Sunday, November 21, 2010
Aphogee 2 Minute Reconstructor which works good but the ingredients include Mineral oil and silicones. While I'm out buying my turkey and veggies for Thursday, I may just pick up the GPB conditioner by Aubrey Organics. I have always liked their Honeysuckle Rose conditioner for when I need moisture so I'm pretty confident that this one will work for me as well. Either way, I always like to prepare my hair with a deep treatment so that I won't end up damaging my curls when using heat. Hopefully I can find the time for all the cooking and cleaning and still get dinner done on time. Wish me luck!This month I also started doing deep conditioning treatments twice a week. This is another challenge that was started last year or the year before. Someone on K.I.S.S. decided to get it going again. Basically, I'm doing it for the extra moisture my hair needs during the winter months. This week though, since I'm going to use heat on my hair, I'm probably going to make sure and do something with protein. I have the
Friday, November 19, 2010
|My FHI Ceramic Flat Iron|
Of all the brands out there I finally narrowed it down to the FHI Technique G2. I found the pink version on sale at Ulta for $79 but still see it at Target for ten dollars more. It definitely puts my old iron to shame but the sucker gets hot so I have to be extremely careful with it. I like that it has a beveled edge which makes it really easy to do flips and curls. If I could do it all over again I would hold out for the FHI Platform which has a dial so you can adjust the heat setting. Maybe one day...a girl can dream, right?
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Friday, November 12, 2010
Aloe Vera Spray Leave-In
1 part Aloe Vera Gel or Juice (Lily of the Desert brand)
1 part Water
5-6 drops Rosemary essential oil (natural preservative)
1 to 2 squirts Giovanni Direct Leave-In
Combine ingredients in a spray bottle and shake vigorously until conditioner dissolves. The conditioner will continue to dissolve over the next few hours. Use as a moisturizing leave-in or re-wetting spray.