Snapshot: What I’m Using – August 2020

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I recently bundled in a snapshot of what I’m currently using with my length check from May and it all seemed pretty reasonable. But I don’t know what has happened since, I feel like I’m using every product I have in the house and I just need to get on top of this before I get overwhelmed.

As much as I try to justify my product junkie ways, I feel it’s getting a little out of hand and I need to KISS.





Yes, it is a stupid little corporate saying but honestly, my product cupboard is far from simple. Actually, that’s a lie – it’s product cupboards (plural).

But as far as I’m concerned, waste not, want not. I wanted all these products at one point. I don’t think any of them are particularly harmful or super bad for my skin and hair. So the plan is to use them all up and replace them with the things I love or are at least, are more considered purchases. I just have too much stuff all at once and it almost feels like a chore, the idea of going through it all, using it all, reviewing it all. As my hair and my kid’s hair gets longer, I need this hair journey to feel as easy as possible or there may be some significant haircuts in our future. And don’t get me started on skin because I don’t even know where to start.

What I’m actually using day to day isn’t too crazy but wooo! My cupboards are bursting!

Anywho, this is what we have on rotation at the mo (If you’ve used any of these and liked or disliked them, please do share – the more you know!) –


carol brown o'natreal natural hair mud woeful to frofull

Maui Moisture Hair Care Strength & Anti-Breakage Agave Shampoo

Maui Moisture Hair Care Strength & Anti-Breakage Agave Conditioner

Garnier Ultimate Blends Hair Food Banana

Hair Therapy Wrap (for deep conditioning)

Olive Oil – like always!
Taliah Waajid Shea Coco Condition Daily Leave In Conditioner – liking this was a pleasant surprise!

Cioccolatina Whipped Unrefined Shea Butter (Oats and Lavender)

Carol Brown O’Natreal 100% Natural Hair Mud – a great find at Afro Hair and Beauty Live

Afrocenchix Soothe Lightweight Scalp Oil


YourGoodSkin Blackhead Clearing Scrub – I think I’ve professed my love for YourGoodSkin a time or two before
YourGoodSkin Facial Brush

woeful to frofull boots expert skincare day cream

Boots Expert Skincare Sensitive Day Cream SPF25 + Soothing Aloe Vera

Freederm Exfoliating Daily Wash

Soap for my body – you can’t beat it, can you?

My Skin Matters Night Lotion

Cetraben Cream

Nivea Q10 Power Anti-Wrinkle + Firming Day Cream SPF15

The Kids

Simple Face Wash / Johnson’s Bedtime Wash / Lacura Moisture Plus Shower Gel / Alberto Balsam Sweet Strawberry Conditioner / Garnier Ultimate Blends Hair Food Banana / Mielle Sacha Inchi Cleansing Shampoo mixed with EDEN Bodyworks Monoi Shampoo

I can’t wait until I can clear my cupboards and replace them with just love, just products I love. What a day that’ll be!!!

Let’s keep growing together!

xx Lee xx

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