Try These Post-Coloring DIY Treatments

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by Mary Wolff

Coloring your hair is a fun way to change things up. It is also a quick way to damage your hair and undo your hair care routine’s hard work. Many curlies who color would benefit from doing a simple post-color DIY treatment. After you color your hair, it can become a little drier than usual, especially if you color a lot. Try one of these post-color DIY treatment recipes to restore the health of your hair!

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Here's 4 Tips On Styling Type 4 Hair

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by Mary Wolff

If you have type 4 hair, you know the importance of proper hair care. This hair type is known for being fragile in terms of breakage and needs a considerable amount of TLC to stay strong, beautiful, and healthy. When it comes to styling type 4 hair, there are a few great methods and tips that have been tried and tested by the curly community. Here are a few of my favorites for styling type 4 hair!

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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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The Only Guide You'll Ever Need for Hair Typing Natural Hair


by Sabrina of SeriouslyNatural.org

Hair typing is the easy way to determine what type of curls you have. Although it is obvious enough that natural hair varies in texture, hair typing is a system that makes it easy to point out what category your strands fall in. Hair typing is a big thing in natural hair and while the verdict is out on whether it truly figures it all out for you, many still subscribe to it in aiding in hair product purchases and how to care for one's own curls.

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Dye Without the Cry: Healthier Options to Color Your Natural Hair

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by Tiffani Greenaway of MyMommyVents.com

Purple weaves, blue braids, pink buns, orange puffs--sometimes you just need a change. But whether you want to go Beyoncé blonde or Faith Evans red, coloring your hair can have risks.

Popular hair dyes can contain Quaternium-15, which is found in many cosmetics and industrial substances and can release formaldehyde and also cause contact dermatitis, a symptom of an allergic reaction, especially in those with sensitive skin; Alkylphenol ethoxylates (APEs), which are in used in manufacturing antioxidants, lubricating oil additives, laundry and dish detergents, and may be hormone disruptors; and Phenylenediamine (PPD), which is used in rubber chemicals, textile dyes and pigments, and can be a skin and respiratory irritant.

From all over color to a few highlights, here are the healthiest ways to color your natural hair.

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Henna For Hair: 7 Things You Should Know

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While Henna is a natural plant based alternative to using permanent hair dye, you should be informed prior to applying so you set the right expections. Here are some things you should know about using Henna for hair color:

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