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Caring for Your Natural Hair in Humidity

by Hadassah Agbaps of www.nappilynigeriangirl.blogspot.com As a natural based in Nigeria, I am constantly faced with sometimes unwanted natural phenomena such as: – frizziness – dryness – single stranded knots and splits – shrinkage Nigeria is an African country situated in the tropical belt. The weather is for the most part hot and humid and the sun …

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Maintaining Straightened Natural Hair

by Alicia James of MsAliciaJames.com The truth is… fighting humidity is a pointless fight. When the moisture from the air hits your hair, the hair immediately starts to expand and shrink. Unfortunately, some more than others. I live in a climate that is very humid. As someone who uses heat regularly I have learned a …

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The Science of Frizz- Nature or Nurture?

from my Spanish adventures by Tonya Mckay Most curly-haired people have considerable personal experience with frizz. It is notorious for being an intruder on school picture days, job interviews, special occasions, outdoor events, and first dates. Its appearance can turn a good hair day into a ponytail day in a surprisingly short amount of time. …

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Humectants, Weather and Hair Care Part 2

by Susan Walker of Earthtone Naturals As a review of last week’s post we found that the state of your hair relies on a few things, and a very important factor is moisture. Weather can strongly influence the condition of your hair with conditions of high moisture and low moisture having various effects on the hair. …