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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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Why You Keep Losing Your Edges

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Why You Keep Losing Your Edges

Whether permed or natural, losing your edges isn't normal. However, it is becoming worrying how a lot of people keep losing their edges. Apart from post-partum, bad hair practices for the most part are to blame. What you are or are not doing, has dire consequences on your edges. Let's explore why you keep losing your edges. Why you keep losing your edges Friction from tight hairstyles Getting your edges snatched has led to more edges being lost. Enough of the tight hairstyles. The major culprit here is braids. No matter the size, do not braid your edges or so close...

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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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It's Time To Moisturize

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It's Time To Moisturize

Raise your hand if you have natural hair. If you do have natural hair, you must have heard of the need to moisturize a thousand times. Moisturizing your hair goes a long way to contribute to the health of your hair. What are the essentials of moisturizing your hair? What do you need to do? What do you need? Let's explore this together. Essential products needed Let's back up a bit and dive into the basics of moisturizing. Essentially, moisturizing means getting the hair hydrated. This means first and foremost, the products you use to moisturize need to be hydrating....

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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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