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Making Use of Carrots To Grow Your Hair

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I vividly recall the days of vegetable stew or fried rice. But using carrots is  not limited to internal use; it can also be used for external purposes specifically in hair care.
Benefits

Using carrots and honey increases hair sheenreduces dry scalpminimizes hair loss preserves natural elasticityprevent split endsHot Oil Treatment:
Ingredients: 2 Carrots 2 Tbsp Honey 1 Tbsp Olive Oil 1 tsp Vitamin E Oil Juice your carrots in a juicer or blend the carrots in as little water as possible. Strain the carrots. Warm up the honey olive oil and vitamin e oil in a saucepan. Add this mixture to the carrot juice. Apply mixture to damp hair, coating it completely from root to ends. Cover with a plastic cap and leave in your hair for at least an hour or as long as you have the time (overnight will yield great results.) Wash the mixture from the hair, preferably with a sulfate free shampoo and then rinse well.  Deep Conditioner
Ingredients
1 large carrot
1 banana 1/3 cup honey 1/4 olive oil …

Crème of Nature Mango and Sheabutter Leave In Review

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The creme of nature mango and sheabutter is a thick, creamy leave in conditioner. I love the consistency because I can use on my dry hair and it won't leave it so wet. It soaks into the hair in seconds and that's a huge plus!


If you've been struggling with dryness like me, trust me, this will beat that! It's an ultra moisturizing leave in and it certainly lives up to its claims! It is enriched with certified natural mango and sheabutter, instantly softens, detangles and conditions. It has decent slip to help with combing and allows for easy application.

Price: 26gh (Go to www.ghanaianemprezz.com/shop to purchase or call 0541458372 if you are in Ghana)
Smell: Mild sweet scent that isn't overpowering.


I don't hype products but this is by far, one of the most moisturizing leave in conditioners I've used. At that price too, I will definitely keep two or three bottles in my stash.
I'd planned on purchasing the Giovanni leave in since I don't have a leave…

How To Maintain Healthy Short Hair

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I don't plan on doing the hydrogen peroxide bleach again until further notice. I want to steer clear of any kind of setback,  any dye,  any DIY that can damage the hair. I have 7 months to grow 7 inches and more: before December 7th,  2017. The reason is to push past Shoulder length. I'm not doing 6 weeks touch up like I used to do; I'm going full 12 weeks between relaxers to maintain the thickness, no overprocessing and no brown ends. I've done 4 weeks already; 8 more  weeks should be easy. I will get just about an inch or less trimmed off.


Getting to my goals is of extreme importance therefore, I'm not attempting any experiment nor using any unfamiliar products.  I'm making use of what I have to reach the desired goals. Aside the vitamins,  I use sulphur oil which is quite potent. I know the mielle organics vitamins is quite effective but I won't take any supplement after December, 2017. Between now and then,  I want to obtain the maximum results.

What…

Why Your Natural Hair Is Dry

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As for this issue of dry natural hair,  the one advice I'll give you is trial and error with products and techniques.



You don't sleep with a satin cap to protect the hair at night. 
The hair is exposed to the sun which ultimately will suck up the moisture in your hair. 
Your deep conditioner or wash routine isn't effective so you may need to switch things up. 
Your hair spritz isn't working or you aren't diligent with it. 
Find heavy butters to seal your hair. Coconut oil is known to penetrate the strands thus it won't seal in the moisture. 
Lastly,  you may not be drinking enough water or hydrate the hair. 

How do you combat dry natural hair?

4 Things I'm Doing To Lose Weight

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Haven gone from 55kg to 68kg within the past 7 years might not seem a big deal but for a petite person like me, it is a huge leap in weight gain. The worst part is it is reflected in my tummy area.

I've been to the gym a couple of times but consistency has been a major problem especially with my work schedule. Whilst I intend getting back to the gym,  dietary changes will be a major role in the weight loss. I love food; I hate to be hungry so I need a balance to keep enjiyingwhat I love and still shed the excess fat.

The first thing I've incorporated into my routine is watching my breakfast. The first switch I did was to use what I had whilst waiting in the ones I wanted. For example,  I switvhed from black tea to aloe Vera honey tea. Instead of two donuts, I take one. It was a struggle but I've got it under control now.

Next is avoiding soft drinks as much as possible. I enjoy my sprite and pizza but aside that I opt for juice or less alcoholic beverages when I'm out.…

Deep Conditioning Tips For Natural Hair

These tips for natural hair can be applied to relaxed hair too. 


Make sure your hair is sectioned to make applying the deep conditioner easier and faster. 
You can add natural oils to the deep conditioner for added slip as well as enhancing the moisturizing  impact. 
You don't  have to do DIY deep conditioners.  Store bought ones are equally effective if not more effective. 
Deep conditioning with heat increases the effectiveness of the products. 
Use the product as directed. Sometimes,  going off the instructions means no result. 

DIY Moroccan Red Clay Face Mask

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If your facial routine doesn't include a Clay mask,  you'll be surely missing out on a good cleansing system. Clay mask is great for detoxifying the skin which removes impurities and clear the pores. The advantage of using clay is the natural cleansing abilities. You don't risk destroying your skin  and also not exposing it to chemicals as it is with some commercial skin care products.

To prepare a clay mask requires just a few basic ingredients. There are several combinations you can always try but I usually prefer using plain water and the clay. Some add honey, lime or lemon, apple cider vinegar and even rose water. You need to read about the reaction of each ingredient to your skin as well as reaction to other ingredients before using it.

Fortunately, you can purchase clay from my shop www.ghanaianemprezz.com/shop for your hair as well as skin care. If you wish to use on your hair, add a bit of apple cider vinegar to the water to reduce the acidity of the clay. Also, b…