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The Importance of Protein Treatments in Natural Hair Care

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photo source- Sun Kiss Alba by: Ajia N. Eberhart There’s a plethora of curly hair advice and information for topics like moisture, texture, and density–while proteins tend to be the black sheep of natural hair conversations. Most naturals still don’t understand how crucial protein is for the strength of our tresses. Performing regular deep protein treatments is incredibly important to…

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How to Get Stronger Natural Hair

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 shiiaM by Sabrina Perkins Many curlies may find themselves on the unfortunate side of damaged hair either from chemicals (e.g. color), heat styling, manipulation, or a variation of the three. It is common and may even be expected from time to time as we get bored, lazy, or overzealous during our hair journey. What is the harm if you repair…

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Protein Treatments for Natural Hair Health

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by Sabrina Perkins What are proteins? Medical News Today defines proteins as large molecules consisting of amino acids that our bodies and the cells within them need to function properly. They are important to our existence that our body structures, functions, and regulation of the body’s cells, tissues, and organs could not exist without them! Proteins are made up of…

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Restoring Natural Hair Elasticity

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 by Janelle Sands Elasticity has been a way in which we gauge healthy hair and is most noted for attributing bounce and movement to the hair. Elasticity is determined by your hair’s ability to stretch and return to its natural state. Everyone’s hair stretches at different rates. Hair Finder says typically hair can stretch up 50% its size when wet…

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4 Tips for Growing Long, Natural Hair

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 My Trifecta for Hip Length Hair by Farida Sharma People that I come across these days assume that my hair has always been long and that my genetics are responsible. Rather annoyingly, some people have come straight out and said ‘being mixed race must have really helped you grow your hair to that length’. NO, no , no the truth…

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How to Strengthen Natural Hair and Increase Moisture Retention

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by West of Confessionsofablogvixen You’ve probably read many a article about layering products to retain moisture, but did you know the same product which helps to strengthen hair also is also needed for moisture retention as well? The basis of our hair’s makeup is protein. With time, mechanical wear, daily elements and chemical processes, the protein-rich outer layer (cuticle) of…

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