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Why Your Hair Keeps Breaking

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Why Your Hair Keeps Breaking

One of the most frustrating happenings in our hair care journey is when our hair starts to break. For most of us, any inch lost can be take us years to grow back. Although there might be some physiological reasons behind your hair breaking, most of it has to do with bad hair practices. In case you're wondering why your hair keeps breaking, here are some reasons. Not moisturizing often and properly By now, you should know that natural hair grows better when moisturized often and properly especially if you have 4C hair. This type of hair, requires a lot...

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Is Your Hair Breaking or Shedding?

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Is Your Hair Breaking or Shedding?

At one point or another in our natural hair journey, we've experienced it before - either breakage or shedding. How can you tell the difference? The type of treatment to give your hair depends on being able to clearly distinguish between shedding and breakage. Hair shedding Hair sheds naturally. Averagely, you lose about 50 -100 strands of hair daily. That being said, any day you don't detangle or brush your hair, the strands which are supposed to naturally shed accumulate. This is why when you take out braids and detangle, the hair shed seems to be a lot more than...

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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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Washday Routine For Natural Hair

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Washday Routine For Natural Hair

One of the basics of natural haircare is washing it. It's notoriously termed washday because it could take all-day to go through it but it doesn't necessarily have to. Once you get the hang of it, you can get it done gently but quickly. So what are the basics to go through? Detangling Before you decide to do anything at all to your hair, it is important to detangle. This is a very crucial step as it helps in loosening your hair. Aside this, detangling gently and properly helps in retaining length. If this step is skipped or not done...

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Is Natural Hair Difficult To Take Care Of?

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Is Natural Hair Difficult To Take Care Of?

One of the major complains we get from a lot of naturalistas is how difficult it is to take care of natural hair. Do you feel the same way? Taking care of natural hair, surely, is different and takes a lot more dedication and consistency. These few outlined tips will make it relatively easier to take care of natural hair. Moisturizing One of the best things you can do for your hair is to moisturize. To be able to effectively moisturize, you'll need some essential items - something to hydrate, something to soften and something to seal in the moisture. We...

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