It’s Saturday, so we’re diving into the shallows. Can we talk about hair?
A little while back, I was having hair woes. It had become limp and unmanageable and I was hating my bangs. (That last bit happens every time the weather takes its annual sharp turn towards hot and humid.)
My hair had rebelled against the shampoo I used to love. It felt like it was never getting clean, no matter how thoroughly I washed it.
The first step was to get a nice haircut. (If you don’t like your hair, remember: it’s not you, it’s your stylist. I’m so happy with the stylist I switched to two years ago, who costs half what I used to pay and really “gets” my hair.)
But hair doesn’t look good for long without maintenance, so I did what any blogger worth her salt would do: I asked MMD facebook fans for suggestions to share their favorite, trusted products—and whoa, did you all deliver.
After flipping through all the comments, I decided to start my experiment with with a new shampoo and conditioner from Matrix, chiefly because several readers said it was great for fine, thin hair. (I was looking for this, but the salon was out, and I was impatient!)
Oh my goodness, WHAT a difference.
I also finally bought some argan oil, which you all have been telling me to try for ages. I love it.
I’m pretty sure I’m supposed to be using another product in addition to the argan oil for styling, but I’m not sure what that product should be. Any suggestions?
(If you don’t have a blog, what do you need when you need hair help?)
My hair may eventually rebel against the new stuff, but for now they’re working great. Maybe I’ll even be able to postpone my near-inevitable summer transition to the daily side braid/messy bun/I-give-up hairstyle when the humidity really starts bearing down and the heat index pushes into the three digits.
I loved all the comments on the facebook page but a blog post is a much better resource—easier to find, bookmark, and come back to later when you’re in the Target hair care aisle. Let’s make this a great resource page: please share your favorite hair tips, tricks, and products in comments!
P.S. Talking about hair reminds me about a book I’ve had on my Kindle for ages but still haven’t read: L. N. Cronk’s Chop Chop. It’s free (they want to hook you so you buy the rest of the series!) and the reviews are fantastic.