I dont see why its so absurd to use the same products we use in cooking in our beauty regimen? It also reminded me of that article (or articles) written by black folks complaining because white people were discovering shea and cocoa butter. I took the braids out so it would appear slightly wavy. There are so many darn hair gels on the market already! This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. She’s vegan so it’s only right she uses something natural like okra. Ummm, This sounds more like a personal rant.… Find out more about the potential benefits and risks of eating okra and get some tips on using it. trader joe’s sells palm oil for cheap? Jokingly ‘begging’ people not to make Okra maninstream so that it doesn’t go the way of coconut oil/water, argan oil and even shea butter in some regions. She just doesn’t want the demand to drive the price up. Possessing a mild flavor, and a naturally mucilaginous texture, it is brimming with nutrition. This picture is with the okra left in my hair. See more Nigerian recipes: http://bit.ly/NigerianRecipes See more information about this recipe by clicking "Show More" below. Easter Sales in the Natural Nigerian Ahia! Like, I can eat okra soup every day of my life and be cool (and probably slim as heck because okra = a VERY healthy digestive tract ok??). Hahahah.…if it works for that person, use it…it is THEIR choice. It’s not that serious. , The Ultimate Black Owned Holiday Gift Guide, 50+ Black Owned Baby Brands To Support Now & In the Future, 8 Black Owned Skincare Products I’ve Added to My Routine. one of my favorite okra dishes is a stewed dish with tomatoes and shrimp — it’s actually a new orleans dish. NITC10 – Lagos Natural Hair Meet Up in Pictures March 17, 2015. This can keep my hair happy for over a week! They experiment. And most naturalistas use coconut oil & I still have yet to see the cost of it go up in LA County. Wow! If you would focus on abundance concerning all of your God-approved desires, then ideas would come; the universal would begin to align itself to grant your requests, and then your would always live in abundance. Wondering what this versatile veggie can do for your health? as a trini i need my sea moss to drink…lol. Okra slime on hair? And I cannot afford for the cost of okra to go up. Now I’m going to brace myself because strong opinions may come… Bglh , you can do better than this! I hope the price of okra doesn’t go up either. Here’s a great DIY Vegan Hair Gel that works great on natural kinky hair and curly hair . Lol was this article a joke? MSM powder; 2 Tbsp. Learn how your comment data is processed. Personally, I like to use it as a conditioner. Health. Put whateva you want on YOUR head. Though I haven’t gotten around to trying it on my hair yet, I was ok with palm oil being a thing for naturals to try – it has a distinct smell and color so I was pretty confident it wouldn’t go “mainstream,” meaning I could still count on finding some at Trader Joe’s because it’s surprisingly cheaper there than at African food markets. You slay me chile! The markets won’t run out of okra chica, calmate. Okra is highly recommended by many hair experts for people having lifeless, unruly and curly hair as … And yogurt, milk, and other dairy-based products have NEVER conditioned my hair like silicone conditioners can. The good stuff is usually natural…including her beloved okra. Okra also includes biotin and folate, which are essential nutrients for skin regeneration and healthy hair. Watch Queue Queue If I choose to put cow shyt in my hair that’s my business . Read on below to find out more. Debt Free: How I Got Three Degrees With No Student Loans, Protective Hairstyle You Need to Try: Spring Twists, Best Protective Styles for Working Out (and the Worst! Companies invest lots of time and money to develop products specifically for hair to properly cleanse and condition them. People use coconut oil in food and hair. Some people use flaxseed gel, aloe,etc. Use it as a conditioner and it imparts a shine quite naturally. Natural Nigerian Hair Interview – Tito April 8, 2015. She doesn’t want the price of okra to go up if it becomes a fad. Okra is a staple food item in the Caribbean — okra rice, soup, oxtail and okra etc etc. A okra loving Nigerian girl who wants us to FALL BACK on all the DIY stuff for a quick second because it’s now tew much and I need to sustain myself for the next 100 years of my life. - - - - Comment. I need to eat it to live. Watch Queue Queue. I loved this post! I love me some okra as well. If you would focus on abundance, then you would keep more okra than you could ever use. This is probably not a completely novel idea since many natural hair care enthusiasts are at least aware that okra gel for hair has been used on natural hair. 7 Fun Hangout Spots To Visit In Lagos Mainland; 15 Unique Ways For The Classy Woman To Wear Low Cut With Sty... 10 Amazing Products For Your Natural Hair I am with my sista. Also if people doesn’t want to make okra gel it’s their business no one is forcing them, Okra is actually better for hair instead of flaxseed gel. Wow… Ijoema don’t worry girl, I get your humour. It is rich in fiber, low in calories and fat free. I most say that it’s been the best decision for my hair. That would be counter productive lol, Bahahahaha!! Everyone knows neither palm oil or okra belong to Nigeria. What Is Okra? So you are recommending chemically laden gels instead of natural gel? Probiotics Feed: The good bacteria (probiotics) in the intestines, thrive on Okra acting greatly to the health of the intestinal tract. Sorry, I don’t really understand. Pretty please guys, don’t use okra in your hair. It’s probably healthier than those commercial gels. shea butter; 1 Tbsp. My mum used to do that and she got this from her mum etc… So I am pretty sure the story is the same with Okra in some african countries. Girl just DO YOU… Flax Seed is another soft hair gel to use which is a food — this earth provides vegetation that serves multi-purpose! If anyone knows me in real life, you know that I STAN for okra soup. On the flip side, I have never used avocado on my hair because it’s expensive and it felt like a waste to use it on my hair versus eating it. 04-22-2011, 12:34 AM. @Evelyn My family is from the South and we have always eateen okra. Okra is known by a few different names depending on where you are from. So I don’t think this girl has anything to worry about. Okra health benefits are plentiful, and warrant its inclusion in your diet. My hair grows like average. Geeze. October Q&A – Mom Guilt, Baby Weaning, Elections, and More! Pretty please. Clearly, many readers aren’t catching the sarcasm that the author is throwing. The only thing – on some days – that might beat out my okra craving is suya. Preparations of Okra can be used as a final hair rinse, setting lotion or natural hair gel and can remove lice. It’s not that it’s bad for your hair. Nourishes hair follicles, reduces hair breakage and makes hair stronger. Senior Member Join Date: Feb 2010; Posts: 151 #8. First it was palm oil, which has been touted as a viable coconut oil replacement by the likes of Curly Nikki andformer Fashionista of the Month, Marra even did a video on different ways to use it in your hair. my dodo game is about to step UP, I’m haitian and we use okra in many meals and I also use it in my hair, along with olive oil, flaxseeds, marshmallow root etc… I have a very sensitive scalp and cannot use store bought products because the itching they cause is unbearable. There are so many darn hair gels on the market already! Then they become mainstream. I was like HOLD UP ! I am natural. Eliminates dandruff: Okra helps in getting rid of the dandruff apart from that it also enhances the overall condition of the scalp. People have been doing this for years with great results. Yum. I agree with you 1000%. Ingredients. Lol. With okra. November Q&A – Postdoc Apps, Flourishing ‘Fro, and More! Pretty please. You can find her on social media @klassykinks. Lol. Okra is one of the most overlooked vegetable powerhouses out there. So you won’t catch me using your okra on my edges. FINALLLYY, here is my winter routine or everyday routine for my dray hair girls!! It is full of plant infusions to help you get your hair into shape. The author doesn’t want okra to become “a thing” because it will drive prices up and create a penury to the point where she won’t be able to find it in the store and eat it at her leisure… seriously? The Nigerian name I go by is ‘Ololade’. It’s supposed to be a comedic piece. It is beginner friendly and perfect for nourishing the hair and reducing scalp inflammation. Seek God; pray for spiritual salvation, and when you find God, you will always think right, regardless of the situation; you will… Read more », This was FUNNY. I’m Ethiopian and we put the same butter we use in food in our hair as a deep conditioner. Naturally Curly Hair; General; If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ by clicking the link above. Hi NARSAddict, and welcome sexyandfamous! There’s nothing bad about okra for hair, actually is so good, that her point is a concern about a imminent increase okra demand for cosmetic purposes attempting to people’s budgets on groceries. Okra isn’t a Nigeria exclusive plant. i think this is satire? Well, only thing I use okra for is a dish from my country of birth (Barbados) called cou-cou. First it was palm oil, which has been touted as a viable coconut oil replacement by the likes of Curly Nikki and former Fashionista of the Month, Marra even did a video on different ways to use it in your hair. And I cannot afford for the cost of okra to go up. Plus indeed okra is used in many cultures. Initially I thought, eewwwh! I will eat it with a spoon and no swallow. Formula Botanica Training in Nigeria – Anti-aging skin care products March 19, 2015 . She just sayin that when something cheap gets popular the prices go up because there is more demand. I was thinking the same, like what does being nigerian has to do with anything? due to many chemicals. I saw someone make a gel with okra. I think coconut oil has gotten a lot more expensive because of all the hype. Okra is one of numerous natural items that contain mucilage, which is the slimy stuff you must be familiar with when it’s cooked. Lol. Definitely a tongue-in-cheek post. It is rich in fiber, and high in Folic acid. Rich in vitamins A, C, and K, as well as minerals like magnesium and folate. According to goodhairdiaries.com, “The protein and oil contained in the seeds of okra serves as the source of first-rate vegetable protein. I packed it on too. So many of my friends have suffered from issues like fibroids, etc. Jiji Nigeria Blog Health Benefits Of Okra Okra has been cultivated over 3,500 years. Especially if the fad is picked up (and usually repackaged) by western media (see: Quinoa). Orders Process in 1 Business Day. Was laughing at this entire article. What’s wrong with looking for a natural alternative… unless I’m missing something here. People got to get fed after all. The argument in this piece is so weak it is almost ridiculous. I have never wanted to make gel because any okra that comes in my house is going in my mouth. For instance in Congo women have been using palm oil on their hair with for years and years. We eat okra in haiti and in all the west indies as well. If so, that’s a valid reason to be against it. Nigerians and West Africans love using okra in our soups and stews. I would hate to see the price of okra go up on the account of the natural hair community. It helps biosynthesis of Vitamin B complex, similar to how yoghurt serves the small intestine. There is always a new one lol! This is too funny! Maybe it was because there is no reason i should give my money to filthy rich corporations, when i could make a natural gel thats both beneficial for my hair and cheap at hom. A bit of humor, I guess? I’ve never been a huge okra fan, internally or externally but if it’s true that it’s good for your digestive tract then I definitely need to check that out. Or, can okra gel be a thing so an Igbo sista can get into the okra farming & export business? Unfortunately, thanks in part to the medication I’m on, it no… Read more ». I hope so, bc, otherwise who is she to tell others what not to use in their hair, simply bc she doesn’t want them to??? I have a hard time comprehending how ACV or vinegar rinses cleans hair. Sincerely, A okra loving Nigerian girl who wants us to FALL BACK on all the DIY stuff for a quick second because it’s now tew much and I need to sustain myself for the next 100 years of my life. Besides, okra isn’t grown or eaten in only Nigeria. Rumo. So being able to use ingredients that you can get locally and affordably makes a lot of sense. she’s being funny, and I get it. Since when is butter a deep conditioner? Dismiss. Whipped Butters 2.5 OZ Sample Pack - Pick 3, Reposted from @liuzzi40 Loving these whipped body, When customers order $100+ worth of whipped butter. The okra’s slimy substance is a good ingredient to use when making your own leave-in conditioner. Klassy Kinks needs to get off her high horse and open a history book or a cooking book. Pretty please guys, don’t use okra in your hair. This was cute but I’m allergic to pretty much all of the hair gels on the market. okra is eaten in the southern united states — it’s stewed, fried, etc. Additionally, okra’s rich in vitamins and minerals. Popular stories. Because wanting to share the beauties and wonders of your culture is such a horrible thing that must be stopped. Hold up sis. lol DIYs are all I have but at least I eat the leftovers (flaxseeds & okra). Unfortunately the good products for natural hair are usually expensive and or out of reach. It has no smell and it is about the cheapest leave-in conditioner ever with overwhelming benefits for the hair. I will eat it with rice. Cause I dont need your authentic permission to do anything with which is already mine. Black Americans have had okra as a large part of our diet since back in slavery. Free Shipping on Orders $60 and Up. Its a great way to know what your exposing your body to. Which is why I’m not down with sister Toni suggesting that folks go on out and buy up all the okra in the store to make some gel to lay their edges. And not everybody wants to buy… Read more ». In Yoruba, it is referred to as obe lla or […] Okra is a mild-tasting vegetable that produces a thick juice to enrich sauces. I need to eat it to live. I get that palm oil is being discovered by non-african blacks, but okra? if some of y’all can’t tell she’s joking…i don’t know what to tell you…*sigh*. Mucilage is good for the skin and hair, and even for your gut health. So true! I had to learn what items to use because I’m not using commercial products anymore. I fall into that “oversensitive natural” category and look at me, reclining with some sweet tea and wholly unbothered! Its just a joke though lol. Pretty please. I’m reading this as tongue in cheek. Okra also contains Folic acid, calcium and zinc and is also known for being high in antioxidants. Okra is rich in Vitamins A & C.Loaded with biotin, folic acid, calcium; which gives it a perfect combination to nourish our natural hair, moisturize the scalp, prevent dandruff and itchy scalp, give a shinny bouncy hair, create a perfect curl definition, serve as a great detangler. What a pleasant surprise that it was just a bit of humor . She gave her background to explain her attachment to okra not to tell everyone that okra is exclusive to Nigeria. i felt the same way when i saw some kinda hair recipe using sea moss. I’m also a Nigerian and I think people should be able to use okra on their hair if they want to, lol. if so, very funny , I’m pretty sure okra isnt distinctly Nigerian lmao. This blog started a record of her hair journey and a resource to help others find out more about themselves and their natural hair. It has been used as deep conditioner in Ethiopia for a loooong time. I thought this was going to be a “don’t use it, its actually bad for your hair” kind of article but it’s just someone who doesn’t want the price of Okra to go up because they like to eat it? I don’t think it wise if I were to disclose my full governmental name, especially in this technological age. Natural is great but many people like to eat healthy too and are tired of thier healthy life choices becoming more and more expensive. The OP needs to fall back on telling other naturals what to do. I don’t want any farmer(s) saying I can’t because they it as fertilizer .…… Lol. This app shows you the best and easiest way to learn how to make all the popular soups from different tribes in Nigeria. It doesn’t equal a shortage of okra. I let my hair air dry, and then braided it. For one, okra doesn’t originate from Nigeria though it is a staple dish. If everyone in America started using Kibe in their hair like they do at home the price of butter would increase a lot. I need to eat it to live. Is using okra bad for your hair? Okra isn’t common where I am so I can’t have people buying it all up! Hey Sistas!!! Wow, people really got their feelings hurt with an article that was obviously trying to be funny. Cancel Post. Okra is an amazing moisturizer which makes the hair soft and shiny. But then considered that I have probably used it in some products but did not know about it. The only thing – on some days – that might beat out my okra craving is suya. Lmao.….… This is clearly non- sense. Okra (Okra) is a good source of vitamins A, B complex (B6, Thiamin) Vitamin B, C and E, iron, potassium and calcium. I know she has to be joking! 20 ml castor oil; 20 ml sunflower oil; ½ Tbsp. I’m a proud Africa America, and we have ratting and used okra for generations. Green Washing March 9, 2015. Is the author of this post haunted? The writer obviously was trying to be humorous. Like, I can eat okra soup every day of my life and be cool (and probably slim as heck because okra = a VERY healthy digestive tract ok??). The Many Benefits of Putting Okra in Hair Okra is rich in all sorts of healthy things that can make your hair happy. Would love your thoughts, please comment. So about the author of the article being nigerian, i don’t understand how it’s relevant. Forms a protective and reflecting layer on your hair that makes your hair frizz-free, silky and super shiny. Toni of My Natural Sistas is vegan and from watching the video, she was showing you one way of making edge control gel. Lol I love Okra too but I guess its good for the body and hair. A okra loving Nigerian girl who wants us to FALL BACK on all the DIY stuff for a quick second because it’s now tew much and I need to sustain myself for the next 100 years of my life. Since when has Okra been the sole property of Nigerians?? The plants name is derived from the Igbo language. okra is popular in alot of nigerian dishes. I am committed to my okra. March 27, 2015. I tried and, tried a few times over I still can’t Rap my head around this foolishness. And I cannot afford for the cost of okra to go up. The Nigerian and Natural Tag 1. its “tongue in cheek”. Looks like you didn’t get the sarcastic comment. I get it. The picture above was before I applied the okra to my hair. CURBSIDE PICKUP ONLY Monday through Friday: video on different ways to use it in your hair, 5 Easy and Work-Friendly Protective Styles, The Incredible and Tragic Story of Henrietta Lacks: The Only Known Human With Immortal Cells. Regular use of it … 20 Amazing Benefits Of Okra For Your Skin, Hair And Body. First it was palm oil, which has been touted as a viable coconut oil replacement by the likes of Curly Nikki and former Fashionista of the Month, Marra even did a video on different ways to use it in your hair. okra gel (you can also use aloe vera gel, or flaxseed gel if you prefer) Directions. Read on whether you are relaxed or natural, from the UK, Europe or further. People need to loosen up a bit. This unique vegetable is a flowering plant that belongs to the mallow family, and it is highly valued for its seeds. I wonder if some of you even read the entire post before dusting off your ethnobotany degrees. How To Make Okra Gel For Hair Growth Conditioning Detangling Styling DIY Hair Gel For All Hair Type. I know being super connected to the continent is in vogue right now – from tribal makeup at music festivals to dashikis – I get the appeal and I’m all for the unity of Africans regardless of how far back their continental ancestry goes. Please don’t do this to us <3, wait! Though I haven’t gotten around to trying it on my hair yet, I was ok with palm oil being a thing for naturals to try – it has a distinct smell and color so I was pretty confident it wouldn’t go “mainstream,” meaning I could still count on finding some at Trader Joe’s because it’s surprisingly cheaper there than at African food markets. Okra is eaten in many parts of the world including where I’m from and this is no different from using flaxseed gel or coconut oil or mayo in your hair. I made the switch several months ago to water only hair wash. I let my hair air dry, and then I flat ironed a piece so you can see my true length. And we that love our okra stew, soup, fried okra will be crying because we have to pay $12 for a bag of okra. I will eat it with a spoon and no swallow. Focus on love and not fear; abundance and not lack. Nigerian food is yummy! Okra soup is a traditional Nigerian soup loved by many, you can tell why in these Okra soup photos Okra soup is a popular delicacy around the world, however, we are focusing on Okra soup made in Naija. What? My hair hates almost all commercial gels I have tried from expensive to cheap.… Read more ». The sign off was great. So okra is a great natural conditioner for the damaged hair replacing lost nutrients. The joke flew over your head. At first I thought it was going to be a report on okra gel damaging the hair. You choose. BENEFITS OF OKRA HAIR GEL-Rich in vitamins, magnesium and folate. The reason I was even looking this into was because I’ve been trying to find a way to put less chemicals into my system. Lol I’ll hang in there! This video is unavailable. Now I do often make FSG and in my opinion it’s way better than any of those products listed. Lively Hair: Okra is a great hair conditioner, ... lubricate the large intestineswith its natural laxative properties. I’m Ghanaian and okra had been a staple in my life since forever. I am committed to my okra. It’s not that deep. Half the Edge Controls you show have either Alcohol which dries the living day lights outta your baby hair or Cocamide which could be cancerous. I eat it stewed, pickled, fried whatever. Africans and even japaneses eat okra so what is her point. Fearfulness is at the root of all that is evil in our country and around the world. But I do agree that naturals doing these DIYs are ridiculous and waste of precious food. With okra. I’m hoping this is satire. The vegetable is sometimes called ladies’ fingers. Okra benefits are mentioned Click here What does being Nigerian have to do with anything? I never even heard of this until just now so I don’t see Okra becoming as popular as flax seed or aloe vera gel. I will eat it with rice. i think this is all in good fun. September Q&A – Weight, Glasses, Baby #2, and More! After learning about the harmful effects of hair relaxers and other chemical filled products that have been markleted to our communities, i have embraced using natural products like palm oil. Jamaicans use coconut oil to cook practically everything and at first my family thought I was crazy for suggesting to use it on my hair & skin (mainly because there is a caste stigma about using coconut oil on skin & hair), but once they saw how much it benefited me they were all on board. Ask a Stylist – Heat & Your Hair February 25, 2015. With okra. See more ideas about Natural hair styles, African fashion dresses, African clothing styles. I don’t know about Okra but all the DIY videos I see are nothing new to me. It is a staple in many countries in Africa,… Read more ». Rich in amino acids that nourish and give your hair an all-natural protein treatment. To be honest there’s been an increase in… Read more », Lol this article was too funny. So weird how all these Salty Sallys came out the woodwork! Cream of Nature Argan Oil the Best no flake. Over the years it has transformed into a resource for hair, skin, fitness and healthy eating. Same with avocado. Very well written and light hearted. Pretty please guys, don’t use okra in your hair. People (in any country) wanna have stuff to eat without paying an arm and a leg to get it. KlassyKinks.com founder and editor, Ijeoma Eboh, is on a mission to change perceptions of kinky textured hair around the world. Okra? Please leave the okra alone so Ijeoma can eat, y’all! I’m not seeing a point to this article. Okra leave-in conditioner: 6 advantages But my natural friends, from a Nigerian girl who LOVES Nigerian food, y’all cannot be using our food ingredients all up in your hair. Okra is known to be used as a shampoo, conditioner, hair gel, and setting lotion; which makes it very versatile. That’s what I was thinking lol. Food can be used in so many ways beside eating. There are already so many phenominal natural hair products, use them instead of constantly looking for the new holy grail. ), Extreme Bedroom Transformation with Mudcloth Accent Wall, 5 Easy Room Makeover Ideas That Won’t Break the Bank, How to Start a Natural Hair Blog in 10 Steps, KK and Bae | What It’s Like to Date a Natural Hair Blogger, How I Balance Graduate School, Work, Blogging, and Everything Else, video on different ways to use it in your hair, 10 Easy Natural Hairstyles for Staying at Home. Lol, you may have to just get use to it. Mar 13, 2019 - Explore Oghogho Jackson's board "okra for diabetes" on Pinterest. What is your full Nigerian name? Absolutely! If anyone knows me in real life, you know that I STAN for okra soup. Which is why I’m not down with sister Toni suggesting that folks go on out and buy up all the okra in the store to make some gel to lay their edges. I'm Nigerian, I loves me some okra. Okra is a good source of vitamins A, B complex (B6, Thiamin) Vitamin B, C and E, iron, zinc and calcium. Either this lady has grown some super breed of okra or she's making stuff up! But if EVERYONE starts doing it… Supply and demand will drive the cost up. Nigeria is the second highest producer but India is the first and then Iraq, Ivory Coast, Pakistan, Egypt, Benin , Cameroon, Ghana and Saudi Arabia. she’s saying that if DIY okra hair gel blows up in popularity like flaxseed gel for example, then the prices will go up on okra. Readers aren ’ t want the demand to drive the cost of okra okra has been over. 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