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Natural hair tips, tricks, and product reviews are below!

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The Best Way to Detangle Natural Hair – and My Top 3 Detanglers

Detangling natural hair can be a PAIN! Loads of us naturals regularly struggle on this step. It’s understandable because hair strands, especially in the case of very curly natural hair, tend to marry surrounding strands, creating a MESS of tangles. In an attempt to take the pain out of detangling, I am going to tell…
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Natural Hair Curl Patterns – Do They Matter?

At the start of my natural hair journey, I was extremely fascinated with my hair type (or curl pattern). I was excited to find out how my hair compared to other curl patterns. Based on the most widespread curl-typing system out there, which was developed by Andre Walker, I have type 3C/4A curls. But is…
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5 Benefits of Henna for Natural Hair – and a Couple of Drawbacks

Henna is a powder made from the foliage of the Henna tree, called Lawsonia inermis. It is often combined with essential oils, apple cider vinegar, black tea, water, coconut oil, and more to make a paste to apply to the hair. Henna is also used for temporary tattoos, it’s useful for its antibacterial properties and…
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9 Simple Tips on How to Grow Back Edges

Are your edges suffering? If so, you are not alone. Way too many of us are missing some or all of our edges. Luckily, it’s an issue that can be remedied by making some simple changes. This post will cover how to grow back edges without having to buy some extremely expensive miracle serum or…
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What is The Best Flat Iron For Natural Hair?- HSI Professional Straightener Review

While we naturals love our curls, coils, and kinks, every now and again, we like to switch it up. Many of us do not go the sleek and sexy route because we think that straightening our natural hair automatically means that it will be heat damaged. Luckily, this is not true. It’s just that when…
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How to Create a Hair Regimen for Natural Hair – No Stress

Creating a solid hair regimen, especially starting out, is one of the best things that you can do to ensure that your curls are happy and healthy. This is because natural hair needs targeted care on a regular basis to thrive. Washing, conditioning, deep conditioning, and more should be considered when planning your hair regimen.…
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Causes of Heat Damaged Hair – And How To Fix It, Of Course!

Whether you have experienced heat damage or are interested in learning how to fix or prevent it, I’m glad to let you know that you are in the right place! Considering the many options that we have for heat styling, along with the fact that most of us are doing our own hair, we are…
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How To Keep Natural Hair Moisturized – It’s Possible, I Promise!

Being that you are reading this post, you may be experiencing dry hair. This is a common problem for people with textured hair and I’ll tell you why. Textured hair requires much more love than straight hair. Since the shaft of textured hair is not straight, natural oils are unable to travel down the hair…
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Protective Styles For Short Natural Hair – You Have Options!

I recently did my third (yes, third) big chop and right now I am loving the ease of not having to do a lot to make my hair look good. But every once in a while, I get tired of my wash-n-go and I feel the need to switch it up. Also, from time to…
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Rice Water and Hair Growth – Real Benefits vs. The Hype

I am a YouTube addict, and a little while back, I came across a number of YouTube videos claiming that rice water is a hair growth miracle. They claim that rice water treatments will accelerate hair growth by a huge rate (some sources say that your hair can grow several inches in 30 days). I…
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