Gold Banner Beauty Products https://goldbannerbeautyproducts.com Natural Hair and Skin Products For The New Millennial Mon, 01 Apr 2019 17:46:24 -0500 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.3 5 Habits That Could Be Damaging Your Natural Hair https://goldbannerbeautyproducts.com/5-habits-damaging-natural-hair/ Mon, 01 Apr 2019 17:43:59 +0000 https://goldbannerbeautyproducts.com/?p=665 You’ve watched countless natural hair videos on YouTube, went out and bought every product recommended and followed a strict haircare regime—yet your hair still hasn’t flourished. The flaw isn’t with your natural hair, it’s with your habits. The things you do to your hair may be doing more damage than good. Here are some terrible habits that could be hurting your tresses and stunting its growth.

Improper Detangling

We’re all familiar with the ‘snap’ and ‘pop’ sounds that come with impatient and forceful detangling. While detangling is one of the most frustrating tasks when it comes to natural hair care, don’t take out this frustration on your delicate strands. Instead, work slowly and work in small sections.

Another common detangling mistake is not lubricating the hair. Curly and coily hairs tend to stick together and knot. In order to help remove these knots without causing damage, it is important to use an oil or product with enough slip, or a product that is slippery.

To add, using the proper detangling tool is crucial. Some prefer to finger detangle while others opt for a tangle teezer or wide tooth comb. Regardless of the tool or method you use, patience is key.

Prolonging Your Trim

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Cutting your hair sucks, especially if you are trying to grow it out. However, leaving dead and damaged ends uncut will only cause the entire hair strand to weaken. Therefore, it is important to stay on schedule with your trims even when your ends don’t look damaged. Additionally, when you notice that your hair tangles more particularly at the ends, it may be time for a trim. It is recommended that you get a trim every 3-4 months. Don’t run from the shears!

Using the Wrong Oil to Seal Your Ends

All oils are not created equal. When sealing your ends, it is important to use oils that don’t penetrate the hair shaft but sit on top of it. To explain the purpose of sealing oils are to hold in hydration. Some of our favorite sealing oils include castor, jojoba, and grapeseed oil. Oils like coconut, babassu, avocado, and olive oil are great for moisturizing and using along with your leave-in conditioner; however, they don’t do a good job at sealing in the moisture. Therefore, it is recommended that you use a sealing oil after you’ve applied a moisturizing oil or leave-in conditioner.

Using the Wrong Shampoo

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Most shampoos on the market contain sulfates which strip the hair of its natural oils and dries out the hair cuticle. If your hair is dry and extra frizzy, check the label on your shampoo. When choosing a shampoo, stick to those that are made for your hair type. Ours especially perfect for those with curly and coily strands and are made to moisturize and cleanse your hair without stripping it. Check out our Resilience Mango & Shea Butter Moisturizing Shampoo.

Not Deep Conditioning Enough

Deep conditioning is one of the most important steps in your wash routine. Why? It supplies your hair cuticle with the moisture it needs to thrive and grow. It is recommended that you deep condition your hair at least once a week. Our Moisture Treatment Masque with Argan Oil quenches parched strands and makes your hair easier to manage.

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5 Protective Styles Perfect for Any Occasion https://goldbannerbeautyproducts.com/5-protective-styles-any-occasion/ Thu, 28 Mar 2019 19:05:54 +0000 https://goldbannerbeautyproducts.com/?p=655  

Protective styling is one of the main components for retaining length and maintaining the health of your hair. Not only do they lock in moisture but they cut down the time it takes to get ready–who doesn’t want that? From box braids to Bantu knots, there are so many protective styles to choose from. Check out some of our favorite protective styles perfect for any occasion.

Flat Twists

 

Tuck away your delicate ends with a classic flat twist ‘do. This low maintenance style can be twisted in any direction, dressed up or dressed down for a casual everyday look. What we also love about flat twists is that they can be unraveled, revealing a gorgeous and bouncy twist-out. Moisturize your flat twists with our Good 2 Gro Mango and Shea Butter Style Creme.

Bantu Knots

Bantu knots are always in style. This 90’s throwback protective style locks in the moisture while elongating your curl pattern. For the slickest bantu knots that last all week, it is recommended to use a gel with maximum hold. Try out our Good Naturally Curl and Style Gel with Argan Oil.

Box Braids

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Serve a serious 90’s look with box braids. Braiding synthetic hair onto your natural hair protects your tresses from the elements and from the stress that comes from over styling. Not to mention, box braids are one of the most low maintenance and last up to six weeks. Although this protective style doesn’t require a lot of upkeep, it is important to nourish your scalp, our Good 2 Gro Growth Elixir with Hemp Oil alleviates itch and stimulates new growth.

Crochet Curls

Similar to the sew-in weave, this style weaves synthetic hair onto cornrows for a voluminous look resembling natural hair. The only difference is that it doesn’t not require a weaving needle or harmful hair glue. Add a little luster to this style with our Good Naturally Hair and Scalp Serum with Argan Oil and Coconut Milk.

Faux Locs

Want the look of dreadlocks with out the commitment? Faux locks are for you. Similar to box braids, faux locs are achieved by crocheting Marley hair onto cornrows or by braiding synthetic hair in your natural hair and wrapping Marley hair around it. This protective style can be heavy and cause stress on the roots, so it is important to deep condition your hair and use a leave-in conditioner prior to your appointment–try out our salon quality Moisture Treatment Masque.

 

 

 

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Styling Tips https://goldbannerbeautyproducts.com/styling-tips/ Mon, 02 Apr 2018 17:02:25 +0000 https://goldbannerbeautyproducts.com/?p=186

HOW TO ACCESSORIZE YOUR TWA

1. As always, begin with clean and well conditioned hair

2. To make your curls/coils POP, add a generous amount of the Curly Pudding and distribute from roots to ends with your fingers, a wide tooth comb or a Denman brush.
3. Attach the hair accessory of your choice and work your TWA! Remember, you are not limited to a โ€œhairโ€ accessory. Use whatever shows off your unique style!

HOW TO DO THE UP-DO HAIRSTYLE FOR BLACK WOMEN

 

1. After hair is clean and conditioned apply a generous amount of Good Naturally by Good2Gro Leave-in conditioner. Completely detangle the hair, parting into smaller sections if needed.

2. While hair is still damp, gently brush the hair into a high position on top of your head gathering all sides until you have a smooth puff high on the top!

3. Secure with an elastic band.

4. Section the โ€œpuffโ€ into smaller sub sections and twist them. The number of twists you

have depends on the size/length of the puff.

5. Wrap the hair that is smoothed on the head with a silky scarf. This will ensure that the smooth part of the style will stay put all night. Let hair dry.

6. After hair is dry, remove scarf and un-twist each section at the top of your head. Use your fingers of spike the hair or perfect your look to suit you.

7. Apply a generous amount of Wild Growth Serum and done!

Tip # 5: Accessorizing your TWA (Teeny Weeny Afro)

If youโ€™ve done the Big Chop, you know that style options can be limited while you wait for your locks to gain length.

Thatโ€™s no reason to be limited on expressing your natural style!

Tools Needed:

  • The sky is the limit! Use accessories such as: Barrettes, headbands, scarfs, feathers, clips, jewels etc.

HOW TO DO A TUCK Nโ€™ ROLL STYLE

 

1. Start with clean, conditioned and detangled hair.

2. Beginning in the front, part your hair half way (to the top of your head) in the direction you want your style to be: center, left part, right part. You should have two sections (equal if parted in the center). Clip the section you are not starting with out of the way with butterfly clips.

3. Apply a generous amount of Good Naturally by Good2Gro Leave-In Conditioner. Be sure to smooth and rub the product into the hair for optimal moisture. Do additional finger detangling as you rub the product in.

4. Smooth hair from the center of the head (if parted in the center) or from the top of the head (if parted on either side). Beginning in the front, small sections at a time, begin to gather the hair as you tuck and roll it flat against your head. Be sure to gently tuck those ends and continue to smooth the hair from the top center so you wonโ€™t end up with a puff at the top!

5. After you have tucked and rolled to the back center (you should be at the nape of your head) use a pin to secure the roll in place. You can also pin in sections along the roll as you see fit.

6. Repeat the process on the other side.

Tip # 4: The Up-Do

Many naturalistas wear an elegant updo when itโ€™s time for them to style for a fancy occasion. This easy style tip will certainly turn heads as you enter the room!

Tools Needed:

  • Wide Tooth Comb
  • Brush
  • Elastic Band(s)

Products Needed:

  • Nourishing & Strengthening Shampoo
  • Nourishing & Stimulating Conditioner
  • Leave-In Conditioner
  • Curly Pudding
  • Wild Growth Serum

Transitioning

 

While transitioning, your hair is at its weakest at the intersection of the natural hair and the relaxed ends. No fear!

There is hope for a smooth and healthy transition with Good Naturally by Good2Gro Products. Not to mention style that fits you perfectly!

Tools Needed:

  • Butterfly clips
  • Hair Pins

Good Naturally by Good2Gro Products Needed:

  • Leave-In Conditioner
  • Curly Pudding
  • Wild Growth Serum

Twist Out (mid to shoulder length) โ€“ Black Hair Twists

 

One of the most popular styles among naturalistas is the Twist Out! Here is How to get YOUR perfect twist out.

Tools Needed:

  • Butterfly Clips
  • Rat-tail comb

Good Naturally by Good2Gro Products:

  • Nourishing & Strengthening Shampoo
  • Nourishing & Stimulating Conditioner
  • Leave-In Conditioner
  • Curly Pudding
  • Wild Growth Serum

โ€“ HOW TO DO A TWIST OUT โ€“

 

1. Shampoo and Condition hair. Make sure to thoroughly detangle hair by using a wide tooth comb or your fingers

2. Section your hair by parting from ear to ear. Clip the front section out of the way. Part the back section into 2 parts running from one side of hair to the other (use your earlobe as a guide) to form a โ€œsmileโ€ part. Clip the middle section out of the way.

3. Apply a generous amount of the Good Naturally by Good2Gro Leave-In Conditioner. This conditioning blend will blanket your hair with added moisture as well as gently detangle the section of hair. Make sure you are thoroughly coating each strand from roots to ends.

4. Add a quarter-sized dollop (more for larger section, less for smaller section) of Good Naturally by Good2Gro Curly Pudding throughout the section of hair, Make sure to gently blend the product throughout the section.

5. Generously apply the section with the Good Naturally by Good2Gro Wild Growth Serum. This unique blend will not only seal in moisture but will provide additional moisture and beautiful shine.

6. Using your fingers (or rattail comb), separate a small section of hair and divide into 2 parts. Next, beginning close to the root, start to twist each of these sub-sections over each other all the way down until you reach the end of the twist. Once you reach the end, twirl your ends to finger coil and seal the twist. Note: Your ends need special attention. By all means, add a bit more Leave-In conditioner and Curly Pudding to the ends.

7. Repeat this process by sectioning another part equal to the first, and twist the same way.

8. Move on to the next section (s) until process is complete over entire head.

NOTE: DIRECT THE TWISTS IN THE FRONT SECTION IN THE DIRECTION YOU INTEND TO WEAR YOUR HAIR; IF YOU PREFER A BIT OF HAIR HANGING TOWARDS YOUR FOREHEAD, TWIST IN THAT DIRECTION.

9. After your hair has completely dried (air dry or with a hood dryer), itโ€™s time to Twist Out!

10. Dispense a dime-sized amount of the Wild Growth Serum on your fingertips and starting at the ends of the twists, gently unravel them. Once you have un-twisted the entire head you can use your fingers or a wide comb to shake up the roots without combing through the hair to hide parts and separate the strands. Take care not to disturb the coiled ends to preserve curl definition as you separate the strands for added fluffiness and volume. Take your time to pick to style your twist out to fit you perfectly!

NOTE: FOR A SMOOTHER SET, START WITH DRY, STRETCHED HAIR FOR YOUR TWIST OUT. THE HAIR CAN BE STRETCHED WITH A WARM BLOW DRYER AFTER APPLYING A GENEROUS AMOUNT OF LEAVE-IN CONDITIONER. OR YOU CAN STRETCH YOUR COILS OVERNIGHT AFTER WASHING YOUR HAIR BY SLEEPING IN 4 โ€“ 6 CHUNKY TWISTS OR BRAIDS UNDER A SATIN BONNET OR DU-RAG. USE A GENEROUS AMOUNT OF LEAVE-IN BEFORE BLOW DRYING, BRAIDING OR TWISTING TO STRETCH YOUR HAIR.

HOW TO GET A WASH Nโ€™ GO WITH SUPER DEFINED CURLS

 

1. Shampoo and Condition hair. Make sure to thoroughly detangle hair by using a wide tooth comb and your fingers

2. Section your hair into four to six parts using butterfly clips

3. Starting with one section, apply a generous amount of the Good Naturally Leave-In Conditioner and a quarter-sized amount of Curly Pudding. The creaminess of this conditioning blend will blanket your hair with added moisture as well as gently detangle the section of hair.

NOTE: FOR TYPE 3 HAIR YOU CAN USE YOUR FINGERS, RAKING THROUGH THE SECTION USING THE LEAVE-IN CONDITIONER AND THE CURLY PUDDING TO DEFINE YOUR CURLS AND SKIP NEXT STEP. THIS MEDIUM HOLD FROM THE LEAVE-IN AND SMALL AMOUNT OF CURRLY PUDDING WILL BE SUFFICIENT

4. For a stronger hold (Perfect for Type 4 Curls) โ€“ Add a 2 quarter-sized dollop (more for larger sections, less for smaller section) of Good Naturally Curly Pudding throughout the section of hair, finger coiling small sections of hair to define the curls. Your Curls will begin to really pop!

5. Repeat these steps until all sections have been completed.

6. Lastly, use the must have Wild Growth Serum to seal in all of the wonderful moisture you just applied. After spraying over your entire head of hair with Leave-In conditioner, use your hands to gently scrunch the oil blend into your curls!

Wash nโ€™ Go โ€“ Short Black Hairstyles

 

The basis for any natural style is to start with clean hair that is well conditioned (under a processing cap for at least 15 minutes), detangled and prepped for your style. This is especially true for the Wash nโ€™ Go style.

Tools Needed:

  • Rat Tail Comb
  • 4 โ€“ 6 Butterfly hair clips (depending on thickness/length of your hair)

Products Needed: Good Naturally by Good2Gro Products

  • Nourishing & Strengthening Shampoo
  • Nourishing & Stimulating Conditioner
  • Leave-In Conditioner
  • Curly Pudding
  • Wild Growth Serum
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