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Colouring Your Hair

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Colouring Your Hair

At a point in your hair care journey, you get motivated to try new things. Colouring your hair surely is an option. This isn't a decision to take lightly. Before going all out to colour your hair, here are some things you need to know. Bleach or dye? Bleaching is a chemical process which strips your hair of its dark colour or melanin to reveal a more 'blondish' or 'brownish' colour. It's a permanent procedure which can not be reversed. Dyeing, however, adds colour to your hair. You can use a temporary, semi-permanent or permanent hair dye. If the goal...

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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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Dealing With Dandruff

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Dealing With Dandruff

If you've ever had dandruff, you would know it's not pleasant. Apart from the constant itching, the white flaky scales can be embarrassing at times especially when you're in public. Don't be weary if you suffer from this predicament. Having a good understanding of how to care for your hair when you have dandruff, will help in dealing with the situation. Dandruff explained Dandruff stems from the overgrowth of the fungus known as malassezia. This makes the skin shed more rapidly than normal. This fungus usually feeds off of sebum in the hair which is naturally produced oil. Dandruff can...

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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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Heat Damage?

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Heat Damage?

Using heat on natural hair is not wrong. Overprocessing your hair with heat can cause so much damage if not careful. Before we get into the nitty gritty of heat damage, just know that heat damage cannot be reversed. Now that we have your attention, let's proceed. What is heat damage? This occurs when we excessively use heat on the hair through styling tools such as blow-dryers, iron curlers, straighteners, hot combs, etc. This usually causes the hair to become dry, brittle, dull, rough and light. In some instances, this may contribute to split ends, change in hair colour, changed...

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