CLEANSING SERIES: CLAYS

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Hey guys and welcome back to my blog. So as you know we are currently doing the cleansing series and today we will be talking about cleansing clays. If you haven’t already, check out the previous posts so far:

Shampoos>> http://wp.me/p1uQOd-za

Co washing>> http://wp.me/p1uQOd-zZ

There are a number of clays that you could use to gently cleanse your hair without stripping its oils. The most popular ones are (yes you guessed it) bentonite, rhassoul and kaolin clay. Maybe kaolin is not as popular as the latter two, but it’s still well used.

Cleansing clays are a great alternative to shampoos or co-washing. I only used these clays (Bentonite and rhassoul this year in May, I know I’m late lool) but I really liked them and now they are part of my cleansing routine when I don’t want to shampoo or co-wash.  I already have reviews of them on here so I am not going to talk about them in detail here. I will just be repeating stuff, so please please read those posts, I will link them below

Kaolin clay

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I actually found out about this as I was doing my research for this post. Kaolin clay aka white clay is very rich in silica and it also great in detoxifying the hair. It is mild enough to cleanse the hair and scalp without stripping its oils which makes it great for dry hair. It can apparently increase strength and elasticity and slow down the aging process of hair. Below are some really good videos I found on it

 

 

Bentonite clay

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Read review here >> http://wp.me/p1uQOd-wg

I purchased mine from SheaButterCottage, link>> http://www.sheabuttercottage.com/products_map.php?symb=A

 

Rhassoul clay

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Read review here>> http://wp.me/p1uQOd-us

I also got this from SheaButter Cottage, link above

I know a lot of people prefer rhassoul clay to bentonite clay but for me it’s the opposite. I loved how it made my hair feel afterwards and it did a better job cleansing my scalp than the rhassoul clay. Top tip- they work better when they do not come in contact with metal.

Here’s a video comparing all 3 clays

That’s all folks, I hope you try these clays as part of your routine! The last instalment will be on water and oil rinsing, hopefully I can get that to you soon. Connect with me on my social media, all the links will be under the social tab.

Until next time

Love

Sarah

 

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Sarah Fynn

Hello there and welcome to my blog! My name is Sarah Fynn and I am the creator of this blog. So a bit about me, I LOVE travelling, all things hair and beaut. I love LOVE science! This blog came about as I began to transition to natural hair way back in 2011(Well it isn’t that long ago really lol). This blog will focus on 4 main areas Natural Hair. This area will have a diverse range of topics e.g. product reviews and recommendations, tips, advice and virgin hair review (my go to protective style) Lifestyle. This area is mainly poetry, inspiration and anything that doesn’t quite fit the other 3 areas Events. This is self-explanatory really. I will be covering events for my blog about natural hair, beauty and fashion or the odd event I find interesting Travel. Of course I will be bringing you posts on my adventures around the world! One of my goals is go to every single country! My travel posts may not be as regular as I would like (money problems lol) so in the meantime I will be talking about how to budget/plan and organise a trip! With any area, my aim is to INSPIRE you to either travel or go to an event even if it’s you alone, or to let you know your natural hair journey CAN BE SIMPLE! (Eek! I will try my bestest with that part)! Here you will find simple and straight forward information without the technical jargon or wooh-tah (seriously don’t you just hate that?) So don’t be a stranger and SUBSCRIBE its free. I make sure I post regularly unless I have had a very stressful week/month. Leave any comments or drop me an email to say hi, I would love to hear from you. If you’re a company/blogger and you’re interested in working with me, believe I want to too! Drop me an email if I don’t get to you first lol (I hope that doesn’t sound creepy) Email- sarah_fynn@hotmail.com Thanks for visiting and have a blessed day. Love Sarah.

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