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Beauty Booth – Spring Fresh

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Here’s another Beauty Booth list! Since my last article, I’ve went and got some new products. Is there anything here you would try? Check out what I’ve listed below!

 

Facial Skin Care:

 

St Ives Fresh Skin Face Scrub Apricot

 

For a few years, this was my go to facial scrub mainly because of the price and how well it scrubs dirt off of your face. I would recommend this for oily skin types, but it needs to be paired with a facial lotion to avoid drying out your skin. Seriously though, get this when you’re tight on money.

 

Shea Moisture African Black Soap Clarifying Mud Mask

 

Recently I bought this to help someone else with their acne, but I’ve also tried it myself a few times. I haven’t seen any signs of acne while using this, but it sure does burn. It contains tea tree oil, which has been said to help with blemishes. I’m unfamiliar with the ingredient Tamarind, but it has been said to help brighten up the skin.  

 

What I’m currently using: Alba Botanica Acnedote Face and Body Scrub

 

This is the best facial scrub I’ve used, hands down! It doesn’t burn even though it contains salicylic acid and the ground walnut shell is gentle enough when exfoliating the skin. Also, the smell is light and hardly noticeable, so it won’t be a bother.

 

Hair Care (currently using all):

 

Pacifica Indian Coconut Nectar Perfumed Hair and Body Mist

 

Was I the only one unaware of the existence of hair perfume? I’ve never thought of it until I recently purchased an oil that smelled very herbally, but decided I couldn’t walk around with the scent of plant in my hair. Once I sprayed this (very lightly), I couldn’t smell any trace of the oil at all. What I also like is that it isn’t overpowering, but that could be the reason why the scent fades away much sooner.

Renpure Biotin and Collagen Thickening Shampoo/Conditioner

 

If you suffer from thin hair, this will give your locs a boost! The vitamin biotin itself is supposed to thicken hair, but when paired with collagen, it also strengthens it. This not only aids in helping out split ends and shedding, but volume too.

 

Henna Gloss Bar

After hearing about this product through Youtube, I decided to purchase a bar and try it myself. It was the best decision I’ve ever made. Firstly, henna is a natural dye used to change the color of your hair without the use of chemicals. A henna gloss bar doesn’t fully contain henna, but is prepared with different butters and oils. The products main function is to replace a protein treatment and condition the hair. While protein treatment can dry out your hair strands, a henna gloss bar moisturizes them. After one use you’ll notice a difference! The only downsides to this product is the price and the process. It’s $12 a bar, which means I’ll be buying this once a month. Henna can also be very messy, so beware of getting it on your bathrooms walls once it’s melted.  

 

Miscellaneous:

 

Tree Hut Shea Sugar Scrub Tropical Mango

 

Skin exfoliation is very important! It takes away the dead skin we accumulate from the sun and just living, but leaves your body feeling like silk after. It’s like going to the spa, but not as expensive. Anyway, I like this scrub because it comes in a decent sized container and smells like mangos. And who doesn’t like smelling like mangos?

 

Garnier Whole Blends Honey Treasures Repairing Mask

 

If you are prone to dry hair, please deep condition. It will make detangling and your whole life easier. This product specifically aids in reversing damage and strengthening brittle strands of your hair. I would only use this weekly or bi weekly though. Although the jar may be little, it lasts for about five weeks.  

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