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Why I Stopped Deep Conditioning Overnight

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by Shelli of Hairscapades.com In the past, I would deep condition overnight in a minute … shoot, in a millisecond. But, over the course of 2011-2012, I learned about the importance of protein, protein/moisture balance and that I could, in fact, over-condition my hair. I realized that the very soft feeling that my hair had for most of 2011 was…

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Lazy Naturals- The One Step L.O.C. Method for Moisturized Natural Hair

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**repost for your viewing pleasha!** by HadassaH. of NappilyNigerianGirl Hello ladies! Guess what I’ve been doing?  Trying to solve the problem of dry natural hair, especially for new naturals. I get a lot of questions about the L.O.C. method of moisturizing natural hair.  For those who don’t know, L.O.C means Liquid, Oil and Cream.  This shows the order of application…

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Clay Washing for Natural Hair Health and Growth

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Alesha is naturally glam! by Sabrina Perkins Clay, mud, and fine-grained earth are all words that describe our mineral-rich favorite detoxifying miracle for our bodies and hair. Whether you choose bentonite, rhassoul, or kaolin clay, they all offer benefits that to some far outweigh shampoos. If you want to ditch shampoos for their harsh sulfates and surfactants, but find co-washing…

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How to Create a Natural Hair Care Regimen

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by Tammy Goodson of CurlyChics 1. Start a Hair Diary or Journal Writing a Diary may sound a little “High School” to some but it can really be helpful in your journey. Documenting and maintaining the products you’ve used and the results they delivered will help you keep track of what your hair likes. You can set goals and log…

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The Rake and Shake Technique for Curl Definition

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by Christina Patrice When it comes to getting great curl definition that lasts, there are two important factors to consider: your product selection and application technique. Even though I’m a product junkie with no rehab stint in sight, even I can admit that technique is more important. You can have the best curl defining products at your fingertips, but if…

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Oil Rinsing for Beginners

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by KandyKurls Oil rinsing is a technique used to lock moisture in ones hair while in the process of washing and conditioning. It is very similar to the LOC method, except it is only done in the shower. It is usually done with one of three oils—olive, coconut or avocado—because they penetrate the hair shaft. Read On!>>>  Benefits You increase…

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Troubleshooting the L.O.C. Method for Your Natural Hair

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  by Michelle of Radiant-Brown-Beauty Liquid. Oil. Cream. A Natural’s recipe for long-lasting, moisturized hair.  Or is it? Ultimately the only cure for dry, parched, afro-textured hair is water.  But, water eventually dries or evaporates. That’s where sealing comes in.  The L.O.C. method is a process of sealing the hair that can be quite effective.  But what if you’ve tried…

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Tips for Washing Natural Hair

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by Michelle of Radiant-Brown-Beauty We all have to regularly cleanse and condition our hair. We know we need to do it, but sometimes you just don’t feel like it!  I personally don’t mind a few hours of doing my hair… I look at it as ‘me time’.  Yet, there really are times (although rare) that I want wash day to…

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