Back to Basics: Use a Beer Rinse for Smooth, Shiny, Stronger Hair

A Beer Rinse For Smooth Shiny Stronger Hair

Beer rinses are nothing new. I heard about them when I was a child and even remember my mother using them. They have always been a staple in hair care as far as I can remember and I know before DIY got super big a few years ago that was how many women have always Click to continue…

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3 Ways You Can Steam Your Hair Without an Overhead Bonnet Steamer

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Steaming is one of the best ways to deep condition your hair because it lifts the outer layers of the hair strand, allowing for your conditioner and moisture to really moisturize and add strength to your hair, depending on what is in your product. Some of us might not want to make the investment and Click to continue…

Which Is Better Wet Deep Conditioning Or Dry Deep Conditioning?

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A reader asked us the other day, which is better? Should she deep condition her hair dry or should she deep condition her hair after a fresh shampoo? In other words while her hair is wet. It’s a great question and since I am a lazy natural I have had my fair share of dry Click to continue…

The DIY Deep Conditioner For Protecting Your TWA In The Winter Weather

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The temperatures are dropping in some places and you know what that means? Your hair can be affected by the harsh, cold winds of the winter even when rocking a TWA! When winter rolls around, it is time to buy those thicker consistencies of hair products and the best deep conditioners out to protect those Click to continue…

How To Deep Condition Using Regular Conditioner

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At all costs we try to save money and budget, especially when it comes to hair products. We want the cheap way out, while giving our hair exactly what it needs. Let’s talk about conditioning your hair. It is an important step, right? Of course it is! This is very important, especially if your hair Click to continue…

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Should We Co-wash Or Not? The Views Of A YouTuber Vs A Licensed Trichologist

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Some days ago, we talked about co-washing here, but after that I came across three YouTube videos  recently. Two were titled “Co-washing Your Hair is Unhealthy” and the other was “Stop Co-Washing Your Hair It’s Not Healthy”. Now headlines like those are sure to grab your attention, especially if you are new to healthy hair care, and you are trying to Click to continue…

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Start To Finish How To Henna Natural Hair

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There is a salon up the street from where I live that specializes in henna. Call me the luckiest girl in the world because the thought of giving somebody 10 bucks to do all the work really appeals to me. My first henna was done by them, I have done a few glosses after that Click to continue…

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What To Do When Your Hair Isn’t Holding On To Moisture

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There is a problem that is afflicting a lot of new naturals which may be affecting you too. The problem is so intricate that it causes you to go down a rabbit hole of contradicting information trying to find something that ultimately will make little difference to your hair. The problem is trying to figure Click to continue…

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Discover The Secret Of How Protein Softens Hair

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Because of the dry brittle nature of black hair, many women will rightly conclude that moisture is the most important factor to include in their hair regimens. While this is mostly true, the approach that you employ to gain this extra moisture could ultimately determine how long your hair eventually gets. I never fail at Click to continue…

5 Ways To Make Use Of Your Cheap Conditioners

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Being smart with your natural hair products is the only way to get the best out of them in the price area. Some pricier brands are worth the extra cash but aren’t necessary for your week to week washes. Sometimes we buy those extra special hair products that cost more than we would like but Click to continue…

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What Is A Light Protein Treatment And When Do You Need One?

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I suppose by now most of you are aware of the importance of protein in your hair regimens. If you are not then these articles here, here and here are essential reading for you. In most of my articles I talk about hard protein treatments like Aphogee 2 Step but I would also like to address light protein treatments and their Click to continue…

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5 Signs That A Conditioner Isn’t Working For Your Hair

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So let me ask y’all a question: Have you ever been online, seen a conditioner that everyone is raving about, bought it, and even after not really digging it on the first, second and third use kept using it anyway? I have, as ashamed as I am of admitting it, I have. Now I am Click to continue…

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My 4 Best Ingredients To Look For In A Hair Conditioner

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In a hair world where practically every product promises great things for your hair, how do you choose what’s right? The hair aisle can be a girl’s biggest nightmare because there are so many options that, left up to each company’s marketing strategies, vow to do the same thing. Getting wooed by promises of longer, Click to continue…

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Protein Shots For Your Ends To Aid In Length Retention

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We run hair stories and interviews for a number of reasons; it feels great to share if you are the individual who is sharing, and it is just plain interesting to see what another person is doing with her hair, not to mention getting inspired and learning a thing or two. Well we have a Click to continue…

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3 Things To Remember When Deep Conditioning Relaxed Hair

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Dare I say it; relaxed hair gets really dry too! One of the things that stood out for me the most on my natural hair journey was how similar my regimen is to that of a woman who has healthy relaxed hair. I had my own aha moment because I honestly think if I relaxed Click to continue…

5 Ways To Deal With A Rubbish Conditioner

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You know what I hate? Getting sucked in by fancy packaging! This is the oldest marketing trick in the book and it is still being used by major corporations to this day because it works. Product not selling? Change the packaging, re-market the same junk and voila, profits are soaring again and another sucker is Click to continue…

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Want Thick Silky Shiny Hair Without Changing Your Color? – Cassia Obovata May Be The Answer

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I like seeing some of the African or African American ladies who experiment with coloring their hair. I’ve seen blondes, brunettes, auburns, honeykissed hues, strawberry curls and I’ve often marveled at how well the colors compliment the personalities and natural tones of the person wearing them. I can’t lie, the color does tend to add Click to continue…

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8 Really Good Protein Free Conditioners

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Personally I tend look for conditioners with a little protein just so that I never run out. Call me a realist or call me out for having  ‘lack of protein’ paranoia but when you have the thinnest strands on the planet you know that even if the wind blows you are bound to lose some Click to continue…

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