Ayurvedic Hair Care, My Natural Hair, Tutorials, Videos

Homemade Ayurvedic Hair Oil | Less Shedding and More Growth

Finally, here is the Ayurvedic hair oil recipe that I’ve been using in all my recent wash day posts.  The main Ayurvedic herbs are amla, brahmi and fenugreek seeds.  This has been the only oil that I’ve used in my hair regimen for the past month.  Based on the ingredients included, these are the purported hair benefits of this Ayurvedic…

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Kid's Hair Care, Oils, Tutorials

My Homemade Whipped Shea Butter

My daughter is 3 years old now and somehow I am still experimenting with her hair.  I don’t have many products set in her hair regimen.  The only real constant is that I always condition, add a leave-in, oil and gel prior to braiding her hair.  Her hair is growing, but I know there is room for improvement, especially as…

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Ceramides, Healthy Hair Care, Oils, Product Reviews, Regimen Building

Best Oils for Relaxed Hair | My Picks

If you aren’t at least using hair products that contain some natural oils, I think your hair is really missing out.  Due to the way that chemical relaxers straighten our hair, it has a tendency to be dry and frizzy.  Choosing the right hair products help to ensure our hair is acting its best.  And natural oils target those specific issues.  With…

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Product Reviews, Self-Relaxing

Stash Showdown: Neutralizing Shampoos

There are currently three neutralizing shampoos in my hair product stash and it’s time to figure out which one is best.  The showdown is between Design Essentials Milk & Honey Neutralizing Shampoo, Elasta QP Stop Action Shampoo and Mizani pHormula-7 Neutralizing & Chelating Shampoo.  I will say that none of them are horrible, but there is a very clear winner…

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