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Hi guys,
     If there's one thing all naturalistas have in common it will be a stash of hair products. There's usually the moisturiser, the sealing oil or butter, the conditioner &/or deep conditioner and the shampoo. For the Bruce Lees of natural hair there'd be alot of other things like henna, bentonite/rhassoul clay, ACV and some other action packed products but you'll agree with me that when we travel we take just the basics- moisturiser,conditioner, oil and shampoo. So what do you do when you have to take a short trip? Go with all your heavy bottles of product,  go with none and leave your strands to the grace of God or improvise? I would improvise. I usually put a little of everything I need in smaller bottles. The bottles are usually random bottles in different sizes and don't usually look so cute in my bag. In answer to a prayer I don't remember praying, I found these bottles at Blenco supermarket Ajah:

Cute or nah? I love them, especially the spray bottle. Here's what I think should be in each bottle:

Nice clean and cute bottles

Aside short trips these bottles will also be great for your day to day hustle. They are small enough to fit into most bags and still leave space for a baby hippo. The spray bottle can fit into most make up bags so you do not have to worry about your fro being dry halfway through the day. If you bump into them at your local supermarket be sure to make at least one pack yours. In other news my fro will be 2 out for my hair update:-)
I used my phone (S5) to type and post this. I hope it comes out well as it will mean I get to blog more!

Thanks for stopping by,



  1. Very cute bottles. I don't fly much but I could buy them cos they are tooo cute.

    1. Me too but they are too cute to pass up. Besides they are small enough to fit into your make up bag for daily use.

  2. This is a really great initiative and its cheap too! I'm not a natural hair person but I know it can come in handy especially for my face cleanser that the springy thing came off and I have to hold it up everytime.
    Thanks for sharing this great find nne!

    1. You are right Cassie, they can also work for that purpose. Thanks for stopping by ***

  3. Mehn, I'm in need of these bottles. I made the decision to start taking better care of my natural hair 2weeks ago and its been a struggle. I was looking at my fro just this afternoon and wondering why its so dry. I just spritzed it with one of those amazing spray bottles that contains amazing hair products (in my mind) and went back to #NoTime.

    1. Lol. I can understand the struggle. One thing you must know is that it gets better with time. The more you care for the fro the better it will look. Hang in there love :-)

  4. Hey! I'm new here and I'm going natural. How do I start? Products and how to use them pls. Thanks.


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