All posts tagged: natural hair conditioner

Vanilla Rose Hair Serum

I love mixing and blending oils and seeing what works and doesn’t for my skin and hair. I came across infusing oils with vanilla pods and coffee very recently, I wonder why I never thought of that though, anyway it caught my attention and I decided to infuse some Madagascan vanilla pods in sweet almond oil and sunflower oil. I did this over a period of two to three weeks but you can just heat up the oil and pods for a few minutes, allow to rest for a while and your infused oil is ready¬† or you could actually infuse for a period of 4 to 6 weeks, which is what am doing right now. It all a personal choice. To Infuse; I got a bottle, added the vanilla pods, poured in my oil and kept it in my kitchen cabinet for two to three weeks. This oil infusion inspired my hair serum, since the idea was to blend the vanilla oil with other oils for a sealant, I decided to add a little …

DEEP CONDITIONING HAIR MASK

In this winter period and with the¬† UK hard water, it is very hard to get away with just conditioning natural hair or any hair at that without a deep conditioning treatment especially after using a shampoo, so I came up with this recipe after reading about some of the ingredients and the benefits they have on hair. I have to say I am was very pleased with the result I got from using it as a pre-treatment before washing my hair and also as a post-treatment after washing my hair. My hair seems softer and easier to manage. So this is it and I hope you try it. THE INGREDIENTS Raw Cosmetic Grade Cocoa Butter (77g) Raw Organic Unrefined Shea Butter (177g) Olive Butter (36g) Goji Berry (1tablespoon) Olive Squalane (2 teaspoon) Wheatgerm Oil (1 tqblespoon) Blackcurrant Oil (1 tablespoon) Avocado Oil (1/2 tablespoon) Flaxseed Oil (1/2 tablespoon) Cyclomethicone (1 tablespoon) D-panthenol (1tablespoon) HOW TO Melt the cocoa butter in a double boiler or microwave ( This may take a while). After melting the …

Natural Hair Conditioning Treatment

If like me you have the type 4 natural hair texture (http://www.naturallycurly.com/hair-types) then you will understand how important having a good detangler can be, however getting a good detangler is not the easiest thing so i came up with this concoction after using each ingredients separately and loving the result. Not only was I able to get all the knots out of my hair easily but my hair felt amazingly soft, shiny and very well conditioned after each use individual and also together. This is so easy to make and everything you need is probably in your kitchen cabinet. What you will need: Applicator Bottle: Because its easy and less messy and makes measuring easy. Honey: For its softening and smoothing properties and natural antioxidants that is really good for the scalp. It also prevents moisture loss. Coconut Milk: Very in high in protein, which is amazing for hair growth and general health of the hair. Coconut Oil:It is rich in lauric acid and also contains protein. Coconut oil is one of the few oils …