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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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Essential Steps To Take Before Installing Protective Styles

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Essential Steps To Take Before Installing Protective Styles

Protective styles are a part of us. Sometimes, we just need a break from our every day hair care routine. Of late, protective styles are becoming our escape from taking care of our hair. Taking care of the hair should be an every day activity. That's a different conversation. If you're thinking of installing any protective style, here are some tips on what to do first. Clean your hair Considering how long protective styles are kept on, the ideal thing to do is to clean or shampoo hair. Using a clarifying shampoo such as the Black Soap Shampoo from Eya...

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Does Hair Care Start And End At The Salon?

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Does Hair Care Start And End At The Salon?

Apart from visiting the salon, what do we do at home to take care of our hair? For most of us, there's no hair care regimen we align with. For others, the occasional application of shea butter is enough. The truth is, how we take care of our hair at home plays a major role in how healthy it becomes. Don't get it wrong, visiting the salon is great but hair care doesn't end there. Here are some hair care practices you should be doing in between salon visits. Taking care of your edges Often forgotten about is 'edge care'....

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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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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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