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Hairfinity Is My Hair Growth Booster!

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It's been barely 2 weeks and the thickness and growth from Hairfinity is just what I had hoped for!

This is the second experience with Hairfinity and this time, I was able to check for the effect because I know how my hair felt prior to taking it.

I'll be stocking it in my shop (shop.ghanaianemprezz.com) and I can guarantee that I won't be disappointed at all! I don't mind taking it for the rest of the year but I have the natrol hair skin and nails vitamins as the last one to test.

I can't wait to experience the 3 months of growth with these vitamins. I'm glad my interest in my hair is gradually getting to the point I want.

For oils, I have been using a new hair booster from an awesome lady. I'll review it after 4 weeks so stay tuned! For now, I love the smell, the texture and the packaging! If you want a hair pomade like that, stay tuned for my final review and then we'll judge its impact.

How To Use Chebe Powder and Oil On Relaxed Hair

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In case you have relaxed hair and wondering if you can use chebe powder the answer is a yes.



All you need is to be able to plait your hair or twist up. You can also use cornrows.
To prepare the chebe mixture, add a few tablespoon full to a creamy product. I usually recommend your moisturizer or butter for a good hold.

Shampoo and condition your hair well and apply the chebe mixture. Plait up the hair and leave it for at least 7 days before reapplying the chebe mixture.

When you are ready to wash out, which could be in a month or whenever you want, just shampoo the hair and condition as usual.

You can use the mixture again for another couple of weeks.

In case you need chebe powder or chebe oil, call or whatsapp 0541458372.

Neocell Super C Collagen in Ghana

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If you've not tried collagen supplements, this is the best time to do so. Collagen helps in diverse ways but the key ones I've personally experienced are thicker hair and glowing skin!
Within a few days of taking the collagen tablet, a lot of colleagues remarked that I was glowing so much! That was the first time I've had so many comments about my skin in a day! In addition to that, I notice my hair got thicker and darker. The pigmentation of the dark colour was the best I'd seen since my high school days. With these benefits, I always ensure I take at leat 2 tablets a day in addition to the Hairfinity vitamins.

You'll get the neocell collagen as well as the Dr's Best Collagen Powder and Tablet at shop.ghanaianemprezz.com or call or whatsapp 0541458372 to order.

It's A Give Away!!

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We've reached another milestone, the Emprezz shop has a physical location now.

Drop by on Friday, 25th May, 2018 to enjoy the give aways and discounts.




We also have satin bonnets and scarves.

Call or whatsapp 0541458372 for directions to our shop. See you! Do bring your family and friends too.

Wash Day in 2 Weeks!

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Laziness in hair care isn't an awesome feeling yet I find myself struggling against my own desire to wash this hair. Probably I lack motivation because of the length at this stage but I still managed to finally wash the hair.



I made a watery mixture of bentonite clay and applied to the hair, left it for 5 minutes and washed. I used VO5 conditioner afterwards to restore the moisture. I made sure to add vinegar to the clay treatment to help detox the scalp too.

I, then, followed with rice water as final rinse and sealed with a mixture of jojoba and peppermint oil. My scalp has been acting funny for the past few days probably as a result of not washing it for that long.

I plan to do more scalp massages with the brush this week to promote blood circulation to increase growth.

I'm still not motivated to do my hair as I want but I do make efforts to moisturize daily with Hawaiian silky 14 in 1 moisturizer and seal.

I'm on the 30 day beauty secret supplement too but I might visit…

Jamaican Black Castor hair growth oil

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The excitement over seeing the actual hair growth oil from Tropic Isle Living was simply unimaginable!

I mean after several years, they've finally made one oil purposely for our hair to boost growth. I've seen a lot of growth from my own ESO scalp oil so I always expect other hair growth oils to be that potent. When I used the Ecoco Flaxseed and castor growth oil, I was a bit disappointed with that so I'm hoping this makes up for it.

My first impression: it tingles a bit, smells slightly minty too. The smell doesn't linger so I'm certain those who hated the Jamaican Black Castor Oil will love this one. I guess the makers listened to the complaints of customers.

Have you tried this new black castor hair growth oil? Should you want one, call or whatsapp 0541458372 to order or visit shop.ghanaianemprezz.com to order.

Beautifully bamboo Hair Growth Tea (2)

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As part of detoxing my body, I've suspended all vitamins for a couple of weeks to allow the body revamp and rejuvenate itself.

As my morning beverage, all I do is brew it and drink it - no milk nor sugar! I enjoy my slim tea that way too.

As for my hair, I'll show a picture of it at the end of May.
Have you tried the tea before?

Relaxer Update (May 2018)

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My hair has been awful these days and it's all due to the hair dye. However, this has finally been resolved so let's see how it wet with this month.

Life Essentials 30 Days Beauty

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I was contacted and given the life essentials 30 days beauty supplement to use and review and possibly stock up for those interested. Hence, there is a lot at stake here.

The first impression I had was it looked like it was powder form but I was wrong. It's tablet! There's are 3 tablets in a pocket which makes it 10 packets of tablets for the 30 days. Of the 3, one is golden colour.
It has to be taken 3 times daily so I took one in the morning after breakfast. I thought I would be nauseous or probably feel bitterness of the herbs but nothing of that nature.

Now, I had a buzz cut 4 days ago therefore it is a good opportunity to see how fats the hair grows back with this supplement. I was a bit skeptical about taking it until a friend remarked that it helped with her monthly flow and that's when she takes it.


If it is like that, then, it would be worth having in your stash. I should be done by 7th June to give you a full review so stay tuned. As for my semi bald hair, I cov…

How I Layer Products (Current skin care routine)

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It doesn't matter what you purchase for your skin, if you can't make good use of it to achieve your goals, then, it won't be worth spending on such products.

How you layer your products is crucial because some ingredients don't work well with others and might end up damaging the skin at the long run.

For example, Retinoids don't have to be used with acids. It's safer to alternate them because acids work on a low pH skin whereas Retinoids are better hydrolyzed on neutral pH. For more, click here

Back to my current skin care products and routine.
During the day.
1. Cleanser
2. Manual exfoliating with a facial scrub
3. Toner
4. Hyaluronic acid which I sometimes mix with the moisturizer or just apply and allow it to sink before next step.
5. Facial moisturizer ( the beauty formulas age defying day cream)
6. A drop of vitamin E oil

The layering at this point excludes a few vital ingredients but I'll have serums and other oils in there as time goes on.

Night routin…

What I Changed In My Hair Routine

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I didn't like the variety of textures of my hair because of the dye and the one way I could change that was a trim all around.
I succeeded in getting the overall trim with the help with my barber (He's definitely come to know how to deal with my hair). After that, I got the hair relaxed (last relaxer was almost 3 weeks ago so essentially I had more natural hair left after the trim).


I love the glow of my skin! Let me recap my routine.1. Spray hair with S curl no drip activator moisturizer 2. Seal with castor oil 3. Take my collagen supplements 3 times a day (2 tablets each)4. Take msm and B vitamins once a day at least 4 times a week. 5. Take women's vitamins for the iron level maintenance 3 times a week.6. Drink at least 2 Litres of Water daily. 7. Avoid sugar, walk more daily (at least an hour each day)I'm going to definitely stay off dyes for the meantime. My next touch up will be 31st of May, 2018..Lwra sew the growth I'll get in 4 weeks.

Collagen Type 1 and 3 for Hair Growth

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On my lifestyle blog, beyondlifestyle.blogspot.com, I've shared my 20 days of collagen for my skin.
I do know collagen affects hair growth too hence I'll be on the lookout out for the growth I can get.

I'm taking the msm vitamins but these two together will definitely be an amazing experiment.
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As stated on the package, the body uses collagen and after a while, it gets depleted. By supplementing, I will be boosting collagen production in the body which will certainly trickle down to the hair too.

In the nutshell, I want to see the impact of this non biotin vitamin too just as I did for the msm vitamins.

How I Boost My Hair Growth Oils

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At this time of the year, we are all still pushing for length and growth using our oils . However, if you are impatient like me, you may want to try this method. I, typically, use one oil at a time but I noticed that it makes it difficult to use up others and at the same time, deprive my hair of the benefits the other oils provide. Hence, I decided to combine all my hair oils again. The last time I did that was about 3 years ago.So, I mixed up all 6 oils - ESO scalp oil  Jamaican Black Castor Oil, flaxseed and black castor oil from Ecoco, Avocado and carrot oil, chebe oil and wild growth oil. The essence is to benefit from these products all at once!I saw some old pictures of my natural hair back in 2012 and I realized I wasn't on supplements at that time yet I did use a mixture of oils so that's what I aim to achieve again. 

Your can click Our shop  to purchase your oil too.I want to use the oil mix up within 6 months so all the best to me. PS : I have about a litre if the mix…

Back To Dark Hair, WASH day Chronicles

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For the sake of my dear hubby feeling comfortable with my look (I do agree I really should have done the dye during holidays Lol).

I used a different brand of the dye and for now, I love the fact that my hair isn't hard. I'll definitely dye it blonde when I hit Armpit length and beyond, just a bit of the wine at the front Lol.

I'm back to msm vitamins as I mentioned earlier, I'll alternate with the women's multivitamins. My hair is doing amazingly well even with the little I do to it. I've officially decided to touch up on either 27th June or wait till July 20th for the reason that June is graduation month and I may want slayed hair and July is my wedding anniversary month and that will also mean slayed hair. All will depend on the growth I get by then.

For styling, I apply eco styler gel to the edges to keep it looking fresh. I spray S curl no drip activator moisturizer on the hair and seal with Flaxseed and black castor oil from Ecoco.

How's your hair …

Chebe Powder and Retention Oils

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The latest discovery is the Chebe powder which is used by women in Chad. It has been used for years to help grow and moisturise their hair.


To get it, just visit shop.ghanaianemprezz.com. You can also call or whatsapp 0541458372 to order.

How To Moisturize Hair with Water

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The basic hair tip you'll ever get is to moisturize  and seal as often as your hair requires.
The cheapest moisturizer you can ever use is water. However, the question is how do you use water as a moisturizer when you already have a moisturizer?The key to using water is using a spray bottle or applicator bottle. By doing so, you regulate the flow of the water easily. In my water, I add a variety of essential oils to it. That allows the double benefit of moisturized hair and enjoying the benefit of the essential oils on the hair and for me, mostly the scalp.To use the water, I spritz a bit on the hair before using the water to seal. The other technique I use is to add a little natural oil or even Jamaican Black Castor Oil to the water  and use after which I use a butter for sealing. 

Quick Relaxer Update and Wash Day

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My hair has been doing quite well but I guess I do better when it's straight so I gave myself a relaxer and I hope it goes well this year.

The first 6 months is going to be a difficult time since the hair will be at the awkward stage. I'm quite familiar with that stage anyway. I used ABC relaxer and got the straight look I wanted. I allowed her to comb the relaxer through because getting my virgin hair straight the first time takes longer.


The next new thing I want to talk about is a cap I got from a friend. It's a deep conditioning cap wih the plastic in it already. It makes deep conditionikg easier, less messy and faster. The other great experience with the cap is it makes green house effect quick and easier.

In terms of products  I've created a carrot and Avocado oil mixture with the help of  youtube video. It's part of the oils we are using in the boot camp go up to grow out our hair. To prepare,
1. Grate carrot and mash in the Avocado or pear 
2. Pour in any n…

The Wine Hair Dye

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The look I was going for was wine and although I didn't get it, I was still pleased with the outcome.
I had used peroxide to loft the colour to help with the dye and it worked. I used the dark and lovely permanent hair dye.


Am I not worried? Not at all. I'll be sure to be on top of my moisture game. Secondly, I don't have any hormonal problems which will cause breakage aka postpartum hormones Lol. That's what caused the first damage to the hair..
Here are some pictures of the end product.


I'll be using aloe vera gel to help keep. The moisture levels up.

In other news, I've gained an inch of hair growth within 3 weeks which is a very good result. I'll keep up with the msm vitamins. Ad for the mane choice vitamins, I have 2 days worth remaining now.

CountryLife Maxi Collagen Plus Biotin

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If you've not already visited the hair and skin shop, click on this link Shop  fast because you are missing out on a variety of products for you. Be sure to also stay tuned because I'll be giving discount codes for only blog readers.Here are some of the products you'll get (I'll be reviewing more and more as the months roll out)
After the msm vitamins, the one I'll be testing is the derma matrix. 
This biosil has a ton of positive reviews especially for women over 40 so it would be fun to see how it works for us too. 

Shop.ghanaianemprezz.com 



You'll also get biotin in different strengths. 

Do visit the shop as often as possible to grab your stuff. It's been a long journey to this point but ghanaianemprezz.com has finally got you the things you need. Basically, I'll be using the first 4 products in the course of the year since I want to try biotin free vitamins for those who don't want biotin.
If you wish to skip supplements, you'll also get the beaut…

MSM And B Vitamins Hair Growth Vitamins First Views

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Despite the fact that I was worried about the size of the tablet, I still went ahead to take one this morning.

When I opened the bottle, I was hit with a strong fishy smell. More like cod liver oil smell. However, when I swallowed a tablet I had no problem with the smell because it didn't smell like it. Ironically, I was expecting the tablet to get make me nauseous or something similar but I was disappointed Lol.

There was absolutely nothing difficult about swallowing that large pill neither was there any after taste. In fact, if it continues this way, it will be a fan ride.
So, that's my experience with this vitamins for day 1.
Ill give you an update on it by 15th of April.

Hair Growth Vitamins With MSM and B vitamins

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This is the next supplement I will be taking as the mane choice is almost done.

During the second week of the mane choice, I got break outs smh. After the msm, I'll add collagen powder to review for you too. After that, I have natrol hair skin and nails vitamins as the last one for this year. By that time, I should have enough length to braid this year I'm officially over short hair. I've enjoyed it for almost 2 years and now I'm good to go with braids. I just want to keep my hoarding tucked away for the rest of the year to allow it grow out faster and retain more length. This natural hair journey has to be successful for me. I want to be able to wear buns and updos again.
I'm 3 weeks post cut and I have about 1/2 inch of growth already!

I'm hoping to gain more from the msm ; something that will make a huge difference because it has no biotin and I know a lot of ladies would love to see growth without biotin.
As it stands now, the tablets are huge and will def…

Growing Natural with Zero Products

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That's my ultimate natural hair goal but I saw a video with that title and I asked, 'Is that possible?'I realized it's possible but we really don't want to do it Lol. All the same, for my broke budget  it won't be a bad idea to be less dependent on hair products. I always advocate for the less expensive ones so we don't over do things.So, what's my plan? I have a ton of products to use up for the next couple of years, may be 2 years. However, most will be for the purpose of reviews for you.First though, let's get the length. Because of my hairline, I've been controlling the temptation to braid the hair but I don't know if I can hold on for that long. Braiding is a major protective style and that also hinders one from using so much products. If I decide to braid until I hit my goal, I'll be able to do zero products. Therefore, I'm still on the zero products team if it comes to braids. Anyway, can you grow your hair with zero products?…

Hair Update #7

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I've done almost a week of green house effect and I don't know if that's the reason for the boost in growth i see but my hair has definitely grown a lot since the cut on the 10th of March.I've began the mane choice as I stated. I have 14 days worth so I'll finish it up. After that, I'll use the natrol hair skin and nails vitamins for 60 days. That's the newest vitamins I haven't tried yet. Knowing natrol as a top brand, I look forward to amazing growth with it. That will cover for April and May. In June, I will try another vitamin. That's also one a day which means it will take me through June and July. By this point, I should have reached my first goal so I'll drop the hair vitamins. That will probably be the last hair vitamins I'll try this year. From July to December, I'll stick to my prenatal and then see what's up for 2019.That's the bit about my hair for March. In terms of oils, I use more of the Jamaican Black Castor Oil 2…

Nightly Green House Effect To Heal Scalp

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I'm doing just 30 days of continuous green house effect using Jamaican Black Castor Oil undiluted.

Today, 13th March is day 1. Wait. Why green house effect.

Green house effect uses the body's own heat to create moisture in the hair and on the scalp. Castor Oil aids in restoring pH of the scalp hence using it together with the body heat is a great way to restore moisture to the hair as well as nourish the scalp. When the Emu oil arrives, I'll switch to that for the rest of the challenge.


The green house effect therefore together with the Jamaican Black Castor Oil will be good but emu oil has a composition similar to our sebum hence based on that assumption, using emu oil will yield more effective results. After 30 days, I will review the two oils and determine how the scalp felt with either of them.
Stay tuned to some interesting findings and updates.

Wash Day With Rice Water

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This is the second batch of rice water but this time, leaving the rice in water for 7 days gave it a horrible smell but I'll still use it up. I have enough for 2 whole months. The next batch though, I'll stick to the recommended 3 days of fermentation.
I'm on the 2nd bottle of the curls Blissful Length Liquid Hair Growth Vitamins. I'm impressed with the progress so far. However, there's a difference in taste. The first bottle was the new and improved version which tasted heavenly. The second bottle though, also tasty, doesn't match up to the first. I should be done by 15th of this month and use the remaining 15 days to complete the mane choice vitamins I had. After which I can probably continue with my prenatal vitamins again. The washI shampooed once with the last bit of beauty formulas tea tree deep cleansing shampoo and then poured the rice water on the hair. I immediately added the aphogee Balancing Moisturizer to the hair to mask the smell.I rinsed off afte…