June Empties

June Empties Garnier The Body Shop Aveeno Maybelline Batistle

It is no surprise that I don’t have a lot of empties this month.  We got rid of a lot of close to empty products when sorting ahead of the move so my June empties are mostly things I have used up after opening new ones this month with a few that I did not want to throw away before the move. Garnier Fructis Triple Nutrition Butter Rich shampoo and conditioner were (non-blogger) samples I received.  I have piles of shampoo[Read more]

Why I Choose Batiste Dark & Deep Dry Shampoo

I have really thick long hair and drying and straightening takes a while, so dry shampoo is a must-have in my life.  Anything that helps me go an extra day without my hair just being in a greasy top-knot has to be a good thing.  But not all dry shampoos are created equal and with dark hair, the white residue left behind by some is worse than the slightly greasy look I started with. I have tried a number of[Read more]

Bright Eyed & Bushy Tailed Even When You Are Tired

Tips to Be Bright Eyed & Bush Tailed Even When You Are Tired

The last few weeks have seen me go back to crazy work days including some weekend work.  With my neighbours getting their final notice to move out, they are being louder than usual, as a result, I have crazy days and not enough sleep.  Unfortunately, I can’t go to meetings looking like I really sleep, so some tips to go from I still need a few hours in bed to bright eyed and bushy tailed. Nothing happens here until I[Read more]

Batiste Dry Shampoo Review

I really don’t know how I lived before I discovered dry shampoos and Batiste has long been one of my favourites. I have really thick hair that tends towards frizzy and keep it fairly long, so washing my hair takes forever.  Drying is a minimum of twenty minutes to make sure it is completely dry to ward off the afternoon frizz and then another 20 minutes straightening – an hour minimum by the time I wash it and dry off[Read more]