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YOU NEED TO CLARIFY: SIGNS THAT CO-WASHING IS NOT ENOUGH

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by Sabrina Perkins Most curlies have a love-hate relationship with shampoo so many are leery of even considering the notion of using a clarifying shampoo despite its wonderful uses. Clarifying shampoos work harder than regular shampoos and are necessary when you have severe build-up of products, dirt, pollutants, or minerals from hard water. They are necessary even if not for…

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10 Nighttime Solutions for Natural Hair Care

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via www.TheManeCaptain.Blogspot.Ca I don’t like to wear my hair out that often because I really don’t feel like spending the extra time every morning styling my hair and then having to spend another 30 minutes to an hour putting it away at night. Although I have to admit that I do enjoy the variety of styles that I’m able to…

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Natural Girls Be Like… #WashDay

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by Christina Patrice This #WashDay meme spread like wildfire in the natural hair community, and while utterly hilarious (ranch dressing and a Bible though?), this fun-poking photo does hold a grain of truth. I’ve come to realize that many naturals and transitioners simply do entirely too much on wash day. As hilarious as this meme is (I get the giggles…

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Leave-In Conditioner: Do You Really Need One for Your Natural Hair?

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Written by Christina Patrice of MANEOBJECTIVE For the majority of the time I spent transitioning, I never bothered purchasing a leave-in conditioner. Not a single one. As far as the blogs were concerned, leaving some of my regular conditioner in my hair after washing, or mixing some concoction of conditioner, water, and oil was good enough. While there are certainly benefits…

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Maintaining Natural Hair While Working Out- ‘How the Edges Were Won!’

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by LaChristin of Digital Curls Life is full of dilemmas, and one such said dilemma has plagued women to this very day. That dilemma stems from having to answer the following question, and ultimately make an extremely difficult decision: “Do I maintain my magnificent hairdo or work towards a fit and fabulous figure?” Fortunately, I’ve been blessed to experience the…

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Co-Washing Natural Hair: Is Your Conditioner Good Enough?

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by TheManeObjective Co-washing: it’s all the buzz among curlies looking to cleanse their hair and scalp without stripping it of moisture. The general premise of co-washing involves utilizing conditioner or conditioner-like products to gently lift dirt and buildup. For years, curlies and naturals have used store brand conditioners like Herbal Essence Hello Hydration, Aussie Moist, Trader Joe’s Tea Tree Tingle,…

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