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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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Hair Conditioners And What Each Does

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Hair Conditioners And What Each Does

Conditioning natural hair is an important step in natural hair care. Knowing the type of conditioner to use at what time plays a key role in the health of your hair. Don't worry if you're not certain of the type of conditioner to use. These are the different types of conditioners and their uses. Detangling / rinse out conditioners These are the most common and most used type of conditioners. Detangling conditioners help not only in conditioning the hair but removing tangles as well. It makes it easier to run your hands or a wide-tooth comb through it after use. ...

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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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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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