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hair update // september 2016

Another month end, another hair update; in September, I had my hair out for most of the month – which had its pros and cons. I tried out some new haircare products and also managed to do some weekly styling with my lover hair. The longer my hair is getting,…

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first impressions // dark and lovely au naturale range

So I finally got around to using the Dark and Lovely Au Naturale range after receiving it at the launch event 3 weeks ago. I decided to use the whole range for this wash day because I wanted to get a wholesome and solid impression of the range. I usually…

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battle of the edge tamers

Keeping ones edges in check / on fleek is a never ending struggle for most naturals, whether you want a soft hold or a ‘edges-laid-to-the-gawds’ look. I have gone through my fair share of edge tamers and in this post I will go through the ones that I currently have…

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why Tresemme Naturals was discontinued + my thoughts on the issue

This has been the news circling around the natural hair community for a few months, with die-hard fans of this product stock piling whenever they can find it. After some investigation of the interwebs, I found out the real reason why Tresemme Naturals was discontinued. In the video, I tell you…

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new in // dark and lovely au naturale range

This is the news that almost every natural has been waiting for – the arrival of the Dark and Lovely Au Naturale range in South Africa. I attended the launch event last week and went home with a goodie box containing the products in the range. I haven’t had a…

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hair update // august 2016

Spring is knocking! Yay for the new season! I have not done much to my hair this month, I have been on a low manipulation roll. I have had moments when I have missed my hair so much and thus I am planning to have my hair out for a…

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hair review // III sisters of nature cleansing co-wash

This is the type of product that I had been looking for to add into my hair products stash since March when I decided that I want to start co-washing more than shampoo-ing my hair. What drew me to it was the fact that it’s a cleansing co-wash so that meant…

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current hair care products for my natural hair

I have been fully natural for just over 8 months now and I am finally at a place where I understand my hair and its needs. Add to this, my product junkie ways are nearly over – I have pinned down my staple hair care products and I use them…

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hair update // july 2016

I have settled nicely into my protective style routine for the winter and I intend to keep with it until the spring. This way, I get to have my hair hidden several weeks and I give myself 2-3 weeks off to enjoy my hair and style it to my heart’s…

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taking down a protective style?? tips on the best way to do it

Since we are in the throes of winter in the southern hemisphere, a lot of us are in protective styles to keep our hair hidden from the harsh elements. Protective styles can be great for length retention, minimising manipulation etc., however – if the taking down is not done right,…

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first impressions // the curl company

It’s always a great time when a new hair care brand lands on our shelves, it’s even better if it is formulated for my hair type. I was given a chance to try out products from Creightons Professional The Curl Company. The brand has a variety of products, I chose…

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hair update // june 2016

We are halfway through the year, and this means that we are deeply in the throes of winter on this side of the world. Thus I have had my hair in a protective style so I can keep my hair hidden and simultaneously buy myself 10 minutes extra sleep time…

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