Author: Andrena

Goddess CURLS Botancial Gelle

Description from the CURLS Brand website: “Infused with Plumeria Alba Flower Extract and Aloe leaf juice, this botanical gelle imparts sheen, fights frizz, and creates popping curls. The perfect product for curlies in humid climates to provide all day curl definition and to protect against a curly girls worst nightmare, FRIZZ. Great product to use before traveling…to set and keep your curls in place” ( Directions on packaging: Day 1 – Apply Goddess Curls to freshly cleansed/conditioned hair, while it is still wet. Scrunch Goddess Curls into hair, section by section. Allow hair to air dry. Day 2 – Refresh your curls with Lavish Curls Moisturizer, and reapply Goddess Curls to curls as needed. PRICE: $10.99 on I picked this botanical gelle up from Target for around $8. Availability: This product is fairly available on the ground (Target & some hair stores) and online. If you’re in need of this product immediately, depending on where you live, you may not be able to purchase this product as easily as a bottle of Shea Moisture for example, which is very easy to find in almost every pharmacy. You should be able to find this CURLS product in a Target near you. SCENT: Personally, it smells faintly of the plumeria it boasts, but if it wasn’t written on the label I would say I couldn’t smell anything at all. So...

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How To Document your Natural Hair Journey and Natural Hair Story

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How to Get My Natural Hair to Stop Breaking off, Shedding, and Falling Out. Help!

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Black Owned: Six (6) Natural Hair and Skin Care Brands to Check Out in 2017!

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