Great Leave-In Conditioners for Black Hair
Nov05

Great Leave-In Conditioners for Black Hair

As a self confessed product junkie, I have tried numerous products and treatments on my hair.  Since I am constantly doing something to my hair, you would not think that it ever has time to go through dry spells.  Well, it does.  Being a natural, my hair needs extra moisture, but there are certain times throughout the year that my hair gets very dry, and those times are mainly in the winter.  I’m about to show you some leave in...

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Three Simple Golden Rules for Hair Care
Nov05

Three Simple Golden Rules for Hair Care

I have only been natural for eight months and my regime that I had when I began is completely different than it is now. I have decided to simplify and make sure that I covered key practices to ensure I got the best growth out of my hair. With that said I think over all afro hair care is very simple, what is not simple is the diligence and patience that is needed to accompany that hair care. This is a realization I have come due to the...

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Tea Time: Nurturing your Hair with Tea
Nov05

Tea Time: Nurturing your Hair with Tea

For the past few months, I’ve explored the benefits of green tea for both hair growth and repair. Green tea has an antioxidant called epigallocatechin gallate, a key ingredient in scalp stimulation. To this day I don’t know how to pronounce this antioxidant correctly, but after reviewing a study that proved it increased hair growth and elongated the hair follicle, I began drinking a glass of green tea everyday. Have I seen...

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Bantu Knot Guide
Nov05

Bantu Knot Guide

Bantu knots also known as Zulu knots originate from the Zulu tribes of southern Africa near the Sea of Durban. This is a popular hairstyle among African American women and can be achieved with short or long hair. Bantu Knot Guide Things you will need: Shampoo and Conditioner Wide Tooth Comb Shea Butter Coconut Oil (optional) Spray Bottle of Water Clear or Black Elastic Bands De-tangle your hair by washing and conditioning with your...

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5 Fave Products Under $ 5
Nov05

5 Fave Products Under $ 5

5 Fave Products Under $ 5 When I first decided to go natural I decided that all my non-organic products had to go no matter what my previous experience was with them. I got rid of everything including shampoo, conditioner, and daily moisturizers. If it wasn’t 100% “natural” it wasn’t going on my head, I made that decision based on the idea that for natural hair you could only use natural products if you wanted your hair growth. I...

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