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Wash Day featuring We Naturals hot oil treatment

I had to wash my hair but since I'd been getting questions about the We Naturals hot oil treatment, I decided to do a video of it. After the hot oil treatment, I washed with  Sheamoisture African black soap shampoo and deep conditioned with Cantu sheabutter deep treatment mask.  I used the Cantu sheabutter anti frizz foam leave in conditioner and set the hair on flex rods. That  result was really good as usual. This kind of styling makes it easy for me to wear my hair out during the  week. I got to wash the  hair when I can and apply oils to the strands regularly.  [Youtube=] 

Bucket Wash Method For Natural & Relaxed Hair

The bucket wash method is a term I coined out of using a bucket instead of a shower head to rinse out products. If you've been using henna, dye or clay treatments, then, you know the challenge of keeping your bathroom from getting stained. It's very easy when you use the bucket method wash for relaxed & natural hair. All you need is a bucket like the one pictured above and a source of water. [YouTube=]

Quick Bun Tutorial for Short Natural Hair

Do you have short natural hair? Well, here's one quick solution for you. I really loved this quick pictorial of a bun and simply had to share it. All you need are Water Gel Afro kinky hair

4 Tips For Successful Detangling

To have a successful detangling section is the dream of every lady on a healthy hair journey and in this post, I share 4 tips for successful detangling. Select your detangling method. This could be dry or wet detangling, finger or comb detangling or a combination of some or all of these methods. At each stage of your hair growth, one or more methods may be better to accomplish a successful detangling process. Dry Finger detangling involves removing the knots, shed hair and tangles prior to the application of any product, especially, before shampoo. It is done with the aid of oil or slightly damp hair. Wet detangling as the name suggests involves the use of a detangling product such as conditioner. It may also involve detangling under running water. You may choose to use only your fingers or a comb in any of these methods. You can also combine both. Select Products ahead of time: For Dry Finger detangling, the major products you will need are oils of which coconut oil is key. You will n

How To Moisturize Your Two Strands Twists Without Unraveling Them

Wearing two strand twists does make life easy and reduced the manipulation of the hair. In order to avoid redoing your twist every single day in order to maintain moisture, I'm sharing some tips on how to moisturize your two strand  twists without unravelling them; The Products Put my moisture spritz in a spray bottle- leave in, moisturizer, light oil. Technique Make sure to position the spray bottle a bit far from the twist. Spray the mix onto the twists Use fingers to gently pat the mix into the strands. You can apply butter on the twists if you wish. Whether loose or pinned, that's my simple technique for keeping my twists moisturized without unravelling them.

The Most Natural Looking Crotchet Braids

I got crotchet braid installed with the help of my stylist and I must say that it is the most natural looking crotchet braids I've come across. This particular style is very cheap to do and when it turned out so gorgeous, I told myself that was the best hair style I've ever done. We used just one pack of Afro kinky twist hair and because I can't cornrow, I went to my stylist for help. The whole process took about 3 hours. It's been a week already and I've tried different styles with it which I'll be sharing in the course of time.

How To: Take Down Braids And Weaves

How to: take down braids and weaves? When you are through with the beautiful weaves or braids, you are left with the nightmare of taking it down. That shouldn't be the case. See my posts on how I washed my weave . As one who uses extensions a lot, I've developed some techniques which I'm sharing with you today. Essentially, what you need are: bobby pin or roller pin to remove the braids Scissors to cut knots in the extensions Hair clips to keep the undone hair from tangling up Detangling mix which could be a detangling conditioner, detangling shampoo, or oils. Mirror to view the hair to guide you through each braid A towel or t-shirt for your neck so you don't get the bits of short extensions that come off all over your body Braids and Twists What I do is to cut off the tip of the extensions since those parts are the most tangled.  I section it so I can work on it one at a time. I bobby pin or roller pin to undo the braids one knot at a time. I d

How to keep your bonnet on during sleep

''How to keep your bonnet on during sleep'' is a question that I get so often. In the video, I show you a simple trick that I use and has been working for me. I show how to keep your satin bonnet, deep conditioning cap and scarf on whilst you sleep. You will love it!   [youtube=]