4th of July=Natural Afro Day!!!

Ladies on hair forums, blogs, Fotkis, and Facebooks everywhere are making 4th of July National Afro Day!!! Show that your Black is Beautiful and rock your fros big, bold, and proud this Sunday as we celebrate with friends and families!!!


Yes To Cucumbers Conditioner Review

Yes To Cucumbers Color Care Daily Makeover Conditioner

Ingredients– Aqua (Water), Cucumis Sativus (Cucumber) Extract*, Cetearyl Alcohol, Peucedanum Graveolens (Dill) Extract*, Capsicum Annuum (Green Pepper) Extract*, Maris Aqua (Dead Sea Water), Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis (Sweet Almond) Oil*, Magnesium Chloride, Chamomilla Recutita (Camomile) Extract*, Olea Europaea (Olive) Oil*, Brassica Oleracea (Broccoli) Extract*, Benzyl Alcohol, Spinacia Oleracea (Spinach) Extract, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Oil*, Calendula Officinalis Oil*, Maris Limus (Silt) Extract, Cucumis Melo (Melon) Extract*, Parfum (Fragrance), Triticum Vulgare (Wheat) Germ Oil*, Punica Granatum (Pomegranate Peel) Extract*, Lactic Acid, Centaurea Cyanus, Beta Vulgaris (Beetroot) Extract*, Olea Europaea (Olive) Leaf Extract*, Dehydroacetic Acid.

Product description– You will love our Color Care Daily Makeover Conditioner, specially formulated to protect your color treated hair. Add moisture with organic cucumber, spring water and hydrating green tea to give you a glossy tangle-free shine. Combines organic cucumbers, aloe vera, centaurea and Dead Sea minerals. We’ve also added extracts of centaurea that contain a powerful blend of potent anti-oxidants to lock in color and protect fading. You can thank us later!

Price– $8.99 at Target $3.99 if you’re lucky enough to find some at Ross
Size– 16.9 oz

Review: This is my FAVORITE conditioner!!! I’ve been using it for about 2+ months every time I wash/co wash my hair. It gives me the most amazing slip among any other conditioners I’ve tried such as, HEHH, HETT, Suave Naturals, VO5, Bed Head MM etc. It’s a green color (hence the cucumber), I enjoy the smell, it’s fresh-like lol. It’s pretty thick in consistency and goes on very smoothly. It detangles like a dream. I’ve used it for co washes, detangling, in my spritz, and as a leave in and I couldn’t be happier. It’s defiantly my go to conditioner for anything I may need. My hair feels like butter during and after I condition with it.
Now onto the verdict:

Would I purchase it again & does it have staple potential??

Yes!! It is my #1 conditioner for the price and results. I do wish it came in a liter size, and for those of you who like to stock up, it also has an expiration date so just be cautious of that when you go to buy 10 bottles at a time lol. There is also a leave in conditioner for $12.99 in Target, the ingredients I think are identical except for maybe 1 or 2 differences, but I have yet to try it.

I give it ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ out of 5 ♥

Kinky Curly Knot Today Leave In Review

Ingredients– Mango fruit extract, slippery elm, marshmallow root, lemongrass, cetyl alcohol, behentrimibium methosulfate, citric acid, phenoxyethanol and natural fragrance

Product Description: 
KNOT TODAY TM is a creamy herbal conditioner and detangler designed to smooth the cuticle and remove knots, snarls and tangles from thick curly textured hair.
After washing hair, apply KNOT TODAY TM generously and work through troubled areas with a wide tooth comb.
Can be used as a regular rinse out conditioner for wavy hair or as a leave-in for thicker curlier hair types.
An excellent product to use after removing braids and extensions.

I applied my KCKT in the shower on freshly conditioned and mostly detangled hair. My hair was feeling a little dry because I had terrible build up from something and ended up using my Aussie Moist shampoo to get it out ☹ Anyways upon application, any tangles I had left in my hair seemed to melt away. A little goes a long way with this stuff, the consistency is thinner than what I usually like but about a quarter sized amount of this stuff was enough for my whole head. It went on so smoothly and my hair felt great! It was easy to spread through my hair and my fingers glided right thru while I finished detangling. I didn’t rinse any out because I tend to need more conditioner left in.

Now usually to prevent frizz I make sure I do a cold water rinse before getting out of the shower, but I was going to twist my hair up anyways so I wasn’t to worried about frizz. But to my surprise I had very minimal frizz when I got out the shower and I had amazing curl definition!! After a several uses and alternating between KCKT and my Giovanni Direct Leave in, I can definitely say the KCKT gave me the curl definition that almost competes with my gel, granted it gave me no hold but I wasn’t expecting that from a leave in conditioner anyways. I let my hair air dry and it’s usually around this time when my hair starts feeling dry again, but this wasn’t the case.

I also love the smell of this conditioner. I can’t put my finger on exactly what smells so good about it but I can say I prefer it over my Giovanni Direct Leave In, which seems to have an uh… interesting smell to me lol

Now onto the verdict:

Would I purchase it again & does it have staple potential??

Yes!! Defiantly in a bigger size though for some reason 8oz bottles freak me out because I tend to be heavy handed.

I give it ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ out of 5♥

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This will be my place to document my hair journey, review products, track my progress, attempt to keep my inner PJ contained and anything and everything else pertaining to my hair. Hopefully I don’t end up slacking like I did on my Fotki.. hehe