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Reader Jarquisha (pictured above) shares a hair discovery;

After doing a detox on my hair using Bentonite clay, my eyes were opened to something I had never noticed before. All of the previous time that I had washed, conditioned, etc my hair, I always had to go through so much to get my true texture to not only show, but remain once my hair dried. That involved many styling aids, mainly Kinky-Curly Curling Custard. Even with that, my hair only lasted for so long before turning into a puffy mess.

Fast forward to my clay detox yesterday (my second time ever). All it took was a 15 minute clay session and NOTHING ELSE to bring out my texture AND maintain it.


Clay application

I couldn’t understand why this was so until I did some research and stumbled upon Naptural85’s Youtube Video and thus the Terressentials website. This completely BLEW my mind.

For the past 2 years I have fought through product after product trying to find “THE ONE” only to find that it was as simple as using mud. Imagine that. Not only did my hair feel moisturized, but I did not have to put ANYTHING ELSE on it after rinsing out the clay (no conditioner, styling aids, etc).

So I’ve decided to keep my routine simple from now on: Terressentials shampoo/hair oils, my homemade flax seed gel (courtesy of Naptural85… I just LOVE her!) if I want a sleek style, braids or twists and my trusty coconut oil, shea butter and extra virgin olive oil. I never thought that being Natural could be so simple until now. My wallet (and my hair) will thank me later πŸ™‚

I, too am a huge bentonite clay fan; what have your experiences been with it ladies? Do you get good moisture and curl definition from bentonite clay? Or did it not work for you? Share your experiences πŸ™‚

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Donna

This is good information to know. Thanks.

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ADRZ
Funny is that I love benionte clay sooooo much way than clarify shampoo of any kinds. I definetly believe it is 100% better as detoxing to use than clarify. Clarify shampoo can dry your hair follicle, scalp, or anything. Leave you to flake and you will wonder if it is dryness, allergic, etc. I found out mainly from hairlista formus that suggested on detoxing. I was wondering the difference between clarify /detoxing. I researched and they said you only detox to clean out everything like toxic, deep dirty that been hidden and clarify shampoo didn’t get to it, detox can… Read more »
Lowkey

What deep conditioner do u refer or is it needed

ADRZ

most ppl use the same clay to dc too but you can add to get it moisturzed or make it look cake mixture. If you are familiar of many products at anita grant (hair products shopping online) she also sold clay with condition. it is popular with many

CJ

Jarquisha,

I learned a bit about the Clay, however, more importantly, am totally turned off by the bottom portion of the picture showing vagina. Please clean it up!!!

Real RBN

I love it! My hair is Soft and detangled. No shampoo for me ever. The only problem I have is I need to find a new conditioner. My conditioner makes my hair hard after using the clay.

St. Mary

I just tried the Terressentials Hair Wash today and the results are awesome! My hair air dried fast because there were to extra products and it’s still curly and soft. If you want to see how it turned out check out the video I posted(naturalhairbrush).

LesIsBest

Quick questions. Not sure if you’ve answered this as yet. But after you use the mudd and you go to work/school whatever… What’s next(that night… next couple of days)? Do you put a silk cap on at night… and the next morning wet it and condition? Or just wet it? Also… I’m not one for at home chemistry projects… I prefer to buy my product… Can I purchase this mudd? If so, where?

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MissGhana

Hi, your hair looks lovely. If you don’t mind could you tell me what your hair type is, cos I’m just wondering if this method would work for someone like me who is 4c, at least I think it’s 4c, but suspect ill isn’t cos it’s coarser. Anyway thanks for posting this cos it seems simple and looks great.

Anonymous

I’m constantly worried about clogging my shower drain with all my various trial-and-error product runs (especially because I have two white roommates who can’t sympathize with my need to concoct new potions). Has anyone experienced any drainage problems from using the clay?

lanni

I didn’t have a drain clogging problem because it seems to loosen up relatively quickly in the presence of liquids but after I started washing it out, there was a weird rotten egg type smell and I am worried that some sort of reaction was occurring from my experiment. :/ Guess I need to do some more research

Lola Devereaux
I have been using bentonite clay in my one year being natural and I absolutely love it. I use ACV and Aloe Vera Juice/Gel to lower the PH and provide shine. Aloe Vera Juice has a ton of conditioning properties on its own and it able to provide a bit of hold to your curl pattern. I try to do this treatment at least once a month on my hair and I’ve always loved the turn out. However, I never knew I could use this as a wash and go. My hair is in serious need of clarification and I… Read more »
Jarquisha Hollings

Share your experience using the product with me!

iri9109
i did this today…i already had the clay b/c i use it occasionally on my face…now when i first put it on it made my hair rock hard and straw like…i was sooooo scare i thought my hair was literally about to snap off in my hands…i think my mixture wasnt thin enough, but i also didnt want it super watery and making a mess…im used to using cassia and when i do cassia treatments i run my fingers through my hair as i apply it…i couldnt do that with the clay…so after i applied all the clay, i put… Read more »
babycoily

I just gave bentonite clay another try yesterday. I usually just use it for my face because the first time I tried it on my hair I only used the clay and water. Dry crispy hair. But yesterday I was all out of shampoo and I saw this post, so this time I mixed it with aloe vera juice and honey. My consistency was super liquidy so I could just apply and rinse. Best detangler ever! Super soft hair. Forget shampoo. I’m sticking with this.

lanni

I’m so glad to hear that! I’ve been wanting to try it with AVJ and have been waiting to see how it worked for others. Did you make extras or just enough for that one time? I’m thinking about making stuff and storing it if I can just to limit having to make it fresh every time. Also, did you condition afterwards?

babycoily

Hey. Washing with baking soda,bentonite clay, or anything else with a high ph (around 9) always severly dried my hair out. I think it works better for me with AVJ because it lowers the ph. I just made enough for the one time. I suppose if you were to keep it in the fridge it would do fine. I did condition afterwards just in case.

lanni

Great, thanks!

ADRZ

Yea it is not called shampoo but detoxing . That is what I use all time, it will detoxe whatevr is leftover by shampoo or clarify. None dry , just to clean up dirty. that is why it is detangler easily

Use it anytime you wanna, no need limited once a month like regular shampoo

CindyP

Jarquisha, I would like to know how you prepare your hair for sleep at night? Do you experience shrinkage the next morning? Is the oil/water spritz the only thing you apply daily? Love your hair!

Jarquisha Hollings
Hi CindyP! Thanks for your compliments. I really appreciate them. Previously when I did similar styles, I’d put a satin bonnet on my head. I didn’t like how it’d turn out the next morning as it smushed my hair to my head. So now when I do this style, I just sleep on a satin pillowcase and do not tie my hair down at all. I do experience some shrinkage, but no very much. You can look at the picture posted in the comments versus the picture at the head of the post for comparisons. The water/oil spritz is the… Read more »
ADRZ

many ppl are different depend where they live, what hair condition, etc. my hair can be easy curl defined by simply co-wash or dc, it can be because I take really great caring of it almost 3 years. But it aint point…ppl know themselve more sometimes than we do. Something they need more products to try that

Jarquisha Hollings

HELLO ALL! Just for clarity, the point of this post was not to focus on curl definition. I wanted to show all of you BGLH followers that the feats that we attempt with our hairstyles using so many products can also be achieved using a minimalist approach. Whether definition, softer/moisturized hair, etc is your goal, always consider the fact that you don’t have to go all the way around the block just to get from point A to point B. Just keep it simple πŸ™‚

mandlah

If it wasn’t the point then why is the title “Bentonite Clay: The key to long lasting curl/coil definition?” ..?

babycoily

Maybe that’s what Leila wanted to name it -_-

Jarquisha Hollings
When I sent the post in to BGLH, I titled the email “Simply Natural”. It was not my intent to focus on curl definition, but the simple route that can be taken in achieving certain styles versus using a lot of products. The title of the post (β€œBentonite Clay: The key to long lasting curl/coil definition?”) was neither my doing, nor my intention when submitting this post and I apologize if anyone took this as my intention. I celebrate textures of all kinds and actually find a problem with the way we label/term things in the Natural community, especially the… Read more »
June

You are very kind for apologizing. You have curls so what if you want to define it? People really need to get over themselves.

Rennie
Thank you. This is a great explanation of the title. It angered me at first, so I’m glad I kept reading before I prematurely said my peace. Anyway, some naturals don’t have curls to define and that is okay. Topics about definitively defining curls burn me up because it fuels the fire for us, natural women, to separate ourselves from each other based on hair texture. We left the creamy crack just to tear each other down in other ways. It would be awesome if we were more accepting our inherited beauty no matter kinky or curly. Having defined curls… Read more »
Lisa

Why are you looking for an argument? If someone wants to define their curls/coils let them. If they don’t, let them. It’s not your hair so it’s not your problem.

UmmI'jaaz
I have been completely natural for 3 months. In this short period of time I often find myself laughing at the abundance of hair product I have used compared to being relaxed for 15 years. So I shall venture out on this natural hair journey limb and try this clay.Why not add to my list of trial and error hair endeavors? Also can someone explain the need for naturals to give a ” I WAS NOT LOOKING TO DEFINE MY CURL PATTERN” Disclaimer, when giving the reason for using said product or henna? If you want to define what you… Read more »
AYITICHERIE

YES!!! ITS SO ANNOYING, IF YOU WANT TO DEFINE YOUR CURLS SO WHAT, I KEEP MY CURLS DEFINED MOISTURIZED AND CLUMP AND I HAVE ACHEIVED MY GOAL OF MBL, OH NO, SHOULD I GIVE A DISCLAIMER ABOUT LENGTH TOO, CAUSE WE ARE NOT SUPPOSE TO WANT LONG HAIR EITHER IT MAKES US LETS PROUD TO BE BLACK RIGHT LMBO CHILL THE HELL OUT! LIVE AND LET LIVE DE

TS

Why you yellin lol

zyaran

I’ve never tried this product before, but I’ve seen it mentioned on fellow youtubers channels. It looks pretty interesting, so is this more for the hair and not the face? or both work just as well.

Also, came across this on Alexandrabond YT showing off celebrity Dabrat has natural hair, and it looks good on her with the mohawk.
Here’s the link for the video

httpv://www.youtube.com/user/AlexandraBond#p/u/5/8k3FvmKKgUs

zyaran

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8k3FvmKKgUs&feature=channel_video_title

Jarquisha Hollings

Bentonite clay works well for both the hair and skin. It makes a great facial!

LillianMae

I’ve used Bentonite Clay once. I liked the result, however, I noticed I left some in my hair πŸ™

Will try again.

One question: You don’t shampoo or condition afterward, but do you use a leave-in? I am transitioning still so a leave in has been instrumental in my ‘transformation’, LOL πŸ˜‰

(Check out my website for the Goddess Comb :))

Jarquisha Hollings

I don’t typically put anything on my hair after my clay sessions. If I do, it’s only a spritz of water/extra virgin olive oil. Good luck with your transition!

rae
So timely! My absolute *best* wash n go was a few days ago after using bentonite clay! I hate the way shampoo makes my hair feel (even sulfate-free ones like Giovanni), so I think I’m a convert. I didn’t buy bentonite clay for any curl-defining properties, I just thought it would be a good alternative to shampoo. After rinsing out the clay I just added a tiny bit of Oyin Whipped Pudding to my hair (no shingling or intense raking or anything) and air dried — I didn’t need a gel or anything — and my hair held up very… Read more »
rae

Whoops, Terressentials, lol, not terrestrials πŸ˜›

Jarquisha Hollings

You’re welcome!

lanni
I’m glad to see that so many people are having positive experiences with the bentonite clay especially since I have a whole container of it from an impulsive PJ purchase a little while ago. I’m also curious about this Terresentials wash though it is severely out of my price range at the moment. I see that a lot of people have made mixes using ACV and some other things but I’m wondering if anyone has tried to recreate the Terresentials wash by mixing their bentonite with Aloe Vera juice and some other oils. If so, how did it work out… Read more »
Cherie

I haven’t, but Milan from the blog site A Grl Can Mac has, and she seems to love it: http://www.agrlcanmac.com/2011/03/mixtress-chronicles-even-better-hair.html

I’m thinking about making this someday.

lanni

Thanks!

Jade

Thanks for the help ladies!
Another question, after you use the clay do you ever use conditioners or even old shampoos? I was on the terressentials website and I saw that they reccomended not using other shampoos or conditioners after your detox. Do you agree? So is clay a forever thing?!!

Jarquisha Hollings

Well I’ve only done the Bentonite Clay mask 2 times. Once in January and again 3 days ago. In between those times, I went back to old shampoos and conditioners and could not for the life of me get my hair to behave the same as with the clay. So I’ve decided that once I can buy the Terressentials product, it’s going to be clay from now on. Hope this helps!

Jade

Thanks Jarquisha it does!!!!

b.
I’ve tried the clay ages ago. I’ll have to give it another go since my hair is longer. What worked for me is: Detangle Wash/condition Section off and lightly finger detangle while adding leave in Twist each section (large sections!) for drying as you finger detangle/add leave-in When mostly dry (blow dry in sections if that will help), take out and fluff My hair is the size of a pen spring (the spring inside, not the width of the pen) and this gave me a fab wash and go with whatever definition was there in the first place. It essentially… Read more »
Beth

I love bentonite clay, but I’m never focused on displaying my texture because I don’t wear wash n gos. Stretched hair is the way to go for me, so it often doesn’t matter what my hair looked like after washing it. I wonder though, is curl definition truly indicative of healthier hair? I would love some insight on this, because my hair looks different everytime I wash it. No predictability… Sigh

Lisa

Don’t take my word for it, but I don’t think it is. For me, less coil/curl definition, more frizzy/fuzzy hair.

Kesha

For me, more curl defition is a sign of properly moisturized hair. Wet hair that is just clean but not does not have the same intensity of curl pattern.

Jade

Where can you get the bentonite clay!?! And are there specific directions on how to use it?!

Tamera

I got mine from Amazon.com. I’m an eyeball mixer so I just eyeball how much clay I think will be enough for my hair then slowly add water while mixing with a wooden spoon until I get a nice yogurt-y texture. You can use water or apple cider vinegar. I see that the acv helps the clay mix a little smoother. You can add oil to the mix. I just scoop it out and slather it on my strands. It rinses out really easy in the shower!

qtrlifechronicles

They sell bentonite clay from Vitamin Shoppe! I mix mine with apple cider vinegar until it reaches a yogurt consistency. Don’t use a metal spoon or bowl since it pulls the impurities out of products.

Gnatural

It is really cheap on camdengrey.com. I get all of my oils there in bulk.

Jarquisha Hollings

If there is a Whole Foods store in your area, that is where I purchased mine. Aztec Secrets Indian Healing Clay.

Chocolate Mom

I’m really looking forward to trying this product since when ever I wash my hair and condition I still always feel like my hair is dirty.

jenna marie christian

I am definitely going to give it a try as well..i already subscribe to Naptural85 youtube channel..love her

Michelle D.

I noticed a disclaimer at the bottom that says if you use a chemical ( I color my hair)in your hair that they do not reccommend using the mud. has anyone that colors their hair with a chemical color NOT henna, used this product and what was the result.

Tamera

I was kinda nervous at first to use bentonite clay but after I used it I was AMAZED at the curl definition. It dried my hair too but the next time I used it I added some oil to the mixture and my hair was so soft and so defined. I loved the results and I could see all of my curls!

Von

‘I always had to go through so much to get my true texture to not only show, but remain once my hair dried’.

My hair is very curly when its wet but once it dries most of the curl pattern disappears. I just don’t understand this notion of trying to get your texture to show. It seems to me many black women are fighting their texture and spending a lot of time and money trying to get their hair to be curly.

Tamera
Well I know for me personally when my hair is wet and I can see my texture, it’s just so pretty and cute with all the random spirals and coils that I want it to stay like that! It’s definitely not about fighting the texture and wanting your hair to bebcurly. For me, it’s just that I adore my texture and after I get out of the shower and look at it in the mirror I just love it and want it to dry like that. Luckily with the bentonite clay, it does! I was never the one to try… Read more »
Lisa

My hair has a lot of coils or curls, I am not sure how to define it. When it is wet, it is defined, but by the time I put product in it, half of the coils/curls have curled back up and the other half have unfurled. It makes my hair seem very fuzzy because all these loose hairs are hanging around. It is not a pursuit of a certain texture, it is a desire for the hair to have a uniform pattern.

df

for me personally, i don’t know if it’s the same for ladies, if my curls are showing i know my hair is moisturized (amongst other things) and havng low porosity hair, it’s just a much needed signal.

Jarquisha Hollings

It’s not about chasing/wanting my hair to be curly. It’s kinky/curly by nature so there’s really no chase involved. I was showing how simple it was to achieve something that I had to put so much time/money/effort into achieving otherwise. I was chasing after what came naturally and I didn’t even know it. This method is a way for women to see their hair’s true potential where others do not. The clay may not bring out Natural curls or kinks or waves, but it will show what’s really there. I hope this cleared everything up.

AYITICHERIE
@ VON THERE IS NOTHING WRONG WITH DEFINING YOUR CURLS, NOT ONLY TO SOME THATS THE LOOK THEY WANT TO ACHIEVE BUT YOUR HAIR IS AT ITS HEALTHIEST AND LESS PRONE TO DAMAGED IN MOIST CLUMPS INSTEAD OF STRINGY FRIZZ. WHY IS DEFININH YOUR CURLS EVEN AN ISSUE, ROCKING A DRY AFRO CAN BE DAMAGING TO SOME, I AS WELL AS OTHER NATURALS LIKE KIMMYTUBE FINES THAT THIS ONLY CAUSE NOTS AND DAMAGE SO IT MAY WORK FOR YOU BUT NOT FOR SOME, WHATS THE PROBLEM HER DEFINING HER CURLS IS MAKIN YOU INSECURE ABOUT YOUR TEXTURE, CAUSE IF YOUR… Read more »
mandlah
Having a theory as to why so many women seem to be looking for the exact same thing does not equal insecurity… It’s a perfectly legitimate thought – most people seem to be looking for “curl definition” when the dried texture often does not offer that and Von saying “I don’t understand” is not in any way an insult, there’s no reason to respond by accusing her of jealousy.. Strands of hair do not by nature fall exactly the same way on any human head, and other races don’t strive to retain their “wet” hair texture as much as we… Read more »
AYITICHERIE
OK AND….MOST WOMEN ARE LOOKING TO DEFINE THEIR CURL CAUSE OUR HAIR IS CURLY KINKY WITH COILS, AND IF YOU THINK ABOUT IT,CURLS THAT ARE DEFINED WITH MOISTURE AND IN CLUMPS WILL RETAIN LENGTH AND KEEP HAIR FROM BREAKAGE AND DAMAGE. ITS JUST SEEMS LIKE ITS ALWAY A PROBLEM WITH SOME NATURAL, I LIKE TO CALL IT THE “NAPPIER THAN THOU SYNDROME” FIRST ITS WAS A PROBLEM FOR SISTERS WITH PERMS NOW THAT OUR SISTERS ARE ROCKING NATURAL HAIR AND DEFINING THEIR CURL THATS A PROBLEM, NEXT THING IS GOING TO BE WHY ARE WE EVEN COMBING OUR HAIR, THATS… Read more »
tay

r u yelleing cuz writing in all caps makes it seem tht way

Icanrelate
Humans the world over have been using clay to cleanse their skin and hair for centuries, including our ancestors. From my research, I’ve found that bentonite is also used in West Africa. They claim that it’s only used as a means to cure someone who’s been poisoned, as if West African women have not been beautifying themselves with the clay also. But I digress. If one would only do research on this clay, they would find that it actually nourishes and fortifies your hair. I just used some last night. I think I’m gonna have a bit of an overhaul… Read more »
Laurnea

Good post!!!

Betonite clay is also good for skin or to detoxify your body :
http://www.healingdaily.com/detoxification-diet/bentonite-clay.htm

And it can also be used on LOCS to remove buildup and lint. It rinses out pretty easily. Check out those videos :
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ptuOkVPm_2o
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_pVxpSho9V4
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1-eKdXjxjBk

Bentonite clay is THE BUSINESS!!!!

earthy natural

Your post is encouraging me to explore! I love Naptural85 and I saw that exact video and ended up bookmarking the Terressentials website to my computer. I’m almost 2 years natural, and although I don’t chase curl definition, Terressentials is on my radar of things to try just for the cleansing effects; I have not tried bentonite clay either but now I’m curious.

Jarquisha Hollings

You sound like me. There is a Terressentials tab opened in my web browser that I have yet to close until I purchase the product (a reminder lol). Bentonite clay is definitely worth the detoxing/cleansing effects if curl definition is not what you seek.

Dee

I want to try the Terressentials. I would like to know which clay is used in it? I heard that Bentonite clay is more drying then Rhassoul clay. Has anyone tried both and got different results?

Neek

I know this comment is super late, but I purchased the Terressentials wash and bentonite clay was listed as an ingredient. I have since started using just the bentonite clay since I can purchase locally, avoid the shipping charges and the waiting time too. This clay is amazing!!! πŸ™‚

Nappynfree

Would rhassoul clay work, too? I remember reading somewhere that Terressentials used this clay in their products.

Jarquisha Hollings

I’ve never heard of this before, but I will definitely check it out. THANKS!

merry

i combine rhassoul and bentonite because i find the bentonite to be a bit drying.

i’ve been washing my hair like this for almost a year. i don’t always leave it in though. i actually use it like normal shampoo – i think you can do this when you don’t rely on lots of heavy product in-between washes… if you do use products, i think it has to sit and dry a bit to absorb all the product.

but, i do still put a conditioner on it.

Just as I am

It’s great when we find simple, affordable things that work for our hair.
I’m about to go wash out some Bentonite clay that I have in my hair along with an avocado-banana mix, some olis and some honey. I’m going to pay attention to how my hair looks.
Thanks!

Amahle

Looovee Naptural85, she’s so creative with hairstyles and recipes and style and everything!

Aptlife

That ish dried my hair out, no bueno! I didn’t add anything extra to it aside from water, but if I were to try it again, I might mix honey with it.

Jarquisha Hollings

When I made the mixture, I added 2 tbsp of EVOO and 2 tsp of ACV along with the water. It was AMAZING. This is what made me want to try the Terressentials product.

Jarquisha Hollings

The first picture of the post is what my hair looked like with KCCC. This picture here is what it looked like AFTER that clay mask. EXACT same results, but with NO PRODUCT at all! [img]http://bglhonline.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/No Product.jpg[/img]

Aptlife

Your hair looks fab! Did you get more days with the bentonite/flax seed gel combo? I love simple routines, especially since I “do” my hair once a week due to a full schedule (and laziness).

Also, love Naptural85 as well!

Jarquisha Hollings
THANKS! The picture above is just after rinsing the clay out. It’s been 3 days since then and my hair is still holding up. I haven’t made the flax seed gel just yet, because it’s kind of a project that my roommate and I are doing together when she has free time. But I definitely like this approach better. It take SO MUCH time and effort (and mess) to apply KCCC and a lot of other products at that. It’s messy to do the clay application, but that also replaces a wash, condition and style all in that one messy… Read more »
Aptlife

You’re very welcome! πŸ™‚

3 uses isn’t bad at all. I have the Aztec clay (but I primarily use it for my face) and I’ve had it for over a year. Definitely a worthy product. In terms of applying to your hair, I guess if you factor in the conditioner, shampoo and styling aid costs, that’s not a bad way to go at all. Maybe my fellow frugalistas will not only get hair benefits from the clay, but also keep fatter pockets. πŸ™‚

Definitely update us on the flax seed project!

Jarquisha Hollings

Will do!

Lisa

Sometimes, these youtube videos leave me with more questions than answers. So, are you saying that after using the mud shampoo/bentonite clay, you don’t need to use any conditioner? No deep conditioner, leave-in, moisturizers etc? Just really wash and go – shampoo, towel dry/shake, and go?

Jarquisha Hollings
Yes ma’am that is exactly what I’m saying. I haven’t used the Terressentials shampoo yet. My use of the Bentonite clay led me to wanting to use the Terressentials shampoo. But as per your question, I only used the clay in my hair. In my clay mixture was 1/2c of the clay powder, 2 tbsp of EVOO, and 2 tsp of ACV. After leaving it in for 15 mins and rinsing it out, I spritz on water and oil and that was it! It acts as a deep conditioner/detox/everything you may need for you hair. You can change what’s in… Read more »
Jarquisha Hollings

Oh and I forgot the water too! You add just enough water to the mixture to get a smooth (not watery) consistency.

Lisa

Thank you for your response. I think I’ll try it once my current product haul runs out. From reading the website, one cannot use the mud shampoo and any other product but oils.

Jarquisha Hollings

Yeah I believe that’s what it says. That’s all I used after.

LRJR

I’m interested in trying this method. Can you please elaborate on the exact procedure? Also can you break down the acronyms? Thanks.

Jarquisha Hollings
Hey! So here’s what I did. In a PLASTIC bowl using a PLASTIC spoon (very important because the clay can tarnish metals), I added 1/2c of Aztec Secret Indian Healing Clay (you may need more or less depending on your hair length), 2 tbsp of Extra Virgin Olive Oil (EVOO) and 2 tsp of Apple Cider Vinegar (ACV). Next add water little by little (just until you get a smooth, not watery consistency). And watch the clay swell as it absorbs the water(that’s the fun part). The messy part comes next. You may want to sit on the floor on… Read more »
Jarquisha Hollings

This is why you need a towel lol. It’s one big mess. Also here is a link to my hair album on FB if you want to see pictures of the application: http://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.1627691486831.2086430.1072860950
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LRJR

Thank you so much. I will definitely be trying this.

vonnie

omg, who knew? I’ll most definitely check this out….i liked the clay for my face, bet it’s awesome for my hair πŸ˜€

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