i think the question should be "how much did you SAVE" rather than "how much did you spend," right?
that's how i think about it. not only do i try to get some christmas gifts, i also keep a list of hair products and one or two items of clothing i really want but will not pay the asking price, then check it out on bf to see if it is now in my reach. with hair products i buy the staples that i won't be without. i'm going to use them, so i am saving and feel good about it.
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3a, some 2c & 3b, medium texture, porosity normal, low elasticity
washing/cowashing, conditioning, protein tx: curl junkie products
leave in:cj conditioners and treatments as leave in
styling: cj pattern pusha, cj honey butta leave in, cj cccc, cj ciab, lalsg. cj aloe fix gel is my high dews/summer HG!!
sealants - spiral solutions emollience butter, jane carter nourish & shine