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My First VoxBox || L'Oréal EverPure Color Care System Review
My First VoxBox || L'Oréal EverPure Color Care System Review

A couple of weeks ago, I received this surprise VoxBox in the mail from Influenster and I received these free L'Oréal EverPure Color Care System Products. I was so excited because my hair is still so damaged from being lightened almost a year ago. I've never used a sulfate free hair product before and I was very curious how it would effect my hair.  I washed my hair the next morning because I couldn't wait!

The first thing I noticed about the shampoo was the incredible smell. It has such a relaxing and refreshing scent. I felt like my shower became an in-home spa. Even my husband loves the smell. He's very sensitive to strong smells, so that's kind of a big deal. It lathered beautifully and when I rinsed it out my hair felt like silk! I've never experienced that with any shampoo before. I couldn't believe it! The conditioner just enhanced the softness even more. I could tell my hair was cleansed, but not completely stripped of it's natural oils. 

When I got out of the shower, I lightly towel dried my hair and then sectioned it out to prepare to spray it with the 10-in-1 Elixir. Then I spritzed to my hearts content, focusing mostly on my dry ends and less on my scalp. A little definitely goes a long way with this product. After a couple weeks of regular use, I can tell a huge difference in the way my hair looks and feels. My ends are truly being moisturized and strengthened. It leaves my hair with a beautiful shine, and not at all greasy. I've been super impressed in the short amount of time I've used it, and know the results will continue to impress me with continued use.

Give them a try yourself, by clicking the images below! And while you're at it, sign up on Influenster to receive free products to try and review! 

*I received this product in exchange for an honest, unbiased review. All opinions are my own.*

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Braided Headband Video Tutorial
Braided Headband Video Tutorial

Boy, oh boy, has this month been crazy! I've been working on something new and super exciting that I can't wait to tell you more about!!

ANYWAYYYY...For those of you who follow me on Instagram, I've been working on this video for you for what seems like an eternity. I felt rushed during the actual filming of this video because I was doing it while both the boys were napping, a very small window, but somehow I managed to pull it off! Just so you know, my hair tends to look better than this when I don't feel like I'm under a time crunch, but at least this will show you how to achieve this look yourself. Try it out and let me know what you think! I hope you love it!

Thanks for watching, loves!

xo, Cheree

No Heat Waves with Savvy Curls Wraps!

Ever since I discovered headband curls, I've been hooked. My hair has recently been lightened which leaves it feeling extra dry and brittle. Because of this, I try to use as many no heat methods as possible to help my hair stay as healthy as possible as I grow it out. I've always wrapped my hair around a regular fabric headband while it's barely damp, because it won't curl when my hair is completely dry. And having only one band made it hard to wrap with all of the layers I recently added to my hair. Well, guess what? Savvy Curls solves both of these problems. 

No Heat Waves with Savvy Curls || ADOS || no heat curl method, beauty, style, healthy, hair

I started with dry hair, added a styling product, wrapped my hair around both bands and ended up with beautiful heat free waves after only a couple hours of dry time! Now I'm going to walk you through a step by step tutorial of how I got these waves with my Savvy Curls Convertible Wrap

Pictorial || No Heat Waves with Savvy Curls || How to, tutorial, healthy hair

1. I started with freshly washed and dried hair. Then I added one of my favorite all natural Evolvh Ultimate Styling Lotion from the mid-shaft to ends of my hair.

2. Once I felt I had covered all of my hair with styling product, I seperated a top section of my crown to reserve it to wrap around the second band. Then I applied my Savvy Curls Wrap around my head. 

3. I started wrapping my hair around the wrap from front to back on one side, then switched to the other side. Once I had wrapped all of the ends around the band several times, I secured it with bobby pins.

4. I let down the hair I originally pulled up, and wrapped it one side at a time. Then secured the ends with bobby pins. 

5. Once I had finished, I took a break to eat some lunch and do some things around the house. Came back a couple hours later and started to take out the wrap. It's easiest if you unsnap the top band first, and then gently pull the other band off.

6. I ran my fingers through the curls to separate them slightly, Sprayed it with a little hairspray, and that was it! I had beautiful, soft, healthy waves in my hair all day long! Even my husband couldn't help but mention how beautiful it looked!


I love that this headband is specifically designed for the purpose of curling your hair. It uses the thermal heat naturally radiated from your scalp to set effortless and healthy curls in your hair! No more waiting ALL DAY for my headband curls to dry, and hello to beautiful bouncy waves in no time at all! You want one too? I don't blame you. It's your lucky day!  Savvy Curls is offering a promo code just for you, my lovely readers! Use code savvyc1 to receive $2 off of your order! 

Do your hair a favor and go get yourself one ASAP.

xo

Signature || Cheree || ADOS
 

*this post is sponsored by Savvy Curls. All reviews and opinions are completely my own.* 

Twisted Mermaid Braid Tutorial
Twisted Mermaid Braid Tutorial || ADOS || YouTube Video || long, thick, brunette, bridal, mermaid braid hair style

It's friday! YAYYYY!!! And I'm so excited to share this hair tutorial I did on my beautiful BFF Olivia! We're both posting collaborative videos today, so make sure to go check out her YouTube channel and watch our No Mirror Makeup Challenge! It was so much fun, you'll definitely want to check it out to see how we did. 

I had a twisted mermaid braid style in mind as soon as Livvy and I talked about doing videos together. I've never worked with such long, luscious, and thick hair before. It was a dream come true! It turned out even more gorgeous than I originally imagined. I improvised as I was styling, and still would do things a little differently if I were to do it over again. Still, not bad for a style i've never tried before! This was my first time videoing a tutorial on someone else's head so I step in front of the camera a few times, sorry in advance! I hope you still enjoy this video! I had so much fun! Make sure to like & subscribe to my channel so you never miss a video in the future! :) 

PRODUCTS:
I used Evolvh Polishing Balm to help with frizz and flyaways, meta grip bob pins, and small elastics to secure the hair in place. I also finished with a generous spray of Aussie hairspray across the whole style. 

I mean...can you believe that is all her natural hair???? GIVE ME ALL THE MERMAID BRAIDS!!! What styles do you want me to do tutorials on?? Leave a suggestion in the comments below!

xo

Signature || Cheree || ADOS
 
A Blogiversary Giveaway!!

I have teamed up with some amazing bloggers and vendors to celebrate Made by Meggs one year blogiversary! As my contribution I will be giving away one (8.5 oz) bottle of my very favorite styling lotion by EVOLVh. They sell botanical, completely organic, paraben free, gluten free, vegan styling products that are great for your hair! This 5 in 1 Ultimate Styling Lotion helps to add volume, shine, hold, defrizz, and manage curls all day long! I run it through my hair from roots to ends and before blowdrying and curling to give it more volume, bounce and shine! Not only does it work wonders, it smells great and doesn't have the weight of most others styling products I've used. 

Go to Made by Meggs website to see the rest of the great prizes and goodies that the other participants are giving away! 

xo

Signature || Cheree || A Dash of Salter