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Unhealthy Hair Practices Which Have Become Normal

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Unhealthy Hair Practices Which Have Become Normal

Natural hair care has become trendy over the years. Unfortunately, the trend hasn't come along with a lot of education on how to take care of it to promote health. The fixation on hair growth supersedes the need to treat the hair right. Consequently, there are a lot of unhealthy hair practices we focus on which have become normal. We draw your attention to such unhealthy hair practices. Using oil to moisturize hair Oiling isn't synonymous with moisturizing. To effectively moisturize, the products you use must be hydrating. If they aren't, you are using the wrong products. Water is key, especially...

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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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Caring For Coloured Hair - The Do's and Dont's

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Caring For Coloured Hair - The Do's and Dont's
A little bit of colour hurt no one. Or can it? In the course of the natural hair journey, you might want to spice up things a bit by dyeing your hair. That's ok - so far as you're able to properly take care of it. Here are a few things you might want to consider

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