Annoying whiteheads/ blackheads or complexion issues? Try AV Carrotseed bar.

So....

Most folks know from my siggie that I'm a poo bar girl and one of my faves is the Afroveda Carrot Seed Bar. I ran out of my regular facial cleanser a while back and in a rush I used my poo bar instead..

and my skin felt so soft, smooth and clean! I was afraid it was going to be irritating and break me out (I have sensitive skin) but I didn't have any ill effects. Anyway, to make a long story short I kept using it over the course of a month and not only has it helped even out my complexion, but I haven't had any crazy breakouts since I've been using it. I had like maybe one tiny whitehead during Aunt Flo time, but nothing like my typical almost cystic breakouts.

I haven't even needed makeup because of this, and my skin actually looks luminous. Well...

I just wanted to share. If you have it in your arsenal and have skin issues, give it a whirl!
Type: 3c with some 4a highlighted
Low porosity thick/coarse texture. nml elasticity
Routine: No rules, just happy hair

Cleanse: CJDF, Prell, LUSH Curly Wurly, Bobeam
LI/RO:BBB, CJ, SheaM, HEHIS, Garnier, KBN Shealoe, CD Chocolat, Oyin HH
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word? Yanno i have a bar in my stash just staring at me cause i dont use poo bars, sigh

i will try it out in the morning
hmm.. ill have to try it, since its coming to curlmart!
My face has really lost its mind these days, its been breaking out something evil.. i just ordered some aubrey organics facial ish to try!


of all the bars youve tried.. which one is your fav?
ive only tried chagrin valley so far & theyre keepers, esp that ayurvedic! But they dont work on my face.. which is how I ended up using em on my hair in the first place!
dense, fine & porous curls |

Poo/Cowash| Bobeam, V05 Shea Cashmere
DC| AOGPB, CJ Repair Me, BrownButterBeauty
RinseOut| Mill Creek Keratin Conditioner, Ology Moisturizing Conditioner
Leave In| Curl Rehab, Bee Mine Luscious Balanced Moisturizer, CJ Smoothing Lotion
Moisturize|Oyin Hair Dew, CR Moisture Milk
Gel| Kiss My Face UMG, Trader Joes Aloe Vera, KCCC
Sealants| Aloe Juice, Whipped Shea, Cocoa & Mango Butters, Castor, & my Peanut Oil Blend =)

Nice! I have a lot of shampoo so I haven't been using my bars as much...I'll try this tonight!

You're great!
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big chop: 03/09/2010.
modified cg.
medium/coarse | dense | normal porosity | 4b/3c with random sprinkles of 4a.

Carrot seed oil is great for the skin! I have a carrot seed oil facial bar but I usually use it in the winter because it's so moisturizing for me.

I've been using black soap since it got hot and that was getting all of the hot weather grime off my face.
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Thanks to Rosscd I've been using the Tres Clay Facial Bar from Rinse Soap for a while and my skin has never been more radiant.it's all natural, exfolliating, detoxifying, absorbant & stimulating and contains Morrocan Red, French Green & Kaolin Clays as well as as the natural astringent oil, Cedarwood.

Get up to $10 off your first order at http://www.iherb.com. Use discount code: CAR231.

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I absolutely LOVE how learning about my hair has given me knowledge on beauty products as well.
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I absolutely LOVE how learning about my hair has given me knowledge on beauty products as well.
Originally Posted by ellepixie
Amen!! I feel like I've never looked better these days since going natural and really scrutinizing what's going on/in my hair and body. It's been a fun experience for the most part.
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Low porosity thick/coarse texture. nml elasticity
Routine: No rules, just happy hair

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LI/RO:BBB, CJ, SheaM, HEHIS, Garnier, KBN Shealoe, CD Chocolat, Oyin HH
Styling: CJ, CR, UFD, Zuresh, Ecostyler,MJ
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Naturalista, THANK YOU THANK YOU. My charcoal facial bar just finished and I was thinking of how painful it would be to wait for another. I have 3 of Afroveda's shampoo bars just sitting there because I've been stuck on Bee Mine's Rhassoul Bar Now I can use those bars on my face. I trust that I get awesome results like you Naturalista.
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BC: 14th August, 2009
Favourite Product Line: None at the moment
HGs: Amla, brahmi, maka, neem, hibiscus and fenugreek powders.

Anytime! You ladies lemme know if you're having similar results. My skin is a little funny like money..LOL!
Type: 3c with some 4a highlighted
Low porosity thick/coarse texture. nml elasticity
Routine: No rules, just happy hair

Cleanse: CJDF, Prell, LUSH Curly Wurly, Bobeam
LI/RO:BBB, CJ, SheaM, HEHIS, Garnier, KBN Shealoe, CD Chocolat, Oyin HH
Styling: CJ, CR, UFD, Zuresh, Ecostyler,MJ
PT/DT: BBB, CJ, Lather, MJSSB

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Sweet, I need to try this!

Where did you buy from? Whole Foods or something similar?
BC: May 2008
Hair Type:
3C/4A mix I think
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Vegan-ish

Sweet, I need to try this!

Where did you buy from? Whole Foods or something similar?
Originally Posted by Naya
Afroveda, but I'm sure they make Carrot Seed Oil bars somewhere so you dont have to wait on AV to ship it to you. I think AV stuff is also sold via Goodhairmart.com
Type: 3c with some 4a highlighted
Low porosity thick/coarse texture. nml elasticity
Routine: No rules, just happy hair

Cleanse: CJDF, Prell, LUSH Curly Wurly, Bobeam
LI/RO:BBB, CJ, SheaM, HEHIS, Garnier, KBN Shealoe, CD Chocolat, Oyin HH
Styling: CJ, CR, UFD, Zuresh, Ecostyler,MJ
PT/DT: BBB, CJ, Lather, MJSSB

HUGE PJJJJJJJJ!!!!

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Took your advice and I'm using a sweet almond butter bar from www.100percentpure.com that I've been using on my body. I cut the bar into like 6 slices though. Definitely dries out the oil and cleans the skin well, face feels tight and dry but I combat that with a sample moisturizer from Ren skin care www.renskincare.com.

all ingredients from 100% pure are REALLY PURE.
They've got some good stuff!
"My hair is a reflection of my personality:
wild, free and beautiful."

Hair Type: S + Z = Crazy Beautiful
Hair Goal: Improve health!! Kill the knots!!!
BSL now
As of 6/24/12: Protective styles for summer
Achieving Curls: Terressentials Mud HAir Wash (the business! Terressentials.com) Giovanni 50/50 Cndtr (retired) KBN Shealoe LCndtr (on probation) Still perfecting the process.
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word? Yanno i have a bar in my stash just staring at me cause i dont use poo bars, sigh

i will try it out in the morning
Originally Posted by shawnyblazes
LOL what a coinsidence...I have one in my bin that's been eyeballing me aswell. Will give it a try...
*Cleanse: BoBeam
*Rinse Cond: Herbal Essence HH & Honey I'm Strong
*Deep Cond: Deity America (green tub)/ORS Hair Mayo, CRN Algae Hair Mask
*Leave-in's: Soultanicals, Pura Body Naturals, Alikay Naturals Lemon-grass spritz
*Twisting: Obia Naturals TWB, PBN Cupuacu Butter
*Treatment: Henna/Amla/Cassia/Brahmi
* LCSO Method
Thanks to Rosscd I've been using the Tres Clay Facial Bar from Rinse Soap for a while and my skin has never been more radiant.it's all natural, exfolliating, detoxifying, absorbant & stimulating and contains Morrocan Red, French Green & Kaolin Clays as well as as the natural astringent oil, Cedarwood.
Originally Posted by Kinky Rhonnie
Its funny I ran out of Tres Clay for about 3 days and used my Shikakai bar from the indian store and my face did great.

And yes going natural has me going natural in so many other areas. Loving it.
4a Curly

Been natural since Jan 09. BCing is my thing!! Love to keep a tight TWA!

My Staples:
CJ Smoothing Conitioner, CJ Daily Fix,Cherry Lola Treatment, CJ CCCC, CJ Smoothing Lotion, Uncle Funky's Daughter Curly Majic, KCCC, Eco Blue and KMF UMG
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I love your new avie. Your hair's been really growing.
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Last Relaxer: July 31st, 2008
BC: 14th August, 2009
Favourite Product Line: None at the moment
HGs: Amla, brahmi, maka, neem, hibiscus and fenugreek powders.


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