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Natural Hair Oils You Ought To Try

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Natural Hair Oils You Ought To Try

As we’re all very well aware, most hair oils are sealants. Very few are moisturizing oils. With that being said, oils play a very important role in hair care when used right. As naturalistas, we can’t do without oils. Or can we? Here are some oils you ought to have as part of your hair regimen. Avocado Oil As the name suggests, Avocado Oil is made from avocado. If you’re looking for a light hair oil to moisturize, strengthen and repair your hair then you’re in luck. In case your hair is brittle and susceptible to breakage, you definitely should use...

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Caring For Locs

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Caring For Locs

There's a whole culture around locs we often forget to talk about. Although there's a fountain of information about taking care of locs, it often gets lost in 'translation'. In today's post, we highlight the basics of taking care of locs. For the avoidance of doubt, all the points discussed are in relation to permanent locs. Moisturize your locs Contrary to popular beliefs, you can't leave locs to chance. One of the most important things you can do for your locs is to moisturize it. Aside moisturizing on washdays, get yourself a locs spray or hair mist you can use...

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Taking Care of Your Edges

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Taking Care of Your Edges
Tight braids, twists and styles that generally pull so hard on your edges is the major cause of thin edges. Using too many styling tools such as hair glues on your edges also causes it to thin over time. If care isn't taken, you develop a condition known as traction alopecia which becomes very difficult to grow back but not impossible. 

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Reuse and Refill - It's Time for a Change

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Reuse and Refill - It's Time for a Change
Any move to reduce waste is positive, no matter how little it is perceived. By using the refill packs instead of the bottles, you help reduce CO2 emissions by 70%. Your effort towards reducing waste does not go unnoticed. 

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Hair breakage - What are you doing wrong?

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Hair breakage - What are you doing wrong?
Yes we know you want to see how long your hair is. There are other ways of doing that without 'burning' your hair away. Try using African threading or banding instead of constantly applying the hot iron or curler. If you must absolutely do this, then please use a heat protectant. Don't leave any chances. 

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