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3 Must Have Skin Care Products

1. Moisturizer2. Sunscreen 3. Exfoliating product

Wash Day (Tea mist update)

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This wash day went pretty smoothly and the fun part is that I can actually tell the changes in the length of my hair each week!One thing that helps me track is front part which is now able to cover the *bald* hair line lol. For 3 months growth, I think my hair is going to be the most longest its ever been very soon. The Wash I shampooed with Hotfro shampoo and used Auntie Jackie deep conditioner. I'm using this deep conditioner to fortify the hair because I moisturise daily and don't want moisture overload. I alps need to empty it! I followed up with my moisturizer mixed with water and sealed with Jamaican Black Castor Oil. I've been alternating the Jamaican Black Castor Oil with the Vitale Hair oil by ORS.Im supposed to do coffee rinse so the next wash will feature it. Stay tuned for that update.

My Skin Care Routine Using Cleansing Oil

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Wondering why your skin still breaks out though you use make up removers? Watch this.I discovered double Cleansing as one of thr best ways to ensure your skin is properly cleaned at the end of the day. In this video, I show how and why you need to do the double Cleansing Method for your skin to glow!Double Cleansing 

Alive Hair skin and Nails Gummies

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This is the vitamin I've been taking for the last 2 weeks. The biotin in it is 5000mcg for the 2 gummies taken daily and the collagen content is also very good.The sugar content seems quite low which is a plus for me as well as less starchy than the nature's bounty gummies.I haven't had any break out from taking it  and it's most likely because I take one in the morning and one in the evening. I intend keeping it that way to allow my body utilize every gummy I take. Fortunately, I'll be able to see how fast my hair will grow as I'm just a few weeks post relaxer. For thr 2 weeks period, I can see some growth sprouting in so I'm hoping for good growth.

Wash Day at 2 Weeks Post Relaxer

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Time really flies and I am just excited about each progress my hair makes.I used the Hotfro Black soap shampoo to cleanse and deep conditioned with Aunt Jackie's deep conditioner.The air drying seems to be working but I can't wait to get roller sets again. For the edges, I feel better about it now as it's gradually filling in.I still use thr green tea mist daily and it's going to be a constant feature of my hair journey. I was supposed to do a coffee rinse but I'll do that during the week when I Co wash. I take Alive hair skin and nails gummies too and frankly, I love the new growth coming in. I take 2 a day so in  30 days time, expect a review. Now that we are in March, I'm eager to see my growth by the next touch up on April 20th or thereabouts.

Detox Hair And Scalp

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After relaxing the hair, I guess the next thing was to nourish the scalp and aside using the Jamaican Black Castor Oil, I went in for the Design Essentials Detoxifying Tonic.(check shop.ghanaianemprezz.com to purchase one)I applied the detox tonic on dry hair and massaged it into the scalp. It has a lot of slip which I love!I applied diluted conditioner and washed off after some minutes. I, then, applied Jamaican Black Castor Oil to the damp hair. Next morning, I sprayed my diy tea mist on the hair and I was simply in love with the feel of my hair. It was smooth, clean and light. If you have relaxed hair, I'd definitely suggest detoxing the scalp at least after every touch up. Giving the scalp all the care it needs ensures a healthy environment for more growth hence the reasons why I'm always paying attention to it. In return, my hair grows in faster!

Post Relaxer Wash

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After 6 weeks, I decided to touch and all went well. I used the Sunny Isle Jamaican Black Castor Oil Relaxer and I did the application myself. Post relaxer, I shampooed 3 times with ORS aloe creamy shampoo to ensure all the chemicals were washed out. I deep conditioned with Aphogee Balancing Moisturizer and allowed the hair to air dry. Next morning, I used a water hair mist and Jamaican Black Castor Oil to seal. My hair is soft and smooth and has some texture too. I absolutely can't wait for 2019 to end LOL. For the next 10 weeks, I'll do weekly wash, Co was during the week and also keep up with my vitamins. I have about 2 weeks worth of vitamins left. Once I'm done with it, I'll be using the Rainbow light prenatal vitamins to make sure I have iron in my system. Stay tuned for my detox wash dya next weekend.

Virgin Hair Fertilizer + Dr. Miracle

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For the most part of this year, I've been using the virgin hair fertilizer on my scalp daily. It's a pkamde but doesn't weigh down my hair nor clog my pores. Ever since I got the braids, I've been using it to calm my dry scalp. Getting the braids installed really shocked my scalp so for the first week, it was itchy and dry. Now, I couldn't use any moisturizer to prevent unraveling hence I stuck to the hair fertilizer. Aside the peppermint in it, it's very light to apply to the Scalp providing the soothing effects I wanted. For my edges, I still use Dr. Miracle Temple and Nape balm and I love it!Because I'll be braiding more often, I've been very careful to leave my edges alone. The hair ought look rugged but I don't mind. Keeping the edges intact is the main point. I apply the Dr. Miracle Temple and Nape balm (click here to shop Shop.ghanaianemprezz.com) about 4 times a week, during the day time. By the end of the current braids, I'm expecting m…

First Protective Style for 2019

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The whole surprise laid in the fact that I'd planned to braid in April but somehow, my hair dresser has been able to install box braids for me!We used 3 packs as I requested for long braids. I will keep them for 8 weeks and get a new one installed. Why?The goal this year, as I mentioned, is to reach shoulder length and one way to do this is to protect the hair. Now, considering that the hair is super short, daily combing won't augur well with the retention I want hence braids will be a good option for the year. In other news, I'm 4 weeks post relaxer and it's very exciting seeing new growth come in.I'm still on the Synergy hair skin and nails vitamins for the next 20 days. After that, I may opt for Alive gummies or women's gummies for the remainder of the year. 
I haven't mentioned any relaxer application because the touch up at the earlier part of January was to cover up the bald edges I had. Fortunately the edges are growing back. If all goes well, my hair…

2 Weeks Post Relaxer +New Products

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My hair is now 2 weeks post relaxer and though I haven't mentioned it yet, I got the relaxer done but I decided to texlax it now. The essence is to maintain thickness as the hair grows outn. The next touch up is due mid April, we'll, that's the goal. That will put me around 15 weeks post relaxer, a good stretch.For this week's wash, I went for groganics deep freeze follicle cleanser & Scalp stimulant absorbent shampoo and conditioner. The grogranics is a DHT blocker system.You may have never heard of DHT until recently, but if you’re experiencing hair loss, it’s probably at the root (sorry) of your problems.DHT, or dihydrotestosterone, is a male sex hormone that binds to receptors in your scalp and precipitates male pattern baldness in genetically-susceptible men. It’s needed to develop and maintain male sex characteristics, such as a deep voice, facial hair, and muscles.Testosterone converts to DHT with the help of 5α-reductase, an enzyme that is held in the oil g…

Weekly Scalp Maintenance

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My hair has grown considerably better in the past few weeks so I can now apply oils to massage the scalp.In as much as I dislike the smell of my oil mixture, I just have to finish it up. I use it each day in the morning to massage the scalp.To make the smell more tolerable, I grabbed a bottle of the ors hairepair vital oils for hair and scalp. I will be using this for the hair itself and I use the oil mix for scalp. This is a year of length retention and I'm going all out to do so. I'm not on any hair vitamins except the collagen powder since I'm through with the 30 day beauty secret vitamins. After this, the next one I'll be taking is most likely another collagen LOL. How's your hair doing?Stay tuned for more updates.

The Hair Challenges for January

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Welcome to 2019 and I pray we hit our resolutions hard!I'm beginning with the usual monthly challenges but this time with a twist. My challenge consists of keeping dryness off and maintaining healthy scalp. 1. Prepoo with Olive oil,avocado n Carrot blended  *4x a week Green house effect *2x Co wash and deep conditioning *Garlic and onion  infused hot oilThe oils will be prepared next week as I'm currently on vacation Lol. I'll be using the carrot, avocado and olive oil blend for the green house effect too. My hair is currently very short but as usual, when you treat your hair right, it grows right. By the way, my hair is all natural now. I did a short transition, enough to have hair on my head after trimming off the relaxed ends. That's exactly what I needed to revamp my hair journey without losing length! I'm pretty excited about that. I'm able to comb and part it to style which feels good too. At the end of the day, I've achievedy first goal without havin…