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Review: Le Pen Technical Drawing Pens

March 28, 2017 curlytea 0

To my planner and journaling people, I’ve been using some great pens recently! Like some of you, I too have specific qualities I look for when using pens to study, journal and plan. The weight of the pen doesn’t have to be substantial but it shouldn’t feel super cheap and overly ‘plasticky’ (you know what I mean).

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Which Emulsifier to Use and for What Purpose?

March 13, 2016 curlytea 0

After an email question about the emulsifier called Olivem 1000 (Cetearyl Olivate (and) Sorbitan Olivate), I wanted to make sure you guys are keeping in mind that there are different emulsifiers for different purposes.

Milks for DIY mixes: Powder vs Liquid

January 7, 2016 curlytea 0

Every now and then, people ask my opinion about whether to use liquid or powdered coconut milk or goat’s milk in their DIY mixes.  It’s a personal preference but I definitely recommend using powdered milks over liquid milks any day.

Review: Sukin Nourishing Conditioner

November 17, 2015 curlytea 0

Good conditioner but not spectacular. The best thing about it are the ingredients. This is a very good product for those who want to use a conditioner which doesn’t contain -cones.

Review: Kracie Ichikami Silky Smooth Care Shampoo

November 9, 2015 curlytea 0

The Kracie Ichikami Silky Smooth Care Shampoo has an insane amount of lather and no cones. But oddly enough it didn’t make my hair feel like straw.  I can see where overuse (2-3 times week and more) can cause drying so you may want to use it like you would a clarifying shampoo.