Back to Basics|| Shampoo & Conditioner

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Hey Ya’ll! Everyone knows what shampoo and conditioner is right? There are so many shampoos and conditioners out there to meet your specific hair needs….Finding out which one ca be tricky.

Shampoo is a form of soap made to cleanse your scalp of all products and debris. Depending on your hair and the state that it is in (dry, dyed, etc.) there is a shampoo that can be used. Not all shampoos are created equal. Here are a few…

Clarifying Shampoo- helps to remove everything from the hair and scalp.

Sulfate Free Shampoo- does nor contain the detergent foaming agent Sodium Lauryl Sulfate. While it still cleanses it does not lather as much.

  • Sodium Lauryl Sulfate is found in soaps, toothpaste, etc. It has leaning and emulsifying properties and acts like soap. It has the ability to strip the hair of nutrients, but it is and irritant for those who have sensitive skin. Those who can benefit from sodium lauryl sulfate shampoo are those who suffer from dandruff and excessive sebum (oily scalp).

Moisturizing Shampoo- maintains moisture as it cleanses

Color-Safe Shampoo- cleanses while maintaining the color. Also it keeps the color from fading.

Conditioners are designed to replenish the hair with moisture and also provide treatment for the hair.

Deep Conditioning- use when moisture and protein is needed for the hair. It has a base of a heavy cream moisturizer.

Leave-In Conditioner- thinner in consistency and leaves a light layer on the hair

~Quick Tip~ For best results for your hair, use the shampoo and conditioner from the same brand. They are formulated to work together.

Much Love,

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New Product Review|| Trader Joe’s

 

Spring is in the air.

 

Hey Ya’ll it’s Lesley!!  So for the past month I have been using  Trader Joe’s hair products  because I wanted to try something different, and it has paid off. I have been using the Tea Tree Tingle and the Nourish Spa Balanced Moisturizing shampoo and conditioner.

So let me tell you a few things about them…

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Nourishing Spa Balanced Moisturizing Shampoo and Conditioner

  • Both are enriched with Organic Botanicals ( its infused with plant material that helps with healthy hair production)
  • Balanced shampoo to clean and protect
  • Helps with re-moisturizing dry, brittle hair ( conditioner)
  • Adds moisture and the hair is more manageable
  • Cruelty Free (No Animal Testing Contains no harmful sulfates)

Once I used this product my hair felt soft, my curls were defined, I hardly had any frizz, and it cut my detangling time in half. The conditioner does have a silicone in it, but that’s a good thing for me because I have high porosity and it helps retain the moisture in my hair.

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Tea Tree Tingle

  • Contains Tea Tree Peppermint and Eucalyptus Botanicals
  • Suitable for all hair types
  • Contains no harmful Sulfates
  • Cleanses without stripping the hair too much
  • Cruelty Free

This product surprised me the most because I was using peppermint soap to clarify my hair and afterwards I would have to put so much moisture back in. It felt brittle when I was done, but after using the Tea Tree Tingle, it was soft and I still had life in my curls even though I clarified my hair.

These products have changed the way my hair has felt and the way my final styles look and it has been amazing. The price point for both of these products are affordable. You can purchase these items at you local Trade Joe’s or on Amazon in sets for under 20 dollars.

Much Love,

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Quick Review|| Cantu Coconut Curling Cream

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Hey Ya’ll!! It is very seldom that we like ( or in this case love) the same styling products. We have our own preferences when it come to styling our curls. The Cantu Coconut Curling Cream meets both of our needs. Here’s why…

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Keeps hair moisturized

Lightweight and Creamy

Mixes well with our other products

Defines curls (twist outs and braid outs)

Frizz is at a minimum

Price is right ( $5.99)

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This is our first product for Cantu and we are really interested in trying other things from them.

Stay tuned for more reviews!

Much Love,

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A Woman Who Fears The Lord

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Proverbs 31:30

“Charm is deceptive, and beauty does not last; but a woman who fears the Lord will be greatly praised.”

This world puts more emphasis on the outer appearance than anything else. As women we are so much more than our looks. Those things will fade but our fear of the Lord will get us further in life. When we fear God we take on integrity, modesty, dignity and respect for ourselves. We know our worth and it’s through our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ!

Much Love,

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OOTD|| Athleisure Chic

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Hey Ya’ll! On the days were you just want to be extra comfy but cute, leggings tees and sneakers seem appropriate!

~Erica~

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Shoes- Skechers

Leggings- Avenue

Boyfriend Tee- Old Navy

~Lesley~

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Shoes- Payless (Champion)

Blue Jean Shirt- Walmart

Purple Slit Tee- Old Navy

Leggings- Old Navy

Cheers to being comfy and cute!!!

Much Love,

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Current Nail Favorites|| Nail Polish

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Hey Ya’ll!! We have quite the nail polish collection and collectively it is very large. So we just wanted to share our top three go-to nail colors.

~Lesley~

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Essie “Playing Koi”

Finger Paints “Tribal Heart Beat”

Fresh Paint “Burning Flame”

~Erica~

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L.A. Colors “Mademoiselle”

Essie “Topless and Barefoot” *the name tho..lol*

O.P.I. “Look At My Bow”

We usually get our nail polishes from Five Below, Sally Beauty Supply and Palais Royal.

What are your current nail polish colors?

Much Love,

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God Is Faithful

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Hebrews 10:23

” Let us hold fast the confession of our hope without wavering , for he who promised is faithful”

God doesn’t lie. Whatever he promised you he will fulfill. It may not look how you think it should and it might not come they way that you imagined. We can’t allow doubt to slip in a rob us of our blessings, joy and peace. Always depend on God because he is faithful.

Much Love,

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