I don't usually combine reviews but thought it would be fitting for As I Am's Curling Jelly and Smoothing Gel. The Curling Jelly is too light for me to use on wash and go's, but the Smoothing Gel is great and also works for smoothing my edges and creating sleek buns.
Curling Jelly: Product Claims: What a wonderful Curling Jelly for hi-definition coils and curls, with buoyancy and vibrancy! Whatever your hair length, your style will be distinctly beautiful and will hold its definition for days.
Defines coils and curls Minimizes frizz Reduces shrinkage and enhances stretch Locks in precious moisture as you harmonize your coils Formulated with nature's best moisturizers and curl boosters
***Note: (July 12, 2014) Check out my update post on where to get the original formula: Update: Curly Magic Returns?***
Photo Credit: Uncle Funky's Daughter
Earlier this month, Uncle Funky's Daughter (UFD) restocked their Curly Magic Curl Stimulator after it was unavailable for weeks. This restocking surprisingly came coupled with a formula change. Check out the new ingredients list below along with a statement from UFD regarding the change. OLD Ingredients: Organic Aloe Vera Juice, Aqueous-Infused Extracts of Marshmallow, Chamomile, Nettle, Horsetail, Vitamin E, Agave Nectar Extract, Citric Acid, Potassium Sorbate and Natural Fragrance.
Excerpt from UFD's Facebook announcement: "We finally have all the curl enhancing power you are looking for, in our improved moisturizing Curly Magic. The hold is the same firm hold you love, but hair feels softer, more nourished, while the fresh scent is very mild and clean." NEW Ingredients: Distilled Water, Vegetable Glycerin…
I've taken a break from posting and social media to just deal with life and all of its wonderful ups and downs. However, blogging has always been a bit of a release, so I'm trying to get back into it. It also helped to finally get rid of the empties I've been hoarding for a few months now!
I don't have many empties on the hair front because I've been wearing braids for months. I finally switched back to my natural hair about a month ago. Time to give my edges a break, I thought, but then Beyonce came through with Beychella and snatched them out!
Camille Rose Algae Renew Deep Conditioner: Check out my full review here. This has been an HG product for years and still going strong!
Curl Junkie Repair Me! Reconstructive Hair Treatment: I love this! Too bad it's not carried in the UK anymore. I might pick up some during Black Friday sales.
Mielle Organics Flexible Hold Edge Gel: This was my favourite edge control until I got my current one. Mielle is more accessible t…