One of the things that can lead people towards a curly journey is hair loss. One of the things that can alarm people at the beginning of their curly hair journey is hair loss! Regardless if when you started losing hair, it can be alarming. It’s a topic that is always at the forefront on […]
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Wash Day Routine!
I finally posted my video for my wash day routine! I have dragged my feet on it for a long time since I know I make funny faces while doing this stuff. One of the reasons I’ve been asked for this more is because I finally figured out how to style my higher density hair […]
Curl Knowledge 101
Hair is hair, right? That’s what I thought before I figured out my hair was curly and then my mind was blown by how much I didn’t know about hair. Whether you’re new to being curly or just wanting to understand better, here’s your first look at understanding hair. Before I get too far into […]
To figure out your hair texture, compare it to a standard piece of thread. Medium is about the same size as a piece of thread, fine is thinner, coarse is thicker. The same way that you can have different porosity, density, and curl patterns around your head, you can also have different textures. For example, […]
As mentioned in the texture post, the terminology used for density and texture are often confused. Fine and coarse are terms to describe single strands, while thin and thick reference the number of strands in any give area of your head. So your hair can just as easily be thick and fine or thin and […]
Hair porosity is, well, what it sounds like- how porous is your hair? This matters because it determines how easily your hair is able to get hydrated and if it is able to retain moisture. I’d argue that porosity is more important to know than your hair type for how your hair will react to […]
First on the list of things you didn’t know was “a thing” before diving into the curly world- hair typing. Turns out there’s more than just basic denomination of “curly or straight.” I’m sure at this point everyone has seen pictures like my terrible drawing that I did in “paint” pictured above. These are curl […]
What to do with conditioners that aren’t working for you
Do you have a conditioner sitting around that you’re not using, but can’t be returned for one reason or another? Maybe you got it too long ago, maybe the return policy at the store isn’t great. Here are some ideas to help you use them up! Curly Girl Friendly Conditioners These are conditioners that are […]
Okra Gel Recipe
https://www.instagram.com/p/Bs4SFGZFhf_/?utm_source=ig_web_options_share_sheet My two favorite gels homemade gel are my DIY Flaxseed Gel and DIY Okra Gel! The okra gel is highly moisturizing and nourishing. The okra gel doesn’t have quite as much hold as the flaxseed gel, so I love to combine the two for the best of both worlds! Okra Gel Recipe The base […]
Why go CG?
So you started down the rabbit hole and are completely overwhelmed. Why do people drive themselves crazy trying to learn names of ingredients in hair care products? Why go through the extra effort? Is it right for me? Went through all of these questions myself- I get it. I’ll start with the fact that we […]