Kriya Botanicals Giveaway at INHMD

Kriya Botanicals is proud to be a giveaway sponsor at the 2015 International Natural Hair Meetup Day (INHMD) on May 30th for Fayetteville, NC. Hosted by YouTube sensation, MzNaturalLifeCoils and Confidence will be a great way to meet up with other supporters of the natural hair movement. The event will feature resources, techniques, and products for your natural hair journey. This year's annual event will feature  YouTube vlogger, SheRea (@mythriftedcloset), who will be rocking the mic as she breaks down topics including "Naturals on a Budget: Makin' 'dem Coins Work for You" and "The Thrifty Fashionista: Easy & Affordable Styling of Hair and Wardrobe." (more…)
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Is Your Natural Hair Guinness World Record Worthy?

Aevin DugasWhen you think of Guinness World Records, often times your mind jumps to people who stand 8 feet tall, run through 16 window panes in under 30 seconds, or something extreme. But this is not the case when it comes to Aevin Dugas. She owns a world record for something a little less extreme, but just as impressive -- the world's largest afro. (more…)
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Viola Davis to Zendaya: Natural Hair at the Oscars

Viola_Davis_June_2015Looking back 2012 seems so long ago. That year The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo and Money Ball were the big topics. Oh yeah, and Viola Davis' natural hair. That was the year that she dumped the wig to rock her natural hair. Nominated for her role in The Help, Davis' decision to let her natural be free became a trending topic, including one Wendy Williams. (more…)
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Are these harsh chemicals in your products?

We do not use any of these chemicals listed below. We believe that they will affect the condition of your hair and body, stunting hair growth and slowing down skin cell rejuvenation. Here's a list of some bad ingredients below. ethanolamines Ethanolamines (MEA, DEA, TEA)- "Amines" meaning ammonia compound. This is used in foaming products and used to adjust pH level in cosmetics. Can cause allergic reaction and dryness in hair and skin. A petroleum-derived emulsifier; possibly carcinogenic.  (more…)
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Ingredients We Love and Use in Our Products

We use wonderful botanical ingredients that are safe for your hair, body and soul. Our products are based with organic and natural ingredients. We do not use any harsh chemicals that may cause possible damage to your hair and skin. Here's a list of ingredients we use and love. almondoil Almond Sweet Oil-Full of omega-6 fatty acids, which helps to strengthen the hair, moisturizes the scalp and promotes hair growth. (more…)
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CARING FOR YOUR LOW POROSITY HAIR

The cuticles of low porosity hair lie flat, are very tight or compacted. Because of this, the cuticle will most likely not allow for liquid, air, chemical treatments or product to penetrate the hair shaft. This can cause product build up because the product is just sitting on your hair. The cuticles are not opened enough for the cortex to receive the hydration and moisture that it needs. The key for low porosity hair is that it needs hydration and moisture. (more…)
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CARING FOR YOUR HIGH POROSITY HAIR

high porosity system 2The cuticles of high porosity are very porous. This is the level where hair is dry and can lead to breakage even damaging your hair from the root. The appearance of the cuticle in high porosity hair may look uneven or frizzy because the cuticle is raised and lifted. The cuticle is opened willingly to receive moisture and more moisture and then some more moisture. (more…)
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Caring for Your Normal Porosity Hair

As you read in our previous post, the cuticles of normal porosity hair are normally healthy. The position in which the cuticles lie allows product to penetrate and keep hair moisturized. For the most part, with this level, the hair is shiny, smooth, soft. Liquids or products that penetrate the cuticle, water enters and stays, moisturizing your hair. (more…)
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What is Hair Porosity?

The most common concerns with natural hair that I hear about or receive emails on are usually, “How can I get my curls to pop?” “I’m not receiving enough moisture.” “How can I get my hair to grow?” These are the typical concerns for naturals and new naturals. Trust me, I get it. I understand that desire for long luscious hair. However, we must go deeper into understanding our hair. You must understand your hair’s porosity if you want to seriously achieve healthy growing hair. (more…)
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Congratulations to Sarai

Congratulations to Sarai, the first winner of this year! You have received our Hydra Moist Detangling Leave In Conditioner . Thank you for participating in our giveaway hosted by @NettaMonique. Continue to support our sister. Thanks to all who participated. We appreciate your support. ~@KriyaBotanicals ‪#‎naturalhair‬ ‪#‎teamnatural‬ ‪#‎naturallycurly‬ ‪#‎twistout‬ ‪#‎transitioning‬ ‪#‎relaxedhair‬ ‪#‎curlyfro‬
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