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The Secret to Natural Hair Moisture Retention

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jessica pettway! by Sabrina Perkins of SeriouslyNatural.com There’s a lot of information out there about the importance of the hair’s cuticle and keeping it closed and smooth.  However, it’s important to note that you first actually want to open it to allow in the moisture and nourishment!  This article will share details on the structure of the hair, and how…

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5 Things That Prevent Hair Growth

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glam idol, Mimi Irvin by Kanisha Parks of BlackNaps.org Last year was definitely a year of learning about my hair for me. I made some good hair habits, and some not so good, but all in all I can truly say that I know my hair much better now than I did at the beginning of the year. Sometimes we…

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How To Heal Your Damaged Hair In The Kitchen

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IG: Carruthbeauty by Tiffani Greenaway of MyMommyVents.com Nothing ruins a fab twist out faster than split ends. If your hair is dry, brittle, and breaking, you’ve probably got damage. Over styling, bi-weekly blowouts, and a number of other factors can wreak havoc on our strands. From rocking too tight braids to using too much heat, damage shows itself in split…

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Should I Really Use Grease on My Natural Hair?

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Photo from LeCoil By: Hair Liberty’s Nicole Hollis Q: Should I really use grease on my hair? A: Grease is usually a combination of petroleum (cleaned up sludge from the earth) and mineral oil (even cleaner, liquefied sludge from the earth). Petroleum-based products come from the same Earth that we pollute everyday with factory run off, pharmaceuticals, household chemicals, etc. Questions…

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Vitamin D for Healthy Hair Growth

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  by: Ajia N. Eberhart Throughout their journey, many naturalistas will board the “hair growth challenges” bandwagon. By hair growth challenges, I’m referring to three month long challenges that involve pills, pills, and more pills. They stock up on items like Hairfinity, The Mane Choice, or the generic Biotin complex brand. They believe biotin will be the answer to their…

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6 Ways to Fix Damaged Natural Hair, Now.

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IG @thejanellewatkins by Dr. Aziza Glass of Azizaglass.com So your hair looks amazing and luscious…and then you look at your ends. Or maybe just less than 24 hours after spending all the time and effort into moisturizing your hair…it feels rough and sounds crunchy. If this sounds familiar, it’s most likely you have dry and damaged hair. Thankfully this is…

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