Cowboy Magic® Personal Hair Care

Cowboy Magic For Personal Hair Care

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

We recently received a lovely testimonial from Scott and his daughter Sophie:

My 10-year-old daughter always tries to get out of washing her hair. Part of it is probably because when her hair is wet, I make her brush the knots out. We tried Cowboy Magic® Detangler & Shine the other night and the results were, well, magic! The thick knots brushed out easily and her hair looks brilliant. Even she couldn’t deny how great it looked. I think we’ve found a solution! Thank you Cowboy Magic! 

Scott B and Sophie B, PA  

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Thank you Scott and Sophie for the kind words and the picture!

Scott doesn’t own horses, but when a friend suggested he use the Detangler & Shine on his daughter, he had to give it a try.

Did you know that you can use Cowboy Magic® on your own hair? Yes you can! Cowboy Magic® Rosewater Shampoo, Rosewater Conditioner, Detangler & Shine, Shine In Yellowout™ and Greenspot® Remover are all formulated for human use. Just in case you hadn’t thought of bringing some Cowboy Magic® out of the barn and into your own shower and bathroom, here are some more testimonials and uses that you can read about on our blog. Once you do give it a try on your own hair, drop us an email and let us know what you thought.

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Taming Toddler Tangles

Do you have a toddler that fights having their hair groomed every single day? End the tears with Detangler & Shine.

Chlorine-Damaged Hair

Is you hair damaged from the pool and repeated chlorine exposure? Cowboy Magic® products can help remove the chlorine and mineral build up from your hair, as well as moisturizing and protecting.

Customer Spotlight – Mike and Chloe

Mike was thrilled when he thought of using Detangler & Shine for his young autistic granddaughter who absolutely hated having her hair combed.

Motorcycle Hair

What about wind-swept hair from motorcycle riding? We’ve got you covered. Read Nicole’s tips for how to use Detangler & Shine.

5 Ways to Winter-Proof Hair

Winter hair woes? Reduce static electricity and protect your hair from heating tools with Cowboy Magic®.

Caring for Ethnic Hair

Ethnic hair needs extra moisture, read Stephanie’s story to hear how Cowboy Magic® worked for her.

Free Your Hair from the Frizz

Frizzy, dull hair? Tasha’s story can help give you back your shine.

Synthetic Hair Care

What about synthetic hair? Octavia is a cancer survivor with permanent hair loss and uses Cowboy Magic® to care for her wigs.

10 Barn Safety Tips for Winter

10 Barn Safety Tips for Winter

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Winter presents extra concerns for horse owners, we urge you to review these tips to keep your barn safe from risk of fire that could prove devastating.

One of the leading causes of barn fires is heating equipment and the majority of these fires occur during daytime working hours. Knowledge of this can help you be more proactive when making a plan. Review our 10 Barn Safety Tips and get started on your own emergency plan.

10 Barn Safety Tips for Winter

  1. Just as we mentioned in our Emergency Preparedness Article, its important to have a plan in the event of an emergency, in this case a fire, and review it with any employees or family members who will be in the barn.
  2. Contact other barns in the area and see if they have a plan, if they are close enough, they may also be able to assist in the event of a fire.
  3. Make sure and give the barn and stables a thorough clean out to remove excess dust, cobwebs and chaff. Store fuel, paint and other combustibles in a different location from the barn.
  4. Post clear directions to your barn near all phones, that way no matter who calls 911 they will be able to give accurate directions to the fire department.
  5. Ask your local fire department for a fire inspection of all buildings on the property.
  6. Hay storage should not be near any heat sources and newly-baled hay should not be allowed to overheat. Make sure you have proper ventilation to avoid spontaneous combustion of the hay.
  7. No Smoking – Have a “No Tolerance” policy for smoking in or around the barn and buildings on property.
  8. Sprinklers – If you haven’t already, install automatic sprinkler systems in the barns and stables.
  9. Extinguishers – Place fire extinguishers throughout the barn and let all staff know of their locations.
  10. Each horse should have a halter and lead rope hung on their stall door at all times, in case of an emergency.

No one likes thinking about disasters, but with planning and preparation, you improve your chances of preventing disaster.

 

Care for Chlorine-Damaged Hair

There is no question that swimming is an excellent sport for adults and children alike and not to mention an athletic skill that will last a lifetime. Swimming offers a full body workout, building muscle tone and strength, improving flexibility and lowering stress.

The benefits swimming provides to our bodies does not, however, extend to our hair. Repeatedly saturating hair in chlorinated water leads to damaged, dry and brittle and hair. And if you have blond hair, you will end up with a not so lovely greenish tint to your hair (great for Halloween, not great for every other day of the year).

There are many products on the market that claim to repair hair damaged by chlorine, but they often result in disappointment for the frustrated swimmer, not to mention wasting money trying product after product. If you and your family are in the pool on a regular basis than you need a secret weapon in your hair care arsenal. I am not referring to a swim cap, although they are helpful, they won’t completely eliminate the contact your hair has with chlorinated water. Enter the solution: COWBOY MAGIC® Rosewater Shampoo, Rosewater Conditioner and Detangler & Shine™.

For years, people in the equine industry have been benefitting from the use of COWBOY MAGIC® products on their horses, pets and themselves! The COWBOY MAGIC® Rosewater Shampoo and Conditioner offers a deep clean that is able to remove the build up from chlorine plus other minerals and chemicals (works wonders if your city has hard water) while leaving your hair softer and stronger.

And for managing the tangled hair after getting out of the pool, COWBOY MAGIC® Detangler & Shine™ is magic for taming the knots. Just a small amount will allow the comb to glide through the hair, giving it a long-lasting shine without an oily residue that many detanglers leave behind.

So the secret’s out, whether you are a swimmer, athlete or looking to improve your hair’s condition, try the line of COWBOY MAGIC® hair care products today! To find a store near you, use our Store Locator.

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5 Bad Hair Habits

 

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Bad hair days are no laughing matter – I am still traumatized by a coloring experiment gone wrong in high school. Hair care often gets lost in the monotony of our daily routines, but maybe it’s time for a quick refresher. Here are the Top 5 Worst Hair Habits (and how to break them).

5 Bad Hair Habits (and How to Break Them)

Heat Wave - We get it, you want your hair to look a certain way, maybe a way that it cannot naturally achieve on its own, but sometimes you need to temporarily set down the hair dryer – curling iron – hair straightener – crimper (please throw the crimper out permanently). If you don’t have to blow dry and straighten your hair every single day, then by all means don’t – give your hair a much needed cool down. When you do decided you need to use these heated hair torture devices follow these guidelines: set the heat to medium or lower – especially if you have thin hair and for your hair’s sake – use a heat protectant or blow dry serum. Cowboy Magic® Detangler & Shine™™ works perfectly in this role – a small amount will help protect your hair while also leaving it with a luxurious shine.

Wet Mop – Okay, so you took our advice to not use heating tools everyday – that does not mean you can jump out of the shower and throw your wet hair up in a pony tail! Your hair is more likely to break when it’s wet and being manhandled. And under no circumstances is it ever okay to use a rubber band from your desk drawer or tool box to put your hair up – you might as well just kiss your hard work goodbye because half of your pony tail will come back out attached to that rubber band! If you want to put your hair in a pony tail, wait until it has air dried and use a gentle band such as the ones from Emi-Jay (20% of their profits for the month of October benefit breast cancer research).

Brush Beating – You don’t actually need to sit in front of your ornate vanity in your dressing gown brushing your hair 100 times a day to have perfect hair (or if you have a lady’s maid, she doesn’t need to brush your hair a 100 times a day either). Be gentle and SLOWLY brush out your precious locks. Take a section of your hair and clasp one hand around the section while brushing gently below where you’ve gripped. Move up the strands of hair once you get the bottom section brushed. Brushing your hair in this manner will help prevent breakage and won’t cause static.

Avoiding the Shears – We talked about the importance of hair cuts in our 5 Tips For Growing Longer Hair Hair post, but as a reminder – it is important to remove damaged split ends so new healthy hair can continue to grow and flourish – like a hair rebirth, nay, a hair Renaissance! Okay, maybe not that dramatic, but you get the point. Aim to have your hair trimmed 1/4 inch to a 1/2 inch every 8 to 12 weeks.

Hair Color, Chemicals & Relaxers Oh My! – While it’s fun to change the color of your hair or chemically-alter the texture of your hair, these treatments are also the fastest way to damage your hair. Before you color, make sure your hair isn’t already badly damaged, if it is then you may need to give it some TLC before applying hair color or a relaxer. Use a deep conditioner a few days prior to coloring for a hair health boost. Try Cowboy Magic® Rosewater Conditioner, which works by deeply penetrating the hair and then replenishing moisture and repairing damage. It can be used as part of your daily routine or as a deep conditioner.

Make the commitment to practice healthy hair habits and you are guaranteed to look less like someone who just stuck their finger in an electrical outlet and more like someone starring in a hair product commercial.

Do you have any bad hair habits? Share them below

To find a Cowboy Magic® retailer near you, use our Store Locator

5 Summer Beauty Must-Haves

Summertime is a perfect excuse to revamp the contents of your beauty bag – and the bag itself! This season is meant to be carefree – you know, less work, more time lounging by the sea or on a sailboat… or with your feet dipped in the baby pool you set up in the backyard for the kids. Regardless of whether you choose a trip to the islands, or a stay-cation, it’s time to lighten up your beauty routine. Choose products that are versatile – which can save you time, money and space!

5 Summer Beauty Must-Haves 
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Sunscreen/Moisturizer Combo – the days of slathering your body in baby oil to get a deeper sun tan (or burn) are over. It’s vitally important that you protect your skin, especially the more sensitive skin on your face. Simplify by picking a moisturizer that has sunscreen in it, this way you will get your sunscreen every morning when you apply your moisturizer.

Favorite: Simple Protecting Light Moisturizer SPF 15
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Hair Treatments – Of course we are partial to the Cowboy Magic® Detangler & Shine™ and it’s perfect for your summer beauty bag. Whether you need a detangler or deep conditioner after a dip in the pool or the ocean or a lightweight blow dry serum, the Detangler & Shine™ can get the job done.

Favorite: Cowboy Magic® Detangler & Shine™
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Lip Crayon – Lip liner, lipstick and gloss all-in-one stick. Easy to throw in your beauty bag and easy to apply for a no-fuss gorgeous summer look.

Favorite: Cover Girl™ Lip Perfection Jumbo Gloss Balm
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Eye Shadow Crayon – With heat and humidity on the rise you will want to go lighter on makeup overall, but especially on the eyes. Try an eye shadow crayon – they are lightweight and come in numerous colors. Layer the colors and skip the eye liner.

Favorite: Clinique Chubby Stick Shadow Stick for Eyes
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Facial Cleansing Wipes – Keep a package of these on hand to give your face a quick refreshing after a morning at the beach or afternoon by the pool. These wipes are also great for removing makeup. Most drugstores and big box stores have their own brand which can save you some money.

Favorite:Yes to Cucumbers Cleansing Towelettes
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Bonus Must-Have – Of course if you are giving the contents of your beauty bag an overhaul for summer, then you should probably change out the old drab pouch you were using for a super chic Dopp Kit from Hudson + Bleecker. The Labyrinth Turquoise is our favorite!

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