Beauty Diaries

Beauty Diaries

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Aunt Jackie's For My Curls

Aunt Jackie's For My Curls
​So since I've done the big chop in 2018 I can honestly say that my hair is more healthier and stronger. I have type 4C high porosity hair and to maintain my bushy hair haven't  been easy.  It has been 7 months and my hair feels great. I have been using the Aunt Jackie's products for the last 7 months and my hair loves this...
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Protecting your hair

Someone asked me today why sleeping with a satin scarf / silk bonnet is so important. Most naturals know why, but I am posting this for those ladies out there that wants to know the method behind this madness.Going, returning / being natural is all about keeping your hair hydrated #samewhatsappgroup and most of us have cotton instead of silk pillow...
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My view on why girls straighten their hair …

It's been more than a month since My Big Chop: A preview of my "Big Day! Throughout this month I have learnt so much about what people think of natural hair in general. Especially, black natural hair 'it's not neat' or 'it's not normal'. I have a very short TWA (Teeny Weeny Afro) and I love wearing it, I never put a doekie on it throughout this mon...
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Going Back to My Roots

Growing up I always hated my hair. Let me rephrase, not while growing up this actually ended in November 2016 when I started realizing how gorgeous girls looked with their natural hair. On university I always admired them. Their hair looked healthy, shiny just extremely beautiful now this would make me sound envious. Well, maybe I was, but it made ...
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TRESemme? YES YOU MAY

TRESemmé BOTANIQUE Nourish and Replenish Shampoo & ConditionerLast year TRESemmé discontinued their natural range in South Africa, and it took me about 2 months to notice because I had stocked up (that's how much I loved it). Naturals were shook to the core and felt personally triggered, but you better PUT SOME RESPEK on TRESemmé's name cause I...
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Hair care

Hair care
​                                                                              May your skin glow and fro grow​Its' been about a year now without relaxing ...
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Hair care

Hair care
​                                                                              May your skin glow and fro grow​Its' been about a year now without relaxing ...
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My First Curl Fest

My First Curl Fest
​I recently attended my very first curl fest.  A curl fest is a day at a location where people of curls, kinks and coils come together to share and celebrate their hair experiences.  The Nakiso Curl Festival was held on the 8th of October 2016.  The day was filled with amazing fro's, colourful African prints, loads of local hair...
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Voluminous Natural Curls

​Even having natural curls can be an upkeep, all us curls beauties know this. We don't simply wake up with naturally voluminous curls without giving our hair some good loving.Do you have any of the following problems when leaving your hair to curl naturally?1. Dry "thirsty looking" ends.2. Unruly hair that just refuses to curl.3. The bad ...
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I AM NOT MY HAIR

So my flatiron broke. And believe it or not, the earth is still in orbit…If this were me a year ago, the death of my flatiron would spell the death of my entire life as I know it. Thesedays however, I'm quite nonchalant about it. Suffice to say Mufasa has got nothing on me. I'm sporting a mane 24/7 and I have not the slightest care in the world.Not...
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What Hair Extensions Dose Beyonce Use

We all admire Beyoncé Knowles or Queen Bey, as many people call her for everything that she does. From her soulful voice to her impressive dance moves, Beyoncé is a woman we all try to emulate in some way. From the ultra-popular girl group Destiny's Child to the multi-million-dollar solo music artist she is today, Queen Bey has made a name for hers...
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Hair Hack: Fixing Flyaway Hair

Flyaway hair can be really annoying if your going for a more sleek look (or just annoying in general), so today I would love to share this easy hair hack with you: Fixing flyaway hair.I love tying my hair up into a high bun as it's an easy look and great for the hot summer weather. The problem is that I have curly hair which leaves me with a lot of...
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Get the look: Double Sided Braid Updo

Looking for a gorgeous new hairstyle to try out? Today I share this Double Sided Braid Updo with you.We're having a really hot Summer this year and wearing your hair down can be uncomfy and just plain irritating. I know that's how I feel, so I've barely worn my hair down all Summer. There are still so many beautiful updos that you can try and today...
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Knowing your Curl Pattern and Hair Texture

​So ladies, each one of us has a unique hair type and so a unique hair texture.  The picture included, will describe the different kinds of hair types and curl patterns, as well as what your should do and what will happen to your hair if you don't follow the treatment instructions for each respective hair type.  I hope this pictures clear...
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The Verdict: Schwarzkopf Gliss Deep-Repair Range

​Hi Lovely LadiesSo, I've been using the Schwarzkopf Gliss Deep-Repair range for about 12 days now and I couldn't wait any longer to share my experience with you. In the last 2 weeks or so, I have washed my hair 4 times. I am totally obsessed over how amazingly scented this whole range is.My Hair Routine:- Shampoo twice with Schwarzkopf Gliss Deep-...
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GET RID OF OILY HAIR WITH BATISTE DRY SHAMPOO

GET RID OF OILY HAIR WITH BATISTE DRY SHAMPOO
What they say: Batiste Dry Shampoo for dark and deep brown hair is perfect to use between washes. A quick burst refreshes and revitalises hair and removes any excess oil. Hair feels gorgeously clean and fresh with added body and texture. The hint of colour compliments darker shades and helps blend in root re-growth on coloured hair.What I Think: I ...
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All Natural Healthy Hair

All Natural Healthy Hair
With the Season of Winter still upon us, and your skin feeling a bit dry and you need that extra moisture to keep that dryness away. But sometimes we forget our crown glory (hair) our scalps, that too needs all the moist it can get to keep healthy.     So...
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Get the look: Easy Braided Bun

Get the look: Easy Braided Bun
I’m definitely a hair in a bun kind of girl (partly because it’s easy and quick) and I just love that a simple bun can be dressed up in so many ways. I’ve been featuring a few easy bun hairstyles lately and today I would love to share this braided bun...
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Get the look: Easy Chignon for Bob Hair

Get the look: Easy Chignon for Bob Hair
Looking for a simple and sophisticated way to style your bob hair? Today I will show you how to create a gorgeous chignon that is perfect for shorter hair. The one negative thing about having a bob is that your styling possibilities become a lot less. I have been looking for...
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Get the look: Half up Bun with Braids

Get the look: Half up Bun with Braids
The half up bun look is really popular at the moment and even though I have posted this look before, I decided to add one of my favourite elements to it: Braids! Here is my Half up bun with braids look. Before I share with you on how you can create...
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