Refreshing Second Day Curls with Slippery Elm

https://youtu.be/Fqa7jfBO2OU In this video I demo how I refresh my second day curls using the slippery elm. I used the slippery elm on first day hair as well. This is so far my favorite. It feels closest to actual product. It offers some home and great slip. It is also very affordable and easy to [...]

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Single Ingredient Spotlight: Slippery Elm

https://youtu.be/e1LaWOaW47s In this video I discuss and demo slippery elm, how I prepare it, and how I apply it to my hair.  This is another humectant but surprisingly I had different  results thank expected. Click the link above to watch and see why!

Single Ingredient Spotlight: Marshmallow Root

https://youtu.be/-goluG3tbzg This week we focus on marshmallow root on our hair! This is another humectant. I had originally planned on only spotlighting one humectant but in looking further into different humectants I wanted to see if there was much of a difference between them since so many are used at once at times in certain [...]

Single Ingredient Spotlight: Aloe

https://youtu.be/LXKliQia_Ic This will be the first spotlight in several I have planned. My goal is to dissect and single out one ingredient we commonly see in hair care products. I want to see how they act in my hair alone so I can better understand how that product might work in my hair or to [...]

Curly Hair 101: Conditioning & Hair Oil

https://youtu.be/4-YAqwAehXY I would like to share with you a few extra ways I take care of my hair when it comes to conditioning, moisturizing, and just some regular maintenance. Deep Conditioning As far as deep conditioning goes I know  there is a lot of people who are very religious and rigorous about the deep conditioning [...]

Curly Hair 101: Refreshing 2nd Day Curls

https://youtu.be/HwbfEpt7U_Q For the next installment in our curly hair 101 series we are going to cover refreshing 2nd day curls. Many curlies can get 2-4 days out of curls. I have a demo of my 2nd day curls first thing in the morning, how I refresh them, and how they turn out! There are many [...]

Curly Hair 101: Hair Clips and the Rake & Shake Method

In this video I demo how to use hair clips to gain volume at your roots and the rake and shake method. If you feel like the top of your head lays very flat and lacks volume then using hair clips while drying could really helps. I used great metal ones I found at Marshalls [...]