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An assortment of wonders and leftovers with occasional personal statements by Stella Shi.

Ingredient Decoder: Argan Oil

I literally use this miracle oil for everything from moisturizing to hair serum. Cannot live without it now!

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Most girls identify their hair as straight, curly, thick, or thin, but I can only think of one word to describe my hair: hard. I was born with abundant black locks that feel like strands of al dente spaghetti to the touch. Even gallons of conditioner can only soften it so much — by day two, it’s back to its original resistant state. But I’ve finally found something that can tame my mane: Redken’s All Soft Argan-6 Oil. I’ve been rubbing it into my hair post-shower every night, and it makes my hair remarkably soft and pliable. The secret is right on the label: a high concentration of fair trade argan oil. 

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