Which Organics products are going on our shopping list

The whole family used Organics products for the month and let’s just say some products impressed way more than others.

When Beauty Bulletin asked me to join in the #TheOrganicsLife experiment and have the whole family only use Organics products for a month I was keen (yes partially because I wouldn’t have to buy hair products for the month, have you seen the amount of hair we are working with?) but also because flip I love a challenge… So we put the products to the test and this is what we found

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I tested out one shampoo on three different boys – Pure Beginnings

Pure Beginnings has launched a new FUN TIME CONDITIONING SHAMPOO with marula oil and I was dying to find out if it would work on my three boys…so I was pretty excited to receive a bottle to test on them.

For those of you who are new here, only the big one (Aidan) is actually my son, the other two are my nephews, Caleb (my sister’s 3-year-old) and Liam (My brother’s 1-year-old). We are a very close family and since they are different ages you will see them testing out different (age/personality appropriate) things on the blog from time to time. Anyways they are extremely different kids, think “Alvin and the Chipmunks” and you have my boys…what they do have in common though is curly hair, even the curls are unruly in completely different ways….so can this Pure Beginnings shampoo tame all three?

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My waterless morning curl routine

My shorter hair has forced me to change my morning curl routine a bit. This length is a no bun zone and in all honesty that can be tricky.

So with the new “All Afro all the Time” look I needed a plan for the morning.
The water crisis and the fact that I have to get ready at 6am in what seems to be the coldest May in years made it essential for my curl routine to be waterless.

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Expert advice for those day one natural hair questions 

There are so many natural hair questions! So many things Naturalistas want to get to the bottom of before taking the big step, or big chop. Today I share answers from an expert because I am the first to admit that unlike my eyeliner, I’m winging this.
THE Amanda Cooke, better known as Mandy from Cape Town Curly (one of the organisers of the annual The Cape Town Natural Hair Fest and my personal hair crush) has answered the top natural hair questions that seem to be plaguing newbies (judging by my inbox) so here goes

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