LOC Method - Lets replenish that moisture girl.
The LOC method is : L-Liquid or Leave in O-oil C-cream. I recommend this method when you’re hair is dry & needs a pick me up & definitely after wash day. This method allows for your hair to retain its moisture, stop breakage, & gives your curls amazing definition. -**SN: I have high porosity, 4B/4C, dyed hair** Products (L👉🏽R Liquid/Leavin in: 👩🏽🦱Just plain water in a spray bottle. Your hair should be wet when applying these products for maximum absorption. I got this spray bottle for $2 at my local beauty supply store. 👩🏾🦱made beautiful - Nourishing Leave In Conditioner
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Aug. 18, 2020
izzmyreviewsI love using hair butters as my oil step! I use the Camille rose curlaid moisture butter the most. At the moment my loc is either water or a protein leave in (shea moisture Manuka honey and yogurt is what I use when I need that protein boost, but with the oil and cream I use I often don’t need much of a leave in), the Camille rose butter (I use a nickel sized amount for all of my hair which while it’s not much it’s very coarse and high porosity, this is a super heavy duty butter, it also helps my scalp where my head is shaved be less dry), and the Cantu curling cream (a solid fingertip scoop). I also use the curlsmith curling soufflé as my hold product most of the time (this is my absolute holy grail pry it from my cold dead hands gel) or the Lotta body milk and honey mousse if I need it to dry faster or with more volume. It’s taken me forever but in most weather this works for me.
Aug. 26, 2020·2 likes
D.BennettI wanted to try the Camille rose, & I love shea moisture products too! Yet I can’t use Cantu on my hair probably because they put rubbing alcohol in their products .. so I had to stop using it
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How I fully transitioned and grew my 4b/c hair
My hair journey is something that means a lot to me. As a child I was always known to have hair so long it reached the middle of my back. Whether my hair was curly, straight, braided or in twists it generated a lot of talk. That’s why when I went natural and lost basically all the length that I somewhat had it was such a shocker. I was natural as a child before I began to get a relaxer at around 3rd grade. It was needed since my mom had just gotten over breast cancer for a second time and my long thick curls were too much for her to take care of. My hair still retained its length, even as I went into middle school but once I hit 9th grade I’d realized something. My length was gone. Now I will say SOOOO many hair mistakes were made when I began doing my own hair in high school. I put too much heat to it, I manipulated it too much, and I didn’t care about my strands enough. I honestly don’t know at what point I realized I wanted to go natural but at the end of my sophomore year I did. My mother who is a very traditional black woman when it comes to hair made it crystal clear there was no way in hell I was getting the big chop I wanted. Because of this I was forced to transition over. I vividly remember the first product I used as a natural being SheaMoisture - Coconut & Hibiscus Curl Enhancing Smoothie this served a good purpose since my number one goal at the time was curl definition. I don’t mind that as much anymore because I have come to terms with the fact that my hair type is NOT loose curls. Since quarantine that goal has changed. My goal I’m March went from “how do I get my hair to curl” to “okay how do I retain length and keep my hair healthy” and I knew my answer. Braids. I’ll be the one to say I absolutely LOVE braids but I HATE getting them professionally done for so many reasons. The main one being when my scalp gets too dirty the braids gotta go. That is a problem when braids cost 100 and I’m over them in a month 🗿. This pushed me to doing my own braids minus the braiding hair. Every two-three weeks I take my braids out, condition my dry dirty hair, wash the conditioner out, wash my hair, deep condition, and prep my hair for braids. Sometimes I blow dry my hair before I braid it (because I want the length😗) and sometimes I just braid my coily hair as is. This has helped keep my hair healthy and grow it all quarantine. These are the products I’ve used: AFRiCAN PRIDE - Olive Miracle Anti-Breakage Leave-in Conditioner AFRiCAN PRIDE - Olive Miracle Anti-Breakage Growth Oil DOO GRO - Mega Thick Hair Oil ECOCO - Eco Style Argan Oil Gel ECOCO - Eco Style Professional Styling Gel Black Castor & Flaxseed Oil cantu - Argan Oil Leave-In Conditioning Repair aussie - Miracle Moist 3 Minute Miracle with Avocado for Dry Hair Repair Maui MOISTURE - Heal & Hydrate + Shea Butter Hair Mask Aunt Jackie's - Don't Shrink Elongating Curling Gel
Curly Girl Method! I've tried these so you don't need to try again!
I've tried several hair products for curly hair, and these are my favorite! Shampoos SheaMoisture - Argan Oil and Almond Milk Shampoo It smells like milk. I love that and the way this made my hair feel. Very smooth and non-greasy after washing. Conditioners SheaMoisture - Superfruit Complex 10 in 1 Renewal System Conditioner Some people don't like its scent, but I personally can accept it. The moisturizing effect is perfect. TRESemmé - Botanique Nourish + Replenish With Coconut Milk & Aloe Vera Conditioner It's affordable and it's so large that you can use it for a long time. Apply it and wait 5-8 minutes, then your hair will be like seaweed. Kinky-Curly - Knot Today, Natural Leave In / Detangler It smells like coconut. I use it as a moisturizer. I have now purchased 3 bottles of this. My hair cannot get enough. It is pricey, but so worth it. It is the best leave in conditioner I have ever tried. The best part about it is it's sans silicones sulfates or waxes. If you're looking for a great detangler that doesn't leave your hair greasy, this is the one for you. Leave-in conditioners SheaMoisture - Jamaican Black Castor Oil Strengthen & Restore Leave-In Conditioner It is a little greasy. I brush my hair with this leave in in during the shower and it keeps my hair silky and curls not frizzy Hair masks SheaMoisture - Jamaican Black Castor Oil Strengthen & Restore Masque I use it once every two weeks, staying for 15-20 minutes before washing off. After using it, it helps hydrate my hair. It’s very light and doesn’t dry with any residue! It leaves my curls feeling light weight! Curl defining gels DevaCurl - Light Defining Gel Soft Hold No-Crunch Styler I have medium length curly hair and I use about a quarter size for the initial scrunch from ends to root. I touch up around the entire head with another quarter size. Let dry and scrunch to release the cast from the gel. My hair and curls are so happy with this product. It is the holy grail for sure. SheaMoisture - Coconut & Hibiscus Curl Enhancing Smoothie I use it to apply a little bit to the hair before setting. It makes your hair look a little oily.
HAIR GROWTH TIP👏🏽
I have another HAIR GROWTH TIP today👏🏽. 💕 Cold showers aren’t fun for anyone, BUT doing a quick rinse of cold water after washing and deep conditioning your hair seals hair cuticles, which prevents excess moisture loss and snags that can contribute to breakage. 💕 Less breakage = longer hair 😁
leave in conditioner
Yesterday I tried switching out my leave in conditioner for a curl defining cream and I loved the results! 🐰 Sometimes it’s good to switch it up if your wash and gos are starting to fall a little flat. For me using a curl cream in place of my leave in conditioner gave me a lot more shine ✨
✨HAIR GROWTH TIP OF THE WEEK
🍁You’re always seeing what to do to the hair itself to make it grow, but there are also foods and things to take inside the body to help with hair growth also 👌🏽 🍁 Complex carbs like oatmeal and brown rice & protein and iron rich foods like lean meat, salmon, spinach, almonds and walnuts will help strengthen the hair leading to less breakage....which leads to longer stronger hair👌🏽
DIY Aloe Vera Hair Mist
If you have a good refresh routine for your wash and go, you can lengthen the time between wash days and keep your curls looking 💯. Try this DIY Aloe Vera Hair Mist for keeping your curls moisturized between wash days: 🌿 1/2 cup of distilled water 🌿 1/4 cup of aloe juice 🌿 1 tsp of jojoba oil 🌿 1 tsp of your favorite leave-in conditioner
my five-star product lineup for natural 4a hair!
these are my holy grail products for my low porosity, medium density 4a hair. i stopped flat ironing my hair in 2014 to really see how my natural curls would develop. it has been a roller coaster 🎢🎢🎢 journey to find the products that work best for me. after lots of trial and error, these are my favorite products. i have used them pretty consistently for the last two years. amika: - Soulfood Nourishing Mask - this is the old packaging for my favorite deep conditioner. the scent is amazeballs and it does a fabulous job softening my hair and creating some slip before i cowash. the sea buckthorn oil is the secret ingredient - so moisturizing! i wet my hair with a spray bottle and deep condition for 2 hrs to a full day (up in my high bun). AS I AM - Coconut Cowash + TANGLE TEEZER - The Original Detangling Hair Brush in the shower to condition and get all of the shed hair out. my hair, like my skin, can be quite dry, so i need super nourishing products. this cowash has been a constant in my routine basically since the beginning. sometimes i’ll skip the tangle teezer and finger detangle, but i really want to make sure that i get that shed hair out during wash day. DevaCurl - Devatowel Anti-Frizz Microfiber Towel to dry off these tresses. EDEN Body Works - Coconut Shea Natural Curl Defining Creme + ECOCO - Eco Style Argan Oil Gel - i part my hair in half, mix these two together, and run the product through semi-generously. then i’ll put each half into three twists to prevent tangling and let air dry. SheaMoisture - 100% Pure Argan Oil - once my hair has dried, i’ll use this oil to gently unravel the twists. the oil helps me ensure that i’m not pulling too hard on the hair, since it’s dry and more fragile at that point. i don’t do much between washes, to avoid product buildup. i sleep in a pineapple 🍍 on a satin pillowcase, and usually wear it down for a few days before putting it into a pineapple / bun for a few days. when my life is together, i do my wash routine every 5-7 days. i love talking about natural hair!! 👩🏾🦱 let me know if you have any favorite products or tips. 🤗
SheaMoisture-100% Pure Argan Oil
my top favorite deep conditioners
Deep conditioning is so important for curly hair health and I wanted to share my top favorite deep conditioners! 🌿 My Top 3 deep conditioners are SheaMoisture - Coconut & Hibiscus Hair Masque SheaMoisture - Jamaican Black Castor Oil Strengthen & Restore Masque and kinkycurly Stellar Strands 🌿 Don’t forget time deep condition this week!
SheaMoisture-Coconut & Hibiscus Hair Masque
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