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My holy grail product: Oyin Handmade's Burnt Sugar Pomade!

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I have sung the praises about products from Oyin Handmade.  They have a fantastic collection for women how have naturally kinky/curly/coily hair.  But there is one that truly has my heart and I will buy for the rest of time!  Oyin Burnt Sugar Pomade.

Oyin Burnt Sugar Pomade

First of all, this smells every bit as good as it looks! Amazing!! I have been so tempted to eat this thing!   I actually think that it has quite a pronounced scent although it has been described as subtle.

Anyway, this is an all-natural, vegetable-based hair pomade, that has a very thick, almost grease-like consistency.  Like old-school, back in the day hair grease.  And to the touch, it is grainy, as if there is actual brown sugar mixed in it.  But that quickly melts away once you warm it up in your palms.

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Guess what has been giving me the best twistouts ever? (Hint: It’s from Oyin!)

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As we all know, I keep my hair in two-strand twists about 80% of the time, out of sheer convenience.  A few days before my fortnightly washing, I unravel my twists and wear it up in a high bun or some kind of updo.  But considering the results of these next two products, I might have to incorporate more styles to show it off!

I heard the buzz about Oyin Handmade’s newest addition, boing!  I had not bought any new products in a quite a few months and knew that anything Oyin is worth a try! Seriously, they are one of the best, natural lines for hair out there!  This time I decided to try out the online store, Curlmart.  They were having a 20% off promo.  I was impressed with the turnaround, I placed my order on early Wednesday (about a month ago), chose the cheapest USPS shipping, and my merchandise was in my mailbox by the Friday! I ordered the 4 oz. boing! and the 4 oz. Burnt Sugar Pomade (BSP).

Sidenote: Uhm…..I cannot believe I have not given the Burnt Sugar Pomade its proper homage, a full review!  This is my stuck-on-a-deserted-island-must-have-product!

Anyway, boing! is described as an ‘all-in-one coil styler’.  It is supposed to define and moisturize all in one step.  Typically I use Whipped Pudding as a moisturizer and Shine & Define as a styler, then add BSP to seal and some extra hold.

Here’s what the product looks like….

Oyin Handmade boing!

boing!

It’s quite creamy and not too thick.   It is similar in texture to the Shine & Define.  It’s smooth and melted quickly into my hair.  So after washing and detangling, I ONLY added boing! to my wet/damp hair, then added the BSP on top. Two-strand twists all over.

This was the result!

My twists using boing! and Burnt Sugar Pomade

Look at the sheen!  And all I did for the following week and a half, I just sprayed my hair with Frank Juice and some extra virgin coconut oil from Trader Joe’s on my ends.

When it was time to unravel, I added some more coconut oil on my fingertips.  And this is what I got!!

twistout!

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Hair of the Day! Twist out, half up

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My latest twist out!!!

My usual twistout and I decided to wear it half up and half down.  Super easy! I just unravelled the twists but I did not separate the individual twists. I used these products to do my two strand twists – these are pretty much my holy grail products!

  • Kinky Curly Knot Today as a leave-in
  • Oyin Handmade Whipped Pudding
  • Oyin Burnt Sugar Pomade

What do you use?? Laters!

LOTD: Natural hair twistout

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Just a quick picture of my twistout.

2 Strand twistout

I keep my hair in a 2-strand twist about 95 % of the time.  It’s just easy.  But a few days before washing and deep conditioning, I take the twists out to allow my hair to breathe, rest, whatever.  I usually braid the roots and twist the rest of the hair.  As for products, right now I am using my ever faithful Oyin Handmade products and some other items.

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Updated haircare routine

So have have not been buying a lot of products as of late, but I’ve been loving a few items. I usually wash and condition every other week. The process is done in four sections.   I wear my hair in a protective style for one week then as a twist-out/bun for the next.  I definitely will be experimenting with more styles this year! So here’s what’s hot with me!!

  • Prepoo: Organic Coconut oil.  Just applied to my strands a few hours before washing.
  • Shampoo: Well I stopped using regular sulphate shampoo years ago, and I have been loving the Shea Moisture Organic Raw Shea Butter Moisture Retention Shampoo. My hair never feels dry with this product!

 

I use the shampoo with the tan label, image courtesy of Shea Moisture

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