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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 »

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 »

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 »

The Hairfinity Water Debacle

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I shared with you all a few weeks ago that I am currently on a 6 month Hairfinity vitamin growth journey, many of you gave me 1 suggestion over and over and over… drink a lot of  water! If I ... Read More »

Jenell’s Hairfinity Journey

Jenell's Hairfinity Journey

It’s been almost 5 months since I gave birth to my baby girl Elle and I know that the dreaded post partum shedding will begin any day now.  After having my son I lost a lot of hair on my ... Read More »

5 Herbs that Promote Hair Growth

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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 »

CLOSED Re-Gro Naturals Giveaway

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Another great giveaway to thank you all for your love and support. For this giveaway Re-Gro Naturals has sponsored FIVE of their Pro-gro Complex Hair Growth Vitamins+.   To enter this giveaway you must complete all the steps in the ... Read More »

3 Ways to Speed Up Hair Growth

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Eat plenty of fruits, vegetables, meats, and fish. Diet may seem unrelated to your hair, but it makes a huge difference. Diet also has the added benefit of improving your body at the same time.  Since hair is made of ... Read More »

HUMECTANTS AND NATURAL HAIR CARE- THE ULTIMATE GUIDE

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 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 »

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 »