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Jamila henna and coconut milk
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Henna and Coconut Milk – Prepping for Application #4

After my last dance with henna back in May, I initially planned to use Red Raj henna from Henna Sooq for my next henna application but after seeing how red my hair was in the sun (view here), I decided using Red Raj – which has lawsone content of 3.29% – wasn’t necessary. The effects...

Magnetic, Mesh, and Hourglass Roller Sets for Big, Smooth Curls
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Magnetic, Mesh, and Hourglass Roller Sets for Big, Smooth Curls

This week’s #washdayexperience theme is “Voluminous Curls.” Roller sets are a great way to achieve big curls without during direct heat (air from a hooded dryer is considered indirect heat because hair is securely wrapped around a roller while drying). Back when my hair was relaxed, roller sets where a huge part of my regimen....

Video: How I Flat Iron My Natural Hair
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Video: How I Flat Iron My Natural Hair

Here’s how I flat ironed my hair after blow drying it a few days ago. I used Paul Mitchell Express Ion Smooth+ flat iron and to keep my ends straight while passing through the iron I used a Denman brush (D3) and I modified it by removing 3 rows of bristles (pictured here).  

Video: How I Blow Dry My Natural Hair
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Video: How I Blow Dry My Natural Hair

TGIF! As I mentioned in this week’s day recap, I recorded how I blow dried my hair into a fluffy mane . Check it out! To blow dry, I used my Red by Kiss 2200 Ceramic Tourmaline Handle-less Dryer and Red by Kiss Universal Detangling Pik attachment.

Detangling Tips Round Up
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Detangling Tips Round Up

Happy hump day! This week’s March #WashDayExperience theme is “detangling tips.” Detangling is one of things that seems so small in comparison to learning curve that comes with figuring out when to use to protein vs moisture, high porosity vs low porosity, but should never be overlooked. Before I started my healthy hair journey, detangling...