Experiencing extreme shrinkage when you really want to show off your full length or a blown-out look is one of the thousand ways to get worked up. I know, I can relate! This is mostly the case for those with tighter curls, in fact, the tighter the curls the more shrinkage you will experience. I am here to tell you … Read More
Why is castor oil so popular in the natural hair community? This is a questions I kept asking myself when I realized that every other natural hair blogger has talked about Castor Oil. This obviously tells you that I did a lot of research on Castor Oil before incorporating it into my 4C hair care routine. What are the benefits … Read More
What is Bentonite Clay? Bentonite clay is also know as “the healing clay”. This clay is composed of volcano ash which mostly comes from Fort Benton Wyoming. It is commonly associated with face masks in the personal care industry but did you know that you can actually use it on hair? In this article we will cover the benefits of … Read More
For many rice is food BUT for some, rice is a beauty product! Have you seen blogs titled: Rice water for Hair Growth? If you haven’t then you are in the right place because I will share my experience of using rice water on 4C hair. Can rice water be used to grow natural hair? Consistent and correct use of … Read More
I know it may seem like having dry hair is just a part of being a 4C queen. Worry not! There are tried and tested solutions for this. Without a doubt, kinky hair textures often suffer from dryness because the shape of the hair strand makes it difficult for sebum to travel down the shaft to moisturize the hair. Finding … Read More
There are many remedies for hair loss, dry and brittle hair, inflamed and itchy scalp, that have been brought forward after years of research and experiments. Onion juice for hair growth is one such home remedy that has gained popularity over the recent past. As I was seeking to understand my hair and to find an easy routine that I … Read More
Is Olive Oil good for type 4C hair? Yes, Olive oil is one of the best oils for curly hair and particularly type 4C. Type 4C hair has tight ‘Z’ curls, which makes natural oils from the skin to travel slowly to the hair shaft, leaving the hair dry and prone to damage. 4C hair benefits from Olive oil because of its intense moisturizing property. The oil coats and protects the hair shaft from breakage and heat damage.
Natural oils form a very important part of a woman’s hair care regimen. They keep our hair healthy and looking fabulous. Among other things, oils can be used for detangling hair because of their lubricating nature, oils can also used as heat protectors and when all the lipids are gone and the hair about to split, the fatty acids in … Read More