Oils

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 regular use, you will notice an increase in the hair

Moisturizing Pre-Poo | Aloe Vera & Wheat Germ Oil

My current moisturizing pre-poo treatment was inspired by the Moisture-Drenched Pre-Poo*.  Ms. Chicoro’s recipe calls for three ingredients: 1/2 cup Aloe vera juice or gel, 1-2 Tablespoons of your favorite oil and 1/4 cup of coconut oil.  I have been using about a half cup of Aloe Vera Juice and 2-3 Tablespoons of Wheat Germ Oil for my moisturizing pre-poo.  And I’m loving it.  I put the two ingredients in a spray bottle, shake it

Castor Oil Challenge | Before & After

I briefly mentioned my thoughts of the castor oil challenge on my relaxer update video and blog post, but I wanted to do an official end of challenge update. For this challenge, I applied castor oil to my scalp twice a weeks for 12 weeks and added 1 tsp of castor oil to my weekly deep conditioners. The Challenge Requirements and How I Did. 1.  Applying the Castor Oil to

The Castor Oil Is Working on My Edges

There are just two weeks left in this 3 Month castor oil challenge.  I have been consistent with applying Jamaican Black Castor to my scalp twice a week and messaging it in afterwards.  Additionally, I’m adding 1-2 teaspoons of the castor oil to my weekly deep conditioning treatment.  By the time I was 8 weeks into the challenge I could see that my edges were growing back.  Below is a

Coconut Oil as a Daily Moisturizer = Brittle Hair?

Remember when I posted that I would be using Coconut Oil as my daily moisturizer?  Well, I heard your feedback loud and clear (on the blog and on instagram posts).  Coconut Oil hasn’t worked well for many of you as a daily moisturizer.  Many of you explained that when using it that often (daily or close to it) it leads to dry brittle hair.  And instead of pushing full steam

I'm Joining The Castor Oil Challenge!

This post is going to serve as my starting place for the Hairlicious Inc.: Castor Oil Challenge Part 9.  I will be participating at the intermediate level, which requires that I: (1)  apply castor oil to my scalp twice a week followed by a 2-5 minute scalp massage and (2) add one teaspoon of castor oil to my weekly deep conditioner.