Posts tagged ‘Curlbox’

I got Beautiful Textures y’all!!

Who would of knew that I would have been the Beautiful Textures Ultimate CurlBox Grand Prize winner. It even sounds crazy as I read this back to myself. Lol. Well if you are following me on Instagram, Twitter or Facebook, you may have already discovered this by my super excitement.

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Ever since I got the message that I was the winner I couldn’t help but think about how much of a product junkies heaven I would be in (I really need to see someone about this, lol). Well this past week some of my goodies arrived and I literally jumped up and down before even opening the boxes. HaHa!!! I finally opened them to this *cues angels singing*

Beautiful Textures Ultimate Curlbox, BTUltimateCB, natural hair products

Some of my winning from my Grand Prize BTUltimateCB

Oh and that’s not all I won more goodies alongside this, can’t wait to jump for joy when they arrive too.

Stay tuned ladies & gentlemen!!

SideNote: I never thought that last year when I decided to give up one of my winnings of Beautiful Textures products at the Spring is in the Hair event, I would end up with this many items from the line. God is good!

Oh the holidays!! Sweet HUGE contest!

Now you all know I love the holidays, I think I like it most because, I am a product junkie it is a time to give and also recieve great gifts. Oh, and y’all know I love me a good giveaway!! Well guess what!!!!

Just In Time For The Holidays, Beautiful Textures Hair Care and curlBOX have paired up to present the “Beautiful Textures Ultimate curlBOX“…

A bit about the brands:

ABOUT BEAUTIFUL TEXTURES

Beautiful Textures features a comprehensive line of products designed to meet the hair care needs of multicultural customers with curly, wavy, kinky-coily and frizzy hair patterns. Formulated with the mixed-textured consumer in mind, Beautiful Textures allows consumers to get soft defined curls, bouncy spirals, and silky smooth tresses with its intensive moisture-rich formula. Each product is designed to help ensure tresses reach their full growth potential by protecting hair from the stresses of the environment and everyday styling. With daily use Beautiful Textures can aid in repairing, refreshing, and hydrating hair while giving consumers the styling versatility they demand. For more information and retail locations, visit www.beautifultextures.com.

ABOUT CURLBOX

curlBOX is an affordable, exclusive and effortless way to explore new hair products. As a subscription-based product sampling service, we hand-select curly hair products to be delivered to your doorstep every month. curlBOX serves as the perfect solution for product junkies, “transitioners,” natural and relaxed curlies. In just a short time, curlBOX has grown into a brand that not only solved a need for an audience, but it has also emerged as the brand that ‘owns’ Black Hair care conversation across multiple social media platforms. Which is something to date that no other haircare service has managed to do in such a short period of time.

Now tell me this isn’t one of the most amazing team duos, I think its just because I have been speaking to the Universe about winning one of these goodies. LOL. I know your ready to hear the details like yesterday! So here it is goes:

Two (2) Grand Prize Winners Will Receive the Following:

  • A year supply of Beautiful Textures Hair Care products
  • Top Tier Gift Cards
  • Huetiful Hair Steamer
  • and more

The contest will be run through the Instagram platform and will be based on #PicStitch submissions. To enter the contest and see rules visit Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/beautifultextures and http://www.facebook.com/curlbox. To participate in the contest and join the conversation the Instagram / Twitter handlers are @LovinMyTextures @curlBOX and hashtags are #UltimateBTcB .

It will run from December 1st – December 21st, with the randomly selected winners being announced on Christmas Eve. So get to those submissions as soon as possible, you don’t want to miss out!!

The “Beautiful Textures Ultimate curlBOX” campaign supports individuality and the freedom for women to explore and be versatile with their tresses and their style. “As a brand, Beautiful Textures celebrates the beauty in women no longer being monolithic, but being able to freely express themselves in their hair choices”, states Charlene Bastien – Strength of Nature National Marketing Director. Digitally savvy girls, whose style transcends from real time to online and love to be on camera are encouraged to enter this national contest for the chance to win.

I had to include this at the end, didn’t want to give away one of the prizes before you even read. Y’all pray for me on winning one of these too,

ABOUT HUETIFUL
The Huetiful Hair Steamer is the innovative hair care product that effectively restores hydration and moisture to natural, relaxed, or transitioning hair more effectively than conditioner alone. In less than 20 minutes, the Huetiful Hair Steamer infuses hydration that thirsty hair needs; reducing breakage and split ends while improving manageability and strength. Take the risk free, 60 Day, 100% Money Back Guarantee Challenge today at http://huetiful.myshopify.com/.

Love your Kinks,
BkAphrodite

Henna Love

I recently spoke about how I was dying to henna my hair and how the wonderful Myleik blessed me in my October CurlBox. The henna many naturals received in their Curlbox was Reshma Femme; most received a Chocolate or Natural Highlights color. I received the natural highlights, and yes I was super excited. I have never had any type of color in my hair before, so this did it for me.

 

In the box, we got a 2 .oz bag of henna powder, a conditioning oil and a pair of gloves.

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I added a picture of the contents of the package in its dry state for those of you who may be new to the whole henna game. It was of a green, powder like texture.

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I added about two an one-fourth cups of water along with the conditioning oil provided and proceeded to mix. I remember hearing many naturals suggest using a plastic mixer(metal is said to alter the mixture), so I resorted to a good ole plastic fork.

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The consistency of the powder with added ingredients; thick paste. I let it sit for two and a half hours as suggested on the box.

 

 

 

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Here are some picture of my hair before the application….

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Once I finger detangled, I then applied my Jamaican black castor oil to the base of my hair as a protectant from any color runs.

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I then wrapped my hair with plastic wrap and covered over with a plastic bag(I couldn’t find a plastic cap. LOL no judging  people). I then left the henna on my hair for close to 3 hours.

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Here are pictures of my hair with the henna applied to it. I was thinking it would dry up like body henna but it was actually the opposite.

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I then got into the shower and rinsed the henna out, which was extremely messy. I couldn’t stand how much it was flashing all over the place. I was scared it would stain the shower, luckily it just washed right off. Below I included pictures of my hair right after rinsing the henna out. It looked and felt extra moisturized and conditioned. Win for me!!

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Once the henna was all rinsed out I applied my Shea Moisture’s  restorative shampoo. Then I conditioned with my Giovanni’s Smooth as Silk  & Tea Tree conditioner(I needed that extra condition and tingle for my scalp). Once that was done, I used my Karen’s Body Beautiful Sweet Ambrosia Leave-in, and applied my Castor x Vatika x Peppermint oil mix to seal.

Here are the finished results of my henna’d hair. My hair felt very moisturized, and conditioned. I was a little disappointed my hair wasn’t as colored as I had anticipated it to be, though I enjoyed the small tint of reddish brown. My curls are a poppin’.

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Thanks to Myleik, the CurlBox Crew, and Reshma Femme for the amazing experience.

 

 

Love your hair,

BkAphrodite

Bar Shampooed

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I received this product sample in my CurlBox and just had to try it out. I had been longing to try out a shampoo bar because every one raves about how awesome it is. So I put it to the test, it was really sudsy and it gave me a really good lather. My hair was left feeling squeaky clean.

 

 

Love your kinks,

BkAphrodite

Them Curls!

I recently was given the opportunity to try out a product from Lace Naturals. Let me tell you ladies(and gents)….The smell!!! It was so yummy and amazing.It smelled of a flowery, sweet bottle of goodness.

I used the Lace Naturals Hibiscus Hair Milk as my moisturizer on freshly washed hair, then sealed it in with coconut oil. When I finally decided what the heck I was going to do my hair, I pulled out the Design Essentials Natural Twist and Setting Lotion from my September box(which I forgot to post up :-(. Sorry y’all).

I parted my hair and put twist in the front with a funky twist updo. When I tell you my twist out was on POINT!!!!!! Check out the photos below:

I was feeling myself the whole day. I just couldn’t get over how great my twists looked. Even after day two they were still looking amazing.

In the above picture, my twists were twisted back up the way they were from the day before. To do so, I spritz my hair with water applied my Lace Naturals … my coconut oil, and used the Design Essentials Natural Twist and Setting Lotion. I loosed the sections twice in the morning. I am in LOVE!

I know you want to be more in love too, so go on over to Lacenatural.com and purchase some goodies. As well stop by Designessentials.com, get those twists poppin’ and moisturized.

October CurlBox Heaven

I promise Myleik Teele reads my mind!! She did it again with the greatness all wrapped up in one. I have been saying over and over that I was ready to try some henna on my strands and BAM!! It arrives in my October CurlBox, along with yet again another two Full Size containers; African Pride Shea Butter Miracle: Bouncy Curls Pudding and Curl Care Nourishing Conditioner.

I did the Tootsie roll when I saw that henna man….so best believe I’ll have a review pretty soon as well for the Bouncy Curls Pudding and the Curl Care Nourishing Conditioner.

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Love your Kinks,
BkAphrodite

Check out this new product!!

As curly girls we are constantly crushing on the many natural ladies with lots of length. Time and time again, they tell us one thing that we should just give our hair time and simply care for it. Well guess what now that product is out on the market. The lovely ladies Chescalocs,Taren916 ,HeyFranHey, Cipriana & Nikisha of UrbanBushBabes are the amazing developers….Check out their video on the magical product that will grow your hair long!

 

August CurlBox!

My August CurlBox was looking good!!

Check Out what was inside….

Looks like more full size containers from Cantu and Carol’s Daughter. Oh Yeah.

Hmmm sounds like suprises in store for the CurlBox crew?

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Love your Kinks,

BkAphrodite

Organic Soap… Yes it’s Shea Moisture

You all may not remember but the first CurlBox I received which I believe was the March box, I recieved some great items. One item that really stood out to me was the Shea Moisture Red Bush & Sage Shea Butter Soap.

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Now this was my first time with this particular item from Shea Moisture. Prior to this I had only known of the hair products, so I had to put this organic soap to the test.

I have been using it for sometime now and I have to say Shea Moisture has done it again got me. They continue to deliver great products. It smells good, leaves my skin feeling clean, it lasts longer than most bars of soap in my opinion. Most of all I know my skin is getting all of its vitamins, minerals, and goodness. Yes…all natural ingredients! (I wish I could list all of them but that wrapper is no where to be found). Though, Shea Moistures has a very excellent reputation for all natural ingredients. So we know it’s real. Lol

Thanks to CurlBox for supplying me with the goods and thank you Shea Moisture for keeping me in love.

Love your Skin,
BkAphrodite

Brooklyn kind of Wash and Go

It was definitely feeling like a Brooklyn kind of day when I pulled out my stash to wash and define my TWA. Being that I attended the CurlBox x Karen’s Body Beautiful event I was sure to leave with some goodies. I received a Luscious Locks Hair Mask & Hold It Gel w/Argan Oil; I finally put them to the test.

For this particular wash I incorporated a couple of my other staples to get the job done.

My Vatika Oil and Shea Moisture Restorative conditioner

Check out how I put all of these products to the test…..

The results were not too bad. After applying the KBB Luscious Locks Hair Mask my hair resembled Jerry curls from all the moisture is retained. I still don’t feel I have mastered the application of gel as yet but once I do you will be the first to hear.

Love your Kinks,
BkAphrodite