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Ingredient Spotlight: Aloe Vera

Janet Gilbert

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Ingredient Spotlight: Aloe Vera

If you have been following us and using our products, then you know we LOVE aloe vera over at Carrie J Hair Care! Organic aloe vera is the main ingredient in over half of our products and we are about to explain to you why. Aloe vera is a plant that has thick leaves with a gel-like substance in them. Aloe vera has a high water content and is filled with vitamins and minerals. Aloe vera is cooling and soothing when applied to skin and is used to treat burns and skin wounds. Aloe vera has a ton of healing...


Twistout 101

Janet Gilbert

Twistout 101

Are you tired of looking at youtube videos wondering why your twistout is not coming out right? I know firsthand how frustrating this can be. No matter what products you use or how many tutorials you watch, nothing you do works. But help is on the way! I am going to give you some tips that will help you achieve a bomb twistout: 1. First and most importantly, allow your twists to completely dry before unraveling them. When you take your twists down while they are still wet, you will more than likely experience a little bit of frizz. Leave them...


10 Benefits of Body Butta by Carrie J

Janet Gilbert

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10 Benefits of Body Butta by Carrie J

The best body butters are those with natural ingredients. A nice texture that leaves your skin feeling silky smooth plus an amazing scent, you can't beat it! Our Body Butta is just that. It's made of 100% natural Shea Butter, extracted from nuts of the shea tree,  which absorbs as soon as it hits the skin. It's also made of cocoa butter, coconut oil, sweet almond oil, vitamins E and C, and essential oil for fragrance. Let's break down the benefits of our Body Butta: 1. Moisturizes Dry Skin It is an excellent moisturizer for the face and body. It's...


Tips for Keeping Your Hair Healthy Through a Pandemic

Janet Gilbert

Tips for Keeping Your Hair Healthy Through a Pandemic

As we all know, many businesses are feeling the effects from the closures due to COVID-19. One of those businesses includes hair salons. Millions of women across the globe depend on hair stylists to keep our hair healthy and beautiful. Some women just simply don't have the time to give their hair the maintenance it needs, so they turn to hair stylists.  But what do you do when you depend on your hair stylist and she is not available? I am going to provide some tips that will get you through the recent "shutdown"  which will also keep your hair...


Tips for Avoiding Heat Damage

Janet Gilbert

Tips for Avoiding Heat Damage

Using too much heat strips your hair of its moisture, which leaves an open opportunity for breakage. Overcoming heat damage was one of my biggest hurdles when I first began to transition. Then, I had no idea how much harm I was doing to my hair by using heat tools every day. Yes, everyday! Thankfully, through research and experimenting I was able to find ways to reduce heat damage.  Here are a few helpful tips that could help you also avoid heat damage: Shampoo your hair before using heat.  Deep condition for at least 30 minutes. Be sure to rinse...