Moisture, Moisture, Moisture

The key to real estate I’ve always heard is location, location, location. Well I think that holds true for kinky, coily hair except change the word location to moisture, moisture, moisture.

I’ve been experimenting with spritzing with a sprayer that gives a stronger mist stream than the push pump bottle and spritzing more than once a day for a couple of weeks now. I make sure to lift the locs up to get in between the layers and the underside of the locs as well. What’s in my spritz you ask, well just water and a couple drops each of lavender & eucalyptus essential oil in this pint container. I’ve tried aloe juice & gel, vegetable glycerin, silk peptide powder, leave in conditioners and a few others. They all seemed to leave my hair feeling slightly stiff. Oiling my scalp with olive, jojoba, sweet almond & coconut oil was making my scalp flake even more. So again, I’m finding less is more in terms of products. That’s not a typo on just 2 drops each of the EOs. More than that left my locs again with that slightly stiff feeling when it dried. Not complaining though… less product is good for my pocketbook too.

Now as far as moisture specifically water, the exact opposite is true at least for my hair. More is better. This is the softest my hair has ever felt. Incredible. No other product except water & EOs. Even if I could use conditioner, there is absolutely no need for it right now. The portions of my hair that is mostly locked is soft. Those locs feel like a firm sponge. I never knew that natural, kinky, coily hair could feel this good. WARNING THIS HAS SIDE EFFECTS: H-I-L-D better known as hand in lock disease. I can’t help it, my hair feels sooo good. I never knew that natural hair is really like this as we are taught to be afraid of water, surely don’t let it get on your hair.

My hair is glad that I’ve decided to take this journey. For the first time in my life that I am comfortable in my own skin. Natural hair & locs are that powerful.

Until next time,
Peace, Love & Laughter

Disclaimer: All of the products mentioned in this post have been purchased by me. I have no affiliation with the manufacturer or distributor of the product nor am I being paid to review the product. The opinions set forth in this post are solely my personal opinion.

5 thoughts on “Moisture, Moisture, Moisture

  1. Amen to moisture, moisture, moisture! This reminds me to finish my moisture post. Mind if I link?I’ve also noticed how less (product) has suddenly become more now that I’m locing. I may invest in a few more EOs for scent, but other than that it’s all about the H2O.

  2. Msfullroller, great post! I’ll try this. Every time I use other products my locks get hard and dries them out and I end up not using anything at all. I actually have those oils that you mention. I’ll be trying this. Thanks for sharing! P.S. Natural hair and locks are truly powerful. It says “I’m hear and I’m comfortable just the way I am.” I don’t use any oil on my scalp, just put it on my locks after shampooing. sorry so long, I just get excited about natural hair/locks. šŸ™‚

  3. Au Naptural: You sure can link. I’m gonna do another post as I’ve had some other thoughts on this topic.Evelyn: Thanks and I don’t mind a long response at all. The more info everyone throws in the pot the better for everyone.

  4. Au Naptural: You sure can link. I'm gonna do another post as I've had some other thoughts on this topic.Evelyn: Thanks and I don't mind a long response at all. The more info everyone throws in the pot the better for everyone.

  5. Amen to moisture, moisture, moisture! This reminds me to finish my moisture post. Mind if I link?I've also noticed how less (product) has suddenly become more now that I'm locing. I may invest in a few more EOs for scent, but other than that it's all about the H2O.

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