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Growing Back Your Edges

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Growing Back Your Edges

Let's be honest. Growing back edges is one of the difficult things to do in the natural hair care process. It also takes a lot of patience, effort and time. It's not for the faint hearted. The problem with a lot of us is that we want a quick fix. Allow us to burst your bubble. There's no quick fix with growing back your edges.  What is the problem? The disturbing thing about losing our edges is that in most cases, we lose them due to bad hair practices of which we are all guilty off. What business do you...

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Styling Your Kid's Hair

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Styling Your Kid's Hair

Today's edition is a passionate plea. Taking care of our kids' hair can be very exciting. In our excitement, we tend to go overboard sometimes which could interfere with them growing healthy hair. Braiding kids hair If your child is less than 2 years old, please stop braiding their hair. An occasional ribbon wouldn't hurt. However, putting your kid's hair in little sections, buns, braids, etc puts a lot of pressure on their scalp. They might develop headaches or it could stunt hair growth. Even worse, it could lead to traction alopecia or your kid losing their hair (especially their...

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Natural Hairstyles Inspiration for Easter

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Natural Hairstyles Inspiration for Easter

Happy Easter everyone! As we celebrate the death and resurrection of Christ, we cannot leave our hair to chance. Here are some natural hairstyles you can rock this Easter season. Finger curls It's chic and unexpected, especially for naturalistas but that won't stop us from rocking this hairstyle. The good news, you can achieve this hairstyle with Eya Naturals Instant Curl Jelly. Plus it leaves no frizz and can last 2-4 weeks depending on how you take care of it. Would you try this?   Fro-it-out When it doubt, just fro it out. Aside turning heads, it's very low manipulation....

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Why Is Your Hair Dry?

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Why Is Your Hair Dry?

One of the main complains of a lot of naturalistas is that their hair is dry. For folks with low porosity hair, this is normal. However, certain practices exarcebate the dryness. This week, we highlight some hair practices which leave our hair dry and what we can do to retain moisture.  Don't ignore your hair The twists, wig cap cornrows, braids, etc are great protective styles but what exactly are you protecting if you ignore your hair whilst in these styles? Instead of forgetting about your hair, make an effort to moisturize daily. Just spray unto hair your Aloe Vera...

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Hair Porosity - Tips and Tricks

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Hair Porosity - Tips and Tricks

Natural hair thrives on moisture. This is why hair porosity is important. In simple terms, porosity is how hair is able to soak up and retain moisture. Knowing the type of porosity one's hair is, helps in taking better care of it to improve its health.  Types of hair porosity There are basically three types of hair porosity - low, medium and high. Low porosity means the hair is unable to soak up moisture easily. This type of hair is usually very dry. Water tends to settle on the hair shaft and form water bubbles instead of penetrating. This usually happens with tight...

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