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Bentonite Clay and Coconut Creme Natural Hair Cleanser

Bentonite Clay and Coconut Creme Natural Hair Cleanser

Frequent use of butters, oils and gels leaves hair coated with residue that shampoo or co-washing won’t remove. Clarifying with alkaline shampoos works, but they leave hair dry which usually means breakage. This Bentonite clay hair mask is a gentle yet thorough cleanser for type 4B and 4C hair.

10/09/2012 | By | More
Everyday Shea Moisturizing Shampoo Product Review

Everyday Shea Moisturizing Shampoo Product Review

Product Name: Everyday Shea Moisturizing Shampoo (Lavender) Retailer: Whole Foods Store – San Ramon, California Packaging: 32 fl. oz bottle with measured pump Retail Purchase Price: $9.99 plus tax pH Rating: Undiluted pH = 10 / Water Diluted pH = 8 Key Ingredients: Shea Leaf Extract (antioxidant) Handcrafted Shea Butter (moisturizing, protective, emollient) Virgin Coconut […]

09/15/2012 | By | More
Avoid Cowashing Your Natural Hair to Death

Avoid Cowashing Your Natural Hair to Death

For many naturalistas, co-washing (short for “conditioner washing”) is a revered part of a hair care regimen. The term refers to the common practice of washing hair with conditioner instead of shampoo to avoid dried-out hair. Yes, co-washing softens hair and encourages growth by making strands easier to detangle and less prone to breakage. But […]

09/13/2012 | By | More
Product Review: AsIAm Coconut Cowash

Product Review: AsIAm Coconut Cowash

As I Am products are sold nationwide in Sally’s Beauty Supply or at online retailers Amazon.Com and other hair and beauty suppliers. This video reviews the Coconut Cowash which cleanses natural hair without soap.   How to Use AsIAmTM Coconut Cowash Wet hair thoroughly. Rub a generous amount of AsIAm Coconut Cowash between palms and […]

09/11/2012 | By | More
Natural Ways to Fight Dandruff and Seborrhea

Natural Ways to Fight Dandruff and Seborrhea

In spite of the assumption that people have dandruff due to poor grooming habits, the medical community links dandruff with climate and genetic factors. Dandruff is a  huge problem that makes the lives of millions of people miserable. Dandruff flakes on shoulders, clothing, furniture, even eyebrows and eyelashes can be embarrassing and make those afflicted feel […]

08/25/2012 | By | More
Avocado, Banana and Coconut Creme Hair Conditioner

Avocado, Banana and Coconut Creme Hair Conditioner

Though it looks suspiciously like guacamole dip, what you are looking at is my Avocado Banana and Coconut Creme Deep Conditioning Hair Smoothie. I think it is one of the best home-made deep conditioner recipes for dry natural hair that you will ever come across. How can I say that with such confidence? Because through […]

08/23/2012 | By | More
Using Green or Rooibos Red Tea to Cleanse Hair

Using Green or Rooibos Red Tea to Cleanse Hair

Rooibos red tea (also known as “red tea” and “African red bush tea”) is made from fermented leaves of plant native to the Cedarberg Mountain, Clanwilliam and Citrusdal regions of South African. Rooibos is marketed as a tea, but it is more like a herbal brew since it is harvested from the leaves of the […]

08/22/2012 | By | More
Home Made Shampoo – Healthy Hair With No Chemicals for Hair Growth

Home Made Shampoo – Healthy Hair With No Chemicals for Hair Growth

Homemade shampoos can help speed hair growth. Hair loss is a natural part of aging, but healing herbs can restore healthy hair. Natural herbal shampoos allow herbs to be absorbed directly into the hair and the scalp, and encourage hair to grow. Homemade shampoos have the added advantage of preventing the application of damaging chemical […]

08/20/2012 | By | More
Co-Washing Natural Black Hair

Co-Washing Natural Black Hair

Co-Washing Natural Black Hair By Elle Paris   If you wear your hair natural, you are probably familiar with co-washing natural black hair, or washing their hair with conditioner only. Conditioner washing avoids harsh results from frequent washing with shampoos and helps to keep natural black hair soft and manageable. Co-washing can be done as […]

08/15/2012 | By | More
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