7 Ingredients You Want to Add to Your Conditioner!

Get the MOST out of your conditioner by simply adding any of these ingredients for healthier hair. Coconut Milk Great for moisture and hair growth. Greek Yogurt To strengthen, moisturize and reduce frizzy hair. Honey For shine, moisture and damage control. Aloe For Strength and shine Mayonnaise For intense conditioning and repair. Lemon Juice To close the hair shaft and add shine. Oils Olive, coconut and Jojoba to strengthen and moisturize. … [Read more...]

5 Ways To Make Use Of Your Cheap Conditioners

Being smart with your natural hair products is the only way to get the best out of them in the price area. Some pricier brands are worth the extra cash but aren’t necessary for your week to week washes. Sometimes we buy those extra special hair products that cost more than we would like but are sooo worth the extra cash because of  do what they do for your hair. The only problem is we can’t waste them on everyday routines or techniques that require half a bottle! I get it…money doesn’t … [Read more...]

5 Deep Conditioners to Try This Summer

Hello BeauTIFFul! A deep conditioner is conditioning product that strengthens and penetrates hair with either moisture or protein. If your hair is feeling dry or brittle and is breaking or splitting along the hair shaft, then you my friend may need to deep condition! With the summertime upon us, our hair tends to get frizzy, dry and brittle due to the extreme heat and sun exposure that our hair endures. Add swimming to that list and you're certainly doing to need to deep condition more … [Read more...]

Product Review: Naturelle Grow Healthy Hair Care

Mommy and Me Review: The three things I pay special attention to when deciding to purchase a hair care product are: Smell: if it doesn’t smell good or if it smells too sweet I will not buy it. Ingredient List: there are certain chemicals I would prefer not to have in my personal care products. If these chemicals are present, such as Parabens, pthalates, and sulfates I will not buy the product. Can I use this on my daughter? Because there are three of us with very thick curly … [Read more...]

4 Simple Recipes for Homemade Leave-In Conditioners

Do you want to create a homemade leave-in but you don’t know where to begin?  Then read on for a few simple recipes: 1. Coconut Cream Leave-In Conditioner I LOVE this creamy, smooth concoction and plan to use it a lot this summer.  It only requires three ingredients – coconut oil, aloe vera gel, and avocado oil – and it smells lovely. Ingredients: 1 oz slightly melted (not completely melted) extra virgin coconut oil 2 oz aloe vera gel 1 tsp avocado oil Directions:1. Pour all the … [Read more...]

How to Get the Softest Natural Hair Ever

  I recently modified my hair care regimen and the results blew my mind. There was an incredible softness to my hair that I had never really experienced. My hair is not usually soft at all. So you understand my delight. And all from adding in one, relatively inexpensive products. And what was it? Glycerin. Given all of the rules, regulations and restrictions of natural hair care, if you’re one of those women who has been taught and believes that glycerin dries out … [Read more...]

FUBU has a Natural Hair Line?!

Yup, you read that correctly.  FUBU the urban streetwear that has everything from  casual wear to suits has a new hair care line specifically for natural hair. You've heard? Well, I didn't so either I was under a rock or been too busy to notice.  Well, I'm intriguied to say the least. I don't know about you but this says a lot about how trendy and fashionable natural has has become not to mention lucrative.  When fashion lines start coming out with hair products for a specific group you … [Read more...]

Product Review: Ecostyler Olive Oil styling gel

OK Naturals, I'm not gonna lie when I say I had a hard time tracking this down in Denver.  Not the Eco Styling gel so much as the Olive Oil one.  I just assumed when I saw it was at a local Sally's online that it was the Olive oil one but it wasn't.  A little more digging on my part allowed me to find a Sally's with one that wasn't really that far away.  I was excited to say the least. I have been hearing so many Naturals RAVING about this stuff that I was in need to try it myself.  I've heard … [Read more...]

Product Review: Kinky Curly Curling Custard

Here's my staple styling aid from the Kinky Curly Line. I'm doing a product review on.  To me and my hair it is a serious miracle worker.  Let's get started. "CURLING CUSTARD" Essence Magazine, #1 "Beauty Best Sellers List" 2008 CURLING CUSTARD TM gives moisture and curl definition, hold and brilliant shiny hair all in one product! It reduces bulk, defines & elongates your curls helping them to 'hang' better. CURLING CUSTARD TM will bring out the natural curl or wave pattern you … [Read more...]

Naturally Fierce Feature: Sherika

My name is Sherika. I grew up in Smithfield, Va and currently live in Hampton, VaHow long have you been natural?I have been natural 3 years and 2 monthsWhat motivated you to transition? Were you a transitioner or a Big Chopper& why?I've been natural twice. The 1st time I transitioned but I did not know that at the time. This current time I chopped it all off! I was so happy and nobody couldn't tell me I wasn't cute. lol. Big ups to all the transitioners...because that was so hard for me. I … [Read more...]

Top 10 Ingredients of Natural Hair Products

The more we embrace our natural texture, the more we learn that organic and natural hair products work best. There are hundreds of ingredients found in nature that can be used in hair products. Healthy ingredients aren’t for textured hair alone! These ingredients work to make everybody’s hair healthier. Below is a list of ten popular ingredients in natural hair products and what they provide for our hair.  Written by Evelyn Ngugi 1. Shea Butter:High in fatty acids, shea butter is an emollient — … [Read more...]