Detangling Natural Hair- Frequency and Length Retention

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Detangling
For many of us, it might as well be a four letter word. Some of us avoid it until our hair is on the brink of disaster, while others may do some form of it a few times a week or even daily. We all know the dangers of pushing detangling sessions too far back -- from breakage and matting to cutting out clumps of knots. But what about detangling too frequently? Is there a such thing as doing too much detangling?

There's an old adage that says, too much of anything is bad for you. By and large, that tends to be true. Detangling is great for releasing shed hairs, making the removal of buildup easier, and not to mention, it is the cornerstone of every fabulous natural hair style. But when done too often, detangling can lead to the following:

8 Practices for Healthier, Longer Natural Hair


by Michelle Thames of HappilyEverNatural.com

Are you seeking longer healthier hair? When I first went natural I will admit I wanted my hair to grow super long like the girls I saw on YouTube. As I got farther into my journey I realized what I really wanted was healthy hair. I like my hair long, but its nothing if it’s not healthy. Over the years I have developed a healthy hair regimen and began sticking to it religiously. I have compiled a list of some practices that I use to achieve healthy long hair.

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27 Habits for Longer, Thicker Natural Hair


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by Michelle of Radiant-Brown-Beauty

Hello ladies,

Below are twenty-seven things you can do to improve the health of your hair and keep it from shedding prematurely or breaking off. The Goal? To keep your hair on your head!

Not including the obvious elimination of chemical treatments, this comprehensive list contains all you need to maintain a healthy head of hair. They are categorized by care/maintenance and styling. 

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How to Moisturize Your Highly Porous Hair This Fall and Winter



Fall is upon us and winter is not far off as we are feeling the cooler temperatures and gearing up for the holiday season. It may not be apparent just yet, but naturals will need to get ready for the fall and winter weather for our hair. More naturals will be protective styling or adjust their spray bottle concoctions, but naturals with high porosity hair will also need to find ways to absorb just enough moisture - and retain it.

How to Get Over Your Length Plateau


by Keora Bernard

It’s officially been almost one year and six months that I’ve been natural. I couldn’t be more enthused about the current condition of my hair and the things I have learned along my journey. However, like many naturals, I recently hit a growth plateau. In other words, my hair just didn’t seem to be growing (or retaining) at the same rate as it did at the beginning of my natural haircare journey. Here are some useful tips that can help naturals get over the hump:

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Tips for Retaining Length


by Michelle of Radiant-Brown-Beauty 

Here are 25 things you can do to improve your natural hair and prevent damage.  The goal here- to keep your hair on your head with these tips for retaining length!

Not including the obvious elimination of chemical treatments, this list of tips for retaining length contains all you need to maintain a healthy head of hair. They are categorized by care/maintenance and styling.

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