Tag Archives: dry hair

Remedies for Flaky Scalp in the Winter


Make sure it’s not product buildup  I’m guilty of feeling like I have to over moisturize my hair with products in the colder months…make sure the flakes you see aren’t just from too much product application close to your scalp. ... Read More »

2 Protein Treatments You Can Use Weekly for Healthy Natural Hair


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 »

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 »

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 »

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


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 »

Hair Care Tips for Expecting Mothers


Hey CurlFriends! Check out my latest article on NaturallyCurly.com! The happiest day of my life was when I discovered I was pregnant. Knowing that I had my little boy or girl growing inside of me was so exciting! Everyone was sharing ... Read More »



 Understanding Humectants Humectants are materials used in products to moisturize dry or damaged hair. They promote moisture retention by attracting water molecules from the local environment and binding them to specific sites along their structure. Adsorption vs Absorption Absorption is ... Read More »

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

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 »

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

Woman Grasping Neck of Sweater at Beach

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 »