Archive for December, 2012

Steam it up with Q-Redew

Received this product from the lovely Heidi who is the creator of this amazing product, the Q-Redew

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What it is you ask?

The Q-Redew uses warm mist to enhance your hair’s volume and texture.  The Q-Redew reshapes and restyles dry hair in minutes.

No mess, no fuss, no chemicals – just water.

The innovative Q-Redew tool allows perfect styling control in minutes without rewetting or shampooing.  You apply the Q-Redew’s warm mist to reshape, volumize and style your locks.  Boost your curls, lift flat hair, transform bedhead to your best hairstyle.

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Now that you have read what its all about I am going show you exactly how it worked for me.

It was really easy to use and it definitely did the trick. I loved that it didn’t make my hair wet at all, don’t we all want our curls awaken without getting sick in the winter time? Well we CAN, with the Q-Redew. Here’s how to purchase: www.qredew.com/products.

Many thanks to Heidi for her amazing and affordable handheld steamer.

Have you purchased your Q-Redew yet?

How was your experience with your Q-Redew?

Love your Kinks,

BkAphrodite

For My DMV Ladies, A Discussion on Hair

This looks like an amazing event. Think I might have to make my way to the DMV for this one.

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On January 11, 2013,  The Sanaa Circle of the National Museum of African Art is hosting a panel discussion entitled, “Let’s Talk  Hair.”  Moderator for the panel will be Constance White editor-in chief of Essence magazine.  Panelists will discuss hair and its connections with African and African American beauty and identity, African art and its role as a canvas for expression and as a measure of personal beauty and health. lets-talk-hair

I will be in DC on this date and am thinking about attending.

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Essentious Review

I As I mentioned a couple days ago I received many goodies from the lovely folks over at Brock Beauty, and I have a review for you all, of the Essentious products.

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This is how it went down….
I applied the Exonerate shampoo and cleansed my hair. It did the job and left my hair squeaky clean, literally. I wasn’t sure I liked that but it didn’t leave my hair feeling stripped or dry. Once, I rinsed the shampoo from my hair, I sectioned my hair into four (I’m hyped I could say that, team growing hair..lol). I applied the Rejuvenate strengthening protein conditioner to each section, and finger detangled. Let me tell y’all I was able to detangle with ease. I was extremely happy with that. I let it sit for about 8-10 minutes and rinsed. Once it was rinsed I applied the Hydrate conditioning treatment as directed. I put a plastic cap on and let it sit for about 45 minutes. After that was up I rinsed and these were my results.

I was loving how defined my curls were. I then followed up with the oil, which I must say smelled AMAZING; it smelled like a sweet candy caramel. Yummy!

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I didn’t have any good pics of the hair once it was all dried but you can kinda see that my curls were on point.

 

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Gift from my to you: December Ipsy Glam Bag

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What’s Inside:

Urban Decay 24/7 Glide-On Eye Pencil

NYX Loose Pearl Shadow

Mai Couture Highlighter Paper

Mirabella Prime for Face & Eyes

Be a Bombshell Hot Mess Lip Gloss

Gift from me to you: December Curl Box

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What’s Inside:

Elasta QP: Olive Oil & Mango Butter Curl Defining Pudding

Eco Styler Olive Oil Gel

Dr. Miracle Curl Care: Soft Hold Creme

Isabell’s Own: Fix My Fro Curl Cream

Curl Max: Curl Activator Moisturizer

Shea Moisture: Raw Shea Butter Moisture Retention Shampoo

Indian Hemp & Tamanu: Strengthen & Grow Hair Treatment Masque

Love your Kinks,

BkAphrodite

Gift from me to you: December Curl Kit

Decided to treat myself to a CurlKit for the holidays and it arrived and I was pleasantly surprised. The kit arrived in a box decorated like a gift which was really nice. Here’s what was inside:

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CurlLife Magazine

Aunt Jackie: Knot on My Watch

Crazy Sexy Cool Curls: Curling Souffle

UR CURLY: Loose Curl Enhancer & Tight Curl Enhancer

Bel Nouvo

Nice & Curly: Curl Me Up Curly Pudding

ILY Desire Moisturizer

Floral Hair Accessory

I really was excited by all of the products in my Curl Kit as well as the amazing mag that came along. I can’t wait to try them out an come back with some reviews for you all.

Have you tried the CurlKit?

What did you get in your Curl Kit?

Love your Kinks,

BkAphrodite

Hairfinity and beyond!

I recently got the chance to team up with an amazing brand called Brock Beauty, who is also the brand behind the Hairfinity vitamins. The lovely folks over at Brock Beauty where so very kind to send me this package of goodies. I was super excited for the vitamins but even more excited to see the extra goodies that were sent along with them. These were the amazing products that were inside….

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I was excited as all heck to try out these awesome products. As well here is a closer look at each individual products.

Essentious Hair Products

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Hairfinity Vitamins

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Infinite Lash; Eyelash Serum

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Well you can be sure that there will be reviews pretty soon on these items, as I have already started taking the vitamins. Once it hits a week I will be going in depth about my experience with the vitamin. Be sure to stay tuned.

Have you used the Essentious hair products?

What multivitamin do you take?

Have your tried Infinite lash serum?

I want yo hear from you!

Love your Kinks,

BkAphrodite