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Kendall Kyndall Hosts Summer ’17: Celebration Of Pop Culture And Summer Tour

Kendall Kyndall

Kendall Kyndall will be hosting the ultimate end of the Summer Experience, NYC Summer 17′ Tour, at one of NYC’s most exclusive rooftops and multi-level venues.

We are partnering with Sheer Luxe Group to announce the Summer ‘17 Tour hosted by social media superstar Kendall Kyndall. The Celebration of Pop Culture and Summer will hit six cities over the course of two-month period and will feature music, exclusive vendors, fashion exhibits, & more. Not to mention, Kyndall will be accompanied by a few of his friends making the tour into a pop culture powerhouse.

Featured musical performances will include Sam Lao and Rikki Blu of Dallas, TX, both artists have made headlines for their eccentric music and performing styles. Tickets are available with the tour will make stops in New York City (July 16), DMV (July 23), Atlanta (July 30), Houston (August 6), Dallas (8/13), and Los Angeles (August 20). This event is designed to bring together lovers of music and pop culture to socialize with the added sense of humor that can only be provided by their “best fran”.

Kendall Kyndall is a native of Flint, Michigan and got started making comedic, commentary Instagram videos in late 2015 from the comfort of his living room. What started as a single video to highlight a funny moment he saw on hit VH1 series “Love and Hip Hop: Hollywood” turned into a weekly date night on Monday nights for fans around the world. He began doing weekly commentary about the cast, the production, and the story lines of not only the “Love and Hip Hop” franchise, but several other shows that appear on the network. Within a matter of months, he began reaching new heights and an even larger following. With over 300,000 Instagram followers and millions of views on Facebook, fans dubbed him their “Best Fran”, a term he for sure takes with so much appreciation.

Sam Lao has been named one of Dallas’ musical darlings and “Best Music Act” in 2014 by D Magazine, while Rikki Blu’s 2016 single “All In” was sponsored by Sprite and he was featured at the brand’s Purveyors of Urban Reality campaign.

For more information about the Summer Seventeen Tour visit: Summer ’17 Tour.

Natural Hair

10 Natural Hair Curl Refreshers Under $10

10 Natural Hair Curl Refreshers Under $10
This is not a sponsored post but does contain some affiliate links. All opinions expressed are my own.

First day styles are nice, but there’s nothing better than second-day hair. Other than retwisting or setting in a pineapple, curl refreshers are great for adding shine and reducing frizz on natural hair. If you’re a lazy natural and want your curls and twist-outs popping through the week, here are 10 natural hair curl refreshers under $10 available.

True by Made Beautiful Quench Curl Refresher

True by Made Beautiful Quench Curl Refresher

Average Cost: $8-9

Uses: True by Made Beautiful Quench Curl Refresher is designed to add moisture, shine and reduce frizz. The coconut ingredient penetrates hair to nourish and castor oil and mango blends provide moisture to the hair.

CURLS Lavish Curls Moisturizer

CURLS Lavish CURLS Moisturizer

Average Cost: $9-10

Uses: CURLS Lavish Curls Moisturizer is a daily spritz to refresh, rehydrate, and reactivate your hair and formulated to give life to dry and lifeless curls.

Cantu Comeback Curl Next Day Curl Revitalizer

Cantu Comeback Curl Next Day Curl Revitalizer

Average Cost: $5-9

Uses: Cantu Shea Butter Comeback Curl Enhancer refreshes the look of your curls the day after styling. It also reduces frizz and adds shine.

Curls Unleashed Curl Refresher

Curls Unleashed Curl Refresher

Average Cost: $8-10

Uses: Curls Unleashed Curl Refresher defines and refreshes your curls. It is great to perfect 2nd-day hair and refreshes twist outs, coils, freestyles, and updos.

Dark and Lovely® Au Naturale Twice As Nice Curl Refresher™ Spray

Dark and Lovely® Au Naturale Twice As Nice Curl Refresher™ Spray

Average Cost: $8-10

Uses: The two layers of Twice As Nice Curl Refresher™ Spray blend to rehydrate, reduce frizz, replenish softness and restore shine.

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Mane Choice Pink Lemonade Review on 4b Hair

Have you heard about The Mane Choice Pink Lemonade? A couple of weeks ago we attended the launch party for The Mane Choice: Pink Lemonade & Coconut line. Once home I decided a Mane Choice Lemonade Review on 4b Hair could help you naturalistas out there. We are always happy to support the founder and CEO of The Mane Choice, Courtney Adeleye. Check out our instagram feed under the hashtag #TheManeChoiceInWalmart to see our pics from the event.

The Mane Choice began with Courtney’s personal healthy hair care journey, on YouTube she documented her hairs healthy transformation and soon after, everyone else wanted the products she was making for herself. The Mane Choice makes premium products infused with healthy hair essential nutrients like Vitamin E and Biotin. Their products are researched to make the best formulas and are designed to work on various hair types.

Here is what I think about each product in the Pink Lemonade & Coconut line I received at the event.

Pink Lemonade & Coconut Super Antioxidant & Texture Beautifier Shampoo

Smells like a glass of lemonade and is thick and creamy. I also love the color, makes me feel girly. It didn’t lather as well as I would have liked though, the product kind of sat on top of my hair.  Had I not really gone in and massaged it in and worked it into a lather, my hair wouldn’t of been cleansed. This shampoo rinsed away clean, didn’t strip my hair color but did strip some moisture from my hair.

 

Pink Lemonade & Coconut Super Antioxidant & Texture Beautifier Conditioner

Again the pink lemonade smell is so nice. The conditioner has a similar texture to the shampoo. Still thick and creamy which is ideal for natural hair, or any kind of curly hair. Surprisingly even though the conditioner felt nice in my hand once it touched my hair and mixed with some water it didn’t have a lot of slip. No slip for me always ends in tangles, after some patience and TLC I was able to comb them out.

Pink Lemonade & Coconut Super Anti-Oxidant & Texture Beautifier Curl Boosting Sherbet

Looks good, smells good, feels nice and creamy. After the conditioner and detangling I applied this to my damp hair to do a twist out. I worked in small sections and used the amount instructed on the label. My twistout came out nicely, I had definition and hold. Even about two days later with minimal re-twisting my hair still had definition.

 

Pink Lemonade & Coconut Super Antioxidant & Texture Beautifier Mousse

I tried this product on a small area and think that it performed just like mousse usually does. It produced a lightweight hold that wasn’t hard to the touch. If you hair needs a heavier hold for curls this mousse may not be what you need.

 

Even though the entire product line didn’t work for me, it may still be worth a try. Overall, I think The Mane Choice Pink Lemonade & Coconut collection is a product line to consider when you are looking for products that prioritize hair health. The Pink Lemonade & Coconut collection has great ingredients, smells great, and has the right texture for natural hair.

Have you ever tried The Mane Choice?

 

 

 

Beauty Natural Hair Product Reviews

5 Things That Make you Love and Dislike Maui Moisture

Maui Moisture

Maui Moisture is one of the newest product brands on the market. Not sold as a “natural hair” product line, but one that is geared towards assisting with hair issues such as dry, damaged, frizzy and a term that I’m not sure if it’s meant for the kinky hair – unruly. In this blog post, not sponsored by Maui Moisture, I will go over 5 things that I love and dislike about the product brand.

Maui Moisture Packaging and Price * * * *

Looking in the store for bobbi pins, I came across a bottle, at a quick glance, resembled a fruit smoothie. I immediately thought why isn’t this bottle in the refrigerator section. Closely noticing that there were others — it was indeed a hair care line. I was intrigued to stand in the aisle, and read the label of each one and the underlining ingredients. Being a natural for some time now, I have learned that you cannot just buy a product because of popularity, main ingredients mentioned on the front or because it smells nice. This product line was packaged nicely and very easy to handle in the shower. With some research, I see that the bottles can range in price from $7.99 to $9.99 for 13 ounces. I will look for and catch a sale to grab more of the conditioner.

Maui Moisture Fragrance * * *

The line that I choose to purchase and try for mini me and I was the curl quench and coconut oil for thick, curly hair. I immediately smelled the coconut and papaya scent when I opened the bottle of shampoo. Wish I could get the smoothie too, but it was not available in the store. After two washes with the shampoo, and a use of the conditioner, the smell was not as strong as other product lines, but it was present. With the spring to summer season upon us, too many fragrances may not be the best for allergies and the attraction to bugs.

Maui Moisture Cleanliness * * *

Using a unique blend of aloe vera juice and coconut water, the Maui Moisture Curl Quench and Coconut Oil Shampoo cleans the scalp very well. Does it make the hair squeaky clean? No. There are no harsh ingredients in the product line to fully break down any product buildup. I wouldn’t suggest using this line if you want a fully clean wash to take all products off your hair. I would definitely use this shampoo again. 

For us, especially since mini natural has eczema, getting the scalp clean and not dry in the end of the process, Maui Moisture, Curl Quench & Coconut Oil, could do this. There were no issues with her hair and mine being in a tapered cut, my scalp felt very clean. I found that a little of the creamy shampoo, goes a long way. Once you start to lather, you will see that it creates a lot. Those memes about using a dime size, applies to this product line.

Detangling with Maui Moisture * * * *

Along with using the shampoo of the same line, detangling mini natural’s hair was a breeze. There were some trouble spots, but that was my laziness of not detangling thoroughly before washing. It happens, no judgement. Even with this, detangling sections of her hair, did not result in screaming bloody murder. Yes, we occasionally still have our moments. I generously used the conditioner in her hair to assist in her comfort while I detangled, a little does go a long way. It did not just sit on her hair like some other conditioners – I was content with using it on her hair and for my own.

Variety of Maui Moisture products * *

With so many brands on the market, it’s difficult to narrow down which product line is right for your hair. Maui Moisture already has six shampoo and conditioner mixes that are for different hair texture issues. Their main goal is to help you get your hair looking healthy on a trip to the Maui islands without a need for a passport. I don’t think this brand should continue to create further lines. In my opinion, when a brand stretches their arms wider than they physically can, older lines become obsolete or formulas are changed that actually work for people such as myself who can not use just anything.

Here are the six product lines for the Maui Moisture brand:

Maui Moisture

Maui Moisture Heal & Hydrate and Shea Butter for Dry, Damaged Hair – Shampoo, Conditioner, Hair Mask and Raw Oil

Maui Moisture

Maui Moisture Thicken & Restore and Bamboo Fibers for Weak, Brittle Hair – Shampoo, Conditioner, Fortifying Mask and Blow Out Mist

Maui Moisture

Maui Moisture Strength & Anti-Breakage and Agave (Rich Honey Raw Oil) for Chemically Damaged Hair – Shampoo, Conditioner and Hair Mask.

Maui Moisture

Maui Moisture Nourish & Moisture and Coconut Milk for Dry Hair – Shampoo, Conditioner and Weightless Oil Mist.

Maui Moisture

Maui Moisture Smooth & Repair and Vanilla Bean for Frizzy, Unruly Hair– Shampoo and Conditioner.

Maui Moisture

Maui Moisture – Curl Quench and Coconut Oil for Thick, Curly Hair– Shampoo, Conditioner, Curl Milk and Curl Smoothie – this brand is the one that I personally purchased and tried on mini natural and my hair. I was nervous seeing many reviews on YouTube with hair similar to ours. If you recall, mini me and I have complete opposite hair textures. Both in the Type 4 Natural hair category, hers with a looser curl pattern to my tight curl, Maui Moisture did what the label mentioned, which was to hydrate, smooth and defrizz our hair. The tutorials all had something in common, they were using product lines that weren’t intended for their hair. Mini and I both have thick, curly hair – back to the packaging, you must read and purchase the line that will work best for the description of your hair. I wouldn’t use the thicken and restore because our hair is not weak and brittle or chemically damaged. Be mindful of the product lines and your hair texture to have the best results.

Is it the best shampoo and conditioner combo for our hair – no, but I will finish the Maui Moisture Curl Quench line for my hair when in need. 

Have you tried any of the Maui Moisture products? Tell us about it.