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How to Avoid Heat Damage

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 Photo Courtesy of Maria Antoinette by Maria Antoinette The number one self-inflicted hair related issue that I have seen as a licensed cosmetologist is heat damage. Heat damage does not discriminate by hair type. The tips that I have complied below can decrease the potential of heat damage and therefore help you feel more comfortable when using heat tools. Read…

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Top Method for Flat Ironing Natural Hair

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by Emilia Obiekea of AdoreBotanicals.com The biggest issues for naturals when flat ironing -Premature Reversion -Maintaining Moisture -Avoiding Heat Damage Maintaining my hair when I have flat ironed it used to be a losing task. I have found that moisturizing my hair starts before ever applying any direct heat. This is my go to process: Read On!>>>  Preparing the hair…

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A New Category of Hair Care Products, And Why I’m Not Impressed. (Beware the ‘Smoothing’ Treatment)

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#RepostForLola #DropsKnowledge by Susan Walker of DrWalkerWellness What began as a curious investigation into a technique and system many naturals are using to style their hair ended in anger and frustration and a revelation that as naturals, some of us a don’t feel as though our specific hair texture is “good” enough. I’m going to preface this post by saying…

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Natural Hair: 3 Quick Styles for a Blow-Out

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 Tiffany Nichols writes: For many naturalistas a blowout is typically done right before you straighten your hair.  However, many women would love some styling options outside of a flatiron.  In this video, I share 3 simple yet creative looks to try when you do your next blowout! Watch Now!>>> How do you rock your hair post blow-out?!

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A New Way to Blow Dry 4c Natural Hair!

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#Genius  Nappy Fu writes: “Sometimes a Natural likes to rock straight styles, better yet, semi straight styles. However, if your natural hair is kinky and coily this can be a challenge. Have you ever done a blow-out in which your hair looks like you didn’t just spend two hours blow drying section by section? Yes honey, been there done that….

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