My Experience With Livar Argan Oil Hair Products

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Ever since I went back to my original hair, I’ve been using sulfate-free hair products and I’ve stopped dyeing hair for one year as a healing period. I’ve been using more natural products with less chemicals involved and of course Argan Oil has been my favorite since it’s good for hair and skin as well.

Livar Argan Oil Shampoo

If you’re not familiar with sulfate-free hair products, you should know that the shampoo doesn’t really bubble like normal shampoos would. The shampoo itself leaves your hair a bit dry so I would suggest to use a conditioner right after rinsing the shampoo, it leaves your hair clean that’s for sure but slightly dry. I kind of miss seeing the foam build up on my hair and I would randomly create weird hairstyles with it, and see myself as a diva, maybe it’s time to buy those normal shampoos.

Livar Argan Oil Conditioner

I always recommend using more conditioner than shampoo, it moisturizes and leaves the hair with a healthy shine. Now this conditioner is like a step two to the shampoo I reviewed earlier and I feel they should go together, The dryness you get from the shampoo completely disappears after using this conditioner. I’ve been using those two products for about 4 months now and I’m honestly very satisfied with them.

Both products obviously contain Argan Oil and as amazing this ingredient is to our hair and skin, I really don’t like the smell of it. It’s not a strong smell actually, I just didn’t like how my hair smelled after using them. I would use a hair mist while my hair is still damp and that is the last step of my hair washing routine. Other than the smell, I loved those two products. I would highly recommend it just like Nashi Argan products I reviewed before, mainly because I believe Argan Oil is so great with hair as I experienced in plenty of other hair and skin products.

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Product of The Month

Can we be real for a moment? Do you know the amount of time I spend thinking of an intro for every post? I’m a failure even as a blogger. Now we got that out of the way, let’s talk about my favorite product this month which is Oriental Princess Story of Happiness Hair Mist.

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I got this hair mist as a gift from my sister in law after I mentioned to her that I was considering buying a hair mist from Boutiqaat, it’s a website for cosmetics and beauty products chosen by famous people from Middle East and let’s just say the products aren’t exactly cheap. Anyway she gave me Oriental Princess hair mist and said try this one you might like it and I did. It smells fruity with a hint of rose, it’s not too powerful and it doesn’t effect your hair in any way except obviously makes it smell amazing.

She gave me this fruity one named Forever Bright as the Oriental Princess hair mist line offers more scents, here’s the Amazon page in case you are more comfortable getting it from there even though it’s cheaper from the original website. Have you ever tried Oriental Princess products before ?

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Hair Myths I Tested

Recently I’ve dyed my hair back to black after being blonde for almost 3 years, I’ve done Brazilian treatment and recently did a protein treatment as well. I can say I’ve pushed my hair’s boundaries, I’ve damaged my hair too much so I would consider myself well-informed with all the hair damaging procedures. I won’t call myself a hair expert but I think I can honestly say what’s real and what’s not in the book of hair myths, so here’s my take on the truths of these myths.

  • Dyeing your hair too much will make you bald.

If I got a dollar for every time I heard this sentence, I would be rich. The truth in this myth is that, your hair will fall out but not THAT much that you would be bald.

  • Trimming your hair will make it longer.

I don’t know the logic of this myth exactly, I mean technically you are cutting your hair so obviously it’ll be shorter. Here’s my take on this one, cutting the ends of the hair to eliminate the split ends or any breakage happening will make your hair look better OBVIOUSLY … but it won’t make your hair all the sudden grow faster.

  • Fancy hair products work better for your hair

I’ve tried a massive variety of hair products, and I do mean a looooooooooooooooot. Here’s what I found out, hair products don’t help your hair as much as food does. It’s all about what you eat, this is why those hair pills are getting popular. They give you the nutrition that you can originally get from food but in more focused levels.

And always remember conditioner is your best friend whether in make your hair silky smooth or using it as a shaving cream (trust me it works perfectly).

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My Experience With L’Occitane Aromachologie Olivier Nourishing Collection

 

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Before I start this post, let me just state that this entry is my own opinion and how it worked with me, it works differently with each person. With that being said, let’s start this post.

During my recent UAE visit, I went to L’Occitane store to get some products for my sister. I bought a face cream from there before that became my favorite after few uses so I trust this brand. While I was there, the lady working there mentioned a set of hair products that works best for dry damaged hair and it contains natural oils, also it’s silicon-free. I thought it sounds good since my hair is damaged from coloring and I wanted to use something natural like this product claims.

I bought the shampoo, conditioner and mask. I instantly used them when I got back home and it didn’t really meet my expectations. First time I tried the shampoo, I noticed that it doesn’t bubble up like shampoos usually do so I assumed it’s because it’s silicon-free. Now since it mentions it contains olive oil, you can clearly smell it as you apply it on your hair. I don’t mind the smell because it’s actually quite relaxing but I don’t like my hair smell that way.

After using the shampoo and conditioner, my hair was seriously dry and all over the place. That never happens to me since I have smooth tamed hair naturally even when damaged so I wanted to stop using those products. I didn’t want to instantly judge and hate them so I decided to continue using them for a month because maybe it takes time to affect my hair. It didn’t and my hair was more dry than before so after a month of using them now I’m giving up on these products. This set didn’t work for me and it dried my hair instead of fixing it as it claims, it might work for someone else maybe.

But that’s just my opinion, it might’ve worked for you and probably this set is your favorite so let me know your thoughts about it and what’s your favorite hair product.

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My Experience With Nashi Argan Hair Products

I get asked frequently about my hair, since I’m the kind of person who dyes her hair constantly, how do I keep it looking healthy and not damaged. I never really liked my super dark hair and I feel blonde suits me more, of course doing that for couple of years it damaged my hair. I keep trying different treatments to maintain my hair and so far, the Brazilian Blowout was the best solution I had.

Recently, I got a message from the salon I usually go to (different than the one I mentioned in the storytime post)  and in the message they mentioned offers for Nashi Argan’s products. There was a package of 4 treatment sessions and also a Deep Infusion Mask for one time and I decided to try it out because I’ve heard ladies praise these products and how it fixed their hair issues. Now the package they mentioned and also the products themselves are a bit too pricey, I have no issue in paying that much since I deeply care for my hair and obviously need the most care I could get to maintain it but recently I thought of controlling my money flow, I’m a shopholic and it’s quite unhealthy at some points.

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I went for the one time Deep Infusion mask because I wanted to test it out, from that experience I would decide if it’s worth getting the other products (Shampoo, conditioner, serum and mask) and this is how my experience went …

At first the hairdresser washed my hair with Nashi’s shampoo and massaged the scalp, obviously felt so good I wanted to sleep. After that she started applying the mask, strand by strand but mostly focusing on the scalp and then after she was done I was put under a steam machine for about 45 minutes. When my time was finally done, she rinse hair with water only without putting anymore product.

I don’t blow-dry my hair so I let it air-dry on it’s own and honestly my hair smelled so good after that mask. Along with that amazing smell, my hair looked much healthier and softer. The effect of this mask was instantly shown after only one use which made me impressed and I made up my mind in getting the whole line of products because it’s really worth it after seeing the outcome.

I hope this post helped you in any way to decide whether to try these products or skip them to try another one, whichever makes you comfortable but I highly recommend trying it out even just the mask like I did.

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Truths About Having Unnatural Hair Color

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I’ve dyed my hair unnatural hair colors way too many times, I tried turquoise, blue, purple, orange and pink. Recently I did a dark blue ombre and I thought of writing this post to whoever thinking to dye their hair unnatural hair colors.

  • People will stare at you. You have an unnatural hair color so obviously people will stare at you like you are some sort of alien, if you don’t mind the staring and of course judgmental people go for it.
  • No more white bed sheets and towels. Stains, stains everywhere and you can’t really do something about it because that’s how these dyes work. Try getting darker colored towels and avoid white bed sheets because the color will stain your pillow case when you sleep.
  • Monthly touch ups. These hair dyes are usually semi-permanent so after few washes the color usually fade out, if you are planning to keep the color you’ll need to go to a salon every few weeks and that means you’ll need to pay every time. If you are confident of doing it by yourself, there’re plenty of YouTube tutorials to check out.
  • It’s okay to dye your hair without bleach. One of the things that makes us hate the hair coloring process is hair damage, bleach damages the hair it’s a universal fact. It’s okay to dye your hair without bleach but it won’t be as vibrant as a bleached hair would look.

These are the points I can currently think of from my experience in dying my hair unnatural hair colors, hope you enjoyed this post.

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October Blogging Challenge – Week 4

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Day 22. Hairstyle of The Day

My hair is usually on two states, either loose untied or a messy bun. Since I can’t really show my hair, I chose an image that looks almost similar to my current hair color and how I do the messy bun

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Day 23. Recent Purchases

Oh boy my favorite topic, I recently ordered online few items from Dresslink which I’m going to include in a haul post some time soon. Also I wanted to try an Android TV Box which I ordered from LightInTheBox.

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Will post my review about it once it gets delivered.


Day 24. Favorite Quote

This was stressful to think of because I have so many but after meditating for hours and then getting drunk with Mountain Dew I chose two, one from Bioshock Infinite

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and one from Fran Bow

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Day 25. Dream Job

I feel like this question was repeated way too many times when we were in school, I honestly still don’t know how to answer it and I’m afraid if I do, it’ll be easier to pass the security questions from my emails.

When I was younger I’ve wanted to be a science teacher because I really loved that subject … back then … when life was easier. Later as the years passed and I’ve come to realize that science isn’t that easy anymore, I wanted to work on computers and be a programmer (which is my job at the moment) but I wouldn’t say it’s my dream job.

If it was possible, I’d say play games for a living or take care of cats.


Day 26. Ways to Win Your Heart

FOOD

I’m being serious here. I love when people ask me out to hangout and that involves food .. obviously they are paying not me.

Also I would say music, I love sharing playlists with others, it’s easier for me to describe my feelings through music since I’m really bad with words.


Day 27. Bedtime Outfit



Day 28. Manicure of The Day

I’m a mother, it’s impossible to do that at the moment.

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