Often times, the most beneficial and luxurious spa products are created using ingredients from the earth, crafted by mother nature herself! More times than not, you can create these same products in the comfort of your own home! My Black Goddess Face Scrub messy, but has magical cleansing, exfoliating, and moisturizing powers that make clean up worth the effort!! Let’s get started!
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1/2 tsp activated charcoal powder | Find this online or in a local herbal shop
As you know, I am an avid user of the L.O.C Method both as a transitioner and once I was fully ; I’ve sang it’s praises from here to Youtube and to anyone who will listen! Today I ran across a scientific experiment which visually illustrates how moisture (water) becomes trapped when we use oils and cream as a sealant. More on the experiment here.
Rosemary has been used extensively since ancient times by many cultures, for various reasons including food enhancement, aromatherapy, health and medicinal purposes, religious and wedding ceremonies, as well as in cosmetics.
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It is known as one of the “brain herbs” because it stimulates mental activity.
Archeologists have uncovered pieces of the rosemary plant in ancient Egyptian graves where it was apparently used as incense
In modern times rosemary is used by herbalists to assist with illness related to the gall bladder and the liver.
The style I’m wearing is a partial protective style. It can also be worn by transitioners by rolling the relaxed ends on a perm or flex-rod.
I discuss how changing up my product yielded a different result. Lastly, check out how I untwist my hair for my twist out.
The Lisa Rachel Conditioner & Cleanser for Curly Hair is still in the rotation! I’ve been trying out this product weekly during the month of August.
I used it here as a wash-n-go after the beach. In the following 2 weeks, I’ve used it on beauty day to co-wash my hair, and most recently after a failed coconut protein deep condition, I used it to wash left over egg out of my hair. Thus far, it has done for me what it claims to do.
Thus far, I’m loving this product because: Read more...(279 words, 3 images, estimated 1:07 mins reading time)
Lately, I’ve been talking a lot about having to switch up my old method to moisturize my fully natural hair. My old method leaves my hair feeling dry; as we all know dry hair can lead to breakage, and I’m too early in the natural game to let that happen!
I began researching other methods to retain moisture.
My old method included using a liquid leave in, a creamy leave in, followed by a butter to seal. Worked like a charm while I was transitioning! I am unsure if it is the method or products being used that is causing the dryness. As I set out to find a solution to my hair problem, I came across another method of moisturizing: Read more...(236 words, 4 images, estimated 57 secs reading time)
When I was in the Bahamas, this conch shell was gifted to me by coconutdaddy1 (checkout how he acquires his coconuts). My knowledge of conch was mostly non-existent, except for the fact that here in FL, a lot of people eat variations of conch. I’d never tried it and when I found out conch was a slug, I had no desire to try it.
Upon receiving the shell, I was instructed to take it home and oil it. I waited two weeks to do something and by that time, the outer layer of the shell had hardened. I decided to tackle the project this weekend. Read more...(365 words, 9 images, estimated 1:28 mins reading time)