Hair treatment

Not Your Mother's Leave-In Conditioner review

This leave-in conditioner helps soften and strengthen hair, but has a heavy fragrance. Plus, my dad's thoughts on leave-in conditioner sprays vs. thicker formulas.

My hair gets pretty darn frizzy in the summer. I usually throw my hair into a ponytail because I’d have to get up an hour earlier to have enough time to tame all that frizziness. I was curious if Not Your Mother’s Leave-In Conditioner could help keep my hair under control, so I picked up a bottle when it went on sale at CVS. I bought it on the same day I picked up Not Your Mother’s Texturizing Sea Salt Spray. This leave-in conditioner states that it is formulated with an…

Not Your Mother's Texturizing Sea Salt Spray review

Could beach-tousled waves be just a spray or two away? Probably not, but it's fun to dream.

Ever since I got back from Hawaii, I’ve been daydreaming of long, lazy days at the beach. That’s probably why I impulse-bought Not Your Mother’s Texturizing Sea Salt Spray when I spotted it at CVS. It promises to leave your hair looking perfectly wind-tousled, like you just spent the day at the beach. I was intrigued—I’ve only ever used sea salt for cooking/eating before. Could it really help texturize my hair and shape it into glamorous, tousled waves?

BB Color Gloss review: A path to glossier color-treated hair?

Should you use this treatment to liven up color-treated hair?

Many things in life carry hidden costs that aren’t reflected in their initial price tags (caveat emptor indeed). For example, if you buy a large house, you’ll most likely need to spend more money to get it cleaned (or more time cleaning it yourself). If you start using waterproof mascara, you’ll also need to purchase eye makeup remover. If you color your hair, you’ll have to start buying sulfate-free shampoo to help preserve that color—and hair treatments like the one…