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Eat Healthy, Lose Weight, Improve Your Hair!

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Charnika Jett of Naturallycurly writes; If you plan to bring sexy back come springtime by reducing your calorie intake and increasing your time at the gym, expect your new bikini body to come with longer and healthier curls. You can lose weight and get better hair, too! Eating a healthy diet will contribute to growing stronger and healthier cells throughout…

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Humidity, Humectants, and Hair

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Tonya Mckay of Naturallycurly writes; We hear a lot about the humectants. But many of us may not know what they are and how they work. Humectants are used in skin and hair-care products to promote moisture retention. These hygroscopic compounds posses a chemical structure that attracts water from the atmosphere and binds it to various sites along the molecule….

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10 Secrets to Styling Curly Hair

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Susonnah of Naturallycurly writes; Styling curly hair can be quite a challenge as humidity, frizz, and dryness present obstacles for even the most experienced of curlies. Curly hair has such personality that it’s often difficult to perfect a hairstyling technique when the behavior of curls can vary from day to day. Whether you’re new to the curly scene, or just…

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Design Essentials Exec’s Natural ‘Do

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Michelle Breyer of Naturallycurly writes; Marketing coordinator Cyntelia Abrams was walking down the hall at Design Essentials two years ago, bemoaning the fact she needed another relaxer, when a visiting stylist suggested she go natural instead. Abrams, who started working for the Georgia-based haircare company in 2005, had experimented with low-lye relaxers, but she had never been quite ready to…

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You Know You’re a Product Junkie If…

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Alyssa Hawkins of Naturallycurly writes;Though not listed in any medical dictionary, and often “harumphed” by doctors, many women of all ages face a serious problem in their daily lives: product addiction. In a 12-Step program, it is said that Step 1 is admitting you have a problem. Okay, I admit it. Now what? Am I ready to change? No way….

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5 Hair Habits That Will Change Your Life

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Alyssa Hawkins of Naturallycurly writes; Deciding to go natural is only half of the battle. While you might think it is the hardest part, getting your curls to look their best can often be much more difficult and plain frustrating. We want you to have the easiest possible path to loving your curls, so we put together a list of…

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Eat Your Veggies, They’re Good for Your Skin!

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Angela Lukach of Naturallcurly writes; Your mother was right… As if you needed yet another reason to eat vegetables, new research shows that your skin actually looks healthier with the glow you get from eating foods rich in carotenoids. Carotenoids are phyto-chemicals that create the orange, red and yellow pigments in many fruits and vegetables. They are mainly involved in…

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Fruits That Are Good For Your Hair

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Timi K of Naturallycurly writes;We know fruits are good for our health, but did you know that fruits can have healthy hair benefits as well? Fruits are full of nutrients and vitamins that are good for your hair. Dark-colored fruits like plums and dark berries have nutrients called bioflavonoids that also act as antioxidants. Citrus fruits like oranges and grapefruit…

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Omega 3: The Essential Hair Secret

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Karen Mcintosh of Naturallycurly writes; Omega-3 Essential Fatty Acids (EFAs) are vital to every cell in the body. They have overwhelming benefits for heart, breast, bone, brain, hair and skin health, without any of the side effects of prescription drugs. That’s not just essential—it’s miraculous! The Magic of 3: ALA, EPA, DHAAlpha Linolenic Acid (ALA) is the primary fatty acid…

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