3009, 2014

Product Reviews!

By |September 30th, 2014|Curls, Natural Hair, Products, Reviews|0 Comments

Product Reviews on Bee Mine™ Moisturizing Deep Conditioner & Cream Moisturizer

Hello Lovelies,

It is time for more product reviews. These reviews are about two products, The Bee Mine™ BEE•U•Ti• FUL Moisturizing Deep Conditioner and The Bee Mine™ Luscious Balanced Cream Moisturizer in the Island Mango scent.
Ingredients

Deep Conditioner:

Distilled water, Cetearyl Alcohol, BTMS (mild emulsifier), 100% Organic Unrefined Shea Butter , 100% Organic Coconut Oil, Cupuacu Butter, Calendula Extract, Chamomile Extract, Organic Raw Honey, Paraben and Formaldehyde Free Preservative, Fragrance (Phthalate Free).

Cream Moisturizer:

Distilled water, Hydrogenated Persea gratissima (Avocado) Seed Oil, Mangifera Indica (Mango) Seed Butter, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil (and) Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Extract, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea Butter), Persea gratissima (Avocado) Oil, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil, Emulsifying wax, Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein, Paraben & Formaldehyde Free Preservative & Fragrance.
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2109, 2014

Product Review Time!

By |September 21st, 2014|Curls|5 Comments

Product review on Two Curls One Mission™ Jojoba Rosemary Mint Oil

Hello everyone, I am sharing with you today my experience with an oil mixture containing jojoba, rosemary, mint and other oils. Details below.

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1809, 2014

My Natural Hair Wish List

By |September 18th, 2014|Curls, Uncategorized|7 Comments

I want!
Since my blog is all about hair, I decided to make an Amazon wish list of some products I have had my eye on for some time. Though my wash and go hair care routine in general is pretty much the same for the most part – just a sulfate-free shampoo, deep conditioner, a leave in conditioner, and an oil like jojoba, tea tree, or coconut oil. Styling follows after those steps. I am still constantly on the look out for better and cleaner hair care products and the brands that will give me better hair days for longer times. These need to be in my bathroom…ASAP

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1109, 2014

Fall is a comin’ – The Harvest Season Fall Hair Care Tips

By |September 11th, 2014|Curls|4 Comments

Hello Curlies!

Fall, my favorite season. It is pretty much here already. I just love the leaves crunching beneath my feet, the deliciousness of pumpkin spice lattes, the sweet pungent smell of cinnamon, the beautiful fall color palette, the sophisticated fall fashion, pea coats, cute scarves, apple picking, sweet potato pies, warm sweaters, the crisp fall air, sweet apple cider with donuts, hay rides, and comfort food. I could go on and on.
Fall Hair Care Tips
It is also the season to start prepping for the extreme weather conditions. The summer months were hot and humid so it is now time to put away some of those gels and humectant products and take out the moisturizers and deep conditioners (those should never really be put away anyway). The autumns months contain the most perfect weather conditions for natural hair because it’s not too hot, not too cold, not too humid, and not too dry. At least that is how the weather is in the Midwest.

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1007, 2014

“I’m Not Paying That Much Money For Those Products”

By |July 10th, 2014|Curls|1 Comment

I hear this from the newbies all the time.  That and…”It costs too much money to be natural.”

It doesn’t have to. There are still good products out there for the naturals on a budget, teenagers who have allowances, or just a frugal individuals in general. When I started paying attention to the type of products that I was using in my natural hair, I was still in college so you know how that is(Ramen Noodles & chump change). Here are a list a good ol’ budget-friendly products, everything under $10. Most of this stuff (If not all) is at the drugstore or Target.

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1206, 2014

Super Short and Sweet Update: New Product Favorites for the Summer

By |June 12th, 2014|Curls, Products, Reviews, Tips|0 Comments

Hey Curl Friends,
So, I have new product favorites when it comes to the shampoos and conditioners. The other products have NOT been written off my list. They are now products that I will use if I run out of what I have.

New Product Favorites
Shampoo: Ouidad Climate Control De-Frizzing Shampoo

 

 

I got a chance to experience getting my hair done at an Ouidad certified salon as part of an hair modeling gig and I fell in love.

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2803, 2014

Natural Hair Product Capitalism

By |March 28th, 2014|Personal, Rant|10 Comments

I’m trying not to make this a rant so forgive me if it slowly turns into one.

Have you all noticed that all these hair companies are now trying to cash in and cater to the natural hair community?  I feel a certain type of way about it. Where were you guys at when I really needed you? I needed products back in like 2003. I use to stroll up and down the hair aisle for hours reading labels and hunting for products. I used to settle on mousses, gels, curl activators, oh and Hawaiian silky. (Who used to use Hawaiian Silky?) Some examples of major hair companies that have started marketing to the naturals are Dr. Miracles, Dark & Lovely, Soft sheen-Carson, Motions, QP Elasta, and even Pro-style. I have not purchased any of those brands for natural hair care because I feel like they are just doing it for the money. Do they genuinely care about the well being of your curls?  Was there any real care or effort in creating these products? What if they are the same products for the relaxed ladies but just repackaged and put on the shelf for a higher price?
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2202, 2014

Miss Jessie’s products helped give my hair life.

By |February 22nd, 2014|Products, Tips|1 Comment

Ok, so this is my own opinion. No one paid me to write this or bribed me or anything like that. The fact of the matter is, is that I love Miss Jessie’s products. These products have helped me to be able to get the MOST out of my wash & go’s. (Before I was using just shea butter & pro style brown gel…I know :-O)  I’ve noticed that a lot of blogs try to bash Miss Jessie’s for not using completely natural products, but I say to each their own. I’m not one of those ingredients Nazis. I do not know if the ingredients in Miss Jessie’s are all completely natural or not. What I do know is that these products work for me and they are not hurting my hair in any type of way. In fact, my hair just seems to love it. I have been able to achieve such lovely big spirally curls from using pillow soft curls, which is a styler*.

* A styler is a product that I apply to my hair after I have thoroughly moisturized my hair. It provides a light hold for less frizz but no crunch.

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702, 2014

Hair Porosity 101 — What does this mean?

By |February 7th, 2014|Tips|5 Comments

Knowing your hair’s porosity level is one key step to understanding and discovering the best ways to properly moisturize your hair.  Hair porosity is described as your hair’s ability to absorb water and how well the products and oils penetrate the hair shaft. The different ranges of porosity include low, normal, and high porosity.

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3001, 2014

Palmers Deep Conditioning Protein Pack Product Review

By |January 30th, 2014|Products, Reviews|1 Comment

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