October 2016 beauty buys: Garnier Fructis Triple Nutrition Double Care Leave-In

I’m in the middle of searching for a ‘holy grail’ leave-in conditioner. I recently came up with a hypothesis that my hair doesn’t like products containing cetyl alcohol and cetearyl alcohol. The problem with this is that they are in 90% of all types of conditioners including deep and leave-in…

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My hair: testing out the CWKgirls plates

Although my hair is chemically relaxed, I haven’t done a relaxer touch-up in 3 months. I have been debating whether or not I should stop using relaxers. Anyways, in the mean time, I needed to find a way to handle the two textures: the chemically straightened ends and the new growth.…

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Hempseed oil for your skin

Comedogenic rating of hempseed oil: 0/5. For more about comedogenicity, please read “Non-comedogenic oils & butters“. Irritant rating of hempseed oil: ? My face has been noticeably drier than usual in the last couple of months. I’ve got my body staying well moisturized by using avocado oil and my body…

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February 2016 beauty purchases

1. HAND CHEMISTRY Triple-Function Hyaluronic-rich hydrator hand cream. I have been battling with oldish-looking hands and so I started a personal hand boot camp. A photo posted by Inspirationandlifestyle.com (@inspirationandlifestyledotcom) on Feb 4, 2016 at 9:30am PST 2. JEUNESSE DES MAINS Vita citral soin anti tâches crème eclaircissante anti-âge (anti…

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My wig regimen: my hair beneath the wigs

Hello my lovely people! How are you today? I have been following a wig regimen for the last 5 or 6 weeks. My hair is currently in a corn-row. To maintain it underneath the wigs, I try to keep it moisturized every few days. The problem is that when you have…

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Growing my hair with wigs

Confession: I have a terrible hands-in-hair addiction! This year, I have decided to do something completely different with my hair: MANIPULATE IT LESS. Manipulation has a direct relationship with hair breakage. The more you manipulate your hair, the more breakage you experience. This is especially true for Black/African hair. To…

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