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Do's And Don'ts of Protein Treatment

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Do's And Don'ts of Protein Treatment

What does 'hair treatment' mean to you? For some of us, hair treatment is an umbrella term for bringing our hair back to life. You're not entirely wrong. However, the notion that you only treat your hair when there's hair trouble is something you need to rethink. There are different types of treatments for specific reasons. We'll touch on that later but for now, let's take a look at all we need to know about protein treatment, its do's and don'ts. What is Protein Treatment? In simple terms, protein treatment is restoring the lost proteins in our hair. We often...

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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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Split Ends or Breakage?

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Split Ends or Breakage?

At one point or another, hair is susceptible to breakage or split ends. Knowing the difference helps in knowing how to treat it. How can you tell the difference between split ends and breakage? We try to explain in this post. Split ends This occurs when the ends of the hair becomes dry, brittle and worn out. They may appear very thin, fragile and frayed. Split ends usually occur primarily from lack of moisture and hair care techniques such as blow-drying, curling or straightening hair or applying too much heat to the hair. In some circumstances, split ends may be...

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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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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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