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Wash Day Chronicles: WEEK 13 – “Hendigo”

This is week 13 of 52 wash days chronicling what I’ll be doing to gain length on my fine natural hair. My length goal is waist length within the next 2 1/2 years. Subscribe to this blog to be notified when future posts are published. Products Used Pre-Poo: Vatika Oil Cleanser: Bentonite Clay mixed with Apple Cider Vinegar Protein Conditioner: None: Henna […]

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Wash Day Chronicles: WEEK 3

This is week 3 of 52 wash days chronicling what I’ll be doing to take my bra-strap/arm pit length fine natural hair to waist length. Subscribe to this blog to be notified when future posts are published. (I normally post on Mondays but someone I forgot to publish this one!) Pre-Poo: Trader Joe’s Tea Tree Conditioner & Vatika  Coconut Oil […]

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Wash Day Chronicles: WEEK 2

This is week 2 of 52 wash days chronicling what I’ll be doing to take my bra-strap/arm pit length fine natural hair to waist length. Subscribe to this blog to be notified when future posts are published. Pre-Poo: None Cleanser: Shea Moisture African Black Soap Deep Cleansing Shampoo (sulfate free) Strengthening Treatment: Henna Sooq Organic Rajasthani Indian Henna, 100 grams Deep […]

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Tips & Tricks for Applying Henna to Your Hair

I’ve been a henna head for a little over two years now. I was first introduced to henna when I joined Kim Coles Grow Out Challenge co-sponsored by Curly Nikki and hosted by NaturallyCurly.com a few years ago.  At the time, I was on a serious hunt for ways to thicken up my puny strands […]

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In Review: Yemeni Henna for Strength and Color

Stronger hair. A rich, gorgeous stain. That’s every henna head’s goal when taking an almost full day to henna her hair. I recently tried a new brand of henna called Yemeni. I had not done a henna treatment in over a month and my gray hairs were visibly showing. Yemeni henna is freshly imported from […]

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Using Rajasthani Henna on My Crown and Glory

This past weekend, I tried a new brand of henna. Normally, I use either Henna for African Hair by Celebration Sunrise or Jamila that I get from Mehandi.com Finding it difficult to curb product junkyism, I scooped up another brand (Rajasthani) that I found over at Ayur Natural Beauty. They carry a number of herbal treatments […]