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sulfate-free shampoo + giveaway!

March 30, 2010

sulfate-free shampooYou may be asking: What is a sulfate?

A salt of sulfuric acid. Sulfates are used in everything from toothpaste to engine de-greasers. Sulfates are a common ingredient in industrial strength topical cleaning agents!!! Yuck! I know!

Sfree shampoo is free of all those yucky sulfates then make your hair weak and brittle. Sulfates dry-out your hair by stripping it of its natural oils, leaving you will course, dry and vulnerable locks.

A long time ago, late at night I purchased WEN Cleansing Conditioner from an informercial, because it promised to cleanse my hair without those any harsh chemicals and detergents found in traditional shampoos.

I anxiously anticipated the arrival of my WEN products. I thought the shampoo was wonderful!!! After about 3 weeks my hair started to feel weighted-down, oily and full of product. I kept using it to see if it was just a little speed bump in what I thought was a great product…it wasn’t a speed bump.

My hair never got soft and silky again after the 3 weeks of using the WEN Cleansing Conditioner. {I did a review on this product a long time ago if you want to read that entry: https://geishapearl.wordpress.com/2009/08/07/product-review-wen-cleansing-conditioner/}

The moral of the little story above is that it is relatively hard to find a shampoo without sulfates and detergents that actually cleans your hair and KEEPS it feeling clean! Sfree is a huge except to this!!!

After my first use of the Sfree shampoo I was hooked, but as you can from my WEN story I needed to be sure. So I kept using the product. As week 3 approached was a little nervous the product would stop working. I had high hopes, because I loved the shampoo! Week 3 came and went and my hair still felt amazingly clean and very moisturized….week 4 came and went….week 5 came and went…week 6 came and went…and my hair still felt absolutely amazing!

Sfree shampoo never felt like it was weighing-down my hair! My hair had bounce and felt silky smooth. I have also noticed how strong my hair felt–I have little to no split-ends, which is usual for me because of all the heat styling I do to my hair!

…Oh and the smell! It’s a wonderful assortment of citrus smells like grapefruit and hints of lemon and orange. The smell is great because it’s truly a unisex-smell. It has a very refreshing and relaxing scent, perfect for a morning or evening shower!

My overall option of the products is I LOVE IT! I will definitely keep Sfree shampoo in my daily hair routine for a long time! I would strongly recommend this product to every hair type, texture, cut, color, length, and style!

Here is a link to their website if you are interested in purchasing the Sfree shampoo:
http://www.healthyhairplus.com/sfree-moisture-p/sfreemoist.htm

Ok–its giveaway contest time!!! I love this part 🙂

Sfree has generously provided my with 6 bottles of the 16 oz. shampoo to giveaway!! 3 bottles of the shampoo will be given away to my YouTube subscribers and 3 bottles will be given away to my blog readers!

How to enter into the giveaway on my blog:

1. Enter a comment below either about the article or simply write “sfree” in the comments.

2. Include your email address when commenting so I am able to contact the winners!

3. Thats it!

If you like enter on my YouTube channel here is the link to the video {make you enter in the comments below the video in YouTube or it won’t count!!!}:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p42Bq997VJs

CONTEST ENDS APRIL 21, 2010 AT MIDNIGHT!!!!

Good luck everyone!!! Happy commenting 🙂

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{product review} Wen Cleansing Conditioner

August 7, 2009
Wen Sweet Almond Mint Cleansing Conditioner

Wen Sweet Almond Mint Cleansing Conditioner

So, I tend to be an easy sell for infomercials. They just make every product seem like something I need/have to own. I’ve found some amazing products that I can’t live without, like Bare Minerals and ProActive.

I have dry hair that I am always searching for a remedy to. About a year ago at 2 a.m., I thought I had found my answer–WEN Sweet Almond Mint Cleansing Conditioner. Unfortunately, this time I was a victim of convincing sales techniques and got a $40 stab to my bank account.

I liked it at first. After about two weeks of using Wen every time I showered, I was unimpressed. The more I used it the greaser my hair felt. I would take a shower and then my hair felt like I needed to take another shower. All my natural volume was lost and it made my hair feel really greasy.

The silver lining of this story is I still keep it in my shower because it makes an amazing leave-in-conditioner that I put on the ends of all my layers. So, if you are looking for a leave-in-conditioner this is a great product.

gp blog gives it 2 out of 5 pearls:
Geisha PearlGeisha Pearl