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Hair Practices You Need To Stop

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Hair Practices You Need To Stop

Some hair practices may seem normal and regular to do but could cause serious damage to your hair. The fact remains that not every hack you see online actually works. When it comes to natural hair care, a lot of experimentation is required to know what works and doesn't work for your hair. There's a general consensus, however, on some hair practices which aren't the best for the overall health of your hair.  Braiding non-stop (to grow hair) There's this myth that if you want to grow your hair, braid it. Well, let's debunk that. Braiding doesn't grow hair. On...

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Knowing Your Hair Porosity

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Knowing Your Hair Porosity

Does your hair easily lose its moisture? Or perhaps, no amount of product is able to penetrate your hair shaft. This is where hair porosity comes to play. In simple terms, hair porosity is how your hair absorbs and retains water/moisture.  Knowing your hair porosity will do you good as it steers you in the direction of growing healthy hair.  Types of hair porosity Essentially, there are three types of hair porosity - low, medium and high.  Low porosity means the hair is unable to soak up moisture easily and tends to be dry oftentimes. Water usually settles on the hair shaft to form water...

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Conditioning Your Hair The Right Way

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Conditioning Your Hair The Right Way

One of the best ways to keep your hair healthy is to condition it frequently and properly using the right products. Conditioning your hair is an important element of hair care. Knowing what to do, how to do it and what products to use is beneficial in your hair care journey. Here are some conditioners you need to add to your hair care regimen. Detangling 'Rinse Out' Conditioner On washdays, an important element of the process you can't afford to miss is using your Detangling Conditioner. It is applied right after shampooing your hair and helps restore the natural oils lost during...

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Help! My Hair Has Stopped Growing

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Help! My Hair Has Stopped Growing

There comes a time in our hair care journey when we do not see any significant growth. It looks and feels like no matter what you do, your hair just refuses to grow. For a lot of naturalistas, it might even be the case of the hair not getting any thicker or longer. Let's explore why this is happening. Hormones Yes! As women, we tend to go through hormonal changes every month. This could have an effect on the hair growth cycle. When it comes to pregnancy for example, some women tend to experience rapid hair growth during pregnancy and...

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Starting Your Natural Hair Journey? Here's What You Need To Know

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Starting Your Natural Hair Journey? Here's What You Need To Know

The decision to keep natural hair comes as a passing thought till it fully sinks in. From then onwards, the passion to either transition or do the big chop intensifies. If you're not careful, fear starts to grip you with loads of questions. What if my hair doesn't grow? What if I can't take care of my hair? What if it doesn't suit my face? All these are normal. Here are a few pointers to make that transition easier.  The big question - Big chop or transition? Whichever option you decide to go with, own it. There's no better option....

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