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Pinterest Addiction – Yup I Have It

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Do you use Pinterest? Have you ever explored it? Spare me the I don’t have time to waste on that…you probably used to say that about Facebook too. Pinterest is the most addicting site I’ve run across at least for me, you have to have an interest in some thing(s) in order to appreciate it but if you just explore you might find you have several interests you didn’t even know about.

I started out using it for recipes, you can find a huge amount of recipes and I was looking for specific type recipes, vegetarian. Oh my I’ve got huge amounts of recipes to try and have tried. Now if I need something to cook, I go to my Pinterest Veggie Recipes Board. I started noticing all the recipes with meat that a friend of mine would like so I created a board, I Don’t Eat Meat but He Does,  for him, he’s now cooking a lot more thanks to me.

My favorite hobby these days is jewelry making, the sources for this on Pinterest is invaluable. It’s like Google on Caffeine. My skills have improved greatly thanks to all the great pins I’ve found.

I want to start and keep a garden this year, so I’m finding pins to do this. Run across a cute meme? Squirrel? There are so many pins for that. Planning a wedding? Pinterest has got to be one of the best ways to put ideas together. It’s like reading tons of magazines and cutting out photos and articles, without the mess! And you gain from others already doing it and they gain from things you’ve found.

The possibilities are endless. Go…Go waste some time it’s so worth it. Pin It – then share your boards with me.

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Pinterest Addiction – Yup I Have It

Product Review-Olia Permanent Hair Color

I have been using Nice and Easy #114A forever but I don’t like how fast it fades, especially on grey. So I try new brands every now and then, this time it’s Olia Permanent Hair Color.

The price is more than I have ever paid for hair color and it’s contains no ammonia, so the no ammonia convinced me to try it. The box is cool and the bottle applicator is cool looking.

Olia Hair Color

Olia Hair Color

Olia Hair Color inside the box

Olia Hair Color inside the box

First impressions, the two tubes you add to the applicator bottle are both creamy looking. Watch out for the big one, it was coming out of the bottle before the lid was barely off.  Once mixed you add to hair, I did the allover because grey was everywhere. I applied and it’s nice and creamy, the only problem I ran into was the bottle size and roundness make it very slippery after you’ve been applying for awhile, hold on to that sucker it wants to fly. I chose a color that looked to be the same as what I had used in the other brand. It went on fine and I only had to leave on 30 minutes compared to 45 with the other. No burning or itching.

After 30 minutes I jumped in the shower with the after color conditioner, which you are supposed to leave on for 3 minutes. After the rinse off of the color and before applying the conditioner I was nervous my hair felt awful, stuck together and very rough. I applied and waited the full amount of time. I rinsed and my hair still felt nasty. I combed out, that was painful, really hard to get a comb through it. As I dried my hair it was difficult to get the vent brush through it, it kept getting stuck. Managed to dry it and I have to say the color is no where near what I wanted. Very very dark and my hair feels dried out. Usually after coloring my hair is fantastic, soft and manageable.

I will update later on how long the color lasts, my old hair color didn’t make it 4 weeks.

My rating out of 4 stars **

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Product Review-Olia Permanent Hair Color
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