Remember Ashley, my Girl Behind the Curl from last week?! Well, if you read her feature, you would have seen that she not only has her own blog, Urbane Natural, but also her own hair product line called Mahogany Queen! She was kind enough to send me a sample of one of her products! it’s the Mahogany Princess Hair Butter and you can find it on her site for $12 for an 8 oz. jar. My sample was about 2 oz and came it a cute little glass jar. I also love her logo and her tagline, ‘You are a Queen, so be one” :o) Very inspiring and uplifting!
Mahogany Princess Hair Butter was created for young girls with natural hair. As a believer in self love, it’s important for me to show women and young girls how to love and care for their natural tresses naturally. This butter is great for twists, sets, puffs and overall moisture and sheen. With its fruity fragrance, your princess will immediately fall in love with it.
Shea Butter, Grapeseed Oil, Avocado butter, Sunflower oil, Olive Oil
I love how this butter is simple and all natural. I can’t stress enough that the products that always and consistently give me the best results a.k.a. good hair days lol ALWAYS come from products with the purest and most natural ingredients…this definitely delivered! I was pleasantly surprised! This product reminded me a lot of my all-time fav butter, the Gud Stuff. They have similar ingredients too which made me happy and even have a similar consistency and color. It’s really smooth and buttery when you apply :o)
I used this for my twists AAAAAND I was able to seal my ends with it! That cut the time it took to do my hair down since I didn’t have to keep reaching for an additional jar. It made my ends and my hair buttery soft. I really loved the results! I didn’t have to reapply throughout the week, just spritzed and re-twisted at night twice that week. It gave me nice definition like a heavier butter would but it isn’t heavy when applied and kept the moisture sealed in my hair all week. The scent is light and pleasant. I am not 100% sure if it has fragrance added but I am pretty sure it does.
One thing in the ingredients that stood out the most to me was the sunflower oil. I have never used sunflower oil by itself and I don’t think any of the products I have contain it so I had to jump on Google lol I do remember awhile back my neighbor and fellow hair blogger, Fleurtzy of Texture Playground, mentioning that she bought some sunflower oil to detangle her hair and come to find out, it is very emollient which softens and lubricates the hair. It also is really good for sealing in moisture (no wonder I didn’t have to reapply and it sealed my ends!).
Check out the results! Here’s my hair the morning after I initially twisted. Went for a zig zag center part.
***SIDEBAR– I did another henna treatment the night before I took these pics lol I know, I know, it didn’t take long for me to be hooked lmao! But I say that because I added turmeric (yup, the yellow spice in curry and mustard) to the henna because I researched that it makes the color more golden (you can see a golden tinge at my roots). Not sure if it really made much of a difference for me as far as my hair color goes. I was just experimenting :o) I love using turmeric on my face though! I’ve been using it to help fade acne scars and it has been working! But yea, check out the shine in my hair which I can definitely attribute to the henna!
Here’s my 2nd day hair. I didn’t re-twist, just slept with a scarf tied loosely around my hair. You can see the turmeric color well in my scalp. It will fade eventually, especially after my next wash. It’s not that bright in person, the flash is making to stand out like that in the pic :o) Regardless, the Princess butter kept my hair looking nice the entire week!.
Ashley, you’ve got a nice product! Keep it up and we’ll be looking forward to seeing more from your up and coming business venture! :o)