Tag Archive for curls

Summer Curly Hair Care

In this day and age, protecting the skin from the harsh effects of the sun is self-explanatory. No one wants to suffer from sunburn or age quicker, and there are many studies out there as to whether or not it is better to use conventional sun block or opt for a more natural version. But what effects does UV radiation… Read more →

Fav Four of 2014

I have tried and tested an array of products during the course of last year. Some started off fantastic and after a few weeks of use, ended up having an adverse effect on my curls, which could be due to my curl pattern having changed over the last couple of months. However, the next four products have been doing the… Read more →

Product Review – EO conditioners

Hello Beauties!   It’s product review time!! I have been holding out on this brand of products for a while now, merely because I wanted to be sure of its effectiveness. But first, let me tell you about the company. EO is a family owned company that produces certified organic, personal care products. Their mission entails using the highest grade natural… Read more →

Next Day Curls

Hi Lovlies! You may be wondering how you can protect your curls after spending all this time cleansing, co-washing, conditioning, deep conditioning and styling them. Well, that is exactly what I would like to dedicate this post to today It is nearly impossible to cleanse, condition and style your hair every day! I would have to dedicate most of my time… Read more →


Hello Lovlies, Let’s talk about styling curly hair for a minute. Back when I was in high school, I use to wear my hair in its natural state during the summer holidays. Unlike in Austria, we have scorchingly high temperatures during summer in Cape Town and I refused to spend an hour blow-drying my hair! I used to relax my… Read more →

Deep Conditioning

Hello Lovlies, For today’s posting, I would like to go into depth about deep conditioning. Deep conditioning is essential to get curls back to their natural state and ensure the hair is well moisturized and strengthened, especially when you’re currently in the transitioning phase. As with cleansers and botanical conditioners and leave-in conditioners, it is important to opt for natural… Read more →

Co-washing & Conditioner

Hi Lovlies In my last post, I introduced you to my cleansing regimen and the products that I use for this process. Today, I will be talking about “co-washing” and the products I use for both co-washing and conditioning. To recap, co-washing is the method used to cleanse the hair using conditioner. I use this method between cleansing (usually every… Read more →

Cleansing – Dr. Bronner’s Magic Soaps

Hello Lovlies!!   I’m back!! Today, I will start by introducing you to some of my staple products that I use to nourish my tresses. It is not easy finding products for curly hair like mine in Austria – the European market is just not aimed at catering to the needs of coarse curls. However, I have found quite a… Read more →

Product Review: Urtekram

Hello Lovlies   This time around, I will be reviewing a little gem that I found not too long ago. It’s not always a breeze finding products for my hair type. Most natural and organic products tend to be quite pricey in Austria and oftentimes, they do not bring the results that I am aiming for.   However, I happened… Read more →