July Hits and Misses

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I just realized we're in a new month. Barbecue and fireworks


Hit
4 naturals Spring back curling custard. Love light consistency and light hold. Says for 2s and 3s which I ignored.

Hit
Jamaican mango and lime jbco. Great seal. But i made the mistake of buying rosemary version forgetting I hate rm oil smell. Added other eo's so all good.

Hit
Jamaican mango and lime no more relaxer. Ingredients off the chain. I hardly remember my transition but will be buying this again.
Hit: washing my hair with rhassoul clay powder versus the pieces. My hair is a lot silker and my ends does not feel rough. The shine factor is off the chain.
Hit: Oil Rinsing.

Miss: This humidity
Coily/low porosity/fine
BC 08*14*09
Hit: Oil Rinsing.

Miss: This humidity
Originally Posted by caracara01
Haha +1

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Hit: Oil Rinsing.

Miss: This humidity
Originally Posted by caracara01
Haha +1

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Originally Posted by secret_karma
lmao i was coming here to say the same thing! We dont usually get humidity, I usually only have problems because I work a mile away from the beach.. but lately, man. Birds nest on my head by the end of the day.

Preliminary Hit: I want to say the Koils By Nature Shealoe Leave in, because my hair started off great but the humidity is messing up the verdict.

Semi- Miss: Belnuovo Castor DC, I have one last use out of it but Im not impressed. Its not bad, just not as amazing as the reviews have made it seem. Idk if its because the other dc's ive been using are great and theyre outshining it or what. But I wont be repurchasing.
Plus I only got 3 1/2 uses out of it and though my hair is long, 8oz usually gets me farther.
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 =)

Hit: Oil Rinsing.

Miss: This humidity
Originally Posted by caracara01
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Originally Posted by secret_karma
lmao i was coming here to say the same thing! We dont usually get humidity, I usually only have problems because I work a mile away from the beach.. but lately, man. Birds nest on my head by the end of the day.

Preliminary Hit: I want to say the Koils By Nature Shealoe Leave in, because my hair started off great but the humidity is messing up the verdict.

Semi- Miss: Belnuovo Castor DC, I have one last use out of it but Im not impressed. Its not bad, just not as amazing as the reviews have made it seem. Idk if its because the other dc's ive been using are great and theyre outshining it or what. But I wont be repurchasing.
Plus I only got 3 1/2 uses out of it and though my hair is long, 8oz usually gets me farther.
Originally Posted by Reeky
i live across the street from the beach and this has been my worst summer for humidity since I went natural.
Think this is going to be a hit:

Nature By Design Cosmetics Curl Magic Styling Cream

So far I'm liking this, right now my hair feel soft and looks shiny. This cream is very light which I like since my hair is fine. I'll see how my hair feels in the morning.

Hit:

Blueroze Beauty Flaxseed Gel

This is a hit now, it works well for smoothing edges for a puff
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Shampoos: Ion Hard Water Shampoo
Conditioners: Curl Junkie
Stylers: As I Am Smoothing Gel, Jane Carter Incredible Curls, Camille Rose Almond Jai Twisting Butter, Hairveda Whipped Gelly
Moisturizers: Camille Rose Moisture Milk, Camille Rose Fresh Curl
Leave-Ins: KBB Sweet Ambrosia
Pomades: Hairveda Almond Glaze

Last edited by lashon20; 07-29-2013 at 02:56 PM.
Majah HIT! -sengalese twists with weave down to my butt.

Miss-2 braids came out!

Lmao. Well it still looks good.
Miss:
Kizuri Beauty Coco dc, rhassoul shampoo bar and detangling milk. pH's are too high for my very porous hair. The pH is 5.5-6. I need my products to be 4-5.0.

Last edited by naturalyogini; 07-27-2013 at 04:04 PM.
Miss: July is almost over.

Hit: Brown Butter Beauty Mixed Greens Pomade. I dont need this, but this is a quality product & id recommend it for those with hair loss issues. Itd be great for those with thinning edges or hair loss issues (like it says). Its a nice texture anddd im most impressed with the fact that it tingles. I hate when people advertise things for scalp issues and growth stimulation and theyre poo.
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Major HIt:

Was having problems retaining moisture with Cush Cosmetics. Creme De Palm moisturizing cream. 2 minutes after applying it my hair was dry as a bone. I remember testing the pH and it was a 6.0. Too high for me. So I added a 1/4 tsp of ACV to it and voila..soft, soft soft hair.Amazing.
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Hit: using the right amount of rhassoul clay for my hair wash. (1/4 cup) My ends don't feel as rough on the left side. It actually feels smooth as silk.
Hit:
Added ACV and castor oil to my BBB sweet detangling milk. My hair said Ahhhh.
BTW, did you know that BBB leave-in and conditioner are bases. I found the same ingredients at longhairlovers.com They just add emu oil and different essential oils to it and charge twice as much.

Miss:
Wen re-moisture conditioner or what ever it's called. Got samples from Sephora. Has NO SLIP. It's like putting straight shea butter on your hair. Left it on for 2 hours. Hair just felt heavy and mildly conditioned. Reviewers have said that it works best if left on overnight. I'll never know at $58 a jar.
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Last edited by naturalyogini; 07-30-2013 at 03:04 PM.
HIT: Product revisit

Suave Coconut conditioner
CURLS Goddess Curl Gel
Shampoo: TJ Tea Tree Tingle (only to remove buildup)
Co-wash/Detangler: Suave Naturals Conditioner
Leave-in/Styler: Uncle Funky's Curly Magic
2nd day refresher: Uncle Funky's Thirsty Curls
Routine: Wash and Go
Porosity: Normal-High
Texture: Fine/Thin and Kinky
Hit:

Macadamia Oil Deep Repair Mask

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Shampoos: Ion Hard Water Shampoo
Conditioners: Curl Junkie
Stylers: As I Am Smoothing Gel, Jane Carter Incredible Curls, Camille Rose Almond Jai Twisting Butter, Hairveda Whipped Gelly
Moisturizers: Camille Rose Moisture Milk, Camille Rose Fresh Curl
Leave-Ins: KBB Sweet Ambrosia
Pomades: Hairveda Almond Glaze
Hit:
Added ACV and castor oil to my BBB sweet detangling milk. My hair said Ahhhh.
BTW, did you know that BBB leave-in and conditioner are bases. I found the same ingredients at longhairlovers.com They just add emu oil and different essential oils to it and charge twice as much.

Miss:
Wen re-moisture conditioner or what ever it's called. Got samples from Sephora. Has NO SLIP. It's like putting straight shea butter on your hair. Left it on for 2 hours. Hair just felt heavy and mildly conditioned. Reviewers have said that it works best if left on overnight. I'll never know at $58 a jar.
Originally Posted by naturalyogini
wow, good eye. Now I need someone to find a link to the base and pass that ova here!

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