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Hibiscus and Rosewater Moisturizing Spray for Locs
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Hibiscus and Rosewater Moisturizing Spray for Locs

Since locing my hair, I’ve been keeping my little starter locs moisturized by spraying my hair with rosewater (and rosewater + glycerin when the humidity in my area is high. Using rosewater has been great – it nourishes my hair with no build up – but I’ve wanted to mix up a moisturizing spray with...

I’m Locing My Hair!
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I’m Locing My Hair!

After many weeks and lots of hours, I FINLLY was able to restore the blog and posts all the way back to 2009. JGA has a new look and so does my hair! By now you’ve undoubtedly seen my updates on my Instagram account, and know that I’ve started locing my hair! I started this...

Organizing my Ayurvedic Herbs
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Organizing my Ayurvedic Herbs

I’ve been incorporating Ayurvedic herbs into my hair care practices over the last few months (with great results, I’ve been hoarding updates) and have amassed a pile of Ayurvedic herbs in a box in my pantry. I was over of going back and forth to that box each time I mixed up a batch of...

Cassia Mask for Healthy Hair and Scalp
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Cassia Mask for Healthy Hair and Scalp

Cassia obovata, also known as "neutral henna" is a great way to strengthen hair, add shine, and treat dandruff. I added aloe vera, bhringraj, hibiscus, and haitian black castor oil to add moisture, promote hair growth, reduce shedding, and strengthen my hair roots.

How To Choose A Moisturizing Deep Conditioner
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How To Choose A Moisturizing Deep Conditioner

When you’re first starting out on your healthy hair journey, wading through the hundreds of options  that are now on the market might feel a bit overwhelming but learning what to look for and knowing what ingredients work well for your hair will make conditioner shopping a breeze. HOW TO SPOT A “DEEP CONDITIONER” Not...