How I used multani mitti for natural hair

August 22, 2015

A few days ago, I took down my marley twists. Prior to this, I decided that I wanted a mud wash and since I had a busy schedule, I didn’t have time to go through the whole nine yards. All I wanted was for my hair to be cleansed and conditioned. So, I visited my local Indian store and grabbed a box of multani mitti. As always, I decided to…


What You Should Know About Rhassoul Clay.

July 7, 2014

Personally, I have never tried out Rhassoul clay, I have thought of acquiring some and trying it out but I never quite got around to doing it. Instead I did a lot of reading and now I’m bringing you this info on the renowned clay. Here goes nothing from the stables of Amal Oils: Moroccan Rhassoul Clay, sometimes referred to as Moroccan Ghassoul Clay, is naturally found and organically mined…


Ayurveda 103: Multani Mitti

[WASH DAY] Multani Mitti Mud Mask + Tips For A Successful Wash Day
June 16, 2014

Hey guys. So the next ayurvedic powder to be discussed is Multani Mitti, otherwise known as Fuller’s Earth. I wrote something simple about it in Ayurveda 101: knowing your clays. For starters, this powder is more for the cleansing part.. it does a good job of getting grit out and giving the pores great TLC. It smells okay compared to shikaikai *insert gag here* which you really shouldn’t use alone….


Rhassoul clay: relaxed hair? I used it on my hair!

June 3, 2014

So, I decided to try out rhassoul clay on my relaxed hair. I dissolved about 75 g in warm water. As a true ‘mixologist’, I decided to turn it into a deep conditioning session. I mixed in my deep conditioner, aloe vera juice, my usual essential oils and, hempseed oil and avocado oil. My hair was dry when I applied it. The mixture was a little creamy and easy to…


What is rhassoul clay?

June 3, 2014

This information was culled from From Morocco, comes this remarkable natural source, reddish brown cosmetic clay known as Rhassoul. It has been used for over 1400 years as a soap, shampoo, and skin conditioner, and the finest spas across the globe currently utilize it for therapeutic benefits. Rhassoul clay is great for reducing dryness in hair, improving elasticity, removing toxins, and leaving hair with body and bounce. It is also…


Ayurveda 102: My experience with Shikakai!

May 28, 2014

Hey everyone! So I decided to use the rest of my ayurvedic powders separately so I can tell which ones I really really like cos’ I have actually been mixing some specific powders in moderate quantities to get the most out of the powders. Yes, it was part of the initial gragra of my ayurvedic phase. Yea. Back to my story. After taking out my yarn twists after 6 weeks…


Ayurveda 101: Knowing your Clays

May 8, 2014

Hey guys! So, I finally got the strength to do this post….it may probably need to be sectioned cos’ I am going H.A.M on Ayurveda! Alright, so my friend Ekene, who I ‘famz’ a lot here got some ayurvedic clays & wanted my opinion on the ones she got. In the middle of our discussion, I realized something… Mind-breaking..really, astonishing. I realized that technically speaking, most ayurvedic clays particularly the…


First Ayurvedic Hair Treat!! Finally!!

March 7, 2014

Finally!!!!! All those weeks of scribbling recipes for my ayurvedic treats paid off. After I finally unravelled my yarn wraps. Boy, I couldn’t wait to finallly finallly slather mud on my hair. Good ole nutritious, fortifying, cleansing mud. Woohoo! Truthfully, I wasn’t this excited when I started oooo: they closed down major roads in Abuja and it was kinda frustrating navigating through the town. I was mildly pissed so my…


Amla/Multani Mitti Facial.

January 25, 2014

Let’s call this my Ayurveda Phase, hopefully I’ll have good tales to tell if and when I get out of it. LOL. Since I’m trying to switch stuff up with my protective styling, I decided to get yarn wraps instead of my regular kinky twist extensions. Boy, it was a whole new experience! I don’t want to even talk about it but I do know I will be stretching how…


Tunrie Goes Ayurvedic?

January 23, 2014

Well, hello everyone. On one of my many internet/blog-surfing sojourns, I discovered bloggers, real life, human people (lol) applying clay, ‘Nne’, mud to their face and hair! You can imagine my surprise! ‘What is all this about? Where is the order?’, I thought until I looked it up. And was I sold! I immediately got a hand of the whole thing, the internet called it “Ayurveda”; apparently some age-old practice…