Hair Update: My Swavy Hair Journey Gone Wrong And How I Saved It

The Wandering Mother Blog | Wavy Girl Hair Journey

My CGM hair journey update: 3 years+ and counting I started my wavy hair journey using the Curly Girl Method at the end of 2017 (it was Dec 2017 to be exact – you can read it here). If you read some of my later posts you’ll see that my hair went through a transition […]

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UK Giveaway: Noughty To The Rescue Haircare Bundle

Noughty To The Rescue Blog Giveaway | The Wandering Mother

*this giveaway is now closed. Happy Galentines ladies! I was supposed to launch this giveaway at the start of the year – because it’s a new year and I wanted to do this giveaway asap, I kind of got a little overwhelmed with starting a load of other things and just forget about the giveaway. […]

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Curly Girl Method: CG Approved list of haircare products available in the UK

The Greenwich Mummy Blog | London Family and Lifestyle Blogger

All ingredients checked via the Curlsbot Ingredients Analyzer. 100% Curly Girl approved*. Yay! *Approves means it doesn’t contain silicones, oils, waxes, harsh sulfates or alcohols that need to be avoided when following the Curly Girl Method. Are you finding it hard to look for CGM Approved haircare in the UK? There’s so much more advice online […]

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Hair: Noughty 1 Hit Wonder Cleansing Conditioner (Co-Wash) Review

The Wandering Mother Blog | Noughty Haircare

It should be no surprise that I am a BIG Noughty fan. I really love this brand because it works for me, my hair and my children’s hair. Seriously guys. I’ve been using Noughty on and off for a few years now but always find myself returning back for more because they are that good. […]

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UPDATED: My type 2A wavy hair care routine & favourites

The Greenwich Mummy Blog | Updated 2A Wavy Hair Routine

Hello wavies! I wrote my original wavy haircare routine back in 2018 and after two years+, constant chops and colour changes I wanted to write this post to show you how my hair is looking post-CGM, almost two and a half years (29 months) on. In my opinion the Curly Girl Method is quite a […]

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My TOP 5 sulfate free shampoos (low-poo cleansers) for Straight-wavy hair

The Greenwich Mummy Blog | London Family and Lifestyle Blogger

Straight, Swavy and Wavy… Type 1A hair is classed as poker-straight hair, 1B is straight hair with a few bends and kinks and 1C is straight-ish hair with a slight wave – this used to be called ‘swavy’ at one point. Type 2A hair is the ‘breakthrough start’ of wavy hair – hair looks loosely […]

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My Curly Girl Method 18 months update: progression and regression photos

The Wandering Mother Blog | CGM 18m update progression and regression

Can you believe it’s already been 18m (that’s 1 year and 6 months!) since I started my CGM journey and created my original Curly Girl post! So what are my thoughts on CGM after a year and a half of plopping, squish to condish-ing and scrunching? Well what can I say really? I still see […]

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Hair: Wash day routine + products list Wk3

The Greenwich Mummy Blog | London Family and Lifestyle Blogger

So this post is a little late as I wanted to wash my hair twice last week. Last wash day Thursday and I washed it again last night Sunday. I’ve also purchased a new product – As I Am conditioning cleanser, £9.99 from Look Fantastic. It’s a gentle co-wash and apparently great for wavy hair as […]

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Hair: Wash day routine + products list Wk2

The Greenwich Mummy Blog | London Family and Lifestyle Blogger

Last week I let my hair go almost whole week without cleansing. OMG right? You’re probably thinking you’d NEVER go that long without washing but actually, I find it much better for my hair strength, condition and growth to wash less and brush less. When you first start it will feel odd and seriously greasy […]

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Hair: Wash day routine + products list Wk1

I don’t wash my hair very often, probably 1-2 times a week simply because I can actually go that long now without massive oil build-up on my hair and also I find that washing less helps my hair grow longer faster. I don’t know if that’s a real thing but it seems to be working. […]

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