Product Review: Crème of Nature with Argan Oil from Morocco Perfect Edges

October 16, 2017

Welcome back to the blog!! I’m not really an edge control person or at least I never was and it’s probably because I have a perfectly shaped hairline. My edges are not so violent and I didn’t have the baby hair thing going on for me until I found Crème of Nature with Argan Oil from Morocco Perfect Edges. My love for Crème of Nature is why I purchased this product…

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Review: Neni’s Naturals Raw Black Soap

August 31, 2015

I’m such a huge fan of Neni Stone and everything her site represents – health and wellness. So, when she introduced her product line a little over a year ago, I knew I had to patronize her one way or the other. For various reasons, I couldn’t until this past week when the opportunity presented itself. Neni’s such a sweet and approachable person plus she responds to her emails promptly – I have…

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5 ways to use cocoa butter

August 10, 2015

A few weeks ago, I received two batches of raw cocoa butter which I had ordered previously. Before I could say Jack Robinson, I whipped some body butter for myself. Thing is, I’d been waiting for a while for it and when it finally came, I was over the moon. Every one and their mothers know about the goodness that is cocoa butter especially as it’s commonly used for the…

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5 Alternative Products To Try In The New Year

February 16, 2015

Inasmuch as we love our ready-made products, there are times when we need to get out of the box and experiment with other things. Fortunately for us, there are products that are relatively safe for the general health of our hair so it’s important to implement them into our regimen every now and then. 1. Henna. You’re seriously slacking if you haven’t used henna for your hair. Henna is everything…

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How to use ApHogee 2 step treatment

November 29, 2014

This post is basically about how to use Aphogee two step treatment to treat damaged or overprocessed hair. The ingredients  in Aphogee two step protein treatment are as follows: Deionized Water, Hydrolyzed Animal Protein, Magnesium Sulfate, Citric Acid, Ethylene Urea, Dimethylol Urea, Cocamidopropyl Betaine, Magnesium Carbonate, DMDM Hydantoin, Fragrance. When to use Aphogee 2-step protein treatment A few days to a week before you relax your hair. When you relax your hair,…

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DIY: Banana Hair Mask

July 27, 2014

  The beauty of homemade hair masks is that they’re quite easy to make. All you need is to look around for the relevant fruits in season, get hold of them, get a blender and do your thing. Bananas are no strangers to us as they’ve been around for the longest time: they’re packed with numerous nutrients that are essential to our wellbeing. As long as they’re consumable, they can…

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Why You Should Do Tea Rinses for your hair…

June 18, 2014

Tea… Tea… Tea… Yup. Tea is actually quite good for your hair and even more inexpensive. Who knew a boring old tea bag could do such great exploits?? Well… In the hair world. I remember I used to do lots of these when my hair was much shorter. Whatever happened?? LOL. I think I started to dread wash days as my hair grew longer. I did chamomile, green and black…

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DIY: avocado coconut milk hair mask (with yoghurt)

June 12, 2014

Hello everyone! A couple of weeks ago, I coloured my ends and a bit of my roots with a chemical dye. Prior to that, I’d only heard of the drying effects and the aftermath of chemical dyes from different sources. Anyways, I thought of a power-packed deep conditioner to restore and replenish the lost moisture. I’ve been itching to try an Avocado hair mask because I’ve heard of the its various nutrients and…

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What is a cleansing conditioner?

June 9, 2014

I have never really liked the way shampoos left my hair brittle and dry. My curiosity was piqued when KLP of Saving our Strands published a post called making your own co-cleanser. She described how you can make your own conditioner cleanser (or co-cleanser). Her recipe is one part shampoo: two parts oil: three parts conditioner. I mixed my first co-cleanser using a ‘cheapie’ conditioner, a few squirts of shampoo…

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Tips for using castor oil on hair

May 12, 2014

Culled from Curly Nikki website: How to use Jamaican black castor oil is a popular question I’m asked regularly. Castor oil is a great hair oil, but it can be very thick and viscous. So some women may end up having a bad hair experience with the oil. In fact, it’s not uncommon for a woman to get immediately turned off from using this oil because it left her hair…

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