Monthly Archives: November 2011

Holiday Giveaway!!!

Hello Blog Lovers!!! I have a surprise for you!! Today is the last day for the month of November and tomorrow will be the first of December!! Can you believe that the year 2011 will be over in just 32 days??!! Time flies and doesn’t slow down for anyone. Giggles. To kick off the Christmas Spirit I was contacted by a Design Essentials Rep to host a Giveaway just for my lovely blog followers!!

Design Essentials (my ultimate favorite salon brand of products) is currently offering a Holiday Compact Accessory for just $5.00 (While supplies last here). One lucky blog reader will receive this cute Holiday Compact Accessory bag filled with sample sizes of the Hydrate Leave-in Hydrating Conditioner, Detail Extra Hold High Gloss Setting Lotion, and Sleek Edge Control.

Hydrate Leave-In Hydrating Conditioner is a cream based leave-in conditioner hat softens and moisturizes dry, thirsty hair. It’s formulated with botanical extracts like Jojoba and Sweet Almond Oil, and leave the hair brilliantly shiny.

Detail Extra Hold High Gloss Setting Lotion is a ready-to-use setting lotion that delivers a medium to firm hold while leaving hair soft enough for effortless combing and styling. It creates smooth, shiny sets,  molds, and is excellent for blow-drying too. Infused with Panthenol and Wheat Protein. Detail Extra Hold also protects hair against heat.

Sleek Edge Control is a moisturizing smoothing gel that smoothes edges and creates sleek styles. SLEEK tames flyaways, and provides texture to short, spiky styles. It also gives hair a finished, polished look with intense sheen.

Entry Rules
Must be a blog follower
Must be 18 years or older 
U.S. Resident 

To be considered for Entry please leave a comment below and tell me if you could give one thing away to someone in need (this holiday season) what would it be and why. 

The contest begins today and Ends Friday December 16, 2011 at 3 PM EST.
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My November Julep Maven Box

Hello Blog Lovers!! I wanted to share with you guys my Julep Maven Box for the month of November!! I’ve recently become a nail polish junkie. Every time I go into the store I pick up some type of nail polish. I usually stick to neutrals and pinks, but I’ve recently branched out to all of the colors. I think it’s because my sister made fun of my nail polish collection and I quote, “your collection is lame it’s too many pinks.” LOL Anyways, I heard about Julep  Maven via LipSH0CK on Youtube (Great MUA and Great Tutorials) and I decide to give it a try. Check out the stats on the Julep Maven Beauty Editor Program below.

Stats:
  • Monthly Editor Sneak Peak Box includes Over $40.00 worth of products each month. It comes delivered in a customized giftable beauty editor Sneek Peek Box.
  • It features new, never before released colors and treatments First to you, before anyone else.
  • Also includes hits and cult favorites-the products that are at the top of editors’ minds
  • You will receive invitations to exclusive Julep Maven online events
  • Receive 20% off all julep.com purchases
  • Free shipping!!!

  • Each Julep Maven Beauty Editor is able to request a “Shelf Pull” each month between the 20th and 25th of each month. You will be sent an email of what is inside your box for the month before it arrives. If you don’t like it you can request a “Shelf Pull” to change it!

  • Send your Sneek Peek Box to a Girlfriend as a gift for the month if you choose to do so.  You can make those arrangements under the My Account Tab at Julep.com and select that option by the 25th of each month.
  • Skip a Month if you like! You can choose to skip a month free of charge. This must be done between the 20th and 25th of each month. 
  • Sign up and tell and a Friend and receive a $15 give certificate for every person you refer.
  • Membership fee is only $19.99 a month and inside you receive goodies just to fit your Maven Style.

Thanks for reading and watching!! Tell a Friend and Leave Comments!! Peace and Blessings!!


Hair Product of the Week: Shea Moisture Organic Raw Shea Butter Deep Treatment Masque

 Hello Blog lovers!! I would like to say WELCOME to all of my new followers! To close out November (forgive my lack of posting, blame it on school) I would like to share with you guys another one of my favorite Shea Moisture products. I have been using this religiously since I purchased it and I can honestly say I LOVE IT. My hair loves it more!! This weeks HPOW is the Shea Moisture Organic Raw Shea Butter Deep Treatment Masque (with sea kelp, Argan oil, and Shea butter). I purchased this product along with the Shea Moisture Shea Butter Moisture Retention Shampoo from Target for $10.  Check out the stats below:

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 It smells great and it’s affordable. It contains No Parabens, No phtalates, No Paraffin, No Gluten, No Propylene Glycol, No Mineral Oil, No Synthetic Fragrance, No PABA, No Synthetic color, NO DEA, No Animal Ingredients, and most of all NO SULFATES!!  It does however contain some all natural organic ingredients such as Shea Butter, Sea Kelp, and my favorite Argan Oil! It’s purely organic and I have used it every single time I shampoo my hair (since purchasing it) and I love it!  I combine this conditioner with my Creme of Nature Argan Oil Conditioner (applying it first) and then I apply the Deep Treatment Masque, covering the entire head; apply my plastic bag and leave it on for as long as I desire to do so.  The directions suggest5-30 minutes then rinse. This conditioner can also be used as a frizz free moisturizing styling creme. I will definitely be repurchasing this product (once I run completely out) and continuing to use it on my hair.  This conditioner  alone will heal, grow, and strengthen the hair and leave it manageable and soft. 

You can find this product at other retailers such as: Wal-greens and Walmart. The Shea Moisture Line sales also bath, baby, and shaving products for men.




Ingredients:



Deionized water, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea Butter), Argan Oil, Vegetable Glycerin, Emulsifying Wax, Sea Kelp Extract, Panthenol (Vitamin B-5), Essential Oil blend, Avocado oil, Lonicera Caprifolium (Honeysuckle) Flower (and ) Lonicera Japonica (Japanese Honeysuckle) Flower Extract, Tocopherol (Vitamin E), Hyssopus Officinalis Extract, Salvia Officinalis (Sage)Leaf and Equisetum Arvense Extract, Soybean Oil, Daucus Carota Sativa (Carrot) Seed Oil




I love, love, LOVE, this product and I am a true fan. 


Thanks for reading! Tell a Friend and Leave Comments!!  Peace and Blessings