Natural Hair Highlights Using Maybelliene Eye Tattoo

HEYYYYY Y’all!!! I’m back!! Did ya miss me!! I sure hope you did!! The baby and I are doing well!!

So remember those Highlights I did like two weeks ago? (If you follow me on instagram) Well I did a video to show you how I got them! They were super cute!! Check out some of my pics!! Make sure you subscribe to my Youtube and also check me out on Instagram!!

 

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Transitioning: Dealing With Breakage

Chelle:

Anyone Transitioning?

Originally posted on Happily Ever Natural:

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So you are transitioning and you are soo tired of dealing with your two different textures? Dealing with two textures makes transitioning very difficult!! One part of your hair is straight, while the other is curly or wavy!

You are at your whit’s end!! Right? You are attempting to maintain the two textures of your hair and this can lead to breakage. Don’t give up or give in to the creamy crack just yet!! There are ways to make your transition to natural an easier process while combating breakage.

Tip 1: Moisture, Moisture and Did I say Moisture?

Have you heard of the line of demarcation? Well this is defined as the line where your natural hair and relaxed hair meets. This line can be very fragile so you must treat it with care. You must make sure to keep your hair very moisturized to prevent breakage at this point. I suggest finding a very good deep…

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Happily Ever…. After

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Hello My favorite Naturalistas!! I know I know I have been away but so much has been going on in my life!! As most of you know I recently got married, and we are expecting our bundle of Joy in June. I have just been taking time to be with my husband and family. But dont fret… I am back on my blogging. I am aiming for three posts a week Monday,Wednesday and Friday postings. Check out deets below of my wedding and reception!! xoxo

  We wed March 22, 2014 at City Hall, Located in Chicago, IL. This was one of the best decisions we have ever made. It was so nice, so memorable, quick and easy with NO HASSLE AT ALL!! I really enjoyed the day!! Afterwards we had breakfast with my cousin, and we stayed at a 5 star hotel in downtown Chicago called the Langham. If you are in Chicago check that hotel out! It is AMAZING!!!

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My mother and I

Hair and Makeup Deets: I wore my hair in a twist out. I used Edenbodyworks Coconut Shea Curl Defining Crème. My makeup was done by a girl I know who works at Mac. She did an amazing job!!

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For dinner we went to Michael Jordan’s Steakhouse! It was also amazing, we ordered the Porterhouse for 2! OMG the meat was so tender and flavorful!! Then for dessert we had the 23 layer chocolate cake!!

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    On Saturday March 29th we had our Reception. The reception was held at a VFW hall near my house. My Mother-in-Law transformed the entire area!! The night was amazing!! I wouldn’t trade it for anything. Me and my Husband Randy are so grateful for all of our family and friends! We appreciate all the love and words of encouragement on our special day from all of you as well.

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My niece and Nephew :)

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My beautiful Niece and I

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My brother and Mother

Hair and Makeup Deets: I got my hair straightened by my girl Nadling at Salon Pressure . She gave me soft flowy curls :) I love my hair. Also my makeup was done by @prettyeyesbyki on Insgagram :) She also did a fantastic job!!

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  Overall I would like to say that I am blessed. I have been with my now husband for 5 years. We wed on our 5 year anniversary :) Keep God First and everything else will follow. I pray that each and every one of you are doing well and blessed. I thank you all for continuting to follow my blog!! It means a lot!!!     Now on to the next chapter… My little Princess expected to arrive June 30th!!! xoxo

L.A.C.E. Naturals Review

Hey Naturalistas!! I know I have been MIA, the wedding is over and I have had time to gather myself!! This review is long overdue!!!

 

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I was sent a few products from L.A.C.E Naturals to review. L.A.C.E Enterprises, LLC, was founded in 2008 by Candera Walker. L.A.C.E stands for Ladies Always Create Excitement, which I love!!

 

From lacenatural.com L.A.C.E. Naturls goal is to continuously offer quality products with the best ingredients to promote healthy hair of all types and skin.  Products are tested for months before offering to consumers to ensure we are giving you the best in butters, oils, herbal infusions and essential oil blends, none of our products are tested on animals. We eliminate harsh ingredients that have the potential to create more health issues in the future and will continue to create products that are safe for the environment.

We do not use any synthetic fragrances and our products are free from parabens, sulfates, petrolatum, formaldehyde and mineral oil.

L.A.C.E is based out of St. Louis, MO

Candera was so nice and I thank her for sending me out the products to review.

Below are the products that I was sent:

 

More Moisture Cream

from lacenatural.com Previously named Más Humedad which is Spanish for “More Moisture”…we decided to drop the spanish but the ingredients/formula.

This product has been formulated to aid in styling and can be used as a leave-in conditioner. Providing a high level of moisture and nourishment for your hair as well as definition, sheen and strengthening properties. Great to solve issues with dryness and works well on thick/coarse hair and this is a heavier cream.

Ingredients: Distilled water infused with Slippery Elm (leaves hair soft and manageable), Sea Kelp (Mineral rich, conditions and strengthens), Horsetail (rejuvenates hair follicles), Orange Peel (makes hair soft, shine and manageable), Marshmallow Root (natural moisturizer, hydrates hair and scalp, rich in proteins and vitamins A and C), Aloe Vera Juice. Behentrimonium Methosulfate (and) Cetearyl Alcohol (Conditioning Emulsifier) Aloe Vera Extract, Raw Shea Butter, Cupuacu Butter, Rosehip Oil, Coconut Oil, Castor Oil, Wheat Germ Oil, Vitamin E, Citric Acid, Potassium Sorbate (food grade preservative) and Essential Oil Blend for Fragrance

Best to use on damp hair followed by one of our hair butters as a sealant or your favorite hair oil. A little goes a long way.

Does not contain any Parabens, Silicones, Mineral Oil or Sulfates

My Review:

This was amazing!! I used it as a leave in as well as to prep my hair for my marley twist install. It left my hair soft and manageable. I barley had to detangle! Seems like my comb went straight through!! That almost never happens!!

 

Brahmi Root Hair Masque :

From lacenatural.com Deep treatment that includes ayurvedic herbs to aid in strengthening, conditioning, and moisturizing. Repairs, restores and promotes healthy hair growth. Makes hair soft and easier to manage. Also detangles hair for easier styling even after rinsing.

Ingredients: Distilled Water and infused with Brahmi, Burdock Root, Marshmallow Root, Yucca Root, Slippery Elm and Horsetail, Aloe Vera Juice, Behentrimonium Methosulfate, Cetearyl Alcohol, Stearic Acid, Cetyl Alcohol, Avocado Oil, Wheat Germ Oil, Castor Oil, Raw Honey, Guar Gum, Potassium Sorbate, Citric Acid, Pro Vitamin B5, Hydrolized Wheat Protein, Essential Oil Blend for Fragrance.

Apply to freshly washed, damp hair for about 30 – 45 minutes with a shower cap alone or under a hair steamer. Rinse with cool water and style as desired.

 

My Review: Best deep conditioner that I have tried so far! Wow… This left my hair so moisturized. It really felt like my hair was restored and easy to manage. I left it in overnight! My hair felt amazing! This is a must try!!

 

Rhassoul & Bentonite Clay Detoxifying Shampoo Bar

My Review:

I was not a fan of shampoo bars until I tried this one! Man!!! My hair was really jacked up due to an overload of product. But this shampoo bar really cleansed my hair and scalp. My hair wasn’t stripped at all! Ladies this is a must try product!!! Below is a pic of my hair after it was washed with the shampoo bar:

 

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Ladies do me a favor and go checkout L.A.C.E. Naturals!! http://www.lacenatural.com/

Have you tried L.A.C.E. Naturals? What were your thoughts?

 

 

 

 

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