According to the shampoo commercials of yesteryear, the mark of a good cleanser is its lather. Up until recently, I would only cherish the shampoos that mimicked one of those ads, lathering up until I turned my hair into a big, frothy, soapy creation. A ton of lather is normally an indication of a product having sulfates (including lauryl sulfate, sodium laureth sulfate, and ammonium laureth sulphate) — surfactants that can actually dry your hair and skin out.
Believe it or not, pumpkin flesh exfoliates, hydrates and protects your skin - all at the same time. Whilst its essential fatty acids deliver a hydration boost, vitamins A and C get to work on those ageing free radicals and alpha hydroxy acids boost cell turnover, revealing a brighter, more radiant you.
It doesn’t matter if you’re you’re natural, relaxed, transitioning or prefer protective styles, there’s so much we can do with our Afro hair to slay this summer! Keep reading for inspo! Box braids have seen something of a resurgence of late.
Deodorant is another product that many don’t think about, but the majority of bad odour and excessive sweat problems are down to what ingredients deodorant contains. Shower gels are usually the same as haircare and contain ingredients that you are most likely not going to recognise.