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Turn And Face The Strange, Ch-Ch-Changes

Being a blonde hairstylist with ADHD, I can get bored with my hair really fast! I need change often and change can be expensive and damaging when it comes to your hair! I try as best as I can to take care of it and keep it healthy. Washing it only once a week, and doing deep conditioners every other week. When I was at a hair appointment last summer, my stylist told me about a brand of shampoo called Pure Blends by American Culture Hair, you can use the shampoo to help either maintain colors, enhance colors, or use it to temporarily stain your hair. This immediately got my attention. It’s hard to go back and forth with most fashion colors which are semi-permanent, you use a lot of bleach and it can take a lot of time. I decided to try it out and I loved the results! The color mixtures I used came out vibrant and the fade is always a new shade. I would get excited to shampoo my hair because that meant it would be a different color when I was done.

The first trial I did was with the red shampoo on dry hair for 20 minutes. It came out to a soft pink and stayed vibrant until my next shampoo, then it turned into a rose blonde with my next wash, and by the third wash, it was almost all gone. Since I only wash my hair once a week, this color was the perfect amount of time to try something out without getting bored.


Next, I wanted to try purple which I loved so much because it faded into a silver. I re-did this color probably 3-4 times because I loved it so much! With the balayage/root-look being in-style, I was about to go a few months without getting my roots touched up. The purple/silver hair off-set the fact that I had 4 months of grown out roots. Saved me money and I got to change my hair color all at home!

Throughout the process of using this shampoo, I had been posting a ton on Instagam and making sure to tag American Culture Hair in the process. A few months passed and a representative of American Culture Hair contacted me about a blogging opportunity.  She sent me a few products to test out and that’s where I am at today.


Today, I used the Pure Blends Temped Pink Conditioner. I applied it to my prelightened hair and let it sit for 20 minutes. Viola! My hot pink barbie dreams came to life!


This is an awesome product to try out if you want a fun change! It’s also amazing to help maintain your natural colors and enhance the vibrancy of your hair. All of the shampoos are sulfate and sodium chloride free. They also smell like candy so it gives your nose a nice little treat when washing. If interested in trying out the conditioners, you can use my discount code to save 25% XTINA25 at their website. (Conditioners only) the price is not bad at all and you’ll get free shipping over $46!

Shampoo Cocktail recipes:
Soft Pink: 2 parts Chestnut – 1 part Cherry
Lavender: 2 parts Cocoa – 1 part Violet
Ice Blue: 2 parts Orchid – 1 part Violet
Rose Gold: 2 parts Sun – 1 part Cherry
Silver: 2 parts Violet – 1 part Orchid



p.s. if you have any questions at all about the products, feel free to message me, comment, or email me and I’ll answer them to the best of my knowledge.

Taking Care Of Blondness

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In my 26 years on earth, I have had a lot of different hair colors. Black, bleach blonde, reddish, dark brown, ombre, purple, pink, and I even dyed it teal for my Katy Perry Halloween costume last year. I’m not even sure what my natural hair color is anymore! Is it brown or dirty blonde? Who knows. It’s taken me this long, with so many trials and lots of errors, to finally come to the realization that blonde is best (for me).

For my wedding back in May, my hair dresser/best friend/cousin, Christina, spent 4 hours foiling in a shload of highlights to get me to the high dimensional platinum blond of my dreams (and Pinterest board). I’ll never forget sitting in the bathtub and giggling at 2 a.m. while she rinsed out my hair for me! As a simple way to show my gratitude to my girl, I vowed to take the very best care of my hair….

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Enter Klorane… When the good people at Klorane asked if I’d like to try out their hair products for blondes, I was like “DUH”! They’re known for carrying good, all natural, 100% vegan, plant based products; not to mention the best dry shampoo I’ve ever used. I’ve been doing my new blonde routine for a week and a half now, and I love it! My hair is ridiculously soft and shiny AF.

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I’m particularly smitten with the Sun Lightening Spray. I used to use sun-in lemon spray, but it’s so bad for your hair. This version uses chamomile and honey to help naturally lighten hair, so in between hair appointments, my locks stay light and bright.

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If you’re interested in trying any of Klorane’s amazing products, feel free to use code SarahSaid15 to receive 15% off of your purchase from their site, good through the end of summer (August 31st).

Look at me, I’m like a walking commercial. It’s a hair flip, it’s whatever. But really, I wouldn’t endorse a product unless I truly loved it. Trust.

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KTHANKSBYEEEEE.