Pantene Butter Creme

Not Recommended: Pantene Hydrating Butter-Creme

I’m guessing from the ingredient list this would be used as sort of a hair dressing. When I was a teenager I used hair dressing every night, feeling absolutely in my heart they were helping my chemically damaged hair. I smoothed it on my ends every night and combed and set my hair, believing all the […]


Not Recommended – Shea Moisture Curl Enhancing Smoothie

            I got a text from my mom that she was really liking the Shea Moisture shampoo and conditioner I’d recommended to her when I was visiting her in Louisville this summer. But she said she had to stop using the Shea Moisture Curl Enhancing Smoothie because it was really drying […]


Not Recommended – Miss Jessie’s Multicultural Curls Lotion

                  Miss Jessie’s Multicultural Curls Lotion is appealing because it’s marketed towards those of us mixies out there. But I was really sad to turn it around to look at the ingredients and see that it contains alcohol. Alcohol is very drying, and there are a bunch […]


Not Recommended: Kinky-Curly Knot Today Natural Leave In/ Detangler

Update 10/16/2016: I wanted to try this product, to the point I even bought it. In fact, I’d even skimmed over the ingredients in the store before I bought it. And I missed it. The first ingredient. Mango fruit extract. Mango fruit is really acidic. I once used a conditioner with acidic ingredients like citrus and […]