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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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Protein Treatment or Deep Conditioning Treatment?

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Protein Treatment or Deep Conditioning Treatment?

Treating your hair is always a good idea. Knowing the type of treatment to go in for based on the state of your hair is an even better idea. Two of the most common types of hair treatments for natural hair - protein treatment and deep conditioning treatment - are often used interchangeably. Here's what you need to know about them and when to get each. Deep conditioning treatment The purpose of Deep Conditioning Treatment is to restore moisture to the hair whilst improving the elasticity of the hair. In simple terms, Deep Conditioning Treatment helps provide extra moisture to...

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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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Hair Conditioners And What Each Does

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Hair Conditioners And What Each Does

Conditioning natural hair is an important step in natural hair care. Knowing the type of conditioner to use at what time plays a key role in the health of your hair. Don't worry if you're not certain of the type of conditioner to use. These are the different types of conditioners and their uses. Detangling / rinse out conditioners These are the most common and most used type of conditioners. Detangling conditioners help not only in conditioning the hair but removing tangles as well. It makes it easier to run your hands or a wide-tooth comb through it after use. ...

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To Braid Or Not To Braid

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To Braid Or Not To Braid

Braids! Who doesn't love them? Not only is it a signature look for women of colour but it also gives a different, almost alluring look anytime it's done. Plus it's definitely easier to manage. In spite of all these, braids have their place in the hair care cycle. Braids are good in certain circumstances but most be avoided at all costs in other circumstances as well. Interested in knowing what these cases are? Here goes When not to braid Losing edges One of the many ways we lose our edges is when we braid (especially tight braids around the edges),...

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