Product re-up and mini update

I know it’s late but Happy new year y’all! So I know I had said I’d gone Chinese hair product wise (see here) but then during a random Taobao (known as China’s Ebay) browsing session I came across a shampoo and conditioner set I could not say no to! Inecto Naturals Argan shampoo and conditioner….

My current hair products (+trip to the Great Wall of China)

Finally did a second product re-up and I think I have found a combination that I am happy with that doesn’t burden my wallet too much. For shampoo and conditioner, I have gone Chinese permanently and stick to a brand called 源自然 or From Nature. Shampoo: Natural honely locust aloe shampoo All the ingredients are…

Product re-up

So I have finally found some cheap Chinese hair products to replace my now finished shampoo and conditioner. I decided to put my limited knowledge of the language to use and search for some natural Chinese hair products online (i.e no parabens, sulphates etc). I had intended to buy American natural products which can easily…

In twists again!

Fro’s in twists again. After washing my hair and returning to the kink, I had a tough few weeks with the fro. I think it was reacting to the weather as we experienced a few week long cold fronts in the past month. The ends were very frizzy and it was tangling more as a…

African Black Soap

I have the best natural haired buddies, I was given some African Black soap for free.99! I hadn’t even been hunting for it because I didn’t think it would ever be found in these southern parts unless I bought it online. What is it? African black soap a product of West Africa (typically Ghana). It…

Product review: Jamaican Mango and Lime Hair spray

Time for another product review! I was in dire need of a hair spray recently since all my usual sprays (homemade and bought) were finished. I didn’t have the funds to buy my usual oils and aloe vera juice to make my own so I had to resort to find a cheap moisturizing hair spray…

My hair right now and new products!

Since the beginning of summer, I’ve been trying to hide my hair more often because the temperatures currently are just criminally high! A regular day is between 28 and 35°C which can’t be good for the fro. For about 4 weeks I was in chunky afro kinky twists which I absolutely loved. They were low…

All about protein and moisture balance

So I did a length check a couple weeks ago and here are the results… I’m happy with the length, I have began retaining length better since my trim almost 3 months ago but the way the ends look bugs me. I think the ends are way too thin for my liking. Hair ends taper…

My current hair products….

So I thought I’d do something fun and share what hides behind my cosmetics in my closet…. These are all my hair products!! The struggle to find good products for natural hair is a constant one but at least from appearances I’m surviving! This is mainly due to Clicks Pharmacy opening here in Gaborone, the…

Ruth’s decadent banana smoothie hair mask

Some time back I introduced y’all to Ruth of the Healthy Hair Method who sold products here in Botswana and had the stunning tresses to back it up. She has since returned to the US however with technology, people are only ever an email (or blog) away. She has an affinity for doing hair challenges…

New product alert: Amla Legend by Dark and Lovely

I went into Clicks pharmacy yesterday in search for a reasonably priced deep conditioner since my ORS mayo is about to finish. Some green/blue and yellow colours caught my eye and y’all know I love me some attractive packaging! I had seen this product in passing on Good Hair Diaries and in her review she…

Masque, conditioner and treatment: what’s the difference?

Some time back, someone recommended a mask to me and it got me wondering about the difference between a mask, treatment and conditioner. This is also kind of an addition to my Newly Natural product post, so if you haven’t read that one you may want to just take a glimpse. Conditioners A conditioner reduces…