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Humectants, Weather and Hair Care: Part 1

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A re-post for those confused about glycerin and humidity as spring approaches! by Susan Walker of Earthtone Naturals Changes in weather require modifications to your hair care regimen in order to keep you hair looking and feeling at its best. But how do you know what you should use and when? This article will serve as the foundation for what you…

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Humectants and Natural Hair Care- The Ultimate Guide

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by Tonya McKay Continue Reading!>>> Understanding Humectants Humectants are materials used in products to moisturize dry or damaged hair. They promote moisture retention by attracting water molecules from the local environment and binding them to specific sites along their structure. Adsorption vs Absorption Absorption is the process whereby a substance passes into the bulk of a material and are dissolved…

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Frizz Fighting Products That Really Work

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by Nicole Hollis of Hair Liberty There are times when you need your hair to look like perfection. Maybe you have an exciting date or a big meeting at work. You take the time to put every strand in its proper place, but within minutes of going outside, the best twist out ever or the most polished blow out turns…

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Summer Curls- Understanding Dew Points

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Re-post from 6/2010 Humidity and dew points have come up quite a bit lately, and instead of trying to reinvent the wheel, I looked to a NaturallyCurly.com legend to break it down for us! RCC’s blog Pittsburgh Curly is very informative, she writes: ‘The care and maintenance of naturally curly hair is one of my favorite hobbies. I have really…

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