Friday, May 20, 2011

Hair Routine

This morning as I was attempting to do battle with my humidity-curly hair I thought, "Why does my hair look so bad?  My sister got me a fabulous cut with her fabulous stylist....."  IN DECEMBER.

Yes, people, time does fly.  And my great cut was months ago. 

And I've decided part of the problem is my sunglasses might be breaking my hair at the temples.  Yes, I wear my sunglasses on my head all the time.

So let's talk haircare.....  what's your current routine?

Here is my confession:

I wash my hair almost daily.  I'd like to go to every-other-day as is recommended for longer hair but I'm a greaseball. 

I'm using up some general and generic shampoo and conditioner now.  I'm planning to go to the Kirkland brand (Costco) for everyday.  My secret love is that wonderful and expensive stuff.... Fuckyou?  Fuckme?  Fekki?  Someone help.  What's it called?  Fekkai. 

I've also succumb to my mother's advice.  She swears my daughter should comb her hair with conditioner in it in the tub.  I think it makes the hair break off.  But I got a really nice comb at Sally Beauty and it seems to be working well for both of us.  Listen to your mother.

For clarifying I add a few drops of tea tree oil to my regular shampoo every once in a while.  Works pretty well.  My sister taught me that.

I try not to put my hair up in a heavy towel turban... I've heard that makes it break.  I do use one of those dorky hair towel things from Bed, Bath & Beyond.  And I braid my hair for bed so it doesn't get shredded.  I wear baseball caps a lot and that is hard on my hair. 

Then comes styling.  I love biosilk and aveda straightening stuff.  I won't lie... I have some other stuff I'm using up.  But these are my favorites right now.  Biosilk is fantastic on Tuff's hair.  I've only used the leave-in stuff but I see there is a whole line of products.  Pricey, yes, but we've been working on the same bottle for years now.  Worth it.  Also the Aveda stuff.... worth it.

I'm not a hair dryer user... for the most part.  And I have a great curling iron and a nice enough staightener but I rarely make the effort.  Mostly I'm a smooth it down and put in a pony tail girl.  I LOVE the pony tail holders from Sephora.  LOVE.  LOVE.  LOVE.

Ok... so what about you????

1 comment:

Elle said...

Game on. I'll talk hair routine . . that'll be a short post. Oh, also . . . I'll post a picture of today's hair. Have some tissue handy -- you'll have to laugh --