Archive for March, 2012

Skin Care and Nail Care Tips

Nail Care Tips During your bouts of boldness, go a step beyond your plain manicure and try the new, youthful look-for nails. Here’s how it’s done: 1.         Give yourself a basic manicure; then brush a deep, daring shade of polish on fingernails. Allow a few minutes for polish to dry. 2.         Choose a pale shade of polish in the same color family as the deep shade. Saturate the brush with the pale polish so that it is well covered but not dripping...
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Hair Care for Sisterlocks

If your hair is not fully locked it is advised to only use the Sisterlocks Getting Started Shampoo. Also, start your Sisterlocks with chemically straightened ends (left unlocked, of course). These straight ends have not been too much of a problem, a little bunching, but mainly they have been extremely dry. You may use a moisturizing product on your locs (the Sisterlocks Reconstructor) if that’s the case. If you have become increasingly frustrated with these hair care products that you have...
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When to Shampoo after Sisterlocks

How long are you supposed to wait before you wash your hair, and how often should you wash it? First of all, you should have lots of patience. There are different answers from different consultants but the consensus is that you should not shampoo more than once/week during transition. If you can hold out for 2 weeks — all the better It is understandable how you feel during transition though and rolling them up helps. If you have a lot of hair, you can wear the African roll. It is another...
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Curling and Styling Ideas for Sisterlocks

If your locs don’t seem to have much definition. Try to do the following at night: 1. Braid Lightly braid in 5-6 braids and tuck the ends under and into the braid to hold. When the locs are shorter, use small rubber bands to hold them tucked under. The next morning, there are well defined, full, wavy locs. When done while still damp, they are really something! 2. Twist You know — little bantu knots all over your head. It makes your locks very curly and the curls last for days!...
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