My SheaMoisture Product Haul| 6 products for $30!!!

Greetings Daizies,

Well would you look at that, October is almost over and we’re on to the best month of the year! Yes my birthday month of November woohoo.

Anyways, last Saturday I was scrolling through Snapchat stories and a friend had posted on her story that there were SheaMoisture product sales at Walgreens. I mean, half-off type of sales. Coming to find out, this was at my local Walgreens near where I live. I finished what I had to do and marched down there so fast. I basically wiped the shelf with whatever was remaining. I figured why not treat myself.

It’s funny that there was a sale like this literally just a few days after putting my hair into a protective style, but it’s not often there’s a half-off sale and buy one get one half off of the already discounted sale. I initially bought 4 products, but the extra BOGO sale prompted me to walk back into the store and grab an extra mask and curling smoothie.

Here’s what I picked up:
Shea Moisture Sacha Inchi Oil Omega 3, 6, 9 Rescue + Repair Curl Defining Smoothie 12 oz

I can’t wait to try this for styling and maybe even a wash-and-go! I tried with my boyfriend’s 4c hair and it works great for defining coils. My favorite curl defining smoothie from Shea Moisture so far has been the Red Palm Oil curl elongating smoothie. So it will be interesting to see if this smoothie can top those results.

 Shea Moisture High Porosity Moisture Correct Masque, 12 Ounce

I love that there is a product dedicated towards the hair needs of each porosity. I did a hair porosity test lest year and it revealed my hair was mostly hair porosity. My hair soaks in moisture easily but it exits the hair strands quickly. I hope this masque actually does what it says and seals the moisture in my hair .

Shea Moisture Sacha Inchi Oil Omega-3-6-9 Rescue & Repair Clarifying Shampoo for Unisex, 13 Ounce

I’m always happy to find a good clarifying shampoo. Healthy and growing hair starts with a clean scalp.

 SheaMoisture African Black Soap Dandruff Control Conditioner | 13 fl. oz.

So far I have tried the African Black Soap Clarifying shampoo and will try the others once I take my crochet style down. I was experiencing a super itchy scalp last week and so I used this conditioner alongside the shampoo that I loved from this line. Both of the products worked really well and has soothed my scalp this week. I have also been using tea tree oil mixed with Jamaican black castor oil to combat the dry scalp and itchiness as well.

I’m so happy I came up on some sales last week. I’m ready for whenever I take my hair down! Stay tuned for the full reviews of the hair masque, shampoo, and curl smoothie.

As always,

-POP (1)

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Favorite Products & Maintenance for Twist Out Longevity

It’s been a while since I’ve had a natural hair post. In the past year I am glad to see my twist out results reach new heights and last way longer than previous attempts. In order to make my styles last for the entire week the right products, low manipulation, and proper night time care are essential.

The process and products:

Shea Moisture Curl Enhancing Smoothie+ JBCO ( Jamaican Black Castor Oil)

Cantu Leave-In Conditioner+ Shea Moisture Multi-Vitamin Soft Curl Gel Cream+ JBCP

Cantu Leave-In Contioner + Taliah Waajid Curly Curl Gello+ JBCO

I use a combination of the products listed above starting with a creamy product first to help detangle my hair, then a gel or curl enhancer, and lastly sealing with an oil. I love JBCO because it is thick and helps soften the ends of my hair while also promoting healthy hair growth.

I usually pick a relaxing Sunday or Saturday evening when I’m done with everything to begin the 2-3 hour hair project. I start by sectioning my hair in 4 sections, and lightly spray my hair with water from a spray bottle. I’ve tried both methods of making as little as 12 twists to as many as 50. The amount of twists depends on how defined I want my hair and how long I want it to last.  If using combination 1) the Curl Enhancing Smoothie cream is distributed throughout each section. I twist my hair firmly and make sure the two strands are even. Then, I massage the castor oil onto my scalp and especially to the ends of my hair. When I wake up the next morning, I take my time with unraveling the twists. I only separate my hair from the roots right up until the ends of my hair. I don’t separate the ends of my hair so I can prevent frizz and because throughout the day/week it will separate itself.

Night time maintenance: Maintenance is key to making the style last. Even though I don’t want my hair to revert back to its natural state right after a twist out, moisturizing is key. I apply Cantu Leave-In Conditioner to my hair and section my hair in 4 sections again. I also apply coconut oil to my ends to prevent frizz and JBCO to my scalp to promote hair growth. I put on my bonnet and call it a night. Another trick is to simply twist only the front pieces of your hair to make the style look brand new each day or to touch up some locs to keep the curls defined. Nighttime routine only takes me about 10 minutes.

By the end of the week, I’ve enjoyed my twist outs run and it will be time for wash day. Stretching my hair helps prevent tangles and knots and twist outs are one of my go-to stretched styles.