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Hair Care

Daily styling can damage your hair.  The heat from your blow dryer and curling iron sucks out your hair’s moisture and makes it dry, dull and brittle.That’s definitely not a good look! If you can’t live without your styling tools, then the next alternative is to style smart.  Read...
Castor oil has been used for over a hundred years for many things, but one of the most popular uses is castor oil for hair growth. Because of its natural benefits castor oil is great for moisturizing and increasing hair growth.Castor oil is a very effective ingredient for hair...
Even though you love your natural hair, sometimes a change of style is what you need. However, you must do it safely to avoid hair damage. Furthermore, without knowing the proper technique, you might ruin your hair forever.To straighten it properly, you need a fantastic flat iron. But, how...
Are you sick of fighting with your wispy, thin, fine, or brittle hair? It breaks, falls out, and always seems to either be too dry or too oily.The worst part is it’s difficult to style. You know what to do and how to do it, but your flimsy hair...
Natural hair has an unmistakable beauty. Most African American hair is often black, curly, and dry, but most popular shampoos don’t address the needs associated with these hair traits. That’s why you must use a natural hair shampoo.Black hair is prone to breakage, damage, and is more sensitive to the...
For most sisters, summertime braids were par for the course growing up. It was a way to enjoy swimming at summer camp without the threat of looking crazy about the head, afterward. Even in adulthood, when it comes time to take that tropical vacation, many of us are headed...
Braids and twists are a thing of beauty. They are a celebration of many origins but seem to get their greatest voice from African culture. These protective styles never go out of fashion, and the need to establish a consistent and strategic hair care regimen for those braids and...
Girls who want to have some fun without having to think and worry about their hair can always go for braided hairstyles.A braided look can give you a feminine, pretty, and even romantic hairstyle. But, just like with other styles, you just don’t go ahead, do the braids, and...
Hair bonding uses glue to bond the extensions to your existing hair or scalp. This method of adding hair extensions is very popular among hair extension connoisseurs. Let’s face it; hair extensions are an excellent accessory for women seeking to add length or volume to their existing hair. They...
Hair weaves and extensions when worn frequently can cause thinning and other hair loss conditions such as traction alopecia. Depending on the method of attachment, the damage caused could be anything from moderate to severe.Hair weaves based on the cornrow or track method when worn regularly can lead to...
Thinning hair results from grad­ual, non-genetic hair loss that can be caused by a number of reasons including hormonal changes in the body as experienced by pregnant women and post menopausal women, to poor nutrition as a result of a period of ill health.Apart from these causes, a very...
With hair braiding, you’ve kissed goodbye to mediocre hairstyles – and you have the added benefit of a comfortable, long-lasting hairstyle, especially if you’ve invested in cornrows or other types of African braiding. However, as good as your plaits may look, and as easy to maintain as your cornrows...