Tag Archive for curly hair

Moisture & Hydration for Curly Hair

Curly hair tends to be very dry because of the unique structure of our curls. The natural oils have a difficult time making its way to the ends of the hair. One thing that I have learned, and live by, is how important it is to moisturise and hydrate my curly hair. This can be as simple as spraying water on the… Read more →

Protective Styles

It’s difficult going through transition, trust me I know! At times, it’s quite frustrating to get those perfect looking curls. Try as we might, there are just days that our hair does nothing else than to work against us LOL! This is where protective hair styles come into play. It may be obvious to some, but figuring out how to… Read more →

Natural Hair Mask – DIY

We don’t always have time, to trial and test hair products that may, or may not, be suitable for our hair types. And quite frankly, it’s exhausting on the pocket. So when I stumble across a DIY concoction that works for me, I hang on to that “recipe” for dear life.   Today, is one of those days, that I… Read more →

Styling

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 →