Sunday, August 4, 2013

All things HAIR Related!

Hello everyone! How was your weekend! Mine was fabulous! I went to a great hair event called Bella Glam Sip and Style. I had a great time and learned a load of information that I wanted to share with fellow hair junkies like myself.

Julian and Vee from Bella Kinks gave some great tips! Each guest was also given an AWESOME bag with loads of goodies!


Told ya! LOADS of goodies! I'm most excited about the transitioning kit. I didn't transition. I big chopped. Here's my theory: IT'S JUST HAIR! If I can't grow it, I can weave it and sew it. I've seen far to many people with about 4 inches of waviness or puffiness at the top and broken strands just lingering at the bottom.Not cute. But we'll talk more about that later. I love the kit because it has some really great products in it.


Creamy Curl cleanser, Coconut Curlada, Defining Moments Curl Release Serum, and the Passion Fruit Curl Control Paste are the contents of the box. I.Am.Excited!

Here are a few pebbles of wisdom Julian gave us:
Find your porosity in order to find what products to use NOT your curl pattern (no wonder it was always a hit or miss when using new products. Some product just sit on your hair; this is why).
Put lavender, tea tree oil, and rose mary in an 8 oz bottle of shampoo or conditioner in order to stimulate the scalp (which in turn stimulates growth and helps with scalp issues).
Curly Whip by Hair Rules is great for wash and goes.
Black tea rinses help with excessive shedding.
Let your hair and scalp breath. Don't just wear braids and sew-ins all the time.

The best advice she gave was to the ladies transitioning. Not all transitions are created equal! She stated that she transitioned by wearing a sew in and when she big chopped her perm off the front was limp and didn't curl like the rest of her hair. I tell people this all the time; when you keep putting heat on a tiny section of hair and not the rest you will get these results. She ended up big chopping again (her hair is fabulous!!!).

I won't leave you without showing you my latest results of my go to style. The wash and go! The two products I used were the BEST thus far of all the products I have under my sink lol. I got them out of my July CurlBox.


As you can see, my curls are defined. They're also soft and shiny. If you have any questions please email me at jessie9981@bloggingwhilesingle.com. If you have a great product that I should try, leave a comment below. If you've tried any of the product above please let me know what you thought of them. Until next time............................

10 comments:

  1. your hair looks great! I have been using Miss Jessie's but i think i want to try something new. lol at "If I can't grow it, sew it!"

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    1. Thanks Rekita! I have a TON of Ms. Jessies under my sink lol. Since I started getting the curl boxes every month, I haven't been using them. I also heard of a curl kit this weekend that I want to look into. Some of Ms Jessie products sit on top of my hair.

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  2. Ditto on what Rekita said, love your curls, how beautiful! I might have to try some of these products. I've been growing out my natural hair for a while but haven't found the right regimen yet (especially since I've had some heat-related breakage). Was wondering do you have any tips or products you love in terms of retaining length and encouraging growth? Thanks for sharing!

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    1. Hello! Thanks for stopping by! I don't really have staple products. My hair grows better when I use less products. I would just keep the scalp stimulated. Rub the scalp while conditioning or when you shampoo. In my opinion, a great leave in will be your best friend. Hope that helps!

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  3. Hey there!!! I need to take myself to one of these hair events. They seem like great places to learn new things and information about hair...and to get goody bags!! Your hair looks good!!

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    1. Thanks Mionna! Your hair is growing and it always looks great! Yes, this event was FREE. The one I'm going to this weekend cost me $25.

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  4. Your hair looks amazing! I love KCCC knot today leave in conditioner n' for styling Shea Moisture Curl Enhancing Smoothie

    *Besos*
    http://www.cmichellestyles.com
    Instagram: Cmichellestyles

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    1. Thanks for stopping by! Heading to your site now! I've heard great things about knot today. I must try. Thanks!

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