Two weeks ago, I finally had my hair chemically treated after enduring the coarse waves and frizz for more than 6 months. I planned to rest my hair and scalp from all chemical treatments for a few months more but I just couldn’t stand the bad hair days any longer.
With a very limited budget, I headed off to Charmlian Hair Experts Salon and Spa where my favorite hairstylist works. After inquiring about the rates, I asked Jun-Jun,the stylist I’ve been salon-stalking for more than 10 years, if a relaxing treatment suits my hair type and texture. After doing the finger strand test, he said it’s okay and started the hair relaxing process.
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We all have our own list of skin care and beauty finds that we simply can’t live without. I’m sure you painstakingly built your skin care and make-up collection and have updated your stash by carefully weeding out items that did not deliver.
My skin care and beauty items are divided into 5 categories: the regulars, the occasionals, the forgettables, the regrettables, and the totally indispensables. I just came up with the categories and here’s my definition:
- Regulars– Products that I like and use almost everyday but may be substituted by better products in the future. My Tony Moly and Maybelline lipglosses, an inexpensive Korean cheek color, Maybelline unstoppable eyeliner, Loreal UV Perfect sunblock, and MAC Powder plus Foundation fall under this category. Some other skin care products and most of my toiletries belong to this group.
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I have wavy hair so every 6 months I go for a rebonding or relaxing treatment to straighten it out. But the problem with chemically treated hair is that without hot oil treatment, it tends to be dull and dry.
Since I don’t have the budget to go for expensive salon treatments intended to moisturize and revitalize the hair, I am always on the hunt for inexpensive hair care products intended for home use. I have found really good hair care products and one of them is Biolink VCO Hot Oil Treatment.
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