This Winter, Indulge Your Hair in Brazilian Beauty with Novex Hair Care

The cold winter weather can create a bit of havoc on your hair, why not treat it to a tropical escape, specifically, a Brazilian one. There’s no denying that Brazilian women have some of the most enviable hair. Now you can achieve a head full of incredibly soft, lush hair with Brazilian hair care brand, Novex Hair Care, and their six collections of hair care products formulated for your various hair needs – Novex Brazilian Keratin (smoothing and deep repair), Novex Olive Oil (deep hydration), Novex Bamboo Sprout (hair growth and strength), Novex Argan Oil (frizz control), Novex My Curls (curls and hydration), and the newest launch, Novex Coconut Oil (nourishment and silkiness). The cold weather can cause split ends, dry scalp, leave you with dry frizzy hair, and non-stop bad hair days that can last the entire season. Your hair is literally crying out for more moisture. Are you ready to give your hair back the strength, moisture, and beauty it knows with Novex Hair Care?

Novex Brazilian Keratin

Keratin is the primary protein found in hair particles and is essential for healthy hair. However, 70-80% of the keratin in hair is lost due to blow drying, curling irons, straighteners, sun rays, excessive heat and dryness and other harmful chemicals. Novex Hair Care Keratin reinforces the structure of the hair and results in shiny, soft hair with natural movement.

Novex Olive Oil

With an innovative formula using the finest Portuguese Olive Oil, Novex Olive Oil treats dry hair by giving deep hydration and protection. Ideal for curly and wavy hair, the family of Olive Oil Shampoo and Conditioning Treatments will provide all day shine, protection, and life into curls.

Novex Bamboo Sprout

With super concentrated actives from Bamboo and enriched with a mixture of amino acids, minerals and Vitamins A, B and C, Novex Hair Care Bamboo is ideal for broken/weak hair that needs an extra dose of strength and growth. The shampoo and conditioning treatments are specifically developed to naturally strengthen the hair and stimulate the roots for growth.

Novex Argan Oil

Enriched with pure Argan Oil from Morocco, Novex Hair Care Argan Oil is full of powerful moisture and natural antioxidants for the hair. Ideal for straight hair and extensions, Novex Argan Oil repairs damages on the cellular membrane of the hair particles, increasing the strength of the capillary fiber and restoring shine and smoothness on hair. Split ends are reversed and hair is no longer frizzy, dry or dull.

Novex My Curls

Novex My Curls is specially created to take curls and give them movement and lots of hydration. Since curly hair requires a lot of moisture, Novex combined 7 hydrating oils into the My Curls products. These include Olive, Argan, Ojon, Monoi, Coconut, Shea Butter and Moringa Oils. This special mix of oils will bring curly hair intense hydration, nutrition, anti-frizz and spectacular shine. Cranberry, the small but powerful fruit, also helps shape the curls perfectly while maintaining shine.

Novex Coconut Oil

The newest Novex Hair Care products are enriched with the purest Coconut Oil from Brazil and Vitamin E, resulting in an intense treatment to repair dry and undisciplined hair. It restores shine and prolongs a smoother and straight effect on the hair.

Could your hair use a little Brazilian beauty escape and rescue from hair damage? Then you will love these Novex Hair Care products.

Gifts from Nature: Beauty The Healthy Way by Maple Holistics

I recently tried three hair care products, a shampoo, conditioner and hair gel from Maple Holistics, a company which provides a natural and holistic range of premium beauty products. I do not use any chemicals in my hair, so their range of hair care products is perfect for me. Each of the products I used stood out in uniqueness, quality, and effectiveness. I’m a huge label reader, and only the purest and highest quality ingredients were used in each of the Maple Holistics products I tried. All three products I used, the Argan Shampoo, Argan Oil Conditioner, and the Assuage Hair Gel are vegan-friendly and paraben-free. Many people with natural hair purchase products, and base their routines on their hair type. So, for those of you who use this method, my hair type is mostly 4a (small cork screw curls) and 4b (kinky-curly).

Argan Shampoo


First, I used the Argan Shampoo to cleanse my hair. The first thing I noticed was its light pleasant and didn’t have an overpowering scent. This shampoo left my hair and scalp feeling very clean, but not at all stripped. It is sulfate-free which is mainly what I look for in a shampoo. Argan Shampoo introduces the ultimate hair care which includes six of the most effective oils for the scalp and hair. I love this shampoo.

Argan Oil Conditioner

Argan Oil Conditioner

Next, I conditioned my hair with Argan Conditioner. As soon as this wonderful conditioner penetrated my, hair my curls started to pop!!! Detangling was a breeze. I absolutely love this conditioner. It left my hair conditioned, shiny and soft. What more do you need? The Argan Conditioner was aroma-free which I enjoyed. Many natural hair care products have strong perfume scents that sometimes don’t always complement each other. I enjoyed the pure and well-balance formulation.

Assuage Hair Gel

Assuage Hair Gel

Finally, when styling my hair I used a little of the Assuage Hair Gel on each section. This gel has a very light citrus scent. I love the scent and it does not linger. After it dries, Assuage Hair Gel doesn’t leave my hair hard or crunchy. I really like the soft and styling capability it provides. I also love that my hair remains frizz-free all day.

Thanks to for the connection to Maple Holistics.




Get Gorgeous Hair w/ Dear Clark, Curl Kit, DermOrganic, & Basic Hair Care

It’s a known fact that stress can affect your hair just as much (or worse) as it affects your skin? But it may surprise you to know that most people don’t do anything about it. Your hair needs to be pampered just as much as your skin does. How else will it grow beautiful and strong? Today we highlight hair care products from four different companies, Dear Clark, Curl Kit, DermOrganic, and Basic Hair Care, that are designed to indulge your hair in loving care. These wonderful products are made to resurrect, detoxify, and nourish your hair.


Does your hair need a bit of rejuvenating? The Dear Clark product line consists of Resurrecting Wash, Resurrecting Rinse, Smoothing Elixir, Thickening Balm and Finishing Salve that are designed to breathe new life into stressed hair. With ingredients such as Aloe Vera to moisturize, Sunflower Seed Oil to protect, and Rose of Jericho to rejuvenate, your hair will enjoy superb hydration and anti aging benefits from these Sulphate Free, Paraben Free, Cruelty Free, and Gluten Free products. The Resurrecting Wash ($22.00) is redemption for stressed hair. This soothing shampoo revives, resurrects, and instantly hydrates your hair, leaving your color and keratin alone. Follow with Dear Clark’s Resurrecting Rinse ($22.00) for super hydrated hair that won’t destroy your hair’s color or keratin. Is frizz your hair’s kryptonite? Calm and control those wild tresses with Dear Clark’s Smoothing Elixir ($24.00). Smooth your hair into submission while you protect it from humidity. For those of you with fine hair, the Thickening Balm ($24.00) is what you need to plump, protect, and add shine to each strand; the result – even the finest hair feels fuller and acts thicker. Lastly, heal and seal with Dear Clark’s Finishing Salve ($24.00), as it saves your style and protects your hair from heat and humidity.


Let’s face it, there are several beauty products and companies that are dedicated to women with chemically treated hair. Infact, most of the hair products featured in monthly beauty subscription boxes highlight products that are geared towards women who DO NOT have natural hair. But that is changing thanks to CurlKit. CurlKit is a monthly beauty subscription box that provides exclusive services, product samples, tutorials, videos, how to manuals and information to women with natural hair (curly, coily, kinky, locs, and textured). This demographic includes women that have been lifelong naturals, as well as women who are choosing to stop the chemical manipulation and are becoming newly natural. Each CurlKit contains 7-9 hand-selected samples and full size products that may include everything from pomades, conditioners, and natural hair tools from well-known brands, as well as, new and emerging specialty products. membership is offered in 1-month ($20.00), 3-months ($60.00), and 6-months ($120.00) subscriptions.


Want a cleaning shampoo that’s as gentle on your hair as your skin cleaner? Then get to know the products from DermOrganics. Their Daily Conditioning Shampoo is made with facial cleansers developed from lipids and amino acids that moisturize and strengthen the hair – it’s the only shampoo made with these skin cleansers that moisturize, strengthen and rebuild the hair every time you wash it. The hair-loving  DermOrganic’s Leave-In Treatment is made with Certified Argan Oil of Morocco to repair, protect and improve hair shine, restoring hair’s optimal moisture balance, smoothness and soft feel. It speeds drying time, and protects the hair from thermal styling. The DermOrganic Masque Hair Repair is rich in rice amino acids that replicate the keratin structure of human hair. It repairs damage, seals the cuticle, neutralizes your hair’s pH, and restores resilience to salon-treated hair. Made without silicone, propylene glycol or glycerin, you can use the Masque hair repair as often as desired for silky, smooth hair without fear of build up. This intensive, deep conditioner revitalizes and repairs damaged hair from the inside out, making it safe for everyday use. All of DermOrganics products are vegan, contain no artificial preservatives, sulfates, salt, sodium chloride, MEA, DEA and artificial colors; it is gluten-free,  paraben-free, free from propylene glycol, lanolin and mineral oil, with a pH balance that’s just like your skin – 4.5 – 5.5.

BASIC Hair Care Carbon Tea Tree

Great new for those of you who suffer from dandruff, dry or oily scalp concerns (we certainly do during the winter), scalp inflammation, or for those who are looking to detoxify their hair and scalp will want to get these three products from Basic. BASIC’s Carbon Tea Tree Shampoo contains activated charcoal, known for its detoxification properties; antiseptic and healing ingredients tea tree, lemongrass, peppermint and pink grapefruit to invigorate and refresh the scalp. The Tea Tree Deep Conditioner boasts Tea Tree Oil, Lemongrass, Lavender, Peppermint, Geranium, and Mango Butter, Shea Butter and Olive Oil which helps to purify, energize, calm, and moisturize the scalp. The Carbon Tea Tree Pomade combines the antiseptic properties of activated charcoal, tea tree oil, natural oils such as baobab, grapeseed, avocado, and coconut oil to heal and moisturize the hair while giving it staying power. An 8oz bottle of Basic’s Shampoo and Conditioner retails for $18.00 each with the Pomade available for $24.00.

Must-Have Haircare | Agadir Argan Oil Hair Products

By now you’ve learned about the wonderful benefits of Argan Oil. It protects, repairs and moisturizes the hair, it resurfaces the hair shaft, allows easy manageability while leaving the hair with radiant and full of shine. It is rare to find raw organic Argan Oil but one company, Agadir International, uses 100% pure and certified Argan Oil in all their haircare products.

Agadir™ Argan Oil Hair Treatment is lightweight, non-greasy, and instantly absorbing. When applied to the hair, it detangles snarls, moisturizes and adds brilliant shines to dull, dry, drab hair. It is also shown to improve your hair color results when a few drops are added to the hair-color formula.

I was introduced to the amazing hair products at a Moroccan-themed event held by Agadir International, where Carlos Gonzales, Agadir’s master stylist walked me through the product range and showcased the wonderful results of using Agadir. As someone who gets her curly hair straightened and is plagued by frizzy hair and flyaways, I was very excited to try the Hair Shield 450 Plus Spray Treatment, created to protect, repair, add shine and provide defense against heat appliances up to 450 degrees Fahrenheit or 263 degrees Celsius

The line includes over 11 products, all containing the sort-after oil. Some of the products the line includes are: Argan Oil Hair Treatment, Argan Oil Spray Treatment, Argan Oil Daily Moisturizing Shampoo, Argan Oil Daily Moisturizing Conditioner, Argan Oil Volumizing Styling Mousse, Argan Oil Moisture Masque, Volumizing Hair Spray – Firm Hold, Spritz – Styling Finishing Spray, Argan Oil Styling & Sculpting Gel Xtreme Hold, Argan OilDaily Volumizing Conditioner, and Argan Oil Daily Volumizing Shampoo.

The reviews are in and everyone who tries Agadir has becomes an instant fan. To try it out for yourself, visit their vast distributor list here – or at these participating salons listed here –

Macadamia Natural Oil Products at IBS

While attending the International Beauty Show (IBS New York), I got a chance to get more acquainted with Macadamia Natural Oil Healing Hair Treatment. I was fairly familiar with the brand, I have heard of it and it’s use of both Macadamia Nut Oil and Argan Seed Oil but I’ve never had the pleasure of actually using it, so I’m happy to get the chance to get more acquainted. I was actually able to try multiple products at a time

This kit is the best way to try the full Macadamia Natural Oil™ line. A $138.00 retail value. Promotional retail price $99.95.
  • Healing Oil Treatment (4.2oz)
  • Healing Oil Treatment (.35oz) x3
  • Deep Repair Masque (8.5oz)
  • Rejuvenating Shampoo (10oz)
  • Nourishing Leave-In Cream (10oz)
  • Healing Oil Infused Comb

My hair is naturally curly, when it hits water – it’s very curly but i usually wear it straight. First I tried the Rejuvenating Shampoo, a moisturizing shampoo which is said to be great for dry hair (something we all get during the winter months). I do love the scent and my hair is clean but it’s hard to get really excited about shampoo, I must say that my hair did feel soft (as most shampoos strip the hair and it usually feels rough after). Next I tried the Deep Repair Masque, which I loved. Not only did it smell wonderful, my hair felt incredibly soft, so much so, I kept rinsing it because I thought I still had product in my hair (I didn’t) but it was just the softness of my hair (caution: your bathtub will fell slippery). Now on to the Nourishing Leave-In Cream and the Healing Oil Treatment, which I mixed together before putting on my hair. My curls were immediately more defined and my hair had amazing shine without being or feeling greasy. I must add that my favorite scent is from the Leave-In Cream, oh my god, I had to put the bottle down in another room because it was beginning to look like a Gain commercial in my bathroom – “sniff sniff hooray” indeed.

Anyway, as I stated before, I wear my hair straight, so out came the hairdryer and while it usually takes me forever to blow dry my hair, I was definitely done much faster then before. Macadamia Oil Treatment states that it cuts drying time by up to 50% and I agree 100%, I was done in half the time (my arms were very pleased). I got many compliments on my hair, it’s softness, my color’s new vibrancy, etc and I was very happy with both of those and the fact that I hair’s flyaways were under control. Both I and I hair are happy; learn more about the Macadamia Hair Care Line below: