I was in Whole Foods recently with a friend who was praising the Alaffia line of products. She had said that not only were the products quality, they were also sustainable and were serious about giving back to the communities that the ingredients are harvested from. I was sold. I decided to try the liquid black soap in Tangerine citrus. Continue reading
I’ve mentioned before how much I really like tea hair rinses, and how great they make my scalp feel. I’ve also used an apple cider vinegar hair rinse to close up the hair cuticle, and help prevent split ends. So recently, I had the brilliant idea to combine both into one healthy hair rinse!
I have a confession to make. Between work, family, the house and the holidays, things have been kind of stressful lately and I haven’t been taking very good care of my hair. I hadn’t deep conditioned in ages, it was brittle, dry, generally unhappy and so I knew it was time for a protein treatment. I was at my mom’s this past weekend and I decided to do my Hair Guacamole treatment. One problem.
No avocados. Continue reading
If it takes you 4 hours to do your hair on a regular washday and another 2 to style it…
Unless your hair is down to your knees…
You’re doing it wrong.
I don’t have time for all of that and neither do you. Continue reading
I know I’m kinda late with this but Carol’s Daughter’s Transitioning Movement” has a new web series called “”The Curl”. This latest episode focuses on hair density, what it is and how to determine what types of products work best for each density type. Even if you don’t use CD products, I think you’ll find the info very interesting. Check it out. Continue reading
After I washed my hair this week, I noticed something.
A lot of it.
Not on my head.
Check out my latest contribution to Transitioning Movement! This is a simple protective style I often do when my hair is not “behaving”. Please leave comments on the site and let me know what you think! Click on the pic below to read!
Thinking about taking down your locs? Wondering how to care for your hair if you do? Well check out my latest post over at Transitioning Movement, “Un-locking Your Natural Hair: Things to Remember When Transitioning Back From Locs”
Coconut Oil is high in vitamins, minerals and fatty acids (that’s good for you don’t worry). Although, coconut oil has gotten a bad rap in the past for being high in saturated fat, (more than 90%), which is true. BUT it’s high in medium-chain triglycerides which raise the “good” or HDL cholesterol. Taken internally, it can help boost your immune, endocrine and digestive systems, taken externally, it has antibacterial, antimicrobial and protective properties. Coconut Oil is a great carrier oil and mixes well with essential oil for all of you DIY-ers out there. I use it ALL the time* and here’s 15 ways you can use it too. Continue reading
You know who you are. Stop buying every new product that comes out and wasting all that money. Check out my personal 10 Step Program to release you from the clutches of “product junkyness” over at Transitioning Movement. (This is perfect for those of you with natural hair participating in “No Buy Month”.