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Ah, Hair Care is probably one of those holiday gifts that you don’t expect under the tree.  Let’s face it – hair care really has to do with an individual personal taste, hair texture and overall likes.  But, it’s always a fun thing to receive – especially if you’re not born with luscious locks and love trying new products.  I’m always thankful to get new hair care under my Christmas tree because I go through hair products like I drink water.  This holiday gift guide of hair care goodies is the perfect solution for that holiday stocking stuffer or something fun for your loved one that’s a complete  hair addict.  Good hair day, anyone?

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Styling, Nourishment and Overall Hair Care – Macadamia Professional Hair Care has long been one of my favorite hair care lines.  I remember using the brand years ago because I was taking the steps to enhance my natural curls and embrace them.  You can find Macadamia Professional Hair products at many retailers now a day – vs only at the Salon which makes it such a convenience.  Some of my favorite hair products come from the Nourishing Moisture and Natural Oil lines.  If you are looking for a great masque, I highly suggest checking out one from either of those selections.

Price:  $20 +

Available at: http://macadamiahair.com or at select retailers that carry the brand.  If you are purchasing for the Macadamia Hair Website on Cyber Monday – take advantage of CODE:  GIFT25 to get 25% off all Macadamia Professional Products.

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Hair Treatment For Daily Use – Marula Light Hair Treatment & Styling Oil is one of my favorite hair care products and brands.  It’s no secret that I’m a lover of oil for everything – face, skin and nails and body.  But, since my hair can drink up moisture consistently, I’m always looking for a product that I can use daily without worrying that it will cause my hair to be greasy.  Marula’s hair products are favorites of mine and while they cost a pretty penny – they are luxe treatment for my long locks.  The Light Hair Treatment and Styling Oil is a favorite because it offers my hair gorgeous shine, helps fight frizz and leaves my hair feeling soft and looking great.

Price:  $46.00 (90mL/3 fl.oz.)

Available at:  http://marula.com

** If purchasing on Cyber Monday, get 30% off all products site wide.

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Moisturizing Hair CareAlba Botanica  Drink It Up Coconut Milk Shampoo, Conditioner and Leave-In Conditioning Mist:  Get your hair over the summer hump and help rinse out the chlorine, salt water and help with sun exposure.  Alba Botanica Drink It Up Coconut Milk line is perfect to hydrate and nourish those locks back to life and get rid of brittle and dry hair.  The Coconut Milk Collection transforms your hair leaving it soft and silky while still maintaining its lightness and bounce.  All products are pH balanced and contain 100% vegetarian ingredients, are made without animal testing, artificial colors, parabens, phthalates, sodium lauryl sulfate and sodium myreth sulfate.

Price:  Shampoo / Conditioner – $10.50, Leave-In Conditioning Mist – $8.99

Available at: Target.com or Target Stores

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Repair and Moisture for Dry Hair – Arvazallia Hydrating Argan Oil Mask and Arvazallia Premium Argan Oil Hair Treatment:  When my hair needs love, especially during the colder and winter months, Arvazallia is the brand I turn to.  I have been using Arvazallia products now for over 3 years and have raved about it here on Honeygirlsworld.com on more than one occasion.  The Hydrating Argan Oil Mask is by far one of my favorites to help restore my hair, adding shine and hydrating my hair after the summer months.  These products literally help repair and strengthen my hair and they smell great.  The mask is especially perfect for anyone with thin hair like I have, it doesn’t weigh your hair down.

Price:  $16.99 (mask) and $18.99 (hair oil treatment)

Available at:  http://arvazallia.com

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Nourishing Hair Care – HASK Monoi Coconut Oil Nourishing Shampoo, Conditioner, Hair Oil and Mask.  It’s no secret that HASK is one of my favorite hair care lines found at the drugstore.  The line is affordable and I have tried almost all of the products they have for sale, but the Monoi Coconut Oil line is quite possibly my favorite.  The Nourishing Conditioner works wonders for me with co-washing my locks and when I need a good clean, the shampoo is definitely the one I enjoy because it cleans my hair well without stripping all of its natural moisture.

Price:  $4.00 – $8.00 (depending on the location) for Shampoo & Conditioner, $2.00 – $4.00 (depending on location) for the Hair Oil and Mask

Available at:  http://haskbeauty.com/ or select retailers like:  Target, Walmart, Walgreens, CVS.

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Affordable Hair Care for All Budgets – OGX Hair Care Lines:  Oh, I’m a huge fan of OGX and consider them a brand worth checking out at the Drugstore.  With product lines to suit every single hair concern, you can easily find something you’ll enjoy.  My favorite line from OGX is the Quenching Coconut Curls line because it truly helps to quench my hair, leaving it soft and hydrated, while enhancing my natural curls.  But, I have tried over 15 products from OGX, many of them of which are favorites.  OGX is a line that offers a variety to choose from:  Bamboo Fiber for Full Hair,  O2 to boost your hairs vitamins and minerals, Niacin & Caffeine, Argan Oil, Vitamin E, B5, Coconut Curls, Tsubaki Blossom, Cherry Blossom, Eucalyptus Mint, Brazilian Keratin, Coconut Milk, Coconut Water, Sea Mineral Moisture, Kukui Oil, Lemon Highlights, Biotin & Collagen, Keratin Oil, Macadamia Oil, Awapuhi Ginger and Teatree Mint.  There is a HUGe selection of different products available for your hair and hair type.

Price:  $5.00 – 8.00 depending on location.

Available at:  http://ogxbeauty.com, Ulta Beauty, Target, Walgreens, Walmart, CVS and select retailers.

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Easy Hair StylingCharlie Curls:  I’m all about simplicity when it comes to hair, especially since my natural hair is curly.  Recently I came across a cool product that I thought anyone could enjoy – long hair, medium length hair, you name it.  Developed by Kris and her daughter Ciera – CharlieCurls is a one-piece hair curler that takes 30 seconds to put in.  Simply bend over, roll it up and forget it.  Leave it in for a few hours to see beautiful waves or all night for impressive curls.  There is no heat or tedious hair rollers required that take forever and these are so easy to sleep on too.

Price:  $24.99

Available at: https://charliecurls.com/

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Hair Care for your Fur Baby – Isle of the Dogs CocoClean Natural Xtra Clean Shampoo and Detangling Conditioner:  I know this may not be a traditional product to list in a gift guide.  But, I didn’t say this guide was specifically just for humans.  If you put presents under the tree for your fur baby like we do, I think these products would be a great hit.  Ikaika is our King Charles Cavalier Spaniel and he is part of our family.  He is not a fan of taking a bath, but absolutely loves CocoClean products.  First of all – these products smell great so we as a family enjoy them and second, these products leave Ikaika’s coat feeling so soft and manageable.  Since Ikaika has long hair, it’s important that we keep his tangles at bay and these products not only keep him smelling great, but leave his hair so soft which makes brushing a breeze.  If you are looking for something new to gift your furry friend this holiday – I definitely suggest checking out this line, it’s awesome.

Price:  $8.99 – $10.99

Available at:  https://iodogs.com/collections/cococlean

Looking for more ideas for your holiday shopping?  Be sure to check out the following links for my guides and inspiration: (this list will be updated periodically as new guides become available)

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So, what about you?  Are you hoping to get some hair care products under your Christmas tree this year?  Have you tried anything from my list of Holiday treats?  Comment below and let me know what you think.

Happy Holidays! xo

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When it comes to wearing my curly hair down, I tend to go the easy route, easy peesy and as little work and effort as possible.  Let’s face it, I have really long hair so my arms enjoy the freedom of allowing my hair to air dry if at all possible.  The problem with air drying (especially during the Fall and Winter months) is that it can take literally ALL DAY LONG if my hair is left to dry naturally.  I’m not about that life, seriously – who’s got time to wait around for your hair to dry.  Since I don’t use heat on my hair most of the year – I try to keep it to a minimum during the colder months – but I also rely on products that work and that I can trust.  The Dura CHI Hand Shot Hair Dryer has been my new best friend, or shall I say my Curly Hair’s new companion lately.  It allows me to dry or style my hair easily without the fuss and today I’m going to share this interesting and fun product with you.

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The Dura CHI Hand Shot Hair Dryer was launched this year (2016) in August.  I have had this product in my possession now for a few months and have been giving it a good run for trial and error.  This tool helps and aids in  time constraints of hair styling by providing efficiency and comfort through its cutting-edge design, even allowing for hand-free use.  Since there is no conventional dryer handle, the hand shot dryer allows for consistent control over the dryer to produce a multitude of styling techniques with ease.

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The Dura CHI Hand Shot Dryer helps to cater to all hair types since the dryer also features a state of the art, touch sensitive control screen that offer numerous head and speed setting combinations to deliver optimal results.

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Key Features of this unit include:

  • Hands-free drying stand enables the dryer to stand alone on a flat surface.
  • Handle free design for a more balanced and efficient drying angle that allows for the wrist to sit in a more comfortable place.
  • Touch-Sensitive Screen that regulates temperature and speed levels.
  • 1875 Watts of power that allows for consistent heat from ceramic heat technology.
  • Non-slip, soft touch grip that provides optimal control and molded finger groves for added comfort and support.

Retail:  $144.99

Unit includes:  The Hair Dryer, Blow Drying Attachment and Diffusing Attachment.

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So – with a hefty price tag, you must be wondering what my thoughts are overall on the product.  There’s the thing – I really like it.  I have several diffusers and a blow dryer that literally just died on me and since my hair is soooo long, my arms and wrists get tired quickly with a traditional hair dryer or diffuser.  I’m not saying that my arms didn’t get tired while using Dura CHI, let’s be real here… if you had to dry my hair (which is past my buttocks), your arms would be tired too.  But as someone who suffers from Carpal Tunnel syndrome, I found that I was able to adjust how I hold the unit to accommodate for the achy pain in my wrist.  You can’t do that easily with other dryers because holding anywhere other than the traditional handle will literally burn your hands.

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I absolutely love the fact that this dryer has a hands-free drying stand which helps with the drying process of my hair as well.  I can literally sit the dryer up on a flat surface and just let it dry on it’s own without using it.  It dries my  hair quickly, consistently all around and I LOVE how it feels in my hands when I’m diffusing my hair.  It may not seem traditional to many – but having long hair and being able to grab the length of the blow dryer to diffuse the lengths of my hair, is much easier with this unit.

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The unit itself is heavy – so if you are accustomed to a light weight blow dryer, you may not like this particular one.  I find that it is not heavy for me because it allows me to control how I use the product fairly easily.  It offers balance when diffusing the lengths of my hair and again – holding this while catching my entire hair hasn’t been a struggle.  If you are a hair dresser and  do blow outs, the ease of use of this unit may be something you’d like – because blow drying someone else’s hair for me was really comfortable and easy to control.

With a touch sensitive control dial and LED lights display to help provide you with an easily adjustable temperature and speed levels with a single touch – the Dura CHI offers you great ease of use.  You can adjust the temperature settings using the right control panel and change the temperature range from Cool to Hot.  There is also a screen locking feature.  Lock the screen during use to prevent accidental temperature or speed changes by pressing the Lock button on the unit.

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The price of this unit is a bit on the high side, but you are paying for a brand name that offers quality products, while getting all the cool features that this dryer provides – soft touch grip handle for non-slip control, ceramic heater 1875 watts of power and a touch sensitive screen.  With my curly hair – I am very particular with the tools I use on my hair – mainly because it has taken me years to get my hair to the state it is and it’s a work in process consistently.  So, I really wanted a product that offers awesome technology, ease of use and that would still work for my hair.  the Dura CHI has offered all of those things and I’ve been enjoying it.

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I’ve used my fair share of hair tools on my hair over the years and I have to say – I’m totally crushin on this one.  Yes, again – it’s costly, but after years of throwing my hair around like it was some unused toy – I realized that I really needed to invest in some good things to keep it looking great.  If are looking for a little help in blow drying or styling your hair and find the traditional blow dryers a little uncomfortable to hold as I did, you may really like this one from CHI – I do!

You can purchase this unit at: https://www.loxabeauty.com/chi-dura-chi-handshot-dryer or http://www.farouk.com/

What about you, do you think this hand shot dryer is worth checking out?  Have you tried anything like this before and if so, what are your thoughts?

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Happy Tuesday!  I’m excited to share with you my very first Product Empties video.  I have been wanting to do this type of video for a while now, but sadly – I never get around to it and throw out my empty products immediately after using them up.  So, it will be exciting for me if I can keep up with this video and continuously post them.

The products I mentioned in this video are:

  1. Boo Lice Prevention Shampoo
  2. Bath and Body Works Body Cream
  3. Studio 35 Cotton Squares
  4. Dove Deep Moisture Nourishing Body Wash
  5. So Cozy Cinch 3 in 1
  6. 7th Heaven Cucumber Peel Off Mask
  7. InstaNatural Hyaluronic Acid Serum
  8. MD Sun Super Hydration Serum
  9. Valentia Vitamin C Serum
  10. Reviva Labs Hyaluronic Acid
  11. InstaNatural Age-Defying Skin Clearing Serum
  12. Shiseido Ibuki Multi Solution Gel

 

Click here to watch this video directly on YouTube.

Have you tried any of these products before?  If you have, what are your thoughts about them?  If not, are there any that you think you’ll want to try for yourself?

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Disclaimer:  Some of the products in this video and mentioned in this post were sent for review consideration.  Some products were purchased with my own money.  All opinions are my own, 100% honest and unbiased.

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I often get asked what I do to my hair to have it grow so long and so fast or how I keep it looking nice.  The fact of the matter is, I have hated my hair my whole life and a few years ago I decided it was time to start taking my hair back, claiming it as my own and embracing every strand.  I use a number of different brands and products and while I do have some of my favorites that I return to time and time again, I have some new loves that I have been thankful for lately.  I’ve been asked time and time again to share my hair care secrets and honestly, I don’t consider them a secret… because they are basic and overall easy tips for keeping my hair looking great.

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Before sharing all the details on the products I use an enjoy, let’s talk about the basics, shall we?  First off, I stopped using heat on my hair.  For years I flat ironed my hair religiously and no matter what products I used to help rejuvenate and keep it healthy, my locks were dry and desperate.  If I do use heat on my hair, it’s a few times a year (literally 3x or less) and other than that I dry my hair naturally (air dry) and wear my hair in its naturally state.  When it comes to maintaining the length, color, etc… well – those are subjects that are definitely individual preference, but honestly – I cut my own hair every 6-8 weeks (a trim to keep my ends healthy, especially since my hair grows so quickly) and I color my own hair.  Let’s get into detail about all of that.

Trim, Cut & Color…

Some people can get their hair professionally cut and colored in a quality salon, but since my hair is passed my waist in length and very curly, an good quality salon and stylist will run me about $325 – $400 for a great color.  That’s quite costly, so I pick up hair dye (if I feel the need for a change in color) and color my own.  When it comes to a standard trim which I do every 6-8 weeks, I will trim myself which is something I’ve done for years.  Once a year I will go into the salon and have a full layer and cut to help restyle or reshape my hair if I feel the need… otherwise, I stick to my normal “self trim” routine.  When it comes to coloring, I normally color my hair 2-3x a year but usually 2x a year is enough for me.  Since I have the natural gene pool to get gray hair early in my life, I do have gray hair consistently so I either color or leave it natural.  Coloring is huge maintenance for me so unless I’m going red or purple, I tend to choose a shade similar to my natural hair color.  I am a medium brown and during the summer my hair naturally lightens at least 2 shades so I try to stick to similar colors so that I don’t have to worry too much about maintenance.  If you want to spend the money on your hair to cut and color and go to the salon, please don’t let this post or paragraph stop you from doing so… that is just my preference.

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I wash my hair about 1-2x a week.  I naturally have a dry scalp so over washing causes heavy dandruff and sensitivities regardless of the hair care products I use.  Dry Shampoo is my best friend (if I need it) but most the time 2x a week works out perfectly for my hair.  I don’t get an oily scalp at all, which is a huge deal for me… but I do get a dry scalp with over washing so I tend to stick to that routine.

When it comes to hair care products like shampoo & conditioner (any hair care for that matter), I use a plethora of products from Drugstore to Salon or Salon Quality brands.  It all depends on the ingredients that are listed in the product.  For a long time I have been really trying to find products that promote good hair health and moisture.  My hair drinks up moisture immediately so I need a lot of it.  While the scent or fragrance have a lot to do with what I use (due to my allergies) I like using products that offer my hair some extra love.

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OGX products have been a huge hit with me lately.  I love that I can find them in the drugstore and that they work.  I use a lot of brands like HASK and Macadamia Oil as well many others, but currently – I’m using OGX in combination with my HASK.

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The OGX Coconut Water Weightless Hydration Oil has been an absolute favorite of mine over the last month.  I use pure organic coconut oil in my hair on a daily basis and found that this hydration oil has left my curls quenched and feeling great without leaving my hair feeling heavy, sticky or oily.  It’s a light weight oil and really leaves my hair feeling fantastic.  Using in combination with the Curl Styling Milk to help keep my curls looking great and other OGX products, I have really been enjoying my hair.  I also love that these are so affordable which make keeping up with my hair routine easy on me and my pocketbook.

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Protection, Treatment & Repair…

Of course, a good treatment or mask works well too.  I need a good mask that will leave my hair shiny and looking luxurious.  Recently I was introduced to the JOICO K-Pak Color Therapy Luster Lock Instant Shine & Repair Treatment.  This product has been so wonderful in keeping my hair looking healthy and keeping the shine, but also providing my hair with color protection that locks in my color for longer lasting brilliance.  I really enjoy this product and have been using it for about a month.  Since I can have coarse hair sometimes, I love concentrating this product on the ends and it treats my hair leaving it soft and shiny.

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The Pineapple & Ginger Ultra-Revive Anti-Frizz Serum & Ultra-Revive Intensive Hair Mask from Giovanni have also been great additions to my hair care this summer.  Both products offer my hair nutrients to help keep my locks moisturized and hydrated.  These products help with the strength of my hair as well as protect from future damage leaving my hair hydrated, soft and feeling thicker.

Styling…

If you have been a reader of this site or follow my YouTube channel, then you know that when it comes to style, I wear my hair as simple as possible.  It’s either worn down in its naturally curly state, pulled up in a bun or worn in a braid.  Sometimes I’ll straighten it for a different look or curl it and sometimes I really add a little pizzazz and twist it up.  But, for the most part – if my hair is not in a bun, I’m wearing it natural.  When I’m wearing my hair naturally curly, I have been really enjoying LA Looks Nutra Curl.  LA Looks is a brand I have used for years (since I was rocking out the tsunami wave – surfs up… back in elementary school)  I recently was introduced to the LA Looks Nutra Curl which I have been loving.  A little of the product in my damp hair helps to keep my curls formed but this gel is lightweight and not sticky.  It provides hold without being crunchy and I’m really amazed at how much I enjoy it.

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I think hair care is an individual thing.  What might work for me may not work for you and my hair care routine and products change up consistently.   As a blogger I have the opportunity to try out many different products – hair care included, so I do change up some of what I use.  But, I also love using many of the ones I currently have in rotation so they are constantly repurchased to replenish my stash and while I may not use them all the time, they are something I will continuously pull for when I need a no fuss, no muss kind of day.

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Since my hair is so long, I like products that will keep my hair looking fresh, while still allowing it to look healthy.  And, while I do enjoy a good highend product, a drugstore alternative is always a great choice in my book too.  I’m simple and because of this I enjoy simple things.  What I have listed here may change tomorrow or next week or next month, but currently these are the products I’m loving and my secret to my hair at the moment.

What about you?  Do you switch up your products from time to time or have a few you pull for that may be your ride or die?  As I always love to say… Do You Boo… and find something that works and roll with it.

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I’ve been told time and time again that I have beautiful long hair and while my hair grows quickly and my hair is long, it sheds A LOT.  After having my twins almost 7 years ago, I found that my hair really took a beating from the rough pregnancy I experienced.  Over the years I have shed a lot of hair and while my hair grows well and grows quickly, it needed something that would really just give it a little extra love and sprinkle some magical fairy dust to get it back to what it used to be.  I take all kinds of supplements and over the years I have taken specific ones for hair strengthening that included Biotin.  I have enjoyed them all – but this one I’ll be talking about today, well – I can honestly say… it’s definitely my favorite tasting.  Today I introduce you to the NeoCell Biotin Bursts, a gourmet biotin soft chew that the perfect dietary supplement for those who are looking for a different way to get their daily Biotin.

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Now, let’s be honest here for a minute… I was immediately drawn to this product because of its packaging… hello – it’s purple.  But, honestly after having tried other products from NeoCell, I knew that I would enjoy these.  You can read about other reviews I posted on products from NeoCell here and here.  These Biotin Bursts are the perfect soft chew for a daily supplement of Biotin which is perfect for hair, skin and nail health and they taste absolutely delicious.

I am all about taking care of your skin and hair so it’s really nice to find a product that can help with both.  The NeoCell Biotin Bursts deliver high absorption beauty nutrients in delicious chews.  Since Biotin is an important B Vitamin that promotes healthy hair, skin and nails as well as energy support – you’ll get great benefit with this product.  The high potency formula supports the metabolism of proteins in the body creating natural energy, luxurious hair, resilient nails and vibrant skin.  The fact that this product has Acai Berry added for antioxidant support and protection from free radical damage is a huge plus.

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The Biotin Bursts are soy, wheat, lactose, palm oil, yeast and artificial flavor free.  It is Gluten Free!  You basically take one chew daily and let the product do the work.  I take so many different types of medicines due to different health ailments and I certainly am not a fan of taking an additional pill to help with the strength of my hair, so I love that I can have a chew that taste great.  I did mention that before, right?  It really does taste great.  My husband has been taking these with me and we have really enjoyed it.

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Each Biotin Burst is individually wrapped and like I mentioned before, you need only take one chew daily.  They taste like a berry chew and don’t have any chalky or weird after taste at all.  If you are a fan of Acai berry or strawberry and blueberry mix, I think you’ll enjoy the flavors of these because it reminds me of a combination of those flavors.  With 10,000 MCG of Biotin you get enough of that hair and nail supplement for daily intake.  I just love that it’s so easy to take without any funky flavor, pills to swallow or yuck!

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** Other ingredients:  dried cane syrup, rice syrup, maltodextrin, natural flavors, sunflower lecithin, sunflower oil, malic acid, citric acid, glycerin, fruit and vegetable juice for color, stevia.

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Over the last couple of months of taking this supplement, I have noticed that my hair is stronger and tangles a lot less.  There is less breakage and shedding which is something I notice immediately because my hair naturally sheds a lot.  In combination with some of my favorite hair products, I have noticed that my hair has really improved and over the last couple of months.  Summer takes a beating on my hair and leaves it dry and brittle and I noticed with the use of the Biotin Bursts along with my other hair care faves, my hair seems to handle the Hawaii heat nicely.

NeoCell’s Biotin Bursts can be found at a variety of retailers like Vitamin World, Whole Foods & GNC.  I love the convenience of shopping online, but I love that I can find products I enjoy in a store near me so I don’t have to worry about running out and waiting on a shipment.  So it’s convenient to pick up at my local stores like Whole Foods.  The retail for about $13 for a 30 day supply which is an awesome price!  You can learn more about the product or find a location and retailer near you on their website here: http://www.neocell.com

Have you tried anything from NeoCell before?  If so, what have you tried and what are your thoughts?  If not, is this something you think you would be interested in checking out?

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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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“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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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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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.

NEXXUS Oil Infinite Hair Care

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.

Signature Honey

 

Disclaimer:  This post was sponsored by Nexxus and Walmart in collaboration with Lunchbox.  Products were also provided to me for review.  All opinions are my own, 100% honest and unbiased.