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Why Your Hair Keeps Breaking

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Why Your Hair Keeps Breaking

One of the most frustrating happenings in our hair care journey is when our hair starts to break. For most of us, any inch lost can be take us years to grow back. Although there might be some physiological reasons behind your hair breaking, most of it has to do with bad hair practices. In case you're wondering why your hair keeps breaking, here are some reasons. Not moisturizing often and properly By now, you should know that natural hair grows better when moisturized often and properly especially if you have 4C hair. This type of hair, requires a lot...

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Essential Steps To Take Before Installing Protective Styles

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Essential Steps To Take Before Installing Protective Styles

Protective styles are a part of us. Sometimes, we just need a break from our every day hair care routine. Of late, protective styles are becoming our escape from taking care of our hair. Taking care of the hair should be an every day activity. That's a different conversation. If you're thinking of installing any protective style, here are some tips on what to do first. Clean your hair Considering how long protective styles are kept on, the ideal thing to do is to clean or shampoo hair. Using a clarifying shampoo such as the Black Soap Shampoo from Eya...

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Caring For Your Locs

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Caring For Your Locs

Gone are the days when people thought having locs meant ignoring your hair. Locs care is ever prominent. Although having locs is low maintenance, there are some maintenance tips to go by to ensure that your locs are healthy. Before we get into how to care for your locs, it is important to know the different stages of locs and some key points to take note of. Starter stage: this is usually the first 6 months of loc-ing your hair. They're usually small, well parted and generally neat. Washing sparingly during this time helps to keep the locs intact. Budding...

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Washday Routine For Natural Hair

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Washday Routine For Natural Hair

One of the basics of natural haircare is washing it. It's notoriously termed washday because it could take all-day to go through it but it doesn't necessarily have to. Once you get the hang of it, you can get it done gently but quickly. So what are the basics to go through? Detangling Before you decide to do anything at all to your hair, it is important to detangle. This is a very crucial step as it helps in loosening your hair. Aside this, detangling gently and properly helps in retaining length. If this step is skipped or not done...

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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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