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Natural Hair and an Active Lifestyle Can Coexist – Here’s How!

Natural Hair and an Active Lifestyle Can Coexist – Here’s How!

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@drezelsimmonds/IG  Natural Hair and an Active Lifestyle Can Coexist – Here’s How! How to exercise with Natural Hair by Jacqueline Samarroo Are you one of those Black girls that avoided physical activities because of your heat styled or chemically straightened hair?  Are you natural now and still avoiding sweating out that fresh twist-out?  I can admit I most certainly was!…

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Exercise to Improve Hair

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IG @khadijashari  Andrea Whiting of Forkinkygirls.com Your genetic makeup is usually the main factor in hair growth, but exercising can also promote and maximize healthy hair growth. While cardiovascular exercise is obviously a great way to maintain a healthy and properly functioning body, the improved blood circulation allows the transportation of nutrients and oxygen to hair follicles, which is essential…

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Best Exercise Hairstyles for Type 4 Hair

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Photo: Sariane Leigh by Mary Wolff Working out is a part of a healthy lifestyle. Whether you work out religiously or sporadically, you want to find the best hairstyle for your routine and hair type. If you have type 4 hair, keep your hair looking great during any sweat session with these picks for best exercise hairstyles for type 4 hair….

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How to Protect Your Hair While Swimming

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by Nicole Hollis of Hair Liberty Swimming is fun and relaxing whether you’re doing it for exercise or just to cool off. You don’t have to limit your pool time for your hair, but you do have to take some extra precautions. Chlorinated water and constant friction from swimming will take a toll on African American hair. Spend a few…

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How to Exercise with Natural Hair

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by Tasha of Just Curlz With the upcoming holidays and the New Year approaching, we all have the urge to work out more. Whether it’s to shed the extra pounds we put on at Thanksgiving or we are making another New Year’s Resolution to work out more, we all need to be physically active to be healthy. Although we no…

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Working Out With Natural Hair

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source by Sabrina Perkins Question I have type 4a hair. I workout moderately – intense at least 3-4 days a week. I hear a lot of women saying they co-wash every time they workout but I don’t feel the need to. My scalp is not irritated or itching by the end of the week if I only co-wash once between…

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