Is Sealing Your Ends Really Necessary?

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Sealing your ends is one of the most important things you can incorporate into your regimen for length retention, whether you are natural or relaxed. To retain length successfully, and keep it from getting shorter, you want to find ways to ensure that your fragile ends are well protected. Sealing your ends is the process Click to continue…

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4 Steps To Moisturize Natural Hair This Winter

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Winter is upon us and you know what that means: big coats, hot chocolate, and drier natural hair. There are a few ways that our natural hair gets drier during the winter. The harsh wind and weather can lead to breakage, while the cotton or wool hats, scarves, and sweaters we wear can snag our Click to continue…

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5 DIY Hair Moisturizing Sprays

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To get moisturized hair, you really don’t have to spend all your money on those pricey products that claim to give your hair “the business”. Whenever you need that refresher, look no further than your kitchen and refrigerator. Buying just ingredients rather than whole products can last you much longer versus buying moisturizing products that Click to continue…

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What Is The Difference Between A Leave In Conditioner And A Moisturizer?

Leave in conditioners vs moisturizers are they the same

Isn’t it weird how in different parts of the country or even opposite sides of the same city you can have different names for the same hair technique or hairstyle? Senegalese twists vs rope twists or tree braids vs lace braids or singles vs box braids. Same difference. I received this question in my inbox Click to continue…

Top 8 Thirst Quenching Leave In Conditioners For Your Hair

Top 8 thirst quenching leave in conditioners

We get questions all the time about product recommendations for dry thirsty hair and while we don’t know everyone’s situation what we do know is that there are some pretty cool products out there that are designed to solve just that problem. Afro textured hair is naturally dry, this does not change if you have Click to continue…

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Aloe Vera Juice Vs Aloe Vera Gel

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I am super excited to write this post because honey let me tell ya, aloe vera juice has been giving my hair life lately. Allow me to speak freely with ya’ll, I was in a rut, a bad one, my hair was dry, lifeless, just an over all bleh. I go through these dry spells Click to continue…

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Fewer Ingredients Vs Quality Ingredients In Hair Products

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I recently attended a natural hair event. While it was good for those who were on the verge of transitioning or those who were brand new to the idea of caring for their own hair, it did very little to address the practical side of hair care. The idea of caring for your own hair Click to continue…

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Q-Redew Handheld Hair Steamer 1st Impressions Type 4 Hair

Q-Redew Handheld Hair Steamer 1st Impressions type 4a

The Q-Redew hand held steamer is the newest craze in the natural hair community, for one the company has been doing a huge push on promotion by sending the product to key You Tubers for review which always creates a bit of a buzz. We all know the value of the YouTube voice and so Click to continue…

Jamaican Black Castor Oil Vs Clear Castor Oil

Jamaican black castor oil vs clear castor oil

Whenever I visit the family in Jamaica, before I leave my mom knows she has to take me to get two things; a bottle of honey and a rum flask of castor oil. You know you got the good stuff when the only thing they can find to put it in is an old white rum bottle. I Click to continue…

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4 Super Cheap Grocery Store Oils That Work Great For Your Hair

4 cheap grocery store oils for your hair

So picture this: You have just washed and conditioned your hair and you are set to moisturize and seal. You have just finished applying your favorite leave in to the last section and you are now reaching to seal that goodness in. But… wait? Wholllleee up, what happen to my last bit of avocado oil? Click to continue…

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The Best Moisturizers For Really Dry Natural Hair – LOC Method Friendly

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Remember that LOC method post you all liked so much? Don’t even front, we know you liked that one! Well no gift is complete without the fancy red bow on the top so in lieu of adding to that post we went ahead and developed a complete list of product suggestions that would make things Click to continue…

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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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How To Use Glycerin In Dry Non Humid Weather

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Glycerin is one of those ingredients everyone loves to hate including me. My reasons are varied; at first I didn’t like it because all the cool girls hated it. Then I didn’t like the sticky texture and thought it would make any concoction I made a disaster without even testing it out and finally I Click to continue…

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The LOC Method Explained – Why It Is The Best Way To Moisturize Your Hair

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If you are on a new hair journey, abbreviations can get a bit daunting, and sometimes you may wonder if we have created a whole other language specially to annoy you. I get that all these abbreviations can get irritating and hard to remember but the best thing to do is really figure out what Click to continue…

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You Are Not Failing If Your Hair Gets Dry!

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Have you ever heard the saying, ‘It is the nature of the beast’? There are times I will look at my hair and I will see single strand knots, and after spending hours 15 minutes moisturizing and ensuring my hair is properly hydrated, the following day it will feel like burnt toast with no jelly. I Click to continue…

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Your Hair May Be Low Porosity Not Coarse, Know The Difference?

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Alright you girls with the low porosity hair strands, that’s enough talk about how lucky you are because your hair is always soft, as a matter of fact you probably only moisturize once a week right? Not all of you are singing that happy tune though, many women with natural or relaxed hair are not Click to continue…

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Heavy Oils And Butters Are Not For Everyone

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I cant decide if having fine hair is a blessing or a curse. I am more inclined to decide that it is a blessing because that is what I have and it would be entirely shameless and disturbingly negative to consider it a curse. For a long time I never knew what having fine hair Click to continue…

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5 Sure-Fire Ways To Correct Dry Hair Issues For Good

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Got a Sahara Dessert on your hands? Whether you are relaxed or natural we have all had to deal with dry hair issues at some point in our hair journeys. Unlike split ends where you could get away with having them for a month or so, dry hair is a pressing need that needs a Click to continue…

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