Showing posts from March, 2014

Co-Washing; Does It Really Clean Your Hair?

--> Shampoo is designed to remove oil and dirt ( dirt in the form of particles, dust, lint etc stick to the oil coating on hair). In the process of doing this, shampoo can make hair feel dry. This effect has prompted some naturals to take up conditioner washing or co washing as it is popularly known and even go as far as just washing hair with water only.  Catch all the details here

Box Braids: Week 2 Update

--> Missed the week 1 update? Catch up  here For week 2, I was consistent with Jamaican black castor oil. What I did was to apply it first thing in the morning-well, at least before I started my day's chores. I got the style changed but didn't take pictures, I forgot to do so. For my multivitamins, I've been very consistent with it since the beginning of the year and that isn't changing till the end of the year. Am truly impressed with my progress with the hair and want to keep it up! I haven't used my spray bottle mix yet but I've scheduled it for this week. Moisture is essential in preventing breakage in extensions thus, am not going to slack on that regardless of the laziness that has engulfed me.[See my video on how I moisturize my hair in twists/braids] On a different note, I've been missing my length and wash days which is due to the fact that I have tons of products I wish I could use. However, I know it won't be long when I can get

Do Bentonite and Rhassoul Clays Really Clean Hair?

--> You can indeed clean your hair or to be specific, remove oil from your hair with bentonite or rhassoul clay and the level of removal is similar to co-washing! How?  Read more