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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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7 Foods for Healthier Hair

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  easy pineapple updo!  by Diane Mary You are what you eat. And because your hair is part of you, what you eat reflects in the health and state of your hair. If you want hair that is healthy, longer, and stronger you should be paying attention to what you put INSIDE your body, not just what you use on…

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6 Foods for Growing Long, Healthy, Natural Hair

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IG @chamstyle by Vineetha Reddy Caring for your hair involves more than just protecting it from dust and pollution, and using external applicants to nourish it. The biggest factor that determines the quality of your hair is what you consume. For your hair to be nourished from the inside, you need to eat foods rich in certain vitamins and minerals…

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4 Green Smoothies for Optimal Hair Growth

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@callmedr.b by Sabrina Perkins of SeriouslyNatural.org I’m all about green smoothies and how great they are for our bodies, but did you know they have amazing benefits for our hair too? With many of us over 30 and looking for ways to keep our hair healthy, vibrant and moisturized, what we put into our bodies is the best way to…

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This Tea is Not Just Good for Menopause; It Could Help with Alopecia Too

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by Sabrina Perkins A clinical study by Obstetrics and Gynecology International found that red clover extract may increase hair growth for those experiencing hair loss due to alopecia. During the study on postmenopausal women, there were reports of subjective improvements of scalp hair after using red clover extract. Continue!>>> Science has discovered that estrogens appear to prolong the anagen (growth)…

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Benefits of Plantains for Hair

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Photo Credit: North of Lagos by Mary Wolff There are a ton of healthy foods that are reported to help with the life of your hair. When choosing the right one, you might overlook plantains. These fruits might be overlooked for their counterpart the banana, but there are some great benefits of plantains for hair that make them worth a…

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5 Tips For A Good Hair Day Every Day

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by Mary Wolff A good hair day can make any day seem better. If you have ever experienced a truly heinous hair day, you know this is true. When your hair looks and feels great, you feel confident and ready to take on the day. To make sure you rock your curls with confidence on the regular, here are my…

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5 Changes You Should Make to Your Diet for Healthy Hair and Body

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by sointocurls via Blacknaps.org Healthy, beautiful hair doesn’t just happen. It takes concerted effort on your part to inform yourself about healthy choices, and it also requires firm determination to be able to follow through with making the necessary changes that will result in benefits. And interestingly enough, many of the nutrients that benefit hair also contribute to beautiful skin…

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10 Ingredients for the Health-Conscious Curly

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IG @simply.comfort by Devri Being natural while living with a chronic illness can be summed up by this: staying mindful of my hair, my health, and my hair’s health–after all, my life depends on it. In addition to a boundless amount of meds, biweekly infusions, and injections, for me it’s crucial to keep these 10 ingredients incorporated in my 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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