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I’ve been hunting leave-in conditioner. Actually, I was hunting Giovanni Direct Leave-in across the Greater Toronto Area and I was having absolutely no luck. Even a friend in Montreal was searching in her local health food store for it. But alas, all that we could find were their wash-out conditioners and shampoos. For a moment,…

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Going shampoo crazy!

I think I was going a bit crazy with shampoo. OK, so I have a rebellious scalp. When my hair was in the kinky twists, I shampooed every two weeks and my scalp was great. It was flake-free and happy. My twists have been out since mid-December and I’ve been playing around with some other…

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DIY hair care: Pre-‘poo!

I know of several hair bloggers who regularly use a pre-‘poo AKA a pre-shampoo. The reason, from what I understand, is to protect your hair from the rigors of shampooing. I would assume – rightly or wrongly – that if you co-wash, you shouldn’t really need to pre-‘poo. Conditioners shouldn’t strip your hair of natural…

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Two things I’ve learned about my scalp since twisting my hair…

Good morning, folks! Just a quick post before I start working today. Over the past six weeks since I twisted my hair, I’ve learned two things… or maybe I should say that I re-learned two things about my scalp because I’m sure that I already knew this. Here they are: I must wash my scalp with…

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Product review: Herbal Essences Long-Term Relationship conditioner

I’ve been trying different products looking for the perfect co-wash conditioner. I believe that I found that with the Tresemmé Healthy Volume conditioner — which is my ride-or-die conditioner. I bought Herbal Essences Long-Term Relationship at the same time I bought the Tresemmé conditioner and decided to try it out before I put my twists…

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Accidental Natural TV? My braid regimen

On Sunday, I was bored. The Hubby was watching football and basketball and I was idle — so I made a video. I’ve realized that I’m long-winded, but my video is good… at least that’s what I think. If you want, you can watch all nine minutes and 40 seconds of me talking about what…

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Moisturize your situation – Part 2

Yesterday, I shared my favourite moisturizers with you. Today, I’m going to highlight some of the products that many online naturalistas have raved about. Now, I don’t use these products and I don’t know how well they work, but if you’re a natural newbie and you’re looking for some help in the moisturizer area, these…

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The accidental protective hair ‘do

I had been looking forward all last week to trying a new style. I was going to use the banding technique to stretch out my kinks before I did a two-strand twist style. I know I can’t explain the technique as well as some other folks online, so I’m just going to leave it to…

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