Latest DIY Recipes

  • Black Tea and Moringa Hair Pudding w/ Cupuacu and Neem oil [VIDEO]
  • Royal Niacin Face Cream with Neem (99% oil free) [VIDEO]
  • Ginger and Clover Castile Coconut Milk Shampoo
  • Royal Moringa Heavy Cream with MSM
  • Shea Kernel Creamy Conditioner
July 29, 2014

Curlytea Stuff! Grab your Curlytea Merch!

in General by CurlyTea
Curlytea Merchandise! Yay!! Check out the only curlytea merch you can buy online right now which features a hand-drawn "artwork" on a bunch of different stuff! I know that sounds SOOOO convincing right?! HAHA! Recently, I've been playing around with creating…

What I'm Working On

Kahn Choy based leave-in


Rhassoul Clay Hair Cubes


Irish Moss Detangling Leave-in Conditioner


Black Tea and Moringa Hair Pudding

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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…
June 14, 2014

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

in HAIR by @curlyteaconsult
(You will have to excuse my language in the following post) I initially wanted to view the topic of Blue Ivy's hair as a light subject, worthy of only interesting internet memes. I really did. But the past few days, people on social media began acting like…
May 27, 2014

Add Heavy-lifter Ingredients to Your DIY Mixes

in HAIR by CurlyTea
Do you guys add any "heavy lifters" to your mixes or pre-made conditioners? When I say 'heavy-lifter', that's my way of noting an ingredient which adds to the ability of a DIY mix to improve the condition on the hair, skin, or in some cases, improve the…
May 12, 2014

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

in Reviews and Giveaways by CurlyTea
WHAT Kiss My Face Whenever Shampoo: Green Tea and Lime SHORT AND SWEET Gets hair clean and SUPER SHINY
April 30, 2014

Formulate for a Lower pH in your DIY Conditioners

in HAIR by CurlyTea
I received a question at facebook asking about the pH of DIY recipes. If you didn't already know, pH plays an important role in hair care products, particularly the ones we leave in our hair after washing and conditioning. For leave-in…
March 09, 2014

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

in Reviews and Giveaways by CurlyTea
Congrats to YOLANDA (yolanda1134) for winning this giveaway!! An email has been sent and you have 1 week to confirm to received your gift! Giveaway alert! Every now and then, our incredible site Subscribers will get a chance to win an actual DIY herbal-based…
Mar 05, 2014 1244

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…
Feb 24, 2014 1411

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 603

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 651

First Impression: DezMar-Ink Ajia Destiny Shea Butter Sealant

I just received the Ajia Destiny Shea Butter Sealant from author Marcia Shannon, who is…
Dec 05, 2013 1197

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 833

Product Review: Meaningful Beauty Crème de Serum

What? Meaningful Beauty Creme de Serum SHORT AND SWEET Instant softness without any…
Nov 23, 2013 1437

Product Review: TRESemme Naturals

What? TRESemme Naturals Nourishing Moisture Conditioner INGREDIENTS (BEFORE Unilever…
Nov 03, 2013 1361

Review: Unrefined Palm KERNEL oil

As some of the readers know, I bought 100% Unrefined Palm KERNEL oil from Coastal Scents…
Oct 28, 2013 1339

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 3357

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…
Sep 03, 2013 2112

'Nasty' Comments from Sheryl Underwood About Natural Hair

Sheryl Underwood must think its 1913 and not 2013. She dun stepped in it with a lot of…
Aug 23, 2013 1142

Product Review: Beija-Flor Naturals Maracuja Milk

What? Beija-Flor Naturals Maracuja Milk for Kinks Curls and Coils INGREDIENTS: Aloe Vera,…
cowashimage01 curlytea
Aug 20, 2013 766

How to 'cowash' and what it means

'Cowashing' ('cowash') is the process of using a conditioner, instead of shampoo, to help…
diluteshampoo curlytea
Aug 11, 2013 1203

Dilute Shampoo... or Make Your Own

If you have to use shampoo on your curls, the #1 rule is to dilute it. People use…
Aug 05, 2013 1110

Hair Milk Experimentation and Whatnot...

I've been testing out the creation of a hair milk recipe. I know, I know! Hair milks seem…

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