Ingredient Awareness

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

Shea Moisture Loc & Braid Butter

Shea Moisture Adds a Product Specifically For Locs— Good or Bad?

Shea Moisture has just released a new product specifically for locs, “Loc & Braid Butter”, and I share whether or not this is actually a good product to use on locs.
Why I Hate Dr. Bronner's Castile Soap in My Hair - CURLYNUGROWTH.com

Why I Hated Dr.Bronner’s Castile Soap in My Hair

My past experiences with Dr. Bronner’s Castile Soap on locs were horrible and I was completely turned off. But recently my perceptive has changed and I’ll tell you why!
Review of the Alikay Naturals Hair Growth Oil- CURLYNUGROWTH.COM

Alikay Naturals Essential 17 Hair Growth Oil Review

UPDATE (2019): THIS OIL NOW CONTAINS CORN OIL AND I DO NOT RECOMMEND! If you could bottle all of your favorite oils into one mixture you would get the Alikay Naturals Essential 17 Hair Growth Oil! This mixture is the perfect blend between a thick oil, like castor oil, and a lighter oil, like almond oil. The consistency and fragrance makes the Alikay Naturals Essential 17 Hair Growth Oil great for daily use to effectively...

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...