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Product Review - Cantu Shea Butter Daily Oil Moisturiser

Hi guys,
    As you well know the search for the perfect Leave-in-Conditioner almost never ends. Healthy hair needs moisture to thrive and one way to give it that moisture is through a good moisturiser/ leave-in-conditioner. My favourite moisturiser is Cantu Shea butter Leave-In-Conditioner but unfortunately I ran out of it in February. My supplier in the US sent me a new product to try - Cantu Shea Butter Daily Oil moisturiser. This is the review.

Meet the product:

Product claims:
Made with pure Shea Butter and essential oils to replace vital oil in your hair, leaving it stronger and healthier with a natural shine.
 Protects, conditions and penetrates each strand without weighing hair down.
Richly conditions dry brittle hair with deep penetrating oil and emollients.
Nourishes, repairs and strengthens hair to reduce split ends and breakage.
Revitalizes, detangles and adds shine to hair.
Prevents sun and heat damage to hair.
Restores moisture to dry or damaged hair and scalp.


Revising my Regimen

Hi guys,
    One of the most important things a healthy hair craver should have is a regimen. A healthy hair regimen is a sort of systematic plan  designed to improve and maintain the condition of the hair over time. For most hair types this should involve conditioning, deep conditioning, moisturising, sealing, protein treatments etc. In one of my earliest Posts I outlined my regimen at the time and as you may have noticed there was a lot of spritzing and sealing and Co-washing. It seems to me now that I spent alot of my time caring for my hair. I didn't mind all the work but as the condition of my hair improved and I got quality hair products it became necessary to change my regimen.

First of all my products changed. I started using Cantu Shea Butter Leave-in conditioning treatment and sealing with a mix of olive and castor oil. This left my hair super moisturised for a longer period of time. Just recently I started using whipped Shea Butter as a sealant and my hair stay…

Dealing with conflicting theories in your natural hair journey

Hi there,
     I'm really sorry it has taken me so long to post on my blog, God knows I try to every day but something always comes up. Today I really want to talk about something that I find sooo annoying: CONFLICTING THEORIES!! It seems to me that the world is full of them. Consider a few examples. Did you ever hear that hormonal birth control causes cancer? I did and then several studies came up refuting that theory. Then there was the one about cell phones causing brain damage and tumours followed of course by several research findings claiming that those findings were inaccurate. Several cases exist and I'm  sure you can count off 100 at the drop of a hat.
   These conflicting theories also abound in natural hair care. Since I started my journey I have tried my best to keep up with the latest research on natural hair care. I subscribe to blackhairinformation, curlynikki, hairandhealth, blackgirllonghair,, kinkycurlycoilyme and many other blogs just to keep u…