Showing posts with label Curly Hair. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Curly Hair. Show all posts

Monday, August 22, 2016

How To Rock Your Curls With Budget Beauty

This article first appeared on The Makeup Examiner April 23, 2015

Maybe it’s music fest, Boho chic fever or maybe it’s just time to put down the flat-iron “torture” device and embrace au natural. For Spring and Summer 2015, we are loving curls and wanted to take an opportunity to share a few of our favorites budget beauty brands to prep, style and keep your locks intact! Inspired by our muses – Zendaya, Lorde and Solange … to name a few – feel inspired to rock out with your curls out!


  • Infusium23 Moisture Replenisher Leave-in Treatment ($5.99): Spritz this post-shower treatment to promote shine and allow manageability with wet or dry tangled hair (NOTORIOUSLY describes the curly hair struggle).


  • Marc Anthony Strictly Curls Curl Envy Perfect Curl Cream ($9.49): Formulated with natural Soya Bean, and Avocado Oil, the innovative Perfect Curl Cream helps highlight curls while keeping it all under control. It’s lightweight, non-sticky formula controls and defines your curls as it eliminates frizz and leaves curls soft, moisturized and shiny.
  • Schwarzkopf styliste ULTIME Elastin Curls & Moisture Curl Defining Cream ($6.97): This velvet soft curl cream leaves hair naturally soft and touchable with a flexible hold to keep curls fresh and bouncy. With our unique Elastin+ Moisture Complex you are able to create shiny, defined curls for an all-day style.


  • Marc Anthony Sexy Beach Waves Extra Volume Mousse ($7.99): Leaves hair hydrated and healthy, while maintaining flexibility. Add mousse to the roots and blow dry lightly to bring back some volume (especially after two days with out a wash). The mousse allows hair to move naturally with a soft, touchable feel. The combination of VITAMIN E, HYDROLYZED SILK and PROVITAMIN B5 will leave hair with a glistening shimmer!


  • Marc Anthony 3 Day Curls Curl It Up Styling Spray ($6.99): Formulated with a special Oil, Protein and Polymer blend that keeps curls defined, soft and in place for 3 days or until your next wash.
  • Schwarzkopf styliste ULTIME Elastin Curls & Moisture Soft Tousle Spray ($6.97): This formula provides grand natural beach curls & tousled locks - respects the natural hair movement. For a flexible style, without sticky build-up or residue.
  • Schwarzkopf styliste ULTIME Elastin Curls & Moisture Curl Glossifier ($6.97): This weightless formula with our unique Elastin+ Moisture Complex creates and de­fines curls that are manageable and soft. For an all-day style that provides bouncy shiny curls that ­fight frizz.

All products are available at mass retailers, such as CVS and Walmart,  nationwide!

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Happy National Shampoo Day

Yep, today Oct. 20 is National Shampoo Day and to celebrate, Team TME thought that we’d share a few of our current favorite brands and what they can do for your lovely locks.

Phyto Phythéol Oily Hair Scalp Exfoliating Shampoo and Phyto Phythéol Dry Hair Moisturizing Scalp Exfoliating Shampoo ($26 each at Sephora):
  • Phyto Phythéol Oily Hair - A refreshing shampoo designed to reduce excess sebum production and remove loose dandruff flakes while providing lightness, bounce and overall beauty to hair. 
  • Phyto Phythéol Dry Hair - A maintenance shampoo that works to balance the scalp and remove loose dandruff flakes while providing optimal hydration and beautiful shine to hair.

ColorProof Evolved Color Care Baobab Heal & Repair Shampoo ($50) - The most powerful and life-giving nutrition on the planet is inside this bottle - the Baobab super fruit from Africa's "Tree of Life". Used for centuries to restore life in the harshest conditions, its exquisite curative and hydrating properties fuel our ultra-luxurious Baobab Power Complex, along with revolutionary proteins, new nano technology and rare essential oils to fortify and smooth while radically repairing damage and delivering astonishing health.

BOSLEY BosRevive Nourishing Shampoo For Non Color-Treated Hair ($19.95 at Ulta) – BOSLEY BosRevive Nourishing Shampoo For Non Color-Treated Hair is formulated for those who have "noticeably thinning hair" and need to rejuvenate the hair and scalp. Bosley formulas contain anti-aging ingredients and DHT inhibitors. It’s a gentle, (sulfate free) cleanser that helps to create a healthy environment for the hair and scalp.

Éprouvage Gentle Volume Shampoo & Conditioner ($15 each at Ulta):
  • Éprouvage Gentle Volume Shampoo adds soft volume and fullness. Hair gains substance and strength leaving it healthy and full. Formulated with Progressive Plant Cell Technology for healthy scalp and hair. 
  • Éprouvage Gentle Volume Conditioner is a lightweight conditioner that provides weightless hydration for fine, thin hair. This formula adds moisture, gently detangles, nourishes and protects without weigh-down. Formulated with Progressive Plant Cell Technology for healthy scalp and hair.

Macadamia Professional Ultra Rich Moisture Cleansing Conditioner ($26 at Ulta) is ideal for coarser hair textures. It is a gentle non-stripping, yet effective, cleanser-conditioner combination that provides foamless cleansing and deep conditioning in one step. Coarse hair is left balanced, nourished and hydrated without any weigh-down. Curls are left detangled, frizz-free and full of bounce.

Nature’s Gate Chamomile + Mimosa Bark Replenishing Shampoo and Conditioner ($8.39 each at Whole Foods) - Gently cleanses and conditions hair with a unique blend of Chamomile, Mimosa Bark and Vitamin E. Ideal for damaged hair and split ends, these fortifying formulas leave hair well-nourished, soft and smooth after use. Nature’s Gate is a trusted alternative to healthy hair by providing all-natural formulas that are free from parabens, gluten, sulfates and phthalates. All Nature’s Gate products are vegan and cruelty free.

Infusium 23 Moisture Replenisher Shampoo ($6.99) - Cleanses & Revitalizes Dry Hair. Scientifically formulated with an exclusive blend of avocado and olive oil to lock in moisture and enhance shine.  A unique i-23 Complex, enriched with provitamins, antioxidants, proteins and amino acids, instantly transforms dry, damaged tresses into soft, healthy-looking, more manageable hair.