Tag Archives: dry hair

Dark & Lovely Au Naturale Anti-Breakage Review


Dark & Lovely has a new collection in their Au Naturale Line From their website: “Hair that Thrives can grow up to 4 inches a year.* Anti-Breakage recipes with Guarana Root and Honey Help Nurture and Repair for root to ... Read More »

5 Things you Can Do Now for Supple Moisturized Hair


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 »

You Reap What You Sow – Caring For The Scalp


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 »

Is Shea Butter an Effective Moisturizer?


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 »

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

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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 Remedies to Fight Dull, Dry Hair


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 »

Aloe Vera for Hair


By BlackGirlLongHair Hair issues, such as hair loss or thinning, excessive frizz, dryness, or oiliness, as well as scalp conditions, including dandruff, scaly, or itchy skin plague, millions of Americans each day. Aloe vera shampoos and conditioners have been around ... Read More »

Jane Carter Talks Accessories and Healthy Hair

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Jane Carter writes, With the leaves beginning to change color and the first autumn breezes in the air, it’s all about the accessories –light scarves, hats and hoodies! But all of that friction on your hair combined with the drier, ... Read More »

5 Ways Coconut Oil Can Prevent Hair Damage


By Tamara Floyd of Natural Hair Rules Coconut oil is my BFF.  It has so many different uses.  If you follow Natural Hair Rules, you know I mix coconut & olive oil for my hair and scalp.  I also whip up a ... 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 »

Telling the Difference Between Natural Hair that FEELS Dry and IS Dry


By Geniece of Beautifully Made via BlackGirlLongHair Okay, show of hands. How many of you have ever held a section of your hair and squeezed the ends listening to the crunching sound your hair makes? Well, I have. On the ... Read More »

Fall & Winter Tips by Jenell B Stewart

Fall & Winter Tips by Jenell B Stewart

Fall & Winter can be harsh on our hair. Here are my tips to help you make it through this Fall & Winter with healthy moisturized hair. Video Read More »

7 Ways to Use Castor Oil This Fall


By Eshe Asale Castor oil contains vitamin E, minerals, proteins, antibacterial and anti-fungicidal properties. Scientists attribute its healing benefits to its unusual chemical composition, which consists of a triglyceride of fatty acids with ricinoleic acid of up to 90 percent. In addition ... Read More »

The 9 Most Ineffective Ways to Moisturize Your Hair


by BlackGirlLongHair You’ve heard it before, over and over again — moisture is everything when it comes to natural hair health. Still, many naturals struggle with keeping their curls, kinks and coils well-moisturized. Perhaps you’re guilty of one of our ... 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 »

5 Ways to Keep Natural Hair Moisturized this Fall

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By BlackGirlLongHair The entrance of cooler weather into certain parts of the world can mean drier hair for many naturals.  However, you can be prepared and avoid parched strands with these five must-haves for the fall: 1. Moisture-rich conditioner Some ... 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 »

Benefits of Lavender Oil for Healthy Hair


When I’m looking for a soft subtle scent, I always go for lavender.  Lavender oil is known for its stress relieving properties, and it often included in spa products for that reason.  Turns out the scent lowers your heart rate ... Read More »