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Washing Hair for Elderly & Disabled Loved Ones

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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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Ampro Protein Free Styling Products | Demo + Giveaway

Ampro Protein Free Styling Product

If you are a subscriber to my YouTube Channel (EbonyCPrincess) then you may remember my mention of these products in my recent huge hair haul video.  I was lucky enough to receive the new full line of Ampro protein free styling products to not only try but also host a giveaway for L4L readers, there will be three winners!  Provided was the Clear Ice® Coconut Oil Styling Gel, Foaming Wrap Lotion, Oil-Free Gloss Spray, Shining Serum and Thermal … [Read more...]

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Review | Jane Carter Solution Moisture Mist

Jane Carter Solution Moisture Mist Review - Longing 4 Length

Being from New Jersey, I've been familiar with and a fan of Jane Carter Solution (which is based in NJ) since their very beginning.  I've yet to try a JC product I didn't love so when I realized my previous spray moisturizer, Bee Mine Juicy Spritz, wasn't working as well to keep my hair moisturized during the winter months I planned to return to Jane Carter's Revitalizing Leave-In Conditioner, which I've recommended many times here on L4L. … [Read more...]

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Hair Straightening Treatments | Which Is Best for You?

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I recently shared a bit of information about some of the new hair straightening treatments that are quickly becoming all the rage.  Often presented as safer alternative to relaxers, there is quite a bit of intrigue and even skepticism surrounding these systems.  I would venture to say, most are concerned that the promises to temporarily loosen curl patterns for weeks at a time is are false.  I cannot blame you, after all whenever there is … [Read more...]

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Straightening Systems for Black Hair

Straightening Systems for Black Hair - Longing 4 Length - EbonyCPrincess

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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Best Recommended Weave Companies from Celebrity Hairstylist Gabrielle Corney

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During my interview with celebrity hairstylist Gabrielle Corney, I asked her opinions on her best recommended weave brands as well as her thoughts on so many new "pop-up" companies.  Gabi has been a celebrity stylist for over twenty years and is based out of NYC, which always has some of the best and most premier weave on the market, so her recommendations mean something in my book!  She works regularly with one of my favorite weave brands, … [Read more...]

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Hot Head Deep Conditioning Cap Review + Giveaway

Hot Head Deep Conditioning Cap - Longing 4 Length

I've know about the Hot Head Deep Conditioning Cap for quite some time, I remember Jeni of Just Grow Already posting first her interest in the item and later a full review.  As a long time follower of Jeni, I've noticed through her wash day updates that she frequently uses her Hot Head Deep Conditioning Cap and it seems to have withstood the test of time quite well for her.  However, because I have a full sized professional hooded dryer, an … [Read more...]

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Indian Herbs for Hair | Benefits & Common Uses

Indian Herbs for Hair - Ayurvedic Herbs for Hair - Longing 4 Length

Ayurveda is a traditional system of medicine native to India based on Hinduism that stresses use of plant-based medicine and treatments.  Previously I posted a full article on the benefits of amla, but there are many additional Indian herbs for hair and overall health benefits.  This post will give a quick overview of some of the five most common Indian herbs and their benefits for hair listed alphabetically. Amla (Emblica … [Read more...]

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