L’Oreal Paris Advanced Haircare Total Repair 5 Restoring Conditioner

Damaged hair? You’re in luck: L’Oreal set the drugstore hair care standard with this line. This is one of a handful of lines that directly—and successfully–competed with salon products I’ve used in the past. My Experience Want to try a drugstore conditioner that will forever change the way you experience drugstore conditioners–for the better? Look …

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L’Oreal Advanced Haircare Total Repair 5 Restoring Shampoo

Damage? Schmamage! (I tried.) I have repurchased this four times. That has never happened before (with a non-natural) drugstore shampoo to date. Suffice to say–I like it. My Experience Unlike every synthetic/non-natural drugstore shampoo I’ve used to date, cleansed my hair thoroughly without stripping my scalp leaving my curls soft and fluffy. You can read about my …

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L’Oreal Advanced Haircare Total Repair 5 Damage-Erasing Balm

Damage? Not any more! Beloved readers, this is one of the drugstore products that is going on my “Products I Cannot Live Without List.” This has Holy Grail potential! I’ve repurchased it over five times. I actually like it that much! Initially, when I read its “Repair one year’s worth of damage in one use!” claim, …

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eos Sweet Mint Lip Balm

  Beloved readers, I am the 1%. The 1% of people that do not like “tingle” in mint/peppermint-flavored lip balms, that is. Thus, when I saw my beloved EOS had created such a lip balm I sprinted to my local Target  to buy it. Mint tea is one of my favorites. I adore a hint o’ mint. …

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eos Pomegranate Raspberry Lip Balm

Beloved readers, I’ve tried the other lip balms from this brand, and I’m quite pleased with them, thus far. When this flavor came out I bought it without a thought. I wasn’t disappointed. (Huzzah!) My Experience Like the other balms of this brand it glides on silky and smooth, melting right in  while leaving a teeny hint …

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Shea Moisture Coconut & Hibiscus Curl & Style Milk

Beloved readers, this was another ingredient-led purchase. The ingredient quality is glorious! As I often note for products from this brand, it’s blissfully free of: No Sulfates No Parabens No Phthalates No Paraffin No Gluten No Propylene Glycol No Mineral Oil No Synthetic Fragrance No PABA No Synthetic Color No DEA No Animal Testing Huzzahs …

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Shea Moisture Coconut & Hibiscus Curling Gel Souffle

Beloved readers this product is one that I truly wanted my hair to love. That did not happen for me. As a curly lady I’m always on the lookout for a good curly hair gel. (I weep.) My Experience I wish my hair did not have a love/hate relationship with shea butter, because of what …

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Shea Moisture Coconut & Hibiscus Body Lotion

As you can see from the above photo, beloved readers, this lotion served me well. I’m not a huge fan of the scent of coconuts, but I loved what this lotion did for my skin. My Experience I like this brand, beloved readers, because their products don’t have: Parabens Phthalates Paraffin Gluten Propylene Glycol Mineral …

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Shea Moisture Coconut & Hibiscus Body Butter

I bought this, beloved readers, because of it’s ingredient quality, and I wasn’t disappointed. Better still, I had already enjoyed other products from this line, so I decided to try everything. (Flawless logic, I know.) I also purchased it because of this: Vitamin E to protect skin cells from free radical damage No parabens, phthalates, paraffin, gluten, propylene glycol, …

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Shea Moisture Coconut & Hibiscus Bath, Body & Massage Oil

Beloved readers, I said this about the lavender-scented oil of this brand: “If you have followed me long enough you know I have mixed my own perfumed oils for years, out of my preference for oil over lotion for keeping my skin soft and glowy. This is for everyone out there that loves the sensuous …

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