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Is Natural Hair Difficult To Take Care Of?

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Is Natural Hair Difficult To Take Care Of?

One of the major complains we get from a lot of naturalistas is how difficult it is to take care of natural hair. Do you feel the same way? Taking care of natural hair, surely, is different and takes a lot more dedication and consistency. These few outlined tips will make it relatively easier to take care of natural hair. Moisturizing One of the best things you can do for your hair is to moisturize. To be able to effectively moisturize, you'll need some essential items - something to hydrate, something to soften and something to seal in the moisture. We...

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Deep Conditioning - The Forgotten Wash Day Essential

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Deep Conditioning - The Forgotten Wash Day Essential

Hands up if you deep conditioned your hair during your last washday. If your hand is down, this post is for you. It is even more relevant if you have low porosity hair. Deep conditioning, if it isn't, should be a key part of your hair care regimen and here's why. Typically, deep conditioning provides better hydration than the regular conditioner. Now, we all know how much natural hair thrives on moisture. So, if you think about it, deep conditioning ought to be done regularly. Let's start from the top and try to break things down. What is deep conditioning?...

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Are Braids Synonymous With Ignoring Your Hair?

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Are Braids Synonymous With Ignoring Your Hair?

Be honest, you don't install braids to protect your hair. Most times, it's because you need a break from regular hair maintenance. We're not judging. We understand the struggle. However, having on braids shouldn't end hair care. Let's get into it. Loose vrs tight braids To start with, stop installing very tight braids especially at the edges. Let your stylist know if it's too tight. R.I.P. to the edges we've lost to braids. Enough is enough!   Moisturize The key word is moisturize. In other words add moisture or hydrate. You're probably thinking, 'oh yeah I do that'. Let us burst...

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Dandruff? You Need To Read This

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Dandruff? You Need To Read This

If you've ever had dandruff, then you know how uncomfortable it can get. Those dry, flaky, whitish substance in hair which becomes difficult to hide sometimes. Not only is dandruff uncomfortable but very irritating to say the least. Have you tried to treat it to no avail? Before you give up on finding a remedy, let's try to address a few issues. What is dandruff? Dandruff is a fungal infection caused by the fungus known as Malassezia. This fungus feeds on excess sebum or oils on the scalp. It usually multiples and becomes very itchy.  Causes of dandruff When it comes...

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Hair Growth - Myths and Facts

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Hair Growth - Myths and Facts

We all have a tall list of things we want our hair to be but we can safely say that growth seems to be on everyone's list. Of course, hair growth is desirable. Healthy hair ought to be the goal but since you're not ready to have that conversation, let us burst your bubble with the following myths and facts about hair growth. Products alone can grow hair We get a lot of enquiries about products growing hair quickly. The truth is, products alone cannot grow hair let alone grow it quickly. Having a healthy hair regimen or routine, good...

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