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WEN products on natural hair.

5 Aug

I love WEN hair products!! You can’t imagine how soft they make your hair. The interesting thing is, they work for ALL hair types, and in my opinion, are especially good for African-American hair. WEN “shampoo” is actually a co-wash conditioning cleanser; you use it alone. The $30, 30 day trial (which will last us longer than thirty days because we don’t wash our hair everyday) contains the conditioning cleanser, the moist intensive hair treatment, the hair balm stick (very cool!), the hair creme, and a wooden comb (great for distributing moisture)! I did a blow-out, braid-out with the products and it turned out great. This was my process:

Leave your hair wet when you put the styling creme on. Also, I used the “shampoo” as a leave in. Yep, you can do that…

Blow your hair out just a little. Not so that it’s floppy, but so that it sticks out.

My hair can get very dry, so I made a glycerine mix. I used 25% glycerine and the rest water. I usually put in 40% glycerine but my hair was already really moisturized by the WEN.

I used the balm to braid it.

And here we are! Nice length, REALLY soft.

You can do a lot with it. Even put it up! 😉

Great product!


The Master Cleanse:★★★End of Day 2★★★

3 Jul

Broke fast at: 12am

Broke fast with: Protein drink, mac and cheese 😀 and broccoli

The Master Cleanse: Day 2 (2:00pm)

2 Jul

The Master Cleanse: Day 1

1 Jul

UPDATE: 5:00PM I have some intense cravings. It’s not exactly hunger, just cravings for certain foods (In ‘n Out!!). Every time I drink the lemonade, they go away for a while. Let’s hope I can do this for two days!

END OF DAY 1: I had severe cravings (not hunger) all day until about 12:00am. I had a slight headache for a few minutes and became irritable and annoyed. My boyfriend was over and I was feeling frustrated and a bit antagonistic towards him. Tomorrow I drink the saltwater cleanse which is supposed to move my bowels. Here’s hoping I do (doo) and feel better 😉

Two Day Master Cleanse

29 Jun

So I think I’m going to do the master cleanse (lemon juice, cayenne pepper, water, maple syrup) for a couple of days. I was going to do the 3 day cleanse but I get a little insane when I’m really hungry. I can’t decide if I’m doing this because I hate myself or I want to be healthier. I think it’s a little of both. I’m kind of depressed right now and don’t feel like rewarding or medicating myself with food, so here I go. I’ve heard that the cleanse gives you more energy, so that’s something to look forward to. Common sense tells me that not eating for two days can’t possible give me more energy, but whatever. Thousands of people with disposable income can’t be wrong, right? I’ll keep you posted.


  • You will need 2 Tablespoons of fresh organic lemons or limes (approx. ½ lemon). Use only fresh (certified organic if possible) lemons, never canned lemon or limejuice nor frozen lemonade or frozen juice.
  • 2 Tablespoons genuine maple syrup grade B or C (Not maple flavored sugar syrup). You want the unfiltered maple syrup with all its minerals (preferably not grade A)
  • 1/10 Teaspoon cayenne pepper (red pepper) or to taste
  • 8 oz filtered/spring water, at room temperature.
  • Combine the juice, maple syrup, and cayenne pepper in a 10 oz glass jar w/lid and fill with the water.
  • Shake it up and drink throughout the day and as much as you like.