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REVIEW: Cantu Dry Co-Wash Shampoo

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Personally, I love dry shampoo, because it has helped me prolong hairstyles, tie me over until I can wash my hair, and added volume to dull hair. For those reason, dry shampoo is an ultimate lazy girl beauty product. However, it’s been hard finding a dry shampoo to use to refresh and revive my thick, naturally curly hair. Therefore, when stoked when I saw this Cantu Dry Co-Wash Shampoo.

As someone who switches between wearing my hair straightened and naturally curly, I’ve acquired multiple products for each style. I wish I could have a streamlined list of products I can use and enjoy no matter how I wear my hair. Unfortunately, those mythical products are hard to come across, but that doesn’t stop me from looking. This wishful looking is what led me to buy and try Cantu Dry Co-Wash Shampoo.

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Quick Fixes to Hide Grey Hair

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Currently, my hair and I are at a crossroad, because I’m not sure if I want to keep my hair black or go lighter for the spring. Back in the fall, I dyed my hair jet black and I loved it. However, a couple of months ago I decided that I wanted to go lighter in the spring. So, my colorist decided we should start in January and gradually get lighten my hair over a couple of months. Now that it’s January, I’m not sure if I want to go lighter now. I know, I’m complicated.

While I go back and forth with this dilemma, my hair is still growing. With this new growth, I have grey hairs and roots are popping up all over my head. Since I can’t dye my hair until I come up with a decision, I’ve had to look for quick fixes to hide my grey hairs. Fortunately, there are plenty of quick and temporary options for hiding grey hairs and roots.

If you are having the same issue of hiding grey hairs or roots in between dye jobs, check these out.

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Fighting Dry Scalp with L’Oreal

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Aside from needing extra time to warm my car up in the morning and having to up my moisturizer game, cold weather brings some other problematic things into my life. During the colder months I find myself fighting dry scalp. Yes, your girl’s scalp gets dry in the winter, too. So, I’m usually finding products to help combat the flaking and dandruff that comes along with having a dry scalp.

Recently, I started using L’Oreal EverFresh Anti Dandruff system that includes an exfoliating scrub, shampoo, and conditioner. L’Oreal’s EverFresh line was developed to help those of us who suffer from the dry, flaky scalp. I only have to deal with dry scalp in the winter, because of the harsh cold weather. However, this line might be worth trying if dry scalp is a constant problem for you.

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Edge Control for Natural Hair

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Although I’ve been natural for almost 10 years now, I wear my hair straight most of the time. However, I mentioned last week that I’ve been trying to embrace  and wear my natural curls more. This new path of loving of my curls has helped me discover and try different products designed for naturally curly hair. One product that I recently tried was Design Essentials Natural Honey & Shea Edge Tamer to help tame my hairline.

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REVISITING: Carol’s Daughter Hair Milk

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Since I got my ends trimmed and hair dyed to my natural dark brown a couple of months ago, I have been embracing and wearing my natural curls more. This also caused me to look into trying more products for curly hair, which lead me to stumble back into some of the products I used when I first went natural many years. One of the first products I tried that made me love my natural curls was Carol’s Daughter’s Hair Milk. Since I haven’t used it in years, I decided that I would revisit it while I’m all in love with my curls again.

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