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Building a Simple Natural Hair Care Regimen

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 glam idol, Sasha! by Emilia Obiekea of AdoreBotanicals.com Beginning your natural hair journey can feel both liberating and daunting. My advice?  Keep your regimen simple and the amount of products minimal. This will help you to figure out what works for you and makes getting the hang of caring for your hair much easier. Simplicity is the best foundation for…

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Why You Still Need to Shampoo (sometimes)

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 glam TWA, Katia by Sabrina Perkins of SeriouslyNatural.org Using shampoo is a debatable subject in the natural hair community. When co-washing came onto the scene, hearing that someone still shampoos her hair was a slap in the face to the natural hair Gods. The fact of the matter is, depending on one’s natural hair care regimen and the products that…

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5 Tips to Prep Your Natural Hair for Cold Weather

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  American Idol and CN Glam Idol, Syesha! by TheManeObjective Days are getting shorter, nights are getting colder. Fall is upon us — seemingly out of nowhere. It almost seemed like Summer would last forever but alas, it’s time to break out the boots, sweaters, and scarves. And drink Pumpkin Spice Lattes from Starbucks. No? Just me? Caring for your hair…

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Autumn Care for Your Natural Hair!

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by Toia B of Luvtobnatural FALL IS HERE Y’ALL! Temps are dropping and humidity wanes with each day. Due to these and other factors, many of us find it necessary to switch up our regimen a bit so our hair plays nice with whatever the weather may bring. Here are just a few things you can try this Fall to…

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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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