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Herbal Essences Clarifying Shampoo

I was going to write about Herbal Essences much earlier, but I’m glad I waited because today I got the best response ever: “Hey, your hair smells nice today!” “Really?” “Yeah, what is that, Herbal Essences?” “Actually, it is Herbal Essences!” This came after I used their shampoo and conditioner. Their scent together wasn’t too […]

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Matrix Shade Memory

So I’ve tried the Matrix Shade Memory system. Matrix is a line of products sold only in salons and their Shade Memory line is a new one designed to help you take care of your hair after adding colour to it. I tried the Brunette line for warm tones. The shampoo and conditioner are so […]

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A Girl’s Best Friend

Seriously, y’all, clarifying shampoos are a girl’s best friend. If you’re ever going through a time when you feel that your hair is looking a little lifeless and lusterless, just use a shampoo that claims to take a lot of gunk out of your hair. Your hair might be a little frizzier because there’s nothing […]

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Celebrity Products

I admit it. I occasionally read gossip blogs. Reading them is like going through a picture book – tons of great photos without a lot of writing. The attraction to them is similar to that of a bag of m&m’s. You know they’re full of empty calories but they’re oh-so-hard to resist! Anyway, last week […]

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The Curl Ambassadors

Last week, it was time for some pampering. Hair pampering that is. The thing is that I have long curly hair and I wanted to go to a place that knew it well and could take care of it. So I thought I would try a new salon that a friend had told me about […]

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Oscar Blandi Jasmine Oil Serum

I love anything that smells of jasmine so I was delighted when I came across Oscar Blandi’s Jasmine Oil Serum. This stuff smells amazing. Just the perfect amount of scent, and guess what? The fragrance lasts and lasts in your hair! Now, I have to admit that the serum itself is oilier than a pure […]

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Um, That’s Not Snow…

Yes, I am talking about dandruff today. I realize that it’s a taboo subject in beauty circles, but we all suffer from it at some point in our lives. It’s either from the cold weather, or from stress, or using a shampoo that’s not great for our scalp. I, myself, once decided to remedy the […]

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Note to Self

Part 1: Don’t use conditioner when its first ingredient is mineral oil. This conditioner left my hair greasy and lifeless and I had to wait until the day was up to be able to wash it out of my hair. Part 2: Don’t assume that whatever amenities the hotel provides will be good enough to […]

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