Monday, December 3, 2018

How to Use Water Only Washing Method for Hair Growth (PT. 1)

I remember when I walked into a restaurant, ready to order my food, a woman complimented me on my hair. After asking me what I use as my natural hair products, her eyes widened at my response, “I only wash my hair with water but I do make my own hair mask.” I know the idea sounds quite unusual, so of course, she asked me a question that many people are probably wondering, “You don’t have any buildup?”

When it comes to the water only washing method, some people think that you aren’t cleaning your hair well without using shampoo and conditioner and many think that it might be hard to get rid of buildup but none of this is true. Your hair can be cleaned just as thorough as using shampoos but the process is different if you ask me.
When using shampoo, I used to just wet my hair and massage my hair with the product and then wash it out… done. When it comes to the water only washing method, I like to section my hair in four-parts and wash each section by massaging my scalp; Cleansing away any dirt until I feel like it’s clean enough.

You know your hair better than anyone, so when you start using this method (if you’re interested,) you will know how clean your hair is…

It might be weird at first and you might see some changes in your hair. I don’t know how to explain it but when I first started this method, I noticed that each time I washed my hair, gunk would be washing out of my hair every time but I don’t have that problem anymore. Not that it was a problem; that was just my hair’s way of detoxing. The water only washing method is just a detox for your hair.

It’s up to you if you’re okay with using chemical based products. Maybe you just want to stop using shampoo and still use conditioner and other products. Or maybe you want to just use this method sometimes or for a month, Or maybe you are like me and only want to use natural beauty products for as long as you live…

I think it’s safe to say that my hair is completely vegan and when it comes to using beauty products, such as shampoo, it has to be raw vegan plant-based or else I’m not putting it into my hair.

In the beginning, I washed my hair every other day because washing it every day wasn’t healthy for my hair but now I do it at least every three days or once a week. It depends on my schedule. You’ll find whatever works for you and yes, any hair type can try this method…

Love always,
Princess Hiyah
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Monday, November 19, 2018

Why You Should Never Underestimate the Power of Coconut Oil

If you ask me, coconut oil is the most magical ingredient that every girl should add to their beauty and health routine. One reason why it’s magical is that coconut oil by itself has many benefits alone that can help you in so many ways. I use it just as much as Tinkerbell uses her fairy dust but after my research, I’ve found out more ways you could use coconut oil that I think I’m going to try as well. Enjoy!!

Coconut oil can give you a boost of hydration. You can finally say goodbye to dry skin by applying coconut oil all over your body. It’s a natural moisturizer and it’s healthy for your skin. Go ahead and try it.
Coconut oil is an anti-aging serum. From my research, coconut oil is one ingredient that can act as a natural anti-aging serum. Because it’s so hydrating, it helps you fight against dry skin which prevents wrinkles. Becoming mature and wiser is the goal but looking like your 10+ years younger is a gift from the Heavens above.
It’s a natural makeup remover. Obviously, using chemicals on our skin isn’t the best option. Luckily, coconut oil is a natural cleanser that can gently remove your makeup without any harm to your skin. Massage it all over your face (including mascara) and watch this fairy dust do its magic.
You can use coconut oil as a cleanser. It’s not just for removing your makeup, you can cleanse your skin with coconut oil as well. I sometimes massage coconut oil onto my skin and then leave it on my skin for a few minutes as if it’s a face mask. Then I wash it off by exfoliating my skin with my face towel. It’s hydrating and cleansing at the same time. Plus, this method removes dead skin. I don’t know if anyone else does this, but it’s one of my favorite beauty treatments.
Coconut oil can help you with dry, cracked lips. I’m obsessed with hydrating my lips, especially during the Winter and coconut oil it one of the best ways to maintain a perfect pout.
You can shave your legs with coconut oil. Treat yourself with a natural hair remover treatment. Coconut oil can shave your legs while leaving them hydrated at the same time.
Coconut oil can reduce dandruff. If you have issues with a dry scalp and dandruff, then you should give coconut oil a try. It might work for you.
Coconut oil promotes hair growth. Massage your scalp with coconut oil at least once a week to promote hair growth. Trust me. It works.
Coconut oil can heal damaged hair. I’ve experienced hair damage for many years and the moment my hair begin to be repaired was the moment I’ve begun to use coconut oil in my hair. It’s magical.
Coconut oil can prevent hair loss. Studies have shown that coconut oil can not only help you with hair growth but it can also prevent fall out and hair loss for many people. Add coconut oil to your hair care routine and you’ll see some progress.
Coconut oil can moisturize dry hair. The reason why your hair is itchy, dry and if you are experiencing breakage, it might be because you need to hydrate your hair more. Coconut oil is a long-lasting hydration that can help your hair with so many issues, including dryness. Don’t hesitate before applying this to your hair.
Coconut oil is the best hair mask I’ve ever used. You can use coconut oil alone as a hair mask or add it to your homemade hair mask to give you a magical boost. Hair mask idea: Blend some coconut oil with one (or two) avocado and you have yourself an instant hair mask. You can also heat coconut oil, olive oil, tea tree oil, etc. together and apply it to your hair as a hot oil treatment. Go crazy with experimenting.
Coconut oil can prevent split ends. Yup...
Coconut oil can tame frizzy hair and it’s a detangler. Coconut can instantly make your hair neater as you smooth it gently into your hair.
It can kill germs. Coconut oil is absolutely healthy for you to eat and it can kill so many harmful germs and bacteria for you.
It’s perfect for helping you with your oral health. I’m new to oil pulling and I’m officially obsessed with it. It can prevent so many health issues and it can help you with bad breath. You might also want to try this method to whiten your teeth.
Coconut oil can reduce your appetite. I’m no expert in weight loss but I’ve heard so many benefits that coconut oil has that help you with weight loss. For one, it can curve your appetite which means you might think twice before grabbing that second piece of the pie.
It can burn fat, especially stubborn belly fat. I’m gonna give this one a go since I’ve heard it can help me get rid of my pooch. Have this one worked for you?
Coconut oil can you with digestion. <3
You can cook with it. You can replace butter and olive oil because this is much healthier. Trust me. Plus, I love the flavor it gives my food.
It’s possible that coconut oil can prevent cancer. Or at least that’s what I’ve read from some articles.

Love always,
Princess Hiyah
My hair after washing it... Mini twisted hairstyle.
Sources:
https://www.eatthis.com/benefits-of-coconut-oil/
https://www.eatthis.com/superfoods-coconut-oil-video/
https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/top-10-evidence-based-health-benefits-of-coconut-oil#section7
https://nutritiouslife.com/eat-empowered/edible-seeds-awesome-snacks/
https://www.prevention.com/beauty/a20428276/coconut-oil-cures-for-your-skin-and-hair/

https://www.today.com/style/coconut-oil-hair-skin-face-12-beauty-benefits-t128320

Disclaimer: I am not an expert on health but I personally use coconut oil myself and it works for me. I also shared some research I've found about coconut oil that works for many others. Have a great day loves!!
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Monday, November 12, 2018

How to "BE" Whatever YOU Desire with Avon

I’ve been pretty intrigued by the new perfumes by Avon because they seem to express three different moods of every girl.
Sometimes we have to Be Daring, as in, make a difference. Express what we believe in; If we are not okay with something, we must say so. We could have fun without even caring what others are thinking of us and we could live like royalty, which means no one could never tell us what to do. We could live our lives the way we want to. We are wolves, not sheep…

Be Daring ($23) gives you a bold touch whenever you feel like making a statement. Its aroma excites your senses with the magic of a blossoming magnolia, soothed with skin musk and dazzled with a bergamot orange. Shop now.
Sometimes we are feeling as if Cupid is surrounding us with many possibilities because every day is feeling like it’s Valentine’s Day. Romance is charming us from every direction, rather that’s with our favorite love song, romance film or with the love of your life. We can’t help but feel in love with life…
Be Romantic ($23) gives a sweet little vibe that makes me feel beautiful whenever I wear it. It’s truly my favorite of them all, especially since the fragrance graces my nose with the wonderful blooms of roses, the creamy scent musk and the dreamy aroma of black currants. Shop now.
Sometimes we need to take some time out of our busy day and have a little bit of fun. Going shopping, enjoying the sun on the beach, spending some time with your best friends is always a great way to have a wonderful experience. Be adventures and try new things. Visit a new state (or country) and/or go to a water park. Having fun should be our new motto…
Be Fun ($23) gives a soft aroma that always puts a smile on my face. Whenever I spray this on, I can smell the lovely hints of blooming amber, pink freesia, and a sweet pear. All ingredients make a fun expression that you can’t resist. Shop now.
Which one are you interested in trying at the moment? Do you want to BE fun, daring and romantic? Sign up for the email list at my Avon boutique and you will always be updated on whenever a new fragrance premier.

Love always,
Princess Hiyah
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Saturday, November 10, 2018

50 Things You Might Not Know About Me

I’ve been wanting to share a bit about myself on my blog for quite some time now because I would love for us to get to know each other a bit more. Hope you enjoy loves!!
#NoMakeup
50. I was born and raised in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
49. I was born on October 10th.
48. I’m a Libra and I relate to this sign in so many ways.
47. I am the youngest child of five kids.
46. I am a very spiritual person. I believe in the law of attraction, vibration, reincarnation and so much more.
45. My favorite quote: “The most important thing is to enjoy your life - to be happy - it's all that matters.” - Audrey Hepburn
44. Audrey Hepburn is one of my favorite actresses and I adore her with all of my heart.
43. I’ve always wanted to become a water bender. Haha…
42. I’m in love with everything about Paris, France. It’s a beautiful culture. I’ve always wanted to visit the Eiffel Tower. When I do, I will share my vacation experience here.
42. I love classic films from the 1940s/1950s.
41. Fashion is my passion. If I’m feeling low, I can always open a fashion magazine to lift my vibe.
40. I’m in love with drinking coconut water.
39. I believe that drinking tea is calming and spiritually healing.
38. I am passionate about meditation.
37. Cinderella starring the singer Brandy is my favorite movie ever. You should watch it and tell me how much you love it.
36. I'm a big believer that green tea heals the soul. There's something so soothing about it.
35. I've always dreamed of becoming a professional actress since I was a child.
34. Writing is my hobby but I enjoy writing short stories with fictional characters, self-growth books and I also write just for myself to see. It’s my ultimate bliss in this world.
33. I grew up with cats in my household but my cat Sebastian was like my furry little brother. We were born on the same day but he passed away when he was sixteen. I miss him but I’m sure he’s with me spiritually.
32. I loved Chuck E. Cheese when I was younger, especially when I had my birthday parties there but I was scared of Chuck E. Cheese himself. Of course, I know now that it was a costume but in the 90s, it scared me. The costume has changed for the generation but I Wonder would it freak me out if I was my younger self.
31. I am 5'2
30. I had two hermit crabs when I was a child but they died because I had very little knowledge about them. I had a cute little kiddy booklet about them but it didn’t share everything. If I knew more, I wouldn’t have brought them.
29. I’m obsessed with mermaids because I honestly believe that they exist. I wish to meet a friendly mermaid someday.
28. I am probably the least realistic person you could ever meet. I believe in fairy tales, especially faeries.
27. My favorite animation is Spirited Away.
26. If your eighteen or older and want to see a good foreign comedy, you should watch Kung Fu Hustle. It’s a funny movie.
25. I love margaritas. My mom and I love to enjoy some margaritas sometimes when we go out to eat.
24. My favorite color was pink growing up and I still like it but I’m falling in love with blue now. There's something about that color that calms my mood.
23. Autumn is my favorite season and it’s my birthday season. Just like someone would celebrate their entire month, I always celebrate the season.
22. I love hearts. It’s my favorite shape.
21. I am in network marketing and if you would love to find out what I do for a living, click this link here.
20. I legally changed my name with my mother and two older brothers to express our new beginnings in life when I was probably fifteen years old. If you would love to learn the full story, let me know in the comments below.
19. Everything about water calms me. Rather that's when I’m drinking it or meditating nearby it.
18. I believe nature communicates with us. When you see a leaf on a tree wave at you or a bird chirp towards you, say “Hello” back. That’s nature’s way of telling you that you are in a positive vibration. You might see more signs then the two I shared with you…
17. I had so many Barbie dolls as a child and doll clothing that when my best friend at the time came to visit, I gave her some doll fashion for her dolls at home.
16. Whenever I need to relax, yoga is the best relaxation method ever because it’s like a moving meditation for me.
15. I’m am in love with fashion designing and plan to own my own collection someday soon.
14. My heart is filled with gratitude. Sometimes my mind wants to make me see the negatives but when you notice the beauty in the world, life becomes a beautiful blessing.
13. I know it’s weird but I don’t sleep in the dark. I’ve always slept with the closet light on. Let's see if that ever changes.
12. I’ve lived in a homeless shelter with my mother and two older brothers when we lived in Waukesha, Wisconsin for a little bit. In 2010, we got help from an organization to get into an apartment. People don’t understand how much a helping hand can help others. I should probably share some things we experienced during that journey.
11. I am so grateful for the Human Design system. It’s kind of like astrology but it’s not a general reading. It’s very accurate about who you are. It might resonate with you.
10. My father passed away when I was only four years old but he has always been there for me spiritually. Our loved ones never leave us. I don’t believe that death really exists, but I do believe that we leave from one plane of existence to another.
9. I know this is a different topic that not many people embrace but I remember one night, after my father past away, I saw his spirit smiling at me just before he walked towards a light. It was a pleasant experience which is why I stated I saw his spirit and not ghost because it wasn’t scary.
8. I believe having some “me time” is just as important as eating your greens. I give myself an at home spa day at least once a week.
7. It’s probably not necessary to do this because I’m going to sleep, but I love to spray on body spray fragrances at night after my showers. It makes me feel great when I smell sweet.
6. Because I’m spiritual, I usually look at things with a spiritual point of view. For instance, the movie Spirited Away has many truths in there.
5. My first celebrity crush was Khleo Thomas.
4. Fur Elise by the pianist, Beethoven is a tune that always brings me back to the happiest moments of my childhood. I had a pink flower ring that my mom gave me as a gift that played that tune when you hit the button. It lost its tune and I no longer have the ring but that song always warms my heart. What song brings you back to the happiest moments of your childhood.
3. I used to collect lip gloss when I was a kid but now that I’m older, I’ve become a lipstick lover.
2. I’m now living in Georgia with my mom and two older brothers. We planned this trip in 2007 but divine timing played a huge role in our journey. We finally moved here in 2016. Yay!!
1. I believe that we all have spiritual guides that are all around us and is keeping us safe.

Boy, it wasn’t easy thinking of fifty things about me. Let me know at least one thing about you in the comments below.

Love always,
Princess Hiyah
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Monday, November 5, 2018

10 Enchanted Mermaid Beauty Secrets

Have you ever wondered why mermaids are so beautiful? It’s not because they are enchanted by nature, it’s because they use ancient mermaid beauty secrets that can help you achieve beautiful skin and long healthy hair. There's a mermaid in all of us which means if it works for them, it will most definitely work for you. Have an enchanted experience with these 8 mermaid beauty secrets.
Embrace your inner child and draw your favorite mythological creature.
I drew a mermaid sitting on a friendly octopus
on a beautiful sunny day.
Mermaids are known for their beautiful youthful skin. Mermaids make sure they keep their skin extra hydrated. Drinking plenty and spending most of their times under the sea prompts hydrated skin. If you take a bath at least once a week, it will not only relax you but moisturize your skin. Don’t forget to use a moisturizer afterward (ex. Coconut oil, body butter, etc.)
Mermaids are the trendsetters for beach waves. They are known for their beautiful long wavy hair. You can braid your hair at night to add some extra curls to your look for the next day.
Mermaids are the Queens of hair growth. They often wash there hair and they only use the most quality products that they make themselves. Massage your scalp with coconut oil at least once a week before you wash your hair. This method promotes a healthy hair growth. Don’t forget to moisturize your hair to prevent breakage.
Mermaids are gentle with their hair. Take good care of your hair and be gentle because our hair is like taking care of a flower. If your hair is tangled, never rank through it. Always be gentle and begin combing from the bottom up.
How you feel about yourself is a reflection of your outer beauty. Mermaids adore their outer beauty but they care more about how they a feeling about themselves on the inside. If you feel beautiful, then you are going to see your beauty more and more. Create an affirmation that makes you feel beautiful. If you repeat to yourself that you are beautiful, you are going to believe it sooner or later, even if you don’t believe it at the moment. Love yourself.
Mermaids believe that you should feel confident in what you are wearing. Get rid of all things that don’t make you feel your best self. If you have jeans that don’t make you feel like Beyonce on the red carpet, it’s time to let it go. Mermaids only dress in whatever makes them feel confident. You should do the same.
Embrace what makes you unique. Mermaids are completely different from the other fishes in the sea, yet that’s what makes them stand out. Be yourself because you are so beautiful and amazing in every way.
The moon is a powerful source of energy for mermaids (and for many others.) I’m new to the whole concept of moon manifestations but it’s interesting. Every moon cycle holds a unique power that can help you with manifesting something that you desire, but I’m not an expert. I’m still learning myself, but I think you should check it out. Here are some videos that you might adore here: Link One, Two and Three.

Love always,
Princess Hiyah
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