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#TeamEdges : How to Treat and Prevent Thin Edges

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by Sabrina Perkins Any woman can experience thinning, breaking, or balding edges. It’s not just women who are relaxed, wear weave, or are older. There are numerous reasons why your hairline can thin. Hair loss is not confined to men; women actually make up 40% of Americans suffering from hair loss, according to American Hair Loss. Thinning edges can be…

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How to Lay Your Edges to Protect Your Hairline

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image:@JEWJEWEBEE By Carisa D. Brewster Let’s have a conversation about edges. For some naturals, they can present a challenge, to put it mildly. Edges must be “laid”, which is just another term for styling. If any celebrity or well-known person shows up with untamed edges, you’ll get everyone’s opinion about it, as Olympic gymnasts Gabby Douglas and Simone Biles, sadly, found…

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How to Lay Down Your Edges the All-Natural Way

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by Kim Wong-Shing There’s nothing like edges that are completely “laid to the gawds,” as they say. Immaculate baby hairs are truly a work of modern art. Picasso who? Coily-haired beauties often use some type of strong edge control or gel to sweep their edges into place, and the results look amazing. But sometimes, all you want is a soft,…

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Best Curlers For A Great Night’s Sleep

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George Doyle/Stockbyte/Getty Images by Mary Wolff Sometimes, your curls might need a little help getting in shape. Maybe you want to experiment with a different curl pattern or shape. One of the easiest ways to do this is to set and forget it with overnight curlers! However, finding the right curlers can be a pain, literally. So many curlers are…

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How to Get Sleek Edges…No Gel…No Brush

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Hola Chicas! I’m re-posting the article below. After the Super Cute Headband blog, I received an influx of emails asking how I achieved my smooth edges, and this routine, unlike most, is one that has not changed (can you believe it?!). After you’re done reading, leave a comment detailing how you get your edges smooth! So yesterday evening, I was…

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The Best Edge Control Products for Natural Hair

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#BunSoHard By Janelle Sands Product naming can be tricky, and understanding the names can be all the trickier. When it comes to edge-slicking formulas, here is a guide to understanding the meaning behind an edge tamer, pomade, and hair balm. While it is important to knowing the similarities and differences, it is equally important to know what is best for…

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Quick Tip: Wig Caps for Smooth Roots

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by Shelli of Hairscapades  This is just a quick little tip that I’ve been meaning to share for a while. As some of you may know, I have been using hairnets to tie down my crown at night when I’ve set my hair wet/damp and need it to dry overnight. The hairnet allows for far more airflow than a satin/silk…

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Protecting Your Hairline From Damage – Natural Hair Care

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by Precious Henshaw of PreciousHenshaw.com Protecting the hairline from stress and damage is an important part of hair care. Too-tight braids, ‘laid’ ponytails, brushing, weaves, and other harmful practices can contribute to a damaged hairline. Traction alopecia is a term for hairline damage caused by overstressing the hair with tight, pulling styles. Here are some do’s and don’ts for protecting…

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