Oils

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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

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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.

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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

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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

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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

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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

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I’m still working on whittling down my stash of hair products, but as I use things up I like to think about the hair products I have and which ones I can do without.  And while I do love my Elasta QP Recovery Anti-Breakage Moisturizer, it is going to be one of the products that

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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

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Let's Talk About: Growth Aids!

Claiming a certain length is quintessential to just about every hair journey.   And most of us would certainly be open to trying out new things to get it there faster.  Even with that, you’ll notice that I don’t talk about growth aids much on this blog.  I like to keep things as basic as