Trying Something New

Hey curlfriends!

Can ya’ll believe Spring has finally graced us with it’s presence? Yesss curls, I’m so ready for warmer weather, fun outfits, and new hairstyles!

So today’s post is about this cute little shampoo massager that was gifted to me in January. I chose not to use it for shampooing, but rather as a scalp massager instead, and curlfriends, I am loving it!

Ok, so January 1st I decided to switch up my hair care routine. I felt the need to add something new. What I started doing was using the electric shampoo massager on my scalp every night before bed, then I’d follow up with my kangen beauty water and then seal the ends of my hair with my hair and body balm.

This process seems to have had a great affect on my hair, as I’ve noticed some pretty good length retention and I plan to continue this method for the remainder of the year. Now don’t get me wrong, I’ve always done scalp massages using my fingers, but just wanted to try a different approach and give my fingers a break. So be sure to check back for updates.

My overall impression, this lovely little number is quite effective in promoting healthy hair growth, it stimulates the the hair follicles and increases blood flow, now what curly girl doesn’t want that?

If you’re struggling with stagnant hair growth and looking for an effective hair growth remedy, give this method a try, it would definitely be a good option, providing there are no serious underlying concerns with your scalp.

Got a new hair growth method you’ve started this year? Share it, I’d love to hear about it!

Remember, healthy hair habits start now!

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Natural Hair Setback Solved!

Hey curlfriends!

Is 2019 off to a great start for you all so far? I’m happy to report that things are good over here at NGP headquarters, and I want to thank you for continued support.

Ok so about this post. Do you recall what I shared from my January 2019 post about my little glitch with my hair care regimen? No? Hmm, ok well be sure to check it out here.

Knotty curls

Now I know I said that in 2019 I would not be stressing over my hair and I’m not, but what I need you to understand is that I will continue to be diligent in caring for it. 🙂

Ok, so for me it all boils down to natural hair problem solving. How many of you really take the time to get to the root of your natural hair challenges? I promise you it would reduce a lot of your problems.

The problem I was experiencing was a quick and easy fix, and it only took a few days to see the benefits. Now I’ll take that W on any given Sunday.

So here’s how I resolved my natural hair issues with single strand knots that were forming about an inch up my hair shaft.

First let me share how I moisturize my hair on a daily basis using my two staple products, Kangen beauty water and my hair and body balm to keep my hair from matting in my twists. The process before I modified it looked like this. I applied the kangen water to my scalp and ends of my hair and sealed with my hair and body balm every night before bed and would cover my hair with a satin bonnet. I had been using this method for several weeks with no concerns. However, it was around the last quarter of 2018 that my curls began acting knotty.

Once I identified the problem, the solution was pretty simple. I determined that I needed to apply the kangen beauty water further up the hair strand and seal with my hair and body balm. It immediately resolved this issue within a few days. Problem solved. Now be honest, how many of you would have just reached for your scissors and cut those knots off?

For those of you that said yes, put the scissors down and don’t reach for them again until it’s time to trim! LOL, now remember the goal here is to preserve as much hair as we possibly can, so by cutting the knots you are really short changing yourself, and there’s no need to do that. I’ll be doing a youtube video in the near future on the method I use to undo single strand knots.

I hope this info was helpful was brought to you with much love and concern for the health of your curls. Share this post with your struggling curlfriends and let me know if you are you experiencing natural hair challenges in 2019?

Ok curlfriends remember, healthy hair habits start now!

8 Highly Effective Habits for Naturals

8 Highly Effective Habits for Naturals

Hey curlies,

How’s 2018 treating you so far? Have you determined what your new hair goals will be?

No? Hmmm, could it be because you haven’t downloaded my healthy hair habits worksheet.

Well, I’d like to encourage you to take a moment and print the worksheet to help get you started.

If you recall, I mentioned in an earlier post that my hair goal for this year would be to do a better job with documenting healthy hair habits.

I know all too well how easy it is to fall off the wagon with anything new, so this year in an effort to help my struggling naturalistas, I will step up my game and display more visual demonstrations.

In today’s post I want to share my 8 effective hair habits that have benefited me over the last 4 years.

  1. Hair porosity: Is it low, normal, or high?
  2. pH balanced products
  3. Hair regimen based on hair porosity
  4. Patience
  5. Nutrition
  6. Scalp massages
  7. Moisture
  8. Protective styles

That wasn’t too painful was it? The thing is, these particular habits have been easy for me to implement on a consistent basis because I’m currently on a healthy lifestyle journey (a future post).

So if incorporating any of the habits I’ve listed above become too difficult, or you would like more information about the items on my list, another great option for you is to book a curl coaching session (add link) with me, and I’ll happily walk you through the process.

Was this post helpful? Be sure to share and post your comments below.

Remember, healthy hair habits start now.

 

New Year, New Habits

New Year, New Habits

Hey pretty curls,

Happy New Year!

It’s that time of year when folks begin pouring out their New Year’s resolutions. We’ve heard them all before right?

Well here’s one I have yet to hear, the plan to incorporate healthy hair habits. Yep that’s right, what old hair habits will be replaced with new hair habits?

While you scratch your heads and ponder on it, I’ve taken the liberty of creating a worksheet (click here: Healthy Hair Habits worksheet) designed to make it easier to track your actions.

It’s a tool I began using around year four of my natural hair journey, and it has proven to be very helpful. Give it a try and let me know what you think.

If you’re truly committed to improving the health of your hair, then you must understand and prepare to do the work.

With all that said, I feel it necessary to give you a homework assignment. Download my worksheet (healthy hair habits) to identify your bad habits, and let’s meet back here next week to discuss.

That’s all for now curlies!

The struggle doesn’t have to be real…

Vee