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2-Step Process for Black Tone

Vaseegrahveda Henna & Indigo #firstimpressions I am quite comfortable, rather proud of my grey, steel silver linings on my crown. Since 2017, I stopped applying any color-treatments and then the best thing happened…I started CGM in 2018. Yes, my greys have been a little unmanageable, but that’s the story for another day. Recently, on a…

Can Dry Scalp Cause Hair Loss?

Dry Scalp – what pictures does it bring up in your head (pun intended) for you? Itchy, flaky scalp, Seborrheic dermatitis aka dandruff? You are right…but let me tell you something, there is something drastic here. “Dry scalp can cause hair loss.” I had recently written about “Is your Curly Hair Routine giving you an…

Melange Elixir Hail Oil: Review

Melange Elixir True to its name, Melange Elixir is a blend of herbs, fruits and vegetables steeped in coconut and other carrier oils. What started as a small, home-concotion, Melange Elixir by Heena Prakash is a favorite choice of many curly and wavy girls and guys in India. Based out of Mysore, formulated by Heena’s…

Olaplex For Wavy Hair

Do you think wavy hair requires Olaplex treatment? Yes, may be. What is Olaplex treatment? In lay terms: Olaplex is a kind of reparative treatment (at least for my hair), but is also offered as a preventative measure to help stop any damage caused by strong heat, chemicals and hair color on the hair shaft.…

The A to Z of Refreshing: Wavy/Curly Hair

Have you heard of, “Refresh Today to Retain Waves and Curls Tomorrow?” Nah?! Really! Oh, then that’s my new tagline then. And I think I should copyright that. 🙂 Whatever your hair type – swavy, wavy, curly, kinky, coily, it needs some form of refresh to extend your wash results, texture, definition, volume, et al.…

CG Products for Wavy Hair – #emptiesreview

Making CG products work for wavy hair! This is a nice challenge. 🙂 Phew, it’s such a relief when they really work for your hair. Here is my attempt to trying some Curly Girl approved products and their reviews. Head to my YouTube channel to catch this video. Grab a coffee before you do that,…

Frustrated with Thinning Hair…After Starting CGM!

I know that I am about the stir the hornets’ nest here, but hey, I am a fine, low density, thinning wavy-haired lady…and I don’t like my scalp peeking. <Sniff> This is going to be a long post. (Estimated reading time: 15 minutes) Why I started CGM? At the outset, let me be very clear.…

Started CGM for Wavy Hair: But Frizz Won’t Go!

Wavy hair is special and needs ‘extra’ care. That’s a common sentiment every curly-wavy blogger that I follow seems to share. But hear me out, please. There are many wavies who write to me that ‘extra’ is never enough for their hair. You seem surprised, let me share their ordeal. Wavies have tried it all:…

Decided to start CGM, what’s next?

You have made up your mind to follow the Curly Girl Method (CGM) and are eager to start. You have grabbed your copy of Lorraine Massey’s “Curly Girl: The HandBook” or “Curly Girl: More Than Just Hair… It’s an Attitude” book and read all about the Dos/Don’ts of Curly Girl Method. You have been excitedly reading…

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