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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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Moisturizing Your Hair During The Harmattan

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Moisturizing Your Hair During The Harmattan

Moisturizing your hair during regular days is a big deal. It's an even bigger deal moisturizing your hair during the harmattan. There's a big misconception that once you protect your hair in braids, you have to go to bed and ignore your hair. This is time for a rude awakening. Ready? Moisturize every day Whether you are in braids or not, moisturizing your hair during the harmattan is a must. Doing so daily helps in improving the health of your hair. It makes it less susceptible to breakage and dryness. Apply your Aloe Vera Hair Mist or Hair and Scalp...

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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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Time To Protect Your Hair. Harmattan Is Almost Here!

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Time To Protect Your Hair. Harmattan Is Almost Here!

Christmas bells are jingling and we're all excited. For some of us, it means one thing - the harmattan. As the harmattan is fast approaching, there are some steps you need to take to protect your hair. Leaving your hair out for longer times during this period may not be the best option...there's a caveat. We'll get into it later. Here are a few things you need to do to protect your hair during the harmattan. Deep Condition Hair tends to lose moisture faster during the harmattan. Deep conditioning regularly helps in restoring moisture to the hair. It also helps in...

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