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Becoming Best Friends With Humidity

IG: Stephonsamuel By Emilia Obiekea of AdoreBotanicals.com The #1 problem in the natural hair community is combating dry hair. For our textured hair this is definitely an issue. Cold weather robs our strands of moisture. The spring and summer months we can turn it around. Humidity can over-saturate the hair with moisture. Then when it dissipates the …

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Caring for Your Natural Hair in Humidity

by Hadassah Agbaps of www.nappilynigeriangirl.blogspot.com As a natural based in Nigeria, I am constantly faced with sometimes unwanted natural phenomena such as: – frizziness – dryness – single stranded knots and splits – shrinkage Nigeria is an African country situated in the tropical belt. The weather is for the most part hot and humid and the sun …

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Maintaining Straightened Natural Hair

by Alicia James of MsAliciaJames.com The truth is… fighting humidity is a pointless fight. When the moisture from the air hits your hair, the hair immediately starts to expand and shrink. Unfortunately, some more than others. I live in a climate that is very humid. As someone who uses heat regularly I have learned a …

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Humectants, Weather and Hair Care: Part 1

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 …