Two Wash Days In A Row With A Natural Conditioner

So last week I finally tried the homemade natural conditioner I promised to make. The conditioner consists of flaxeed gel, 4tbsp sunflower oil, 1tbsp shea butter and glycerine. Last week my hair was still braided at the roots so I had a pretty easy wash day. After shampooing thoroughly I deep conditioned with the flax conditioner […]

Mini Braids Reduced To Braided Roots Wash Day

I have been toying with the idea of switching to natural only hair products, I am starting to get suspicious of all these long-name-ingredients on all my hair products. Take Methylisothiazolinone for instance. It shows up in the ingredient list of a gel that I bought today. Wikipedia says that it is a powerful antimicrobial ingredient used in […]

Hair Today, Braid Out Stretched And Defined

I’ve been following a hair regimen now for about 4 1/2 years but even I’m not immune to silly errors. Last night after a stint in my FIR infrared sauna, which was lovely and hot, I pineappled my hair to prevent my hair touching my sweaty face. Unfortunately I went straight into the shower after […]

Shrunken Braid Outs Still Look Great

No surprise I only managed two weeks with the crotchet braids. Actually this time it was less to do with itchy fingers than a dear sister’s birthday party that I was attending yesterday and I had to look great. My sister asked me to do the cake for her and since I was so busy […]

Midweek Impromptu Braid Out

Tuesday night I was obliged to do my hair because I was going somewhere on Wednesday and I didn’t think that a simple bun would cut it. So using no combs on a little bit of Keracare natural textures twist cream I braided my hair in 6 large braids and released the following morning. The […]

Stretched Braid Out With Flat Ironed Roots

Last week I henna’d my hair and it was lovely. I noticed I was getting a bit more breakage during styling than I was accustomed to and the henna stopped that breakage immediately. While some people find that henna makes their hair hard, for me, it makes my hair hard in the sense that it […]