Saturday, December 15, 2012
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Tuesday, November 13, 2012
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Tuesday, September 25, 2012
- Im very introverted and shy :).
- Im short.
- Im the only child.
- Im afraid of heights
- I have never traveled out of the U.S.
- I hate all bugs lol!!!
- I'm a good listener.
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Sunday, September 23, 2012
So September 19, 2012 was my natural hair anniversary I went into my bathroom one year previously and cut all my hair off. It has been a interesting journey one that started with knowing absolutely nothing about hair. I think one main reason I had to cute my hair off so much while relaxed was the lack of effort I made to care for my hair. As a natural I gained a fresh perspective on how important it really is. I wash my hair at least once a week whether it be cowash or using a shampoo bar. I deep condition it once a week as well, for me its so important to keep the balance of moisture in check. So to help with that I do a protein treatment about every 6-7 weeks. My treatment of choice is henna, it does make you hair feel stronger. I have been using it for several months now. I will include in the post a list of my main products along with picture.
My main product list:
Bobeam Shampoo Bars
Spiral Solutions DC
Tresemme Naturals mixed with alma and brahmi
Darcy Botanical Sweet Cocoa Bean Smoothing Cream
Oyin Handmade Hair Dew
Curl Junkie Argan and Olive Oil Conditioner
Shea Moisture Black Soap Purification Masque
Shea Mositure Deep Treatment Masque
Camille Rose Almond Jai Twisting Butter
HoneyChile Hairlove Honeyblossom Twist and Loc Souffle
Tuesday, August 21, 2012
Now to the meat of this post, the ayurvedic powders there are three that I use on a regular basis when I do this treatment/cowash. They include brahmi, amla, and hibiscus; I will go into some further detail as to their benefits for your hair.
Brahmi= Cools the scalp, helps with dandruff, also helps strengthen the hair root.
Amla= Helps with hair growth and thickness, if you have issues with thinness amla will help strengthen your hair. This can also be used to help clean the hair, use on regular basis will add shine and luster to the hair.
Thursday, August 16, 2012
I use the herbs once a week in my conditioner, for most part I use same ones unless I need to adjust to my needs. I only wash my hair with shampoo bars which are less drying. I use the loc method, which is leave in, oil, cream. In my next post I will go further into loc method and will also share the herbs I use along with their benefits. I will be sharing more photos next month, my big chop was September 20, 2011. What changes have you made lately to your hair regimen????
I use this to clarify my hair if I dont feel like mixing something up such as Rhassoul Clay or Bentonite Clay.
This consist of Tresemme Natural, Brahmi, Hibiscus, and Amla Powder along with coconut oil, avocado oil, and finally JCBO.
Tuesday, July 31, 2012
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Monday, May 21, 2012
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Wednesday, March 28, 2012
Saturday, March 17, 2012
I was quite shocked after hearing the news of the death of this young man, whose life was taken before he even had a chance to really live. Although we have made much progress it just shows how far we have to go when it comes to race relations. Now the question is, will justice be served??? How will authorities prosecute this person that shot him if at all?? We would all like to believe this will happen, but if you think about it how far have we really come. Our society unfortunately is still full of hateful people who dislike because of race, class, economic status, etc.....Lets all take a minute to pray for this family, that at some point they will have peace of mind.
Friday, March 9, 2012
Today I got my Curlbox as you can see I got a little happy with the boxes lol. It has a few more samples than the Curlkit. After reviewing both of them I doubt I will be getting either again but it was nice to get a surprise in the mail :) I will post a picture below and make a video tonight....
Thursday, March 8, 2012
Sunday, March 4, 2012
Benefits of Lavender Oil for Hair
Lavender oil, is among the commonly used aromatherapy oils, which is extremely effective in treating the problem of hair loss. Regular usage is helpful in controlling hair fall and improving hair growth. Alopecia areata, a condition wherein you lose excessive hair, especially in patches can be treated with lavender essential oil. Daily scalp massage with lavender oil will definitely ensure significant hair re-growth in a few months. You can use lavender oil for hair growth and get rid of problems like itchy scalp and dandruff as well. It is a powerful antiseptic and useful in disinfecting the scalp hence, treating dry scalp, lice, lice eggs or nits. It also fights fungi, viruses and other microbes.
Moreover, a relaxing head massage with lavender oil is also helpful in curing insomnia and improve sleep quality. One of the lavender oil benefits is that it relaxes you and helps you get rid of anxiety and depression. The calming and soothing effect of this essential oil is beneficial for relieving stress. This in turn helps control hair loss, as insomnia, stress, depression are among the common and probable causes of this problem. Sufficient sleep and mental peace ensures that hair loss is in control. Moreover, it also enhances blood circulation, hence a scalp massage will definitely help in hair growth. Apart from this, you can regularly use one of the undermentioned hair masks for improving the texture of your hair and controlling hair loss problem.
Ways to Use Lavender Oil for Hair
You can use lavender oil in combination with other essential oils that are beneficial for hair growth to make an effective hair mask. Here are some combinations that you can try, apart from using lavender oil alone.
For Hair Growth...
You need to take 10 drops of lavender oil, 10 drops of rosemary oil, 5 drops of basil oil and 4 oz. of jojoba oil. Mix all these oils well and store them in a dark bottle. Use it regularly for scalp and hair massage. This is very effective in smoothing your hair and boosting hair growth Make sure that you shake the bottle well, before each use.
For Dry Scalp...
Take ¼th cup of oatmeal and soak it in water for 20 minutes. Take 7 drops of lavender oil and 5 drops of rosemary oil and mix all these ingredients properly and then apply the paste on your scalp. You can wash off this mask after an hour with warm water. This mask is good solution for getting rid of itching and dry scalp.
While using lavender oil for hair growth or other problems, you will start noticing its benefits within a few weeks or months. You need to keep using it regularly as the results will not be seen immediately. So include this essential oil in your hair care routine and take the first step towards healthy hair.
Saturday, March 3, 2012
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