Wondering why the pH level of your products matters? Acidic products close the cuticle layer of the hair. For high porosity ladies, using an acidic product after deep conditioning will help close the cuticles along the hair shaft, thereby sealing moisture into the hair. For low porosity ladies, whose hair cuticles are already tightly sealed, using a product with a low pH will further compact the cuticles, making it harder for moisture to penetrate into the hair shaft.
Bentonite clay is made of aged volcanic ash and has been used for centuries, both internally and externally to detoxify the body and hair. Containing high concentration of minerals including silica, calcium, magnesium, sodium, iron, and potassium, bentonite clay is more popularly used a face mask, but can also be used
It’s been forever and a day . . . Well, a LOT of days, since I was on JGA. Last year I came back and told myself I was ready to get back to blogging but I couldn’t muster an authentic passion for hair care. Not the same level of
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
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