Beauty, Skin Care

My Skin type is Slightly Dry…

My skin type is slightly dry, resistant, pigmented and tight. I feel silly because I always thought it was either oily or normal, haha.  I suppose I should have known given that my skin prefers creamy non-soap cleaners over the gel kinds.  I took the Baumann Skin Type questionnaire to figure this out.  Here’s a link for you to find…

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Healthy Hair Care, Low Manipulation Styles

Twist-Out

Those are perm rods on my ends Every time I attempt a twist out, I start out with the best of intentions.  I’m going to take my time, do each twist carefully, make equal sized twists, etc.  However, when my arms start aching and my fingers start cramping my mind set quickly changes, I forget about my initial goals and…

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Beauty, Product Reviews, Skin Care

Product Review: L’Oreal’s Revitalift Radiant Smoothing Cream Cleanser

Source Ingredients: Water (Aqua), Sodium Cocoyl Glycinate, Coco Betaine, Glycerin, Sodium Chloride, Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Acrylates/C10 30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer, Ascorbyl Glucoside, Benzyl Salicylate, Butylparaben, Citronellol, Ethylparaben, Glycol Distearate, Isobutylparaben, Linalool, Methylparaben, PEG 14M, Phenoxyethanol, Polyquaternium 7, Propylparaben, Salicylic Acid, Sodium Benzoate, Sodium Hydroxide, Fragrance. The Claim: “[S]pecially formulated to nourish skin and boost radiance while gently exfoliating and removing…

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Beauty, Skin Care

Recharging my Skin

Lately my skin’s been feeling drab and yucky.  I’ve been slacking on my skin care regimen and trying new products.  Given the current state of my skin, it’s time to get back on the Wash, Exfoliate, Tone, Treat and Moisturize routine.  I will spare you the before pictures, but I’m going to challenge myself to 7 days of consistency.  Same…

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Product Reviews

Product Review: Chi Silk Infusion

In honor of my recent decision to put away my flat iron, I’ve decided to do a product review of Chi Silk Infusion: Ingredients: Cyclomethicone*, Dimethiconol, Dimethicone, C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate, Panthenol, Ethyl Ester of Hydrolyzed Silk, Phenoxyethanol, Fragrance, D&C Yellow 11, D&C Red 17, Zinc Oxide, Titanium Dioxide, Mica, Boron Nitride Powder The Claim: CHI Transformation System Silk Infusion helps strengthen your…

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