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Trimming Natural Hair and Length Retention

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by Shelli of Hairscapades I straightened my hair about two weeks ago (see that post here). Although I “search and destroy” regularly, my ends were desperately in need of a trim as it had been 10 months since my last professional one. So, the Monday morning after straightening my hair, I reached out to my stylist Tameeka (aka Jaded Tresses)…

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7 Signs You Need a Trim NOW!

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by Kristen Richards There are a few ways that your ends can tell you when it’s time for the good ol’ heave-ho. Sometimes all it takes is one look at your lifeless, scraggly ends to get the hint. Other times it can be subtle, leaving you confused about your how to solve your problem. Luckily, you don’t have to pull…

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7 Ways to Prevent Split Ends and Breakage

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by Claire Aviles Is the dry winter air killing your volume and shine? It’s probably also causing extra breakage, especially since you’re constantly pulling sweaters, scarves, and coats over your head.  Keep your curls looking fabulous with our 7 tips for fighting split ends: Don’t Be Picky DO NOT pick at your split ends.  Doing so will only cause more…

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How to Trim Your Own Hair

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by NaturallyChelsea Whether you’re in the midst of a hair-mergency or you’re looking to save on your salon bills, you may find yourself in a position where you need to trim your own hair. With so many professional methods and the individual needs of your unique curl pattern, learning the tricks of this trade can be overwhelming. Fortunately, we have…

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Heat Damaged Ends? – Natural Hair Care

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by KalaG The majority of the questions and inquiries I receive on my YouTube channel, email and blog have a common theme. Heat damage. More specifically, inquiring minds want to know if there is hope after heat damage and if so, how to get their curls back. My answers are always personal, because cutting your damage is more than likely…

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Hair Loss vs. Hair Breakage- Natural Hair Care

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by Tasha Swearingen If you’ve been diligently measuring and monitoring your hair growth since going natural, you may be discouraged by each strand you see collect on your comb when you detangle. Many women are distressed by the amount of hair they shed in the shower daily. But, are you losing your hair or are you experiencing hair breakage? What’s…

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How to Cope with Dry Ends- Natural Hair

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via AroundTheWayCurls We all face dry ends from time to time. Dry ends are just a symptom of a habit (or lack thereof) that needs to be modified. As the cooler weather quickly advances, I wanted to provide some tips to bringing some moisture back to your strands.You can follow one or follow the whole sha-bang to ensure optimum results….

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