by Tope Beesley
It’s 2015 and most women are embracing their natural hair textures without altering it with harsh chemicals and ingredients. As more and more women are becoming aware of what exactly goes into their beauty products, the demand for naturally sourced ingredients and products has sky-rocketed in the last couple of years.
For black and mixed race women with natural hair, the journey has been even more challenging as relaxed hair was hitherto the more popular trend, hence brands took a while to cater to this market, however, the recent rise in the natural hair trend has seen mor and more independent brands spring up, offering women with natural hair alternative, natural products to care for their mane.
If you’re a naturalista and are on the hunt for some good quality hair care products to invest in, here are some of our favourite products from tried and tested brands. These products are all natural and will go a long way in helping to make your natural hair journey that much easier.
Mahogany Naturals- Apple Cider Vinegar Shampoo Bar; Removes build up from your hair. Makes hair soft and shiny, while defining your curls.
Shea butter cottage- AUTHENTIC AFRICAN BLACK LIQUID SOAP; this soap is free from chemicals and colouring agent. Great for skin and hair
Mahogany naturals- Brazilian Butter Damage Reverse Treatment; Give your hair a new lease of life. After just one use; Your hair will be dramatically restored full of lustre, life and bounce. Hair is smooth, soft, shiny and a lot more manageable.
Shea decadence- Cocoa Frappuccino – Moisture Plus Leave-in Conditioner; An extremely moisturising, concentrated rich & creamy leave-in Conditioner that will soften the driest of kinks on contact
TRESemme Naturals Nourishing Moisture Conditioner- With certified organic Aloe Vera and avocado extracts. It also moisturises your hair for protection against damage and breakage
Eco styler gel– great for sleek buns, twists and this product is alcohol free.
Joliette Curl Me Soft– Moisturise with a light shea butter and aloe vera whipped conditioning cream which can be smoothed into clean hair for beautiful curls
Mahogany Naturals luscious hair milk- Get beautiful soft hair with this daily creamy leave in conditioner and moisturiser. Great for dry and damaged hair. Super intense moisture
Greatly reduces breakage, Detangles, moisturises and defines curls.
Extra virgin olive oil- all purpose all. Natural, great for dry scalp, great to seal in the moisture from your leave in condition and also perfect to use as a hot oil hair treatment.
Mahogany Naturals- Monoi Healing Oil Serum; This Tahitian blend of Conditioning lightweight miracle oil strengthens distressed dry and damaged hair. Silicon free, boosts shine and reduces frizz.