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#L4LHair Tip Tuesday: How To Silk Wrap Your Hair

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  For a video tutorial, check out How to Rollerwrap Your Hair. … [Read more...]

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Straightening Systems for Black Hair

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One of the newest phenomenons for Black hair, most often targeted for naturals, are the so-called "straightening systems" which are almost always keratin-based.  Keratin is a protein and when hydrolyzed (fragmented) easily deposits itself on to the hair shaft in the regions of porosity and damage.  Hydrolyzed keratin proteins are small enough to go beyond the cuticle and penetrate the hair shaft due to its low molecular weight therefore, … [Read more...]

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Healthy Hair Swim Tips for ALL Hair Types

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With Spring being right around the corner, the weather will soon be warm enough to swim whether for recreation or as our workout like Ebony. While swimming is great exercise and always fun, we must take extra precautions to protect our tresses from the harsh chlorine and salt water that’s known to wreak havoc on our hair. Here are some tips to save your hair before, during and after you go for a swim. Before DO Wet Your Hair with Water … [Read more...]

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Spring Cleaning Your Natural Hair

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Spring is finally here! And despite Mother Nature’s unwillingness to let go of the cold, I’m excited and ready for the warmer months ahead…but I’m not so sure I can say the same for my natural hair. The winter weather (and all that comes with it) can sometimes wreak havoc on your tresses. And with the warmer temps literally right around the corner, it’s time to get those curls poppin’ and ready! I've created a "Spring Cleaning Your … [Read more...]

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#L4LHair Tip Tuesday: CPR for Damaged Hair

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Natural Hair Products I’ve Watched Come & Go

Natural Hair Product Fads - Longing 4 Length

The beginning of my natural hair journey was a bit overwhelming, as it is for most naturalistas. We are all on the hunt for the perfect products, miracle-working hair tools and the simplest most effective techniques to help manage our natural hair. And early on I was willing to try them all if necessary. But I’m so glad that I didn’t! Over the past 5 years or so, there have been so many natural hair products I’ve watched come and … [Read more...]

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#L4LHair Tip Tuesday: Clays for Hair

L4L Hair Tip Tuesday

  For more information check out the full post: Benefits of Clay for Hair. … [Read more...]

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Crochet Braids: A Great Protective Style

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When we speak of long term protective styles, the first options that come to mind are usually sew-in weaves, wigs, braids and/or twist hairstyles.  Crochet braids are a lesser known, but equally great protective style that works wonderfully for natural, relaxed and transitioning  hair. Crochet braids are a styling technique that involves braiding your hair into a cornrow base.  Just like with a sew-in, various braiding patterns are used … [Read more...]

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