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Should I Oil My Scalp?

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  by Kanisha of BlackNaps.org Scalp care is a very important part of natural hair care. Sometimes we tend to focus on the health of our strands and neglect paying close attention to scalp health and maintenance. Read On!>>> Lately there’s been a lot of talk in the natural hair community about sebum, which is an oily/waxy matter produced by…

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The Reason Braid Extensions Make You Itch

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by Ariane of BlackNaps.com Everyone loves the beauty and the ease of braid extension styles, but what isn’t so cool is the terrible itching! Thankfully there is a solution to prevent this from happening so you can enjoy your braids without having that unpleasant itch. Read On!>>> Well, why is synthetic hair so itchy? To make the hair heat resistant…

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How I Improved My Mortifying Scalp Condition…

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 by Naila Carter, TheWeaveWhisperer Itchy, flakey, noticeable and embarrassing are some adjectives you could use to describe my scalp.  Shampoo’s didn’t work.  Coconut oil didn’t work.  Right after a shampoo, you could part my hair and find a scalp fully covered in an itchy, white substance.  I began fearing my hair would begin thinning and fall out. It was time…

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Dandruff or Dry Scalp?- Natural Hair Care Remedies

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via TheBeautyBrains Question: What’s the difference between dry scalp and dandruff? Prima asks…A stylist told me the cause of dandruff is sulfur in shampoos and conditioners. Is this true? If it is, why do people also say that weather has an effect on dry scalp? Answer:  Let’s just start by explaining the difference between the dandruff and dry scalp. What…

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Can Natural Oils Make Dandruff Worse?

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by THEBEAUTYBRAINS  Duchess Gummy Buns says: I saw on this hair blog that if you have dandruff you should avoid putting natural oils on your scalp because it would make it worse. If this is true, I am so sad because I really loved massaging oil into my scalp but I wonder if that’s why my dandruff is still in…

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Do You Exfoliate Your Scalp?

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via Just Curlz Most of us exfoliate our face, our hands, our feet, our neck… but have you ever considered exfoliating your scalp? We all tend to buy the requisite shampoos, conditioners and various stylers. But how often do you think about your scalp? Do you massage it? Exfoliate it? Most of you would answer a ‘NO’ for this. Did…

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You Reap What You Sow – Caring For The Scalp

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 via Good Hair Diaries    You reap what you sow, and if this is completely true, then I hope you are sowing on fertile ground. What am I talking about? Your scalp of course! A healthy scalp is the origins of healthy hair journey and it’s extremely important for optimal hair growth.  Define A Healthy Scalp A healthy scalp is a clean and stimulated scalp….

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Summer Dry Scalp Remedies for Natural Hair

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by Jamila of For the Fabulous and Frugal There are numerous causes for dry scalp, but some of the more common ones include: Fatty acids deficiency Sudden and stressful change in diet Use of a hair dryer Air condition Gels/sprays containing alcohol Excess shampooing Dehydration Excessive use of caffeine or other diuretic foods or drinks Summer brings with it cause…

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