Shampoo bars

24. June 2018 grooming, therapies 0
Shampoo bars
Re-purposing used soap is my idea of fun. I’m enjoying my coffee scrub bars. The latest batch is shampoo balls. I used glycerin soap, coconut, almond and vanilla Dead Sea bath salt with coconut cooking oil spray. It took some tinkering; this turned out better using stove top simmering heat and a portable mixer. Instead ...

Hair porosity

10. August 2017 grooming 0
Hair porosity
Soon as I get an opportunity to take this quiz on hair porosity, maybe I’ll understand. Hair can be confusing. Here’s the link to Porosity 411 by SheaMo… Now I have curly waves with low-maintenance barbie-doll hair. Once a day, I’m pouring cold left-over coffee over my head just to see what happens. Not sure ...

Coffee curls

08. August 2017 grooming 1
Coffee curls
Last week (August 2) I permed my hair with braids. Securing the ends with perm wrappers and rubber bands, the Jheri Redding One ‘n Only acid perm worked well. I waited five days to wash it out. The smell lingered even after the wash. Tiny waves are locked in. This took a lot of do-it-yourself ...