Ingredient Awareness

Learn what ingredients are in hair care products and how they affect the health of your hair.

Jane Carter Natural Hold Locking Spray Product Review

When I first started my locs I needed something to prevent my hair from unraveling. I searched for a product that would naturally help my hair to loc faster and/or prevent my soft hairs from coming out of my newly formed locs; I found the Jane Carter Natural Hold Locking Spray. The Natural Hold Locking Spray was an essential part of my regimen when I first started my Traditional Locs. Natural Hold Locking Spray Product...
Taliah Waajid Lock It Up Gel New Label

Taliah Waajid Lock It Up Gel Product Knowledge

The Lock It Up gel or the Tight Hold gel is often used by many people with locs because it’s readily accessible in most retailers however you need to be cautious of how this product can affect the scalp! Personally, in the past, I used the Lock It Up gel to retwist my husband’s locs and on my clients’ locs because it looked like the most natural product available. One day, I turned the jar around...
Taliah Waajid Tight Hold Gel

Taliah Waajid Tight Hold Gel Product Knowledge

People are always in a rush for their hair to loc and looking for products that will loc their hair even if the cost is heavy build up. One product that is advertised to be for starter locs and offer “superior hold” is the Taliah Waajid Tight Hold Gel. In almost any beauty retailer you will find the Taliah Waajid Tight Hold gel next to the Lock It Up gel. The Tight Hold gel however...

Jamaican Mango & Lime Locking Gel Product Knowledge

An in-depth product review about the ingredients inside Jamaican Mango & Lime Locking Gel and why you should avoid using this product in your locs.
Oyin Handmade Grand Poo Bar

OyinHandmade Grand Poo Shampoo Bar Product Review

I can’t believe I waited so long to use my Shampoo Bar because I have definitely been missing out!! A while back I ordered a bunch of Oyin Handmade products, including the Grand Poo Bar, and I used everything except the Grand Poo Bar. I honestly didn’t use it because I was skeptical, and I didn’t think it would lather, let alone, clean my hair..but I was SO wrong!! Not only did the shampoo bar lather...