I recently found a recipe on Lola Zabeth and I just had to try it. I made a few adjustments to her recipe because I did not want the darkening effect of cocoa powder since I like the red from my henna treatments. Here's what I did.
- 5oz Rhassoul Clay
- 2oz unrefined Cocoa Butter
- 2oz (Coconut Oil & Olive Oil; I ran out of olive oil,lol)
- 1oz Nettle leaf and hibiscus flower powder
- 2tbs Cassia powder
- 2 tsp Vitamin E Oil
2nd try using Lola'recipe
1st try using nettle & hibiscus powder
Ok, I have tried creating these bars 2x. Once following Lola's recipe and the one above. I also tried the Anita Grant's rhassoul deep condish bars for comparison and I must say I don't care for it. The only time I sort of liked the results was when I mixed my recipe with flaxseed liquid, except the rinse out was hard due to the nettle leaves, but my hair detangled and was soft and conditioned.
I know I have mentioned these bars on FB and I didn't want to leave you guys hanging, but I didn't like them. My results were just meh! I need more slip(probably why I liked the flaxseed liquid). I've tried rhassoul clay and bentonite clay, cocoa powder, powdered herbs, olive oil, coconut oil...ugh! I'm going to try one mo' gine and then I quite.
Even though my hair isn't really liking the recipe, by all means give it a try and share your results. My experience may not be your own. and if you have any suggestion, I'm definitely open. I might remove the cassia from the recipe.