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Should Conditioner Be Used On Roots?

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by Mary Wolff In the world of hair care, there seem to be contradicting statements regarding just about every aspect of your strands. One of the more debated elements of hair care is the matter of should conditioner be used on roots or avoided at all costs. Some say using conditioner on roots will lead to weighed down, flat hair…

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Try These DIY Conditioners For Curls

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by Mary Wolff When it comes to caring for your curls, you may feel more comfortable creating your own products. Maybe you just don’t have the time to run to the store to pick up another bottle. Whatever the case, there are a ton of easy-to-make ideas for a DIY conditioner for curls. They use natural ingredients you probably already…

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Why You Should Avoid Fragrances in Shampoo

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by Mary Wolff We all want healthy, beautiful curls. One of the best ways to make sure hair stays this way is by protecting it from harmful ingredients in the products you use every day. One of the biggest offenders is added fragrances in shampoo. When looking for an easy way to help make hair healthier, avoiding fragrances in shampoos…

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Characteristics of A Good Conditioner

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source Tammy Goodson of CurlyChics Ask almost any natural woman about the top concern about their mane and most will tell you moisture retention. Textured hair has unique challenges in that it craves moisture as if its life depends on it and truth be told, it does. Conditioners are every curly girl’s answer to combating dryness but here’s the thing,…

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Leave-In Conditioner: Do You Really Need One for Your Natural Hair?

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Written by Christina Patrice of MANEOBJECTIVE For the majority of the time I spent transitioning, I never bothered purchasing a leave-in conditioner. Not a single one. As far as the blogs were concerned, leaving some of my regular conditioner in my hair after washing, or mixing some concoction of conditioner, water, and oil was good enough. While there are certainly benefits…

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What is a Hair Conditioner?- Moisturizer vs Emollients

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by Tonya McKay Marketing statements for hair conditioners contain a variety of terms to describe the properties of the products in a manner that is enticing to consumers. Included in these are familiar words such as: emollient, moisturize, seal, penetrate, repair, and condition. Ingredient savvy consumers often seek to attribute specific properties, such as “emollient” or “moisturizing” to groups of…

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