Review: Flora & Curl Hydrate Me + Style Me line [English/Dutch]

Flora & Curl is a quite popular brand for curly hair. Their products mostly consist of natural ingredients and are suitable for use within the Curly Girl Method. They also have some products that contain protein and are lightweight, which is exactly what I need for my fine, lower density hair. So this sounded like … More Review: Flora & Curl Hydrate Me + Style Me line [English/Dutch]

Review: Noughty Hello Curls Define & Reshape Curl Primer [English/Dutch]

A while ago, I reviewed the entire Noughty Wave Hello line. But these are not the only products aimed at curls that this UK-based vegan brand has. In this post, I am going to review their Hello Curls Define & Reshape Curl Primer. This product is called a primer, because it is supposed to prime … More Review: Noughty Hello Curls Define & Reshape Curl Primer [English/Dutch]

Low Buy Challenge 2021: what did I buy and what did I learn?

At the beginning of this year, I started a Low Buy Challenge for the entirety of 2021 – with the main goal of not buying any fast fashion. I did not limit myself to a number of items, but I could only buy clothes from either ethical and sustainable brands, or secondhand – with the … More Low Buy Challenge 2021: what did I buy and what did I learn?

Mistakes I made while following the Curly Girl Method

I started (loosely) following the Curly Girl Method in early 2018, and started blogging about it and reviewing products later in that same year. Since then, I have learned a lot about my hair and about taking care of curly hair. Although I never followed the method strictly and have always been a huge proponent … More Mistakes I made while following the Curly Girl Method

Review: Schwarzkopf Anti-Klit Conditioner [Dutch]

Toen ik nog een klein meisje met kleine krulletjes was, gebruikte mijn moeder regelmatig de Schwarzkopf Anti-Klit Conditioner om mijn haren te ontklitten. Hoewel deze conditioner in de jaren ‘90 vast nog niet geschikt was voor de Curly Girl Methode, was ik blij verrast toen ik ontdekte dat hij dat nu wel is! Natuurlijk betekende … More Review: Schwarzkopf Anti-Klit Conditioner [Dutch]

How I exercise with an energy-limiting chronic illness

A lot of chronic illnesses come with fatigue and other symptoms that impact your energy. Some of them even have exercise intolerance as a symptom. In these illnesses, exercising causes symptoms and might even be dangerous. I have been diagnosed with ME/CFS, an illness that is characterized by what is called Post-Exertional Malaise or PEM. … More How I exercise with an energy-limiting chronic illness

Review: Giovanni L.A. Hold Styling Gel + Umberto Giannini Curl Jelly [English/Dutch]

In the past couple of weeks I have tried out two gels that are quite popular in the curly hair community: the Giovanni L.A. Hold Styling Gel and the Umberto Giannini Curl Scrunching Jelly. Both gels are Curly Girl Method approved, vegan and quite affordable – I could find both for around €11 for 200ml. … More Review: Giovanni L.A. Hold Styling Gel + Umberto Giannini Curl Jelly [English/Dutch]

6 sustainability and zero waste YouTube channels to follow

Sustainability has always been an important issue to me, and lately I have been trying to educate myself more on it. And one of my favourite ways to learn is through YouTube videos, because YouTube can often be an easy, accessible way to get access to information. So after sharing my favourite YouTube channels about … More 6 sustainability and zero waste YouTube channels to follow