What is water-only washing?

May 24, 2016

You know how naturalistas never fail to keep you marvelling? Yea, well. We have done it again! I probably shouldn’t refer to this as a fad, it is a regimen that is solely based on using water for your hair needs. Ekene of TheKinkandI put up a really packed and informative post on water only washing. Be sure to check it out. Dawn Michelle of Minimalist Beauty also has a…

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Wash day and new cornrows

March 5, 2016

I had these cornrows in for 4 weeks and I was following my wig regimen.….although not very strictly.🙈 Wash day started by deep conditioning the cornrows with Pura Body Naturals Chocolate smoothie. I shampooed twice with Kurlee Belle Almond & Shea butter shampoo. After undoing the cornrows, I was left with a braid out. The next day, I detangled my hair and had the cornrows redone. The breakage was a bit more…

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Happy wigging 2016

February 6, 2016

Hi!Hi!Hi! Long time no see. 🙂 I have a new regimen plan for 2016: wigging! Confession: I have a terrible hands-in-hair addiction! Plus in the last three years, I have hardly done any protective styles. This year, I have decided to do something completely different with my hair: MANIPULATE IT LESS. Manipulation has a direct relationship with hair breakage. The more you manipulate your hair, the more breakage you experience….

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How to build a hair regimen: building a foundation

February 8, 2015

Since the beginning of this year, I have elaborated on my hair regimen. Now, I want to help you build yours. To be honest, it has taken me years of experimentation to finally end up with a list of products and steps that I am comfortable with. I can’t explain why everyone’s hair reacts differently to a product but along the line, I have personally confirmed this. I advise that…

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My 2015 relaxed hair regimen & staple products {Dr Fomsky}

February 6, 2015

My hair regimen is as follows: Wash my hair weekly using the following steps: Prepoo, cleanse and deep condition. Please click HERE to see a step-by-step breakdown of how I wash my hair weekly. During the week, I moisturize my hair in sections at night and seal in the morning with argan oil. If I have a style that I don’t want to disturb, I might moisturize every 2 or…

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2015 RELAXED HAIR REGIMEN – Regular wash days {Dr Fomsky}

January 26, 2015

Hello lovely people. I hope you had a lovely weekend. 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 that…

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My 2015 Natural Hair Regimen {eBunite}

January 20, 2015

Inspired by the series of regimen posts by Doctor Fomsky, I’ve also decided to share my hair regimen – which I’ve tweaked a bit – for the year. Annually – I’ve decided chemically dye my ends in a couple of weeks. More on that subsequently. Quarterly – Protective styling with extensions. Monthly – Henna treatments – Ghee DC. – ACV rinse bi-monthly. Weekly – Deep Condition – Co-wash bi-weekly. –…

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First Wash Day Of The Year {eBunite}

January 16, 2015

It was only right to start the first wash day of the year with henna – which has become a monthly routine. The Process. – The night before, I brewed some Hibiscus tea and mixed it with some Godrej Nupur Henna which contains 9 other herbs. After which, I left it overnight to release some dye which it didn’t. I love my hibiscus highlights nonetheless. I also noticed that this…

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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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2015 RELAXED HAIR REGIMEN – Flat iron regimen {Dr Fomsky}

January 9, 2015

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 that your hair doesn’t easily absorb moisture but when it does,…

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