REVIEW : PALMER’S SHEA FORMULA MOISTURE REPAIR RAW SHEA SHAMPOO & CONDITIONER.

I often experience dull, dry, frizz and lackluster hair for days. I try to use different shampoo and conditioner along with the hair serums & styling products that gives some shine to my hair. But after trying a shampoo & conditioner, from the Shea range, it was a total game changer for me. Continue to read on how I revitalize my hair from boring to full of life again. 

 

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Palmer’s Shea formula moisture repair raw Shea shampoo & conditioner :

The first thing that I noticed from the packaging is that both the products contain no sulfates , parabens or mineral oil.

Its common that most of the shampoos contain sulfates or otherwise called as Sodium Laurel sulfate , SLS. However sulfates are too effective and it can dry the scalp, and people like me having an existing dry hair issue, using these kind of shampoos worsen them.

MY EXPERIENCE WITH PALMER’S RAW SHEA MOISTURE SHAMPOO & CONDITIONER:

The raw Shea butter included in this range is sustain ably resourced in West Africa, and its well known for its rich and super moisturizing properties. And this shampoo helps to enhance the shine and replenish moisture. If your hair is colored, then absolutely you don’t have to worry, these babies got you covered.  I absolutely loved the smell of the duo, and it can be tolerable to the ones who feel its quite overwhelming. 

MAIN INGREDIENTS :

  • RAW SHEA BUTTER – It deeply moisturizes and repairs.
  • ARGAN OIL – It adds lot of shine.
  • GRAPE SEED OIL – Prevents dullness and protects the color on your hair.

UPON SHAMPOOING & CONDITIONING :

This shampoo gently cleanses my hair and it leaves my hair look well nourished. The shampoo is free from parabens , dyes and silicone and as it contains the raw Shea , it has helped me to tame my frizz hair. I also have a dry scalp, using this twice- thrice a week, it helps to get rid of that dryness giving them a hydration to the hair, and keep them moisturized. 

I prefer to leave the conditioner for about two minutes on the wet hair. This conditioner helps to remove the product build up, and the raw Shea, argan oil and grape seed oil helps to clean and leave my hair feeling refreshed. This conditioner doesn’t weigh down my hair, but is great for leaving hair feeling soft, smooth and restores moisture loss.

However the  shine is seen from using it twice a week.

STYLING : Styling is quite easy after using this. Once i blow dry, the hair becomes very soft and due to its texture, i feel that my hair looks very clean and blow drying or flat ironing or curling them are so easy! 

And above all, they both come in a large 473 ml bottles which will last you quite a while.

Here are few tips , to get that silky , clean hair while using a Sulfate free shampoo :

  1. Thoroughly wet your hair before applying sulfate free shampoo.
  2. Use less product than you think.
  3. Apply more water, instead of more product, the water will help activate the shampoo and spread it through your hair. 
  4. shampoo twice.
  5. Rinse your hair thoroughly.

WOULD I USE THEM AGAIN ?  Yes, definitely.

WHERE CAN I BUY THEM ? They are still not available in the UAE, soon this amazing product is going to hit all the stores. 

HOW MUCH ARE THEY PRICED AT ? Priced at $26, for the duo. And is currently available in the Amazon US and other US and UK stores. 

Being the brand ambassador, of Palmer’s  this product was sent to me for personal use and for the purpose of reviewing them , however all my opinions are honest , tried & tested !

Until then,

xoxo

priya 

 

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I Trust Himalaya !

Hello everyone, hope you are all having a fabulous day ! Reading the topic, i know you might be little weird, as I have just stated as ” I Trust Himalaya”.

Yes, I trust himalaya ! Not just I am pretty impressed by their face care range or the hair care range, definitely by their  wellness range.  Long story short, for the past 6 months, I faced lot of immunity issues, especially frequent cold, cough , tonsillitis infection, ear pain and lots, and often gets cured after having antibiotics .

But not  now anymore, my struggle has come to an end, and I feel so happy to always sip my favorite smoothies or juices even cold. All that I had was one tablet called  SEPTILIN from Himalaya.

What is SEPTILIN ?

Himalaya Herbal Remedies manufactures Septilin tablets and Septilin syrup. These medications build up the immune system’s resistance and have anti-inflammatory properties to help the body fight against chronic infections. Septilin is intended as a natural alternative to chemical antibiotics and contains a preventive formulation that stimulates the formation of antibodies, promotes wound healing, and helps relieve pain through its analgesic properties. 

Why SEPTILIN ?

Septilin syrup and tablets are intended as a daily health supplement, especially for people who are prone to infection. They are also indicated in the treatment of upper and lower respiratory tract infections allergies of the upper respiratory tract, infections and inflamed conditions of the skin and soft tissue, mouth  and eye infections.

What is it formulated with ?

Septilin ingredients were blended based on the principles of Ayurvedic Medicine. This ancient Eastern traditional form of healing originated from India. Ayurveda makes use of the healing properties derived from nature, like plants, animals and minerals. 

  • Amalakki or Amla or Indian Gooseberry is the common ingredient in most immunity boosting supplements. It is well known for its great Vitamin C content. It also has other benefits such as improving the skin, blood purification and liver rejuvenation.
  • Maharsnadi quath is an Ayurvedic herb used to improve the functioning of bones, muscles, joints and nerves.
  • Guduchi helps in reducing fever and allergic symptoms such as sneezing, runny nose, etc. It is an anti-microbial which helps in building the body’s immunity.

My personal experience on this : I have been taking this supplement continuously for about 60 days, and so far I have not experienced any side effects. 

It can be used to build immunity when struck by fever, cold, swine flu, sore throat, etc. However, do not expect an instant relief. Recovering from flu for instance, would still need the 3-5 days of rest and enough water intake, etc. Septilin could only give a boost to your immunity during the recovery. I have used it in a preventive way too by using it when people around me would have infections. Septilin provides a potent combination of herbs at an affordable cost and a good immunity boosting option.

Recommended Use :  In tablet form, septilin is recommended to be taken at one to two tablets twice daily, while septilin syrup dosage is placed at two to three teaspoonfuls two times a day after meals. As with any medication, however, it is advisable to consult your doctor for the best dosage based on your individual condition. 

I feel very safe now and I don’t hesitate to have any chilled foods ! To all the above reasons stated, I trust Himalaya !

Do you know about this ? Have you ever taken this before? Do share your experiences with me …

xoxo

priya 

 

How Many Makeup Brushes Do You Actually Need ???

Hello everybody, hope you are all having a fabulous day ! Have you heard your friends, well wishers, make up artists , influencer , bloggers, say ” Always get your hands on the best beauty tools ! or Invade in the best tools of your trade!”

“NO MATTER HOW ARTISTIC A PERSON IS, WITHOUT QUALITY TOOLS & PRODUCTS, EVEN A GENIUS LIKE MICHELANGELO WOULD NOT HAVE BEEN ABLE TO PAINT THE SISTINE CHAPEL. – KEVIN AU COIN , the top makeup artist and author, from his book Face Forward”.

I often get asked about makeup brushes. How many do you actually need? Which ones do what? Do you have to spend a fortune on them?  No, you don’t need to spend a fortune on them. As for how many you actually need, well, that depends on what you want to do and how skilled you are with your fingers. Some people are perfectly happy to apply their makeup with their fingers from start to finish. 

If you  are someone who likes to use brushes, however, here are the brushes I believe to be the most useful. The 8 set of brushes from T’Ple Professional , to be pronounced as Tee Plee.

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T’ple Professional Brush Set

And to give you an insight of these brushes, they come as a set of 8 brushes, needed for a flawless makeup, along with a brush case.

Let’s talk about the incredibly chic brush case. A super cool chocolate brown with a rose gold zipper pole, and a small zipper pole at the inner side of the case makes it super convenient while on the go, or to keep them on your vanity counter. 

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A chic case ❤

The brushes are made from synthetic fibers that wont shed on your face mid-application. And the best part is, the whole set consists of 5 face brushes and 3 eye brushes. And i always believe that its not that particular ,  the  type of specific brush has to be used for a specific place. Sometimes i feel to use else where, which is for other parts in makeup, that shows how efficient the brushes are designed. 

These brushes are soft and they have a good finish. Each brushes was individually packed inside the case.

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Face Brushes

 

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