With house heaters on high, low humidity in the air and hot showers beckoning, it’s no wonder winter weather gives our skin & hair the cold shoulder when it comes to hydration. Most of us remember to take a little extra care of our skin in the winter, but unfortunately, we often neglect the changing needs of our hair during the colder climates.
Enter Monat Rejuveniqe Oil Intensive – a multi-purpose botanical oil that promises hydration and soothing benefits from head to toe.
With an invigorating blend of 11+ unique molecular ingredients –including vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, beta-carotene, amino acids and omega-3 fatty acids – that mimic the body’s natural oils, this silicone-free hardworking hydrator works to visibly replenish and repair hair and skin, with both instant and long-term anti-aging benefits.
The key ingredient in Rejuveniqe Oil Intensive is Abyssinian oil from the crambe abyssinica plant native to central Africa. It has a rare and unique combination of fatty acids that mimic the effects of silicones and protect and nourish hair deep into the follicle. In addition to that, the formula boasts of an impressive blend of natural oils including baobab, buriti, camellia, carrot seed, monoi, meadowfoam and moringa that are pure, safe and sustainable.
Here’s the full ingredient list :
INGREDIENTS: Limnanthes Alba (Meadowfoam) Seed Oil, Crambe Abyssinica Seed Oil, Camellia Oleifera Seed Oil, Solanum Lycopersicum (Tomato) Seed Oil, Daucus Carota Sativa (Carrot) Seed Oil, Citrus Limon (Lemon) Peel Oil, Citrus Aurantifolia (Lime) Oil, Citrus Aurantium Bergamia (Bergamot) Fruit Oil, Adansonia Digitata Oil, Mauritia Flexuosa Fruit Oil, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil, Gardenia Tahitensis Flower Extract, Moringa Oleifera Seed Oil, Caryocar Brasiliense Fruit Oil, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil.
Rejuveniqe Oil Intensive is so versatile, that it can be used in multiple ways to improve skin and hair :
Pre-shampoo treatment: Apply a generous amount to dry hair and scalp. Leave on for 15 minutes; rinse thoroughly. Shampoo and condition (optional) as usual.
Intensive hydrating treatment: Apply a generous amount to damp hair and scalp. Place a warm moist towel around the head and leave on for 30 minutes. Rinse thoroughly; shampoo and condition.
Leave-in finishing treatment: Apply a small amount to hair, concentrating on the ends. Style as usual.
Anti-frizz treatment: Rub a small amount between hands and apply to hair, concentrating on the ends. Style as usual. Suggestion: Mix a pea size amount with conditioner or hair masque for added nutrition, protection and shine.
Facial moisturizer: Apply morning and evening to face, neck and décolleté prior to moisturizer, concentrating on problem areas such as fine lines and wrinkles for instant hydration, protection, and improved texture and tone. Suggestion: Great for all areas of the body that are prone to dryness such as cuticles, nails, elbows, knees, and heels.
So far I’ve tried this formula in 3 different ways: As a Pre-shampoo treatment, as a leave-in finishing treatment and on my face and body as a moisturizer. The formula has a light, sweet orange-y scent that’s nice. I really enjoy using this oil as a hydrating treatment on my dry hair and scalp for a few hours before shampooing, sometimes I even leave it overnight for maximum benefit. It washes out easily and leaves my dry scalp/hair soft and nourished without any of that weighed down, greasy feeling. When using as a leave-in treatment, just make sure not to use too much…a little goes a long way!
On my face, I just use and gently massage 3-4 drops on clean, slightly damp skin as part of my night-time routine. It absorbs quickly leaving a velvety smooth finish – no icky sticy residue. And now that it’s the season of dry skin allover, I also like to mix in a few drops of this treatment oil to my body lotion for an extra boost of moisture.
If you love a good multi-tasking workhorse in your beauty regimen (who doesn’t?), Monat Rejuveniqe Oil Intensive might be the answer. Packed with a potent blend of antioxidants and vitamins rich natural oils, it can really help to sooth and hydrate your winter-worn skin and hair.
Monat Rejuveniqe Oil Intensive does not contain phthalates, PEG, DEA/MEA, sulfates, parabens, harsh salts, dyes, and harmful artificial fragrances.
Available at Monat – $99 US for 1 oz.Disclosure : Products provided by iFabbo through their SHOP program. All opinions are my own.