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The Coconut Milk Treatment for Soft, Humidity-Resistant Natural Hair

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by Veronica of blackdymondnaturals.com Deep conditioning with coconut milk, honey, olive and rosemary oils has helped my hair to maintain moisture until the next wash day. Now, for some reason, I’m unable to use coconut oil as a deep conditioner or pre-poo because it dries my hair out something fierce. Coconut milk is another story, and it contains iron, fatty acids,…

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The Best Oil PROVEN to Reduce Hair Breakage

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by Susan Walker of DrWalkerWellness.com Quite possibly one of my favourite foods because of the distinctive, nutty flavour it gives to dishes and smoothies (yum!) is coconut. It seems to be en vogue these days as consumers are realizing the benefits of this wonderful superfood and food companies are meeting the demand to provide it in various forms. We have…

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Is Your Hair Still Dirty? This May Be Why.

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by Christina Patrice As a transitioning and natural hair blogger, I love to observe (and sometimes participate in) the waves and trends that roll through the natural hair community. First, it was all about growth, length retention, and proving that textured hair could be just as fab (if not moreso….but hey, I’m biased) as straight hair. Now, some of our…

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Q&A: Reducing the Stress of Wash Day

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Q: Nikki, I have such a hard time when I wash my hair. Sometimes it seems I do more harm than good, experiencing more breakage than I assume is considered normal. My favorite style is the wash and go so I’m constantly re-styling and re-wetting. Help!  CN: Here are three additions to my natural hair routine that have changed the…

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5 Reasons You Should Pre-Poo Your Natural Hair

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by Tara Lisciandro-Hornich What’s a Pre-poo? A “pre-poo” is usually an oil treatment applied to hair prior to shampooing or conditioning. While most of these treatments can be oils of your choice, some women create other treatments from household pantry items. Popular Pre-poos olive oil coconut oil homemade blends store bought treatments and masques honey yogurt bananas Whichever treatment you decide…

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Why You Should Add Pre-Pooing to Your Routine

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As a reminder…   Water, The Great Frenemy? …by Susan Walker of Earthtones Naturals  via ThreeNaturals Before discussing what may be the most important step in your hair care regimen, I want to touch on an important practice that could make a huge difference in how your hair looks and feels after it’s washed and conditioned. The reality is that if you…

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