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Good Hair Practices To Stimulate Healthy Hair Growth

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Good Hair Practices To Stimulate Healthy Hair Growth

Having healthy hair doesn't happen by chance. It certainly doesn't happen when we ignore it. As it is with everything, there are certain basic guiding principles to follow. Throw out the notion that natural hair doesn't and cannot grow. Follow these guidelines instead. Allow your hair to breathe Naturalistas have one excuse or the other why they can't wear their own hair - 'my hair is too thin', 'my hair is too thick', 'I don't have time for my hair', etc. One of the best things you can do for your hair is to wear it out. Allow 'air to...

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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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How To Take Care Of Your Hair Whilst In Braids

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How To Take Care Of Your Hair Whilst In Braids

There's a misconception among many naturalistas that once your hair is in braids, hair care goes on a break. It's time to unlearn that habit. Protective in nature, braids do a great job of preventing us from over-manipulating the hair. However, there are some key things you need to do whilst in braids not only to stimulate growth but also to promote healthy hair practices.  Moisturize properly Yes, you do have to moisturize your hair whilst in braids. Your hair needs the hydration to flourish. Applying just hair oils on your scalp is not moisturizing. For on-the-go moisturizing, get yourself...

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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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