How to Protect Your Hair From Smoke

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by Mary Wolff
Smokers are a fact of life. Whether you are one or you have friends that smoke, it can take a toll on your curls. Here are a few tips on how to protect your hair from smoke to keep it looking and smelling its best!

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Here's 4 Tips For Protecting Your Curls On A Cruise


by Mary Wolff

Traveling can be a lot of fun. From sightseeing and meeting new people to getting some much need rest and relaxation, getting out there in the world has a lot of benefits. One great way to travel is a cruise. It lets you enjoy the fun of travel without the worry of transit. But what about protecting your curls on a cruise? There are a few things to keep in mind while out on the high seas! Here are my top tips for protecting your curls on a cruise.

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Here's The Winning Combination To Growing A Long And Thick Afro


Written by Olivia Harvey of Diary of A Maverick

Here's the winning combination to growing a long and thick afro.

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4 Keys to Transitioning to Dreadlocks

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by Mary Wolff

When it comes to embracing your natural hair, it can be a long and painful process. It can also be a beautiful journey of self-discovery. I know tons of curlies who went natural and will never go back, no matter how hard it was to get started. Transitioning to natural hair can be a challenge for many reasons. It can seem even more challenging if you are transitioning to dreadlocks. Dreadlocks are one of the most beautiful and stylish, not to mention easy to care for, ways to wear your natural hair, but getting there might seem intimidating. It doesn’t have to be scary! Here are a few great tips when transitioning to dreadlocks.

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4 Hair Care Must Haves for Your Next Vacation

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by Mary Wolff

For the curly girl on the go, hair care shouldn’t suffer simply because you are on vacation! No matter what the destination may be, you can keep your curls healthy and fabulous with a few simple hair care must haves on vacation. Since I’m sure you already know to bring essentials of your everyday routine like shampoo and moisturizer, let’s look at a few hair care must haves on vacation that are more likely to be overlooked while packing.

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3 Classic Natural Updos Anyone Can Do

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by Mary Wolff

When it comes to curly hair, the possibilities are endless in terms of styles. An updo is one of the best ways to protect your hair from damage while still looking great. Here are a few of my favorite natural updos.

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by Mary Wolff

You want your curls to look beautiful and healthy all the time. When it comes to hair care, it can feel like you need an army of support. From the right products to the necessary hair tools and accessories, you need a lot of stuff to ensure your best curls. Here are a few of my picks for necessary hair tools and accessories that every curly girl should have in her arsenal.

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Tips on Coloring Your Natural Hair for Better Results

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by Mary Wolff

If you are looking to mix things up with your look by adding a touch of color or completely changing hues, there are a few special considerations to keep in mind. Curly hair is beautiful but it can also be fragile and prone to damage. That’s why I have a few tips on coloring your natural hair to help protect your strands during this process!

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Superfoods to Eat Today For Healthier Hair Tomorrow

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by Mary Wolff

Healthy hair starts on the inside. What you eat plays a big role in how your hair looks and feels. The foods you eat can either give you the nourishment you need to rock a beautiful head of curls or it can zap your strands of nutrients leaving hair dull, dry, and lifeless. So, what are the best superfoods for hair? Here are the top 5 hair superfoods you should add to your diet ASAP.

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Stop Believing These Hair Growth Myths

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by Mary Wolff

When it comes to hair growth, there is a lot of information floating around. From magical potions to the best time to trim for faster growth, hair growth myths are alive and well. But how accurate are these hair growth myths? Well, let’s look at three of the top myths.

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Which Treatment Is Best for My Hair?

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by Mary Wolff

When it comes to your curls, you want to make sure you are giving them exactly what they need, when they need it. With so many products on the market, it can be confusing to know which one your curls need at any given moment. One of the biggest confusions for curlies is the ongoing question of do I need a moisturizer, refresher, or milk? Which treatment is best for my hair? Let’s take a closer look at this concern and find a curly girl solution!

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The Easiest Ways to Prevent Hair Loss Today

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by Mary Wolff

Everyone wants beautiful, healthy hair. You spend time and money caring for your hair every day and you want it to look its best. One of the most dreaded fears of curly girls everywhere is the loss of their beautiful locks. Hair loss can happen for many reasons. The good news is there are ways to prevent hair loss! Find out some of my favorite tips to keep your strands full and beautiful.

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Winter Hair Tips

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by Mary Wolff

We all know heat is the natural enemy of curly girls everywhere making summer an almost dreaded time of year. But what about winter? Winter is a time when the air naturally dries out and becomes colder. Hair in the winter is more likely to become dry from the lack of moisture in the air. A lack of moisture leads to overall dryness, not to mention raised cuticles and frizz, and this all leads to brittle, breakable strands.  So how do you make sure your curls stay moisturized and healthy during those chilly months? When it comes to making sure those curls stay gorgeous all year round, here are a few of my favorite winter hair tips.

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Should I Use a Satin Pillowcase?

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by Mary Wolff

There are so many beauty trends out there today that it can be hard to keep up. One of the biggest beauty trends that started with the natural hair community is sleeping on a satin pillowcase. If you haven’t heard of it, you may be wondering what all the fuss is about.

There are many reasons why a satin pillowcase might be better than rougher fabrics like cotton, flannel, or wool. Here are a few of the most popular reasons why you should consider making the switch:

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Ways to Dry Natural Hair

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by Mary Wolff

Drying your hair can be a hassle. Curly girls know all too well what happens to strands when you over dry with a heat process like a dryer. Hair can become brittle, dry, damaged, and frizzy. Some curly girls stand by their blow dryers until death do they part. Looking for a different approach to mix things up while still getting the job done? If you’re looking for ways to dry natural hair without the damage or breakage caused by heated methods, here are a few of my favorite suggestions on the matter.

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Ways to Prevent Hair Loss

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by Mary Wolff

When it comes to the hair on our heads, the more the better. Thinning hair or the loss of strands altogether can have a big impact on how a person feels about themselves. Luckily there are lots of ways to prevent hair loss! Whether you feel like your hair might be thinning because of age or you just want to stop it before it even has a chance to happen, read on to learn some tips and suggestions to keep your hair right where it belongs.

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by Mary Wolff

You have probably heard about the wonder that is the microfiber towel. They are great for curly hair because they cut down on frizz-causing friction. If you are trying to decide if this hot beauty trend is right for your curls, it might help to know the difference between microfiber and regular towels. Are they really that different? Is frizz control the only benefit?

When it comes to the difference between microfiber and regular towels, it really comes down to a few basic things.

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Top 5 Essential Conditioners

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by Mary Wolff

Your curls need moisture to stay healthy. As curly girls, we are bombarded with new products almost every day it seems. How do you find the ones you might want to try? Listen to your fellow curlies, of course! I know everyone has their own hair care preferences because no two heads of curls are the same. Here are my top 5 essential conditioners that provide the most moisture for my curls.

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Protecting Your Hair From the Elements

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by Mary Wolff

Your hair needs your help. If you want your strands to look their best, they need you to protect them from all sorts of daily dangers. When it comes to protecting your hair from the elements, we have a few tips to keep your hair looking and feeling its best!

The most important thing to remember about protecting your hair from the elements is that it is a yearlong commitment just like the rest of your routine.

Here are a few tips on protecting your hair from the elements.

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5 Tips for Growing Out Natural Hair

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by Mary Wolff

When it comes to long and lovely hair, length can be a challenge for some of us. Growing out your natural hair can feel like a slow journey with little to no results to show for it. Follow these tried and true 5 tips for growing out natural hair, and get the long strands of your dreams!

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