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My Protective Style Maintenance | Moisturize & Seal

Jane Carter Solution Hydrate Moisture Mist Quench Seal & Shine

I've had my flexirod updo for about a week and although it took forever and a day to achieve, this protective style is super easy to maintain even through working out!  I noticed with my last sew-in that my hair seemed drier than usual despite consistent spraying with two moisturizing products:  ApHogee Curlific Moisture Rich Leave-In Conditioner (review forthcoming) and Bee Mine Juicy Spritz.  Normally my hair feels soft, moisturized and … [Read more...]

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#L4LHair Tip Tuesday: The LOC Method

L4L Hair Tip Tuesday

  L-O-C stands for liquid - oil - cream, in that order and is an excellent way to retain moisture in your hair. For more details on this method of moisturizing & sealing your hair, check out the full post on the LOC Method. … [Read more...]

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#L4LHair Tip Tuesday: Grapeseed Oil Uses

L4L Hair Tip Tuesday

  Grapeseed oil in an excellent choice for hair because of its high content of ceramides. For more information, check out How Ceramides Benefit Hair. … [Read more...]

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How Coconut Oil Benefits Hair & Prevents Damage

Coconut Oil Featured Image

If you are on a healthy hair journey, chances are you have already read information on various ways coconut oil benefits hair.  For some women, the science behind hair products and practices is unimportant - as long as they get results, they could care less about why it works.  But that doesn't work for my scientifically trained mind!  I need to know why something works and how it benefits my hair.   So I finally decided to do my own … [Read more...]

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Benefits of Amla Oil for Hair

Benefits of Amla Oil for Hair

With the release of Soft Sheen Carson's new product line, Amla Legend, several of you have asked my opinion and the benefits of amla oil for hair.  Before using any new product(s) I like to do my research, and I learned a great deal about how amla oil promotes healthy hair which I would like to share with you. To be quite honest, I wasn't exactly sure what an "amla" was prior to a quick Google search.  Turns out, it is a fruit and often … [Read more...]

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LOC Method On Relaxed Hair

LOC Method on Relaxed Hair

I have to be honest, I hadn't even heard of the LOC method until L4L writer Roni penned a fantastic post explaining that is a systematic way of moisturizing and sealing your hair for better moisture retention.  Long story short L-O-C is an acronym for  the order of product application (liquid-oil-cream) and has become quite popular among natural haired ladies.  Now you should already know how I feel about something that as universal as … [Read more...]

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How to: Moisturize and Seal Protective Styles

Moisturize and Seal Protective Styles

I’ve worn my Twisted Bun Updo pretty much all week without disturbing and it held up beautifully as you can see from the photos below.  Being able to preserve a style for the week is awesome for a number of reasons – for one, it saves you time and energy because you don’t have to restyle your hair every day.  Secondly, it is healthier for your hair because not only are you protecting the length and ends, but you are not manipulating it … [Read more...]

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Baggying Your Ends for Healthier Hair!

January 2013

I realize that L4L's readership is constantly growing and there are those of you who've been with me since BEFORE I began blogging on various hair forums and those who only recently stumbled across the site.  To make sure everyone is up to speed, back at the end of 2011 I suffered a tremendous setback with my hair when I realized the last several inches of my hair were thin, see through and ultimately had to be cut (see above photo). Since … [Read more...]

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