Here’s an overview of what IS helping my hair get to where its is. As oppose to where it has been.
October 24th 2010
I went natural after pressing my hair for 10 1/2 years. Products I was using, where damaging my hair more and more. These products included: Miss Jessie’s Curly Pudding, a leave in conditioner by Mixed Chicks, Neutrogena’s Clarifying Shampoo. Also not know the complete knowledge of combing Black hair when it’s dry. I had no knowledge of how to take care of my hair.
This is why I’m posting a list of products AND the ingredients, that work wonders for African hair.
Nupur (100% PURE HENNA):
Aloe Vera – Moisturises hair & makes it silky
Methi (Fenugreek) – Conditions, nourishes and revitalizes hair
Bhringraj – Makes hair luxuriant
Amla – Darkens hair colour, adds shine & luster
Neem – Fights scalp infection and prevents dandruff
Hibiscus – Rejuvenates hair, making it silky and shiny
Jatamansi – Prevents graying of hair
Brahmi – Promotes hair growth
Vakita Coconut Oil:
Henna – colorant, hair conditioner & restorative
Amla – hair nourishment, delays graying & hair fall
Harar – protects from UV rays, delays graying
Bahera – maintains hair color
Neem – anti-microbial, fights dandruff & hair fall
Brahmi – hair vitalizer
Kapur Kachari – antiseptic
Lemon Oil – astringent, fights dandruff, controls sebum flow
Coconut Oil – promotes hair growth & nourishment
Cow’s Milk – natural nourishment for scalp & roots
Horsetail Powder: This powder speeds up hair growth, clears skin inflammations, and strengthens hair follicles.
Kinky Curly Knot Today (leave-in conditioner)
Ingredients: Organic mango extract, organic slipper elm, organic marshmallow root, organic lemongrass, cetyl alcohol, behentrimonium methosulfate, citric acid, phenoxyethanol and natural fragrance.
This leave-in is
You can find all of these products at
an Indian grocery store, whole foods, health food store, or at http://www.amazon.com
And that’s all folks. God bless and good luck with your hair. 🙂