What To Look for in a Shampoo for Oily Hair and Sensitive ScalpIt can be really annoying when you have oily hair and sensitive scalp. Check this recommendation list for shampoos you may need.
Cherie is an online community of beauty lovers sharing their stories; whether that's their favorite products, makeup tutorials, or skincare routines. Download the app today to be a part of #BeautyWithoutBarriers and show the world what beauty means to you!If you've got a sensitive scalp, it's highly likely you've got sensitive skin as well, so washing your hair in the shower can be a nightmare because it affects the rest of your skin also. So just what should you look for in a shampoo if you've got oily hair?Shampoo with Sulfates? NO!If you've got oily hair, caring for it can be a vicious circle. You may wash your hair frequently to get rid of the greasy feeling, but in doing so, you might actually be making it worse. The problem is, the more you use a harsh shampoo to wash your hair to rid it of the oil, the more your scalp will produce oil. So what is the solution? Many shampoos use sulfates to create a lather to wash the hair. However, these sulfates can sometimes strip or irritate the scalp and cause it to dry out. This, in turn, stimulates the sebaceous glands to produce more oil leading to oily hair. Using a gentler shampoo that does not contain sulfates can help to calm your scalp and break the cycle of washing and sebum production. This allows your scalp and hair to recover and return to a healthy state. A hydrating shampoo can help smooth the hair cuticle leaving your hair looking glossier, shinier, and much healthier. These sulfate-free shampoos are an excellent option for oily sensitive hair and scalps.Argan Oil Sulfate-free ShampooArgan oil sulfate-free shampoo is a wonderful shampoo that does not contain sulfates. Rich in Morrocan argan oil and botanicals which hydrate and soothe the hair and scalp, this shampoo will leave your hair shiny and silky and sparkling clean. It's great for curly hair, and the argan oil helps reduce frizz and give the hair a silky sheen as it contains silk extracts also. The range also has a matching argan conditioner, which will further help restore treated and damaged hair to its glossy glory. At $14.99 for 400 ml, it's a little more expensive than regular shampoos, but it's definitely worth it, and your hair will thank you for it.Natural Shampoo and Conditioner: Paraben and Sulfate-freePerfect Hair Focus is a shampoo and conditioner pack that is paraben and sulfate-free. If you're struggling to keep your hair healthy and grow it longer, this is the shampoo conditioning formula for you. It's perfect if your hair is colored as it protects your color and doesn't strip the hair. Containing lots of nourishing ingredients like fractionated coconut oil, which is packed full of antioxidants. Coconut oil helps to hydrate hair and scalp and promote growth. So if your hair feels a little lackluster and you're struggling to grow it, this is definitely a shampoo and conditioning formula that will help you. With its gentle ingredients and ginseng root extract, it is designed for dry hair, but often oily hair can be dry and damaged at the ends, so using this shampoo and conditioner combo once or twice a month will help to balance your hair and scalp and stop your skin getting used to one product. At $28.99, it's an investment product but one which your hair and scalp will really benefit from.
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PERFECT HAIRNatural Shampoo and ConditionerBalance Your Scalp's pH with Essential OilsDegrease by Maple holistics is an excellent product for oily hair and scalp. It also helps with dandruff prone scalps and uses essential oils such as lemon, basil, and cypress, to rebalance the pH of your scalp, helping to restore healthy sebum levels. As a sulfate and paraben-free shampoo, its gentle formula helps to rebalance your scalp and regulate sebum production. With rosemary and jojoba to help soothe the scalp, this is definitely a good option if you've got an itchy scalp that is prone to dandruff.
MAPLE HOLISTICSDegrease, Moisture Control ShampooNatural Cider Vinegar to Rejuvenate and Remove Toxins from Your ScalpCider vinegar has long been a tried and tested natural remedy for a range of hair and scalp problems, so it's no surprise that it's now used in shampoos. Wow, skin science is sulfate and paraben-free and helps to clarify and stimulate the scalp gently, leading to a stronger, thicker, and healthier growth of hair follicles. It contains DHT blockers, which helps to thicken hair and promote growth. It also reduces scalp flaking and frizz, moisturizes the scalp and removing dead skin cells gently. Raw apple cider vinegar helps to remove toxins and promote shiny glossy hair. This is definitely the product for you if your scalp needs rejuvenation and calm.Douse Your Hair in Herbal Essences and Smell DeliciousWith no minerals, sulfates, or parabens, Herbal Essences have really brought healthy haircare to the masses. They've also layered on the scents of honey jasmine and vanilla to make your hair smell good enough to eat. If your hair and scalp are begging for a shampoo, which is gentle and cleansing, smells delicious and is free of all the nasties, this is definitely the hair care shampoo and conditioning set for you. Reasonably priced, it's an everyday hair care product for sensitive, oily scalps that are prone to dandruff and irritation.
Herbal EssencesSulfate Free Shampoo and Conditioner KitPureZero to Give Your Hair and Scalp a Super Healthy FeedKale has often been known for its superfood properties due to its wealth of vitamins and minerals. So what better way to help a damaged scalp than lather on some natural goodness to nourish your hair. 100% vegan, PureZero has never been tested on animals and is a member of PETA's beauty without bunnies program. Beautiful hair comes from a beautifully healthy scalp, and with antioxidants and all-natural ingredients, your tired tresses will feel rejuvenated with this gentle shampoo.Puracy Developed by DoctorsIf you suffer from scalp irritation, puracy is a product that has been formulated by chemists and doctors to hydrate and strengthen your luscious locks. With citrus, eucalyptus, and mint essential oils, this olive-based shampoo contains beet sugar extract and olive-based squalene to hydrate the scalp and smooth the hair leaving it frizz-free and shiny. There are no nasty harsh chemicals, parabens, or sulfates in this all-natural shampoo, and it's also environmentally conscious in both its packaging and ingredients. It's also cruelty-free and vegan, which is a sure sign its definitely good for your scalp also. With a mid-price range of $20.99 for 16 fl oz, this is definitely a good option for your sensitive scalp and will be that secret weapon to help you keep your tresses in tip-top condition with minimal effort or scalp irritation. So if your scalp has a sensitive issue, is too oily or prone to dandruff, why not check out some of the products above which can really promote your hair and scalp's health and beauty.
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My Top 5 Foundations for Oily Skin
Here are my top 5 foundations for oily/combination/acne prone skin! These are by no means my only favorite foundations, just the ones I keep going back to. 1. ESTĒE LAUDER - Double Wear Stay-in-Place Foundation This matte, oil-free foundation controls oil all day. It’s sweat, heat and humidity-resistant, waterproof and 24-hour colour true. With buildable, medium-to-full coverage that feels lightweight and so comfortable. No touchups needed. Best for hot weather/ holidays. The only Downside is that it doesn’t come with a pump 2. MAYBELLINE - Fit Me! Matte & Poreless Foundation This foundation is a must have if you are looking for a good drugstore option for oily skin. It’s super affordable and gives a beautiful finish without feeling heavy on the skin. 3. HUDA BEAUTY - Fauxfilter Foundation is perfect for you if you are looking for full coverage. Just a couple of pumps go a long way. However, the formula isn’t ideal for anyone with dry skin or for people sensitive to string fragrances. 4. L'ORÉAL - Infallible Pro-Matte Liquid Longwear Foundation This formula blends unbelievably well and you can build this to completely full coverage! ! I'm beyond impressed for this being drugstore. 5. The Ordinary - Colours Coverage Foundation with SPF 15 this is my everyday foundation and gives good enough coverage. I just have to mix two different shades to get my color as the range is quiet limited but for the price I pay, I don’t mind. Always stay away form words like “dewy”, “luminous”, “shiny” , “glowy” if you have oily skin. Let me know if you have any questions.
this hair repair treatment saved my split ends!
this amazing hair mask was kindly gifted by Sol De Janeiro. You know that feeling when tranquility washes over you, you hear the crunchy waves crash onto the shore, you feel that cool breeze envelope your body like a blanket, and you can almost taste the salty air? that’s how I felt using this hair mask. It felt like I was on a tropical island, sipping on pink lemonade. no joke, after washing this mask off I immediately noticed that my split ends were repaired. It was like magic. as somebody with major split ends and hair breakage, it literally felt like this mask was working voodoo on my head. i usually lose a lot of my hair, and my split ends look... well split. not with this mask. it hydrated my hair like no other, and smelled SO SO SO amazing. it even made my hair much more manageable to detangle and style. def recommend, 10/10.
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These are the drugstore makeup picks I ACTUALLY use! Don’t get me wrong, I love a good Tarte Shapetape Concealer. Even the latest launches from Rare Beauty have me swooning. But drugstore makeup holds a special place in my heart. Walking through the aisles of Target or CVS gets me giddy. Quite honestly, I count those trips as my therapy sessions. Plus, these are the places were I started getting essentials to experiment with when I was younger! My favorite brands to score from are no doubt Pixi, NYX, Essence Cosmetics, Sonia Kashuk, Maybelline and Covergirl. They’re just my go-to’s! They’re the brands constantly putting out dupes for cult favorites. Everything in this picture, I use on a daily basis. I’ve been going through Maybelline Lifter Glosses like they’re going out of style. I actually was responsible for my local Target running out of stock once...oops. Another new essential that’s crawled its way into my everyday routine is the Covergirl Cooling Glow Stick. It’s part of their new Clean Fresh line and I use it on my WHOLE face. Top tip: try it under your eyes over your concealer 👀 I’m still in search for the perfect drugstore CC cream, does anyone have any good recommendations?
The best workout hairstyle!
Hairstyles for the gym don’t have to be cute - but it’s nice when they are!! Here is a SUPER easy Dutch braid into a bun - perfect for the gym when you don’t want your hair getting in your face when you’re moving around! Begin with the Dutch braid which is a 3 strand braid taking pieces from either side of your head, UNDER the middle strand of hair. Then fluff it out by pulling on the braid strands and then take all of that and put into a half bun, wrap the extra hair and you’re done!!! Literally so easy yall and SO STINKING CUTE!! Xo, Johanna
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