It’s in the food!!!

Yesterday- Hubby and I were in Kroger, buying a few things for Sunday dinner.

Imagine my surprise when we get home and the Private Selection Apple Streusal Pie (half) that we bought had two unexpected ingredients: two different kinds of parabens. Yes, I know that parabens are preservatives, and that they can be in food, but you kind of expect to see them in processed foods, NOT in bakery pies!

So make sure to check your food, too!

Hello 2019!

I meant to post this earlier in the month, but time has gotten away from me (again).

I managed to survive my first semester back in school (barely) with a nice solid B.  Yay, me!  If you are returning to school, and it’s been more than a year since you were last in school- I advise you to never EVER take an accelerated language class.  Even if you were previously near-fluent.  It will kick your butt, guaranteed.

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[Hair Journey] Week 5

Wash Day

– Shampoo: Purposeful Hydration Shea Butter and Sandalwood shampoo (http://www.lovebeautyandplanet.com)
– Conditioner: Purposeful Hydration Shea Butter and Sandalwood conditioner
– Moisturizer: Cantu Shea Butter Leave-In Conditioning Repair Cream and Water (5%/95%)
– Leave-In/Styling Cream: Cantu Shea Butter Leave-In Conditioning Repair Cream

Can I just say that I find this shampoo / conditioner combo to be a refeshing change of scent. Sooo many products out there are either some sort of tropical scent, or a generic purfume-y type smell. This one smells kind of woodsy… kind of musk-y. It’s the sandalwood, and it’s just a refreshing change to the norm. The shampoo and conditioner work slightly better than Suave (and with less harmful ingredients).

I have found the shampoo, conditioner, and body wash (which I did not buy) at Walgreen’s, Kroger, and Wal-mart.

[Hair Journey] Week 4

Wash Day
– Shampoo: Creme of Nature Pure Honey Moisturizing Dry Defense Shampoo
– Deep Conditioner: Creme of Nature Pure Honey Repair Mask
– Moisturizer: Cantu Shea Butter Leave-In Conditioning Repair Cream and Water (5%/95%)
– Leave-In/Detangler: Creme of Nature Pure Honey Leave-In Detangler
– Styling Cream: Creme of Nature Pure Honey Moisture Whip Twisting Cream

Upkeep
– Moisturizer: Cantu Shea Butter Leave-In Conditioning Repair Cream and Water (5%/95%)
– Styling Creme: Pantene Truly Natural Defining Curls Custard

Yes, I realize that the Carol’s Daughter Black Vanilla Hair Smoothie is NOT a styling cream. However- it does work well as one, and my hair has not fallen out yet. But I did finally read the proper instructions, and in Week 6- I use it as it was intended.

I added the Creme of Nature Pure Honey Repair Mask. It doesn’t seem to make much of a difference. It’s an okay hair mask, and I intend to find out how it stacks up against the regular Pure Honey Conditioner soon.