Showing posts from August, 2013

Product Review: Cantu Shea Butter Leave In

Full name:  Cantu Shea Butter Leave In Conditioning Repair Cream. Price : 35-45 depending on the store (ghanaianemprezz shop:call 0541458372) How I use it: After air drying: I use it on 70% dry hair Before roller setting: Apply it after rinsing out deep conditioner and before roller set Moisturizer: Use it on totally dry hair and seal with oil sometimes at night and others, morning. Leave in treatment: Apply on dry hair, cover with shower cap overnight. Likes: Description Ingredients: Directions : Great SMELL!!! I love the smell of this product; not too strong and not so mild too.  Very moisturizing: my hair responded so well to it the first time I used it which was at the salon; it got my stylist to request for on!! On nights I use it for Green House Effect, I woke up with very soft, moisturized hair! Thickness: Not too thick, creamy so you don't have to worry about it pouring away in your back:)  A little goes a long way even tho

Product Review: One Step Leave In

  Full name : One Step Corrective Nourishing Leave-in Conditioner Cost : 8gh Cosmetic shops What it claims : One Step Corrective Nourishing Leave-in Conditioner is a must leave in styling conditioner for natural and chemically treated hair. This is multi-action formula leaves hair softer, easy to comb, smoother cuticles, stronger and vibrant. It repairs hair where needed most, leaving it healthy looking, shiny and manageable. Directions : for daily use- pour a generous amount into palm, rub hands together and work from roots to ends, style as desired. After shampooing, relaxing, or colouring-towel dry hair and apply a generous amount to wet hair. comb through. Do not rinse out. Ingredients: (first five) water, gylcerin, olive oil, mineral oil, polyquaternum-32 etc How I use it when moisturizing, daily or once every two days, I apply it to dry hair and seal with my oils After washing the hair, I apply it as a leave in to either wet hair if am at the salon or semi dry hair

Create A Hair Band With A Scarf

If you are a millennial, there is the tendency not to understand the intricacies of a head scarf in your mom's stash of clothing LOL. For us, we've been privileged to see our mothers and grandmothers adorn their hair with scarves for church and funerals. In fact, my granny insists on wearing a scarf to any funeral ground. But do you know that what we've looked down on all these years has become a great hair accessory for ladies abroad ? That's what happens when we are so clued to the so-called modern trends and fashion! The scarf you look down on can save your hair on bad hair days, it can add a new dimension to your styling routine and also make you stand out. So, how do you use your scarf? Here's a fabulous hair scarf tutorial from  CoCogLam22 . I'm most certainly turning my scarves into hair bands! Enjoy!

10-Co-Washing Problems (10): When Do You Stop Co-washing?

This is the last of the the "10-Co-washing problems series" though that doesn't exhaust other problems that come with conditioner wash. For me, I haven't ceased co-washing; I do it when I feel the need for it though not as regular as when I visited the gym daily. Also, when I had protein overload from using a protein based conditioner for co-washing, I simply quit using it and switched to a moisturizing conditioner. The only time you may have to stop co-washing is if you catch cold as a result of it! see previous posts below! 1.  Does Your Hair Needs Co-Washing? 2.  What Type of Conditioner To Use 3.  Should You Do Pure Co-Washing? 4.  When And How Often To Co-Wash? 5.  How Do You Dry Your Hair After Co-Washing? 6.  What Style To Wear After Co-Washing 7.  Dealing With Damp Hair In The Morning 8.  Sleeping With Wet Hair 9.   The Case of Build Up