As a mom and a business woman on the go, I truly value my time. If I had my way I would spend none of it looking through my closet putting together outfits! I appreciate all the little things in life and feel perfectly content being low maintenance.
With that said, even I understand that image is important. So my solution to this dilemma was to minimize my closet! The fewer the outfits, the less decisions I had to make. Nothing says efficiency like the lack of options!
But how do you choose clothes for this kinda lifestyle? How would it work? Here is what I came up with:
1. Quality fabrics. Choosing pieces that will last requires choosing sturdy fabrics such as nylons, cotton and even suedes. Color fast fabric will also go along way.
2. Timeless styles. This is key. 95% of your wardrobe should be pieces that can carry you through at least five years of style changes.
3. What suits you! Your own personality should determine the way you dress! Choose colors you feel most confident in. This will serve you much better in the end as opposed to following the latest trends.
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Some people think that moisturizing your hair is about putting grease on your scalp. I’m here to tell you it ain’t so. One of the biggest determining factors of hair moisture is water.
Water is essential for hair growth and strength. Without it, you hair will become brittle, will develop split ends and possibly break off. So when develop a hair care routine, remember to use water or water based products. This can come in the form of water in a spray bottle that you spritz in your hair before applying a grease or using a moisturizing product that is water based.
Personally I have used (successfully I might add) for many years a product called cantu shea butter Leave-in Conditioning repair cream/moisturizer:
Using this as your foundation will work well in maintaining your “hair health”. Once you put the water based conditioner in your hair you can then find the best hair sealer that works for you. Hair sealers are also known as “grease”. This is a petroleum based product or some type of oil based product. The purpose of this is to seal the moisture the water based conditioner has placed in your hair. This type of product can be shea butter by itself, olive oil or any other oil based product. Mosturizing then sealing your hair is the best way to get the longest lasting effect and overall positive results for your hair.
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Lastly, it is important to develop a schedule for doing this. I find that washing my hair every two weeks works well for me, but you cant go that long without that water based moisturizer. It is imperative that you use a water based leave in conditioner either daily or every other day. Greasing your scalp and hair does not have to happen but once a week.