HOT

Latest DIY Recipes

  • Hibiscus and Black Seed Hair Creme [VIDEO]
  • Kukui and Aloe Lite Hair Milk [VIDEO]
  • Khan Choy and Hibiscus Leave-in Condish [VIDEO]
  • Rhassoul Carob and Cocoa Prepoo Conditioning Cubes
  • Irish Moss Detangling Leave-in with Neem and Foti Root [VIDEO]
September 25, 2014

Survey

in HAIR by CurlyTea

What I'm Working On

Shea and Cocoa Butter Body Cream

10%

Aloe Vera and Shea butter based softening leave-in

50%

Hibiscus and Black Seed based Hair Lotion

100%
Join Us

Become a Subscriber

BECOME A SUBSCRIBER TODAY!

  1. Get acces to CurlyTea's ever increasing DIY 'Best Recipes' vault
  2. Advertise your website, your youtube channel, your twitter and facebook pages, and your products
  3. Get direct one on one answers to your questions about DIY, curly hair maintenance, and product/ingredient recommendations
  4. Share your own tutorials, recipes, and HOW TO vids
  5. Get Super Tips about formulating as you're browsing throughout the site
  6. Be notified first of any upcoming DIY giveaways

Hey, it's MUCH CHEAPER than nursing a product junkie habit! 
Unlike your PJism, if you JOIN NOW you'll actually gain the knowledge to MAKE YOUR OWN conditioners, shampoos, creams, lotions, retwist spritzes and more!

September 04, 2014

Dupe: Is there A Good Way To Figure Out the Percentages of your Fav Product?

in HAIR by CurlyTea
Recently, an email question came in asking about the creation of a diy mix similar to a popular product. I learned a long time ago not to fool with trying to make a real dupe of a product already on the market. It can be a headache and a total waste of…
August 26, 2014

Hey, Why Was I Running From Butylene Glycol Again?

in HAIR by CurlyTea
Over the course of my 13 year natural hair journey, I have chosen to stay away from certain products once I became wise to why they may not be good for the hair or body. However, there comes a time when you start to question why you were running away from…
August 19, 2014

BTMS-25: A Tale of Two Batches

in HAIR by CurlyTea
Uh, why-come this BTMS don't work no-mo?! LOL! What I really mean to say is that there's a definitely difference with the look and feel of two different batches of BTMS I purchased about a year apart from the same wholesaler. As many of you know, I buy a…
August 04, 2014

Use Herbs to Fight Against Dull Hair

in HAIR by CurlyTea
Many women with straight, wavy, coily, kinky, and curly hair have dealt with dullness at some point. Major manufacturers typically deal with this issue by creating "shine" products full of different silicones which mostly coat the hair to make it look shiny…
July 28, 2014

Youtube: Don't Be Intimidated and Don't Judge Too Harshly

in HAIR by CurlyTea
Don't be intimidated by the high quality videos created by some Naturals today, and don't judge other Naturals too harshly for the quality of their Youtube videos, especially if they're just starting out. I was recently asked for advice about creating youtube…
July 23, 2014

Working with Mucilage-rich Irish Moss

in HAIR by CurlyTea
For an upcoming recipe, I decided to use a mix of Irish Moss, Foti Root and Burdock Root as the base for a conditioning mix. But I want to talk specifically about Irish Moss here. Irish Moss is a seaweed from which the thickener "carrageenan" is derived. It's…
Jun 14, 2014 494

How is Blue Ivy's Hair a Hot Topic Amongst Grown-ass People?

(You will have to excuse my language in the following post) I initially wanted to view…
May 27, 2014 577

Add Heavy-lifter Ingredients to Your DIY Mixes

Do you guys add any "heavy lifters" to your mixes or pre-made conditioners? When I say…
May 12, 2014 513

Product Review: Kiss My Face Whenever Shampoo Green Tea and Lime

WHAT Kiss My Face Whenever Shampoo: Green Tea and Lime SHORT AND SWEET Gets hair clean…
lowpH01
Apr 30, 2014 634

Formulate for a Lower pH in your DIY Conditioners

I received a question at facebook asking about the pH of DIY recipes. If you didn't…
3TeaConditionerGiveaway
Mar 09, 2014 972

[GIVEAWAY OVER] 3Tea Conditioning Cream w/Rosemary and Organic Coconut oil

Congrats to YOLANDA (yolanda1134) for winning this giveaway!! An email has been sent and…
privatelabelcosp1front
Mar 05, 2014 1484

Pt2: Sulfate-Free? Private Label Cosmetics Manufacturer Reveals Truth About Haircare Products

READ PART ONE HERE PART TWO In part 1 of this feature, I talked about a great lecture…
Olivem1000wm
Feb 24, 2014 1999

My adventures with Olivem 1000 emulsifier

I recently put aside enough duckets to get my hands on Olivem 1000, a stand-alone…
dezmarink ajiasheabutter01
Jan 24, 2014 701

Product Review: DezMar-Ink Ajia Destiny Shea Butter Sealant

What? DezMar-Ink Ajia Destiny Shea Butter Sealant INGREDIENTS: Organic Unrefined Ivory…
dezmarink ajiasheabutter01
Jan 04, 2014 780

First Impression: DezMar-Ink Ajia Destiny Shea Butter Sealant

I just received the Ajia Destiny Shea Butter Sealant from author Marcia Shannon, who is…
diymeasurements01 curlytea.com
Dec 05, 2013 1474

Lite Guide to Determining Your DIY Measurements

I usually save the type of specificity for direct communications with paying Subscription…
meaningfulbeauty01 curlytea
Nov 26, 2013 977

Product Review: Meaningful Beauty Crème de Serum

What? Meaningful Beauty Creme de Serum SHORT AND SWEET Instant softness without any…
TresemmeNaturalsOriginal02s curlytea.com
Nov 23, 2013 1662

Product Review: TRESemme Naturals

What? TRESemme Naturals Nourishing Moisture Conditioner INGREDIENTS (BEFORE Unilever…
palmkernel01f
Nov 03, 2013 1612

Review: Unrefined Palm KERNEL oil

As some of the readers know, I bought 100% Unrefined Palm KERNEL oil from Coastal Scents…
thickvslite01
Oct 28, 2013 1502

Thick vs "Lite" Leave-in Conditioners?

I am currently on a light (lite) conditioner kick at the moment. I know, I know! For a…
5BasicIngredientsLeaveInF curlytea
Sep 29, 2013 4108

5 Basic Ingredients to make a DIY Leave-in Conditioner

Someone asked the other day what the basic ingredients were to make a good leave-in. I…

star 24 

DIY recipes, advice, and info
about the creation of products for natural hair