A couple of days ago, I deviated from my normal hair routine of straightening my curly locks to try Miss Jessie’s Pillow Soft Curls. Now, styling my hair curly is pretty rare; I usually opt for blowdrying because my 3a curls inevitably turn into a frizzy mess. But for the first time that day, I was pleased with how my curls looked. In addition to Pillow Soft Curls, I also tried a couple of new hair care samples I received from the generous team at Yes to Carrots.
Did you know that Yes to Carrots has a line of shampoos and conditioners? Neither did I! Until just a few days ago when I sampled Yes to Blueberries Healthy Hair Repair Shampoo and Yes to Cucumbers Color Protection Conditioner. As someone who is a frequent user of heat styling and chemical treatments, I was pleasantly surprised that Yes to Blueberries Shampoo accomplished what it proclaims – shinier hair that restores damaged locks. I followed up with the fresh scent of Yes to Cucumbers Conditioner, made to protect and nourish my honey blonde highlights. Afterward, I noticed my hair color looked more vibrant and healthy. I love that the conditioner is sulfate-free, since buy phentermine 37.5 mg tablet sulfates lead to dryness and damage, and, therefore, frizzy curls.
After washing my hair, I used Beauty Protector Protect & Detangle to unlock any tangles (on a side note, this has got to be my favorite sample from my May Birchbox). I also want to point out that I air-dried my hair instead of towel-drying; the latter weakens hair follicles, causing breakage and frizziness (noooo thank you!). After applying Beauty Protector all over my hair, I took a wide-tooth comb – highly recommend this for my curly-haired friends, btw – and began gently combing from the end to the roots. Combing upwards instead of downwards helps minimize breakage.
Now for the best part- lathering Pillow Soft Curls, a styling “fabric softener” for curls – onto my hair. I was skeptical about this product at first, having tried numerous curling lotions that only made my hair crunchy and frizzy. Before applying, I used a diffuser to quickly dry my hair to help prevent curl shrinkage (a common side effect of applying leave-in lotions to wet, curly hair). Lastly, I took a small amount of PSC and evenly distributed it throughout my hair. The result? No frizz, no crunch; just shiny, soft, vibrant-colored curls and a lovely laundry scent.
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