Darshana Natural Indian Hair Oil Review

Years ago, I was on the Moroccan Oil band wagon. I loved that stuff, and yes, it did make my hair feel softer and shinier. I used it daily for about a year, which is when I realized what was really in that stuff (check out Kevin James Bennett’s post about what is in Moroccan Oil), and that I wasn’t really doing my hair any favors. So, my bottle of Moroccan Oil has sat in…

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Currently Loving: Klorane’s Shampoo with Nettle

Product Sent for Review Recently, Klorane sent me their new Shampoo with Nettle, and even though I don’t really have very oily hair, I’ve fallen hard for it! The shampoo is formulated for those with oily hair, with the addition of Nettle, a plant grown for Klorane in Portugal. The Nettle is rich in vitamins A, C and amino acids and decreases the production of oil by inhibit the activity of a sebum-producing enzyme. So,…

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Top 10 Tuesday: 10 Things in My Shower

Product Sent for Review I Bought it Myself Today for Top 10 Tuesday we’re sharing what is in our showers, I have to admit that most of us didn’t think we’d reach 10 items, and while I do a lot of product testing (which doesn’t always end up on the blog), I wasn’t sure I’d come up with 10 items in all of that mess in my shower. (Yes, you can go ahead and feel…

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Fried Hair Update: What’s Working?

Remember a few months ago when I confessed that I fried my hair with my curling iron? And I was in serious need of moisture for my hair? I luckily wasn’t so bad off that I needed to cut all of my hair off (thank goodness, because it was the very top layer of my hair and the entire hair shaft. I would have had to basically shave my head!) Instead, I was able to…

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Dear David: What’s the Deal With Sulfates?

  So, for years I’ve heard that sulfates are something to avoid in hair care and skin care products. I know it can cause irritation and dryness for skin, but what do they do to the hair? Thanks! -Christine (Yes, me! On the phone with David) Sulfates are primarily used for creating a more lathering effect in your hair products. They do help to clean the hair, but as they remove product build up, they…

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