Whether you are African-American or have a biracial/black child, you will want to avoid petroleum byproducts that comes with just about every black hair care product on the shelf. Its bad news all around the board. I firmly believe its one of the reasons why it is such a fight for many blacks just to have healthy hair & scalp. Lord knows I have had my own personal experiences!
I have a page on IYJ (Its Your Journey) that I'm working on. It will include tips, information and recipes that I have used.
Meanwhile, there is a place, a one-stop shop, if you will, that sells organic, unrefined Shea butter. You will also find vegetable glycerin, unrefined coco butter, unrefined, organic coconut oil, essential oils & more.
Mountain Rose Herbs is the place to go, for any hair care creation you may need, black or white.
I have ordered from MRH several times. The quality, superb and the prices are reasonable. You can buy as little as 4 oz or as much as a pound.
Check it out! http://tinyurl.com/4rx3dje