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Summer Damage Deep Conditioning Treatment for Natural Hair


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 »

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


 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 »

Tea Rinse for Natural Hair

Flowers Floating in Herbal Tea

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 »

Crash Course—Olive Oil


Olive oil production dates back to antiquity in the Mediterranean.   It’s mentioned in the bible and used as a spiritual anointing oil, for lighting lamps, cooking and grooming.  (Just think of Abraham and his wives sealing their curls with EVOO.)  ... Read More »

5 Herbs that Promote Hair Growth


Here are a few herbs that help in promoting hair growth naturally Aloe Vera gel: Aloe vera contains antibacterial and antifungal properties which help a lot in keeping a check on dandruff. Take some aloe vera gel and apply it ... Read More »

Scalp Moisturizing Treatment


Because cucumbers are high in silica, sulfur and have just enough vitamin A, they are excellent for promoting hair growth and preventing hair loss. Read More »

Super Moisturizing Coconut Oil Pre-Poo


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Mayonnaise & Avocado Deep Conditioner


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4 Masks to Strengthen and Grow Natural Hair


Hair is one of the most important attributes of our look. Who doesn’t like to have long flowing tresses but due to our hectic life and unhealthy food habit , most of us suffer from hair related problems like damaged ... Read More »

How To Fix an Ineffective Conditioner


Featured from Black Girl Long Hair By Monèt of curlsandmo.com A while back I was in ULTA and I saw that Güd Conditioner was on sale. After hearing so many naturals rave about it I picked it up. I REALLY didn’t like it ... Read More »

DIY Creamy Whipped Shea Cocoa Butter

DIY Creamy Whipped Shea Cocoa Butter

I found this great video of how to make your own Creamy Whipped Shea Cocoa Butter mix.  You only need a few ingredients, tools, and a stove. This would be great for both your hair and skin. If you put ... Read More »

Dealing with Scalp Psoriasis

curly hair model

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 »

Feed Your Hair: Honey

Feed Your Hair Honey

Honey is packed with vitamins and minerals such as magnesium, potassium, calcium, sulphur, iron, zinc and vitamins B1, B2, B3, which aid in hair growth. It is also used as a humectant in many natural hair and skin care products ... Read More »

Feed Your Hair: Beer

Feed Your Hair Beer

by Kiianah of Rockin’ It Napptural Beer* for hair? Yep, you read it correctly! Beer can liven up those kinks by adding body and luster! Using beer* in your hair is a great way to replenish moisture. In addition, beer ... Read More »

Coconut Oil Scalp Treatment

Coconut Oil Scalp Treatment

by Destri of TheMotherHuddle One of the first things we learned in cosmetology school was how to do a scalp treatment, and for good reason.  For all the benefits they provide, I think it’s crazy they aren’t a regular part of ... Read More »

4 Recipes for Homemade Whipped Butter


By Chinwe of Hair and Health With there being a multitude of recipes for whipped butter on the internet, it can be difficult to decide which one to try.  Well here are four different recipes that I recommend viewing first: 1. ... Read More »

3 Popular and Affordable Clays for Natural Hair


By BlackGirlLongHair Do you have issues with shampoo? Are you feeling like you need something a little stronger than a cowash? Maybe you just want to try something more natural, with ingredients you can pronounce…and without breaking the bank. Whatever ... Read More »

Aloe Green Tea Rinse

Green tea hair rinse for natural hair

Rinse and restore your curls with this ultra soothing recipe. Great for restoring shine and helping to thoroughly rinse out any remaining product. But not only that, it’s calming and soothing and will relieve not only muck but stress. Sold ... Read More »

8 All Natural Clarifying Treatments

Non Sweetened Apple Juice is a Cool Clarifyer

ACV, is the acronym used for Apple Cider Vinegar. It’s a natural procedure often used on hair to help clarify the hair and rid it of build up caused by the use of hair products, and just natural elements we ... Read More »

Dandruff Control Conditioner

Dandruff Control Conditioner

This conditioner is awesome for treating dandruff without making your hair feel too oily. Ingredients: 3 tablespoons of pure lemon or lime juice 1/4 cup coconut oil Directions: Mix ingredients together.  Massage into scalp.  Wait about 30 minutes, then wash.  Do ... Read More »