Henna Results

My henna mix and recipe for this application is posted here: Revamped Henna Recipe | Henna, Hibiscus & Aloe Vera After letting the dye release for 5 hours, I co-washed my hair with WEN Lavender Cleansing Conditioner and applied the henna mix to my hair. It’s MUCH easier to apply henna

Revamped Henna Recipe | Henna, Hibiscus & Aloe Vera

I picked up a couple things from Henna Sooq to weeks ago and took advantage of the long weekend to treat my hair to a henna application. I purchased 100g of hibiscus powder, 100g of aloe vera powder, and 10g of jamila henna. Here’s how I prepped my henna. What

Twist Out with Mielle Pomegranate & Honey

Wash day post, whoo! Pardon my excitement, I’ve missed doing my “official” wash day recaps. They help me track what works, what I used and when. Here’s the recap for the weekend and my soft, fluffy twist out. To restore moisture and revert my hair, I deep conditioned on dry

First Length Check of the Year

I started my long-term transition with waist length and have been looking forward to getting back to that length. Over the last year, I’ve done the bare minimum to foster optimum/faster hair growth. I only straightened my hair twice last year, and live in twist out and puffs so I’ve

Time Flies | 4 Years Since Last Relaxer

I have a thing for trackers and countdowns. Time has a tendency to run away from me. Before I’ve realized it, 4 years, 7 months, and 13 days has up and flown by since I applied my last relaxer. It doesn’t FEEL like it’s been that long. Every now and

Kreyòl Essence Haitian Black Castor Oil

Out of all the products and product lines I’ve reviewed on JGA, I am most excited about this line because it’s from my homeland!!!! When I found Kreyòl Essence on Instagram I screamed. Screamed! And I may have danced in my in seat in excitement. You would’ve thought I won

Hair Story Feature: Meet Jay Jay

When and why did you start your hair journey? I started my hair journey on March 11th, 2014. After looking at some natural hair videos on YouTube and how healthy, versatile and beautiful natural hair is, I decided to go back to my roots and cherish the natural that I

Lost Files: First Straight Hair of 2017

Lost files! The straightening recap that never made it to the blog last years! Here’s how I straightened my hair last January. 1 – deep condition I started off by deep conditioning with my longtime boothang Hairveda Deep Conditioning Hair Masque (review here). To help the conditioner penetrated in my

Gone Too Long

Thank you. Thank you to everyone who still checked into the blog while I was M.I.A this year, for the instagram messages letting me know that my posts were missed, for the messages checking if I was okay. With a new job, focusing on building my career, moving, challenging myself