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- Jonathan Van Ness of “Queer Eye” founded a hair care line called JVN.
- The range consists of 13 products, from styling creams to shampoos.
- We’ve reviewed all of the JVN products to find out which ones are worth a shot.
Jonathan Van Ness has a lot of irons in the fire: he’s a beloved member of the “Queer Eye” Fab Five, a touring comedian, a podcast host (and now the host of a Netflix show based on the podcast ), a bestselling author and, of course, founder of hair care brand JVN.
The JVN line currently has 13 products that form a complete diet. The collection is divided into four categories – Complete, Nurture, Undamage, Embody – each product costs less than $30. What they all have in common is the hero ingredient hemisqualane; according to the brand, the powerful patented ingredient is created through a bio-fermentation process using sustainable sugar cane. JVN Hemisqualane is able to penetrate the hair shaft, providing lightweight nourishment that aids in hair manageability while reducing frizz and preserving color. Basically, it’s a “clean” version of plant-based silicone, which adds softness, glide and shine to the hair.
The entire collection also has a few other notable legends. For one thing, all products are cruelty-free and Leaping Bunny certified, and all ingredients are ethically sourced, which means the brand specifically chooses ingredients whose extraction or use has no ethical implications. environmental impact. Although the packaging is quite nice, it is important to note that only the glass and aluminum bottles and tubes can be recycled, while the pumps are made of other materials, including PCR plastic. The brand’s website gives you a handy recycling guide for the packaging of each product.
We’re happy to report that, unlike some celebrity-founded beauty lines, many JVN products deliver what they promise. Keep reading to find out which ones we give five stars.