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19 August 2019
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It seems to me that the essence of going natural is being transformed into not so much of a journey of self-discovery but a journey to see how many hair products one can use on their heads to make the...
08 December 2019
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You are in the car and lean over to grab something. When you lean back to your seat, you get a whiff of something, and it's not pleasant. It's like a musty, sweaty or sharp smell. Where is it coming f...
26 August 2020
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A couple of times a year, this subject come around. Like a comet, it blasts through natural hair groups, discussion forums and social media. Is the word "nappy" good or bad? Should we use it or not?&n...
10 December 2019
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"I am a daughter of the African soil and I am beautiful. See your face reflected in mine" Zobizini Tunzi Congratulations to Zozibini Tunzi, Miss Universe 2019. Her beauty is strikingly honest,&nb...
21 August 2020
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A new study conducted by Ashleigh Shelby Rosette, a management professor and a senior associate dean who conducted the research at Duke University's Fuqua School of Business, has been released with no...

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Moisturizing Spritz

Glycerin in small amounts is a great way to retain moisture. But don't overuse it!

Glycerin is great for retaining moisture that is already in your hair. The problem is that it will draw moisture out of your hair to itself. So only use it when your hair is damp and you may need to spritz up your hair again several times a day to keep it soft if you are in an air-conditioned or dry enviromnet. The more humidity, the longer your hair will stay moisturized.

With this recipe, you can double the proportions of oil & glycerine if you wish, but keep honey low. This mixture will last 2 weeks and a little bit longer if kept in a dark bottle and cool.

GLYCERIN SPRITZ

1/4 litre chamomile tea
1 tsp honey
2 to 3 tsp glycerine
2 to 3 tsp of your favorite carrier oil
3 to 6 drops essential oil (3 drops rosemary, as a preservative + 3 of lavender or just 6 rosemary oil)

METHOD

Last modified on Friday, 29 May 2020 13:25
Patricia Gaines

Patricia Gaines aka Deecoily is the founder and creator of Nappturality in 2002, the beginning of the natural hair movement. Since 2000 she has been blogging on all things natural hair, Black culture and politics.

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