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Update: April 2013

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Breaking up the monotony of reviews a bit here:

I need a trim badly; I attempted to get one professionally, but umm, let's just say it didn't work out. That's probably the second time I ever wanted to shed a tear in the salon. The pain and horror were that great. I don't even want to think about the damage that was done during that session.

It's been nearly a year since I last straightened, and I typically do so once in May, but I doubt I will this year. I don't even have a flat iron anymore.

The love affair with henna treatments and Camille Rose Naturals Algae Renew Deep Conditioner continues. Too bad I'm now out of both.

I've tried all of the products I had so there are a ton of reviews coming. I'm also working on getting a male's perspective on products. That should be happening soon.

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Review: Camille Rose Naturals Algae Renew Deep Conditioner

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Not on the HG list (yet), but I freaking love this stuff: Camille Rose Naturals Algae Deep Conditioner. It's the only deep conditioner I've used in April and would probably still be using it if I hadn't finished my only jar.

Product Claims: Camille Rose Naturals Algae Renew Deep Conditioner is hand-mixed with amazing Blue Green Algae, which is rich in Vitamin B, and helps to improve hair cell regrowth, stops shedding/breakage resulting in stronger, longer hair. Deeply penetrates and remoisturize dry an brittle hair. Increase body and shine THE NATURAL WAY!

Ingredients: Deionized Water, Aloe Vera Juice, Butyrospermum Parki (Shea Butter), Cocos Nucifera (Coconut Oil), Behentrimonium Methosulfate, Cetyl Alcohol, Dipropylene Glycol (BTMS) , Theobroma, Cacao (Cocoa) Butter, Mangifera Indica (Mango) Seed Butter, Cannablis Sativa (Hemp) Seed Oil, DI Panthenol, Mel (Manukla Honey), Vegetable Glycerin, Camellia Sinensis (Green Tea) Extraxt, Simmondsia Chinensia (jojoba) Seed Oil, R…

Review: Afroveda Monoi de Tiare Cleansing Cream

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Finishing up my reviews for the cleansing conditioners I currently have with Afroveda Monoi de Tiare Cleansing Cream.

Product Claims: Our Monoi de Tiare Cleansing Cream is a gentle moisturizing cleanser that doesn't create tons of latter, but will clean your hair and leave it soft! It is the ideal moisturizer as it is 100% natural and it will hydrate and moisturize each strand of hair, to leave it soft, flexible and shiny.
Soothes your scalp as it cleanses. 
Supports healthy hair growth. 
Contains Neem Leaf Extract to eliminate scalp bacteria, leaving hair healthier; and Shikakai proteins to naturally moisturize and nourish the hair and scalp.

Ingredients: Aloe barbadensis Leaf Juice, Equisetum Arvense (Horsetail) Leaf Extract, Urtica Urens (Nettle) Leaf Extract, Matricaria Recutita (Chamomile) Flower Extract, Persea American (Avocado) Fruit Oil, Baobab Extract, Coconut Oil & Gardenia Tahitensis, Behentrimonium Methosulfate & Cetearyl Alcohol, Panthenol(ProVitamin B5), Olive…

Review: HairVeda Amala Cream Rinse

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Taking a break from HG Reviews to continue with the "cleansing conditioners": HairVeda Amala Cream Rinse.

Product Claims:
Amala Cream Rinse is a Creamy Hair & Body shampoo which lightly removes dirt & oils. ACR is formulated with all natural lemon & orange oils and specifically designed to clean tresses. ACR is also great for those with sensitive skin types. Give your hair and body a light cleanse with our unique formula.

Ingredients: Aqua (Water), Cetearyl Alcohol, PEG-40 Castor Oil, Stearalkonium Chloride, Citrus Medica Limonum Argentina (Lemon) Peel Oil, Orange Peel Oil, Germall Plus. Fragrance.

Thoughts:
It's a nice conditioner, but a cleanser it is not. It's very light and runny similar to the consistency of a V05 conditioner (my bottle is empty so no pictures). It doesn't wow in terms of moisture, but it isn't drying either. It's something I would use if my hair is not in need of too much cleansing and is already detangled and sectioned…