Quick scalp + hair update

A couple of posts ago, I complained that my scalp was acting up because of the stress I was dealing with. I wanted to give you a quick update because things are looking up. First of all, my stress level has come down… a lot. My dad is feeling better and that makes me feel…

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The greatest twist out ever!

Yes, last week and this weekend, I rocked the greatest twist out ever! As much as I complained — and I complained bitterly — about my Essential Wholesale purchase, their Olive Nourishing Creme is the truth. My hair was moist, soft, fluffy, defined and it got better each day. These pictures are from The Hubby’s…

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A wholesale pain in the *bleep* – Part 2

So, I was waiting patiently since October 27 for the products that I ordered from Essential Wholesale. After filling out 15 pages of paperwork for the company and Health Canada, I faxed everything in and sent an email asking for them to let me know if they received the information on November 2. I mean,…

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Product review: Carol’s Daughter Healthy Hair Butter

I recently realized that I never did a review on Carol’s Daughter Healthy Hair Butter! Seeing that I use it pretty often, I thought that I already shared my experiences with you… obviously not. A couple of months ago when I visited my cousins in Connecticut, I was able to get to a Sephora and…

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A wholesale pain in the *bleep*

I was extra excited about ordering my products from Essential Wholesale. I had been researching for weeks – well, at least from the evening I heard about the company. I was so excited! I was going to try a number of things at drastically low prices! I mean, as much as I enjoy some commercially…

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Even hot, dry hair is an ‘afro’disiac

Hi all, I’m still on my blog hiatus! But I had to jump online and let you know about the dangers of a parched ‘fro. My hair adventure started last weekend. I went to Hartford, CT to visit my family and it was hot. I mean real hot, but I didn’t bring any shampoo or…

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My regimen: Spring/Summer 2010

Hi all! It’s about that time again — updating my regimen. The biggest thing that you’ll notice is that I’ve cut out a lot of products. Let me break down the regimen for you as it stands right now: Shampoo (weekly) – OK, I’ve realized, begrudgingly, that I need to use shampoo. I wish I…

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HoneyFig: Fighting product junkie-ism day-by-day

A couple of weeks ago, I was meeting up with my sister and some friends for dinner on a temperate Friday night. The restaurant was north of downtown. Seeing that I had a transit day pass, I was able to roam up to North York Centre subway… up to the famed HoneyFig store (4967 Yonge…

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Product review: Carol’s Daughter Hair Milk and Lisa’s Hair Elixir

Carol’s Daughter’s products have always interested me — even before I decided to go natural. So when the Relaxed Chick wanted me to swap some products back in November. I received the Hair Milk and Lisa’s Hair Elixir. I decided to use them while I wore my kinky twists. Let’s start with the Hair Milk….

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