You ever wondered how natural women figured out which everyday products or tools could be used for hair? I am a witness that it is a result of experimenting. That’s just what I did a few washes ago and found an awesome pomade for my twists, thus resulting in bomb.com twist-outs.
So a while back, I tried my hand at making homemade natural lip balms. Since it’s more of a hobby than side hustle, I have an over abundance of lip balm base. I started thinking of some uses for it, but most of them were outrageous. Looking at the awesome ingredients, I decided to use it as a pomade for my set of twists.
The pomade/ lip balm base I used is the Macadamia & Jojoba Lip Balm Base from Rustic Escentuals. When you look at the ingredients, you see why this is awesome: macadamia and jojoba oils, coconut oil for nourishing, and a hint of castor oil for shine. If you’re wondering, my hair doesn’t feel excessively greasy or sticky because of the beeswax. In fact, it feels very soft to the touch. As you will see when you order, a little goes a long way.
The first time I tried the pomade, I had freshly washed hair with only tea tree oil and a dime-sized amount of Garnier Fructis Intensely Smooth cream. I towel dried my hair, leaving it mildly damp. After sectioning and before twisting, I coated my fingers with the pomade and twisted. I let my hair dry overnight in a silk bonnet and wore the twists for a few days. When the twists got a little old, I took them out and had awesome curls! Unfortunately, there’ no proof of that because I didn’t take any pictures. However, I did follow the same routine yesterday and these are the results!
If you’d like to order, visit the Rustic Escentuals website! For a 16 oz tub like mine, it’ll only cost you $17.95. However, the less expensive four ounce tub will hold you over a while.