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Kerastase’s More Natural Line

Aura Botanica is Kerastase’s answer to the natural world of shampoo and conditioner.  They’re known for being a brand that’s really adamant that their product retains its efficacy no matter what, and that it consistently smells a certain way so that their consumers are immersed into using their products with all their senses.  When they […]

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New Matrix Air Dry Boho Creams

While nothing beats the finished look of blown out hair, it’s air drying that’s making a comeback this season.  Personally, I love the look of blow-drying my hair, but usually I do let it air dry.  Air drying is more gentle for my naturally dry and curly hair, especially since I end up washing it […]

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Chi Hot Styling Brush

So I finally got my hands on one of those brushes that heats up so you can comb it through your hair and straighten it at the same time. I got the Chi Ellipse Titanium Hot Styling Brush.  It’s hot an oval head that heats up all the way around so that you can wrap […]

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New Matrix Biolage Aqua-Gel Conditioners

If you have fine straight hair, then you know how easily it can be weighed down by heavy conditioners.  Now, Matrix Biolage has four new conditioners that are made especially for fine hair.  Their Gel consistency means that they don’t feel heavy and although they help detangle wet hair, they also wash out easily and […]

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New Live Clean Extra Body Biotin Shampoo and Conditioner

Friends, Biotin is a buzz word in the hair industry right now.  It’s in Viviscal and other supplements that promise to fix your hair, skin, and nails.  Guess what?  I’ve been taking Biotin pills daily since September and I haven’t noticed any difference but that’s just me.  Still, there’s gotta be proof that it works, […]

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Urban Moisture for Dry Hair

If you have dry curly hair, you know the need for something slippery and light to make it look its best.  Shu Uemura is turning into one of my favourite hair care brands.  The formulas are elegant, and they are usually very moisturizing, working without weighing your hair down.  I love a dual-phase spray because it’s […]

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Stemm Hair Density Stimuli

Deciem is one of the most interesting and forward-thinking companies out there.  They’re the people behind Ordinary skincare company, where you can get a retinol for less than $20 (yes, it works too), and behind Hand Chemistry which gives you products that truly take care of your hands.  Stemm is a line of products by […]

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Drybar Sparkling Soda

I love me a good shine spray – they’re perfect for taming frizz and giving hair a dose of moisture.  If I want staying power then I use a hairspray, but most days I just need a bit of TLC, and so I’ve been turning to Drybar’s Sparkling Soda shine mist ($35).  It’s light-weight but […]

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Shu Uemura Straightforward Time Saving Blow Dry Oil

I hate blow-drying my hair.  It takes forever, and by the time I’m done I’m sweating because of the exercise and the sweat on my scalp makes my hair frizzy meaning I need to keep blow drying.  Anything that can speed it up is needed, and so these days I’ve been using Shu Uemura’s Blow […]

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Kerastase Chroma Riche

Kerastase’s Chroma Riche collection is formulated especially for coloured hair – and since that’s me right now, it’s what’s in my shower currently. The Reflection Bain Chroma Riche ($43) is a nice cleansing shampoo with some moisturizers in it, but it doesn’t strip colour. The Chroma Riche Masque ($66) that’s part of the line is […]

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