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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My Relaxed Hair, Oils, Product Reviews

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…

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6 Month Stretch, Oils, Roller Setting, Silk Wrap, Videos, Wash Day

Hot Oils and a Silk Wrap! | Week 20 of My 24 Week Relaxer Stretch Attempt

I joined Jay and Jen’s 30 Day Hot Oil Treatment Challenge.  For most of this stretch I’ve been deep conditioning as a pre-poo treatment.  With this challenge I think it will be a nice change of pace to switch back to hot oil treatments.  My first wash day on the challenge, I’m using Olive Oil and Castor Oil on my…

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Challenges, My Edges, Oils

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…

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Beauty, Oils, Skin Care

The L.O.C. Method for Skin Care?

Has anyone tried the LOC Method as a part of their skin care routine? I know under normal circumstances this is a bit much, but I’m currently six month pregnant and my stomach is getting noticeably bigger now.  All of that skin stretching going on (in such a short period of time) has me worried about stretch marks.  Plus, I’m…

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