Jill reviews it: Wen Hair Care – Weeks #4 and #5

Wen weeks 4 and 5

Note: In July 2013, I began reviewing Wen with week-by-week updates for my blog readers. Here are quick links to my reviews & updates: Wen Week #1 | Wen Week #2 | Wen Week #3 | Wen Weeks #4 and #5 | Wen 6-month update | Wen 1-year update At present, I continue to use […]

Jill reviews it: Wen Hair Care – Week #3

Wen Week 3

Note: In July 2013, I began reviewing Wen with week-by-week updates for my blog readers. Here are quick links to my reviews & updates: Wen Week #1 | Wen Week #2 | Wen Week #3 | Wen Weeks #4 and #5 | Wen 6-month update | Wen 1-year update At present, I continue to use […]

Jill reviews it: Wen Hair Care – Week #2

Wen week 2

My second week of using Wen went well. There haven’t been any significant changes in my hair this week – it’s still very soft and shiny. I shampooed my hair three times this week with Wen.

Jill reviews it: Wen Hair Care – Week #1

Wen pump

Note: In July 2013, I began reviewing Wen with week-by-week updates for my blog readers. Here are quick links to my reviews & updates: Wen Week #1 | Wen Week #2 | Wen Week #3 | Wen Weeks #4 and #5 | Wen 6-month update | Wen 1-year update At present, I continue to use […]

Are you a fan of the laundry detergent “packs?”

Gym shorts

Over the past few months, it seems that more and more manufacturers are offering laundry detergent in single-load “packs,” similar to what you might put in a dishwasher. Tide, All, Arm & Hammer, and Purex are among the brands offering these. And, when the All Mighty Pacs were on sale recently, I decided to give […]

I’ll be putting Tide Stain Release to the test today…

Cave aftermath

My son’s Cub Scout troop spent the weekend camping inside Eagle Cave in Blue River, Wisconsin. We were warned not to let him wear anything that we cared about, because the cave clay is supposed to be difficult to get out of clothing. Well… This photo doesn’t even include his sleeping bag, sneakers, or the […]

How a single free-product coupon broke my 15-year brand loyalty

Jill at 22

Many coupon shoppers shop on price, not on brand loyalty. But there’s one product to which many women are fiercely brand-loyal – haircolor. Like many women, I color my hair. I started going gray at the ripe old age of 21. At first, it was a silver streak in front that was kind of cool-looking. […]

Downy Unstopables: The name IS spelled wrong. But it smells… well, unstoppable.

Downy Unstopables

Perhaps you’ve seen Downy’s newest product, Downy Unstopables. It is an in-wash laundry scent booster. I first encountered Downy Unstopables at the BlogHer ’11 conference last month. Procter & Gamble had a big booth designed like a house, and bloggers were invited to walk room to room, learning about various P&G products. When I walked […]