Max Green Alchemy – Scalp Rescue Hair Care

My hair posts on this blog are far and few in between, but if you’ve managed to catch the last one you’ll know that I’ve had scalp issues in the last +1 year stemming from natural shampoos and conditioners. With each one that I’ve tried, after a period of time I notice a lot of dandruff-like buildup on my scalp that leads to raw skin and extreme itchiness. I’ve come to the conclusion that the ones I’ve tried in the past are not properly removing oils and dead skin from scalp, causing the buildup that leads to the un-fun issues. Occasionally I’ve had to resort to conventional shampoos that clear my scalp up, but I’m not comfortable with the artificial fragrance and they tend to dry my hair strands out. In my last hair care post I showed a duo from Honest Beauty that I was seeing success with, but that brand is drowning in (super dishonest) scandals, so I decided to not go all in in buying the full sizes.

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Hair care: What I’m Currently Using!

After a few disappointments with natural shampoos and conditioners I have tried in the last ~6 months, I’ve finally discovered a duo from Honest Beauty that works well for my hair and scalp! I’m taking some time today to share my thoughts on these two, as well as the other products I’m using these days to care for these wavy locks.

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From Armenia’s Highlands – Nairian Cosmetics

It’s rather exciting to see the modern green beauty market expand internationally and that is why I’m thrilled to bring this new and interesting brand into the blogosphere!

Nairian Cosmetics, founded by Anahit and Ara Markosian, is an all-natural beauty brand made entirely in Armenia with many of their ingredients sourced from the Armenian highlands. One being a physicist and the other a mathematician, the idea to create a natural beauty range came to them while taking a road trip through mountains of their former home in Armenia. During this drive they saw the untapped flora of the highlands and pondered the possibilities of what could become. After leaving their Silicon Valley jobs in California they moved back to their former home in Armenia and assembled a team of researchers and horticulturists to create the very first all-natural beauty brand based in Armenia.

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