Elle’s March 2016 Faves!

What’s up, y’all? It’s been awhile since I’ve done a faves video, so here are mine for March. And it’s not just hair – I have some skincare, makeup, yoga, and spiritual gear for you all. Check it out!

 

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Empties and Mini Product Reviews Volume II

Hey all, today I’m going to do mini reviews for 5 natural hair/curly hair products that I’ve used up recently: Broo conditioners (2), Mineral Fusion Curl Care Conditioner, Nubian Heritage Honey and Black Seed Protectant Leave-In, ¬†and Nubian Heritage Indian Hemp and Tamanu Growth and Strengthen Treatment Masque.

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Hair: 2nd day wng w/ CJ Curl Rehab + Biotera Gel, w/ Camille Rose pomade on ends. Fluffed out 2nd day hair w/ pomade.

Empty Products:

Broo Smoothing: http://www.drugstore.com/broo-conditioner-silky-spice-smoothing-i-p-a-/qxp469348?catid=183457
Ingredients: Beer, Cetyl Alcohol, Glycerin, Behentrimonium Chloride, Olea Europaea (Olive) Oil, Diheptyl Succinate, Caprylol Glycerin/Sebacic Acid Copolymer, Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis (Sweet Almond) Oil, Guar Hydroxypropyltrimonium Chloride, Fragrance, Sodium Benzoate, Potassium Sorbate, Citric Acid

Broo Hydrating: http://www.drugstore.com/broo-conditioner-warm-vanilla-hydrating-porter/qxp469346?catid=183457
Ingredients: Beer, Cetyl Alcohol, Glycerin, Behentrimonium Chloride, Olea Europaea (Olive) Oil, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter, Diheptyl Succinate, Caprylol Glycerin/Sebacic Acid Copolymer, Guar Hydroxypropyltrimonium Chloride, Fragrance, Sodium Benzoate, Potassium Sorbate, Citric Acid

Pros: Smell/some slip/strengthening/rinses clean
Cons: Not really moisturizing/price
Repurchase: Maybe in a pinch

Mineral Fusion Curl Care Conditioner: http://mineralfusion.com/index.php/shop/body-and-hair/hair-care/new-look-curl-care-shampoo-conditioner
Ingredients: Aqua, Aloe Barbadensis (Leaf Juice/jus de feuilles)*, Cetearyl Alcohol, Panthenol, Helianthus Annuus (Sunower Seed Oil/l’huile de graines de tournesol)*, Stearalkonium Chloride, Cetyl Alcohol, Malachite (Extract/extrait), Smithsonite (Extract/extrait), Rhodochrosite (Extract/extrait), Hematite (Extract/extrait), Argania Spinosa (Kernel Oil/kernal huile), Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea Butter/le beurre de karit√©)*, Hydrolyzed Soy Protein, Olea Europaea (Olive Leaf Extract/extrait de feuilles d’olivier), Lecithin, Astrocaryum Murumuru (Seed Butter/beurre de graine), Tocopherol, Linum Usitatissimum (Linseed Seed Oil/l’huile de graine delin)*, Citric Acid, Titanium Dioxide, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba Seed Oil/l’huile de graines de jojoba)*, Sodium Benzoate, Potassium Sorbate, Ethylhexylglycerin, Natural Fragrance/Fragrance Naturelle (Parfum)

Pros: Nice slip/moisturizing/good for detangling
Cons: smell/marketing (maybe?)
Repurchase: Yes

Nubian Heritage Honey and Black Seed Protectant Leave-In: https://www.nubianheritage.com/collections/honey-black-seed-with-keratin/honey-black-seed-heat-protect-leave-in-conditioning-cream
Ingredients: Deionized Water, Carthamus Tinctorius (Safflower) Seed Oil*, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea Butter) Oil*, Macadamia Ternifolia (Macadamia) Seed Oil*, Orbignya Oleifera (Babassu) Seed Oil, Cetyl Alcohol, Honey, Sorbitol Esters, Castor Oil, Black Seed Oil, Centrimonium Choloride (Conditioning Salt), Keratin, Daucus Carota Sativa (Carrot) Oil, Vegetable Protein, Proprietary Essential Oil Blend

Pros: Nice slip going on/absorbs well/moisturizing/versatile/softening
Cons: smell
Repurchase: Maybe

Nubian Heritage Indian Hemp and Tamanu Growth and Strengthen Treatment Masque: https://www.nubianheritage.com/collections/indian-hemp-tamanu/indian-hemp-tamanu-grow-strengthen-treatment-masque
Ingredients: Deionized water, butyrospermum parkii (shea butter)*, cannabis sativa (hemp) seed oil, calophyllum (tamanu) oil, aloe barbadensis leaf extract, cetyl esters, panthenol (vitamin B-5), bambusa vulgaris (bamboo) extract, tiare (gardenia tahitensis) flower, allium sativum (garlic) extract, melia azadirachta (neem) seed oil, behentrimonium choloride (conditioning salt), proprietary essential oil blend, lonicera caprifolium (honeysuckle) flower (and) lonicera japonica (japanese honeysuckle) flower extract, keratin, tocopherol (vitamin E), hyssopus officinalis extract, salvia officinalis (sage) leaf and equisetum arvense extract, soybean oil

Pros: Ingredients/strengthening
Cons: lack of slip/lack of moisture/smell
Repurchase: No

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