RandoReview: Curlshoppe Butter Milk Leave-In Conditioner

Product: Curlshoppe Butter Milk Leave-In Conditioner Company: Curlshoppe Vegan: Most are Vegan but check ingredients for beeswax if you don’t use it. Cruelty-Free: Yes Ingredients: Natural (for the most part, but they use ‘fragrance’) Packaging: plastic Purchased/Received: purchased Canadian Company: Yes! RandoReview Pros Fairly Moisturizing Pleasant scent Easy to smooth through hair. Cons Not heavy enough for my hair. (Would probably work…

Read More

RandoReview: Curlshoppe Butter Oil Blend

Product: Curlshoppe Butter Oil Blend Company: Curlshoppe Vegan: Most are Vegan but check ingredients for beeswax if you don’t use it. Cruelty-Free: Yes Ingredients: Natural (for the most part, but they use ‘fragrance’) Packaging: plastic Purchased/Received: purchased Canadian Company: Yes! RandoReview Pros Smells great! You can smell the peppermint and tea tree oil. A little goes a very long way! Comes in…

Read More

Top 5: Family Self Care

Self Care is starting to become a loaded phrase. Beautiful Insta feeds and curated blog posts would have you believe that Self Care is only for the rich. That if you can’t afford lavish “girls weekends” and spa days you aren’t doing it right. Another growing misconception is that the only way to care for…

Read More

RandoReview: Curlshoppe Butter Styling Gel

Product: Curlshoppe Butter Styling Gel (max hold) Company: Curlshoppe Vegan: Most are Vegan but check ingredients for beeswax if you don’t use it. Cruelty-Free: Yes Ingredients: Natural (for the most part, but they use ‘fragrance’) Packaging: plastic Purchased/Received: purchased Canadian Company: Yes! RandoReview Pros Good hold that lasts days. Doesn’t feel sticky once it dries. Good slip making it easy to run…

Read More

RandoReview: Curlshoppe Butter Twist Pudding

Product: Curlshoppe Butter Twist Pudding Company: Curlshoppe Vegan: Most are Vegan but check ingredients for beeswax if you don’t use it. Cruelty-Free: Yes Ingredients: Natural (for the most part, but they use ‘fragrance’) Packaging: plastic Purchased/Received: purchased Canadian Company: Yes! RandoReview Pros Good hold. Doesn’t feel sticky once it dries. Thick and easy to manage when twisting. Produced nice smooth twists that…

Read More

Summer Solstice Celebrations

The sun is out, the breeze is warm, and Summer is nearly officially here! You may not usually celebrate the Solstice but since we’re all still social distancing it doesn’t hurt to add in some more “fun” days! If you’re a regular celebrator let me know what your favourite traditions are in the comments! National…

Read More

Top 5: Summer Vibes On NetflixCA

Summer is finally here and if you’re like me setting the tone for the season with the right entertainment is key. Movies, shows, and the perfect playlist is what’s up when the weather turns warm, so here are a few of my favourites offered on Netflix Canada right now! Classic Summer: Dirty Dancing Those high-waisted…

Read More

National Indigenous History Month HS Resources

June is National Indigenous History Month and the 21st is National Indigenous Peoples Day. As the school year winds down and the weather warms up it’s a great time to learn about our countries ancestors and the legacy that continues on today. It’s no coincidence that we celebrate their history and peoples on the Summer…

Read More

Anti-Racism/BIPOC Canadian History Book List Links

BIOPOC centric reading lists. Honestly, it’s not my job to teach anti-racism, but I’m happy to point people in the right direction to find resources. There are so many great books out there to read (on top of a billion blogs and websites full of info). Pick any one of these links to start building…

Read More

Saying Yes

I almost said no. Again. I wrote out the message, full of sorries and regret. xxxxxxxxx I watched each letter disappear. Why was I saying no. Why is my default to turn down a good thing. Good offers and compliments seem to be my kryptonite. My knee-jerk reaction is to recoil, run, hide. I wish…

Read More