Thursday, January 26, 2012

"BEE MINE" Products....I'm Yours Faithfully!

These products are LOVE in a bottle for me. I have tried many moisturizers, some of which are listed below along with my rating for them:

My Rating Scale from Best to Worst = Can’t Live Without, Loved, Just Okay, Hated

Neutrogena Triple Moisture Silk Touch Leave-in
Giovanni Smooth as Silk Leave-In

Just Okay
Herbal Essences Long Term Relationship Leave-in 
Elasta QP Mango Butter
Luster’s S-Curl Texturizer Styling Spray

Soft Sheen Carson Wave Nouveau
ORS Olive Oil Conditioning Cream (in bottle, not jar)
Bronner Brothers Oil Moisturizer Hair Lotion  
Profectiv Mega-Growth Daily Anti-Breakage Hair Moisturizer


As you see, some of the products that I rated “just okay” or “hated,” many hair enthusiast rave about and love. I contribute this to the fact that everyone’s hair is different and people’s hair will respond differently to different products. I also noticed that as a daily moisturizer, I prefer not to use products that have protein or that are mainly oil based. The ones that contain protein tend to make my hair feel stiff, the oil based ones make my hair feel coated and not moisturized. So the search continued for the perfect moisturizer and I think I have found it (well several).

These are three moisturizers from the BEE MINE line that I adore, in order from most favorite to least although they all are exceptional products: Deja’s Hair Milk, Daily Conditioner, Luscious Balanced Moisturizer. For all of these items, I bought the sample size first to try them out, and then I went back and repurchased larger sizes. This is going to sound funny but this is the truth: These are the most moisturizing moisturizers I have ever tried. They are a bit pricey compared other products but they are well worth the price. These products would fall under the “can’t live without” category because I have seen the moisture level, suppleness and overall condition of my hair drastically improve since using these products. More detailed information about the products is listed below.

Deja’s Hair Milk
• Bought 16oz bottle for $27 on website, 8oz bottle is $15
• No protein ingredients
• Incredibly moisturizing
• Can be used as a leave-in or daily moisturizer
• Both Coconut Cream and Island Mango scent smell wonderful (although some have stated that the scents are quite strong, I love the smell)
• Does not weigh hair down
• Absorbs into hair very nicely
• Not oily

The website gives this product description: This hair milk has many benefits for the health and condition of your hair. It's lightweight but very moisturizing. The oils and butters will nourish and naturally moisturize every strand of your tresses without leaving your hair greasy.  Grapeseed oil has many benefits and is a natural heat protectant that protects your hair against damages from styling aids with average heat.  The grapefruit essential oil strengthens and keeps your hair healthy while the peppermint essential oil helps to stimulate growth.  Good for all hair types, braids and weaves too.  We aim to help your hair be the healthiest it can be. Use Deja's Hair Milk to: defrizz, moisturize on damp hair, as a second day refresher, detangler or leave in.

Bee Lovely Moisturizing Daily Conditioner
• Bought an 8oz bottle for $12.97 on website)
• All the bullet points for Deja’s hair milk would apply to this product too, except it only comes in Coconut Cream scent

The website gives this product description: Dramatically improve the moisture balance of your hair with the natural and organic nutrients in our new Daily Conditioner "Bee Lovely." With the soft & creamy consistency of Cupuacu Butter, offers exceptional daily moisture for the hair also provides some protection against UV-A and UV-B rays.  Enjoy hair that feels soft and smooth all day after just a single use without weighing it down. With daily use, even dry, brittle and damaged hair can see noticeable improvement in softness, smoothness and manageability.

Luscious Balanced Cream Moisturizer
• Bought 8oz jar for $18.97 on website
• Contains protein
• Incredibly moisturizing
• Same scents as Deja’s Hair Milk listed above
• A little heavier than other two products listed above but still light enough for daily use (I don't use it daily b/c of the protein)
• Not oily

The website gives this product description: Our moisturizer is enriched with pro-vitamins, natural proteins and healing butters that heal seal and nourish your hair and scalp.  Beautiful hair requires a complete balance of moisture and protein to prevent breakage.  This light cream moisturizer helps to prevent split ends and strengthen hair from root to tip.

Happy Hair Growing! J

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