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Unhealthy Hair Practices Which Have Become Normal

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Unhealthy Hair Practices Which Have Become Normal

Natural hair care has become trendy over the years. Unfortunately, the trend hasn't come along with a lot of education on how to take care of it to promote health. The fixation on hair growth supersedes the need to treat the hair right. Consequently, there are a lot of unhealthy hair practices we focus on which have become normal. We draw your attention to such unhealthy hair practices. Using oil to moisturize hair Oiling isn't synonymous with moisturizing. To effectively moisturize, the products you use must be hydrating. If they aren't, you are using the wrong products. Water is key, especially...

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Contemplating Texturizing

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Contemplating Texturizing

Who else had a rude awakening after transitioning or having the big chop? The difference between caring for permed hair and natural hair is vast. There's no middle ground. The initial reaction of 'OMG what have I gotten myself into?' is surreal. For some of us, our main concern is the inability to comb the hair. Imagine the 'stress-free' life of combing permed hair willy-nilly only to wake up one day to natural hair which breaks all your combs. Let's forget about the combs we lost to our hair for a minute and think of the hurdles we need to...

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Growing Back Your Edges

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Growing Back Your Edges

Let's be honest. Growing back edges is one of the difficult things to do in the natural hair care process. It also takes a lot of patience, effort and time. It's not for the faint hearted. The problem with a lot of us is that we want a quick fix. Allow us to burst your bubble. There's no quick fix with growing back your edges.  What is the problem? The disturbing thing about losing our edges is that in most cases, we lose them due to bad hair practices of which we are all guilty off. What business do you...

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Transitioning From Permed to Natural Hair

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Transitioning From Permed to Natural Hair
Transitioning from permed to natural hair is a beautiful journey full of awesome experiences - if you know what to do. It could become a nightmare if you're not sure what you're doing. These pointers would help make the journey a beautiful one.

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All You Need To Know About Protein Treatment

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All You Need To Know About Protein Treatment

Embarking on the natural hair journey is beautiful. As it is with every beautiful thing, it requires proper care and treatment. As naturals, we deal with split ends, damaged hair, shedding, breakage and a tall list of other things. One of the ways of managing these issues is through protein treatment. What is Protein Treatment? This is a kind of treatment which contains proteins (obviously). It adds proteins to the hair strands making it healthier, stronger and less prone to breakage. It also helps in repairing damaged hair.  What is its Main Purpose?  Protein Treatment when done right and as recommended...

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