Thursday, May 3, 2012
Modified Shea Moisture Curl Enhancing Smoothie
I love modifying hair products to suit my hair needs. After successfully modifying Cantu Shea Butter Leave In to solved the problem of white residue on my hair, I decided to modify Shea Moisture Curl Enhancing Smoothie (SMCES).
Earlier last month, I was doing two strand twists on my daughter's hair, and using SMCES, as I have been doing for the past 5 months... 5 winter months... and her hair just DID NOT LIKE IT. It felt dry, unmoisturized and straw-like to the touch. I was quite puzzled until I read about Glycerin. Because of the change in weather/humidity, her hair didn't feel so moisturized. I had some samples of Taliah Waajid Style and Shine and her hair L-O-V-E-D it!. I was like.. What?!? And as you must have guessed, the ingredients of this product included Glycerin! Even though SMCES contains some Vegetable Glycerin, I guess it was not enough quantity of it added.
I still had some SMCES left and didn't want it to go to waste so I decided to mix my Glycerin with this product.
1/3 cups of Shea Moisture Curl Enhancing Smoothie
1 teaspoon of Vegetable Glycerin
Of course, I tested the ph-level with my ph strips and got a reading of 5.5, so that's cool! Yeah!
Try it out and let me know what you think.