Product review: Now Foods Avocado Oil

March 9, 2016

There are three oils that are believed to be penetrate the hair: olive, coconut and avocado oils. I have had these three oils in my hair product stash for a while and I decided to try the avocado oil on my skin. I honestly can’t remember why I didn’t also try the coconut oil and/or olive oil. I didn’t use it on my face because it has a comedogenic rating of 2. Please…

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Wash day and new cornrows

March 5, 2016

I had these cornrows in for 4 weeks and I was following my wig regimen.….although not very strictly.🙈 Wash day started by deep conditioning the cornrows with Pura Body Naturals Chocolate smoothie. I shampooed twice with Kurlee Belle Almond & Shea butter shampoo. After undoing the cornrows, I was left with a braid out. The next day, I detangled my hair and had the cornrows redone. The breakage was a bit more…

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Happy wigging 2016

February 6, 2016

Hi!Hi!Hi! Long time no see. 🙂 I have a new regimen plan for 2016: wigging! Confession: I have a terrible hands-in-hair addiction! Plus in the last three years, I have hardly done any protective styles. This year, I have decided to do something completely different with my hair: MANIPULATE IT LESS. Manipulation has a direct relationship with hair breakage. The more you manipulate your hair, the more breakage you experience….

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FAQs Friday: Conditioners with protein in first 5 ingredients

February 13, 2015

If you have been following my posts, you should know by now how much I love protein conditioners. One thing I know is that if you have fine hair strands or your hair is relaxed or coloured, then using protein conditioners are usually a good thing. However, not everyone’s hair reacts the same way to protein and you can only get to know if you try it first. The difference…

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How to build a hair regimen: building a foundation

February 8, 2015

Since the beginning of this year, I have elaborated on my hair regimen. Now, I want to help you build yours. To be honest, it has taken me years of experimentation to finally end up with a list of products and steps that I am comfortable with. I can’t explain why everyone’s hair reacts differently to a product but along the line, I have personally confirmed this. I advise that…

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Oils that cause acne: coconut oil, etc!!!

February 6, 2015

Hi people! So yesterday, I was talking about some causes of acne and it was actually a prelude to this post. A couple of weeks ago while I was applying Lavender Jamaican black castor oil to my scalp, I noticed a small bump. I was a bit worried because I had never felt a bump on my scalp before. On further inspection (with the help of my hubby), I discovered that…

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My 2015 relaxed hair regimen & staple products {Dr Fomsky}

February 6, 2015

My hair regimen is as follows: Wash my hair weekly using the following steps: Prepoo, cleanse and deep condition. Please click HERE to see a step-by-step breakdown of how I wash my hair weekly. During the week, I moisturize my hair in sections at night and seal in the morning with argan oil. If I have a style that I don’t want to disturb, I might moisturize every 2 or…

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7 causes of acne you already know

February 5, 2015

    This post was inspired by a friend of mine who has never had acne in her life until now. Acne can begin in adulthood and it is a misconception to think that it only happens in teenagers. Whenever I break out, I do a major analysis of several things in my daily routine because I have discovered that they can contribute to acne breakouts. If you’re breaking out now,…

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My relaxed hair journey October 2013 to December 2014 {Dr Fomsky}

February 5, 2015

Starting length – Neck length. I cut my hair October 2013 for several reasons: The middle of my hair was now much shorter than the rest of my hair after a bad relaxer experience. I had started texlaxing [intentionally underprocessing] my hair in 2013 and there was now a difference between the old bone straight relaxed hair and the new ‘texlaxed’ hair. I wanted to see less of this relaxed…

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My relaxed hair journey 2011 to October 2013 {Dr Fomsky}

I started my hair journey in January 2010 but I did not take any pictures at the time because I was not blogging. I will start my pictures from March 2011. MARCH 2011 DECEMBER 2011   JANUARY 2012   FEBRUARY 2012   MARCH 2012   APRIL 2012 JUNE 2012 JULY 2012 AUGUST 2012 SEPTEMBER 2012 OCTOBER 2012 NOVEMBER 2012 DECEMBER 2012 JANUARY 2013 MARCH 2013 APRIL 2013 MAY 2013 I relaxed my…

February 4, 2015
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