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Why You Keep Losing Your Edges

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Why You Keep Losing Your Edges

Whether permed or natural, losing your edges isn't normal. However, it is becoming worrying how a lot of people keep losing their edges. Apart from post-partum, bad hair practices for the most part are to blame. What you are or are not doing, has dire consequences on your edges. Let's explore why you keep losing your edges. Why you keep losing your edges Friction from tight hairstyles Getting your edges snatched has led to more edges being lost. Enough of the tight hairstyles. The major culprit here is braids. No matter the size, do not braid your edges or so close...

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It's Time To Moisturize

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It's Time To Moisturize

Raise your hand if you have natural hair. If you do have natural hair, you must have heard of the need to moisturize a thousand times. Moisturizing your hair goes a long way to contribute to the health of your hair. What are the essentials of moisturizing your hair? What do you need to do? What do you need? Let's explore this together. Essential products needed Let's back up a bit and dive into the basics of moisturizing. Essentially, moisturizing means getting the hair hydrated. This means first and foremost, the products you use to moisturize need to be hydrating....

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My Child Has Natural Hair. What Next?

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My Child Has Natural Hair. What Next?

Parenting doesn't come with a blueprint. If it did, we would all subscribe to it. Who doesn't enjoy the soft life? Fortunately, a few things do come with some guiding principles including how to take care of your kid's natural hair. Are you ready to explore? Jump on. Moisturize! Ahhhh this thing called 'moisturizing' again. One of the best things you can ever do for natural hair is to moisturize. Right from infancy, moisturizing is key to the health and growth of natural hair. For babies, moisturizing at least once a week is fair. For toddlers, you can increase the...

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Caring For Your Locs

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Caring For Your Locs

Gone are the days when people thought having locs meant ignoring your hair. Locs care is ever prominent. Although having locs is low maintenance, there are some maintenance tips to go by to ensure that your locs are healthy. Before we get into how to care for your locs, it is important to know the different stages of locs and some key points to take note of. Starter stage: this is usually the first 6 months of loc-ing your hair. They're usually small, well parted and generally neat. Washing sparingly during this time helps to keep the locs intact. Budding...

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It's Time For A Deep Conditioning Treatment

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It's Time For A Deep Conditioning Treatment

You must have heard it a thousand times to treat your hair but what exactly does hair treatment entail? To start off, there are different types of hair treatments for different purposes. One of the common types of hair treatments, which is highly recommended, is deep conditioning treatment.  What is deep conditioning treatment? Generally, deep conditioning your hair helps in restoring moisture due to its deep penetrating moisturizing effect. Usually, it's done using the Deep Conditioner whilst applying heat. This is to enable the product to penetrate the hair strands. Who needs to deep condition? Deep conditioning is for everyone....

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