I get questions about Monat almost everyday. Questions like “Does Monat really work?” or “Will Monat help my hair grow back?” and many other questions! So I thought this is the perfect place to share my honest Monat review!
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My First Experience With Monat Hair Care
It all started when one of my best friends told me that her close friend started a side business selling shampoo. She knew it was something I would be interested in because Monat is all naturally based and gluten free. Any products that are gluten free are right up my alley. So I got in touch with her friend and got my hands on some samples!
When I received my samples she gave me instructions on how to use this shampoo, conditioner, and styling products. She also asked me to please take before and after photos. Honestly, I thought she was a bit crazy lol! I am a licensed cosmetologist so getting instructions on how to wash my hair seemed silly!
However, I listed to her directions. I was excited to try the samples so I hurried up and asked my husband to take a before picture of my hair for me (pictured above). Then I hopped in the shower and washed twice with shampoo, used the masque, then the conditioner.
When I first washed twice with the shampoo I wasn’t loving it to be honest. It felt like my hair was a tangled mess. After I used the masque my hair felt like butter! Like the softest my hair had ever felt! At that point I was sold! Then, I put the conditioner in and that made my hair even softer! I was in love.
Right away I jumped on her website and ordered the full size products of the samples she gave me. I sent her my before and after, I was so excited to tell her how much I loved the products!
I couldn’t see a huge difference in the before and after photos but I sure could feel a difference! On top of my hair feeling healthy it was also way more manageable after I let it dry! The more I used Monat the more compliments I started getting on my hair.
Does Monat Actually Work?
Yes, Monat works amazing when you use it the *right* way. You always want to get product recommendations from a Monat specialist. Monat has so many products it can be hard to pick what is right for your specific hair type and needs.
Monat has helped heal my hair from heat damage and being lightened so many times. If you know me you know I always change my hair color! I used to go from one extreme color to the next. That had taken a toll on my hair.
I also have noticed a ton of growth around my hairline. I think I had breakage from always having my hair up in a bun or headband. I gave my hairline some extra attention with Monat’s Intense Repair Spray Treatment.
With Monat, you want to use it exclusively to see the optimal results. Monat works to get your scalp healthy by removing all of the build up and toxins. It works from the inside out to heal your hair.
If you use Monat shampoo then use other products that have harsh chemicals, paraben’s, or wax, Monat has to work extra hard to remove the bad stuff. Monat will still be a great option even with other products, you just wouldn’t see the best results possible.
Also, to get the best results you need to follow the instructions:
- Brush hair before you get in the shower. I prefer the Wet Brush.
- Shampoo and rinse TWO times. Sometimes a third time is needed if you do not get suds on the second wash. The first wash loosens the build up & the second gets it out of the scalp and hair.
- If you use a masque you would do that now. You do not want to over use the masques. I suggest most of the masques doing once every 4-6 washes.
- Condition last to seal in the hair cuticle. If you do not use a masque, leave the conditioner in a bit longer to get that extra soft hair. You ALWAYS want to use conditioner.
- After the shower comb or use a wet brush to get tangles out.
- Apply heat protectant & any other styling products you want.
If you follow those steps you will be on your way to the healthiest hair you have ever had! Hello, mermaid hair!
How To Order Monat
After my amazing results with Monat I decided to jump on board and became a partner with the company in January of 2018. It has been the best decision I could have ever made! I am here to help you get healthy hair!
If you want to try before you buy you can definitely order samples! You can always reach out to me for product recommendations or just visit my samples page and order your self. The total cost for samples is just $7.99! That includes shipping.
After you decide to want to buy the products you have a few different options! All three options have a 30-Day Money Back Guarantee. It doesn’t matter how much product you used. I think this is so awesome that you can order risk free!
The first option is to order retail. This is absolutely no commitment. You just order and never have to make another purchase. This is the option I started with. After the first order I switched to VIP because I didn’t want to keep paying full price.
The second option is to join as a VIP. It is a one time $20 member fee. Then you get 15% off for life. You get free shipping when you do a flex-ship order of $84 or more, and a free “Only for you” gift with each flex-ship.
A flex-ship is an order you schedule. You can schedule for as far out as you want. You could go a year between orders if you want! You only need a total of 3 flex-ship orders in the lifetime of your membership.
There are SO MANY BENEFITS to being a VIP member. The list goes on and on! Flash sale access, birthday benefits, referral rewards, and more.
The third option is to join as a Market Partner, just like me! The best part is you do not have to sell a single product if you do not want to! You get 30% off for life! No flex-ship requirements either!
Being a market partner you get access to flash sales, only for you products (if you do flex-ships), access to as much training as you could ever need, an amazing support system from me and my team, and so much more!!
I’d say the best part of being a market partner is being able to have my husband by my side through this whole journey! And working this fun business next to my two best friends doing it with me!
Monat Says “No” To…
- NO Parabens
- NO SLS/SLES
- NO Cyclic Silicones
- NO BHT
- NO DEA/MEA
- NO Polyethylene Glycol
- NO Phthalates
- NO Phenoxyethanol
- NO Petrolatum, Mineral Oil, or Paraffin Wax
- NO Triclosan
- NO Plastic Microbeads
- NO Formaldehyde Releasers
- NO Gluten – We do not add gluten to our formulas and to the best of our knowledge there is no gluten in any of MONAT’s ingredients.
- NO Harmful Colors – We use safe colorants approved by the FDA, Health Canada and the European Commission.
- NO Harmful Fragrances – We use fragrances with ingredients approved as safe by the Research Institute for the Fragrance Material (RIFM) and the International Fragrance Association (IFRA). RIFM is the scientific authority for the safe use of fragrance materials.
- NO Animal Testing- We do not test finished products and ingredients used for cosmetic purpose on animals.
- NO Animal Origin Ingredients- We use vegan materials in our MONAT formulas.