Spring has finally arrived. Open windows and evenings on the porch are a welcome relief from the long winter. The fragrances of flowers and all the other springtime scents wafting in the air are enough to make me feel like I am in a perpetual Disney film. The birds singing in my yard are as thrilled as I am. My wardrobe has changed from wool to cotton and my toes are finally feeling some sunshine. I want this springtime feeling to last forever. Unfortunately, in Texas, spring is short-lived. I think this is the reason I am so attracted to hair products that have springtime scents. I have sniffed and sampled, and these are my top spring scent-sations.
Starting with cleansers, Max Green Alchemy's Scalp Rescue Shampoo is one of my favorites. The scent is a slight lemon followed by lavender and rosemary. Another spring-inspired product is Carol's Daughter Rosemary Mint Purifying Shampoo. It has a clean, minty smell with rosemary and sage mixed in. If a more fruity scent is your idea of spring, Elucence Moisture Benefits Shampoo is a great choice. The peach scent is sweet smelling but not too overwhelming.
Conditioners that continually end up in my shopping cart because of their scents as well as their moisturizing qualities include Aubrey Organics Honeysuckle Rose Moisturizing Conditioner with its clean floral scent. I like to alternate that with Jessicurl Aloeba Daily Conditioner in the Citrus Lavender scent. Both conditioners have the spring aromatherapy I am looking for.
Once I am out of the shower I want to continue with styling products that are just as luxuriously scented. Carol's Daughter Hair Milk has a nice, light, lemongrass scent. Don't be fooled by the lightness, though—this is a hard-working moisturizer. Another leave-in conditioner that smells of spring is MOP Leave in Conditioner. The clean scent of dandelion and aloe barbadensis leaf juice are what make this product one that I always repurchase. For those Curlies who need a styling butter, Miss Jessie's Curly Buttercreme with its cool and refreshing peppermint oil is a great choice. If you like lighter stylers but still need a lot of moisture and control, Curl Junkie's Curls In A Bottle with its orange scent will make your spring curls pop and shine. For you mousse lovers out there, try Curlisto Bio Gel Mousse which is enriched with awapuhi, aloe vera, kiwi and passionfruit. This lightweight mousse will give your curls bounce and definition.
To keep your curls happy all day long try a curl-refreshing spray. DevaCurl Mist-er Right is the perfect lavender-based tonic that revitalizes even the most delicate curls. For curlies who like the seasons fruity scents, Oyin Handmade Juices and Berries will help your curls stay moisturized and smelling sweet. Juices and Berries is fragranced with the juiciest, fruitiest, brightest fruit scent Oyin Handmade could find.
Lavender Oil by Wen is the last step in my spring lineup. The smell when you open the bottle is enough to take you straight to the lavender fields of Southern France. Use it as a deep conditioning treatment, to soothe frizzy ends, or on dry hair for a fragrant, polished shine.
Happy spring and happy shopping for your curls.