Hair care

Shea Moisture Fragrance-Free Shampoo and Body Wash review

This shampoo-body-wash combo includes great ingredients like aloe vera and shea butter—and it smells pretty good even though it's completely fragrance-free.

My mom rarely buys anything at full price—not just because she enjoys saving money, but also because she loves the experience of hunting for a good bargain. I’m not sure if it’s a case of nature or nurture, but I definitely caught that bargain hunting bug. That’s why I love shopping at TJ Maxx. I’ve slowly been picking through my TJ Maxx stockpile, and I finally got around to trying Shea Moisture Fragrance-Free Shampoo and Body Wash recently. It turned out to be a real…

Shea Moisture Bentonite Clay Shampoo Bar Review

When it comes down to it, it's basically just a bar soap that you can use on your hair. However, the fragrance was too strong for my liking.

The past few months have been filled with many “firsts” for me when it comes to personal care products. A few weeks ago, I tried my first lotion bar. I also started using a menstrual cup recently (more on that in a separate post). And today, I’m going to share my first experience with a solid shampoo bar: Shea Moisture Manuka Honey & Mafura Oil Bentonite Clay Shampoo Bar. Although I bought it at TJ Maxx many months ago, I only recently got around to trying it. It caught my…

Garnier Whole Blends Oat Delicacy Conditioner Review

This conditioner helps make my hair feel more sleek and shiny, but it also slightly irritates my ears, probably because of the fragrance, limonene, and sodium hydroxide.

After my harrowing experience with Suave Professionals Sleek & Smooth Conditioner, I wandered the aisles of Duane Reade in search of a non-irritating product that could tame my mane without inflaming my ears. I spotted Garnier Whole Blends Oat Delicacy Conditioner and decided to give it a go because it claimed that it had been “tested on sensitive scalp” and was gentle enough for everyday use. Unfortunately, it didn’t end up being gentle enough for my sensitive ears, but…