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4 Signs That it’s Time For a Trim!

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by Toia B of luvtobnatural.com I totally get why many shy away from trimming. Hair shrinkage coupled with the fear of scissor-happy stylists make some naturals run the other way. When you’ve worked hard to achieve and maintain some length, you’re not tryna hear nothin’ bout no trim! While quite a few naturals shudder at the sound of a pair…

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Effective Strategies for Damaged Natural Hair

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glam idol Yolanda Renee! by Susan Walker of DrWalkerWellness If your hair has extensive damage then you’ll definitely want to implement some effective strategies to improve its health. Since there is no way to really permanently repair damaged areas, preventing further damage and addressing existing issues will enhance the look and condition of your hair. I’ve developed a simple 3-step…

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Minimizing Natural Hair Damage

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by Nicole Hollis of Hair Liberty When you’re enthusiastic about hair care and dedicated to a healthy hair journey it can be difficult to be objective about your hair. It’s easy to talk about things that keep the hair healthy like gentle handling, good conditioners, and low manipulation, but if those were the only things that mattered, everyone’s hair would…

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Natural Hair Breakage- 5 Tips for Prevention

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by Evelyn Ngugi  If you’re looking to rock longer (or in my case, BIGGER!) hair, your time is better spent focusing on length retention. There’s not much you can do to force your scalp to grow hair faster, but you CAN focus on hair care habits that prevent breakage and make sure every inch you grow is maintained throughout the…

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Hair Loss vs. Hair Breakage- Natural Hair Care

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by Tasha Swearingen If you’ve been diligently measuring and monitoring your hair growth since going natural, you may be discouraged by each strand you see collect on your comb when you detangle. Many women are distressed by the amount of hair they shed in the shower daily. But, are you losing your hair or are you experiencing hair breakage? What’s…

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9 Ways You May be Damaging Your Curls

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by NaturallyChelsea Stop damaging your curly hair with these simple changes to your routine. Dull Trims Trimming or dusting regularly is imperative to the healthy look and feel of our hair as split ends can cause it to feel rough, tangle easily and appear frizzy. However picking up any old pair of scissors to do the job can make the…

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Thin, Tired Looking Ends- Natural Hair

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curlykinkynfrizzy writes: I’m so loving the Curly Nikki blog and forum! Anyway , I don’t recall seeing this issue mentioned on your site. But I hope you can post this topic so I can get some assistance! Lately I’ve been plagued with thin ends. Strangely though, it’s only in the front of my hair. Now I know most of us…

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Preventing Split Ends and Breakage

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Cherie writes: My ends are jacked. They’re crunchy, dry, and many of them split. I have to admit that I did color my hair last year, but I did my best to keep it in a healthy, strong condition. I’ve given up heat for the new year, but at times I feel like it’s too late. I’m really tempted to…

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