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PRODUCT HAUL OF A PRODUCT JUNKIE :-)

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I have bought a few new products since my last post. First off, I'd like to discuss the Terressentials lavender organic hair wash.

 I have used it about five times and I love it! It has organic aloe vera juice, bentonite clay and tons of other all natual stuff! It is also uses USDA certified organic ingredients. I try to stick to all natural products because they are far healthier for you. Ingredients from products applied to the scalp and the skin can easily be absorbed into the body and some of these ingredients can be very harmful. So, if for that reason alone I love Terressentials! It smells great and believe me when I tell you that it makes my curls pop! After rinsing it out my hair is still curly. After which I follow through with my Giovanni Direct leave in Weightless moisture Conditioner. It is my holy grail leave in and I doubt I woul ever replace it.
So all in all I love my terressentials, and a little goes a long way! There are also different flavours such as the mint,…

JOURNEY TO BEING NATURAL.

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Growing up, my sister and I had the thickest hair! Wash day was dreaded and my poor mother struggled to run us down, catch us and do our hair. The tears were plenty and my mom was soaked from head to toe by the time she was through! Needless to say, we wanted our hair to be relaxed. But my father didn't believe children should get relaxers. So we went through all types of detanglers and nothing helped.
   Then I started high school, and only a handful of my classmates had natural hair, so I started getting my hair braided (cornrowed). Every week my neighbor would braid my hair. She had to do it really tight so it would last for the whole week, so before I realized it, my edges were thinning out. I still continued to get this done every week so I didn't feel too out of place.

Then I finally relaxed my hair. (Sometimes I would have a good hair day, sometimes it was awful. In the pic above I was about 3 months into transitioning.) It was the beginning of the end. My hair broke, …