• Curly Hair Care,  DIY's For Curlies,  Uncategorized

    DIY Hot Oil Treatment (under $15!!)

    After I delivered my third baby, my curls were non-existent and I was pulling out handfuls of hair in the shower. I had 4 back to back pregnancies (1 miscarriage 3 births) which left my hair in rough shape, to say the least.   In my despair of losing my curls, I resorted to over processing (i lightened my hair to platinum) and using heat tools more often than not.  Wearing my hair naturally wasn’t even an option because it was so damaged.  I started following the curly girl method which completely transformed my curls (read more here). Hot oil treatments came on my radar shortly after someone pointed out my…

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    Easy 4 Ingredient DIY Deep Condition Treatment

    When it comes to deep conditioning treatments, there are so many on the market are great! But if you are semi-new to the curly girl method and want to get started without spending money on products (that you’re not sure will even work for your hair) I recommend starting with some simple DIY recipes that will give you great results quickly.  There are dozens of different recipes you can play with to find the perfect balance of moisture and protein that your curls need. It will just take some research and experimentation on your part. You can do it!! 🙂 But, because the curly girl method can be a little…

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    How To Make Rice Water For Curly Hair

    If you have curly hair and have spent any amount of time researching how to care for it, you’ve surely come across the idea of a rice water rinse.  Doing a rice water rinse is huge in the curly world because of its many benefits.  If you are new to the Curly Girl Method, you can read more about the here.  It can be a little overwhelming getting started so I create a simple “Getting Started With Curly Girl Cheat Sheet” (including a guide to my favorite affordable drug store products) to help simplify the process and get you the curly results you want quickly. Download your FREE copy here! Below are…

  • Curly Hair Care,  DIY's For Curlies

    Everything You Need To Know About Argan Oil For Your Hair

    If you are in the curly world at all, you have probably seen gobs of different hair growth, serum and conditioners with argan oil on the label.  Argan oil has a plethora of benefits to hair growth and hair health in general. This is something you will want in your line up for hair products.  Just a few benefits include… Calms Frizz: Argan oil is a great go-to freshen up mid-day. It helps calm frizz without weighing your hair down in the process.  Moisturizes scalp: great hair starts with a healthy scalp. Use argan oil to gently massage scalp to moisturize and keep hair follicle healthy High in vitamin E:…

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    The Beginners Guide To Making Flax Seed Gel

    If you’ve been in the curly girl community for any length of time, chances are you’ve read chatter about a DIY flaxseed gel. I decided I wanted to put the recipe to the test and made my first flax seed gel. You can watch the video here. But first, coffee :)…..then….lets talk about the many benefits of flaxseed when it comes to your hair. Flaxseed Benefits Include…. Rich source of Omega-3 fatty acids Nourishes your hair Keeps hair conditioned Soothes Scalp Ingredients: 2c. Water A Small Sauce Pan 1/4c. (1/2 cup for thicker consistency) Whole Flax Seed Fine Strainer A jar A few drops of your favorite Essential Oil Other…

  • Curly Girl Method,  Curly Hair Care,  DIY's For Curlies

    A Complete Guide To Apple Cider Vinegar Rinse For Beginners

    One thing that will inevitably start popping up after researching the curly girl method is doing an apple cider (ACV) vinegar rinse. Because the curly girl method can be incredibly overwhelming, I created a getting started cheat sheet just for you! Download your free copy here! #Igotyougirlfriend You can see my results after my first ACV rinse here. First, let’s talk a little bit about the benefits of doing an ACV rinse.  Benefits of apple cider vinegar for curlies: Balances hair and scalp PH level Helps to prevent fungal and bacterial growth Keeps hair and scalp healthy Contains nutrients (vitamins B, C, and potassium), which are beneficial for your hair.…