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Overcoming Traction Alopecia in Black Women in Three Easy Ways

A hair in the head is worth two in the brush.  ~Oliver Herford Have you ever seen a woman with a wide hair part, wide enough to know that she lost some hair from that region or stared fascinated as a young woman walks by and th...
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Hair Food…Literally: Recipes to Feed Your Hair’s Appetite

On my journey for healthy hair, I’ve grown rather skeptical of store brand products.   Have you ever skimmed the ingredients of your favorite shampoo or conditioner and wondered, “How can this be natural?”   Y...

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Washing & Conditioning Your Hair for Optimal Hair Growth

The first step to happy and healthy hair is a CLEAN SCALP!  So, washing is the first lesson: Wash your hair at least once a week. Washing your hair in the shower keeps your hair going in the direction you’d like to wear i...
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hair loss woman

Hair Loss and African American Women

Traction Alopecia is seen mostly in African-American women.   Millions of people damage their hair by wearing styles that pull too tightly on their hair.  This is known as traction alopecia, this type of hair loss is caused by ...

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How To: Lengthen Your Hair Beyond it’s Hereditary Limit

It’s fair to say that no matter the texture of hair, most women want long, flowing locks. This is manifested even in some of the childhood fairy tales that we know about. For example, the story of Rapunzel tells how her h...
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Four Simple Homemade Hair Recipes For Damaged Dry Hair

There are several things that a person can do when they have dry damaged hair, one option is to chop it all off and then watch it grow back. However, if the damage was caused by your hair habits in the first place then it might...

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Super Foods for Beautiful Hair and Skin

A brief overview of some organic and healthy foods that will boost your metabolism and hair growth. Eggs Hair is mainly made up of protein so a diet rich in protein is important. Eggs contain high quality protein, fats, vitamin...
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damaged-hair

Why is my hair so dry?

When I first joined BHM, I was on every Natural Hair and Hair Growth thread searching for a cure to the incessant breakage and dryness my kinky, coily, highly-textured tresses were suffering.  I was deep-conditioning weekly wit...