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New Find: Goody Styling Therapy Protect + Color Cushion Brush

11 Mar

While browsing the drugstore for a new boar bristle brush to use when blowing out my hair, I was expecting to find a Mason Pearson look – a- like in the 20$ range. Instead I found the Goody Styling Therapy Protect + Color Cushion Brush for only 2$! At first I found one that was blonde and on the box it read ” For Blonde and White Hair“, but with much luck and after sliding every brush off the hanger, In the back I found the one that was made for brunettes.

With my hair being curly, this is not the type of brush I would recommend for every day use. I have yet to try it when blowing out my hair but, the other day, my curls were a mess (3rd day hair) and I was headed to the mall, I was unsure about what to do with my hair so i slicked it back into a pony with this brush and my Moroccan Oil Intense Curl Cream. When I got home, I pulled my hair out of the pony tail and I was shocked to see that all of the hair that got brushed back…. was pin straight! I can’t wait to try this brush when blowing my hair out ­čÖé


Product Review: Curls Whipped Cream – Heavy Curl Cream

3 Mar

Curls Whipped Cream is a heavy styling cream. As mentioned in my post-shower routine post, styling creams are the last step. They add a finishing touch to make sure your curls are perfect.

Curls Whipped cream is very thick in texture, so I would take note not to put too much of it as it can weigh your curls down – and not in a good way. Too much can make your hair look heavy and dull which is not what we want, we want curlsthat are bouncy and shiny and frizz free.

Another thing about this product is the smell. For me, the smell of a product can make it or break it. Even if a product is amazing, would you still use it if you can’t stand the smell? Well… it depends on how “amazing” this product is but in general terms this is the reason why companies tend to choose basic, generic scents for their products, Curls is not one of those companies. Curls Whipped Cream has an intense sugar smell. The scent of this product is nauseating and fills you with that same feeling that you feel after you’ve eaten a few too many cupcakes. However, I realized that after you put it in your hair and mix it in with other products, by the morning, that strong over bearing sugar smell has faded into a sweet vanilla-y flavor that wafts through the air as you walk by. I’m always getting complements on how yummy and sweet my hair smells ­čÖé

And now for the most important part of this review… does it do any good for my hair besides making it smell delicious? Well… I have an answer to that. And the answer is yes! It keeps frizz at bay and trims down volume by taking those little frizzies and turning them into curls that you didn’t know existed. It also keeps curls together and prevents them from separating and making more frizz and volume. And, If you can stand its raw smell, you can use it on your dry hair to smooth down flyaways.

I Give this product: 3 stars

Product Review: Moroccan Oil Hair Treatment For All Hair Types

28 Feb

Usually I tell curly girls to run away from any product that says “For All Hair Types” but Moroccan Oil is different. Moroccan Oil is packed with moisture – and Argan Oil! Argan Oil is a potent, rich an moisturizing oil that ┬ácomes from the kernels of argan trees that are only found in Morocco –┬áhence┬áthe name “Moroccan Oil”. ┬áThis product does wonders for my hair – but i must warn you- that if you want spirally ┬áfrizz- free curls you cannot depend on this alone. Moroccan Oil Treatment is…well a treatment and not a styling product, it helps keep your hair moisturized and helps reduce frizz but it not to be mistaken for a styling product that helps your curls look beautiful for a short period of time. I use Moroccan Oil as a pre-treatment after I come out of the shower, after this has been combed through my hair I continue with my post-shower hair routine. I find myself dependent on this product for is moisturizing capabilities and when I run out of this product my hair always seems to show it. I also must note that this product packs a pretty hefty price tag, at many salons and beauty supply stores across the globe, it sells from around 30$ -40$.

I give this product: 4 stars