Get Thicker, Fuller Hair with Women’s Rogaine #MoreIsBeautiful

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For the last 6 years I have noticed more and more hair lost in the shower, that I have to clean out my brush much more often and the sheer amount of hair that is wrapped around my hair tie in the mornings when I remove my ponytail/bun. My hair has become so thin and frail and I miss my old hair. This is me about 6 years ago, right around the time that the hair loss started but hadn’t become noticable yet. It was never as thick as my moms hair, which is so super thick, but it was I guess what most would call normal.

Me Before
As you can see here, it is much thinner, although, the picture is a bit misleading as I tease the heck out of my hair to give the illusion of volume. This was the day after I got my new hair cut last year. I actually wanted it shorter, but the hair dresser told me that my hair was so thin on the top that if I went shorter, then all people would see was scalp. Ouch!!

Me After
I have tried many different products over the years to try and get better hair including and especially vitamins but also lots of shampoos, creams ugh! I had all but given up and accepted that I am taking after my father, as his hair continues to thin. That was until I was asked if I wanted to try out a new Rogaine product, made especially for women. Um YES please.

Rogaine Bottles
I was skeptical and a little scared at first, but I just remembered that Rogaine has been around for a really long time and many people have had tons of success, so I became hopeful. Especially after how easy it was to find in the shampoo aisle at my local Walmart and how affordable it is, $43 for a 2 month supply. I have spent 2-3 times more than that on all the other products I have tried, so this was a bargain for me.

Rogaine in store
While I was picking up Women’s Rogaine, I decided to try out leave in conditioner while I was at it. Yes I am 36 years old and have never tried leave in conditioner. I figured I would try Aveeno since I love their lotions!

Now, using Women’s Rogaine is actually very easy to use, easier than I thought it would be. First, just wash your hair like normal, I use the Aveeno Active Naturals Nourish + Strengthen Shampoo and Conditioner. This video will help explain the rest:

Something else I have learned, that I am really guilty of, is that wearing a ponytail, or in my case, as bun to bed can make losing your hair worse. I am now making a serious effort NOT to wear one, but it has been difficult because I hate hair flying in my face while I sleep. Maybe she should get a sleeping cap? Is that a thing?

Oh, and you have to be patient with Women’s Rogaine, as it does not produce instantaneous results. In fact, there is no VISIBLE progress yet as far as looking at my hair and scalp, however I have lost far less hair in the shower and in my brush since I started using Women’s Rogaine. That to me, is major progress. As far as visible progress is concerned, most women see results between 3 and 6 months. So patience is a virtue with this product.

Breakfast for Dinner with Friends and Cascade Platinum #CascadeShiningReviews

Cascade Platinum

This review was made possible by Double Duty Divas and Cascade. I was provided the featured product free of charge to facilitate my review, but all opinions are 100% mine. I’ll be perfectly honest…..we rarely eat breakfast in my house.  Well that’s not entirely true, the kids do but they always want cereal and we never really… 

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Now Accepting 2014 Holiday Gift Guide Submissions

2014 Holiday Gift Guide

It’s that time of year again, time for 2014 Holiday Gift Guide Submissions. It may not seem like it, but Christmas is right around the corner!  Are you ready?  Do you need some holiday gift ideas?  Then keep an eye on Uncreative Mommy for the next few months and I’ll be giving you some great… 

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Standing Up Against Domestic Violence with the Purple Purse Challenge


This post is part of a sponsored campaign with The Allstate Foundation and MomSelect. All thoughts and opinions are my own.  We’ve all heard of domestic abuse, it’s in the news, it’s happened to a friend, sister, co-worker….someone in our lives.  We may not even be aware of it at times, but unfortunately it happens… 

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My first Gifs!!


Candy Japan Review

Candy Japan

I received this box free for review. The opinions are 100% my own, or my family’s! Both my husband and daughter are pretty much obsessed with most things Japanese, from anime, culture, language and of course food. Especially Japanese candy and sweet treats. Even I have to admit that the ones I have tried are… 

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Split End Relief with Suave!!


Thanks to Global Influence sponsoring today’s post!!  As always, all opinions are my own! When I was in high school, I had super dry and frizzy hair and always full of split ends.  It was horrible, it looked like little white things all over my dark hair.  I used to actually pull them apart which of course is… 

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Skip the Pre-Rinse with Cascade Platinum

Cascade Platinum

I received the below and compensation to host my party from Double Duty Divas in order to write this post.  However all opinions are 100% mine. I don’t know about you, but NOT washing my dishes BEFORE adding them to the dishwasher gives me severe anxiety.  I know that seems excessive but it is true.  I… 

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Beginner Wellness Tips: Making healthy choices! #BalanceRewards

Walgreens Healthy Choices

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #BalanceRewards #CollectiveBias  At the beginning of the year, I made a New Years Bucket List, much like resolutions, and I swore to lose 20 lbs and be more active.  Unfortunately, here we are in September and I have… 

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It’s Time to Pre-Order the NEW #LeapTV!!!


This post is sponsored by Mom Select and LeapFrog to inform you about this amazing new product!  All thoughts and opinions are my own! As I posted last week, the newest game console made just for kids is the LeapTV and it’s finally ready for pre-order!!!  I am beyond excited for this system since Gavin’s 7th birthday… 

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Whipped Pudding Cupcakes: Great for an Afterschool Treat #AddCoolWhip

Whipped Pudding Cupcakes

This shop has been compensated by #CollectiveBias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. Now that the kids are back in school, I have a little more time to myself during the day, time much needed, but I am the type of person that feels that I need to be doing something for… 

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August Highlights


It’s September 1, so that means it is time for the monthly highlights from my personal Facebook profile!!  Here is what has gone on for the month of August! August 1 Twinkletoes is in the house (I feel I must explain this…..Lexi’s boyfriend is in ballet and decided to show us some moves and even… 

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The Video Game System Just for Kids #LeapTV


The following is a sponsored post brought to you by LeapFrog and MomSelect I love LeapFrog products, have had many for each of my kids over the years and I am super excited about the newest LeapFrog product coming soon!  It is the LeapTV, it is an interactive video game system design specifically for younger… 

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