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The Basics of Transitioning

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The Basics of Transitioning

Transitioning can be a very confusing time especially because you have to deal with two different textures and possibly routines. The end result is however, very rewarding. Taking the transitioning route to natural hair is a huge step which should not be taken lightly. Most importantly, knowing what to do will save you a great deal and make your hair journey a smooth one. Here are a few things you ought to know. Switch up your hair products If the goal is to have healthy natural hair, then it's time to switch to hair care products which promote healthy hair...

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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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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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