On Friday, August 13, 2021, I posted a photo to Instagram of my hair; proud of how long I’ve managed to get it since shaving it for St. Baldricks in January of 2017. I mused about how long would be long enough and whether or not I’d shave it for charity again. Cue the randomContinue reading “Ok, I’ll call your bluff”
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I’m switching to Olaplex!
A while back I wrote about the differences between Olaplex and B3, and why I was using B3 instead of Olaplex. My main hang up that pushed me towards the B3 over the Olaplex initial was that the Olaplex had the second step that just took extra time we don’t always have. In my previousContinue reading “I’m switching to Olaplex!”
What really happens when you use kitchen oils in your hair
It seems like we hear it around every corner: “coconut oil is a miracle worker” or “have a problem? Try coconut oil!” To an extent, sure thing! The biggest difference between the coconut oil you use in the kitchen and the kind that’s added in hair products is that the coconut oil that goes intoContinue reading “What really happens when you use kitchen oils in your hair”
Leaf Shave Razor Review
Pros:Easy to customize shave, environmentally conscious, long lasting, elegant design Cons:Price, finish availability varies, can get slippery without guard The journey to be more environmentally conscious is a long one. I had been trying to find a more environmentally friendly way to shave for a long time. I’ve tried the typical safety razor in theContinue reading “Leaf Shave Razor Review”
Eleven Australia Shampoo/Conditioner Bar Review
Pros: Environmentally friendly, smells good Cons: Bit of a learning curve to use What’s a shampoo bar anyway? Shampoo bars are a low waste and no water option for cleaning your hair. They can be a little tricky to get the hang of using, especially if you have longer hair, but they’re a great productContinue reading “Eleven Australia Shampoo/Conditioner Bar Review”
Hello! I’m back again with another episode of “please don’t follow this recipe if you need structure” because, like pretty much all of my recipes, this is not the recipe for that. Today we have a simple recipe for a tomato based meat sauce using whatever you have handy. For me, that was: Italian sausagesContinue reading “Meat sauce”
Curl Care Series Part 4: Where do we start with products?
I have always maintained that the beautiful and terrible thing about home hair care is that there’s more than one right option. It’s hard to pick just one product in many cases, since so many factors can impact what the right choice for you ends up being. If you have something that should be addedContinue reading “Curl Care Series Part 4: Where do we start with products?”
Curl Care Series Part 3: So how am I actually supposed to style my hair?
First and foremost I have to warn you that the answer may not be straightforward. What comes below will be a great starting point and may work just fine for you, but if you see someone with a similar texture hair and wave/curl pattern to your own and you love how it looks, ask themContinue reading “Curl Care Series Part 3: So how am I actually supposed to style my hair?”
Curl Care Series Part 2: What are those ingredients and what do they do?
As mentioned in Part 1, my main issue was with how things were presented. For instance, being told to completely avoid sulfates and alcohols. Well, it just isn’t that simple; especially if you’re just starting out and learning the difference between all the kinds of sulfates and alcohols and everything else. It’s incredibly important toContinue reading “Curl Care Series Part 2: What are those ingredients and what do they do?”
Curl Care Series Part 1: The basics of curly hair and The Curly Girl Method
It’s not a secret that sometimes curly hair can be a bit overwhelming to have and to care for. There’s no end of suggestions for curls ranging from extremely detailed instruction lists to “let’s just wing it and see what happens” and everything in between. I feel the need to preemptively reiterate here that thisContinue reading “Curl Care Series Part 1: The basics of curly hair and The Curly Girl Method”