Slay By Vixens Grand Opening Raffle! 🎉🎉🎊

Hello Hello! My beautiful subbies!

I have something exciting that I want to share with you all. A Raffle!!! Now we all know that for naturals we love to do protective hairstyles. With that being said what’s a protective hairstyle that everyone loves these days?

LACE FRONTS!!!

Well Fabolous Curlies has teamed up with Slay By Vixens to give you all a chance to win some bundles, a customized lace front, and or lashes!!!

This is a company that I stand by and the owner Sydney Cyntana is a wonder person and entrepreneur. She also owns her own magazine Vixen and has been modeling for over ten years.

I have personally seen her work and let me tell you, it’s absolutely flawless.

So how do you go about getting an opportunity to win? Here’s the deets……

@SlaybyVixens grand opening was this week and to celebrate they are running a END OF SUMMER CONTEST open to anyone in the U.S Over 18yrs of age!!

First place winner will receive choice of :

Custom color bob unit from our Goddess Collection or a FULL LACE Unit from my Vixen Collection 🙌🏾🙌🏾🙌🏾 and 2 pairs of our 3D mink lashes

Second place winner will receive 2 pairs of our Exclusive 3D Mink Lashes

Third place receives at $10 gift card and free standard shipping toward next purchase

Here are the rules

Must purchase minimum one raffle ticket -the more tickets the more chances to win- as winners will be picked on LIVE at random

1 Ticket – $10

Best deal 🙌🏾🙌🏾🙌🏾 5 tickets for 40 + free bonus ticket SO 6 tickets in total

**** limit 12 tickets per customer ****

Cash app $VixensCEO

Make sure you add your fb name, phone number, and my name “ Nickole or Minx “ on the cash app payment

Must follow @slaybyvixens IG AND Slay By Vixens Facebook Page and Fabolous Curlies on Facebook

And tag 3 friends on each

Raffle will end Sept 10th 9am eastern time and winners will be announced on FACEBOOK LIVE at 7pm eastern

Good luck ladies ! Can’t wait to see you slay all year long!

I am so excited about this and can’t wait to see if any of you are amongst the lucky winners. Keep me posted! If you have any questions you may respond here on the blog or on the Fabolous Curlies facebook page.

Much Luv,

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Outre 4 Way Part Lace Wig

Outre has always release some awesome hair units , so that you can be versatile and express your creativity, through your hair. I was so excited when I got asked to review Outre’s 4 Way Part Lave wig by Sam’s Beauty. My first experience with Outre was back in early 2005 , with their Half Wigs, that could easily be converted to a ponytail.

When I received this lace front , I already knew chances were I would like it. Let’s get into this review.

The wig is 20 inches , and is synthetic. The fibers can be heated and curled up to 400 degrees. I do flat iron my unit , and make sure to use a little of heat protectant.

The unit has four combs in the index , and straps to tighten the unit in the bk. There is also a small amount of lace located on the , do that you can pull it up in a high ponytail or top knot.

Shedding is limited. I brushed , combed and styled without hair getting all over the sink and the rig. If you have a chance to check this unit out , tell me how like it.

Good night luvs,

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Sugarpill’s Anti-Socialite Liquid Lip Color

Hello FabCrew!

I have a new cosmetics company that I cannot seem to get enough of . The name of the company is Sugarpill, and you can find them on Instagram to check out some amazing looks done by customers. The lip color that I will be sharing with you all this time around is “Anti-Socialite“.  Anti-Socialite is a super matte blackened burgundy color that loos good on all skin tones. The great thing about this lippie is that it is build-able , meaning that you can control how dark or light it is by applying less or more applications. Here is a swatch of the lip color at its darkest provided by the company

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Now let’s talk facts, because you actually need to know if its worth the price of $18.00. Correct?  Anti-Socialite is said to last up to 18 hrs, and I believe it can . I applied some at 2pm , and it was still on my lips the next day till 6am. Did it dry my lips out? No.  I do apply a lip moisturizer before every lipstick application anyway, which you should do anyway to protect your lips from cracking.  I really do like this shade, and received lots of compliments when wearing it out.

I’ll insert some pics below of  the Fairy look I created using Anti-Socialite. I applied only two coats on my lips in the pictures , to get the dark look posted above you will need three coats. To purchase this color and more visit

Sugarpill Cosmetic Anti-Socialite Lip Color

Till Next Time,

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Activated Charcoal = White Teeth

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I’m sure that you have heard the craze about the newest beauty secret for a great smile, and you had questions about it. Activated Charcoal has been out for years, and people have been using it to whiten their teeth, and to lighten up scars . I decided to try it myself on my teeth to see how great the results would actually be. In the picture above it shows the brand that I bought with my own funds to test the product out. Make sure that you are using activated charcoal, not charcoal you use on the grill. This charcoal an be consumed , and the other cannot. YOU WILL GET VERY SICK from using the wrong one.

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Items Needed 

Charcoal

Tooth Brush (Preferably a dark bristled one because using white will look yucky)

A small cup ( To dump the charcoal and pour water in to make a paste)

Tooth Paste

Mouth Wash ( optional )

Directions

Unscrew 1 or 2 vegetable capsules and empty the charcoal into the small cup

Put only a small amount of water into the cup, enough to make a paste

Brush your teeth with the charcoal paste, and tongue

After you are finished brushing , with the charcoal still on teeth brush your teeth with your regular tooth paste

Be sure to brush your tongue as well.

Gargle with mouth wash once you’re finished

Here are the pictures of the charcoal on my teeth , and once I brushed them and used mouth wash. You will see results immediately , and will want to do this every day . This is my results after doing this two days in a row. The charcoal basically is a stain remover , and will pull all stains from your teeth. If you are a heavy coffee drinker, you will want to try this, because coffee does stain your teeth. I will be following back up with you all at the end of my bottle of charcoal so you can see how much of a whiting I got. If you decide to try this, let me know your results.

Stay FAB!

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Loreal Cleansing Balm : Truth or Sad Story?

 

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I have a new and exciting product that I want to review . Now it’s really not new, but it’s new to my curls. It’s the Loreal EverCurl 6 in 1 Cleansing Balm.  Influenster sent me the product to review for free, and to give my honest opinion.

First off it did not have a strong fragrance , which I loved. I hate opening a product to begin sneezing like a nut. The pump in my opinion is too small, which means to get a nice amount of product you have to keep pumping continuously. The consistency is rich and creamy, which I like. It didn’t feel soapy (slippery and sticky). You get a nice small lather just to let you know it has a cleansing agent in it. Then the whole conditioning affect takes over, and you start feeling your hair softening up. Would I use the product again ? Yes! I actually want to try their other products in the EverCurl line now. You do receive a lot of product in the bottle too, so you won’t feel cheated. Try it! Then report bk to me how you liked it!

Kisses,

 

CurlyFro Product Review 

Hiya! 

I know ! I know! It’s been a while, but you know how it is sometimes, you have every intention on doing something , then life says you’re too busy. Lol. Anyhow, guess what?! I got an awesome product review for you! 

Curly Fro was nice enough to send me three of their products to test and review for my blog. I appreciate them so so much! That package went through a lot to get to me , but it did and that’s all that matters. Let’s get into the review !  

 

Moisturizing Shampoo 

Size – 8 oz 

Fragrance – Peppermint 

Consistency – Creamy 

I usually don’t use shampoo, but when I do I make sure that it’s a moisturizing shampoo , so that I can make sure that it doesn’t strip my hair , and cause break offs.  This shampoo was wonderful! I made sure to apply the shampoo to my finger tips so I could distribute it on my scalp evenly  since I have braids as a protective style. I liked that I got peppermint since I looooove peppermint , plus it promotes hair growth. The shampoo was very silly feeling , and I could tell just from that , that it was indeed a moisturing shampoo. My scalp was very dry , because I hadn’t washed my hair in three weeks from when I got the braids installed.  

 

Here you can see the flakes in between the braids. I thought this was a perfect time to test these products out, because my scalp was bad off. 

Hot Oil Treatment  (Lockin and Shine Oil) 

Size – 4oz 

Fragrance – Mixed Oils 
The hot oil treatment wasn’t much of a surprise. If you use oils you know what to expect. So I made sure to wrap my hair in a plastic cap once I added the oils to my scalp. Instantly , I noticed how excellent the shampoo had worked on my scalp. There was so flakes left , and with the oil it did add a nice shine to my braids.  

 

I’m a bit nervous about my edges since I do have micros, and I said to myself ” let me put extra along my edges ” (that’s why it’s so shiny around my perimeter ) . I left the oils on my scalp for 20 minutes under the hair steamer and then rinsed. After rinsing my hair was still shiny ( which shocked me ), and my scalp was beautiful. 

  
 Promade 

Size – 4oz 

Fragrance – Smells like a fruity cherry 

After styling my braids back with a headband ,  I went ahead and applied the promade. I use a hard toothbrush to lay my baby hairs down , and this product actually didn’t hold them down , but it did cause then to curl up and shine. That’s not a bad thing, some promades will dry your hairs up , and then they’re dull and horrible looking. 

Products Overall Review 

I would definitely purchase these products myself. I haven’t heard too much about the company, but I believe that after you guys read this I will soon. The products smell wonderful , a little bit of each item I had goes a long way. I liked the fact that the fragrances wasn’t very strong , and the promade smells so good you want to taste it.  Please go check out CurlyFro. Let me know which products of theirs you tried. If you have any questions please don’t be afraid to ask.  Thanks again to Curly Fro for the wonderful products , and allowing me to review them.  

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Tell Your Curls To Spring Like Spring!

Happy Spring Everyone!

I am so excited for this season, because this is the time I start to get most of my hair growth. Plus I love seeing all the naturals wearing flowers in their curls, even if I hate wearing them in mine. Today was my protein treatment weekend, and I really needed it. I have just ended my protective styling week, and needed to let my hair breathe for a minute. I used my Aphrogee products as usual. If some of you all don’t know which ones I use , its the whole Reconstructor line. Its amazing!

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Protein Treatment

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Aphrogee is great for curls

Aphrogee is great for curls

Protein Treatment

Protein Treatment

After I rinsed out the reconstructor I had to shampoo, which I only do every six weeks after I use this. Next, I apply my moisture balance by the same company as well so that it can add the moisture back int my curls. Please follow the directions when using this products, because they will allow you to achieve the results you re aiming for, let’s hope that is shinier and healthier curls. I say the whole duration of this takes about a good 45 minutes to an hour for me, only because I do use my hair steamer , and hand dryer for some of the process. Once all this is done follow up with your oils, leave-in, moisturizer and or styler of your choice. Hope this helps!

Always,

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Perm Rod Challenge

Hi Ladies!
Are you starting to feel like you have nothing to do with your hair ? Usually in your awkward twa stage , you start to feel defeated. Well , well , I got something for u! A wonderful challenge you can do , that will actually allow you to maintain length. Perm rods!
Perm rods are an effective way to get gorgeous curls without adding heat. Also , you can do all type of fun styles with them for work, and play. Not sure on which ones to purchase? Here’s a chart to help you out .

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Following this chart will help you get the look you are going for. Plus , you can go to the BSS to check them out in person.

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How many packs do you need ?

I would say buy 5 to 6 packs just to be safe. It never can hurt to have too many , but it sure can hurt if you don’t have enough. Lol! Trust me , you will be highly mad if you run out of rods , and have to leave out to get more.

Stylers?
Motions Wrap Lotion
ORS Wrap Lotion
Lotta Body Foam

Oils ( your favorite ones, of course)

Make sure that you let your hair completely dry before removing your rods. Also, another tip is that you can separate each curl , twisting strand by strand of you don’t like the big curl look. I know some people don’t know that , well now u do.
I hope this have gave you all a few ideas to do with your hair. Try Mohawks , Flat Twist on the sides , and or a hump in the front to accompany your curls. Good luck !

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Right Complexion, Wrong Hair Texture

I can’t reiterate enough on how wrong my title for this article is, and it saddens me that in the natural hair community naturals find this to be true. On many boards I have seen where a dark skinned tone curly has type 3 hair , and some comments would state ” that’s not your hair , it’s a weave” or ” I thought dark skinned curlies all has type 4 hair “. What in the world!!? At first I laughed when I first noticed it because I thought they were joking with her due to a relationship they might have. Nooo. I started seeing this all over everywhere. Some actually thought that the lighter the naturalista was , the looser her curl pattern would be. Sad isn’t it?
I hate to break it down for the ones who thought this , but your hair texture has nothing to do with the complexion of your skin. It has everything to do with your genetics and how you take care of the health of your body from the inside out. Bingo! That’s it! You want some nice shiny , poppin curls? Moisturize your hair daily, make sure you seal your ends, and eat healthy which includes increasing your water intake.
I don’t want to go too far into this because this will take me off subject.
I’ll say this one last time for the naturals that were honestly confused
your hair texture is not based off your skin complexion.
I hope this reaches someone and give them a better understanding. If you have any questions or want to add comments please do below.

*I am not a professional and these thoughts shouldn’t base how you feel or take care of your hair. This blog is for entertainment purposes only.

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