I'm Doing the Greenhouse Effect (GHE) on my hair again!

Thursday, August 07, 2014

Yes. Again.

I haven't done this in a while and I remember three years ago when I was doing it, I was thinking about transitioning, which didn't work out for me. I was pleased with the results overall.

Greenhouse Effect (GHE)


This time I am just using one oil-- Shikakai enriched Herbal hair Oil. Here are the ingredients (from Amazon)

Shikakai Herbal Hair Oil



Mineral oil, Refined Vegetable Oil, Coconut Oil (Cocos Nucifera) / Coconut Palm / Cocotier / Achtekokospalme, Castor Oil (Ricinus Communis) / Castor Oil Plant / Ricin / Ricinus, Oil Extract of Shikakai (Acacia Concinna), Oil Extract of Brahmi (Hydroctyle Asiatica) / Indian Penny - Wort / Bevilacque / Gebrauchilcher, Oil Extract of Maka (Eclipta Erecta) / Trailing Eclipta, Oil Extract of Neem (Azadirachta Indica / Melia Azadirachta) / Indian Lilac / Azadirae d`inde / Indischer Zedrach, Oil Extract of Jatamansi (Nardostachys Jatamansi) / Indian Spikenard / Nard Indien / Achte Narde, Parfum, Yellow (12740), Blue (61565), Red (26400, 8366, 26125, 12150), Octyl Methoxycinnamate Tertiary Butyle Hydroxy Quinone

As you can see, I am wearing a very warm hat. When I moved to DC, I realized how treacherous the wind chill was pretty quickly. You literally get brain freeze in the winter when the wind blows. This is the second warmest hat I have ever owned! I have a gray one similar to it but it's way more fluffy! Underneath the trooper hat I am wearing a shower cap and a black sleeping cap. This is my first night wearing the trooper hat to bed-- hopefully I won't wake up in the middle of the night and throw it away. I am sure I will get a lot of steam this way. Last night I just wore the shower cap and the black cap and it was fine, my hair was still pretty wet when I woke up. I plan to do the GHE at least five (5) day a week. and then wash on the 6th day. I will do this for exactly one month and check my progress on THIS


Result of a darn closure, wet hair

Dry


THIS is the result of a closure. NO MORE CLOSURES OR U-PART WIGS FOR ME! I am petrified that this happened and I really hope it grows back. I will just stick to my wigs from now on! Speaking of which, while I am doing this of course I cannot wear my hair out, so I will be wearing a wig, which I normally do anyway.

Wish me luck!

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