Category Archives: Hair Care

How to stretch your Natural Hair (no heat involved)


How to stretch your Natural Hair (no heat involved).


Homemade Flax Seed Gel


If you are looking for an alternative gel that is more natural than Eco Styler Gel here is a great recipe you can try at home.  It is easy to make and very cheap.  I bought about 1.5 cup of flax seed at my local bulk store for about 0.50 cents.  You can keep the gel in the fridge for 3 weeks.

You will need:

1/4 cup whole flax seed

2 cups water

Container or jar

Bring the mixture to a boil until it thickens.  Make sure you stir constantly to prevent the flax seed from burning.  Once ready, strain the mixture into a container or a  jar.

I found the recipe from Naptural85… enjoy!


Eco Styling Gel… Review


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I only have good things to say about the Eco Styling Gel.  Just see for yourself!

Before Eco Styling Gel

After Eco Styling Gel

Needless to say I am in love with this product.  In fact while I was in the States this weekend I bought three big  jars at Sally’s.  Each jar was under $3.50.  I purchase the Olive oil and the Argan oil to try.

Natural shampoo recipe


If you are not wild about the no-poo method here is a recipe that I found at  I have been trying the no-poo method for a while now but I find that I miss the foaming aspect of shampoo.  I will definitely try this recipe in the near future.


  1. Combine all ingredients in an old shampoo bottle or jar of some kind (pump soap dispensers and even foaming dispensers work well for this. If you use a foaming dispenser, add 1/4 cup of distilled water)
  2. Shake well to mix.
  3. Keep in shower for up to a month.
  4. Shake before each use.
  5. Use about a teaspoon every time you shampoo