Buy This: Redken Color Extend Magnetics Color Captivating Treatment

Of all the intensive conditioners in intensive conditioner land, the one that I’ve found myself reaching for over and over again recently is Redken Color Extend Magnetics Deep Attraction Color Captivating Treatment for Color-Treated Hair.

Whew! Try saying that five times fast.

Set Your DVR: Erik and I are starring on the Bravo show Newlyweds: The First Year!

Long-time readers have noticed that I’ve been scaling back on the personal posts this year. It’s literally been the best year of my entire life, but I haven’t posted about it very much–no wedding photos!–which is SO not me.

Now, after months of being coy and hinting at exciting news to come, I can finally reveal the reason for the aloofness:

Erik and I have been filming a reality TV show for Bravo!

Missing Our Honeymoon in Hong Kong…

Erik and I looked at the calendar a few days ago and realized that it’s been an entire year since we went to Hong Kong for our honeymoon – how time flies! We also traveled to Australia and New Zealand, two places that are near and dear to my heart, but our time in Hong Kong was particularly magical. It’s a magical city!

The week between Christmas and New Year’s is known as WinterFest, with over-the-top light spectacles on seemingly every building and around every corner. Christmas is a big deal in Hong Kong–seriously, there are decorations, trees, and lights everywhere–but it’s really all leading up to New Year’s Eve. New York and Sydney get all the NYE love, but if you can make it to Hong Kong once in your life for a New Year’s celebration there, I urge you! Here, a few of our favorite moments from last year:

BeautyMama’s Hair Rules for Moms

Michele Brown of Beauty Mama writes:

There are many theories why pregnant women grow wondrous manes. Hormones. Prenatal vitamins. No one really knows for sure. The important thing to realize is that full head of hair is fleeting. A few weeks after giving birth you start to shed. Like, hundreds upon hundreds of strands a day. Your shower drain will clog. Your brush will look like Cousin It. While it will be a little scary, it will stop. I promise. And over the course of the year, you will grow baby bangs (remember Katie Holmes’ wedding photos?) and have an undergrowth of short fuzzy hair around your entire head.