I love it when readers of my blog chime in on their fave and not so fave products and give the lowdown on how they really feel about the beauty products being marketed to them. The moment Smooth ‘N Shine’s Keratin Power Semi-Permanent Hair Tamer ($9.99, drugstore.com) was mentioned on the HueKnewIt Facebook fan page, Keisha W. jumped on board to try what she thought was an interesting concept – an at-home keratin treatment to tame your curls. This Keratin treatment was apparently the answer to Keisha’s transitioning to natural hair prayers. She said…
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“LOVE IT!! I’m currently transitioning without the big chop. I’m almost 8 months no relaxer. I applied it to my entire head. Not bone straight like a relaxer but close to it. Now I have to figure out how I’m going to sleep, I don’t think you are supposed to wrap it for at least 48 hrs. I’ve gotten a lot of positive feed back on how good [my hair] looks and how soft it is. I’m going to keep doing these [treatments] until I’m 100% no relaxer. Thanks Keisha!
But there’s another new product on the scene for women who are already natural but who don’t want to pay a lot to look like they spent a lot – it’s Cantu Shea Butter Coconut Curling Cream – Naturals Collection ($7.99, walgreens.com). I tapped on the shoulder of the stunning New York City graphics designer Yvelisse to give her opinion on two of the products (six in the entire line) – she tried the Curling Cream & the Cantu Shea Butter Creamy Hair Lotion ($7.99, walgreens.com). Of the curling cream she said…READ MORE