5 Tips to Deep Conditioning


Hey Ya’ll! Deep conditioning is one of the most important things in a hair regimen whether you are natural or not. But it can be a problem if you don’t use it correctly. Here are 5 tips that can guide you into deep conditioning.

What is deep conditioning?

Deep conditioner is a conditioner that helps to add moisture, manageability and elasticity.

This conditioner can be left on the hair from 5 min to 40 min depending on the brand.

Tip #1 Choose the right deep conditioner

Whatever shape your hair is in ( natural , dry, lacking protein etc.) there is a deep conditioner for you.

Tip #2 Apply correctly

When you apply your deep conditioner, you want to make sure that every strand gets coated. You want to apply  it to  your shaft and ends not your scalp.

Tip #3 Don’t leave it in too long

Every deep conditioner has a time that is has to stay on your hair. Make sure that you follow the directions. Leaving it on for hours or overnight doesn’t make it work any better.

Tip #4 Rinse with cool water

When you rinse your deep conditioner out with cool water it closes the cuticles of your hair and it keeps in the moisture and nutrients from the deep conditioner.

Tip #5 Be consistent

This is very important. Whether it’s once a week or every two weeks, whatever works for your hair do that.

We hope that these tips can guide you to productive deep conditioning!

Much Love,








Hair Porosity

  What is Porosity? Porosity is the quality or state of being porous. Porous means containing vessels and permeable to fluids. So basically how well does your hair absorb moisture and products, So let’s talk about  Hair Porosity…

Low porosity hair is when the cuticle layer of the hair shaft is smooth and tight around the cortex which makes moisture and products hard to get in.

~It’s usually protein sensitive.

~Using  lighter oils (argan, grape seed)  will not weigh the hair down and can be used as a sealant.

~Deep conditioning with heat raises the cuticle so that  it can do it’s job properly.

~Using products with humectants will attract moisture to the hair.

High porosity hair is when the cuticle layer of the hair shaft is raised (bumpy), so moisture comes in but leaves just as fast.

~ Prone to breakage and damage

~Use minimal heat

~Deep condition regularly

~Use heavier products (butters,oils)

~Seal hair with oils (coconut, olive oil)

The two methods of finding out your hair’s porosity are very simple and can be done in minutes. The first method is the most well known;first take a strand of clean hair and place it in a glass of room temperature water wait for a couple of minutes if the hair floats you have low porosity if hair sinks you have high porosity. For the second method  take a strand of hair, gently slide your fingers up towards your scalp. If you feel little bumps you have high porosity. If your hair feels smooth then you have low porosity.

Much Love,


What Does This Mean?

Hey Y’all! When we buy products  there are ingredients and words that we recognize but don’t know the exact meaning. This can be anything from food to hair products, here are some words that you might have seen on some of your products.

Organic: made or grown without artificial chemicals ;obtained from a living thing

Cold pressed: pressed without applying heat ( keeps all the good stuff in)

Refined: free of unwanted substances; free from impurities

Cruelty- Free: developed or produced without inhumane testing on animals

Fair trade: fair prices are paid to producers in developing countries

Extra Virgin: Highest quality; usually cold pressed

NonGMO: ( Genetically Modified Organism) any product that was not altered at the gene level


This is only part one of this terminology series… Stay tuned for part two!!

Much Love,


5 Summer Hair Care Tips

Hey Ya’ll!! Natural chicas listen up… Here are 5 summer hair care tips that will keep your hair looking good and your edges in place… Leggo!!

Avoid Heat- The blow dryer and flat irons are cool but when it comes to this summer heat, we need to give them a break. The sun is already beaming down on the hair and adding more heat may cause some problems.

Drink Plenty of Water- Our hair and skin can benefit from water. Water is pretty awesome  and it will hydrate your hair from the inside. Our scalp is skin and when it’s hydrated so is our hair. So hydrate and feel great!

Clarify- If you plan on being in the pool and/or the beach this is a must. Chlorine and salt water don’t like our hair too much so getting our hair thoroughly cleansed of these things will keep our hair healthy. Quick Tip: Add conditioner to your hair before you dive in… It will coat your hair and keep it soft so when you clarify/shampoo it’s more manageable.

Sun Protection-  Just like our skin our hair needs protection from the sun. Thankfully there are products out there that have UV filters that can provide our hair with the protection it needs against the sun. Also, there are natural oils that naturally help with sun protection.

Protective Styles- Put it up and go… not having to deal with our hair is amazing. Plus it’s  good to not have to fuss with our tresses in this heat…we have enough to deal with right?

Whether it’s braids, weave,wigs, hats, scarves etc. be sure to cleanse, condition, and moisturize your hair. She still needs love too!!

What are your plans for the summer?

Much Love,

Erica D.