Product Empties Part 1: Haircare

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I have not done a empties post in FOREVER! Actually, I think I have only done 1 since I started my blog. That means, I have a lot of empties or in other words…garbage! With that being said, I will split this into a few parts: haircare, skincare, body lotions, and makeup. So people may wonder why beauty bloggers save their beauty “garbage.” I really do like reading these posts, because it is fun to see what people end up using up and if it is worth a repurchase.

SHAMPOOS & CONDITIONERS

First off I will tell you that I change my shampoo and conditioner out frequently and hardly ever repurchase. I may repurchase in the future, but usually I try something different once I use a shampoo and conditioner up. I feel like hair builds up a tolerance to the shampoo, therefore it quits cleaning the hair as well as it used to.

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En Root Keep My Color Shampoo and Conditioner

One day during shopping at Ulta, I ran across this shampoo and conditioner. I had no idea that they carried The Balm’s shampoo and conditioner. The Balm is one of my favorite beauty brands so I was excited to give this a try. I really did like the scent of this shampoo and conditioner so that was a plus. I felt like the conditioner put a little bit of a film on my hair. With this shampoo, I would have to wash my hair every single day otherwise my hair would get greasy. I did like that it was sulfate free, but I just felt like it didn’t wash my hair as well as I wanted.

Would I repurchase? No

Rating: 3.5/5

Nexus Color Assure Sulfate Free System Shampoo and Conditioner

Target carried this brand of shampoo so I decided why not try it?!? This shampoo is sulfate free and color safe. I did like this duo for the most part, but like I said above my hair built up a tolerance to it and it did not clean as well. Same thing with the conditioner as the one above. I felt like it put a film on my hair as well. I only used a small amount and rinsed out well, but no matter what I felt like it wasn’t as soft as it could be. But, I am fussy when it comes to shampoos and conditioners.

Would I repurchase? No

Rating 3.5/5

healthysexyhair Color Safe Soy Moisturizing Shampoo and Conditioner

I really wanted to try something a little more natural so I decided to try healthysexyhair’s color safe shampoo and conditioner. This is probably my favorite of  all 3. I did feel like it washed my hair nicely and made it soft. I didn’t have any issues with the conditioner other than it being hard to comb out my hair afterwards. The scent was nice and subtle as well.

Would I repurchase? Yes

Rating 4/5

LEAVE IN CONDITIONER & HAIR MASK

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healthysexyhair Soy Tri-Wheat Leave-In Conditioner

To go along with the shampoo and conditioner above I decided to try this leave in conditioner. Funny story with this product…I almost slipped on the floor because of this leave in conditioner. You probably wonder why? Well, whenever I pressed down the pump the product pretty much sprayed all over. So I would spray it on my hair and a little got on the floor. Well, I could have broken a bone. Anyway, enough of that. I ended up just spraying it in my hand and placing it into my hair. The formula of this is very liquidy so the application I found to be annoying. Otherwise, it did help with brushing out my hair. But, in reality there is something better out on the market.

Would I repurchase? No

Rating 3.5/5

AG Hair Cosmetics Keratin Repair Reconstruct Intense Anti-breakage Mask

I highlight my hair, so by doing that I damage my hair. Also, I had dyed my hair brown about 2 years ago and went back to blonde the end of that year. Doing that caused some damage to my hair and I just felt like my hair was fragile and breaking all the time. So I decided to try this! The scent of it smells good. It is hard to describe, but I do like it. It makes my hair soft, manageable, and those fly aways aren’t as bad. I have had people comment that my hair looks nice after using this mask. I try to use it at least once a week, sometimes 2. The a big con is the price tag. But, AG Hair Cosmetics is more natural and cruelty free.

Would I repurchase? Yes, and I have actually already done that. I am already halfway through my second one.

Rating 4.5/5

That concludes my haircare empties! I hope that you enjoyed this post! Let me know if you have tried any of these products. Comment down below with what you thought of them! Also, comment and let me know if you want to see more empties posts in the future! I love hearing from you all!

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Haircare Empties!

So this is my first empties post! I always think that these are fun posts to read! You can really see what a beauty guru, like myself, ends up using up and what they want to repurchase. With that, I think that I can get more of an idea if the blogger/YouTuber really liked the product compared to Monthly Favorites! So I decided to break up my empties posts into categories because I had quite a bit and I didn’t want the post to get too long! So this one is haircare!!! First off, I’m kind of an odd duck because I use more than one shampoo/conditioner at a time. I feel like my hair grows an immunity to shampoo after awhile and in the end doesn’t clean as well. I will be honest I wash my hair pretty much everyday. I haven’t found a dry shampoo that is worth it yet!

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MARRAKESH ARGAN OIL SHAMPOO & CONDITIONER 

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When I went to go get my hair highlighted and cut my hairstylist put an oil in my hair from this line. It smelled amazing!!! I could not get over the smell! So I looked up on Google to see if they had a shampoo and conditioner and sure enough they did! It is from a company called, “Earthly Body.” They have 3 scents, but I got it in original. The scent is so hard to describe, but it is very oriental and earthy. Trust me, it’s amazing!

The Shampoo

What Earthly Body says about its shampoo? You can find more information and price here. Or you could pay less and get it here like I did! Isn’t Amazon amazing?!?

  • All natural and Sulfate Free- encouraged for daily use on ALL hair types
  • Leaves hair clean, incredibly hydrated, and healthier than ever before
  • Noticeable improvement in shine and strength in just one wash
  • Gentle enough for the most sensitive of scalps, strong enough for the unruliest of hair

Will I purchase it again? The answer is yes! I just need to wait for a sale or something!

I loved this shampoo! It is sulfate free, paraben free, and cruetly free! All that is important to me! I do get a dry scalp so anything sulfate free is a must! It washed my hair really well. I might get a smaller bottle next time because this latest me forever! This shampoo doesn’t lather very well because it is sulfate free, but that doesn’t bother me. It made my hair feel shiny and soft!

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Conditioner 

This also smelled amazing, it was the same scent, but lighter. I got it at the same time as the shampoo through Amazon.

What Earthly Body says about its conditioner? You can find more information and price here. Here is the Amazon link.

Marrakesh Argan Oil Conditioner contains a botanical formula for gentle, color and treatment safe conditioning for all hair types, while maximizing moisture retention.
– All natural and Sulfate Free – encouraged for daily use on ALL hair types
– Botanical elements detangle hair and control frizz and flyaways
– Silk proteins maximize moisture and color retention
– Leaves hair radiant with brilliant shine

Will I purchase it again? Once again the answer is yes!

I loved this conditioner! My hair becomes so tangled when wet. I just thought of Rapunzel in the movie, “Tangled.” Wow that is a lot of hair to care for! I wonder what conditioner she uses? Of course my mind would drift to a Disney movie!

And I’ll re-read the books
If I have time to spare
I’ll paint the wall some more
I’m sure there’s room somewhere
And then I’ll brush, and brush
And brush, and brush my hair
Stuck in the same place I’ve always been
And I’ll keep wonderin’
And wonderin’
And wonderin’
And wonderin’
When will my life begin?

Ok..Brittany.. back to the empty review! So this conditioner makes it really easy to brush out my hair. It also makes it feel light and soft.

AG HAIR COSMETICS STERLING SILVER TONING SHAMPOO

I have dark blonde hair and I do love to get it highlighted. My hairstylist recommended this brand for me to try. This shampoo helps make my blonde stay vibrant and gets rid of those unwanted brassy tones.

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What AG Hair says about this shampoo? You can find out more information here.

“Sterling Silver is specially formulated to eliminate brassy, yellow tones from blonde and silver hair. With its unique violet base, this mild toning shampoo removes dullness and brassiness, leaving blonde and silver hair looking cleaner and brighter.”

Will I purchase it again? The answer is yes because I am always in need of a purple toning shampoo. I don’t want my blonde highlights looking brassy. This shampoo also does smell good and lathers well. Also it is cruelty free! 🙂

MACADAMIA NO TANGLE LEAVE IN CONDITIONER

I wanted to get a leave in conditioner and I always heard good things about this brand so I decided to pick up the smaller size of this leave in conditioner. (I do have their hair masque, a review will be coming soon.)

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What Macadamia Natural Oil says about this leave in conditioner? You can find more information here. They did change the name a bit. It is now called, “No Tangle Pre-Styler.

No Tangle Pre-Styler moisturizes hair and effortlessly eliminates tangles on contact.

  • Amazingly lightweight pre-styler
  • Perfect for adding volume or creating a smooth, sleek look
  • Instantly detangles without breaking or damaging hair
  • Provides natural UV protection
  • Infuses moisture and shine
  • Provides needed nourishment and painless smoothing

Would I repurchase this? This answer is no.

I didn’t think that this product helped that much. I recently got a different leave in conditioner that I like much better than this one. I will do a review on it sometime in the future. The product itself is lightweight and didn’t weight down my hair any. I just felt like it didn’t help that much with detangling. That is cool that it provides UV protection at least.

So that concludes my first empties post! I hope that you enjoyed reading it! Comment and let me know if you have tried any of these products!!

Xoxo

Brittany

The Beauty Deputy