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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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My Child Has Natural Hair. What Next?

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My Child Has Natural Hair. What Next?

Parenting doesn't come with a blueprint. If it did, we would all subscribe to it. Who doesn't enjoy the soft life? Fortunately, a few things do come with some guiding principles including how to take care of your kid's natural hair. Are you ready to explore? Jump on. Moisturize! Ahhhh this thing called 'moisturizing' again. One of the best things you can ever do for natural hair is to moisturize. Right from infancy, moisturizing is key to the health and growth of natural hair. For babies, moisturizing at least once a week is fair. For toddlers, you can increase the...

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It's Time For A Deep Conditioning Treatment

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It's Time For A Deep Conditioning Treatment

You must have heard it a thousand times to treat your hair but what exactly does hair treatment entail? To start off, there are different types of hair treatments for different purposes. One of the common types of hair treatments, which is highly recommended, is deep conditioning treatment.  What is deep conditioning treatment? Generally, deep conditioning your hair helps in restoring moisture due to its deep penetrating moisturizing effect. Usually, it's done using the Deep Conditioner whilst applying heat. This is to enable the product to penetrate the hair strands. Who needs to deep condition? Deep conditioning is for everyone....

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Let's Talk About Shrinkage

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Let's Talk About Shrinkage

Shrinkage! One of the many words the natural hair community cannot stand. If you're new to natural hair, shrinkage can be quite frustrating. Quite frankly, even veteran naturalistas are yet to come to terms with it. So here are are a few things you ought to know about shrinkage.  Shrinkage is a sign of healthy hair Yes, you read that right. Shrinkage is a sign of healthy hair. By its nature, natural hair is curly, compact and coily. Shrinkage just means your hair is able to bounce back to its naturally curly state. This indicates that your hair hasn't lost...

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Hair Bleaching vrs Hair Dyeing

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Hair Bleaching vrs Hair Dyeing

Once in a while, we get bored with how our hair looks and desire a different look. For some of us, changing the hair colour alone is enough. You can do this by either bleaching or dyeing your hair or doing both. How do you know the difference?  What is hair bleaching? Hair bleaching entails using chemical to strip the hair of the melanin or its natural colour. Bleaching usually gives a brownish or blondish look depending on how long the chemical is left in the hair. The longer it's left in the hair, the lighter it becomes. Bleaching is...

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