Sorry for my massive absence! The first week I got to Porto I was decorating and then once I’d finished I fell ill and was in bed for over a week! But now the bad times are over and I’m off on holiday tomorrow!
This summer, like the last two summers before, I will be in Portugal, Portugal is very different to the UK in many ways but the main way is the weather. The main problem that I have is the humidity and because of this keeping my hair straight, smooth and frizz free is next to impossible! Last summer I tried my best to keep my locks straight but due to the sun, sand and sea I had to wash my hair a lot and therefore straightening it was just killing it. I have naturally very curly hair but I am one of those girls who straightens her hair so much that people think that it’s been relaxed!
Unfortunately, all that straightening has taken its toll and I have serious heat damage! Consequently, I have made the decision to wear my natural curls until further notice. So far I’ve been heat free for a month (woo go me) but I have to tell you that it has been such a challenge! I am so bored of wearing my hair in its natural state! I just want to grab my straighteners and have long luscious straight hair!

At the moment I’m not using any special products on my hair, I’ve just been using a Suplhate-free shampoo from the body shop whenever I go to the beach or pool but any other week I co-wash with an Aussie conditioner. I have also been using Shea Moisture Curl enhancing smoothie which smells delicious and really helps to define my curls. When I get back from my holiday I’m going to buy some Aubrey Organics and Shea Organics products to really optimise my curls!

Are any of you in the same position? Do you have any suggestions of products I should be using?