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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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…

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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;…

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Product review: VITALE OLIVE OIL HAIR MAYONNAISE

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…

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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…

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