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My silk scarf is heeere!

Hey there,
      In this post I wished for a silk scarf and with much joy in my heart I hereby announce: It is heeere! (Shout out to the best sister in the world... Alison!) I am really excited because a silk scarf is grade one protection for your hair when you sleep. Before I knew anything about satin bonnets and silk scarves I used to moisturise my hair just before I sleep and in the morning I would wake up to Sahara dry hair. While I was on cloud 9 my cotton pillowcase  would suck out all the moisture from my strands leaving them dry. A silk scarf protects your hair from losing moisture especially while you sleep. The silk material breathes and rather than absorb the moisture and oils from your hair, it lets it remain where it belongs - on your strands. Its also great for keeping your hair away from prying eyes when you are having a bad hair day. I also use mine as a pillow covering sometimes when I cannot find my satin bonnet or when I don't want anything on my head while I sleep. I usually wake up to soft and slippery well moisturised hair after using my scarf  which means that I don't have to re-moisturise my hair in the morning..coolness!  If you want to wake up to moisturised hair think about investing in a silk scarf, it will help you on your healthy hair journey.
     

 

My new BFF

100% silk is best



KimB

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  1. Am really happy for you dear. Been wanting one for sometime now, asked a frnd to help me get one in the market and according to her, she was being stared at like she came from the moon when she asked for a silk bonnet. Pls is there a market name for it?

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  2. Am really happy for you dear. Been wanting one for sometime now, asked a frnd to help me get one in the market and according to her, she was being stared at like she came from the moon when she asked for a silk bonnet. Pls is there a market name for it?

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    1. Hi oma, I had the same experience at balogun market. I had to ask my sister in texas to get it for me. I think its called a silk scarf. There are also satin bonnets that do the same job. Thanks for stopping by

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  3. Loll @ 'Sahara dry'.
    Beautiful scarf!
    I can definitely see this as a statement piece in an outfit.

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  4. It is hard to find silk scarves like these nowadays… lucky!

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