• Product Junkie

    My top 5 oils

    Since I started my hair journey I have tried different types of oils.

    Here is a list of oils that I used.

    • Africa best: carrot tea tree oil (I’m making my own oil mixes)
    • Almond oil
    • Amla oil
    • Castor oil
    • Coconut oil
    • Jojoba oil (don’t like it for sealing)
    • Lavender oil (don’t see any benefits)
    • Peppermint oil
    • Rosemary oil
    • Tea tree oil (don’t see any benefits)
    • Vatika coconut Oil (I don’t use it anymore because I use pure coconut oil)
  • Hair Information

    DiaryArchives | Pre-Poo Treatment

    Pre-poo treatment IIn November I tried to pre-poo my hair weekly. During my hair journey I used this method before but I wasn’t regularly. I have pre-pooed with a light conditioner and only oils before.

    Pre-poo (preshampoo treatment) is a treatment what you before shampooing your hair. 

    There are different ways to pre-poo your hair. You can use

    • an oil or a mixture of oils
    • a ‘light weight’ conditioner
    • Honey
    • Yogurt
    • Masque
  • Hair Information

    NaturalBlackHair event Luv & Learn your hair !!

    Natural BlackHair eventLadiieess !!! wat doen jullie op vrijdag 21 maart?? Nog geen plannen?? Misschien heb je het al gehoord dat NaturalBlackHair een event organiseert op de 21ste. Luv & Learn Your Hair met Taren Guy.

    Het maakt niet uit wat voor textuur haar je hebt, iedereen is welkom. Ik ben zeker aanwezig!! Let the hair party begin !!

    Go and get your ticket today !!!

    NaturalBlackHair – ticket Luv & Learn Your Hair


    Wanneer: V R I J  D A G 21 M A A R T
    Tijd: 19:00 – 00:00
    Waar: Pakhuis de Zwijgerster in Amsterdam.
  • Relaxed wash routine

    Wash day 1 December ’13

    2013.12.01 wash dayStep 1
    I washed my hair in four section with Creme of Nature Argan Oil Moisture & Shine Shampoo. My hair felt really good after this wash. It was moisturize and shiny.

    Step 2
    It was time for a protein treatment. In October I bought Creme of Nature Nourishing & Strengthening conditioner.  – When I use a product for the first time I use it in its natural form, that means I don’t use any oil. –  I will do a review about it really soon. I deep conditioned my hair for a long time (2 hours+).  – I was catching up with For Better or Worse episodes.- Even though this is a protein treatment, my hair didn’t felt hard at all. My hair was really moist and soft. I need to do more research about this product. But so far so good.

    Step 3
    I wrapped my hair with a t-shirt and let sit for about 20 minutes. In four section I moisturized my hair with Garnier Fructis Nutri Repair leave-in. Before I applied the leave-in I detangled my hair in four sections. I make sure my hair is about 50% dry. Detangling my hair when it’s still wet is a NO NO!!

    Step 4
    I moisturized my hair with my hair lotion mix (ORS Hair Moisturizing Lotion + rosewater)  and sealed  with ORS HaiRepair Vital Oils. I decided to do a braid out in for sections, lool I do everything in for sections.

    What are your experiences with Creme of Nature Nourishing & Strengthening conditioner?

  • Relaxed wash routine

    Quick wash routine 28 November ‘13

    Last week Sunday I didn’t wash my hair, don’t ask me why (laziness ughh L). This week my hair was screaming for a wash but I couldn’t  find the time to do it. Last night (Friday) LeHomie had

    2013.11.30 quick wash routine

    a FABULOUS DINER EVENT. I was so lost what to do with my hair, but the important thing what needed to be done is wash my hair.

    I normally don’t do a full wash routine during the week, so I was really lost how to go about it. It was late, I was tired and had to go to work the next day. So I decided to do a quick wash around  23:00 PM (giving myself the side eye).

  • Relaxed wash routine

    Wash day 17 November ’13

    2013.11.17 wash dayStep [1]
    Before putting any product on my hair, I start with detangling my hair in four sections. After detangling my hair I began with a pre-poo aka hot oil treatment. I applied my oil mix (castor + olive oil) all over my hair and scalp. After that I cover my hair with a plastic bag and sit under the dryer for 30 minutes. After the treatment my hair is so shiny. I did notice a difference with my last pre-poo. This time my hair was a bit stiff.  I need to keep an eye on that.

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