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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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To Braid Or Not To Braid

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To Braid Or Not To Braid

Braids! Who doesn't love them? Not only is it a signature look for women of colour but it also gives a different, almost alluring look anytime it's done. Plus it's definitely easier to manage. In spite of all these, braids have their place in the hair care cycle. Braids are good in certain circumstances but most be avoided at all costs in other circumstances as well. Interested in knowing what these cases are? Here goes When not to braid Losing edges One of the many ways we lose our edges is when we braid (especially tight braids around the edges),...

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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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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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Natural Hair Does Not Grow Overnight

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Natural Hair Does Not Grow Overnight

Natural hair does grow but it doesn't grow overnight! Oftentimes, we place priority over length rather than health of the hair. A lot of people also prefer to put in minimal effort but expect their hair to grow rapidly. Hair care doesn't work that way. In fact, nothing works that way. You need to put in the work and be consistent about it. Here's what you need to do. Choose the right products Products don't grow hair. Products stimulate growth. This means that if all you do is to apply products and leave it at that, don't expect healthy hair...

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