My Curly Girl Journey

Using Silicones


Well I decided to use silicone in my hair I was all about being The Curly Girl Method (CG) I’m not sold onto using Silicones in my hair I just wanted to open the door for a few changes and test the water out I decided to use Miss Jessie’s Pillow soft curls line and the leave in Condish and the mixed chicks and some Aussie moist line as well these are just some to test things out to see if I like it and see how my hair acts one my hair starts acting up it’s goodbye Silicones 😂 so my question to you guys that are hardcore CG friendly are you open to trying Silicones or have you done this already and saw no benefits from it? Comments below I’m curious to know your feedback

Until next time

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Mielle Organics


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So today is wash day for me usually I try to do my hair on Mondays but sometimes work interferes with that but that’s life or just don’t feel like it sometimes 😂 so I had to do it today instead of yesterday

So today I used Mielle Organics products the Pomegranate & Honey line today I haven’t used in a little while so I decided to revisit them. Using them today made me miss how good it smells it actually puts you in a good mood 🤩😍🤩

Theres also a gel in this line which is not pictured it smells the same exact way I have it but this time I opted to use my tried and true eco styler gel (Clear) with them now this was my first time using eco in conjunction with those products but I just say it worked out good my hair is super soft 😇

Oldies but Goodies


So when your a product junkie like me and your looking through you natural hair stash and stand there looking at the products and thinking well its wash day so what do i want to use today??? I know Im not the only one on that one lol

So this wash day i decided to revisit an old curly hair cocktail of mine when i first started doing my wash and goes over what i think about 5 years ago. Yep 5 years ago i haven’t touched it since then! up until now. But i actually didn’t have the product in my stash i just bought it at Ulta the jumbo size Paul Mitchell The Conditioner. well if your thinking they are extremely expensive. well your in luck they have a sale going on all your favorite jumbo sizes so click the link above to get it for 14.99 this is i think the last week so yall better act fast and head to the store lol

So after i used them which i haven’t in forever i had to rethink on how much my hair likes and dislike so it was a trial and error for me but my wash and go came out pretty well! In the picture below This is my 3rd day hair! I usually get 5 days out of my hair being down and the rest of the week i just style it up into a puff or some other protective style to get me through the week.

So whats your favorite Curly hair products?  comment bellow i cant to see all the products you all use im interested into buy new things to build up curly hair stash!

so until next time! see you guys later!

Understanding The Curly Girl Method


So you’re wondering about the curly girl method? wondering is it for you? Well today im going to explain whats it about and why i follow this method e8c4964d7d22c1528c8261e432b2ba31

This method in short terms is called the CG Method. with this method you avoid certain ingredients in your hair products. so if you ever seen someone on the shampoo aisle looking at ingredients their more than likely are looking at if that products has things they’re trying to avoid. Now the market has so many natural hair products out there to choose from it used to be very few. But now with the natural hair hype every product line has created some type of products that’s for natural hair.

So to simply explain the CG method you avoid

  1. Shampoo 2280662s1583913-main-zoom
  2. Heat
  3. Sulfates
  4. silicone
  5. Combs

So I bet here’s the part where your like why? Whats sulfates and why i shouldn’t use them in my hair….Well Sulfates are harsh on curly hair and most hair in general they strip our hair of its moisture. And curly hair needs all the moisture it can get. Thats why its good to avoid shampoos. There are alternatives to using shampoos there are low poos from Deva Curl you can use which is what im currently using from the decadence line from them which i love. the next alternative is what most naturalist use is what it’s called is co-washing you simply wash your hair with conditioner only. this keeps that moisture in your hair and yes it actually cleanses the hair lightly. Now i do recommend clarifying your hair with a shampoo about once a month or you can use a AVC (Apple Cider Vineger) rinse.  Shea moisture has alternatives out there as well for shampoos that’s CG friendly

Now lets talk about silicone. There are so many curly girls out there who swear by them and hate silicones me personally I have a love hate relationship with it. But someone like me i avoid them but i  do get a silicone prouduct once a year maybe a little more.. but the ones who still follow the cg method and still use silicones this is called the modified CG Method. It’s good to avoid silicones because later the cause products build up and weigh your curls down and could actually alter your curl the pattern. 

Why is it good to avoid combs and heat? well heat is a given to much heat causes heat damage and potentially altering your curl pattern and will no longer curl any more and become life less which will leading to having to cut your hair and we all don’t want that happening ever and that happened to me a year ago cause me to transition my own natural hair which was never permed ever of my 27 years of living but i had to cut it in Jan of 2017. Now on to why the avoidance of combs and brushes. that’s an easy one as well. They rip our hair damage the shaft causes split ends. So with the curly girl method you detangle your hair with your fingers while your hair is wet with conditioner in your hair. Theres another alternative as well with this you can use a Denman brush. I’ve never used them but a lot of naturalist use this to style their hair and detagle its supposed to be gentle on your hair.

well that’s it i tried to shorten it as much as i could. Theres so much! maybe ill do a video explaing it 🙂

 

Still going with my beloved Deva curl decadence 😍 I’ve been faithfully using it for a month and I can say that my hair seems to be getting better and better each time I use it. My curls are more defined with each use since I’ve done my mini chop a month ago. I’m waiting for the new devacurl build up buster to come out. Who’s waiting????!!! 🖐🏾🖐🏾🖐🏾🖐🏾 make sure you sign up for early access on their website I can’t wait! 😩