- Paperback: 706 pages
- Publisher: Beginning Press; 3rd edition (August 31, 2004)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1877988316
- ISBN-13: 978-1877988318
- Product Dimensions: 9 x 6 x 1.3 inches
- Shipping Weight: 1.6 pounds
- Average Customer Review: 3.9 out of 5 stars See all reviews (74 customer reviews)
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #574,081 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Don't Go Shopping for Hair-Care Products Without Me: Over 4,000 Products Reviewed, Plus the Latest Hair-Care Information Paperback – August 31, 2004
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In addition to 362 pages of product reviews and a 62 page section listing the best products for shampooing, conditioning and styling all types of hair, 191 pages provide an education about hair and the hair care industry. Among the topics covered are: Common ingredients in shampoos and why they're there, scientific causes of bad hair days, hair care basics, perming hair, coloring hair, and many more as you can see in the index. I'm not a cosmetologist, but Paula's information basically agrees with what my trusted hair stylist tells me. Also, I appreciate that Paula devoted a chapter to animal testing and gives a 1999 list of companies that do and do not test on animals, along with a website for getting a more up-to-date.Read more ›
She also makes a very ridiculous statement about black hair in its natural state not being an acceptable fashion statement. Yet later in the chapter she asks the question why these women allow themselves to be slaves to fashion styles such as braiding, cornrowing, and weaving. This book lacks new, accurate, or real information for black haircare.
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Copy my wife has is old. Products have changed formulas and names since book was written.Published 13 months ago by Patrick M. Dulatt
This book is great reading! Very informative and will save you money!Published 15 months ago by Tonya Simmons
Great reference tool for those who take hair care very seriously!Published 15 months ago by stfhowru
This was highly useful to me and I find that the information found in it can still be used today. It is not dated and still useful to everyone who wants to take better care of... Read morePublished 15 months ago by Selena#1
While she debunks a few hair care myths, Ms Begoun glosses over other prevalent false beliefs and I cannot recommend the book overall. Read morePublished 16 months ago by Amazon Customer
Too bad this is her last book. It really helps a lot to know what you are putting on your hair!Published 23 months ago by Ramona Kloos
I loved this book. Since reading it I have spent a few hours in the conditioner aisle reading ingredients marveling over how similar, if not identical, ingredients are in nearly... Read morePublished 23 months ago by Sara A. Griffin
I am a single mom.. I bought this book to help streamline my other expenses so I only buy what I need. Read morePublished on February 7, 2014 by rachel zamstein