I’m Sorry, I Can’t Stop Talking About My Hair.

Lavender Pixie via The818.comI know I just posted about the emotional side of my hair last week, but ULTA Beauty sent me this massive box of hair supplies in honor of their “Love Your Hair” event and really, how could I not talk about ALL OF THESE INCREDIBLE THINGS? (Okay not all of them — I only have two inches of hair total — but the very best of them? You bet your butt.)

aeecbd3cb34611e2866d22000a9f137d_7Before I went for the Pixie, people kept warning me that having short hair was going to be higher maintenance than having long hair which I could just toss in a ponytail. And I was of course like: whatever. So then of course “they” turned out to be right, and I had to [quickly] figure out how to make my low-maintenance-hair actually low-maintenance.

Enter ULTA Beauty’s giant box of love.

IMG_5290Ahhh, I a tiny 1/2 inch ceramic flat iron from Hot Tools was just the ticket to banish bedhead (or as we call it in my house, chicken-butt head.) So I’m grateful for that. Also since I bleached my hair five times over to get it white enough to take this color, Chi’s Iron Guard helps it from completely disintegrating.

IMG_5311I swear by Rusk for color treated hair. I’m psyched to try the 34545235452 color-protective products they sent me, but I was mostly just thrilled to get two economy-sized bottles of the product that is already my go to for maintaining color. Also it smells delicious.


My final favorite find from ULTA Beauty’s box of hair magic? In order to preserve my color, I try to only wash my hair on days I work out. That means things like dry shampoo come in really handy. (I know, gross.)

GAH I love this giant box of fun. Everything in it (including the stuff I featured above) will be available as a Daily Steal during the 21 day Love Your Hair event.

Hair is the greatest, isn’t it?! If you have a Pixie Cut, I hope you find some of these things as life-altering as I do. If you have more hair than I do, you might want to take the #ULTAHairPledge to love your hair for a chance to win a year of free blow-outs. (Tweet your hair pledge with the aforementioned hashtag after 5/12 to be eligible.)

And thanks to BlogHer and ULTA Beauty, I have a $100 gift card to ULTA stores (brick and mortar or Internet) for one of you. Leave me a comment telling me what you love most about your hair, and I’ll pick a winner at random on June 1.

Sweepstakes Rules:

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You may receive (2) total entries by selecting from the following entry methods:

a) Leave a comment in response to the sweepstakes prompt on this post

b) Tweet (public message) about this promotion; including exactly the following unique term in your tweet message: “#SweepstakesEntry”; and leave the URL to that tweet in a comment on this post

c) Blog about this promotion, including a disclosure that you are receiving a sweepstakes entry in exchange for writing the blog post, and leave the URL to that post in a comment on this post

d) For those with no Twitter or blog, read the official rules to learn about an alternate form of entry.  

This giveaway is open to US Residents age 18 or older. Winners will be selected via random draw, and will be notified by e-mail. You have 72 hours to get back to me, otherwise a new winner will be selected. 

The Official Rules are available here.

This sweepstakes runs from 5/15/13 – 6/1/13.

Be sure to visit the ULTA Beauty page on BlogHer.com where you can read other bloggers’ reviews and find more chances to win!



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  109 comments for “I’m Sorry, I Can’t Stop Talking About My Hair.

  1. Karissa
    June 1, 2013 at 4:35 pm

    I love that my new pixie cut lets me sleep in an extra 45 minutes now! Thanks for this post- I’m def going to check out all of these! The mini flag iron is a great idea because trying to make my existing iron work with my newly short yet still unruly hair has been quite the challenge!

  2. lauren knott (@LaurKnotter)
    June 1, 2013 at 6:11 pm

    I love that my hair is long…sometimes. :)

  3. June 1, 2013 at 6:25 pm

    I love how healthy and smooth my hair is! It’s pretty thick so it has nice volume too!

  4. Tara
    June 1, 2013 at 7:54 pm

    love my hair’s shine!

  5. June 7, 2013 at 8:27 am

    I love that my hair just keeps growing! So I can do any fun thing with it and it’ll grow back eventually ;).

  6. Kay
    March 14, 2014 at 4:45 am

    As a hair stylist for over 30 years, I’ve tried pretty much every style that has been around . My hair grows really fast and I’m always searching for a new look. It’s been short now for many years. Can’t beat the versatility of short hair, and I love trying the ever changing array of new products. The Rusk shampoo is on my list now – I love great smelling products that work.

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