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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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Why Is Your Hair Dry?

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Why Is Your Hair Dry?

One of the main complains of a lot of naturalistas is that their hair is dry. For folks with low porosity hair, this is normal. However, certain practices exarcebate the dryness. This week, we highlight some hair practices which leave our hair dry and what we can do to retain moisture.  Don't ignore your hair The twists, wig cap cornrows, braids, etc are great protective styles but what exactly are you protecting if you ignore your hair whilst in these styles? Instead of forgetting about your hair, make an effort to moisturize daily. Just spray unto hair your Aloe Vera...

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Things I Wish I Knew Before Turning Natural

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Things I Wish I Knew Before Turning Natural

Being a naturalista is all fun and games until it isn't. Perhaps, if we were privy to some nuggets of wisdom about natural hair, things might have been a bit easier.

Here are few nuggets to keep in mind while we go through our natural hair journey.

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Are you transitioning? Avoid these mistakes

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Are you transitioning? Avoid these mistakes
Deciding to go natural is a huge step in your natural hair journey. Congratulations for coming this far. One of the ways of becoming natural is transitioning which in effect is growing out your natural hair without relaxing and cutting off the relaxed hair bit by bit.

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Help! My Hair is Dry

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Help! My Hair is Dry

Natural hair is susceptible to being dry by its nature. However, we engage in certain hair care practices that can further worsen how dry natural hair gets. Let's explore in this post, things we can do to lessen how dry our hair gets Avoid shampooing your hair everyday If you're used to shampooing your hair every day, endeavour to wash your hair once a week. Using shampoo every day can strip your hair off its natural oils resulting in dryness. Your choice of shampoo is also very important. Use shampoo that is very gentle on your hair such as the...

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