Part I:  What is a Prepoo?
Mar13

Part I: What is a Prepoo?

The Prepoo Explained – All About Preshampoo Oil Treatments A pre-poo (short for preshampoo treatment) is very similar to traditional hot oil treatments (HOT) except your oil of choice is applied to your hair before shampooing, hence the name “prepoo.”  One thing I would like to point out is that oils are not the only substances used for a prepoo treatment. Some women prefer to use other food items that have shown to be...

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Part II:  What are the benefits of doing a prepoo?
Mar13

Part II: What are the benefits of doing a prepoo?

Traditional hot oil treatments are done after the hair has been washed and conditioned and it is an age old practice in hair care for women of all ethnicities.  At times people even do hot oil treatments in place of deep conditioning.  As stated in Part I:  What is a prepoo, it is done on dry hair prior to shampooing.  So why do we prepoo now instead of sticking with the way hot oil treatment have been traditionally done?  Here is my...

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Your Guide to Hair Conditioners
Jan14

Your Guide to Hair Conditioners

Conditioning your hair is probably the number one thing you need in your regimen for healthy hair of any length.  Relaxed, texlaxed, texturized, transitioning, loc’d, natural – it doesn’t make an ounce of difference, you need to condition your hair regularly.  However, there are several different hair conditioners for different purposes and they are not all created equally, so it can be a bit confusing.   Most of the time when someone...

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Make Your Curly Styles Last Up to a Week!
Jun11

Make Your Curly Styles Last Up to a Week!

When I was a teenager, I could wear a style for two weeks and when I went to the hairstylist for my next appointment the style would still look so good that my hairdresser would often remark that it didn’t look as if my hair even needed to be done.   I would preserve my style by any means necessary – sleeping on my propped arm, or with my forehead resting on my folded hands, or sometimes with a folded pillow beneath my neck and...

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So what if natural hair is a trend?

A popular YouTube personality, who has been chronicling her relaxed healthy hair journey for about three years online, recently announced her decision to transition.   She is a favorite among relaxed women because of her determination to reach her goals and the ease (or so it seems) of which she does so; and of course her relaxed, mid-back length hair is nothing short of gorgeous!  So needless to say, her announcement sparked a lot of...

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