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Nexxus Therappe Ultimate Moisture Shampoo & Humectress Ultimate Moisture Conditioner Review

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I am DEFINITELY a fan of this @nexxusnysalon Therappe Ultimate Moisture Shampoo & Humectress Ultimate Moisture Conditioner! The shampoo did a great job of gently cleansing my hair and the conditioner made my hair nice and smooth. The packaging is really nice! Looks very professional and definitely like it belongs in a salon. They also smell amazing! Has a professional salon scent. I will absolutely continue using this and consider purchasing these in the future. Thank you @nexxusnysalon and @crowdtap for the opportunity to try these products.I received these products free for testing and review purposes and all opinions are my own.

Have you guys tried this shampoo and conditioner set before? Would love to hear from you!

Until next time,

Rachael

Suave Essentials Waterfall Mist Shampoo Review

IMG_20170928_204245_185I had the opportunity to try out Suave Essentials Shampoo & Conditioner in Waterfall Mist. I don’t think I’ve used Suave shampoo and conditioner since I was a teenage!. I’m definitely happy with this set! It isn’t the first scent that I would pick but it’s not bad. I didn’t notice an overpowering scent in my hair later in the day or anything. My hair smelled clean! It did a great job of cleansing and conditioning my hair. Sometimes conditioners can be hit or miss but I actually enjoyed using this and I like how my hair looked and felt after using it. I received these products free from Crowdtap for testing and review purposes and all opinions are my own.

Have you guys tried Suave shampoo and conditioner? Would love to hear your thoughts on it!

Until next time,

Rachael

TRESemme Kertain Smooth Heat Protect Spray Review

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TRESemme Keratin Smooth Heat Protect Spray does an awesome job of protecting my hair from my heat styling tools. This stuff smells amazing! It comes in a nice pretty bottle that’s easy to use. You just spray it onto towel-dried hair or even completely dry hair prior to styling or blow-drying. My hair looks and feels super smooth too. I’m definitely going to continue using this product. I received this product free from Crowdtap for testing and review purposes and all opinions are my own.

Have you guys tried this heat protect spray before or do you have a favorite one that you like to use? Would love to hear from you!

Until next time,

Rachael

TRESemme Repair & Protect Shampoo and Conditioner Review

IMG_20171022_113919_271First of all I really like the packaging of this shampoo and conditioner set! The purple is really pretty. And they both smell amazing! I enjoyed using these products for sure. The shampoo did a great job of cleansing my hair and scalp and the conditioner made my hair soft and detangled it nicely. I haven’t had the same experience with TRESemme shampoo and conditioners in the past so I’m very pleased to see how well these worked with my hair. I like the fact that even if you don’t have damaged hair it can help protect it from damage of just everyday brushing and styling. I will definitely continue using these products! Thank you TRESemme for making me a fan!

I receive these products free for testing and review purposes from Crowdtap all opinions are my own.

Have you guys tried this set before or do you have any questions about it? Would love to hear from you!

Until next time,

Rachael

Luxe VoxBox Review!!!

20171110_134914.pngHappy Friday everyone! I hope everyone has had a great week and that you have something fun or relaxing planned for this weekend. I’m grateful to be enjoying a 4 day weekend this weekend. So, let’s get right into it! I received the Luxe VoxBox from Influenster for free to test and review. This by far has been the best box I have ever received from Influenster! It came with the following products: Aquis Lisse Luxe Hair Drying Towel, Amika Nourishing Mask, Amika Un.Done Texture Spray, Dr. Brandt Needles No More NO MORE BAGGAGE Eye De-Puffing Gel and Grande Lips Hydrating Lip Plumper in Clear Gloss.

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Aquis Lisse Luxe Hair Drying Towel

First of all, I could tell that this towel was different than other hair towels that I’ve used before because it has a different texture to it. You could almost describe it as a springy texture. It doesn’t feel like regular old cotton because it isn’t. It’s easy to use! I just wrapped my hair up in it as soon as I got out of the shower, got ready, put my makeup on, then I took my hair down from the towel. I noticed right away that my hair had more volume to it after I took the towel off and it just looked healthier. It also dried my hair significantly faster than it normally would if I was just using a regular towel. I’m definitely a fan of this product and I highly recommend it! This towel is part of my daily routine from here on out now.

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Amika Nourishing Mask & Un.Done Texture Spray

I had my own mini spa day at home with Amika! Their Nourishing Masks works amazingly well! First of all, the texture is nice and thick which usually tells me that it’s good quality. I confirmed it’s quality as soon as I applied it to my hair! The mask absorbed into my hair nicely and easily detangled it. It smells awesome too! After I got out of the shower and let my hair air dry, I could feel and see how soft it was. This is definitely a mask that I’m going to purchase in the future!
I then applied my Un.Done Texture Spray to my roots and all over the rest of my hair. It gave my hair more body, bounce and volume. Unlike other styling sprays I’ve used before, this did not make my hair feel hard. You wouldn’t even know I was wearing anything in my hair! This also smells really nice! It doesn’t have a chemical or strong smell to it. It’s very light. It’s meant to absorb dirt and oil as well as style your hair. I love that it’s basically a dry shampoo and a styling spray all in one without the white powder residue.

Overall I’m super pleased with these products and how my hair turned out. I can definitely say that I’m an Amika fan now! ♡♡♡♡

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Dr. Brandt Needles No More NO MORE BAGGAGE Eye De-puffing Gel

In my photo collage you will see a photo of me before I applied the product, after one application, and after I applied the second layer. I could definitely feel a difference after applying one layer as well as two layers of this product! My skin feels tighter under my eye area which is how I know it’s working. I think if I were to try this in the morning you guys will see more of a difference in the de-puffing since that tends to be the time of day when we are the most puffiest of course. But even so I can tell a difference after applying this in the afternoon. The packaging is really professional and sleek. The tip of the tube is really small which is helpful because you don’t need very much of this product. PRO TIP: make sure you follow their instructions and wait for the product to dry before applying another layer. After applying it under my eye area, I could feel a slight sting but nothing painful. You could tell it was definitely doing something to my under-eye area. And just as a side note, I was born with these dark circles unfortunately so they aren’t from lack of sleep or anything. But hey, Dr. Brandt has their work cut out for them with my dark circles. Lol! And I know this tube is going to last me for quite some time because you don’t need much product at all for one use. This is a product that I will continue to use and consider purchasing in the future. I also love the texture! It’s got a nice thickness to it, but it’s not too thick. It goes on very easy and smoothly.

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GrandeLIPS Hydrating Lip Plumper

Holy moly this product  is amazing! In the above photo collage you’ll see the Before photo, After 5 minutes photo, and After 30 Days photo. Look at the difference that it makes! My lips are super plumped and hydrated and I love the feeling of this product on my lips. It’s really easy to use too! There’s a little clicker on the bottom of the applicator and you click it until enough product comes out that you need. Then you apply it to your lips and wallah! I definitely got compliments on how moisturized and full my lips looked. I will definitely continue using this product and consider purchasing it in the future as well. The only downfall is that it has a scent to it that I’m not a fan of but after I apply it to my lips I don’t smell it anymore.

Thank you again Influenster for the opportunity to try out these Luxe products! They have definitely made a positive impact on my beauty routine and I’m happy that I get the opportunity to share these wonderful reviews with you guys.

Have you guys tried any of these products or do you have any questions about them? I’d love to hear from you. Feel free to comment down below.

Until next time,

~Rachael~

 

L’Oreal AIR DRY IT Wave Swept Spray Review

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Happy Saturday everyone! I’m really excited to tell you about this new hair product that I’ve been using for the past month; L’Oreal’s AIR DRY IT Wave Swept Spray!

It has a very pleasant scent; light and sort of fruity.

It’s super easy to use. You just:

  1. Spray throughout towel-dried hair
  2. Scrunch your hair
  3. Then AIR DRY IT

It also says that if you have naturally straight hair to apply the product, then put your hair in a braid to create soft waves. So far I haven’t tried the braiding method because my hair is naturally wavy, but I would love to try that to see how my waves turn out afterwards.

IMG_20170413_170800_948I love that it gives my hair so much volume and it really keeps my waves in place throughout the entire day. Although I have naturally wavy hair, if I don’t apply a product to it in the morning, the waves eventually fall out and my hair ends up pretty straight. I would definitely say that this product does what it says it will do. It helps my hair resist frizz, adds a shine to it and provides a hold for a textured, wavy look. Also, my hair isn’t crunchy or anything.

IMG_20170311_140700_838I don’t always say this about products that I get to test and review but I LOVE this product! It’s definitely going to remain a staple in my hair routine every morning. I used to just let my hair air dry without product in it, but this has definitely given my hair life! I also love the fact that I don’t have to use any heat on my hair due to blow drying. The price point is also very affordable. It’s only $3.97 at my local Target. The only downfall is that the bottle is only 4.2 ounces.

An interesting thing about the beautiful packaging is that it was designed by international artist and fashion collaborator Stina Persson. The design on the bottle is actually water color artwork which I find to be very fitting for this type of product.

Not only does L’Oreal carry this amazing product, but they also have 2 other products in their AIR DRY IT collection.

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They have the AIR DRY IT Undone Style Cream which seems to be the cream version of the AIR DRY IT Wave Swept Spray that I have.

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There is also the AIR DRY IT Ruffled Body Mousse which seems to be more for people with curly hair, but I would be willing to try this out to see what my hair would look like.

Have you tried any of the products in L’Oreal’s AIR DRY It collection? I would love to hear your thoughts. And as always, if you have any questions about the product that I tried out, please leave them below.

I received this product free for testing and review purposes from Influenster and all opinions are my own.

Until next time,

~Rachael~