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Tips for Transitioning

Janet Gilbert

Tips for Transitioning

The first thing I tell people about transitioning from relaxed hair is that it takes PATIENCE! I decided to go natural about 10 years ago. I was so frustrated in the beginning because I lacked patience. I struggled with styling as well as finding the right products ( one of the reasons Carrie J Hair Care was started). I probably spent hours watching youtube also. If you are transitioning or thinking about it, I want to help make your journey easier than mine was. So, here are some of my tips for transitioning: Trim your hair often. I trimmed my hair every...


Ways to Keep Your Hair Moisturized

Janet Gilbert

Ways to Keep Your Hair Moisturized

The most beneficial key to healthy hair is moisture. It is important that we keep our hair moisturized because dry hair produces breakage. And breakage alters our hair growth. If you are having trouble with keeping your hair moisturized, check out these tips below: LCO or LOC Method The LCO or LOC Method is a technique for moisturizing hair: Use a Sulfate-Free ShampooTry to avoid using products, especially shampoos, that strip the hair of its natural oils. Also, cleanse your hair when necessary. This may not be possible for everyone due to time, but try to wash and deep condition your...


Our Top 5 Healthy Hair Tips

Janet Gilbert

Our Top 5 Healthy Hair Tips

  If you have been following us, by now you know our tagline is "healthy hair matters." We truly believe healthy hair does matter, which is why we create products to assist you with obtaining healthy hair. Aside from the products, we want to educate as well on how to maintain healthy hair. So here are our top five healthy hair tips: 1. Deep Conditioning Deep conditioning improves the overall health of your hair. We suggest deep conditioning weekly if your hair has a hard time obtaining moisture. Deep conditioning has many benefits such as preventing breakage, eliminating split ends,...


Ways to Use Carrie J Twisting Butter

Janet Gilbert

Ways to Use Carrie J Twisting Butter

  Our twisting butter is one of our best-selling products. There's a reason for that! The ingredients include shea butter, organic aloe vera, castor oil, grapeseed oil, sweet almond oil, glycerin, argan oil, avocado oil, jojoba oil, vitamin e, vitamin c, and an essential oil blend for fragrance. So it's 100% natural. Our twisting butter is formulated to soften, strengthen, and restore dry hair. Now that you know the ingredients are amazing, let's talk about how to use this butter.  Sealant Our twisting butter works best when it is used as a sealant on wet or damp hair. This means...


How to Keep Your Hair Healthy When Life Gets Busy

Janet Gilbert

How to Keep Your Hair Healthy When Life Gets Busy

Have you ever felt like you were just too busy to care for your hair? Maybe you are overwhelmed with parenting duties. How about being a full-time entrepreneur? Don't even get me started on working 40 plus hours at your job while trying to figure out how you will fit in a wash day. And for some of us, we are taking on all of the above. Struggling with damaged hair can be frustrating. So, here are some ways you can keep your hair healthy when life gets busy: 1. Create a hair regimen. A hair regimen is a simple schedule...