Short Hair Care Routine

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About a month ago, I did something pretty spontaneous — something I don’t do often — and decided to chop my hair. With the majority of my time spent chasing around a very busy baby, I quickly learned how difficult it was to care for my long hair and often ended up throwing it in a ponytail or messy bun to avoid getting my hair yanked out by little 8-month-old fingers.

I have super thick hair and though most people said my hair would change post pregnancy, the thickness has remained pretty much the same. The only thing that’s really changed is the number of gray hairs on top of my head, but that’s a whole other post for a whole other day. But thick, long hair isn’t easy to tame when you don’t have much ‘me’ time in the schedule — so I was ready to say goodbye to lengthy locks and opt for what I respectfully refer to as my new mom do. Hello short hair!

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Product Review: Coconut Oil

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Here at R&R, we are always willing to test out new products to review for you and today I’m bringing you some beautifying and soothing items to try. If you like coconut you’re in for a special treat! The JĀSÖN® product line takes itself very seriously – they started their little company back in 1959 and have stuck to their roots using only wholesome ingredients such as apricot oil, wheat protein, Aloe Vera and Vitamin E, and even peppermint oil. Doesn’t that sound lovely?

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Beauty Review: Products to Love

Until recently, I had the same hairstyle for most of my adult life. In case you missed it, I shared a little bit of that journey here. And with this new hairstyle comes new styling — and while I’m certainly no expert, I have to say that the biggest thing I’ve learned so far is that the hair products are just as important as the cut itself. With wavy hair that can be fussy and unruly at times, I tend to blow dry it or throw it up in a pony on a lazy day. I used to pick up some mousse or serum from the drugstore for styling, and while many of those products suffice, my locks have fallen in love with a few new products that are just divine.

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