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Wish-worthy: A nice curling iron?

My hair has always been thin and straight, and I’m a girl who’s not altogether that adventurous. Nor do I adapt to change very well. So on those bad hair days when I wake up and my hair isn’t straight, it reaaaaaaally bothers me (the reason for my dependence on Sunsilk’s Straighten-Up 24/7 Creme back when I couldn’t afford anything more expensive).

I had always wanted a straightener of my own – for those bad hair days, and for the days when I want my hair to look extra sleek and straight. I’d mentioned this in passing to Dark when we first started dating – lo and behold, I got a Solia flat iron (he did his research well!) as my first Christmas present from him, which took me completely by surprise!

I never expected him to get me something useful that I actually loved. Past boyfriends had always gotten me things I liked, but didn’t really need. And when you get a stuffed animal for every occasion… well. You catch my drift.

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Fabove.ca Review

I took another leap of faith just over a week ago and made an order online off Fabove.ca. I could only find one (somewhat) reliable review in a post on a forum about ordering from Fabove that seemed genuine. After reading through some of the information on their website, I decided to order the Clarisonic Mia 2 from Fabove for $149.95 CAD, as Sephora only carried the Mia at about $139 CAD (which, by the way, is available on Fabove for $119.95 CAD). For a mere $10 more, why wouldn’t I want an upgraded version that had an extra speed setting, included a protective travel case, and came with a warranty twice as long?

Here’s my haul:

From left to right:

  1. FITI Babii Nano-Ceramic Tourmaline Ionic Styling Iron – 3/4″
  2. Tweezerman folding ilashcomb
  3. Clarisonic Mia 2 Sonic Skin Cleansing System

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