Healthy Hair Basics: Moisturizing & Sealing

January 10, 2018

Welcome back to the blog!!! Often times when I’m moisturizing and sealing my hair, I always have that one weird person watching me and saying “what is this one you are you doing to your hair?” So today imma send some light onto that process. WHAT IS MOISTURIZING AND SEALING? This is basically when you apply a moisturizing lotion, cream or spray to the hair and follow with a bit of oil…

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5 Ways To Retain Moisture In Natural Hair

March 25, 2015

There are times when you’re too exhausted to wash your hair to talk more of moisturizing. These are the times you need to incorporate some methods to help retain moisture for a longer period. 1. The LOC/LOCO  (LIQUID-OIL-CREAM or LIQUID-OIL-CREAM-OIL) method. Whichever one you choose, you’re guaranteed to retain moisture for a couple of days. 2. More moisture-intensE deep conditioning. This cannot be overemphasised. It especially helps to retain moisture…

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2015 RELAXED HAIR REGIMEN – moisturizing and going to bed care {DR FOMSKY}

January 16, 2015

Hi people! Sorry for not posting this earlier. Been really busy. For a background information, this is a description of my hair: Relaxed hair. I leave my relaxer on for 15 – 20 minutes before rinsing it off. This time includes the application AND the smoothing time. High porosity. This means that my hair easily absorbs moisture but also loses it easily. If you have low porosity hair, it means…

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My new discovery: coconut water and vinegar rinse

September 19, 2014

Hello everyone. I promised I was going tell you all about the coconut water and vinegar rinse in details very soon and here it is…. The first place I found this was on Relaxed Hair Health blog and it was interesting to know that I could mix these two together (coconut water and vinegar) and get loads of benefits for my hair: Most often we dilute the ACV (apple cider vinegar) solution with…

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What’s in my spray bottle? {Ugomma}

August 29, 2014

A spray bottle is a must-have item for every lady on a hair journey….some ladies carry it in their bags and restore moisture to their hair while at work.. Sometimes, we do not remember to moisturize our hair at home but we can do something to it when we have a spray bottle with us. Now we know that the spritz bottle is just a container and the contents are…

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Debunking The Myth Of Natural Hair Manageability.

July 30, 2014

Often times, I hear a lot of ladies say that natural hair is too tough and cannot be managed and I just laugh simply because of their level of sheer ignorance. Overtime, the supposed ”myth” that natural hair cannot be managed has been completely debunked. In recent times, the natural hair community has undergone a revolution that has drastically increased the acceptance from black women and caused many to finally return…

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How do I know if my hair is moisturized?

When I was new in the healthy hair journey thing, I didn’t know how to tell if my hair was moisturised. I kept trying In the articles I read or blogs I followed, nobody gave a breakdown of what moisturised hair should feel or  be like. So in my ignorance, I just concluded that it means your hair is wet, not really dripping wet but wet all the same. Now…

July 22, 2014
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Moisturizing Your Hair While Protective Styling

June 8, 2014

So you’ve finally got that amazing weave you’ve been eyeing installed and you just know it’s time to take a break from the hair underneath. Exactly what you need right? Uhm no. That isn’t it at all. This is just a reminder not to completely neglect your hair once you’re protective styling. Moisturizing your hair is so important…. The fact that you have braids or weaves sewn in doesn’t make…

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The battle to keep my hair moisturized!

March 21, 2014

In a recent post, I talked about I kept my face moisturised this past winter. Now, I’ll talk about my hair. At the peak of winter, the weather was extremely dry and I felt that simply moisturizing and sealing my hair wasn’t going to cut it. I kept it hidden in hats, bonnets and wigs most of the time. Now that spring is on the horizon, my hair is out…

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LOC : Liquid, Oil, Cream or Leave-in, Oil, Cream?

March 18, 2014

One of the first things a new natural or transitioner learns is how to properly moisturise or keep their hair moisturized. When I first cut my hair and really didn’t understand what to do with my hair, I did a lot of research. I learnt that I could moisturise my hair with the LOC or LCO method. The Method: The LOC/LCO is as follows: L for Liquid, O for Oil…

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