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This organic brand repairs your split ends!
This organic brand repairs your split ends!
How is your dry, damaged hair( No offense)?   When I was young, I had smooth and shiny hair that everyone admired. But after I permed and dyed it to pursue fashion, my hair was severely damaged and became coarse, dull and forficate. Everytime I see my bad hair, I felt regretful.   Since damage has already been done, I turned to ways to repair my hair. Of all the products I've tried, I was impressed by a brand named Aveda. I think I have to share its damage remedy conditioner with you because it’s really so good!   AVEDA - Damage Remedy Daily Hair Repair Aveda advocates the use of natural herbs to balance the hair from the inside out. More than 50% of the ingredients in all Aveda products come from natural extracts including plant and minerals, which is mild and safely used. So Aveda is absolutely a trusted organic brand!   This conditioner contains pure flower and plant essences such as hippophae rhamnoides extract, linum usitatissimum and medicago sativ,etc. Its quinoa protein has definitely repair effect since hair is mainly made up of protein. This item provides the hair nutrients, detangles and protects hair from breakage.   Its thin lotion texture is very refreshing, without any greasy feeling. Your hands don't need to wash even after using.   This product is great on wet or dry hair, but I usually put it on wet hair, especially on the damaged ends and then comb. With the effect of preventing heat damage from blow dryer, everytime I blowdry my hair, I don't end up with a lot of fuzzy hair, leaving it smell good, too!   I have blonde, dyed, thin hair with body, not curl and this really makes my hair shiny. I also can tell the difference with the strength of the ends.   This product has really helped restore moisture and strength. It 's a bit expensive, but I only use a dime-sized amount on my shoulder length hair. So it can last a long time. Worth the money!
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Damage Remedy Daily Hair Repair
AVEDA-Damage Remedy Daily Hair Repair
Best manicure guide for beginners: Check here if you've lost any steps!
Best manicure guide for beginners: Check here if you've lost any steps!
For beginners, you may skip the preparatory work and apply nail polish directly to simplify it. However, it is only when every detail is done that perfect nail art can be achieved. So a manicure is necessary before dyeing your nails.  Take square nails for example. Here are detailed tips for a manicure, things that are used include alcohol pad, nail clipper, cuticle pusher, cuticle trimmer, blue cross cuticle remover, OPI - OPI Natural Nail Strengthener, and OPI#OPI - Cuticle Revitalizer Oil Pen[products]#. First, clean your hands and wipe them with alcohol pads to remove dirt from the inside of your nails. Second, trim with a nail clipper. If you start cutting from the two sides of your nails, they will be round. If you want square nails, you actually need to start in the middle, then trim the sides slightly.  Third, file and smooth the nail tips, remember to file in one direction, or they will be more uneven. Fourth, apply the cuticle remover to soften cuticles, then use cuticle pusher and cuticle trimmer to remove agnail and cuticle. Never use your hands to pull them.  Then it comes to the second stage---nail care. Since sharpening nails will make your nails become thinner and more fragile. I usually apply a few layers ofOPI - OPI Natural Nail Strengthener to repair damage by trimming. It also helps hard and strong your nails by adding hydrolyzed wheat protein and calcium. In addition, because of the dry weather, the skin around the nails also becomes rough and dry, generating agnails. To get rid of this, I will also apply with a cuticle oil pen around the nail edges and gently massage until it absorbs. Finally, you can get a nice and perfect finish. Follow the steps above for other fingers, then just apply nail polish on your nails with your favorite colors. I bet it would look great!!
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OPI  Natural Nail Strengthener
OPI-OPI Natural Nail Strengthener
I found the dupe for Chanel finally!!! Saved me so much money!💴
I found the dupe for Chanel finally!!! Saved me so much money!💴
When it comes to the changeover period between autumn and winter, the happiest thing is that clothes, shoes, bags, lipsticks, and all the “equipment” can be replaced with new ones. But such a set usually costs a lot of budgets. If you want a cheap and nice-looking single item to welcome autumn and winter, then you must buy nail polish!! Although there are many top brands (such as Chanel, Dior) producing nail polishes and have been widely praised, don't be disappointed if your budget is short. Dupes always exist and sometimes even give you unexpected results. Take nail polish alone, let me tell you a secret that Essie absolutely can be a dupe for Chanel!!! These two brands must be familiar to everyone, but Essie only costs one-third of Chanel’s price to achieve the same magical effect, based on a funny comparison I did with my friend the other day. Also, their nail polishes are non-toxic: Chanel nail polish is 5-free, and Essie's is 3-free. One of my friends is also crazy about nail art, like me. We ordered Chanel Mirage together, a very hot color on the Internet. And we both thought that Essie Island Hopping is the nearest color to it after repeated comparisons, so we purchased it too. We each painted one color, as you can see the final results in the picture, they are exactly the same!!! The pretty purple is so gentle and perfect for fall. They set your hands off to snow white. I have to say that Chanel has nothing wrong with it except that its expensive price. But Essie is also no less striking. Essie polish is smooth to apply and dries fast, providing flawless coverage. But you need to do a minimum of 2 layers, as it is very transparent and thin at first. As for the durability, it started chipping on day 4 but not terribly. I can't get any other brands to last longer than 2 days without chipping even using a base coat and topcoat. Chanel had a little longer wearing but also broke after several days. I am so happy with this nail polish dupe. The most important thing is that it saves me money!!!
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Enamel Nail Polish
essie-Enamel Nail Polish
What you should know to fight hair tangles
What you should know to fight hair tangles
I guess that probably no one hasn't experienced struggling with hair tangles, especially girls with long hair. Actually, a deep-rooted reason for hair knots is the lack of moisture in the hair.  We pay much attention to the condition of our skin everyday, but we often ignore that hair also loses moisture easily. It’s moisture loss that leads to dry, frizzy and tangled hair. So hair moisturizing is very important to get rid of tangles. Want to detangle your hair without damaging it? First and foremost, nourish and hydrate your hair. By what? By good shampoo and conditioner. I’m a big fan of Olaplex OLAPLEX - No. 4 Bond Maintenance ShampooOLAPLEX - No.5 Bond Maintenance Conditioner, its core ingredient Bis-Aminopropyl Diglycol Dimaleate can identify and repair disulfide bond, which plays an important role in the structure and stability of hair keratin. And keratin is the key to make your hair light, anti-detangle, bringing silky shine and texture. Maybe you can give this brand a shot.  Then, here are what require your attention in daily hair care: Apply conditioner before washing it If your hair easily get tangled before washing, apply hair conditioner on the ends and gently comb with your fingers for 3 minutes, to make hair smooth and soft, then follow your usual routine of shampooing and conditioner. This can reduce pulling your hair to detangle and actually achieve better cleaning effect. Don't rub your hair in a towel In order to let the hair dry more quickly, many girls wrap their hair with dry towel and rub vigorously. STOP! Rubbing hair is one of the reasons that causes a hair tangles and even damages your hair quality. You’d better gently cover and let the dry towel “absorb” the moisture on your hair. Make good use of hair oil Some girls may be not patient enough to detangle hair and pull, comb their hair by force. As you pull your hair, your scalp gets pulled too, and the hair roots will become looser and looser, which automatically leads to hair loss.   If you hair get tangled in ordinary times, you can apply a small amount of hair oil to the knotted part and gently rub the tangles to help smooth the hair. If you really fail to detangle, use scissors to cut off it and just say goodbye.  Hair sunscreen Exposed to the sun for too long, the moisture in the hair and protein will lose fast andeasily, then hair can become inelastic,tangle and break easily.
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No. 4 Bond Maintenance Shampoo
OLAPLEX-No. 4 Bond Maintenance Shampoo
Amazing for a dry and itchy scalp!
Amazing for a dry and itchy scalp!
I have dry hair and I have also dandruff. Usually I only wash my hair every 3-4 days and I used dry shampoo for a period, which left quite a residue on my hair. Then the residue and dandruff just accumulated together on my scalp. And I got a terribly itchy scalp for quite some time. To get my scalp rid of dandruff and itchiness, I decided to completely clean my scalp first. Following the recommendation of my friend, who had very bad dandruff before, I tried a new brand called Briogeo. I ordered itsBriogeo - Scalp Revival Charcoal + Coconut Oil Micro-exfoliating Scalp Scrub Shampoo This shampoo includes vegetable-derived micro-exfoliators to remove dead skin cells. Binchotan Charcoal, one of the key ingredients in it, works to clean the hair by allowing for the optimal absorption of oils and impurities such as dirt, sebum, and product build-up while promoting overall scalp health. In addition, the natural calming power of peppermint and spearmint oil have been added to help sooth irritated and itchy scalps and help to maintain a healthy scalp pH level. Natural oils in combination with tea tree oil work together to promote overall healthy hair and reduce flakiness. It smells like chocolate chip mint ice cream. It will not lather like other shampoos. I take a little of this and distribute it throughout my hair and gently rub it into my scalp after rinsing out my initial shampoo. My scalp feels fresh and tingly from the mint. It’s more like a spa treatment for your scalp and roots. This shampoo not only exfoliates my scalp but it also helps bring much needed moisture back to my hair, leaving my hair soft and shiny. I ever had noticeable hair loss when shampooing, but within two weeks of using this, my scalp is far less irritated and hair loss issignificantly reduced. I didn’t expect it to work as well as it did. You don’t need to use it every time you shampoo, which means you can extend the life of one jar. I do wish the price can be a bit more reasonable, but it is worth it. Thanks to this product, it ends my pain of being itchy.
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Scalp Revival Charcoal + Coconut Oil Micro-exfoliating Scalp Scrub Shampoo
Briogeo-Scalp Revival Charcoal + Coconut Oil Micro-exfoliating Scalp Scrub Shampoo
Save your tangled hair: a magic brush!
Save your tangled hair: a magic brush!
I have fine, dry hair and worse still, my hair tends to tangle easily. Detangling is a painful thing for me because I always violently combed down some horrible snarls, which always influence my mood too.  For tangled hair, my experience is to use the correct combing method, that is, combing hair from hair ends first, after hair ends are smooth, combing downward from the middle of the hair again, finally just combing from hair roots to hair end directly. Then it detangles hair, avoid pulling the hair and leading to hair loss. Methods are important, but so are tools! Comb selection is closely related to hair care. Here I want to share a magic brush- Michel Mercier Travel Size Detangling Brush. It helps me a lot!  This brush is a particularly designed to remove knots and tangles. It has 428 bristles with 32 different heights to apply the correct pressure to your hair, which can give you a pain-free brushing experience. At first I wasn't sure about the ease of use because it has no handle. But the ergonomic shape feels nice in the hand and is easy to hold, maneuver through my hair and glide through tangles in a flash, without pulling out my hair. While other brushes damage and need a lot of effort to detangle my hair, this brush easily detangles and allows me to quickly brush my hair with minimal ripping. Besides, I feel extremely comfortable and relaxed since it gently massages my scalp when combing. I love the fact a cover fits nicely on the brush, which keeps all the junk from outside off the bristles of the brush. Its travel size takes up very little space in my purse or suitcase than a traditional brush and works great. By the way, the brushes are actually available for fine hair (pink brush), normal hair (green brush) and thick hair (blue brush). I didn't notice it when I bought it and I just picked a color I like. Luckily, it fits me well too. With a right brush, detangling your hair will be faster, easier, and painless!
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