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Category Archives: Hair Care

Stylists Speak Against Sealing With Butter and Oil, Say It “Suffocates” The Hair

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  by Black Girl Long Hair A few weeks ago, I had the absolute amazing opportunity to participate as a panelist in the Ouidad #FRIZZ101 hangout. I got some great information on managing frizz in dry climates, deep conditioning, and more. ... Read More »

7 Ways To Use Cheapie Conditioners

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by Natural Hair Rules Cheapie conditioners are usually rinse-out conditioners that you will find at your favorite store for a steal, less than $5. Aside from functioning as a rinse-out conditioner, they are perfect for co-washing (conditioner washing), detangling, moisturizing, ... Read More »

3 Lessons On Growing Short Hair I Learned Once I Hit Back Length

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By Black Girl Long Hair Have your ever gazed longingly at a picture of a woman with natural, long, thick coils and thought, “When my hair gets to that length you can’t tell me nothing,”? If so, then this article ... Read More »

My Favorite Natural Hair Detangling Tools

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Hey loves! These are my favorite tools to detangle with. What do you use to detangle? In this video I mentioned the following videos Finding the BEST Detangling Tool For You! Detangling Natural Hair Tutorial How I Finger Detangle Read More »

Bye Bye Dandruff

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by Three Naturals Every now and again I go through bouts of dandruff trouble.  I have found that I go through periods where just two days after a thorough shampoo, I am having excessive amounts of flaking. So I set ... Read More »

Are The New Army Changes (AR 670-1) Discriminatory to Women with Natural Hair?

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by Naturally Fit and Fabulous Thursday, March 19th, new army regulations as it relates to grooming and appearance were leaked online.  The leaked information included a PowerPoint, Army Regulation 670-1 leader training, with explicit details and pictures explaining the new polices.  Many of the ... Read More »

5 Things you Can Do Now for Supple Moisturized Hair

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Dry hair is a nightmare! We buy all the products and we follow the directions to a tee, but at the end of the day (or shall I say by the morning) your hair isn’t feel as moisturized as it ... Read More »

Twist Out Night Routine for Healthy Long Hair

Twist Out Night Routine for Healthy Hair

Check out how our girl Ebony Clark puts her long tresses away for bed at night. Read More »

You Reap What You Sow – Caring For The Scalp

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by Good Hair Diaries You reap what you sow, and if this is completely true, then I hope you are sowing on fertile ground. What am I talking about? Your scalp of course! A healthy scalp is the origins of ... Read More »

The Most Overlooked Natural & Essential Oils that Improve Hair Growth

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There are many products out there that tout hair growth and improvement. Some work and some do not; and even though there are those that do get the job done, they are loaded with artificial ingredients and harsh chemicals (ie ... Read More »

BEST DETANGLING TIPS & TOOLS FOR NATURAL HAIR

BEST DETANGLING TIPS & TOOLS FOR NATURAL HAIR

by  Naturallycurly Detangling is one of the dreaded tasks that every natural must do if she wishes to properly maintain her hair but let’s face it- it can be a pain in the posterior. It is a constant battle between ... Read More »

Preventing Split Ends and Breakage

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No one likes split ends—read CurlyNikki’s tips for preventing them (from NaturallyCurly.com) 1. Moisturize! On an as needed basis (for most, every 2-4 days), apply water, the ultimate moisturizer to your ends in order to open the cuticle. Follow up with ... Read More »

Is Shea Butter an Effective Moisturizer?

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Shea Butter is a HOT commodity in natural hair care. SheaMoisture, Jane Carter, Karen’s Body Beautiful, Carol’s Daughter, Shea Radiance, Cantu and more and more companies are using shea butter in their products. I know for a fact that my hair ... Read More »

Several Ways to Moisturize Rough Brittle Dry Crispy Ends

Several Ways to Moisturize Rough Brittle Dry Crispy Ends

Winter is here and for many of us, the dry cold weather does a number on our hair, especially our ends.  The rough, brittle, crispy feeling on your ends can leave you worried about the health of your hair. Here’s ... Read More »

How to Make Shampoo Without Sulfates

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by NaturallyCurly Concerns about chemicals and their negative long-term effects on the human body have led some people to question the safety of their cosmetics and beauty products. Primary Information Services reports that sodium sulfate, an ingredient found in beauty ... Read More »

Dealing with Scalp Psoriasis

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Source NaturallyMe writes… Psoriasis is a very common skin disease that causes scaling and swelling. The most common type of psoriasis is in the scalp. Scalp psoriasis is also known to cause increased shedding and even hair loss. Dealing with ... Read More »

5 Ways to Stop Hair Breakage Now

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Hair breakage can range from Not-So-Bad to Call 9-1-1. Some factors that contribute to breakage are out of your control, but many of the reasons behind hair breakage lead right back to what we do to our hair on a ... Read More »

Winter Hair Care Tips

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by CoilyBella With the colder months approaching, it is very important to keep our hair protected from the harsh elements of the winter season.  Let’s not forget the central heating system in our places of abode. Even though we are ... Read More »

Don’t Be Afraid to Try New Products

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A few weeks after my BC When I first went natural March 2010 I knew nothing about taking care of my natural hair, I just wanted to do exactly what was “right”. I read books and articles that talked about ... Read More »

5 Remedies to Fight Dull, Dry Hair

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My chunky two strand twist out Click Here see more of this style! I found this great article on NaturallyCurly.com: “5 Remedies to Fight Dull, Dry Hair” Here are five things you can do at home that will help cure ... Read More »