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…


My healthy hair and skin secret

April 2, 2014

As you know, I am trying to tow the natural path. For my hair and body, I use African black soap popularly called ose dudu in Yoruba. I started using this around October 2013. Fast forward six months later I have a fair glowing skin. It’s clear, soft & smooth. My class mates have been commenting about how smooth and clear my skin is. When I got home after the…


Behentrimonium methosulfate is not a ‘sulfate’

March 12, 2014

What is Behentrimonium Methosulfate? Behentrimonium methosulfate (BMTS) is a quaternary ammonium compound used in conditioners, shampoos, and lotions to give them a slippery feel. It is NOT related to Sodium Lauryl Sulphate (SLS) which can be extremely drying to the hair. It is: An anti-static agent and is one of the mildest detangling ingredients out there. It is recommended for use in baby products which are left on the skin;…



February 25, 2014

I’ve used Mayonnaise (the edible one) before and the after effect was SOFT-STRONG HAIR so I decided to try the one made for hair. I got the 30 oz of the Vitale Olive Oil Hair Mayonnaise for 800 Naira. Promises: Enriched with natural botanical extracts, oat protein, vitamins, egg proteins and olive oil to intensively condition, moisturize and strengthen damaged and over processed hair. It renews weak fragile hair, leaving…


My mini hair product haul!

February 20, 2014

HAIR PRODUCT HAUL So I got this deep motivation to finally take good care of my hair and rock it whether coarse or hard! I knew I could do something about it. I could do something that’ll make it soft and fluffy (the dream of every girl with a 4c coarse Low porosity hair). So, I went out to get some hair products:   ORS Replenishing Conditioner (a light protein…