Review – Kracie Ichikami Volumizing Shampoo & Conditioner

And here we have another exercise in me not know what the crap I’m talking about: hair care reviews! Thanks for putting up with my self indulgence here.

I’ve been eyeing the Ichikami lines of hair products for I don’t know how long. I wanted to start out with one of their normal shampoo/conditioner pairs, and I had originally chosen the moisturizing line in the orange bottles. I changed my mind because my hair is very fine and gets weighed down extremely easily, so I switched to the volumizing/revitalizing line to make sure I didn’t end up with flat-looking hair.

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Planned Purchases: How I Structure My Skincare Hauls

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Hello readers and welcome! For the first post to kickoff this blog, I wanted to share a system I’ve developed for myself to guide my skincare purchases. I’ve been an asian beauty convert for a few years, but it was only recently that I was able to really get into it and start trying a good amount of products.

See, I have a bit of a weird purchasing problem. Not the usual kind, though. I rarely ever run the risk of spending too much money, and I’ve never bought more than I’ve been able to use. My problem is that I don’t shop enough. It doesn’t have anything to do with money restrictions. I just don’t buy things. I internet window shop all the damn time and I make wishlists out the wazoo. But unless I make a conscious effort to actually purchase something, to have goals for how much to buy in a certain time frame, I end up eternally in ‘Ooh, I want to buy that sometime in the nebulous future’ mode. Continue reading “Planned Purchases: How I Structure My Skincare Hauls”