Jessicurl!!

I am so thrilled to be carrying Jessicurl vegan haircare products at Sarah’s Place.

I have had a life-long battle with trying to tame my wild hair. I’ve worn it long. Worn it short. Even had a mohawk at one point … What? It was the 80’s.Β  πŸ™‚

Since my teen years I’ve tried everything; crimping, straightening, shampooing, not shampooing, olive oil, Vaseline, copious amounts of gel, mousse, (remember when mousse was a big deal?) and a lot of hairspray (sorry ozone) but no matter what I did or what product I used … I’ve never ever ever liked my hair. Ever.Β  πŸ™

Until I found Jessicurl.

I don’t mean to sound like a commercial but these products really did change how I feel about my hair. Jessica at Jessicurl has created an amazing array of VEGAN haircare products that are specifically designed for curly hair.

Let’s talk about my favourite products from her line:

Shampoo:
Jessicurl Hair Cleansing Cream changed my life. I never thought I could love my curly hair … but it cleans my crazy curls without leaving it stripped and straw like and now my hair is adorable! *laugh* This shampoo doesn’t lather up like a conventional shampoo but don’t be alarmed. It’s because Jessicurl products are anything but conventional!

I normally don’t shampoo my hair every day (too much shampooing leads to frizz) but with Jessicurl Hair Cleansing Cream I can! The super moisturizing formula will make your hair soft, silky and wonderfully clean and it’s safe for color treated hair … but as you know I embrace the gray. Gray is the new black! πŸ™‚

Conditioner:

After I shampoo with Hair Cleansing Cream I add a quarter sized amount of Aloebe Conditioner. You can rinse it out if you like but I use it as a leave-in-conditioner and I find that it smooths out the frizz and helps to make styling my hair easier.

This conditioner uses coconut, jojoba and avocado oils to moisturize the hair without being too heavy. The added benefit of a variety of herbs and spices make this a truly fabulous conditioner.

Drying:
I LOOOOOVE the Jessicurl Microfiber towel and I use it for frizz free curls! Other terry cloth towels dry my hair out where the Microfiber Towel squeezes out theΒ  damp but doesn’t pull out the moisture … you curly haired girls know what I mean.Β  The microfiber towel is the size of a hand-towel and I “squeeze” out any excess water before I style with Confident Coils. You won’t believe the difference this towel makes!! Plus because it’s made from microfiber it dries quickly and travels well.

Styling:
Before I found Jessicurl I used to use 3-4 different kinds of product to get the same results that I get with a small amount of Confident Coils Styling Solution.

I run a “loonie” sized amount (that’s silver dollar size for you Americans) of Confident Coils through wet hair and then style, dry and VOILA! Adorable ringlets. Don’t settle for frizzy or poofy curls anymore!!

CONTEST!
As an introductory surprise … Jess has graciously sent me some goodies to give-a-way.Β 

I want to hear about but more importantly I want to SEE your curly hair horror stories.

Did you have a terrible curly haircut as a kid? Send a photo. Is your jew-fro out of control and you don’t know what to do? Send a photo. Do feel like a frizzed out frazzled loser? Send a photo. πŸ™‚

Contest winner will be announced on Jan 19th.

The WORST Curly Hair story/photo will win a fantastic prize package:
1 Thermal Turban Heat Wrap with a jar of Jessicurl Deep Conditioning Treatment and a Jessicurl Product Trial Pack.

2nd runner up will receive a Jessicurl Product Trial Pack.

*PLEASE NOTE!*
I can only offer free shipping on N.American submissions: If you live over-seas and want to enter the contest; I’m afraid you’ll have to pay for shipping. If you’re ok with that – then please enter your best (or should I say worst) photo.

Permission: By entering this contest you may or may not have your story/photo showcased on the blog. I may also mock you … so if you are ok with that please send your horror stories/photos to sarah@govegan.net

Photos: Please don’t send me high resolution photos. A nice sized 72dpi photo is fine.Β  πŸ™‚

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