mielle organics edge gel

An Effective Way to Test Out New Hair Gels

Having fine natural hair, it’s easy to lay my edges. Even with the ease of smoothing and laying down my edges, I still carefully choose the gels I use to accomplish the job. Since high manipulation can cause breakage on fine hair, I keep my styling options limited. There’s three types of styles that I […]

diy edge taming

How To Smooth Your Edges Using Gel Without Breakage

Tamed edges is pretty much a requirement for me. I very rarely leave the house without laying my edges. It doesn’t matter if I’m rocking a protective style or an old wash and go. I always neaten up those hairs that grace the front of my face. Hair product manufacturers know just how much us […]

aloe vera juice or natural hair

Staple: Lily of the Desert Aloe Vera Juice / Gel

Aloe vera juice is a great natural resource for natural hair. That’s because natural hair is naturally dry. The brand of aloe vera juice/aloe vera gel I prefer to use is Lily of the Desert which I purchase from Whole Foods. It’s available made from the inner fillet and the whole leaf. I’ve tried both […]

best aloe vera gel

Staple: Lily of the Desert Aloe Vera Juice

When you wash your hair, it’s recommended to do with very warm (not hot) water. This allows the cuticles to open up so that you can cleanse your hair and deep condition it more effectively. When you are done washing and conditioning your hair, you need to close those cuticles back up so that moisture […]

ecostyler curl and wave gel

Staple: EcoStyler Curl and Wave Gel

Gels are a natural girl’s best friend! That is so long as it doesn’t contain alcohol or any other harmful ingredients. I’ve tried a number of hair gels and as far as cheapie gels go, EcoStyler is the best…IMHO. There are a number of EcoStyler gels available with various hold levels and none of them […]