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[Product Review] Crème of Nature Argan Oil Leave-in & Treatment Oil

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I came by the Crème of Nature Leave-in Conditioner at Wal-Mart about 10 months ago when I went to pick up my usual leave-in, but it was not in stock. I really needed a leave-in, so I picked up the product to try. I bought the treatment oil a few weeks later as I also ran out of my usual oil from ORS. They retail from $10-$14CDN at beauty supply stores, Walmart, Target and Shoppers Drugmart. Below is my review...

Relaxed Hair Case Study

I was contacted by a fellow reader for hair advice. Let’s call her Amy. Amy provided a detailed hair story and i have decided to make it into a post as i believe it will help other readers. You can read the entire piece here. Below is my high level summary....

Relaxed Hair Regimen for Beginners

Earlier this week, i posted a preview of the infographic on relaxed hair regimen for beginners that i was working on. I am glad to inform you that it is now live (see below)! I created 2 infographics. The 1st summarizes the steps to follow and the 2nd provides detailed directions and product recommendations. I created the 12 weeks regimen as i feel that it is the ideal time between relaxer stretch for hair care newbies....

Relaxed Hair Pictures | June 2015

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Hello all, This post is a gallery of pictures i took in June. They are mostly flat twist styles. I typically install the twist at night and unravel them the next morning. I used ecostyler gel for definition and followed the steps listed in this post.They usually last for 4-5 days if i pineapple at night. Enjoy! I must say, June 8 was one of the best flat twist i have done to date.  The curls were super fluffy and bouncy! I took these pictures...

My Summer Skincare Essentials – La Roche Posay

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So excited it’s finally summer! I mean, what’s not to love?  The gorgeous weather, the festivities, the bright colours, ….. aaaaaaand no winter jacket! My only pet peeve with summer is that i tend to breakout more 🙁 . On the plus side, i have found great products that protect my skin from the sun and also prevent breakouts. Below are my summer skincare essentials from La Roche Posay...

Review | Shea Moisture Raw Shea Butter Masque

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I bought the Shea Moisture Raw Shea Butter Deep Treatment Masque about 6 weeks ago from Cloré Beauty Supply in Mississauga (GTA), when it was on sale from $18.99CAD to $15.99CAD.  I have always wanted to try this product, as some of my favourite bloggers (MahoganyCurls, Prettywitty77, The Happy Hair Show, etc.) have given positive reviews and when i saw that it was on sale, i just had to buy it....

It Cleared My Skin | La Roche Posay Effaclar Review

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I mentioned La Roche Posay in a previous post as the line that cleared my skin of acne. I have battled acne since i was 12 (i am 25) and i have tried many (name it, i have tried it!) products. Though I noted results within 2 weeks of use, it took about a year for the scars to become barely visible. I apply the products twice (morning and evening) daily and below are the 3 products that i used....

The Hair Bun that Morphed into a Hair Bow

Hello, it’s been a while! Notice anything new on the blog? (Pssst….. the layout and domain name). I finally gave in decided to try a custom domain name to see its benefits, as suppose to .wordpress.com i also decided to change the layout. Let me know what you think (Comment below 🙂 ) Anyways, back to my post…… When i tell people that my hair has a mind of its own, they tend to roll their eyes, well ha! I finally have...