I not monogamous when it comes to hair products. Sometimes my hair needs Pantene, other times it needs Herbal Essences. 

The one product I absolutely love and cannot live without is Olay Ultra Moisture Lotion. I get extremely dry, cracked skin in the Winter. My feet are an issue. So dry, cracked, and unsightly. My four year old daughter LOVES getting out the Olay Ultra Moisture Lotion and giving her Mama a "foot massage"! Her idea, not mine! 

The Olay Ultra Moisture Lotion really works in moisturizing skin well and leaving it feeling soft and smooth.

You know how I feel about the products. Do you want to try them too?



Conquer the cold with a great giveaway from P&G!


One lucky reader will be able to conquer the cold with the seven products below valued at $44!
  • Olay Body Ultra Moisture Lotion 
  • Pantene Pro-V Daily Moisture Renewal Moisture Mist 
  • Pantene Pro-V Daily Moisture Renewal Shampoo 
  • Pantene Pro-V Daily Moisture Renewal Conditioner 
  • Pantene Pro-V Daily Moisture Renewal Silky Moisture Whip  
  • Herbal Essences None of your Frizzness Shampoo 
  • Herbal Essences None of your Frizzness Conditioner
Simply enter the Rafflecopter form below. Open to residents of Canada. Ends March 12, 2013.


a Rafflecopter giveaway

By entering the following contest you are accepting that if you win your contact information will be shared with a P&G PR agency for the purpose of mailing your prize.  
This giveaway may appear on other blogs as part of the  #PGmom program, however, to be fair, you can only win once per giveaway.  If your name is chosen more than once, another winner will be selected.

Disclosure - As a #PGMom, I receive perks such as products like the ones listed above. Though affiliated with P&G, all the thoughts and opinions expressed on this blog are honest and my own.

54 comments:

CourtneyF said...

My hair is dry and frizzy! It's not pretty

SG said...

The frizzies and split ends!

Glogirl said...

My biggest problem with the winter is dryness. Dry skin (especially the hands) and dry, frizzy hair!

leanne_mac said...

Frizzy hair is the worst

leannemacg at gmail.com

Anonymous said...

Dry Skin always using moisturizer. FRizzy hair could use some help

Florence
fossie@hotmail.com

JenniferGrace1 said...

My biggest problem is dry itchy hair it scream for moisturizing in the winter.

Vesper Meikle said...

My biggest problem is dry skin

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Belinda M said...

My skin becomes very dry and tight during the winter

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belinda mcnabb

Happy Chinadoll said...

Dry Skin

Dayna W said...

I get a dry, itch scalp and painfully dry hands.

Angie B said...

Dry skin right now - it seems to be scaling as we speak!

Annie1 said...

Dry itchy skin and super dry hair! ugh

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Mary Ireland said...

i have scaly elbows during the winter. they crack and bleed if I don't keep them moisturized

Olivia L said...

frizzy and flyaway hair

Erika E said...

Dry skin is the biggest problem for me.

Brenda Penton said...

Dry, itchy skin and dry, frizzy hair

Anu Chopra said...

Dry skin and frizzy/dry hair are my big winter problems!

SUMMER PLEWES said...

frizzy hair~!

flowerchild said...

My biggest problem is dry skin.
thanks

J said...

Dry hair! Always dry hair.

Lee Pearson said...

My biggest problem in the winter months is dry hair and skin. I have to use moisturizing products in my hair because I want to minimize split ends. My skin needs constant moisturizers. I moisturize my face morning and night and use hand moisturizers throughout the day. Can't wait for Spring!

Lori Bazan said...

Dry skin is a huge issue for me!

Doris Calvert said...

My hair gets really dry in the winter.

ksceviour said...

I get really dry skin in the winter,,especially my hands!

(Karla Sceviour on rafflecopter)

Sydney Bows said...

Frizzy staticy hair, along with dry skin!

Yan Deng said...

definitely dry skin! it feel so gross!

pamalot said...

my biggest problem is dry skin especially on the cheeks and nose

Dreena said...

Dry skin for me. There is absolutely no humidity where I live!
Cheers.

Victoria Ess said...

My biggest problems are dry hair and dry skin!

lelalacc said...

my biggest winter issue is really dry skin - mainly with my hands. there just doesn't seem to be enough lotion to ever keep them from cracking. not pleasant :)

entering in rafflecopter as jen s.

robynl said...

dry hands and legs and fly away hair

tobyhir said...

With our brutal winters, I'd have to say dry skin and hair!

Jeannie Lam said...

Dry and itchy skin on my elbows and back is a huge winter issue for me.

Lori Butler said...

my biggest problem is my entire body gets dry, my hair is dry and frizzy, a complete mess

Sue2Sueper said...

Dry skin certainly is my biggest problem in winter months.

Susan Margaret said...

horribly dry skin! :(

Donnas said...

Dry skin and chapped lips.

maria said...

I get dry skin and dry hair.

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LJ said...

Frizzy hair!
Laura

Addicted to Recipes said...

Dry Skin!

- Dawn

Fan R. said...

Dry skin in winter.

Monica said...

My skin gets very dry in the winter,I feel like I'm becoming a scaly lizard...lol

Tammy D said...

I get dry skin in the winter months.

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Tina L. said...

dry frizzy hair

sarah sar said...

i get horrible dry frizzy hair. i can't wait til the summer when i have smooth shiny locks again!

texan_michael AT yahoo DOT com

Martina - GetReal Momma said...

dry skin (especially my lips!)

Tanis S said...

Dry skin and cracked heels are my winter problems!

Sarah Stickney said...

static

Laurie Bolduc said...

My biggest hair issue in the winter is frizzies!

Kristi R. said...

I get really dry skin and hair.

Andy B. said...

Dry skin is my biggest issue in winter

Michelle B said...

Dry hair and frizz are my biggest issues.

Brandi Yee said...

Definitely dry skin AND frizzy hair...ugggh winter! LOL

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