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November 17, 2015

Review: Sukin Nourishing Conditioner

in Reviews and Giveaways by CurlyTea
WHAT? Sukin Nourishing Conditioner SHORT AND SWEET Good conditioner but not spectacular. The best thing about it are the ingredients. This is a very good product for those who want to use a conditioner which doesn't contain -cones.

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November 09, 2015

Review: Kracie Ichikami Silky Smooth Care Shampoo

in Reviews and Giveaways by CurlyTea
WHAT? Kracie Ichikami Silky Smooth Care Shampoo SHORT AND SWEET The Kracie Ichikami Silky Smooth Care Shampoo has an insane amount of lather and no cones. But oddly enough it didn't make my hair feel like straw. I can see where overuse (2-3 times week and…
November 01, 2015

What the Curlytea Community Wants to Know #1 [podcast]

in HAIR by CurlyTea
This particular podcast is about you....well, about some of the emails I actually get from you guys! 1. Ingredient substitutions I get a lot of email questions about making ingredient substitutions. Sometimes people don't always have the ingredients I have.…
October 07, 2015

Sodium hydroxymethylglycinate? Formaldehyde Releaser??

in HAIR by CurlyTea
I was looking at a few new water/aloe based sprays to try in the last few days. I came across one I won't name because I haven't bought it, let alone used it to know what it does and doesn't do. However, you KNOW the first thing I did was look at the…
August 14, 2015

Part 3 - Ingredients Haul: MakingCosmetics.com

in HAIR by CurlyTea
In parts 1 and 2 [Read Part 1 | Read Part 2] of this ingredients haul, I told you about new ingredients (for me) like HairFix XH Maltodextrin, ICE Conditioner, Behentrimonium Chloride and Sorbitol. I'll introduce you to a couple more new ingredients which…
July 26, 2015

Part 2 - Ingredients Haul: MakingCosmetics.com

in HAIR by CurlyTea
In Part 1 of this ingredients haul, I told you about HairFix XH Maltodextrin and ICE Conditioner. I'll introduce you to three more new ingredients which will hopefully make it into the final versions of my DIY recipes I post here.
July 20, 2015

Part 1 - Ingredients Haul: MakingCosmetics.com

in HAIR by CurlyTea
I don't usually post about every ingredient haul I make, but I'm excited about this one because I've never tried to personally formate with these ingredients before now. So let's get right to it! 1. HairFix XH Maltodextrin INCI: Maltodextrin / VP copolymer…
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Jul 07, 2015 327

Taking Pride in Advertising Products for free?

Why do some people who do product reviews take pride in NOT getting any compensation for…
Jun 03, 2015 448

Favorite Drugstore Products

This curlytea podshort covers my favorite drugstore products for those who haven't quite…
May 07, 2015 1230

3 Ingredients To Improve Your Oil Mixes [PODCAST]

There are 3 ingredients I have been adding to my most recent hair oil mixes which has…
Apr 26, 2015 527

Podshort: When Companies Change the Formula of a Great Product

Do you hate it when you find a great product and some "genius" in the company has the…
Apr 20, 2015 637

DIY vs Commercial Products: Can You Enjoy Both? [PODCAST]

Does being into DIY mean you can't enjoy store-bought products? Of course not! I was…
Mar 16, 2015 764

Is Fake Natural Hair a Good Thing or a Bad Thing?

The topic of fake natural hair can be quite controversial. I am of two minds on the issue…
Mar 02, 2015 935

Is there Over-Policing of Black Women's Hair Within the Community? [Podcast]

Aside from originating out of imperialistic attitudes around the world, the over-policing…
Feb 18, 2015 1033

Ouidad Climate Control Heat and Humidity Gel

WHAT: Ouidad Climate Control Heat & Humidity Gel SHORT AND SWEET: Although it's called a…
Feb 02, 2015 1089

Review: Ouidad Climate Control Defrizzing Conditioner

WHAT? Ouidad Climate Control Defrizzing Conditioner SHORT AND SWEET It just sat on my…
Jan 18, 2015 1008

Review: Ouidad Climate Control Defrizzing Shampoo

WHAT? Ouidad Climate Control Defrizzing Shampoo SHORT AND SWEET Ouidad Climate Control…
Dec 29, 2014 1984

What Exactly is Real Shea Butter?

Wow. This is a tough question! Everybody feels like they know what real shea butter is…
Dec 15, 2014 2026

A Few Important Ratios for DIY mixes

There are a few important ratios I've come to rely on particularly in the past few months…
Dec 11, 2014 930

Review: Vidal Sassoon Pro Series Moisture Lock Conditioner

WHAT? Vidal Sassoon Pro Series Moisture Lock Conditioner INGREDIENTS Water, Stearyl…
Nov 02, 2014 893

Review: Vidal Sassoon Pro Series Moisture Lock Shampoo

WHAT? Vidal Sassoon Pro Series Moisture Lock Shampoo INGREDIENTS: Water, Sodium Laureth…
Oct 27, 2014 1201

What is: One-mason jar method

Sometimes I get questions about the terminology I use to describe the process of what I'm…

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