I hate to say goodbye to summer but it’s about time I get ready to embrace fall! With the new season here it’s time to refresh my ‘look’ and that doesn’t just mean my wardrobe, but my hair as well! Over the summer, your hair experiences a lot of damage from sun exposure, chlorine in the pool + of course, your hot tools (flat irons, curling irons etc.). How is a gal to repair her hair without some crazy experience in-salon treatments? Well, I have found a solution – the Dessange Paris Oleo Miracle Collection available at Target ♥
Let’s be real…we are pretty tough on our hair. Between chemical treatments, coloring + styling, our hair needs a little
I have been using the Oleo Miracle Replenishing Shampoo + Conditioner for a couple of weeks now and I can already feel and see the difference in my hair. It feels lighter and it looks shinier — exactly how I like it 🙂A product from Dessange Paris I also have been loving is the Oleo Miracle Replenishing Oil. This oil provides your hair with the moisture it craves without over-doing it – that is really important to me because sometimes with hair oils they make my hair look greasy, but not this one!
Oh J O I! ♥ Fun fact…when I was in college I worked at a hair salon for a couple of years…safe to say I tested out a sh*t ton of haircare brands but one of them that has always been tried + true is Joico! Naturally, I got so excited when they sent me this adorable package featuring their new Color Therapy Luster Lock system which will help nourish my highlights and keep my hair looking flawless all summer long!
It’s a great treatment that can be used as often as you like and it is applied as a pre-shampoo that works to repair and protect damaged or over processed hair no matter how thin or thick! In addition to my newest treatment obsession, I am rounding up some of my other Joico favorites below!
New Year…New Skin and time for a little ‘Refresh‘! Winter has always been a challenging time for me when it comes to my skin care routine. My skin is constantly struggling between being oily or overly dry…joys of combination skin :p Luckily Dove has a few options that are sure to get my skin (and yours) back to normal during the winter season.
Isn’t the best feeling in the world when you are having a good hair day…you know, when your hair has the perfect amount of volume, bounce + shine and is actually able to last the whole day? Yea…well thanks to Amika hair care and pro tools…that day is everyday! I am always game for trying new products, especially if they promise me fab hair in under an hour that actually lasts all day (yup then you have me sold).
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Amika sent me some awesome products that I am for sure in love with (heck the Perk Up dry shampoo they sent me I already ran out of because I am that obsessed with it :p). They actually sent me the perfect after product to dry shampoo…Dry Conditioner! This is the first time I ever heard of it but I totally love it and it smells delicious (is sniffing my hair periodically throughout the day awkward? haha) These products are perfect for me because I try not to wash my hair everyday A) So it prevents my hair from getting to flat + B) Because it’s actually not good to wash your hair everyday (I learned this back when I was a receptionist at a hair salon on Long Island during my college years).
When I use dry shampoo + dry conditioner a day after washing my hair, it gives my hair a little texture, making it ideal for when I want to curl my hair…which brings me to the next amazing Amika product I tested out, the Amika Switch Kit which comes with this awesome interchangeable curling wand that you can swap out the heads for a curling iron whenever you feel like…all the parts match with the swivel base and it is super easy to put together + take apart.
It actually took me a while (and my roommate’s help) to teach me how to use a curling wand haha I have always been traditionally a curling iron kind of gal for fear of burning my fingers, but it is actually pretty easy to do and quick once you get the hang of it. So it’s awesome that whichever way you are most comfortable, Amika provides an option most suiting for you and your hair!So I had to share this little outtake from this shoot…Ali told me to make a funny face, well here it is haha #LongHairDontCare duh 😉
Now after the curling process comes what you need to finish off the look and have your hairstyle hold all day…Amika’s Touchable Hairspray! It has great hold without that ‘crunchy,stiff‘ feeling some hair sprays give you.
My favorite time of year is just around the corner (and no, I am not talking about Christmas, my Birthday or summer time in general…yes I have a lot of favorite times throughout the year haha) BUT…I am talking about the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale!
It’s just a few days away and I will be rounding up some of my favorite products from various categories and today starts with…Beauty Buys! I am slowly beginning to play with different kinds of makeup and beauty products and these are some of the products I am lusting after <3