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I talk about hair a lot here on the blog and share different products from different brands several times a month.  As much as I love and gravitate towards highend brands to care for my long tresses, I have really found love in HASK hair care products because they are not only awesome for the hair, but extremely affordable.  With hair as long as mine, I can go through so much product consistently and affordable products like those from HASK make caring for my hair easy to do.  Today I share with you the HASK Bamboo Oil Collection.  This collection of products is made specifically for strengthening and nourishing your hair and since Hawaii is in full blown summer, I definitely need it.  The summer months tend to do a lot of damage on my hair so a product line like this one helps to keep my hair looking perfect year long.

“Sure, Life isn’t perfect but my hair is!” – HASK

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The HASK Bamboo Oil Collection consists of four products.  Each product is formulated to work together, like a team to help strengthen, nourish and condition for healthy hair.  The line features a Shampoo, Conditioner, Deep Conditioner and Shine Oil – all of which are formulated with ProDefense Complex that penetrates your hair to strengthen, reinforce and protect.  This is especially important for me since summer does so much damage to my hair that I really need the extra care and protection.  Formulated with Bamboo oil which is known as one of Asia’s natural treasures, it is proven to strengthen your hair and infuse essential nutrients that help to revive weakened and lifeless locks.  With the added benefit of biotin and collagen, this silicon-rich bamboo oil helps to give hair a strong base and foundation to improve flexibility and strength as well as prevent split ends.

Let’s first discuss each product first and then I’ll chit chat about my thoughts on the entire line.

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HASK Bamboo Oil Strengthening Shampoo ($5.99 – 12.0 FL.OZ. /355 mL) is a shampoo formulated with ProDefense Complex, a protein-based complex that penetrates hair to build and reinforce strength and protect the hair.  This product is perfect for fragile or thin hair like mine because it helps to protect from damage and breakage to provide a strong foundation for your hair.  This shampoo applies nicely to my hair and while it is sulfate free, I feel like it works through my hair like a lather without stripping moisture or leaving my hair dry.  It also doesn’t dry my scalp which is a HUGE bonus since so many other shampoos can do so.

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HASK Bamboo Oil Strengthening Conditioner ($5.99 – 12.0 FL.OZ. /355 mL) works hand in hand with the strengthening shampoo.  Also formulated with the ProDefense Complex to help protect fragile hair from damage and breakage, this conditioner not only helps to strengthen and reinforce the hair, but it leaves my hair feeling soft and easy to manage.  I especially enjoy that I can finger comb through my hair easily.  The texture of this conditioner is similar to others that I’ve tried from HASK in that it has enough slip to detangle my hair but still thick enough to coat my long hair without needing to drench my hair in the whole bottle.

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HASK Bamboo Oil Strengthening Deep Conditioner ($2.99 – 1.75 fl.oz. / 50g)  Also formulated with the ProDefense Complex, this deep conditioner helps to strengthen, moisturize and reinforce fragile hair.  With silicone rich bamboo to help provide a strong foundation for hair, this deep condition helps to improve flexibility and leaves hair resilient and less prone to split ends and breakage.  I apply a good amount of deep conditioner to my hair after washing with shampoo.  One packet of this stuff will be split in half for two different treatments unless I feel I need more, one packet will be used on my entire hair.  I massage into my hair focusing on damaged areas and leave on for about 10 minutes.  I usually will put this on while I shave.  I rinse the product from my hair well and then style as I normally would when I’m done in the shower.  I like to use this one to two times a week.  My hair feels so soft and manageable after one use and I notice that I definitely get less breakage which is a HUGE deal for me.

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HASK Bamboo Oil Strengthening Strengthening Shine Hair Oil ($2.99 – 5/8 fl.oz. / 18mL)  This hair oil helps to repair broken, limp and lifeless hair.  It protects your hair from damage and breakage and instantly absorbs into the hair shaft to provide a strong foundation for hair and leaves no greasy residue.  With bamboo oil, biotin and collagen to help reinforce and prevent split ends, leaving your hair strong and healthier looking.  I use this on my hair when my hair is damp to help seal in moisture and on my dry hair to help revive my hair and help with frizz for a smooth finish.  Just a coin-sized amount throughout my hair works well and I try to avoid the root area as much as possible to keep from weighing my hair down.  However – if it does get near my roots, this is not a heavy oil and I find it leaves my hair shiny, smooth, silky and manageable.

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I have tried several different collections from HASK and I’m always impressed with each one.  The Bamboo Oil line really has made a difference in how my hair has been acting this summer, leaving it smooth and shiny but my hair seems somewhat stronger and I have less breakage.  As I mentioned previously, summer takes the biggest beating on my hair and this collection of hair products has definitely helped to strengthen my hair so that it can take the stress from the warm months.

HASK products can be purchased from retailers like Walmart and Target and you can learn more about the different collections and products via their website at: http://haskbeauty.com/

I’m looking forward to trying a few other lines from HASK in the future.  This brand has become a household name for us, offering each person a hair care line that can suit their specific hair needs.  With great products that are affordable, you can’t beat the quality of what HASK offers.  It’s become a favorite brand of mine for hair products over the years and I’m loving each product I’ve tried.  Have you tried anything from HASK before?  If so – what have you tried and what are your favorites?  Do you think that your hair could benefit from using this particular collection?

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I wouldn’t consider myself to be the object of anyone’s hair envy… in fact, I have mentioned time and time again how much I have grown in learning how to care for and treat my hair over the years.  But, apparently – my hair is a strong asset for me and something I’m known for.  Long, curly… absolutely unruly at times, my locks are a statement all their own and they definitely have come a long way.  Over the years I have tried many many hair care products and have found my favorites in both the expensive and high-end brands and those you find more affordable and at the drugstore.  But, I’m always on the hunt for a hair care line that will offer my hair results consistently as well as something I know I can afford at a moments notice, not something I have to save up for.  I’ve talked about HASK here on my blog a few times over the last couple of years and I have so because I have absolutely enjoyed the line.  Today I share with you the HASK Kalahari Melon Oil Hair Care Collection and my thoughts on the products as well as how they have worked for my hair.

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The HASK Kalahari Melon Oil Collection consists of four products (as does most of the HASK hair care collections) in the line – Shampoo, Conditioner, Deep Conditioner and Shine Oil.  Each product is formulated with Color Shield Complex, which helps to protect color-treated hair from damage and fading caused by every day washing and heat styling.

So what is Kalahari Melon Oil?  Well, the Kalahari Melon is found in the African desert and thrives by retaining its moisture in the driest conditions.  The Kalahari Melon has moisturizing, regenerating and restructuring properties thanks to its high content of essential fatty acids (50 – 70% linoleic acid) which is known to help contribute to the integrity of the cell wall and to the suppleness and beauty of your skin and hair.  When the oil is extracted and used in beauty regimens, it plays a key role in the regulation of hydration and restructuring of the epidermis of the skin and hair follicle.  This wonderful ingredient counteracts moisture loss and fading, leaving your color-treated hair healthy and vibrant.

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Let’s take a look at each product and discuss the benefits and uses, shall we?

Kalahari Melon Oil Color Protection Shampoo ($5.99 – 12 fl.oz. / 355 mL) helps to shield and replenish the hair.  With the color Shield Complex, it has a UV absorber to help protect colored hair from damage and fading.  The Kalahari Melon Oil helps to lock in your color and block damage from your hair, leaving it nourished and shiny.  With the Color Shield Complex, cranberry and sunflower oils, this shampoo will delicately cleanse without stripping, drying or fading your hair and provide long lasting, vibrant color.  Simply apply to wet hair, massage into a lather, rinse thoroughly and repeat if desired.  This product is ideal for daily use, but I only wash my hair 2 – 3 times a week so I use as such.

** After using this product, my hair looked shinier, felt soft and was very manageable.  What I love the most about it is even if it is oil infused, my hair did not look or feel weighted down or heavy and it was not greasy after the 2nd and 3rd day without washing.

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Kalahari Melon Oil Color Protection Conditioner ($5.99 – 12 fl.oz. / 355 mL) also helps to shield and replenish the hair.  With the same Color Shield Complex as the shampoo, it absorbs UV to protect colored hair from damage and fading.  The conditioner softens, detangles and helps to maintain long lasting vibrant color.  To use apply to wet hair after shampooing or use as a co-washing product.  Leave on for 1-2 minutes and rinse thoroughly.  This product is ideal for daily use as well, though again – I use it as much as the shampoo.

** After using this product my hair felt really soft and tangles literally fall out of my hair without finger combing.  I absolutely love the scent and love how soft my hair feels.

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Kalahari Melon Oil Color Protection Deep Conditioner ($2.99 – 1.75 fl.oz. / 50g) also includes the Color Shield Complex to protect your colored hair from damage and fading.  This deep conditioner is an ultra-restorative, hydrating treatment that will preserve and nurture your color treated hair.  With the Kalahari Melon Oil, it helps to counteract dry-out and fading, leaving your hair soft and nourished while still helping to maintain the long-lasting vibrant color we all look for in our hair.  To use this deep conditioner, simply apply a generous amount to your clean, wet hair.  Due to the length of my hair – I usually will get two uses out of one packet, depending on the conditioning process I’m following.  Massage into your hair focusing on the damaged areas and leave on for 10 minutes.  Rinse well and style as usual.  You can use this deep conditioner ideally 1-2 times a week or as needed.  I usually use it once a week and have used this particular product several times.

** It’s hard to find a good deep conditioner that doesn’t weigh my hair down or leave my scalp so greasy that I break out.  This one leaves my scalp feeling nice, but my hair is not heavy and feels great.

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Kalahari Melon Oil Color Protection Shine Oil ($2.99 – 5/8 fl. oz. / 18mL)  is perfect to preserve and nurture your gorgeous colored locks.  This lightweight, alcohol-free oil instantly absorbs to help protect color treated hair and leaves behind no funky greasy residue.  It can be used on both wet and dry hair to create a silky, smooth finish.  Distribute a coin-sized amount evenly throughout hair and avoid the root area.  Apply more as you need and best used on hair already protected and treated with the HASK Kalahari Melon Oil System.

** I use this product on my hair when it is wet to help lock in and seal my hair shaft with much needed oil.  I also use this product on my hair dry when I need to help give my hair a little extra shine, eliminate some frizz and bring back much needed moisture in my locks.  While it is suggested to not get near the root area, I can’t help to avoid it sometimes, but I don’t notice that my hair is weight down or greasy at all.

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As I mentioned previously, I have used different collections from HASK in the past and it’s a brand I continue to purchase and stock in my house.  I love the products and I love the quality of hair care I get from the brand.  Choosing HASK whether it is their Kalahari Melon Oil Collection or others from the brand ensures that I will be getting the same quality I have come to know and love and that my hair loves too.  The HASK Kalahari Melon Oil Collection is free of sulfates, parabens, phthalates, gluten, drying alcohol and artificial colors so I know that it will not only protect my hair and my color but also help to keep my curls looking great.  With so many different brands on the market today, it’s great to know that there is one out there that I can rely on to offer my hair care routine awesome hair loving ingredients and protection.

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Have you tried anything from HASK before? What are your favorites if you have?  I have tried several of their collections from the Argan Oil and Keratin Oil to others as well and I have ALWAYS been impressed.  If you are looking for quality products at super awesome price tags, I highly suggest you check out this brand.  You can visit their website at: http://www.haskbeauty.com and check out their “Where to buy” tab to see locations near you where you can get the products.  You can also find them at your local Target or Walmart as well as other retailers.

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Disclaimer:  The products mentioned and featured within this post were sent to me for review consideration.  All opinions are my own, 100% honest and unbiased.  Affiliate links are posted through out.

“This post was sponsored by Madam C.J. Walker Beauty Culture, all thoughts and opinions are my own.”

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I’m so excited for the Spring season that has been gracing our islands here in Hawaii.  It is not only a perfect time for soft April showers and beautiful flora and fauna, but I’m also stoked that the weather will not be as dry as it is in the winter and therefore, my hair will not be so dry and brittle as well.  With the weather changing I try to incorporate new products into my hair care routine to help protect against the warmth of the sun as well as the stress that my body and hair can go through.  I love to find new products on the market, especially when given the option to try something new in a travel size.  Today I share with you the Jet Set Hair Trio from Pacifica Beauty which is a set of three hair products from the new Hair Healing Collection.

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The Pacifica Beauty Jet Set Hair Trio Kale Collection ($19.00 – Shampoo & Conditioner 2.0 fl.oz. / 59 mL and Leave-On Conditioner 0.5 fl.oz. / 14mL) is available along with the entire Hair Healing Collection exclusively at Ulta Beauty.  This fantastic collection of goodies includes three products from the Kale Collection to help with the stress and pollution protection of your hair as well as the detoxifying extracts for that goodness our hair needs.

This awesome collection is perfect for the “jet setter” and includes products that are 100% Vegan and Cruelty-free.  Since everyday pollutants can ruin and/or damage your hair’s color, health and style, these products are formulated to help with those issues.  You can “say goodbye to bad hair days forever”.  No parabens, SLS, phthalates or animal ingredients are used in these products so they are perfect solutions for people like myself who have curly hair and want to not only protect their hair but keep their curls looking great too.

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The Super Kale Juiced-Up Shampoo helps with the volume you crave while deeply purifying your hair for a clean, super healthy look.  Kale and super fruits come together in this innovative formula designed to help protect your hair from damage and pollution.

Ingredients: aqua, sodium c14-16 olefin sulfonate (coconut), vegetable glycerin, aloe barbadensis leaf juice, moringa pterygosperma seed extract, euterpe oleracea (açaí) fruit oil, passiflora edulis (passionfruit) seed oil, sodium methyl cocoyl taurate, hydrolyzed rice protein, polyquaternium-44, soyamidopropalkonium chloride, panthenol (vitamin b), guar hydroxypropyl trimonium chloride, caprylic/capric triglyceride, brassica oleracea (kale) extract, phospholipids, oriza sativa rice bran oil, cocos nucifera (coconut) water, arginine (amino acid), citric acid, sodium benzoate, potassium sorbate, ethyl hexyl glycerin, parfum (all natural),ginkgo biloba extract,white willow bark extract, horsetail extract.

The Super Kale Juiced-Up Conditioner gives your hair weightless hydration, volume and leaves your hair looking super healthy.  Kale and super fruits come together in this innovative formula to help strengthen your hair and leaving your hair soft and silky.

Ingredients: aqua, cetyl alcohol, stearyl alcohol, aloe barbadensis (aloe) leaf juice, helianthus annus (sunflower) seed oil, hydrolyzed rice protein, sorbitan sesquicaprylate, moringa pterygosperma seed extract, euterpe oleracea (açaí) fruit oil, passiflora edulis (passionfruit) seed oil* oriza sativa rice bran oil, cocos nucifera (coconut) oil, caprylic/ capric triglyceride, amodimethicone, panthenol (vitamin b), citric acid, brassica oleracea (kale) extract, simmondsia chinensis (jojoba) seed oil, olea europaea (olive) fruit oil, arginine (amino acid), tocopherols (vitamin e), ethyl hexyl glycerin, sodium benzoate, potassium sorbate, parfum (all natural), arnica montana extract, thymus vulgaris (thyme) extract, gardenia tahitensis flower extract (monoi)

The Hairvana Leave-On Detangling Conditioner feels so wonderful in the hair (and smells great too).  It’s an innovative detangling cream that helps to support flexibility, balance, strength and a healthy shine.  This product works well to help with flyaways and frizz and leaves your hair looking smoother without that funky build-up that some products can leave behind.

Ingredients: aqua, cetyl alcohol, simmondsia chinensis (jojoba) seed oil, cocos nucifera (coconut) oil, cetrimonium chloride, hydrolyzed rice protein, amodimethicone, simmondsia chinensis (jojoba) seed oil, behentrimonium methosulfate, panthenol (vitamin b), kale extract, agave equilana leaf extract/agave tequilana, olea europaea (olive) fruit oil, oriza sativa rice bran oil, arginine (amino acid), butyrospermum parkii (shea) butter, lecithin, tocopherols (vitamin e), citric acid, sodium benzoate, potassium sorbate, ethyl hexyl glycerin, gardenia tahitensis flower extract (monoi), rubus idaeus (raspberry) fruit extract, pelargonium graveolens (geranium) extract, chamomilla recutita matricaria extract, sodium benzoate, potassium sorbate, ethylhexylglycerin, parfum (all natural), ginkgo biloba extract. 

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If you are looking to try out some new hair care products to prepare your locks for the Spring and Summer months, I think this little set will be perfect for you to try some of the new hair care from Pacifica Beauty.  I’m quite impressed with the line up of products that they have in the New Hair Healing Collection and these three in the set are a great selection to try.  Since I’m a Kale juice for breakfast every morning kind of gal, I love that these offer a super food that’s perfect for my hair.  With all the damage from heat and color or just all around stress, you can’t go wrong with a little help.

You can get this collection or other hair healing products from Pacifica exclusively at Ulta.  The collection includes a variety of awesome hair loving products and I absolutely can’t wait to get my hands on the Coconut Super Power line (since we all know I’m a coconut oil addict and coconut lover).  I’m always impressed with what Pacifica has to offer and while most products work, some may not… I can honestly say that it is a brand I continue to enjoy and look forward to trying out new goodies from the line.

Have you tried any of these products from Pacifica before?  What about you, do you have hair that could use a little Super Fruits and Veggies to help combat stress and damage?  Comment below and let me know what you are looking forward to trying out from Pacifica Beauty.

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Disclaimer:  The products mentioned / featured in this post were sent to me for review consideration as a part of PR purposes.  All opinions are my own, 100% honest and unbiased, as with anything that is posted here on this site.  I was not paid to provide my thoughts on these products or to feature them, but affiliate links are posted through out.

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Let’s face it, not everyone is blessed with curly hair.  I’m really lucky in that I have coiled curls that grace my long luscious locks, but those that don’t have curls need to improvise some.  Since my natural curls are coiled and there are days that I may want softer, larger barrel size curls, I turn to one of my favorite hair tool brands.  I have a pretty nice collection of Nume goodies from the Lustrum Set, Classic Reverse Wand and the 25mm Classic Wand so it’s a hair tool line that I truly do enjoy.  As I say, when you don’t have them yourself – improvise and Nume has the tools to help with that.  Nume celebrates their 5 year anniversary (Happy Birthday Nume!) and with that I want to share with you one of my favorite hair tools and some fun discounts you can utilize to get in on some of this hair tool goodness for yourself.

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If you are looking to change up your style some, I definitely suggest the classic wand.  I have the 25mm which is a common barrel size and perfect for someone who is a beginner hair tool user or advanced.  The Classic Wand has a 100% Tourmaline-infused ceramic coated barrel and utilizes an innovative clipless design for crease-free curls.  Since I naturally have dry hair – it’s great to use a wand instead of a curling iron because the clip can cause creases and with dry hair, it literally can ruin all that work… so I prefer a wand vs. a curling iron.  The curling wand has negative ion technology and heats up to 410°F.  What I love the most is that with your purchase/order you also get a heat-resistant glove that helps with the curling process.  I put emphasis on “heat resistant” because you can still burn your fingers, so use extreme caution still.

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Since I have natural curls that tend to be really coiled and tight, I like to brush my hair out with my fingers to soften my natural curls.  Using a Flat Iron can help straighten your natural curls prior to adding them back in with the curling wand.  Since the Classic Wand has that tourmaline-infused ceramic coated barrel, when using it on your hair you are locking in shine and your curls will last longer.  This type of curling wand is perfect for those beachy waves we all love to rock during the summer months or voluminous glam waves for that night out with the girls or a date.  This wand is perfect for use on medium or long hair and since it heats up quickly, it makes the process of creating your perfect waves easy as pie.

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To create the soft beachy waves I am sporting today – I finger combed my natural curls so that they were not so tight and then grabbed 1 inch sections of my hair.  Starting at various lengths of my hair (some near the root, some near the bottom and the middle of my locks) I added the curl using the Nume 25mm Classic Wand.  Once I completed my whole head of hair, I finger combed through my hair once again to pull out the curls so they were not so tight.  Since I added the curls to different sections and lengths of my hair, it gave me much needed volume and created a fuller textured look.  To set the curls, I added a shine spray and scrunched my hair with some Argan Oil.  Since I have thin hair but my hair is long… I need to create more volume and add to the bulk of my hair so I also spray with a light leave-in conditioner and I’m good to go.  If you want more curls then texture, you can always skip running your fingers through your hair and leave the curls intact and set with a setting or hair spray.  Make sure prior to adding any heat to your hair that you use a heat protectant so that you are protecting your locks from damage.

Creating beautiful locks with curls for days is as easy as moving your arms above your head.  It can take a little practice sometimes, but once you find a routine you enjoy – you will find that it is easier than you thought.  Since my hair is just about past my butt, it can take me a while to get through my whole head of hair, but it’s all worth it in the end.

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Like I mentioned previously, it is Nume’s 5th Anniversary!  Because of this awesome celebration – Nume is offering great discounts for all of my readers and followers.  If you are looking to add to your hair tool collection or to pick something up for the first time – now’s your chance to get some of these awesome tools at a discount.  I’ve been buying Nume products now for as long as they have been a company and I love not only their quality but the products themselves, so I know you’ll enjoy them too.

Any classic wand (reg $79) $19.99 using code HAPPY5YEARS

Any magic wand (reg $89) $29.99 using code ANNIVMAGIC

Silhouette straighteners (reg $99) $24.99 with ANNIVIRONS

Any set $89.99 (including Octowands) with ANNIVSETS

So, do you have your eyes on any of these beauties?  What set or wand or straightener are you looking at picking up for yourself?  I can’t recommend them enough and as I said previously, while I do receive PR Samples I have purchased from Nume on many occasions.  I plan to pick up a Straightener and a Titan 3 to add to my collection soon.  Be sure to head on over to the site and click on the links above to utilize the coupon codes.  The sale begins today and ends on Easter Sunday (March 27, 2016) so be sure to check it out in time to take advantage of the awesome deals.

Smooches!

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Disclaimer:  The products mentioned and/or featured in this post were sent to me for review consideration and some were purchased by me with my own money.  All opinions are my own, 100% honest and unbiased and I was not paid to provide my thoughts or feature these products.  Affiliate links are posted through out.

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When it comes to hair care – I try a lot of different products.  I have hair that tends to be a bit finicky and definitely needs extra care.  While I do have my favorites, I’m always interested in trying out new things and I especially love a good hair product that includes some of my favorite ingredients like Argan and Coconut oils.  With curls for days and long tresses, I do what I can to keep my crazy hair at bay.  Recently I was sent some goodies for my hair – the L’Oreal Paris Advanced Haircare Extraordinary Oil Collection and today I’m going to share my thoughts with all of you.

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The L’Oreal Advanced Haircare Extraordinary Oil Collection includes products that are perfect for dry hair – which just happens to be the type of hair I have.  Since my hair is so long and because I live in a tropical climate, my locks tend to be drier than I would like – which means I need to compensate with hair products that will add extra moisture.  The Extraordinary Oil line not only helps to rehydrate and restore my hair, but some of the products like the Extraordinary Oil Curls Re-nourish mask also help with my curly hair.  I received 4 out of the 7 different products I seen on their website and I’ll break it down for you and share my thoughts on each I had the opportunity to try.

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First, you have the L’Oreal Extraordinary Oil Nourishing Shampoo ($4.99 / 25.4 fl.oz. – 750mL).  This shampoo is perfect for daily care to help dry and lifeless hair.  It’s a lightweight shampoo that is non-greasy and when applied to the hair – it left my hair feeling really clean, but not dry.  I don’t have very many lathering products since I try to use sulfate-free hair care, so I really worried that this shampoo would leave my hair stripped of its natural oils.  It actually did really well with my hair and I literally noticed after the first wash that my hair was pretty shiny and soft.

The advanced formula of the Extraordinary Oil Nourishing Shampoo includes an oil complex that has oils + botanical extracts in oil to rapidly propel hydration to the fiber and seal the cuticle.  With the Arginine-K Complex, this system penetrates the hair fiber from the root, to the core, to the tip for healthier feeling and looking hair.  Once you use this product, your hair is just about instantly transformed to silkier, softer – more lustrous hair.  I was not only amazed, but very impressed.  I only wash my hair about one to two times a week so I worried that this product would leave my curls dry and my hair (and my scalp) seemed to like the product overall.  Oh – did I mention it has a soft fragrance?  I actually really enjoy the scent, it’s light – but smells really good… almost floral, though I do not think that is it.  I believe it is a mix of the argan and coconut oil, but I haven’t been able to pinpoint it yet.  I like that the fragrance is light because it doesn’t affect my allergies.

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The L’Oreal Paris Advanced Haircare Extraordinary Oil Nourishing Conditioner ($4.99 / 25.4 fl.oz. – 750mL) can be used for daily care to help with dry, lifeless hair.  It’s lightweight and non-greasy just like the shampoo and includes the same oil complex as well.  After just one wash, I noticed my hair definitely softer and smoother.  I love the thickness of this conditioner.  It is not too thick, but thick enough to coat my hair nicely but still offering a good amount of slip.  This conditioner really is the perfect one for detangling my hair while in the shower, which I like to do.

Just like the shampoo – the conditioner claims to help rejuvenate the hair with weightless nutrition.  The Extraordinary Oil system instantly transforms dry, lifeless strands into silkier, softer, more lustrous hair.  With the Advanced Formula Oil Complex of oils and botanical extracts in the oil – this conditioner helps to rapidly propel hydration to the fiber and seals the cuticle.  It also includes the Arginine K complex to help penetrate hair fiber from root, to core, to tip for healthier hair.  After the first use of using this product, I was amazed at how much I enjoy it.  It did well in moisturizing and hydrating my hair and left my hair very very soft.

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I’m all about a great mask, especially one that is formulated to help my curls so I was intrigued and excited to try this one from L’Oreal.  The L’Oreal Paris Advanced Haircare Extraordinary Oil Curls Re-Nourish Mask ($6.99 / 8.5 fl.oz. – 250 mL) is formulated to rehydrate, restore and reinfuse bounce into naturally curly hair.  It’s a rinse-out treatment best suited for very dry and curly hair.  This mask instantly penetrates the hair to quench and calm even very dry, curly hair with hydration and nutrition.  The Re-Nourish mask is made with the Extraordinary Oil system to help defrizz the hair, and infuse curls with bounce.

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The mask itself has a very light scent to it – like the other products in this line and is quite thick, though still manageable.  It includes the Advanced Treatment Oil Complex (AMLA Extract) system with oils + botanical extracts in oil to penetrate the fiber to instantly replenish curls with nourishment and elasticity.  After one use I noticed my hair was shinier, rehydrated and soft but also – my curls had a lot of bounce.

When it comes to masks, I can use a lot of it (just like conditioners) because my hair is nearly past my rear.  I found that this product was thick enough to coat my strands, but also thin enough to be worked into my hair without using a lot of product as I normally would.  It’s easy to use – simply apply this mask to your wet hair after shampooing.  Massage through to the ends of your hair and leave in for 3-5 minutes before rinsing.  This product has to be rinsed out.  It is too thick and has too much oils in it to leave over night in my opinion… I tried it the first time I used it just to see and it left my scalp feeling kind of oily.  I did like it when used as directed and at the price point, I think I may continue to purchase this product to keep on hand.  It really helped to soften my dry ends leaving them looking healthy and smooth.

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Lastly, the L’Oreal Paris Advanced Haircare Extraordinary Oil Lustrous Oil Serum ($6.99 / 3.4 fl.oz. – 100mL), is quite a great little product.  As many of you know if you’ve been here reading my posts for a while, I really am a huge oil fan and use coconut and argan oil (to name a few) in my hair consistently and usually daily.  I was so happy to try a hair serum with the oil complex the same as in the other products from this line that I have tried.  This product claims to instantly add shine and a silky-touch to your hair and is lightweight and non-greasy.  It’s a leave-in treatment that is perfect for dry and lifeless hair.

The Extraordinary Oil system instantly absorbs, transforming dry hair strand by strand for weightless silky shine.  It includes the same system of oils + botanical extracts in oil to help rapidly propel hydration to the fiber and seals the cuticle.  With oils like Chamomile, Coconut, Sunflower, Soja, Gardenia and Rose – this oil serum helps to add instant shine and a gorgeous, soft and silky touch.  I apply this product as directed, after using the shampoo and conditioner I apply the serum throughout the lengths of my hair concentrating it on the ends.  I love that this product can be used before a shampoo to help nourish and protect the hair and before styling to help control and discipline hair.  But, most importantly for me it also works well as a finishing touch to any style or hair look for exquisite softness and lustrous shine.

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The L’Oreal Paris Advanced Haircare Extraordinary Oil line has been such a great asset in my hair care needs.  I have used products from the L’Oreal Feria line (for hair coloring) and that is basically it – so I was not only impressed by my first use of the hair products from this line, but also with the quality considering the price point.  Each of the products offered a light scent – almost floral, that made use quite pleasing and didn’t leave me nauseous as other hair products can do and I liked that it worked so well with my curly hair.  Since I tend to have drier hair than usual, I love a product line that really replenishes my hair and keeps it looking great for longer periods of time, especially since I usually only wash 1-2 times a week.  Since these products have oils that help to seal the cuticle and hydrate your natural hair fibers, I think they would make great products for those who color their hair consistently.  I noticed that after using these products, my red didn’t fade as quickly and I didn’t have as much bleeding of color in my shower after a wash.  These products have helped to keep my hair color lasting longer as well as keeping my hair looking great.  Since all four products are infused with vitamins and antioxidants, my hair feels so soft and shiny and has felt this way after just one use.

Overall, I’m really liking them – loving the price, and after a month of using these, I look forward to repurchasing some of my favorites.

You can purchase these products and more at: http://www.lorealparisusa.com/ as well as your local drugstore, Target, Walmart or other stores where L’Oreal is sold.

Have you tried any of these products from L’Oreal Paris before?  If so – what are your thoughts?  If you are more of a makeup lover, then hair… be sure to check out my thoughts and review on the L’Oreal True Match Lumi Cushion Foundation, which includes my thoughts as well as swatches.

Have a wonderful day! Smooches!

Signature Honey

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I have been using Hask Beauty hair care products off and on now for about two years and it’s one of my favorite hair product lines.  Let’s face it, with my full head of very long hair I need products that are good and affordable since I can use a lot of it.  One of my favorite lines from Hask Beauty is the Argan Oil line of products.   Since I have been using this line consistently over the last two years off and on with some of my other favorite hair care products, today I’m going to share with you my thoughts and some information.

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There are four different products available in the Hask Argan Oil line.  Each product is not only affordable but also easy to get your hands on because you can find them at a variety of stores as well as online.  I just love the look of the line’s packaging because the colors just pop and stand out and the products itself are really good.

Argan Oil Repairing Shampoo – This product is developed to help strengthen and restore your hair.  It is free of sulfates, parabens, phthalates, gluten, drying alcohol and artificial colors.  It’s infused with argan oil and penetrates the hair shaft to offer your hair a gentle cleaning while it repairs damage and breakage.  I love this shampoo.  It is just the right texture for my hair allowing me to saturate the areas I want to get clean.  It has a light lather, but not as much as you would get with traditional shampoos.  My hair feels so soft and looks really shiny after using this product.  I love that I can use it on my color treated hair without issue and it never leaves my hair feeling dry or rough.  If I had to for any reason use this product on its own without conditioning, I like that my hair still feels moisturized and it helps with my frizz, keeping it at bay.  I can’t say that it has necessarily repaired my hair, but I do notice I do not get as much breakage.

Argan Oil Repairing Conditioner – Like the Shampoo, this product helps to strengthen and restore.  It is free of sulfates, parabens, phthalates, gluten, drying alcohol and artificial colors.  This conditioner helps to revive and restore the look of your hair.  It’s infused with moisturizing argan oil and penetrates the hair shaft leaving your hair soft, while detangling your hair.  It helps protect against damage and breakage and helps with frizz.  I have tried MANY conditioners and this is one of my favorites.  I wish that Hask made this size bottle larger since I use a lot of it.  This product has some nice slip to it… which makes it easy to detangle my hair while wet in the shower and I can comb through my hair with my fingers with ease.  My hair seems to give off that “aaaahhhh” feeling after my hair is rinsed of this product because it is always nicely moisturized after leaving my hair soft with minimal to no frizz and very shiny and silky.  I love that I can use this on my color treated hair with minimal color bleed in the shower.  One note however is when I use this product since it makes my hair so silky and soft, my curls tend to be more waves than curly – it really softens my hair a lot.

Argan Oil Repairing Deep Conditioner – This is one of my favorite products for a deep conditioner.  Just like it’s counter parts, it is free of all the yucky stuff and helps to strengthen and repair.  This treatment comes in a packet which makes it easy for travel or keeping for taking to the gym or throwing in a spare dress bag.  It helps to restore and smooth dry, damaged and chemically treated hair… especially those that are over processed.  With Argan oil unique to Morocco, this product penetrates the hair and split ends to help leave your most damaged hair soft and moisturized with added moisture.  I love this product and use it VERY often because it is so affordable and my hair drinks it up.  For some it may not be a thick enough deep conditioner for their hair because my hair just drinks it up that sometimes I feel I need the whole pouch on my head at a time.  Other days I can split the pouch in half and save for another treatment.  I have slept in this mask with towel over my head and it seems to work nicely.  If my hair is really dry for any reason (like winter months) I love this mask because I can use it each time I wash my hair without worrying about my scalp or hair getting too oily but still have my hair very moisturized, soft and silky.  This deep conditioner has nice slip to it and works through my hair great and I can detangle with it on my hair as well.

Argan Oil Shine Treatment – I have also enjoyed this hair treatment.  I put it on my hair when it is damp or even on days when wet or dry to help combat frizz and lock in moisture.  The little vial lasts a really long time and a little goes a long way.  Again, strengthens and restores like the other products and free from all the junk stuff we don’t want in our hair.  This oil is lightweight which I love because I can use it on the crown and near the roots of my hair without worrying that it will weigh my hair down or get too oily too fast.  It’s alcohol free and absorbs so quickly into my hair.  My hair is frizz free, soft and so manageable when I’m using this product.  Since Argan Oil is rich in essential fatty acids, this product penetrates the hair to restore shine and leaves my hair feeling silky smooth and shiny.

I can’t stress enough how much I enjoy this line.  Again, it’s affordable which is a huge plus but offers great care for your hair at a fraction of the price you would get from salon brands.  I also love that I can find it at my local stores here so repurchasing this product over the last two years has been a breeze.  I love the smell of each of the products in this line… a sweet but not over powering scent is left on my hair – hubby loves it too.  My hair always feels soft, moisturized and looks so shiny and silky when I use this line and I really like it.  If I had to make one little notation, it is that I find my curls tend to be on the softer side – more wavy than coiled when I use these particular products, which is not necessarily a bad thing but I figured I would mention it.  And, sometimes my hair is so soft, that a standard pony tail holder / rubberband will not stay in my hair with two twists, it will fall right out – which is not the norm for me.  I love the line nonetheless and definitely suggest it.  If I had to make one suggestion to Hask, it would be to ‘Please come out with a Coconut Oil line… I would absolutely love it and my hair would too.’

You can purchase this product or read more about the line here: http://haskbeauty.com/brand/argan/products

Have you tried products from Hask before?  If so – what are you favorites?

Signature Honey

 

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Let’s face it – when it comes to curls I’m always looking for the products that work well for me and my full head of hair.  It’s not an easy task and I have tried more than my fair share of products – enough to last a lifetime.  Dippity-Do Girls With Curls products are a throwback to the days of carefree curls.  I have heard of Dippity-Do products before, but have never seen or heard of their Girls With Curls line so I was excited to give it a go and see how it would work for me.  After using these products for some time now, I’m finally comfortable to share my thoughts with you about how they worked for me.

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After years of flat-ironing my hair, I have lost a lot of curl definition and I’m constantly working on redeveloping my curl pattern.  Because of this, I’m always on the hunt for a product or products that will not only help to define my curls, but also give them added moisture, shine and help to combat frizz.  I have used many products in the World to help with this and many are quite costly, so I was very intrigued to find out that the Dippity-Do Girls with Curls line was so darn affordable.  I was given the opportunity to test out the entire line and today I’m going to discuss each product in detail and how it worked for me.

Curl Shampoo – I was beyond impressed with this shampoo.  I have been using Sulfate Free shampoos for a while now and many of them do not offer the lather I miss with shampoos that have it.  This shampoo lathered up great and left my hair feeling clean.  What I enjoyed the most was that my hair didn’t feel dry or without moisture as other shampoos have done in the past.  It left my hair feeling great and I LOVE that it has coconut oil in it which is something I use in my hair consistently already.

Curl Conditioner – This conditioner was not as thick as I had expected, which is a little different than what I am used to.  I like my conditioners to have more slip to them because I tend to finger comb and detangle my hair while I have conditioner in and this was not as easy to detangle my hair with.  While it did the job, I feel like I could use something with a little more oomph… but overall – it does the job and I do like it.  You can’t beat the price point and it didn’t leave my hair feeling dry.  Each strand still felt moisturized, looked shiny after dry and my curls were soft and manageable.

Deep Treatment – When it comes to a deep treatment, I expect something that will really go above and beyond the conditioner from the same line but I felt like this one is more of a daily conditioner for me.  In order for my curls to be moisturized well without soaking it all up – I need something with a little more and felt like this was nice to use, nourished my hair – but left my hair wanting more.  I have finicky hair so I would chuck it up as my hair being difficult – but I would love to see something that is much thicker and richer to be a deep treatment.  Again, you can’t beat the price point, so I definitely think it did the job for the most part – my hair just wants more and after a few uses, I used the entire bottle because my hair drinks that stuff up.  Even as a long period mask – I felt that it still didn’t offer my hair as much quench as I would have liked.  Considering the price point though – again, still great in a pinch.

Curl Defining Cream – This particular product didn’t necessarily define my curls when used on it’s own after washing my hair, but I felt like my hair needed this product when used in combination with the Gelee to help my curls.  I love to run my fingers through my hair so if you know anything about me, I don’t use gel or mousse or products that hold my hair in place for this reason.  Because of this, I really loved the Curl Defining Cream.  It made my hair feel ultra soft and smooth and when used before the Gelee, my hair was still soft and smooth – without feeling crunchy, sticky or rough like it can be.  I was able to run my fingers through my hair with the Gelee, which would normally be difficult.  Again, it didn’t quite define my curls – but does work to make them touch-ably soft.

Gelee – Ah, this product is one of my favorites out of the whole line.  It left my curls defined with nice hold but still bouncy and move-able.  If I used it on its own (without the Curl Defining Cream) I did notice my hair would frizz up a little faster than normal and would feel a little dry.  But, used in combination with the Curl Defining Cream, my curls were very pretty, bouncy, soft to the touch and defined nicely.  This will definitely be my go-to moving forward because I love that my hair or neck and scalp do not feel sticky with use and I haven’t broken out at all while using this product.  I also love that this product gives my hair a little extra volume.  I take a little of the product and scrunch through my roots for a fuller hair look – I love it!

Curl Booster Spray – I specifically used this product on second day hair most of the time, though I thought it worked okay to finish up my hair style after applying the Gelee.  Just a little spritz on the ends of my hair helped to lock in the moisture which I tend to lose the quickest in that area.  I didn’t really use this product to boost my curls unless I was on my second or third day without washing – I would spritz at the root of my hair for a little added lift (since that is the part that tends the mash the quickest) and again at the tips in case the ends of my hair went flat from pulling my hair up in a bun.  I wear my hair up A LOT because it is so long so I used this mostly to revive my curls.  I didn’t notice any “curl boosting” on the first day when used.

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I’m still on a journey of redefining my curl patterns on my hair after years of heat damage and constant straightening.  It’s a consistent battle because my hair is long and grows so fast, I literally cut it every 3 months to keep up with the growth and to keep my hair from getting too heavy and weighed down.  When it comes to curly hair products, I have tried most if not all of them and have spent a great deal of money on this mop I call hair. lol I miss my tight Keri Russell curls that I used to have… but I’m slowly working my way back to it again.  With products like these from Dippity-Do, I can see a great curly haired future in sight.

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Each product from the Girls With Curls line costs just $6.99 – come on now, major steal.  While some of the products worked better for me than others, I can’t help but feel obligated to want to continue using them all because the price point really is nice.  I know I’ll be keeping the Gelee in my hair routine, as well as the Shampoo and Curl Defining Cream.  The rest all worked reasonably well – but I’m not quite convinced I still need them all, though that won’t stop me from repurchasing just so I can use them all together.   What I really enjoy about this line is that while it’s drugstore priced, it really doesn’t have crappy results.  My hair seems to feel fuller and have more body – which I love since my hair is on the thinner side.  Overall – I would definitely suggest this brand and hair care line – I was beyond impressed and didn’t expect it to work as well as it did.  These pink bottles are definitely going to be in my curly hair future.

What about you?  What kind of hair do you have – curly, straight, wavy?  What are your favorite curly hair products if you have any?

Signature Honey

 

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When it comes to Fall and my new Fall hair styles, I tend to take my hair to an extreme red or purple shade to embrace the season I love so much.  Because of this, my curly locks not only deal with the change in season but also the damage from processing and color.  With so many products on the market, I find that I pull out the ones that are silicone free and infused with oil to keep my hair moisturized, shiny and gorgeous.  Recently I had the opportunity to try Nexxus Oil Infinite Hair Care System.  I have not tried this line before, so I’m excited to share my thoughts with you on these line.

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The Nexxus Oil Infusing System is perfect for dull hair.  It helps you regain control of unmanageable hair with an oil infusing system.  This line is specifically formulated using concentrated, 100% pure Elastin Protein and natural Babassu and Marula Oils.  The Oil Infinite regimen works to renew hair texture and restore smooth, sleek, fluid beauty.   What makes this particular line so great is that it is available at Walmart – hello great price point!

I have never tried anything from Nexxus before though I was very familiar with the name prior to using these products.  I have heard so many great things so I had high expectations that this line would benefit my hair.  My thought was that since it included Marula Oil, it should be great for my frizz since that is something I need to combat often during the Fall and Winter months.  After the first use, I immediately fell in love with how silky smooth my hair felt and how shiny it looked.

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Since my hair tends to have a mind of its own, I choose my hair care products wisely.  It’s important to me to protect my curls so a hair care line that is silicone free is a must.  The Nexxus Oil Infinite Rebalancing Shampoo helped to nourish my hair after I had colored it a few short weeks ago.  I love that the shampoo is fairly thick and creamy but applies easily without making my hair feel too weighed down.  It lathers nicely which I do like and left my hair feeling really clean – which is a plus.  After using this product the last few weeks, I enjoy the fact that my hair does not feel stripped or dry.  In fact, after the first use, my hair felt silky smooth and I noticed my frizz wasn’t as bad as it could be.  The shampoo is said to rebalance your hair by rebuilding broken bonds and replenishing nutrients within, leaving your hair responsive.  Now – I don’t know much about the scientific aspect of hair, but I can tell you that for a shampoo, I felt like my hair was not only cleansed but soft and I love it.

“The Nexxus Oil Infinite Rebalancing Shampoo helped to nourish my hair after I had colored it a few short weeks ago.”

The Nexxus Oil Infinite Conditioner has a similar texture to the shampoo – thick, white and creamy… but smooths onto the hair nicely and easily.  This product is great for really bringing out the shine of my natural hair and allowing my color to be vibrant and bold.  The Oil Infinite Restoring Conditioner is infused with precious oils to seal in rich luminosity.  The conditioner leaves my hair smelling great, feeling soft and I love that the natural high and low lights in my hair after coloring are vibrant.

Last from this line is the Nexxus Oil Infinite Nourishing Hair Oil.  This is my favorite product from the line and something I use consistently to help with frizz, taming my crazy mane and keeping my hair silky, soft and manageable.  This hair oil smells absolutely divine. This hair oil has a sweet scent – reminds me of sugar cookies.  It leaves my hair smelling great and looking even better.  The oil is not too thick and spreads evenly through the hair.  One pump of the oil in the palm of my hand is more than enough to cover the length and body of my hair, while concentrating the oil more on my ends.  Infused with a rich 6 oil blend including Amazonian Babassu Oil which has been used for generations as a rich emollient, and African Marula Oil renowned for its healing properties.  This oil infusion encapsulates hair, nourishes deep within and replenishes the lipid layer on the surface for restored natural resilience.  I absolutely love this oil because it doesn’t leave my hair feeling greasy or my scalp feeling oily and my hair soaks it up quickly because it loves it so much.  While I do enjoy all of the products in this line, the Nourishing Hair Oil is my favorite.

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If you are not a natural red head or like to color your hair hues of burgundy, red or purple like I do – you may notice that sometimes your hair may look a bit dull after several washes.  After using the Nexxus Oil Infinite Hair Care line, I noticed that my color remained vibrant and bold – which I love and my scalp did not feel the drying effects that it normally does after a color.  I am very impressed with this line, especially since my hair can be such a challenge at times.  It works, gets the job done and leaves my hair feeling so smooth and soft.  After using these products for a few weeks, I can definitely say I love the way my hair feels and looks after using these products exclusively for testing.  Having not tried the brand prior to this, I really enjoyed it and I think I will continue to purchase it.  Did I mention that this line is reasonably priced considering the brand?  Yes – I think I’ll surely be using these more in the future.

“After using the Nexxus Oil Infinite Hair Care line, I noticed that my color remained vibrant and bold”

You can purchase these products or learn more about them here as well as your local Walmart where available.

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Living in Hawaii during the Summer months can be beautiful and a well worth living experience, but it also means that my hair absolutely hates me due to humidity and funky weather.  My naturally curly hair tends to feel dry during the warmer months, leaving me using the same ol’ hairstyle each day to keep the frizz at bay.  All that craziness helps me to have a better appreciation for those who can use heat on their hair often, because straightening my hair during the summer not only causes my body to over heat, but my hair becomes damaged and takes a toll if I am not using the proper hair tools or products.  Now that Fall is so close – I can smell it in the air, I’m looking forward to using a tried and true hair style I have done for years and I want to share it with you today.

My Quick and Easy Fall Hairstyle Featuring CHI

It’s been over a year since I decided I would try to wear my hair much more natural so I haven’t used any heat on my hair since.  Because of this – I am excited to show you my straight locks for the Fall season.  But, as many who have naturally curly hair like I do know, it is not easy to go from super curly to straight without having a few challenges.  With curly hair going straight, you may experience frizzing, dryness and in my case – when I straighten my hair, I want my style to last at least 3 days before having to wash since it takes me almost two hours to create this perfection.  Here are some tips and what I do to keep my hair style looking fresh and great.

My Quick and Easy Fall Hairstyle Featuring CHI
Before – Straightening my hair

Since I haven’t added heat to my hair in over a year and recently just cut and had my hair layered, I made sure to straighten my hair the day after I washed it.  This way some of my natural oils in my hair were able to develop and help to protect my hair in the straightening process.  I added a heat protectant spray to my hair to help protect from damage while my Ultra CHI Tropical Splash 1″ Flat Iron heated up.  This light weight heating tool heats up quickly – up to 392 degrees Fahrenheit.  While the heat is not adjustable, it is the perfect temperature to flatten and straighten my curls without burning my locks.  When the iron has reached the full temperature, I then start flat ironing my hair – each strand about an inch in size.  The iron adds moisture and shine and penetrates the hair from the inside out so you reduce frizz and static electricity.   This is perfect for me and my curly hair gals as the last thing we want is the dreaded FRIZZ.

My Quick and Easy Fall Hairstyle Featuring CHI

Even after a lengthy trim, my hair is still fairly long, so it usually takes me about an hour to go through the strands and straighten completely.  Once that is done, I can leave my hair as is – but I like to add some coconut oil to help with the fly-aways, frizz and to help add some much needed moisture back into my locks.  To finish this very easy hairstyle, I spray my hair from mid length to the ends with CHI’s Dry Conditioner to help add extra shine and luster to my hair and leaving my hair soft and manageable.  This spray will help to keep my hair soft, easy to work with and even assist in extending the style for a few days until my next wash.  CHI’s Dry Conditioner is a waterless conditional spray that helps to make hair manageable in between shampoos.

My Quick and Easy Fall Hairstyle Featuring CHI

If I am to skip washing my hair for a couple of days, I’ll also use the CHI Dry Shampoo to help absorb excess oils and keep my hair looking refreshed between my next wash.  This Dry Shampoo from CHI smells great, works well and I love the waterless formula that helps extend the hair I worked so hard to create.

My Quick and Easy Fall Hairstyle Featuring CHI
After – Straightening My Hair. This was taken immediately after.

To add a little bit of texture or volume to the crown of my style, I will use the CHI Texturizing Spray at the roots to help add some volume.  This spray is lightweight and has great hold so it’s perfect for those days when you are looking to add a little vavavoom to your hair.  I especially enjoy this on the 2nd or 3rd day I have my hair straight to allow me to still give my crown some volume without weighting down my hair.

My Quick and Easy Fall Hairstyle Featuring CHI

Once I do decide to wash my hair – CHI offers a variety of products that will also work well to keep my curly hair at bay as well as offer definition to my curls.  The CHI Styling Cream Gel is is Paraben free and helps to create sleek, smooth styles with a gel that is workable without flaking.  You get incredible shine and control and it keeps my curls soft and defined.

My Quick and Easy Fall Hairstyle Featuring CHI

The CHI Reworkable Taffy is a go-to when I want my curls to to look defined and my flyaways controlled.  It’s a non-sticky taffy that has impressive style memory to create reworkable styles that have texture.  It’s perfect for curly hair and a little goes a long way.  I use this product mostly on the tips of my hair to keep my curls in place and from frizzing.  Finishing off my curly hair look with the CHI Finishing Pomade which adds shine and a light hold.  It gives your look a polished shine and leaves your curls looking frizz free and your hair ends controlled and gorgeous.

My Quick and Easy Fall Hairstyle Featuring CHI

At the end of the day – my hair styles (no matter the season) are easy and manageable to allow me to go about my time without hassle.  The CHI Styling Line Extension has products that have been useful for my hair whether I decide to rock it straight or curly and they work well for any season.  Each product in the Styling Line Extension is enriched with silk and CHI Ceramic Compound which works hand in hand to achieve maximum shine and resist thermal damage.  The silk instantaneously works to provide your hair a layer of protection while steal leaving your hair looking fab and enhancing shine.  The weightless formulas are perfect to keep your favorite style in place without losing volume and each product offers a zesty, fresh-smelling fragrance with lavender and jasmine that leave your hair feeling replenished and ready to go.  Using CHI Styling Line Extenstion products with thermal styling tools help to seal the hair cuticle and secure the proteins in each strand of hair to increase strength and ensure protection for your styling needs.  I have been able to keep my hair straight for three days before washing due to the assistance of these products and even with my curly hair – I have enjoyed my style.

My Quick and Easy Fall Hairstyle Featuring CHI

Have you tried any of the CHI Styling Line Extension products or the Ultra CHI Tropical Splash 1″ Iron?  How could you incorporate these tools into your Fall hair style routine?  Do you wait till the colder months like me to add heat to your hair too?  Comment below and tell me, share your thoughts and tips too.

My Quick and Easy Fall Hairstyle Featuring CHI

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Nothing says “Showstopper” like luxurious packaging and I was immediately floored and swooning over the gorgeous bottles from SHOW Beauty.  A few months ago, I seen a photo of this brand online and fell in love with the packaging so when I was contacted and asked if I would try these products, I couldn’t resist.

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Show Beauty is a new indulgent and luxurious hair styling and finishing collection that embodies decadent glamour.  Their products deliver volumizing and thickening benefits with innovative, natural ingredients that treat and improve the condition of the hair.  These products are packaged in gorgeous luxe bottles that are truly breathtaking and I am glad I was able to try out a few of the products from their line.

SHOW Beauty - Fabulously Decadent Hair Care

The Pure Treatment Oil ($78 USD – 2 fl.oz.) is a rejuvenating elixir that restores your hair’s lustre and shine, leaving it strengthened, deeply nourished and infinitely desirable.  This oil is a leave-in multi-use elixir that is light weight and doesn’t weigh my curls down, which I love.  It is anti-oxidant and nutrient-rich formula that leaves your hair fiber renewed.  This product has been referred to as liquid gold by beauty experts as Argan Oil penetrates the cuticle to strengthen and enhance the elasticity of the hair.  I have been using this product for several weeks on my freshly washed hair, both on it’s own or with my personal mixture of hair oils and I love it.  The ends of my hair feel soft and look great and my hair has a wonderful shine.  You can use this product daily, but since I do not wash my hair each day, I use it about once to two times a week.  You can also use as an intensive treatment by applying the oil to dry hair and combing through.  Wrap your hair in a warm towel for about 10 minutes and then wash.  I also use a little of this product on my dry hair to help with fly-aways and to add a little more shine if I feel my hair is looking dull.  The oils included in this treatment are Argan Oil, Jojoba Oil and Coffee Seed Oil.

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The Decadence Hair Fragrance ($85 USD – 1 fl.oz.) is a lush rose water combined with the lightest notes of coconut milk, caramel and almond butter, with a background of Madagascan vanilla, sensual patchouli and soft white musk.  This product can be sprayed lightly onto your hair for a fragrance that is perfect for that date night or to just add a little pep in your step.  I am not a huge fan of patchouli scents, so I was not sure how I would enjoy this fragrance.  A light spritz of this product will go a long way and the scent can last quite a while.  I was pretty amazed that the patchouli was not as prominent in the fragrance it can overpower many other notes.  I liked it and enjoy using it on my hair on those days I’m using a sweet fragrant perfume as they work well together.  One notation however, do not spray this on wet hair – it is meant for dry hair only.  I made the mistake of spraying it on my hair before it was fully dry and it gave off a very funky scent – like wet leather.  Used as directed on dry hair, it smells quite nice.

The Premier Finishing Spray ($47 USD – 7.9 oz / 224g) is an extravagant finishing spray that delivers a firm, weightless and build-able hold that helps maintain a flawless look day and night.  This patented polymer memory system keeps hair in place while providing a natural, flexible and brush-able hold.  It has Pro-Vitamin B which repairs the damage from chemical treatments and coloring, while Litchiderm lychee extract, Argan oil and wheat protein replenish, moisturize and repair the hair’s natural texture.  I find that this spray is best used when 6 inches from the hair to get that desired hold and I have been loving it when I wear my hair down – as it allows my hair to still be bouncy and curly while giving it hold that is still touch-ably soft.  It’s important to me that sprays I use do not leave my hair crunchy and this leaves my hair awesome.  It does have perfume like scent that reminds me some of the hair fragrance, but it lighter and fades away quickly.

SHOW Beauty - Fabulously Decadent Hair Care

These products are definitely luxurious with a pretty hefty price tag.  I think the concept is great and I certainly love the packaging.  After finishing up the hair fragrance and hair treatment oil, I know I will be repurposing the bottles for other products as they display so wonderfully with the rest of my beauty essentials.  I’m not sure if I would repurchase these items because they are just not in my budget at the moment and while they are beautiful and they work as they say – I’m not sure that they would warrant me to buy them once I finish these up.  However, I do really like how they work, love the fragrances and I think should I have an income that allows me to buy these again, I would probably do it in a heartbeat.

You can purchase these products and more from SHOW Beauty at your local Sephora or Sephora.com

Have you heard of SHOW Beauty Hair products?  If not, what do you think about these that I have shared with you and if you have heard of them, have you tried them and what are your thoughts.

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Disclaimer:  The products mentioned and discussed in this post were sent to me for review and consideration.  All opinions are my own and 100% honest and unbiased.  While I did receive these products free of charge – I was not paid to feature or discuss them on my site.  I do have affiliate links posted through out.