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4 Signs Your Natural Hair Routine Works

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When I first started my natural hair journey I was completely confused, lost, scared and a bit frustrated. I felt like this because there was a lot to figure out about my natural hair and I was not enthused to ... Read More »

The High Shrinkage Club – Are you a member?

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A little while ago I posted a video describing my experience with wash n go. Turned out to be a video that people learned a lot from and was very entertained by.  Reading the wonderful and plentiful comments that were ... Read More »

Summer Damage Deep Conditioning Treatment for Natural Hair

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This deep conditioning treatment is a great option to restore moisture back to your hair after the summer heat, beach water, and pool water. Grab your favorite deep conditioner, honey and oil. Then follow the steps below by one of ... Read More »

Natural Hair Care Tips for Students

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by Klassy Kinks For some of us, the beginning of September not only marks the end of summer, but the beginning of the new school year. Whether you’re in high school, college, graduate, or professional school, I’ve compiled a list ... Read More »

Lazy Naturals: Three Easy Gym Friendly Hairstyles

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by Imani Dawson of Tribe Called Curl Three Easy Gym Friendly Hairstyles okay to be lazy with your hair, but definitely not with your body. You already know that exercising helps control weight and maintain a healthy, toned physique but did you ... Read More »

It Works – Keeping a Hair Diary

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by Desire My Natural “Wait, which heat protectant did I use?” “How was that oil used again?” When I did that twist out, did I air dry my twists or dry first then twisted my hair?” These are the questions ... Read More »

8 Reasons Your Twistout Looks a Hot Ass Mess

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The twist out is one of my favorite natural hair styles. I wear them ALLL the time.  After rocking twist outs for three years –no wait, its been almost 4 years–I’ve experienced one jacked up twist out after another jacked ... Read More »

Lazy Naturals: The Easiest Bantu Knot Out Method for Natural Hair

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  by Imani Dawson of Tribe Called Curl The dirty little secret of having textured hair is that there’s a whole bunch of textures atop your pretty little head. Sometimes it’s cool to have curls, coils and kinks co-existing peace ... Read More »

DOES NATURAL HAIR NEED PROTEINS?

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Hey CurlFriends! Check out my latest article on NaturallyCurly.com! I’ve been asked time and time again what is my stance on protein treatments. Women want to know what are the benefits? Do I incorporate them in my hair regimen? Which products ... Read More »

2 Protein Treatments You Can Use Weekly for Healthy Natural Hair

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When our hair gets damaged by normal weathering i.e. chemical treatments, exposure to sun, pollution, washing, drying, combing, styling heat use etc, it can only really be mended by protein. A protein treatment works by filling in gaps present on ... Read More »

What 3c Hair Is (And Isn’t)

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By Juanita Patrick of curly-hair-care.com Are there any members of Hairlista, Inc reading this post?  I visit that forum at least every other day and there is ALWAYS someone asking you to diagnose their hair type. “Am I 4a? Does this look like ... Read More »

Making Time for Your Hair

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Hey CurlFriends! Check out my latest article on NaturallyCurly.com!   As a mother of two, I totally get it — who has the time to spend an hour styling their hair in the morning and then another hour or more ... Read More »

Stay Away from the Relaxer!

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Hey Loves! There has been lots of heated discussion around my recent post.  I want you all to know that when the going gets tough you have options when it comes to your hair. These are 2 tips that I ... Read More »

Lazy Naturals: Getting Past the Hard Part

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by Imani Dawson of TribeCalledCurl Let’s assume you’ve been caring for your hair for awhile.  Long enough to for the rosy glow of playing in your rediscovered springy curls and kinks to fade.   You’ve had it up to here with ... Read More »

Bamboo & Hemp Seed Oil is a Winning Combination for Natural Hair

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 by Natural Oils for Hair You are probably wondering why bamboo has anything to do with oil and hair. A great deal as it turns out. The properties contained in the bamboo tree complement those of hemp seed oil and ... Read More »

Lazy Naturals: Sweat the Technique

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by Imani Dawson of TribeCalledCurl It’s the unspoken secret at natural hair meet-ups and impromptu get-togethers with your curlfriends. The uncomfortable elephant hovering as you air kiss and admire each other’s natural ‘do’s.  Here it is: as rewarding as the end ... Read More »

Tea Rinse for Natural Hair

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What is a tea rinse? A tea rinse is done by pouring a cup of tea, commonly green or black, over the hair to reduce shedding or stimulate hair growth. How is it supposed to work? The caffeine in the ... Read More »

Is it Time to use a Clarify Shampoo on Your Natural Hair?

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Clarifying shampoos should be apart of any healthy hair regimen because there comes a point where your  hair just feels weighed down, extra greasy, or just won’t behave itself.  A clarifying shampoo can bring your hair back to life because it’s ... Read More »

Protecting Your Edges While Wearing Braids

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by minibraidmethod.com Here’s something many people struggle with- protecting the fragile hair in our edges. First, it’s important for me to note that these tips are for wearers of mini braids (also called pixie braids, individuals, etc) that do not ... Read More »

Glycerin: Your Hair’s Summer Best Friend for Maximum Growth

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by Klassy-Kinks If you’re on a growth journey, make glycerin your friend this summer.  Here’s why: To my knowledge, many naturalistas are told to stay away from glycerin during the summer months because the glycerin will call moisture to your ... Read More »