Tag Shampoo

How to protect your hair from sun damage

Summer is on it’s way and while it might be the best time of year in Berlin, those long summer days can spell doom for that silky head of hair you’ve been working on all year. Excessive sun exposure, with its high concentration of UVA and UVB radiation, is extremely damaging to the hair. Pair that sunshine with summer’s beloved water activities, and that salty or chlorinated water can leave your

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Eye on ingredients: Sodium Coco Sulfate

How do we know if we want to see a certain ingredient on the back of our product’s label? In this column, we shed light on the ingredients listed on our self-care products. We know how tough it can be to understand the gibberish that often disguised as an ingredient. In our mission to promote a healthy skin, lifestyle and world, we believe that the first step is advocating for

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Top Ten Natural Winter Products

It’s freezing cold in Berlin right now and I’ve finally come to accept that winter is here to stay. The seasonal attack of brutal biting wind on my skin and hair never fails to leave me feeling dull and all dried out. Oftentimes inside is no better, as a result of indoor heating systems that sap moisture from the air. What to do? My colleague Annie recently explained how to

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X-Mas Raffle: Susanne Kaufmann – CLOSED

EDIT: This Raffle has closed and the winner has been notified. Thank you so much for entering!   We are one week closer to Christmas, which means that we have another fantastic giveaway for you! Susanne Kaufmann has recently joined the Amazingy family and we want to celebrate by giving you the chance to win this nourishing skin care set. One winner will receive: Moisturizing Mask  Soothing Tonic  Shower/Shampoo To

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Travel Size Beauty Picks: Our Favorites for Your Carry-On

I don’t know what it is about everything travel sized that makes my heart start beating faster. Maybe it’s because I tend to carry around a small purse or the maybe it’s the simple fact that smaller = cuter? Either way, these travel-ready beauty products are safe to toss in your carry-on bag no matter where you’re going. Whether it’s for a quick weekend gettaway at your friend’s beach house,

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Beauty Myth: Shampoo that stops working

Generally speaking, shampoos don’t just stop working, i.e. suddenly stop cleaning your hair. When the same product is used under the same conditions, naturally, it will perform the same function each and every time. If you get the feeling that your shampoo has stopped working, you could be mistaking malfunction for your own boredom. After a period of time you may tire with your hair texture, hairstyle, or simply your

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Product Review: LUXSIT Shampoo + Conditioner

Whilst looking for a new shampoo, I stumbled upon Luxsit. It smells deliciously like mint and, personally, anything containing the aroma of mint automatically wins a place on my shortlist of favorite products. Luxsit was a stranger to me until now. The brand was founded in 2007 in Nacka, Sweden. It combines biomedicine with traditional herbal medicine. The plant extracts used for the Luxsit products are grown mainly in the north

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How I got rid of my dandruff and itchy scalp

I’ve been struggling with an oily, itchy, dandruff-y scalp since I was about 30 and I almost can’t believe it. But after trying just about every anti-dandruff shampoo on the planet, I now got rid of my itchy, oily, head of hair by doing just about the opposite of what is the common belief you should do. How? I’ll explain.