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My Favourite Hair Products Of 2011


Once again I've come with another post on favourite products of 2011 but this time focusing on hair products which I use most frequently and have made a difference to my hair in the past year. 

In case you're wondering, I won't be doing a post on my favourite skincare products because my favourites really are just what was in my "Current Daily Skincare Routine" post. Click here to see. 

1. 100% Pure Rosemary Oil
This is a great oil to use on your scalp as it stimulates growth. I use it mixed with castor oil, coconut oil and peppermint oil.

2. Fantasia ic Heat Protector Straightening Spray
To protect my hair and extensions from heat damage, I usually lightly spray this before straightening. It is aloe enriched and also makes your hair shiny after use. 

3. Motions Foaming Wrap Lotion
This is a lightweight foaming lotion which I actually use before I wrap my hair to go to sleep. It keeps my hair in the desired style without being stiff.

4. Pure Coconut Oil
Coconut oil is very good for the hair as it moisturises and strengthens as well as acts as a great conditioner. I apply this liberally (with castor oil, rosemary and peppermint oil) and detangle my hair the night before I shampoo as it really does soften the hair well. 

5. Hollywood Beauty Argan Oil From Morocco Smoothing Hair Creme
I'm in love with this product! It is a hair creme that contains argan oil which I'm sure you've all heard of. It smells beautiful and makes my virgin hair extensions so smooth, silky and gives it shine. 

6. Pure Castor Oil
Castor oil is known for thickening the hair. I massage this into my scalp along my edges where my hair has broken to promote growth and thickness. 

7. Garnier Fructis Style Brilliantine Shine Water-Based Wax
I love that this wax is water based as it doesn't leave my hair greasy like some other products may do. Click here for a full review on this product!

8. Hollywood Beauty Argan Oil From Morocco
I'm sure you've all come across the hype of argan oil on other blogs and maybe YouTube. This oil along with the smoothing creme are fantastic products. I use this on my virgin hair extensions and it makes the hair very glossy/shiny and healthy without looking greasy at all if you apply the right amount of product. I also use this on my natural hair before I blow dry it for the same finish. Works wonders for dry ends and I would recommend anyone to buy it regardless of your hair type. 

9. 100% Pure Peppermint Oil
This is oil is beneficial if you suffer from an itchy scalp or dandruff as peppermint oil is known to be good for that. It is usually mixed with the other oils I own and then applied to my scalp. 

10. Melaleuca Herbal Shampoo
Last but definitely not least, this herbal shampoo by Melaleuca works wonders. It is a fantastic shampoo that doesn't leave your hair stripped of its natural moisture. When I used this on my extensions, it made them so soft, shiny and silky that I actually could not believe it. I used to use Tresemme but I have abandoned their shampoo and conditioner after using this one. I found that with this shampoo, a conditioner wasn't even needed after because it acts as a conditioning shampoo! 

What are your top hair products? Any recommendations? 
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  1. Hi! Love this post so interesting, im trying everything i can to make my hair grow :( feels like its taking ages to get to the length i want. Was wondering where i could purchase castor oil from?

  2. I know what you mean! I guess we're all trying all we can to grow our hair lol
    You can get castor oil from any afro hair shops. Most of them tend to stock it. I've even seen it in afro/asian food stores!

  3. I love this post as well! Thanks for sharing this!!!!!! I also love Castor Oil, Coconut Oil, and Peppermint Oil. I use them frequently in my hair care regimen.

  4. You're welcome :)
    Natural oils are the best!

  5. castor oil is a real life saver, i love that stuff but not the smell. lol i haven't tried coconut oil on my hair but i think i'll try that soon. oh and i love everything Motions! great list!

    1. Lol I agree! It doesn't smell nice at all. Coconut oil is one of the best oils to use I've been told.
      Thanks :)

  6. Wow I'm so glad I found your blog! I also use most of these oils religiously. You should also try avocado oil as well as it's really moisturising. Where do you buy the shampoo from please?

    Great blog and do check mine if you get the time. Looking forward to reading more from you.


    1. :)
      Really? I'll look into that. Thanks
      The shampoo is from a company called Melalueca. You can email me at wondersofbeauty@live.co.uk for more details on how to order it.

      Thank you. Will do xx

  7. wow I use five of these actually.. great post!.. the exact same brands aswell lol.. x

  8. The quality of your articles and contents is great.
    clip in remy hair extensions



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