Why Do Women Still Use Relaxers? - A Retailer's Perspective

Why Do Women Still Use Relaxers? – A Retailer’s Perspective

We receive very interesting emails here at BHI and while most of them are your standard ‘help me make my hair better’ ...
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I’m So Much More Natural Than You! – A Protective Styling Debate

I’m So Much More Natural Than You! – A Protective Styling Debate

By Emily Of EmilyCottonTop I saw this comment on a post this week : I do not, however, feel that ...
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Is 4b Hair Simply Dry Unmoisturized 4a Hair?

Is 4b Hair Simply Dry Unmoisturized 4a Hair?

We don’t get too caught up in the number and letter hair typing system here, we prefer simply to dispense advice ...
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A Look At The Cathy Howse Regimen For Relaxed Hair

A Look At The Cathy Howse Regimen For Relaxed Hair

Cathy Howse used to be known as the don of relaxed hair and even though she is natural now her ...
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How To Wash Your Natural Hair Less Often And Retain More Length

How To Wash Your Natural Hair Less Often And Retain More Length

I will reluctantly admit that when I first heard that some women wash their hair once a month my first thought was ...
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Finger Detangling - How To Go Comb Free For Natural Or Relaxed Hair

Finger Detangling – How To Go Comb Free For Natural Or Relaxed Hair

I am the ultimate minimalist. If I could find one product that washed, conditioned and styled my hair all in ...
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7 Brilliant Natural Hair Styling Products Under $25

7 Brilliant Natural Hair Styling Products Under $25

I went to the mall the other day and to my surprise they had opened a new beauty supply store ...
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Moisturizing Your New Growth In Relaxed Hair To Avoid Breakage

Moisturizing Your New Growth In Relaxed Hair To Avoid Breakage

You know that awkward moment when you have just finished detangling, moisturizing and sealing your relaxed ends and all of a sudden you get ...
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A Healthy Hair Regimen For Relaxed Hair

A Healthy Hair Regimen For Relaxed Hair

Relaxed hair care can be a touch cookie to crack if you don’t know what you are doing but not ...
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Lets Talk Curly Perms, Are They A Real Alternative To A Relaxer?

We are well into the year and now that the hangovers and questionable party hair are just a blurry memory, ...
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Using Baking Soda As A Natural Texturizer

Using Baking Soda As A Natural Texturizer

Ah baking soda. To begin with we loved you then Kimmaytube told us you were evil after which many of ...
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Is Your Natural Hair Really Unmanageable Or Do You Need To Re-Adjust Your Thinking

There is no right or wrong reason for wanting to go natural. Some do it because they want to learn how to ...
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What To Do When Relaxer Temptation Strikes

If you have been natural or transitioning for any length of time, the temptation to relax your hair will probably ...
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Black hair melodrama

Natural Hair Melodrama Is A Major Put Off When You Ain’t So Natural Yourself

I like to speak correctly, yes I’m one of those annoying people who like to correct grammar when it is glaringly wrong ...
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Is Avoiding Run Off The Real Benefit Of Stretching Your Relaxer?

Is Avoiding Run Off The Real Benefit Of Stretching Your Relaxer?

We all know that stretching relaxers is something that many long haired relaxed ladies have in common. After the recent look ...
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Long Healthy Natural Hair Pyramid - A Regimen At A Glance

Long Healthy Natural Hair Pyramid – A Regimen At A Glance

You can’t create a one size fits all approach to a natural hair regimen, even amongst natural hair gurus, their ...
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Long Healthy Relaxed Hair Pyramid - A Regimen At A Glance

Long Healthy Relaxed Hair Pyramid – A Regimen At A Glance

Just like diets, it’s difficult if not impossible to create a one size fits all approach to relaxed hair care ...
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The Ultimate Secret To Long Natural Hair Is . . .

The Ultimate Secret To Long Natural Hair Is . . .

So I just had to share this video by youtube loc guru and funny girl Chescalocs. Sit back and have ...
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Bantu knot out on natural hair

How To Create The Perfect Bantu Knot-Out Set On Natural Hair

Who doesn’t like a great bantu knot set? Bantu knots are essentially heatless twists that you can add to your ...
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Can Straight Hair Be Considered A Protective Style?

Rocking your hair straight in the winter is for some a no brainer, often you will hear naturals say things ...
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Hair color on relaxed hair

Tips To Air Drying Relaxed Hair Successfully

One of the most valuable techniques to learn while on a hair journey is: air drying but it can also ...
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hip length hair

Hip Length Relaxed Hair And The Regimen That Created It

I don’t know if any of you relaxed ladies also follow the Relaxed Hair Health blog. If you do, you ...
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Why I Still Think That Air Drying Relaxed Hair Is Healthier Than Roller Setting

Once you have began your hair journey in earnest as a relaxed head, no doubt you will be wondering how ...
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The Curly Hair Etiquette Pamphlet – Do’s And Don’ts

You have decided to say no to the relaxer for whatever reason, and now you are now a curl girl ...
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An Easy Night Time Braid Out Routine

An Easy Night Time Braid Out Routine

One way to achieve a quick curly do in the morning without sacrificing a ton of time in the morning ...
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FHI Heat Platform 1 Inch Professional Ceramic Tourmaline Styling Iron with Nano-Fuzeion Technology

Using Heat To Transition To Natural Hair

Transitioning to natural hair isn’t always easy as pie as many claim especially when you have decided to keep your ...
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6 Reasons You "Can't" Go Natural

6 Reasons You “Can’t” Go Natural

I’m pretty sure it’s clear to you by now that I LOVE hair. I’m that crazy excited person you encounter ...
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Woman with shoulder length relaxed hair

Relaxed Chicks Are Beauties Too!

Hello, Beauties! A while back I was  talking to a friend of mine who has relaxed hair. Her hair was ...
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5 Frustrating Things About Natural Hair

5 Frustrating Things About Natural Hair

Natural hair is convenient, unique, great, easy to style, and versatile yada yada yada, not all the time! There are ...
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Angry woman holding her curly hair in hands

You Thought You Left These Behind When You Went Natural…

The grass is always greener on the other side right? You went natural thinking that finally everything would click into ...
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Hair Shrinkage: To Deal or Not to Deal?

Hair Shrinkage: To Deal or Not to Deal?

Shrinkage is an issue that most Naturalistas deal with. However, just as all people are different, so are the opinions ...
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Woman in suit with straight hair

7 Steps to Straightening Natural Hair

For many women who are natural, straightening their hair is a huge task in itself. The process of combing, removing ...
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relaxer

How To Choose The Right Relaxer For Your Hair Type

If you are like me, you chemically relax your strands. In doing so, you want to make sure you have ...
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Cystine

Cystine Loss In Relaxed Hair – A Look At The Science

I don’t often like to write sciency posts but when looking at relaxers and the damage they can cause it’s ...
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Natural Hair Tips for the Stylish Gal!

Wearing your hair natural is a wonderful achievement for those who for years have chemically relaxed their hair. For some ...
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