This week we got shampoo that I catered to my hair, velvet boots (extra as heck), sale sale sale and too many carbs
Read on babes
Function of Beauty shampoo & conditioner
I finnaaallllyyyyy got my Function of Beauty shampoo and conditioner I had been dying to try. In case you’re unaware, this shampoo claims to be made for my hair. You fill out a little quiz where you say what you want your hair goals to be, and what your hair is like currently. My hair is straight and oily so I wanted oil control, volume and scalp soothing! So here’s my hair after washing it the first time and drying it with a round brush:
Thoughts: My hair felt soo soft, but maybe it was just the fact that I was using something different from the norm? Volume seems pretty normal and my hair smelled fantastic.
After a full day of work and treating my hair like I always do: Still very soft, but kinda flat. Wouldn’t say worse than normal, but still. Upside is I don’t think its as oily as it normally is after work! The true test is how it will look tomorrow when I wake up (cause its usually a grease ball).
Okay here’s day 2:
Not too bad, honestly. Not a huge difference from the normal though.
Not sure if this is a placebo effect, but i feel like this looks better than normal??? Its definitely soft still, but this is probably a good hair day for me not a normal hair day.
Here it is on its best day Thursday:
Okay so I don’t wanna post like a billion pictures of the same thing so I’ll just say how I felt about it overall. I feel like eh value was the biggest improvement and the thing I noticed the most. My hair is still pretty oily, no more than normal though. Overall, I like it. Is it better than what I normally use? I’d say yeah. Is it worth spending more money on? Not really. I was expecting life changing, but that’s not really what I got. Smells ah-mazing though!
Marc Fisher OTK Velvet Boots @ DSW $50
If you follow me on Instagram (which you should what are you doing?!?!), you know I shopped some of the crazy sales going on right now. I got these gorgeous things at DSW on sale and they are the new loves of my life (sorry pizza). Yes they are velvet which makes them 10000x better. Feet approved as I wore them all day at friends giving and they didn’t kill me. Also PSA everything at Express is still 50% off go go go!
PopSugar Fitness 45min Tabata on Youtube
I need validation cause I got up on thanksgiving and did a 45 minute workout (and then proceeded to not workout the rest of the weekend). This sounds easy in retrospect because its 8 rounds of work for only 20 seconds on and 10 seconds off. Like whatever right? The sweat was real and crazy. Kinda like insanity, but less insane and awful.
Into the Water By Paula Hawkins
In between watching Gossip Girl for the 10 billionth time, I managed to finish this in like 3 days. Its the same author that wrote Girl on the Train and has the same murder mystery twist that I loved in the last one. This one is about a string of mysterious suicide drownings in a lake in a small town. OR are they suicides???????? Keeps you going literally till the last sentence (read it to know what I mean). 10/10
Katie Does NYC Things
Thursday after my sweatfest, I went to a friends giving in Jersey City. Its a pretty nice city but man is it inaccessible as shit. Only one train in or out is rough and slow. Anyway, I got in with my mac and cheese (not vegan friendly) and met everyone. I got invited because my friend knew the person throwing it. We drank and ate and somehow popped some illegal fireworks then ate some more. A very fun thanksgiving well spent I would say.
Saturday was a brunch day at Jack’s Wife Frieda which I’ve been wanting to try out! We went to the one in the west village since I love that area. There was a lot of people waiting, but it didn’t take very long to get a table at all. Very cute and delicious (like me). Then we walked around shopping and looking at all the Christmas stuff.
Managed to get this crazy awesome shot inside the 4th floor of Burlington Coat Factory haha. Then went went out in the Lower East Side to Pianos, which is now my new favorite place. You had to pay 8 bucks to get to the top floor (for some reason) and it was worth every cent. The music was awesome and I danced and sweated my butt off (sweaters don’t work in bars). The night ended with pizza, of course, but all in all one of the best Saturday nights in NYC!