Transition update #4

I really wish I could update this with some pics but have no access to my camera with those right now . If its your first time reading my blog , I have been transitioning for 2 years and 2 months now . My natural hair is really taking over  now  and its always in a stretch  state so I can really see the length .

I mention in a previous post that I would like to start the curly girl method but I am really busy and have not got around to getting those new products yet . I am still hoping that I will get a chance to seek them out and receive them by this month end and be able to do some review December to early January .

I have over 12 inches of natural hair growth and about 7-8 inches of relax hair to go , except for my bangs which only have about 4 inches or less . I still have not flat iron my hair but I definitely will sometime this month . I want to go for 3 years but I may cut my hair in May instead .


How is your journey going ?

You can see my previous update here Transition to natural hair update #3


Divali Festival Celebration


Today was my last minute shopping for this festival . I got my tradition India  clothes , its nice time for us to dress up that way , buy up fire works and some lamps for light . I wanted to get my hands painted with the henna but had no time . Most the Indian clothing store were on sale ,so it was a good time to shop , lots of people doing last minute shopping as well hard to walk in the town lol .

If you dont know about the Devali also called Dewali festival its a popular Hindu festival celebrated in India and Indian communities around the world . Devali is the Hindu festival of light , worship unto the Goddess of light, wealth and prosperity.  You celebrate with your family etc and you dont have to be a Hindu worshiper to join in the celebration .

Adding some change to my hair regimen

I am planning to make some change to my product staple , I will be trying out new products for the next six months. I am thinking of trying out the curly girl method are at least partially .

There are lots of silicone , sulfate free shampoo  and those other ingredients , like mineral oil etc .  Ill have to make all my purchase online since I cant find them so far at my local store .I want to try this shampoo

Giovanni Smooth As Silk Deep Moisture Shampoo


Why I am hardly posting



I AM GETTING MARRIED , I have been engaged for a while now and the big date is finally around the corner . I want to have my wedding in Jamaica by all means , beautiful exotic island great for a destination wedding . We are getting ready to travel to Jamaica and meet with the wedding coordinator and do all we need to do,  in the next couple of weeks .

I am excited and I am enjoying every day that it get closer that is why I have not been updating as much as previous months .  I will not be updating as much throughout the entire wedding planning nor honeymoon , so it may be Christmas to new year week before I get back to updating as usual . I  will pop in every now and then if I do get the time but not making any promises lol.


How to hydrate hair after bleaching

Some of us may face dry hair after bleaching it and this will lead to breakage and air thats just damage overall . The know "how to hydrate hair after bleaching" can save you a lot of hair  , especially these thing you can do yourself at home immediately after bleaching your hair . Do not attempt another color application until your hair bounce back to normal .

* If you were using shampoo with harsh ingredients , such as sulfate which will dry your hair out even more . These are three sulfate free shampoo you can give a try  .

Stretch your curls without heat

Stretching natural hair will reduce not only shrinkage , tangle and breakage . Stretching your curls will be a important part of your routine if you want to retain length . These method will not fully straighten your hair but it will elongate it . 


Braidout / Twist out 
My number one method, to stretch my hair is to do like a braidout / twist out . This will reduce your shrinkage that comes with curly/ kinky hair . This method is more like giving you a curly define finish without the shrinkage . I like this also because I have no tangles and it blend my two texture together .

Product Review : EcoStyler Moroccan Argan Oil

Product featured :

  • Made with 100% Argan Oil
  • Contains UV Protection
  • For all hair types
  • Maximum hold




Ingredients 

Water, Carbomer, Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein, PVP, Glycerin, Trithanolamine, Sodium Hydrxymethylglycnate, Plysorbate 20, Tetrasodim EDTA, Argan oil, Fragrance, Yellow #11 ( Yes the ingredients list is really short ) . 


Glamorous nails to try out

I love this Glamorous nails design
 This is cute , great for formal event , like wedding  .

Glamorous nail art
 I love the color it pop , its very nice for summer occasion
Junior Glamorous nails 
'I think this on is very easy to do
Glamorous nails
 I think this color is fashionable right about now

This Glamorous nails art is supper cute
 This is also another favorite of mine , its so adorable


Close to my 2 years transition mark

I am excited and happy I stuck to my goal of reaching at least 2 years . I am already planning on what I want to do to my hair that day . I have not flat iron my hair for over 4-5 years because it has been relax  but now that I am half way natural I would like to try it out to see my full length .

I am thinking of either flat iron or just blow out not sure which or maybe I would just put it all off until my birthday . My natural hair is 12 inch so far and my bangs are all grown out so no more layer in the front and back where my bangs used to be .

I miss my bang and I may cut them again and also put some colored dye in my hair when I am fully natural :D .

Have a nice day and thanks for reading .

Long Layered Haircuts

Long layered haircuts , I love layered hair especially when you have beautiful luscious hair . Layered haircut shows more on straight hair . Layered hair are great for long hair , giving it nice shape to match your style and face . 




long layered haircuts
Mid length layered haircuts

Layered haircut
Layered haircuts
Layered

Glycerin for Hair care



Glycerin is found in a lot of hair ad skin care product , such as shampoo and and liquid soap . Glycerin is hygroscopic , meaning it will absorb moisture from its surrounding , this is why its excellent for keeping hair and skin moisturized .

Vegetable Glycerin benefits

Olive Oil in skin care


Olive Oil skin care benefits

Olive oil is very popular and well known natural oil that a lot of people cook with. Olive oil is not only inexpensive and but as I mention before good enough for to consume .

Olive oil is moisturizing for hair and skin, better to used extra virgin olive oil for all the maximum  benefits. Olive oil can rejuvenate dry skin just apply directly to your skin.

Benefits of Water to the skin

Benefit of Water to the skin
Benefits of Water to the skin

Other than the obvious that water help to sustain life , the benefit of water extend to the skin .

The skin is the biggest organ and its is most visible , we can look at our skin and can notice something that are needed .

The skin can become dehydrated from not drinking enough water daily , the skin will become dry , dull , and sometimes even crackly . Drinking adequate amount of clear clean water will help the skin be more healthy , moisturized and younger looking .

Shea Butter for beautiful skin



We all want beautiful skin but only some have naturally beautiful skin while other hide behind make-up . I love to keep my skin free from make-up and one of my homemade remedy is shea butter , it helps with keeping my entire body smooth and soft . If you have not known already shea butter have multi benefits and its inexpensive with a naturally nutty fragrance. Wanting that healthy skin that glow naturally , you should try using raw shea butter daily .

3 Natural Home Remedies for Dandruff

Always take care of your health , dandruff can be itchy and can become so bad that you will have noticeable white flakes on your black tops .

1.Crush Aspirin - Add to your regular shampoo a few crush Aspirin . The amount of shampoo you would regular used add aspirin and apply to hair . Leave this treatment on the hair for up to 2 minutes . Rinse out well and wash again with regular shampoo , Aspirin free . Continue this treatment as needed .

Simple pool side hair protection guide

Chlorine hair protection

Chlorine is on of the ingredients in pool that will cause your hair to dry out and become damage . Especially if you are someone that swim on a regular this will cause extreme damage to your hair . 

Tip # 1 . Get a rinse off from head to toe before going into the pool , your hair follicles will open up and take in the clean water from your shower so their will be less room for the chlorine to enter your hair . When your finish you should also rinse off again . 

Beyonce Pixie

Beyonce is changing things up , I would never have thought she would ever ditch her signature look. I think she is one of the most beautiful women on earth . Well its no shocker I am a fan of her and I love the long hair look but it shows she can be beautiful without any hair .


Before, signature look


Beyonce is now sporting short Pixie and I think its suites her , she still look amazing an her eyes are really popping more . The frame of her face is pretty and I cant wait to see more pic of her with her new look .




What do you think ?




3 Ways to Reduce Large Pores size

Reducing large pores can be  a challenge for some , especially if you have acne skin . Reducing large pores can also help in getting rid of acne  .

1 . Keep your face clean , wash your face twice a day to keep it clean so the pores will stay small . Keeping your face clean will keep bacteria , dirt and oil at bay , which cause pores to become large .


Do not over wash this will cause harm .

Product Review : Neutrogena Triple Moisture Recovery Hair Mask


Neutrogena Triple Moisture Recovery Hair Mask Product Review

Product Featured :


Three naturally derived extracts penetrate to help moisturize each layer of the hair strand:
  • Olive:  penetrates to the center
  • Meadowfoam Seed:  helps moisturize the middle
  • Sweet Almond:  wraps the surface
  • It is intensive moisture treatment rescues even the most dehydrated hair strands.
  • Neutrogena Triple Moisture Deep Recovery Hair Mask rehabilitates extra dry or over-processed hair with intense moisturization.
  • Its weekly treatment is so concentrated, just a small amount is needed for hair to become soft, lustrous and shining in minutes.

My go 2 bun

I am not a fan of bun! especially neat bun, I like my hair bun to look messy or like its tucked under in a messy kind of way .

On these two pics below I used a clip to hold it in place , messy but still in place . The pic on the left I did give it more length to give it a pony tail impression and the other one I tuck it much more under to be sure none of my hair was touching my skin making it a more bun effect . Trying to find protective style that I like that match my personality . These two were old braid out .


How fast does hair grow

How fast does hair grow ?
How fast does hair grow

Hair grow on a average of 0.5 inches per month , some will say their hair may grow more than even 2 inch a month but that is highly impossible . A lot of people get caught up in the hype and mislead others  about how many inch they grow in a week time . Hair growth can change with age , it may start to grow slower and that is when supplement may become your best salutation to bring your hair to the right amount of 0.5 inc per

Frizz Control Products

We want to have a good hair day everyday even  while around water . Even if you are not around water you dont want frizzy hair as if you are on the beach . You dont want to spend a lot of time on your hair only to have it ruined as you hit the door or maybe you are like me just dont want to waste a lot of time and need a quick pull back hair without frizz edges.

Most of us experience frizz and there isn't one solution for all . We all have different diet, texture, porosity ,   protein and moisture balance .  There are different kinds of frizz which will be discuss in a later post .

Hair gels are a popular choice when choosing a product to control your frizz .

My two favorites are the


Away too long

It feels like I have been gone for months . I miss you guys but I had to take a break to soak up some summer . I will have a post tomorrow morning and hopefully wont be gone so long for the rest of the summer .

Whats up !?

I have been testing out some new hair products d even some new nail polish . My two year transition mark its right around the corner and I have something special planned for my subscriber and myself  .

I cannot access my tumblr page at the moment so hopefully I will be able to later this week .


Please like my Facebook page and my other social pages to keep up with random post and reminders .

Have a nice Sunday

10 Protein Deep Condition Treatment

This is a list of 10 Protein Deep Condition Treatment  to help your hair be less porous and the strength it need to fight breakage . Protein treatment may vary in strength , from light , medium and hard . Protein Deep Condition Treatment is important in hair care as well as moisture .


First option you can used in an egg from your kitchen with mayonnaise read more here


15 Moisturizing Deep Conditioner


1. Neutrogena Triple Moisture Recovery Hair Mask , This is my current deep conditioner will be doing a  review soon . It is a staple product for me , will be making a update regimen soon .

5 Victoria's Secrets Beach bags

I just saw these online and want to share because I am also looking for  new beach bag . I am a pink girl so  yeah .

This is really soft and feminine , my favorite
I love this but dont have a link for it but the name is Victoria's Secret Limited Edition Pink/White Stripe Canvas


This is  a nice stripe Signature Victoria's secret color , hot pink mix with soft pink 
This currently cost $29-30 Click Victoria's Secret Beach Bag Signature!!!


Protective styling

Protective styles for your different personality

Elegant bun extention

An elegant bow 
 For more Bow Hairstyle click here

Maximize your Hair Moisture

 This is for all ladies that want to keep their hair soft and the prevention of dried out brittle hair  .

First step is to identified your hair porosity need then you can choose the right products for your hair current condition . Over time hair may change and product you normally used may not work the same because of the current porosity of your hair . Hair porosity can change from low porosity to high hair porosity depending  .

Product Review : Clean and Clear Black Head Eraser

Product Reviews : Clean and Clear Black Head Eraser Product Features

  • See fewer blackheads in just two days
  • Salicylic Acid (2%)
  • Gently exfoliates to lift away dirt and oil
  • Oil-Free
See fewer blackheads in just two days! Clean & Clear Blackhead Eraser Scrub has unique exfoliating multi-action beads that work to gently remove the trapped dirt, oil, and dead skin that can clog pores and lead to breakouts. Three sizes of multi-action beads allow surface exfoliation and a deep down clean. Salicylic Acid, an acne fighting medicine, clears blackheads and helps prevent new ones from forming.





Washing your hair too often, good , bad

Washing your hair too often is bad , washing hair

If you live in the tropics you may be tempted to wash your hair daily especially in the summer time and if your  daily activity involved being out door all day . Some people claimed to wash their hair daily but this is not good for the health of the hair .

How do you get rid of acne

how do you get rid of acne, prevent acne ,
Rid of acne

The general info is that the over active hormone (testosterone) start to occur during puberty and follow some people up to adulthood. The over active hormone cause the skin to produce more sebum oil than the regular amount , this amount will clog the skin  .

Not everyone has acne free face , so if you have acne prone face you will have to do the things necessary to keep your complexion clean and clear and rid of acne  .

General tips on how to prevent acne

Tip number 1