To Co-Wash or Not To Co-Wash

No Shampoo cleansing methods are growing more in popularity, in an attempt to:  Reduce the usage of synthetic cleaning agents, such as Sulfates. Sulfates can strip the hair and scalp of its natural essential oils, causing excessive dryness and irritation. Co-Washing, is a popular hair cleansing method, were the hair is washed only with a Read more about To Co-Wash or Not To Co-Wash[…]

Have you heard of the Oil Cleansing Method [Part TWO]?

  Castor oil is the primary oil in this method due to its known cleansing properties. As Castor oil has a very thick consistency it is diluted with a second lighter oil. Original Oil Cleansing Method Castor Oil (10%-30%) 2nd Carrier Oil (70% -90%) Wash Cloth and Very Warm Water.   Two great tips for Read more about Have you heard of the Oil Cleansing Method [Part TWO]?[…]

Have you heard of the Oil Cleansing Method/OCM??

More and more people are looking into natural products to incorporate into their skin and hair-care regimen. I have to admit I was a huge product junkie, being drawn into the new craze but always being left disappointed and out-of-pocket. So what is the big hype with regards to the Oil Cleansing Method/OCM The OCM Read more about Have you heard of the Oil Cleansing Method/OCM??[…]

DIY Natural Hair Detangler

Homemade Herbal Hair Detanglers

Detangling hair can be a major hassle for many people, especially if your hair is naturally thick  like mine or very curly. This is an issue I’ve encountered on many a wash days; I’ve tried numerous detanglers but never quite found one which detangles whilst softening the hair. l came upon herbal tea rinses during Read more about Homemade Herbal Hair Detanglers[…]

Healthy Afro Hair

Secret to Healthy, Long Hair

Water.. Hair’s Best Friend I recall growing up being told “don’t get your hair wet” and I’m sure I wasn’t the only one. Along with a generation of other young black women we were told “water bad and grease good”. For years I followed these unwritten rules until I discovered how wrong this was. For Read more about Secret to Healthy, Long Hair[…]

What is Good Hair?

Depending on whom you talk to, “Good  Hair” means different things to different people. Good can mean Shiny and Glossy, Relaxed or natural, or for some people super Long and luscious. “Good Hair” is such a confusing word as it really depends on who you are asking, and can make achieving your personal hair goals Read more about What is Good Hair?[…]

Coconut and Lime Whipped Body Lotion

One of my favourite Homemade Whipped Butters is my Coconut and Lime Whipped Butter Body Lotion. This whipped body butter leaves your skin feeling amazingly moisturised and silky smooth. The Coconut and Shea butter mix absorb deep into the skin, providing intense hydration without leaving a heavy, greasy residue; whilst the Carrier oils help lock Read more about Coconut and Lime Whipped Body Lotion[…]

Cocoa Butter and Orange Whipped Body Scrub

Whether you’re looking for personal homemade gifts or more natural beauty products, whipped butters are a great starting point to begin with. You can customise the butters to suit your preference, and it’s great fun experimenting with various ingredients and fragrances.  One of my favourite homemade Butter Scrubs is my Cocoa Butter and Orange Whipped Read more about Cocoa Butter and Orange Whipped Body Scrub[…]

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