Hair care

Desert Essence Fragrance-Free Conditioner Review: A nourishing treat for your hair

This fragrance-free conditioner is filled with beneficial ingredients like panthenol, jojoba oil, shea butter, and sea kelp extract.

There are few things I hate more than seeing “naturally derived fragrance” on a product label. I don’t care if the fragrance is naturally derived—I wish companies would just call it what it is: fragrance. Over the first few decades of my life, I haven’t really given a second thought to fragrances in hair products. It’s only over the past year or so that I’ve started to encounter a few bad experiences with irritating hair products. As a result, I’ve been…

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…