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Shampoo the Right Way- Natural Hair Tips

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by Antoinette of AroundTheWayCurls.com Do you dread shampooing your hair? Do you detest the state of your hair after you shampoo? Love going to the salon, being primped and preened and laying back with a head full of suds, while some fashionable hairstylist scratches the mess out of your scalp? Welp, you SHOULDN’T! If you answered “yes” to any of…

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5 Sulfate-Free Shampoos for Natural Hair

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by Christina Patrice Don’t be fooled! You don’t have to sacrifice soft, hydrated kinks and coils, for cleanliness. Many naturals and curly girls hate clarifying because it causes so much drama. You wreck your hair and strip it of natural oils, softness, and hydration for the sake of a clean slate. Even after intense deep conditioning, your hair doesn’t start…

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True or False: Sulfates are the Devil

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by Christina Patrice One of the cornerstones of the Curly Girl Method is avoiding shampoos and cleansers that contain sulfates. As a result of the rise in popularity of embracing naturally curly hair, many product manufacturers have responded with shampoos, cowashes, and other cleansers that are labeled as “sulfate free” to meet textured hair demands. But in truth, many products…

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Bentonite Clay Moisturizing Mud Wash with MissT1806

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by Amanda For some curlies, regular shampoos and sulfate-free shampoos are equally drying. Adding a mud wash into your rotation of co-washing and ACV rinses creates a regimen full of various cleansing alternatives. Tina from MissT1806 teaches us how to create your own scalp soothing mud wash with just a few ingredients from her pantry. Read On!>>> Ingredients 1/3 cup…

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Homemade Sulfate-Free Shampoo for Your Natural Hair!

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How to Make Shampoo Without Sulfates via NaturallyCurly Concerns about chemicals and their negative long-term effects on the human body have led some people to question the safety of their cosmetics and beauty products. Primary Information Services reports that sodium sulfate, an ingredient found in beauty products, is a derivative of sulfuric acid. Preparing your own beauty products, including your…

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Co-Washing Natural Hair: Is Your Conditioner Good Enough?

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by TheManeObjective Co-washing: it’s all the buzz among curlies looking to cleanse their hair and scalp without stripping it of moisture. The general premise of co-washing involves utilizing conditioner or conditioner-like products to gently lift dirt and buildup. For years, curlies and naturals have used store brand conditioners like Herbal Essence Hello Hydration, Aussie Moist, Trader Joe’s Tea Tree Tingle,…

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Conditioner Only Washing, Does it Really Work?

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Jamila of ForTheFabulousandFrugal by Jenell of KinkyCurlyCoilyMe  YES! If you have been natural for longer then 1 week, I am sure… no I am absolutely certain that you have heard someone say “Co-wash“. If you were clueless about the whole natural thing like I was, then you probably thought this was how someone with an accent says “cold wash”.  A co-wash…

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