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This is Why I Stopped Co-Washing

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Photo courtesy of @charmsie by Keisha Fadeyi In the era of curly hair awareness, education and acceptance we have all but abandoned shampoo in many hair care regimens. Many of my favorite curly bloggers and YouTubers swear by co-washing and credit this practice with hair growth and maintaining moisture. Often times we hear horror stories about how shampoo leaves our precious…

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How Often Should You Wash Your Hair?

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Photo Courtesy  STYLE CARMEN by Sabrina Perkins  It seems simple, right? Take a shower and wash your hair daily. Wrong! Washing your hair may seem like a simple task, but you would be surprised how many people are doing it wrong. Washing your hair incorrectly can lead to scalp irritation, dandruff, and other scalp issues. How often someone decides to…

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How Often Should You Wash Your Natural Hair?

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IG @analidialopess  by Sointocurls via BlackNaps.org Sometimes we end up limiting how often we wash our hair thinking that it will prevent dryness when we should actually be washing more frequently than we do. The signs that our hair is dying for a wash are not always so obvious, especially for the natural newbie. How often natural hair needs to…

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Dish Soap to Clarify Natural Hair?

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  by Jascmeen of Jascmeen.com   “WASH YOUR HAIR WITH PALMOLIVE,” THEY SAID. “IT’LL BE GREAT,” THEY SAID. This weekend I got a glimpse into the world of luxury salon extensions. I was on assignment for Racked, covering the Mane Addicts Mane University class founded by Kim Kardashian’s stylist, Jen Atkin. Mane University showcases Jen’s stylist buddies based on their…

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Co-Washing Natural Hair- The Benefits

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 by Michelle Thames of HappilyEverNatural.com Over the years I have noticed major changes in my hair since I started mostly conditioner washing (co-washing).  I love a little shampoo now and again but co-washing is where it’s at!  Read On!>>> Some may think of washing without shampoo as gross, or as a less effective (or ineffective) way of cleansing the hair. …

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Clay Washing for Natural Hair Health and Growth

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Alesha is naturally glam! by Sabrina Perkins Clay, mud, and fine-grained earth are all words that describe our mineral-rich favorite detoxifying miracle for our bodies and hair. Whether you choose bentonite, rhassoul, or kaolin clay, they all offer benefits that to some far outweigh shampoos. If you want to ditch shampoos for their harsh sulfates and surfactants, but find co-washing…

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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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