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Breaking One of the Detangling Commandments

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(Please excuse the possessive “natural’s”, LOL!) by Shelli of Hairscapades Okay, so I may be (figuratively) hung, drawn, and quartered for this one. Alright … alright … I’m being dramatic. But … I’m about to suggest something that will probably go counter to a “natural hair” great commandment that most have probably read over and over again. DETANGLE FROM TIPS TO…

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Never Underestimate the Power of the Shower Stream

By Curly Nikki 18 Comments

by Shelli of Hairscapades I’ve been meaning to write this post for a couple of months now to highlight, share and co-sign on a trick that I read on CurlyNikki long ago, but only started employing more recently. There are several viable and effective options for detangling naturally curly hair: dry with oil, slightly damp with oil and/or conditioner, wet…

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Best Detangling Tips & Tools for Natural Hair

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  by NaturallyChelsea via Naturallycurly Detangling is one of the dreaded tasks that every natural must do if she wishes to properly maintain her hair but let’s face it- it can be a pain in the posterior. It is a constant battle between getting the tangles out and removing shed hair but not snagging the hair or over manipulating it….

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Protecting Your Ends- Natural Hair Care Tips

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by Precious of PreciousHenshaw.com The ends of your hair are the oldest part of your hair. They are also the most fragile. They’ve been through the most combing, detangling, manipulating, etc. It is vital to protect your ends to keep them from getting split or damaged, to avoid fairy knots and tiny tangles, and to retain length. Here are some…

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Natural Hair Breakage- 5 Tips for Prevention

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by Evelyn Ngugi  If you’re looking to rock longer (or in my case, BIGGER!) hair, your time is better spent focusing on length retention. There’s not much you can do to force your scalp to grow hair faster, but you CAN focus on hair care habits that prevent breakage and make sure every inch you grow is maintained throughout the…

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Transitioning: Tips For A Good Detangling Sesh

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Bennii Blast of The Culture Pine During my long term transition, there have been several occasions where I have experienced what I like to call the triple d’s: ‘Dreaded-Detangling-Days’, which fell upon me earlier on in my transition. I’m sure I’m not alone in experiencing this so I know you recognise that feeling of having every nerve in your body…

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Finger Combing Tight Curly Natural Hair

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by Alicia James of MsAliciaJames.com One of the scariest things about having tight curly/coily hair is tangles, tangles, and more tangles. Most of us with natural hair always opt for the hairstyle that will keep our hair manageable when it comes to wash day. Read On>>> Most of my journey I have experimented on and off with finger combing. It…

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Make Your Shampoo into a Natural Hair Detangler

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via NaturallyCurly.com; Want to add slip (detangling) to your cleansing? Add oil to your shampoo! Coconut oil is wonderful for hair, evening primrose oil is soothing and healing to the scalp, canola oil is light and has little scent. You can also use melted shea butter or cocoa butter—any vegetable fat found in most natural hair products will do. Add…

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