Eva’s Summer Essentials

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    Feel cool and fresh leaving the shower: My number one summer must have is without a doubt Rituals’ Samurai Ice Shower gel, recommended by Katrien. This shower gel smells amazing and actually has you leaving the shower feeling chilly,… Continue Reading

Natural ingredients to lighten hair with less damage?


Make tea from (some of) the ingredients below, put the strained liquid in a spray bottle and spritz all over hair. I recently tried a concoction of dried chamomile flowers, honey and fresh lemon juice for about a week before going to… Continue Reading

Virgin Coconut Oil: Holy grail for dry, frizzy hair & other uses


Since I love keeping my dry, frizzy locks as long as possible, but have very fine and fragile hair, it needs a lot of TLC and proper maintenance to prevent me from looking like I was just attacked by a lawnmower. I’ve already given some… Continue Reading

The truth about Dry Shampoo – and a better alternative

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I wanted to love dry shampoos, I really did. But after The Beauty Test Tube’s extensive testing, I must admit we’ll never be a good match, and I’m afraid any dry shampoo love out there is a) temporary, or b)… Continue Reading

CHI: Straighten your hair with less damage.

My hair is almost at buttocks-length for the first time in my 30 years on earth, but after it caught fire on a candle at a cosy pub 2 days ago and smelling up the entire place, it inspired me to… Continue Reading

Shu Uemura’s Shusu Sleek line for Dry, Frizzy hair

Shu Uemura's Shusu Sleek line for Dry, Frizzy hair

Combining the very best ingredients and devoted to making the most luxurious and innovative products on the market, Shu Uemura has done it again with its Shusu sleek line for frizzy and dry hair. Shusu is a traditional Japanese weaving technique, that results in… Continue Reading