Honest Review: MONAT Hair Products

Honest Review: MONAT Hair Products

The other day, I updated my status asking for suggestions for a new leave-in conditioner. About a million female friends commented with, “MONAT!” Some were Market Partners; some where loyal customers – but one thing was clear: Monat has gained traction in the haircare industry.

And let’s face it – I am blatantly obsessed with my own hair (anyone who knows me knows this to be true!). I take photos of it constantly and shamelessly post on social media “isn’t my hair amazing?” It is. It truly is.

My first thought was DO NOT TRY IT! IT IS TOO EXPENSIVE!. Then, someone offered me a sample, and why would I refused? Here is my honest review (I am not a Market Partner…yet….oh god, really?) of the Monat products I’ve tried [disclaimer: I used them all once; this is not meant to be a review of a full 90 day or other prolonged use].

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Race Recap: Columbus Hot Chocolate 15k/5k

Race Recap: Columbus Hot Chocolate 15k/5k

On November 20, about 13,000 other runners and I braved 40 mph Columbus, OH winds for the Hot Chocolate 15k/5k. This was my first 15k, and aside from the weather (which is out of the race’s control, anyway), I’d say I picked a great one. If I had to describe the race in one sentence: “Come for the flat USATF certified course; stay for the chocolate.”

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