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12 Natural Hair Influencers to Follow (According to Hair Type)

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12 Natural Hair Influencers to Follow (According to Hair Type) Photo by Jessica Felicio on Unsplash By Jacqueline Samaroo There are four hair types based on curl pattern.: 1 (straight), 2 (wavy), 3 (curly), and 4 (coily/kinky). True, there is much more to hair than its type. Porosity, density, and elasticity, for instance, are all important factors in understanding natural hair growth. But,…

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How To- Fluffy Flexi Rod Set on Stretched Natural Hair

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  Hey hey! I love styling stretched natural hair.  I get volume, length, AND definition if I’m using the right product.  That right product, at least for now, is Innersense’s Whipped Creme Texturizer.  In this video, the beautiful Black Jael  shows us how she achieves big, fluffy, definition on her Type 4 natural hair. Let’s watch! Continue!>>> What’s your go to routine…

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5 Oils You Should Try for 4c Natural Hair

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 by Kanisha of BlackNaps.org As we all know, natural hair and oil are pretty much the perfect match. When it comes to Type 4 hair, particularly 4c, this match becomes especially important. Oil can be used for a multitude of purposes for natural hair, including: Prepooing Detangling Hot Oil Treatments Scalp Massages/treatments Adding to conditioners/deep conditioners Adding to your spray…

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4 Tips for Transitioning to Natural Hair

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by Michelle Thames of HappilyEverNatural I transitioned from 2009-2011. I can say that transitioning was very hard for me. At the time, I had no idea how to do my hair at all. The two textures were like night and day, and I was frustrated with my tresses. While transitioning, I chose to visit my hair stylist every two weeks…

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30 Minute Wash Day for Type 4c Natural Hair!

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Liv writes: Washing my 4C/4B Hair could take me anywhere from an hour to an hour and a half! I challenged my hair and myself and found a routine and product to cut down my wash day routine to 30 minutes! This routine would be extremely helpful to 4C girls and I wanted to share it with everyone! Continue!>>> Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WlOdnR_m16sChannel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC_KrIqdfxpFYr0giJDYwCsQInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/livenaturallylove/

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What You’re Doing Wrong With Your Braid Outs

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by Naomi of LookAtMyBlackBeauty.com You’ve watched the tutorial twice from start to finish, then you start the mission on your hair but it doesn’t seem to come out exactly like your fav YouTuber. We have all been there, trying to calculate the steps we might have missed! Braid-outs can be challenging, especially for kinkier hair types so I am going…

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How to Grow 4c Hair

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  Photo Courtesy of Jessica Pettway by Sabrina Perkins 4C hair is beautiful and easy to care for as long as you know how to properly clean, moisturize, and maintain it. The best advice you can get on maintaining 4c hair is from women who have plenty of experience with it. Although everyone’s hair is unique, watching others’ trials can reduce the…

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The Benefits of Stretching Type 4 Hair

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IMAGE:@HALFRICANBEAUTE by Camille Wilson Type 4c hair, in all its glory and beauty, can admittedly present a bit of a learning curve to naturals who are still learning about their hair. It may take a while to fully understand what their hair needs to thrive, and how it may need a little extra love and care to keep it in…

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