Desperate Times, Desperate Measures

Now that we’re settled into our new house, I have a little more time for blogging (yay). To catch you up on my hair journey, I was following my routine developed from the information I got from The 5 Hair … Continue reading

Kitchen Chemistry // Household Herbs for Lush Kinks & Curls

Photo Credit: The Homemaking Cottage Product after product on the shelves of our local beauty supply stores, natural markets, neighborhood grocers, and convenience stores make promising claims of increasing shine, stimulating growth, increasing manageability, curing scalp ailments, strengthening, and adding … Continue reading

Tea & Herbs // An Organic Shampoo Alternative?

Sadly, I’m almost out of bentonite and rhassoul clay -ultra sad face- after God knows how long (seems like it took forever to get dangerously low) and as much as I love my clay wash and its fabulous results, I … Continue reading

Greek Yogurt & Honey Protein Treatment

2nd day hair; a little frizzy, but still on point to say I didn’t use gel. I had a great experience with a greek yogurt deep treatment I want to share. My hair felt like it needed some TLC so … Continue reading

3 Moisturizing DIY Body Scrubs You’ll Love

Below is a cute chart of recipes for moisturizing body scrubs. Each one has slightly different properties. For a description of the attributes of each body scrub, check beneath the chart. Coconut & Lemon The coconut oil is an antibacterial, … Continue reading

Kitchen Chemistry // DIY Whipped Shea Butter Pomade & Everyday Hair Cream

I’m a big fan of Naptural85, Whitney. I’ve been a subscriber of hers since I first went natural four years ago and she is one of my favorite natural hair gurus. She has gorgeous, long, healthy hair that she maintains … Continue reading

Kitchen Chemistry // DIY Coconut Body Scrub (It’s Magical)

While casually poking around for info on coconut oil, I found out it can be used to clear acne, largely because of its antibacterial and anti-fungal properties. Tossing this thought around in my mind and cycling it in with its … Continue reading

Protective Styling Challenge II Update // Two-Tone Chunky Yarn Twists

I stumbled across a video for these while looking for a tutorial on yarn wraps and thought they looked superhero cute and easy so I said why not? I’ve been thinking about doing this ever since I first tried genie … Continue reading

Kitchen Chemistry // Honey Hair & Skin Care + Refined Coconut Oil Update

I tried the refined coconut oil on my hair. Instantly in love. Once again, An old product that didn’t quite live up to the expectations in the past is now being sinceriously considered as a staple. I even added some … Continue reading