Hydro Collagen

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Thursday, May 01, 2014
First post of the month! Another hair care product to review, and this time it's from Schwarzkopf. I'm currently using their shampoo, conditioner and hair mask from the Extra Care Ultimate Repair range. I've been repurchasing it for 3 times already, so you can tell how I much lurrrve 'em. It smells so good, yummy kind of smell you know, like vanilla cupcakes. But unfortunately, in Indonesia especially, we don't get to see the treatment spray within this range in the store. Therefore, I bought the treatment spray from another range called Extra Care Hydro Collagen.

schwarzkopf extra care hydro collagen review
Daily treatment spray for dry and coarse hair.

Product description: The Schwarzkopf Extra Care Hydro Collagen range has been formulated to perfectly rebalance the hair’s moisture levels. The special moisturizing formula contains two key ingredients: Collagen and Hyaluronan. Collagen recovers the hair’s elasticity, making it tangle free and easy to manage; therefore leaving it with a healthy shine. And Hyaluronan recharges the hair with essential moisture without overburdening it, combating dryness and leaving your hair smooth and soft.

schwarzkopf hydro collagen detail
New formula with liquid keratin that precisely repairs hair damage and refills gaps in the hair cuticle.

The liquid is separated into two layers, the top layer is a white milky colored, while the bottom one is probably sky blue just like the bottle. It's said on the website that this product is for longer hair, prone to split ends. Honestly, I thought I'm gonna like it, but I hate the smell of the product during application. It takes several minutes until the smell fades away, but when you sprays a bit too much, the smell will stay, which is terrible! The smell is pretty much like a Chinese herbal medicine that's called arak gosok in Indonesia. I'm not sure what do you call it in English LOL, basically it's something like herbs oil mixed with Chinese white arrack that can heal a sprain.

Directions: Shake bottle well. Spray into towel-dried or dry hair.

schwarzkopf extra care hair repair hydro collagen spray
I shook it really well, huh?

Final verdict: There is no improvement on my hair condition nor I feel the instant result after using the spray on my hair for two weeks. It doesn't make my hair less frizzier and, furthermore, the smell wasn't nice at all. While I was looking for a more inexpensive (ahem, drugstore) product, I ended up regretting it. I would just stick with my The Body Shop serum and spray for now.

It's my bad, I couldn't remember how much did I exactly pay for this, but it shouldn't be more than IDR 50k per 150ml :)

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Eliza Doolittle - Missing.

♫ I am Doolittle but I do a lot ♪
♪ I try to do the best with what I've got ♫

What a catchy tune! I first listened to this song while I was watching 3CE S/S 2014 Pink Edition Ad. I thought maybe I liked the song because of Park SoRa was in the video. My real-life friends know how much I'm obsessed with her. Even if they said, she went under the knife whatsoever, she's just PERF okay! Anyway, back to the song, it just kept repeating in my head. So I watched the ad over and over again with so many repeat button abuse. I finally surrendered myself, I searched out the name of the song and downloaded it! Dam-dam, dam-du-dam, doo-bee-doo 
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62 comments on "Hydro Collagen"
  1. Ooh, hair products that smell like vanilla cake? Sounds like heaven! I've never heard of Schwarzkopf before, but it definitely sounds very intriguing. I've always love trying out new products though, so I'll be sure to give a look into this! (Besides, I think I'm getting WAY past my Pantene/Herbal Essences stage)

    Now following your lovely blog! :-) Looking forward to reading your upcoming posts.

    ♥♥♥
    Kelsey
    Runaway In LA

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    1. Yes dear, if you are searching for a hair product with nice scent, I recommend you to buy the Schwarzkopf Extra Care Ultimate Repair :) I'm following you back, let's keep in touch!

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  2. I'm sorry that this product doesn't work well on you! Packaging-wise, it looks very convincing, though. How sad. And it's pretty expensive. I like how you can apply it on dry hair but--oh no, I'm sensitive when it comes to perfumed products. Not to mention it smells just bad.

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    1. I don't even apply it on my dry hair, the smell will linger I don't like it :( Yeah, Schwarzkopf is pretty expensive for drugstore products, and it's too bad this one doesn't have good scent like the Ultimate Repair has.

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  3. It's crazy that it's already thursday over there!
    lexi // thelittlebrunette

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    1. Right right! Time differences suck :S

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  4. I love their products!! I have never tried this product though, but I will definitely be trying it as I love trying new hair products :)

    www.shaunasharp.com

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  5. Oh dear, it's sad that it doesn't smell as nice as the other one. It sounds like it would be perfect for my hair but if it's not working for you, I'll give it a skip. I really hate products you have to shake to mix before use. My makeup remover is like that and I always forget to shake it! Ha.

    Corinne x
    www.skinnedcartree.com

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    1. Yes dear, I wish I don't have to shake my makeup remover too, but most of waterproof makeup remover has to be shaken first LOL.

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  6. Hey Mitch! Ohmygoodness… U know this brand is super popular… but I have yet to find a product from them that actually makes a difference in my hair! Great, honest, detailed review. Love everything about it!

    xoxo, Mango
    Blog | Video

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  7. Great, honest review! Does it act as a heat protector too, or is it just to help repair? x

    http://stylerehearsal.blogspot.co.uk

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    1. Thanks, dear! I think it's just an intensive treatment, as they didn't state anything about heat protector at all :X

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  8. aku jg pake ini mitch!! emang baunya ga enak banget yak asem2 gimana gitu lol tp di aku lumayan sih. engga bikin rambut yg kering jadi alus banget, tp paling engga rada gampang disisir hehe nanti kl abis aku ga mau beli ini lagi.. abis bau :|

    xx
    vina
    pinapina.net

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    1. Iyaaa, aku agak kaget pas pake pertama kali hahaha! Soalnya expectation bakal wangi kayak Schwarzkopf yg Ultimate Repair seengganya, eh gak taunya beda jauh x_x

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  9. Many people say positive things about that brand and reading this review is further convincing me to finally give it a shot! Great post ^ ^

    thelovelyify.blogspot.com

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  10. thank you for sharing !! never tried this brand before though

    xoxo
    style frontier

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  11. Gue belii juga samponya iniii.. Gak enakkk.. Dengan tulisan keratinnya itu gue berharap ini bakal bikin alus tapi kok abis dibilas juga kaya masih lengket-lengket gitu rambutnyaa... huhuhuhu

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    1. Yahhhh, zonk banget shampoo nya juga gak enak ternyata :(

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  12. I'm sorry you had a bad experience with this product. If you find a better one please do share!
    Baci,
    Coco
    Coco et La vie en rose / Bloglovin / Facebook

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  13. I've only used this product once because it's not available in the region i'm living :x
    I'm always sticking with my favorite Tsubaki water! It's a Japanese brand and smells suuuper good and leaves a very smooth silky touch to your hair too! Nice blog btw :)

    Oh, i've just started this bloggin' thing. So nervous yet excited at the same time!
    Mind giving me some love? I'll appreciate that alot!
    hachidiane.blogspot.com ♡
    Have a nice day! xx

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    1. Hi dear! Thanks for the recommendation :) I love products that leave super good scent <3

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  14. Too bad it wasn't a total success, but thank you for the honest review!

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  15. To be honest I never pay a lot of money for hair products anymore, they all act just the same. Thanks for your honesty!

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  16. Oh I didnt think it would have been that disappointing! But you know, treatments spray work bad for me, Ive tried many from different brands. Your review is very useful!:)

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  17. So sorry to hear it didn't work out for you :(
    That's why it's better to invest in quality products.
    They actually get the job done!

    Cristielle |Fairytale Princess ☾•*

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  18. You give great reviews, sorry it didn't work out though!

    http://www.shybutsecretlyfab.blogspot.com/

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  19. I tried treatment sprays before I don't notice much difference after many uses so I stopped buying them. Love reading your review and glad you found products you love to keep on using.

    www.wondersofandrea.blogspot.ca

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    1. Thanks Andrea! Yeah, I'll just keep using the ones from The Body Shop for now :D

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  20. Too bad the product doesn't give any advantage at all to your hair ):
    For hair, I prefer gel liquid than spray products.

    Cheers,
    Dreamy Princess

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    1. I somehow prefer gel liquid too, but sometimes spray products for hair is just practical 'cause I wouldn't need to wash my hands afterwards :D

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  21. I was just browsing through & stumbled upon your lovely blog
    - you have amazing posts I must say! I followed you via GFC, keep in touch :) xoxo

    http://femministreflections.blogspot.com/

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  22. Great review hun!! <3 This definitely looks like a promising product! :) Will definitely try to search for it!! :)

    http://anshul90.com

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  23. It's a shame this didn't work better and smelled like Chinese herbal medicine but at least the bottle is kind of pretty.

    Rowena @ rolala loves

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  24. Oh well too bad this didn't work out for you :(
    Maybe you can return it and get your money back.

    xoJules
    http://forvanityssake.com

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    1. I wish I could do that. Sadly, we don't have that return policy in Indonesia :(

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  25. Oh that's bad!! Nice review dear .. Following you, Hope you follow me back :) xo

    www.beautyfrontline.com

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  26. I'm sorry that this product doesn't work well on you!!! I use to use a hair color protector from that brand i loved it!!! It will my hair soft!!!

    http://bubblesmimii.blogspot.com

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  27. thanks for letting us know. sorry it didn't work.
    http://www.averysweetblog.com/

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  28. Great review! I don't like it either when the product doesn't work. Nice song by the way.

    noradulce.blogspot.com

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  29. Great review. So sorry that the product didn't work.

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  30. love the song! ya i dont like that brand either


    www.emmemablog.blogspot.com
    facebook.com/em.me.maa

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  31. WHOAH the product actually looks pretty convincing but seeing your comment on it just blew me off. well, here again, don't judge a book by its cover is totally the right way to depict this. can't image a long-term aroma of arak gosok on your hair. i like arak gosok on the skin but on the hair is just a little too much..
    btw! the music is NICE! i'm listening to it while writing a comment on this post.

    puddingme.blogspot.com

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  32. Great review!! Too bad it didn't improve your hair!! I have to admit I haven't seen it yet but if it's not good no need to check it out :)

    xx Mira

    www.glamdevils.com

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  33. Great review! Sorry it didn't work out for your hair:(
    ~Ashley

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  34. Nice review. I love these brand dear ♥
    Xx
    theanotherpartofme.blogspot.com

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  35. Sayang ama hasil dan aromanya ya.. hihi.. bikin gak menyenangkan aplikasiin sesuatu drambut dengan aroma sperti arak gosok.. hahaha..
    Nice review..

    loveellentan.blogspot.com

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  36. Looks like a lovely product, but its not available here.

    visit my blog: www.sarahrizaga.blogspot.com

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  37. It's a shame you didn't like the product. I definitely don't think I could use a product if I didn't like the smell of it, especially if it's so close to my face.

    IAmLinderella.blogspot.co.uk

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  38. the spray looks interesting!:) it's a pity it didn't work on you. Thanks for the honest review!♥:)

    www.Lorietta.cz

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  39. Such a shame it didn't work for you- I usually love their products! Xx

    Beauty Soup | UK Beauty Blog

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  40. This product sounds really lovely - I haven't tried it!!

    Looking forward to seeing more posts from you :)

    Layla xx

    www.sprinklesofstyle.co.uk - hope we can follow each other xx

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  41. So sorry the product didn't work for you! I bet you don't need it, anyway! ;D

    <(') Hoda || JooJoo Azad ~ Free Bird

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  42. the color looks adorable eh? :3

    cheer, michelle
    http://livedreammagic.blogspot.com/

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  43. I'm in desperate need of some hair repair, shame this didn´t do it for you
    blogablebeauty.blogspot.com

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  44. I have lots of hair care and all the time testing something new.

    http://anormalstyle.blogspot.com/

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  45. Awww...Too bad it didn't work for you..I have heard a lot about this brand though...I will skip this one!

    http://www.coralswithblues.com/

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  46. What a shame it didn't work out for you with this one. I guess you have to try it to see though.
    Bright and Shiny

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  47. Great and honest review! Shame it doesnt deliver :(

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  48. A shame the product did not work, because the concept and the key ingredients seemed promising.
    It's a very catchy tune!

    http://momodicted.blogspot.pt/

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  49. Great Review
    It's always good to be honest!

    http://coco-colo.blogspot.de/

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  50. What a nice treatment for hair, Mitch! When I was going through your old posts & saw the header, I thought the product is something for the face. Really cool!
    Luxury Haven

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  51. Im just trying this product..n i dont know y i luvin it...n i think it smells good..actually my friends bought it too..n she's also like the smell of it..n it works well on us..myb different people different results though :)

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