Wednesday, 12 September 2012
Wednesday, 5 September 2012
Its been 1 year since I have been natural, it has been a looonnnnggggg road many ups and downs, highs and lows it has been challenging but all in all I came out on top I've fought the fight and I won I know I have a long way to go but by the grace of God I will make it. being natural is a challenge but having youtube and the facebook group Caribbean ppl with natural hair (CPWNH) has really helped me on this journey thanks youtube and my sisters on CPWNH I could not of done it with out the encouragement I got on both these sites. My hussy is also my inspiration he loves my natural hair and was glad that I went natural and pushes me everyday to keep it natural. I will continue to push forward in my natural hair journey and see where it leads me but I know I am not alone I have the support of my hussy and my sisters from CPWNH.
|My staple love these makes me retain length and keeps my ends inside|
|Some of the protective styles I have worn through out this journey|
|Just added a bando to my hair that's it opened out|
Where shall I start. I am a mother first and fore most I have 3 wonderful kids a 11yr old boy and 4 yr old twin a boy and girl. I have recently turned back natural its been 9 months now and I love the journey thus far, there was some trying times but I've made it this far and I am thankful for that. I also dabble in handmade jewellery I like to work with my hands and I am also doing a course in body care products, so You guys would see that on the market soon.....lol hopefully. Well this was just a brief introduction on myself and I have lots to tell you about me. So follow my blog and you will find out more.
|This is a side view of my natural hair in a fro hawk I was 5 months natural in this picture.|
|These where made using safety pins and beads|
|Some of the jewellery I made|
Well I have started my journey into handmade soaps and so far I LOVE it. I have made 6 batches so far and I am now bitten by the soaping bug.....lol. here are some pictures of the soaps I have made so far.
|Made this batch using the pot swirl and i scented it with berry and herbs fo|
also molded the soap in a pringles container it holds appox 21/2 lbs soap.
|tried something with this batch it did not come out as I expected|
due to the fo accelerating trace very fast and also ricing the soap
i used mango and papaya fo.
|love this display its all of the soaps i have made thus far|
|this soap is my Aloe and cocoa butter used the aloe from my back yard|
love how this came out the soap is very hard after 2 weeks but will make it cure for the
standard 4 weeks before i give it a try. Added no fragrance or color its all natural.
|Love how this came out also its scented with Amani code for men type fo|
and colored with blue oxide and titanium dioxide and added a bit of
poppy seed to the blue for texture it smells wonderful.