Category Archives: Hair Care

Top 11 of 2011

Many things that I’ve been using throughout 2011, such as my Covergirl Lashblast mascara, Chanel Joues Contraste blushes, Chanel Rouge Allure lipsticks, and so on, have not changed; so, rather than re-hash staples in my routine, I thought write a … Continue reading

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Hair Curling Tutorial With a GHD Flat Iron

So Angela from BeautyBlogged asked me to do a quick tutorial on hair curling, and here is is! I love curling my hair for nights out. It’s such a feminine look and easy to do. Firstly, my hair is difficult … Continue reading

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DIY Hair Volume and Growth: Part the Second

In this post I described how to make a DIY Hair Tonic to provide volume, shine, and generally promote healthy hair. I also mentioned that the ingredients in this tonic were said to promote hair growth (only anecdotally, no studies … Continue reading

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New Hair! (sort of)

My hair has needed a colour and a cut for a long time now. I’ve had no time to get things like this done, as every hour is becoming more and more precious in the lead-up to PhD submission (eep!). … Continue reading

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DIY Hair Volume

I rarely post about hair-related discoveries, but I’m so chuffed with this one that I had to share. My hair is usually incredibly flat. Ten minutes of blowdrying and it’s usually plastered to my scalp within the hour. But I’ve … Continue reading

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Dempeaux’s Guide to Surviving the Australian Summer

I love living in Australia; however, summer is hot. Really hot.  It looks fab in pictures, but when you’re lying around gasping on a day that’s 40 degrees (104 F) or more it’s not so idyllic. Moreover, Australia is very … Continue reading

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L’Occitane Repairing Mask for Dry and Damaged Hair

My hair is now at shoulder-blade length, so hair masks are becoming a more and more regular part of my routine. L’Occitane Repairing Mask for Dry and Damaged Hair is recommended for coloured and chemically-treated hair, so it sounds like … Continue reading

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Favourite Products of 2010

Skincare Makeup Remover:  Saaf Organic Pure Face Cleanser This is such a gentle, emollient way to lift makeup from your face at the end of the day.  It smells great, and even makes short work of waterproof mascara. ******************** Cleanser: … Continue reading

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Surya Color Fixation Intensive Treatment Restorative Mask

I’ve been growing out a short hair cut for around a year now, and as my hair gets longer I find myself boosting the conditioning element of my hair care routine with treatments more regularly. Surya is an organic, vegan … Continue reading

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L’Oreal Elnett Satin Hairspray in Extra Strong Hold

    This hairspray has replaced my Schwarzkopf Silhouette hairspray which has been my constant companion for the past two years.  Gone is my crunchy Silhouette hair and welcomed is my new soft, shiny, stay-in-place hair. I found L’Oreal Elnett … Continue reading

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L’Occitane Repair Shampoo for Dry/ Damaged Hair & L’Occitane Ultra Rich Conditioner with Shea Butter

For years my go-to hair care has been Kerastase Chroma Riche Shampoo and Hair Masque used as a conditioner. As I’m running out of both, I thought it was finally time to investigate another line. I chose L’Occitane Repair Shampoo … Continue reading

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Tangle Teezer

I’ve been playing around with different shampoos and conditioners lately, which has left my hair a little drier than it usually is.  This means breakage. Lately, every time I try to brush my wet hair I hear that tell-tale snapping … Continue reading

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Hair and Makeup Tips

Here are some hair and makeup tips that may make your life easier: Eyeshadow Primer: Ever wondered why sometimes your eyeshadow primer creases and sometimes it doesn’t?  Even really good ones like Urban Decay Primer Potion and Too Faced Shadow … Continue reading

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Lush Ultimate Shine Solid Shampoo Bar: Guest Review

Hello, my name is Keri and I’m a recovering beauty addict.  Okay, maybe I’m not in recovery, but I’m definitely a more conscious beauty consumer since going vegan.  Sarah has been kind enough to allow me to write a few … Continue reading

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Online Shops I Recommend

I’ve just listed the online shops I recommend in the right-hand bar of this blog.  The list features a mixture of discounted mainstream sites (high- and low-end), sites that carry niche brands, organic and/or vegan sites, and sites that ship … Continue reading

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