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Handling Diluted and Homemade Products

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Tonya Mckay of Naturallycurly writes; This month I want to address a topic I see pop up on the message boards pretty frequently: use of homemade or diluted products. I pretty frequently read of products such as hair conditioners or styling products being diluted with water and used as daily leave-in treatments. Many people also enjoy making some of their…

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Amped up Cheapie Conditioner- Natural Hair

By Curly Nikki 18 Comments

photo by Kurlybella of K is for Kinky Cheapie conditioners don’t really work well on my hair. And when I say cheapie I mean the 1-2 dollar bottles like suave and vo5. They do okay, but it’s surely not anything to write home about or leave me impressed. Some naturals love these conditioners off the shelf, but they don’t really…

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Tropical Deep Conditioner- Natural Hair Recipes

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photo source by Kurlybella of K is for Kinky This tropical conditioner is all natural and will leave your hair feeling very soft. Ingredients:1 peeled and mashed avocado1 cup coconut milk or cream I suggest using Chaokoh Coconut Milk for a few reasons. First, it’s super cheap at around $1 a can and it’s much thicker than most brands and…

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Are You A Mixologist?- Natural Hair Product Recipes

By Curly Nikki 11 Comments

By Dr. Phoenyx Austin I love mixing stuff! Whether it’s experimenting with ingredients like coconut milk and avocados for delectable hair treatments, or mixing ingredients like essential oils and sugar to make yummy body scrubs- I love mixing things! And today I’d like to focus on hair. Below is one of my favorite homemade deep conditioning treatments. Here’s the recipe:…

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Super Fruit Smoothie Hair Mask

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by Kurlybella of K is for Kinky Yes, technically you can eat this mask, but it’s for your hair. It sounds good to eat but with the addition of avocado, I’m not sure it will taste that good. I like my avocado without banana! But on my kinky tresses, sounds like heaven to me. This is an easy mask to…

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Hemp Seed Oil Dry Hair Serum

By Curly Nikki 29 Comments

by Kurlybella of K is for Kinky Yes, it’s true. The hemp plant is mary jane. But don’t fret, hemp seed oil is a great product for your hair as well as your body. Actually the plant’s latin name means the “useful hemp”, so really that makes hemp oil the good mary, you know, the one who had the little…

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pH Balanced Daily Leave-in Spritz

By Curly Nikki 13 Comments

by KurlyBella of K is for Kinky I’m a big fan of pH balanced conditioners. After using them, my hair feels significantly different overall than it does when the conditioner is not pH balanced. My hair has always responded best to balanced pH and I know that’s because my hair needs to have my cuticles lay back down as flat…

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Banana Recipe for Radiant Natural Hair

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Susonnah Gonzalez of Naturallycurly writes:With all the right ingredients, you can make your very own hair mask at home! Enjoy the natural moisturizing effect of bananas with this banana smoothie hair mask. Banana Smoothie Hair Mask: Quench dry or overworked hair with this fruity concoction that will leave your strands sparkling. 1 mashed banana 1 egg 3 tablespoons honey 3…

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Homemade Hair Perfume

By Curly Nikki 31 Comments

Adrien, a CurlyNikki reader and frequent contributor, shared this awesome recipe with me. I thought you gals would want to check it out: Here is a homemade hair scent I came up with for those of us that like our natural hair to smell pretty without the drying effect certain perfumes or sprays can have. It’s really simple. You will…

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