Living Proof Restore Conditioner

I used this on my virgin hair and chemically-battered hair to magnificent result. My Experience This restored my hair–literally–restored it. After three or four uses my hair was softer, less frizzy, and breakage was noticeably curbed. Consider that the first time I used this, I had chemically-straightened, dyed hair that I heat styled frequently–yes, this …

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Living Proof Restore Shampoo

Beloved readers, the restore shampoo is a nice compliment to the rest of the Restore Line. (Read my experiences with the full line here.) I found each product a worthwhile purchase in its own right. I’m so glad I marched into my local Ulta and bought them before I was distracted by anything else. My Experience …

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Living Proof Restore Mask Treatment

Beloved readers, I was terribly excited to try this mask, because of my previous experiences with this brand. I bought the entire Restore line from Living Proof at my local Ulta. (You can read my other experiences with the brand here.) The Restore line has worked well for me on virgin curls as well as bleached, chemically …

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R E V I E W S

Are you looking for hair and skin care reviews? You’re in the right place! Reviews & My Blog I trend toward positivity in all things. It’s my preference to rave about the great products I find here, rather than rant about the negative ones I return. Sadly, sometimes a product is simply a FAIL. (Ah, …

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I’m So Glad You Joined Me!

(This is going to be great.) What do I blog about? It’s my sincere desire to provide information that encourages, empowers, amuses, and inspires through my blog. In my (admittedly) short life, I’ve had the privilege of navigating a variety of tragic and glorious experiences. I endeavor to offer something of value in sharing what I’ve learned, …

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Officially Under Construction

It’s begun. (Finally!) AML is officially under re-construction. I’ve missed you, beloved reader! AML needs an upgrade. Why? I’ve so much to share. (I can’t wait!) Please look forward to new content, content updates, and a new format. (Don’t worry, the content you’ve enjoyed will continue as well!) I’m excited for AML to reflect where …

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2015 New Year Update: Go Well, Beloved Reader

Hello, beloved reader! I’ve never taken such a long a hiatus before as a blogger. I hope your year has begun powerfully and profitably. If not–raise your head, darling, this year is not yet over–we have time to once again stand victoriously. To produce better content for AML I need time to further organize my life …

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Officially On Hiatus

I’m sure you have noticed beloved readers, I’ve taken a break from blogging. Thank you for all of your kind e-mails and thoughts! They warm my heart and always make me smile. I have not officially quit blogging–in fact, I’m in the processes of implementing huge changes with AML. There will still be great reviews, …

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Yes to Cucumbers Daily Calming Moisturizer SPF 30

  AML & Sunscreen I’m a time-jumping, shape-shifting, fire-breathing beast about sunscreen. Why? In the foolishness of my (fairly recent) youth, I suffered three–count them: “One! Two! Three!” bouts of acute sun poisoning. Yes, you read that correctly. I suffered sun poisoning. At the time, I didn’t know sun poisoning was “a thing,” or even possible. (Also, …

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