Product Review: Cantu Argan Oil Leave-in Conditioning Repair Cream

September 24, 2017

Hello lovely Sizzlers? Sizzellers? Hello my lovely readers. This is a review of one of my staple products “Cantu Argan Oil Leave-In Conditioning Repair Cream” PRODUCT DESCRIPTION (as given by manufacturer) Argan Oil infused deep penetrating conditioning treatment made with pure Argan Oil and other natural ingredients to help protect hair from the damages of every day styling. When used daily, Cantu Argan Oil Leave-In Conditioning Repair Cream helps promote…

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Why Your Hair Scissors Play a Key Role in Your Hair Journey

August 24, 2017

As a loose natural (and even now as a loc-head), I had to deal with tons of single strand knots also known as SSKs. These knots may seem inconsequential but they used to drive me nuts! My first instinct is always to snap them off when I feel them (I still indulge in this guilty pleasure)! With time I realised that this was extremely bad for my ends. With every…

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Wigging it: Tosin’s Guide to Wig-Wearing

August 21, 2017

Growing up, I used to be so fascinated by my mum’s wigs. Over time, my fascination grew into a weird love-hate relationship with them. I’ve owned a total of 2 whole wigs, one was a gift from a friend and the other I purchased. Now I own a total of zero wigs, I must have gifted both to friends who need them more. Purchasing my first natural hair wig for the…

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Scalp Rescue 101

July 10, 2017

Why is your scalp so important? A good healthy head of hair starts with a healthy scalp. The hair itself is not living, it is the hair roots in the follicles in the scalp that are living. It is the scalp that needs to be healthy in order for the hair follicles to be strong and keep producing new hair. (source) The importance of a healthy scalp cannot be understated….

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Sizzelle Hair Situation – July 2017

July 7, 2017

Hi there! You just stumbled upon the 2nd post of Sizzelle Hair Situation series where each of our contributors share snatches of their journey. Enjoy! Uzoma Hair journey recap My hair journey has gone pretty well for the past few months. I’ve been consistent with my regimen. I’m still struggling with knots but I may have to live and let live. I’ve had two professional trims since the last recap….

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The Multipurpose Life of JBCO!

June 28, 2017

We all know Jamaican Black Castor Oil is a natural treasure in the natural community. JBCO has been touted for its ability to thicken hair, revive edges, get rid of dandruff and even act as a deep conditioner. Here are some other benefits of JBCO and why it’s a must-have in your hair stash! Restore thinning hair Pre-shampoo conditioner. Hot oil treatment. Helps to seal moisture into your hair and…

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[VIDEO] My Big Chop & Products I’m Loving

June 27, 2017

Yewande of SheLovesFinerThings started her natural hair journey a while ago and has now done the big chop! She decided to share her experience and some of her favourite products at the moment. Here’s a short Youtube video of her thoughts on her big chop. You can find some of her favourite products in our on-line store. Here’s the video!

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Back to the shampoo basics

June 26, 2017

I started looking for ways to shorten my washdays as soon as my schedule became too packed for me to cope. It came to a point when I’d choose a good night’s rest over washing my hair. Yes, I have gone weeks without washing my hair and it surely suffered for it. There are several tested and tried ways to go about wash days. We have spoken about the importance of…

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What’s the craziest thing you’ve ever done to your hair?

June 22, 2017

This lady has over a million views on YouTube for doing a Coca-Cola rinse. Ay! I find it so interesting. I mean I know of rinses with rice water, garlic and onions amongst others but Coca Cola? This has to take the crown! The craziest thing I’ve done to my hair isn’t even remotely close to this! Yes, the most adventurous thing I did to my hair was during the…

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Pre-poo: methods and benefits

June 15, 2017

Hello! Welcome back to the blog! I think pre-poo is a really funny word. It is a short and alternative for “pre-shampoo” where you apply a treatment to dry hair prior to washing it to enable the hair withstand the shampoo’s stripping effects. It is not to be confused with hot oil treatment or oil rinses. I pre-poo every time I wash my hair as it mentally prepares me for the…

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