Grape seed oil for the face

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A few of you asked me about how I used grape seed oil on my face when I mentioned it in a previous post. I thought it would be a good idea to write a post about it and answer everyone at once! Let me just say upfront that I know absolutely nothing about skin […]

Hair now in twists

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I got my hair put into twists just over a week ago. I had decided to get them for my sisters wedding which was on Saturday 27 September. I got the twists done at a salon my sister introduced me to. It’s an all men salon that focuses on twists. The men are all from […]

Hair Update

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It’s been ages since I gave you an update. Please forgive me. I have been so busy with life! The pic above was taken this past weekend.  Regular readers will remember that I have been battling post partum shedding.  The shedding has definitely slowed down but it hasn’t completely stopped.  My temples, which had thinned […]

Healthy Hair Gurus present Thank God It’s Natural event was fun!

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We had lots of fun this past Saturday at our sold out event with Chris-Tia Donaldson, the founder of Thank God It’s Natural (TGIN).  TGIN is a complete line of products made with natural and organic ingredients for ethnic hair and skin, including shampoos, conditioners, styling aids, handmade soaps, body creams and lip balms.  Chris-Tia […]

Healthy Hair Guru’s present…

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    The Healthy Hair Gurus bring you another event! Please see the flyer below for all the details. If you are interested please rsvp as soon as possible, slots are limited and this will sell out fast!

AfroBotanics giveaway winners

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Congratulations to Sharon Kadalie from South Africa, Omega Mchenje Dondoro from Zambia and Esnath Mashanda from Zimbabwe.  They were randomly selected as the winners of the AfroBotanics hampers. Theirs were the 17th, 41st and 9th comments respectively. Thank you to all those who entered.

Unusual hair growth practices

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Since I discovered I had post-partum shedding I have been obsessively reading up on what I can do to regrow my hair in the thinning places.  All this reading has led me to come across some unusual methods that some women swear has led to more hair growth for them.  I thought I would share […]

AfroBotanics giveaway

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*This giveaway has closed AfroBotanics is a South African brand that makes hair products that use mainly natural ingredients. I was really impressed by the number of products that they make. It’s really good to see African women making products for us and competing with the big brands. Who better to understand our hair than […]

Design Essentials is here

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I was excited when I heard that Design Essentials is coming to South Africa. It seems that many hair care brands are making their way to these shores and Design Essentials is the latest one. I got an opportunity to try out a few products from the brand. My thoughts on three of the products […]