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How to Wash Braided Hair, the Right Way

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By Mary Wolff When it comes to hairstyles that make life easier, braids are a top choice. They look great, last for weeks, and protect strands from damage. When it comes to care, some curlies are confused about washing braided hair. Let’s break down the basic and put your mind at ease. Continue  1. Use the Right Shampoo The biggest…

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This Dad’s Hair Braiding Skills Give New Meaning To The Term “Snatching Edges!”

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  Chad Milner with daughter Cydney By Chad Milner One Sunday afternoon, when I was 16 years old, I had a random-yet-intuitive premonition. I looked at my then-months old little cousin in her bassinet and thought to myself “My first child is going to be a little girl,” as my grandmother weaved cornrows into my teenage scalp. I didn’t give…

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Hands Off: Things I Wish I’d Said to the Flight Attendant Who Touched My Hair

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 By Veronica Wells via On She Goes   My friends and family asked if I was nervous about traveling to South Africa with my boyfriend to meet his family over Christmas. I wasn’t. What I was anxious about was getting there, which involved 28 hours of travel, including a nine-hour layover in Saudi Arabia before heading to Johannesburg.  During the…

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Do Certain Juices Help Hair Grow Faster?

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Photo: Gainsvillegrub.com By Mary Wolff The juice craze is at full-force with today’s health conscious crowd. With more and more people worried about getting the right nutrients into their busy day, juicing is a great way to guarantee a healthy intake of vitamins, fatty acids, and other essential elements. There are sure signs that juicing can be beneficial to your…

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Natural Hair Women Are Relaxing Their Edges? Yes, It’s A Thing!

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 Beauty vlogger Jai Marii. By Samantha Callender for Essence.com While many Black women across the globe are embracing their natural kinky and coily texture, there is one thing that they still want to be sleek and straight: their edges. Of course there are no shortage of edge control options (this one by Creme of Nature is a favorite), but many are finding…

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