Head over Heels for Oribe Shampoo for Beautiful Color

Head over Heels for Oribe Shampoo for Beautiful Color

Oribe Shampoo for Beautiful Hair (amazon.com photo)

Oribe Shampoo for Beautiful Hair (amazon.com photo)

Oribe is a high-end brand that was developed by a celebrity hairstylist and two beauty industry veterans. They use skin care technology and natural actives to create high-performance good-for-you products.

I know this isn’t organic but I haven’t found an organic shampoo that I love. Therefore I’ve been using Oribe (pronounced OrBay) for my color treated hair. It’s formulated without sulfates or parabens and right now that’s good enough for me.
Oribe Shampoo for Beautiful Hair (amazon.com photo)

Oribe Shampoo for Beautiful Hair (amazon.com photo)

 

The entire ingredients from the Oribe website are:
Oribe Signature Complex (Watermelon, Lychee and Edelweiss Flower Extracts) These defend hair from oxidative stress, photoaging and the deterioration of natural keratin, all while protecting from the drying, damaging and color-depleting effects of the elements.

Bioflavonoids, responsible for giving fruits their fantastic hues, protect hair’s own color from fading and discoloration.

Baobab Tree Extract, from an African plant known for its hydration storage, offers the same benefit to parched, color-treated tresses, providing superior moisture to the driest areas first.

Edelweiss Flower Extract, from the Swiss Alps, provides natural protection against the drying, damaging and color-depleting effects of the elements.

Kaempferia Galanga Root Extract, found in Southeast Asia, Delivers natural UV protection.

Multi-Layered UV Protection System delivers long-lasting UV protection and protects hair from the harmful effects of the sun.

Watermelon Extract, from the Kalahari Desert, provides natural protection against oxidative stress and the deterioration of natural keratin.

Oribe Shampoo for Beautiful Hair (amazon.com photo)

Oribe Shampoo for Beautiful Hair (amazon.com photo)

And the benefits are:
-Gentle cleanser

-Preserves color

-Fortifies over-processed and chemically-treated hair

-Protects against the color-depleting effects of environmental pollutants and the sun

-Formulated without parabens or sodium chloride. Color and keratin treatment safe. UV protection for hair.

Oribe Shampoo for Beautiful Hair (amazon.com photo)

Oribe Shampoo for Beautiful Hair (amazon.com photo)

Even though this is priced at $44 it’s worth it for what it does for my hair. I love the light lather and how my wavy hair looks both shiny and healthy. My color stays true within the four week time period in which I color my hair. Even my stylist remarked on my color not fading. When I had highlights they also remained fresh. It’s lightly scented but once rinsed out you really can’t detect any fragrance.

I vow to love, honor and Oribe.  –  Phyllis

I got lucky with the Beautylish Lucky Bag 2017

Beautylish Lucky Bag 2017

Beautylish Lucky Bag 2017

Once a year the webstore Beautylish has a secret sale for Lucky Bags. This is my third year buying this and it keeps getting better. The Lucky Bag is different for everyone lucky enough to be able to buy one. The typical bag is $75 and the only clue you get when buying is that the items are brands that Beautylish sells. Considering the quality that they cover, you can’t go wrong! This year they offered a $150 bag with the same amount of items but ones with a higher value. That went in a flash. I was on an early access list, went to buy the second I saw the bags were available but no luck with that. I’m not the least big unhappy though as you’ll see from my amazing bag.beautylish lucky bag 2017 tag

6 items, 6 top notch brands! $75 plus shipping = $198 in products that I’m so excited about.

my Beautylish Lucky Bag 2017

my Beautylish Lucky Bag 2017

BIODERMA MICELLAR WATER: ($6.90) I believe that everyone received the small size of Bioderma Micellar. Happily for me the one I received is Sensiblo H20 which is the one I use all the time. It never hurts to have a spare of this. 5 stars!!

Bioderma Micellar Water Sensiblo H20

Bioderma Micellar Water Sensiblo H20

JOEUR LONG WEAR LIP CREME in DULCE DE LECHE ($18): There are 26 shades of this liquid lipstick available at Beautylish so I consider myself extra lucky that I received a shade that I love. I’m always receiving dark lipsticks yet I really only wear MLBB or light shades. This matte pink (which I consider warm but they say is cool) is a perfect shade for me. It also gives me the chance to try this at last to see what I think.

Joeur Long Wear Liquid Lipstick - Dulce de Leche

Joeur Long Wear Liquid Lipstick – Dulce de Leche

I have always admired the Joeur matte lipsticks on others but never was sure if I should buy one. This has a caramel fragrance that lasts for a short while and doesn’t annoy me. My lips have to be well exfoliated to wear this but that’s not a problem. 4 stars! (fragrance removed one)beautylish lucky bag 2017 joeur lip collage

ORIBE DRY TEXTURING SPRAY ($22) – Believe it or not I’ve never used a product like this. I occasionally will use a dry shampoo and always like having one in the house. Ditto with a hair spray. But it’s rare that they get used. I saw this and thought of Lisa since she’d love this (“Bigger, better, full-on glamorous hair. This invisible dry hair spray builds in incredible volume and sexy texture. Patented polymers absorb oil at the roots, leaving you with just-styled hair for days (and nights).”). I’ll try it but I bet I end up giving it to my blog partner. 3 stars from me and surely 5 stars from Lisa.

Oribe Dry Texturizing Spray

Oribe Dry Texturizing Spray

SMITH & CULT NAILED LACQUER in LOVERS CREEP ($18): I can’t tell you how much I’ve wanted a Smith & Cult polish. I just never remembered to buy plus I couldn’t decide what color. Lovers Creep is a beautiful opaque bordeaux shade. I have a lot of polish to test but I just can’t wait to have the time to wear this.  Smith & Cult is “8-Free, Long Wear, High Shine & Smooth Coverage.” Definitely 5 stars.

Smith & Cult Nailed Lacquer in Lovers Creep

Smith & Cult Nailed Lacquer in Lovers Creep

Smith & Cult Nailed Lacquer in Lovers Creep

Smith & Cult Nailed Lacquer in Lovers Creep

NATASHA DENOUNA EYESHADOW PALETTE 5, PALETTE 13: ($48)  Well my heart skipped a beat when I saw the Natasha Denouna box. While palette 13 wouldn’t be one I’d pick to buy, it gives me the chance to try out her eyeshadows to see if I like them as much as her blush. Happily this doesn’t have the fragrance that the blush has. What it has is a duochrome green, a shimmery copper, and 3 matte shades that apply like butter.

Natasha Denoune palette 13

Natasha Denouna palette 13

Natasha Denoune palette 13

Natasha Denouna palette 13

I’m anxious to play around more with these shades. Flamingo is a great base shade with its touch of warm pink that doesn’t make me look like a flamingo. Sand Storm is very warm so I don’t think that it will get much use. Arizona is an easy to wear brown that can be built up. The prettiest shades are Pinja which looks green but reminds me of MAC Club with its green brown tone but with more oomph and Umber is an amazing golden copper. It’s a metallic shadow without visible shimmer. 4 Stars –  NO 5 stars, after all it is Natasha Denouna.

Natasha Denoune palette 13

Natasha Denouna palette 13

WAYNE GOSS OO BRUSH ($85): This originally was a limited edition brush but now it’s a permanent brush in the Wayne Goss Beautylish collection. It’s so magnificent that I don’t want to use it and get it dirty. How many times do I have the opportunity to have an $85 brush? Totally soft and luxurious. I’m overjoyed to have another Wayne Goss brush. I need to gather all the ones I have to review them for you.

Designed for a quick application with the softest finish. The large size is ideal for applying mineral or powder foundations—or any powder, bronzer, or blush—across the face. The tapered point lets you go into the eye area and do detailed highlighting work.The bristles measure 50mm in length, with a width of 20mm at it’s widest point. Hair Type: Goat. 100% cruelty free

Wayne Goss OO brush

Wayne Goss OO brush

Wayne Goss OO brush

Wayne Goss OO brush

I’m thrilled with my Lucky Bag and absolutely will be purchasing the 2018 bag. It’s been one of my favorite buys in a long time (and I’ve bought a lot). Have I tempted you? Would you spend $75 on a surprise bag?  —  Marcia