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Old 09-09-2012, 08:10 PM   #1
 
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have you done your own styling concoction or any other product for your hair?
I'm looking to experiment and wanted to some feedback- if you have or plan to - please share you're ideas.

ingredients I have in mind for my crazy three texture hair: lavender, jojoba, shea butter, aloe ( not sure where to get this one?)
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Old 09-13-2012, 08:02 AM   #2
 
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Check out our hair recipes area! You can search on ingredients and find lots of great concoctions.
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Old 09-19-2012, 08:36 AM   #3
 
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Whole foods has Aloe Vera juice and gel. Curly Girl book has a recipe for a water lavender oil refresher spray. I use a daily spritz of 3 tbsp distiller water + 4 tbsp rose water glycerin mix (whole foods) + 4 tbsp Aloe Vera juice + 1 tsp sealant oil like jojoba or almond oil. You can also try argan, sunflower oil, olive oil....
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Old 09-19-2012, 08:40 AM   #4
 
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Also check minimalistbeauty.com. She has nice DIY hair care recipes
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Old 03-02-2013, 04:00 AM   #5
 
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A LONG time ago this user called GypsyCurls made a KCCC dupe recipe for Kinky Curly's old Jojoba Jelly.

The recipe is

4 oz Aloe juice
1 oz jojoba oil
1 oz glycerine
1/4 to 1/2 tsp xanthan gum


Ive personally tried this and it DOES work really well at accentuating curls
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