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#L4LHair Tip Tuesday | Protective Styling Essentials


In order to reap the full rewards of protective styling long term with weaves, braids and twists, there are a few essential tools you need to keep it looking great and in in great health.  Your hair may be out of sight, however, it should never be out of mind Spray Moisturizer. You need to continue to moisturize your hair regularly, even while its hidden.  My favorite product at the moment is the Jane Carter Moisture Mist - check out my … [Read more...]

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How to Wash Box Braids + Twists

How to Wash Box Braids Senegalese Twists - Longing 4 Length - Ebony C Princess

Although I actually have Senegalese twists installed, the process is the exact same as how to wash box braids, marley twists, kinky twists or any similar style.  I wash and deep condition my twists once per month and moisturize daily.  Despite how low maintenance these styles are, you do have to at least follow this basic regimen to keep your hair healthy while wearing box braids or twists.  You will need: a moisturizing shampoo, deep … [Read more...]

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#L4LHair Tip Tuesday: Hair Porosity

L4L Hair Tip Tuesday

  For more information, check out What is Hair Porosity? … [Read more...]

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5 Signs You Need to Trim Your Ends!

Signs to Trim Your Ends - Longing 4 Length

When you are focused on growing your hair long it is often difficult to trim your ends.  There is the fear of losing more length then necessary - especially at the hands of someone else - and not making any length progress.  We have to get over these fears ladies!  Fresh, clean ends lead to healthier hair.  Using myself as an example, when I had see-through, thin ends a few years ago it made all of my hair look bad (left two photos).  After … [Read more...]

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Why Being a Product Junking May Hurt Your Hair

Being a Product Junkie May Hurt Your Hair - Longing 4 Length

This post in not designed to shame anyone - I by far am one of the biggest product junkies known to man!  It didn't begin with my hair journey either, I've been loving hair and beauty products my entire life...in fact once as a teenager my dad threatened to toss all my items if I didn't get them under control!  So, I completely empathize with all the product junkies out there! Having a bunch of products in your stash may actually hurt … [Read more...]

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5 Most Popular Hair Vitamins

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Hair vitamins have been around for years but recently their popularity has soared through the roof.  As they should, after all healthy hair is a reflection of not only what we do on the outside but the things we fuel our bodies with starting from the inside.  Drinking lots of water, a clean healthy diet and for some, hair vitamins all help our hair to grow long and strong.  Here is a list of the five most popular hair vitamins, all of which … [Read more...]

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How to Find a Good Hair Stylist

How To Find a Good Hair Stylist - Longing 4 Length

I need my hair done; I need a clean trim, a finished look and the polished results that can only come by hands of a professional.  If you follow the L4L Facebook page, then you are aware that it recently took me six consultations before an appointment was finally made and that does NOT include the research I did prior to those face-to-face meetings.  Since taking the responsibility of my hair's health (and growth) into my own hands, the process … [Read more...]

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Washing Hair for Elderly & Disabled Loved Ones

washing hair for elderly disabled - longing 4 length

As a member of a huge family, there comes a time when caring for a loved one is absolutely necessary.  Whether it is an older family member who is bedridden, someone in a nursing home or even a young person who has just had surgery and cannot jump into the shower, many of us are or will be caregivers at some point.  Washing their hair may seem like an unimportant task when there are so many other health care issues to be concerned with … [Read more...]

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