Crabtree and Evelyn Avocado Olive & Basil Bath & Body Products

About a month ago, I was in Indianapolis on business, and the hotel I was staying at had some nice amenities. It offered LA Fresh makeup remover towelettes and a full line of Crabtree & Evelyn Avocado Olive & Basic personal care products. Over the 4 days I stayed there, I had plenty of time to take them for a test drive....more

Springtime and Easter Hair Styles...easy and quick

EASTER and Springtime HAIR STYLES Last month, Ashlyn said, "Momma can you practice some Easter hairdos in my hair?" I kind of chuckled. "What kind of 'Easter' hairdos do you want?" I asked. "Well, you could try to make an Easter egg in my hair," she replied.So here you go...nothing fancy, but she loved it!...more

DIY Avocado Wheat Germ Oil Mask for Shiny Hair

In this video, I test a DIY avocado wheat germ oil mask for shiny hair (kudos for the tip to my lovely mom and makeup artist extraordinaire Carlijn!) The recipe for this mask is extremely simple: just combine two soft Hass avocados in a food processor or blender, add wheat germ oil, and process until smooth. That's it! ...more
You should! Try it, you'll love it!more

Why I Stopped Taking Hairfinity Vitamins

I know the ultimate question people have about hair vitamins is, "Do they actually work?".  That was my question as well, which led me to checking out Hairfinity Vitamins.  Now, before I go any further, I want to make it clear that I'm not about to bash Hairfinity Vitamins, nor is this any kind of product review whatsoever.  I believe in sincerely and consistently using a product for at least a month (unless it was horrible immediately) before giving any kind of written review.  With that being said, I'll cut to the chase.  Hairfinity Vitamins were not for me....more
I find that taking biotin and msm along with jamaican black castor oil has changed my hair ...more

My love for my Curly Hair

I have natural red curly hair. It is mine and believe it has taken a long time to love it and aprreciate it. I have straightened it and colored it brown, black and blonde just to be a rebel. For the last 10 years I have gone back to my look the one I was born with, now I have finally found someone that can cut my hair. THANK YOU KATHY SMITH!!!!!!!!  But the problem is strangers ask, is that your real hair? Can I touch your hair? What is the length of time it takes to do your hair. Yes this is my real hair. No, you can not touch my hair....more

How to manage Cowlicks

Today I wanted to share how I "manage" my cowlicks.Cowlicks are super annoying...--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   ...more

Easy Side Bun Tutorial

Moroccan Oil Light Review

My hair is fine, super-straight, and prone to breakage. My hair is also soft and downey like a little baby child, so it doesn’t take much to make it go all limp and sad looking. When I heard that Moroccan Oil had come out with a ‘light’ version for fine hair, I wanted to get my hands on some!...more

Henna as a Natural Hair Dye

 I have been dying my hair for years. I have been many colours, natural and unnatural. Yet as I am getting older I have started to develop some wispy grey hairs and I am not ready to embrace this, so whilst I attempt to regain my natural dark brown colour after being purple, red, blue and black I also want to cover up those few little greys....more


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