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Wash Day | Transitioning Hair (43 Weeks Post) with Dark and Lovely

How to Wash Transitioning Hair - Longing 4 Length

Since starting a new job, I haven't had as much time to chat hair with you ladies and its been months since I caught up on my favorite hair blogs.  Thank goodness for the Senegalese twists I wore for the past several weeks; I thoroughly enjoyed how little maintenance they required.  Hopefully you enjoyed all that I shared regarding my twists (wash regimen, styles, how to moisturize, etc).  I took them down after about 7.5 weeks and my hair … [Read more...]

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#L4LHair Tip Tuesday: Apple Cider Vinegar for Hair

L4L Hair Tip Tuesday

So as you can see there are a lot of benefits of apple cider vinegar for hair.  I would recommend doing an ACV rinse (cleansing) no more than once per month to avoid over drying of your tresses.  Apple cider vinegar is also great for those following the Curly Girl Method. … [Read more...]

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#L4LHair Tip Tuesday: Hairstyles for Transitioning Hair!

L4L Hair Tip Tuesday

Attempting to blend the your newly growing kinks and coils with your chemically straightened tresses is the bane of every woman who has ever grown out their relaxer!  There are two obvious options - wear your hair flat ironed all the time or hide it away in braids or a weave.  But for those who do not wish to do either, there are a few styles that work to camouflage the difference between your natural and relaxed hair textures without causing … [Read more...]

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#L4LHair Tip Tuesday: Detangling Natural Hair

L4L Hair Tip Tuesday

  For more tips on detangling, check out these posts: 3 Comb Smooth & Hercules Combs Quickly Detangle Natural Hair How to Detangle Your Weave Treating Tangles … [Read more...]

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DIY Recipes for Natural Hair

DIY Recipes for Natural Hair - Longing4Length.com

There are so many different DIY recipes out there for natural hair! Many recipes are simple and require fairly inexpensive ingredients; making DIY recipes for natural hair fun and affordable! The key (however) to a successful DIY recipe for natural hair is researching the ingredients and the effects they may have on your natural hair. Below are few DIY recipes for natural hair that I’ve tried… Whipped Coconut Shea Butter Mix 2-3 … [Read more...]

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Maintaining Straight Natural Hair in the Summer

Straight Natural Hair

If you've been with L4L for a little while or follow me on social media then you probably know that I had my hair straightened a few months ago. One of the things I was worried about the most was how to maintain my straight natural hair but it was super easy. I've been thinking about straightening it again but I know that there are a  few more concerns maintaining straight hair in the summer rather than cooler months so I wanted to share … [Read more...]

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Biggest Myth About Transitioning Hair

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One of the biggest myths women new to their healthy hair journeys believe is that transitioning ONLY involves growing from relaxed to natural hair.  The Merriam-Webster definition of transition is a movement, development, or evolution from one form, stage, or style to another.  So any evolution of style is technically a "transition."  As it pertains to a healthy hair journey, one can transition from relaxed to natural, relaxed to texlaxed, … [Read more...]

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Natural Hair Debate | Relaxer Free vs. Chemical Free

Natural Hair Debate Relaxer Free versus Chemical Free - Longing 4 Length

I'm so over the natural hair hype.  Before all my hardcore naturalistas crucify me, please give me a chance to explain!  I admire and appreciate healthy hair no matter what type or texture - straightened, relaxed, natural, wavy, kinky, curly and everything in between.  However, I'm tired of the division it has brought to black women and the self righteous indignation some women think having "natural hair" qualifies them to feel.  Lastly, I'm … [Read more...]

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