Tag Archives: Products & Ingredients

Fabulous and Frugal Products

Fabulous and Frugal Products

By Jamilla of For the Fabulous and Frugal Hey y’all! The list just keeps getting better and better, so here’s the most updated list of fabulous and frugal products…right in time for the holiday season! Enjoy! Shampoos Bobeam Shampoo Bar ... Read More »

Is Shea Butter an Effective Moisturizer?


Shea Butter is a HOT commodity in natural hair care. SheaMoisture, Jane Carter, Karen’s Body Beautiful, Carol’s Daughter, Shea Radiance, Cantu and more and more companies are using shea butter in their products. I know for a fact that my hair ... Read More »

Aloe Vera for Hair


By BlackGirlLongHair Hair issues, such as hair loss or thinning, excessive frizz, dryness, or oiliness, as well as scalp conditions, including dandruff, scaly, or itchy skin plague, millions of Americans each day. Aloe vera shampoos and conditioners have been around ... Read More »

Product Review: Dark & Lovely Au Naturale Anti-Shrinkage Collection

Dark n Lovely Au Naturale Anti-Shrinkage Collection

Hey loves! So excited to try these products out for you all. I hope my review is helpful. You can purchase all of these products and get more info online at NaturallyCurly Product Info for products I used: Knot Out ... Read More »

Why Parabens Should Be Avoided


Parabens are a cheap preservative disturbingly common in skin care products. A preservative is a naturally occurring or synthetically produced substance that is added to products such as foods, pharmaceuticals, paints, biological samples, wood, etc. to prevent decomposition.  In laymans terms, adding ... Read More »

Is Henna Worth it? You Decide

Is Henna Worth It? You Decide

By Jarmelia of DIY Hair Care Blog Pros, Cons & Other Effects of Henna: Henna has some undeniable benefits for hair, which is why so many people use it and love it. Some of these pros include: Stronger Hair - The lawsone ... Read More »

SheaMoisture Hair Care Color System: “The Art of Color”

SheaMoisture Hair Care Color System: "The Art of Color"

At the beginning of this year, SheaMoisture announced the release of their NEW Hair Color System and the girls went crazy!!! SheaMoisture is never short of perfection and I am so excited that they have created a healthier option for ... Read More »

How To Read Hair Product Labels

How To Read Hair Product Labels

By Jarmelia of DIY Hair Care Blog Finding out which products are worth buying and which are not depends heavily on learning how to read hair product labels. This is not easy and does take some research but, thankfully natural ... Read More »

Product Review: Shea Moisture Deep Treatment Masque

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By Chinyere of Adventures of a High School Curly Product Name: Shea Moisture Deep Treatment Masque Price: $9.99 Size: 12 oz Product Description: This rich treatment deeply moisturizes and repairs hair, while providing a protective barrier for the hair from ... Read More »

Product Review: Design Essentials Natural Defining Creme Gel

Product Review Design Essentials Natural Defining Creme Gel

Product Name: DESIGN ESSENTIALS® NATURAL DEFINING CRÈME GEL Price: $25.90 Size: 16 oz Product Description: DESIGN ESSENTIALS® NATURAL DEFINING CRÈME GEL defines curls in natural styles for wavy to tightly curled hair types.  Lightweight Gel. Defines and separates curls. Botanicals provide excellent ... Read More »

Product Review: Dabur Vatika Cocount Hair Oil

Product Review Dabur Vatika Cocount Hair Oil

By Monique S. Product Name: Dabur Vatika Cocount Hair Oil Price: $3.94 Size: 10.14 fl oz Product Description: Dandruff? Hairfall? Dryness? Discover unbelievably, rich, healthy and beautiful hair with Vatika’s advanced phospholipids formula. VAtike Coconut Hair Ois is enriched with ... Read More »

Product Review: Beautiful Textures

Product Review Beautiful Textures

These products smell awesome! They worked well in my hair. I used them to pre-poo, shampoo, condition, and style.  My favorite product of the entire line is the Shine & Silken Growth Oil. The only issue I have with these ... Read More »

Organic Root Stimulator Smooth n’ Hold Pudding Review


Product Name: Organic Root Stimulator Smooth n’ Hold Pudding Review Size: 13oz Price: $5.99 (purchase) Product Description: Organic Root Stimulator Olive Oil Smooth-n-Hold Pudding moisturizes, shines, and holds hair. Lightweight and ideal for smoothing hair and holding down ponytails. Alcohol-free formula won’t dry out ... Read More »

Preparing for the Taliah Waajid World Natural Hair Show 2013


The Taliah Waajid World Natural Hair, Health, and Beauty Show is around the corner. April 27 and 28, from 10 am to 6 pm, Atlanta, GA. Are you ready? I know I am. If you’re wondering what to expect, how ... Read More »

How To Avoid Becoming a Product Junkie

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by Latoya of BlackHairMedia.com Becoming a product junkie is so easy nowadays.  With a large YouTube and blogging natural hair community, we are bombarded with a lot of information.  Every other day, there is  a new fad that every naturalista ... Read More »

Review: Shea Radiance

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Product Name: Shea Radiance Co-Wash Conditioning Hair Cleanser Price: $13 (Purchase) Size: 8.5 oz. Product Description: Gently removes dirt and oil without stripping the hair. Key Ingredients: DI Water, Butyrospermum Parkii (Unrefined Shea Butter), Ricinus Communis (Castor Oil), Vegetable Glycerin, Behentrimo- nium Methosulfate, ... Read More »

Sodium Hydroxide in Hair Products, Should You Be Alarmed?


by Jarmelia of DIY Hair Care Blog As natural hair women many of us want nothing to do with lye which is scientifically known as, sodium hydroxide. As more of us start reading product labels and becoming more aware of what we ... Read More »

Product Review: Sofn’Free; Nothing But Products

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Nothing But Clarifying Shampoo 12 oz, $7.99 (purchase) Product Description: Your journey to a head full of soft bouncy curls or flirty twists starts with this essential first step. Sofn’free GroHealthy’s Clarifying Shampoo contains nothing but honest ingredients that gently remove deep-down dirt ... Read More »

Product Review: Curls Cream Brule & Passion Fruit Curl Control Paste

Product Review - Curls Cream Brule and Passion Fruit Curl Control Paste

Product Name: Curls Cream Brule Size: 8oz Price: $10.99 (purchase) Product Description: Curls Curl Creme Brule is a cream styler that will define, de-frizz, and moisturize your tresses leaving soft curls without hold. Apply Curls Curl Creme Brule to freshly cleansed/conditioned hair while it ... Read More »

Product Review: Taliah Waajid The Great Detangler

Talia Waajid The Great Detangler Review

Product Name: Taliah Waajid The Great Detangler Size: 8oz Price: $7.99 (purchase) Product Description: Taliah Waajid The Great Dentangler for curly, coily, and wavy hair textures, softens hair on contact. The leave in conditioner is a light formula with no build up. Use ... Read More »