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The Basics of Transitioning

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The Basics of Transitioning

Transitioning can be a very confusing time especially because you have to deal with two different textures and possibly routines. The end result is however, very rewarding. Taking the transitioning route to natural hair is a huge step which should not be taken lightly. Most importantly, knowing what to do will save you a great deal and make your hair journey a smooth one. Here are a few things you ought to know. Switch up your hair products If the goal is to have healthy natural hair, then it's time to switch to hair care products which promote healthy hair...

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Good Hair Practices To Stimulate Healthy Hair Growth

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Good Hair Practices To Stimulate Healthy Hair Growth

Having healthy hair doesn't happen by chance. It certainly doesn't happen when we ignore it. As it is with everything, there are certain basic guiding principles to follow. Throw out the notion that natural hair doesn't and cannot grow. Follow these guidelines instead. Allow your hair to breathe Naturalistas have one excuse or the other why they can't wear their own hair - 'my hair is too thin', 'my hair is too thick', 'I don't have time for my hair', etc. One of the best things you can do for your hair is to wear it out. Allow 'air to...

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Colouring Your Hair

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Colouring Your Hair

At a point in your hair care journey, you get motivated to try new things. Colouring your hair surely is an option. This isn't a decision to take lightly. Before going all out to colour your hair, here are some things you need to know. Bleach or dye? Bleaching is a chemical process which strips your hair of its dark colour or melanin to reveal a more 'blondish' or 'brownish' colour. It's a permanent procedure which can not be reversed. Dyeing, however, adds colour to your hair. You can use a temporary, semi-permanent or permanent hair dye. If the goal...

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How To Take Care Of Your Hair Whilst In Braids

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How To Take Care Of Your Hair Whilst In Braids

There's a misconception among many naturalistas that once your hair is in braids, hair care goes on a break. It's time to unlearn that habit. Protective in nature, braids do a great job of preventing us from over-manipulating the hair. However, there are some key things you need to do whilst in braids not only to stimulate growth but also to promote healthy hair practices.  Moisturize properly Yes, you do have to moisturize your hair whilst in braids. Your hair needs the hydration to flourish. Applying just hair oils on your scalp is not moisturizing. For on-the-go moisturizing, get yourself...

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Natural Hair Tools You Need In Your Tool Box

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Natural Hair Tools You Need In Your Tool Box

Apart from genes and great products, the tools you use on your hair plays a key role in its general health. As a naturalista and an eyanista for that matter, there are some hair care tools you should definitely have in your toolbox. Not only do they make taking care of the hair easier but fun as well.  Wide tooth comb This is a giving. You really need to have a wide tooth comb in your tool box. Why? It makes the detangling process smoother and simpler. Plus, you lose little to no hair at all compared to using other...

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