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Moisturizing vs. Sealing Natural Hair

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by Toia B of LuvToBNatural Happy Tuesday y’all! In this edition of Hair Tip Tuesday, we’re briefly exploring the proper uses of certain products for moisturizing your hair versus what you might use to seal. Read On!>>> What is Moisturizing? Some synonyms for moisturize are dampen, drench and saturate… words associated with water. Simply put, to moisturize means “to make…

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Moisturizing and Sealing For Length Retention

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by Precious of PreciousHenshaw.com Moisturizing and sealing are important parts of natural hair care. Proper moisturizing and sealing will ensure that your hair retains moisture for as long as possible. All hair needs moisture in order to survive and keep from breaking. Here is a very basic method for moisturizing and sealing the hair. Read On>>> Spritz your hair with…

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Crisco for Smooth, Shiny Natural Hair?!

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  by Sabrina Perkins Curlies are known for using weird things in our tresses. We are not shy about adding what most would cook or blend as a meal and put onto our hair, because we know the benefits they offer us that our straighter-haired friends would not be caught dead using. It is perfectly okay to skip the tasty…

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Mineral Oil for Reducing Frizz and Damage in Natural Hair

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#BoutThatIslandLife by Ktani Curly hair, and African-American hair in particular, can be dry. Products aimed for the latter used to contain not only mineral oil, but petrolatum, lanolin and sometimes vegetable oils. Petrolatum is greasy and contains wax; lanolin is a greasy, sticky wax and both can be hard to remove from hair without clarifying. Cosmetic (USP/BP) mineral oil used…

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