Blue Magic & Water Twist Out
With all the many products now available for natural curly hair, I am sure I am in the minority when I say that I love Blue Magic. No matter how many products I have tried over the years I always come back to the basics. But I will admit, I do not use Blue Magic for everything. I do not use it for hair straightening like back in the day when it went hand in hand with sitting at a hot stove with a straightening comb. Nor do I use it for oiling my scalp. What I do use it for are knots, twist, and slicked back hair styles. Back in the early 90’s when I was in middle school we were all about 'grease and water' and for me, along with a good scarf and a soft bristle brush, it still works well for me today. I also have a sensitivity to perfumes and creams on my scalp which makes finding a product that does not irritate me an extra challenge. When I use Blue Magic on freshly washed hair it seals in the moisture and when my hair dries it is soft and shiny without being greasy. I never deep condition, use hair mask, or stay any additional steps with my hair. Wash days are simple and easy which works best for me. I will admit I am a lazy natural. The second benefit is the price. A jar of Blue Magic last a year at least and at $2.62 a jar at Walmart, it is a win win for me. Do you use traditional hair grease for time to time or is it a hard pass for you?
Check out my latest YouTube post for a short video on my 'grease and water' twist out.
I am still using Blue Magic. With winter approaching I will also use a hair oil in order to straighten my hair but for me, my heart and my hair still belong to Blue Magic. I am even more convinced in recent months that the most of the natural hair care products on the shelves are pure junk. It seems that everyone is trying to get their slice of the natural hair care business even the major well established hair care brands that do not need the business. We as shoppers have to start demanding better with our collective purchase power. It is clear we will spend the money. Where are the real, authentic products that actually work for curly, kinky, and wavy hair?