Emtage Argan Oil Rollerballs help you on the go

Emtage Beauty is a company that wasn’t on my radar at all until they reached out to see if I’d like to try their products. I found some things about them that I instantly liked: they are an organic company that uses all natural ingredients, the were developed by a woman entrepeneur named Robin Emtage, and they are fair traded and sustainably produced by women co-operatives of the Argan forest. I was intrigued and decided to try these out. That was a great decision on my part.

Emtage Beauty Argan Oil Rollerballs

Emtage Beauty Argan Oil Rollerballs

There are two different rollerballs made by Emtage Beauty. ARGAN OIL ROLLERBALL is made of 100% Pure Argan Oil with the goal to Target & Revjuvenate Skin, Hair & Nails. ARGAN OIL ROSE HIP ROLLERBALL also is to Target & Rejuvenate but this one is aimed towards eyes, wrinkles, and dry skin.

Emtage Beauty Argan Oil Rollerballs

Emtage Beauty Argan Oil Rollerballs

The two rollerballs are purse and travel friendly since they fit in the palm of my hand with ease. I was all set to have Lisa review them if they had a fragrance but they are fragrance free so they are mine, mine, mine!! The prices are reasonable ($12 and $15) and they can be found at Whole Foods as well as bought online.

Emtage Beauty Rollerball

Emtage Beauty Rollerball

Emtage Beauty Argan Oil Rollerball is a clear not greasy oil that I especially love for my hands. Being in a rollerball form allows you to target exactly where you want this to be used. I’ll roll it over my cuticles and then massage in. It can be used on split ends to tame them from the Split End Monster. And it excels at protecting scars from hardening and skin from becoming too dry.

Target and Rejuvenate Skin, Hair, Nails

• Nourish and hydrate dry spots on face and body
• Brighten skin’s appearance
• Soften eyebrows and dry lashes
• Improve scars, stretch marks and sun spots
• Smooth split ends and rough edges
• Perfect for dry itchy scalp!
• Soothe damaged cuticles
• Moisturize dry nails
• Metal rollerball to increase circulation
• No spilling, no wasting
• Perfect for travel!
• Rejuvenate On The GO!
• Great for all skin types!

Emtage 100% Argan Oil

Emtage 100% Argan Oil

EMTAGE BEAUTY ARGAN OIL ROSE HIP OIL adds to the Argan Oil with Rose Hip Oil that’s also infused with Geranium essential oil “to provide instant hydration and age defying benefits to dehydrated, dry skin, wrinkles, fine lines and discoloration.” This oil starts with a light golden color that disappears as you roll it on. I like it because it helps with both dark circles and under eye puffiness. It’s also good for dry skin and to soften fine lines.

Emtage Beauty Argan Oil Rose Hip Oil Rollerball

Emtage Beauty Argan Oil Rose Hip Oil Rollerball

Emtage Beauty: Argan Oil Rose Hip Oil top, 100% Pure Argan Oil bottom

Emtage Beauty: Argan Oil Rose Hip Oil top, 100% Pure Argan Oil bottom

Not only are these two Argan Oil Rollerballs good for your skin but they are helpful to the earth and to women. As Ermtage Beauty told me “Emtage’s Argan oil is organic, virgin, cold pressed, expeller pressed, hexane free, NON GMO, fair traded and sustainably produced by women co-operatives of the Argan forest. Emtage Beauty is committed to women’s empowerment causes through out the world. They support fair trade women’s co-ops and charities that provide women’s advancement opportunities.”  Everything about this company and these products are what I want when looking for items I’m happy to review and recommend.

Have you heard of Emtage Beauty? They have a great line for hair, skin and nails so maybe it’s time to look. — Marcia

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Dry hair? Get Rich. RICH Silk Oil Serum and De-Frizz and Shine Mist

If you have extremely dry hair, I have the answer to your prayers!  You’ve got to try RICH Silk Oil Serum and RICH De-Frizz and Shine Mist. They are the perfect antidote to frizz and crunch.

RICH Hair Care is a luxurious, award-winning European line that I hadn’t even heard of before we were sent these products to try.

Rich DeFrizz and Shine Mist and Silk Oil Serum

Rich DeFrizz and Shine Mist and Silk Oil Serum

Rich Pure Luxury Silk Oil Serum

Rich Pure Luxury Silk Oil Serum

The Silk Oil Serum ($15.99) is a beautiful, lightweight oil that calms and hydrates hair. It works wonders on my colored hair, even when my ends are like the Sahara Desert. This is a great blend of organic jojoba oil, sweet almond oil and olive oil that hair simply loves. It doesn’t weigh down my hair and I even use it for my daughter’s super fine hair with great results. If you want smooth, this is the answer.

Rich Pure Luxury Argan De-Frizz and Shine Mist

Rich Pure Luxury Argan De-Frizz and Shine Mist

The Argan De-Frizz and Shine Mist ($19.99) has Argania Spinosa Kernal Oil, along with coconut oil. It sprays out in a fine mist and it is fantastic for very dry hair. Those of you with curls will love it because it makes them super smooth and shiny.

My RICH hair!

My RICH hair!

RICH Hair Care has impressed me…I can’t wait to try their other products. If you have dry, frizzy, or naturally curly hair, I highly recommend the Silk Oil Serum and De-Frizz and Shine Mist for smooth, silky, frizz-free hair.  – Lisa

*sent for editorial consideration

Defend your hair from the polar vortex with Mark Hill Salon Professional

If you want to tackle the hazards of winter hair, Mark Hill is your go-to guy.

Mark Hill

Mark Hill

The UK hair stylist Mark Hill won both ‘British Hairdresser of the Year’ and ‘International Hairdresser of the Year’ not just once – but twice each! He is known as the ‘Master of Sexy, Wearable Hair.’ Lucky for us, he also has a fantastic and affordable  hair care line, Mark Hill Salon Professional that takes care of dry, static-filled winter hair.

For super dry hair, I recommend the MiracOilicious products. They leave my hair incredibly soft and moistened, but not flat and limp.

Mark HIll MiracOilicious

Mark Hill MiracOilicious

Mark Hill MiracOilicious 2 Minute Treatment

Mark Hill MiracOILicious 2 Minute Treatment

The Mark Hill MiracOILicious 2 Minute Intensive Treatment ($11.99) is a hair mask that I use once a week to save my ends from indoor heat and outdoor frigid air. I like to put this on the entire length of my hair, although if you have oily roots you might want to just concentrate on lower half. It makes my hair so happy – I am extremely impressed with the way it repairs dry ends and leaves my hair wonderfully shiny.

Mark Hill MiracOilicious Moroccan Argan Oil

Mark Hill MiracOILicious Moroccan Argan Oil

The Mark Hill MiracOILicious Argan Oil ($11.99) is terrific on damp hair. It moisturizes, repairs, and even speeds up dry time. I love, love, love this oil and it’s a great price for an argan oil.

Now, if frizz is your main enemy, I would advise you try the Defrizz-ilicious products.

Mark Hill Defrizzilicious

Mark Hill Defrizz-ilicious

The Mark Hill Defrizz-ilicious Oh So Smooth De-Frizz Conditioner ($9.99) is a big tube of conditioning goodness for hair. The secret ingredient is something called Sea Silk. I am not sure what that is, but it definitely leaves my hair silky soft and free of frizz.

Some real hair magic - Mark Hill Magic Drops

Some real hair magic – Mark Hill Magic Drops

I think the Mark Hill Defrizz-ilicious Magic Drops Rescue and Repair Treatment ($11.99) has a perfect name because this leave-in treatment is magical for dry hair. I have great results on my hair, but the ultimate test was on my youngest daughter’s hair. She wears a knit hat and you know how baby fine hair goes like this once the hat is off:

photo from rainashairdesign.com

photo from rainashairdesign.com

Well, when I smooth some Magic Drops into her damp hair, she can wear her knit hat knowing she won’t become the fly-away queen.

The magic ingredients include Micro Wheat Proteins & Keravis, which create some sort of alchemy that make this leave-in treatment pretty miraculous.

My Mark Hill hair - look ma, no frizz!

My Mark Hill hair – look ma, no frizz!

My  hair is very fine, so moisturizing products that tackle frizz often leave it so weighed down I can’t get a curl. Mark Hill Salon Professional products give me soft, conditioned, volumized hair with no static or frizz, even in the middle of a polar vortex. This is a TERRIFIC hair care line and I highly recommend it!

You can find Mark Hill Salon Professional internationally at Boots stores and in the US at Walgreens and Ulta.  – Lisa

*samples for editorial consideration…opinion and hair all my own!

Win a Pro Naturals Moroccan Argan Oil Hair Repair Treatment for soft, strong hair

Soft, shiny, silky hair…who doesn’t want that? This just might be the blog post your hair has been waiting for because Pro Naturals is giving away two Moroccan Argan Oil Hair Repair Treatments, each a $60 value.

pro-naturals-oil_5The Pro Naturals Moroccan Argan Oil Hair Repair Treatment strengthens hair and gives it tons of body. It really softens up hair and is especially wonderful after any sort of clarifying treatment.

Moroccan Argan Oil Hair Repair Treatment

Moroccan Argan Oil Hair Repair Treatment

Hair Repair Treatment dropper

Hair Repair Treatment dropper

Just apply the Moroccan Argan Oil Hair Repair Treatment to damp hair before styling. It will leave your hair healthy and vibrant with softness and volume.

You can find Pro Naturals online HERE, and be sure to check them out on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/pronaturals. Enter our giveaway to win a Moroccan Argan Oil Hair Repair Treatment for yourself!

Pro Naturals Argan Oil Argania spinosa kernel oil (Pure Argan Oil), Hydro Cordium: Vegetable based amino protein (strengthener), Purely Natural Plant Control-oil: Supplies hair nutrients and provides a protection layer, Multiple Tartaric Acid Complexes: Facilitate cell rejuvenation.

GIVEAWAY INFORMATION: US only, 2 winners of 1 bottle each, ends on 8/19. (Lately the comment section has closed before the giveaway is ended. If that happens to you, please comment on our Facebook Page mentioning the name of the giveaway you are entering.)

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Pro Naturals Hair Repair System

Pro NaturalsI don’t know about you, but my hair loves argan oil. Argan oil makes my color-treated hair super soft and shiny. Pro Naturals sent their argan oil-based Pro Naturals Hair Repair System to test, which is a 4 step repairing system for hair that needs some help. What is unusual is it’s used once a week for at least 6 weeks to give dry and damaged hair new life.

The Pro Naturals System...oops, they misspelled Authenticity!

The Pro Naturals System…oops, they misspelled ‘Authenticity’!

The four products included in the set cleanse the hair and scalp, removing any built up styling products. Plus the recovery system conditions thanks to the 100% Pure Moroccan Oil, which also strengthens hair and gives it tons of body. The Moroccan Oil softens up the hair after it is clarified with the cleansing products.

This system is meant to be used in conjunction with your normal hair routine. The products include:

  • Pro Naturals Hair Shampoo
  • Pro Naturals Hair Conditioner
  • Pro Naturals Hair Mask
  • Pro Naturals Argan Hair Oil
Hair Repair Mask

Hair Repair Mask

inside the jar...

inside the jar…

The mask is wonderfully hydrating. Leave it on for at least 20 minutes for a deep treatment that definitely leaves hair silky and frizz-free.

Moroccan Argan Oil Hair Repair Treatment

Moroccan Argan Oil Hair Repair Treatment

Hair Repair Treatment dropper

Hair Repair Treatment dropper

The Moroccan Argan Oil Hair Repair Treatment is applied to damp hair before styling. After clarifying hair and removing build up, the mask and hair oil bring hair back to where it should be – healthy and vibrant with softness and volume.

You can purchase the Pro Naturals Hair Repair System HERE for $149.95, which seems expensive but you get four products that are only used once a week – so it lasts a long time. You can find them via social media at:

If your hair loves argan oil as much as mine does, this is definitely a set worth checking out!  – Lisa

*sent for editorial consideration

Pro Naturals Hair Repair System Ingredients:

Pro Naturals Hair Shampoo: Aqua, Cocamidopropyl betaine ­ an organic compound derived from coconut oil, Polyquaternium 10 ­ Antistatic Agent, Hair Fixative, Citric Acid, Argania spinosa kernel oil (Argan Oil).

Pro Naturals Hair Conditioner: Hydroxyethylcellulose (HEC) ­ thickening agent, Cyclopentasiloxane ­ silicone fluid, Dimethicone – moisturizer to treat or prevent dry, rough, scaly, itchy skin and minor skin irritations.

Pro Naturals Hair Mask: Hydroxyethylcellulose (HEC) ­ thickening agent, Argania spinosa kernel oil (Argan Oil), Aqua.

Pro Naturals Argan Oil Argania spinosa kernel oil (Pure Argan Oil), Hydro Cordium: Vegetable based amino protein (strengthener), Purely Natural Plant Control-oil: Supplies hair nutrients and provides a protection layer, Multiple Tartaric Acid Complexes: Facilitate cell rejuvenation.

Argan Oil 7 5-in1 Moisture Healing Shampoo by NelsonJ

NelsonJ is the hair care line created by celebrity colorist and Beverly Hills Salon owner Nelson Chan. He felt he could make great products featuring some effective hair care ingredients like Citrus, Peppermint, and Argan Oil. These ingredients safely clean hair without damaging the cuticle or removing hair color and moisture. Nelson is also known for eco-friendly products, natural and non-toxic hair coloring, formaldehyde-free Brazilian straightening treatments and fantastic haircuts.

Marcia previously reviewed the fascinating 7 in 1 Non-Foaming Shampoo, and I reviewed the Argan Oil 7 Moisture Healing Mask. Recently, NelsonJ sent us their Argan Oil 7 5-in-1 Moisture Healing Shampoo ($16) to test.

NelsonJ Shampoo

NelsonJ Argan Oil 7 Moisture Healing Shampoo

This is the newest shampoo in the line of Argan 7 products, and the first ever argan oil-based shampoo. We have all heard of argan oil conditioners, but an argan oil shampoo? That is something new! It is available in three scents:  coconut, rosemary, and pomegranate.

I tested the coconut scented version. The scent is lovely. It’s a slightly fruity coconut that is subtle and very pleasant.

NelsonJ

NelsonJ Argan Oil 7 Moisture Healing Shampoo

NelsonJ

I wish you could smell this…coconut goodness!

The 5-in-1 Moisture Healing Shampoo is meant for damaged hair. If you get your hair colored, chemically processed, or if you use heat styling then this shampoo is for you. It cleanses beautifully without stripping the hair, and in fact saturates each strand with the highly moisturizing argan oil. Argan oil also has tons of anti-oxidants that keep hair healthy, plus the shampoo has keratin and proteins to further baby your hair. Another key ingredient is coconut oil and it has no parabens, sulfates, artificial fragrances or colors. It’s also safe for Keratin or Brazilian treated hair.

So let’s talk numbers.  The ‘5 in 1’ means that this shampoo does these five things:

1.  gently cleanses hair and scalp

2.  detangles

3.  color protects

4.  enhances shine

5.  moisturizes

So does it really do all five things? I find it really is a great shampoo that leaves my hair silky soft and bouncy. It’s moisturized and very shiny. I think it follows through beautifully in all five areas and I especially love it paired with the NelsonJ Argan Oil 7 Moisture Healing Mask.

This is available at the NelsonJ website as well as at his salon. My hair certainly loves it and I’ll bet yours will too!  – Lisa

*sent for editorial consideration

INGREDIENTS: Water (Aqua), Sodium Arganate (derived from Argan Oil), Sodium Lauroyl Isethionate (derived from Coconut Oil), Decyl Glucoside (derived from Coconut Oil and Sugar), Cocamidopropyl Betaine (derived from Coconut Oil), PEG-150 Distearate (Derived from Coconut Oil), Glycol Stearate (derived from Coconut Oil), Phenoxyethanol (derived from alcohol), Benzyl Alcohol (derived from flowers), Potassium Sorbate (derived from Sorbic Acid), Tetrasodium EDTA, Fragrance.

Looking for a perfect hair day? Try Cristophe!

Rainy days have been getting me down…well, more like they have been getting my hair down. Nothing kills my volume and curl like heavy, damp days. To combat the weather, I turn to my Cristophe volumizing products.

Cristophe Volumizing Spray Tonic and Argan Oil Treatment

Cristophe Volumizing Spray Tonic and Argan Oil Treatment

Cristophe is a high-end salon in Beverly Hills, but lucky for us it is also a wonderful drugstore line that is easy on the pocketbook. Not only are Cristophe products affordable, they are also effective – always a great combination. My ‘witches brew’ for damp days includes Cristophe Volumizing Spray Tonic ($10.99). Argan Oil Treatment ($10.99), and Shaping Hair Spray ($10.99).

Cristophe Volumizing Spray Tonic

My long, fine hair absolutely loves Cristophe Volumizing Spray Tonic. This is a spray-on volumizer that is applied to roots while hair is damp. It does a fantastic job of creating full, thick volume without weighing my hair down. The formula includes something called ‘Vital Energy Complex’. VEC has several nutrient-rich ingredients including Solar Vitis, Glycogen, Adenosine Tri Phosphate, and Phospholipids.  Together, these ingredients are like a skin care treatment for the scalp. It’s really great stuff.

I follow the Volumizing Spray Tonic with a nickel-size amount of the Argan Oil Treatment.

Cristophe Argan Oil Treatment

The Argan Oil Treatment is a beautiful oil that makes my hair super smooth and wonderfully shiny. My hair absorbs it quickly, and my damp hair immediately feels smoother and not at all heavy or greasy. Argan Oil is a terrific antioxidant that makes hair stronger and provides protection from heat styling and the environment.

Cristophe Argan Oil Treatment

Cristophe Argan Oil Treatment

Just like the Volumizing Spray Tonic, the Argan Oil Treatment has the VEC blend of awesome ingredients. Once I dry and style my hair, I spray on some Shaping Spray to help my hair’s volume and curls last all day long.

Cristophe Shaping Spray

Cristophe Shaping Spray

The Shaping Hair Spray gives a flexible hold for natural looking hair that isn’t stiff or sticky. It keeps my fine hair from drooping even on damp and rainy days. I need to note that it does have a discernible sweet fragrance that definitely lingers, but for those who don’t mind fragrance this is a terrific hair spray option.

I am also happy to report that all of Cristophe’s products are color safe, paraben free, and cruelty free. The next time you are at the drugstore, pick up some Cristophe and wilted hair will be a thing of the past.  – Lisa

My Cristophe volumized hair

My Cristophe volumized hair

*products sent for editorial consideration