Tag Archives: hair growth

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


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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Don’t Be Afraid to Try New Products


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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Pumpkins Help with Healthy Hair Growth


Fall is probably my favorite season.  I don’t like the heat of summer, the cold of winter, or the pollen of spring.  The weather is cooling down, the leaves are turning color, and its the perfect time for soups, chowders, and hot ... 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 »

How to Cowash Natural Hair

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If you have been natural for longer then 1 week, I am sure–no I am absolutely certain that you have heard someone say “Co-wash“. If you were clueless about the whole natural thing like I was, then you probably thought this ... Read More »

5 Reasons You Aren’t Gaining Length

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By Dr. Phoenyx Austin Growing longer hair should be pretty simple for every woman- right? I mean, the hair just grows out of our heads. It’s not like we have to look at our scalps on a daily basis and say ... Read More »

Will MSM Make My Hair Grow Faster & Longer?

Will MSM Make My Hair Grow Faster & Longer

By Dr. Phoenyx of DrPhoenyx.com   I recently received this question via email by a young lady who wanted to know if she should start taking a hair growth supplement that “everyone” on a natural hair forum was raving about. ... Read More »

Jenell’s New Journey!

Jenells Puffy Twists

Hey CurlFriends! I’ve been natural for 3 years now and I’ve had a lot of fun playing in my hair, trying out products, creating new styles, and developing a closer relationship with my hair. This year I’m ready to embark ... Read More »

Preparing Natural Hair for Swimming

Swimming with Natural Hair

When we were relaxed, we often had to strategize going swimming around doing our hair. In fact, if you just got a fresh relaxer done within 1-4 weeks ago, there was NO WAY you would be caught swimming. If you ... Read More »

How To Get THICKER FULLER Hair in 1 minute!

How To Get THICKER FULLER Hair in 1 minute!

I get lot’s of questions from women about growing thicker fuller hair. And while there is no way to make your hair thicker, you can give your hair the appearance of fullness by using thickening products and also by different ... Read More »

In Search of the Perfect Moisturizing Oil

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The single most important part of any healthy hair regimen is making sure your natural hair and curls get enough moisture. This ensures that the hair follicles are well-nourished and protected against hair damage and breakage. In this episode of ... Read More »