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Do Mild Cleansers Get Your Natural Hair Clean?

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 glam idol, Quisha! via The Beauty Brains Are baking soda and Apple Cider Vinegar really the best for cleansing your natural hair? Find out below! Read On!>>> Are you familiar with “The Natural Haven” blog? The name sounds like it’s about natural products but it’s really about the the science of natural hair, in other words hair that hasn’t been…

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Shikakai Powder for Cleaner, Healthier Natural Hair

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by Sabrina Perkins As more women encompass natural ways to care for themselves and their bodies, gravitating to yesteryear’s methods for high quality beauty maintenance and reducing their carbon footprint is appealing and gaining momentous traction. Nothing wrong with loving the latest and the greatest in beauty and personal care, but if you want to tap into Mother Nature’s garden…

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DIY Shampoo Bars for Gentle Cleansing

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by Sabrina Perkins I think it is safe to say that most naturals who have dabbled in DIY recipes for their own tresses feel comfortable working with natural oil blends, conditioners, and even gels. Shampoos or shampoo bars on the other hand may seem a tad taxing from the outset, as the main component of the task is to cleanse,…

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Shampoo the Right Way- Natural Hair Tips

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by Antoinette of AroundTheWayCurls.com Do you dread shampooing your hair? Do you detest the state of your hair after you shampoo? Love going to the salon, being primped and preened and laying back with a head full of suds, while some fashionable hairstylist scratches the mess out of your scalp? Welp, you SHOULDN’T! If you answered “yes” to any of…

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5 Sulfate-Free Shampoos for Natural Hair

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by Christina Patrice Don’t be fooled! You don’t have to sacrifice soft, hydrated kinks and coils, for cleanliness. Many naturals and curly girls hate clarifying because it causes so much drama. You wreck your hair and strip it of natural oils, softness, and hydration for the sake of a clean slate. Even after intense deep conditioning, your hair doesn’t start…

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True or False: Sulfates are the Devil

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by Christina Patrice One of the cornerstones of the Curly Girl Method is avoiding shampoos and cleansers that contain sulfates. As a result of the rise in popularity of embracing naturally curly hair, many product manufacturers have responded with shampoos, cowashes, and other cleansers that are labeled as “sulfate free” to meet textured hair demands. But in truth, many products…

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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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