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Pilot Metropolitan ver. 2.0

My Pilot Metropolitan ver. 2.0

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Intermittent Fasting July 2018 update

Intermittent Fasting (July 2018 Update)

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Limelight Sketch Book Dotted Notebook

Initial Review: Limelight Sketch Book Dotted Notebook

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Health, Wellness & Beauty | Reality | Reviews

Extra TLC for your Tresses

By on June 5, 2010

My über-long hair was already down to my butt (see pic here) when I had it cut last November ’09. Chopped off or lopped off, more like. Half was taken away, leaving me with tresses just a little past my shoulder blades. I was in shock, I tell you. In fact I still shudder at that awful memory–the snipping of the scissor blades as chunks of my long and much-beloved hair fell to the salon floor. Oh, the agony.

Though the reason for that drastic change was mostly emotional (letting go and all that), it was also partly due to practicality. As much as I love being Rapunzel, it ain’t easy keeping all that hair all shiny and healthy. The ends were already a bit dry and frizzy and basta-na-tao that I am, I was too apathetic to remedy the condition of my tresses. I was contented with just shampoo and the occasional conditioner (which did nothing for my hair anyway).

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Health, Wellness & Beauty

I never thought I’d love taking a bath THIS much

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I am by no means a girl that you would call kikay. By principle, I do not comb my hair and go literally bare-faced (no makeup whatsoever, not even loose powder) when out facing the world. Well, I do use lip balm (Carmex and Burt’s Bees) every now and then when my lips dry out, but that’s pretty much about it. As for hygiene, I use just regular commercial soap and shampoo strictly for cleansing purposes.

Lately though, I discovered a couple of pretty nifty *beauty* bath products while browsing GT forums. One is Cyleina Black Pearl soap.

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